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Balmoral Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Wonderful ship beautifully maintained

Balmoral Cruise Review by Happysingle

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Nov 2018
  • Destination: the Western Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony Junior Suite

Mystery cruise was great fun ,no idea where we were going until we entered port .very well organised and the crew kept the secrets well .Fellow passengers were annoying in their determination to tell you they knew where we were going . I did not want to know and told them so .Way to many passengers were doing cruise price paid comparisons which I never understand , if you booked you must have been happy with the price you paid otherwise you would not book surely ?I think the price of extras in the ships general shop are excessive as in £5 for a standard size bar of Cadbury’s milk chocolate ,silly .service in the pub lounge was poor but the observatory bar was brilliant . The single travellers get together at the start of the cruise was a shambles and served no purpose . Balmoral is a great small ship well maintained and nicely appointed. Shame about some of the passengers !The food is 4 star country house hotel food nicely presented and good choices daily with good main course portions .The shows were very mixed but that is subjective I suspect . The classic piano recitals were superb .


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Balcony Junior Suite
Cabin BJ 9091

Very nice cabin with a great view and plenty of space ,no complaints at all . Clean fresh and nice balcony . Good spot to watch over the stern .


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