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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ships

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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Fred. Olsen Ship Reviews

Ranked #1 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
72% 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
Braemar Slideshow
Ranked #2 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
71% Loved It
Black Watch
Black Watch
Ranked #3 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
65% Loved It
  • Ninety percent of cabins are outsides
  • Itineraries: Asia, Australia, Europe, S. Pacific
  • Value for Money -- Fred. Olsen cruises are very affordable with a £5 per person per day drinks offer (available on bookings made until November 5, 2012)
  • Launched: 1972; Passengers: 804
Ranked #4 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
64% 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
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Fred. Olsen Member Reviews

68% Loved It

This our third time on this cruise ship and it gets better each time ,We have cruised many times with other companies is Thompson,P @ O Cunard,We ... Read more
by molenney
We were unable to specify a cabin as Olsens allocated this under their terms of the booking, The cabin allocated on deck four was to the rear of the ... Read more
by RandLH
The worse cruising experience I have ever had. From beginning to end. My wife and I have cruised with Fred Olsen cruises on three occasions this was ... Read more
by Dougster48
On board the Black Watch is like stepping back in time. The decor and fittings are very 1970s although clean, there is no WOW factor anywhere on the ... Read more
by mojoys
Having read some of the reviews on this site about cruising on the Black Watch we were a little concerned about the holiday we had booked. ... Read more
by NIrn
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