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Azamara Journey Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to the Mediterranean

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Nice to be back.
"Next time we'll do the whole White Night experience as it was a seriously good party, good band, well thought out toons, loads of dancing going on.The cruise pundit Gary Bembridge raised the issue of the Aquilina breakfast service on the Quest on his channel, our experience on the Journey was identical...."Read More
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Arrowman
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

BACKGROUND AND BOTTOM LINE Avid cruiser, many times with Holland and Cunard. First time on Azamara and was in a suite. It will be our last. Exceedingly poor value. THE GOOD The shore excursions. While they contract with others to do them, they still get some credit for it. The size of the ship. The itinerary. THE BAD Communication before and after the cruise was ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Israel, Egypt & Cypress: excellent excursions, good food, and good service

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baldguyut
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

While searching for cruise-related information on the internet, I noticed an offer from Azamara for a last-minute deal on a cruise to Cypress, Israel, and Egypt. The price was excellent--less than I had just paid for a Princess cruise of the same length 2 months earlier. When I first saw the ship from the outside, I was taken aback as it appeared to be a much older-looking ship than I imagined. ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


Different Sea, Different Ship, same quality Cruiseline

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cruisefam38
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

This cruise could have been a disappointment. For that matter, this Greece-Turkey cruise could have been a dud. Instead the trip turned out to be our second thoroughly satisfying vacation on an Azamara ship this year. When we first booked the Black Sea cruise last year, we were really looking forward to finally going to Istanbul and seeing a different part of the world. Then the geopolitical ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Nice to be back.

Review for Azamara Journey to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Sunny Climes
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

A few facts to start with.. Azamara Journey, France Intensive. Barcelona to Nice over seven nights stopping at seven ports. Three tendered ports, the remaining docked. All docked ports were in best berth in that particular port. No requirement for a free bus into town at any location. Perfect seamanship, the Journey arrived and departed exactly on schedule each day. Captains broadcasts kept to ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Excellent experience with Azamara

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holiday12
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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


First cruise of many!

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CMATraveller
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We had never cruised because the thought of a floating city with 1000s of people sounded like a nightmare. We liked the idea of a smaller ship and the longer times on shore really appealed to us. We also liked the ports of call. We were pleased beyond our wildest expectations! From our cabin steward to the captain, including the hotel director, Cruise director and Assistant cruise director, ...
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Response from BonnieM, CBO - Azamara Club Cruises

Welcome CMATraveller, We at Azamara are honored to have been your first cruise, and subsequently your first cruise review on Cruise Critic! So glad you loved it. Thank you for booking your...

Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


Great entertainment, bathrooms too small!

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Time 2 Sail
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ship is nice with a good itinerary. The idea of spending the night in a few ports was attractive. However, the itinerary changed 3 times after we had booked and we booked only 100 days out. These changes actually took out an entire night in Rouen, France which changed the ability to spend an evening in Paris which was our plan. Azamara's goal is to make this a boutique cruise catering to a smaller ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Wonderful Itinerary, Great Ship: 14 Day Cruise, Barcelona to Greenwich

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nordski
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have sailed Azamara a number of times and really enjoy the on-board experience. This itinerary attracted us because of the variation in cultures and climate. The embarkation was very smooth and we were quickly processed. . Because of an upgrade, we were staying in a Club Continent Suite as opposed to our usual Veranda 2. We really enjoyed the extra space, but did not utilize all the perks ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Monaco Grand prix

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skippy3105
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise due to ports we were visiting for the first time. It was our first Azamara cruise on a smaller ship. We have cruised with Princess and royal Caribbean on our previous 9 cruises without too many complaints. We Just loved the ship size, we agreed that it was such a relaxed feeling for both passengers and crew. The service was great, a big thanks to all the crew for enhancing our ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Club Interior Stateroom


A cruise line for grown-ups.

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Jmgood3
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are experienced cruisers. We are not drawn to the large “resort” ships, except with our grandchildren. Increasingly we are selecting our cruises for the itinerary. The Azamara Journey was a 9 day Italy “intensive” itinerary with major stops for Florence and Pompeii, and other stops in smaller ports- suitable for a smaller ship. This was a major reason we selected a smaller ship. The on board ...
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Response from BonnieM, CBO - Azamara Club Cruises

Thank you Jmgood3 for selecting our Azamara Journey. So glad you and your wife enjoyed the cruise. We look forward to welcoming you 'home' again soon! Bonnie...

Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


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