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Black Watch stars

Cruise ships were once famous for their style and charm. And our Black Watch cruise ship is a hark back to those days, when quality and service were taken for granted. Sleek and intimate, with cabins and suites for 804 people, Black Watch has a warm welcome waiting for you.

Black Watch was voted 'Best for Entertainment' in the 2012 Cruise Critic 'Cruisers' Choice UK Awards’*. Only UK cruisers voted, and they were especially impressed with our service: “they consistently went the extra mile”.

So, be captivated by the entertaining cabaret at the Neptune Lounge,and fire-up your taste buds for a treat at the Glentanar Restaurant. Or, share a relaxing drink over panoramic views across the ocean in our Observatory Lounge.


Cruises Available with this Ship

A Taste of Iceland - Scandinavia, Polar Regions

Spend 9 nights in the A Taste of Iceland, in the Scandinavia, Polar Regions.

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18th Jun 2018

A Taste of Iceland - Polar Regions

Spend 9 nights in the A Taste of Iceland, in the Polar Regions.

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28th Jun 2019

Ancient Civilisations & Lost Cities - Mediterranean, Dubai & Emirates

Spend 24 nights in the Ancient Civilisations & Lost Cities, in the Mediterranean, Dubai & Emirates .

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4th Feb 2019

Around the World with Sydney at New Year - Worldwide

Spend 107 nights in the Around the World with Sydney at New Year, in the Worldwide.

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12th Nov 2018

Around the World with Sydney at New Year - Worldwide

Spend 107 nights in the Around the World with Sydney at New Year, in the Worldwide.

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12th Nov 2018

Australia & the Contrasts of Asia - Asia & Indian Ocean, Australasia

Spend 30 nights in the Australia & the Contrasts of Asia, in the Asia & Indian Ocean, Australasia.

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5th Jan 2019

Authentic Andalusia - Europe, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 13 nights in the Authentic Andalusia, in the Europe, Iberian Peninsula.

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19th Feb 2020

Baltic - Baltic

Spend 15 nights in the Baltic, in the Baltic.

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15th Jul 2019

Barbados to Dubai - Asia & Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Worldwide

Spend 70 nights in the Barbados to Dubai, in the Asia & Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Worldwide.

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26th Nov 2018

Barbados to Southampton - Asia & Indian Ocean, Worldwide, Australasia

Spend 94 nights in the Barbados to Southampton, in the Asia & Indian Ocean, Worldwide, Australasia.

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26th Nov 2018

Brisbane to Southampton - Australasia, United Kingdom

Spend 54 nights in the Brisbane to Southampton, in the Australasia, United Kingdom.

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5th Jan 2019

Canada in the fall - North America, Transatlantic

Spend 26 nights in the Canada in the fall, in the North America, Transatlantic.

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22nd Sep 2018

Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights) - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 15 nights in the Canary Christmas & New Year(Overnights), in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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22nd Dec 2019

Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Canary Islands , in the Canaries.

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17th Jan 2020

Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Canary Islands , in the Canaries.

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28th Oct 2019

Cape Verde - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 18 nights in the Cape Verde, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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14th Mar 2020

Carnival In The Canaries - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Carnival In The Canaries, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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28th Feb 2020

Carnival in the Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Carnival in the Canary Islands, in the Canaries.

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28th Feb 2019

Charming Cities of France & Guernsey - Europe

Spend 8 nights in the Charming Cities of France & Guernsey, in the Europe.

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12th Jul 2018

Citi Break - Europe

Spend 5 nights in the Citi Break, in the Europe.

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14th Feb 2020

Crossing Arctic Circle & Midnight Sun - Scandinavia

Spend 13 nights in the Crossing Arctic Circle & Midnight Sun, in the Scandinavia.

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7th Jun 2019

Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom

Spend 2 nights in the Cruise to Nowhere, in the United Kingdom.

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10th Nov 2018

Cruise to Nowhere - United Kingdom

Spend 2 nights in the Cruise to Nowhere, in the United Kingdom.

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11th Apr 2019

Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast - Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 28 nights in the Discovering the Adriatic & Dalmatian Coast, in the Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula.

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13th Apr 2019

Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries - Canaries

Spend 18 nights in the Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries, in the Canaries.

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14th Mar 2019

Exploring Remote Spitsbergen - Scandinavia, Polar Regions

Spend 15 nights in the Exploring Remote Spitsbergen, in the Scandinavia, Polar Regions.

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27th Jun 2018

Fjords of Greenland - Scandinavia, Polar Regions

Spend 15 nights in the Fjords of Greenland, in the Scandinavia, Polar Regions.

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17th Aug 2018

Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers - Scandinavia

Spend 8 nights in the Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers, in the Scandinavia.

