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4.5
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Up the River Danube without a Paddle
"We booked on this cruise because the previous year our Rhine cruise had been so good. The food, service and accommodation on the ship were excellent for this year as well as in the previous year. The staff who..."Read More
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RiverTraveller

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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Too much noise

Review for Emerald Dawn to Europe - All

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Dougie777

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We were booked on the Emerald Dawn but the ship was changed to the Emerald Sun. The central problem was noise from above at all hours of the night. The toilets on the ship were of an airline design. We were on the second level, and had to endure the explosive sound of the toilet from the cabin above throughout the night. We were awakened many times during the night, even when using earplugs. ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

2 Helpful Votes


A river cruise that became a coach tour

Review for Emerald Sky to Europe - River Cruise

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DMG46

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We booked an elegant river cruise and got a mediocre bus tour. My wife and I boarded the Emerald Sky in Amsterdam on September 29 on a scheduled 15 Day “Splendours of Europe” river cruise. This ship was a replacement for the Emerald Sun that was unable to complete it’s previous cruise due to low water levels on the Danube. We were most disappointed with the latter portion of our “cruise”. We ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

24 Helpful Votes


No water, no cruise

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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Fawks

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

First time cruising on a ship. Saved a lot of money for this. Looked like a good deal free air fare 150 E credit. We arrived a day earlier than the cruise to allow for jet lag to wear off a bit only to be informed by the hotel that are cruise would Br be leaving for another day as the ship could. Not sail into Budapest. A shock hearing this from the hotel and not the cruise line. So we were bused ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

1 Helpful Vote


Rhine Danube cruise

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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barryspink1

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

we chose this cruise because it was two weeks and ended in amsterdam. I will start with the food i like my food and expect it to be of good quality and sufficient meat fish and vegetables. It was none of the above the fish and meat were meager portions with miniscule vegetables which were often just a squeezed paste on the plate, and the sauce was just three or four dots on the plate and gravy ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island


Very disappointing

Review for Emerald Sun to Europe - River Cruise

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PLLanoue

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

-Little information available prior to departure for the whole trip. Inappropriate boarding information made available to us -Change of ship received by e-mail on day of departure when I requested location to board. -Spouse and myself had to carry our own bags onto pontoon next to ship upon arrival prior to being taken care of by attendant. Rushed on-board welcome although we were ahead of ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

1 Helpful Vote


A disappointing holiday

Review for Emerald Dawn to Europe - River Cruise

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arose4liz

6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

A river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest was an ideal destination. However it was spoilt by an overcrowded restaurant that became so noisey by guests trying to hold conversations. It became necessary to shout to make your self heard and Management took no action to try to control those guests that were competing on how much free wine and beer that they could consume. Service was so slow it ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Jost Van Dyke

4 Helpful Votes


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