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"Trip of a lifetime for 2 ladies in late 60s. We had researched well and decided on a river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. Modern boats with excellent food , wifi, brilliant tv system great cabins with balconies...."Read More
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Expensive but food lacking

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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Cruiser Gil

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had never been on a river cruise and wanted to do a Rhine cruise. After a dozen + ocean cruises we did not know what to expect. The ship was beautiful and the crew were great. We had a panorama balcony cabin on the second deck and it was wonderful. The food choices and times that food was available was not good. Due to health problems, I need to eat at least 2 hours before bed. The late and ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

5 Helpful Votes


Entertaining and Educational

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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DTOR

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Great friendly staff starting with the people who met us at the airport. Getting to the ship was seamless and easy. Everyone from the cabin steward to meal servers to the activity director was friendly and helpful. We were kept well informed every day of scheduled dockings and events. The good food seemed endless with many options to cover almost every taste and serving times that worked for ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

1 Helpful Vote


When can I afford another

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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Maxine.noble

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

It was our first cruise and we were not disappointed in anything. The ship was spotless and the cabins simply lovely. Slightly small, but they are on a ship and the full window makes them very light and airey. The occasional towels made into animals certainly made us smile. Every member of the crew were lovely and all work incredibly hard. Nothing was too much trouble and you were always met ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke


Excellent value

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Dwtiffin

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted to see some of Europe. This was an excellent choice. Value for cost is terrific. We stayed in lower level rooms and they were very comfortable with quite adequate room. I wouldn't bother paying extra to get a small balcony (in my opinion). Food is top notch, but we have no food allergies and are meat eaters. But there are vegetarian options if necessary. The staff is very considerate ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

1 Helpful Vote


Well planned excursions with well informed guides

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Janeblandford

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I was interested in visiting the Rhine. Looked for a company and ship which had more activities whilst sailing. Emerald sun not only had a pool, cinema, gym, massage treatment but had an entertainment manager who organised yoga, pilates, zumba and other game shows to include all who wanted to join in. She also sang brilliantly and arranged disco nights. A couple of nights we were entertained by ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke


1st Riverboat Cruise

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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oldskier

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We had been wanting to try a riverboat cruise for awhile now. It just so happened that an Irish musician by the name of Seamus Kennedy, whom we enjoyed seeing at many an Irish Pub in the DC area during the 1980's was, along with his wife, the host of this cruise. We had not seen him perform live in 35 years and he was still amazing! The company sponsoring the cruise was Mayflower ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

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First river cruise

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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947girl

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

My sister and I travel each year and decided to do our first river cruise. We always do research before deciding. Emerald was the best value for the money and good reviews. We chose the 8 day Danube Delights with extended 3 days in Prague. Booking was a breeze (a year in advance) and as we had questions during the year they were answered promptly. We made our own travel arrangements, but the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

3 Helpful Votes


Emerald Waterways Blue Danube Delight

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Gramcare

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first cruise and we had just begun to explore river cruise options when we learned our friends, who were seasoned travelers, had completed the research and had already booked this cruise. While we had never been on a cruise so we had nothing direct to compare it to, we have lived in Europe - Germany & Belgium, in the Middle East and we have traveled extensively. Without question, ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

2 Helpful Votes


Lovely 15 days, Amsterdam to Budapest, May 2019

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mjjden

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We were picked up at 2:00 and transferred to the Emerald Sun where a member of the cruise staff showed us to our room. Our room was great, crisp white lines, mirrors and a floor to ceiling window. After unpacking we explored the ship. We could have gone ashore, but had spent 2 and a half days in Amsterdam so stayed on board. All meals were included and were excellent. I like having a buffet ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

16 Helpful Votes


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