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Lisbon to Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews

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British Isles & Western Europe
Lisbon

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37 Lisbon to Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews


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txcarm

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing First Celebrity Cruise

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The most disappointing aspect was the room. We booked a verandah. The mattress was old and uncomfortable as were the pillows which were very hard. The towels were rough and worn. The lighting was also outdated as ...
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Sail Date October 2019


End412 avatar

End412

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Old Ship; Failed air conditioning

We chose this ship because of the reputation of Windstar and the itinerary offered. We were starting out trip with a few days in Lisbon and wanted to experience the southern coast of Spain. The Wind Surf is a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


john1970 avatar

john1970

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Spanish trip

We booked this cruise as we really only wanted a short haul flight and enjoy Spain very much. As usual we have a couple of nights beforehand in Lisbon and arranged our own flghts. The flights we booked were GBP150 ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DDuck58

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fascinating History!

We chose this cruise because of the interesting ports of call and the possible excursion options (and prior experience with Hurtigruten). After our arrival in Lisbon, we did a private half day tour of the city ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ptrpanpens

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise Aboard the Azamara Journey

I just took my first cruise on the Azamara Journey and was highly impressed with the ship, crew, food, and friendliness of the passengers. I had received an extremely good deal on an obstructed ocean view cabin and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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jaimito13

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great deception

After 3 consecutive cruises on Regent, I was recommended Silversea because it was good and very smoking friendly. It really is very smoking friendly. The booking was a breeze with Mr Andrew Ironstone making my ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Hiker08

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

Everything from start to finish was a wonderful experience. This 12 day cruise from Lisbon to Greenwich terrific. The ship was small and Intimate just over 600 passengers and elegantly decorated. Just the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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dawntrdr

5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Much more than a Culinary Expedition

We reserved this cruise over a year in advance based on the itinerary; we had not visited any of the ports listed. There was a new stop every day between Lisbon and London, including two days in Bordeaux and London ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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beanpole

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on Azamara Quest

We chose our 5th cruise on Azamara as our previous cruises with them had been excellent. This one was no exception with a great itinerary,a truly Amazing evening, great food and service.The only negative being ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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llandry4

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Portugal & Spain the easy way

We absolutely loved our cruise for many reasons... The staff, the great service, the amazing food prepared by chef Monica The entertainment, free drinks...tips included The staff was so nice, always eager ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Flatworld

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent sightseeing/golf cruise

Our previous experiences on Azamara cruises, coupled with Perry Golf's arrangements for golf at several fine Spanish golf courses, made it easy for us to commit to the 9 night Portugal, Spain, & France voyage. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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bxlady

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Great Cruise...But OhThose Showers

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which did not disappoint, and the reviews we had read about how great the Journey looked after her face lift. We agree that the ship looked so much better than it did ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Melbournevoyager

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Love the smaller ship but rooms need an overhaul. Azamazing night disappointing

Prefer smaller ships as much more personal We loved the itinerary and extra time in port Most of the food was great some not as good at least two items tasted tainted and reheated White wines mainly good ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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hines

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous cruise, incredibly kind and helpful crew, great captain, great time

Great experience last year on Windstar Pride, wanted to try the sailing ship. Took two back to back cruises, starting in Lisbon, joining another in Dublin, ending in Edinburgh. Just fabulous cabins, bathrooms, great ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Travel Scout

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Subpar Service for a Luxury Line

Friends had traveled with Silversea and we knew of its good reputation. What attracted us, though, was a wonderful Lisbon-Rouen itinerary. We do not plan to return to Silversea due to spotty service. Examples: A ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Shoeshine

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Save your money

Arrived at the Wharf to find out the ship was still in drydock in another country and wouldn't be ready for 2+ days. Not only did we lose this time, two ports were eliminated and time cut short in three ports. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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DocSKR

1 Review Written

Journey Cast and Crew are terrific

We choose this cruise based on the itinerary, so we could stay onboard for the following cruise. We expected it to be good, based on past Azamara experiences, but it was unexpectedly better. Great weather, and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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lextrvlr

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

5 Star Cruise, 2 Star Booking

Before reviewing a wonderful five-star cruise, let me dispense with my booking frustrations with the Windstar office. Without burdening you, may I simply say that the powers-that-be in Seattle need to properly train ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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TopForm

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Not perfect but a great time anyway

Not new to Azamara so know what to expect and on the whole it does deliver a great experience. However on this journey I did have some niggles, everything was not perfect but once I spoke to the Rob, Guest Services ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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sand74

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lovely trip

We just disembarked from the Azamara Journey....Lisbon to Hamburg. We boarded the ship in Lisbon in an organized fashion. Registration took place in what is the Cabaret Lounge...some computer glitches...but it ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Atlanta World Cruiser

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Old Ship - Very Small Penthouses - Crazy Bathrooms - No Space for Clothes

This was our second cruise on Oceania. We received a lot of press on the new Sirena. We booked a Penthouse SG2 with no specific stateroom. This was a first for us not having a Stateroom; one of their promotions. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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West Windsor girl

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Great Itinerary

We have sailed on Oceania 5 times on their smaller ships and loved them. We were a bit nervous about the bigger ships, thinking it might lose that personal touch, but it was great. Even with 1000 people, nothing ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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EJA4

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Not up to expectations, cabin misrepresented.

This was the second time we travelled on Seabourn Quest in 12 months and we upgraded to an Owner's Suite on the basis that a sofa bed was available as advertised on-line. The sofa bed ended up being two duvets, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Nora Charles

2 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Go for the Itinerary, NOT the ship.

We were on a trip from Lisbon to Amsterdam. This is a unique itinerary for this ship which was on its way from the Antarctic to the Arctic. The tour manager was Zegrahm who, as usual, did an excellent job. We had ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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travelxxx

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not what it used to be ...

This was our 3rd cruise on the Windsurf in recent times. We booked a back to back trip, having learned on prior trips that a 7 or 8 day journey simply doesn’t seem enough … Enjoyed the sails and the feel ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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