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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips

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50thbirthday experience

Great experience for a special occasion to be pampered and chance to enjoy great food, service and... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
jamesaldridge68
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Glamour at its best

Everything about our trip from London to Paris was spectacular. The check in process was as smooth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kameron S
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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A work of art in itself and a true Art Deco icon, the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train offers a journey unlike any other. Step aboard and you enter a more gracious, elegant age of travel. Romance, adventure and style are all intimately...more
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4 Battle Bridge Lane | Shackleton House, London SE1 2HP, England
Southwark
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+44 845 077 2222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the VSOE from Verona to Calais as part of a package tour. We expected an amazing experience and indeed much of it was. First the good things: the train is beautiful and expertly restored. The food - we had lunch and dinner and...More

1  Thank Ros W
Bruno J, Train Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ros W, Thank-you very much from traveling with us from Verona to London. The team and I are very pleased to read your comments and to know that most of the experience was amazing. Indeed as you rightly pointed out, the carriages are all...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience for a special occasion to be pampered and chance to enjoy great food, service and sightseeing from a romantic form of yesteryear travel. Bucket list item

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Thank jamesaldridge68
Bruno J, Train Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jamesaldridge68, Thank-you very much for celebrating your 50th birthday with us. The team and I are very happy & proud to read that you experienced an amazing journey and we all look forward to welcoming you back on another Belmond Trains.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everything about our trip from London to Paris was spectacular. The check in process was as smooth as can be. Their porters are all very helpful and kind. But the luxury and elegance of these trains is as magnificent as one can describe. The first...More

1  Thank Kameron S
Bruno J, Train Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Kameron S, Thank-you for traveling with us from London to Paris and for your review. The team and I are very pleased to read that you experienced such an amazing trip. Indeed, I am very fortunate to work with such a team of passionate...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our trip from Paris to Venice on the Orient Express was quite simply... Fantastic. White Glove Service from start to finish! My wife and I were very privileged to take this trip. Quite frankly I've never seen her more excited! We would recommend this experience...More

Thank pdi2018
Bruno J, Train Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear pdi2018, Thank-you for traveling with us from Paris to Venice.The team and I are very proud to read your feedback and that you experienced such a wonderful journey. Indeed, our ultimate goal is to create fond memories for our guests. Thank-you again for traveling...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family traveled on the Orient Express from Venice to London; occupying the spectrum of cabins, from Grand Suite, Suite to single. Our experience was incredible; staff was formal, excellent, but also fun. The accommodations are luxurious andMore

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Bruno J, Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear bjohns2018, So happy to read that you all had a great experience traveling on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as a family. I will make sure to share your kind words with the team and we all look forward to welcoming you back on another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Husband and I were so excited to go on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Venice for our honeymoon on July 5th. We are big history buffs and to go aboard such an iconic train was a dream come true for both of us....More

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Bruno J, Train Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Emma B, Thank-you for your feedback and please accept my sincere apologies for the discomfort and inconvenience you experienced due to the train arriving very late in Paris that evening. Regrettably, due to an incident with the Eurotunnel that day, our coaches crossing the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a special occasion to celebrate I would highly recommend this journey. The food and service is exceptional and something that you would always rememberMore

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Bruno J, Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gadabout28, Thank-you for traveling with us. The team & I are very pleased to read that you experienced a wonderful journey. Indeed, I am very fortunate to work with such a team of passionate and dedicated people. Thank-you again for traveling with us and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience wow, all I can say is absolutely fantastic, wonderful, wonderful, experience,, food great, staff fantastic, the passing scenery beautiful, an experience never to be forgotten, we never did know who the murderer was.More

3  Thank somersetlasscheshire
Bruno J, Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear somersetlasscheshire, Thank-you for celebrating your honeymoon with us. I am very pleased to read that you experienced a wonderful journey and will share your feedback with everyone. Indeed, I am very fortunate to work with such a team of passionate and dedicated people. Thank-you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG Thank you so much for making this experience everything I thought it would be and more. We celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary and will remember it for ever. From joining the British Pullman at Victoria, right though to Venice was magical. Food was amazing...More

2  Thank Mandy170564
Bruno J, Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear OMG, Thank-you for celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary with us.The team and I are very proud to read your feedback and that you experienced such a wonderful journey. I will make sure to share your review with Giorgio as I know he will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start, the Orient Express with all its mystique, annoying Belgian detectives and elegance. We took the Paris to Venice route as a part of our honeymoon, boarding late Sunday evening and arriving in Venice Monday evening. After hitting the sights in Paris and...More

6  Thank IanWright_Philly
Bruno J, Manager at Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear IanWright_Philly, Thank-you for celebrating your honeymoon with us and for your very kind words that I have shared with the team both on-board and on the ground. Apart from the description of the journey, which we were all happy to read, I must say...More

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Jennifer L
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Response from OmaSylvia | Reviewed this property |
Just keep everything you might need in what they call hand luggage, which you hang on to while waiting to board the train. Cabin luggage is put on the train for you and HOPEFULLY is there when you board the train. Large... More
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Carroll W
April 16, 2018|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
No shower just a wash basin in your cabin and a toilet at the end of the carriage. But it was no problem to us. I think you could manage to survive one day without a shower
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Response from Bradgatebullet | Reviewed this property |
Your check in is at the West Bahnhof. I must admit that I am not sure what you mean by special as travelling on this iconic train Is a privilege and it it rather understated, at Venice there was a VSOE check in desk and the... More
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