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3rd Jun 2018

Four Fred.s in Funchal with the Azores - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Four Fred.s in Funchal with the Azores, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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26th Mar 2020

Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands - Canaries

Spend 14 nights in the Fred. Olsen In The Canary Islands, in the Canaries.

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3rd Mar 2020

French River Cruising - Iberian Peninsula

Spend 10 nights in the French River Cruising, in the Iberian Peninsula.

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1st Apr 2019

French River Cruising - Europe

Spend 10 nights in the French River Cruising, in the Europe.

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10th Sep 2019

Greenland Fjords - United Kingdom, Polar Regions

Spend 14 nights in the Greenland Fjords, in the United Kingdom, Polar Regions.

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30th Jul 2019

Highlights of the Low Countries - Europe

Spend 7 nights in the Highlights of the Low Countries, in the Europe.

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17th Mar 2020

Irish Cities & Scenery - United Kingdom

Spend 7 nights in the Irish Cities & Scenery, in the United Kingdom.

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3rd Sep 2019

Islands & Landscapes of the Canaries - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Islands & Landscapes of the Canaries, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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27th Oct 2018

Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 13 nights in the Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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11th May 2019

Islands of the Azores & Maderia - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 14 nights in the Islands of the Azores & Maderia, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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1st Sep 2018

Isles of Scotland - United Kingdom

Spend 8 nights in the Isles of Scotland, in the United Kingdom.

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20th Jun 2019

Lochs Highlands & Islands - United Kingdom

Spend 5 nights in the Lochs Highlands & Islands, in the United Kingdom.

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20th Jul 2018

Lochs of Scotland - United Kingdom

Spend 7 nights in the Lochs of Scotland, in the United Kingdom.

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11th Jun 2018

Lochs of Scotland - United Kingdom

Spend 7 nights in the Lochs of Scotland, in the United Kingdom.

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15th Sep 2018

Madeira, Portugal & Spain - Canaries

Spend 11 nights in the Madeira, Portugal & Spain, in the Canaries.

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6th Jan 2020

Mystery Cruise - United Kingdom

Spend 9 nights in the Mystery Cruise, in the United Kingdom.

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18th Oct 2018

Northern Norway With Sami National Day - Scandinavia

Spend 14 nights in the Northern Norway With Sami National Day, in the Scandinavia.

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31st Jan 2020

Norway's Northern Islands - Scandinavia

Spend 13 nights in the Norway's Northern Islands, in the Scandinavia.

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20th Sep 2019

Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia

Spend 8 nights in the Norwegian Fjords, in the Scandinavia.

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7th Jul 2019

Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia

Spend 8 nights in the Norwegian Fjords, in the Scandinavia.

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26th Aug 2019

Norwegian Fjords - Scandinavia, Polar Regions

Spend 9 nights in the Norwegian Fjords , in the Scandinavia, Polar Regions.

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8th Aug 2018

Pacific Islands Sydney at New Year - Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific

Spend 39 nights in the Pacific Islands Sydney at New Year, in the Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific.

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26th Nov 2018

Party Night - United Kingdom

Spend 1 nights in the Party Night, in the United Kingdom.

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21st Dec 2019

Portugal - Iberian Peninsula

Spend 9 nights in the Portugal, in the Iberian Peninsula.

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3rd Oct 2019

Reposition - United Kingdom

Spend 2 nights in the Reposition, in the United Kingdom.

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24th Mar 2020

Roundtrip Liverpool - Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 15 nights in the Roundtrip Liverpool, in the Europe, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula.

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11th Nov 2019

Sailing to the Caribbean - Caribbean, Transatlantic

Spend 14 nights in the Sailing to the Caribbean, in the Caribbean, Transatlantic.

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12th Nov 2018

Scotland With Edinburgh Tattoo - United Kingdom

Spend 8 nights in the Scotland With Edinburgh Tattoo, in the United Kingdom.

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13th Aug 2019

Scottish Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 9 nights in the Scottish Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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29th May 2019

Scottish Lochs & Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 5 nights in the Scottish Lochs & Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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24th May 2019

Scottish Lochs & Isles - United Kingdom

Spend 5 nights in the Scottish Lochs & Isles, in the United Kingdom.

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21st Aug 2019

Southampton to Brisbane - Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific

Spend 54 nights in the Southampton to Brisbane, in the Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific.

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12th Nov 2018

Southampton to Dubai - Asia & Indian Ocean, Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific

Spend 84 nights in the Southampton to Dubai, in the Asia & Indian Ocean, Worldwide, Australasia, Pacific.

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12th Nov 2018

Spain, Portugal & Casablanca - Canaries, Iberian Peninsula

Spend 11 nights in the Spain, Portugal & Casablanca, in the Canaries, Iberian Peninsula.

