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We did the Singapore to Southampton sector of the world cruise and had a suite 7095. No drawers problem and the Queens Grill dining is highly recommended. We had a great time and had book another cruise for next year.
I don't know about the suites, but we had an outside cabin on the Queen Victoria's Christmas and New Year cruise 2007 and our cabin had very little drawer space. We have been on 25 cruises on ships of all sizes and grades and I think this is the least storage space we have ever had. We had to store some of our clothes in our suitcases under the beds. There was also a problem opening the wardrobe door at the same time as the shower room door as they were so close together. We felt sorry for the people who were going to be in the cabins for a world cruise. Apart from that the Queen Victoria is a beautiful ship and we had a wonderful time.
I did the Queen Victoria maiden cruise, and everyone that we spoke to had the same problem with drawer space. The largest drawer had the hair dryer in it but it was wired in so still a problem. Even the bedside tables just had shelves. There were three shelves in the wardrobe area, but one was taken up with the safe. Otherwise no problem with the cabin.
Yes this is quite true and must have been very difficult on a World cruise it was bad enough on 16 day "festive" one. Liz Allan suffol.
We were also on the world cruise sector and yes there are no drawers. some people actually bought plastic drawer units from various countries they visited. quite funny really because they were all left behind when we got back to southampton. we kept our underwear in various plastic bags and put them in our bedside cabinet unit. apart from this we had a great time, the ship is stunning and the crew were friendly. have a great time.
We have just returned from our world cruise on Queen Victoria. We had an A3 balcony stateroom for 106 nights and found it perfectly adequate although it's true there is limited drawer space-1 desk drawer and 1 bedside table drawer each side. There is shelving above the hanging rails in the wardrobes and we had room for 6 suitcases under the bed-which, incidently is extremely comfortable.There was near mutiny at times regarding the poor cabin design,not only lack of drawers,but also small shower cubicles ,and inferior fittings compared to other cruise ships. If these issues are essential to enjoying your holiday then it might be worth upgrading to a Grills stateroom. The public areas of the ship are pretty spectacular in design so overall I don't think you'll be disappointed. We gathered from the Cunard president who was on board at the end of our trip that the drawer issue will be rectified at some point so it may be that this is already underway. It might be worth contacting Cunard to get an update.
If all they could think about to tell you was that there was no drawer space then clearly they weren't making the best of their world cruise. Quite frankly, who knows, but know cares.
Although I haven't cruised on Queen Victoria I did get the opportunity to view the variety of cabins prior to the naming ceremony, and I do remember many comments about the lack of drawer space. I wouldn't let this put you off though as most people's view was that the ship was absolutely stunning.
Sailed on Q.V. maiden voyage.Drawer space is limited, one drawer in cupboard under the television. Our cabin was A4/balcony,cannot comment on other cabins as none viewed. Plenty of wardrode space with hanging and shelving space within.
As far as I am aware no draws in the cabins. We travelled on the Victoria 2nd cruise Christmas and New Year but managed to cope. Many complaints were escalated and posted on this design.