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4.0 / 5.0
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122 reviews
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Boudicca in the background, iceberg in the foreground.........
Beautiful food presentation in buffet.
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My third Fred Olsen cruise - another excellent itinerary (Indonesia)
"I choose Fred Olsen because of the itineraries and because I don't like huge ships (I actually prefer those with around 300 passengers, so Fred Olsen ships are still bigger than I like, ideally). Boudicca is..."Read More
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MargaretP

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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Disappointing

Review for Boudicca to Mediterranean

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dsbd47

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise as Our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration, we chose FO as it promotes itself as a family run concern, but they are only interested in making money. Most of our disappointment does not particularly concern the quality of the cabin(we upgraded to a junior suite), the cuisine or entertainment, all of which were only acceptable, nothing particularly outstanding. The Phillopino ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


My third Fred Olsen cruise - another excellent itinerary (Indonesia)

Review for Boudicca to Asia

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MargaretP

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I choose Fred Olsen because of the itineraries and because I don't like huge ships (I actually prefer those with around 300 passengers, so Fred Olsen ships are still bigger than I like, ideally). Boudicca is comfortable and the food is very good - plenty of choice and variety, and the staff are friendly and helpful. My criticisms would be: * My single inside cabin was very small - ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Single Inside Cabin


A voyage of disasters

Review for Boudicca to Africa

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HRJEN

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Background: We had booked a 14-day fly/cruise package directly through Fred Olsen leaving from Cape Town, visiting Port Elizabeth, Richard’s Bay, Mayotte, Madagascar and the Seychelles. Flights: Instead of the direct flight we were supposed to have, we had to go through Johannesburg, collect our luggage, go through customs, re-check our luggage, change terminals and take another flight to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Friendly and relaxing

Review for Boudicca to Europe - British Isles & Western

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maholmes1

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night cruise down the river Seine. Having cruised on the big ships of P&O, Princess, RC, NCL we were concerned that a smaller ship would not be as good - how wrong we were. The ship has a great layout with lovely pools and bars at the back of the ship plus other great places to sit and watch the world go by in comfort. We are in our early 40’s and were ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Stunning scenery

Review for Boudicca to Europe - British Isles & Western

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The happy wanderers

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have been to Greenland before and wanted to repeat the experience as the scenery was stunning, not so much ice this time but still overwhelming. Boudicca has been refitted and the ambience is bright and cheerful but only on the surface (more later on this) The restaurants were all very nice and the staff were excellent. We did use the new outside grill and this was well worth the extra charge. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Fine cruise to the Fjords of Greenland

Review for Boudicca to Baltic Sea

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andrewlgc

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We boarded Boudicca at the beginning of August in Dover for her Fjords of Greenland cruise. We had booked a superior outside cabin but were upgraded to a junior suite some weeks before departure. This cabin, 5009, was at the front of the ship and was large, warm and very comfortable. The only noise to be heard was as the ship dropped anchor or used its bow thrusters. We were due to go north to ...
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We're delighted that your recent Fred. Olsen cruise to Greenland was so enjoyable, and that it met with your expectations. The cruise itself sounds fabulous - definitely one for the...

Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Floating Travelodge

Review for Boudicca to Europe - British Isles & Western

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mandeville2019

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

We chose this cruise because it left from Dover, which is to near to home, and because it visits the Norwegian fjords. Norway is amazing, but I overheard Boudicca being dubbed HMS Dignitas, and that was upsettingly accurate. It really was a floating care home. There were no activities or evening shows even remotely suitable for the under 70s; it was all bridge, knitting, and very bad easy ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Our best ever cruise

Review for Boudicca to Baltic Sea

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bumfig

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 37th cruise. Some have had spectacular destinations, some have been full of excitement and entertainment. Until this cruise, the Braemar to and through the Panama canal was overall our best ever cruise. Four days before this one on Boudicca I received a phone call advising that we had a complimentary upgrade to a 7th deck cabin with terrace and wet room. When we opened the cabin ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Great cuisine, lovely staff.

Review for Boudicca to Baltic Sea

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RhianRees

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

It was an ideal way to get to Iceland without having to fly (which I refuse to do any more). Embarkation was smooth and fast with scarcely any queueing. Disembarkation was equally fast and efficient. We had an internal cabin which was adequate in size, pleasant decor, very comfortable bed, and efficient shower in the ensuite. The stewardess was very pleasant and efficient, like all the other ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Cabin


Fantastic Experience

Review for Boudicca to Norwegian Fjords

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Markinolarky

2-5 Cruises

Age 110s

We wanted to see the Norwegian Fjords and only a small (ish) ship can get to all the best ones. We loved the size of this ship as you were no overwhelmed by the size and if you met someone you liked to talk to you would be sure to see them again, a real plus point. The only moan we had was the size of the cabin, we did have a balcony but the room was very narrow to what we are used to, but if you ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin


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