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Portsmouth (England) to Europe - British Isles & Western Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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4.3
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Scarlet Lady is an amazing lady who will surprise, entertain, enchant and look after you
"Deck 16 The Sun Club (overlooking the Aquatic Club pool) Athletic Club (located aft) Deck 15 The Aquatic Club Gym & Tonic Deck 7 – all with sea views Dock House (indoor bar with a laid-back Mediterranean beach style) The Dock (outdoor bar overlooking the wake with day beds, tables chairs and sofas) Loose Cannon (in the style of a Dive bar) The Social Club with nearby arcade games Draught Haus (a tap room) Sip (a stylish champagne bar) Deck 6 On the Rocks (described as a cave bar but with sea views on one side) Casino bar Activities/Fitness Scarlet Lady offers a wide range of activities around the ship from organised fitness classes in various venues, some complimentary, some for a nominal fee.Boarding Scarlet Lady We boarded Scarlet Lady by tapping our band at the entrance on deck 5, walked through Sailor Services, whilst being welcomed by enthusiastic crew members, and up in the elevators (all lit in different colours with display screens showing water bubbling away) to deck 14 to locate our “Sea Terrace” on the port side (or A as Virgin Voyages refer to it, starboard side is referred to as Z)...."Read More
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What a brilliant weekend

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Alex Batho
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I went on this weekend cruise with my sister because we always try to go away for a couple of days together each year. We had an absolute blast. The food was better than we could possibly have hoped for. Everything we ate felt like top restaurant quality and came in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Every member of staff we encountered was polite and seemed happy to be doing their job. We had dinner ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


A quieter and more refined version of Saga

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Mr Miserable
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

We expected different but I was surprised at what Virgin have done well but perhaps more surprised at what they did badly. First of all the App since your whole experience revolves around it functioning correctly. We were a party of 6 with a mix of IOS and Android phones and so can authoritively say the failings of the app are not down to the operating system of your phone. Everyone of us had ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Perfect Staycation

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Kiwilady5
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

As a first time cruise for me, it had many things going for it. It was a short cruise, no children, modern decor, no gratuities. The restaurant food and service was excellent. The cabin, Sea view, was spacious and the cleaning staff very attentive. Poor them though, having to scrape the Black Soap off the hand basin each day. Not quite sure who would be purchasing some of the items on ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Scarlet lady

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Robertcharles
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Booked a Suite so expected the rockstar treatment. No VIP check in at Portsmouth and bit more like cattle class. Cabin was very well appointed but would have expected a bottle of champagne on arrival. Mini bar was either spirits or wine not both and you would have had to pay if you wanted both. For the money paid would have expected at least one free day to experience the spa. Overall not the ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Virgin Voyages “They do things differently”

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Cuckoo-Maritine
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Simply put virgin are putting some impressive and well designed ships into service but they might be holding themselves back with a standard statement of we do things differently. It’s great to break the old ways of cruising and the ships with inclusive all in dining is a good thing. However there are some issues with virgin being virgin: so don’t expect much sailing information or ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Amazing experience with teething problems

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Lauren2504
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

This cruise was an amazing first time experience. The ship is beautiful and there’s fun shows, good self-serve entertainment and a lot of food options. The staff are super friendly and it’s nice to feel like everyone *wants* to be working here! Everyone has a smile and is super welcoming. Zoltan was great, as was Mauricio! I’d say that Virgin needs to specify their target audience, ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Scarlet Lady Maiden Voyages

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Hayley Bates
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We original chose this cruise as we were interested in the Virgin cruise philosophy and we wanted to sail on a brand new boat. We were generally impressed with the general layout of the ship and the cleanliness and efficiency of the facilities. We thought the layout of the bars was good and the drinks on offer were varied and reasonably priced, although we felt there was a shortage of popular ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


3* as improvements needed

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Gingerspurs
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

A little different to other cruises we have been on and started poorly when we were not pre advised that we would need to go in a coach to have a lateral flow covid test done which took approx 1 1/2 hours before we were then brought back to begin boarding the ship. Then when we boarded there was no really greeting we were just directed to a lift and told to go to our cabin, no itinerary, no ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Oops

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Greekjohn
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Booked 3 night weekender with friends, didn’t know if be only break this year. Why Virgin? Wanted to try something new. Good points Lovely cabin Good choice of restaurants Disco in Manor Club Deck 15 sitting area at back Great gym, lots of classes The other points Surprisingly only 2 loos around pool area! Entertainment was limited in that no live music and only ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Something for everyone

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Badgeronbaord
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We broke our cruising virginity with Scarlet Lady. We were not disappointed! Something to see everywhere you look. Food options are varied and extremely good quality. Lots of different spaces to visit. Our favourites were the social area with games and Richard’s Rooftop - an area reserved for those booked in the rockstar suites. Service was second to none. Entertainment was literally everywhere - ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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