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Cunard Queen Victoria Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe from Southampton

Queen Victoria

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20 Cunard Queen Victoria Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe from Southampton

Parryroberts avatar


3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

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


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


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


3 Reviews Written

47 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

margail1 avatar


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

Zedofthesea avatar


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

wendy.fenlon4@gmail.com avatar


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

Ardmory avatar


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

Frankpatrick avatar


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



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

daveo999 avatar


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

CheapIrish avatar


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

annarack avatar


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

Caroline327 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sailing on Reputation Alone

We recently chose Cunard for a family trip to the Mediterranean because we had heard such wonderful things about their line--its elegance, tradition, and prestige. I have never been so incredibly disappointed in a ...
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Sail Date May 2015

awestbrook avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy 175 Cunard!

We just completed our third voyage on Cunard and our first on Queen Victoria to celebrate Cunard's 175th anniversary. As with the previous 2 voyages, I didn't want to leave! This was a 6-day cruise: ...
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Sail Date May 2015

crooser888 avatar


14 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Lengthy review of QV in St. Petersburg and the Baltics, 30 Aug to 13 S

Overall, a pleasant cruise but needs improvement in some areas. This was our 5th Cunard cruise and 26th cruise overall, previously sailing mostly as a family with Holland America (9), Disney (4), Princess (4), ...
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Sail Date September 2013

ferriswheel avatar


1 Review Written

Stylishly Traditional

We are a family of four (2 adults and 2 children) and travel internationally almost every year, however; cruising on the Queen Victoria was definitely the best holiday we have ever had! Right from the start, ...
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Sail Date July 2011

Algorfa4me avatar


1 Review Written

Mum & me over the Sea!

Having booked a guaranteed A4 cabin didn't quite know what to expect and having hoped for an upgrade was allocated an A4 cabin! Don't think I would have chosen the cabin we were given as on the deck plan it looked ...
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Sail Date July 2011

piers avatar


1 Review Written

Queen Victoria – Gallic Getaway – Review

Queen Victoria - Gallic Getaway - Review A short 3 night cruise to Cherbourg and Zeebrugge, with my wife and two young children. Boarding: This was easy. CPS Parking really helps, a cheerful baggage ...
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Sail Date August 2009

summer66 avatar


4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Six Americans on a British Ship

In almost all regards, the journey on the Queen Victoria met or exceeded our expectations - to use cruise evaluation jargon! The ship is beautiful in a very classic way. The exterior is just what a ship should ...
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Sail Date August 2009

Queen Victoria Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Value For Money4.03.6
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