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Antarctica Le Soleal Antarctica Cruise Reviews

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Le Soleal
Antarctica
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18 Antarctica Le Soleal Antarctica Cruise Reviews


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cboyle

36 Reviews Written

121 Helpful Votes

Almost Beyond the Polar Circle

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This report includes information on our February 3-19, 2020, “Beyond the Polar Circle” expedition cruise on the Le Soléal with Ponant. Although we had traveled on a “drive by” cruise of the Antarctic ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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hebt

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

A Disappointing Experience

Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands From December 20th 2018 to January 05th 2019 After reading information on your site about other travelers' experiences we felt that we should share our experience of ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Tommy29

1 Review Written

Loved everything!

I enjoyed everything on this cruise. Everything went really well and smoothly, from embarkation to disembarkation, there were no problems, delays or issues with anything. We choose the pre-cruise package and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Symonesawyer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Le Soleal - Emblematic Antarctica Jan 2019

The staff on board Le Soleal were fabulous and always available to help. The ship itself was of a high standard with plenty of creature comforts. We were in a PR Deck 6 Cabin which was allocated from a Deluxe ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Glennjones

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

I chose Ponant to travel to the Antarctic as it offered the longest amount time that I would be on board. And I really liked the pleasant look and design of the Ponant vessels. I was also impressed with the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Ginny001

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Antarctica Jan 2019 Amazing Trip - First Class - Le Soleal

Antarctica 2019 -What am amazing trip. The ship and the crew where Wonderfull. From the start, Ponant picked us at the airport - took care of all our luggage and bought it right to our room. Friendly ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Jillwendy22

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing! Trip of a lifetime.

We were very, very happy with our cruise. Our travel agent had recommended Ponant, in US we don't hear a lot about it. At least with the multiple brochures we receive I had not gotten anything from this amazing ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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paulb12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Antarctica

We chose this cruise because of the lines reputation and the size of the ship.I fel that the naturalists were optimistic in their rating of some of the excursions. They tend to forget that we were all quite a lot ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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arkayin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beyond the polar circle

Beyond the polar circle expedition trip of 16 nights with Ponant Soleal including the Falkland and South Georgia Islands will always remain in our memories for life. Landscapes still intact and wild life of ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Param

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our best cruise experience.

We originally choose this Cruise because of the destination, which was on our bucket list, and thankfully because a friend introduced us to Ponant. The cruise was exceptional in every experience, the ship, the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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harkinhouse

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Antarctica

Always wanted to go to Antarctica and to see Cape Horn. The charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia gave us the chance to spend time in the vibrant capital of Argentina as a bonus. Le Boreal was a fantastic ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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jefgin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An experience of a lifetime

I choose this cruise to visit Antarctica. I enjoyed this cruise tremendously. The scenery was breathtaking. The crew was outstanding helping you in every way and enjoying what they do. The cabins were excellent and ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Jeffrytx

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary

This was a College Charter run by Gohagen & Co. booked through UCLA Alumni. Our ratings: UCLA Alumni Travel: 5/5 Gohagen & Co.: 5/5 Ponant: 5/5 Le Soleal: 5/5 Antarctica: 10/5 The booking ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Calaferapy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Le Soleal: feeling "at home" to discover Antarctica in style

To discover Antarctica: the wild, the peaceful, the pristine landscapes, the animals, in their very own habitat, and visibly not disturbed by these strange visitors coming from other continents, To do so onboard ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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kimandrew

1 Review Written

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic peninsula all exceeded our expectations.

We chose the cruise upon the recommendation of a friend who had previously traveled with Ponant. We found all the staff (especially the expedition staff) to be terrific people who all seemed to enjoy their job ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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garyps

1 Review Written

An experience like no other!

Antarctica has been #1 on my "bucket list" for as long as I can remember. Le Soleal and its crew made the Antarctic a one of a kind experience. From the captain's greeting as we boarded the ship to the ship itself, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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jam48

8 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Antarctica on Ponant's Le Soleal

Antarctica had been on my bucket list for years, and I finally made that dram a reality in December 2016. It was an amazing voyage, and lived up to the high expectations I had planted in my mind. Travelers should ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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myreview

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Horrible, horrible, disgusting food.

Aside from major customer service issues... number one complaint was the food. Many passengers complained about the food. It was truly shockingly bad. Food was under cooked, over cooked, generally inedible. They ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Le Soleal Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.1
Dining3.9
Entertainment3.4
Public Rooms4.3
Fitness Recreation3.6
FamilyN/A
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