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Southampton P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Ventura
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Southampton

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Very Good

144

Average

150

Poor

77

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137 Southampton P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews


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Sea Blue Skies

9 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Relaxed Atmosphere, Good dining and interesting Ports of call

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My second voyage on Ventura, and still as good as last year. The crew create a happy environment, the ship is spotlessly clean, the cabin (' inside' was more spacious than I thought it would be) and looked after ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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cruiserbyname

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Caribbean Cruise

Sailed from Southampton to The Caribbean on a 19 day cruise, and have I to say was very impressed with this ship, there was something is always going on! With twelve places to eat, including three main restaurants, ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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Betodell

1 Review Written

Try To Avoid Cabin E215 If You Like an Early Night

Enjoyed this cruise but don't book cabin E215 if you like going to bed early. Cabin is above main theatre and you can hear thumping noise (drums presumably) with every performance. This also included afternoon ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Mighty_muzzo

1 Review Written

First Time Cruising

We stayed on the Ventura so just thought I would write a review since we were massively impressed with our first time cruising, so here are some tips: When it comes to Gratuities(Tips) you automatically pay a fee ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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townmouse53

1 Review Written

Thrilled With Our First Experience, Signed Up For Another!

This was our first cruise ever - a 'gift' for our wedding anniversary. We were put in cabin B344, an inner one. Although we personally found the temperature to be a bit warm (as we like to sleep in cool ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Merlinslaney

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise!

Having not sailed with P & O for a few years , we booked this cruise many months in advance and having read recent poor and scathing reviews we were wondering what we would find onboard Well we found a fabulous ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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thendra

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely Large Ship with Helpful Staff

Got on board, after a stress full drive down the motorway, had a long wait to book in, found we had mislaid our Euros, the young man on Reception left the ship went to our car and brought back our Euros that had ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Merlinslaney

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Value For Money!

Not having sailed with P & O for a few years, and reading some very negative reviews from recent cruisers, we were not sure what to expect on this week long cruise. To start with, the embarkation was fast and ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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South Coaster 123

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Spring Adventure on Ventura

We have just returned from a fantastic Spring 13 night cruise on Ventura, to the Iberian coast. It was a fabulous cruise with 7 ports of call, so lots of interesting things to do. We were blessed with beautiful ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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pkfd

1 Review Written

Good Value

Never having cruised with p and o before, we were very pleased with the cruise. The cabin,balcony, was lovely,the entertainment was very good and we thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. Having booked at the last minute, ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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AnnieM10

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First time cruise

We joined the cruise as first time sceptics, not expecting to enjoy it. From the straightforward embarkation process to the speedy disembarkation (so much faster than an airport) we loved everything about Ventura. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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CRUISE CRAZY!

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time fabulous!

Great room, great staff, great food and seemed to be filled with really nice people sailing with us. Staff always reminding people to cleanse hands before entering buffet or retaurant and signs up in toilets, ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Tiggerwasere

5 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Food

We travelled to Southampton by car and our luggage was taken by porters and car handed over to be parked very easily. The check in took longer than expected as there was a problem with the computers but , once in ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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chrisaliz3

1 Review Written

Best cruise ever!

Drove down to Southampton, easy 3 and a bit hours from our home. Little bit of a wait to unload our cases and then into the huge hall. First time ever we have not had to queue to go to the registration desk. Then ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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bailey59

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise with P&O

I was a bit dubious about P&O as I thought it would be older people and all Brits but have just had a great cruise. The ship was modern, spacious with a good selection of bars and restaurants. I couldnt believe ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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farstad

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers - Taynuilt, Argyll.

Stayed night before in Grand harbour hotel,lovely place but didn't really enjoy the early alarm call- 01-10am by the fire alarm !! but hey the two hours outside and in the Holiday Inn you got to meet plenty of ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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dothon21

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ventura

I have just returned from a lovely cruise with ventura I took my son and his partner as my sister I was going with passed away last month she was so looking forward to another cruise on this ship I found it was to ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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cruiserpop

1 Review Written

P&O Ventura Jun 2010

Cruising on P&O Ventura was a great experience especially as we snagged bargain suite prices by booking only a few days prior to sailing. The party consisted of My wife and I and two of our sons aged 19 and 21. The ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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Florence56

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise around the Fjords

We were first time cruisers and due to a medical my mobility is a little slow (use a walkng aid) and rules out any flying This cruise was advised by travel agency. We live very close to Southampton and our son ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Julescroose

1 Review Written

Ventura Fjords 2013

We chose P&O from family recommendations and Ventura as she was going to the Fjords at the right time for us. We also wanted to ensure we had lots of choice aboard ship as we hadn't cruised before and wanted to give ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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Flipper73

1 Review Written

Fist time marvel

I have wanted to go on a cruise for as long as I can remember but have never had the opportunity before so when a fabulous offer price coincided with half term ( I work in a school) and my mother in law offered to ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Argonaut77

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam and Guernsey

This short break was to accompany friends trying a first cruise. 5 days was long enough to get a feel for cruising - and to avoid the stag/hen parties on short breaks. Ventura was well presented, well maintained ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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Signing-Annie

1 Review Written

4 Night mini cruise beyond expectations

On arrival at Ocean Terminal I asked for wheelchair assistance from one of the lovely helpful gentlemen, he took me directly into the terminal & booked me in to receive my cruise card. i was then taken onboard & up ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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themanwithahat

1 Review Written

First timers on Ventura

We are a couple in our late forties, and this May we abandoned our children for the first time (they *are* old enough before you worry) to take a somewhat belated 20th Anniversary break on a cruise liner. A four day ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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RADDERS

1 Review Written

Birthday Cruise

Having just returned from a 2 week cruise round the med on Ventura have to say that unless I can get an absolute bargain we will not be sailing with P&O again. Went on Azura 2 years ago and was really wowed with the ...
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Sail Date May 2013


Ventura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.3
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.6
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