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24 P&O Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Potty Terracotta

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

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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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Carrib traveller

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Benidorm at sea.

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bkeane

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Arcadia

Cruise Norway 26/11/19 What can I say, been on a good few P&O cruises and enjoyed them all even in bad weather and heavy seas but this one to Norway on Arcadia was bad. The cruise was advertised by Iglu as a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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JulieReddin

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Norovirus on board. Tired drab decor. Poor daytime activities no seats

Recommended. Sunbeds were reserved round all pools. Three small smoking areas with no sunbeds only chairs one under cover cold windy & dark with sunny tables that were no smoking? Hidden extras. Different prices ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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bobbygee

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise I've ever been on.

I chose this cruise to get a little bit of sun, rather than sit at home watching the rain. This being my third time on Azura, I thought I knew what to expect. Embarkation went smoothly, and I was in my cabin ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jdohants

6 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Dreadful cabin

For warm Caribbean weather. Great staff on board, lovely passengers. Mediocre food. Dreadful cabin on deck 14 immediately under pool deck where noisy activities, night and day. No respite from silly sail away ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Philip Roberts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ventura left Southampton and went all cruise half speed with an engine problem

This cruise was my 70th birthday celebration, a short cruise with 4 destinations. Because of the engine problems we were late getting to Vigo in Spain, Late to Lisbon and missed out Oporto in Portugal altogether. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Jillybaby

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 60 Anniversary cruise

This was supposed to be a special cruise for our 60th wedding anniversary but it turned out to be very very disappointing, I realise that we are getting on a bit but we still like to have a good time and we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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cakecraft

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never again

We embarked in Southampton and the embarkation went smoothly. We were staying at the Holiday Inn near the Mayflower Terminal were we embarked on the Oriana about 10 minutes from the hotel. We explored this area of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Mmauray

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

37th Cruise - Worst Cruise of them all.

We take a 4 week cruise every January, this year we choose Ventura, a very big mistake. We had cabin D225, a Deluxe Bacony and booking over a year in advanced paid the full price. ( over 4 times the price P&O ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Billy22

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise of 14 we have undertaken

We chose this ship as we had previously cruised in it. In addition we have sailed on 10 other occasions with P & O over a period of 25 years. But NEVER AGAIN. We paid nearly £6,000 for this cruise and it was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Shauney22

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Boring

We chose this ship because of tv advert and that it was a new ship and hadn't sailed with P&O before. No stairs midships so lifts were always busy had to go down just to get up 1 floor.we were below the lido deck ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Chalky123

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worse Cruise Ever

This was our first time crossing the Atlantic and our last. If you are under late 70's this ship is not for you as the entertainment was terrible with only 3 acts through out the cruise worth watching. There ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Nigel2553

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

DO NOT EVEN GET ON THIS SHIP!

P&O Cruise Ref: X620. If I could give this ship 0/5 for a review I would, but as I can't I'll have to rate it as 1/5. The ship was due to go into port for a re-fit straight after this cruise & to be honest I ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Mummytambo1

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Terrible

Been on Azura 3 Times decided to try Ventura Food was Terrible in Buffet Indian and Asian food for 12 days, Food was always barely warm if not cold, if you wanted a salad,forget Ham or Prawns were only out ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Auslin

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Poor service, bland food, tired and dirty ship Highlight was SINDHU restaurant

Wanted to experience the Norwegian fjords 1. Could not enjoy the views as the windows were absolutely filthy 2.Embarkation and disembarkation was a nightmare ,staff had not a clue about crowd control,disabled left ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Horstead

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cheerless Christmas and New Year

This cruise was horrendous and will be our last cruise wth P&O. Our main gripe was the food. Apart from the restaurants where there was a supplement of £15 or so the food was inedible. Food on the buffet, Belvadere ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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salopian17

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hi De Hi

If you ever wandered what a holiday camp at sea would be like this is the ship for you. When I say holiday camp I am going back to what they were like in the sixties as holiday camps nowadays are much improved. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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berniebiceps

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Britannia Not What Was Expected

This was my 13th cruise to date and although previous experiences cruising with P&O have been excellent, unfortunately the same cannot be said of this cruise. Embarkation - Although we were given a boarding time ...
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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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benamberleo

1 Review Written

Overpriced tatt disapointed jan

Just returned from Christmas Cruise on Ventura. First with P&O and will be last. Flight and check in was fine and embarkation excellent as no immigration. As we boarded the ship via the Atrium we were all ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Darleena

2 Reviews Written

P&O Oriana

My husband and I embarked on Oriana with great expectations. What a terrible disappointment this cruise proved to be. Between Sydney and Brisbane we had two engine breakdowns. In Yorkeys Knob the tenders were so ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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MrAngyfmBramley

1 Review Written

Paint Fumes

When we arrived at our cabin, there was blood on one of the pillows. Also, the ship did not appear to have been deep-cleaned. P&O do not seem to cater well for those with disabilities. It was difficult for my ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mendumrw

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Utter shambles

we chose this cruise as it was short and e073 cabin was available read on bigest problem with cabin,the embarkation was a shambles the trips were poorly organised went to cherbourg on Bastille day evertwhwere was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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