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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
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 ... read more
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Balmoral Cruise Reviews: 72

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Dated , Dull and Dreary by Spysmum
A cruise line that caters for limited expectations. ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 04/12 2.0 out of 5+
South America with MS 'Balmoral' by tankengine
Poor customer service from Fred.Olsen cruises ... continue
South America & Antarctica 02/12 3.0 out of 5+
Central & South America by Parsman
Took two sectors of the Fred. Olsen "Balmoral" cruise commencing in Montego Bay, Jamaica and ... continue
South America & Antarctica 02/12 5.0 out of 5+
Simply excellent by Graham Read
My wife and I have travelled widely over the last 25 years, normally on an independent basis, but ... continue
Canary Islands 12/11 5+ out of 5+
An Oldie but a goodie! by tbpusa
Good small cruise ship that's geared towards older travellers ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 11/11 4.0 out of 5+
Cocoon! by JANET BATTERSBY
After extensive research I chose Fred Olsen and the BALMORAL Canaries Cruise departing Southampton ... continue
Canary Islands 11/11 4.0 out of 5+
Our short Winter break on the Balmoral 10 November 2011. by P Dooley (rent15c)
We found this cruise to be good value for money at short notice. ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 11/11 4.0 out of 5+
Fred Olsen - Was this cruise missold? by alanfcox
This was our first cruise with Fred Olsen which we booked because we had heard good reviews from ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 11/11 3.0 out of 5+
Great little cruise by Paul Naden
Nice break for a second cruise of the year ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 09/11 4.0 out of 5+
Balmoral Norwegian Fjords - Stunning! by Robin Farrant
Fred Olsen doesn't disappoint with Balmoral and Blackwatch ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 09/11 5+ out of 5+
Fred's fabulous fjords! by jennifer drake
Fred Olsen virgins visit Norway! ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 09/11 5.0 out of 5+
Brilliant Cruise by Ian Killick
We have just returned from 14 day Baltic cruise. The destinations were tremendous especially St ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/11 5.0 out of 5+
The first cruise but definitely not the last! by Carolyn Davies
I had wanted to try cruising for sometime husband not at all sure so we agreed on a short one ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 07/11 5.0 out of 5+
First cruise - probably the best choice! by Adrian Stallworthy
This was my first cruise (but not for my fellow holiday makers). We cruised on Fred Olsens Balmoral ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 06/11 Not Rated
Baltic Cruise, Balmoral, May 2011 by malpart
A short review of our cruise to the Baltics (Saaremaa, Tallinn, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Copenhagen ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 05/11 5.0 out of 5+
First Time Cruising by Luckystrike
Difficult to fault once on board. ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 05/11 4.0 out of 5+
First timers - failed to meet expectations by mistyweaver
Myself and my husband are brand new to cruising and thought we would try a mini cruise to 'test the ... continue
Western Mediterranean 05/11 2.0 out of 5+
Disappointing and poor value for money by Newcomertocruising
Although first impressions are good I was very disapointed overall in my experience as a first time ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 05/11 2.0 out of 5+
First time Fred cruiser to Baltics on Balmoral by Host Sharon
Mixed feelings about Fred Olsen. Something was missing for me but I am still not sure what - ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 05/11 3.0 out of 5+
Exceeded expectations! by Dun123das
First time with Fred Olsen, we were not disappointed and will look to cruise with them again. ... continue
Western Mediterranean 04/11 5.0 out of 5+
Iberia during easter by anthony mcconville
Just completed 10 days aboard the Balmoral ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 04/11 4.0 out of 5+
Best ever cruise overall by alan pizer
We have visited the Canaries before in early 2009 and due to the good offer in the press in October ... continue
Canary Islands 12/10 5.0 out of 5+
Snow and ice and hand-gel. by Gary Price
Christmas Markets and Kiel Canal. ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 12/10 2.0 out of 5+
Nervous, Amazed, Joyous, Elated. by Sheila Varnam
Balmoral! Where do I begin,!? My husband and I had never done a cruise till this one.We had booked ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 10/10 4.0 out of 5+
Drama and history on Balmoral by Mervyn Hancock
Helicopter rescue, engine problems and luxury on the High Seas ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 10/10 4.0 out of 5+
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