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Embarkation very disappointing, stuck in car pool for nearly an hour missing our slot for 12.30 by a mile. Buffet at Shindu was sadly lacking, no one checking up to replace empty dishes and limited choice. We booked a suite with butler for our 70 birthday treat and our first impression was we felt we had stepped back to just after the war with everything dark brown, too much furniture in a very small space. Room divided with large tv unit, one each side leaving a one way system walk round only. Lots of wardrobes and cupboards using up valuable floor space but nothing streamline just bits and pieces. Bathroom had no safety rail in shower but two over bath, definitely a safety issue as I was wheelchair bound for the first time and found it very difficult to get into with nothing to hold on to. Balcony is so narrow impossible to put chairs side by side to look out to sea. Hallways too narrow for wheelchairs to pass by cabin boys trolleys loaded with clean towels, and as for trying to get into a lift that is really a joke, no central staircase, only stairs at back and front of ship which is no use for wheelchairs or buggies. Theatre was so cold we only went in twice poor facilities for wheelchairs. Positives food generally was good but extra expenses at some venues, not sure why they have wash hand basins at the Horizon buffet and only a couple worked causing frustration for many waiting. Our cabin staff and butler were fantastic to me, Roshan ensuring I had something to eat at lunch time on port days to allow my husband to go ashore with friends and our waiters in the Pennisular freedom dining were exemplary, well done to both. Would we go again or recommend Britannia, No.

Britannia 11 Nights

Britannia Cruise Review by Supergran44

Trip Details
Embarkation very disappointing, stuck in car pool for nearly an hour missing our slot for 12.30 by a mile. Buffet at Shindu was sadly lacking, no one checking up to replace empty dishes and limited choice. We booked a suite with butler for our 70 birthday treat and our first impression was we felt we had stepped back to just after the war with everything dark brown, too much furniture in a very small space. Room divided with large tv unit, one each side leaving a one way system walk round only. Lots of wardrobes and cupboards using up valuable floor space but nothing streamline just bits and pieces. Bathroom had no safety rail in shower but two over bath, definitely a safety issue as I was wheelchair bound for the first time and found it very difficult to get into with nothing to hold on to. Balcony is so narrow impossible to put chairs side by side to look out to sea.

Hallways too narrow for wheelchairs to pass by cabin boys trolleys loaded with clean towels, and as for trying to get into a lift that is really a joke, no central staircase, only stairs at back and front of ship which is no use for wheelchairs or buggies. Theatre was so cold we only went in twice poor facilities for wheelchairs.

Positives food generally was good but extra expenses at some venues, not sure why they have wash hand basins at the Horizon buffet and only a couple worked causing frustration for many waiting. Our cabin staff and butler were fantastic to me, Roshan ensuring I had something to eat at lunch time on port days to allow my husband to go ashore with friends and our waiters in the Pennisular freedom dining were exemplary, well done to both. Would we go again or recommend Britannia, No.
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Cabin B511
Very dark, small and cluttered, after mini suite on Oriana in May this was a disappointment and very much over priced