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146 Mediterranean Britannia Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


Barnacle William avatar

Barnacle William

6 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Second time on Britannia

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After a lumpy Bay of Biscay crossing, the rest of the cruise was excellent. The ship was going into dry dock at the end of this cruise for a spruce up. We had sailed on Britannia before so we knew our way ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JacnCraig

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

European Cruise September 2019

I read all the reviews before deciding on a holiday so only fair that I should leave my own objective review. This trip was our first time on Britannia and we had a fantastic trip. The food choices were really good, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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WDR498

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Med cruise spoiled by Norovirus

Chose this cruise because of the ports and the time of year. First three days were excellent then the Norovirus outbreak god out of hand and pools were emptied, buffet was closed, all venues on the ship were single ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Leoni

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

B828 - Britannia Cough

After a first and very successful cruise on Ventura in 2017, my husband and i were immensely looking forward to our 2nd cruise on Britannia in October 2018. We read the reviews; just as we had for Ventura; but ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rosa111

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A bit chaotic.

We wanted to visit Madeira and Lisbon so we chose this canary island cruise and booked one year in advance.The sailing was smooth and the cabins were of a reasonable size.The ship was in good condition and clean.The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mrobbin1

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Once again on Britannia

October 2018 and this was our 12th cruise with P&O. This time we boarded Britannia on Friday 12th October 2018 on a two week cruise to the Mediterranean. We stayed overnight at our preferred hotel, New Place ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Pammyheal68

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st cruise

We booked this Mediterranean cruise for my 50th. We had the time of our life's .We had freedom dining and ate every night in the meridian. The waiters and hosts were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious from ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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MalanD4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent food and a relaxing fun experience

This was our second cruise after the Arcadia last year. This was definitely a step up in quality of food and overall wow factor of the ship. Yes there is a bit of getting used to which lifts to use to get down to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Jcdirect1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First & Last Cruise with P&O

Ship: Britannia. Cruise Number: B809 Date of Cruise: 8th April 2018. Southampton Ocean Cruise Terminal: After arriving by transfer coach at the designated time we were directed to the cruise terminal. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Luckyellis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nightmare

The worst 2 weeks of our life, this was supposed to be our honeymoon! Where to start... Firstly we arrived in our balcony cabin to find remaining confetti from someone who must have had the room before us i ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Sunny Flamingo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Bit hit and miss

Hi, Hopefully you will not be board by the length of this but felt it would be useful to give some hits and misses for the cruise I have just been on. The sea was a little rough on the way to the Canaries which ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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salem77

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Britannia does not rule the seas.!!!

First went on P&O canberra in the 80s' but this new one is not as good as the top class ones we have been on. RCI, Princess, and Holland America are the premier league ones.This new ship is very drab.The passengers ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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blackcountrygirl

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Did not meet expectations

Decided to try a cruise from southampton. Embarkation very good disembarkation exceptionally good. This ship does not have any wow factor and appeared to be a little bit on the dull side with decor and is quite ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lrobinson020

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good with a few niggles.

My husband and I travelled with our 5year old son. Embarkation was very good. We got on much earlier than our allocated slot and the bags already outside our cabin. The cruise demographic was largely retirees. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jane1405

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

So much better than the reviews suggest

We were very apprehensive as we joined Britannia for our cruise around the med Sept 16-30th. We really enjoyed our time on the boat however. We had an inside cabin which was plenty big enough and in fact on the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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04Murphy

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Spa

I chose the cruise because the ship has single balcony cabins and was sailing from the UK to the Med. I thought it would be very large, but it didn't seem so big once on board. The entertainment was super, except ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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racelover

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Britannia Mediterranean

This was our second cruise with Brittania, we chose it again because of the cleanliness of the ship, also the menues in the restaurant were good, staff very friendly, and the food was all ways lovey and hot,, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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sophie.xo

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Britannia the Best!

This was my very first cruise and it was AMAZING! Staff were absolutely perfect and dining was impeccable, I thoroughly enjoyed it and I recommend it to all. It was very family friendly and the entertainment was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Scatter

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

LOVED IT! Mediterranean August 2017

We chose to cruise on Britannia as we had previously sailed on Ventura and Azura and loved it both times. The cruise on Britannia lived up to expectations, the food was amazing such a huge choice in the buffet ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Nicegran

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time on Britannia and not the last!

We had booked a saver price, guaranteed stateroom ( superior deluxe balcony ) so we had no idea which room we would be allocated until nearer the time. The cruise was 14 nights to the Mediterranean. Our stateroom ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Love the ship, but an average cruise

Our 3rd cruise on Britannia and our 11th cruise with P&O. Britannia is a superb ship and provides the best facilities of any ship in the P&O fleet. Cabins are more modern, with lovely bathrooms (including glass ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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mscoldchaser

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Very Good All Rounder 14 night Western Mediterranean Cruise

We had been recommended to P&O by a friend who had previously been on Britannia and had really enjoyed it, so we thought we'd give it a try ourselves. The itinerary were all places we had never visited before, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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skj64

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

First time and loved it

This was our first cruise and we chose this with advice from our travel agent and-location. Embarkation was very quick with cases waiting outside our cabin on arrival. We were happy from the word go. Although the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JBandMV

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Med Cruise in our 40th married year.

We chose this cruise unknowning and inexperienced. From the initial stage to the return home the complete package was exceptional, with caring staff always on hand, to the vast food options and great entertainment. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


harvey05 avatar

harvey05

1 Review Written

DO NOT SAIL ON THIS SHIP IF YOU ARE A WHEELCHAIR USER

Not enough lifts. In the space of a week myself, husband and father who is in a wheelchair spent about 4 hours of our holiday waiting for lifts. There were not enough of them and only 2 sets of stairs, one at one ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Britannia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.04.4
Enrichment4.03.2
Service5.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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