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Budapest Scenic Opal Cruise Reviews

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20 Budapest Scenic Opal Cruise Reviews


John5671 avatar

John5671

3 Reviews Written

Christmas Market cruise

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I first want to mention some statistics about our cruise: There were about 160 people on the ship: 10 people from Canada, 10 people from the US, about 30 people from New Zealand, and the rest were from Australia. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Senga

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first river cruise.

The most relaxing active vacation ever! Sounds strange but it’s true; active because there is often something going on or somewhere to be, relaxing because Scenic takes care of all the logistics. It truly was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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julie_sue

1 Review Written

Sept 2019

We chose Scenic based on a recommendation from someone who had reviewed all cruise lines. This was above and beyond any of our expectations. Crew was professional but fun to be around and there was great ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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317

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Moet Experience

As two female friends travelling together for the first time we initially chose this cruise because it was all inclusive and therefore we didn't have the stress or worries about excursion choices, costs and tipping ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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minicar

1 Review Written

Best vacation ever

We choose this cruise for a birthday celebration, and it was fabulous. We did stay before the cruise and Scenic still provided transportation to the ship. The rivers were at a good level and we did not have to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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HolidayOnWater

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Terrible customer service from Scenic and not a luxury experience at all

You can really judge a company by the way they handle a difficult situation. My experience, and others, on this trip was that Scenic handled this absolutely terribly and conducted the tour at the most cheapest cost ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Cherrytoes

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

SCENIC OPAL - Brilliant Trip

I heard so many glowing reports of scenic, I had high expectations...they were exceeded. There were four of us (2 couples) travelling together We were on Scenic Opal on the Jewel deck, down at water level. It was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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debraj1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Amsterdam

My party and I had 2 days in Budapest before we boarded the ship and added 2 days in Amsterdam at the end of our cruise on the advice of friends who had taken the same cruise. Great suggestion! Embarking and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Already Taken

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise/Noisy Cabin

All inclusive, significant added extras, very good food, excellent specialty dining, no tipping, courteous staff, good value for money. We booked an end suite which turned out to be very noisy, with significant ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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denrenix

1 Review Written

HIGH QUALITY and TOP SERVICE

We've river-cruised before but have never been on the Danube or to Budapest, Vienna and Prague. This itinerary seemed to fit all requirements and the cruise company was highly recommended. Excellent marks for the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Dedulin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Perfection once we got there

I did a full assessment of all the river cruises and Scenic, although amongst the most expensive came out as good value for money as an all-inclusive cruise. Eveything was included. The ship was superb, however ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Kris1970 avatar

Kris1970

1 Review Written

Excellent service in beautiful surroundings

The all inclusive 5-star experience on board Scenic Opal was incredible. The food was amazing - in choice, presentation and quality - the chef (Norman) clearly loved his work. The service in the cabins, in the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Hilton548

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just amazing Scenic Opal

Well my expectations were high from Scenic and were exceeded Simply perfect with well run ship ,superb crew and food that 6 star hotels and ocean ships would be hard to match Tours were enlightened and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Mike Gandy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Can't wait to go again

From the time we arrived until our departure everything ran with military precision. Our bags were put on the bus at Budapest airport and the next time we saw them they were laid out on the bed in our cabin. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Ange10 avatar

Ange10

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Autumn Cruising on the Danube

Our cruise consisted of 14 nights cruising from Budapest to Amsterdam with three days at either end in Prague and Paris. We chose this cruise because Scenic was recommended to us by quite a few people. The fact that ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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NOTTS4JD

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising Down the River, Or Not?

This was our first cruise of any description, so we decided on a week. We joined the ship at Budapest but because of low water in the Danube we had to move upstream, so didn't get to see anything a Budapest apart ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Lindamariepage

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We travelled from Budapest to Nuremberg!! as 2 couples and chose Scenic because we had been told it was the best. The ship was changed a few days prior to travelling because of the water levels being low on the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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hgmrp

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overrated.....Never again !

Because it was advertise as a luxury cruise with 5 stars all inclusive beverage offer....and we like to stay in the same room for 2 weeks and not relocate our luggage (4 times in this cruise !) We chose a Royal ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dmac51

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise in Europe!

Choose Scenic as previous experience was great & were celebrating a special anniversary.The entire experience from airport pickup, embarkation, tours, meals, entertainment to disembarkation, was well organized & ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mgrebenar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolute perfection

The most beautiful lifetime expirience! First time on a river cruiser and we had a lovely time on board and on excursions. Everything went perfect from beginning till the end, we have met wonderful people for all ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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