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AmaWaterways
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Cruise Critic Overview
  • Specifically built to navigate rivers
  • River cruises in Europe, Russia, Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma)
  • Mostly well-traveled, affluent, and mature North Americans
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27 AmaWaterways Luxury Cruise Reviews

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w10cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had never done a river cruise before, so my dad and I did some research on the best river cruise companies. Everyone has heard of Viking, but as we dug into the reviews we saw that AmaWaterways had excellent ratings. We knew we wanted ... Read more
zoldie goldie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
From being transported from the airport to ship, having snacks and a light lunch provided while we waited for our cabin to be readied, receiving a map and some ideas where we might visit in our departure city, the excellent room--every one ... Read more
LEMPEREUR
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From Arles to Lyon, South East of France. Ship = Very nice and cristal clean. Embarkation = Smooth. Staff = Friendly and professional. Special thanks to Cruise director Maddy and Hotel manager Igor for everything. Cabin = ... Read more
califTraveler
Member Since 2009
1 review
328 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Jan 2016 Having just returned from our AMAPURA cruise and our third trip to Myanmar. I have some suggestions for future passengers: Bring warm clothing..early morning or evenings are cool (55 degrees F).For the few of us on deck for ... Read more
chatouille
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Amawaterways AmaDara 7-14 Dec 2015 Siem Reap to Saigon We enjoyed a 7 day river cruise on AmaDara from Siem Reap Cambodia to Saigon Vietnam in early December 2015. This was our first cruise with AMAWaterways, on the AmaDara and on the ... Read more

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Rocker83
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Where to start? My family and I booked a cruise with amawaterways entitled "romantic Danube" a offering of ports from Prague to Budapest in about 10 days(though 7 day cruise). Sailing in November through middle and eastern ... Read more
jeaunyvette
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
After spending three days in Singapore and two days in Amsterdam which we thoroughly enjoyed my friend and I hailed a taxi and headed for the wharf to embark on our river cruise. We sailed on the Amabella from Amsterdam to Budapest and ... Read more
graham2213
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This trip was wonderful from start (Lyon) to finish (Arles). Our cruise manager, Dejan, looked after everything and everyone from our pre-cruise start in Paris to our post-cruise finish in Barcelona. The tours were well planned, ... Read more
ginertiner
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Have done many river cruises in the past, but this one is something special. (8) ladies traveled on this itinerary. We did the land portion prior to the cruise which included Halong Bay, as many of the competitors did not include Halong, ... Read more
gocanes83
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I (both in our early 50s) were looking to do something special for our 30th wedding anniversary when I came upon the idea of going on a river cruise. Being from Florida we have had our fair share of experiences with the large ... Read more

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Barceparis
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We chose AMA for our cruise on the Mekong Delta (Siem Reap to Saigon) because they offered the most interesting itinerary. And, I must say we were not disappointed! We also took the land portion--2 days in Hanoi, a night in Ha Long Bay ... Read more
seabreeze 3
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
I was referred to this site by Trip Advisor to write a review. On Trip Advisor I am known as "Beaune." I generally agree with the editor's extensive review of the AmaPrima which sailed up the Danube to Vilshofen. But I have two ... Read more
Sea Holly
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I was apprehensive about taking this solo cruise, especially as I'd read an adverse review from someone who found dinner seating a real problem. However, from start to finish the cruise was wonderful - brilliantly organised on a very ... Read more
jmareyna
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
It was our first and I do hope the first of many, river cruise experience. We loved it. Because it's a small boat (150 passengers), everybody gets to know everybody and that makes a very special trip. Even the crew get to know you by ... Read more
kcragwall
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We began the trip in Barcelona and ended in Paris. Embarkation was in Arles. The ship was lovely, the staff outstanding, the food better than we even hoped for and the excursions interesting---we learned a ton. The air conditioning broke ... Read more

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Diane G.
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I took this cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. It was our first river cruise and we really enjoyed it! The service was great throughout the boat, the staff was friendly and very interested in your comfort and enjoyment. ... Read more
gilles59
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailing on the new ship AmaSerena was a delight. *Activities are well planned and various for all choices, also optional tours were available. *Service was excellent, Christian's team was always ready to assist. *Travel to ... Read more
Verotogo
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise and we had a great experience with AmaWaterways. We particularly enjoyed our land excursions with knowledgeable and enthusiastic French guides, including Giverny and Monet's Garden; Pays d' Auge (pastoral ... Read more
bagpiper1
Member Since 2010
1 review
19 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Loved the staff of the Amalegro and the fine food, wine and shore excursions. The full day tour to Normany beaches was intense and very memorable. We were pampered from the moment we stepped on board. Evening entertainment was music ... Read more
dale chellew
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
Second cruise with AMA- even better than first. Friendly, professional crew, beautiful clean ship, great food presented beautifully,wonderful tours, lots of options.Chef,s table was wonderfull! Cabin had french and regular balcony, ... Read more

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Szumo
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were lucky enough to go on the first “beer” AND “tulip” themed cruise. In addition to the beautiful flowers/ports the tulip cruise had to offer, we also had to an opportunity to discover new and wonderful ... Read more
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neverstopcrusing
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I did the Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg. Wonderful food, service and staff on the ship were outstanding. You didn't need to ask for anything; everything was well organized. The ship and cabin were clean; ... Read more
Szumo
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I have enjoyed numerous ocean cruises, but thought we would try a European river cruise for a change. Luckily, his vacation days line up for a magical "Christmas Market" cruise from Prague to Budapest on the ... Read more
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nandy5
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
This was our first river cruise and we chose the Danube beginning with a land pre-excursion in Prague. We chose AmaWaterways based upon recommendations by friends as well as our travel agent. They don't advertise like other river cruise ... Read more
bugera
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Actually sailed from Vilfshoven, Germany after 3 days pre cruise in Prague. Those were three expensive and wasted days followed by a horribly uncomfortable bus trip backwards to the port of embarkation in Germany. Shocked when we entered ... Read more

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