4.6 out of 5
 (8 Reviews)


Balmoral is a medium ship, carrying 1350 passengers and 510 crew, and sails from SOUTHAMPTON and Newcastle, UK.

Sails from: SOUTHAMPTON, Newcastle, UK, Rosyth, Scotland

Cruises to: Scandinavia, United Kingdom, Canaries

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4 out of 5

Great little ship. Staff were... by Rohnski

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Great little ship. Staff were very friendly but the ship does not have many activities to do throughout the day which means that I will have to give it a 4/5.

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5 out of 5

Very very pleased with the... by Endymion69

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Very very pleased with the short cruise to Rouen and Amsterdam. Crew very friendly, food excellent and facilities superb. Tired yes, but she's off for a refit so I'm looking forward to seeing her again in 2018.

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4.7 out of 5

Southampton to Amsterdam, via Rouen by Endymion69

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group
A short cruise amongst very friendly staff, excellent food and superb facilities.

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5 out of 5

Interesting Scandinavian Cruise by Slurp

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple
Experienced an excellent cruise visiting three Scandinavian cities. The ship,crew and facilities excellent. The excursions offered onboard were varied and good with the pricing very fair.

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5 out of 5

As good as it gets ! by tedhebden1

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Singles/Friends
First time having been on a cruise and the experience was far better than expected. Will consider using Fred Olsen for our 50th wedding anniversary in February 2018. Very pleased.

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  • Price: $

  • Size: M

  • Total Passengers: 1350

  • Total Crew: 510

  • Crew to Passenger Ratio: 2.65

  • Built: Feb 2017

  • Refurbished: 10 yrs ago

  • Number of Decks: 9

  • Total Cabins: 0

  • Cabin Categories: 0

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Endymion69 says ...
Dec 22, 2017

Check the daily bulletin issued early evening as the following day's restaurant opening times may have changed.

tedhebden1 says ...
Aug 30, 2017

Go for it.

Slurp says ...
Oct 07, 2017

Enjoy the cruise, the ships facilities and have a wonderful time.Port

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