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Black Watch Review

4.5 / 5.0
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139 reviews
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Round Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Middle East

Review for Black Watch to the Middle East
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Parsman
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Jan 2013
Cabin: Outside Cabin

We sailed from Southampton in early January and headed South. This ship is the oldest in the Fred. Olsen cruise fleet but, despite this, is well maintained, comfortable and stable in rough seas.

I had an outside double cabin on a single occupancy basis. It was clean, comfortable and had plenty of storage space. The air conditioning was flexible and effective. It had the additional bonus of a bath tub. The cabin stewardess kept the cabin spotlessly clean by servicing it twice daily.

I found the food excellent throughout this long cruise. Normally I ate in the main restaurant but I had the occasional early breakfast in the Garden Cafe and the odd lunch at the Marquee Grill. The speciality evenings (Indian, Thai etc) in the Garden Cafe were most enjoyable. Wine prices remain very competitive.

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Outside Cabin

Cabin D

I had a double cabin on a single occupancy basis on deck 4. It had two bed, one of which was used a a sofa. There were tow portholes. The storage space was more than adequate for one person. The air conditioning was very effective. There was a bathtub.

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