Q. Which hotels are available to book for Exotic fly-cruises and Classic Southern Hemisphere Journeys?

For those guests who choose not to take a full world cruise, our shorter Exotic fly-cruises and Classic Southern Hemisphere Journeys give the opportunity to extend your cruise by adding a City Stay in some of the world’s most iconic cities.


Hotel Stays

Enjoy the freedom of discovering the must-sees and hidden gems independently by booking a Hotel Stay through P&O Cruises. Hotels are hand-picked, centrally located and have a minimum of a four star rating.

Hotel rooms can be booked as either single or double/twin occupancy. Rooms with extra beds and family rooms are available upon request and subject to availability at the hotel.

Land Tours

If you’d like the benefit from the knowledge of a local guide combined with a carefully planned itinerary, you might prefer a Land Tour – click here to view 2020 Land Tours or click here to view 2021 Land Tours.

Land Tours are available in 2020 and 2021 only.

The key benefits of booking a package through P&O Cruises are:

  • Transfers between the ship, hotel and the airport are included
  • All local and state taxes, and porterage is included
  • Breakfast is included
  • A P&O Cruises local representative will be available at the hotel on the day you join/leave your ship
  • Local agents can be contacted 24/7 in case of emergency
  • Security of booking a package with P&O Cruises ensures you’re protected by ATOL


Please note:

Unless early check in has been paid for, we cannot guarantee that your room will be available upon arrival and standard hotel check in times apply. There will be somewhere to store your luggage at the hotel until your room is ready.

Rooms can be booked as either single or double occupancy; twin rooms can be requested but are not guaranteed.

How to Book

You can either add a hotel when making your cruise booking online, via our Customer Contact Centre or with your travel agent.

If you have any medical or disability requirements, it is essential that you advise us prior to booking a hotel to ensure the hotel can accommodate your needs. 

General Information

These details are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change. All hotel stays are subject to availability. 


Crowne Plaza Auckland: available in 2020

Located within easy walking distance of Queen Street with its many shops, restaurants and the iconic Sky Tower, the Crowne Plaza offers a fitness centre, restaurant, bar with spacious, contemporary rooms. 

Pullman Auckland: available in 2021

This centrally located 5 star hotel has spacious rooms, sleek interiors and within walking distance of the city’s most famous address, Queen Street.  The hotel has its own restaurant and bar as well as a spa, pool and gym.



Royal on the Park Brisbane: available in 2020

The Royal on the Park hotel offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and is home to Walnut Restaurant & Bar, one of Brisbane’s most legendary restaurants. Along with a 24hr gym and outdoor pool, the hotel is an ideal base from which to explore Brisbane.



Shangri La, Dubai: available in 2020

With its excellent location close to Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach, the 5 star Shangri La Dubai offers spacious and elegant accommodation with excellent facilities including two pools, state of the art gym, spa and choice of bars and restaurants.


Marriott Al Jaddaf: available in 2021

The 5 star Marriott Al Jaddaf is located in the heart of downtown Dubai, with some of Dubai’s top attractions just minutes away. After exploring the city – enjoy the on-site facilities with seven restaurants to choose from, an outdoor pool and a deluxe spa.


Radisson Blu, Dubai Waterfront: available in 2022

This 5 star hotel is just minutes away from some of Dubai’s top attractions, including the iconic Burj Khlaifa (the world’s tallest building) and the Dubai Mall. And when you want to relax, there are plenty of facilities to enjoy at the hotel itself.


Hong Kong

The Regal Kowloon: available in 2020, 2021, 2022

Perfectly located in the midst of Tsim Sha Tsui East – nearby to Hong Kong’s commercial and shopping district, the 4 star Regal Kowloon provides the ideal environment for leisure travellers and is well connected to the city with public transport links.


San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco: available in 2020

Enjoy a grand and luxurious stay at the 5 star Fairmont San Francisco, ideally located atop Nob Hill with views of the city and bay below.  Elegantly furnished rooms have a limited courtyard view with marble baths, luxury linen and flat panel TVs.


Parc 55 San Francisco – a Hilton hotel: available in 2021, 2022

The 4 star Parc 55 is centrally located in downtown San Francisco, close to public transport links and surrounded by shops and restaurants. There are a choice of dining venues at the hotel – and guests can use the facilities of the adjacent Hilton San Francisco Union Square.



Swissotel The Stamford Singapore: available in 2020, 2021, 2022

Exploring Singapore is perfectly convenient from this 5 star hotel, located in the shopping, dining and entertainment district. It makes a comfortable, relaxing base with outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a spa and 15 bars and restaurants.



The Grace Hotel Sydney: available in 2020, 2021, 2022

Situated in a beautifully restored historic building in Central Sydney, the 4 star Grace Hotel offers well furnished rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and a Brasserie Restaurant. There is also a rooftop centre with indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and gym.


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