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Ponant Hong Kong Cruise Reviews

Chocolate-themed afternoon tea.
Delos to ourselves.
The only transportation on Hydra.
Village of Noussa on Paros (the Mykonos of twenty years ago, they say).
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Our best cruise in 19 years - June 2017 in Asia

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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Thorndon7
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

21 cruises and 19 years after we first set sail on Radisson's "Song of Flower", which soon became Ponant's "Le Diamant", we at last experienced L'Austral and French hospitality. In the meantime we have sailed on many Seabourn cruises, some Radisson/Paul Gauguin, several Silversea, and a memorable trans-Atlantic trip on Cunard's QM2. We should have joined Ponant years earlier. As we made our way ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Visiting Japan on a French ship chartered by A&K USA = think truly international

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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mgrenby
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Choose your cruise mates the way you choose your food. That’s because chances are the people you cruise with will determine the kind of food served on the ship. And, of course, the kind of companionship and conversation you will enjoy. For example, when up-market travel specialists Abercrombie & Kent USA chartered Ponant’s L’Austral for a Ryukyu Islands cruise from Osaka to Taiwan and Hong ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Hong Kong to KKL

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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John McC
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the cruise because of a great experience in 2016 Istanbul to Venice aboard Le Lyrial. The ship and crew were excellent.Kamel was full of energy and fun. The food was excellent although some of the menu selections were odd for an asian cruise. I would like to have been offered some Asian European fusion options. Our prestige stateroom was clean and well appointed but uncomfortably ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Great Blend of Experiences

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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tonyssk
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted a small ship, so 240 passengers and 180 crew fitted. This gave an opportunity for a cabin with a personal balcony. Excellent feature. Cabin was well appointed and everything worked. The trip timetable was constructed around us being on deck for every port berthing, great fun to watch and fascinating to see places we have been from the sea port at entry. Shore excursions were ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Very pleasant experience

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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Michael Perth
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

It was a last minute decision to go on a cruise and this was the only one available. We booked two days before embarkation and arrived in Hong Kong the night before departure. The ship was beautiful and the staff very friendly. Although it is a French speaking ship, English was well catered for, with all crew bi-lingual. Announcements were made in French then repeated in English. This being our ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Amateurish and Expensive

Review for Le Soleal to Asia

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Fuzzeeone
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was the second cruise on Le Soleal. I would NOT have returned if the second was not already paid for. My experiences.... The management and upper staff onboard were unable /unwilling to address issues such as NO internet for 4 days. NO news or current affairs TV for the whole journey. NO wine came aboard in Hong Kong so the included wine was very slim pickings indeed. Food was ok. But ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


Vive la difference!

Review for L'Austral to Asia

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Floridiana
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We picked a French ship, Ponant's l'Austral because her schedule it perfectly with our land tour in Japan afterwards. And then, we are always up for new experiences. We, that is my husband and I in our late 60ies. Before the cruise, we stayed 4 nights in Hong Kong on our own and afterwards, we joined a land tour with UniqueJapan. We took L’Austral from Hong Kong to Tianjin (Bejing) and ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


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