April 2014 Destination:
Europe - River Cruise Embarkation:
AMA Waterways Danube cruise was exceptional in every way. My husband and I and 10 other couples recently sailed the Romantic Danube itinerary from Vilshofen to Budapest. In every way the cruise exceeded our expectations. The staff was wonderful, there to assist, but not obtrusive....attentive to needs, but not smothering, very friendly, welcoming, and ready to accommodate. We all had Category A staterooms on the top deck...the rooms were very nicely arranged (but small, as expected) with huge windows and comfortable beds. The dining area was large and well arranged, the food was very good, and the staff here took care to meet everyone's needs. Breakfast and lunch were expansive buffets, dinner was by menu, with several choices. Wine and beer was complimentary at lunch and dinner. The shore excursions were included in the price and were handled well with the passengers being divided into smaller groups, mostly based on activity level. For the most part, the offered shore excursions More
were tours of the ports. There were a few optional tours offered...these, too, were handled efficiently and were wonderful. This was our first ever cruise and we highly recommend the river cruise experience, especially with AMA. It all was quite perfect. Less
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