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Scenic Crystal
Ranked #2 of 16 Scenic Ships
97% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2012;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Azure
Ranked #3 of 16 Scenic Ships
92% Loved It
  • Pro: Included drinks, Wi-Fi, tours, butler service and laundry; the plunge pool offers cool relief
  • Con: The bar needs more staff in evenings, and drink/water service on the sun deck
  • Bottom Line: The Portuguese crew help create an authentic experience on a comfy, all-inclusive ship
  • Launched: 2016;  Passengers: 96
Scenic Jewel
Ranked #1 of 16 Scenic Ships
90% Loved It
  • Innovative "sun lounges" offer usable balconies in all weather
  • More choices in port: tours, independent exploration, electric bikes
  • Four dining venues, plus room service
  • Launched: 2013;  Passengers: 169
Scenic Tsar
Ranked #2 of 16 Scenic Ships
89% Loved It
  • Tours, tips and wine with meals included in fare
  • Cruises Russia's rivers
  • Boutique, small, intimate ship
  • Launched: 2012;  Passengers: 112
Scenic Opal
Ranked #3 of 16 Scenic Ships
87% Loved It
  • All-inclusive -- including butler service in all cabins
  • Aimed at the Australian, North American and British markets
  • "Sun Lounge" balconies that can be used in all weathers
  • Launched: 2015;  Passengers: 169
Scenic Jade
Ranked #4 of 16 Scenic Ships
85% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2014;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Jasper
Ranked #5 of 16 Scenic Ships
85% Loved It
  • Pro: All-inclusive pricing covers everything from open bar to tipping
  • Con: Trendy decor and high-tech gadgets won't appeal to everyone
  • Bottom line: Contemporary river cruising with no added extras
  • Launched: 2015;  Passengers: 169
Scenic Diamond
Ranked #6 of 16 Scenic Ships
83% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2008;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Pearl
Ranked #7 of 16 Scenic Ships
79% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2011;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Sapphire
Ranked #8 of 16 Scenic Ships
74% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2008;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Ruby
Ranked #9 of 16 Scenic Ships
72% Loved It
  • Scenic is one of river cruising's most inclusive lines
  • Many cabins have innovative sunrooms that convert to balconies
  • All-day dining and in-cabin service unusual in river cruising
  • Launched: 2009;  Passengers: 167
Scenic Aura
Ranked #10 of 16 Scenic Ships
100% Loved It
  • Launched: September 2016;  Passengers: 44
Scenic Gem
Ranked #11 of 16 Scenic Ships
100% Loved It
  • Launched: 2014;  Passengers: 128
Scenic Spirit
Ranked #12 of 16 Scenic Ships
100% Loved It
  • Pro: Excellent dining, spacious cabins, friendly and attentive service
  • Con: Butlers are not proactive and do not anticipate your needs
  • Bottom Line: An elegant, yet utterly comfortable ship sailing a fascinating itinerary
  • Launched: 2016;  Passengers: 68
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