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P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews

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Britannia
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Excellent

282

Very Good

254

Average

238

Poor

133

Terrible

52

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960 P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews


ib3705 avatar

ib3705

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

And on the 14th day, P&O said,,,,,,let there be beef!!!

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Having been on the boat exactly a year prior when it was like a busman's holiday for the rescue services and the hygiene and couldn't give a monkeys attitude of the overwhelming majority of the staff was an utter ...
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Sail Date October 2018


MrsSmith2019 avatar

MrsSmith2019

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Declining Standards

We chose this cruise - our 19th overall and 8th with P&O to celebrate Christmas and my birthday. What a disappointment compared to previous cruises. The food was awful - no better than cheap pub food and the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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philjo51

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

My worst cruise ever.

Until this cruise I have only ever sailed with royal Caribbean, on the advise of a friend who is a travel agent I booked this cruise for 6 of us as a special birthday present for my wife. As part of the cruise I ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Gary1962 avatar

Gary1962

4 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Caribbean islands cruise

As a family of 4 adults we would have ideally chosen to cruise over Christmas and the new year, but prices rocket so went for the lead up period, having never holidayed in winter before. Flew from Manchester with ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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kevinjt

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Something for everyone

Excellent Caribbean cruise.Great variety of destinations.The food was cooked to a high standard especially in peninsular resteraunt.Could not fault the waiter service anywhere. Cabin Steward outstanding. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Chessie11

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time never again

Embarkation was long and exhausting. After a long flight to Barbados we were stood in rows on tarmac in very hot conditions for 30 minutes whilst waiting for buses to arrive. Then when we arrived at the ship stood ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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fran-matt

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

My PO discovery trip

Did ncl Did royal caribbean Now done PO The seamless transit from london to Barbados and boarding the ship and returning to london was good. The only critic I have with that process is with the thomas cook ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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southampig

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, buffet poor

Enjoyable cruise but the Britannia fell short of expectations, not a patch on the Ventura. Too much of the ship is given to cabins so too many people and not enough space in the public areas. Buffet ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Lindasuew

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dress code slipping further

Wanted a longer cruise of three weeks. We have enjoyed a number of trans Atlantic cruises so this suited us well. The cruise out was generally calm and the weather fantastic, excellent for the time of year. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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mailmanpaul

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cannot fault on anything

I just cannot believe some of these negative comments as the one it was full of over 70's, yes there was a fair share of the older generation, but this cruise was a good cross section of people. This was my 1st ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Ellyroze avatar

Ellyroze

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

More like a Butlin’s Cruise

I have been with P&O many times. I have always been full of praise and delight, about all off our Cruises’s However, I am now questioning if I will EVER use P&O again. P&O is now owned by Carnival, it shows ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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LozPoo1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Silver wedding and birthday surprise

I have always wanted to go to the Caribbean, My husband booked a Suite which was gorgeous and all the trappings you would expect including the butler!! We had an adventure a couple of days in with the Captain waking ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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JKeenan70

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good Overall with Some Issues

Took a 15 day transatlantic cruise and overall it was good with some issues P&O should address. Positives Good embarkation process and boarded ship early Room available early Drinks prices reasonable ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Barhamcj avatar

Barhamcj

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Briliant vacation

Visited the ship on Southampton in May 2017 and booked on board. This was our first ever cruise and the first holiday without our children. The ship is great, but getting around is complicated as there is no ...
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Sail Date September 2018


rosa111 avatar

rosa111

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A bit chaotic.

We wanted to visit Madeira and Lisbon so we chose this canary island cruise and booked one year in advance.The sailing was smooth and the cabins were of a reasonable size.The ship was in good condition and clean.The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Adrian G avatar

Adrian G

7 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

Very good but the ship is showing signs of age.

I'm writing this review as my others in sections. Sailing from Southampton UK. Embarkation/Disembarkation. As with all of my other P&O cruises, P&O have got this to a fine art. I had to be out of my digs at ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mrobbin1

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Once again on Britannia

October 2018 and this was our 12th cruise with P&O. This time we boarded Britannia on Friday 12th October 2018 on a two week cruise to the Mediterranean. We stayed overnight at our preferred hotel, New Place ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Nellie9 avatar

Nellie9

1 Review Written

Amazing from start to finish.

The ship is beautiful. Stunning actually. Food was amazing all over the ship. Staff were very helpful and excellent service. A big thank you to our cabin steward Cherrington. The staff in the horizon bar couldn't ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Balcony Nut

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Entertainment & Food

We always said that we would not travel on the larger ships, but as the itinerary and ports of call fitted in with our needs we decided to take the plunge. The ship is in quite good condition and kept quite clean. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Lottie loo

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Fjords

First time with P O cruised with other lines to various destinations and can honestly say that this was the best!Embarkation reasonably quick considering that there was over 3000 guests to get on board.Cabin was on ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Phil444 avatar

Phil444

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Good….. for the price!

We booked this cruise as a little treat at the end of the summer and also to satisfy ourselves that we have booked the correct cruise next year when we are taking the Britannia for a 2 week Caribbean cruise from ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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danapussy

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Ignore the moaners!

First ever cruise. Chose the Norwegian Fjords. Smooth arrival, well directed by the port security and marshals to the car queue, which we only waited in for 10 minutes or so. Parking staff very efficient and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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6huckle5

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nearly there, just a few tweaks

This is my 3rd cruise with P&O and went with friends who were experiencing their 1st. On the whole we all thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. Lovely clean ship, sizable cabins and destinations were better than expected. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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babybreeze1966

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not 5 star food/service

This was a surprise cruise for our Wedding Anniversary and wanted to celebrate in style on a 5 star Cruise ship and always wanted to enjoy the beautiful scenic views of the Norwegian Fjords. I chose The Britannia ...
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Sail Date September 2018


HighSea1 avatar

HighSea1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Everything great except...

We had a wonderful trip to Norway on the Britannia. The entire crew go out of their way to make sure the service is outstanding. However, the food was quite disappointing in the main dining areas. We had menu ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Britannia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.04.4
Enrichment4.03.2
Service5.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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