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Avalon Waterways Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews
Cruiser Rating
4.6
Very Good
268 reviews
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Avalon Waterways vs. Viking River Cruises.
"Been on about 50 total cruises but only 2 Riverboat sailings. The first riverboat was 2 1/2 years ago on Viking's Pride, a 10 night Tulip Time sailing Amsterdam to Amsterdam. It was really only a 7 night sailing as..."Read More
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dantobey

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Service could have been better

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - River Cruise

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Jbrook05

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

The active cruise interested us as we are both avid walkers and enjoy biking and hiking. We were disappointed in the Avalon service compared to our experience on a Uniworld River Cruise on the Danube River. We enjoyed the option of the flexible dining that Avalon Cruise provided, but found the food being removed an hour earlier than advertised e.g. 8:00 PM instead of 9 PM. Then when we tried to go ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

Cabin Type: Panorama Suite with French Balcony


Busy Trip with Lots to See

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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gerryv85234

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Bucket list trip to see Budapest & Prague for my wife & I, we have taken 4 ocean liner cruises but this was our first river cruise. We arrived in Budapest the day before the cruise started & we arranged for Avalon to transfer us from the airport to the hotel. The morning of our trip departure Avalon had a bus shuttle us & many other passengers from the hotel to the Visionary ship. Check in went ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

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Beautiful Ship, Wonderful Vistas

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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labeggins

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The Avalon Visionary is much nicer than other ships to which we had access due to the double and sometimes triple docking at ports along the way. The clean, Scandinavian aesthetics most evident in the salon were reminiscent of a large living room compared to the overly decorated, glam interiors of the other ships. The crew was delightful, the cruise director capable and the excursions and ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Inspiring first-time river cruise

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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S&Satsea

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

A Danube River cruise was on our bucket list, Avalon provided the perfect itinerary, and did not disappoint. Everything went smoothly from start to finish. All staff members were courteous and knowledgeable. Our cruise director Niko was one of the best we have ever had. He thoroughly explained what we could expect each day, patiently answered all questions, and never tried to "sell" an ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


The noise level

Review for Avalon Visionary to Europe - River Cruise

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RubieHill

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The ship was unbearably noisy in the dining room and the large lounge. So much so that a conversation could not be had. And yes the Captain knows this and agrees something needs to done to rectify the problem. Cabin was great, love the French doors. Dining was good, food not exceptional. Noise level spoiled the dining experience. Entertainment was very good, But, again, the noise level ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Excellent all around onboard, will return, off ship service mediocre

Review for Avalon Panorama to Europe - All

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yeoguard

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Overall the facilities, staff and food are excellent, you really can’t hope for much more. The staff are friendly and work incredibly hard to keep the boat spotless and service the guests. Friends arrived early in the morning and were allowed to hang out in the lounge with snacks and drinks until official boarding. The food overall is first rate, with many healthy options, but thought the desserts ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

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