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Balmoral Review

4.5 / 5.0
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252 reviews
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Review for Balmoral to the British Isles & Western Europe
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First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Jul 2018
Cabin: Inside

Never on a cruise before; staff, entertainment, food, service, hygiene and gym all superb. Cabin was excellent, well appointed and serviced. The staff were very attentive and worked tirelessly. Food options were very good with a high standard of presentation. It was particularly welcome that you could get a late snack and an afternoon tea beyond the time of lunch (handy if you were out). The gym was well kitted out and the weather was also good enough to go out on the top deck pool. The atmosphere was excellent in all the bars, in particular the observatory. The selection of ports was good and it was welcome that shuttle buses were on hand at Lerwick and kirkwall. Embarkation was very efficient. We got a freedom fare which made it exceptional value for money. Limited selection of beers and ciders would be a minor criticism. Overall, an excellent experience and certainly recommended.

Cabin Review


Cabin I

Had a single as I was acting as carer for parents. Therefore, lots of space, well appointed and everything in prefect working order

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