Queen Mary 2, first launched in 2004, is considered to be among the most magnificent ocean liners ever built. This impressive ship sails with Cunard on luxury ocean cruises across Australasia, Africa and Europe and is staffed by over 1,200 people.
Built with grandeur in mind, she can home 2,620 passengers over 13 decks of chic, spacious cabins and suites. Room service is available, with a nightly turn down service, pillow chocolates and wine and fresh fruit available upon request. The duplex and royal suites are enormous, with spacious, beautifully decorated living quarters complete with large private balconies. There are even private room services available, including in-suite dining from the grill bar.
The ship offers a wide range of refreshments, including a pizzeria, an afternoon and high tea cafe, a grill and a carvery. Evening entertainment is a huge draw of Queen Mary 2 and a casino, a dance floor and a theatre are just a few of the options available. As part of the service, Cunard have a dedicated entertainment team onboard, ensuring something is available around the clock.
For a more relaxed time, yoga and spa massages are offered to passengers and an art gallery and library offer a peaceful chance at time alone. The planetarium and observation lounge give you the opportunity to take a look at the night sky, away from inland light pollution. There is a full set of swimming pools, with a separate splash pool, hot tub, terrace pool and steam room – so expect plenty of opportunities for fun, exercise and making the most of the sunshine.
Children are welcome onboard Queen Mary 2, with areas dedicated to their entertainment. The children’s club, play room and youth and teen centres give families the option to enjoy time doing what they want to do individually, as well as ample opportunity to spend quality time together.
The ship's fantastic Illuminations movie theatre also converts into the only planetarium at sea. Seating 150 guests, shows run approximately four times per sea day. Passengers can enjoy high-tech programmes, including astronomy shows and virtual reality movies underneath the impressive planetarium dome.
Designed in a classic opera house style, The Royal Theatre features 20 private Royal Boxes which are available for passengers to reserve. These glamorous private boxes, provide passengers with an intimate environment to spend an unforgettable night at the theatre.
Cunard is also famous for it's signature White Star Service, and the Queen Elizabeth is no exception, white gloved officers and crew on hand to provide the highest standards of service.
The wonderful Cunard Insights programme provides a wide range of speakers, from explorers, academics and historians to scientists, novelists and biographers. Former ambassadors and politicians, award winning actors and film makers have also given talks on historical and contemporary issues.
Whether you want a sumptuous suite, or a room with a view, Queen Mary 2 features a variety of accommodation to make your voyage as comfortable as possible. There are a variety of cabins types available, including Duplex Apartments, Suites, Balcony Staterooms and Interior Staterooms.
Each stateroom will fall into one of these categories:
Queens Grill - Queens Grill guests enjoy the largest suites on board, commanding the most spectacular views. Meanwhile the exclusive Grills Lounge, private deck and restaurant offer the opportunity to relax in tranquil luxury.
Princess Grill - Exclusive suites and access to the private Grills Lounge and Terrace offer Princess Grill passengers space and privacy to relax in calming luxury.
Britannia Club - Beautiful ocean views, breakfast on your balcony and wonderful natural daylight - the ever-changing seascape will continuously enthrall you. Britannia Club is the perfect way to relax and unwind whilst travelling with us.
Britannia - Peaceful havens in which to relax, Britannia staterooms offer comfort and the opportunity to dine in the truly spectacular Britannia restaurant - an awe inspiring room that will remind you of the great ocean liners of the past.
Savour every moment in Queen Mary 2’s most lavish suite, with room for up to 8 guests to dine in.
The Queens Grill Grand Duplex Suite includes:
Indulge in twin marble bathrooms, two dressing areas and an expansive private deck.
Each Queens Grill Duplex includes:
Enjoy an elevated position on Queen Mary 2 and a champagne welcome on board.
Each Queens Grill Royal Suite includes:
Please note, Queens Grill Royal Suites are not equipped with balconies.
Enhance your voyage with priority tender, personal butler and private balcony.
Each Queens Grill Penthouse Suite includes:
Unwind in a lavish suite while enjoying access to the Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace.
