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Avalon Impression Cruise Review by MrsTraveller: Excellent Ship and Staff


MrsTraveller
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Member Since 2013
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Cabin 5.0
Dining 5.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities Not Rated
Entertainment 5.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation Not Rated
Public Rooms 5.0
Rates Not Rated
Service 5.5
Shore Excursions 5.0
Value for Money 5.0

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Excellent Ship and Staff

Sail Date: June 2014
Destination: Europe - River Cruise
Embarkation: Amsterdam

My husband and I have just returned from 2 glorious weeks on the Avalon Impression sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest. We have done ocean cruises before but this was our first river cruise.

The ship was sparkling clean thanks to a crew that was obviously very proud of their ship. We had a room on the 3rd floor. The design takes advantage of the huge opening french balcony for watching the scenery. The bathroom has a granite counter, very large shower, and L'Occitane soaps provided. There are also robes and slippers waiting for you upon you arrival to your room.

At the end of the hall on the 3rd floor is a lovely lounge where coffee, tea, hot chocolate, juices, cookies and muffins or donuts are provided all day.

The lounge at the front of the ship is comfortable for viewing the world as you sail by if you do not want to watch from the Sky deck. But this Sky Deck is where we spend EVERY night of our cruise. A bottle of wine and it was just where we wanted to More be.

Now the food. You have never eaten so well. The ship provides such an excellent choice of dining venues (restaurant, sky deck grill, panorama lounge) for various meals. And the food is excellent!!

The staff. So friendly!! A huge shout out to Mark who looked after us at breakfast and lunch (and he can sing for you in the lounge too). Albus, who always remembered exactly what I wanted in my omelette every morning. Cherryl who cleaned our room twice a day and left lovely towel animals. Last, but not least, Ali who always made sure our glasses were full. All with a smile on their faces every time you see them.

We will definitely sail with Avalon again. Less


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Cabin review: Avalon Impression 313

The room had lots of room for all your clothes. There was a desk and chair, small sofa, extra chair and a small table. We had the queen bed configuration which is actually a little larger than a regular queen bed. There are also two bedside stands.

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