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Queen Mary 2 Review

Cunard Line
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  • Overall Rating: 4.0-stars 4.0
  • Expert Rating:4.5-stars 4.5
  • Traveler Rating:3.5-stars 3.7
    • Couples: 4.0
    • Families w/ young children: 3.0
    • Families w/ older children: 3.7
    • Singles/Friends: 3.4
    • Groups: 3.8
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Refurbished: 2011
  • Ship Size: L
  • Total Cabins: 1,310
  • Restaurants: 10
  • Pools: 5

How it Ranks: Queen Mary 2 ranks #2 out of 3 Cunard Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

As you set sail on the Queen Mary 2, you might feel like you've been transported back in time. After all, this ship showcases the style of a traditional luxury liner with its grandiose galas and elegant dining options. But apart from its classic features and elegant arenas, you'll also find 21st-century enhancements like a planetarium, a 3-D cinema and a Canyon Ranch SpaClub. You can unwind in the tranquil library or savor a cocktail at the swanky Commodore Club while you admire sweeping views from the bow of the ship. Then, indulge in superb cuisine at Todd English Restaurant or one of five other venues that are designated for specific cabin categories. Guests staying in Queens Grill and Princess Grill Suites have access to the Queens Grill and Princess Grill, respectively. Guests in Balcony Staterooms or standard Oceanview or Inside Stateroom may select an early or late seating at the Brittania Restaurant, while those staying in Club Balcony suites eat in the Brittania Club (a separate section of the Brittania Restaurant). No matter which cabin you choose, you'll find your accommodations appointed with a refrigerator, a fruit basket, half a bottle of Bon Voyage wine and a satellite TV. But while the upscale accommodations and refined onboard atmosphere help create an upscale experience, it's the ship's informative lectures and attentive crew that sets it apart from competitors. In addition to Transatlantic voyages, the Queen Mary 2 offers 2014 itineraries in Europe, the Caribbean and around Australia and the Pacific, among other destinations.

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Queen Mary 2 Cabins

Queen Mary 2 offers a wide range of accommodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Queen Mary 2 Deck Plans

Queen Mary 2 contains 12 decks. Find out which features are available on each Queen Mary 2 deck.

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 24 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.