Description

Balmoral is the largest of our ocean-going cruise ships, yet is still small enough to navigate size-restricted waterways such as the Kiel Canal, providing fantastic scenic cruising opportunities, and retains the warm, intimate and friendly atmosphere that the Fred. Olsen fleet is renowned for. Balmoral is named after the Scottish residence of the British Royal Family, and the Scottish theme runs throughout the main dining venues – the Ballindalloch, Avon and Spey – where guests can enjoy tantalising menus prepared by our expert chefs.

Featuring 710 well-appointed rooms and suites and a selection of comfortable lounges, bars and inviting public areas which have been extensively refitted Show less and improved as part of Fred. Olsen's fleet-wide refurbishment programme, Balmoral provides guests with ample space in which to relax and share a memorable cruise experience with hundreds, not thousands, of fellow travellers. And, as our guests have come to expect, there is always an array of superb entertainment on offer throughout the day, from lectures and hobby classes to live cabaret and comedians, ensuring you can make the most of your time on board.

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Ship Information

Ship Launched: 2008-01-01
Tonnage: 43,537
Crew: 510
Length: 715 feet
Occupancy 1,350
 

   Balmoral

Description

Balmoral is the largest of our ocean-going cruise ships, yet is still small enough to navigate size-restricted waterways such as the Kiel Canal, providing fantastic scenic cruising opportunities, and retains the warm, intimate and friendly atmosphere that the Fred. Olsen fleet is renowned for. Balmoral is named after the Scottish residence of the British Royal Family, and the Scottish theme runs throughout the main dining venues – the Ballindalloch, Avon and Spey – where guests can enjoy tantalising menus prepared by our expert chefs.

Featuring 710 well-appointed rooms and suites and a selection of comfortable lounges, bars and inviting public areas which have been extensively refitted Show less and improved as part of Fred. Olsen's fleet-wide refurbishment programme, Balmoral provides guests with ample space in which to relax and share a memorable cruise experience with hundreds, not thousands, of fellow travellers. And, as our guests have come to expect, there is always an array of superb entertainment on offer throughout the day, from lectures and hobby classes to live cabaret and comedians, ensuring you can make the most of your time on board.

