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Brittany Ferries

Millbay Docks, Plymouth PL1 3EW, England
+44 330 159 7000
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double mini cruise

i have just returned home, after 5 sunny days and 4 entertaining nights on board the Pont-Aven... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wembley, United Kingdom

First time travelling with dog and car over to Spain. Very efficient embarkation. Room clean but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Allison B
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Millbay Docks, Plymouth PL1 3EW, England
+44 330 159 7000
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Reviewed yesterday

i have just returned home, after 5 sunny days and 4 entertaining nights on board the Pont-Aven, ferry/ cruise ship to Santander and Portsmouth, from Plymouth, operated by Brittany Ferries. standard cabins are small, but comfortable, with all en-suite facilities. the cafeteria food is limited,...More

1  Thank R0bing24
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time travelling with dog and car over to Spain. Very efficient embarkation. Room clean but very basic - no frills even down to a soap dispenser on the bathroom wall. To be fair we did choose the economy ferry although would maybe opt for...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Of all the ports that Brittany Ferries use, Plymouth is the poor relation. The staff seem to have very little idea how to manage the vehicles both leaving and arriving. Every time we use Plymouth, the staff have to try and move vehicles closer together,...More

Thank Flantheman2334
Reviewed 3 days ago

departed 35 minutes late from santander. arrived portsmouth 45 minutes late. i can only describe this boat as an old old tug. so slow..it is boring...the french waiters and bar staff speak to you in french expecting for you to speak back in french (...More

Thank Jaz D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I travelled alone on the ferry. I felt safe and the staff were very helpful. The cabin was comfortable, not large but adequate. After all the announcements (20mins or so) all was quiet and I had a good sleep. The ship Alarm woke me up...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Parking nearby, drive slowly to avoid taking route to freights! Check in easy. Ferry clean and well organised. Worth extra for cabin but plenty of seats to relax or sleep in. Wi-Fi limited so download movies etc beforehand. Cabin impressive, twin beds, fruit and biscuits...More

Thank CJH230711
Reviewed 6 days ago

We Are members of both French and Spanish Travel Clubs but usually only use the Spanish Crossings. Of the Three Ships mostly used on the Spanish Routes. Cap Finistere is our Favourite (I wish the good points of all three could be rolled into one)....More

1  Thank TrevAndCo
BF-CustomerServices, Manager at Brittany Ferries, responded to this review

Dear 'TrevAndCo', We really appreciate your lovely review and kind words. I'm sure that the staff on board and ashore will be pleased to read them as well. Thank you for travelling with us and we look forward to welcoming you on on board again...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great trip to france onboard the ferry from Plymouth Food reasonably priced for a capative audience Ability to pay in pounds and euros always useful

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent staff to see your bikes settled in for the crossing. Bit of squeeze getting out past panniers but you can rest knowing your stuff is secure. Good cabins with clean bathroom and shower, quality linen, toiletries and towels, very comfortable. Plenty of hangouts on...More

1  Thank lollybird
BF-CustomerServices, Manager at Brittany Ferries, responded to this review

Dear 'lollybird', Thank for your review and for travelling with us. I hope that you enjoyed your motorcycle tour. Kind regards Jane Customer Services Brittany Ferries

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the ferry to go and come back from France very good crossing and facilities I do think however that the quality of the food has gone down since our last visit. Pint of beer cheaper than mainland though!

Thank Scottie P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We are renting a gite in France and wondered if we can take some food supplies with us in our car.
14 May 2017|
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Response from BF-CustomerServices | Property representative |
Hello Chris, It's no problem at all if you want to take food supplies in your car to your gite. I hope you have a lovely holiday. Kind regards Jane
My husband and I are planning a trip from the US to the U.K. the end of August. This ferry was recommended to us and I've gone to the website for more info. Being ignorant to ferries, I have a few questions... we would like to go to Caen - how far by ferry? Also wondered about accommodations... they have listed hotel prices as well... why would you need a hotel if the ferry has accommodations? That is two of my questions.. I'm sure I'll have more. 😁 Thank you in advance for any info you can give me.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Kath Y | Reviewed this property |
It's a great route from Portsmouth to Caen, best to book a cabin ( ensuite) the trip takes about 8 hours. There is a great a la carte restaurant on the ferry plus cinema, shop, self serve cafe, play areas for children plus... More
How is the buffet??
8 April 2017|
Response from DANVLOGZ Y |
Good, better going for a lite-bite though as some complain about dry fish and other meats