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Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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103 Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews


Don1959 avatar

Don1959

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

We won't be back

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We chose this cruise in order to experience Christmas,New Years and significant birthday at at sea. There were several highlights on the Queen Elizabeth; the food in the main dining room was excellent, our shoulder ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruise kitten 58

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Adelaide Melbourne Tasmania and back 8 nights

chose this line to compare to azamara. found the cabin to be bigger and comfortable but no international plugs for our electronics. service and cleanliness at a very high standard. the ship itself was very ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Pinksian1981

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

We booked this cruise 18 months ago as it was an excellent price and it was booked as our first ever cruise (we actually managed to fit in two before we went in the end) The ship was beautiful. Lots of wood and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Wiltshire UK

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Baltic August 2019

Having cruised with Princess previously due to work commitments and a desire to cruise the Baltic we chose Cunard. Booked through Igloo cruises and will do so again, very helpful and good deal. Paid over 6 months ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Quesnor

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Some flaws

We sailed on the Queen Elizabeth in late July on a 15 night North Atlantic crossing.. The ship was built in 2010 and is the sister ship of the older Queen victoria. Both ships are Vista Class ships. Carnival ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Kieran4

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

A BEAUTIFUL SHIP -- THE SERVICE, NOT SO MUCH

I had been on two previous Alaska cruises (Crystal & Princess) and hadn't planned on going back again, but I wanted to cruise on one of the new Cunard Queens and since I live in Oregon.... The ship is beautifully ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Cocobeny

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Standards have fallen.

We have travelled on Queen Elizabeth previously and had a wonderful time. We flew to Melbourne to join the ship at our allotted time of 12.00 only to be told you can’t board until after 2.00 pm come back later. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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DavefromAustralia

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cunard - We Have Problem! - Your Service.

After a great cruise on the Queen Mary in 2017 we had great Expectations of First Class service on Queen Elizabeth in March 2019. Our cruise from Melbourne started poorly with a Cunard Computer glitch at the Port ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Keencomper

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointed for first timers

I chose this cruise as an opportunity for my partner to experience a cruise steeped in history which he loves and for a little luxury. I have been on other liners and the difference was quite significant. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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nios2

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Hugely overpriced on board.

Just completed the Melb-NZ cruise 18-30 March 19. Seemed like a good way to see a little of NZ in comfort. Massive delays and chaos at boarding in Melbourne. Burst water main leaving cabins without water until ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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OzzieKim

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great ship, reasonable crew, average food.

We chose a 3 night Sydney - Burnie - Melbourne cruise as a sampler and introduction to Cunard cruising. Embarkation was reasonably painless. We arrived a little earlier than the allocated boarding time and was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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craigbro159

8 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Champagne dreams on a beer budget

Queen Elizabeth is beautiful. The ship is incredibly elegant as it's namesake allows it to be. But unfortunately when the surface is scratched there are many imperfections that simply are a bit of a let down. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


omegan avatar

omegan

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing!

Having cruised on other cruise lines we thought why not go upmarket with the Cunard QE. Our great expectations did not materialize, from embarkment at Sydney at 1.00pm an untrained lass was totally lost doing the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Happy cruising the world

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very average cruise for a big price tag.

We chose this review to celebrate a milestone birthday with family. Food was very average to say the least. Had better food in on our Royal Caribbean cruises and better service too. Everything seemed to be an extra ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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elizabethcruiser

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Interesting but nothing made me want to return to Cunard exclusiviely

Chose this cruise as it meant i did not have to fly home after visiting South Africa. Embarkation was very good in Capetown, Cabin seemed a bit smaller than other lines (balcony). Very impressed with all the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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RobertStodel

1 Review Written

Not as good as it should be

This cruise was a fun way to get to our holiday in South Africa as it went from Southampton to Cape Town. The cabin, public rooms, lectures and art gallery were all great. We were travelling in Queens Grill and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Dracken64

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship - Service needs to improve

Went on a three day Melbourne - Burnie - Sydney cruise and having been on QM2 in 2017, we were really looking forward to a great time as we had on QM2. I have to agree with others, the embarkation was messy. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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dave1939

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed with Cunard QE

Being Cunard we expected something better that Holland, Princess and Royal Caribbean but we were disappointed. We booked some months in advance and requested the early dining @ 6pm but found we had been allocated ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Fairplay

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Complacent Cunard

We chose this cruise as an opportunity to visit some places we’d never seen and get away from a grey British winter. Cunard has a problem. They seem to be massively popular with the over 75s but leave the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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geoffstravels

7 Reviews Written

181 Helpful Votes

Good but room for improvement

The cruise was chosen as a means of picking up the Oceania Nautica in Cape Town. This review does not try to compare the small premium Oceania ship with the four/ five star QE. We have traveled with the Queen ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Beamerdog avatar

Beamerdog

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship. Clean and well maintained. Crew needs to learn how to smile

Took easiest and most comfortable way to meet Oceania Nautica in Cape Town. Excellent port calls. Better than flying. 5* Art Deco furnishings. 3* service. Staff does not smile and does not greet guests unless guest ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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PGT10

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Feel sorry for first time cruisers

My wife & I have done many cruises over the last 10 years,And this has to be the the lower end of all we have done,If this had been our 1st it would have been our last,1 With CMV, 1 with Tui/Marella/Thomson,2 with ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Shiraz49

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

5 Star Dress Code expected - 3 Star Service provided

1st Cunard experience and sad to say we have B2B booked with them in Aug/Sept 2019, 1st time ever I'm only half hearted about an upcoming cruise !!!!!! I'm sure the locations will cover any Cunard shortcoming. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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AndyMitchell66

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

White star?

Incredibly expensive 30 dollars for a photo...less impressive than P&o...yet supposed to be the 5 star arm of the carnival organisation...30 minutes to get a drink... unacceptable...just not enough staff and waiter ...
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Sail Date September 2018


NotJohn avatar

NotJohn

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not what I hoped for

Queen elizabeth no 801 23rd dec 2017 - 7th jan 2018. I am a regular passenger with cunard but i had a real problem with my cabin on this cruise. I was in cabin 6182, an inside cabin. I was traveling as a single ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Queen Elizabeth Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family3.52.9
Enrichment5.03.6
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.5
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