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Southampton to Europe - Western Mediterranean Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

Fred. Olsen
Balmoral
Western Mediterranean
Southampton

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7 Southampton to Europe - Western Mediterranean Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews


Trebor2017 avatar

Trebor2017

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Nice but not great

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Having cruised on P & O and enjoyed the experience, we thought that Fred Olsen with its smaller ships stopping at ports unavailable to larger ships would be better. There are many positive things to say about this ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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cadizcruiser

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Mixed Bag

Some things on the cruise were terrific. The waiting staff were. The food generally was of a high standard, at times excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and in that respect the cruise was 5 star plus. When I ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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flowers5959

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not for children

The price for two cabins were over priced as we were given cabins on the front of ship with port holes only. Cabins 5003 5001 Two Adults and three children. Cabins very dark . We were advised of children's club ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Janet Paxton

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A lovely cruise

We have just returned from a great cruise to the Azores & Maderia. Thoroughly enjoyed visiting some of the islands in the Azores and spending time in Maderia Cabin was very clean and comfortable even if it was an ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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dogfishdoug

2 Reviews Written

First Fred Olsen cruise

Embarkation was from Southampton, following a long coach journey with Portlink (which was quite pleasant). Not an entirely smooth embarkation, passengers sat around for sometime until called by batch numbers, 20 a ...
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Sail Date May 2012


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dun123das

14 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Exceeded expectations!

Departed on 23 April 2011 from Southampton, having stayed on the previous night at the Dolphin Hotel. For anyone cruising from Southampton, this is a cheap and cheerful option due to it's location and car-parking ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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Happysingle

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful ship beautifully maintained

Mystery cruise was great fun ,no idea where we were going until we entered port .very well organised and the crew kept the secrets well .Fellow passengers were annoying in their determination to tell you they knew ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Balmoral Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.53.8
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family2.01
Enrichment5.03.4
Service5.04.2
Value For Money4.03.6
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