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P&O Sydney (Australia) Cruise Reviews

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Adults Only makes for very pleasant areas around pool and buffet.

Review for Arcadia to World Cruise

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SydneyCandy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I was only on the Arcadia for a 3 day trip Syd to Bris. Solo traveller paid $1000 for 3 nights in deluxe balcony cabin. Cabin was nice, although I really had to twist the Steward's arm to get a white robe. Food in Belverede (Buffet) was like Boarding School - small display and not very appertising Food in Main Dining Room was either great or average. Staff everywhere onboard I ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Disappointing

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Blackpooljen
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We flew to Sydney to join the ship, sailing a leg of it's World Cruise. The embarkation at Sydney was quick and smooth. Outside cabin D183 was okay. Average size, a bit faded glory - the bathroom was that 'old lady's corset' pink colour. A bit tatty but clean and tidy. A big mirrored cabinet with plenty of room for toileteries, etc. Soap, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion provided. Lots of ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Bath/Shower


P&O Continues Good Value Cruising.

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Malaycruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Having sailed with P&O before, and previously flying back to UK, as I live in Malaysia, I found this cruise perfect, only 8 hours from Malaysia to Sydney and at the end of the cruise in Singapore, just 1 hour flight home. As usual, the staff, from Reception to Cabin Stewards, Bar Staff and Restaurant staff were fantastic. The Restaurant, Meridian offered a wide choice of menu and catered for ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom with Shower


Rude Passengers

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CruisingJulie
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

A family group of 6 booked 5 cabins for a quick getaway. Embarkation at Sydney was so quick due to a wonderful staff member giving us priority boarding. That is when our troubles with passengers started. A very angry man tried to accuse the younger ones of cutting in but thanks to lovely staff we tried to ignore them. The ship was nice but I was not impressed with such low ceilings and missed ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Very comfortable accommodation, good food and friendly and helpful staff.

Review for Arcadia to Asia

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Carole and Geoff
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We sailed on a 24 night cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong and stayed in cabin E150. The cabin was spacious and had a slightly larger balcony than other deck cabins, as we were aft of the lifeboats. Cabin steward, Mitesh, was excellent and managed to clean our room most days without us even seeing him. Overall the cruise, entertainment and food were excellent and very good value for money. ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


I nearly didn't go!

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Paul43
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 many of the reviews commented on the "Arcadia Cough". Having just had a terrible time in Florida and New York with a cough and wheezing chest I tried to cancel the trip. Our travel agent ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Traveled with disabled person


Beware cabin E185

Review for Arcadia to World Cruise

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Fish & Chips
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. If only we had done the research first! Our cruise from Sydney to Southampton started with a very long queue, despite having "priority" boarding as suite passengers. There was no "priority", we were queued up with everybody else, and was surprised at how many people had turned up earlier than their advised embarkation time. Not a huge problem and certainly not ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


World Cruise segment

Review for Arcadia to Transatlantic

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Tikali
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Cruised from Sydney to San Franciso segment of a World Cruise. Mainly English and Aussies on board. No children on this ship. Entertainment was wonderful, the ballroom dancer instructors were the highlight of our sea days aboard the Arcadia. Mainly retired people on board - I guess you need to be retired to have this much time available for a holiday! We met a couple who did a world cruise ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Bath/Shower


Our Favourite Ship

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Traderboy
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We joined the world cruise in Sydney with about 1000 others. It does seem a tad disappointing fore 'around the world' cruisers that they have so many fairly transient passengers with them. The standard of the food was excellent as was the service we received in the Meridaian restaurant. The cabin steward also provided excellent service. What was lacking ? Perhaps the Entertainment team was not ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Steady as she goes but unspectacular.

Review for Arcadia to Trans-Ocean

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adam pasha
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

General: I took the cruise on the Arcadia 1-17 March 2016, Sydney-Brisbane-Yorkey’s Knob (Cairns)-Alotau (Papua New Guinea)-Manila-Hong Kong. The Arcadia caters largely for the over-65s, mainly British clientele, some of whom seem to spend most if not all the year cruising. Pricewise, the cruise is good value. Perhaps because of that, the ports of call were not particularly interesting and ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


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