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3,226 Southampton Cruise Reviews


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bmwlover

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Queen Elizabeth met all expectations

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We chose this cruise for the unusual itinerary and the ship. We had been on the Queen Elizabeth for the entire maiden World Cruise in 2011 , and were curious to discover the changes that had taken place in the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CorkSerene

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Safe with Cunard

Excellent service and food, and world class shows. Entertained by Pam Ayres and educated by Lord Dannatt, or should that be the other way round? Special thanks to crew and staff, Roger, Chandra, Jane, Alex, Sid and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Stcavill

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

World cruise with a difference brilliant

The cruise set off prior to virus and went well until half way round when virus caught up with us it then became a mystery tour which p & o dealt with in a brilliant way. The boat was a bit old and other were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Veronique Paul

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

WORLD CRUISE QM2 2020

We choosed this World cruise on Cunard for the itinerary and the ship It was a very special cruise because of the Corona virus. Everyone was disappointed by the cancellation of the ports. But we understood ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Clipper Chick

5 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Best Holiday Ever

Arcadia is my favourite ship. I have sailed on Cunard QM2 but on that 7 days was too many. Arcadia may not be perfect the buckets are still about but she has a soul and the friendliest most helpful crew at sea. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Devoniantrecker

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Superb - highly recommend

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. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TheGardener

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Black Watch Cruise to Andalucia and Cadiz Festival

This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen and the more we see of the FO fleet the more we love them. Fred Olsen's innovative choice of ports is a great attraction to us. After completing thirty cruises with other ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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claibees

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First cruise. Exceeded expectations.

I have decided to write this review to help first time cruisers like myself decide if cruising is for them. There were a lot of reviews, especially about Aurora that were negative and we had no idea what to expect. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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seaventurer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Epic 14 day adventure to Norway and the Arctic, chasing the Northern Lights

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES BLACK WATCH - 14 Nights, Norway & The Arctic Ålesund, Trondheim, Tromsø (overnight), Alta (overnight), Kristiansund I am on a mission. After sailing on over 50 ships, 150+ cruises and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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G Murray

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

10 years since last cruise, forgot how good it is

Well last cruised 10 years ago, when we used to cruise with our 2 sons who were children then. Booked this cruise following the cancellation of the Dubai cruise. At first port Madeira sent a text to both my sons ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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rich 112

6 Reviews Written

63 Helpful Votes

Loved Arcadia

Cruise WVDV6X. ARCADIA 16 September – 10 October 2019. Canada Sorry for the delay with this review. Family issues have taken up my time since we have returned Our 6th P and O cruise so far. To my mind in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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APMuso

5 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

Excellent New Years cruise on-board Arcadia

After over half a dozen wonderful cruises on Arcadia, we booked this special new years cruise without hesitation and again we were not disappointed! Everything from start to finish was very good indeed. From a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AnnBla

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A great ship!

We chose this cruise because we thought the itinerary looked really interesting & we wanted to experience a smaller ship - we had only ever cruised on Britannia before.We were checked in promptly by friendly staff ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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inspectorroddy559

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, dismiss all the bad reviews.

My wife and I went on the Arcadia Christmas cruise to Norway and Denmark on 19th December 2019. We have not been on this ship before but have been on other P&O ships. I do not know how this ship gets bad reviews, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MarkBearSF

5 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

My Favorite Things - now in Grill Class!

Just before Christmas we returned to the Queen Mary 2, doing our very favorite itinerary, a Westbound Crossing. As this was a somewhat last-minute “live for today” splurge, we booked into the Queens Grill ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Marjorie Sheldon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Travelling Solo

I chose this cruise because it was taking the route which I did with my family (husband and three daughters ) forty five years ago when we emigrated to Australia. A sentimental journey .I flew from Perth Australia, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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roeyourboat

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

INCREDIBLE Experience

This was our 3rd Cruise, two of which were only 7 days each.Our last one being with Princess in Alaska. We were happy then so tried them again. This time it was 37 days at sea on the Sapphire Princess ship from ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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EMah

8 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Western & Eastern Mediterranean & Up the Adriatic

Cruise covered a wide span and interesting ports of call. Some were new and some were old. We just immersed ourselves in the beautiful localities whenever we can. Also, the weather was favourable at this time of the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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beckyrushton89

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Holiday of a lifetime

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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The happy wanderers

6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Ferry to Cape Town

We booked this cruise to facilitate our onward journey to Victoria falls hence the title. It was the poshest ferry we've ever been on. Embarking was a doodle, on board within 30 minutes. Lovely cabin (wheelchair ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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owsaw

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Inaugural & Transatlantic Cruise...What's Not To Like?

Overall all these CC reviews are fair and accurate. Being an Inaugural cruise with roughly 50% occupancy our experience most likely will not be the norm on a full boat in season. Still all of pros & con assessments ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Wellbeloved1045

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bucket List Northern Lights Trip

Bucket list cruise to see Northern Lights. We were very fortunate that we did indeed see this spectacle as it is by no means a certainty. The days we were there the probablity was good at 30% ! We saw them on one ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Clipper Chick

5 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Expectations

Silhouette is wonderful looks stunning and is very friendly. I had joined the cruise critic roll call before this sailing and had some great fun for about a month beforehand signing up for group activities ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kynance

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable fortnight with much improved dining experience

Our 2018 Cunard cruise was a short, 3 day trip trying out the Britannia Club restaurant on Queen Victoria, so our last experience of the Britannia restaurant was in 2017 on Queen Mary 2. Having found that experience ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bridge1

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Hamburg, Amsterdam and Zeebrugge trip

Last minute decision as it was so cheap and I have not visited these places. Have not been on Oceana since she had her refit and it looks good. My (adult) daughter and I shared an inside cabin at the back on A ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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