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26th Nov 2019

Western Med with French Riviera - Europe, Mediterranean

Spend 16 nights in the Western Med with French Riviera, in the Europe, Mediterranean.

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12th Oct 2019

Wonders of Greenland, Iceland & Norway - Scandinavia, Polar Regions

Spend 14 nights in the Wonders of Greenland, Iceland & Norway, in the Scandinavia, Polar Regions.

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25th Jul 2018


Cabin Type


Superior Outside cabin (A)

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

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Superior Outside Cabin (B)

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Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower,(or shower only) hairdryer, television.

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Balcony Cabin (BC)

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This cabin is approximately 160 square feet in size and can be found on Bridge Deck.

These cabins have a balcony and bathroom with shower.

Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, safe and a hairdryer.

All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts)

Smoking is permitted on cabin balconies.

Cabins 8029, 8019, 8020, 8028, 8035, 8037 have fully restricted Views.

Wheelchair Adapted (BD)

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Wheelchair Adapted

Balcony Suite (BS)

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Bedroom & sitting area, picture windows and balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower (or shower only). hairdryer, television, refrigerator.

Superior Outside Cabin (C)

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Picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower (or shower only), hairdryer, television.

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Outside Cabin (D)

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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.

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Superior Junior Suite (DS)

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Superior Junior Suite

Outside Cabin (E)

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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.

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Outside Cabin (F)

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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.

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Outside Lower (GC)

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Outside Lower

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O/S Lower Grade (GOL)

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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.

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O/S Higher Grade (GOU)

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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.

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Inside Cabin (H)

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Bathroom with shower, hair dryer and television

Inside Cabin (I)

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Bathroom with shower, hair dryer and television

Inside Cabin (IS)

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

Superior Single Balcony Cabin (J)

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This cabin has a balcony, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, lockable drawer and television.

Single Balcony Suite (JB)

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This cabin has a balcony and an en-suite bathroom with bathtub. Other facilities include a fridge, mini bar and safe.

Junior Suite (Outside) (JS)

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Sitting area, picture window, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, television, fridge

Single Outside Cabin (K)

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These cabins have portholes and a bathroom with bathtub and/ or shower. Facilities include a hairdryer, lockable drawer and television.

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Single Outside Cabin (L)

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Porthole, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, television

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Terrance Balcony Suite (LBC)

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Terrance Balcony Suite

Superior Suite (LBS)

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Superior Suite

Superior Balcony Cabin (LDS)

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Superior Balcony Cabin

Balcony Junior Suite (LJS)

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Balcony Junior Suite

Inside Cabin (LLH)

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Inside Cabin

Premier Suite (LMS)

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Premier Suite

Inside Upper (LOL)

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Inside Upper

Outside Lower (LOU)

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Outside Lower

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Twin Bedded Cabin (LPS)

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Twin Bedded Cabin

Marquee Suite (LSS)

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Marquee Suite

Balcony Suite (LTS)

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Balcony Suite

Junior Suite (LTT)

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Junior Suite

Single Inside Cabin (M)

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Approx 140 sq ft. Bathroom with shower, hairdryer, television.

Marquee Suite (MS)

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These suites have a bedroom and sitting room, floor to ceiling windows, a balcony and en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower. Facilities include a television, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar and refrigerator.

Single Inside Cabin (N)

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

Outside Cabin (OS)

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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.

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Owner's Suite (OW)

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Owner's Suite

Premiere Suite, Verandah (PS)

Premier Suite (PS)

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These suites have a bedroom and sitting room, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony, bathroom with bathtub and shower. Other facilities include a television, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar and refrigerator.

Inside Single (SI)

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

Single Outside (SO)

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Superior Outside

Superior Outside (SOS)

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

Superior Suite (Outside) (SS)

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This suite is approximately 300 square feet in size.
This luxurious suite enjoys a separate sitting area and veranda. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower and facilities include a hairdryer, television, DVD and CD player and refrigerator.

Terrace Balcony (TC)

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This balcony cabin is approximately 200 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck. These balcony cabins have a terrace balcony and a bathroom with bathtub and shower. Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, lockable drawer and hairdryer.

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

Terrace Balcony Single (TK)

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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. Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, lockable drawer and a hairdryer.
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All cabins are non-smoking, have 24 hour room service and require a European 2 pin plug (220 volts).

Terrace Balcony Suite (TS)

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This suite is approximately 260 square feet in size and can be found on Lido Deck. These suites have a bedroom and sitting area, a terrace balcony, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower. Facilities include air conditioning, telephone, lockable drawer, hairdryer and mini-bar.

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


Cruise Ship 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

Cruise Ship Facts

Line: Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Launched: 1st January 2009
Tonnage: 28,613
Length: 674 feet
Total Crew: 330
Occupancy: 804


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