Hotels for 2021
New Zealand's biggest city and major cruise port, Auckland, sits between the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea, which is how it came to host the America's Cup twice - in 1999 and 2002.
The Pullman is centrally located so you can walk to the city’s most famous address, Queen Street, where you can shop ‘til you drop. Or head towards the waterfront and visit Viaduct Harbour to admire the super yachts and watch the world go by. The hotel itself has a warm and friendly vibe with sleek interiors which creates an intimate atmosphere throughout. The spacious rooms are bathed in natural light and have been designed for comfort and convenience. Enjoy a meal in the restaurant, Tapestry, where you’ll find a range of international flavours and locally sourced produce.
Known as the ‘Pearl of the Arabian Gulf’, Dubai is one of the seven emirates that comprises the United Arab Emirates. With a mix of traditional architecture and glittering modern buildings, Dubai is a place of fascinating contrasts that can best be described as the ‘Middle East meets Hong Kong with a little Las Vegas thrown in for style.' It is also the home of sand, sea and sun.
Enjoy the best of the city staying at this friendly, 5 star hotel which opened in 2018. It's close to the Dubai Mall and the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. There's a range of restaurants and bars to choose from while rooms offer a relaxing atmosphere and high end finishes.
Located in the heart of downtown Dubai, the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall are just minutes away. The hotel balances luxury and convenience; rooms have marble bathrooms and comfortable pillowtop mattresses. If you don’t want to venture too far, the hotel has a choice of seven restaurants, a deluxe spa and an outdoor pool.
Located on one of the most popular beaches in the UAE – the Jumeirah Beach. You’ll find “The Walk” at the Jumeirah Beach Residences, where you can stroll along visiting the boutique shops for fashion and handicrafts; or enjoy a refreshing drink in one of the cafés or restaurants. The spacious rooms offer impressive vistas which are complemented by the cool blue décor.
The hotel combines the city’s vibrant energy and traditional culture and is located on the popular Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) on “The Walk” and close to Dubai Marina. The Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach is next to the Dubai Tram which links to the Dubai Metro so you can easily get to all of the major attractions in the city. Contemporary rooms have views across the Arabian Gulf.
Hong Kong may boast some 236 islands but most of the five million inhabitants of this former British Crown Colony are concentrated on just one, Hong Kong Island, and one city, Kowloon, on the facing peninsula. It is known as one of the most crowded and vibrant places in the world, making Hong Kong a must see.
Conveniently located in Tsim Sha Tsui, the hotel offers gracefully furnished rooms and a variety of excellent food is served in its three restaurants. The hotel is within easy reach of all the main transportation options in Hong Kong including the Star Ferry Terminal and MTR stations. Rooms are bright and luxurious and offer views of the park, city or Centennial garden.
Stay a bit longer and keep the good times rolling with some time in historic Valletta, or venture a little further north to the town of Qawra, before or after your fly-cruise.
The Grand Hotel Excelsior is ideal. Indoor and outdoor pools, spa and leisure facilities. Plus, a private sandy beach. The hotel overlooks the picturesque harbour of Marsamxett and is ideally located near the city walls.
To stay, the first night costs from £130 per person per night, with additional nights from £100 per person per night (based on a bed & breakfast basis for stays in 2020). As a P&O Cruises guest you will receive complimentary Wi-Fi and a welcome drink.
The resort hotel is located on the waterfront at Qawra in the north of Malta. The resort offers a range of pools and leisure facilities and it's only a short walk to enjoy the bars and restaurants of the village, or a 15 minute drive to Mdina, the beautiful former capital of Malta.
A stay at Seashells before or after your cruise is from £220pp for a 3 night stay on a bed & breakfast basis, or from £280pp for a 3 night stay on a half-board basis (based on stays in 2020).
Cruising under the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences for it acts as a gateway to a fascinating city set across dozens of hills overlooking the bay.
The Parc 55 is centrally located in downtown San Francisco; within walking distance of the Cable Cars, Union Square and a selection of restaurants. There is a choice of on-site dining venues, serving a range of dishes from light bites through to Thai or American classics. Guests have use of the outdoor pool at the adjacent Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
Cruises to Singapore have much to offer. The city’s glorious parks have earned it a reputation as the Garden City of the Far East but you will also be cruising into one of the world’s busiest ports.
The five star Swissotel The Stamford is one of the tallest buildings in Singapore and is in the heart of the shopping, dining and entertainment district above City Hall MRT station. With superb leisure facilities including a spa, two swimming pools, six tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness centre, the hotel also features a range of 15 restaurants and bars to choose from.
One of the world's great cities and harbours, Sydney always lives up to great expectations. When you are on one of our Sydney cruises, the first glimpse of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House will stay in your memory forever.
Originally built by the Grace Brothers in the 1920s as a showpiece of their successful retail business, the Grace Hotel has been beautifully restored offering a fine example of neo-gothic architecture with art deco interior, making it a historic landmark in the city. Ideally located on the corner of King and York streets, Pitt Street Mall, Darling Harbour, Circular Quay and the Rocks area are only minutes away.