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Arcadia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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447 reviews
9 Awards

Sad story of P&O’s cut backs

Review for Arcadia to the Caribbean
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Geordrey
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2017
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We chose this cruise as it was the right time of year, never been to Caribbean before & will be very reluctant to travel with P&O again, unfortunately the luxury was lacking. Desperately short staffed making the few staff there was very unhappy & appearing to be tired.

Took 4 days & 5 visits to reception to get cruise card working correctly.

Meals were very poor, not hot & tasteless. Service in restaurant very slow & again not hot.

Cabin Review

Cabin Deluxe stateroom with Balcony Bath/Shower (EE)

Ample space, comfy bed. Downside bedside lights too low & poor lighting for wardrobe. Took our own trailing socket as only 1 socket in room. Little bowl of sweets were missing

Port Reviews

La Coruna

Got a free bus outside port to a department store due to poor weather. This was a very expensive store but went outside & fell upon a small shopping mall, much cheaper.

Enjoyed our day

Guadeloupe

Joined up with other people & got a taxi to a beach. Had a lovely swim whilst watching pelicans diving for fish. Cost 5 euros each each way,

St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Just had a gentle stroll around the duty free shops & a few beers in a local bar watching the world go by

Martinique

Had a walk around town saw lots of sights, cathedral worth a visit. Morning was very heavy showers but got out in the afternoon. Lots of tourist information guides about town to give help

Ponta Delgada

Did our own thing, got a taxi tour of the island, 60euros. Driver very informative & took us to some lovely viewpoints. Very green lush island with hedgerows of hydrangeas, azaleas & Lily’s, would love to go again in the summer when they are in full bloom

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