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Emerald Destiny Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Emerald Waterways
Emerald Destiny
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

2

Average

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

16

Family Cruises

9

Romantic Cruises

8

Entertainment Cruises

7

River Cruises

1

16 Emerald Destiny Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


harperlewis avatar

harperlewis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Star- Bucharest to Budapest

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Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. This cruise was very interesting and informative. The crew could not have been better. To say they were wonderful would be an understatement. Our waiters were amazing and attentive. The ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kenasch2

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enchantment of Eastern Europe - some improvements needed

I can certainly agree with some of the previous reviews of this ship and this particular itinerary. We arrived on our own by train from Vienna. The instructions we received said we could not embark before 3 pm. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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chipreynolds

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Delights

I had many great things about Emerald waterways and their ships. Once i realized that they were owned by The Scenic group, i knew I had to check their ship out. Danube Delights was the first river cruise that i ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Charlie Turner avatar

Charlie Turner

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Food Servers and Services

This was our first ever river cruise and will be back for another. Service from the time we were picked up at the airport until final departure from Prague was excellent. The ship was clean, spacious and an absolute ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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A.Thurman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Never thought I'd enjoy a cruise, until I did

I went on this cruise unexpectedly. My mother and sister had gone on several river cruises but I had not - they always struck me as an over-controlled experience with more focus on the ship than on the places ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Shelene9326

2 Reviews Written

Everything you could want in a River Cruise

Everything and More. I am generally not a cruise person, my wife and I have been on two previous ocean cruises and while I enjoyed them there were aspects that I was not happy with. This was our first River cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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TheOldForge

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Rhine cruise

We had not done it before and wanted to visit the cities we stopped at without packing and unpacking. River cruising is a gentle way of holidaying. Meeting interesting people from many different countries and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Destiny for ever

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Exceptional trip

This cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest has been on our wish list for many years. We enjoyed our 2 nights in Amsterdam before we boarded our ship and were pleasantly surprised when we went on board. It was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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wedotravel

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

River sailing at its best

We choose Emerald for its all-inclusive plan and it was ALL-INCLUSIVE. Our trip started with our first flight getting cancelled. Working with Emerald and the airline, we were able to get to Nuremburg some 7 hours ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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mlbcruiser

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship with exemplary service

We have been on over 40 ocean cruises and for a couple of years my husband has talked about wanted to try a river cruise. However, river cruises tend to cost a lot more than an ocean cruise. So we are veteran ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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greymoon

1 Review Written

A Great Fortnight

While we're not new to ocean cruising, this was our first River Cruise and we have been impressed by Emerald and their staff. The whole package was well-organised and ran smoothly, despite delays in the Main ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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keith standing

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

From embarking to disembarkation the cruise was a delight. The quality throughout the ship was excellent. The common rooms were spacious and well laid out. The food was always of a high quality and the Chef was very ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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TobyBoston

1 Review Written

Ship, service and a great experience

The destiny is a beautiful river boat with modern layout and appeal. From the beginning the “all in” travel from Budapest to Passau, Will filled with planned guided tours that gave you history and character ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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kureyon

1 Review Written

We had the experience such as the dream in Cruise

1.Ship is new. All the facilities are high tech,Opening and closing of the windows and curtains,digital newspaper,and so on 2.The ship does not shake( pitching and rolling ) like an ocean cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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walt88

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Danube

This was our first river cruise but it will not be our last. When we arrived we were greeted by our cruise director Balazs Varga and processed quickly. Staff was friendly and answered all our questions. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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7057591951

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great European vacation!

Emerald had a 4.5 rating and lived up to that. Coming and going went without a hitch. We had to switch boats half way through the trip due to water levels being too low and it went very smoothly. We packed our bags ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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