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BobTC
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Wanted to go down the Danube and visit bits of Eastern Europe to which we had not previously been to see. We visited Budapest, Hungary (night cruise to see the lights was very good), and Kalosca, Hungary for a horse show. Osijek, ... Read more
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Roger Harris
Member Since 2017
1 review
It offered a great opportunity to visit countries I had not visited before. South / Mid European Countries that had been ravaged by warfare and political intrigue over many centuries. The shore excursions were interesting and very well ... Read more
Nothing seems to work
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
We had never been on a river cruise before so maybe our expectations were too high. The really good thing about it was that all the arrangements for getting on and off the boat, excursions etc went like clockwork and the local guides were ... Read more
slyork
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our cruise sailed from Budapest to Bucharest, with most ports of call in countries formerly under communist rule. The Emerald Sky is a fairly new and well-appointed ship, with lost of space for its 175 guests and crew. Sun deck fitted ... Read more
mipaziuk
Member Since 2017
1 review
We choose this cruise as it was an area we wanted to see, our travel agent suggested it as there were some good deals and a newer ship. The ship was newer, with far too many mirrors and shiny surfaces, hard for the crew to always keep ... Read more
LadyElcie
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
This was our first river cruise and is a great way of exploring the Rhine Valley. We arrived late in the day to explore Basel but were made very welcome on board. The staff were lovely and nothing too much trouble. Dining was excellent ... Read more
Susy500
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise because my German teacher when I was at school talked about the places we visited, and also to celebrate our Ruby wedding anniversary. From beginning to end the crew were superb! The ship was kept wonderfully clean and ... Read more
Marion311
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
First (and last) river cruise for us. Emerald Sky is a great ship, and a great way to see several destinations with no hassle. Our cabin 311 was well decorated with good space and it was kept immaculately clean by our super cabin attendant ... Read more
Graeme Martin Robinson
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We cruised the Rhine for a week on the beautiful Emerald Sky, from the moment we arrived everything was taken care of for us, every member of staff was efficient courteous and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The included trips ... Read more
raysalaugh
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Fab,Fab,Fab everything, trips out, staff, accommodation, food, cabin just fab!!! There was not a thing I could fault only that ir was not long enough. Can't wait to book another one. All the staff were there to make the cruise relaxing ... Read more
DuoDiscus
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Our second trip with Emerald - we enjoyed the Danube cruise last year, oddly on the same ship, captain and some of the crew! I can't recommend Emerald enough! Immaculately clean, comfortable accommodation. The staff were very ... Read more
Paganmum3
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I wanted to cruise the Rhine and visit places we had never been to before. The emerald sky is a beautiful ship with wonderful staff. We were delighted to have been upgraded to an owners suite which was an amazing ... Read more
norfolkbroads
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was a first time experience doing a river cruise,normally we do the big ships.so off we set.arrived in Amsterdam after a bit of fun trying to find the agent from the ship we all get on the couch ,arrived at the port,ship looked ... Read more
Phliptop
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We were attracted to this cruise because of its content. We were not overly keen on just sight seeing. We wanted more and we certainly got more. Fellow passengers were clearly of a similar mind and it was very pleasant to visit fascinating ... Read more
Monica39
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The cruise was fantastic, exceeding our expectations. We explored the city of Budapest a day before and boarded the next day. The ship is beautiful. It was great meeting the staff, they were so friendly. Our cabin was perfect. Two ... Read more
rinouye
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We have always wanted to do a river cruise along the Danube but were put off by the high prices of the all-inclusive cruises. On the other hand, we didn't want a bargain basement no frills cruise on an old ship. So we tried to choose ... Read more
herringj
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We cannot say enough about the cruise we took from Budapest to Nuremburg. The crew were exceptional - friendly, helpful and efficient. Our cabin with the Panoramic balcony was well designed and comfortable. There was even a line in the ... Read more
Seaside20
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
As we had never experienced a River Cruise we were very pleasantly surprised to find that we enjoyed the cruise immensely. The crew were all excellent, the ship was most comfortable and kept spotlessly clean. The design of the ship was ... Read more
Nanapapa4
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Our travel agent suggested Emerald and we were very happy with our cruise! The meals were excellent with a wide variety of choices and the service was excellent. All the crew members were very friendly and always willing to help you. They ... Read more
das54
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We have done several ocean cruises ( Med. Canaries ,Baltic) and have always fancied doing the Danube so this year thought why not. I'm sorry to say we were pretty disappointed in the whole experience.The first three days were good and we ... Read more
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retiring
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise to see a bit of europe that we hadn't visited before and we were a little uncertain as to how it would be but we settled in very quickly and the crew were incredibly friendly and helpful. The cabin was adequate for our ... Read more
Yorkshiremazza
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our first cruise of any kind and chose Emerald because of their relatively new ships and good reviews. We flew to Munich and did not find it at all easy to find our transfer point, and when we did the gentleman was sat drinking ... Read more
David Lef
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We travelled with Emerald Waterways in late September 2016 from Nuremberg to Budapest. A stunningly beautiful route. Firstly, I have to say that cruising is not for us but we tried it, but that doesn’t diminish our appreciation of ... Read more
warrenshill
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Although Breakfast was better than average, lunch and dinner were not. Most of the food, although presented very well, was bland and not seasoned well. I had soup with every lunch and dinner, and of the 14 days, the soup was tasteless on ... Read more
Terry Wells
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We choose this cruise to celebrate 60-50-10-2.....60th birthday, 50th birthday, 10 year anniversary, 2 years post stem cell transplant. The cruise itself had awesome weather, excursions daily included and friendly staff and captain. I will ... Read more

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