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Iona Review

4.0 / 5.0
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177 reviews

Ship too big for Fjords

Review for Iona to the Baltic Sea
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: May 2022

Beautiful ship, couldn't fault it, staff lovely, cabins fantastic, brilliant entertainment. But- We did not go to the Fjords. We went to 3 x Norway ports. Due to high winds and rain on the one day IONA was due to go down the fjord to Olden it couldn't do it I think due to its size. I have previously been to the fjords twice in much worse weather and the ships been able to get in. I think this holiday was sold with pictures of Olden and we did not get that. Although you always have the possibility of a change of itinerary I think there is a much higher chance of this on Iona. Beware if u book this u need good weather as Iona is just too big for the fjords. Feel a bit cheated. This was a replacement cruise for us as our Aurora cruise in June was cancelled due to it going into dry Dock. P and O please do not sell Aurora it is an older ship but much more suitable for the Fjords.

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Very nice, beautifully fitted, plenty of storage, comfortable bed, spacious bathroom.

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