2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
This was without doubt the worst "Holiday" I have ever had - sadly it was my first cruise. We were kept hanging about at Southampton until 4pm (no reason of the delay given). Straight to Cabin and to use the Loo - NOT ... Read More
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
The ship had been in dry dock prior to the cruise. The work had not been completed on time and the swimming pools were out of operation for most of the cruise. Lifts were not working for a large part of the cruise and areas were cordoned ... Read More
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: October 2017
It was a cruise for my wife's senior birthday. After forgetting our passports and having to return home after a stay at the Premier Inn the boarding was over in 45 minutes and all cases were unpacked with half an hour of entering the ... Read More
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
The entertainment was excellent on board, especially the Braemar entertainment team with their amazing new " queen" tribute, stunning harmonies from the singers and fast strong dancers, really a highlife of our trip. The team ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: August 2017
This was our first experience with FOCL and the Braemar. The cruise was 10 nights around the UK from Southampton; up to the first port of Leith for an overnight, then Dundee, Invergordon, Scrabster, Oban and Belfast. The first and last ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: August 2017
We booked this cruise mainly because of the ports of call, which we hadn't been to before, and because of there being some river cruising involved. Embarkation at Southampton was stress free and our cases were outside our cabin by the time ... Read More
12 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2017
We chose this cruise because of the river features. It was more expensive but we wanted a luxury cruise. We found out from this site it was a flat bottom boat. We would never have booked as my husband is a poor sailor. He was sick for 2 ... Read More
6 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2017
Been on a couple of Fred Olsen cruises before on the Balmoral & was expecting the same kind of treatment ,sadly I couldn't have been more wrong !. the ship looked shabby & dated .The ship is not disabled friendly . there are ... Read More
Braemar Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 3.0 3.7
Dining 5.0 4.3
Entertainment 5.0 3.8
Public Rooms 5.0 4.0
Fitness Recreation 4.0 3.6
Family 2.0 3.6
Shore Excursion 5.0 3.5
Enrichment 3.0 3.3
Service 5.0 4.4
Value For Money 4.0 3.8
Rates 4.0 3.8

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