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Dover to France Cruise Reviews

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1-5 of 5 Dover to France Cruise Reviews

Braemar and Norovirus

Review for Braemar to France

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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our first cruise with Fred Olsen for many years, the last was in 2006 (Boudicca) and before that 2004 (Black Prince), we enjoyed travelling on Braemar. The ship has a compact cosy feel about it and if like us you regard a cruise as a means of transport rather than a vacation in itself then we found it a pleasurable experience and recommendable. As for the cruise experience itself, we hardly ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Twin Outside

An Excellent 3 Port River Cruise

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Perky Penguin
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

My partner were on our first cruise. The car parking and check-in at Dover were excellent; we were given clear directions to the car-park, porters took our luggage from the car and it next turned up outside our cabin. We had a forward cabin on deck 4 (picture window, not portholes); comfortable beds, plenty of hanging space, a little short of drawer space. Decent size towels and changed as ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

A great disappointment

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First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Right from the start this inaugural river cruise was beset with problems. From the second day we had the Norovirus which wiped out a lot of on-board activities and amenities including any self-service restaurant meals and closed all the public toilets, so there was a lot of toing and froing back to the cabin. Our cabin was on the No. 2 deck and was just on the water-line along with the cabins of ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Cabin Type: Twin Outside

What a Pity

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Miss Fortune
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was the maiden voyage down the Loire followed by a further river trip down the Garonne to Bordeaux. Someone came on board with the dreaded Norovirus which meant that on 4 of the 7 days cruise we were in lockdown which spoiled the trip. No quibble with the captains decision, but the restrictions took most of the pleasure out of the cruise and the constant handwashing and antibac. 'squirters' ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Lots of Good but Too Many Problems

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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This review is written from the perspective of long-time cruisers on “mainstream” lines who decided to try a “luxury” line cruise aboard Crystal Serenity. The question with which we’d always wrestled was, “Is it worth it?” While the answer obviously depends in large part on how much you can and want to pay. However, for those who can spend the money, the question is whether they should. We would ...
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Sail Date: July 2014

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