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Istanbul to Europe Cruise Reviews

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A beautiful new ship

Review for Le Bougainville to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Sealegs19
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our second cruise with Ponant, this time on their new ship, Le Bougainville. Our cabin on deck 5 was ready as we embarked early in Istanbul.. we found the cabin to be comfortable, enough space for 2, a comfy bed, lovely verandah. The linen was good quality. The bathroom was ideal, great Hermes products that were replenished daily. An excellent shower. The cabin was cleaned well each day. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


FOOD, FOOD, FOOD!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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celine99
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was our experience on Celestyal Cruise Line, ship “Crystal”: Intro: Embarkation was an exercise in chaos, frustration and exhaustion. Long, long lines, very bureaucratic and much standing around waiting…and waiting…and etc... Not nearly enough cruise staff to take care of +1000 people Same for “life preserver safety class”. Standing and waiting, waiting, waiting, etc… We ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Luxury treatment

Review for Scenic Jade to Europe - River Cruise

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Itti
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Itinerary was what we wanted. Turkey to Amsterdam. Scenic road portions are so well organized, giving you all kinds of surprises at every stop along the way. They use more buses than necessary so you aren't crammed in. Mostly Aussies, a few Kiwis and Canucks. Luckily, only a few from USA. Top hotels except Cannikali. Tanner the guide was more than fantastic. Then we boarded JADE and Nikola took ...
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Response from FionaB, The Scenic Team

Dear Itti, Thank you for your review and great to hear you had a fantastic time from Turkey to Amsterdam. It's great to know that you thought Scenic Jade was wonderful and you enjoyed your...

Sail Date: April 2018


Lower Danube River Cruise

Review for Avalon Illumination to Europe - River Cruise

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bkm4
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted a river cruise experience, but to also see places we would not be comfortable traveling in country, depending on local service and infrastructure. Our July 2017 cruise through the Balkans was exactly as we hoped. This is not a picture postcard collection of adorable towns. Most sights are a bus ride inland, often through the ruins of the communist failure in this region. We found it ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Service and Food

Review for Silver Spirit to Mediterranean

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roecom
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Everything I read indicated this was the Best, for starters, the food was not as good as Carnival Cruise line, Expected much better quality for the cost of the Cruise. WIFI was free for only 1 hour total the entire cruise. Speciality Dinning was inpossible to get, even when the dinning rooms were half empty (we checked, looked in at all hours listed). Tried to book reservations on line months ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Interesting Mediterranean Cruise, With Plenty To See and Do

Review for Silver Spirit to Mediterranean

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SonjaWinson
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third cruise in as many years on Silversea, and our first time on the Silver Spirit. Our two previous Silversea experiences were on smaller ships, where we were delighted by high level of service at every turn. On those two cruises, we felt like the staff read our minds, anticipating and meeting our needs before we asked. We couldn’t imagine a better experience on a cruise ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Good Ship, Great Crew

Review for River Beatrice to Europe - River Cruise

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ratters
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

Our third Uniworld cruise We took a suite and would certainly give it top marks.the extra space provided plus the little things like the provided laundry service, the daily fruit platter and afternoon nibbles certainly rated as a most enjoyable experience We would be very happy to travel again with Uniworld The staff (in total )seemed to read our minds and provided little things that were ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Overall it was great. Weather was good and was everything we expected and more.

Review for Viking Sea to Mediterranean

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Satrimet
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Size and best price for a luxury cruise. The staff went above and beyond to make sure we were having a great time. Although we have done several cruises in the past, including a transatlantic cruise, this was our first cruise on a small luxury class ship. We could not have been more pleased. We were not surprised to learn that Viking has received the best in class rating for 2016. They have done ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


It's the little things.

Review for Viking Sea to Mediterranean

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rcd2
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

It is the little things That set voyages and companies apart. Viking is good at many, but not all. On the plus side are things like the heated bathroom floor ( but ours was cold for 3 days before they could fix it). The free spa area is terrific, but the men's sauna was down the entire trip. We made an error and charged an item to the wrong credit card on board. When we asked them to transfer the ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


In a class by Itself!

Review for Viking Sea to Mediterranean

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rjukkola
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise really spoiled us! Other cruise lines just don't measure up. We especially enjoyed the all-inclusiveness: a high quality free excursion at each port, complimentary wine and beer during meal times, no cost speciality restaurants, free internet - even free self-service laundry, complete with detergent. If you're willing to go off-season as we did, you can also get free airfare. ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


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