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La Marguerite
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  • Cruises the Mekong River to Vietnam and Cambodia
  • All 46 cabins are outside, 82 percent have balconies
  • Wellness area with fitness room, mini-spa, whirlpool
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La Marguerite Overview

By Kelly Ranson, Cruise Critic contributor
Launched in 2009, AmaWaterways' 92-passenger, 235-foot-long La Marguerite spends its time cruising along Southeast Asia's Mekong River, stopping at ports in Vietnam and Cambodia. The boat was specifically built to sail the region, and the interior decor features exotic designs and local artifacts from the Mekong. La Marguerite sails a mix of 8- and 15-day itineraries from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap.

Here's what you'll find onboard:

All 46 cabins are outside, with 82 percent featuring a balcony (perfect for the balmy Asian weather). There are 38 226-square-foot standard cabins, 30 of which feature balconies; the remaining eight have portholes. For a little added space, six Sadec Jr. Suites with balcony come in at 290 square feet. At the top of the heap are two 452-square-foot Indochina Suites, which have a private balcony, shower and whirlpool bath.

As befits a ship of this size, there are a small number of restaurants and lounges onboard, including the Mekong Restaurant, the Saigon Lounge, a library and the Sun Deck Bar.

A small wellness area features a fitness mini-room, mini-spa, beauty salon and outdoor whirlpool.

During the cruise, free local beer, soft drinks, house branded spirits, local bottled water and filtered coffee and tea is available with meals.

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La Marguerite Member Reviews

12/15
I had read very good reviews about this boat but found I was a little disappointed. It could possibly be that we went at the wrong time of year as the Mekong was very low and getting on and off the boat was an ordeal at times. The crew had to dig ... Read more
08/15
This cruise was part of a 12 day holiday of which 7 nights were on La Marguerite. We booked on a fly free cabin upgrade so decided to splurge and book the largest suite. Huge king bed, shame about the dark platform that it sat on as I have an ... Read more
01/15
From the start of the trip in Siam Reap to the last night in Saigon we couldn't fault a thing. The organisation of all the trips was spot on and Mau, our Cambodian guide was excellent. He is so enthusiastic and knowledgeable with a smile that could ... Read more
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Ship Stats
Crew:
38
Launched:
2009
Decks:
4
Tonnage:
Passengers:
92
Registry:
CDC Score:
Not Yet Inspected
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