Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Braemar Ship Information – Dover Cruises



Why choose Braemar?

Braemar is a lovely well appointed, light and airy ship, particularly her beautifully painted, five-deck high atrium.  Accommodating just 929 passengers, you will discover a warm and intimate ship with a friendly attentive crew.  Her relatively small draft allows her to visit more remote ports and inland water ways which most ships would never be able to navigate today – evident in the popularity of the European waterway itinerary’s offered and often sold out very early over past couple of years.

The Thistle and Grampian Restaurants serve an excellent evening menu in two traditional sittings. You can enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the Palms Café and take traditional afternoon tea whilst sitting in the panoramic Observatory Lounge or enjoy your favourite tipple at the Morning Light Pub.

Evening entertainment is provided either at the Neptune Lounge, the main show lounge or alternatively at the Coral Club. . There are normally two performances each evening, giving guests a chance to see the show, whatever your dining time.

Passengers looking for some quiet time to read a good book or participate in a game of cards will enjoy the Library and Card Room or why not retreat to the adjacent elegant and refined Braemar Room.


Braemar Upgrade:

In 2008, Braemar was lengthened and upgraded adding a 31.2 metre extension in the mid-section of the ship, and extending the fore and aft sections on deck 8.

This work allowed the edition of extra premium accommodation by providing more cabins and suites with balconies and increased the capacity of the ship from 727 to 977.

The extra public space allowed them to install the ‘Morning Light Pub’, designed on the concept of a British pub, an additional restaurant, aft on deck 8 – ‘The Grampian Restaurant’ plus an Observatory Lounge similar to those found on other Fred. Olsen ships.

There is now also plenty of extra deck space, a second swimming pool which also has an area for children to play safely.


Take a look around Braemar:


Braemar Ship Information:

Built: 1993 Refurbished 2008
Tonnage/Size: 24,344 – Medium
Total Passengers: 977
Total Crew: 370
Length: 195.0 m (639.6 ft)
Beam: 23.2 m (78.8 ft)
Former names: Crown Dynasty, Crown Majesty, Norwegian Dynasty
Sister Ships: Gemini
Fellow Passengers: Mainly British, often repeat customers.
Currency: £ GBP
Tipping: £4 per passenger day is automatically added to your onboard account for cabin and restaurant staff.


Facilities aboard Braemar include:

Thistle Restaurant
Palms Café
Skylark Club
Coral Club Lounge
Braemar Room
Neptune Lounge
Lido Bar
Fitness centre
Beauty salon
Swimming pool
2 jacuzzis
Games arcade
Internet Centre
Medical Centre