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Emerald Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews

Emerald Waterways
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Spring Break Cruises

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21 Emerald Spring Break Cruises Cruise Reviews


Cjwhelpton avatar

Cjwhelpton

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube delightful

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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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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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open2ale

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Class Ship

We chose this ship/cruise because we had sailed with Emerald 2 years ago from Bucharest to Budapest. I like the lines of the Emerald ships. They are sleek and clean-looking. The staff are welcoming, courteous ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Abbenseth

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Secrets of the Douro

It fitted our timetable, and we had not experienced the Douro before. The travel brochure promised a wonderful river cruise experience. We expected Local/Regional cuisine served on board-especially fresh fish; ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Suttoncross

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Douro in May

Clean and bright ship, friendly and caring crew with a very competent Captain. Quality of meat and hotness of food in the restaurant could be improved. Tepid scrambled eggs are not nice! Meat was often tough. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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hillswoodend

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent experience

I chose this cruise and ship because I was impressed by the indoor pool / cinema feature and I liked the itinerary which took me to 5 countries I might not have otherwise visited....Hungary, Croatia, Serbia , ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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DuoDiscus

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful!

Our second trip with Emerald - we enjoyed the Danube cruise last year, oddly on the same ship, captain and some of the crew! I can't recommend Emerald enough! Immaculately clean, comfortable accommodation. The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Nowton

1 Review Written

Emerald is for green go go go

We chose this cruise because I have always wanted to see the tulips at Keukenhof Gardens and what a display they have, not just of tulips but all the flowers are just so wonderful and you just cannot believe the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Jean Morris

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Stunning scenery on this first cruise of the season.

As regular ocean cruisers we decided to try something different. We were not disappointed - this Danube, Mainz, Rhine cruise ticked all the boxes for a small ship. Great food, interesting mix of people and very ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Langey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bulb field cruise

My wife did extensive research with emerald and several other cruise companies and found that emerald was closest to our ideal , the frosting on the cake was that all tips and taxes were included. The flights ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Migrant bird

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A fascinating cruise on a lovely boat

We chose this for its destinations, as it was along the lower reaches of the Danube, which we didn't know. Embarkation was very smooth, though it was a pity there wasn't more time in Budapest. The cruise was full ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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norfolkbroads

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The amazing locks

This was a first time experience doing a river cruise,normally we do the big ships.so off we set.arrived in Amsterdam after a bit of fun trying to find the agent from the ship we all get on the couch ,arrived at the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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j brig

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Cruise

This was our second cruise with Emerald and we were not disappointed. The welcome was really good and our cabin spotless. It was cleaned thoroughly every day with fresh towels. All the crew were fantastic and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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bobwalker5

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Maiden Voyage

This was our first time trying this type of break, extremely lucky to be on a brand new ship the Liberte and on it's maiden voyage. Fantastic experience, visited different towns each day and received first class ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Joan Mather

1 Review Written

Cruising on the Rhine

I chose this cruise because I particularly wished to visit Heidleburg and I had heard people talk about the scenery on the River Rhine . River cruises tend to have fewer passengers on board and this was the case ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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godleycrew

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Class All The Way... Again

Having previously tried a river cruise for the first time last year on the Danube with Emerald Waterways and being so impressed we decided to go again and they were our first choice as having been in sales all my ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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jollyjoyce

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A wonderful cruise let down by poor food.

This was our 3rd river cruise but our 1st with Emerald. The ship was changed pretty much last minute but it was identical to the 1 we were originally on so no negative impact. We flew into Budapest, got to the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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MargaretC

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Emerald Sun

Just back form a 7 night Danube cruise from Nurenburg to beautiful Budapest on Emerals Sun, what a fantastic week, each and everyone of the crew were brilliant from Georgina our cabin stewardess to Robert our waiter ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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FishingWidow48

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A Cautionary Tale

What happens if your cruise never starts due to flooding or low water? Did you read the small print in your contract BEFORE you paid up? Are the crew actually employees of Emerald with decision making powers, ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Callian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

ENJOYMENT ALL THE WAY

We decided to do this cruise as a change from our normal sea cruises and not having been in the area before it proved to be a perfect choice. The Emerald Sky has a really happy atmosphere and we enjoyed every ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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E-travelclub

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service on a wonderful cruise

As travel agent, we wanted to try out the Emerald service, and we are convinced, that the service is fabulous and excellent. We sailed from Nuremberg to Amsterdam, in July 2019. After arriving from the airport we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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