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P&O Ventura Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews
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Fantastic First Cruise
"First cruise and first time on the Ventura. Absolutely fantastic ship and we had a great time on the whole. It was all a bit mystifying initially. Embarkation was smooth but once on board it got totally..."Read More
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johnnyd57uk

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Superb - highly recommend

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Devoniantrecker

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was a 5 week cruise, having only undertaken a few shorter cruises before, unlike many well seasoned cruisers on board, we were pleasantly surprised at the quality, standard and presentation of everything. In a nut shell: on reading reviews (after we had paid a deposit) I started to get concerned! Fortunately a very level headed well travelled friend reassured me that the Ventura was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

5 Helpful Votes


Need to do better.

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Avast Behind

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The Ventura cruise departed on ,11the February for a USA/Caribbean cruise of some 35 days. Initial impressions of the ship were a bit mixed, some good, some less so. Our cabin was a balcony on deck 12, a reasonable size and a comfy bed. Our cabin steward was good and he did his duties well. Our first port of call was La Corrina, we quite like this call and went ashore for a shop and some ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

3 Helpful Votes


Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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LJventura

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Made a mistake by booking Ventura - Very noisy ship especially in the atrium with dance classes going on all day so unable to relax in the bar or coffee lounge. This went on in the evening so instead of having a pianist we had blaring music to contend with -very unpleasant so went to Glasshouse. Excellent cabin and "Elvor" our cabin steward was very professional and did a excellent ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Kusadasi

4 Helpful Votes


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

Departure Port: Kusadasi

50 Helpful Votes


Standards have dropped on P&O

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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jjlondon

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose this cruise as we have been on Ventura before. I can't express how disappointed I and the rest of my party were. The headliners seemed under rehearsed, the special guests weren't special - comedians that weren't suitable for a Christmas cruise, and a lack of entertainment during the day unless you are a fitness fanatic The dance lessons were in the central Atrium - who wants to learn ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

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

1 Helpful Vote


Obvious cost cutting cruise

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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Pyer

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Having used the Ventura last year for a 35 day cruise we were looking forward to a repeat cruise which this time included some South American ports of call.We booked a outside cabin but were disappointed to be given a cabin on deck five which was so small that the bed filled most of the space and there was nowhere to sit except the bed.The noise from the thrusters made sleeping difficult and after ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower

65 Helpful Votes


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

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

13 Helpful Votes


P&O poorly operated.

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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Mattywoos

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

My experience on P and O cruises was a first however it sure will be my last. The buffet food is the same each night and is of a low standard. The entertainment onboard was next to none and they had an awful comedian who was on twice a night and on, on more than one night. The drinks package is completely pointless unless you become friendly with the bar staff or walk from bar to bar as theres a ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

8 Helpful Votes


Cost savings are evident

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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Essex Man

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Ventura N933 12 nights Madeira, Canaries and Lisbon, 17 to 29th November 2019 Embarkation at Southampton on the 17th November was quick and efficient. All the cabins were supposed to be ready for occupancy at 1.30pm, although we were in E227 before then. Ferdinand the cabin steward was self-effacing and well worth the personal tip on the last day of the cruise. E227 is on Deck 8, just above ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

45 Helpful Votes


Holiday of a lifetime

Review for Ventura to Europe - All

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beckyrushton89

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Where do I begin? The cruise was absolutely fantastic. Whoever faults this cruise needs there heads checking. The ship itself is beautiful, In fabulous condition. The rooms were cleaned every day and night. Our room cleaner even left little chocolates on our pillows which went down very well with our children! There was jam packed entertainment on throughout the day! The theatre shows were like ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower

Traveled with children

12 Helpful Votes


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