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We started as a cruise of a lifetime and ended as a demotivated disaster. This once great international liner is now a British floating holiday park, There is a ghost like senior management team only ever to be seen fraternising with Grills guests and drinking wine. With the distinct exception of Captain Wells who seems now to do the job of Cruise Director and Hotel Manager as well as his own. In 34 Nights I only saw 4 Shows and 2 bumpers involving the singers and dancers. The rest of the evenings were guest entertainers of which only 3 were of a standard expected of QM2 ,the rest were not even suitable for my local village hall. I suppose not surprising as the whole feel of the entertainment was that of a holiday park. Who is booking this holiday park drivvle. No entertainment outside the sailaway party was more of a wake than a party with the so called band finishing their set before the ship had gone anywhere. The cruise staff who were not even upto holiday park standard spent most of their time chatting to each other and photographers rather than guests.Once again no senior management to be seen ALL SAID THIS IS THE WORST CRUISE I HAVE EVER BEEN ON. This once great elegant liner is now Haven holidays at sea.

Just not up to standard

Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Review by Firmfriends

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2019
  • Destination: Asia
  • Cabin Type: Standard Inside
We started as a cruise of a lifetime and ended as a demotivated disaster.

This once great international liner is now a British floating holiday park,

There is a ghost like senior management team only ever to be seen fraternising with Grills guests and drinking wine. With the distinct exception of Captain Wells who seems now to do the job of Cruise Director and Hotel Manager as well as his own.

In 34 Nights I only saw 4 Shows and 2 bumpers involving the singers and dancers. The rest of the evenings were guest entertainers of which only 3 were of a standard expected of QM2 ,the rest were not even suitable for my local village hall.

I suppose not surprising as the whole feel of the entertainment was that of a holiday park. Who is booking this holiday park drivvle.

No entertainment outside the sailaway party was more of a wake than a party with the so called band finishing their set before the ship had gone anywhere. The cruise staff who were not even upto holiday park standard spent most of their time chatting to each other and photographers rather than guests.Once again no senior management to be seen

ALL SAID THIS IS THE WORST CRUISE I HAVE EVER BEEN ON.

This once great elegant liner is now Haven holidays at sea.
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Cabin Review

Standard Inside
Cabin IE
Excellent steward comfortable and clean.
Deck 10 Inside Cabins, Suite Cabins