Each Princess Grill Suite includes:
Indulge in a spacious balcony stateroom with the freedom to dine whenever you wish.
Each Britannia Club Balcony stateroom includes:
Draw back the curtains to a burst of natural daylight each morning of your voyage.
Each Britannia Oceanview stateroom includes:
Savour privacy and comfort, combined with views of your ship’s magnificent atrium.
Each Britannia Standard Atrium View stateroom includes:
Delight in the space to spread out and a wealth of thoughtful touches to enhance your stay.
Each Britannia Standard Inside stateroom includes:
Savour natural daylight and room to relax, with a sumptuous single bed to sleep in.
Each Britannia Oceanview Single stateroom includes:
Enjoy unobstructed ocean views from the privacy and comfort of your own stateroom balcony.
Each Britannia Balcony stateroom includes:
Savour priority disembarkation, pre-dinner canapés and your own private butler.
Each Queens Grill Suite includes:
Enjoy ocean views from the privacy and comfort of your sheltered stateroom balcony.
Each Britannia Balcony (sheltered) stateroom includes:
With your own balcony these larger staterooms offer you private outside space on board.
Each Britannia Balcony (obstructed view) stateroom includes:
A range of complimentary and speciality dining restaurants are available, with menus created by Jean-Marie Zimmermann, Cunard’s Global Culinary Ambassador. Tables for 4-8 are typical, with seating allocated prior to cruising. Limited numbers of tables for two are available on request.
The Queen's Grill is a luxurious, fine-dining venue reserved exclusively for Queens Grill Suite passengers. The elegant restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la carte menu also available.
The Princess Grill offers an intimate, fine dining experience, reserved exclusively for Princess Grill Suite passengers. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la cart menu is also available.
Make a dramatic entrance down the grand staircase into the elegant Britannia two tier dining room and revel in the sumptuous menus and perfectly attentive service. Choose between an early or late sitting or book a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom and enjoy single-seating dining in the intimate Britannia Club restaurant.
The Verandah restaurant offers contemporary French cuisine that makes use of seasonal ingredients of real provenance. Designed to create a genuine dining experience, The Verandah takes design inspiration from the original Verandah Grill on board Queen Mary.
The elegant tradition of Afternoon Tea is a Cunard signature not to be missed. Here white-gloved waiters serve delightful cucumber sandwiches, fresh scones and tea accompanied by the sounds of the orchestra in the magnificent Queens Room ballroom.
Enjoy a casual breakfast, lunch or late-night buffet in the relaxed self-service Kings Court restaurant. In the evenings, savour a unique experience as the restaurant transforms into four alternating intimate venues; Lotus: Asian cuisine, the Carvery: British-style carved roasts, La Piazza: Italian cuisine and the Chef's Galley: as the chef reveal their culinary secrets.
Queen Mary 2 provides you with a wealth of engaging experiences to keep you entertained day and night. From the glamorous Royal Night Balls on one of the largest dance floors at sea, to the excitement of the Empire Casino or Royal Court Theatre
Designed in an elegant opera house style, The Royal Court Theatre showcases classic and modern films during the afternoon, with fantastic live comedy, cabaret and theatre performances in the evenings.
This elegant casino will set your heart racing as you spin the roulette wheel, play the slots or try your hand at black jack. If you are not sure how to play then the casino also offers complimentary gaming lessons.
If you are seeking a quieter evening, sit back and relax with a superb collection of movies showing in Illuminations each night.
The wonderful Queens Room provides the opportunity to foxtrot in the largest ballroom at sea. There is no better place to hone your dancing skills than under the dramatic high ceiling with its beautiful crystal chandeliers.
Royal night themed balls in the magnificent Queens Room Ballroom are your chance to don your formal dancing attire and take to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by sounds from the orchestra.
Dance the night away to the sounds of our resident party band and DJ in our fabulous dual-level nightclub. Enjoy popular themed nights from the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties such as Saturday Night Fever and Shake Rattle and Roll.
