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Le Soleal Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Le Soleal

12 Night The Saga Of Erik The Red (Reykjavik To Kangerlussuaq) Sold Out

Sail date: July 17, 2018

Ship: Le Soleal

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 501

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

There were three separate and distinct groups of passengers — the French, the English speakers (mostly Australian) and some Chinese. We found the French to be snobbish and unfriendly.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The pianist on board was fantastic. We enjoyed his playing very much.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Some of the expedition staff gave conflicting instructions which was very confusing on two occasions. The cabin steward was a gem as were the restaurant wait staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

We were in the very front of the ship which is rougher than midship, but it was lovely having the balcony and also nice to be on deck five and close to the deck 6 lounge.

Ports of call

Skjoldungen, Greenland

5 out of 5

Narsaq, Greenland

5 out of 5
Perfect weather and beautifully colored houses

Nuuk, Greenland

4 out of 5
Not really as nice to see as the smaller towns.

Ilulissat, Greenland

5 out of 5
It was too icy to get into our anchor point the first night and thus our midnight cruise shore excursion was cancelled and they didn’t rebook us on the daytime boat trip because it was a,ready full. Fortunately, we were able to book our own ice cruise independently

Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

2 out of 5
It was just our final docking point tpfor exiting the ship — at 5:00 am.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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