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Braemar Review

4.0 / 5.0
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186 reviews
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Still a beautiful ship...

Review for Braemar to the Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
Cabin: Twin Inside

This was our 4th cruise on Braemar, and our 5th with Fred Olsen. I have already written to the company about some of their policies (fixed dining, tipping policy, 'confiscation' of alcohol brought onboard, drinks package etc) but as far as the cruise itself was concerned, we found it to be most enjoyable. We appreciated the changes made during the 2017 refit, even those in the Neptune lounge --- the new seating at least creates a little more room--- and we enjoyed a very nice meal in 'The Grill', though the additional charge for it was excessive.

We had an excellent Cruise Director in Nick Cosslett, who showed that he also had a singing voice to match those of the 'professionals' on board, and the entertainment programme included Micky Zany, guaranteed to enliven a half-dead 2nd sitting audience!

We were blessed with near-perfect weather so we could enjoy all the many deck spaces on Braemar.

Cabin Review

Twin Inside

Cabin G

Very small, but well planned, so cupboard and drawer space was more than adequate. Quiet, the only noise coming from the Neptune Lounge above, which was all over by the time we went to bed.

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