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Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Memorable in more ways than one - Oldhand1931

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Asia
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First Time Cruiser • Age 90s

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Sail Date: Feb 2019
Cabin: Balcony, obstructed view

Although very experienced travellers (88 and 80) we had never done a cruise so decided on a 10 day one on the QM2 from Shanghai to Hong Kong via Japan and South Korea.

Embarkation was efficient and we were on board early enough to have a snack and a coffee in the impressive Carinthia Lounge before returning to our cabin (Cunard prefer to call it a stateroom but that I think is pretentious). Our three suitcases had been delivered and we spent the afternoon unpacking and stowing. The king size bed (an excellent sleeper with fine Egyptian cotton sheets) took up most of the available room bur we were impressed with the amount of hanging and drawer space. Empty cases under the bed.

A two seater divan, small desk and a large wall mounted TV (Sky News UK, BBC World, ABC Australia included) completed the living area. Small attached bathroom with tight but very good shower). Balcony which got little use because of the winter temperatures.

Cabin Review

Balcony, obstructed view

Cabin DF

Forward, satisfactory in all respects.

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