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Black Watch Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
139 reviews
21 Awards

Not Impressed

Review for Black Watch to Africa
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Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Balcony Suite

We knew we had made an expensive mistake with this cruise when we saw the other passengers at Southampton - we are in our late sixties/early seventies but we felt like teenagers compared with the rest of the passengers. During the course of the voyage we saw a few passengers younger than us - but that was it - a few!

Embarkation and disembarkation was extremely efficient and we cannot fault anybody for that. The crew were fantastic and really helpful and we both really enjoyed the food.

However, there were a lot of sea days and there was nothing to do. There was an ex BBC producer who gave some very good talks but after that it was all extremely boring if you didn't play bridge. The entertainment was amateur - there was one guest male singer who was very good and we enjoyed the crew show but otherwise we were very unimpressed. We went often in case it improved but we sat at the back so we could get out when we had had enough - we generally didn't last long. There were a couple of good pianists in the bars though.

Cabin Review

Balcony Suite

Cabin BS

It was a nice room and the cabin attendant really looked after us - however it would be far better to call it a room rather than a suite!

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