  • Cruising Dates
  • Cabin Types
  • Facilities on Board
  • Deck Plans

Cruising Dates

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Baltic Capitals - Baltic
14 Nights
Baltic Capitals - Baltic
14 Nights
Belgian Chocolates and Floral Holland - Europe
7 Nights
Brazilian Discovery - Canaries, South America, Transatlantic
23 Nights
Canaries Christmas & New Year - Canaries, Europe
15 Nights
Canary Christmas - Canaries
15 Nights
Canary Islands - Canaries
14 Nights
Canary Islands & Madeira Winter Warmth - Canaries, Europe
14 Nights
Capital Cities of the Baltic - Scandinavia, Russia
14 Nights
Christmas Markets - Europe
9 Nights
Cities & Canals with Dutch Bulb Fields - Scandinavia
10 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
2 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
1 Nights
European Christmas Markets - Europe
8 Nights
European Rivers & Canals - Europe
9 Nights
Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries - Canaries, Europe
18 Nights
Exploring the Canaries & Madeira - Canaries, Europe
13 Nights
Exploring the Canaries & Madeira - Europe
16 Nights
Exploring the Capitals of the Baltic - Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia
14 Nights
Exploring the Capitals of the Baltic - Scandinavia, Russia
14 Nights
Five Night Fjords - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Five Night Fjords - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Five Night Fjords - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Five-Night Fjordland Discovery - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Fjordland Discovery - Scandinavia, Polar Regions
5 Nights
Fjordland Villages & Vistas - Scandinavia
7 Nights
Four Fred.s in Funchal with Cape Verde - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
16 Nights
French & Belgian River Cruising - Europe
8 Nights
French Escapade - United Kingdom
2 Nights
French River Cruising - Europe
5 Nights
French River Cruising - Europe
5 Nights
French River Cruising - Europe
5 Nights
German Waterways - Europe
8 Nights
German Waterways - Europe
9 Nights
Historic Cities & Waterways of Germany - Europe
7 Nights
Iceland - Polar Regions
11 Nights
Icelandic Taster - Europe
9 Nights
Icelandic Wonders & Wildlife - Polar Regions
10 Nights
In Search of the Northern Lights - Scandinavia
13 Nights
In Search of the Northern Lights - Scandinavia
13 Nights
In Search of the Northern Lights - Scandinavia
8 Nights
In Search of the Northern Lights - Scandinavia
8 Nights
Islands of the Mediterranean - Europe, Mediterranean
17 Nights
Madeira, Spain & Portugal - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
11 Nights
Mystery Cruise - United Kingdom
11 Nights
Netherlands & Belgium City Break - Europe
5 Nights
North American Waterways - Canaries, North America, Transatlantic
34 Nights
Norway Winter - Scandinavia
11 Nights
Norwegens Fjords - Scandinavia
7 Nights
Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia
7 Nights
Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia
7 Nights
Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia
7 Nights
One-Night Cruise - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Patagonia, Falklands & the Caribbean - Caribbean, South America, Transatlantic
47 Nights
Patagonian Adventure with the Falklands - South America
20 Nights
Port of Tyne to Dover - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Portugal & Spain Discovery - Iberian Peninsula
8 Nights
Reposition - United Kingdom
2 Nights
River Cruising - Europe
8 Nights
Scenic Fjords of Norway - Scandinavia
7 Nights
Scenic Scotland & Norway in Five Nights - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Scottish Isles - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Scottish Isles - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Scottish Isles with a Tatse of Norway - United Kingdom
9 Nights
South America - Caribbean, South America, Transatlantic, Panama Canal
70 Nights
Spain, Portugal & France - Iberian Peninsula
11 Nights
Spanish Cities - Europe, Iberian Peninsula
15 Nights
Springtime Fjords - Scandinavia
5 Nights
Springtime Scenery of the Fjordland - Scandinavia, Polar Regions
7 Nights
Sweden's Scenic Waterways & Cities - Europe
11 Nights
Sweden's Scenic Waterways & Cities - Europe, Polar Regions
11 Nights
Swedish Waterways - Baltic
10 Nights
Swedish Waterways - Baltic
10 Nights
The Best of the Fjords - Scandinavia
9 Nights
The Caribbean, Colombia & the Panama Canal - Caribbean, South America, Transatlantic, Panama Canal
27 Nights
The Norwegian Fjords in Five Nights - Scandinavia, Polar Regions
5 Nights
Uncrowded Baltic - Baltic
12 Nights
Waterways of Holland & Belgium - Europe
7 Nights
Welcome to Denmark - Europe
7 Nights
Welcome to Scandinavia - Scandinavia
8 Nights
Wintertime Fjords with Shetlands' Up Helly Aa - Scandinavia
9 Nights

Cabin Types

Not sure which is the best cabin on board? Want to take a look at all available? Then we can help, all of the cabins are listed below. If you need any further help we are here to help!

Superior Ocean View Cabin (A)

This cabin is approximately 200 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck. Slightly larger than a B grade, these cabins have picture windows and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.



Superior Ocean View Cabin (B)

This cabin is approximately 165 square feet in size and can be found on Lido and Main Decks. This grade of cabin has a picture window and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Superior Balcony Cabin (BA)

This cabin is approximately 190 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck.Slightly larger than a Balcony Cabin, this cabin has a balcony, bathroom with shower or bath and shower, and an interactive television.

Balcony Cabin (BC)

This cabin is approximately 180 square feet in size, and can be found on Lido and Bridge Decks.This cabin has a balcony, bathroom with shower or bath and shower, and an interactive television.

Wheelchair Adapted (BD)

Wheelchair Adapted

Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

This suite is approximately 200 square feet in size and can be found on Highland, Bridge and Lido Decks. This suite has a bedroom with a large sitting area and french doors leading onto a veranda. There is an en-suite bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television, DVD and CD player, mini-bar and/or refrigerator.


