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AmaWaterways AmaSonata Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Absolutely Fantastic Cruise
"I booked thru a tour company. Had never heard of this cruise line until then, this was an absolute amazing cruise. The ship is spotless, all the crew is very helpful and friendly. The food was amazing. The..."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

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Absolutely Fantastic Cruise

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - All

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pmlcable

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I booked thru a tour company. Had never heard of this cruise line until then, this was an absolute amazing cruise. The ship is spotless, all the crew is very helpful and friendly. The food was amazing. The excursions were very good. Did not have to pay extra for most of them. At lunch and dinner you could have all the wine or beer you wanted to drink. They had a sip and sail every night ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


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

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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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


Amazing Sites and Service

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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jcruiser201

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted something different after 35 ocean cruises. We got a good offer on this cruise so decided to try it. We were not disappointed. If you have never been, you NEED to go. From embarkation (if you even call it that). It was more like welcome aboard. No line ups, no waiting, It is a different type of vacation. No buffet, not endless amounts of food. This cruise is really about seeing ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Wonderful Anniversary Celebration Aboard AmaSonata

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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thejazzoid

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary aboard the AmaSonata and the whole cruise couldn't have been better! The room was small but well appointed. Breakfast and lunch buffets were excellent and at dinner there were many options off the menu. I had told them prior to the cruise that I had an allergy to cheese, and all the waiters were aware of this and they accommodated me. For our anniversary ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Hard to Complain about Anything

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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Duyo

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our second cruise with AMA, the first was the Budapest to Prague xmas cruise (AMAbella). It was from April 29 to MayThe excellence of the cruise made us chose it again to do the lower Danube. There was little to complain about all was as advertised and the food was excellent particularly when you consider the size of the kitchen. The staff is professional and friendly, a special credo to ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


AMASonata is worth the money.

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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polarstar

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have been on two ocean cruises and did not really enjoy it. Food was just ok, never enough time at dock, hassle to get on and off the boat charges and tips everytime you turn around. So when three friends and I decided to take a river cruise and visit the Holiday Christmas Markets from Prague to Budapest, I was skeptical. First of all, you have to be into Christmas if you are going to do this ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Quality Experience with Some Reservations

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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Rocker83

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Where to start? My family and I booked a cruise with amawaterways entitled "romantic Danube" a offering of ports from Prague to Budapest in about 10 days(though 7 day cruise). Sailing in November through middle and eastern Europe is really taking a chance on weather so be advised. You could have rain and fog the whole time with temps never climbing out of the 40s. We had a stroke of good luck, ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Trip of a Lifetime; Melodies of the Danube

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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L&K

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I don't know where to begin! From the moment we arrived until the day we left, every single thing was absolutely perfect. The staff were wonderful. By the end of the cruise, we were sad to leave as we felt like we were leaving our family behind. Lissa was our cruise director and she is wonderful! I wish I could remember all their names but every single crew member we encountered was warm and ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Melodies of the Danube

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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ichatcoal

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Day 1 Flight LHR to BUD, met at airport by AMA reps then to the ship by coach with running commentary about Hungary and Budapest. The running commentary became a bit of an issue during the week as I felt that most of the guides considered it necessary to never leave a quiet moment or allow space for questions. Arrived ship around 1500 hours in time for coffee and sandwiches. Most reviewers have ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Tulip Cruise with a handicap

Review for AmaSonata to Europe - River Cruise

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Daw6id

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We are experienced cruisers, ocean and river. Our last river cruise was a Grand Circle cruise from Budapest to the Black Sea. We wanted to see the tulips, looked for a cruise at the last minute. Viking was fully booked, we were unhappy with the beds on Grand Circle, so we investigated other options, and chose AMA for several reasons: wine with meals, a pool on board, and a week tour that ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window

Traveled with disabled person


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