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truly amazing
"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 will definitely do another river cruise and cant wait to return as soon as we..."Read More
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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


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


First time cruiser!

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suffolkcruiser60
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose it because we wanted to see the towns and cities on this particular Danube cruise. We had never done any kind of cruise before, and didn't really know what to expect. We found the cabin comfortable and spacious and the staff were excellent. The food was much better and more varied than we had imagined it would be, and the choice of wines were very good. The only downside was that the low ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


14 night Splendours of Europe cruise

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Lunarcaravan
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise surpassed our expectations. The ship was beautiful. Spacious well equipped cabins, great public spaces and staff who went out of their way to be friendly, efficient and welcoming. The cruise director and entertainment manager in particular did a great job of keeping us informed and organised! The food was plentiful and varied bringing in the traditions of the ports we were visiting. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Better Than Anticipated

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LorenR
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We had a dream of travelling from Budapest to Amsterdam one day. After some research we chose Emerald Waterways, and Emerald Sky as our river ship. I consider myself a seasoned ocean cruiser and was anxious to see what river cruising would be like. Well we were not disappointed! In fact it may be harder to pick the larger cruising vessels again! I highly recommend this itinerary, each day ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


The cruise was a delight; the staff made the cruise they were so nice to everyone

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ataboy874
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The atmosphere onboard was great the ships inhabitants came together to enjoy each others company as well as the staff who made everyone feel very comfortable. The activities and entertainment were very nice and well thought out to interest every passenger at one time or another. The excursions were carefully planned into the cities we visited and had excellent guides that gave the tour group the ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Fantastic first river cruise

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Gill benham
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted a river cruise for a 70th birthday celebration. Saw this one advertised in daily mail and it covered the area we wanted to cruise to. We started at Budapest and travelled to Bratislava , Durnstein, Melk and Vienna. We were unable to cruise last day due to river level.. however, the choice was there to travel by coach or stay on ship. Everything was well organised and passengers ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Good trip

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traveltrix
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Maybe we have high expectations? I just don't understand how so many people can say "Fantastic, Wonderful, Amazing" In my experience there is always room to improve. On our cruise we had "lock" problems so were unable to reach our last port of call and were transferred via bus. Made for a very long and uncomfortable day. In general the ports we visited were nice, but I wouldn't be interested ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


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