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Newcastle (England) to Norwegian Fjords Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 21 Newcastle (England) to Norwegian Fjords Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews


Great Scenic cruise

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Sheilatay
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Always wanted to see the Fjords and this ship seemed like a good size to experience this .We has a good midship cabin near to lifts etc . the dining onboard we could not fault exceptional . The shows were all very good the service of bar staff and restaurant staff again excellent . The only complaint we had that our drinks package which we paid for did not include Sherry yet its cheaper to buy ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Outside


Amazing Scenery

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hunterseye
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our very first Cruise I have to say from start to finish it was excellent, We arrived at the port where our bags were taken from us and never saw them till we got to our cabin. we checked in and with in 10 mins we were through security and on the ship.we were on deck 8 Superior inside cabin and we were very happy with it. The food at all meal times were excellent, we chose to have our ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Superior Inside

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Excellent scenery of the fiords & excellent food & service.

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barneyb9
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the Fred Olsen Cruise Line and especially the Balmoral because it could cruise right up into the fiords that we wanted to see. Some of the larger cruise lines cannot do this. Excellent food and service in the Ballindalloch restaurant. Especially from our waiters Pat & Anthony. Excellent service in the Observation Lounge where we spent evenings drinking a cocktail before dinner ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Outside


Lovely ship, excellent service - a fantastic time, highly recommend

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parkseygirl
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We had always wanted to see the Norwegian Fjords and had never cruised before, so took the plunge and booked the 6 night cruise from Newcastle. We were lucky enough to get the all inclusive deal at the time we booked. The trip was amazing. The ship is lovely, not a glistening modern one but really classy - a wide variety of nice bars, lounges, snugs, library - plenty places to sit quietly. ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Superior Inside


First Cruising Experience

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GeoffA
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

First, I must mention a similar cruise reviewed by Alfie111 in May 2018. It appears Alfie111 was surprised that two whole days of the tour were spent at sea transiting to and from Norway. The itinerary in the Fred Olsen brochure clearly shows arrival and departure times at each port - depart Rosyth evening and arrive Norway following evening. Our cruise on the ms. ‘Balmoral’ was 7 nights ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Excellent cruise

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Grannie1946
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because I wanted to see Norwegian Fiords. Everything about the cruise was first class from embarkation to disembarkation. The Fred Olsen tours were extremely good and well organised, the crew were so helpful and the food amazing. I only have one complaint about the whole cruise, the coffee everywhere on board was awful, quite tasteless, apart from that the whole cruise was ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Junior Suite


Fred's Favourite Fjords

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WalkerC
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have travelled with Fred Olsen before, often to Norway, and have always enjoyed our holidays. We chose this trip to accompany some friends who were new to Fred and Norway and we always enjoy a visit to the fjords so this was perfect. Embarkation from Newcastle was easy with lots of pleasant, helpful staff. There seemed to be lots of first timers on this trip, first cruise, first with Fred ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Outside with Porthole


Another Brilliant Cruise on Balmoral

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sparkieplug24
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Embarkation We sailed from Newcastle and came down few days before. We were giving a check in time of 1-4 pm but our paperwork stated physical embarkation would not begin to around 2pm and we actually arrived at the port a little bit earlier than this at around 12.30. We were checked in straightaway. We then went for bite eat at the café at the port. After this we waited in the departure ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Superior Inside


Great cruise on a Brilliant ship

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sparkieplug24
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This cruise was called Fred's Favourite Fjord's We chose this cruise mainly because it was going to the FJords and fitted in with my holiday dates. With the added bonus it was on Balmoral a ship that I've wanted to try for a while now but until now had never managed. This was my third time with Fred but first on Balmoral. We travelled down to Newcastle on the day of the cruise by train ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Inside


Amazing Experience

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Wantanothercruise
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We chose this for our first ever cruise and we were delighted with it. The staff on the Balmoral were attentive and caring. Dinner was a treat every night with excellent service. We were on Deck 5 with a lovely picture window and the cabin was very comfortable and kept beautifully clean by our lovely cabin assistant. We went to see Norway and we certainly did! Stunning scenery, leisurely cruising ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Outside


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