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Avalon Waterways Budapest Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
Ship
Destination
Budapest

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Excellent

120

Very Good

26

Average

16

Poor

6

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168 Avalon Waterways Budapest Cruise Reviews


Brenda J Long avatar

Brenda J Long

1 Review Written

Awesome! This river cruise more than met my expectations.

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We’ve always wanted to take a European River Cruise. On this two week cruise, we visited the countries of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. Our interests are history, architecture, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Vallerie

1 Review Written

Beautiful and Relaxing

This was my first ever cruise of any kind. It far exceeded my expectations. The ship was beautiful and comfortable. The cabin was tastefully decorated. The French balcony with the floor to ceiling sliding glass ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kcd1952

1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam

We chose Avalon for our first river cruise because of the itinerary, the amenities offered during the cruise and the cabin layout. The ship was spacious and our cabin was very comfortable. I especially enjoyed ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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vlnovak

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship and cruise

We chose this cruise because we had never been to the previous communist countries.or cruise included a tour everyday that were very informative and interesting. The guides spoke excellent English. Our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JV51

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube cruise Excelent ship and crew

Envision is a new ship very nice. Cabin with confortable beds good bathroom great storage and huge TV. Wifi excellent all time. Cabin staff perfect work. Food was variated and always very good in all meals. Staff in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


RickF avatar

RickF

1 Review Written

Truly amazing

This was our first time to Europe. It was truly amazing. I never had an idea on how old some of the sites were and the history of the area. Prague was our first stop and was an amazing city. We went on the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Slce123

2 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime

Jewish Heritage Cruise was way above our expectations. Two excursions included everyday. Way more than was advertised. Lecturers/Speakers on board were excellent. Chef and Cruise Director modified things to meet ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Joanna Giblin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nothing special

We just felt processed the whole time. Very little done to make the experience on board fun or special. There was basically no entertainment except a single pianist who occasionally acted as a sort of DJ for those ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ctboone

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Europe!

We choose this cruise to be able to see as much as possible while in Europe. Everyone on the ship was very accommodating to all types of passengers. I think we all would agree that we were very fortunate to have an ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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WorldTravelerFan

1 Review Written

Fascinating Itinerary

We chose this cruise based on location, dates and then were intrigued by the special itinerary around the Hapsberg Empire. Everything met or exceeded our expectations. The stateroom was beautiful and spacious, and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


wendycwhite avatar

wendycwhite

1 Review Written

Relaxing yet adventurous tour

We choose this cruise line based upon square footage of staterooms and floor to ceiling windows. Also , we liked the smaller ship capacity. This was an excellent cruise from beginning to end. Staff from cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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harvsupra

1 Review Written

Avalon Waterways -The most relaxing way to see towns in Europe

Avalon river cruise is absolutely the way to go. Avalon is a first class river cruise line at very reasonable prices. The ship is beautiful, with glass french door walls that open to give you a view of the river, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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deniseltd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful trip, start to finish

After wanting to try a river cruise for a long time, we finally joined with a group of friends for Avalon's Blue Danube Discovery. Trip began in Budapest where we had two days to explore the city before boarding the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gerryv85234

1 Review Written

Busy Trip with Lots to See

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Salena

1 Review Written

Europe In October Is Magnificent

My husband and I traveled with another couple for our first European River Cruise. I’d been wanting to do one of these cruises for years, so when the opportunity came up to go with our friends we jumped on it. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Noitacav

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube River Cruise

Our travel agent recommended Avalon. The social director was excellent. Also Anna the activity director was fantastic. The small size allowed us to get on and off with ease. Smooth sail. Only 157 passengers. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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aidacra

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very good first river cruise

This was our first river cruise, though we've been on a number of ocean cruises, including the Star Clipper and Aranui. Our cruise director was very good, the ship was very good, and our stateroom was very good, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Tliams

1 Review Written

Wonderful trip of a beautiful area of Europe.

My wife's grandparents were from Amsterdam and it was a trip she thought would be enjoyable. As it turned out it was way better than that. The cruise was perfect from the basic(fabulous) food service to trips off ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Psychbabs

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fantastic trip on the Danube, Main and Rhein!

This cruise was magical on the Avalon Panorama, thanks to the wonderful, attentive crew, especially our tour director, István. Passengers were mostly Americans and Australians/New Zealanders in their 60s or later. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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elthorbo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trip of a Lifetime

Having traveled with Avalon before we have found this company provides the best quality experience in every phase of the trip. Last year 3 of us did the Danube cruise from Prague to Budapest. The trip this year we ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MStrickland

1 Review Written

Beautiful Blue Danube!

We booked aboard the Avalon Vista from Budapest to Nuremberg. We really had a wonderful trip. Due to low water levels our cruise had to be altered multiple times. Avalon handled these changes nearly seamlessly ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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The Steeles

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeding expectations up the Danube!

Our cruise was a themed cruise, Beer Enthusiast, and started in Budapest ending in Prague. Our flights, to / from, were arranged through Avalon on Lufthansa. The connections worked out great without a lot of layover ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Steertire

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise with the best people

This cruise went along the waterways that my wife and I really wanted to travel on. From the time we checked in, the staff was friendly, professional, and provided attention to detail. All of our needs were met and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Jesse S. avatar

Jesse S.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Avalon Pulls a Fast One on its Customers

This was a Danube cruise, Budapest to Nuremburg. Due to low water on the river, the ship discharged passengers just beyond Regensburg, busing those who were departing from Nuremburg and to Prague for those who had ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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marymcgol

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise despite low water challenge on the Danube

We left Budapest on October 5th and after a relaxing day of cruising, we arrived in Vienna around dinner time on the 6th. We were very fortunate to be able to navigate this stretch of the river; I believe that some ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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