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Dover to Europe Fred. Olsen Braemar Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 31 Dover to Europe Fred. Olsen Braemar Cruise Reviews


A good four star cruise to some unusual ports.

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gbs1112
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Cabin 7020 is a large cabin that has been created by joining two cabins. Cabin 7022 is missing from the deck plan. Though big there is a lot of waste space. The cabin that would be the original 7020 has no window but an angled outer wall leaving a recess that is unfurnished and of no use. Though there was a lot of space to use the design is unimaginative and the bathroom that juts into the ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Suite


Great New Ports on this Maiden Mystery Cruise

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Overall a good cruise, but we will not be tempted to sail anywhere from Dover in the future! It's access and the lack of decent hotels and taxis in the area is an absolute nightmare. As we were travelling down by train the day before the cruise we wanted a hotel in Dover, and we booked a sea view room at the Best Western as it was the only way we could be assured that we would not have a trail of ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Cabin Type: Twin Inside


Good itinerary but Fred.Olsen not for me

Review for Braemar to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Number34
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the cruise because of the itinerary - German waterways and that was everything we hoped for. Great stops at Flensburg, Travemunde, Hamburg and Bremen and peaceful and scenic cruise down the rivers and Kiel canal. At all ports we did our own thing so cannot comment on excursions. We had a superior suite on deck 7, roomy with sofa, two armchairs, loads of storage space and really large ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Suite


Delightful River Cruising on the Braemar

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heatherraine@ymail.com
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was one of the best, most relaxing cruises I have been on. The highlight was cruising along the Seine, to and from Rouen. We also cruised inland to Bordeaux, and that is a beautiful city. Evening entertainment was very good, and we were always able to find a seat for the 2nd sitting show. We were seated at a table for 4 and the couple we shared with, Edna and Peter were excellent company. ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Large Superior Outside Twin


Our First Cruise with Fred Olsen

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doyoukeepatroshin
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have just returned from a round britain cruise on Breamar. First the good points. The food in the thistle restaurant on most occasions was some of the best we have ever had on cruise lines. The staff were excellent and the balcony cabins large with good storage. Now the bad points. Breamar was a vast 800 person floating old peoples home. The cabin "bathrooms were so small and ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin


Like an old peoples home afloat

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armartveh
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

Having travelled on over 40 different cruise ships since the 1980s and having been on two cruises this year already and not having tried Fred Olsen thought we would give it ago. First impressions were that the ship was very well maintained ,the crew were delightful and we liked the size of the deck 7 suite we had booked but were amazed that instead of a range of toiletries we were supposed to ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Very Pleasing First Cruise with Fred Olsen

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Spitfire24
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were attracted to this most enjoyable cruise (our eighth - we have previously sailed only with Cunard and P & O) for three reasons: (1) the dates (working patterns only allow school holidays); (2) the destinations (we had never before explored our own islands); (3) the price (we secured an excellent late deal for an inside cabin, which more than met our own requirements since we were really ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Twin Inside


Braemar's crew were her finest ambassadors

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Andrew.Kennedy
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Having worked for four years in P&Os iconic ss Canberra, including her farewell cruise in 1998 prior to her being decommissioned, I have always avoided the temptation of a cruise holiday; party because I had 'been there and done that' albeit from a different perspective, and also because I feared I would spend too much time complaining that 'it isn't like it used to be...' However a partner keen ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Twin Outside


Interesting Itinerary

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kazl
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First time with Fred Olsen.Embarkation at Dover was a shambles. Had to be there in a one hour window then waited ages to board in small groups . Announcements not at all clear. Once on board shown in direction of cabin. Cases were waiting -right across the cabin door! Once we shifted several cases ( not ours) we could enter the cabin. We had booked the cabin to be made up as Queen bed-not. Up to ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Very good, so niggles become conspicuous; booked another cruise while on board.

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Steviemk14a
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

2nd cruise with F.O. Met our expectations. Dover embarkation good in all respects (disembarking was not so brilliant, with muddle around the luggage and coach/car/taxi pick-up points). Ship recently repainted and in good order throughout. Captain friendly and available to be seen around the decks, a Finn. We booked early and were allocated to the much smaller Grampian restaurant on deck 8: ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin


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