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P&O Ventura Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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A noisy, poor weather cruise sadly
"We chose this cruise having enjoyed a similar cruise in 2015.Same ship, same time of the year but very different. 6 of us travelled together to celebrate a significant birthday and, as a group, we could enjoy each..."Read More
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Superb - highly recommend

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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

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

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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


A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

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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


Hygiene

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Wen and Chris
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Whilst we agree with a lot of the comments made about the Ventura. Some of the guests hygiene leaves a lot to be desired. Ignoring hand sanatisers on many occasions. In the buffet restaurant we saw on many occasions passengers blowing their nose & coughing into the blue serviettes & putting them back on the table. Men walking into the buffet area with no tops on. Filling water bottles from the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower


Need to do better.

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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

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Never, ever cruise P&O again

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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

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Obvious cost cutting cruise

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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

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower


Could have been better

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louton
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Staff good other than our first waiter he was very very poor and sarcastic on one occasion throwing mince sauce all over my food.We asked to be moved and were. Our first cabin was rubbish as toilet kept blocking up air con was faulty the fridge was warm and more. we were moved to another cabin and we were very well looked after. The air conditioning on this ship was bad nearly every passenger had ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

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


P&O poorly operated.

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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

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Worst food and service at sea

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steven meredith
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My Name is Steve Meredith. I have been in the catering service for 40 years and still going. I have worked in all aspects of the industry from five star hotels, Michelin star restaurants, private chef to deli & coffee shop. I recently went on New Year Cruise UK Departure Date 29 Dec 19 Total Trip Nights: 5 I was very disappointed in the food and service. Food was of a very poor ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

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