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Queen Elizabeth 2 Cruise Ship - Royalty on the Seas!

Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship has traversed the Atlantic in elegance and style affording her the title of "the most famous destination between New York and London". But, her destiny is changing with her new sister ship Queen Mary 2 taking the reigns of the regular Trans-Atlantic crossing. These two magnificent cruise ships will keep Cunard Cruise Lines at the for-front of luxury cruising.

Queen Elizabeth 2 has played host to royalty, film stars and millionaires. She's like a floating palace offering unmatched pleasures to every guest. This glamorous cruise ship with her gleaming teak decks is ready to pamper with her staff providing the patented "Cunard White Star Service". Having been extensively re-furbished in late 2001, she takes on her new roll around her home port of Southampton.

This elegant lady has 12 guest decks accommodating 1791 guests. She has 3 luxurious suites, and 2 "Grand Suites" of 1,184 square feet in the tradition of the most illustrious Cunarders Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth 2 offers exquisite cuisine in her splendidly appointed dining rooms.
 


Queen Elizabeth 2 interesting facts:

Registry Southampton England
Builder John Brown and Co. (Clydebank) Ltd.
Maiden Voyage May 02 1969 (Southampton to New York)
Re-engined November 1986
Refurbished November 2001
Launched by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Length 963 feet
Width 105 feet
Draft 32 feet
Cruising Speed 25 - 28.5 knots
Maximum Speed 32.5 knots
Weight 70,327 tons
Crew 921

The Royal Promenade offers guests aboard Queen Elizabeth 2 a wonderful assortment of shops including a branch of Harrods. There are seven restaurants aboard the cruise ship to tantalize her guests. There are intimate lounges and the spacious Grand Lounge where guests can enjoy Broadway. One can dance to an orchestra in the Queens Room or join in a sing along in the Golden Lion Pub. Perhaps a quiet piano bar is to your liking, or maybe the excitement of Lady Luck would entice you to the Casino!

For an elegant and luxurious holiday it would be hard to upstage the magnificence of Queen Mary 2!

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