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Newcastle (England) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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9 Newcastle (England) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Butlins afloat


My wife and I recently took our first cruise. We travelled on Deck 5 in an outer, windowed cabin, on Fred Olsen's Balmoral to the North German ports of Bremen, Hamburg and Kiel dep Newcastle 19 November. To say it ...
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Sail Date October 2018

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4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Vibration in Deluxe cabin 203 caused sleep deprivation

We are retired,we holiday at least 6 times a year and at the Glasgow cruise show in 2016 we were taken in by this cruise as it was somewhere we had wanted to go for years it sailed from a port only 90 miles from our ...
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Sail Date September 2017

1anne avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Itinerary good

We saw everything we hoped we would see and it was lovely. However, the ship itself was very poor. Within an hour of boarding the Captain informed us that there was a "level 3 sanitation" in progress. We soon ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Chris36 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Carry On Sailing Shambles

The worst cruise of our lives. I became sick on the second night and was confined to cabin with my husband for 48 hours, it would seem that we came off lightly, some people had longer confinement, o e lady told us ...
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Sail Date July 2016



1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Filthy Conditions and Poor Service

Never again. The so called "Superior Balcony Cabin" was filthy. Furniture drawers had not been cleaned out for months with residual filth including a drawer which refused to close because of soiled underwear left ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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Dodge ram

1 Review Written

36 Helpful Votes

Waste of &3,000

We wanted to see fjords. Do not go on this ship if you are under 70 as you will feel you are in a nursing home no disrespect meant as I admire some of the older clients for attempting the trip one lady was 101 . ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Anngrace43 avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Poor Value for Money

We have always wanted to cruise the fjords and have been looking forward to this holiday for several months. My partner has problems with his breathing and cannot walk long distances, for this reason we chose Fred ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Floating OAP Retreat

Loved the idea of a cruise with my partner and to see the fjords. We are in our 30s!! We were the youngest on the ship by a couple of generations. Embrakment was quick and easy. Cabin was very basic and no different ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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Joseph Fraser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Never Again

The two positives about this cruise were leaving from Newcastle and the ports of call. Marco Polo sells itself on being an old but classic ship, it is old but certainly has no class! Everything about it was a ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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