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35 Gate 1 Travel Europe - River Cruise Reviews


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Gypsygirl100%

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

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This was our first river cruise, although we had been on a number of ocean cruises. We chose Gate1 because of the value and great reviews for their land tours, but there was little or nothing to be found about their ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Wants to be rich

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

My First Ever River Cruise! Gate 1 Monarch Countess

We arrived in Amsterdam 3 days pre-cruise and stayed in an AirBNB in Utretch. Between train and bus service we arrived at our destination in about an hour. We were able to spend a full day in Amsterdam and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SFO-F/A

13 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

A fun filled adventure with amazing staff and beautiful scenery.

I was on the Budapest to Amsterdam Gate 1 Monarch Governess in October. There are practically no reviews. I promised to write a review as soon as I got back home, here it is. The ship was clean and modern, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ECCruise

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

First Rate

Although we had traveled with Gate 1 previously on land (India and Nepal and Romania just prior to this sailing) we had no firm idea what to expect from them on a river cruise. All we knew is that they were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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caversx2

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

GATE 1 DELIVERS A GREAT CRUISE @ A TERRIFIC PRICE

We used Gate 1 for a trip to Thailand a dozen years ago so we decided to try them for our family reunion trip on the Rhine River. Their prices, air inclusive, just could not be beat! We travelled northbound ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sylinds

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

We have returned from a 14 day Classic River cruise on the Monarch Governess starting from Budapest to Amsterdam. I couldn’t find any information on this cruise ship so I decided to write about our wonderful ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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tethyspg

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Copies of daily programs for 7 day cruise Budapest to Regensburg

Experience was good, all our prior cruises were on ocean going mega ships so the small ship was definitely a culture shock (but still enjoyable, just in different ways). The ship and room were very clean, staff ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GaryfromNY

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Gate 1 14 Day Danube River with Munich and Budapest

This will be long. I will provide info about some things I could not find a lot of info on before we went. These include... Dress code on and off the ship Are there good laundry services on the ship? ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Pittbul88

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Classic Danube/Mainz/Rhine 68 locks

This is the Classic Danube/Mainz/Rhine cruise 68 locks. We booked May 25 the water levels were good 2018 had the worst low water levels many river cruises canceled July & August.Our cabin was 206 french balcony the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Catie S

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great value for money

We chose Gate 1 cruises because they were more economical than other options. We were in a twin cabin on Sapphire Deck. It was well set out and the bathroom was well appointed. The Monarch Countess isn’t a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Sigrid31

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Most amazing adventure, a must do - Danube with Munich add on

We have wanted to go on a river cruise forever and finally booked with Gate 1. We are laid back people so wanted something exciting but not overly formal or stuffy. This cruise was so different than what we ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Savvy Senior Traveller

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Far exceeded expectations

Four of us travelled together. We spent 3 nights in Prague then boarded the Monarch Empress for 7 nights along the Danube and finished with 2 nights in Budapest. I cannot say enough good things about the Gate 1 ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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SPARKYGOLFGIRL

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Gate 1 Danube Experience

Having done a 27 day European river cruise two years ago on a high end cruise line I was looking for a shorter Danube River cruise to take my mother and sister on with my husband. Gate 1 offered the ports I was ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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billcruise34491

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Gate 1 River Cruise - Excellent Cruise - Valued Pricing

This was a 14 day river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. If you choose not to read the full review - here's a quick summary. I recommend Gate1Travel River cruise company on this itinerary. They are an ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Travelin_Bear

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Worthwhile Gate 1 river cruise on the Monarch Countess

This may be the first review of the Monarch Countess, one of Gate 1 Travel's own river cruisers. I was looking for reviews prior to our trip but was unable to find any. If I'm not mistaken, this ship was formerly ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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SmartRealtor

10 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

This was our third Danube cruise and it suffered a little by comparison

We had not visited Poland(Warsaw, Krakow) so we joined this tour of Poland followed by a cruise of the Danube from Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Regensdorf and on to Munich to catch our flight home ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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SandraPittsburgh

6 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

5 Star Cruise, 2 Star Home Office Customer Service

My husband and I took the Danube River Cruise with Prague & Budapest end of October. We are highly seasoned international travelers. We have taken numerous ocean cruises (premium to luxury), and this was our ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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plumie

1 Review Written

78 Helpful Votes

Cruising (and occasionally busing) the Danube on the Monarch Princess

Prepare for a review of epic proportions! (sorry, I'm really verbose in my descriptions - but I also try to go into detail for uber planners like myself who want every detail nailed down before a trip starts). Why ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dalgirl

6 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Total Surprise on How Great This Was!

When I booked this cruise I was very hesitant, I had never heard of the company, had never been on a river cruise (though I had always wanted to) and was not sure about the price. But I have been on over 20 ocean ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Athom

1 Review Written

50 Helpful Votes

Gate 1 Travel ... such a fantastic cruise

We are a retired couple who booked our first ever river cruise via Luxury Escapes on the Gate1 Travel Monarch Princess. After purchasing the voucher I tried to find some reviews on TA but it was difficult to find ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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mauimama48

6 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Up the Danube on the Monarch Princess

We chose this cruise because we had used Gate 1 previously for a land vacation. We were unable to partake of the scheduled tour in Budapest because of flight delays. The transfer agent picked us up and nicely gave ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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keplerd

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Gate One Monarch Empress is Fabulous

A friend had cruised with Gate One and recommended them. Because Gate One doesn't over advertise, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was WOWED by the quality of the service, staff, tours and entertainment. We ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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NeverBeenOnACruisePoorMe

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

The BEST ship, crew, entertainment, cabin EVER!!!

The ship was modern and the crew was the best ever! Our balcony room 215 was the epitome of relaxation, lying in bed with the curtains and sliding glass doors open, gliding down the river complete with sounds of ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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DianeDeanEmeritus

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great value!

We chose this river cruise because of the value found on Travelzoo ($3,000/person - including the two optional tours we chose for a two week river cruise on both the Danube and Rhine rivers.). We had used Gate 1 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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ole goat

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

First Time River Cruiser, old time ocean cruiser

First experience with Gate 1 and first river cruise so cannot compare with other river cruise lines - therefore, will compare with ocean cruises. In a nutshell, excellent experience - hope to go again. We met the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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