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Caribbean Balmoral Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Fred. Olsen
Balmoral
Caribbean
Departure Port

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7 Caribbean Balmoral Caribbean Cruise Reviews


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brobanje47

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not for the young at heart

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Went with Fred Olson's Balmoral in November 2013 and was very disappointed - not with the Caribbean but with the ship itself. We were allocated 2nd seating for evening meal and as my husband has IBS it was too late ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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gaffers1

1 Review Written

All inclusive- the negatives!

Just returned from 32 day Caribbean cruise on Balmoral. Absolutely fabulous except for the All-inclusive guests (the most of them) Drinking seems to be a way of life for many, so good luck to the and their livers. ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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ilovcruisesm

3 Reviews Written

Fred Olsen's Balmoral--A Unique Cruising Experience

If you've never heard of Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, it's probably because it is not usually marketed to the American megaship cruising market. It is a very British cruising experience, similar to P&O Cruises (or so ...
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Sail Date April 2008


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cidsid

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awful cruise on the Balmoral.

My Wife & I , both OAP's, and Cruise enthusiasts, have last week returned from our first ever `Fred Olsen Cruise' experience, aboard the newly converted and extended ship MS `Balmoral' and feel that we should ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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aguise

1 Review Written

Good on the whole

We had a good Thomson flight from Gatwick to Miami but after 10 hrs the hard seats were uncomfortable. Immigration at Miami was an experience to say the least and we will never fly there again. Our cabin smelt of ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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WhiteStar

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Balmoral

I have been on 20 plus cruises on Celebrity, Royal Cruise Line, Princess, First European, Fred Olsen and NCL. This by far was my best cruise. I sailed on the Balmoral 12 times when she was the Crown Odyssey built in ...
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Sail Date March 2008


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1962

2 Reviews Written

Brits on the Balmoral

As on all previous reviews Immigration at Miami airport was chaos,once cleared you have to then reclaim your bags and transport them to the bus yourselves,which some of Fred Olsens older cruisers struggled with. ...
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Sail Date March 2008


Balmoral Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.53.8
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family2.01
Enrichment5.03.4
Service5.04.2
Value For Money4.03.6
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