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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises from Southampton

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A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Potty Terracotta

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to get away from the worst of the British Weather, although for the first 10 days it seemed we had taken it with us. Whilst the weather improved the cruise of Ventura got worse. Ship Overall Dirty on the Outside and just as bad on the insde especially Waterside Buffet which for a restaurant was particularly grubby with stains on seating, sofa style backrests and the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Never, ever cruise P&O again

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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pamela17

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and reasonably sophisticated entertainment non- existent. The never ending daily amount of rubbish fed in the daily paper about commercial 'pamper parties' 'aches and pains parties' and the like ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Worst food and service at sea

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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steven meredith

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 & coffee shop. I recently went on New Year Cruise UK Departure Date 29 Dec 19 Total Trip Nights: 5 I was very disappointed in the food and service. Food was of a very poor ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Traveled with children


2nd time with P and O

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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12sajady12

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second cruise with P and O, the first being last year on Britannia, which was disappointing. We have cruised with different companies previously so do have some idea of expectations! We returned from a cruise to Norway on Ventura yesterday we were disappointed to find that there was a lack of activities during the cruise. The tables in some of the bars and on the tables on deck ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Never Again....

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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PWS1955

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Chose this cruise for a first time cruise. Brochure made it look very nice. We would not recommend this cruise Too many people, not enough space or things to do - just cramped. Everywhere busy, queues and everything expensive. Queues to get on and off ship (one day 90 minutes waiting in the rain to get back on ship). Cabins small and basic. Nothing grand. Nothing like photos in brochure. ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Bad start worse finish

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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Conwy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have taken over 35 cruises and this was the worst ever. We ate in the main dining room on a table of 8 at the 8.30 sitting. Waiters were friendly but rushed off their feet. Food was ok but lacked any sparkle. Gone are the days when you would have lobster or a nice steak on the black tie nights- pretty standard fare. The evening shows were generally good with the runaround kids and the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Your site was right

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Stopher50

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Friend checked for reviews of cabin f334 and it stated do not expect a good night's sleep. Absolutely correct as cabin creaked from set sail and reported many times, promised would be transfered to next available cabin. NOTHING HAPPENED! Could not get cabin cool enough.Reported many times, kept getting cards left stating ventilation engineer had called but no change. Eventually met with engineer ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Chav central

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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andziab83

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

I thought cruises were meant to be classy but this one was full of chavs with football shirts and tattoos! I was very surprised. Also I wasn’t expecting to find a hen do on board. Maybe I picked the wrong cruise! It’s very low brow! The room is ok, the balcony is very nice. Shame we were next door to a rowdy bunch though! I know people will think I’m being moany but so far this is not ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Worst cruise

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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scpowell

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

this was my first and last cruise with p and o drinks very expensive the draft beer tasted discusting this was like butlins at sea and the bars and public areas were uncomfatable i bought a pint of peronni and it tasted like dish water in the bar in the ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Farewell P&O

Review for Ventura to Europe - British Isles & Western

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gerrydowley

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 disaster. The booking in was fine and the cabins were good but the stewards seemed a little confused! As we moved out from Southampton we became aware that we had booked on a 'booze cruise' ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Traveled with children


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