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River Navigator Review

River Navigator
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75% of cruisers loved it
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  • Designed to appeal to the American cruiser
  • Free ship-wide Wi-Fi Internet access
  • French balconies in 78 percent of staterooms

River Navigator Overview

By Jodi Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor
The 134-passenger River Navigator will receive a refurbishment after the 2013 cruise season that will add new solo cabins and an Owner’s Suite.

Here's what you'll find on a River Navigator cruise:

River Navigator has standard cabins that are 150 square feet, offering satellite TV, bottled water and river views. All cabins are equipped with entertainment-on-demand systems and real-time GPS tracking of the ship’s journey, as well as a U.S.-style electrical outlet. Deluxe Suites measure 225 square feet and come with upgraded amenities, mini-bar and French balcony. Twin beds can be converted to a double. Solo cabins and a 300-square-foot Owner’s Suite will be added during a refurb after the 2013 cruise season.

Meals onboard are one sitting with open seating. An elevator serves the Explorer and Navigator decks, with a hydraulic chair lift to the open-air Solaris Deck. Passengers can access free Wi-Fi from anywhere onboard.

Sightseeing tours are included in the cruise fare. Program directors with local expertise accompany each River Navigator cruise. The Cultural Connections program promises in-depth experiences in each country visited through lectures, special meals, home visits, receptions, performances and participation in local activities. Passengers are given free headphones for each excursion to ensure they can hear the guide clearly.

"Green" cruising features include “smart cabin” lighting that switches on and off with a room key.

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River Navigator Member Reviews

07/14
This was our sixth trip with Vantage, thirds on the Navigator......and all in the same cabin!!! We started in Prague with the pre-trip extension and it was a highlight of the trip! Prague and Bratislava are both beautiful and our group of 24 really ... Read more
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07/14
This is a beautiful boat. Tastefully decorated. Wonderful staff. Really wonderful. Barely enough Wifi to get emails. Very irritating! The breakfast was great but it was hard being a vegan . Like pulling teeth to get something to eat. The staff ... Read more
What more can I say other than the title of this review. This was my first river cruise and though I have been on many large ship cruises this was my first on a small ship and the first on a river. Actually this Grand European River Cruise by ... Read more
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River Navigator Ratings

Member Rating
4.0
4.8
3.8
4.0
3.7
1.7
Shore Excursions
4.3
Enrichment
4.5
Service
4.0
Value-for-Money
4.3

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Ship Stats
Crew:
36
Launched:
2002
Decks:
4
Tonnage:
NA
Passengers:
134
Registry:
Germany
CDC Score:
Not Yet Inspected

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