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Queen Elizabeth Review

4.0 / 5.0
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530 reviews
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1st time on Cunard and probably the last.

Review for Queen Elizabeth to the British Isles & Western Europe
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2018
Cabin: Balcony

We chose this cruise for its itinerary and that it sailed from Southampton so no flying. Embarkation was seamless and our bags arrived promptly. The Cabin was fine (7090 balcony). On deck seven midship. The bathroom was small especially the shower with a cheap curtain. Bed was very comfortable and our cabin steward was great and saw to our every need. We had trouble with the air conditioning in our cabin which was blowing freezing cold air despite the thermostat being set at maximum and complained about it everyday for 6 days. They did nothing to rectify this problem until I threatened to take it higher whereupon an engineer came and change the thermostat and fixed the problem. This was disgraceful service and was spoiling our cruise.

The food was excellent in every restaurant and bar. We were on the second sitting in the Britannia restaurant at 8.30pm which was a bit late for us but preferable to 6pm which was too early and the only other option in the main dining rooms. The afternoon tea was delightful and a must do.

Overall the staff throughout the ship all seemed a bit miserable and fed up and there was little interaction between customers and staff.

Cabin Review


Cabin BB

Very good except for bathroom too small.

Port Reviews

Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

We took a private excursion on a city tour and walking tour for the morning for $20 each and it was very good.


Took tender from ship and the the cable car up to the town. Lovely place.

Crete (Heraklion)

Having been here before we just explored the town.

Katakolon (Olympia)

Did our own thing


Been here several times so just did our duty free shopping and lunch.

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