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Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1206 reviews
10 Awards

Well Below the Hype Level

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to the British Isles & Western Europe
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2016
Cabin: Balcony

Booked on a whim on basis of offer from Imagine Cruising, who performed excellently and with whom we would book again.

First the positives

1. The check in and boarding proceedure was quick and efficient.

Cabin Review


Cabin BB

Clean but old fashioned layout, long and narrow with very small bathroom. Located on the top deck(12) immediately aft of the bridge. Very small TV and insufficient electrical outlets.

Cabin steward, Carlos, did his job well enough but was clearly under pressure due to outbreak of Norovirus which must have affected the crew numbers as much as the passengers.

Port Reviews


Deleted from itinerary

Cairo (Port Said)

Deleted from itinerary


Nothing much to see in this untidy and dirty city.

Haifa (Tel Aviv)

Absolute disaster, ship arrived on last day of Passover and following day was Jewish Sabbath and a public holiday. Only redeeming feature was the Baha'i gardens which are worth a visit.


Not on itinerary


Deleted from itinerary due to Norovirus


Dirty, congested, expensive and deteriorating fast, we should have taken a trip to Sorrento but tour was overpriced and time was short.

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