Cunard is continuing its
commitment to offering guests unparalleled travel experiences with the
announcement of a $54 million refurbishment for Queen Victoria this May.
Queen Victoria will enter dry dock
in Palermo, Italy on May 5, 2017 for the one month bow to stern makeover, which
will see the addition of 43 brand new Britannia Club category staterooms with
their own dedicated restaurant, a redesign of the liner's Grand Suites and Deck 8 aft
Penthouse Suites, as well as a new Chart Room bar.
elegance, history and nostalgia of Queen Victoria's art deco past will remain,
while refurbishments will usher the ship into a new, updated chapter.
Senior Vice President Simon Palethorpe said the investment in Queen Victoria
demonstrated Cunard's passion for delivering an experience that exceeded
guests' expectations in luxury travel by sea.
the first time on Queen Victoria, guests can enjoy an elevated experience with
large, well-appointed balcony staterooms in prime locations and the new
Britannia Club Restaurant will be the perfect setting for those who prefer a
more intimate dining experience in one of the finest restaurants at sea," Mr
Victoria's refurbishment will see the debut of Britannia Club Dining onboard
the liner following the addition of an intimate restaurant and 43 spacious
Britannia Club staterooms in a prime mid-ship location on Decks 7 and 8.
the Cunard Grand Suites will be reconfigured to maximise space, offering
enhanced comfort and entertainment options. The Aquitania, Berengaria,
Mauretania and Laconia Suites will have similar square meterage to those on
Queen Elizabeth at approximately 133 square metres. Refreshed designs will
include a new colour scheme that takes its inspiration from the line's history
with its signature Cunard purple.
suites will also include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors; a separate service
entrance and hospitality preparation area; separate snug room with TV;
beautifully-appointed lounge; master bathroom with sea view; second bathroom
with guest access; bedroom TV that folds down from the ceiling; walk-in
wardrobe with additional storage units; and a generous dual aspect balcony.
guests will be able to enjoy five new Penthouse Suites on Deck 8 aft which will feature floor-to-ceiling windows, defined
living and sleeping spaces and bathrooms with natural light. New colour schemes
will reflect Cunard's signature jewel tones of deep red and captivating geometric
Additionally, Cunard is pleased to announce a new Chart Room
concept which will debut on Queen Victoria as part of the refit. The new Chart
Room will be located on Deck 2 off the Grand Lobby, where Café Carinthia is
currently located. The Chart Room will feature illy coffee, Godiva chocolate
treats and light bites by day and stellar cocktails by night. Cunard will also
introduce a "gin and fizz" themed menu to the Midships Lounge, including a
variety of wines, Proseccos, Cavas and Champagne alongside premium spirits, all
blended to create fresh and inspiring cocktails with a modern twist.
More details on Queen Victoria's refurbishment will follow over
the coming months.
For more information about Cunard see a travel agent, visit www.cunard.com
or call 132441.
Libby Moffet/Emma Hartley MG Media Communications 02 9904 0011