Art connoisseurs can enjoy a choice of three galleries. Cladendon Fine Art features original artwork and lithographs by 20th and 21st century artists. Cunardia and Cunarder’s Gallery each focus on artefacts from past Cunard lines, black and white photography of famous faces and stories of those who have travelled with Cunard over the years.
The ship features a variety of shops for those who enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Passengers can find designer brands in the Royal Arcade boutiques, pick up souvenir photographs in the Image Photo Gallery, or check out the nautical literature and memorabilia in the bookshop.
Cunard’s signature Commodore Club majestically overlooks the bow of Queen Mary 2 and provides glorious panoramic views as you sail towards the horizon. An extensive selection of Martinis are available and you may even be tempted to try our Martini Mixology or Whisky Tasting classes.
Share conversations and sip champagne from beautiful Waterford crystal flutes. Guests may choose from among seven different Veuve Clicquot champagnes, served by the bottle or the glass.
Darts, karaoke, live sports and ale – everything you’d expect of an authentic English pub. There’s even a traditional pub lunch served every day, with classic favourites such as fish and chips and cottage pie.
A tranquil retreat by day, the serene Carinthia Lounge provides the perfect place to relax and catch up with friends, or a good book, as well as enjoy light breakfast and lunch dishes along with premium teas and coffee, handmade patisseries and a special Champagne Afternoon Tea experience. When the sun sets, the atmosphere evolves into an inviting evening spot where carefully selected wines are paired with tasting plates, and relaxed entertainment. Carinthia Lounge will be available from June 2016.
The perfect place to relax with a speciality coffee and cake or light lunch, Sir Samuel’s offers expansive views over the ocean from large windows with comfortable chairs to while away a few hours.
The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities for passengers that wish to stay active or relax and be pampered. These include, a spa, a fitness centre, a games deck, sports courts and much more.
Enjoy the ultimate in pampering and wellness at the exquisite Canyon Ranch SpaClub. Indulge in signature Canyon Ranch massages, treatments and facials from the classic Canyon Stone Massage or Rasul Ceremony, to exotic Ayurvedic or Thai treatments.
Passengers who wish to stay active can make use of the fully equipped gymnasium. As well as state of the art gym equipment, the centre also offers classes, including yoga, pilates, aerobics and spinning.
There are a total of five swimming pools on board Queen Mary 2, including the Terrace Pool on Deck 8, The Minnows Pool especially for children on Deck 9, the Sun Deck Splash Pool on the top of the ship and our most popular Pavilion Pool on Deck 12 which features a retractable dome for any weather.
Queen Mary 2 offers a wide variety of sports facilities for passengers who want to stay active during their cruise. These fantastic facilities include, basketball courts, paddle tennis courts and a golf simulator.
When the warm weather entices you onto the spacious Games Deck you’ll notice a definite English country garden ambience, with the gentle clunk of croquet balls in the welcome shade of its canopy. The games on offer include traditional cruise favourites such as shuffle-board, bowls, quoits, and paddle tennis, with occasional tournaments also taking place.
Enrichment programs and lectures on contemporary and classical subjects are popular features on Cunard cruises. Queen Elizabeth covers a wide range of activities from ballroom dancing to computing lessons.
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, novelists, biographers and award winning actors and film makers.
Cunard ConneXions offers a programme of activities all day every day from watercolour to computer lessons, wine tasting to ballroom dancing as well as bridge and board games.
The RADA actors offer guests the chance to share some of the training they received during their 3 years at the famous drama school. Each workshop lasts approximately 45 minutes.
For younger cruise passengers, there are a number of facilities available to keep them entertained. Running primarily during the school holidays, kids clubs are available for children or teens travelling on Queen Mary 2.
Open between 6pm – 11pm, the Night Nursery operates on a first come, first served basis. Providing trained childcare for 12-23 month olds, parents and grandparents can drop their little ones off and enjoy an evening to themselves.
Designed for 2-7's, Play Zone provides a supervised play area for some of Cunard’s youngest passengers. The club features arts and crafts, books, puzzles, toys and computer games.
A supervised play area for 8-12's, Kids Zone provides games, consoles, activities, arts and crafts for kids to enjoy, along with sports competitions and scavenger hunts.