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Three days was an opportunity for three new cruisers to experience cruising. Sadly this cruise didn't showcase what cruising has to offer. Problems started before we left when a Comedy cruise became a Classic cruise. P&O staff couldn't explain why and weren't particularly interested in assisting with enquiries. About five days out cruise returned to Comedy theme with no explanation. Fare was good value, you might even say cheap however this reflected what we were offered on board. Food was average and small servings, (at breakfast you could never find a hot slice of toast), entertainment was average and staff only moderately friendly although domestic workers always said hello. The more senior the staff member the less friendly they were. Spa and gym staff must be paid by on commission judging by the over the top selling tactics. Cabin was clean and comfortable. Cabin steward was great. Other passengers were friendly and Gatsby themed night was good but a little to crowded for that area of the ship to host. I have done many cruises before but won't be rushing back to this line. Disappointing

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Three days was an opportunity for three new cruisers to experience cruising. Sadly this cruise didn't showcase what cruising has to offer.

Problems started before we left when a Comedy cruise became a Classic cruise. P&O staff couldn't explain why and weren't particularly interested in assisting with enquiries. About five days out cruise returned to Comedy theme with no explanation.

Fare was good value, you might even say cheap however this reflected what we were offered on board. Food was average and small servings, (at breakfast you could never find a hot slice of toast), entertainment was average and staff only moderately friendly although domestic workers always said hello. The more senior the staff member the less friendly they were.

Spa and gym staff must be paid by on commission judging by the over the top selling tactics.

Cabin was clean and comfortable. Cabin steward was great. Other passengers were friendly and Gatsby themed night was good but a little to crowded for that area of the ship to host.

I have done many cruises before but won't be rushing back to this line. Disappointing
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Not too bad. More room than I expected