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Balmoral, UK and Ireland

4

This was a tiny round the islands cruise to get us back into cruising after COVID. Everything was great apart from the long delays on embarkation caused by car park queuing and testing. There were profuse apologies but it did mean that we did not get on board until early evening and to add insult to injury , having hurried to Lifeboat drill, there were no staff on duty, and we were called back later like naughty children!
However after that all was as good as ever. We dined in the Spey restaurant (up top) and it was superb, with wonderful evening sunset views for late sitting dinner.
The staff were good though English comprehension was limited sometimes, but I gather 75% of the crew were new so a few hiccups could be expected.
Trips were good, though not cheap, but then UK is expensive!
Overall a happy experience and our next cruise is in the pipeline!

Joan
Post Date: 29/06/2022
Score
Cruise Overall
4
Ship Overall
5
Dining
5
Service Onboard
5
Accommodation
4
Public Rooms
5
Boarding & Disembarking
2
Excursions
5
Value for Money
4
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Customer Reviews
Terence wrote a review in Aug, 2021
Cruise was cut short due to pandemic had to return to Dover not stopping for 9 days
Michal wrote a review in Aug, 2021
The above information in the boxes are incorrect since you did not give me the opportunity to write the name of ship and destination. We went on Boudicca to Spain Portugal and Medira. It was a fabulou...
Sarita wrote a review in Sep, 2021
Embarkation was smooth, testing at port very organised, cabin, Balcony suite well appointed, bath and shower, balcony furniture very dated and needs replacing. Food was good however I feel Fred has mo...
Peter wrote a review in Sep, 2021

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