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Queen Victoria Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Pacific Crossing Old School Way

Review for Queen Victoria to Around the World
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2019
Cabin: Princess Suite

We were on the 21-day crossing of the Pacific from San Francisco to Sydney. We have been on 32 cruises on various lines and have sailed with Cunard many times before. We chose this crossing as a way to get us to our 2-month adventure in Australia.

We were very happy with the transportation, but not too thrilled with the Queen Victoria nor the cruise ship features of this crossing. While we found the Victoria to have a lovely interior design, we couldn't help but compare her to the Queen Mary 2, which we prefer for her spaciousness and a couple of grand public rooms, like the Chart Room. The Victoria was very crowded with long waits for elevators and to disembark at ports.

The activities and entertainment were aimed directly at most of the passengers who were very old retirees. There were almost no young people on board which is probably a good thing since they might have been quite bored. The most popular activities were ballroom dancing, dance lessons, and chair aerobics. Everyone was in bed by 11:00.

Cabin Review

Princess Suite

Cabin P1

Sort of a glorified balcony cabin. Not nearly as large as Princess Grill on the Queen Mary 2, and smaller than a balcony cabin on our favorite luxury line. The cabin was attractive and sort of comfortable, but way small for the cost.

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