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Queen Victoria Review

4.0 / 5.0
560 reviews

Baltic on the Queen Victoria, May 2019

Review for the Baltic Sea Cruise on Queen Victoria
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Sail Date: May 2019
Cabin: Oceanview, obstructed view

Chose this cruise as it visited Visby, Klaipeda and Oslo, which we had not been to before, plus some old favourites like Skagen, Copenhagen and Kristiansand. A 16 night cruise with 5 formal nights and plenty of sea days. (To be honest we would have happily missed St Petersburg as every Baltic cruise goes there and there is a limit to what you can do)

We've travelled on the QV several times before, always choosing a restricted view outside cabin as it gives you a light cabin without the cost of a balcony, and the view is perfectly adequate unless you plan to spend a lot of time in the cabin. As usual the cabin was kept immaculately clean by our steward.

The QV is like a comfortable slipper...everything just seems right. Plenty of quiet spaces, a lovely library, good shows in the evening and attentive staff. We also had the bonus of Captain Andrew Hall, who was friendly and approachable, although his weather forecasts always seemed wrong.

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Oceanview, obstructed view

Cabins on the QV dont have much drawer space, so we always end up leaving stuff in a suitcase under the bed. Bathrooms are a bit dated in that they still use shower curtains

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