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Stena Superfast VIII

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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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great crossing

flat crossing which helps restaurant (fast food) but ok for price, Bar area, comfy seats and a upstairs lounge with cinema . we had a good crossing so able to go outside as we got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Usual kind of boat. Clean, efficient, food way overpriced. Food is ok, just too expensive. main thing to not is there is a reason the competition advertises "Wi-fi that works". It's because Stena's wi-fi rarely does. Or is too slow to use. And that is on Stranraer-Cairnryan, Belfast -Liverpool and Harwich -Hook. All so poor. Staff are all good though.

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Cumbria
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

flat crossing which helps restaurant (fast food) but ok for price, Bar area, comfy seats and a upstairs lounge with cinema . we had a good crossing so able to go outside as we got nearer to Belfast Port we were able to see some Seals , cheap way to travel bus and taxis at port to take you to... More 

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first crossing to Belfast from Cairnryan using the ferry and would say it was decent for the price paid. The ferry itself was fairly comfortable and the crossing in both directions very smooth. The staff are helpful but the food is a bit overpriced. Would use again as an alternative to flying.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled with Stena line to Belfast last week ! The ferry in general was clean , however the tables in the restaurant could have been cleaner! The food on offer was expensive and the Breakfast roll served at the restaurant was cold and not very appetising. £7.90 for a cold breakfast roll and a cup of tea did not represent... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled from Stranraer to Belfast on this service. Excellent once you get to the port bu an awfully long way across from the motorway! Why oh why cannot they improve the roads. The stena service is good - we indulged in the plus service but was disappointed to find only drinks and sweet items such as cakes. They used to... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

An annual pilgrimage to Ireland, this time starting in the north. We drove overnight arriving about 1 1/2 hours early but was soon greeted by the staff and security check. Very professional and courteous, once cleared we went to the premium plus lane and waited for boarding. Once onboard we found our way yo to the Stena Plus lounge and... More 

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Thank Bradders1038
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Have traveled with stena frequently and for many years. This morning I was due to sail from Belfast to Cairnryan on the 7.30am sailing. It does stat that check in does close at 7am, but as I've said I've been sailing with them for years and have regularly checked in at up to 7.15am. Well I arrive at security at... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Took my usual trip on the ferry for my summer holiday. Good clean ferry with plenty of facilities. Food is over priced for what it is but they have a captive audience. Always baffled by the way they load and unload the ferry as this just causes frustration at the other end when cars are stuck behind buses and lorries.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Travelled with Stena Line on a 30 hour day trip ticket which brought the price down to a reasonable level (normal fares seem expensive) out from Cairnryan at 1130 and back the next evening at 1930. Very straightforward and relaxed from start to finish. Had coffee and cakes in the Barista lounge and later had lunch in the Taste restaurant... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Had booked on to the 07.30 from Cairnryan - Belfast but arrived at 03.00 was told we could get on the 04.00 instead.What fantastic staff we met from booking on till we got off...Well done Stenna your staff are a credit....

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