This was a Christmas & New Year cruise of 28 days. Ship much too big, not enough room in Playhouse, Manhattan Lounge, Malabar Lounge, to accommodate - hence several arguments with people blocking views- had to get to show lounges long before start to get a seat. Gave up towards the end of cruise. Stuck out the appalling service in the restaurant for two weeks before giving up and eating in self service. was told by maitre d it had 130 people too many in the restaurant and the kitchens could not cope. No supervision in any restaurants or bars etc- hence dirty tables, no cups or glasses, many times no cutlery. In the playhouse people were sitting on the stairs blocking exits and bringing in chairs from outside. The ship is very badly organised no one able to take charge of any daytime activities. We would not recommend this ship it has far to many passengers and NOT ENOUGH SPACE for shows Etc. They should have learnt from the very bad reviews on VENTURA that there was a very big problem. The layout on Azura is crazy, when you leave the Playhouse you have to walk through the Glasshouse bar and restaurant -Great when you are trying to have a quiet drink or meal and 600 people are walking through, or queuing to get into the playhouse.

P & O AZURA NEVER AGAIN !!!!

Azura Cruise Review by wallace

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: December 2010
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom
This was a Christmas & New Year cruise of 28 days. Ship much too big, not enough room in Playhouse, Manhattan Lounge, Malabar Lounge, to accommodate - hence several arguments with people blocking views- had to get to show lounges long before start to get a seat. Gave up towards the end of cruise.

Stuck out the appalling service in the restaurant for two weeks before giving up and eating in self service. was told by maitre d it had 130 people too many in the restaurant and the kitchens could not cope.

No supervision in any restaurants or bars etc- hence dirty tables, no cups or glasses, many times no cutlery.

In the playhouse people were sitting on the stairs blocking exits and bringing in chairs from outside.

The ship is very badly organised no one able to take charge of any daytime activities.

We would not recommend this ship it has far to many passengers and NOT ENOUGH

SPACE for shows Etc. They should have learnt from the very bad reviews on VENTURA that there was a very big problem. The layout on Azura is crazy, when you leave the Playhouse you have to walk through the Glasshouse bar and restaurant -Great when you are trying to have a quiet drink or meal and 600 people are walking through, or queuing to get into the playhouse.
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Cabin JF
Balcony cabin on Rivera deck.
Very nice. Fridge, free safe , lots of drawer space and hanging space, plenty of room. Cabin steward unobtrusive and very efficient.
Interactive TV Good although too few free Films available.
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