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bookie2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was our first European River Cruise. Having done all-inclusive cruises with Regent Seven Seas we decided that an all-inclusive river cruise would be the way to go. We were certainly not disappointed. The experience was even better ... Read more
Clavens
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was my first river boat cruise. The Scenic people, the boat and the excursions were first rate. The all inclusive nature of the vacation was what made it special. The three days in Prague with guides allowed of to see many sites which ... Read more
edwar024
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise after going through many itineraries and costs of other lines with our travel agent. Dates were also a factor as we booked a year out. We were extremely satisfied with everything about Scenic. The service was ... Read more
Christie B
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
I don't write bad reviews very often. I thought long before writing this one since this was the first river cruise I had ever experienced. We were greeted by the Scenic Tours staff win Budapest aboard the Scenic Ruby and escorted ... Read more
cat24
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Tour Code: NBU280916.2 We thought that this was going to be a luxury yet all inclusive experience. We have travelled extensively (India, Vietnam, Morocco, Italian Riviera, Italy, Sicily, Greece,Turkey etc.) in small groups of 12 to 25 ... Read more
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Palodegolf
Member Since 2016
1 review
The combination of total relaxation with the possibility to visit beautiful and historic towns and locations seemed to tick all the boxes, and we were not disappointed. The food, drinks, service and accommodation were all excellent, and ... Read more
TX99
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We recently sailed the Danube River on the Scenic Ruby from Nuremberg to Budapest. This was our first river cruise. My expectations were high and I have to say Scenic exceeded them. Our cruise director was Adrian. He was very organized and ... Read more
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Shallotte couple
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Scenic was recommended by our travel agent for a Danube river cruise for 4 couples. This was our first river cruise,we were not disappointed. The ship is very elegant, smartly appointed. The cabins were somewhat tight but that is what I ... Read more
LKNDuo
Member Since 2016
1 review
We are not "cruise" people. We prefer to rent apartments & cars and stay in small European towns then venture out in all directions on our own. We typically don't like group tours. But, we decided to try a Danube cruise as ... Read more
Steve C H
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
3 helpful votes
We have joined a land tour with Scenic a few years back and that was one of the best we have. So when we looked for a river cruise in Europe, we decided to go for Scenic again, and it did not disappoint us. The ship, the meals and the ... Read more
butsieweinstein@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
Treasures of the Rhine Excursions People who started the trip in Budapest got to make more shore excursion choices before boarding than those coming aboard in Nuremberg. No warning about the incredibly difficult walking condition ... Read more
elainedav
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
We had toured with scenic before and found them to be "unreal". So when we were looking at Europe we looked at scenic and they had a great deal and everything was included. Scenic rep was there to meet us before we left Sydney ... Read more
AvidTraveller2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I was absolutely thrilled with the 8 day Scenic River Cruise that we did from Amsterdam to Nuremburg last month on the Scenic Ruby. Everything was fantastic and so much more than I had expected. I can’t say enough wonderful things ... Read more
rlh419
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I recently traveled with my husband and in-laws on a Scenic Ruby cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam just this past June and the trip exceeded our entire group's expectations. Some of the reviews posted below are absolutely ridiculous, as it ... Read more
Beauneidol
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have previously taken the St Petersburg to Moscow river cruise with Viking, a Basle to Cologne cruise with Riviera and the Hurtigruten return trip between Bergen and Kirkeness. We booked the Scenic cruise on the basis of the all ... Read more
traveller*
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Our first river cruise, and through process of elimination of others, we chose Scenic…the Jewels of Europe from Amsterdam to Budapest. The weather made this the perfect time to cruise. Only one rainy day and mostly wonderful ... Read more
scenictraveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
Everything about this was silver service...loved the food, the excursions, the service, the cabins. The staff were amazing. I will never travel with anyone else for overseas travel Excursions were planned and executed well with good ... Read more
Tracey Greene
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We have just arrived home to Australia from a River Cruise with Scenic Ruby from Budapest to Amsterdam. Our experience with Scenic has been nothing less than excellent. From the moment we landed in Budapest to the moment we left the ship ... Read more
Parragirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
It had been a dream for a number of years to do a European river cruise. Knowing they were expensive, I researched and compared a number of lines and decided to go with Scenic. It turned out to be a great decision. We travelled in May on ... Read more
Starbet
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
I have read other reviews and honestly, I don't know where some of these people get off! Our vessel, Captain & crew, Hotel staff, all food, all included tours and everything about this cruise was 5 star, even down to the toilet paper. ... Read more
Captaincrewe
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Not up to the standards set by Viking or Uniworld! A cruise of contrasts:- The crew were mostly excellent but the waiters at the Farewell Dinner lacked organisation and enthusiasm. Access to the ship was difficult for many ... Read more
geOgia36
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My wife and I purchased a river cruise package from Scenic which including the airfares cost over $60,000. This was a Paris to Paris cruise along the Seine followed by a cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest with an ad on in Paris at the ... Read more
LWOO66
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Hello. My husband and I were not “guests” but a paying customers on the Scenic Ruby (8/9/14 - 15/9/14). I was to complete the survey provided and return however putting a cross in a box could not express in detail all that ... Read more
charlottesneddon
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
We have just left the 8/9/2014 River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam with Scenic Ruby. It was such a disappointing experience that I feel compelled to write about it. I note that Cruise Critic has published reviews of the same ship in the ... Read more
active50plus
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and I are experienced travelers and have been on several Ocean Cruises ranging from midrange to luxury. We had decided to try a river cruise, taking a 15 night cruise from Basil to Amsterdam Pre-cruise didn’t get off to a ... Read more

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