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Oriana Review

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Disappointed on last day

Review for Oriana to the British Isles & Western Europe
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delboy22
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2017
Cabin: Outside Stateroom with Window

We were interested to see the locations around the UK but when we arrived at Guernsey, the last port of call, the Captain refused to allow us to go ashore despite customers on the Ventura, anchored alongside, being allowed to go ashore. The Captain claimed the weather was too bad, the tenders inadequate and the customers too old. Some customers were old but that is no reason to cancel the visit for everybody. The weather and sea conditions looked fine to me and there was much annoyance amongst fellow passengers, so much so that it was the major topic of discussion for the rest of the trip. The comedian Roy Walker was amusing and the talk by Ian Brown interesting. The evening meals were of a good standard but felt rushed as did breakfast. The conservatory food was poor so we opted for the seated meals on almost all occasions.

Cabin Review

Outside Stateroom with Window

ok, nothing special. Beds 3 and 4 mounted on the wall at head height were annoying. TV was rubbish.

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