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Queen Mary 2 of Cunard Line

 
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  • Year Built: 2004
  • Last Refurbished: 2011
  • Gross Tonnage: 151,400 tons
  • Passenger Capacity: 2,592
  • Crew Size: 1,253

  • Amenities: Fitness Center, Movie Theater, Casino, Spa, Tennis Court, Pool (4) [more]
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Queen Mary 2 Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - Gold Winner, Suite Design ~ Travel Weekly's 2009 Magellan Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - Gold Winner, Luxury Ship ~ Travel Weekly's 2009 Magellan Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 -Silver Winner, Restaurant Design ~ Travel Weekly's 2009 Magellan Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - Silver Winner, Spa Design ~ Travel Weekly's 2009 Magellan Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - "World's Best International Cruise Ship" ~ Conde Nast Traveler, Spain - Inaugural Readers' Survey Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - "Best Luxury Cruise Ship" ~ Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards
  • Queen Mary 2 - "Top 10 Best Spa on a Cruise Ship" ~ SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards
  • Queen Mary 2, Queen's Grill - 6+ Star Rating ~ Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation, 2009 Edition
  • Queen Mary 2 - "Best Luxury Cruise Ship" ~ Travel Weekly - Readers Choice Awards
  • Queen Mary 2, Canyon Ranch SpaClub(r) - "Best Overall Spa Facility" ~ TravelAge West - WAVE Award
  • Queen Mary 2, Canyon Ranch SpaClub(r) - "Top Spas" ~ Condé Nast Traveler - Spa Issue
  • .... and many more!

Queen Mary 2 Highlights

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  • Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar - Positioned off Deck 3's Grand Lobby, this refined salon makes a perfect meeting ground. Guests may choose among seven different Veuve Clicquot champagnes.
  • Grand Lobby - The Grand Lobby towers over three decks high and is graced with two sweeping grand staircases. It's also home to the spectacular Bronze Relief, with beautiful lighting effects that change throughout the day. The Lobby features elegant music that sets a sophisticated tone, from harpists to string quartets.
  • Illuminations - A shipboard Planetarium offering a variety of constellation shows and virtual reality rides through the skies, which also serves as the ship's movie theatre and lecture hall...
  • Canyon Ranch SpaClub - Queen Mary 2's 20,000-square foot health club, offers a wide array of pampering possibilities, as the sensational AquaTherapy Centre and well-equipped Fitness Centre.
  • Queens Room Ballroom - Queen Mary 2's striking Queens Room spans the full width of the ship - 134 feet wide - and her double-height ceilings are high enough...
  • Royal Court Theatre - Enjoy lavish musical revues and guest entertainers in this two-level, multi-tiered theatre, seating 1,105 guests.
  • Sports Decks - Deck 12 and 13 offer golf simulators, a putting green, paddle tennis, basketball, pools, shuffleboard and more.
  • Sir Samuel's - This venue, named for our esteemed founder Samuel Cunard, serves coffees, cappuccinos and a light menu by day. Afternoons and evenings, enjoy a variety of fine wines by the glass with your fellow guests.
  • Art Gallery - Located starboard on Deck 3, the Art Gallery features originals and lithographs by great 20th century masters such as Dali, Chagall, Erte and Picasso, as well as renowned contemporary artists such as Alexandra Nechita, Martiros and Bill Mack.
  • Atlantic Room - The forward-facing Atlantic Room features stunning sea views from its Deck 11 vantage point. This private salon hosts daytime card play and other functions, and is available for private events and parties.
  • Bookstore - Adjacent to the largest library at sea is our beautiful bookstore and souvenir shop, specializing in nautical literature, posters, postcards, and collectibles.
  • Chart Room - Just off the Deck 3 grand arcade is Cunard's Chart Room. The room's long shape guarantees a sea view through one of the many picture windows. Do you wish to locate where you are whilst at sea? Just look at the nautical charts and maps dressing the walls - and the bar itself!
  • Commodore Club - Savour a martini in this intimate lounge, complete with charming piano music and a detailed scale model of Queen Mary 2 behind the bar.
  • Computer Centre - With 21 computers available for guests use, you’re sure to stay connected during your voyage. A charge will be made for internet and email usage. Plus, 14 WiFi Hotspots are available in public rooms and areas throughout the ship.
  • Empire Casino - The Monte Carlo-inspired Empire Casino offers a full variety of opportunities to tempt Lady Luck - 13 Gaming Tables, over 120 slot machines, even video poker. Also, there is the convenient Casino Bar.
  • Image Gallery - The Image Gallery, located port side on Deck 3, is completely digital which allows you almost instant access to your photos. We can process your film, print your digital photos and store everything on CD for you. We also have an elegant selection of frames, albums and folios to preserve your memories.
  • Swimming Pools - There are a total of five swimming pools onboard 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!
  • Golden Lion Pub - Darts, karaoke and ale - everything you'd expect of an authentic English pub. There's even a traditional Pub Lunch served every day, with classic favorites such as fish & chips and cottage pie.
  • G32 - Named for her shipyard hull number, Queen Mary 2's two-level disco occupies a discreet location aft of the Queens Room on Deck 3 and features a contemporary style with both a DJ and live dance band.
  • The Library - Linger over more than 8,000 books, at the largest library at sea. Ask our Librarian to help you find your favorite authors, from Tolstoy to Jackie Collins.
  • Maritime Quest Exhibit - This unique exhibition located throughout the ship's corridors and stairwells unveil Cunard Line's proud history from Sir Samuel Cunard's first venture across the Atlantic in 1840 to the building of Queen Mary 2.
  • Mayfair Shops - Fine shopping from top boutiques and brands such as Harrods, H. Stern's, Chopard, Hermes and more - from voyage souvenirs to exquisite jewelery and high fashion.
  • The Zone/The Play Zone - These special venues host Cunard's Children Programme, offering activities and entertainment for our youngest guests from Ages 3-6, to children ages 7-12 to teens.

  • Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. From bow to stern, discover 13 spacious decks on which to relax and unwind; to indulge in pleasures and pursuits you never normally have time for. Opulent public areas, extravagant dining rooms, ballrooms, theatres, lounges...even the only Planetarium at sea.
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Queen Mary 2 Accommodations

  • Five duplex apartments which are two stories high and measure more than 1,650 square feet. Overlooking the stern, breathtaking sea views are provided via a two-story glass wall. Each apartment features its own gymnasium and balcony and butler and concierge service. For the ultimate in luxury, duplex apartments can be connected to a penthouse to create a stunning 2,220-square-foot living space, an accommodation choice simply unrivaled on any other passenger ship.
  • Four deluxe penthouses overlooking the bow measure between 861 and 1,076 square feet can be combined together and connected with two of the suites to create a single luxurious living area totaling more than 5,000 square feet with balcony and concierge service.
  • Six penthouses at 570 square feet featuring butler and concierge service and private balconies.
  • Seventy-eight suites including balconies which measure 388 square feet.
  • Deluxe cabins featuring balconies and measuring 291 square feet.
  • Standard cabins measuring a comfortable 194 square feet, some with spacious eight-foot-deep balconies.

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Queen Mary 2 Amenities

For over 60 years, there has been a Cunard "Queen" sailing the oceans. Queen Mary 2 will be the first such liner built in a generation, and the worthy heir to the company's 160-year heritage. As envisioned in the artist's rendering above, she will embody all the thoroughbred characteristics of her forebears: the generous thrust of her raked prow, the stepped superstructure both fore and aft, the lean dimensions that allow for greyhound speed whilst traversing the North Atlantic. Seen from the outside, she will look like what she is, a purpose built craft for sailing rapidly between points on the globe.

Within her hull, however, QM2 will hide a multitude of delights as spectacular and pleasurable as they are innovative and ingenious. Stepping aboard, guests will enter a realm of sweeping spaces and grand designs the likes of which have not been seen for decades. They will enjoy a generosity of spaciousness that rivals or surpasses that of ultra-luxury small ships. Just 2620 guests will sail on this 150,000 gross ton vessel. They will stroll the broad, 1/3 mile-long teak promenade deck that encircles the entire ship, stopping to talk with friends relaxing on traditional steamer chairs. They will be entranced by a Lobby that towers over three decks high, graced with a sweeping grand staircase and monumental works of art. They will travel in accommodation that varies from the merely commodious to the shamelessly extravagant. The standard cabins will measure 194 square feet, and most include an eight-foot balcony. In all ? of the ship's cabins have balconies, and 77% are sea view cabins. All the way aft, there are five Duplex Apartments overlooking the sea from two-story glass walls. At over 1600 square feet, these include two levels, private gym and balcony and butler service. As on QE2, the accommodation selected by the guest will be matched with a seaview dining venue. Higher categories will dine in grill rooms and lower categories will share a truly opulent dining room, again towering over three decks high, with its own grand stair and tiered seating to create both open and intimate dining spaces.

To fill the pleasant days at sea, onboard activities will be staged in a number of innovative and inviting venues. Seven multi-purpose classroom facilities which can be sized to accommodate differently-sized classes will comprise a College At Sea, with expert instruction in a wide variety of subject such as computer skills, languages, art and wine appreciation, cooking and more. An auditorium will feature a section which will adapt to become a full-scale planetarium, where star shows, courses on celestial navigation and other visual spectacles can be presented. QM2 will have a large library, a bookshop and a coffee shop. Like her sister QE2, QM2 will boast a true ballroom, with an orchestra for dancing. A magnificent Spa will include one of the ship's five swimming pools, and together with the adjacent Winter Garden, will provide a health, fitness and relaxation area of over 25,000 square feet. Numerous smaller lounges, alternative dining venues and specialized rooms will also welcome travelers during the crossings.

QM2 will be built in the Alstom Chantiers de L'Atlantique shipyard in Sainte-Nazaire, France. This is the same yard that built the France, Normandie, Ile de France and some of the other great liners of the past. At a total estimated cost of $780 million USD, she will also be the most expensive ship ever built. She is expected to enter service in late 2003. We will present more details as the building proceeds.


    Some Fun comparisons:
  • QM2 is more than twice as long as the Washington Monument is tall (550 ft.)
  • QM2 is 147 feet longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall (984 ft.)
  • QM2 is more than 3 ? times as long as Westminster Tower (Big Ben) is high (310 ft.)
  • QM2 is only 117 feet shorter than the Empire State Building is tall (1248 ft.)
  • QM2 is more than three times as long as St. Paul's Cathedral is tall (366 ft.)
  • QM2 is as long as 36 double-decker London buses (31 ft. each)
  • QM2's whistle will be audible for 10 miles.

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