We have just returned from 2 weeks on the Ventura a beautiful ship and this being our first cruise we were very pleased with the cabin and most of our fellow passengers. I do realise that with over 3000 people on board p and O have to cater for a great number of tastes but some of the so called entertainment certainly did not appeal to us. We were quite looking forward to having a little flutter in the casino but why oh why have they put it next to the PUB, needless to say we did not bother and for most of the cruise staff in the casino looked very bored as no one was using it. We felt the shore excursions we booked were very good and well organised. Our dining arrangements were wrong as we had booked freedom dining but after a day or so this was sorted out. Would we cruise again, probably but with a lot more research as this one really was not what we were looking for and from conversations with fellow passengers this was a very common view.

Lovely ship shame about some of the passengers

Ventura Cruise Review by jackath

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2011
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Junior Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower
We have just returned from 2 weeks on the Ventura a beautiful ship and this being our first cruise we were very pleased with the cabin and most of our fellow passengers. I do realise that with over 3000 people on board p and O have to cater for a great number of tastes but some of the so called entertainment certainly did not appeal to us.

We were quite looking forward to having a little flutter in the casino but why oh why have they put it next to the PUB, needless to say we did not bother and for most of the cruise staff in the casino looked very bored as no one was using it.



We felt the shore excursions we booked were very good and well organised.



Our dining arrangements were wrong as we had booked freedom dining but after a day or so this was sorted out.



Would we cruise again, probably but with a lot more research as this one really was not what we were looking for and from conversations with fellow passengers this was a very common view.
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Junior Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower
Cabin CA
Cabin was very good plenty of room nice balcony.
Good amount of space for clothes.
Very comfortable bed
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