Mediterranean Explorer - Hotels & Tours

V831B leaving Barcelona for 11 nights from 25 October to 5 November 2018 on board Queen Victoria

As you’ll be joining or leaving your ship in some of the world’s most iconic cities, you may want to explore before or after your cruise. We offer a range of tours and hotels designed to help you experience the best of your chosen destination. Discover what we have on offer for your cruise to create your complete holiday package.

Club Balcony Staterooms from
$4,779
per person
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Hotels

Extend your cruise holiday for as many nights as you like with a stay in one of our carefully selected hotels and explore the local sights at your own leisure. All hotel packages include transfers between airport, ship and hotel, luggage porterage and services of our local agent.

  • Shangri La The Shard

    Flagship Collection. Available for cruises departing in 2018 & 2019, the iconic Shard building is home to the luxurious Shangri La Hotel.

    Shangri La The Shard

    With stunning views of London from the exquisitely furnished rooms, and superb dining venues, along with an infinity skypool and gym on the 52nd floor, this is now the place to stay in London. One of the newest additions to London’s Skyline, the Shard building is home to the Shangri La Hotel occupying the 34th to 52nd floors. Situated only a couple of minutes walk from London Bridge tube and railway station and close to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, the shores of the River Thames are also only a stroll away. As part of the Flagship Collection, your package includes private transfers between the airport, hotel and your ship, berthed in Southampton.

  • El Palace Hotel, Barcelona

    Flagship Collection. Available for cruises departing in 2018. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, El Palace Hotel re-opened in 2009 after a total refurbishment.

    El Palace Hotel, Barcelona

    The iconic grandeur of the hotel has been preserved and it remains one of the most distinguished, luxurious and iconic places to stay in Barcelona. The hotel features The Caelis restaurant, awarded with a Michelin star and it's emblematic cocktail bar Rien de Rien. The hotel has also recently launched its Mayan Luxury Spa and Fitness room including a Temazcal Sauna, exclusive in Europe.  The classically decorated spacious rooms are completely soundproofed and are equipped with state of the art technology. Your package includes complimentary Wi-Fi and private transfers between the airport, hotel and ship.

  • Holiday Inn London, Kensington Forum

    Available for cruises departing in 2018 and 2019. After a day exploring the sights of London, the ideally located Holiday Inn London: Kensington Forum offers a comfortable nights’ rest before awaking to a full English breakfast. Ideally located, the hotel provides complimentary wi-fi and a traditional English pub.

    Holiday Inn London, Kensington

    A popular modern hotel, moments from Gloucester Road London Underground station and the renowned museums of South Kensington, the Holiday Inn London – Kensington Forum is an ideal base from which to explore this vibrant capital city. There are plenty of restaurants in the vicinity or you may choose to explore Harrods department store and the upscale shops of nearby Knightsbridge. Complimentary wi-fi is available throughout the hotel as well as comfortably furnished rooms offering tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, pillow menu and direct dial telephone. Your package includes group transfers between the airport, hotel and your ship, berthed in Southampton.

  • Hesperia Presidente, Barcelona

    Available to book with cruises departing in 2018, the Hesperia Presidente is an ideal base to explore Barcelona, located within walking distance of some of the city’s main attractions and transport links. Enjoy the views from the sun terrace or savour some local cuisine at the Essence restaurant.

    Exterior of the Hesperia Presidente, Barcelona

    Ideally located on Barcelona’s Diagonal Avenue, the Hesperia Presidente Hotel is within easy reach of local attractions and restaurants including Gaudi’s La Pedrera and popular Passeig de Gracia. The modern and spacious air conditioned rooms feature free wi-fi as well as a mini bar, safe, sitting area and satellite TV. The hotel’s Essence restaurant is an ideal spot to savour the wonderful views whilst sampling some of Catalonia’s finest cuisine. There is also a 9th floor terrace to admire the views out to sea or enjoy a spot of sunbathing as well as an in house gym. Cunard guests can enjoy a complimentary welcome drink as well as free wi-fi.

  • St Ermin's Hotel

    Following an extensive refurbishment, this elegant hotel includes 331 spacious rooms and suites,

    St Ermin's

    allowing guests to enjoy innovative facilities while maintaining the comfort and individuality of a boutique hotel. Complimentary welcome drink included.

    One night from: $380*

  • Doubletree by Hilton, Southampton

    Available for cruises departing in 2018 and 2019, this 135-room hotel is four miles from Southampton docks, ideal for a pre- or post-cruise stopover. There’s a fitness centre, bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi for Cunard guests. Parking and transfer packages are also available.

    Doubletree by Hilton Southampton

    Recently refurbished, Doubletree by Hilton Southampton Hotel is ideally located, with 135 rooms, only four miles from Southampton city centre. Discover Southampton’s historic attractions or explore England's South Coast with ease from this comfortable and convenient hotel – including the Titanic Museum and the New Forest National Park. The hotel's proximity to Southampton docks makes it an ideal venue for a pre-cruise stopover or makes a restful stop post-cruise before your journey home.

     

    Check in: 3.00pm, Check out: 11.00am

  • St Ermin's Hotel

    Following an extensive refurbishment, this elegant hotel includes 331 spacious rooms and suites,

    St Ermin's

    allowing guests to enjoy innovative facilities while maintaining the comfort and individuality of a boutique hotel. Complimentary welcome drink included.

    One night from: $380*

Land Tours

Extend your cruise with a fully escorted tour programme designed to show you the best of each destination. Added either at the start or end of your cruise all tour packages include accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, transfers between airport, ship and hotel, luggage porterage.

Barcelona

Barcelona 'As You Like It', 2 night tour

Spend time as you choose in the vibrant Catalan capital of Barcelona. Your package includes two nights' stay with breakfast at the centrally located four star Hesperia Presidente Hotel as well as transfers and a three day Barcelona sightseeing card.

  • Accommodation at the 4 star Hesperia Presidente Hotel.
  • 3 day Barcelona Card offering unlimited travel on public transport, free entry to 20+ museums and 70+ discounts at other attractions, restaurants and entertainment.
  • Enjoy time visiting attractions of your choice whilst having the convenience of us make all the transfer and hotel arrangements.
  • Transfers are included between the airport, hotel and port.
  • A local representative is on call 24/7.

Fares from $400 per person (based on double occupancy)
Includes two breakfasts

Notes
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users nor those with walking difficulties. Please contact us on 0843 374 2224 for further details.