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Southampton to the Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Worst Cruise Ever

Review for Island Princess to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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diggersuper
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the destinations more specifically Israel and Ephesus. I had incorrectly assumed that due to no sailings during co-vid and that the ship had been in for refurb that it would be refreshed. This sadly was not the case. They installed their medallion system and removed the aft adult pool, hotter and bar area to make room for more cabins. The ship looked and felt tired, the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


not the best

Review for Arcadia to Mediterranean

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whytony
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Having just completed the P&O j219 cruise on Arcadia to the Greek islands with a stop at Malaga on the way out and Gib on the way back, I will give you the gen. Firstly we have only ever been with Cunard before this, so that is the benchmark I am working from, some facts.. £6400 for a deluxe balcony £3200 each. Was it worth it, NO..the only difference between a balcony on a cunard was a half ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Beautiful Ship But Design Faults

Review for Iona to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Summerbee6
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

THE SHIP Beautifully finished. Very large, but you do find your way around it quite quickly. There seemed to be more lifts and they were well placed. The theatre was spacious and comfortable however there were audio issues and also the air conditioners were too loud on the ‘talk’ days. The cinemas were compact but there was three of them which all played different films each day at regular ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Absolute shambles from day one

Review for Iona to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Voyager1961
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Absolute shambles from day one. Absolute shambles from day one. Where do I start, to describe this fiasco, a cruise line that promotes itself as a five star floating hotel. I should have guessed things had changed as soon as we got onboard, no free bubbly as a welcome, in fact no one to welcome us on board, where was the entertainment manager, saw her once in all the two ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Silver Moon - Great…Included Excursions - Not So Much

Review for Silver Moon to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Gourmet Gal
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

Southampton to Lisbon including St. Malo, Bordeaux, Bilbao and Porto. The ship is new and beautiful, public spaces well-designed and elegant. The service was mostly outstanding from cabin attendants, butlers and the waitstaff. One exception was in Atlantide where service was extremely slow and at times a bit unpolished. Hot Rocks Grill in the evening was also slow and the food was bland. Food ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Great cruise, but lacking pzaaz!

Review for Britannia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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kenmcdou48
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Third P&O cruise and chosen for the stops in Spain and France. Food and service were impeccable. Port organisation was superb. Ports and weather were very enjoyable, particularly Valencia (Spain) and Toulon (France) Luxury Balcony cabin as ever was well organised and comfortable. What we missed was: 1. Presence of officer staff on black tie nights, making them a bit like damp ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Disappointed but not surprised

Review for Britannia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Cruiser5137
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I was really looking forward to my first Med cruise in 3 years but I was very disappointed with this cruise. Britannia herself is clean and tidy enough but I really miss having a proper prom deck to walk around - for most of the cruise, exits to prom deck were closed off. I used The Retreat most days and while it was a bonus having a quiet, adult only area, it looked very tired - ripped beds, ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Lost a little love for RC this time around

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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AnotherUKCruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

4th cruise with RC and always been a fan before. First off the entertainment wasn't bad but very repetitive. The band playing in the Music Hall (the Dukes) played virtually every night and Phillippa the guitarist/vocalist played every night in the english pub. Previously you would have had more variety but less music (sometimes nice to have it quiet!). Shows were badly planned with regards to main ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


A good ship gone to sea...

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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HBCruises
6-10 Cruises • Age Under 20

We excitingly embarked on this two week sailing for what we hoped would be a nice way to relax and unwind - how very wrong we were. When we first arrived we had high hopes as we had cruised on the Anthem twice before and had a great experience. The main issue was the many teenagers running up and down the hallways and banging on doors and walls, being rude and intimidating to other guests and crew ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite

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Cutbacks are noticeable

Review for Sky Princess to Mediterranean

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gettinold
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We started out on 30 July but due to re-introduction of cancelled Covid cruises, we ended up doing back to back and stayed on for 5 weeks. First time back on Princess for us since the Covid shutdown and first impression is that there are very noticeable cutbacks and a significant increase in on board charges. I appreciate the cruiselines lost a bit over the past couple of years but if they try to ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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