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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Norwegian Fjords

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Fantastic Ship, fantastic experience
"Wanted to cruise and wanted to see Norway, what a super experience for my first Cruise. Ventura is a well appointed, spotlessly clean. Staff lovely, nothing too much trouble. Food in Bay Tree Restaurant..."Read More
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Brenick

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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Ventura to the Fjords

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moonstone01

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted to go on this particular cruise as we have heard nothing but great reviews about the Fjords and we have sailed on the Ventura before. We drove down to Southampton from North Wales and this was probably the best trip down we have had. There weren't any hold ups and after reading on CC that parking and portering had changed, we were pleasantly surprised that it was exactly how it was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower (Part-Obstucted View)


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


Disappointing

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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Lawhouse

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are veterans of twenty cruises and this was our first time with P&O, we chose a seven night trip to the Norwegian Fjords leaving from Southampton. Parking was superb, boarding efficient our bags were outside our cabin by the time we got there, room attendant excellent and beyond reproach. The ship itself was just dull, no wow factors at all everything Brown and beige. The shops were ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Fantastic Ship, fantastic experience

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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Brenick

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Wanted to cruise and wanted to see Norway, what a super experience for my first Cruise. Ventura is a well appointed, spotlessly clean. Staff lovely, nothing too much trouble. Food in Bay Tree Restaurant exceptional, waiters lovely, service excellent. Plenty of choice, can honestly say enjoyed everything I ate. Buffet good for breakfast and lunch, great choices, tea and coffee always ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


Norwegian Fjords

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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Madhoose

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Fjords Fantastic, Wheelchair friendly ship and ports. Staff very helpful getting on off ship with wheelchair. Many regular P&O Cruisers reported this being the worst ship they had ever been on. Cruise ship disappointing. This was our first cruise, however my parents have done several cruises. Cabins were lovely and our Stewart was brilliant. Dinning Buffet meal good for breakfast, just avoid ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower

Traveled with disabled person


Overall Very Good Experience & Value

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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Mark Caerleon

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Despite some reservations in view of some reviews the dates worked for us and the Fjords was somewhere we had not previously visited. After speaking to a Travel Agent we went for an early saver fare, guaranteed cabin style but cabin and dining arrangements advised later / on board. Used CPS for parking - very smooth service would recommend. Embarkation very smooth although we were around one ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Not the best

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Supersaniman

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and I decided to book at the last minute for a Fjords Cruise on Ventura. We had done a similar thing last year around the baltic on Azura and had a great time so what good go wrong? The check in process was ok even after the hour wait to unload luggage and get the car parked. The cabin we had been allocated was right at the front on deck 11 but was in good condition and clean. The cabin ...
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Sail Date: July 2015


Not blown away

Review for Ventura to Norwegian Fjords

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daviesg3

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Firstly this was a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, we enjoyed the itinerary (which was our reason for booking this particular cruise) and the ship was fine however we weren't blown away by P&O. The ship is big but not bold, it's a little beige and lacks character; which is a shame. We mainly ate at the Bay Tree restaurant for dinner and in general the food was good, occasionally hit and miss ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


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