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Germany on das boat the Mosel and Rhine

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Kiki29
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

First time emerald cruisers an overall great experience. Have been on Viking for the Portugal through the Douro Valley. Food, cabin, staff and overall boat accommodations on par with Viking. Emerald could do better in the cultural experience we found the evening entertainment lacking just a bit. Although our activities director was fantastic but too many game nights. A German cooking class, or ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


First time Emerald Cruiser Moselle and Rhine

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CACruise964
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Went on the cruise with friends. We had previously sailed with AMA on the Danube and Viking in Portugal. Food, cabins, staff and ships are all comparable with previous experiences. Overall was a fun trip and we enjoyed ourselves. Found that there are less active options ( we are in our late 50s) than our previous experiences. There are excursions but they seem to be rushed and less time allowed to ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


The Good, The Bad, And the very Ugly-Danube

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zamgwar
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

8 close friends had originally booked this tour in late 2020. The Pandemic pushed it, and it took two years to finally sail. Veterans of many ocean cruises, this was our first river cruise. The Danube Explorer- Passau to Budapest with 3 added days in Prague and 3 more in Budapest. We had high expectations. A few were met. Many weren’t. I have to let you know, we are NOT picky travelers. As long ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Puts the DIN in Dining

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Gastroknome
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We are experienced river cruisers and usually love the on board experience, our cruise on the Sky was the opposite. We transferred from the Star due to low water levels and the experience could not have been more different. The ship wasn't full but the noise levels in the restaurant were intolerable. Groups of younger Americans competed to see who could make the most noise, including whooping ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


A tale of two cruises

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notsuchabadlad
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first river cruise and we were hugely anticipating the adventure. It started wonderfully well in Amsterdam on the Emerald Star. The first week was excellent - great staff, great food, clean and comfortable boat. Then, because of low river levels, we had to be bussed to join the Emerald Sky for our second week and to join the 120 guests already on that ship (we had been ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Eastern Danube

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azamara27
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise to see how the old communist countries have fared.The Emerald Sky is a standard Emerald boat that on close inspection is starting to look slightly tatty. The onboard service, as usual, was exemplary. A suprise to me was the 40 degree heat at the end of June into July with humidity to match. This is energy sapping and full day excursions were arduous. Food,of course, depends on ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Disappointing Cruise on Emerald Sky

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carolne
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

First the good aspects of the cruise. The ship was modern and comfortable. Our Cabin was small but adequate. All of the areas were very well kept. The crew were very friendly and accommodating. The tours were very well organized and informative. On the negative side the embarkation from Munich was awful. We were staying in Munich and told to meet at 11 am at the airport to catch the bus ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


So many glitches!

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iliketocruise2022
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I choose this cruise because my travel agent said they were similar to Viking, but more modern decor. The room was fine and we loved the drop down window. The cruise director on the ship was very personable and nice. That is it for the positives. Dealing with Emerald was a nightmare. They changed the ship and we were never informed. It made for a nightmarish boarding day. The food was ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


truly amazing

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Magical moments
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

we were looking to go on holiday after a 2 year break because of covid , we decided a river cruise would be the ideal scenario . the cruise was amazing , the places we visited along the danube were really beautiful , the excursions were outstanding and the vist to the Vienna concert hall really stood out as the pinnacle of the trip. We visited a monasttery in Melk which was truly beautiful , ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Brilliant cruise in the hands of wonderful staff!

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Woodman2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Brilliant itinerary, loads of activities to opt in, or out, of! Fantastic staff on the boat. Great facilities (the shower was better than a lot I have had in hotels), very comfortable with plenty of space. Loved the panoramic window in our room. Everything was run very efficiently, it is really hard to find fault. Our Activities Manager, Lauren, was superb and Looish was both funny and ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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