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Amsterdam Scenic Opal Cruise Reviews

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71 Amsterdam Scenic Opal Cruise Reviews


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Fceexp1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Really a Christmas Market Cruise, despite how it is sold.

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For the most part, I have good words and praise for the actual cruise ship staff. They could not fix or be held accountable for things beyond their control, chiefly the marketing of what this cruise was supposed to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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chezpicsoftrips

1 Review Written

Magical Cruise

Our first cruise with Scenic was more than I imagined it would be. Friends had travelled and spoken very highly of their experience with Scenic but nothing anyone says can prepare you for the reality. From the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MarisaK

1 Review Written

A memorable experience for first timer river cruisers, hard to beat

We did not stay in Amsterdam before boarding the Ship. We were met at the airport by a Scenic representative which gave us an opportunity to meet and introduce ourselves to other guests. Our cabin was great with ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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grhokie

2 Reviews Written

Fantastic Trip

Great service from housekeeping to the cruise director and captain. Waiters were top-notch and worked extremely hard. Food was very good as were all the drinks. Scenic also hosted a private concert for the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Miss Merla

1 Review Written

The view at night in Budapest being docked across from the Parliament buildings,

This ship is a 5 star hotel and the service is fantastic. I also loved the app for your phone that alerted you to points of interest you sailed by, and that you could look up info on all the cities along the route. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cheryl1958

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed River Cruise Amsterdam to Budapest Scenic Opal

This cruise had been on our bucket list for quite a while so we were finally going to experience it. After spending 3 fabulous days in Paris, we chose to add this extension along with a 3 day extension at the end ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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baldwin.sue

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhine Highlights - superb!

This was our second Scenic cruise "Girls Trip". We chose this particular route to see some of the highlights of the Netherlands and Germany. The itinerary was excellent and our choices of the tours each day was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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oakgum

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Scenic Cruise

Because we saw the cruise on Getaway and wanted to see the Christmas lights and markets of Europe. This was our first ever cruise and it will certainly be hard to top. Scenic thought if everything. Everything on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Martin Lalonde

1 Review Written

Relaxing-educational-inspiring luxury cruise

This was our trip of a lifetime to enjoy the scenery, the people, the culture, the history and the food in a relaxing worry-free way. The crew on the Opal were a spectacular lively and charming group. The crew on ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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alaynelynx

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Scenic, Worst Ever

SCENIC, THE WORST EVER Of 21 Cruises, this was by far and away the worst we have ever taken!!! We have cruised Carnival, RCI, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America, Crystal, Seabourn and this was definitely the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Kondor

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam to ( almost ) Basel

This was our second cruise with SCENIC. After having had such a wonderful time travelling from Budapest to Nuremberg last year, we decided to trust Scenic once again and try the Amsterdam to Basel tour. Once again, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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EveryoneHeart

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Service on Scenic Opal

This was our first river cruise and a great experience. Richard the cruise director was amazing, he was living and very knowledgeable. Looked forward everyday for this review for the next day of what to expect on ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Swedish Ontario

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What they don’t tell you

By all means everyone should explore Europe. But the means of transport is a large factor in the day to day life of your journey. I investigated river cruising for a very long time before booking, and found that ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Shabobsmith

1 Review Written

Wonderful Rhine River cruise on the beautiful Opal.

We had been on a previous cruise with Scenic and totally enjoyed it so we wanted to do the Rhine River and chose Scenic. The cabins are well done with lots of storage and a spacious balcony. We enjoyed the staff in ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Rick and Diana

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic first time

During our investigations, Scenic looked like a more flexible and yet "all-in" package. We spent absolutely nothing more than the fees paid up front, and at ports of call we were free to participate in their great ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Cwoozer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Easy Cruising

After a very positive experience on the Seine with Scenic, this cruise was an easy choice. Traveling with a small group, we were able to enjoy the company of our friends, and of many other new friends. I would ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Lucky Canucky

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Romantic Rhine

We wanted this cruise to visit a part of Europe not yet seen. Scenic offered such an all inclusive cruise choice we felt it was the one to try. The itinerary to was great.,we saw so many beautiful castles and half ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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smikolainis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Scenic cruise

Cruise was all-inclusive including all drinks and tours, everything, did not spend any money during the cruise week. 20 of us went so an all-inclusive was the way to go. Rooms super clean and luxurious, service, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Lynnet22

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rhine Highlights

This was our first river cruise. We spent 2 days in Amsterdam, which we thoroughly enjoyed, before connecting with the river cruise. Our cabin was excellent (junior balcony) and was spacious for a cabin, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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wolfdlw

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise was on the Rhine - enjoyed the tours

We experienced our first river cruise two years ago on a 7 day Scenic River Cruise 0n the Danube. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to go on another 7 day excursion Scenic river cruise on the Rhine, and this ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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chast

1 Review Written

Wonderful tour, fascinating excursions and scenery, exceptional food and service

We were interested in learning about Holland, Germany and Switzerland and discovering what a river cruise was like -- the best and most relaxing of all the cruises we have taken! Our meals were fantastic, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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SutherlandJB

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime!

We had lots to celebrate this year and decided to do our "bucket-list" trip . . . a European river cruise. Scenic was recommended to us by our travel agent. We went into the trip with high expectations, and I can ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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oreo949

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise of the Rhine River!!

I chose this cruise for a group of 38 friends because they worked with me even though I am not a travel agent. Also, EVERYTHING was included. Most of us chose to give additional tips to those who really went out ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Derek Partlin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Virgin river cruiser

This was our first cruise with Scenic. Their arrangements before, during and after the cruise were excellent. Everything which was under their immediate control worked superbly - Scenic cannot be blamed for the fact ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Mewitty

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sailing the Rhine

This was our 3rd trip on Scenic and we will continue to stay with them as the service is impeccable and the inclusive theme is wonderful. The food is varied with something for every taste & great wine selections as ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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