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Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1275 reviews
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CUNARD is CUNARD is CUNARD

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic
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Papermoon4
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Aug 2022
Cabin:
Balcony Cabin - deck 8
Room Service Breakfast
Ship Interiors
Main Dining Room Dinner (with floral arragement)
Afternoon Tea, Atrium, and Stairwell
Main Dining Room Gala Menu
Main Dining Room
Red and Gold formal night
1920's formal night
Breakfast on Board
Prow, including the famous 'Captain's Cufflinks'

Okay, first things first - the very worst embarkation experience in 40 years of cruising. Brooklyn's Red Hook terminal is small, over-crowds easily, and was understaffed. We stood on line for two solid hours. Horrible.

Regarding my title, please leave behind any ideas of 21st century cruising. Cunard is firmly rooted in a prior age - and that is good and bad - depending on expectations.

The ship can best be compared to a floating museum or University at Sea. The entertainment is populated with lectures and talks. Even the onboard planetarium 'show' is like a sixth grade field trip. I felt like I was back in college. Bring a book and find a quiet nook.

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