Cruise Line: Cunard Line Ltd.Cruise Ship: Queen Victoria
Available Cruise Departure Dates:2013 Dec: 11
Queen Victoria joined the Cunard fleet in December 2007. She is a true Cunarder, proudly upholding our famous heritage and traditions. With luxurious marbles, woods, plush carpets, rich fabrics and soft furnishings, this ship simply exudes elegance.
Queen Victoria's many diversions and distractions ensure you are as thoroughly entertained and entirely relaxed as you could wish to be.
Succumb to the varieties of fragrant speciality teas, rich aromatic coffees and indulgent pastries while overlooking the beautiful Grand Lobby.
With the Britannia Restaurant next door, an elegant pre-dinner cocktail is certainly in order as you relax amongst the decor of this nautically themed lounge and bar.
After dinner, settle into an armchair and savour our rich worldwide selection of fine cigars and cognacs. Also on offer is a wonderful choice of Single Malt Whiskys, Plantation Rums and Ports.
Memories of Cunard's past contrast with panoramic views over the bow. Enjoy your favourite cocktail in this elegant bar and recollect over the days events with new found friends.
Experience an authentic British pub atmosphere complemented by a traditional pub lunch menu, live music or karaoke and an impressive selection of beer and cider.
Exclusive to Grill guests, this refined, comfortable and relaxed haven is perfect for a pre-dinner tipple with friends. Enjoy traditional afternoon tea or sample something special from our bespoke tea menu, recommended by our Tea Sommelier.
By day admire the expansive panoramic views that stretch from horizon to horizon, and by night dance to the beat of the big band and the resident DJ under the splendid glass-domed roof of the contemporary stunning nightclub.
Contemporary meets classic with an unmistakable sense of occasion. Cantilevered balconies, ornate frescos and backlit glass panels rise to the height of two decks. Waiters orchestrate a sublime serving of white gloved Afternoon Tea, and in the evening the room transforms into a sea of shimmering ball gowns for the Royal Nights Themed Balls.
If you fancy a glass of bubbly before taking your table for dinner then the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar overlooking the Grand Lobby is the perfect location. Guests may choose from among seven different Veuve Clicquot Champagnes, served by the bottle or the glass.
Gaze across to the sun-dappled horizon in almost every direction from this grand conservatory filled with greenery. A retractable glass roof even allows you to feel the warm sunshine on your face without setting foot outside.
Queen Elizabeth will simply thrive in sunnier climes, as she encourages guests to venture out on to her inviting expanse of open deck to be as energetic or relaxed as they please. Deck 9 is the centre of her al fresco world, focused on The Garden Lounge, whose abundant foliage is bathed in natural light from the stunningly vaulted curves of a conservatory-style roof, inspired by the glass houses at Kew Gardens. And when the warm weather entices you on to the spacious Games Deck, you'll notice a definite English country garden ambience, with the gentle clunk of croquet balls, traditional bowls or paddle tennis in the welcome shade of its canopy.
Savour the pleasure of Afternoon Tea served by white-gloved waiters. Or browse the latest trends at the Royal Arcade's exclusive boutiques and treat yourself to a new outfit for the evening.
Stroll through the Art Gallery and bid at the auction or join a watercolour class and create a masterpiece of your own. Our Cunard Insights programme includes a wide variety of guest speakers to inspire you.
Immerse yourself completely in the Cunard Royal Spa and Fitness Centre with a blissful massage or choose from many other treatments. Or perhaps you'd prefer to engross yourself in a novel from the magnificent and ornate library.
There is plenty of choice for the more energetic from fitness classes and sports courts, to swimming and traditional deck sports such as quoits and shuffleboard. Maybe try your hand at something completely new in one of our fencing classes - the first at sea.
Younger members of the family will not want to leave The Play Zone which is filled with toys, games and activities.
Children can have a whale of a time in Queen Elizabeth's Children's Programme on deck 10, run by certified Early Years staff. For our younger guests, these facilities feature both inside and outside areas dedicated to children ages 1-12, parents may drop off their children in our fun and exciting centre to enjoy a host of activities from arts to crafts, board games and sports.
Please note that children must be a minimum of one-year-old (two-years old for 2012 itineraries) to participate in the Nursery without parental supervision. Children under one-year-old are welcome, provided they are accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.
Entertainment ranges from lavish high-tech musical productions to the timeless refinement of garden parties, and Grand Balls at sea. Or discover more intimate venues like the Yacht Club, named after the aft lounge on QE2, with 270 degree views in all directions and dancing until the small hours. Alternatively relax in comfortable bars and lounges where conversations flow as easily as the champagne.
Waltz your way around the dance floor in the elegant Queens Room to the strains of the Orchestra's strings. Or perhaps you would like to swing your hips to the resident band in Hemispheres. There is something for everyone on board Queen Victoria.
Take your seat for a spectacular stage show in the magnificent three-level Royal Court Theatre with the first private theatre boxes at sea or sit back and enjoy a screening of you favourite movie.This is the summary of the Indulge Section.
Enjoy the beautiful sounds from our on board musicians from Jazz to String Quartets, Pianists to Harpists in a variety of times and venues on your voyage.
