P&O Arcadia Cruise Reviews

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320 P&O Arcadia Cruise Reviews
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Merrytoby
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The cruise itinerary very good and Norwegian fjords and sceneries stunning. Cleanliness very average or even poor on open pool deck area and windows dirty throughout the cruise. Shows good, guest stars and Arcadia band very good and ... Read more
looe
Member Since 2014
1 review
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Chose this cruise for the itinerary as we had never been to the Baltic and it was on Arcadia which last year our 14 nighter on her was very good with no complaints at all. The itinerary was excellent as was embarkation and debark. ... Read more
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gsmt47471015
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Having sailed on arcadia before on a leg of her world cruise we had no hesitation booking this Baltic trip. We wanted to see some new destinations and as we had not been to any of these ports before it fitted the bill perfectly, also on ... Read more
cruiser1955
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
550 forum posts
I booked this cruise at the last minute, so had no choice of cabin. However, the price was very good and I didn’t have to pay a single supplement. Given the low price, my views are different to those I would have had if I had paid ... Read more
Mrs Tinkywinky
Member Since 2017
1 review
110 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
We spotted this passing by a travel agent. We were attracted to the ports of call and we're not disappointed. Straight off the coach and onto the ship in 10 minutes , no waiting at all. Disembarkation was equally as smooth although we ... Read more
Angie463
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Embarkation was very efficient and, living in Southampton, we were out of our front door and into our cabin within an hour, plus our luggage was already there waiting for us! Disembarkation was similarly quick and efficient and it was easy ... Read more
msnelfs
Member Since 2017
1 review
27 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
For various reasons, my wife and I booked a week to Norway on the Arcadia. We are fairly experienced cruisers, using Celebrity and Azamara. This cruise was truly awful. Where to start? Firstly,hygiene---a major risk on ships---bed linen ... Read more
rob2902
Member Since 2009
1 review
38 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Wife treated me to this cruise as a birthday present St.Peterport and Bruges being two places we'd never visited before. Couldn't fault embarkation at Southampton and luggage was already in cabin when we got there but we immediately ... Read more
Shazzy B
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I was not sure what to expect as a first time cruiser but I was pleasantly surprised with it. I was on the cruise with my husband and his brother (who had an inside cabin). Our cabin with a balcony was clean and the steward, Ritesh, was ... Read more
Shearwater29
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We choose the Arcadia because of the destinations she was going to, my husband and I had never been to some of the country's before. Having sailed on the Britannia we didn't think twice about sailing with P&O again. Embarkation was ... Read more
dennis.sheila1951
Member Since 2017
1 review
33 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose the Arcadia because of the itinerary it offered there were many places we had not visited, we have cruised extensively with other lines and had an outstanding experience but this ranks as the worst. After reading other comments I ... Read more
Heather681
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
4 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Having been on the Ventura we said we would never go with P & O again. However, with a chance of the Golden Triangle thrown in, we decided to give it another go. What a great trip. The Arcadia does lack the wow factor and could do ... Read more
HeleneB
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise along with a trip to India. The ship is very tired and needs total refurbishment. The hot food in the buffet was inedible, cold food acceptable. The restaurants were good with a good choice of menus. The ... Read more
Dizzy Miss
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
We hadn't cruised before but the idea of the Asia cruise with a tour of the Golden Triangle really appealed to us. We weren't disappointed with any part of the holiday, we saw so many places we would probably never visit on a holiday, ... Read more
CruiserStevie
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Lovely ports of call made us choose this itinerary and adult medium ship. Dining was excellent, lectures varied and interesting, the evening entertainment was on the whole very good but the Headliners on ship singers and dancers were ... Read more
Malaycruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
Having sailed with P&O before, and previously flying back to UK, as I live in Malaysia, I found this cruise perfect, only 8 hours from Malaysia to Sydney and at the end of the cruise in Singapore, just 1 hour flight home. As usual, ... Read more
Carole and Geoff
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We sailed on a 24 night cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong and stayed in cabin E150. The cabin was spacious and had a slightly larger balcony than other deck cabins, as we were aft of the lifeboats. Cabin steward, Mitesh, was excellent and ... Read more
CruisingJulie
Member Since 2011
1 review
61 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
A family group of 6 booked 5 cabins for a quick getaway. Embarkation at Sydney was so quick due to a wonderful staff member giving us priority boarding. That is when our troubles with passengers started. A very angry man tried to accuse ... Read more
Poissonshereux
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
What a wonderful adventure we have been on! We originally chose this cruise for the itinerary and it didn't disappoint, however we ended up enjoying our sea days so much more than we expected. There is so much to do on board the ship, ... Read more
JewelT
Member Since 2008
1 review
118 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I have to admit that I was concerned about choosing P&O Arcadia for our cruise from San Francisco - Sydney when I saw all the poor reviews compared to the reviews on our usual cruise line, Royal Caribbean. However, the timing and ... Read more
DRSD
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise after having been on the 2016 version which wasn't a full circumnavigation. This one was and it's cold in the UK in January. Some comments follow: 1. Embarkation/disembarkation was very good. (We'd reached the ... Read more
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johnnierainey
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Two captains, two deputy captains, two entertainment managers and eighty two nights later, we reflect on a much anticipated cruise experience. Positives: Arcadia is a comfortable ship...like an old armchair. Overall, the dining ... Read more
MrsBoxerDog
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
As I wanted to sail the Panama Canal, this was an ideal trip. A really lovely cruise, commencing with smooth embarkation at Southampton, as always. The ship, thankfully, was adults only (also a better class of person) and although most ... Read more
goldenking
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Took this short cruise for a short break to celebrate New year away from home. The best bit about P and O cruises is the Sindu restaurant. Ate here twice in 5 nights. This was a typical cruise ship food and entertainment. Very ... Read more
worldoffunand travel
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed December 2016
We have spent several Christmas holidays on cruises and have loved them! However, this was our first time with P and O and we were sadly disappointed with the whole ship. The Baltic itinerary was enjoyable and we were well prepared for ... Read more

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