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Budapest Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Budapest

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Excellent

249

Very Good

44

Average

26

Poor

18

Terrible

11

Cruise type

River Cruises

2,477

Senior Cruises

990

Gourmet Food Cruises

779

Singles Cruises

554

Romantic Cruises

352

352 Budapest Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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kck2685

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredible Honeymoon

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My husband (33) and I (29) were looking for a unique and different honeymoon than the typical beach vacation. We found river cruising from our travel agent and felt it was the perfect option for us. We stayed 3 days ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jake525373

1 Review Written

Excellent cruise and professional staff; great tours

nReputation and friends recommendation The time in Bucharest was fun and worth the extra time embarkation and disembarkation were handled smoothly and with very little effort on our part. The crew were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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marmicook

1 Review Written

Top Notch!

A friend recommended AmaWaterways and we are so glad we went on a river boat cruise with this company! The crew was amazing and always willing to help no matter what we needed. Christian was the best Cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Beagler!

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Terrible Cruise

This is was our first river cruise. We are seasoned ocean cruise travelers. This cruise started with a delay in boarding the ship of one day due to maintenance problems on the previous cruise. We only had one day ...
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Sail Date July 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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gerryv85234

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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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Naffers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

Having done many ocean cruises this was our first river cruise,so had no idea what to expect. The ship was great, crew brilliant, food fantastic quality and great fellow guests, it was perfect. The included ...
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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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Erzsebet

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely pampered

This was our first River cruise. The Maitre D, Nicolette, on board the Prague to Budapest route was phenomenal. She bent over backwards to review menus daily with me, and my husband who is vegan. Every moment ran ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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czegans

1 Review Written

Musical journey on the Danube

I had always been curious about river cruising, but had been reluctant to commit. However, this particular cruise up the Danube was too good to refuse, and I am so glad I did it. The initial draw was that the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Brown2018

1 Review Written

Superb Five Country Cruise on the Danube

There isn’t a moment that I can think of that wasn’t superb: great food (especially the breads and breakfasts), wonderful varied entertainment (folk dancing and music); excellent meaningful lectures on Balkan ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Hina Mehta

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking was awesome!

Viking river cruise - Danube Waltz was excellent in every respect. We have travelled on other lines and Viking is well above the rest in terms of service, food, staterooms and even booking experience. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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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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Pjhmusic

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

We had friends that had taken the same cruise on Avalon and another cruise line. We heard so many great things about it that we thought we would try it. We were not disappointed. 3 days in Budapest, 7 days on the ...
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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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Janstu

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading and treated poorly

Having arrived in Budapest from NZ, over 32 hrs in transit, we were informed that due to low water levels Avalon Panorama could not sail from Budapest to Vienna. However we saw Viking, Uniworld, Tauck and many ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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labeggins

1 Review Written

Beautiful Ship, Wonderful Vistas

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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nurseskier

1 Review Written

Great variety of activities in all levels. Not your Grandma's cruise!

We choose this cruise because of Active Discovery option. The Activities offered were varied and included several types of activities. They were interesting and all were of great quality. We are outdoorsy, living ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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hjgoetze

1 Review Written

Our First River Cruise - A Grand Slam

This was our first river cruise and we were lucky to have selected an Active Discovery Cruise. The ship, though one of the oldest in the Avalon fleet, was wonderfully maintained. For the first three days we were ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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JGrahamK

1 Review Written

Ship and Shore Exceeded our Expectations

Our ship, the Avalon Luminary, was beautiful and comfortable. We enjoyed every stop on the Danube cruise, with Budapest being our favorite city. Cesky Krumlov was a gem that we’d love to visit again. Our ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Wanda Green

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Gentle walking tours

This cruise exceeded all expectations. From the time we arrived, we were greeted with exceptional service from all of the friendly staff. We were amazed at how many of the staff addressed us by name within the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Don Y

1 Review Written

Grand European Experience

The cruise went to area in Europe we wanted to see. Traveled to 7 countries in 21 days. First cruise with Avalon but it will not be our last. Everyone was very accommodating. The dining was exceptional. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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GGH1958

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Grand European Tour on Viking Embla and Viking Lif

We just come back from a cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam with Viking and after reading all the opinions of other travellers we decided to have our input too. We travel with them exactly when the low water in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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KellyGA

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube Waltz on Viking Prestige Ship (Budapest to Passau)

Viking Prestige Cruise Review (Danube Waltz) August/September 2018 I have always wanted to go to Budapest and consider it one of the great cities besides Paris, London and major cities in Italy. Hence, we ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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