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ChristineL48
Member Since 2017
1 review
Retirement celebration trip of a 1st time one week Rhine cruise and we treated ourselves to a top price suite on the Emerald deck. It had a full size bathroom with bath and separate shower. To be honest we didn't really get our money's ... Read more
ihateyou
Member Since 2017
1 review
We searched online for a cruise liner that had great reviews & chose Scenic for that reason. The reviews were dead on. One of our favorite events was an evening at the palace for a private performance. We will never forget it. ... Read more
Elysian51
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
We had never been on a river cruise and chose Scenic after much research. The first couple of days were not so interesting but Heidlberg, Koblenz, Cologne and Amsterdam were all very lovely. Our cabin was small but very well designed and ... Read more
Charles Robinson
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise based on the information provided by Scenic in their info booklet. Our travel specialist assured us that what was written was what we could expect. She was right on. We selected this particular cruise itinerary ... Read more
siouxaz
Member Since 2017
1 review
When searching cruise lines most stated they were all inclusive but when I would talk to some of the cruise lines when researching I would find limitation the choices for excursions, limited on beverages, and free time. SCENIC is ... Read more
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valanddaveb
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
The whole trip was excellent the crew were great. The food was lovely but my only criticism was about the length of time it took to serve dinner. There were occasions when we had to wait 30 - 45 minutes for our main course. We felt ... Read more
Austinvaughan16
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
To celebrate / commiserate for my wife's 80th birthday and for mine to come shortly ! Our first experience of river cruising , though we had been well looked after by Fred Olsen in the past. Though one might feel that it is an expensive ... Read more
Priscilla44
Member Since 2017
1 review
For our first river cruise, we wanted to explore the scenic (castle) stretch of the Rhine. After researching several cruise companies we chose Scenic, partly because it was fully inclusive of all tours (generally with a choice of 2 or 3 ... Read more
love cruising with Scenic
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We were delighted with our cruise ship. The Captain and crew were the best. Our social director Andreea was lovely and very organized. Our butler Alex and cabin attendant Heri were attentive and did an excellent job. The cruise ship was ... Read more
Dream a Dream
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We are just back from the amazing experience of our lives to sail from Amsterdam to Budapest. Although the weather was overcast and cool it didn't take away from the experience. Our cabin was excellant and provided the comfort that we ... Read more
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nearly 60 !
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to do a Rhine cruise and the dates coincided with our Ruby wedding anniversary and our friends 60th Birhtday ( We are from The UK our friends from Australia ) We arrived at the ship in Nuremburg to a ... Read more
Barb Bailie
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We liked that the cruise was all inclusive - no extra charges for excursions, tips, drinks. There was an ample number of choices for the excursions, or you could stay on the ship, or take an e-bike out and tour the town at your leisure. ... Read more
hariy a
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We had decided on a luxury river cruise after going on ocean cruises. We picked Scenic tours after travelling with then on two previous tours. This cruise was truly a luxury cruise. All inclusive means just that!! Every thing was ... Read more
Grannymae51
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was our first ever cruise - we normally "do our own thing" - so spending so much money was difficult to come to terms with. We had been travelling for 2 weeks prior and arrived in Amsterdam the same day as we embarked the ... Read more
41Rainbow
Member Since 2013
1 review
62 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We are just back from our Amsterdam to Budapest cruise. It was awesome. I read here about the food choices were limited....well I beg to differ. The choices were fine. Usually 3 main choices as well as another standard 3 main choices. ... Read more
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VAR1948
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We booked this cruise to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary and were not disappointed. Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly. The ship is modern and well appointed and was kept spotlessly clean. The entire crew is a credit ... Read more
krwilson55
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Everything about this cruise was just fabulous,from the food to the entertainment.You could do as little or as much depending how you felt.The food was beautiful & the soups were to die for.The bar service was first class with the most ... Read more
Seguisc
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My husband and I were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary, my birthday and our recent retirement. We wanted to do something special and we were not disappointed. From start to finish, the cruise was excellent. The ship was modern and ... Read more
appeldop
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Scenic cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard the Scenic Jewel. Would rate this with 6 stars if possible. The staff was amazing--always accommodating and wanting to make your experience outstanding. Our Cruise Director Kurt could not ... Read more
CapeGirl22
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruiseline based on others reviews. It was a great choice. Although the cost was considerably higher this is a once in a lifetime cruise for us so we chose to spend the extra. There were other choices but I still feel we made ... Read more
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Onlythetruth
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Paid for ultra luxury, got a nice 3 star experience. On the plus side, clean ship, pleasant hardworking staff, plenty to eat and drink. On the negative side, not enough staff to offer a 5 star cruise, food tried to present as ... Read more
Maxine Warner
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Having been on several ocean cruises this was our first river cruise and it outstripped other cruising by a mile. Every single aspect was superb. The staff were amazing, every single person seem absolutely determined that we should have ... Read more
Gorlin
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
After looking at several river cruise companies, we chose Scenic because everything was included- drinks, mini bar, excursions, tips. The spaceship was beautiful and well maintained. Our balcony suite was very good. The clever window that ... Read more
ViBee
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Enticed by the images of castles, green pastures, churches and villages of Europe, it was time to book a comfortable more leisurely exploration of this part of the world. Scenic's blitz of advertising in print and TV was timely, the ... Read more
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Vhuddy
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The cruise was spectacular. Every aspect exceeded our expectations and the entire crew made the time spent on board personal and memorable. The ship was comfortable and the cabins spacious and in particular we were happy with the size of ... Read more
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