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Absolutely no disrespect meant to elderly people but this cruioplpse had a lot of partially disabled elderly people on board bless them I admire the fact that they can still get out and about Getting on and off the ship was not easy not enough wheelchairs, a stepped gangway, Dropping anchor in open water and getting on off a tender in ruff water again not easy. Mooring at a pier that could not handle sufficient transport for people to get off with only one gangway. In the unlikely event of an emergency I could see things going wrong. 3/4 hr late getting off ship to go on a shore tour which had to be cut short, disappointing Cabin not as described in all the literature They didn't send suitable transport to either pick the disabled person up from home or drop back home another 3/4 hr wait on pier with no facilities Time ashore was to short Having said that the crew, service,food and entertainment on board were with out doubt excellent. You could pick your own evening meal times Breakfast lunch and supper were available in other restaurants. Entertainment throughout the ship with a full stage and several acts. Many of the bars had singers and television. Internet throughout the ship but it was expensive. Two formal black tie evenings And one meet the Captain night Both very good. You must use the hand sanitizer on entering and leaving most areas of the ship to reduce risk of infection this is not because the ship is dirty it’s very clean and well decorated Cabin was made up every morning and beds turned down every evening I didn’t use the fitness areas

A little bit dissapointing

Balmoral Cruise Review by deboy348

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Absolutely no disrespect meant to elderly people but this cruioplpse had a lot of partially disabled elderly people on board bless them I admire the fact that they can still get out and about

Getting on and off the ship was not easy not enough wheelchairs, a stepped gangway,

Dropping anchor in open water and getting on off a tender in ruff water again not easy.

Mooring at a pier that could not handle sufficient transport for people to get off with

only one gangway.

In the unlikely event of an emergency I could see things going wrong.

3/4 hr late getting off ship to go on a shore tour which had to be cut short, disappointing

Cabin not as described in all the literature

They didn't send suitable transport to either pick the disabled person up from home or drop back home another 3/4 hr wait on pier with no facilities

Time ashore was to short

Having said that the crew, service,food and entertainment on board were with out doubt excellent. You could pick your own evening meal times

Breakfast lunch and supper were available in other restaurants.

Entertainment throughout the ship with a full stage and several acts. Many of the bars had singers and television.

Internet throughout the ship but it was expensive.

Two formal black tie evenings

And one meet the Captain night

Both very good.

You must use the hand sanitizer on entering and leaving most areas of the ship to reduce risk of infection this is not because the ship is dirty it’s very clean and well decorated

Cabin was made up every morning and beds turned down every evening

I didn’t use the fitness areas
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Cabin D
Not as described should of been an L shaped bed configuration it was two single beds
I had previously aske if the beds could be put together and was told that it had been done,
but it couldn't you cant move the beds
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