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Uniworld Joie de Vivre Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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18 reviews
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Moulin Rouge - very entertaining!  900 people per show.  Very basic meal bu
Light and sound show at the Rouen cathedral, held every evening for several
Omaha Beach - I was naively surprised to see sun bathers.
Monet's gardens
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A great experience with a twist
"The captain, hotel manager, tour manager, service staff and butler all made it clear that they cared about us.They advised that we would both need to quarantine but assured us they would provide full service...."Read More
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A great experience with a twist

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fradnash
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was the second leg of three river cruises in France. Unfortunately, by the morning after we boarded my wife developed a mild cough, and prudently decided to take a home covid test. It was positive. We notified the crew, and then both tested again - her positive, me negative. They advised that we would both need to quarantine but assured us they would provide full service. The quarantine ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Loved our Seine Cruise!

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skinnylegs
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our second Uniworld cruise (our first was on the Rhine) and my first time in Paris! I don't think it's possible to not have a great time when you start and end in Paris. The boat was beautiful! Not everyone likes the Uniworld decor but I felt it was reflective our where we were touring. The food was delicious and service was great. I thought the cruise director, Theirrey (I'm not ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Another wonderful cruise on Uniworld

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cruise0509
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We just returned from another perfect cruise with Uniworld but it’s what we expected being return customers. Every time we get on board it’s like coming home again, we always see some cruise members from a previous cruise on other boats. This time it was the head chef and our waiter Alexander. This particular cruise pays special attention to the D-Day landing sites in Normandy. For those of you ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Ss joie de cost cutting and penny pinching

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mary17
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

It has taken me more than 12 months to compose this review, mainly due to my bitter disappointment with Uniworld.My husband and I  did the Grand France river cruise and before that had been big fans of Uniworld. We had previously done the Christmas markets from Vienna to Nuremberg on the SS Maria Theresa, but after our Grand France tour would not recommend Uniworld and we are planning an Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Fantastic Trip

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pdefra1500
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first Uniworld Riverboat Cruise and boy were we surprised at the experience. Totally different than a larger cruise. The boat was absolutely beautiful and the staff provided nothing short of five stars service! We never heard the engines on this electric boat and our cabin was decorated nicely. The menu items and food was great. Loved the selection of wines and top shelve liqueur. In ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Best cruise ever

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drh72
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Cruising on Uniworld Joi de Vivre was a pleasure almost beyond description. This small boat had an outstanding staff in every way. Open seating for the meals made dining a pleasure rather than the usual hassle of "cruise food". All inclusive really meant all inclusive. I had a 60.00 Euro bill when I checked out because of laundry and one extra excursion. (A great wine tasting). Our staff ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Generations Cruise Exceeded Expectations

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Howard_AZ
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was my husband's and my second Uniworld Cruise (we cruised the "Castles along the Rhine" itinerary several years ago), but the first with our children (ages 12 and 16). Our first river cruise experience was amazing--attentive staff, excellent dining, sumptuous decor, comprehensive guided tours--so we enthusiastically rebooked with Uniworld. This itinerary of "Paris and Normandy" on the new ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

Traveled with children


Joie de Vivre - An Elegant Lady

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caviargal
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Normandy has been on list for quite some time and we decided to take advantage of a Uniworld offer on their newest ship and visited Normandy in mid April. We began our trip in Lyon and then spent a few nights in Paris before taking a taxi to the ship from our hotel in the 9th. All in all, we had a very pleasant experience, with a few missteps. Itinerary highlights: - Giverney was just ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


When words are just not enough

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noprophotography
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I was wanting to experience the feeling of travelling France with the feeling's of being surrounded by France. Friends and clients have traveled with Uniworld before and when people described what it was like there was not 1 specific thing that any of them could put their finger on. Now I know why! Nothing was ever left to chance the ship was a total joy to travel on, every detail was just ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


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