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P&O Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Ship at Santander
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A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Potty Terracotta

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to get away from the worst of the British Weather, although for the first 10 days it seemed we had taken it with us. Whilst the weather improved the cruise of Ventura got worse. Ship Overall Dirty on the Outside and just as bad on the insde especially Waterside Buffet which for a restaurant was particularly grubby with stains on seating, sofa style backrests and the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Never, ever cruise P&O again

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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pamela17

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and reasonably sophisticated entertainment non- existent. The never ending daily amount of rubbish fed in the daily paper about commercial 'pamper parties' 'aches and pains parties' and the like ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Cabin D205 deluxe balcony cabin appauling and not as described and expected

Review for Aurora to Transatlantic

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LorraineandArthur

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Had an excellent long haul cruise in 2013 on P&O's Adonia so was happy to trust them with another long haul cruise. The Aurora is a beautiful ship, lovely and clean, happy friendly crew, great onboard entertainent and excellent food. If you get the right cabin I would highly recomend it but our deluxe balcony cabin was disgusting. The balcony wasn't fit for purpose or as described to me by ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Worst food and service at sea

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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steven meredith

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

My Name is Steve Meredith. I have been in the catering service for 40 years and still going. I have worked in all aspects of the industry from five star hotels, Michelin star restaurants, private chef to deli & coffee shop. I recently went on New Year Cruise UK Departure Date 29 Dec 19 Total Trip Nights: 5 I was very disappointed in the food and service. Food was of a very poor ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Traveled with children


Benidorm at sea.

Review for Azura to Caribbean - All

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Carrib traveller

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it ticked a number of boxes with regards to islands visited, we boarded the ship on the 27th December 2019, the boarding process was very efficient. The first issue we had was the aircon did not work in the cabin, we informed our cabin boy and also reception, it took two further days and a number of calls and requested before I had to insist someone visited to the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Overpriced

Review for Azura to Caribbean - All

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TraceyMills

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Good points The food and cabin where reasonable, the lady cleaning the cabin was excellent. The Headliners entertainment was excellent. Bad Points. The ship is in need of a make over, The main swimming pool area reminded us of the comedy programme Benidorm,with the towels on sun beds and nobody using the beds,the drone of dated music, kids running and jumping in the pool when signage ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


2nd time with P and O

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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12sajady12

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second cruise with P and O, the first being last year on Britannia, which was disappointing. We have cruised with different companies previously so do have some idea of expectations! We returned from a cruise to Norway on Ventura yesterday we were disappointed to find that there was a lack of activities during the cruise. The tables in some of the bars and on the tables on deck ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Never Again....

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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PWS1955

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Chose this cruise for a first time cruise. Brochure made it look very nice. We would not recommend this cruise Too many people, not enough space or things to do - just cramped. Everywhere busy, queues and everything expensive. Queues to get on and off ship (one day 90 minutes waiting in the rain to get back on ship). Cabins small and basic. Nothing grand. Nothing like photos in brochure. ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


What a disappointment, must try harder

Review for Azura to Europe - All

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Skingsley8

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Very disappointing, ship tired and staff very lacklustre, not one member of staff went that extra mile, Hygiene not enforced at all surprising considering that they had noro virus a few weeks before. Entertainment team non existent, buffet food appalling, dining room just satisfactory, poor service and no interaction, served as if we were in a fast food establishment. We had an issue ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Good stuff is listed 1st and bad issues listed 2nd

Review for Azura to Europe - All

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CountryStyleMe

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

it was our first 7 night cruise experience ... our Cabin Stewart was 5* star right from the word go, he went above and beyond the call of duty, he most amazing, incredible man I've ever had the pleasure of meeting and talking to, the cabin was also clean, tidy and presentable. the Shamrock Tenors Irish group were a 1000* stars vote from me, they delivered an utterly INCREDIBLE and I mean ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


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