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Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Reviews

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Glad I was on for only 6 days

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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ubu62
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Booked this on board QM2 when the QE's Asian itineraries were all scrapped. Crazy cheap price made this unmissable. Compared to the QM2 this is the inferior ship in almost every single area. The vaunted decoration of the ship looked a bit tacky, a bit Vegas casino, the public rooms felt cramped and crowded. You can't walk to the front of the ship, the gym seems tired. What most surprised ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Single Oceanview


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SummerBoy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Those paying an ultra-premium price in Queens/Princess Grill will receive high quality dining and service in their private part of the ship. The rest(majority) of us will receive an experience far inferior to lines competing in this price tier(Celebrity,HAL,Princess). This Q. Elizabeth cruise displayed cost-cutting everywhere...even the limited floral displays were tiny! Quality and quantity of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Misleading Information in brochures and web, staff no better, gratuities bad,

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Anne Harrington
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Husbands special birthday and cunard was always on his bucket list. First 5 days food was rubbish, dry and not as described on menu. The Lido was no better Bar prices out of this world. Buy a drinks package, coffees, soft drinks or alcohol, they don't tell you in the book that you have to buy one for every one in your cabin ! What to wear in dining room, non gala evenings. Book says ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Thought it would be better!

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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KNF
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This is the second cruise our family of 4 have taken. The first being a 10 day cruise with the Carnival Spirit in July 2017. We thought our Carnival cruise was great, fantastic staff, good food and lovely atmosphere. So when booking this 5-star Cunard cruise, I was assuming it would be of a higher standard that we experienced on the 3-4 star Carnival cruise. Sadly to say, this was only ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


More for the Older Generation....

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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2CruiseGirlFL
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary in Australia. But one of the excursions was cancelled and a disappointment, and the excursions were only okay. The Queen Elizabeth is absolutely for the older generation (ages 65 and older). I am age 53 and felt so young. There weren't any activities onboard that I was even remotely interested in and spent some time in my cabin sleeping and reading. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


Very disappointing

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Libra46
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Liked the itinerary and wanted to try Cunard. From the start it was annoying. Could never get on the cruise Personaliser . Kept complaining to our agent and Cunard direct but took weeks before they fixed the problem. By that time it was only a couple of weeks before our cruise. No cabin number was assigned until a week before. They couldn’t send us an itinerary as they said it was less than ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Princess grill very good, however cruise let down by poor cabin hygiene aboard

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Unhappy-one
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first Cunard cruise, having been on more than 10 cruises with Celebrity and Princess. The Cunard cache lured us into trying them. We were impressed by the Princes grill, we liked the restaurant and private decks available to us.Service in these areas was very good. There was no need to reserve sunbeds which was great. We noticed that the overall condition of the Queen Elizabeth ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Princess Suite


Disappointed doesn't begin to describe how I feel about Cunard right now.

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Tigerlilyoz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I'd previously been on the QE2 which was a beautiful ship that oozed class and was an amazing experience. Last year my husband mentioned he'd love to see New Zealand from a cruise ship. A short while later, after having my DNA tested, I discovered I had an elderly cousin and his family in NZ. What a golden opportunity to do something special. Remembering the QE2 cruise, I felt we couldn't do ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Three nights was enough on Queen Elizabeth

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CruiseCoupleX
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was a short cruise for a fortieth birthday Melbourne-Kangaroo Island-Adelaide. We have cruised on QM2 previously and enjoyed it very much but this cruise was decidedly ordinary. I must say the ship is nice and the food is good quality but caters to a older crowd in taste and variety. We dined at Verandah twice and it was excellent, particularly the service, as this is where we met the ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


I selected POOR only because of Cunard's appalling administration

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Nola Cordell
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Two years ago, my friend and I arranged a 'cake decorating cruise' with Princess cruises which was successful in every way. (We held cake decorating demonstrations on board on the 'at sea' days) For these demonstrations, we were allocated a dining room and appointed times, in both the morning and afternoon, and it worked perfectly. We decided to arrange another and did so with Cunard ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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