After the Remastering

Queen Mary 2 Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Queen Mary 2

Eastern Caribbean

Sail date: November 26, 2016

Ship: Queen Mary 2

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11079

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

After the $132 million dollar renovation some things fell quite short.

First of all QM2 no longer has inside smoking rooms. We cannot possibly 

understand how you provide smoking for cigars and pipes and NOT cigarettes in

the same room!  The past two voyages were accommodating with an inside smoking room AND  smoking outside under the overhang on deck 8 pool level.  Now you have to bake in the sun or rain on deck 7.  Did Cunard forget that this is a transatlantic voyage and the North Atlantic is a cold and windy place to be.  Totally unacceptable and biased. 


The new buffet area..If you were trying to get away from a classy traditional atmosphere you succeeded.  I know Carrera Marble is the latest "look" but

it made you feel  as though you were in a cold  "commercial" kitchen.  Quite stark and uninviting.  Your ORIGINAL separation for food selections was both 

inviting and classy.    It seemed the  daily selection of foods was repetitive.  On desert display:  boring selections with an industrial display.


SORRY 4 thumbs down 


Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food selection and taste was very good in dining room. Not so much in buffet.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5

Roseau, Dominica

3 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5
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