Launching in May 2024, Cunard’s Queen Anne will proudly join her sister ships Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth; a contemporary luxury fleet now honouring the names of each Queen Regnant across the past millennium. Cunard’s 249th ship will be an incredible blend of classic and contemporary, featuring elegant fixtures and fittings and subtle nod’s to Cunard’s rich history.
Embarking on its inaugural journey from Southampton to La Coruna, Queen Anne will be sailing throughout Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Below, we have created a list of the top 8 highlights aboard this remarkable ship:
1. Luxurious Accommodation
Featuring world class features and luxurious flourishes at every turn, the accommodation onboard Queen Anne will provide you with unparalleled comfort as you sail regardless of the type of stateroom or suite you choose. Begin your sailing with a welcome drink, relax in soft cotton sheets and be rest assured that regardless of the time of day, your accommodation will be ready to unwind in. There is also a nightly turndown service, showcasing Cunard’s signature attention to detail.
Each stateroom has either a king-size bed or two single beds, walk-in showers and luxurious bathrobes and slippers provided. For an added touch of opulence, every morning you can enjoy a tea or coffee using the convenient facilities in your room.
In a Britannia Inside, Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom you can expect calming blue tones, wooden furnishings and wonderful amenities. If you want to treat yourself, you can choose the Princess or Queens Grill Suite and take advantage of picturesque views and exclusive access to the intimate Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace. An upscale feature, you’ll feel as though you’re on a luxury yacht.
For the finer details of a complimentary mini-bar, fresh flowers, binoculars, a world atlas, fresh fruit and more, you can choose from the Penthouse Suite, Master Suite and the Grand Suite. These suites are all spacious and designed to the highest standard of luxury.
2. Tantalising Dining Options
You can expect Cunard’s fantastic culinary standards and flawless White Star Service once more aboard Queen Anne. With a wide variety of dining options available, there are choices that cater for every palate and mood. Each venue uses the finest ingredients and boasts a welcoming atmosphere that guests will take great pleasure in.
Onboard there are 15 exceptional dining venues, including the Lido Restaurant which offers classic and continental flavourings, The Golden Lion offering traditional British dishes with a more relaxed and vibrant atmosphere and the beloved Afternoon Tea served in the beautiful surroundings of the Queens Room.
There are even 7 new select dining venues, including the Steakhouse & Grill, Mediterranean, Pan-Asian, Indian, Wellness Cafe, Gelateria and the Deck Grill giving Cunard guests more choice than ever before. From fine dining experiences to more casual dining options, you’ll be able to dine as you wish throughout the ship.
As with Queen Anne’s sister ships, guests will have a dedicated restaurant that corresponds to their category of accommodation. Each of these main dining restaurants offer a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner and feature menus that include the finest international ingredients. And what’s even more exciting, is that on Queen Anne the Britannia Club restaurant has not only moved to the breathtaking Grand Lobby, but has a wider selection of dishes to choose from.
3. Opulent Bars
A relaxing drink whilst soaking up the heat of the day or a little more of a social event, Cunard’s Queen Anne provides you with nothing but the best. With Cunard’s crafted beer on tap, their private label wines and their three distinctive gin cocktails made with Cunard’s Three Queens Gin, you’ll find a tipple you’re bound to enjoy.
Grab a drink in the Sky bar or in the Grills terrace (exclusive to Princess and Queens Grill Suite passengers) or even the Cabana Bar where you can drink the most vibrant cocktails in laid back leisure. The choice is simply yours!
4. The Pavilion
This is a new and exciting space on board that boasts a specially-designed glass dome roof that retracts as you sail through the warmer climates. Taking inspiration from glasshouses, it is the perfect spot to sit back and unwind with a book or enjoy a sumptuous swim in the pool. The Pavilion spans over two decks and there are seating and hospitality options throughout the day and the evening.
