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Arcadia Review

Champagne pricing, lemonade standards

Review for the Mediterranean Cruise on Arcadia
This is NOT the life
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower

The worst 17 nights on board I can recall. P & O have lost the plot. They are only concerned about getting people on board, not about how they look after them.

It may be a few years since we travelled with them and I know that things can change but the only changes we noticed were negative. Toilets not flushing and emptying their contents onto the bathroom floor, stained towels and sheets, no pool towels, waiting for cutlery in buffet, whirlpools and lifts out of order for duration, cold food served, grubby bath and basin, soiled carpets in public areas, Cut back on costs with more sea days than normal and early departures, on board staff were unhelpful and almost rude in some cases, a few were however excellent, as they all used to be.

Dining was OK in the Meridian despite dropping silver service, the Ocean grill and Sindu were good. Belverdere buffet was poor, not much selection and repetetive, cold and kept waiting for clean cutlery.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


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