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Fred. Olsen Arctic Cruise Reviews

The Crows Nest team
RVs at Ullapool!
Cape Wrath, Sutherland
Premier Suite
Cruiser Rating
Very Good
5 reviews


1-10 of 5 Fred. Olsen Arctic Cruise Reviews

Old Folks Home from Home!

Review for Braemar to Arctic

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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We selected the cruise because the itinerary met our requirements, and the cruise did meet our expectations in this respect, although a storm kept us out of the scheduled first port of call. Cabin very good, as were the staff on board. Food in general good, although very bland, probably to cater for the majority of guests on board. It did feel that this was an Old Folks Home on holiday, ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin

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Review for Balmoral to Arctic

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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because the Newcastle port is near home. Awkward embarkation because you go through check-in in the terminal and, after security check, are then back outside catching a bus to the quayside. Getting off the bus, there's a further walk to the ship. If it's raining, you'd get soaked just getting to the ship. The cruise itself was fine - nice ship - fairly small by today's ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Outside


Review for Balmoral to Arctic

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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This is the 2nd Fred Olsen cruise for me 1st from Southampton and latest from Newcastle which is only a 2hr drive or less from my home town Doncaster. The ship Balmoral is fantastic, a Premier Suite cabin very very good, dining superb, entertainment especially Lisa Harman who is an excellent pianist and superb singer/activities very good/ service with smiles from the waiters and excellent choice ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Cabin Type: Premier Suite

Chasing the Northern Lights

Review for Balmoral to Arctic

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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise headed north to Alta in northern Norway seeking the Northern Lights and offering scenic cruising and port calls en route. Despite a few minor niggles the cruise was successful, enjoyable and generally well-run. The itinerary was suited to the nature of the cruise; the ports of call were appropriate and the scenic cruising in the fjords was magnificent. Embarkation was slow. ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Cabin Type: Outside

The Braemar

Review for Braemar to Arctic

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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The ship was fantastic, small but very friendly as you got to know lots of people. The food the entertainment and all the staff were fantastic. This was my first cruise and I worried that there may not be enough to do.What a joke we ended up running from deck to deck in order to do all the quizzes, table tennis and every thing else we wanted to do. The out door pool even though we were in the ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Suite

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