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Budapest Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Budapest

Traveler rating

Excellent

125

Very Good

27

Average

4

Poor

4

Terrible

6

Cruise type

River Cruises

481

Romantic Cruises

466

Senior Cruises

433

Luxury Cruises

301

Family Cruises

166

166 Budapest Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


MartinAS avatar

MartinAS

1 Review Written

Amazing, first time river cruise experience.

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I went on this cruise with my 20 year old daughter. After several ocean cruises, this was my first experience on a river cruise. It was an amazing trip. The staff and crew were always friendly and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Linda Baxter

1 Review Written

Great trip

Flew straight to Budapest and directly on board ship. The whole experience was extremely pleasant and all members off staff faultless. Due to adverse weather conditions a lot of changes were made to individual ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jmartyc

1 Review Written

First River Cruise - but not the last!

My wife and I have always wanted to take a river cruise, and we have always heard that Viking was the best, but this cruise exceeded everything we had heard as well as exceeding our expectations. We went on this ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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uscdrm

7 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, no glitch Danube cruise but don't miss the Prague extension

This is our 4th Viking River Cruise, and we chose this itinerary because although we had visited much of Europe, we had never been to these cities. I was quite concerned before the trip regarding the water level on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Witchiepoo52

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime with my Girls

As our first cruise, I chose Scenic because I wanted all inclusive - flights, tipping, trips and excursions, food and drinks and Scenic delivered. All of the staff went out of their way to make sure we had ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tufftwo71

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Terrible Experience

Viking River Cruise on “Embla:” Bucharest to Budapest w/ 3-nt Prague Add-On Overall: Terrible experience with Viking aboard their boat Embla due to major maintenance issues known to them before our cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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djbarnes

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Small ship, big price, big excursion groups, poorly organized

We've done ocean cruises for years and decided to try a river cruise because we always wanted to see the Danube. We chose Uniworld since it was a boutique line with good reviews. We did the 9 night Delightful ...
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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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947girl

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First river cruise

My sister and I travel each year and decided to do our first river cruise. We always do research before deciding. Emerald was the best value for the money and good reviews. We chose the 8 day Danube Delights with ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jessica B.

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Scenic scam

Scenic is a scam. My family fully regrets booking scenic Gems of Danube for my grandma’s 80th birthday. The experience was anything but “5-star”. For starters, we were not informed of the lock issue on the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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chipreynolds

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Delights

I had many great things about Emerald waterways and their ships. Once i realized that they were owned by The Scenic group, i knew I had to check their ship out. Danube Delights was the first river cruise that i ...
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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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CanaMan

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Great but not amazing

March 31, 2019 on Viking Magni River Cruise Budapest to Passau. First suggestion, do your homework. We booked a French “Balcony” (sliding door) on 3rd Fl. Very small. Just enough room for a double bed. No ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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SmartRealtor

10 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

This was our third Danube cruise and it suffered a little by comparison

We had not visited Poland(Warsaw, Krakow) so we joined this tour of Poland followed by a cruise of the Danube from Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Regensdorf and on to Munich to catch our flight home ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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nj4huskers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas Markets Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest

Family Christmas cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest....what a wonderful way to experience the best Christmas Markets in all of Europe. A must for any family wanting to share and create Holiday memories. The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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scubagear2018

1 Review Written

Our First River Cruise - Much More Then Expected - Not a Beer Cruise

What a marvelous start, all of the crew treated us as long term good friends, right from the Captain to the room staff. Our Cruise Director Ms. Barbara Bocz proved to be the number one person to handle all requests ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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DMyersSD

1 Review Written

Fantastic Danube Cruise

I had never been on a river cruise, and had never been to eastern Europe, so this cruise ticked all the boxes for a new adventure. Avalon did not disappoint. The boat was meticulous, I loved that my bed faced the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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CurlySueBee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food, Fun, and new Friends!

Gems of the Danube river cruise (my husband and I were actual paying cruisers on the Jasper just 11 days ago. We were not compensated in any way to write this review) We did online research of several cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Highfler

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Gems of Europe Budapest to Amsterdam

We planned this trip as a Wedding Anniversary and chose Scenic after going to an information session. We were originally supposed to be on the Pearl but changed to Amber a few days before departure. We spent 2 extra ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Triptoeurope

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Chose Scenic based on online reviews etc. Considered it to be one of the top river cruise companies. We were very disappointed at service levels and food. Breakfast and lunch were major disappointments with ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jdmueller823

1 Review Written

Positively amazing! First class all the way!

My husband and I were celebrating several special events: We had our 50th anniversary, I retired two months prior to the cruise, and my birthday fell during the cruise. We highly recommend Scenic Tours for creating ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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BarnardRG

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Low water. Making the most of a difficult situation!

We had travelled with Avalon previously in 2015 and spent a lot of time convincing my sister and her husband to join us for the Budapest to Amsterdam cruise. This was to be the trip of a lifetime for my sister. As ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CruisesByElise

1 Review Written

Time of my life!

Just finished my first river cruise and it was amazing! We did the Wine Cruise along the Danube with the most incredible stops along the way. My favorites being Durnstein and Krems in Austria. Our wine host onboard ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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R2Park

1 Review Written

Fabulous cruise, great tour guides, interesting places, fantastic staff!

We heard this Danube river cruise is the best in East Europe because it courses through agrarian countrysides, includes tours of interesting towns and has a special East-Euro feel due to the crew also coming from ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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