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Britannia Review

5.0 / 5.0
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974 reviews
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Butlins on water

Review for Britannia to Europe
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chiusi
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2019
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Wanted value for money to cooler place in summer. Had read mixed reviews . wanted to find out for ourselves. Speaking to others, you love it or hate it. Marmite ship was someones description. Geared to under 50s = constant background carcophany of pop music apart from last 2 days when the food also seemed to improve slightly too.

Small balconies with swing doors requiring loungers to be in position to hold them open = noise. Pivot doors taking up space in already small shower rooms. Duvets too heavy and pillows with no resilience. Smaller lifts gave rise to queues.especially for disabled and some passengers were not overly polite or aware/bothered! Some plain rude.Spacious ship though = easier getting about.

Public areas were freezing. Cold outside 11 to 13 degrees but do not expect inside to be the same! Complained = ignored! Contradiction was that many .passengers seem happy to roam in flip flops ,shorts and vest! Sunbathing even. How? Why?

Cabin Review

steward was superb as was in cabin breakfast person. For Cabin description read previous. Last minute forward cabin [ not our usual choice] so could hear theatre productions. not overly annoyed about it. corridor messy with cleaning detritus at times.

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