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92 Scenic River Cruise Reviews

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jtam@lrh.com.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
it was recommended by our travel agent. It was certainly an excellent experience. staff was excellent and very friendly. Embarkation details was not very details. We were told to have coach transfer to the spaceship at 3.30 pm at the ... Read more
Metweet
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was my first cruise ever. I traveled with my sister-in-law and we had a wonderful experience with Scenic. We took the Rhine River cruise on the Scenic Pearl and the whole experience was wonderful! The whole crew were so friendly and ... Read more
angelaAyeg
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I chose Scenic because it was an all inclusive river cruise. We flew into Zurich Switzerland and enjoyed a few days of sightseeing. We were picked up at our hotel by a driver from Scenic to meet our ship in Basel. We were ... Read more
BarryWilkinson
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Scenic Tours are to be thoroughly applauded for their excellent service, from our departure, throughout our tour, to our return home to Melbourne! On our arrival in St Petersburg, we were met by our Tour Guide and were escorted to our ... Read more
Andrew Burke
Member Since 2016
1 review
The trip was a wonderful experience. Scenic Jade was well cared for, clean and welcoming The sights and experiences were second to none. For us the best parts were the sail though the German Forest, Wachau Valley and the Romantic Rhine. ... Read more

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elainedav
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
We had toured with scenic before and found them to be "unreal". So when we were looking at Europe we looked at scenic and they had a great deal and everything was included. Scenic rep was there to meet us before we left Sydney ... Read more
Andrew and Susan
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We were looking to celebrate an Anniversary milestone and what better way than by enjoying cruising the Rhine and the Danube, through magnificent scenery, whilst visiting a wide variety of towns and cities with ... Read more
Doug105
Member Since 2016
1 review
What a way to visit Europe! A floating five star hotel but with a relaxed atmosphere. I have been wanting to do this cruise for a long time and the anticipation was far outmatched by the experience. Apart from the obvious beauty of ... Read more
ViBee
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Enticed by the images of castles, green pastures, churches and villages of Europe, it was time to book a comfortable more leisurely exploration of this part of the world. Scenic's blitz of advertising in print and TV was timely, the ... Read more
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sven critic
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We chose Scenic because it had a good reputation for quality holidays. We have not travelled extensively so we were looking for a high quality trip with no hassles. Scenic delivered in all areas of the holiday. The flights, shuttles, ... Read more

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pattibntn@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was ALL INCLUSIVE; because of the choice of shore excursions offered; because of the personal services; because of the dining choices; and also because of the wonderful reviews found on this website. Scenic ... Read more
T amworth
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
We had been with Scenic back in 2006 for a Canadian/Alaskan tour. Having been on 3 ocean cruises since, the European River Cruise was such a pleasure. The smaller group of 168 was so much better than the larger ocean cruises and the ... Read more
zeenichka
Member Since 2004
1 review
77 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I am reviewing this sailing even though we were on the ship 3 nights. The Amber is a beautiful new ship and her cabins are spacious and plenty of storage including under the bed. Speaking of beds, the bed in our cabin was FANTASTIC. ... Read more
Holway
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We did a Danube cruise on the Scenic Pearl from Nuremberg to Budapest from 20th to 27th June 16. We were in a Junior Suite. The cost including Business Class fares was £7500 for the two of us. High water levels on the Danube. ... Read more
aileen ludbey
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
You could not fault the staff from the friendly involved Captain to the housemaids. All were exceptionally friendly and it gave the atmosphere of one big happy family - all committed to making our cruise perfect. The food was ... Read more

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Any
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise on recommendations from our travel consultant and friends. We are a retired couple and to us this was a trip of our lifetime. The first week was brilliant, food accommodation, service was just what we had dreamed ... Read more
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Roynat
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
My husband and I and another couple just returned from a cruise from Chalone sur Saone to Nice on the Sapphire. This was our first on Scenic but we had cruised with Viking once. This was our friends first river cruise. Due to the high ... Read more
bobtilton
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because the scenery is beautiful and because we love Portuguese food. The Duoro River in northern Portugal is spectacular: steep banks that have terraced vineyards right to the top, also olive and almond trees. The ... Read more
CruiseSusan
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Many of the river cruises appear the same. We chose this one because they gave us free business class airfares to Europe via Singapore where our daughter lives. We had numbers of private things to do airlines (Singapore) and Scenic are ... Read more
eabaird@netzero.net
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
We are retired & have cruised with many lines, many times. The Scenic Experience is complete - air, transfers, alcohol(even in the room refrigerators), gratuities, excursions, whisperers, personalized GPS, & motorized bikes ... Read more

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sigmatrain
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our Golden Wedding anniversary treat did not get off to a good start! Due to (apparently regular) delays at Amsterdam airport our flights to and from this hub (hub - hub) to Basel were delayed but at least we eventually arrived. But our ... Read more
candjrs
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Having wanted to cruise from Amsterdam to Bucharest for several years, we investigated several companies and chose Scenic because it appeared to offer an excellent service, wide range of excursions and, importantly, was all inclusive. The ... Read more
Blueridgeappy
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
My husband and I chose to repeat an Amsterdam to Budapest river cruise, but this time on a Scenic boat, because they offered different stops/excursions than the previously used company. I wish we had chosen Scenic the first time--this ... Read more
PJAF
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Jewels of Europe We chose this cruise to see as much of Europe as we could as well as do a cruise. It met all our expectations and more,our only complaint was we were sometimes to exhausted to enjoy all that was on offer. ... Read more
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Rain33bow
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose Scenic because we had fun in Australia and of its inclusions.We liked the itinerary no that the ship was new. The experience was everything we hoped it would be. We stayed in a Royal balcony suite on the Diamond deck and it was ... Read more

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