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Aurora Review

4.0 / 5.0
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273 reviews
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Its time to go..... Aurora

Review for Aurora to Australia & New Zealand
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Feb 2017
Cabin: Outside Stateroom with Shower

Just wanted a short break to take some non cruisers on a trial cruise...so we did a 3 nighter from Adelaide to Melbourne in 4 cabins. The ship was old and tired, the staff dis-interested and this reflected in the food, some surly waiters and the entertainment.

After 3 days, everyone was more than happy to get off ! I dont think I could have handled one day more! So two formal dining rooms serving the same food, Horizon food buffet and 2 and half paid restaurants at £16 per person surcharge plus extras on some dishes eg. £2.50 for an angus burger...

The food was lacking in variety and the quality was pretty poor. (I would say Holland America and Princess offer double the variety). Very little fresh fruit eg no bananas in site, salads lacked greenery (surely they could have picked up supplies in perth?). Meat was tough. One roast a night and they would cut two small thin slices! In three days: They could not confirm a golf simulator session. A pilates class was cancelled with no notice, a yoga class also cancelled with no notice and the painting session started half an hour earlier than advertised as they forgot to change their clocks for the half hour difference when crossing into Victoria from South Australia....so I missed that!

Cabin Review

Outside Stateroom with Shower

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Cabin was fine

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