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Spain Balmoral Spain Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
228 reviews
31 Awards
I was chosen to join in on the stage by one of the Madrid entertainer
The Balmoral
Afternoon tea
Cabin 4156
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3 reviews
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1-3 of 3 Spain Balmoral Spain Cruise Reviews

Fallen Standards of Fred Olsen

Review for Balmoral to Spain

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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Previous wonderful experience with Fred Olsen over the past fifteen years. Sadly, will go with them no more unless they get back to their previous excellence. It appears that the ' Bean Counters ' have taken charge. Cruise prices have rocketed by up to 70% ( beware ' Anchor Fares ' you will be second class guests even having to pay a large sum for a couple of clicks on a computer to change your ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside

Massive loyalty from Fred Olsen customers marred by minor penny pinching

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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise as it covered the destinations we wished to see. Unfortunately a Pilot strike at the Portugase ports prevented us from docking at Porto.so we only docked at 3 instead of 4 destinations. Not the fault of Fred Olson. Fred Olson passengers must be some of the most loyal and supportive of any customers in any business in the world. I never heard any compaints at all. My ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

forget the negative reviews, you'll find the ship clean, the food impeccable and the service courteous. I was slightly nervous bearing in mind my previous experience on Black Watch and the reviews this year - but I loved everything about this cruise. So much so we've booked on the same ship for next year. Whilst the 3 restaurants are fine - we were in Avon and the views were wonderful, we ate ...
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Sail Date: July 2014

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