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Southampton Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Southampton

Traveler rating

Excellent

36

Very Good

24

Average

16

Poor

8

Terrible

10

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,823

Senior Cruises

990

Romantic Cruises

678

Luxury Cruises

595

Group and Theme Cruises

94

94 Southampton Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


imacglasgow avatar

imacglasgow

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

All ship shape

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Transatlantic in November, from Southampton to NY and back. Return leg coincided with Literature Festival at sea, which made the ship much busier and removed many of the more usual enhancement events including the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Pbbmason

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean cruise 29 June - 13 July, 2019

We chose this cruise as it was our first and the destinations were places we wanted to visit. We missed embarkation photos etc. as the bus was late. The ship was very nice but a little tired. Getting around was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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- . Beth

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Strictly Come Dancing cruise but a terrifying tender boat expenerience!

We went on the Ventura specifically for the Strictly Come Dancing themed cruise from Southampton around the Mediterranean on 2nd June. We thoroughly enjoyed all the Strictly shows and meeting the Strictly dancers ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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mooredenise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Markets of Germany & Denmark

We chose the cruise for the Christmas Markets in Europe. The Balmoral crew had made a splendid effort to make the ship festive. Lovely decorations throughout.There were beautifully made gingerbread houses in some ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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brittany12

14 Reviews Written

80 Helpful Votes

QM2 Very Good But...

Having last sailed the TransAtlantic crossing on the Old Girl the QE2 in 1993, our trip to Europe from NYC coincided with the QM2's early November sailing date, so we decided to take the ship instead of flying. The ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Fredance

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Gibraltar,a goal since I was a child! -on Beautiful Sapphire.

I wanted to cruise the Mediterranean thru the Gibralter strait. Sapphire Princess is a wonderful ship, one of the Grand class- which we have liked the most of the many ships we have been on. this class is set up ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Jennaj5945

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

It was mine and my partners first cruise. I really didn’t know what to expect after reading some of the reviews some good and some where dreadful. We went with an open mind and no sort of expectations as it was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Stevso124

1 Review Written

Changes in NCL policies

There were a few changes in NCL policies on the ship that we were not aware of at the beginning of our trip. The policy on straws was a little bit of an issue. We could have brought our own had we known about the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Laandlubber

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norwegian fjords

I chose this cruise because I wanted to see the Norwegian fjords, and because a travel agent had put together a group that included some dance lessons and dancing as part of the package. I would probably not have ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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thekegler

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Azamara Pursuit Aug 30 Wine and Romance Cruise

We chose this cruise as our wine shop was sponsoring the trip for customers. We had 46 people in our group. We were in Cabin 8052 which was right next to the elevators and stair well midship. We had our doubts as to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Montee Linpon

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Rich cultural cruise of the Baltic sea with great dining and itinerary

My attempt at a more objective and comprehensive review of Oceania Nautica: ITINERARY – London to Stockholm, 14 nights 1 sea days, 3 nights at St Petersburg - an excellent itinerary. • This is a port ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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VVM

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

WOW WOW WOW Words fail to describe what an amazing experience we had!

We chose this cruise because it was sailing to the destination we desired and because of the raving reviews. We can fault NOTHING and praise EVERYTHING. From the luxurious and stylish design of the ship, to the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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angiepangy

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good time but ship looks little tired in places; staff are amazing

husband and i got there early after staying in a hotel over night so had to be out by 10am so drove to ab parking great start took cases off and walked 1 minute to ship for our second cruise with rc ,embarking ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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lmcgowan82

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

I’m a well seasoned cruise traveller with over 25 completed to date ranging from Princess, RCI, Celebrity and P&O. I’ve never felt compelled to write a review until now. Having cruised similar with P&O, my ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Bazza f

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great 1st time with MSC

We decided to give MSC a try after reading some very interesting reviews, have to say we were not disappointed had a great time aboard the Magnifica. The Parking was free which was a bonus, embarkation and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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John the cruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very interesting cruise but first cabin had noise and vibration problems

Booked late deal outside cabin on Queen Elizabeth to Norwegian fjords. Cabin number 1107. The cabin is located aft on deck 1 and suffers from continuous vibration problems from the engine room. The vibrations can ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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MidlandsFamily

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN

This was my 3rd time on The Independence of the Seas, 6th time with Royal Caribbean and definitely my last. I was excited to see how they had renovated the ship as were the other 5 members of our party. How wrong ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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csauerman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st Time Cruiser

My husband and I were travelling with a group of 60 passengers and this was our 1st ocean cruise. I was nervous about being on the open seas, but once on board Navigator of the Seas, all fears were gone. It was a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Windrosesg

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Journey with Jade

This was my 2nd time on a NCL ship. My first memorable experience with Jewel and impressive service from NCL Sydney office were the reasons for my 2nd time. This particular trip was arranged as all of us had not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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MrsNorman

4 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Lovely cruise of the Performing Arts aboard the Silhouette

For this cruise the Silhouette was chartered by the Australian company that has many times organised similar cruises “down under” and it was the first time, I believe, that they had ventured into British and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Greek Gal

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent British Isles Cruise May 4-16, 2018

We chose this ship primarily for the itinerary and that friends had been on the ship in Alaska and liked it. It is a sister ship to the NCL Pride of America that we used for our 25th anniversary group cruise around ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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happy canper

1 Review Written

NCL did not care about any passenger that did not buy a shore excursion from NCL

It was a cruise of misinformation. I(and MANY) and others feel as if we were on a practice cruise. Staff could NOT answer simple questions such as... where is an ATM, a bank, a place to exchange money., what do I do ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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msk1955

4 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Back to the 80s cruise

We booked this charter cruise via Voyage Privee at an amazing price. The lead prices were over the top and it looks like they had to be drastically reduced in order to fill cabins. Cruiseco, the charter company, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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redstripeuk

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

SHOCKING!!

Hadn’t realised I had booked a booze cruise. Went with a group of friends for a surprise 40th birthday who were all new to cruising. Drinks package included which would of been handy if you could get served. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ddnewburger

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Hen/Stag Party Ship

booked in january to see what the refurb looked like and to try a shorter cruise,, couple days away!!! full of hens and stag chasing around the ship, drunk on top deck, loud... ordering rounds of drinks at the bar ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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