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Southampton to the Transatlantic Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews
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"Booked the Queens Grill = £9.000 so quite expensive. Was expecting a real quality experience but very quickly realised it was not all it was made up to be. So, arrived in Southampton and entered a chaotic cattle..."Read More
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Lizinic4

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Very disappointed

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Lizinic4

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Booked the Queens Grill = £9.000 so quite expensive. Was expecting a real quality experience but very quickly realised it was not all it was made up to be. So, arrived in Southampton and entered a chaotic cattle shed where I was shunted to the priority line. Walked on the ship to be told “the lift is over their, like “get on with it”. Walked around aimlessly for a bit and really found my cabin ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Queens Suite

26 Helpful Votes


Queen Mary 2

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wplazarus

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

For our 40th anniversary, my wife and I decided to do something special, take a 7-day cruise on the Queen Mary II from Southampton, England to New York, May 11-17. I am writing to let you know why we will never do that again. On the plus side, the room was very nice. Our steward was superb. The art gallery was excellent, and the entertainment was the best we have enjoyed on any of the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony

22 Helpful Votes


Not Worth It!

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Cruisecritic16

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Having saved and worked hard to do this transatlantic cruise both ways we were thoroughly disappointed with Cunard. The ship looks tired and as for 'formal' nights don't bother dressing up as the dress code was NOT adhered to, we often came across passengers in jeans, trainers, shorts in the dining room, theatre and ballroom! Some members of staff were very unhelpful and didn't respect your ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

6 Helpful Votes


Moldy and stuffy

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DoctorG

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was my 19th cruise - my first on Cunard and my last. The ship was full of mold - the dining rooms and photo galleries smelled of backed up sewage. There is so much hype and it did not live up to it - don;t waste your money - stick to Royal Caribbean and NCL. The pursers desk was staffed by stuffy, rude people who were constantly making mistakes. The ship's crew had the attitude that we were ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Departure Port: Kusadasi

3 Helpful Votes


4th & last voyage on the Queen Mary 2 -a real disappointment

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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passline

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 4th trip on the Queen Mary 2. We traveled once each of the past four years on the transatlantic. Three of the four trips we went Queen's Grill (first class) including this one. Three of the four were westbound (Southampton to NY) including this one. The first trip was in June 2009, the second in January 2010, the third in October 2011 and this last one in November 2012. It was ...
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Sail Date: November 2012

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Queens Suite

3 Helpful Votes


Warning! No care whatsoever available for 1-2 year olds!!!

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GrafHouseTwins

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My husband and I recently completed 14 years of living in England and thought that taking the Atlantic crossing on the QM2 out of Southampton in August with our 16-month-old twins would give us a chance to recharge our exhausted batteries. As you might expect, the logistics and details of an overseas move are many and complex--even without a pair of toddlers on our hands! We were desperate to have ...
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Sail Date: August 2012

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered

Traveled with children

1 Helpful Vote


5 Star? Not in a million years!

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Jeanette

6-10 Cruises

We were on the 'Caribbean Christmas' cruise that left Southampton, UK, on 12/12/2011 and returned on 10/01/2012- 29 nights of unpleasantness. We'd cruised on this vessel twice before and standards have definitely deteriorated since even June 2011. Our cabin steward was good, but many of the staff didn't know their way about the ship and some of the restaurant/canteen staff didn't even know at ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Standard Inside

1 Helpful Vote


Queen Mary 2, June 2011 Southampton to New York

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honestopinion

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Having cruised with several lines, including Carnival, RCCL and Princess, we were looking forward to the promised luxury of Cunard. We couldn't have been more disappointed with the food, cleanliness, odor and general misery emanating from the on board staff. Food is of low quality. The buffet areas resembles a cheap cafeteria with dried on food stuck to many of the walls. The buffet is spread ...
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Sail Date: June 2011

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony, obstructed view

1 Helpful Vote


Queen Mary 2-STAY AWAY!

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cruiserPACIFIC

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I have cruised on 5 previous cruises including princess,carnival,regent seven seas. I travelled with girlfriend from N.America for this cruise. We stayed in London at the Novatel. It was okay but travel by train on a sunday took 6 hours instead of what I expected. If going to the ship specifically for this cruise-stay in Southampton.The Weather in the 1st week of may '08 sucked-cold wet damp in ...
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Sail Date: May 2008

Departure Port: Kusadasi


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