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Emerald Dawn Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

Emerald Waterways
Emerald Dawn
Europe River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

97

Very Good

16

Average

15

Poor

3

Cruise type

River Cruises

131

Singles Cruises

131

Senior Cruises

131

Gourmet Food Cruises

131

131 Emerald Dawn Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Europe - River Cruise


SoCal Retiree avatar

SoCal Retiree

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great First Cruise Experience

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Having retired in 2018, my wife and I were looking for a quality river cruise experience with an established river cruise line. We conducted extensive research and spoke to friends about their experience. We ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cjwhelpton

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Danube delightful

We chose this cruise to celebrate my retirement following 30 years in the London Fire Service. The previous reviews, itinerary and price was the main factor in choosing this particular river cruise.The service we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jatect

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise

Enjoyed the very experience guides at each stop. The guides helped you understand the history and customs of each stop. Many of the guides shared personal asides about their lives and their families. Great having ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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slotravelers

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

This cruise was arranged through Vermont Biking Tours VBT. The cabin were similar to Avalon, Viking, and Uniworld quality. The staff was excellent speaking English very well and very professional. However, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Dave Dixon

1 Review Written

Wonderful Danube River cruise with great food, staff, and accommodations

We were first time cruisers and picked this line based on itinerary, ratings, and prices. It was a Danuberiver cruise in mid to late October (luckily the weather was very warm for that time of the year with almost ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Hosa

1 Review Written

Great ship, great crew, great service

we arrived on board the afternoon before our cruise began and had a day in Amsterdam prior to hitting the river, which was well received. Getting into our rooms was quick and luggage arrived immediately. The ship ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Shelene9326

2 Reviews Written

Looking forward to my next cruise with Emerald

My wife and I have been on a couple of ocean cruises and I was not really thrilled with them. Last year we thought that we would give River cruising a try, and chose a trip from Budapest to Passeau on the Danube. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Nognelg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

All sound and no vision

Everything was wonderful except I would not go again on Emerald Dawn, or orther ships like her, because the ill-fitting sliding bathroom door was only 60 cm from the nearest pillow of the bed and the loo was only ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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petervavilov

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brilliant first river cruise

Having completed an excellent Norwegian Northern Lights cruise we received an offer via Iglu Cruises for this cruise which included some good perks like the Premium Drinks package and an M&S voucher for both of us. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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KittenWoman

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service

We have just returned from a week long cruise on the Emerald Dawn from Amsterdam to Basel. We were very impressed by the level of service and the facilities. All members of staff from cruise director Michael, the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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auspartan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam to Budapest - Christmas Markets River Cruise

We have just completed the Amsterdam to Budapest Christmas Markets river cruise. It was very good trip and I would highly recommend it to anyone. We were somewhat worried about the river levels as Europe had a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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vmarch

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

The service was spectacular; the staff were so attentive and friendly. They really seemed to like their jobs. We loved the swimming pool--a perfect place to spend the day when cruising down the Danube. Very well ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bboulton

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Trip every - love Emerald Waterways

we actually were on the Emerald Dawn as I guess the Sun got stranded somewhere in low water, but similar ship and looked brand new. The crew and staff were the best! From Nina our cruise director who made sure all ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Testarossa64

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Rhine River Cruise

From airport pick-up to the end drive to the return airport, we were well looked after. All the crew very attentive, efficient, warm and friendly. Cabins and general areas were all spotlessly clean and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Sharona2018

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever!

We've been on ocean cruises before but this is so much better since you can see the countryside as you're sailing. Budapest was a great starting point, we spent a couple of days ahead and enjoyed it...so ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JohannaLawson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

We researched a few companies offering Europe river cruises and decided on Emerald. We upgraded to a panoramic balcony suite. The room was great with floor to ceiling windows and the top portion slid down. The staff ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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GKRT

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

We researched numerous cruise lines and trips by length of trip and price. We found the Emerald Waterways trips to be the best value for money. Since we were flying in from Western Canada, we decided to make the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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polo43

1 Review Written

Outstanding Cruise Company

We chose to cruise the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basil. From the time we booked to the time we disembarked the service was excellent. The ship was modern and extremely well maintained.The crew were professional in the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Anne from Vancouver

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The best cruise ever!

We had never done a river cruise of Europe, and this was recommended by our travel agent who had taken this cruise. We were most impressed by the staff, the service, the accomodations, the food and the expertise ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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wizwiz1944

5 Reviews Written

61 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

The Good. The entire crew were excellent throughout the cruise and unable to be faulted. Always a ready smile, happy to chat and would go out of their way to ensure we and other passengers were going to get ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Brooky1957

1 Review Written

Enjoyable but could be better

Firstly, overall we did enjoy the cruise ... we have done a 7 days river cruise and sea cruise so have some comparison. It was relaxing, the cabin was clean and comfortable, the food was good (more about that ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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DaisyMaysy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise - 5 European countries - Amsterdam to Budapest

We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and wanted something special. This ship did not disappoint. We arrived at Amsterdam and stayed overnight before sailing the next afternoon to Cologne. The ship is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Julian Spencer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, marvellous staff and some terrific trips and guides

First cruise experience (river or ocean), selected due to interesting places visited in one week. All of the staff were terrific - very helpful, giving the impression nothing would be too much trouble and all were ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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coffeycrew

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Snowy Christmas Market adventure did not disappoint!

We chose this cruise for its destinations, and the opportunity to shop many different Christmas Markets without having to pack up and travel by bus and/or train to the various cities. The all inclusive pricing, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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1972tntt

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

A delightful Christmas Market Cruise

I will begin this by saying, this trip was booked for the sole purpose of visiting the Christmas Markets. My mother had been to Germany several times, and I was anxious to see the wonderful sights she had seen ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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