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Fred. Olsen Borealis Cruise Reviews

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View of port at Portsmouth
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Scilly isles
Pool is nice but quite small.
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Liverpool to Portsmouth
"The new embarkation system due to COVID worked well (as described on the Liverpool Cruise terminal Website) and we moved on to the ship in about an hour. Perhaps too quickly as I timed our wait after the covid test..."Read More
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UK South Coast and Scottish Scenic Cruising

Review for Borealis to Europe - British Isles & Western

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have completed this second cruise on Borealis, so am writing this with some further thoughts. The embarkation was a bad experience since the arrival place had been changed from the exhibition centre to an entrance between the Arena and the Convention centre, but we were not told in advance. We embarked on a day when there were some extremely heavy showers, but needed to leave our hotel during ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Liverpool to Portsmouth

Review for Borealis to Baltic Sea

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The new embarkation system due to COVID worked well (as described on the Liverpool Cruise terminal Website) and we moved on to the ship in about an hour. Perhaps too quickly as I timed our wait after the covid test was performed until we were sent to the shuttle coaches and it was exactly 20 minutes, rather than the 30 minutes normally advised by the NHS to get an accurate result for the lateral ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Ship broke down in Portsmouth Ferry terminal

Review for Borealis to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Shinypurplestuff
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Borealis is a nice ship, and some areas have clearly been refurbished in few months that Fred Olsen have owned it. Our Ocean view room on deck 2 was clean, and the carpet was new. The shower flooded onto the floor every time we used it, so we created a dam with a spare towel to keep the water in. It didn't cause a particular problem for us, but we felt for the lady who had to service the room ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Borealis UK Seacation

Review for Borealis to Baltic Sea

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nooosey
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first Fred Olsen cruise and we were looking forward to being on what was the third cruise on the new to Fred Olsen ship Borealis, previously Holland America Rotterdam, age around 25 years. Originally scheduled to visit Scotland , itinerary was changed to the Scilly Isles and Portsmouth setting off from Liverpool. Embarkation was from the Liverpool ACC centre where Covid testing ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


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