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AmaWaterways has carved out a niche for itself in the river cruise arena with its emphasis on wine and food amid comfortably stylish surrounds. AmaPrima, the line's newest ship, carries on that tradition. ...
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pcbeck
Member Since 2003
1 review
237 forum posts
2 helpful votes
When trying to decide which cruise line and river to choose for our first river cruise we talked to several seasoned travelers/agents and they recommended AmaWaterways along with the Rhine River and boy were they right on both counts. The ... Read more
Peggy R
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose AmaWaterways for our first river cruise to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We sailed from Amsterdam to Basel with a tour extension of 2 days in Lucern and 2 days in Zurich. We have cruised many of the large ships but ... Read more
Andiamo88
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise. It was luxurious in all the right ways. Ama gave us features that we needed and used, without others (like climbing walls) that we haven't used on ocean cruises. We would love to take another cruise with ... Read more
gosaka
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have never been on a cruise of any kind and chose AMA based on the recommendation of a friend/travel agent. We were looking for a ship with a small number of passengers and a solid reputation. AMA is apparently known for the food ... Read more
R Clements
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We took the Amawaterways Danube River cruise from Prague to Budapest. After a three day visit to Prague, we boarded the ship in Vilshofen for a 6 night trip, followed by a one night stay in Budapest. Most of the excursions were included ... Read more

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rvega27702
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After researching options for a river cruise in Europe decided to pursue Amawaterways. I was not disappointed. The whole experience was wonderful. The cabin was comfortable and spacious. The staff was very friendly. The service and ... Read more
Pizzalover_
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a marvelous experience aboard our first ever river cruise. The AMAWaterways AMAPrima is a comfortable, well-appointed ship with a friendly, welcoming, and helpful staff. We could not tell when the ship was under way except by ... Read more
BritishLandS
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Having recently returned to cruising and having experienced Oceania and Azamara in 2015 we thought that we would give river cruising a go. We spent Xmas in the Rhineland some years ago and had good memories of it so this itinerary - ... Read more
EATPRAYTRAVEL
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We had recently sailed on AmaPrima for a 7 day Christmas cruise (Budapest to Nuremberg). Embarkation was a breeze. We arrived at around 5:00 p.m., having walked from our rental apartment to the dock - easy manageable walk along the ... Read more
norah50
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
32 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
AMA Prima. All river cruises are tight quarters and while this ship has a small lift, expect narrow stairs onboard and possibly multiple stairs when tied next to another ship at a port as one passes through the adjoining ship and may ... Read more

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BermudaMom
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
292 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We flew to Munich to spend 4 days on our own exploring before heading to Nuremberg to board the Prima on November 30th. This was our first riverboat cruise and we weren't sure what to expect. The ship itself was lovely and fully ... Read more
williamE418600
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Crew was good. Food on board average. Spent way too much time on buses. Extension not at all worth it. Hotels average. Food below average. One of the hotels was so bad you were reluctant to take your socks off at night. Extension meals ... Read more
lynnewherley@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We recently cruised from Vilshofen, Germany to Budapest, Hungary on the AMAPrima. Having only been on one other river cruise which was quite different (the Rhone on an Abercrombie and Kent barge), I was pleasantly surprised by this one. I ... 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
Niclinmom
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I have taken eleven ocean cruises since 2006. This was our first river cruise and it was recommended by my daughter's in-laws. What can I say? It exceeded ALL of our expectations in all areas: ship size, more intimate ... Read more

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seabreeze 3
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
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
dale chellew
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
Candy929
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After ocean cruising, I was ready for a smaller,easier, friendlier experience of a river cruise.While AMA Waterways is not inexpensive, it was well worth the excellent food,wine included,personable staff,music on board entertainment, ... Read more
Docmitz
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Cruising on the Amaprima was a complete delight. The staff were like a big family, inviting us as guests to thoroughly enjoy ourselves. The food was delicious, our cabin was quite comfy, and our visits on shore were well planned, nicely ... Read more
nandy5
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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

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bugera
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 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
LilyK8888
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I along with another couple took an AMA Waterways extended Danube cruise this fall, which started far from the Danube in Istanbul and ended somewhat past the Danube in Prague. There were 14 actual days on the ship with an ... Read more
JB24
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I celebrated our 40th anniversary with AmaWaterways' Romantic Danube cruise. This was our first cruise of any kind. Therefore, although we have nothing to compare it to, we can't imagine a river cruise line that could be ... Read more
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proudmama53
Member Since 2011
1 review
26 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2014
An awesome way to celebrate our 40th anniversary. This was our first river cruise and having cruised several times on the ocean going ships, we didn't know what to expect. We loved it-perfect in every way....the service was impeccable. We ... Read more
DV1
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2014
Loved, loved, loved our cruise along the Danube River. The Ama prima was beautiful, new, clean. The crew was delightful, helpful and always cheerful. Our cruise director, Czaba, was patient, helpful, friendly and enjoyable. Cruising a ... Read more
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