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Britannia Review

5.0 / 5.0
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What a mistake to make!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Review for Britannia to Transatlantic
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Voyager2003
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2017
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After 15 years of cruising with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity cruises ... the choice came up including Britannia for a transatlantic cruise to celebrate two 70th birthdays......assuming that the reputation of P&O was alive and well .. we decided to book with them ... even the cruise agent suggested that the standard passenger on P&O was more discerning and service minded... so we booked.

From the first night - in freedom dining .. noisy faulty radio speakers (drowned us out)we were by a service station......... noise level was incredible ... we laughed it off as first night hiccups ...... food in main dining was mostly good ..... Grab & Go - terrible sandwiches along with greasy pale burgers from Market Place.......

Boring, dull , unimaginative and uninviting décor throughout and many of us newbies found it very hard to find our way around - some stairways difficult to negotiate............ lack of signage and clocks!!! Balcony far too small .. no reading or bedside light (nightmare for those who wake in the night and don't want to disturb their partner) great having a kettle !

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Cabin Balcony

Small but ok ... tiny balcony ..... no bedside/reading light making life very difficult for those who dont sleep well or rise earlier than their partner ......... shower pressure poor by comparison ....... great having a kettle........ not enough drawer space .......

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