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46 Amadeus Cruise Reviews

Holiday maker 007 avatar

Holiday maker 007

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise


Excellent river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. Ship very comfortable, food and staff Excellent. All destinations well worth the visits. Shore guides very knowledgeable. We were very fortunate to have fab ...
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Sail Date August 2016

zita41 avatar


1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, beatiful scenery old ship.

This cruise fitted our timetable and needs as seniors. The package was - flights, full board and excursions. Our guide flew with us from Israel to Amsterdam where we got on a bus for a panoramic trip and later on ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Pabilord avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Did not live up to what we were expecting

My wife and I decided to start our vacation with the Luftner option to visit Prague before our cruise. We arrived at the Luftner selected Prague Hotel and was immediately disappointed that there was no Luftner ...
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Sail Date June 2016

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1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Amadeus Silver II Blue Danube

This was my first river cruise. I had no idea what to expect. I must admit that I thoroughly enjoyed my time. The Amadeus Silver II was very nice and the staff was more than helpful and accommodating. We were ...
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Sail Date June 2016

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6 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Danube Cruise on Amadeus Silver – Quality below what we expected

For August 2015, we booked a 14-day cruise through Gate 1 on Luftner’s Amadeus Silver from Amsterdam to Budapest. Because of low water, the first 5 days were a bus tour and we boarded the ship in Passau. This ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Jordan19 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Surprise

The Amadeus Royal is a mid-sized riverboat that has been kept in amazing shape. Everything was clean, recently painted and the crew was very attentive and fun to be around. The ship holds approximately 120 ...
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Sail Date October 2015

Paradocs2 avatar


4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

A First Rate Vacation Experience

This is our second cruise on an Amadeus by Lueftner Cruise ship. This time we did the full Amsterdam to Budapest trip on the Rhine, Main, Main-Danube Canal and finally on the Danube. As background, my wife and I ...
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Sail Date June 2015

Fredericka avatar


1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Cruise Lueftner only if you can see in the dark.

We booked the Amsterdam to Budapest 14 night Cruise departing 9 August 2015 on Amadeus Silver. On the way to the airport for an LA stopover of 2 nights we were advised that the first 5 days of the Cruise would be ...
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Sail Date August 2015

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gate 1

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Amadeus, the McDonald's of River Cruises

The tour guides in our first port called Amadeus Silver/lueftner cruises/Amadeus the McDonald's of river cruises. With an open mind i could not disagree with them..The meals were just adequate a lot of french fries, ...
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Sail Date August 2015

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Senior 2

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Poor service, but ship is nice place to stay.

Ship is new so I can say that is nice place to stay. Food is very good especially desserts, they are very tasty. Shore excursions are good. Entertainment is also good. There are not to much activities on the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2015

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Ozzie gran

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Basic Accommodation Option

The Amadeus Royal is an old cruise boat that has been recently renovated. However it falls short of being described as luxurious. The cabins are small. It was good to be able to get fresh air, but the "French ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Excellent Services

We took two river cruises (back to back), the first week was with Amadeus Diamond and the second week with Amadeus Symphony. Upon disembarked from Diamond, we took a train from Paris to Lyon and noticed our IPAD ...
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Sail Date April 2015

hhishome avatar


2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Great Food, Ship Fair, Itinerary OK

First of all, the food was great at lunch and dinner. Breakfast was the same everyday. Dining room service was exceptional. Our room (Mozart Suite) was large enough with great windows. The air conditioning on the ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

We travelled with a Gate 1 arranged river cruise on the Amadeus Royal on the Danube from Nuerenberg to Budapest this year. Gate one arranged cruises are cheaper than others, and there is a reason for it. The ships ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Use Caution In Booking Your Cabin

We traveled from Amsterdam to Basil with a tour group, and were not given an opportunity to specifically book our cabin. We booked a Category 4 room. We were given room #234, next to the engine room. The noise was ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

The French Savoir Vivre Cruise with Amadeus

This was a very pleasant week cruising up and down-river from Lyon on a riverboat which could hold 140 passengers but carried only about 50 during the week. This made the public areas such as the lounge and the ...
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Sail Date April 2014

jkw99 avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice trip through the wine country and the South of France.

We booked this trip and it included three nights in Paris and a train ticket to Lyon to board the ship. We have taken 15+ ocean cruises, but this was only our second river cruise. Cabin assignments were not made ...
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Sail Date August 2013

Raysor avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes


Wanted to see specific towns on river rhine and we were not dissapointed The staff and the food was absolutely marvellous . I dont usually write reviews but this is a way of apology to all of amadeus Briliant ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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Teddys mam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Rail Journey Danube Cruise

Just returned from the Danube river cruise on the Amadeus Queen and couldn’t fault a single thing. Genuinely cannot understand anyone who could criticise any part of the cruise ship. The only drawback may have ...
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Sail Date July 2019

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Boat, Horrible Food, Rude Service

The Queen is lovely, but the food and service is very low. Examples: The purser has no one and two dollar Euros for you to pay guides with. They had 30 cents, Euro, for the entire boat and would not ever tell you if ...
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Sail Date April 2018

JamesyP avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes


Chose this SAGA cruise for the right duration and destination. Ship crew , including the captain , very surly on the whole . Housekeeping had to be asked to supply things like toilet rolls and box of tissues . ...
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Sail Date June 2018

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