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Athens (Piraeus) to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Azamara Journey Cruise Reviews

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Our tour of the bridge.
Cruise director Danny leads us in a sing-along at St. Paul's Cathedral
The Journey and an older ship in Bay of Islands
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Excellent experience with Azamara
"We were a little hesitant about getting aboard a cruise ship again.The crew and staff of Azamara were excellent, we very quickly realised that we were safer on this ship than being at home...."Read More
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Excellent experience with Azamara

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holiday12
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were a little hesitant about getting aboard a cruise ship again. The crew and staff of Azamara were excellent, we very quickly realised that we were safer on this ship than being at home. The testing at embarkation was swift and very well organised and we were soon given the clearance to board the ship. A small group of us were shown the emergency drill, then onward to our cabin. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Way too expensive

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samba10
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and it as great. Ephesus was unbelievable and the private excursion was noteworthy. There were several great features and some poor features. The captain was delightful and went out of his way to be visible and friendly. The entertainment director is a very talented singer and entertainer and was a lot of fun. The cabin staff were very friendly and efficient. ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Club Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


Piraeus to Civitavecchia: Upmarket but not ultra-luxury

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sssxguy
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

After recent cruises with Silversea and Crystal, chose this port-intensive eastern Mediterranean itinerary for our preferred dates. We liked Journey’s Resort Casual atmosphere, but you get the room size you pay for, with bathrooms designed for hobbits. Unlike previous reviewers we enjoyed the entertainment: the excellent Standing Ovations opera quartet sang favourite tunes one night; another ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Casual and Relaxed Mediterranean Cruise

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debcip
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We (family of 4 including parents and 2 adult children) were on the Journey in May 2018 for the Greek Islands to Italy 8-day cruise. We chose this cruise as we had previously done this itinerary, and wanted to return with our children as adults. We were blessed with wonderful weather and we were very happy with the ports. This was our second cruise with Azamara We were very happy with the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Beware of cabins on deck 6

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Thomo100
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We ended up with a restricted view cabin on 6. ( i dont know why) restricted view is an understatement if i could open the window i could touch the life boat that was our obstruction. A very small cabin really poor, having been on 20 plus cruise ships on various cruise lines, using inside ,sea view and veranda state rooms its the worst. Not a patch on sister line celebrity cruises as ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


Close to perfect

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PirateWife
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the pricing, OBC, and itinerary. The Azamara Journey crew worked hard to prevent a ship wide outbreak of a GI virus and were successful. Someone(s) foolishly ate some street food. As always the rooms and public areas were clean, the food was delicious, and the land excursions excellent. Every night a different cuisine was served in Windows, the buffet ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Athens to Dubai on the Azamara Journey

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Wander58
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our first cruise with Azamara was the 17-night trip from Athens to Dubai on the Journey. The entire experience was perfect from booking through disembarkation. We chose this voyage specifically for the itinerary as there was an overnight stop for both Luxor and Petra. About two months before we were due to leave we received an email titled “Itinerary Change”. My first reaction was ‘OH NO’. ...
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Response from BonnieM, CBO - Azamara Club Cruises

Hello Wander58 and thank you for the very thorough cruise review. We look forward to welcoming you back aboard in the very near future! p.s. love that you felt "The entire experience was...

Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


Meeting like minded people. Helpful, courteous staff, accessibility of officers

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Littlebuzz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Destinations on offer were varied and interesting. We felt safe passing through the bottom of the Red Sea and into the Gulf of Aden because of the extra security measures put in place. The captain kept everyone up to date. We were on board for Halloween and Remembrance Day and the crew put a huge effort into marking these occasions for those who were interested. There were many Australians on ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Port Intensive Cruise to the Middle East

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Tidalmist
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

We sailed on the Azamara Journey 18 months ago and really enjoyed it so we decided to book this cruise from Athens to Dubai. We arrived after 2:30 pm so embarkation was a breeze. The ship came out of dry dock just prior to our cruise 18 months ago and the refurb is showing it’s age especially in the staterooms. The bathroom shower is wallpapered and starting to peel and the floor of the bathroom ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Interior Stateroom


Arabic Azamara

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erp2017
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Great trip with friends sightseeing parts of the world that we hadn't considered before, especially the Suez Canal and the Red Sea. Although a small sample, the various visits gave a good appreciation of Arab culture and Middle East politics. The smaller ship certainly allows for docking without using tenders saving time to visit the wonders of Luxor and Petra, which were incredible. Comparing ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Club Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


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