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No thanks P&O we tried, but you're not for us
"The upside? Check in was like clockwork, our cabin (inside) was spacious and well equipped and staff were plentiful, friendly and well trained. The downside? Most everything else! The entertainment was generally..."Read More
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MrsKallend

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P & O should be better

Review for Azura to Mediterranean

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DGilmour

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We used ‘Park on my Drive’ and saved about £100 in parking fees however taxi to the terminal got us there too early so we had a long tedious wait to be checked in. Food My wife’s dietary preferences meant that we had to eat exclusively in the Buffet Restaurant Venezia, so that she could select food to suit her. There was too much emphasis on curries and Indian dishes, very little variety ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

4 Helpful Votes


Falling Standards

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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hereforddon

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Ship showing signs of age and lowered standards. In dining rooms lights not working and paint peeling on ceiling, stateroom carpet needed a good wet clean. However dining staff and room cleaners worked very hard, were obliging and pleasant. Food and entertainment generally good. Unfortunately, ship crew were short staffed and uncaring. Typical cost saving measures in Gibralta on 20th October 2015 ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

2 Helpful Votes


Not What We Were Expecting

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Andyjoy

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I read the reviews before we went and I was a bit concerned as some seemed a bit harsh. We went with an open mind and it started well. Our balcony cabin was clean, comfortable bed and good shower. Our cabin attendant was lovely, always smiling and hard working. Lots of fresh bedding and towels. Unfortunately our cabin couldn't have been further from the buffet restaurants we seemed to walk ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


First time and last time cruiser.

Review for Azura to Mediterranean

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yannolian

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I booked the cruise after several family members told me of their wonderful cruise experiences. How disappointed I was. Firstly, may I say how good all the staff were, especially the buffet staff. I felt however really let down by the lack of entertainment facilities. There was only one pool table, one table tennis table and one sports court , ( which is supposed to cater for ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Cutting corners will not work

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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rich12

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Oh dear...... What has happened to P&O? This was our 10th cruise with P&O and they seem to be getting progressively worse every time Embarkation was quick and easy as always. Cabin ready by 2.00pm. Like a lot of other passengers we were not happy with the change of ports and the three full days at sea on the homeward leg, its a long way back to Southampton from Ibiza by sea, most of the time ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Departure Port: Kusadasi

1 Helpful Vote


Azura - OK if you're retired

Review for Azura to Mediterranean

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Stanley17

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first full cruise with P&O having previously mainly cruised with Princess and our expectations were mixed as some reviews were not complementary. Azura is a good looking ship and was on the outside clean and well maintained with a generally polite and helpful crew. Our inside cabin on Riviera deck was clean and well maintained by our rarely seen attendant, however on our second day ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Departure Port: Kusadasi


Central Med cruise to Venice with a wheelchair in an accessible cabin.

Review for Azura to Mediterranean

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terrierjohn

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This is now about the 8th or 9th cruise review that I have created, and 3 of these were on Azura and Ventura, so you might think there was little more that could be said, unfortunately for P&O that is not the case because IMO there is quite a lot to say about their declining standards. But for all their faults we did enjoy the cruise because even with reduced standards a cruise is still a very ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Traveled with disabled person

17 Helpful Votes


Azura to Gibraltar

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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CJandA

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Being a large ship, we were not surprised to wait an hour or so, going through the usual reception system. Once on board, it did not take long to get into the cabin and make that important cup of tea, preparing to wave goodbye to Southampton. That's when we first noticed just how smoky the ship was. Of course, P&O allow smokers on the balconies - it's their prerogative and right, so that was the ...
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Sail Date: June 2013

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Azura - Southampton to Venice

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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pompeynanny

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Well, here we go. We have just finished our 17 night cruise to Venice on Azura (A214) and as this was our first cruise with P & O I wanted to post a review with particular comparison with Princess (with whom we have sailed 8 times). We wanted to go back to Venice and the itinerary offered two days in port and so this was an ideal opportunity to try P & O. We were in a suite (R 401) and this was ...
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Sail Date: June 2012

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony


Disappointed with Azura

Review for Azura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Babs

2-5 Cruises

First impressions of the Azura was that it was massive and the check-in was straight-forward and not much waiting around. The room was satisfactory in size and amenities but our 12-month old was soon to find another child's leftover chocolate buttons near the patio doors and chomped on them! We didn't say anything because we did not want to start off moaning about the cruise that had only just ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Superior Deluxe Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


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