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48 Azamara South America Cruise Reviews

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coyboy1971
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
382 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second Azamara Cruise and first time on Journey, the identical twin of the Quest. In fact, we had the same exact cabin (7005 - Club Ocean Suite) as we did on the Quest, and imagine our surprise to have the same Butler, Alwyn! ... Read more
Cornishe traveller
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2012
Our trip to the Antarctic on the Azamara Journey was by far the best criuse we have ever done. The Captain set the tone of the voyage as he was friendly and visible throughout and this attidude went for the whole crew from the Cruise ... Read more
UKtog
14 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the second review of our back to back cruise, we thought it was appropriate to do two reviews as they were two different cruises and we will focus particularly on the differences. As back to back cruisers, our view of ... Read more
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cindilouwho
Member Since 2003
5 reviews
1,543 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
This review was long in coming since I have been massively busy and unable to find the time to do a thorough job in reviewing the ship. The beginning of the trip was to say the least, hideous! This was possible because my ... Read more
Uktog
14 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
We arrived at a busy cruise terminal courtesy of Fred at Silverstar Cars (highly recommended) having done our own per cruise arrangements to visit the Iguazu Falls and see Buenos Aires staying at the Hilton (again highly recommended, great ... Read more
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small ship sailor
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I have cruised 25 weeks primarily on windjammer tall sailing ships. We love the adventure and ability to get to know the other passengers and crew that a tall ship allows. We also have enjoyed cruises on small OAT ships and ... Read more
Balloon Man
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
928 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2011
I don't know about you, but when I see a review that says "5 star+" or uses words and phrases such as "Incomparable. Supreme. Best ever. Completely terrific in every way" I tend to ignore them because in my mind I have to doubt the ... Read more
c1laura
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2008
I am a CRUISE SPECIALIST and terribly critical when I cruise because I am looking for the best for my passengers .... this cruise did not disappoint! My biggest concern was actually getting to the cruise on time as a huge storm had moved ... Read more
MetravelUtoo?
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
167 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked this cruise due to itinerary, price and bonuses...prepaid gratuities, on board credit etc. Our travel included airfare and transfers through the cruiseline. Flights were on LAN PERU and were fine...only problem was in Peru, ... Read more
Patrick & Harriette Regan
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2008
Azamara Journey 9 February 08 to 27 February 08  South America/Antarctica-Round Trip Buenos Aires by Patrick and Harriette ReganWe wanted to see the Penguins and cruise through Antarctica and around Cape Horn.  We did all that on ... Read more

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Kate
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I went on the Azamara Journey from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires with a cruise through the CHilean Fjords and 3 islands in Antarctica. It was an absolute pleasure....with few exceptions. I am a seasoned traveler and have done 15 or so ... Read more
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Janice Berlin
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was the first time we had sailed on Azamara. We liked the size of the ship very much and thought the senior crew members were excellent. We liked most ports but felt a few of them could have been missed. The ship tours were way too ... Read more
karen McCallister
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
We were looking forward to a great cruise experience on the newly created Azamara Line. This was my 20th cruise so I was anxious to experience an upscale cruise. I couldn't quite tell what made the cruise "upscale" our butler was merely a ... Read more
Elise Gold
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
Last year, Celebrity bombarded us with mailings promoting their new cruise line Azamara and after awhile we became intrigued and decided to do some research. We are frequent cruisers and have been on the Celebrity Galaxy several times and ... Read more
Joknecht
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
"It's your first cruise and you're going on one that's 18 nights long?' was the common refrain from friends. We had long resisted the idea of a cruise, we tended to make our own travel arrangements, often meandering through Europe by car, ... Read more

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travelerchris
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
96 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
After a beautiful 2 days in Buenos Aires, we were taken to the ship by our guide and translator Lydia. Check in was very smooth and we were invited to dine in Aqualina at 7:30pm. Apparently they no longer charge to dine in the alternative ... Read more
Pisque
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2007
18 day South American cruise just completed, so here are some thoughts. If Azamara seeks to be the "upscale version" for the Celebrity Line it falls short. Overall, This is NO Regent, but you do get a lot of cruise time for the buck. ... Read more
Rochelle
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned from a wonderful cruise on the Azamara Journey today after a 12 day cruise and 2 day precruise package. We embarked on the cruise on Dec 11. We started in Santos (Sao Paulo port) and ended in Buenos Aires. We had a ... Read more
P&M Cruisers
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let's start with if there were problems, they have been or will shortly be addressed. From my Previous Post from the SHIP on the last day (used up the last of our minutes): It was an excellent trip. We made a few new friends and truly ... Read more
owl61
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
817 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2007
INTRODUCTIONI have cruised a total of 55 times on almost all lines save acouple of the ultra luxury ones. In 2007 the wife and I sailed on a 15day Oceania Insignia crossing. Later in 2007 RCL Ltd launched theAzamara line by acquiring and ... Read more
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oceanpath
Member Since 2007
10 reviews
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2007
Married, 60 and 62 yrs. old, numerous recent cruises including a very similar cruise last fall on Oceania's Insignia. Note: the cost and value ratings are based on Azamara'a standard rates looking at the rate average over the next 12 ... Read more
britron
Member Since 2007
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2007
Somewhere between the Marketing Department at Celebrity and the reality of the ship there was the most massive of breakdowns I have ever seen. Advertised as a "Crystal Light" it would be an embarrassment to Carnival so no telling how it ... Read more
sofron
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2007
The Azamara Journey was advertised as a luxury small-ship cruise equivalent to Oceana--and it may be that someday, but it certainly isn't that now. The intent is there, the effort is there, but the execution... There were many good ... Read more

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