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P&O Aurora Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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43 P&O Aurora Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Fleurie78 avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Winter sun


We have cruised with P&O on a number of occasions, and have particularly enjoyed those on the adults only ships. We liked Oriana and were disappointed when she was sold. So we waited for Aurora to be refurbished as ...
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Sail Date November 2019

AdeAfloat avatar


11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Unmatched weather and full of interest

Like most of the passenger's aboard, we were doing this cruise to get away form the winter weather. This turned out to be a very lucky choice! From beginning to end we had wall to wall sunshine and calm seas with ...
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Sail Date January 2020

whitebobo avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

1st cruising holiday

We chose a 12 day cruise with P & O on their Aurora ship this year as everyone we knew, who had cruised, said that they had always had a great time. This ship is now Adult only. We had a smooth and speedy ...
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Sail Date August 2019

Yarney301 avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Aurora to the Med

Been on a few P&o cruises on ships Oceana, Azura and Brittania, so me and my partner decided to try Aurora and the Canary Islands. Overall we felt a bit dissapointed with this one. The ports were great and the ...
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Sail Date August 2019

mountains013 avatar


4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Poor value

Love Norway good memories of deceased partner. The food left a lot to be desired often only warm, uninspired boring. Had one meai in beach club excellent as was the service, 2 meals in self service very nice. Was ...
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Sail Date July 2019

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norway 12 nights May 2018. Aurora.

Longer than usual 7 night cruise and gave more time to settle in. the scenery was fantastic. The weather was warm unusually. But Norway is very expensive for everything. A man’s belt was £50. Way more than ...
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Sail Date May 2018

fedmundson avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Have the staff had a pay cut?

Having been on Oriana on a 17 day cruise around the canary islands, September 2017, my heart SANK when my wife told me that she'd booked a Xmas market cruise on Aurora. I've never had a good experience on this ship ...
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Sail Date December 2018

cannie1 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


I had had a lovely Canary cruise on the Azura two years ago, it was lovely. had a balcony which was great. Booked this christmas cruise for the 19th dec - 29th dec, and was not disappointed. The ship this time ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Kaely123 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


Very poor entertainment, had a 10yr old with us that hated kids club (couldn’t blame her) same stuff on every night. The spa on the ship was appalling, still kicking myself for not walking out. Bar closed at ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Summerbee6 avatar


1 Review Written

Great Destinations, Rough Seas!

We loved the itinerary therefore we decided to book this 24 day cruise. The embarkation was quite muddled on arrival to the ship however we were allowed in our cabins quite early. Our mini suite was very spacious ...
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Sail Date September 2018

chetcuti avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise esp St Petersburg

This was chosen by friends and we went along.Restaurants were fantastic.Lots of good food and the service was great with wonderful waiters.Our cabin was always kept clean and we had a very polite and helpful ...
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Sail Date May 2018

GroveBen avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointing, friends had raved about P&O, but did not meet our expectations!

We chose this cruise because of it's itinerary and we thought we would try a no fly cruise, never again! Too slow and frustrating. There was apparently damage to the prop shaft thrust bearing so we had to lose a ...
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Sail Date May 2018

tetowl avatar


1 Review Written

Beyond our expectations!

We chose this cruise because we wanted the chance to see the Northern Light. As it was also our first cruise we were unsure what to expect or how we would cope with the lifestyle. Fortunately, we loved it! The whole ...
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Sail Date March 2018

labadee70 avatar


7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

lucked out and had great aurora

we chose this cruise to the north of Norway to get the best chance to view the northern lights, and we were not disappointed. the night we had at the football field away from any lights was great. we say that the ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Bonzo159b avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Revisiting Cities we like and experiencing their Christmas atmosphere

We chose this cruise because of the Itinerary and we have cruised with P&O many times before. Dining arrangements have changed over the years with the advent of Freedom Dining which we tried once but changed back to ...
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Sail Date December 2017

Nicolamoonlight avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship

This cruise was very good. My criticism would be of the Reception staff or lack of them, but they did deal with enquiries and a bathroom breakdown very well. The service was very good and staff did anticipate ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Rabidtraveller avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

16 nights to St Petersburg

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. Also we wanted to leave and return to Southhampton as we had several days planned in London before cruise. Ship was excellent, food very good, cabin cosy with balcony ...
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Sail Date May 2017

moblib avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very interesting 'port intensive' cruise

Chose this cruise for it's many different ports having been to the Baltic twice before. Interesting ports such as Riga, Travemunde, Gdynia, Skagen, Tallinn, Klaipeda as well as the usual Oslo, Copenhagen & St ...
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Sail Date May 2017

oxfordexplorer avatar


2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Great views - shame about the ship

So lets start with the basics - anyone who is looking for a no frills cruise then this is for you. The embarkation went well and we arrived at our cabin around the time that was scheduled for us on our documents - ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Strawberry field

1 Review Written

40 Helpful Votes

A lovely elegant ship

First impressions were of a beautiful ship with lots of wood, marble and chrome. This impression stayed with me throughout the cruise and made me think of how an elegant club would look. Service on board was ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Davey Brown

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Norway in a Nutshell

As my partner and I had never been to Norway we decided to give this P and O cruise a try. The Embarkation at Southampton went very smoothly, 45 minutes after arriving at the terminal we and our cases were in ...
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Sail Date April 2017

mactire avatar


7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

A Decent Ship with Some Problems

We spent 19 nights on the P&O Aurora from Singapore to Sydney as part of her 2017 World Cruise. Overall it was an enjoyable experience with a few problems along the way. The weather proved to be a problem ...
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Sail Date February 2017

kimmk avatar


5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

The friends made the cruise

We have just returned from a 3 night mini break from Adelaide to Melbourne via Kangaroo Island. The ship herself, is very dated , liked nannas house, only missing the plastic covers on the chairs ! On the ...
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Sail Date February 2017

Lally73 avatar


1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Aurora - Sept cruise to Med / Adriatic

Great cruise which took in Cadiz, Messina, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Venice & Gibraltar. Past P & O cruisers but our first time on Aurora. Lovely sized ship - not too big. Atmosphere felt very friendly & relaxed - maybe as ...
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Sail Date September 2016

wavelll avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Walking Sticks and Wheelchairs

The Aurora is a very comfortable mid size ship and very much the sister to the Oriana. Great curved stern which is no longer the style on more modern ships. Food is fine, not 5 star but standard acceptable with good ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Aurora Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.4
Value For Money5.03.7
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