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Brittany Ferries

Millbay Docks, Plymouth PL1 3EW, England
+44 330 159 7000
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Not enough room

Of all the ports that Brittany Ferries use, Plymouth is the poor relation. The staff seem to have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Flantheman2334
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Gosport, United Kingdom
this tug should have been sunk years ago

departed 35 minutes late from santander. arrived portsmouth 45 minutes late. i can only describe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jaz D
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Millbay Docks, Plymouth PL1 3EW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 3 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 3 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 5 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
Reviewed 5 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 6 days 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
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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are Club Voyage members, and have travelled many times on Brittany Ferries over the last 10 years. However there are some elements of the service which are deteriorating. It was always a treat to eat on the St Malo crossing, however cost cutting is...More

1  Thank Jenny Burt
BF-CustomerServices, Group Commercial Director at Brittany Ferries, responded to this review

Dear 'Jenny Burt', Thank you very much for your comments and for being part of Club Voyage. I travelled this week on the Bretagne and ate the oranges for breakfast and in fact I also had them on the Armorique on Tuesday. They tasted normal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled with Brittany Ferries many times over the last 35 years and they are just EXCELLENT.... but they really show their colours when adversity strikes. This May we were cycling through France when one of our small group had a heart attack and...More

Thank Gadfly2014
BF-CustomerServices, Manager at Brittany Ferries, responded to this review

Dear 'Gadfly2014', Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that one of your party was taken ill and I hope that they have fully recovered now. I'm pleased that we were able to assist you and we really appreciate your kind words....More

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Chris2345
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
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jewelofpc
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.
8 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
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tennesseefan4evr
How is the buffet??
7 April 2017|
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Response from DANVLOGZ Y |
Good, better going for a lite-bite though as some complain about dry fish and other meats
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