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Balmoral Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
227 reviews
31 Awards

Great Staff -- Poor Organisation

Review for Balmoral to South America
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RhondaS
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jan 2018
Cabin: Outside

We choose this cruise to experience Rio Carnival and get away from UK winter, overall we were pleased that we did.

Ship - public rooms and spaces were attractive and well kept.

Dinning- we ate in the Ballindoch dinning room, late sitting, the service was excellent and the food was good quality, and wide variety offered. We tried the Poolside grill twice and both times the menus were frankly rather strange. Asian menu -- no noodles, no chillies not much taste. Indian menu spiced lamb served with mashed potatoes, no side dishes, no chutneys -- not worth the extra payment.

Cabin Review

Outside

Cabin C

Much better than I expected the photos on Fred Olsen website are very drab. But this cabin had been renovated to a good standard, double bed, small fridge and flat screen TV.

Port Reviews

Montevideo

Very interesting place, unexpected gem

Buenos Aires

Lovely city

Lanzarote

Okay

Lisbon

town Walking distance from port

Punta del Este

Sunday

La Palma

Okay

Madeira (Funchal)

Okay

Southampton

Embarkation smooth

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