Wheelchair Adapted (BJD)

Wheelchair Adapted

Superior Twin Ocean View Cabin (C)

This cabin is approximately 165 square feet in size and can be found on the Atlantic Deck. These cabins have picture windows and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Ocean View Cabin (D)

This cabin is approximately 165 square feet in size, and can be found on Atlantic and Coral Decks. These cabins have picture windows and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Ocean View Cabin (E)

This cabin is approximately 165 square feet in size and can be found on the Coral Deck. These cabins have picture windows and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Ocean View Cabin (F)

This cabin is approximately 165 square feet in size and can be found on both Coral and Marina Decks. These cabins have port holes and a bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Superior Interior (G)

This cabin is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Lido, Bridge and Main decks. These cabins have a bathroom with bath and/or shower, and an interactive television. Cabins 9048, 9056 and 9095 on Bridge Deck have been adapted for use by disabled passengers.


Junior Suite (GBJ)

Junior Suite

Wheelchair Adapted (GD)

Wheelchair Adapted

Standard Cabin (GLH)

Standard Cabin

Guaranteed Interior Higher (GTYIH)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Guaranteed Interior Lower (GTYIL)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Guaranteed Ocean View Higher (GTYOH)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Guaranteed Ocean View Lower (GTYOL)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Interior Cabin (H)

This cabin is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on the Atlantic Deck. This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Interior Cabin (I)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Interior Cabin (IS)

Interior Cabin

Superior Ocean View Single Cabin (J)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Single Balcony Suite (JB)

This suite is approximately 200 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck. This suite has a bedroom with sitting area and french doors leading onto a veranda. There is an en-suite bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television, DVD and CD player, mini-bar and/or refrigerator.

Single Ocean View Cabin (K)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Single Ocean View Cabin (L)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Superior Balcony (LBA)

Superior Balcony


Balcony Cabin (LBC)

Balcony

Balcony Junior Suite (LBJ)

Balcony Junior Suite

Interior Lower Grade (LIL)

Interior lower grade cabin

Interior Higher (LIU)

Interior Higher

2 Bedded Room (LLH)

Interior Cabin

Marquee Suite (LMS)

Marquee Suite

Ocean View Lower (LOL)


Ocean View Lower

Ocean View HIgher (LOU)

Ocean View HIgher

Premier Suite (LPS)

Premier Suite

Superior Suite (LSS)

Superior Suite

Superior Single Inside Cabin (M)

This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Marquee Suite (MS)

This suite is approximately 390 square feet in size and can be found on Highland Deck. This suite has a sitting room with sofas and chairs, french doors, a large veranda and a separate bedroom with large double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television, DVD and CD player, mini-bar and/or refrigerator.

Interior Inside (N)

This cabin is approximately 130 square feet in size and can be found on Main and Marina Decks. This grade of cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, and an interactive television.

Ocean View Cabin (OS)

Ocean View Cabin

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Owner's Suite (OW)

Owner's Suite

Premier Suite (PS)

This suite has a sitting room with sofas and chairs, french doors, a large veranda and a separate bedroom with large double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television, DVD and CD player, mini-bar and/or refrigerator.

Single Interior (SI)

Single Interior

Single Ocean View (SO)

Single Ocean View

Superior Ocean View (SOS)

Superior Ocean View

Superior Suite (SS)

This suite has a sitting room with sofas and chairs, french doors, a large veranda and a separate bedroom with large double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath and/or shower. Facilities include an interactive television, DVD and CD player, mini-bar and/or refrigerator.



Facilities

    Entertainment

  • Disco
  • Lido Lounge
  • Morning Light Pub
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Photo Gallery

    Fitness

  • Fitness Center
  • Gym
  • Pilates
  • Yoga

    Food and Drink

  • Avon Restaurant
  • Ballindalloch Restaurant
  • Lido Bar
  • Lounge Bar
  • Marquee Bar
  • Palms Cafe
  • Palms Cafe
  • Spey Restaurant

    Other

  • Art Gallery
  • Boutique
  • Future Cruise Sales
  • Hair Salon
  • Laundry Service
  • Medical Centre
  • Observation Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Reception
  • Shops
  • Shore Excursion Office

    Recreational

  • Card Room
  • Deck Quoits
  • Golf Nets
  • Library
  • Shuffle Board

    Relaxation

  • Beauty Salon
  • Beauty Treatments for Men
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Sun Deck
  • Swimming Pool

Deck Plans

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