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Overview

Launched in 2010 as the newest Cunard ship, Queen Elizabeth can carry up to 2,081 passengers. With 1,005 crew members on board, the ship puts an emphasis on personalized attention. Past cruisers said everyone from the wait staff to the room stewards provide five-star service.

Guests can choose from a number of lodging options, including unique single staterooms for solo travelers, special Queens and Princess Grill suites, Britannia Club and Britannia cabins. Some room categories offer extra space and access to exclusive dining venues. All cabins are outfitted with standard amenities such as room service, flat-screen TVs and minifridges.

Daytime activities include watercolor painting classes, dance lessons, fencing classes, afternoon tea and outdoor garden parties. While children's programming is provided, recent cruisers note that entertainment is decidedly adult, with evening galas and chic lounges.

Queen Elizabeth offers four main dining rooms that vary by cabin type, as well as a specialty restaurant and alternative dining at the Lido buffet. In the evenings, passengers can grab a nightcap at one of multiple bars and lounges.

In 2018-19, the Queen Elizabeth makes a variety of sailings throughout Europe, AustraliaAsia and more. 

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Launched in 2010 as the newest Cunard ship, Queen Elizabeth can carry up to 2,081 passengers. With 1,005 crew members on board, the ship puts an emphasis on personalized attention. Past cruisers said everyone from the wait staff to the room stewards provide five-star service.

Guests can choose from a number of lodging options, including unique single staterooms for solo travelers, special Queens and Princess Grill suites, Britannia Club and Britannia cabins. Some room categories offer extra space and access to exclusive dining venues. All cabins are outfitted with standard amenities such as room service, flat-screen TVs and minifridges.

Daytime activities include watercolor painting classes, dance lessons, fencing classes, afternoon tea and outdoor garden parties. While children's programming is provided, recent cruisers note that entertainment is decidedly adult, with evening galas and chic lounges.

Queen Elizabeth offers four main dining rooms that vary by cabin type, as well as a specialty restaurant and alternative dining at the Lido buffet. In the evenings, passengers can grab a nightcap at one of multiple bars and lounges.

In 2018-19, the Queen Elizabeth makes a variety of sailings throughout Europe, AustraliaAsia and more. 

Ship Size
M
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2010

Pros & Cons

  • Unique single rooms for solo travelers

  • Guests may only dine in assigned restaurants based on cabin category

3.70Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.8Traveler Rating »
  • 3.0Health Rating »

Rankings

Queen Elizabeth ranks #3 out of 3 Cunard Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Queen Elizabeth offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

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

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 78 guests have reviewed Queen Elizabeth, giving it a rating of 3.9 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.9 out of 5(78 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples61.5%
Singles/Friends15.4%
Families w/older children5.1%
Groups3.8%
Families w/young children0%
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Ship Photos

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