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Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic
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imacglasgow
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Oceanview
Ship in berth 101 at Southampton. Holiday Inn (and some others) just across

Transatlantic in November, from Southampton to NY and back. Return leg coincided with Literature Festival at sea, which made the ship much busier and removed many of the more usual enhancement events including the Planetarium.

Mostly a good experience - food, entertainment, service, ship, stateroom, embarkation, library, bars, afternoon tea etc all of a very high standard. Staff almost always friendly and helpful. Very comfy beds.

Some niggles - drinks choice is good but expensive, then add 15% service. Gratuities per person per day added over and above (but you can ask on board to remove them). Spa pleasant but expensive and could do with a refresh decoratively in the main pool area.

Cabin Review

Oceanview

Comfy beds. Spacious due to being at end of balcony run - so balcony space included. Large window - only four cabins in a row like this before they become portholes and less spacious.

Port Reviews

New York (Manhattan)

Been before so did Oneworld, walked along the Hudson and the High Line, then down Broadway. Took taxi from port to lower Manhattan and back.

Southampton

Spent our limited time in the nearby shopping centre.

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