Picture Book Scenery on The Scenery: Avalon Scenery Cruise Review by cruis'n nonna
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Picture Book Scenery on The Scenery
Destination: Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
When we arrived in Nice we had to wait a few hours before our rooms would be available. We stayed at the Hotel Boscolo Plaza. When we walked in the lobby we thought wow, nice hotel. Not so fast, Our first hint was in the elevator very small and inatiquate. The hallway on our floor kind of reminded us of the "Tower of Terror" in disney world, old, musty and in serious need of updating and let me tell you, our room was no better. The mirror was cracked as was the tub. We had one chair in the room, a kind of desk chair with plastic seat, the ac was ineffective. The included breakfast the next morning was the worst meal of or stay in France. Not a very nice hotel and I would not recommend anyone to stay there. There was an optional tour in Nice and I say GO FOR IT, "An Evening In Monaco" worth every penny 85 Euro. Our favorite tour of the week.
In summary - I would highly recommend the river cruise, you get all the benefits of a land tour without the hassel of on/off bus, different hotel every day, packing and unpacking. In fact I would call this a river/land tour with no hassel. We met some wonderful people from around the world and it is a vacation that will leave a fond imprint on my memory.
We are looking forward to booking another river cruise in the near future. And......we still love large ship cruising, I guess you might say, we're addicted Less
Cabins adquate. Waste basket access poor. Need a waste basket in cabin the only one is in the bathroom, too small and you have to open the cabinet every time you had to throw somthing out.
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