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P&O Arcadia Cruises for the Disabled Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Arcadia
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

7

Average

2

Poor

2

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

74

Cruises for the Disabled

21

Family Cruises

20

First-Time Cruisers

18

Romantic Cruises

15

21 P&O Arcadia Cruises for the Disabled Cruise Reviews


RNock4 avatar

RNock4

1 Review Written

Fab cruise

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was our 50th wedding anniversary, decided on this one to celebrate, we had a lovely time made some lovely friends in table sharing, crew were great and friendly, our cabin crew and table waiters were really ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Wisegirl57

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Christmas & New Year cruise in the Caribbean

The last time we went on Arcadia was before her refit so was pleasantly surprised when we saw her again and saw how sympathetically P&O had done the refurbishment. The ship always flowed naturally and even with the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Shazzy B avatar

Shazzy B

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

A trip around the Baltics

We chose this cruise as we had been on this ship last year so we were familiar with the layout. We had been recommended to do the cruise around the Baltics by several people who were on last years cruise, The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Lovely Itinerary but Arcadia is now our least favourite P&O ship

Our 15th cruise with P&O and our first on Arcadia, which means that we have now been on all ships in the P&O fleet at least once, so can make direct comparisons between them all. We booked this cruise as we wanted ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Jacobsnanny

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Loved our 17 night Cruise on the Arcadia

We were a party of four (aged 59, 60 & 70). We've tried to list the many highlights (of which they were lots) and to give a balanced review some things we think could be different (not many I can assure you). ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Tibble

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise we've had with P&O

Being disabled we needed an adapted cabin. Our original Carribbean cruise on the Aurora was cancelled and the only cruise we could get with our specific needs was on the Arcadia. We booked it because we've never ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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lovethe7seas

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very eventful cruise ......

Hope you are prepared for this! We started well, a very quick check in and cases already in cabin when we arrived. Windy and cold when we left so no real sail away party. Usual lifeboat drill, with cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Rocky G avatar

Rocky G

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disabled facilities on board the Arcadia

We had been to The Fiords before and wanted a short cruise where we could get an accessible cabin. We tried all the other cruise lines without success and as a last resort tried P&O. They had one balcony cabin left ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Vonny30

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First cruise

Beautiful ship, excellent service from all the staff, food excellent and plenty of it, outstanding from start to finish, will be cruising with Acadia again, I travelled with my disabled parents and the staff were ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Sybella

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Wide variety of sea conditions, from a force 8 to no wind and thick fog.

Love this ship, itinerary took us to a couple of new places. The ship was full but never felt crowded. Food was lovely... I put on 4lbs. I had to make a choice every night...and the strawberry sundae was delicious! ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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CruiserStevie

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Two sector cruise on Arcadia's world cruise San Fransisco to Hong Kong 2017

Lovely ports of call made us choose this itinerary and adult medium ship. Dining was excellent, lectures varied and interesting, the evening entertainment was on the whole very good but the Headliners on ship ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Colin Bennett

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

There wasn't a highlight

Food and service was the poorest I have ever encountered in over 3 decades of cruising. Arcadia are obviously putting cost first and trying to attract a new breed of cruiser who are not that particular. The food in ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gunn3rs3

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

j605 Norway, Arcadia, May 28th 2016

It was our silver anniversary, have been to Norway before but still amazed us with its scenery and waterfalls .First time for my wife on p&o, my second, Cabin was very good, situated on c deck near lifts, got lost ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Paul43 avatar

Paul43

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

I nearly didn't go!

We booked this section of the Arcadia's world trip in early 2015 as we were tempted by the stay in Sydney, the airline offered and the Great Barrier Reef. As an afterthought I consulted Cruise Critic and saw that ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Sybella

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Arcadia J609

We are recently returned from another delightful cruise on Arcadia. She is our favourite ship and it feels like coming home as soon as we board her. I cruise with my mum who is 85 and is not very mobile, she uses a ...
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Sail Date June 2015


navman141 avatar

navman141

2 Reviews Written

A Little Disappointing

As a fortieth wedding anniversary treat we booked cruise J503 on Arcadia. Denise, my wife is wheelchair bound and this was our first cruise without family so we were concerned whether we would cope. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date April 2015


DavenWill avatar

DavenWill

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Iberian Coast; Arcadia J421; December 9th 2014

Arcadia cruise 9-20 December 2014 cruise J421 Our first impression was a good one as we arrived at the new Mayflower Teminal. It is very well designed and set out, much improved on the "shed" we were in in 2008. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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m.mccue@sky.com

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Worst Cruise of My Life

Myself and my disabled wife paid £3000 for a twelve night trip aboard Arcadia sailing from Southampton back to Southampton returning on the 9th December 2014. From the outside Arcadia looked great and we were very ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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amvmonty

1 Review Written

Care home cruise!

This is the third cruise we have had with P & O over 7 years but the adults only Arcadia was by far the worst. The cruise is mainly targeted at elderly people and the average age must have exceeded 80 years during ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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FlamingA

2 Reviews Written

Arcadia Redeemed

Having broken the back of the laundry after Xmas & New Year cruising in the Med onboard Arcadia (Cruise J218) we can now reflect on the cruise .... at our dispassionate leisure. It is nice to get back to simple fare ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Lovecruises1979

1 Review Written

Simply amazing

The only thing that was upsetting for me on this cruise was 1 couple, who ( audibly ) made it clear to everyone within earshot that everything was ( insert rude words here ) not up to the standards of The Queen Mary ...
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Sail Date June 2012


Arcadia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining3.03.7
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family1.05
Enrichment3.03.2
Service4.04.1
Value For Money4.03.4
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