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Cunard Queen Victoria Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cunard
Queen Victoria
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

11

Average

6

Poor

3

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

227

Senior Cruises

65

Romantic Cruises

46

Family Cruises

43

First-Time Cruisers

22

43 Cunard Queen Victoria Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Parryroberts avatar

Parryroberts

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Shhhhhh, don't tell everyone how brill this ship is now!

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We set off on this cruise in a state of trepidation.....would we manage the formal evenings with two under 30s?, would the food be mediocre? would the service be lacking? Well we were blown away! I wondered if I ...
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Sail Date June 2019


ChrisandAnne26 avatar

ChrisandAnne26

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Superb first Cunard Cruise

This is our first cruise with Cunard and it was excellent in most ways. We have sailed with TUI Marella and P&O before and we expected Cunard to to head and shoulders better....it wasn’t though. Now that’s ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Dungog avatar

Dungog

3 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Cunard is not the line it was

Two cruises back to back were chosen for the itinerary and no other line seemed to cover the majority of our bucket list in the Baltic and Norway Fjords. The cruise did meet our itinerary expectations and the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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margail1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Short Cruise to Guernsey

First experience on a Queen. Embarkation was easy The buffet was fabulous and varied The shows were wonderful The cabin was spacious and comfortable. Loved having a kettle with tea and coffee available. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Zedofthesea

9 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Great ship, but the evening entertainment could be better.

First, as always, was the embarkment procedure. It is usually a smooth experience (this is my third trip on the Queen Victoria), however, on this occasion, not everything was plain sailing. Unfortunately, there was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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wendy.fenlon4@gmail.com

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

1st Time Cruise with Cunard and will probably be the last - very disappointed

We have cruised with P & O, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Fred Olson and Thomson and this was our 8th cruise and as Cunard are regarded as the number one in the cruise ship ratings we were looking forward to our 5 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Ardmory

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our 1st New Year celebration cruise

This was the first time for us to take a New Year cruise. We had high expectations and have cruised Cunard more than 10 times. The ship had been remodelled since our last cruise (Oct 16) and was looking swell. We ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Frankpatrick

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas away

Whether it’s far into the most remote and hostile reaches of the Atacama desert, deep in the abyss of the Marianas trench or in the bowels of a seething volcano there will be no place on the planet where some ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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LAURENCEP

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Xmas market cruise "but not as we know it"

Having sailed from Southampton many times we were a bit surprised to find a tail back with CPS parking at the Ocean terminal.The weather caused a certain amount of anxiety amongst those travelling from a far and to ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Forest Boy

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A lovely way to travel

We decided to do a short cruise on the recently refurbished Queen Victoria to see if the additions had improved things. They had. We had one of the club balcony staterooms and were able to dine in the Brittania club ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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ColinHanna

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Elegance at sea

Superlative in every respect, including food, which some other reviewers have criticized. i can't see why. The selections in the Britannia restaurant were well-varied and appealing. The Spa selections show that ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Clivewc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

TRADING ON NAME

Cunard are very much trading on their name and need to sharpen their act. We were in a stateroom and the Queens Grill so not a cheap cruise. The amount of paper which arrived in our suite every day was quite ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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daveo999

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Boring and expensive

Wanted to travel from London/Southampton to Barcelona and visit Gibraltar and Mallorca. Everything on this cruise was boring and well over priced. Excursions in Gibraltar and Mallorca were a waste of time and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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CheapIrish

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Expected more from Cunard

We were invited to join this cruise by our son and his girlfriend as she had never been to Europe. We had never been on a Cunard ship before and expected to be wow-ed by the ship and its offerings. We had previous ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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raeburn_smith

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Marvellous Mediterranean and a moderate cost

Late summer holiday with family at a time and price suitable for all of us. We have sailed with Cunard 8 times and this was the best so far...excellent ports of call, food, entertainment, stateroom cleanliness ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Gratter

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Thank you Cunard, exceptional cruise.

This was our tenth cruise but first with Cunard, so we had lots to compare it with. We were not disappointed. Our cases were quickly taken away at Rome Airport and deposited to our stateroom by the time we arrived ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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davidtee Hampshire

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Essential Lifetime Experience!

It was chosen by my father & mother in law to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary.My wife & I and our four children travelled with them.The whole event was outstanding.It was my wife & I we experienced our ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Biscay Bay

2 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Queen Victoria keeps the tradition.

A bit about me and my age etc first. I have done 17 cruises in total and have been on various ships, In my early days Carnival, MSC, Royal Caribbean and Cunard. We went on the cruise as a family, Myself aged 47 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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annarack

6 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Luxury cruise with an infant

We had sailed with Cunard a couple of year's ago on QM2, however this was our first voyage on Queen Victoria, or with an infant! My husband and I booked this cruise with our 8 month old daughter for a short ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Susan wright

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Service at the cost of everything else; Cunard need to update.

The ships service was the best we have ever experienced in all areas. The meals could have had more choice in both the dinning room & buffet areas. Plenty of seating in the buffet always managed to choose where we ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Kanin

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Elegant and Relaxing

We flew to Venice and spent a couple of days at the Best Western Hotel Bologna in Mestre Venice - an ideal place to stay to explore Venice itself which is only a ten minute train ride from station right across from ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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theqom

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great First Experience

I've lived in several cruise ports, so because of my "disdain" of how busy and crowded places get on cruise ship days, I've always been reluctant to go on one. This time however it seemed like the best way to ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Dhussey4@cogeco.ca

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Cruising

I was ambivalent to say the least before embarking on this adventure with my husband and two teenage children, 14 and 17. If it ends up being the only cruise in my lifetime I can tell you it was an emotional, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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MIck Frayne

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely ship and crew but awful transfer!

My wife, daughter and I had a fly cruise for the second time this year. Our first was at Easter with P&O, ending at Venice. This time we started at Venice with Cunard aboard Queen Victoria. The ship is very elegant ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Food lover

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Third Time in 12 Months with Cunard

We love Cunard and we love the Victoria, so once again we chose her for our summer break. A chartered flight from Heathrow to Rome went well but was a little chaotic on the airport to the ship transfer. On booking ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Queen Victoria Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining5.04.1
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Family3.03
Enrichment4.03.7
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.6
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