Indulge in a range of entertainment as The Pavilion holds a central stage and a large LED screen for an open-air theatre, cinema screenings, live music and more. At night, you can become fully immersed as you relax under the romantic soft lighting and with the moon and stars above you.
5. The Tranquil Mareel Wellness & Beauty Spa
Wellness onboard Queen Anne is a top priority with a fully equipped gym, salon services, massage treatments, barbers, aqua therapy and more. Take care of yourself whilst you sail around the world, and really make the most of your unforgettable experience onboard at the Mareel Wellness & Beauty Spa.
You can relish in the calm of the Pavilion Wellness Studio that’s located on the top deck – a first of its kind venue exclusively on-board Queen Anne. Take in the inspiring views and the world's natural elements to support the tranquil atmosphere that is being created. And if you want to take part in a fitness session, The Pavilion Wellness Studio is open from sunrise to sunset.
Featuring everything you need for the perfect workout, including weights, a spin class studio, cardio machines and expert personal trainers, you’ll be able to exercise in an extraordinary setting. And once the workout is complete, you can treat yourself to some well-deserved pampering. Let the stress and strains of everyday life melt away whilst you take delight in the sauna, steam room, icy cold room or take a dip in the sumptuous thermal pool.
Located under the glass-domed roof, the top deck wellness studio boasts awe-inspiring views out towards the ocean and a sense of calm and airiness. You can enjoy restful meditation, yoga or another fitness session throughout your trip there.
If you’re looking for a bite to eat, the Wellness Cafe is just the ticket. Offering a wide selection of healthy options including refreshing smoothies, fresh fruit plates and menus that cater for vegetarian and vegan diets, the Wellness Cafe is the ultimate place to dine.
6. The Picturesque Sky Bar and Observation Deck
Located at the front of the ship, the Observation Deck is where your adventurous side can thrive. With entertainment such as a full-sized paddle tennis court, putting green, deck quoits, driving range and shuffleboard, there are fun options for all ages.
The Sky Bar is the perfect place to lose yourself in the sea views as you sail to your next destination. Offering one of the most uninhibited views of any outside space on board, you can take a seat at the bar and fully take in your surroundings whilst drinking one of Cunard’s signature cocktails. Available to enjoy throughout the day, it’s the ultimate vantage point to indulge in some time for yourself. What is not to enjoy?
7. The Breathtaking Aft Pool
Boasting incredible sea views and located at the aft of the ship, The Panorama Pool Club is exclusive to Queen Anne. Featuring two swimming pools and five outdoor jacuzzis for you to enjoy throughout your holiday, it’s a vibrant destination that you can spend countless hours in.
At the Panorama Pool Club you can also enjoy DJ sets, live music and al fresco nibbles throughout the day at this ultimate resort getaway. There is also a wide selection of seating styles available, so whether you’re looking to bask in the sun or enjoy day-round shade your preference is catered for.
Waiter service and hand-shaken cocktails are also available, ensuring there is nowhere else you’ll want to spend your time on ship. Cunard’s Queens and Princess Grill guests will also have the ultimate relaxation destination after a day of exploring at The Grills Terrace, which will offer guests an awe-inspiring view of the horizon from the two infinity hot tubs.
8. Bright Lights Society
The first of its kind aboard a Cunard ship, the Bright Lights Society is a show that is inspired by historic, bold electric light installations and colours. An exhilarating experience, you’ll enjoy an evening with a captivating and hilarious host.
The theatre venue is intimate and spaces are limited so you’ll be closer to the action like you have never been before. Every minute of this show is a whirlwind of activity, and you’ll be mesmerised at every turn. Whilst the champagne flows and laughter fills the room, you can opt for a refreshing glass of fizz or perhaps a signature cocktail.
When the curtains open, toe-tapping acts step into the spotlight and give a performance that’s simply extraordinary. Then, once the show has come to an end, the music comes on and you can dance the night away. Extravagant and electrifying, this is an evening for guests to escape and really unwind from reality. And it will leave you wanting to come back for more.
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