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Azamara Istanbul Cruise Reviews

Azamara
Ship
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Istanbul

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24 Azamara Istanbul Cruise Reviews


nordski avatar

nordski

6 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Azamara continues to impress.

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We have sailed on Azamara before, so its clear that they offer a product that we value. 1/ An example of their service: at embarkation in Istanbul it was raining. Evaluating the next day's forecast, Captain ...
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Sail Date October 2015


mdfl avatar

mdfl

3 Reviews Written

Nice, But

We enjoyed our recent cruise on the Azamara Journey. The staff is outstanding, very friendly and seem to actively anticipate our needs and wants. This is very different from a lot of the other cruises we have been ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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adriaan1969

1 Review Written

We loved it but do not compare it with Seabourn...they win...

This was our 2nd cruise this year so you cannot help comparing the two. Azamara just switched to the all-inclusive system and you can tell. Small examples: They try to up sell everything which I hate. The drink/bar ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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weluv2trvl

2 Reviews Written

Good but Not as Good as the Quest

We took the 10 night Greek Isles Amalfi coast cruise 4/27/15. At first glance, the ship is so similar to the Quest that it's amazing:) We thoroughly enjoyed everything about our last 2 cruises on Azamara so we ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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surfcitygirl

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Great First Time on Azamara

I have read a lot of forum posts comparing Azamara and Oceania, and now that I have been on both lines, I know what the Azamara fans are talking about. The interaction with the crew on the Journey was something I ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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chighhouse

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Really High End or All Inclusive

This was our first cruise with Azamara. We wanted the smaller ship experience and have to admit we liked it. We chose this cruise for the itinerary and a special price - double upgrade to a verandah cabin. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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jendave15

1 Review Written

Fantastic First Cruise Experience

This was our first experience cruising and we enjoyed ever minute of it. The food was good, as was the choice of drinks that were included. We could not fault the staff they were helpful , friendly and courteous. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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JoeMama#1

1 Review Written

A Wonderful First Cruise Experience!

I was really nervous before taking my first cruise. I read so many reviews regarding different issues that passengers had. I was so relieved the minute I walked into the port. The staff was courteous and very ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Choirman PJ

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Black Sea Cruise

Flight on Turkish Airways was on time and we were served lunch with free drinks. Arrived at Ataturk Airport and all was well until we had to locate our transport. We were told to look for a person holding a card ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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leggokid

1 Review Written

14 days in Turkey and Greece

We were on the Azamara Quest sailing from Istanbul on Sept. 8th. Prior to that, we spent 5 enjoyable days in Istanbul staying at the White House Hotel in Sultanamet, which we highly recommend. It was easy walking ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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mhancock

1 Review Written

First cruise, impressed.

We boarded the Quest in Istanbul, after a problem with the berthing location, which had been changed from Sarayburnu to Karakoy before we arrived, and Azamara had not informed us. We found the berth after a wild ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Scunnypaul

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Azamara Quest Black Sea East to West 1st. September

Having sailed with Fred Olsen twice previously we thought we would try 5* luxury as Azamara had reduced the price following the itinerary change. Flew Turkish Airlines from LHR to Istanbul, good flight there & ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Polly Peach

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Az-amazing

This was our first cruise with Azamara and was a little unsure because the ship is quite small. However we got such a good deal, we couldn't turn it down. it was our first time in an inside stateroom and was really ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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snorkeller

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another wonderful cruise

We choose the Turquoise Coast 11-day voyage on August 30, 2013, from Azamara Club Cruises for that it offered the best itinerary to visit Turkey an Greece and for the mid size of Azamara Journey ship (694 ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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captainmcd

10 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Black Sea Voyage

We booked this Azamara cruise last year while on board the Celebrity Summit. I have to agree with all that Mr.Mojorising said. Our fellow cruisers were a very interesting group, the ship definitely caters to ...
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Sail Date July 2012


kendra1 avatar

kendra1

1 Review Written

Black Sea cruising

This was our second time on Azamara and this was just as wonderful as the first. We had the package of included flights and transfers with Azamara and there was no problems at all.While the airport at Istanbul was ...
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Sail Date July 2012


ian67 avatar

ian67

10 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

The Black Sea

This was our second time on Azamara but it was the itinerary that attracted us to the Black Sea - although Azamara's standards sealed the deal. We particularly wanted to see the Crimea and an itinerary taking in ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Jetpuffed

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Azamara Quest Black Sea Aug 2011

We are a professional couple, ages 52 and 61, and well traveled internationally. We have been 1000% anti-cruising, thinking that cruise boats were floating nursing homes, or floating buffets for drunken rednecks.We ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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brownie32

7 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

An Experience To Remember

Although I have cruised on at least eight other cruises, this was the first on a boutique(small ship) venue. We sailed on September 3rd from Istanbul to Athens. I was impressed by many facets, but for my tastes ...
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Sail Date September 2011


Judyblue avatar

Judyblue

1 Review Written

We finally made it to Greece!

We'd sailed a similar ship to Alaska in 2005 and found it to be comfortable and quite a bit more upscale than others we'd taken. Delicious dining options in addition to prepaid tips and soft drinks make it so ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Chuckler

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Spoilt and Pampered on the Azamara Quest

We started out full of trepidation with worries about the heat and the low occupancy rate.However all these things were completely unfounded. Our beds were comfortable!Don't know why Journey travellers found theirs ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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vonneytravel.com

1 Review Written

Fabulous Itinerary and Fabulous Crew but........

Azamura Club Cruises sell themselves as a Luxury Club Cruising option offering an interesting and slightly different itinerary, excellent food, luxury accommodation and a tip top crew offering a discreet and ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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leedscruiser

2 Reviews Written

azamara quest black sea june 2010

First off this is a beautiful ship. The wow factor is on offer in spades. The ship is beautifully furnished. The cabins, we had a balcony on level 7, were just fine. Even the tiny bathroom was adequate. We chose the ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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