Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews

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1,049 Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews
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eleanorm/cr
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
My 60th present too myself. A week on QM2. So excited. Room lovely and cabin crew and waitress in dining room lovely. Loved the fact that they had gentlemen dancers for the ladies to dance with in the Queens ballroom. However I felt so ... Read more
jonbax
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I always wanted to sail from New York to Southampton. What better the the only liner.. the QM2. I was given a chance to upgrade to queens grill. Wonderful. This made the experience far better. Great dining in the queens grill ... Read more
Iane
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
I thought I would share with others my first-hand experience of being a newbie voyager. Firstly, you will note that I use the word “voyager” in lieu of cruiser the reason being is the trans-atlantic crossing is a voyage and not ... Read more
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Mrs Stead
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Cabin 10133 on Cunard Queen Mary to ship travelling out on 24 May for two nights. We stayed in a penthouse suite. The suite was quite nice but there was certainly no butler service. Just a room steward whom we saw a couple of times if ... Read more
SeaBreeze10
Member Since 2010
1 review
15 forum posts
8 helpful votes
1st time on Cunard, (800 + days on other lines). Can't wait to sail on one of the Queens again. Met great people....including Tom and Phyllis of Greenville, SC. with who we had fixed dining. Regret that I did not get contact ... Read more
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Laura525
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed from Southhampton to NYC with a friend in late May. We each had our own cabin and loved the privacy and on board social experiences. All lectures and educational offerings were superb. The big band and the Royal dramatic arts ... Read more
MarkBearSF
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
1,054 forum post
8 helpful votes
Home again. Ahhhhhh. Last May, we did a westbound crossing on the QM2, our third voyage and second crossing aboard her. It was so perfect for us that we decided to do it again this year, except as a round trip. (spoiler – We ... Read more
fastbailer
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this QM2 cruise because we had never done a crossing and the seven day length seemed a good way to try it. We were in the middle group, Princess Class, anbd dined eveninns in the Princess Grill. For breakfst adn lunch we chose ... Read more
Shellbackx3
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife i have had eight prior cruises, with the most recent two on Holland America. For this cruise, we wanted a trans-ocean cruise on a ship with dance floor, as we are social ballroom dancers. We also wanted a ship which looked and felt ... Read more
FranMan55
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We wanted to do a transatlantic crossing on a real ocean liner and the QM2 is probably the only benchmark for that kind of travel. The passengers were dominated by the average age well north of late 60's; 40% Brit 40% US. Overall, ... Read more
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BCHappyGal
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
7,843 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
We used the Queen Mary 2 as transportation from Europe (Southampton) back to North America (New York) and for that it was OK... Would I book a cruise on the QM2 - NO Found the food to be only OK... poor selection in the buffet compared ... Read more
Taffy11
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
It was on my friends bucket list so that was the reason for the cruise. I have cruised with Thompson princess and silverseas before but I expected to be wowed when I eventually arrived on board from the worst embarkation I have ever ... Read more
F355c5
Member Since 2004
1 review
256 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Nice ship- confusing to get around when parts of the kings court are closed. Rooms nice sheltered balcony great for transatlantic crossing in May. Crew helpful-stewards perfect, casino very small with limited slots and old. ... Read more
FLEXWARE
Member Since 2017
1 review
26 helpful votes
We decided to return from Europe via the QMII since it was leaving just days after we left our Western Mediterranean Cruise and left from the port where we disembarked. The ship is impressive, very lovely. We enjoyed the lecturers and ... Read more
tctommy
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
285 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I don't like to fly was the main reason for taking this cruise. getting on and off the ship was a nightmare. 2500 people and it took hours for the process. We are used to 5000 people and have it take half the time. Maybe if they pulled ... Read more
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Greyfox
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise to experience the Suez Canal and for that the cruise was very successful. How did I rate the cruise overall - average I suppose? The food was good, especially buffet breakfast and lunch, loved the stir-fry and Thai ... Read more
tonyh24
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
First time on QM2...Arrived Dubai by air and spent 3 nights in JW Marriott (outstanding hotel)and had an "evening with Katherine Jenkins" which was excellent...did several private tours within Dubai...very good value. Overall ... Read more
Pyer
Member Since 2014
8 reviews
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this trip via Imagine Cruising because the trip to India after the cruise was the added attraction.Boarding at Singapore was abbismal as they said the computers were down ,meaning long waits and even longer queues as 2000 people ... Read more
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dreena52
Member Since 2017
1 review
32 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Just been on board for 10 days and was pleased to get off, personally I found the food not to be 5 star, the buffet area, although the food was better, I likened it to a motorway dining area, with the seating arranged so people were ... Read more
grandmom4
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
13 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We like Cunard for still keeping the style of cruising. There are some formal nights with formal/cocktail dress ups, but we like it. We like that the company keep the same dress code for dinners at the restaurant. It is classical style. ... Read more
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LGOL
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This 7 night cruise was our 4th time aboard Mary, and our 5th week in terms of days. We were keen to see the changes made during the refit last year as we had spent 16 nights on her just prior (BNE/HKG) Boarding at HKG was great, we ... Read more
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Newy Cruiser
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We travelled in QM2 for a short 10-day leg of the ship's current world cruise, taking advantage of a generous sale that had been advertised. In short, the experience was everything we expected, and more. Every aspect of the ship's ... Read more
clawhammer3
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 helpful votes
To enjoy a leisurely time visiting various far east ports we had looked forward to this cruise for months, unfortunately the reality proved to be a disappointment. The embarkation was a slow process, which we christened FTS,( ie.. first ... Read more
ACTcruiser
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 helpful votes
I've taken over 20 cruises usually of 21 night duration on Cunard, Celebrity, MSC, Holland America, Carnival and Royal Caribbean.Solo (single) traveller thus usually paying a 75-100% surcharge. For what it's worth I'm a gold level Cunard ... Read more
caa52
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
22 helpful votes
We have always wanted to cruise on Cunard and we weren't disappointed. Queen Mary 2 was just as we expected. Great service, great food, plenty of space and a touch of class. We had 14 days on the ship and the dinner menu was different ... Read more
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