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198 Uniworld River Cruise Reviews

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lkaas
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
This was our first river cruise, after many hours of research of different river cruise ships, we chose UniWorld due to so many great reviews. We are well traveled seniors, having visted over 40 countries the past 10 years. Disappointment ... Read more
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ice8011@comcast.net
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Have been wanting to go on Europe river cruise for awhile. Booked Uniworld cruise line. Best thing about Uniworld cruises is they are "all inclusive". No tipping, no signing for drinks, included tours every day in port!! There are some ... Read more
FresnoNorm
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
We had a great time on this ship. I really liked the "all-inclusive" arrangement -- all tips, all beer & wine, and all mixed drinks (non-premium alcohol) were included. (Please consider other cruise options carefully -- we've been ... Read more
Caser41
Member Since 2011
1 review
10 forum posts
We chose to do a river cruise for our 50th wedding anniversary. We had done a number of ocean cruises but never a river cruise. After having completed this river cruise we will never go back to an ocean cruise. There is no comparison. With ... Read more
angelboat
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
What an amazing vacation! Exceeded all our expectations. The boat was beautiful and had all the amenities anyone could need, truly a high end hotel on the water! The shore excursions were all amazing and educational. We really enjoyed ... Read more

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ny-outdoorsman
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
3 helpful votes
This was the second part of our Grand France Uniworld itinerary. The first part was on the River Baroness from Paris to Normandy. This part for us began in Paris, with a high speed train TGV to Lyon, where the SS Catherine awaited us. We ... Read more
ny-outdoorsman
Member Since 2010
8 reviews
1 helpful vote
We were on the River Baroness as the first part of the Uniworld Grand France Itinerary, going from Paris to Normandy 15-22 June on the Seine. The second part of the trip was on the SS Catherine, going from Lyon to Marseille via a high ... Read more
Duosprings
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We just got back from Portugal after a trip on Uniworld's Queen Isabel Duoro River cruise. Since several of our fellow travelers had sailed with Uniworld many times before and raved about the experience, we had great expectations. So here ... Read more
bunnsie
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Cabin is small but set up with plenty of storage suitcases fit under the bed and you can access the internet on the tv in your room-service was very good and food was good .The bar is open after dinner and no charge in fact everything is ... Read more
Lhorowitz
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Since ocean cruising makes me feel sick even before the ship leaves the dock, I decided to try river cruising. From the pleasant experience of working with Uniworld at reservations, to the efficient staff meeting me at the Venice airport, ... Read more

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gregstravels
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2014
My wife and I just returned from our fourth Uniworld trip in the past two years and we have our fifth Uniworld trip already booked for this September. We have become frequent and loyal Uniworld customers because of the extraordinary ... Read more
Leonae
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2014
Cruising on the SS Catherine was a real pleasure. Treats were laid on with food, wine, welcoming staff and much more. The included tours/ activities were all great fun. Loved each of our tour guides and their wonderful stories. They ... Read more
carefreecruise
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
298 forum posts
SHIP Built in 2011, length 443 ft., With 37.5 ft., Guest 154 and staff of 57. Suites range from 391 sf down to 163 sf. Some staterooms have open balconies with glass walls that can be raised up or down to for better comfort. If you stayed ... Read more
Patolsen2
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers but this is only our 2nd River cruise. The new SS Catherine is beautiful...a little over the top in decor but the quality is staggering! Murano glass everywhere, original artwork, embroidered wallpaper and ... Read more
bartekmak
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2014
We just came back from SS Catherine 8 days Rhone river cruise in France. Very beautiful ship, extremely well appointed and decorated. Cabins are good size with big retractable window. Beautiful, big bathroom with good size shower. All ... Read more

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breyes7157
Member Since 2014
1 review
My wife and I recently returned from Europe where part of vacation was a Rhine River Cruise aboard the S.S. Antoinette. The entire river cruise experience was awesome from beginning to end. We arrived early and were able to board the ship ... Read more
Horselover4
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed April 2014
We've been on Windstar, Viking, Peter Deilmann, Paul Gaugain, Grand Circle, and a few others but our recent trip with Uniworld for the Tulips and Windmills cruise was the best. While the cabins were small, they were very well organized, ... Read more
GeorgicaPond
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
Just returned from Uniworld's Tulips And Windmills trip. I have done similar river cruises on other lines and this was by far the best. The River Queen itself is more or less the same size and configurations as other river boat lines, but ... Read more
magnus2000
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We recently completed our Danube River cruise from Budapest to Passau on the river Beatrice. As we observed on our trip, there are many competitors to Uniworld that ply the same waterways. Certainly these cruise lines all travel the same ... Read more
cole
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
1,743 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We just returned from the Douro River Cruise with Uniworld and we would give this cruise 5 stars if we could! First of all, we flew into Lisbon and spent 3 nights in the Tiara Hotel, which we thought was beautiful. The local coordinator ... Read more
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Heinbauch
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Let me first begin telling about my Amazing Journey sailing the Bordeaux Region of France aboard Uniworld’s River Royale by mentioning how wonderful it is that Uniworld is now an All Inclusive Boutique River Cruise. All the ... Read more
maui regular
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
River Cruise from Avignon to Lyon aboard the SS Catherine. 4/6/2014-4/13/2014. Summary: We would do it again. Uniworld cannot be beat. Service: 5/5 stars. Shore tours: 5 stars. Food quality and presentation: 5 stars. Room (Suite) design ... Read more
Pasha1203
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
I want to share with you our recent sailing (12/21/13) on Uniworld Holiday Markets, starting from Nuremberg and ending in Frankfurt. Our family (6 of us) have travelled with Uniworld on the Danube in the summer of 2011 and had a wonderful ... Read more
Tump01
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
After taking many ocean cruises with increasingly disappointing experiences, my wife and I decided to try a Uniworld river cruise during the December Holiday Markets time-frame. We flew into Vienna a few days ahead of time to see some of ... Read more
Manor Born
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2013
My wife and I are in our late 50’s and describe ourselves as “discerning travellers” and have undertaken many ocean and river cruises. I regularly review trips/hotels etc and never shy away from making “constructive ... Read more

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