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Southampton to the Canary Islands Cruise Reviews

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Excellent Experience ! Refurbished 2022

Review for Bolette to Canary Islands

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Pete Coe
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have experienced 4 different types of Cruises... a block family booking of a Turkish Gulet (brilliant), a large NCL Ship 5,000 guests (Butlins-on-Sea ...not for us), a Tall Clipper Ship ( 150 guests...brilliant), and now Fred Olsen... 800 guests (600+ staff !) , We sailed to La Coruna, the Canaries and back via Madeira. We decided to ignore the negative reviews (ignore now, as the ship ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Crowded on sea days.

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Canary Islands

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Wooltonian
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Standards have fallen on SAGA. The restaurant staff all seem hassled. Food delivered via cabin service was not hot. Disembarkation at Portsmouth was lengthy and dispiriting. The overall atmosphere is a cross between a retirement home and a golf club bar. The captain seemed to use that as an excuse for a sense of humour that belongs in the 1970s. The best thing is the hardworking ‘hotel’ staff who ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Disappointing

Review for Iona to Canary Islands

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Paeljo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Christmas and New Year cruise - ship absolutely packed but no where near enough staff. Staff were rushed off their feet in the restaurants so lacked any time for pleasantries. That was after you had queued for ages or took your chance with the virtual queue app which would just remove you from the queue for no reason. Everyday we had to reinstall the app. Endless queues at reception who then ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


The worst cruise ever!

Review for Iona to Canary Islands

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Looby57
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

It went to the Canaries, no airport waiting and late availability. From getting onboard the my holiday app was temperamental to say the least. Everything needed booking through it including theatre etc. by continually going on there I was able to book most entertainment and some restaurants for 6 pm, but Christmas Day and New Years Eve showed that 12.15 am was only time available. Bought ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Wintersun

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Canary Islands

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The happy wanderers
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

First cruise since the pandemic we sailed on4 December 2022 Also this was our first Saga cruise.even We have now reached the qualifying age I'm 80 and her indoors is a young 70. We had cruised many times before but never with Saga We were picked up spot on time and delivered to Southampton without a hitch. We were helped on board (wife is wheelchair user)within 30 mins we were in our ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Should be re-named 'Butlins of the Sea'

Review for Iona to Canary Islands

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YorkshireCruiser90
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this cruise as we were travelling with family and there were children in our group, so we thought Iona would be perfect. We travelled on Britannia in January 2022 and had a really good experience so were looking forward to being on P&O's newest ship. Embarkation was fine, from arriving at the port to being on the ship was about 40 minutes. The cabin was well appointed but VERY ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


don't be fooled by the glitzy ads on tv -wouldn't get back on this ship f.o.c

Review for Ventura to Canary Islands

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parbrown
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It has takem me until now to write this critique because I came back so angry and disappointed : we have been cruising with P and O and princess ships for 12 years or more including the Ventura : NEVER WITH P and O again!! canaries was on my bucket list for my 70th brthday gift problems started when couldn't have table for 2: instead we were put on a table for 6 with people I didn't want to ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Shocking on all levels.

Review for Celebrity Silhouette to Canary Islands

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CONNOR87
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for a little autumn sun in the Canary Islands and having been on Silhouette before in the Caribbean saw it as the perfect fit--or so we thought. The ship was full--perhaps too full and I would say the average age of cruiser was easily 70 plus. The positives; Room attendant was very very good as always and a credit to themselves. Cabana was nice. Elton John show ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Class 1

Traveled with children


Lovely ship. That's it.

Review for Iona to Canary Islands

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ChuckstarUK
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

TLDR: Beautiful modern ship. Expensive. Below average food quality. Restaurant service is bordering on rude. Constant cash-grab. No adult-only pools/hot-tubs. 'The Retreat' is a rip-off. The 'My Holiday' app is hopeless but necessary to book everything. The Iona is a beautiful. modern cruise ship. The staterooms are bright and airy - perhaps a little smaller than other P&O ship according to ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Great ship…but sadly the P&O experience is not what it was.

Review for Iona to Canary Islands

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Captainclive.
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our first P&O cruise since the nastiness passed and our first on Iona, all our previous with P&O, some dozen or so, have been on their older, and smaller ships. The itinerary to the Canaries, Madeira, and Spain, was selected really just to get us back on a ship, and hopefully some October sun, which we gladly received. The ship is great…beautifully designed, finished, and indeed beautiful to ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


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