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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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35 AmaWaterways Senior Cruise Reviews

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Drouse9
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Let me begin by saying that I've never written a review on a cruise until now even though we've taken many wonderful cruises over the years all over the world. We decided to try a river cruise for the first time and after reading many ... Read more
Swanr8536
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
This was our first river cruise with AMA Waterways and our third river cruise overall in addition to six ocean cruises. Like the other two river cruises, AMA Waterways did an outstanding job of providing a great itinerary, extensive ... Read more
Mike4675
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My name is Mike my wife's name is Kathy we are both certified travel agents, we help our , family, friends, and acquaintances get the best travel experiences. We do not work full time as travel agent as we are retired. One thing we had ... Read more
NickJim
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it included the ports of call of many of the Rhine and Danube cruises in a single cruise. We chose AMA Waterways because we had cruised with them before in Russia and the Netherlands and were very happy. ... Read more
zoldie goldie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 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

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stujake
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our cabin (222) was very, very small and a great disappointment. Storage space was limited, although closet space was adequate. The cabin is almost claustrophobic. Desk space is very shallow and the sink/vanity in the bathroom is ... Read more
NowRose
Member Since 2014
1 review
76 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
After three flights from Calgary, Alberta to Yangon, Myanmar met at the Yangon Airport by Mojo (Cruise Director Assistant). Asked Mojo about exchanging US dollars to chat and asked Mojo about an approximate amount, he suggested exchanging ... Read more
Rocker83
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 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
Catherine Fitzgibbon
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
From start to finish my husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our first river cruise on Amaprima. It was great to be able to get on the ship when we arrived & straight away we felt at home waiting in their lounge with lots of snacks ... Read more
CathieJoe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
This was our first cruise of any kind. Decided to try a river cruise since the boats are smaller and there are fewer people. Really enjoyed our time on the boat. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Meals were wonderful; it was fun to ... Read more

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ichatcoal
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Day 1 Flight LHR to BUD, met at airport by AMA reps then to the ship by coach with running commentary about Hungary and Budapest. The running commentary became a bit of an issue during the week as I felt that most of the guides considered ... Read more
Terri Brown
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The first 8 days were changed to the AmaVenita because of low water levels around Nurenburg...and changed to the Ama Reina for the last half of the trip....no problem there. Day one...we entered our cabin 204, Catagory T+ which gave us an ... Read more
RavensFan53
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise - we (my wife and I) have been on several ocean cruises with HAL in the past. Overall we would give this cruise an 8-10 rating. Pros: Generally well organized and well run. However, some people ... 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
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

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leo178
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
250 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Amacello review- seven nights Romantic Rhine (June 4-11, 2015): Day 1- Amsterdam (embark) Day 2- Amsterdam canal tour, then bus to meet up with ship at first lock. Day 3- Cologne (morning walking tour of city), Koblenz (evening ... Read more
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
4 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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Gilbertson
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We decided to book the AmaWaterways's "Europe's Rivers & Castles" trip as it combined 2 nights in Prague, 7 nights on the Main and Rhine rivers and ending with 3 nights in Paris. I had visited Europe on business before I retired but my ... Read more

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Golf nut 1
Member Since 2012
1 review
20 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We flew into Munich Germany and took the train on our own to the nearby port of Vilshoven, Took a cheap cab ride to the AmaSonata. AmaWaterways was wonderful about telling us exactly where the ship was docked by e-mail. Since we spoke no ... Read more
gerical
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
This was a first river cruise for us. Loved it! We were on the Amacerto, the entire crew was wonderful. We loved our cabin with the french balcony, we were even able to sleep a couple of nights with the sliding door open, so relaxing ... Read more
soccerref
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
692 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My Husband and I have just returned from a wonderful land tour of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia which included an overnight stay on a Junk in Halong Bay and a 7 night cruise down the Mekong on the ‘La Marguerite’ I am a ... Read more
AMSBARY
Member Since 2010
1 review
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Ama Certo Christmas Markets - Danube River Cruise (November 2013) This was our first river cruise on AMA and it won’t be our last! We really lucked out choosing AMA. The cruise was basically faultless and we had a wonderful ... Read more
slopelovers
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2013
This was my first river cruise ever, so forgive my starry-eyed perspective! Loved almost everything about this cruise: Topping the list: the itinerary: Giverny, Honfleurs, Normandy Beaches, Rouen, Les Andelys, and Auvers les Oise. Close ... Read more

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