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P&O Azura First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Azura
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

26

Very Good

3

Average

3

Poor

2

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

149

Senior Cruises

63

Romantic Cruises

48

First-Time Cruisers

38

Entertainment Cruises

31

38 P&O Azura First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


heathermc2 avatar

heathermc2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Let down on balcony

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although the cruise was good in many ways the one disappointment to my friend and I was the balcony!!! we paid over 1,600 each for an outside cabin with balcony HA! Canada deck 099 room ok, balcony what a let ...
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Sail Date June 2016


dave2 avatar

dave2

4 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Amazing Azura

Our first cruise and certainly won't be our last. Cannot fault the ship, everything kept spotlessly clean. The service was friendly and efficient. The cabin was spacious and cleaned twice a day. Didn't make much use ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Extremely-Disappointed

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Butlins on Water

Our first cruise on the Azura and last! We flew from Gatwick to Barbados and joined the ship there. We had to wait hours for our suitcases to be delivered to our cabin and then it was a rush to attend the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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owen mcilroy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise

My wife and I travelled on the Azura mid September for 2 weeks to the western Mediterranean, this was our first cruise. We read all of the reviews beforehand, so knew roughly what to expect. The Azura surpassed our ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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judyp1969

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent First Cruise

This was our first P&O cruise and we are totally hooked, everything from the staff to the trips were excellent. I understand from other passengers that they had bad experiences on their excursions but we must have ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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echelon01

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Azura: a Wide Berth

All details are factual and the subject of a formal written complaint to P&O My wife booked the cruise in Oct 2014 to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary which was to occur in early 2015 We arrived 27/11 ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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spike22

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Better Than We Could Have Imagined

Have just returned from our first ever cruise, Eastern Caribbean on P & O Azura. Everthing was perfect from cabin, to food, to entertainment, to staff. Flew on Thomson dreamliner to Barbados, had to wait a while ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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valnlou

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Timers

After reading all of the bad reviews about the Azura, we left for the holiday feeling very nervous. However, being first-time cruisers we had nothing to compare it with and found everything to be just great. The ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Seamas Always

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First (but not the last) Time

I had always wanted to try a cruise holiday but my wife was very nervous about the water so I had given up on ever having this type of holiday. I had had a rough couple of years medically and after getting the all ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Eliboo0

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not At All What I Was Expecting

i was so looking forward to my first cruise everybody had told me how wonderful they are.we got the coach and all was very good with this.embarkaion was also swift enough and not difficult. Suitcases came as soon as ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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xCharX

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

All Fur Coat No Knickers!

After reading the recent reviews stating how amazing this ship is, I could not sit back and not give my opinion. As a 22 year old female on my first cruise with my Mother who has done several beforehand I have to ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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jan1951@fsmail.net

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous

This was our first cruise so read reviews bit worried by some, well i'm convinced they written by rivals, how people can moan i am astounded,spotless clean cabin spotlesd cleaned 2 times a day cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Nottsman

2 Reviews Written

1st Time Cruising; Excellent Experience

Me, my wife and 16 year old daughter have just returned from our first ever cruise.....and we're hooked. We sailed through the Bay of Biscay down to Cadiz and back up, calling in at Portugal on the way back. All the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Gillypat

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Strictly Fabulous!!!

This was a" Strictly Come Dancing ", themed Cruise. We are not dancers and this was our first ever cruise! Having read the mixed reviews about the Azura and P and O in general I was worried that we had made the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Ginb56

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise on Azura

As first time cruisers, we'd read all the good and bad reviews so kept open minds - and we weren't disappointed. Embarkation was a bit of a nightmare due to deep clean delays in boarding and seemed like 3000 of us ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Mickyb01

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First but Not the Last

Having read a number of reviews before our first cruise, were not put off and would judge on our own experiences. We left Lancashire by coach provided by P&O, being picked up on time and then travelled the journey ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Notnic

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruise

booked a three day cruise to try it out and absolutely loved every minute. Embark meant smooth, turned up at 12 instead of 2 and were on within 30 mins. Valet parking excellent. Beautiful ship, immaculate in all ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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robo45

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Gutted

Very disapionting.Ship sailed 2 days late due to technical problems.booked for a 14 day holiday ended up with 12 days. We sailed Sunday late afternoon with another 3 DAYS at sea before reaching Barcelona.Missing ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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anneormiston

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Poor Hygiene, Poor Treatment

The cruise ship was dirty including a persisting smell of sewage on the 7th deck which we reported to the staff but was ignored, the fact that they were aware of this and did nothing has been admitted to us since ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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weylady

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent First Ever Cruise, but Left With a Problem

This was my and my husbands first ever cruise and chose P & O because people we play darts with recommended it. We chose the Azura as I am not good on small ships and chose early saver as this is what funds aloud at ...
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Sail Date October 2014


JaneW511 avatar

JaneW511

1 Review Written

Disappointing

This was out first cruise and we choose P&O because it had been recommended for the service and overall package for the price and that they target UK passengers We choose and inside cabin (as we didn't want to spend ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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caul1234

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

First time on a cruise

My husband and I have just returned from our first cruise. We were on P & O Azura for 15 nights from Southampton to Barbados. We had a great time definitely one of our best holidays. From the moment we arrived at ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Squeeze19

1 Review Written

Fabulous first cruise

My husband and I cruised to Bilbao, La Rochelle, Brest and Cherbourg on the Azura. We were at sea one day and night and had port stops the other days. Dropping the car went well and check in was ok, but not as quick ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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phillyonboard

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st time Cruiser - But possibly not again (on P & O anyway)

First 2 Days were rough, so in Buffett Restaurants (Venezia & Verona) it was very busy at most times as passenger tended to stay sat down after having completed their meals thereby taking up space required by other ...
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Sail Date October 2014


Dotts avatar

Dotts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best dancers ever

We have been to the Caribbean on holiday before and on P & O before, but this was our first time on Azura. We were told t was the sister ship to Ventura, but somehow seemed easier to navigate than Ventura. We had a ...
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Sail Date January 2014


Azura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation5.03.7
Family4.04.5
Enrichment3.03.2
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.5
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