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Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to the Transatlantic

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Literary week brings a hugely different cruising passenger
"We booked two weeks on the Queen Mary transatlantic as a “ get away from it all” luxury holiday. A few months after booking Cunard told us the Cheltenham Literary Festival would be on board on the return..."Read More
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Elegance on the High Seas

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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JT1101

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This is a short review of Queen Mary 2 after having completed four Transatlantic crossings on her, with the most recent one being the December 8 to 15 2019 run from New York to Southampton. First, the ship. Queen Mary 2 is not a cruise ship. She is an Ocean Liner. What does that mean? It means she is built differently than cruise ships. She is longer for her width, her freeboard (the distance ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


A Brilliant Experience

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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ClipperinSFO

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second crossing on QM2, having sailed two years ago Westbound in December. The Atlantic in December *is* the destination for us as much as the QM2 herself, and neither disappointed. Perhaps because this was my second trip on QM2, I found the ship even more beautiful than I remembered. I noticed more of the details and the design and was constantly amazed and enchanted. So many ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


Never Again

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Clipper Chick

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

The transatlantic crossing was part of a two ship round trip to USA, Bermuda and Bahamas. The first part was a faultless sailing on Celebrity Silhouette. All the crew were welcoming and friendly. so good I am going again with Celebrity next Year. Then what a change. The crew on Queen Mary could barely look at anyone. The captain was most unwelcoming and it filtered down from there. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Good for my mobility impaired wife

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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pgoestravelling

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My wife is mobility impaired and usually uses a wheelchair and so a lot of this report relates to the accessibility aspect of our two way Atlantic crossing on the QM2. We checked in about one hour early and that did not cause a problem. Embarkation at Southampton was easy and efficient although the postcode given on our e-tickets seemed to refer to a park in the middle of Southampton rather ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


A Solo Cruise - But Not So Alone

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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buffyone

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Having only traveled in the past by air, automobile, or train, it was high time I tried a cruise, and a transatlantic cruise to me, seemed most adventurous. Seven days alone, afloat on the temperamental Atlantic, inside a large ship filled with strangers, filled me with mild anticipation and intrepid fearfulness of what lay ahead on my crossing. Was I to perhaps be cut off from the outside ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


All ship shape

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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imacglasgow

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Transatlantic in November, from Southampton to NY and back. Return leg coincided with Literature Festival at sea, which made the ship much busier and removed many of the more usual enhancement events including the Planetarium. Mostly a good experience - food, entertainment, service, ship, stateroom, embarkation, library, bars, afternoon tea etc all of a very high standard. Staff almost always ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview


Disappointed in QM2

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Ginabeana

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

To sail Cunard was always my dream and after 12 cruises on other lines we decided to book for our 40th Anniversary. There were 6 in our party, ages 63 to 81 years in inside and balcony cabins. The ship was beautiful. The cabins well equipped and our cabin stewards could not have been better. The lecture series was very interesting and informative. But we were very disappointed in the food served ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


An Iconic trip but a 4 star ship

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Gricper

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took this trip as part of our anniversary celebrations and it didn’t disappoint. Embarkation at Southampton was extremely smooth with the time taken from train station to cabin just over half an hour. Our first meal in the buffet restaurant was OK although getting a table was more difficult than usual as its the only facility open on embarkation day. We had been recommended the Britannia Club ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Britannia Club Balcony


Literary week brings a hugely different cruising passenger

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Trotpot

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked two weeks on the Queen Mary transatlantic as a “ get away from it all” luxury holiday. A few months after booking Cunard told us the Cheltenham Literary Festival would be on board on the return transatlantic trip - thought no more about it First week out to New York excellent - weather dreadful - but it is November in the Atlantic. However, food and service excellent, a range of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


Comfortable Crossing

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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tv24

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 34th cruise and several of them have been crossings on the Queen Mary 2. We chose this crossing to get us to Europe for an extended stay. There were no surprises, pleasant or otherwise. Overall we were pleased. Some positives: Embarkation was smooth and efficient. Maybe Cunard has solved some of the problems that used to plague Brooklyn departures. The ship is in excellent ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Princess Suite


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