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Amsterdam Scenic Opal Cruise Reviews

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"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..."Read More
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The scenic grinch stole Christmas

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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J59d

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We have done previous Scenic River Cruises and loved them. We wanted to immerse ourselves in all things European Christmas with the luxury of scenic. However Scenic didn’t provide anything Christmas on this cruise. Lacking Christmas decoration, no special Christmas Eve dinner and no special Christmas Day festival. Very disappointing. This cruise was at the end of the season and Scenic Crystal was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Christmas Wonderland cruise - Amsterdam to Budapest 2019

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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granton57

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first Scenic river cruise, which was advertised as a “Christmas Wonderland”. There wasn’t any Christmas wonderment about it. The only decorations were a tree in the entrance, one in the lounge and 2 foam snowflakes on the windows in the lounge. In the dining room a small table decoration per table. That was it, no lights etc. We parked next to a few ships who were beautifully ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Fceexp1

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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 deliver. The cruise is billed as a Christmas market tour. But let’s put this promise to test. Day 2 involved a departure from AMS at 13.00, so what do you really see of ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with disabled person


The best!

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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PStacey

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We were met at the airport by a Scenic representative that got us shuttled to the spaceship and from that point on, we were very well looked after by all of the Scenic staff. All of the staff were wonderful. Our cabin and its amenities was great. We loved how the balcony became part of the room by folding back the glass partitions and lowering the top glass on the balcony rail. It was a ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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MarisaK

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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 enough storage to store away all of our belongings, although our cabin was mainly used for sleeping. Our cruise director, Alex and our hotel manager, Djordje could not do enough for us. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Magical Cruise

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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chezpicsoftrips

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

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 second we stepped on-board Scenic Opal we knew we were in for a very special 15 days. Every single detail had been taken care of - there was nothing we had to do except choose our drinks and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Fantastic Trip

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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grhokie

10+ Cruises

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 passengers at a palace in Rastaat. The Tailormade App made sailing really interesting, particularly down the Rhine Gorge. We sat on top, enjoying the sun and the incredible scenery while ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


The Rhine

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Numyat

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Scenic booking agents were attentive. We arrived in Amsterdam two days prior to boarding the Scenic Opal. We would recommend doing this as Amsterdam is a beautiful city with much to offer. We chose Scenic because it was all inclusive. The vessel was clean. The staff were very attentive. The food good. The free choice shore excursions, almost three a day to choose from, were well planned and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


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

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - All

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Miss Merla

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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. Also loved that fact that once you paid the fare everything was included, no surprises at the end of the cruise. Highly recommend Scenic Cruises! Embarkation and disembarkation was ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Perfect!

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Roseterr

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We have friends who told us the river cruises were a great way to see an area. So we decided Europe. Our travel agent recommended Scenic as a choice for an all inclusive trip for the price. From the time Scenic picked us up in Amsterdam to the time they shuttled us to the airport in Budapest everything was first class. In fact they even let us upgrade our airline tickets to business class (highly ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


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