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AmaWaterways Europe - River Cruise Reviews

AmaWaterways
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Europe River
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Excellent

459

Very Good

46

Average

42

Poor

13

Terrible

10

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572 AmaWaterways Europe - River Cruise Reviews


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RCLCMJCJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Marketing material vs. reality

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Though I have traveled all over the world with friends and family, this was my first river boat cruise. Before you decide to go on an Amawaterways river cruise, I think you should close the glossy brochure and read ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Sandi Barrett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superior Service

This was a Rhine wine cruise and we sailed with another couple. We had Juliet balcony suites that were, for a cruise ship, roomy. Everything is included in this package, so need to worry about drinks during ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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merrychristmas2019

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas gift

We flew into Zurich, Switzerland for the first 2 nights on our own and had a driver transport us to Basel, Switzerland where the AmaStella was waiting. We were told you could check in early and leave luggage but ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AndyB

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas Markets on the Danube

I have a good 15 or so ocean cruises under my belt, but this was my first river cruise, and my first time cruising solo. The itinerary was Budapest to Nuremburg, with stops in Vienna, Melk, Passau and Regensburg. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jenA4tx

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Iconic Christmas Markets - Danube

We chose this cruise to experience the European Christmas markets. I love the charm and magic of Christmas decorations and the stores and restaurant displays did not disappoint. Pre-Cruise: We arrived in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lcd2107

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent for a solo Traveller!

I loved this cruise--Nuremberg to Budapest on the Danube. Natalijia the cruise director and the crew were great. Solo female Traveller here (millennial too) so wasn't sure what it would be like. It's my first river ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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surelyacollectible

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice, but not our style

The travel agent selected this Rhine cruise on AMA Serena. It was expensive ($10,00) for our cabin, but it included 2-3 tours in each port, all the wine you could drink, and delightful staff. However, the meals ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kck2685

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Incredible Honeymoon

My husband (33) and I (29) were looking for a unique and different honeymoon than the typical beach vacation. We found river cruising from our travel agent and felt it was the perfect option for us. We stayed 3 days ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Dorene1

17 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Pure enjoyment from the time I walked on till the moment I parted.

My first River Cruise and while I always thought this was for the old, not with AMA Waterways. I have cruised many ocean voyages but thought I would try this. I was so happy I did that I cannot wait to see where I ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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quilter74

1 Review Written

Captivating Rhine 8/30/19 - 9/12/19

We chose AMA upon the suggestion of a well-seasoned travel agent/friend.. This was a once in a lifetime trip and we hoped that it would be almost perfect!! It lived up to our expectation.....from beginning to end! ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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mikemonster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall an enjoyable week

I should start this review out with a word regarding my rating. It would have to be OUTSTANDING for me to give a 5, so in most cases my "4" should be considered very good. Now to our trip: " Melodies of the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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kenny654

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Service was Lacking

This cruise was a classical-music themed charter, sailing from Amsterdam to Basel. Having sailed on a river cruise before with another company, I had a good idea of what to expect. The AmaSerena crew certainly ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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pynnkar

2 Reviews Written

River Cruisin’

Exceptional service, excellent food, high class all the way! Embarking and disembarking is so different on this river cruise than we have experienced on ocean cruising... no line ups, very relaxed process, so ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Pattiray

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

This was my first River Cruise. Stayed in Zurich one night before trip and took the train to Basel for embarkation. Wonderful crew that was always ready to help , cruise director was always on top of everything, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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VetteCity

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

The Good and the Bad

We chose this cruise because our preferred cruise line, Windstar, doesn’t have river cruises. We also enjoy Tauck, but an AmEx agent convinced me AMA has the best river cruises. We are right now on the last two ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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marmicook

1 Review Written

Top Notch!

A friend recommended AmaWaterways and we are so glad we went on a river boat cruise with this company! The crew was amazing and always willing to help no matter what we needed. Christian was the best Cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Charlene1985

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise. Outstanding Vacation

We chose this cruise because primarily because it fit our schedule. We flew to Amsterdam Sunday night, arriving around 5:30 Monday morning. We cleared Immigration, got our bag, and had a quick bite to eat and a ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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AS3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not top rated

Suggested by travel agent. supposed to be top of the line experience, which it was not. Overpriced for what they provide. Highs: Service and staff. Salamance. Porto. Medium: Rooms were OK. They were small ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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thshmidl

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

AmaWaterways - one of the best cruises!

We took a Rhine River cruise on the AmaWaterways AmaKristina in September 2019. The staff, accommodations, food and excursions were excellent. We chose AmaWaterways for their more active excursions and their ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ksuevine

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Europe

Our trip on AmaStella’s 14 day River cruise of Europe was our first river cruise. We arrived early morning on day one and waited 45 minutes at the airport for our transfer to the ship. We were told that room ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cindyko

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Experience! First time on a River Cruise!

Ama Waterways came highly recommended. It bit more pricey than others (including Viking). The was one of the newest ships, small number of passengers. We had such a wonderful experience, met great people, crew, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kkgodfrey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AmaWaterways Douro River Cruise was SPECTACULAR

Unbelievable trip of a lifetime. We did the pre-cruise trip in Lisbon for three days, the Intercontinental Lisbon was a fabulous hotel. The tours were amazing, the tour guides spoke great English and were so ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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atkinsonguy

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another excellent AmaWaterways cruise -

This 17-day trip centered on a 7 day AmaWaterways "Melodies of the Danube" River cruise from Budapest to Prague on the AmaLea ship. This was our second AmaWaterways cruise in Europe the first being a Douro ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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randy32947

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise

Excellent cruise line, The ship was small with 97 passengers. Average age in the 60s from various countries. mostly Canada. The ship was well designed and comfortable. The cabin #217 was well planned. The ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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