Hong Kong to Southampton

Queen Mary 2 Cruise Review to World Cruise

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Queen Mary 2

40 Night World Cruise Segment (Hong Kong To Southampton)

Sail date: March 31, 2018

Ship: Queen Mary 2

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5031

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Loved this cruise, loved the ship, crew and all personnel were great. Thought it was a shame the drinks were expensive and an extra cost to do quite a few extra things. Enjoyed planetarium and lectures aboard, also several different type of religious services for those who wanted.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very efficient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
We didn't pay extra for speciality restaurants as main dining room was good and buffet excellent

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Plenty of activities to enjoy, pools and facilities excellent.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Superb attention and pleasantness

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Well maintained

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

One or two people who were in cabins above entertainment were disturbed late evening

Ports of call

Hong Kong

5 out of 5
Enjoyed hong Kong as we had joined ship there great place

Nha Trang, Vietnam

5 out of 5
Excursion and lived it

Singapore

5 out of 5
Excursion - so clean

Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia

5 out of 5
Yes went up 'll tower

Penang (Pulau Pinang), Malaysia

5 out of 5

Langkawi (Pulau Langkawi), Malaysia

5 out of 5
Yes beautiful beach and local people

Phuket, Thailand

4 out of 5
Having been before we had a lovely time walking around ourselves

Colombo, Sri Lanka

5 out of 5
Yes interesting

Cochin, India

4 out of 5
There had been a storm so vegetation everywhere, apart from this it wasn't very clean and visa cost extortionate

Muscat, Oman

5 out of 5
Yes it was a very calm, friendly place

Dubai, U.A.E.

5 out of 5
Yes, very advanced and obviously well off, burla kalif visit amazing but cost over 100 pounds to go up. 2nd day went in ourselves to amazing shopping mall and then spice and gold markets

Aqaba (Petra), Jordan

5 out of 5
No as we had previously been to Petra and dead sea so went around the town ourselves, enjoyable

Suez Canal Transit

5 out of 5
We didn't stop along transit but commentary on board about it which was fascinating

Limassol, Cyprus

5 out of 5
No excursion, enjoyed limassol and met relative who took us along coast to eat at local taverna

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
Docked at Sorrento instead and visited lemon grove and wandered around as again had been to local sites before

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5
No excursion as previously been to Rome enjoyed port area

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
No excursion as we one time around, queues for cathedral so enjoyed las ramblas

Cadiz (Seville), Spain

5 out of 5
Excursion around Cadiz, visited tavira tower camera obscure, lovely place

Southampton (London), England

3 out of 5
Disembarkation

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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