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AmaWaterways AmaSonata Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

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1-10 of 62 AmaWaterways AmaSonata Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Europe - River Cruise


Excellent staff but a bit boring had we not done extra biking. Food bland.

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camk
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We did a cruise that combined daily biking via the Backroads company and we all thought we would have been too inactive had we not included that activity. The fitness room was only able to allow 2 persons on a treadmill and 2 on stationary bikes at a time. The free weight set was lacking. Many of the fitness classes were not able to be held on the top deck due to weather and it was very small ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Excellent cruise - with a few things I wished I'd known ahead

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pobrain
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We took the AmaSonata Danube cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen over Easter 2019. We did not do the pre-cruise add on, but did arrive in Budapest a few days early, staying at the Hilton Budapest by the castle. This was our first river cruise, and it was generally a great experience (helped by beautiful weather). The embarkation was incredibly smooth. Our taxi dropped us off about 30 minutes ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Great crew, superb food, great itinerary

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JimStarley
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This is a very comfortable and well appointed ship. The crew is friendly and accommodating. We especially enjoyed Alex in the restaurant. The tour director, Veronica, is superbly well organized, very knowledgeable of all of the various venues, and a pleasure to be around. The food on the ship is superb; they even accommodated my wife’s gluten dietary restrictions. We enjoyed the entertainment ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Staff did a terrible job with itinerary substitutions due to low water and more.

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dmrice
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 5 spectacular river cruises with a rival company I took a chance on AMA based on their superior reviews, big mistake. The water level was too low to do our original itinerary (not AMA's fault) but the substitutions they made were ridiculous and certainly not comparable to what we booked and paid for. To date, no compensation or consideration has been offered. But besides the bugled ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Our First River Cruise

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edmark
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on the recommendation of our cruise agent and the itinerary (we really wanted to visit Prague). We have been on almost a dozen ocean cruises prior to this adventure. The ship was clean and had a minimal draft. This was important because it allowed us to cruise the Danube while several other lines could not. We could not start in Nuremberg as planned due to low ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Exceeded Expectations

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doones
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose Ama Waterways for a number of reasons, one being a recommendation by cruisecritic, that if we were looking to be active on our cruise, this was the cruise line for us. And active we were - went on four bike rides, one being a 22 mile ride through vineyards, villages, farms - gorgeous! We also hiked straight up to a fortress and I mean straight up. Another recommendation by cruisecritic ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Absolutely fantastic!

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Kritrey
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was amazing! We chose a Danube cruise for the destinations. My husband is a musician and wanted to go to places where the famous composers actually wrote and performed the music so this itinerary was perfect. Everything about this cruise was easy. Checkin was easy, they took our luggage to our room while we were checking in and they explained all the room features to us. We had been ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


AMA Waterways - Great cruise line, and best cruise director ever

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fumuso
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first river cruise after many "big ship" cruises. It was a Danube cruise, with pre and post time in Budapest and Prague. AMA Waterways, which we had no knowledge of, had been recommended by our travel agent. We approached the trip with some trepidation, but this hesitation turned out to be unfounded. We can't say enough about AMA. The Sonata was beautiful, the food was great, ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Suite with French balcony and outside balcony


Third Ama cruise and just as pleasant as the first two

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JanfromAtlanta
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Our third river cruise on Ama and all three have been really pleasant experiences. The first two were the Rhine and Seine; this time it was the Danube, a beautiful river indeed. We enjoyed stops in Brasislava, Vienna, the picture postcard Durnstein, beautiful Regensburg, and a full day of touring in Nuremberg. The staff is always professional, the food was very good with much to select from, and ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony


Great Value

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Sarah1957
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first cruise. I went upon the recommendation of a friend who did the same cruise last fall. Had I not heard that he had an exceptional experience, I might not have taken a chance with a river cruise. I'm glad I did. We arrived in Amsterdam three days prior to embarkation. I didn't want jet lag to ruin my first few days onboard. Plus, there was only one full day in Amsterdam once the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


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