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61 Emerald Sky Cruise Reviews
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Phliptop
Member Since 2016
1 review
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
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
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
1 helpful vote
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
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
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
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
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
2 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
warrenshill
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 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
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
BillandSheila
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
New ship meant everything was fresh, clean and modern in look and function. Excellent itinerary including brilliant tour guides. All inclusive price helped us to relax and enjoy the cruise on the ship and ashore. Super package of ... Read more
vonandjim
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We had a wonderful time the ship was superb and all the staff were fantastic. The food was very good, we tasted things we didn't even knew about before. The culinary experience was as delightful as the cultural experience. All the tours ... Read more
cmaryv
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
After researching many cruise lines, this one seemed to suit our needs the best. Like the new ships and the all inclusive with tips included. We were drawn to the size of the ship (don't like big ocean ships) and the destinations ... Read more
Brians Tours
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The cruise was to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary, and the Emerald Sky had all the facilities we were looking for when making our decision which company to book with. These included good food, excellent service from crew and ... Read more
abkisa
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My wife and I had not done a river cruise and weren't sure what to expect but we were very pleased. We were welcomed onboard with a cold drink and a smiling crew. Osanka and Stephanie made check-in effortless. The ship was spotless, ... Read more
fergusandpushkin
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
First river cruise.Will not be the last as all aspects of it were first class. Had several ocean cruises, difficult to compare but the big difference for us was at the end of an ocean cruise you feel exhausted and in need of a holiday, at ... Read more
wello
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
187 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From the time we booked this Emerald river cruise we knew this was going to be a wonderful adventure. The attention to detail, very professional, wonderful and sincere communication, from all staff were above expectations, this our first ... Read more
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lsmith97@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Did comparison pricing on same cruise through several other companies. Chose Emerald as Gratuities were included as was wine/beer with meals. Also read other reviews. Trip was more than we expected. The ship was modern, clean and ample ... Read more
Sheffield Mike
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We like doing River cruises and last year went on Viking but this year decided to give Emerald ago. We wanted to do the Danube so choose their Danube Delights and have to say it was just that! the ship was very modern and easy to get ... Read more
Tortoise293
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We went to a presentation by the company after reading their literature. They appeared to offer a very good package with no costs outside of the quoted price. The cruise fulfilled all our expectations, with modern ships, well staffed and ... Read more
RobertsonF
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We were excited to try this Cruise Line as it is relatively new and the timing and destination worked perfect for us. We loved the sleek, modern design of the ship in both the Emerald Waterways tour book we received, and the virtual tour ... Read more
Vulcannav
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose Emerald Waterways on the basis of a glossy brochure and website and were not disappointed for this, our first, river cruise. Transfer arrangements from and to the airport were excellent. Embarking we were welcomed by the ... Read more
dmosley@outlook.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
What a terrific cruise from this wonderful, fairly new, river cruise line. We just got back from cruising from Budapest to Nuremberg. I cannot recommend this company enough! All aspects from purchasing to disembarkation were top-notch. ... Read more
Sue1957
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
This trip as recommended by our Travel Agent as he thought it was the best value for money river cruise. We embarked around 5.00pm on Saturday 23rd July after a long bus ride from Paris. We were warmly welcomed on board and shown to our ... Read more

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