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Athens (Piraeus) to Europe - Black Sea Cruise Reviews

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poor experience

Review for Sirena to Europe - Black Sea

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macrn
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise for the ports we were going to visit. Upon embarkation we were informed that two of the ports had been cancelled (egypt)-not happy! Then, the ship lost my passport! The most interesting thing is that when the ceo was contacted about our poor experince, his response was to send our email to a subordinate to respond. Her response was that the contract allowed them to change ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Black Sea Cruise - October 2015

Review for Prinsendam to Europe - Black Sea

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Bluenose 47
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

While we have sailed on various Holland America ships, this was our first on the Prinsendam. In reading other reviews before departure, I was somewhat nervous about what the condition of the ship would be. I don't know if the ship has recently had some refurbishments or not, but I found most of the criticisms I had read to be unfounded. Keep in mind, this vessel is 27 years old. I have been on ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Outstanding Overall Experience; Fine Dining and Can Do Service

Review for Seabourn Odyssey to Europe - Black Sea

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Catlover54
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I just completed two back to back cruises, 9/5-9/12 Piraeus-Istanbul (Greek Isles) and 9/12-9/19 Istanbul-Istanbul (Black Sea Odyssey) This was my first SB trip. For comparison, I have done 8 prior cruises, most of them on luxury competitor lines. EMBARKATION was pleasant and efficient, took less than a half hour. We got on board on a very hot day around 12:30 for a 4 PM departure, then ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Entertainment. What entertainment?

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - Black Sea

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thomo 1
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Staff very nice and pleasant. Balcony cabin b222 very good position clean and tidy. Shops on board well over priced, sale day on board like a jumble sale (junk) Food OK always found something to eat. Entertainment very poor kareoke not entertainment just cheap penny pinching not putting on acts. Comedian nothing to right home about and magic show seen same old card tricks several times done ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fabulous Summer Journey to the Black Sea

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - Black Sea

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neilrr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My partner and I booked a 14-day cruise on the Emerald Princess last October. Cruising out of Athens, the itinerary was to include Odessa and Yalta, Ukraine. Unfortunately those two stops were replaced with stops in Bulgaria and Romania, but they both turned out to be very interesting. After spending 5 wonderful days in Athens, we boarded the Emerald for our 30th cruise. Embarkation was fast and ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Greece and Black Sea

Review for Prinsendam to Europe - Black Sea

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WisRiver
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We (a group of six) were on the Prinsendam on the October, 2014 Black Sea Explorer. This was our fifth HAL cruise in the past six year each on a different ship. We have been on the Zaandam (Alaska), Nieuw Amersterdam (TA repositioning), Noordam (TA repositioning) and Veendam (South America repositioning). We are 3* Mariners and will be 4* when our Prinsendam cruise is credited. In part this review ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Second rate cruise - all round

Review for Voyager to Europe - Black Sea

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scotpal
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was very disappointing. The ports of call were mostly very interesting but the crew were totally unhelpful to the independent traveler. The shore trips generally did not live up to the advertising. For example three of the city tours purchased had no city component, just lots of war memorials and dull dull monuments . Local guides were good and were happy to discuss their city when ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


Minerva's guest speakers

Review for Minerva to Europe - Black Sea

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sdmacg
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Having just completed our second cruise on Minerva we think that its still doing things right. We shopped around the cruise lines at one time, and have sailed with some that we find too opulent, some with excessively expensive alcohol prices, some are too crowded, and some where the on-shore trips are just too expensive. Minerva prices are all inclusive, so do the maths and you'll see that the ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Cabin Type: Superior


Terrible experience. They even serve FORBIDDEN food items over here!

Review for Seven Seas Mariner to Europe - Black Sea

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Sprit
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Food: Absolute non memorable in anyway. The eggs served are classified with a number 3 stamps meaning these are battery cage eggs. Nowadays these eggs are strictly forbidden in the EU but apparently Regent knows her way to get them on-board serving this animal cruelty eggs to her passengers. The above only states the way Regent is looking at food quality, animal welfare and at cutting costs. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


They called it Black Sea Treasures, but many of the jewels were fakes

Review for Insignia to Europe - Black Sea

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dmacp
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We selected this cruise for two reasons; to celebrate our 25th anniversary and because of the originally scheduled itinerary. Unfortunately situations in Ukraine forced the cancellation of the ports of Yalta, Sevastapol and Odessa. I am not stupid. I know this is not the fault of Oceania and this is something they had to do. The big issue was their communications on the situation (and lack ...
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Sail Date: May 2014


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