Amazing week: Ventura Cruise Review by PMG1

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Amazing week

Sail Date: May 2014
Destination: Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
Embarkation: Genoa
Having just read the last review I am astounded at what was written as we were on the same cruise ship and 3 cabins away on the same deck. We thought the service was brilliant from the crew and our Steward - Decson was adorable. He kept our cabin clean and tidy with clean towels whenever we needed them. He dusted and hoovered each day and one night made put a bath towel in the shape of a swan on our bed!

I agree that the Waterside restaurant was the worst out of all the eating places because it was like a 'free for all'. It is open 24 hours and children could eat in here and adults didn't have to dress up. We ate most evenings and lunchtimes in Saffron restaurant which had a super choice of food and the menu differed each day. The waiters were hard working and we're absolutely charming. Atul Kucher's Indian restaurant named East was amazing. You paid £15 pp and had a 3 course Michelin starred meal which was so different to the Indian restaurants we have in UK. We also More went to the Glass House for a pre dinner drink most nights and ate in there once. The service was terrific and they were always very pleasant.

Entertainment was good, most shows in the main theatre were on twice a night but you had to get there early to get a seat. There were singers and comedians in a few bars and the overall ambience in the evening throughout the ship was relaxing.

The sun beds were too close together and people did leave 'towels' on the beds. I think staff should remove the towels as many beds were not in use for many hours.

The trips on shore were well organised and the security to get on and off the ship was second to none.

All in all a fantastic holiday and an amazing experience. Thank you P &O. Less

Published 06/26/14
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Cabin review: B230

Our cabin was lovely and clean, the balcony was spacious. It would be have been nice to have sun loungers on our balcony although the chairs did suffice. We were on B deck and couldn't hear any noise from the other passengers or the entertainment that was ongoing throughout the day.

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