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Balmoral Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
230 reviews
3 Awards

Mixed Bag

Review for Balmoral to the Western Mediterranean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Oct 2015
Cabin: Single Balcony

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 needed my trousers repaired, the tailor appeared in moments, disappeared briefly, and reappeared with the trousers totally repaired. A lot of the staff were actually incredibly nice.

In other respects it was a bit wide of the mark. The wifi was very poor, but that is being upgraded, apparently.

The communal seats were sprayed with some sort of deodorant, so every time I sat on them, I had to change my trousers because they stank of something nasty.

Cabin Review

Single Balcony

Good, except, the drawers all flew about in rough weather.

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