Written on: 11/12/2013 by bernd29 (1 review written)
the seats and carpets are overused and fairly dirty, the journals are a poor and limited choice. The premier business lounges...well, they have WIFI, unlike the train, but several hundred pounds for a danish and scup of and coffee...?? The trains have no WIFI, the food is astoundingly poor, limited choice and very small quantities. The breakfast...??? Equally poor. Limited room on tables for computer...quiet coach rules are not adhered to. Can't see the point of this (read more)
Written on: 05/09/2013
I made a genuine mistake booking Eurostar this morning. Booking the wrong day. Once i read my confirmation i realised and rang Eurostar straightaway. I didn't mind paying the extra cost of the more expensive time to travel. But having to pay £30 renewal for each ticket, both ways, £120 made me feel sick. I'd have expected a better service from a company like Eurostar. I have always thought they were a 10 out of 10 company service wise, now i will be telling everyone how bad they are. It... (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2013 by anthony71 (3 reviews written)
after having a problem with our return tickets customer service could not have cared less we had to pay another 300 euros even though there was plenty of spare seats on the train it would have cost eurostar nothing to change our tickets but they could not care less (read more)
Written on: 11/03/2013
My family lives in Paris, we are Eurostar Frequent Travellers. Last November we booked tickets for myself and 4 French friends. Whilst booking online ( on the notoriously complicated Eurostar web-site) we inadvertently used the wrong date for the return journey but realised the error before payment and thought we had changed it. Unfortunately we did not print the tickets until later and did not realise the original date was still on the ticket. Blissfully unaware of what was to come we... (read more)
Written on: 24/01/2013 by Dimase (1 review written)
I had had such high expectations for this train. I was so excited to ride the Chunnel....however, it is nothing like they advertise. I would rather go the old way - a train to Dover, the hovercraft to Calais, then another train to Paris. The seats were AWFUL and our tour didn't even put my young daughter and I together!! And they advertise how you can "sit back an relax" on the Eurostar...WHAT? Are they insane! There was no "relaxing"! I was put in a 4 seater, 2 seats facing 2 seats with... (read more)
Written on: 27/11/2012 by Carolyn78 (1 review written)
I really enjoyed using the Eurostar as this is very convenient to travel to Paris (I'm a regular user), if booking in advance you get quite a good deal and you also receive regular promotions, which in my case is always interesting. So far I have never experienced delays or cancellations, although I'm aware that I may just have been lucky. The only thing that could be improved is the temperature in the coaches, it's sometimes really cold. In general, I had a good experience each time I used... (read more)
Written on: 27/06/2012 by wafords (2 reviews written)
I used to use the Eurostar a lot from Paris to Waterloo - now it goes to King's Cross which is the other side of London. Why? I work on the South Bank, so King's Cross is very inconvenient for me. Also, had more than 3 long delays, this service is definitely degenerating slowly.. (read more)
Written on: 14/10/2011 by hudebnik (1 review written)
We went Standard Premier to/from Paris in early October 2011. On the way out the train was really dirty and worn, you could write in the dust! The 'breakfast' (served at 11am) was terrible, a small stale croissant, a small roll, a yoghurt and orange juice. Oh and lukewarm railway coffee. On the way back the food was better, a passable cold meal and wine, and the train wasn't quite as dirty, although still pretty worn. Both ways the service was OK but with one exception pretty graceless... (read more)
Written on: 01/05/2011 by kirsty88 (88 reviews written)
Eurostar return from St Pancras to Lille was fast & good value for money. If you book early enough it can be a really cheap option for getting into France. The seats are fairly comfortable & clean. Check in in London was quick & easy - the check in facilities were good once you had cleared French immigration there were a couple of coffee shops. The catering facilities on the train itself were ok - they didnt seem to have much left though and it was a little disorganised. Check in at Lille... (read more)
Written on: 22/07/2010 by RichardMoose (2 reviews written)
Eurostar: London to Paris return on the Eurostar was an absolute delight, quick and efficient. The coaches are showing their age a bit but still feel so sturdy and safe, and comfy. 500km's in 2 hours...that's an average of 150mph(250km/h)...non-stop. Beats the flight option hands down, St. Pancras not cluttered and over-populated, great scenery on the way and the lowest carbon footprint around. You can take your own food and drink on board, lots of luggage and it's more child friendly. Can't... (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2010 by GinaBeena (12 reviews written)
I have used the Eurostar on a few occasions and whilst I have no reason to complain about the service and the actual travel, I would like to air my anger about the inefficiency of their website and the pain the online booking process takes me through every single time.
Booking a return journey just took me 4 attempts and overall an hour. The website was sluggish, randomly abandoned my order after I had put all my details in twice and once told me the payment had not gone through. They spam... (read more)
Written on: 28/08/2009 by glenc (294 reviews written)
This is the first time I had used the Eurostar from St Pancras. The station was much, much better than the facilities at the old Waterloo terminal, however, even though its a faster line, because the train has to go way out east before it can start going south, the train journey time was a little longer than I had expected.
Apart from that it was a good experience - left on time and arrived on time.
The actual carriages are starting to look a bit old and worn though - looked like they... (read more)
Written on: 28/04/2009 by speakout (86 reviews written)
The Eurostar train service running out of St Pancras in London is just fantastic. I had the pleasure of using the service once when it ran from London Waterloo and although I didn't find fault with it then, the new service out of St Pancras really is first class.
The Eurostar International terminal at St Pancras is a wonderful light and airy space with plenty of shops to browse around before you embark on your travels. It is all really well signposted and the large number of check-in points... (read more)
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