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Istanbul to Greece Cruise Reviews

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36 Istanbul to Greece Cruise Reviews


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Rockpop

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Trip to Turkey and Greece

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My wife and I have sailed on about 40 cruises including some high end cruises on Crystal, Seaborn, Regent, and Azamura. This was our first cruise on Silversea and it compared nicely with the other luxury cruises we ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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havegunwilltravel

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Port Intensive Greek Island and Turkey Cruise

We travel with a group of eight, both family, and friends. It was our third time on Riviera, and we requested our butler, Sonu, from the prior cruises. He met us as we boarded, and asked what we would be needing ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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AnnetteG Scotia

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Istanbul to Athens

This was our first cruise - we had read a lot of reviews of Agean Odyssey before hand - most of them very positive. We were extremely pleased with the ship staff, food and yours. The hotels in Istanbul and Athens ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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wannaberetired

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Oceania Quality Remains the Same!

Sailed with a group of 8 on this cruise. While there were issues with port time changes after final payment was made, Oceania's commitment to service and excellent food remains the same. I would have given a 5 ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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cherielc4@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Up Sell, Up Sell

I have travelled on other cruise liners in the past and always had positive experiences and recommended them. It is therefore with a great deal of disappointment that I write this review. The culture of the boat ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Misterbla

2 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Cruise to Lose Weight

Pluses: * EXCELLENT Service from: Stateroom Attendant: Daniel Tomagan Waiter: Robert Canlas Assistant Waiter: Archie Almari These men MADE OUR CRUISE! * Stateroom size and cleanliness * Ship ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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geoffstravels

7 Reviews Written

181 Helpful Votes

Superb Sailing on Star Pride

My wife and I are ardent cruisers having sailed twenty plus times with the major providers. We have just returned from the 'Greek Islands & Turkish Delights' cruise. This was without doubt the finest cruise we have ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Stuart Leven

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise to Greek Islands

This cruise was from Istanbul Turkey to the Greek Islands and Athens and back to Istanbul. good itinerary (just what we wanted) and all in all the ship was good with a vary friendly staff. We chose MY TIME dinning ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Cardigran

1 Review Written

Great staff /tired ship

Not expecting this to be an outstanding cruise from the other reviews we were not disappointed! Fairly experienced cruisers, we have been on much better ships ,and sadly for the price paid we were not impressed ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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plavinj

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Gems of the Aegean; Excellent Trip

My wife and I just returned from the Windstar "Gems of the Aegean" voyage on the Star Pride and had a really excellent time. We stayed in Cabin 118 that is a S1 class cabin on the 4th deck (one floor above the main ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Kamaaina II

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Exceptional

We started in Istanbul and ended there. The main focal point of the cruise was to see the ancient Greek ruins on the various islands and learn about their history. We were not disappointed. We had local guides on ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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benjieguev

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not Worth It

Everything about this cruise is mediocre. This is our 6th cruise and it just didnt do it for us. If not for our room butler Rey, this cruise was a let-down. To make matters worse, we ordered steaks three times and ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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chighhouse

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Really High End or All Inclusive

This was our first cruise with Azamara. We wanted the smaller ship experience and have to admit we liked it. We chose this cruise for the itinerary and a special price - double upgrade to a verandah cabin. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Yomont

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent trip on Star Pride

Our trip started with independent flights from JFk-Istanbul via Rome on Alitalia. Unfortunately, our flight from JFK was late and we were going to miss our connection. Alitalia placed us on a Turkish Air non-stop to ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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cathyfb

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again.

Bugs in the ceral on the first day. Moldy water coming up through broken grout in the bathroom. Toliets burping sewer gas that made you gag. Watery soda in the drink package and they ran out of Coke on the 3rd day ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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cathyfb

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dissappointed

I booked a 14 day classical Greek tour with a 6 day cruise of the Greek Islands with Istanbul and Kusadasi. While the tour was excellant, the Louise Cruise line was horrible. I upgraded my cabin from a standard ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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JaneGallacher

1 Review Written

Exceptional cruise on the glorious Ryndam

This was our first experience with Holland America, having cruised before on Royal Caribbean.  What can I say....we LOVED this amazing, beautiful ship and her exceptional crew. Embarkation was very smooth, with ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Manuelonno

1 Review Written

Perfect

I should write about my wonderful experience onboard Louis Cristal last week. From the moment we checked in to the moment we left the ship it was the most memorable hospitality I have ever encountered. I have taken ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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leggokid

1 Review Written

14 days in Turkey and Greece

We were on the Azamara Quest sailing from Istanbul on Sept. 8th. Prior to that, we spent 5 enjoyable days in Istanbul staying at the White House Hotel in Sultanamet, which we highly recommend. It was easy walking ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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tinalovesthekeys

4 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

My Dream trip: A cruise to the Greek Isles aboard the Tere Moana

This is a very thorough review because part of taking on a destination Cruise involves all the little details you may not think to prepare for especially when traveling to a foreign country. I spent months ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Noodlesmommy

1 Review Written

Great experience!

My friend and I recently traveled on the 7 day cruise from Istanbul to Athens on the Louis Cristal. I was a bit concerned after reading a previous review. We had a great experience! I do need to say that the ship is ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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dstone06461

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Greece and Turkey: Sailing on the The Sea Cloud With National Geograph

National Geographic charters the magnificent Sea Cloud 100 days a year. We sailed coastal Turkey and The Aegean up to Athens in May, 2014. Everything about this trip was amazing. The boat is an astonishment and the ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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PTBitte

1 Review Written

Recommended for cruising the islands of the Aegean

The stateroom we were in was not large, but was comfortable for 2 people. There was a tiny bit of vibration in our room which was on the 6th deck forward but it was only noticeable if you listened closely. The room ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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MLam3

1 Review Written

Well done cruise, mediocre excursions

This was my first cruise with Regent May 2014. The Mariner was very well maintained, our suite was very nicely updated and very clean (We were told that the ship just had the rooms renovated - it showed). The ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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lovetosailwithfamily

1 Review Written

Magical and beautiful

Although, I was a little concerned about spending a few days in Istanbul prior to the cruise. I was pleasantly surprised I never felt concerns for safety in this very magical and warm city just the opposite I ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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