The flagship vessel of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines proudly carries the name of Fred. Olsen's Great Grandmother, Bolette. Radiating timeless and sophisticated elegance, it showcases expansive and cosy public spaces, setting the standard for its smaller ship fleet.

Welcome to Bolette

Bolette offers ample space for guests to unwind, encompassing bars, lounges, theatres, and expansive open deck areas. The Observatory presents their Signature Experiences, inviting you to indulge in scenic cruising through its expansive panoramic windows—a perfect complement to the informative commentary, providing insights into the waterways and fjords you'll traverse.

Within the Auditorium, culinary enthusiasts can delight in cooking demonstrations, featuring talented chefs crafting exclusive Treats of the Region dishes, with the opportunity to savour these delectable creations. The Lido Bar and swimming pool await and the retractable roof ensures year-round swimming enjoyment. The dedicated and amiable staff offer renowned personal and attentive service, and with just 690 cabins on board, there’s an intimate feel to the on board experience too.

Cabins & Accomodations

Bolette offers a diverse selection of cabins and suites that cater to varying preferences and budgets. With a wide range of cabin types, layouts, and prices to choose from, finding your perfect home-from-home is made easy.

Bolette Interior Inside Cabin Stateroom

Interior Rooms

Approx. 182 sq. ft.

The interior cabins on Bolette boast all the essential amenities and comforts that guests need for a comfortable stay. With their proximity to the ship's stairs and lifts, accessing the other decks and public areas is effortless and convenient. Whether you plan to relax in your cabin or explore the ship's amenities, the Interior cabins offer the perfect starting point for your voyage aboard the Bolette.

Grades: G, H, I, M, N

Bolette Ocean View Outside Cabin Stateroom

Ocean View

Approx. 214 sq. ft.

Experience the beauty of the ocean from the comfort of Bolette's Ocean View cabins. These well-appointed cabins are designed to maximize natural light, allowing for a soothing and airy ambiance. The large picture windows provide breathtaking ocean views, immersing you in the vastness of the surrounding waters. Enjoy the feeling of spaciousness and serenity as you relax and take in the stunning vistas from your Ocean View cabin aboard the Bolette.

Grades: B, C, CO, D, E, K, F

Bolette Terrace Cabin

Terrace Cabins

Approx. 218 sq. ft.

Indulge in the spaciousness, natural light, and airy ambiance of an Ocean View Cabin with the added luxury of direct access to the Promenade Deck and exclusive sun loungers in Bolette's Terrace Cabins. Perfect for basking in the sunshine, enjoying the scenic views, and feeling the refreshing sea breeze, these cabins offer a unique blend of comfort and convenience for an unforgettable cruise experience.

Grade: TC

Bolette Balcony Suite Cabins

Balcony Suites

Approx. 292 - 337 sq. ft.

Bolette's Balcony Suites are designed to ensure guests have all the necessary amenities and comforts for a delightful stay. These suites offer ample space to unwind, both indoors and outdoors on a private balcony. Whether you prefer to relax and enjoy the indoor comforts or step outside onto your balcony for a breath of fresh air, Bolette's Balcony Suites provide the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation during your cruise.

Grades: BS, BJ, JB

Bolette Premier Suite

Premier Suite

Approx. 568-644 sq. ft.

Bolette's Premier Suites are thoughtfully designed to offer guests a spacious and stylish retreat. These suites are carefully equipped with all the essential amenities needed for a comfortable and restful stay. Additionally, they feature extra touches that add to the overall special experience, ensuring that guests feel truly pampered and indulged during their time aboard Bolette. From the refined decor to the generous space, the Premier Suites are the epitome of luxury and tranquility on your cruise.

Grade: PS

Bolette Olsen Suite

Olsen Suite

Approx. 1,181 sq. ft.

Bolette's Olsen Suites, the grandest and most expansive of all the suites and cabins, boast elegant appointments and provide an unparalleled level of space and amenities among our flagship's guest accommodations. These exceptional suites feature a bedroom with a king-size bed, separate sitting, dining, and dressing areas, a bathroom with an oversize bath and separate shower, and a private balcony. With large floor-to-ceiling windows, the suites offer breathtaking views of the surroundings. To further enhance the experience, guests staying in Olsen Suites enjoy the added benefit of the complimentary Suite Dreams package.

Grade: OW

What's on board Bolette?

Bolette is a  beautiful mid-sized cruise ship known for its welcoming ambience and cultural offerings. Onboard, passengers can enjoy a variety of dining options, bars, entertainment venues, a spa, a fitness centre, and swimming pools. The ship offers a range of activities and enrichment programs. Bolette's intimate size allows for a personalised and relaxed cruise experience.

Dining, Bars & Lounges

Main Dining Restaurants
Colours and Tastes
The View Buffet Restaurant
The Lido Bar
The Bookmark Café
The Oriental Tea Room

Main Dining Restaurants

Each night at their sophisticated two-level main dining venues, indulge in a delectable five-course, à la carte menu meticulously crafted and cooked by the skilled culinary team. The menu varies daily, featuring a delightful array of options such as steaks, seafood, freshly crafted soups, pasta, and salads, complemented by a choice of delightful homemade breads, freshly baked in the onboard bakery. In addition to the regular offerings, relish the opportunity to try regional specialties, from their Treats of the Region dishes, showcasing the flavours unique to the places you'll be exploring.


The Observatory
Morning Light Pub and Lounge
Ocean Bar
Neptune Lounge

The Observatory

The Observatory boasts breathtaking panoramic vistas, creating an ideal setting for the Scenic Discoveries Signature Experience. This unique encounter is enhanced by commentary provided by onboard experts, enriching your observations of captivating fjords, islands, and waterways from this splendid viewpoint. Additionally, the Observatory hosts the popular sessions on Navigational chart and map reading. As the day transitions into evening, the Observatory transforms into a vibrant space filled with the sounds of the resident live band. Here, you can elevate your onboard experience by selecting from a range of offerings, including Champagne, sparkling cocktails, and enticing mocktails.

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