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Dover to Europe - British Isles & Western Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 5 Dover to Europe - British Isles & Western Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews


Balmoral, ate Autumn cruise on the Seine, France

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ES5331

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

First time with Fred Olsen and got a great saver deal. Sailing from Dover was so easy with excellent parking arrangements at the port and easy embarkation. This smaller ship is has a very friendly crew and staff. Excellent shows and entertainers in the bars and loung areas. Drinks and spa treatments are a reasonable price - much better than any other cruise line I have been with. Five course ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside with Porthole


Disappointed

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Evenette

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Embarkation went smoothly. Entertainment team good. Meals in main restaurant good. Palms cafe under staffed and food ok. At times very unclear where soup, gravy was being served and under staffed, no clear direction. The lounge areas I felt were under staffed, on several occasions after waiting to be served then had to wait up to 15 mins or more for our drinks, which necessitated me having to ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Outside


First time cruisers with Fred Olsen Line

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Joan Jones

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

First timers with Fred Olsen Line This was our 12th cruise and the first one with Fred Olsen on the Balmoral.We selected this cruise because we wanted to sail from Dover/Southampton and avoid the present problems associated with flying. The checking in procedure was brilliant, we were invited for lunch on the Balmoral prior to departure which was a lovely touch and were in our junior balcony suite ...
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Sail Date: July 2010

Cabin Type: Balcony Junior Suite


Christmas & New Year on the high seas

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Parsman

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

As a regular cruiser with Fred. Olsen having taken several longer cruises eg sectors of the world cruise I decided to take a festive short cruise to escape the Winter weather in the UK. It was my third cruise on the "Balmoral" and it still impresses me as a real ship compared with the floating blocks of flats which seems to be the model for modern cruise ships. The ship is well maintained ...
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Sail Date: December 2009

Cabin Type: Outside


Short But Sweet Weekend Cruise

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Sealegs

First Time Cruiser

My husband booked a weekend cruise on The Balmoral to celebrate my 30th birthday we sailed from Dover to Belgium on a 2 night trip. We are seasoned cruisers and have travelled previously on Princess, RCI, NCL and Costa so are quite experienced with regards to service, food and entertainment and The Balmoral didn t dissapoint. Embarkation.Embarkation was organised and fairly easy what did ...
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Sail Date: May 2009

Cabin Type: Inside


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