Enjoy a flutter in the casino, test your minds in the pub quiz or grab the microphone for a karaoke sing song, there are plenty of ways you can join in and meet other guests.
A vast array of Queen Victoria enrichment and lecture programmes are available to expand your horizons and take you to places you have always dreamed about. Knowledge is yours for the taking through Cunard Insights.
With Cunard's Insights, you can explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, award wining novelists, biographers and acclaimed actors and film makers.
The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among our guests each voyage. Book Club selections will change quarterly and are reflective of the interests of each ship's guests. Each Book Club meeting will be led by the ship's Librarian or one of the Hostesses, who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), founded in 1820, encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. Cunard is proud to present the Royal Astronomical Society speakers on board selected voyages, offering you the opportunity to learn about the constellations, meteorites, space travel and to participate in star gazing on deck (weather permitting).
For guests staying in Queens Grill accommodations, this is the ultimate expression of understated dining excellence, where your waiter guides you through the delicious possibilities and your chef endeavours to fulfill any request. A la carte menus encourage the most sublime culinary adventures, where service is only ever flawless and the ambience always perfectly refined.
After a pre-dinner tipple in the exclusive Grills Lounge, P category guests prepare for the main event in the intimate Princess Grill on Deck 11. Over a single leisurely single seating, delicate flavors, textures and ingredients combine superbly on an imaginative a la carte menu, complemented by fine wines from the four corners of the globe.
When you see the world from the comfort of the Britannia Staterooms, you'll revel in the splendid nightly occasion of dining in the magnificent two-tiered Britannia Restaurant on Decks 2 and 3. Your table awaits, where the attentive service is perfectly unobtrusive and the creative artwork provides an eye-catching centerpiece. Choose from early or late dining.
This stylish restaurant offers fabulously intense flavours and inspiration drawn from around the Mediterranean. Owner of the internationally famous Olives of Boston among others, Todd English is one of America's leading chefs.
Succumb to several varieties of speciality teas and rich aromatic coffees that can be found in this delightfully relaxing venue overlooking the Grand Lobby, not to mention the indulgent pastries that are on offer.
Offering a more casual, bright and airy ambience by day and night, this venue provides the perfect setting for a more relaxed dining experience. Each evening you'll find a selection of dishes devoted to a specific theme- be it Italian, Indian or fondue.
The Golden Lion is an authentic British pub with a great selection of beer and cider. This complements a traditional pub lunch menu with favourites such as cottage pie and fish and chips to the standard you would expect.
Grill guests may dine or sip civilized afternoon tea in this exclusively reserved area as Queen Victoria enhances Cunard's esteemed Grill Experience al fresco.
Sample Afternoon Tea of traditional scones with clotted cream, cakes and delicate sandwiches served by white-gloved waiters whilst appreciating the excellent sea views.
Your stateroom offers 242-472* sq. ft. in which to unwind. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV. Our turndown service sets the tone for a comfortable night's sleep.
Your stateroom offers 180-201 sq. ft. in which to unwind. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV. Our turndown service sets the tone for a comfortable night's sleep.
Amenities Include: Complimentary 24-hour room service Half bottle of sparkling wine at embarkation Interactive TV with multi language film and music channels Direct-Dial telephone Refrigerator, safe and hair dryer Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate Daily shipboard newspaper Daily fresh fruit (on request) 220V 3-pin and 110V 2-pin Sockets
Our Standard staterooms are anything but ordinary. The smallest is more like a "deluxe" guestroom on other ships. And they're beautifully decorated with fine prints on the walls, soft colours on the sofas and coverlets and turndown service when it's time to retire. Guests dine in the Britannia Restaurant with a choice of an early or late sitting. 152-243 sq. ft.
Catch the sea breeze on two exclusively reserved terraces, or relax in feather-soft terry robes on your own private balcony, charting your position in the atlas. Your lavish suite occupies 335-513* sq. ft. , with flourishes that include personalised stationery, a Bon Voyage bottle of wine, fresh fruit, and a concierge service; there's even a pillow concierge to ensure you sleep soundly.
Luxuriate in your own secluded haven of approximately 2,131 square feet, featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. An expansive private balcony commands impressive sea views, perfect for sipping champagne or curling up with one of the books on offer. Refrigerators are stocked to your preferences; your concierge or butler will gladly attend to your every whim.
Luxuriate in your own secluded haven of approximately 1,100 square feet, featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. An expansive private balcony commands impressive sea views, perfect for sipping champagne or curling up with one of the books on offer. Refrigerators are stocked to your preferences; your concierge or butler will gladly attend to your every whim.
Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. An expansive private balcony commands impressive sea views. Refrigerators are stocked to your preferences; your concierge or butler will gladly attend to your every whim. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant. Penthouse suites feature a living area, balcony and bathroom with bath and shower.505-681* sq. ft.
Luxuriate in your own secluded haven of approximately 484-771 square feet, featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. An expansive private balcony commands impressive sea views, perfect for sipping champagne or curling up with one of the books on offer. Refrigerators are stocked to your preferences; your concierge or butler will gladly attend to your every whim.
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