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Fred. Olsen Liverpool Cruise Reviews

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43 Fred. Olsen Liverpool Cruise Reviews


jays175 avatar

jays175

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great first time family cruise

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As first time cruisers we wanted a short trip on a smaller ship as we were travelling with young children, ages 7 and 11, and were not sure how they would be. They totally loved it and have already asked when we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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KPCruiser1234

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Fjords

Fabulous to sail away from Liverpool. Very smooth and quick to embark and disembark. Our terrace balcony cabin 7024 was really lovely with a large lounge area and separate bedroom. Our steward kept the room ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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csg devizes

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary . The fact that it sailed from Liverpool was an added bonus as we have always wanted to visit the city. We were not disappointed with our three night stay before boarding. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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rcem

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Diamond Wedding Celebration

The main reason was sailing from Liverpool and a return visit to the Fjords. From our arrival at Pier Head all went smoothly. Our Balcony Suite was perfect, spacious, clean plenty of wardrobe and drawer space, met ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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hemlock9

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Chose this cruise because the itinery seemed to meet our rquirements. Unfortunately the captain took the decision not to go to Shetland due to bad weather. While we accept his decision we felt more could be done to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Tim B

3 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Much enjoyed visit to Scotland

A first experience: both of Fred Olsen and departing from Liverpool. Overall a good experience. Everything very efficiently dealt with and we were put at ease by the professionalism of the staff. The food was very ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lesleykarling

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great ports of call

Local departure Liverpool Ships staff very friendly and well trained in serving guests. Some of the ship has been refurbished in a very modern and pleasing way other parts are rather lacking in style and colour and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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playbus

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Cruise to snooze by

Just back from 28 day cruise on Olsen’s Black Watch. We are in our early 60 s and very active, most on the cruise are in their eighties plus, low mobility and not active. Great for them to get a cruise holiday but ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Dottie2

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Black watch - old ship

We chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool. Fed up of travelling from the north to Southampton. Food was generally good and as a vegetarian I had a good choice. Cabins were fresh and clean. beds ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Greenlandic Adventure

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, kind staff but a tired hi-di-hi format

Location - we wanted to travel to Greenland and this cruise left from Liverpool which was reasonably convenient. The itinerary (Iceland and Greenland with a short stop at Belfast at the end) was the decider. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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etfonehome

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Captain calls it the fabulous Boudicca!

Chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool. We were asked to arrive at 2pm we were swiftly checked in and were on board by 2.25pm Same can be said for disembarkation which was just as quick and efficient ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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george nieman1930

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

With a smaller ship and about 7oo pasengers it was more comfortable in every way

With a small ship you get to know people easier. There are no long queue's for the dining rooms or bars. You get to know your crew and the work they all do. Going ashore for visits to interesting places with the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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comcox

9 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

A few negatives, but with Fred Olsen it's really about the people.

In early October I received an email offer from Fred Olsen for a November 20th sailing on the Boudicca for a 21-day cruise to the Canary Islands and Cape Verde. The price was quite good at less than 100 GBP per day ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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clive.marjoram

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Norway again

Leaving Nottingham in good time for our 3.30pm slot to arrive, we were horrified to find the M6 completely closed between junctions 18 and 19.It took over an hour queuing to get off at junction 18, and then ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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SpeakerToAnimals

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Greenland: Fjords and Aurorae!

After seeing the fjords of Norway on a previous cruise, we wanted to go further afield and see the fjords of Greenland too! We had a suite on Deck 9. Departure from Liverpool a bit odd -- the building is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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jules57

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

First and Last Time with Fred Olsen

This was our first and last time with Fred Olsen, which went to the Lochs of Scotland (plus Mull, Skye and Orkney). The selling points for us was that it went to Mull and offered an excursion to Iona, Portree in ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Motherwell91

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Boudicca

Mixed review. With the exception of the performance outlined below the experience was very good. The service staff in particular were excellent.The cabin facilities were of a high standard as indeed was the food. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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sekrapdjp

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Has Fred Olsen lost the plot?

Rugged & Rural Canada: May 14th to 30th 2016 This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen, having previously sailed on the 'Black Watch' some years ago. We were attracted to this cruise by our recollection of the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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tring

12 Reviews Written

113 Helpful Votes

Good Ports but a Mixed Cruise Experience

We joined the ship in Liverpool which is very convenient for us as we live locally, so as we only needed luggage for one week, we were able to get the bus into Liverpool. Apart from the proximity of the port we ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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chas1066

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

A Really Enjoyable Cruise

We chose this cruise for three reasons. Firstly we wanted to visit the Norwegian Fjords. Secondly e liked the idea that it sailed from a UK port and finally it was organised by SAGA and we trust their services. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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farmer frank

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Big Up Date of Cabins Please

The cruise was some what spoilt by the need to up date the cabins we could see that the chairs could do with a good cleaning or throwing out. The chairs in the library are very hard to get out of for older people. ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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lynnmar

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Vibration Unresolved

Firstly I have to say that our cruise itenary to Ireland and Canada was excellant. However having traveled with Fred Olsen on many occasions and had no serious problems, it was very disappointing to find that ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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wemsie#6

3 Reviews Written

Terrible noisy cabins

We are all retired young at heart couples travelling for a birthday celebration with my husbands brother and his wife. We travelled on the door to door service organised by Saga which was very good. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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bilkno

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Customer services

My wife and I having celebrated two special birthdays this year decided to culminate the year with a cruise. Unfortunately we chose not to go on one of our tried and trusted cruise lines. We chose to go with Fred ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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YOUNGER TRAVELLER

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT Iceland Tour

We had requested a disabled room with a walk in shower, We could not fault the room, lovely bedding ( quite a few people had commented on this to us also) everything we wanted, lovely balcony we were on floor 7 and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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