Arcadia Reviews

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Arcadia is a mid-sized cruise ship exclusively for adults. Combining the chic with the classic, Arcadia offers a wonderful blend of features. With one main restaurant, a grill restaurant from Marco Pierre White and the luxury of Sindhu, in addition to an expansive spa with thermal suite and hydro-therapy pool, a three-tiered theater and a boutique cinema, she offers more than a hint of extravagance.

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Date: 29 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Arcadia downside Summary: Ship has a very poor atrium, very dull in all bars and no atmosphere. Tiping is about £100 plus each, plus you have to add for wine waiter etc. P&O Cruises need to up there game to match other cruise lines. Daytime activities were also very poor

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Date: 29 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Room for improvement Summary: We sailed to the Mediterranean on Arcadia 6th August 2017. I had read some poor reports about Arcadia i.e leaks all over the ship, decorating going on, nasty smells e.t.c. I have to say that none of this affected me. I saw one bucket collecting water from the ceiling in the Rising Sun pub and that was it. The ship itself is not brand new and sparkling or ultra modern. I expect some of this...

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Date: 29 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: This cruise ticked every box. Summary: Our cruise was booked chiefly to celebrate a landmark birthday and what a good choice it was. The Arcadia and the entire crew provided excellent service and did everything required to ensure we enjoyed a most memorable holiday. The only port we found disappointing was the first call, Portimao. After that all ports had much to offer in their own right and the excursions we booked were well worth it. This was only our second...

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Date: 29 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Western Med on Arcadia Summary: We have just returned from a delightful 2 week cruise on Arcadia from Southampton to the Western Med. Arcadia is our favourite P&O ship and although she is showing signs of wear, still offers a very nice experience. The plumbing has entered that interesting stage where it is ready for an engineering refit but we were never particularly inconvenienced. We did an Iceland cruise on Arcadia in August 2016 and booked thus cruise when on...

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Date: 08 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Norway and Iceland Summary: Arcadia is one of our favorite ships in the P&O fleet but it sorely needs a little tlc. It is looking tired and we understand is to go for a partial refit later this year. In our opinion it needs a total refit. Several of the public toilets were broken and at times smelled a lot and we understand this had been the case before we boarded. We also wish the “Headliners” would learn some...

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Date: 08 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Norway, Iceland and Dublin Summary: Our recent cruise was exactly as predicted. From the check in to the check out was packed with enjoyment, entertainment and laughter with good food and wine. The trips in Iceland were great, bit expensive but well worth every penny. Cabin staff, waiters and staff in general were all very friendly and helpful with nothing that they could not put right. Just great.

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Date: 07 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Arcadia J709 Norway Iceland and Dublin Summary: My wife and I chose this particular cruise itinerary as a contrast to the cruises we had taken previously. We were apprehensive with regards to the weather conditions but our concerns were unnecessary. The weather in both Norway and Iceland could not have been better. The scenery in the Fjords was stunning, complimented by the weather. You need to book excursions to get a sense of the country as both Flaam and Geiranger are quite...

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Date: 07 August 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Norway and Iceland Summary: A friendly compact ship which we like a lot. It needs updating and refurbishment. Cleanliness needed a further effort, with dust in cabin unmoved for a fortnight. The biggest complaint was the chairs in the lounge and bar areas. With an ageing population, many with bad backs seating needs to be fashionable but comfortable. Nevertheless I am likely to go on the ship again.

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Date: 28 July 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Brilliant mini cruise to Guernsey Summary: Having sailed on our first cruise on Britannia last year in the Caribbean, thought we’d try a mini cruise as a weekend break and an opportunity to see what the experience of departing on a cruise from Southampton is like. So, our choice of vessel was basically made for us but I was looking forward to trying another ship in the P&O fleet… The boarding process was a breeze, I think it took us 40...

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Date: 22 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Disappointing Summary: Didn’t get to Guernsey .. On ship 3 days .. Activities didn’t allow for the extra people trying to take part .. Ship old and worn.

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Date: 19 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: New Ports On The Med Summary: Our cruise was on Arcadia on a 17-day trip. We visited small ports that were new to us: La Spezia; Olbia; El Ferrol. The activity ratings for excursions were way off. One we went on was described as low activity. It involved lots of steps and steep inclines which many people could not manage and complained to the shore excursion person who merely said it was the lowest of all the excursions. She was dismissive...

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Date: 19 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Bolsover to Arcadia Summary: Relaxing wonderful cruise and it started with all the help of Bolsover, excellent service to start with, and I knew our cruise would be perfect even the room was perfect thank you.

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Date: 19 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Taster cruise Summary: Had a wonderful cruise with my sister who recently had a stroke and is unable to speak. It was her first cruise and the crew, particularly the dining staff and cabin steward went out of the way to assist in menu choices!

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Date: 14 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: The Med on Arcadia Summary: The menu choices have once again gone down. It would appear that since the celebrity chefs got involved that the choices of good basic food has gone. The Guest speaker was put in the globe where a large number of the seats can’t see the screen and this was important for his talks. The Headliners shows were the same as we have been watching for a number of years although with a different caste. About...

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Date: 14 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Any more green beans on Arcadia? Summary: This was our second cruise on Arcadia, the first having been 4 years ago. The ship was much as we remembered it, although the overall condition had deteriorated somewhat. We have been aware for some time that P & O had been reducing staff numbers, and it appears that on-board maintenance is one thing that has suffered. When this was mentioned, we were told that the ship was due a refit shortly. This was the...

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Date: 02 June 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Arcadia Fjord Cruise Summary: Another enjoyable cruise on Arcadia. Impressed by the ease of embarkation and cabin ready for use as soon as we were on board. The weather was mixed – two ports of call had rain and the other two warm sunshine. Luckily our two favourite ports – Olden and Bergen had the best weather. Service on board was excellent – cabin stewardess Jennifer, the waiters and head waiter in the Meridian, wine waiter and bar staff...

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Date: 30 May 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: World Cruise J701 Summary: A great cruise on a very friendly ship. We thought 114 nights might be too much but we enjoyed every minute on this western circumnavigation. The food and service in the MDR ( Freedom) was excellent and the two speciality restaurants, which we used a lot, were outstanding. The only downside on the restaurants was the lack of a Glasshouse or Beach House for such a long cruise. The entertainment was good and improved from...

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Date: 30 May 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Norwegian Adventure Summary: Both the ship, service and itinerary were all first class. Having completed the same trip to the Norwegian Fjords some 9 years ago in the same ships we were once again impressed by every aspect of the cruise. It was also once again noticeable that we paid reasonable prices for our drinks and wine with no extra service charge. A pleasant change from many other cruise lines! We would like to commend P&O for maintaining...

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Date: 22 May 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: How Bad Can A Cruise Get? Total Waste Of Money. Summary: Outer appearance of ship -dirty. Windows – Very dirty. FOOD in Meridian Restaurant Very Poor – Badly Cooked – Not well presented. Totally lacking in imagination. Belvedere/buffet restaurant – good. Very good choice of food for breakfasts etc. ENTERTAINMENT – POOR – except for 1 entertainer – Soprano accompanied by her pianist – Excellent. Final Word – No More Cuises for us- what should have been a luxury holiday – was a disaster. Please don’t...

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Date: 22 May 2017
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Arcadia Reviews

Title: Western Med Cruise Summary: This was one of the best cruises we have had (no. 31). The weather was perfect, the trips we booked were excellent, particularly Sardinia. The food was also very good and to our taste.

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