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Description

Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. The ultimate home-from-home at sea; Black Watch is spacious with a friendly and familiar feel, and provides guests with a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars. This is further enhanced by the ship's attentive staff who strive to offer Fred. Olsen's renowned personal service and remember the important things, such as your name, your favourite tipple and how you like your breakfast. Show less
Having undergone a thorough refurbishment in late 2016, Black Watch features a selection of stylish suites and rooms, restaurants and spacious public rooms that provide up to 804 guests with everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable and stress-free holiday, while retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship.

Black Watch has five dining venues, including the Glentanar Restaurant, the oriental-inspired Orchid Room and the new The Poolside; welcoming bars and lounges offering an extravanganza of music, dance, comedy and selection of drinks including premium gin; inviting open deck spaces; and a teak-lined promenade. What's more, smart TVs, mini-bars and an upgraded 4K, 3D cinema, mean Black Watch is better equipped for future adventures than ever before.

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Ship Information

Ship Launched: 2009-01-01
Tonnage: 28,613
Crew: 330
Length: 674 feet
Occupancy 804
 

   Black Watch

Description

Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. The ultimate home-from-home at sea; Black Watch is spacious with a friendly and familiar feel, and provides guests with a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars. This is further enhanced by the ship's attentive staff who strive to offer Fred. Olsen's renowned personal service and remember the important things, such as your name, your favourite tipple and how you like your breakfast. Show less
Having undergone a thorough refurbishment in late 2016, Black Watch features a selection of stylish suites and rooms, restaurants and spacious public rooms that provide up to 804 guests with everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable and stress-free holiday, while retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship.

Black Watch has five dining venues, including the Glentanar Restaurant, the oriental-inspired Orchid Room and the new The Poolside; welcoming bars and lounges offering an extravanganza of music, dance, comedy and selection of drinks including premium gin; inviting open deck spaces; and a teak-lined promenade. What's more, smart TVs, mini-bars and an upgraded 4K, 3D cinema, mean Black Watch is better equipped for future adventures than ever before.

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

Cruising Dates

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A Voyage to Remote Spitsbergen - Scandinavia, United Kingdom
16 Nights
Around the World - Worldwide
108 Nights
Around the World from Liverpool - Worldwide
112 Nights
Australia with the Islands of Polynesia - Central America, Asia & Indian Ocean, Australasia
59 Nights
Authentic Andalusia - Europe, Iberian Peninsula
13 Nights
Authentic Flavours of Portugal - Europe
10 Nights
Authentic Portugal - Iberian Peninsula
9 Nights
Azorean Islands & Portuguese Cities - Iberian Peninsula
13 Nights
Azores & Madeira - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
14 Nights
Canaries & Portugal with Funchal Flower Parade - Canaries, Europe
14 Nights
Canaries & Portugal with Madeira Meteor Shower - Canaries
14 Nights
Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks - Canaries
15 Nights
Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights) - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
15 Nights
Canary Islands - Canaries
14 Nights
Canary Islands - Canaries
14 Nights
Cape Verde - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
18 Nights
Caribbean - Caribbean, Transatlantic
32 Nights
Caribbean & Atlantic Island Discovery - Canaries, Caribbean, Transatlantic
21 Nights
Caribbean, Cuba & the South Pacific - Canaries, Caribbean, Transatlantic, Pacific, Panama Canal
56 Nights
Carnival In The Canaries - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
14 Nights
Celtic Cruise - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Citi Break - Europe
5 Nights
Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine - Europe, Iberian Peninsula
10 Nights
Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine - Europe, United Kingdom
10 Nights
Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom
2 Nights
Cruising the Fjords of Norway - Scandinavia
9 Nights
Cultural Cities with the River Seine - Europe
9 Nights
Cultural Highlights of Southern Spain - Europe, Iberian Peninsula
12 Nights
Cultures & Landmarks of Polynesia,Australia & Asia - Europe, Asia & Indian Ocean, Australasia, Pacific, Middle East, Panama Canal
88 Nights
Exploring Australia & the Far East - Asia & Indian Ocean, Australasia
24 Nights
Exploring Australia, Asia & the Med - Europe, Asia & Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Australasia, Middle East
53 Nights
Exploring Portugal’s Highlights - United Kingdom
9 Nights
Exploring the Lochs of Scotland - United Kingdom
7 Nights
Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands - Canaries
14 Nights
Highlights of the Low Countries - Europe
7 Nights
Historic Sites of India, Jordan & Israel - Mediterranean, Egypt & Red Sea, India
29 Nights
Idyllic & Cultural Island Discovery - Canaries, Caribbean, Asia & Indian Ocean, Transatlantic, Australasia, Panama Canal
80 Nights
Irish Capitals and Scottish Scenery - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Islands of the Mediterranean - Europe, Mediterranean
18 Nights
Liverpool to Southampton - United Kingdom
2 Nights
Madeira, Portugal & Spain - Canaries
11 Nights
Mystery - Transatlantic
9 Nights
Northern Norway With Sami National Day - Scandinavia
14 Nights
Norway's Northern Archipelagos with Lofoten - Scandinavia
12 Nights
Norway's Northern Islands - Scandinavia
13 Nights
Norwegian Fjords with National Day in Oslo - Scandinavia
11 Nights
Party Night - United Kingdom
1 Nights
Polynesian Paradise with Iconic Sydney - Pacific
35 Nights
Portugal - Iberian Peninsula
9 Nights
Reposition - United Kingdom
2 Nights
Roundtrip Liverpool - Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula
15 Nights
Sailing Around Iconic Ireland - United Kingdom
7 Nights
Scenic Fjords of Norway - Scandinavia
8 Nights
Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Mull - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Mull - United Kingdom
5 Nights
Scottish Isles & the Edinburgh Military Tattoo - United Kingdom
8 Nights
Spain, Portugal & Casablanca - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula
11 Nights
The Fjords of Greenland - Polar Regions
14 Nights
Uncovering the Natural Wonders of Iceland - Polar Regions
11 Nights
Western Med with French Riviera - Europe, Mediterranean
16 Nights
Whales, Wonders & Waterfalls - Polar Regions
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)

Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Superior Ocean View Cabin (B)

This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5. It has a picture window, bathroom with a bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Balcony Cabin (BC)

This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 8. It has a balcony and bathroom with shower. Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, lockable drawer and a hairdryer.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug. Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Balcony Suite (BS)

This suite is approximately 210 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 9 and Bridge Deck 8. This suite has a bedroom with sitting area, two large picture windows, balcony and bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug. Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Superior Ocean View Cabin (C)

This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5. It has a picture window, bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (D)

This room grade is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4. They have portholes and bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Superior Junior Suite (DS)

This suite is approximately 260 square feet in size and can be found on Lido deck 7 and Main Deck 5.

These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, a picture window, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (E)

This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4 and Marina Deck 3. It has portholes, a bathroom with bath and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (F)

This room is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3. It has 2 portholes and a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.


Interior Cabin (H)

This room grade is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4. It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Interior Cabin (I)

This room is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3. It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Interior Cabin (IS)

This cabin grade is approximately 140 square feet in size. This cabin grade has a bathroom with shower, hairdryer and television

Single Superior Balcony (J)

This room is approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck 8. It has a balcony and bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Single Balcony Suite (JB)

This room is approximately 150 square feet and can be found on Marquee Deck 9 and Bridge Deck 8. This room has a balcony and bathroom with bathtub and/or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug.

Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Junior Suite (JS)

This suite is approximately 240 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 7 and Main Deck 5.

This suite has a seating area, picture window and bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and have a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Single Ocean View Cabin (K)

These rooms are approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5 and Atlantic Deck 4. They have 2 portholes and a bathroom with bathtub and/ or shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Single Ocean View Cabin (L)

This room grade is approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Marina Deck 3 and Atlantic Deck 4. It has 2 portholes and a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Balcony Cabin (LBC)

Balcony Cabin

Balcony Suite (LBS)

Balcony Suite

Superior Junior Suite (LDS)

Superior Junior Suite

Junior Suite (LJS)

Junior Suite

Marquee Suite (LMS)

Marquee Suite

Ocean View Lower Grade (LOL)

Ocean View Lower Grade

Ocean View Higher (LOU)

Ocean View Higher

Premier Suite (LPS)

Premier Suite

Superior Suite (LSS)

Superior Suite

Single Interior Cabin (M)

This room grade is approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Main Deck 5. It has a bathroom with a shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Marquee Suite (MS)

This suite is approximately 440 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 9. These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, floor to ceiling windows, a balcony and bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug. Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Single Interior Cabin (N)

These rooms are approximately 140 square feet in size and can be found on Atlantic Deck 4. They have a bathroom with shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Ocean View Cabin (OS)

This cabin grade is approximately 160 square feet in size. This cabin is equipped with portholes, bathroom with bathtub and shower (or shower only) hairdryer and television.

Note - Some Cabins may have restricted view.

Premier Suite (PS)

This suite is approximately 550 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 9. These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug. Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Interior Single (SI)

This cabin grade is approximately 140 square feet in size. This cabin grade has a bathroom with shower, hairdryer and television

Single Ocean View (SO)

Superior Ocean View

Superior Ocean View (SOS)

Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, television.

Superior Suite (Ocean View) (SS)

This suite is approximately 300 square feet in size and can be found on Marquee Deck 9 and Bridge Deck 8. These suites have a bedroom with sitting area, balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug and a European 2 pin plug. Smoking is permitted on room balconies.

Please note that lifeboats and life rafts may affect views from all deck 8 & 9 balconies.

Terrace Balcony (TC)

This balcony room is approximately 200 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 7. They have a terrace balcony and a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, lockable drawer and hairdryer.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Single Terrace Balcony (TK)

This cabin is approximately 150 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck. These cabins have a terrace balcony, and a bathroom with bathtub and/ or shower.

All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

Terrace Balcony Suite (TS)

This suite is approximately 260 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck 7. These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, a terrace balcony, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a 3 pin UK plug, a European 2 pin plug (220 volts) & USB charging point.

This room grade benefits from the Suite Dreams package - please see Suite Dreams Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

    Entertainment

  • Children's Play Area
  • Dance Floor
  • Lido Lounge
  • Marina Theatre
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatre

    Food and Drink

  • Garden Cafe
  • Gelentanar Restaurant
  • Marquee Pool Bar
  • Orchid Restaurant
  • Orchid Room
  • Pipers Bar
  • Promenade Lounge and Bar
  • Restaurant L'Orchidee
  • The Garden Cafe
  • The Gourmet Restaurant

    Other

  • Future Cruise Sales
  • Medical Centre
  • Observation Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Reception
  • Shops
  • Shore Excursion Office

    Recreational

  • Card Room
  • Library
  • Outdoor Pool

    Relaxation

  • Beauty Salon
  • Beauty Treatments for Men
  • Body Wraps
  • Facial Treatments
  • Jacuzzi
  • Marquee Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Whirlpool

    Technology

  • Internet Access Lounge
  • Photo Shop

Deck Plans

Explore the ship and see what is on board below, simply click on a deck and then see the deck plans of the boat.

Please click a deck name to change the image. You can also click the deck image to view a larger image.

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