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AmaWaterways Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

AmaWaterways
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Excellent

52

Very Good

8

Average

3

Poor

2

Cruise type

Romantic Cruises

117

River Cruises

115

Senior Cruises

69

Group and Theme Cruises

65

Family Cruises

57

65 AmaWaterways Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


Sandi Barrett avatar

Sandi Barrett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superior Service

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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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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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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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grandmaR

22 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Speaking French

Background information: I picked this cruise because I wanted to revisit the places I had been on a trip I made in 1964, and I took my 18 year old granddaughter with me because she wanted to see France and practice ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Mmsq

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 50th anniversary cruise!

After thoroughly researching river cruises for a year, I chose this AmaMagna cruise to celebrate our’s and three other close couple friends’ 50 th wedding anniversaries. We also had another close couple who ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jimbola

4 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Fantastic French Fun

We had a wonderful time on the AmaCello in the south of France. The ship, cuisine, crew, staff, excursions, and scenery were excellent. This was only our second river cruise, the other being with Crystal, and we ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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chimay53

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Attention to Detail

AmaWaterways does a great job with their attention to detail and overseeing all logistics to help assure a stress free travel experience. The new ship, AmaMagna is exquisite with 4 dining room options and a wine ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Madoble

1 Review Written

Fabulous Wine Cruise

We just returned from our first European river cruise. Having only been on ocean cruises in the past, we weren’t sure how this vacation would compare. We absolutely loved it! Our cabin was small, but extremely ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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GGHSRSAIRRS

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Lovely Experience

The AMA Stella is a great ship with an even greater staff. We thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of this cruise. The shore excursions were well organized & there was a good variety of them. Food was generally quite good ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Dcartillar

1 Review Written

Great balance of tours, food and room

This was our first river cruise. When traveling, I prefer to stay in luxury hotels and spas. Prior to the cruise, I was anxious about the quality and space onboard, since I had read many reviews of small cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Anon137

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Logistics of your passengers: They matter, Ama...

We chose the Magical Christmas markets to see Vienna, Salzburg, and Nürnberg, to enjoy some Christkindlmarkts, and to acquaint ourselves with river cruising. Ama has work to do. The cruise administration as ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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chawkjewel

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Better than we could have imagined

We chose this cruise as a group cruise to see the sites of the Rhine River (and Castles of course). We departed Central Florida Friday evening on a non-stop flight to Amsterdam arriving Saturday morning. After ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Travelingbyship

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic time

Started cruise in Basel, Switzerland. Side trip to Lucerne Switzerland the day before by taking a one hour train ride from city center, easy and further the time. Took a cruise across the lake and then a tram to ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ninerfanz1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved this river cruise and can't wait to go again!

This was my first river cruise, and my husband and I were very impressed. From the excellent service on board to the delicious gourmet meals and multiple shore excursion choices, we felt pampered and relaxed. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mommajopat

1 Review Written

Fantastic First River Cruise on the Danube

We decided to try a river cruise and selected this one because of the route (Budapest to Vilshofen/Munich) and good feedback we had heard about AMA Waterways. We were not disappointed! The crew and boat were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Ticktum

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

5 Star Cruise in Every Respect

This was our second cruise with AMA. The first was the Danube and now the Rhine River. From the very beginning of each of these cruises.. every detail was noted to make sure all passengers were delighted. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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committedcruiser

18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise; great post cruise

i called ama 3x to book a back to back cruise w/ Normandy and Bordeau. at no time was i told this was a wine themed cruise nor that it was also a cooking cruise. Joann who has a show on PBS invited 40 0f her ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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committedcruiser

18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Wine theme cruise

I chose Amawaterways because of their solo cabins w/ a french balcony. I removed a star because this was a wine themed cruise and i spoke w/ ama 3x and the reps did not mention this. i do not drink, therefore, i ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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CruisesByElise

1 Review Written

Time of my life!

Just finished my first river cruise and it was amazing! We did the Wine Cruise along the Danube with the most incredible stops along the way. My favorites being Durnstein and Krems in Austria. Our wine host onboard ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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beckmau

7 Reviews Written

Love river cruising!

We have been long-time ocean cruisers and this was our first river cruise. I had always been warned that it is very different from ocean cruising and that is true - in a good way! I had also been told AMA is a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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1toppump

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ship

We just finished a cruise on Ama Dolce in the Bordeaux region and we could not have been happier. We have been on one other River Cruise boat and although it was very nice Ama made us feel more like family and the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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thrilled4time

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Magical Christmas Market Cruise

This was my first river cruise. We joined a group of ladies who wanted to see the Christmas Markets. This has been on my bucket list as long as I can remember, so a good friend and I decided this is the time to go! ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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1americanrev

4 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience, but disorganized cruise director

My husband and I choose this cruise because of its availabilty early in the river cruising season. In April we would rather deal with the weather (which was surprisingly spectacular for this cruise) then crowds ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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gazebo111

1 Review Written

Spring on the Danube

What a wonderful experience! It was the crew's first cruise of the season, but the Eastern European crew were very well-trained and friendly. This was a flawless cruise. The food, service, and accommodation were all ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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