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Emerald Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Emerald Waterways
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

164

Very Good

27

Average

13

Poor

2

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

208

Romantic Cruises

99

River Cruises

90

Entertainment Cruises

43

Family Cruises

40

208 Emerald Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Cruiser Gil avatar

Cruiser Gil

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Expensive but food lacking

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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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DTOR

1 Review Written

Entertaining and Educational

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. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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fireman999

6 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Interesting destinations, excellent crew, good food and excellent weather

We have been on a number of sea cruises previously and this was our 3rd river cruise that we chose for the destinations. We had not been on Emerald before so this was a new experience for us. We were met at the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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14Wickers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent staff

This was chosen as it was a special offer. What an incredible choice, the cabin was very good even though it was the cheapest available, the cabin was always clean. The food was very good, the buffets had a wide ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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annehartley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We saw beautiful places in such comfort and so well looked after!

We wanted a short break and always enjoy river cruising. We kept our fingers crossed that we’d see this area along the Danube in beautiful autumn colours, and we did! Right from the start there was someone to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tlchan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic scenic cruise

It was part of our ski trip summer trips. This is a fantastic cruise for people who love scenery,wine vineyards especially port wines, olives and churches. It also is an area that tells you about cork and cork ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ataboy874

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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fhenoch

1 Review Written

France Provence River Cruise

The dates met our needs, the itinerary was what we wanted and the value was ideal. we loved the included morning excursions and liked the fact that they had easy walking tours along with the regular paced ones. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AMSTER69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

ALMOST PERFECT VACATION!

Having been in the travel business for over 49 years, I wanted to try this cruise line and also take a river cruise, which we had never done. We paid full fare. With some small exceptions, it was a perfect vacation. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dunlopjj

1 Review Written

Visit to The Abbey Museum at Melt

An excellent cruise to enjoy. All facilities excellent. Staff excellent . This cruise is seriously tops. The staff were helpful and not over intrusive. It is difficult for staff to provide just the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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8877665544

1 Review Written

IMPRESSED BY Emerald Sky

Suberb,clean,modern,well organized ship.Armin, room steward and Michael cruise director were charming helpful and kind.Great staff, meals and itinerary.ThanksCaptain Stamen for great leadership! The included on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Leighby

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The most enjoyable holiday I've had for ages!

This cruise was a present from my parents and for a range of reasons I took my son, so our family group ranged from 16-76 years old. I was a bit anxious about this, assuming (rightly) that he was going to be decades ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dennyjohn

1 Review Written

Sensations of Lyon & Provence

This was our third river cruise with Emerald, having thoroughly enjoyed the two previous ones on the Douro and Rhine, we were not disappointed. Everything went smoothly from beginning to end, largely due, in our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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harperlewis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Star- Bucharest to Budapest

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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Jaslek

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Heavenly week

Been wanting to see the Douro for sometime and our travel against recommended Emerald. What a Find! Brilliant modern ship, superbly comfortable, and the Portugese crew were the most smiley and helpful people we have ...
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Sail Date June 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


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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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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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AndrewShooter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just Makes Me Want To Go Again

Having completed one Emerald cruise on the Danube, and been impressed, we decided a second on the Rhone should follow. We were not disappointed! It was the first of this season but the boat, the crew and all hotel ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DMG46

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

A river cruise that became a coach tour

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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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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Jznider

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing and informative

Ship was great. Crew was outstanding.Everthing. With a smile. Gabriela our cabin stewardess was particularly attentive and went the extra mile to make our accommodations clean and beautiful.The captain was very ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Frederick Q.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great boat; could improve on vegetarian menu and accessability on excursions

The staff were great, in particular cruise director Michael. The maid service for our room was excellent. Tour guides on the excursions were friendly and very knowledgeable. Europe experienced a very hot summer ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cruising Fish

1 Review Written

A surprising quality fun cruise

This cruise was chosen as part of an overland Spain/Portugal tour. Everything about the cruise as a part of EverGreen tours was well organised and professional.The rooms were well decorated and appointed. Everything ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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