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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Southampton

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9 P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Southampton

scpowell avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise


this was my first and last cruise with p and o drinks very expensive the draft beer tasted discusting ...
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Sail Date August 2018

gerrydowley avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Farewell P&O

We chose this short cruise to take our two Granddaughters on to see if they would like a longer cruise with us at a later date. Big mistake!! We have cruised with P&O before and had a great time but this was a ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Mummytambo1 avatar


1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes


Been on Azura 3 Times decided to try Ventura Food was Terrible in Buffet Indian and Asian food for 12 days, Food was always barely warm if not cold, if you wanted a salad,forget Ham or Prawns were only out ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a difference a few years make!

We first cruised on Ventura in 2011 and had such a pleasant experience. This time we decided to go on a family cruise for half term in October 2015. We booked 3 deluxe rooms and although it was expensive at around ...
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Sail Date October 2015

roymattblack avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely horrible ship

This was booked as a short family cruise, when we found there was no Cunard alternative for our dates. Thank God it was short! The ship is only about 20% bigger than the Queen Elizabeth, but has TWICE the ...
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Sail Date August 2015

teammd avatar


1 Review Written

What a let down!

The Ventura from Southampton, arrived at Port, with high hopes but quickly felt like I had stepped into Butlins from the 1960s - not classy at all. Tacky Entertainment, Ship had no atmosphere, the ship was so ...
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Sail Date August 2015

SotonScotty avatar


4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

First and Last Time on P & O Ever

After cruising more than 15 times I like to think that I can judge what's good and what's bad. Almost every aspect of this cruise was awful. The check in at Southampton was slow and manned by rude miserable sour ...
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Sail Date June 2015

Charris avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nightmare aft port thrusters not working

Birthday gift for daughter absolutely ruined the ventura should be taken out of service missed port entertainment puerile I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy I cannot believe p&o decided to set sail with an ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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steven meredith

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worst food and service at sea

My Name is Steve Meredith. I have been in the catering service for 40 years and still going. I have worked in all aspects of the industry from five star hotels, Michelin star restaurants, private chef to deli ...
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Sail Date December 2019

Ventura Ratings

Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.6
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