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Balmoral was launched in 1988 as Crown Odyssey, originally constructed for the Royal Cruise Line. It was operated by Orient Lines and Norwegian Cruise Line before being bought by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in ...
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91 Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

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P Dooley (rent15c)
1 Review
We began our holiday at Southampton City cruise terminal. The car parking was slightly different from what we are used ... Read more
1 Review
Christmas Markets Cruise -â€" Balmoral 10th to 17th November 2011 My wife and I have travelled with most of the ... Read more
Paul Naden
1 Review
After an unscheduled overnight stay in Southampton due to technical problems with a lifeboat and its certification (why ... Read more
Robin Farrant
1 Review
Our 8 day Balmoral cruise was quite stunning. Having previously sailed with QM2 and Celebrity, I tried Fred ... Read more
jennifer drake
1 Review
we were a bit nervous of booking a cruise with Fred Olsen, we normally use more casual cruise lines (Ocean Village, ... Read more
Ian Killick
1 Review
We have just returned from 14 day Baltic cruise. The destinations were tremendous especially St Petersburg and Tallin. ... Read more
Carolyn Davies
2 Reviews
We booked an 8 night cruise to the Norwegian Fjiords and I was really looking forward to it and my husband was going to ... Read more
Adrian Stallworthy
1 Review
This was my first cruise (but not for my fellow holiday makers). We cruised on Fred Olsens Balmoral to the Norwegian ... Read more
1 Review
After considering many options decided to go for Fred Olsen as it has a reputation for old fashioned British style ... Read more
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
Baltic Cruise, Fred Olsen's Balmoral, 13 - 27 May 2011I'm writing this critique to provide some balance to the other ... Read more
1 Review
Myself and my husband are brand new to cruising and thought we would try a mini cruise to 'test the water'. Fred Olsen ... Read more
1 Review
Member Since 2009
9 Forum Posts
Although first impressions are good I was very disapointed overall in my experience as a first time cruiser on the ... Read more
Host Sharon
8 Reviews
Member Since 2007
3,716 Forum Posts
Baltic Cruise on Fred Olsen's Balmoral, 13 - 27 May 2011I had a leisurely drive down to Southampton finally arriving at ... Read more
10 Reviews
Member Since 2010
192 Forum Posts
Departed on 23 April 2011 from Southampton, having stayed on the previous night at the Dolphin Hotel. For anyone ... Read more
anthony mcconville
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
The ship is of a very good standard and is always being refurbished. Our Cabin was a little on the small size but ... Read more
alan pizer
1 Review
We have visited the Canaries before in early 2009 and due to the good offer in the press in October we decided to have ... Read more
Gary Price
1 Review
Took the train to Southampton to spend a week finishing my Christmas shopping with Fred Olsen. Not my first time on ... Read more
Sheila Varnam
1 Review
Balmoral! Where do I begin,!? My husband and I had never done a cruise till this one.We had booked another one due to ... Read more
Mervyn Hancock
2 Reviews
Walking into the top of the range Premier Suite on Fred Olsen's largest cruiser - The Balmoral - my wife Sue and I were ... Read more
Mr J Tansley
1 Review
This was our first trip with a smaller cruise ship having been on previos ones carrying 3000 plus passengers.We found ... Read more
Robert Moloney
2 Reviews
ISLANDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES CRUISE - L1009 Booking We booked this last minute deal with Fred Olsen Cruises on ... Read more
Joan Jones
2 Reviews
First timers with Fred Olsen Line This was our 12th cruise and the first one with Fred Olsen on the Balmoral.We ... Read more
12 Reviews
Member Since 2008
705 Forum Posts
We sailed from Dover in very warm sunshine and calm seas. The "Balmoral" is an older ship but had been well maintained ... Read more
2 Reviews
Member Since 2004
15,966 Forum Posts
Our cruise commenced from Dover, Kent.England. This was a 15 night cruise to Spitzbergen taking in the sights of the ... Read more
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
Sometimes you can get lucky and score a nice cabin on an Australian Coastal leg of a "foreign" ship. This is what ... Read more

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