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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: 76

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
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 01/11 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 12/10 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 11/10 4.0 out of 5+
Norweigean fjords by Mr J Tansley
Pleasantly surprised with fred olsen ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 07/11 5.0 out of 5+
Islands and Highlands of the UK by Robert Moloney
A circumnavigation of the UK - Our first cruise with Fred. Olsen ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 08/10 4.0 out of 5+
First time cruisers with Fred Olsen Line by Joan Jones
First timers with Fred Olsen Line This was our 12th cruise and the first one with Fred Olsen on the ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 07/10 5.0 out of 5+
Gateway to the Arctic by Parsman
A Summer cruise from the UK to the most Northern part of Norway. Sailed through the "inner passage" ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 07/10 5.0 out of 5+
A Trip up the Norwegian Fjords and across to the Arctic by EJNutz
This was a special cruise of scenic cruising with the highlight being Spitabergen ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 07/10 5+ out of 5+
Last minute Australian Coastal by Ches
with trepidation did an Aussie venture aboard such an English ship ... continue
Australia & New Zealand 04/10 4.0 out of 5+
Christmas & New Year on the high seas by Parsman
Christmas and New Year holidya cruise to Madeira and the Canaries. ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 01/10 5.0 out of 5+
christmas markets cruise by seabourndt
hi there i thought i would do a review of my cruise.

BOOKING i booked this as a group cruise. ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 12/09 5+ out of 5+
A beautiful cruise on a beautiful ship by curlytops
Our first cruise was a delight ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 07/10 5.0 out of 5+
From excellent to downright frightening! by swanseajack
Long awaited 40 day Transatlantic cruise to explore more of Canada and the US. ... continue
Transatlantic 11/09 1.0 out of 5+
Short But Sweet Weekend Cruise by sealegs
My husband booked a weekend cruise on The Balmoral to celebrate my 30th birthday we sailed from ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 06/09 4.0 out of 5+
Onward to Asia, the North Pacific and Alaska by Parsman
World Cruise Sector with an unusual itinerary. ... continue
Asia 04/09 5.0 out of 5+
Balmoral and The Cruel Sea by Anthony Lisk
We were looking for a break from an unusually cold British winter.Fred Olsen were offering good ... continue
Western Mediterranean 03/09 4.0 out of 5+
Cruise to the Caribbean by Parsman
This was my first cruise on the "Balmoral" although I have taken many cruises with Fred. Olsen. ... continue
Transatlantic 11/08 4.0 out of 5+
Eastern promise - mostly fulfilled by Andrew S
Balmoral's first cruise in the Mediterranean - Eastern Med. Mostly good. ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 05/08 4.0 out of 5+
Fred Olsen's Balmoral--A Unique Cruising Experience by ilovcruisesm
If you've never heard of Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, it's probably because it is not usually marketed ... continue
Western Caribbean 01/10 5+ out of 5+
Beautiful Balmoral by WhiteStar
I have been on 20 plus cruises on Celebrity, Royal Cruise Line, Princess, First European, Fred ... continue
Eastern Caribbean 05/08 5+ out of 5+
Good on the whole by aguise
Some good some not so good. ... continue
Western Caribbean 04/08 3.0 out of 5+
Awful cruise on the Balmoral. by cidsid
Awful cruise With Fed. Olsen! ... continue
Western Caribbean 04/08 1.0 out of 5+
Pirates of the Caribbean by Peter Harcourt
How and where do we start?...Having been on two previous cruises with Fred Olsen on the Braemar ... continue
Western Caribbean 03/08 1.0 out of 5+
Brits on the Balmoral by 1962
As on all previous reviews Imigration at Miami airport was chaos,once cleared you have to then ... continue
Western Caribbean 03/08 3.0 out of 5+
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