L'Austral Review

Has to be marked POOR due to the cooking only.

Review for the South Pacific Cruise on L'Austral
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jul 2017

The ship is young enough and attractively styled and crewed!

Maintenance of rust and cleaning of deck,glass,and balcony are not great.

Cabin and storage was totally fine. Our cabin steward was never close to our heart and when we boarded one waste bin was not emptied, nor the bedside table cleaned. The toilet compartment seemed to need a deep clean /freshening. The Senior Housekeeper always looked in control but the staff were disappointing as stewards and waiters. Our cabin /balcony was blighted by the constant contact with Zodiac boats being lowered and raised to the top deck storage.

Cabin Review

Cabin Balcony

Fine with good storage, not clean on arrival and our steward not great.Face cloths appeared on day two! Stocked mini bar not very cold, and no bottle opener!! Artificial flowers everywhere.

But comfortable with a good TV which only broke down for the last ?48 hours.

Excellent Hermes shower products, my favourites.

Quiet and very good Air Conditioner.

There was an ipod/dock player but we did not have one!!

Port Reviews


Not great, small under cover area.


Long pier.

Ponant made a good job of busing us to our final destination.

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