Fred. Olsen Boudicca Cruise Reviews

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hoblec
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to meet up with old friends in Bermuda. Whilst the ship is old and lacking in any glitz (as we commented it was like stepping back 50 years, except the portholes would have opened then) the enthusiasm of the crew in ... Read more
KPBOB
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise because of departure from Greenock. Embarkation went smoothly and our luggage was in our cabin before us! We sailed out on the five night cruise up the Scottish coast our itinery was Fort William, Ullapool and ... Read more
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famwhite
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
While on our first short cruise to the Norwegian fjords on Fred.Olsen's Balmoral in May 2016 we booked this year's longer cruise to the fjords north of Bergen and Bergen itself. As the cruise started in Belfast this saved connecting ... Read more
muffin1952
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Having sailed with Fred Olsen 5 times previously, we had high expectations of this longed for trip to Italy. However, it was the first time we had sailed on the Boudicca. The first thing that was a shock was the embarkation from Falmouth, ... Read more
etfonehome
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool. We were asked to arrive at 2pm we were swiftly checked in and were on board by 2.25pm Same can be said for disembarkation which was just as quick and efficient with porters to help ... Read more
comcox
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
1,813 forum post
20 helpful votes
In early October I received an email offer from Fred Olsen for a November 20th sailing on the Boudicca for a 21-day cruise to the Canary Islands and Cape Verde. The price was quite good at less than 100 GBP per day although it was for ... Read more
jules57
Member Since 2013
1 review
161 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was our first and last time with Fred Olsen, which went to the Lochs of Scotland (plus Mull, Skye and Orkney). The selling points for us was that it went to Mull and offered an excursion to Iona, Portree in Skye (where we have ... Read more
SpeakerToAnimals
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
After seeing the fjords of Norway on a previous cruise, we wanted to go further afield and see the fjords of Greenland too! We had a suite on Deck 9. Departure from Liverpool a bit odd -- the building is temporary and I think they are ... Read more
Motherwell91
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Mixed review. With the exception of the performance outlined below the experience was very good. The service staff in particular were excellent.The cabin facilities were of a high standard as indeed was the food. The overall cleanliness ... Read more
ian.freeburn@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Having been on a Fred Olsen cruise before and seeing this one departing from my home port of Belfast. Being a regular cruiser I was aware the check in system is normally the worst experience. This was much better and when we arrived ... Read more
Maryursula
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Went with our active retired group.It was my first cruise and I had a BALL.Cabin very comfy. Food to suit all tastes. Staff very attentive and courteous.Activities to suit all.The highlight for me was the dancing .The hosts were fantastic ... Read more
megeric
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I had never cruised on my own before, though I had cruised with my husband before he passed away. This was my first experience with Fred Olsen. I can honestly say that I enjoyed every minute. From being greeted at Greenock, to leaving the ... Read more
cheryllesley
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Tried a Fred Olsen cruise purely because it left from Greenock. Had an enjoyable time. The cabin a balcony suite was excellent, clean, spacious and an added bonus we could smoke on our balcony. Must be the only cruise line which allows ... Read more
tring
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
1,635 forum post
24 helpful votes
We joined the ship in Liverpool which is very convenient for us as we live locally, so as we only needed luggage for one week, we were able to get the bus into Liverpool. Apart from the proximity of the port we always like to sail from ... Read more
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sekrapdjp
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
10 helpful votes
Rugged & Rural Canada: May 14th to 30th 2016 This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen, having previously sailed on the 'Black Watch' some years ago. We were attracted to this cruise by our recollection of the wonderful crew on the ... Read more
chas1066
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for three reasons. Firstly we wanted to visit the Norwegian Fjords. Secondly e liked the idea that it sailed from a UK port and finally it was organised by SAGA and we trust their services. We were picked up by car ... Read more
LandC
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
92 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We booked this cruise as we wanted to sail round the UK from Falmouth, our local port in South West England. The port was easy to find, and we booked valet parking with CPS, which went smoothly: our cases were taken straight to the ship ... Read more
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seabourndt
Member Since 2001
14 reviews
3,079 forum posts
3 helpful votes
As I had done BOUDICCA a few times including when she was "GOLDEN PRINCESS". I wanted to do a cruise on her sadly money is not great but love cruises. She was doing a repositioning cruise to FALMOUTH I picked this one. PRE ... Read more
Allanann
Member Since 2012
1 review
37 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Setting off from Southampton on 5th Jan we were a bit apprehensive about being away for so long and lots of sea days....but now we are back all those worries were unnecessary and we really have had the trip of a lifetime. Every port of ... Read more
Hazel Marr
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We've just returned from this cruise to Durban. Some of the places we visited were very different from the normal cruising destinations and were enjoyable as a result. Great if you like sea days too (a few too many for our liking - hence ... Read more
JONAH27
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise and it exceeded expectations. Boudicca was spick and span, cleanliness was a top priority, staff were friendly, the cabin was comfortable (but we spent little time there apart from sleeping) and the food was ... Read more
Harry and Pat
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 helpful votes
the title says it all, really. It was our first cruise and, within a few days we were hooked. The food was good and varied. The crew were excellent .... always smiling, always polite and attentive, quick to learn our names and tastes. ... Read more
perismo
Member Since 2009
1 review
35 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We sailed from Newcastle on 2nd August on Boudicca on what was to be a wonderful experience exploring the Arctic. Having sailed on Boudicca twice before, we knew that we would be happy with the ship and apart from the cabin being in ... Read more
toadwarble
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
18 helpful votes
I went on a previous cruise in March - see my review "Absolutely magical experience" - this time with my wife, so the previous cruise was fresh in my mind and my descriptions in hers. This time departing from Rosyth, we found ... Read more
george nieman1930
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
With a small ship you get to know people easier. There are no long queue's for the dining rooms or bars. You get to know your crew and the work they all do. Going ashore for visits to interesting places with the smaller ships means you ... Read more

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