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Queen Isabel launched in spring 2013 as the newest and one of the most luxurious ships on Portugal's Douro River. The ship is owned by DouroAzul, one of Portugal's leading river cruise companies, with an ...
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18 Uniworld Queen Isabel Cruise Reviews

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Tennis Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
Having heard Uniworld was supposed to be a large cut ahead of the rest, I decided to explore Spain and Portugal on a cruise tour from Madrid to Lisbon. The tour director and organization of the sightseeing were outstanding. The Duoro River ... Read more
I am telling u
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We saw this cruise advertised and thought it rather expensive but advertised as 5 star luxury so went ahead and booked a cat 2 cabin. I cannot call it a stateroom as there was nothing stately about it, ok so it had a hairdryer and a ... Read more
linda888
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
After spending 2 days in Lisbon we were taken by coach to the Queen Isabel, stopping for a buffet lunch at an hotel along the way. After a short wait in the lounge with a welcoming drink we went to our cabins where our luggage was waiting ... Read more
Wol
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
107 forum posts
4 helpful votes
A very disappointing river cruise, given the perceived reputation of the Uniworld brand. Although this was our first time on Uniworld, there were many "regulars" on board who were also not impressed. I believe we were the ... Read more
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melanieseibel28
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
We chose Uniworld because we had sailed with them last year and were very happy. We had a state room with a full sliding door, room 214. It was comfortable at 192 sq ft. You adjust to the space; the luggage fit under the bed, there were ... Read more

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Castle tours
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We cruised the European Jewels. Budapest to Amsterdam. We began on the pre tour in Budapest. We had an extra free day from AAA where we explored by ourselves. Beautiful city. Would go there again. The pre tour guide was a local man and ... Read more
pmbank
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
April 14 - 27, 2016 Duoro river cruise to Portugal and Spain: The Douro river was closed to all boat traffic the entire cruise due to high water levels and dangerous currents of the river. The ship was unable to make it to Porto so ... Read more
ptownandpompano
Member Since 2011
1 review
19 forum posts
9 helpful votes
The Queen Isabel was a very comfortable vessel. Service was extraordinary, friendly, efficient and caring. Meals were well prepared. Highlight was the beautiful Douro River, its twists and turns, and the lush hills alongside the river. ... Read more
Jerry of San Francisco
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
First the good news. The chefs did a great job with the three meals each day. I avoid fish on cruises as I have yet to find any that is and this cruise was no different. Desserts were always superb. The cabin was crowded but ... Read more
2011retired
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
My wife and I recently completed or first river cruise and ver much enjoyed Portugal. We had previously been on two ocean cruises with Carnival and found the experience to be overwhelming due to the size of the ship and the continuous ... Read more

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pollywally
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
72 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
This was a cruise of the Douro River and since we had gotten a super good price, decided to take this cruise . The ship is actually ran by a Douro Azul which owns several other ships that cruise from a Porto . The good: The staff were ... Read more
fred111
Member Since 2006
8 reviews
1,268 forum post
1 helpful vote
First let me say that my wife and I have been on quite a few ocean and river cruises before with several on Uniworld. When we travel we like to have an enjoyable time, see the sights the locals see, eat the food the locals eat, and get to ... Read more
GoCAGirl
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We just returned from our Douro River cruise on the Quenn Isabel. This was the first river cruise we've taken and it definitely won't be the last. We arrived in Lisbon a day before the package tour started. Since this was sold as all ... Read more
lkaas
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
This was our first river cruise, after many hours of research of different river cruise ships, we chose UniWorld due to so many great reviews. We are well traveled seniors, having visted over 40 countries the past 10 years. Disappointment ... Read more
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Duosprings
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We just got back from Portugal after a trip on Uniworld's Queen Isabel Duoro River cruise. Since several of our fellow travelers had sailed with Uniworld many times before and raved about the experience, we had great expectations. So here ... Read more

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bunnsie
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Cabin is small but set up with plenty of storage suitcases fit under the bed and you can access the internet on the tv in your room-service was very good and food was good .The bar is open after dinner and no charge in fact everything is ... Read more
gregstravels
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
My wife and I just returned from our fourth Uniworld trip in the past two years and we have our fifth Uniworld trip already booked for this September. We have become frequent and loyal Uniworld customers because of the extraordinary ... Read more
cole
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
1,743 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We just returned from the Douro River Cruise with Uniworld and we would give this cruise 5 stars if we could! First of all, we flew into Lisbon and spent 3 nights in the Tiara Hotel, which we thought was beautiful. The local coordinator ... Read more
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