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Aurora Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Winter sun

Review for Aurora to Canary Islands
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Fleurie78
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

We have cruised with P&O on a number of occasions, and have particularly enjoyed those on the adults only ships. We liked Oriana and were disappointed when she was sold. So we waited for Aurora to be refurbished as an adults only ship and chose this 13 night cruise to Madeira and the Canary Islands to escape the fogs, rain and dark days of November. It proved to be a good choice!

Embarkation was speedy and efficient. We were on board be 1pm and first impressions were good. We enjoyed a welcome on board lunch in the Medina restaurant which was most enjoyable, then repaired to our cabin, mid-ship on B deck.

We were blown away by our mini-suite which was spacious and well appointed. Everything was clean and fresh and looked new. Tea and coffee making was available, but my husband declared that the coffee pods supplied with the machine did not make the very strong coffee that he prefers, so he only used it once! Our steward Maria kept everything spotless and even cleaned the exterior windows, but we were concerned that she had too many suites to look after and that we had little time to chat and get to know her better

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Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

The sitting area has a large sofa, several chairs and a proper dining table, while the bathroom has obviously been completely refitted. There are two washbasins and a jacuzzi bath with shower over. It was a struggle getting out of the bath however, so we did not often use it. There is ample storage space with plenty of drawers and a walk-in wardrobe

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