Ventura Reviews

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There’s always something happening on Ventura. Enjoy delicious fine dining, a tranquil spa, many quiet spaces to unwind, great sports facilities and four pools. Evenings are particularly memorable, with the lavish two-deck theatre where you’ll witness elaborate shows and stand-up comedy. There are twelve places to dine including three main restaurants.

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Date: 19 August 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Ventura cruise Summary: Have cruised with P&O for 23 years and have many happy memories but it seems to be changing so much. Just been on Ventura which we normally enjoy but the last 2 this year have not been good, food standards have dropped waiting a long time to be served in MDR one evening 1Hr for main course half an hour before we where even asked what we wanted and that was only after a gentleman...

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Date: 14 August 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Fjords are super Summary: We were blessed with good weather and had a great trip. The ports of call are great and allow you to see the fjords up close. It is possible to book excellent trips upon reaching the ports. We enjoyed Olden, Flam and Stavanger. The trip on the Eco boat from Flam is excellent. The Flam railway is overpriced and overrated. On board our cabin was great and cleaned very well. Disappointed with the dining experience....

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Date: 12 August 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Fjord cruise Summary: By and large fine but had to ask for several items that should have been waiting in our cabin. Namely complimentary slippers but more worrying toilet rolls. The latter arrived quickly enough when requested but you shouldn’t have to ask

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Date: 05 August 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Excellent cruise Summary: It was the first cruise for my self and niece my first and thoroughly enjoyed everything about it would award 5 stars to all of the above, and look forward to booking for next year

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Date: 05 August 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Amazing fjords adventure Summary: Just returned from this excellent fjords cruise on the wonderful P&O Ventura celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. We had a superb cruise. Lovely weather, calm seas, breathtaking scenery, exciting shore excursions ( troll cart ride to Briksdal glacier is brilliant ) and most excellent food and drink on board. We tried all the ‘pay extra’ restaurants and the main dining room and couldn’t fault any of them. Entertainment on board was a mixed bag and...

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Date: 29 July 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Last P&O cruise for us Summary: Ventura is a beautiful ship as are the staff. However, unfortunately, we felt the standards had slipped with P&O on this trip, we are a quiet friendly outgoing couple, and enjoy the dining experiences in the various restaurants and enjoy the bars and clubs Along with the formal nights and everything that P&O have to offer. On this trip, we felt overwhelmed by a certain element of other cruisers, possibly first time cruisers making us...

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Date: 16 July 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Iceland Summary: Returned from Iceland cruise (7 July).Recommend it to one and all.Great place to visit.Ventura is a great ship..Service was great,food,as always delicious,wonderful room service.

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Date: 15 July 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Sunny Iceland Summary: Ventura and her sister Azura are our favourite P&O ships, been on them all except the now “departing” Oriana and all are good. Embarkation was excellent, parked car (Parking 4 Cruises) at 1pm through check-in/security and on-board in 15 minutes, and cabins were immediately available. Luggage arrived quickly also. Cabin E730, it’s no where as noisy as some make out, especially on this school time cruise so not as many night-clubbers, and the balcony is...

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Date: 15 July 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Land of the midnight sun Summary: What a spectacular sight of Mother Nature at her very best! Still so warm and bright even at 02.30! Highly recommend cruising to Iceland, the waterfalls are wonderful. Ventura is looking very good after her refurbishment, cabins completely refurbed to a high spec. Staff always very friendly and helpful, the food was delicious at every meal. I felt thoroughly spoilt!

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Date: 10 June 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Fantastic family break Summary: We loved every minute of this cruise. The food was great, entertainment varied, service fantastic throughout.

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Date: 03 June 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: First timers Summary: This was our first cruise, myself and my wife in her wheelchair. I can honestly say it was the best choice we have ever made. The service the food the entertainment were all top class. The Ventura was a truly awesome ship with everything you could possibly need on it. The crew could be more helpful and we loved every minute of this experience so much we have booked for next year

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Date: 03 June 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Canaries May 2019 Summary: We had a very good experience of booking our cruise through Bolsover. They were so helpful, cheerful and always on hand to ask any questions. Holiday on ship was excellent as usual. Luckily we had been on this ship before. No complaints at all. Food excellent and staff could not do enough for you. Weather, however, could of been better but that is just one of those things sadly.

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Date: 15 May 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Canary Islands Summary: Our Super Deluxe cabin was absolutely awesome. Weather at each Port lovely. Food,Waiters service excellent. Theatre show brilliant.. Thank you for giving us a brilliant time xxxxx

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Date: 14 May 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: standards falling Summary: this is our 25th cruise with p&o and our 5th on ventura and was our least satisfying. the entertainment was particulary poor apart from the headliners and freddy mercury. the so called comedians were very poor,in fact we walked out of both of the shows for both of the comedians. the daytime entertainment was particularly poor especially as the weather wasn’t very good .the service in the dining room was sometimes very slow. on the...

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Date: 13 May 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Sliding downhill Summary: Cabin in poor condition (we have photographs). Electrical failures galore. Cutbacks evident, eg no tissues in public lavatories. New IT system not good. Account not available on TV. Twice there were items on account that we had not purchased, one resolved, other still outstanding. Staff, stewards & waiting staff still excellent. Will probably not travel with P&O again and certainly not Ventura. Just felt let down. However, we enjoyed the cruise overall.

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Date: 13 May 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Holiday Summary: Had a lovely cruise but Ventura could do with cabin carpets and chair replacing was laying new carpets near all lifts while we were on board wall in cabin could do with a clean in ours it looked as if somebody had thrown a sponge at the walls and all run marks .and especially if p&o are putting prices up since stopping gratuities.

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Date: 29 April 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Disappointed again. Summary: After enduring leaving Oslo fjord into a force 13 hurricane to end up anchored off Norfolk for Christmas Day instead of being in Amsterdam, Then re-booking to go into Amsterdam only to be told months later that we will be docking 45 minutes coach drive away, and finally cruising to Guernsey to be told we can’t get into St Peter port because of the wave height. We are becoming very disillusioned with P&O planning. Having...

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Date: 23 April 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Think Twice Summary: April 5th – 12th. Broadly a disappointment (less the excellent waiter service in the restaurants and the quality of the food in the restaurants (which is nicely served and portioned I.e not overwhelming). A key consideration to any Cruise and Ship is how will you feel if you stay ‘cooped’ up in the ‘hotel’ for 48 hours or so? Failing to get ashore at Oporto and then St. Peter Port was a bitter disappointment (despite...

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Date: 15 April 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Are p&o chefs on a budget? Summary: P&O’s new soon to be introduced tips policy seems to be taking effect, not a smile or interaction amongst dining room staff, food of really poor quality, ship and cabin spotless as per P&O high standards, hope this is only on Ventura or will be losing a customer!

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Date: 15 April 2019
Line: P&O Cruises | Ship: Ventura Reviews

Title: Med cruise Summary: Poor meat products in restaurants. Overall food and presentation not terrific. My wife’s nationality classed as Yemeni where’s that from ? . Service in restaurants was good, and ship in good shape. Shows average quality. P&O drinks package only suitable for heavy drinkers both husband and wife as you are obliged both to subscribe. P&O slipping behind competitors I’m afraid after many years of good cruises

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