QE2 to become luxury hotel

QE2
QE2 to become luxury floating hotel Credit: ITV Meridian

It's been announced the QE2 is going to be refurbished into a luxury five star floating hotel.

The cruise ship, which hosted kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers and celebrities throughout its legendary 40-year history, will depart from Dubai and arrive in COSCO Shipyard’s facility in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province.

Once there, it will receive a thorough revitalisation and a makeover which is scheduled for completion by 2015.

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QE2 to be converted into hotel

Southampton's most famous ship will become a luxury floating hotel.