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Southampton to the Transatlantic Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews
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Not the Voyage for Me
"We chose this ship for the kennel. The Kennel Masters were fantastic and provided amazing care for the dogs. They get 5 stars. The rest of the cruise, however, was not for us. We had issues before even..."Read More
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Greenchile1

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Old and tired

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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VDCNI

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Personally I have never been interested in going on a cruise but it was the choice of in laws and I ended up being dragged along. After initially booking Britannia we ended up taking advantage of a cheap upgrade offer to Queens Grill. It didn't start well at Embarkation when there was a scrum of people surrounding the doors into the hall in Southampton and no indication of where the priority ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Queens Suite

6 Helpful Votes


Expensive disappointment

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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capricorn44

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I had been on QM2 before in 2004 for her maiden Caribbean trip, 18 years ago and remember the experience as exciting (especially sail-away with a band playing us away on the quayside and free bubbly!), delightful and sophisticated. Maybe it's because I am older now and have become more demanding as regards to the finer things of a civilised existence that I found the recent crossing to New York ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

5 Helpful Votes


Upmarket ferry

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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pauladora

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

to celebrate two birthdays , booked this ship expecting to be Whowed just the opposite First time we have ever boarded a ship,and not been greeted with "Welcome aboard" only one person in sight leaning over the rail, now completely lost,not knowing where to go.we approached him,pointed to the lifts was his only response, when asked for help Still cabin was ok we found this ship too big, ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered

47 Helpful Votes


Queen Mary 2: Fool Britannia

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Torontobert68

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

To judge from the adverts, Queen Mary 2 is a veddy, veddy British ship, right? The answer is, sort of, but not always in that good way. She is a Cunard ship, something you are never allowed to forget, given that every deck is plastered with “historic” Cunard posters and displays. But in fact, “Carnival Corporation & plc,” the Miami-based company that owns many of the major cruise ships today, also ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

16 Helpful Votes


Not what it used to be :-(

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Cantbebad

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We have sailed with Cunard over 20 times in the last 30 years but our last trip on the QM2 will be the last cruise with Cunard, it's simply not what it used to be. The ships can't be faulted, they are as elegant as they ever were but what you see in the brochures isn't what you'll find aboard. The brochures depict elegant older couples, that's how Cunard used to be, that's what they were known ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

22 Helpful Votes


Not the Voyage for Me

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Greenchile1

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose this ship for the kennel. The Kennel Masters were fantastic and provided amazing care for the dogs. They get 5 stars. The rest of the cruise, however, was not for us. We had issues before even boarding. I booked in the U.S. and my daughter booked in the U.K. No matter which one of us called with a question or problem, we were always told that particular issue had to be handled by ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Standard Inside

Traveled with children

29 Helpful Votes


Not a Vacation

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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gourmetjan

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Thankfully, we only used the ship to return to USA trying to avoid the inevitable jet lag. I can confirm all the previous reviews that the ship has too many problems. Firstly, we didn't need an alarm clock as we were woken early every morning by the Buffet crew moving trolleys etc. The ship and cabin were clean as expected. The Britannia Restaurant had major failures, mainly menu items not ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

27 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Taffy11

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

It was on my friends bucket list so that was the reason for the cruise. I have cruised with Thompson princess and silverseas before but I expected to be wowed when I eventually arrived on board from the worst embarkation I have ever experienced but I wasn't. I guess you are paying for the prestige of the boat and the name Cunard .our friends who haven't experienced other cruises were wowed ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

4 Helpful Votes


Vegetarians beware!

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Fred Astaire

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

VEGETARIANS BEWARE! We had heard and read so many rave reviews about the QM2 food, Basically if you are a Vegetarian forget it, it was as if we were from another planet, We were served bacon in an Omelette and one main meal comprised Spinach leaves with Grapefruit segments. They were useless and after offering the aforementioned salad seemed totally unable to cope. carnivores have a huge choice, ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

3 Helpful Votes


A costly disappointment

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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frankwales

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Having read some of the other reviews for my cruise I feel it must just be me and as such I am going to just keep this factual. Where to start, well we arrived at Southampton with happy heart looking forward to the trip. We cruise often and done the transatlantic crossing before and love sea days. Our allocated boarding time was 1pm and we turned up on time. The queue we had to join took almost ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Britannia Club Balcony

28 Helpful Votes


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