Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ships

Compare deals from top travel sites

Fred. Olsen Ship Reviews

Braemar
Ranked #1 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
72% Loved It
  • Pro: Elegant public rooms; warm, friendly atmosphere; outstanding evening entertainment
  • Con: Certain cabins small; limited toiletries unless requested; no fridge in some cabins
  • Bottom Line: Traditional British cruising with contemporary style
  • Launched: 2001/2008;  Passengers: 929
Boudicca
Ranked #2 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
66% Loved It
  • Pro: Old-style cruising with traditions such as set dining times, dressing up and afternoon tea
  • Con: Passengers under 60 and families will feel out of place
  • Bottom Line: Perfect if you are of a certain age and after a quintessentially British experience
  • Launched: June 1973/refurbished for Olsen January 2006;  Passengers: 856
Balmoral
Ranked #3 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
65% Loved It
  • Friendly environment for mature, young at heart cruisers
  • Medium sized ship with British country house ambience
  • Excellent and caring service
  • Launched: 1988;  Passengers: 1,360
Black Watch
Ranked #4 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
64% Loved It
  • Pros: A friendly, elegant ship with excellent food, entertainment and service
  • Cons: In need of its forthcoming refurb and some cabins are small
  • Bottom Line: A traditional vessel with a country house ambience.
  • Launched: 1972;  Passengers: 804
Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?