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Review for Louis Aura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Paul trottier

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

i was the worst ship i hav ever been,its so old,just about to sink in the sea.the waiter service is horrible,as if a bunch of jokers in z restaurant,they don't know to talk nothing known as a simple good service,the maitre d'hotel is just smiling like an ignorant fool seeing these ships serving food like novice,its people who is eating not animal.housekeeping is horrible,they don't hav any talking ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


Will never set foot on Louis Ship again

Review for Louis Aura to Mediterranean

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Percy Victor

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We booked the cruise online, all our paperwork showed it left and returned to Limassol, two days into cruise we found out it finished at Marseilles and you were flown back to Larnaca. They have no such thing as a complaints form, or give you a register number for Complaints, I was assured they sent off my complaint to head office but I have received no acknowledgement . The discipline on board ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


Cruise Baltics & St.Petersburg

Review for Louis Aura to Baltic Sea

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jadgroot

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

BALTICS & ST.PETERSBURG CRUISE - 12 DAYS - JULY 2014 The worst and most expensive cruise that we ever made.The ship "Louis Aura" is very old (46 years) and ramshackle. At sea the ship produces lots of black smoke and soot vomits precipitates on railings and deck, if you don't watch it you're clothing under the black sweep. In the port and the Kieler-canal it produces white smoke , ra ra how can ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


Louis Olympia

Review for Louis Aura to Greece

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Shane Edward

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Well where do I start, firstly upon the room allocation on the 3rd level there was a strong smell of diesel oil throughout the air conditioning which made my wife sick. After complaining about this with a poor response paid 120e to upgrade to L6. The fumes were throughout decks up to five to the rear of the ship and lasted for at least 2 days meaning those areas were out of bounds for us. The ...
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Sail Date: June 2014


Great experience on Louis Olympia for peanut-allergic passenger

Review for Louis Aura to Greece

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SarahMWat

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My 15-year-old daughter and I recently returned from a trip to the Greek Islands that included a 3-night cruise aboard the Louis Olympia. We disembarked in Santorini on the fourth day, while most passengers continued back to Piraeus. We had a great time and found the staff very helpful and friendly. My daughter has a peanut allergy, which makes food a concern when travelling. Because of that, the ...
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Sail Date: June 2014

Traveled with children


Louis Olympia 4 Day Cruise

Review for Louis Aura to Greece

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webster81

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Took a 4 night cruise in April from Athens that stopped at the following locations:  Mykanos - Kusadasi Turkey - Patmos - Rhodes - Crete (Heraklion) - Santorini The ship is a bit old and shabby and not as good as some of the bigger cruise lines. Rooms are very small, but the maids were friendly and did a good job. The food was low quality compared to other cruise lines but the service was mostly ...
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Sail Date: April 2014

Traveled with children


Don't Sail on Louis Cruise Lines

Review for Louis Aura to Greece

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Jhuddles2

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

In mid-October, 2013, we took a 4-day cruise of the Greek Islands (Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini) and Ephesus, Turkey on Louis Cruise Lines Olympia (formerly Orient Queen). We have cruised previously (a Russian ice-breaker in Antarctica, a medium-sized cruise ship in the Baltics, and large cruise ships in Alaska and the Caribbean) and have enjoyed all these experiences. We were ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


The MV Louis Awful formerly the Orient Queen

Review for Louis Aura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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donnazart

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I wanted to get off before I had even started my cruise. How depressing! My Superior Outside Stateroom consisted of single beds, 2 portholes and a closet for an ensuite. I have been on more luxurious car ferries! The food was terrible as was a lot of the service. 2 small pools, 1 restaurant, an inside bar and an outside bar by the pool....it was simply a budget cruise ship that had definitely ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Orient Queen / Louis Aura 2013

Review for Louis Aura to Mediterranean

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Jay.Cristata

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Orient Queen / Louis Aura This ship began life in 1968 as the M/V Starward for Norwegian Cruise Lines until 1995. It became the M/V Bolero until 2004. A full refit and it became Orient Queen until being renamed Louis Aura in September 2013. Most of its life it was registered in Panama until the 2013 renaming when its registry was transferred to Valletta, Malta. It is owned by Abou Merhi Cruises ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


If you are not a first time cruiser, do not use Louis Lines!

Review for Louis Aura to Greece

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littlebeau

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

My husband and I decided to visit the islands of Greece and chose Insight travel company for our tour. Unfortunately, we felt the experience was not up to standards of Insight. Insight Tours uses the Louis Cruise Lines to travel to the Greek Islands. We were on the Louis "Aura," formerly the "Orient Queen." Food on board was sub-standard-bologna on a dinner buffet?? If you went on a tour that ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


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