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Ponant Le Bougainville Cruise Reviews

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Very disappointing, not the normal Ponant standard
"In summary: Great ship, excellent staff......The ship is great, the cabins clean, the entire staff absolutely charming and helpful...."Read More
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10+ Cruises

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French arrogant flair - not really interested in guests.

Review for Le Bougainville to Mediterranean

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yalefudan
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

First impression was very good. New Ship perfect Style The good first: Food was excellent - Cabin very stylish - nice ... good concept at all Negativ: Cabin too small 19qm smal balkony .. but hey... other things count. Very disapointing: The crew very nice - but some of crew "with stripes" on the shoulder were very arrogant to the guests. Also the reception desk (the lady who ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Guest not really in the focus of the cruise - slightly arrogant officer don`like negative feedbacks.

Review for Le Bougainville to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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yalefudan
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Well the ship is quite nice - very small cabin. Food is really excellent - they have a very good chef on board - no complaining Crew in Service and house keeping doing a very well job ... but some of the officer has not the guest in the focus of the cruise ... arrogant answer if the guest has requests. Sometimes we did have the impression - the only what is disturbing on this curise ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Disappointing cruise - National Geographic involvement very low

Review for Le Bougainville to Asia

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utexplore
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We just completed a 2 week cruise on the Ponant ship Le Bouganville to the Seychelle Islands in the Indian Ocean. It was sold to us as a National Geographic Expedition cruise. A summary of my review is as follows: • The ship is clean, modern and has nice layout. • The standard sized cabin was smaller than many cruise lines, but adequate. We found plenty of storage space available for our ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Very disappointing, not the normal Ponant standard

Review for Le Bougainville to Middle East

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R1Ha
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It has been our 4th cruise with Ponant. We like the concept of "Expedition-cruises". This cruise through the Seychelles-islands was very different. We have spoken to other travellers and the general feedback was as follows: Ponant repeaters clearly stated that this was the worst cruise they have done. From "newcomers" we have heard "never again Ponant". Remembering the other excellent cruises with ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Great possibilites but falls short of its potential

Review for Le Bougainville to Middle East

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Bashadon
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We just came back from 2 weeks sailing the Secret Islands of the Seychelles on Le Bougainville, a new ship of Ponant. We had never cruised with Ponant but thought the itinerary and their partnership with National Geographic for this trip was exciting. It was a new ship that had just set sail this year so we tried them out. It had great potential with Nat Geo naturalists and photographer to visit ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Another Ponant cruise, fantastic as usual

Review for Le Bougainville to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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johnemv
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

A brand new ship, 150 other guests, many from France and Belgium as it was a a Opera Cruise. Us Australians were adopted by all and again we could not fault Ponant. The destinations visited, the tours, the food, the wines, the cruise companions, the crew..... you name it, all lends for a perfect cruise. We visited Greece, Turkey, Egypt and Jordon. Add that to our Antarctic cruise in late 2017. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


A beautiful new ship

Review for Le Bougainville to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Sealegs19
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our second cruise with Ponant, this time on their new ship, Le Bougainville. Our cabin on deck 5 was ready as we embarked early in Istanbul.. we found the cabin to be comfortable, enough space for 2, a comfy bed, lovely verandah. The linen was good quality. The bathroom was ideal, great Hermes products that were replenished daily. An excellent shower. The cabin was cleaned well each day. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Worst cruise ever

Review for Le Bougainville to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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conkshell47
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was a cruise billed as Sicilian Food and Wine Experience. Not only was there no Sicilian meals, only one night with specialty wines from Sicily. It was extremely disorganized, nobody knew anything, and nobody tried to solve any problems. Extremely rude excursion staff. Very argumentative when we were booked on a tour that we tried to cancel. When I showed them documents that stated their ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


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