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This cruise had a good itinerary with plenty of stops in great places. My wife and I travelled in Princess Grill accommodation which was adequate ( this was our 31st cruise nearly all Cunard). We elected to avoid the Princess Grill dining room altogether and enjoyed buffet service in the Lido.. Now bearing in mind that cruising seems to be all about dining and its experience we definitely were 'off message' Efforts were made to encourage us to go to the Grills restaurant. The service we received was attentive and friendly and we had a great time doing our own thing. The shops were actually lacklustre with stuff we wouldn't normally buy, high end is great but very limiting. On this cruise the theatre was also a bit mundane although it was packed so glad that others enjoyed it night after night. we are back on the ship for 2 months next year ( 2019) so is indicative that things were good.

Queen Elizabeth is predictable and dependable

Queen Elizabeth Cruise Review by paja49

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2018
  • Destination: Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Princess Suite
This cruise had a good itinerary with plenty of stops in great places. My wife and I travelled in Princess Grill accommodation which was adequate ( this was our 31st cruise nearly all Cunard). We elected to avoid the Princess Grill dining room altogether and enjoyed buffet service in the Lido.. Now bearing in mind that cruising seems to be all about dining and its experience we definitely were 'off message' Efforts were made to encourage us to go to the Grills restaurant.

The service we received was attentive and friendly and we had a great time doing our own thing.

The shops were actually lacklustre with stuff we wouldn't normally buy, high end is great but very limiting. On this cruise the theatre was also a bit mundane although it was packed so glad that others enjoyed it night after night.


we are back on the ship for 2 months next year ( 2019) so is indicative that things were good.
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Cabin Review

Princess Suite
Cabin P2 6097
As regards to the accommodation, whilst okay, getting in and out of the bath to have a shower gets more difficult as our age advances and also the cabin was really cold with the air conditioning ( turn it up or down I hear you say) well there seemed to be only two settings either Hot or very cold and specifically at the settee part of the room. Fortunately it was hot outside but air con when it is cold is very cold... no point in whingeing about that but worthy of a mention
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