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Avalon Waterways Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
Avalon Tranquility II
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70 Avalon Waterways Avalon Tranquility II Cruise Reviews


mikehamm620 avatar

mikehamm620

1 Review Written

The soups, oh the soups...

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What a great cruise. We went on the Rhine and Moselle cruise. Our first time on a river cruise and we thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. We felt our cabin had plenty of space for us and our luggage. It was a very ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Dana6Kids

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Crew!

I chose this cruise because it was my first cruise ever and was offered on a singles 50+ website. It was a small river ship, and as I was born in Germany (U.S. Army), it as well as Switzerland was at the top of my ...
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Sail Date December 2018


jcmcg avatar

jcmcg

1 Review Written

Beautiful suite and outstanding food and service

Honestly, I chose this cruise because of the Viking commercials. I knew the Rhine River cruise appealed to me but when it came down to choosing the cruise line I selected Avalon because of their panorama suites and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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jpswimmer

1 Review Written

Switched to an identical boat with excellent crew, staff and great trip for us

This was our first river cruise. It was great! We had been to European cities several times in the past, always on our own (driving or taking trains, etc.) with few pre-planned tours, so we were a little anxious ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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persechino

1 Review Written

Incredible Romantic Cruise

My wife and I booked this cruise to celebrate our 35th Wedding Anniversary. We were met at the airport and taken to a nearby hotel where we met fellow passengers before our first excursion. Each excursion was well ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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MarmeeD

1 Review Written

Excellent Family Cruise

We were traveling with 3 adult children (in their 20's) and selected Avalon because of the general itinerary and the fact there was not a single supplement add-on for single rooms (which each of our kids had). On ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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gstapltn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Rhine River Cruise

We chose this particular cruise because it fit in with our travel time to Europe. We were in Basel, Switzerland for business and ended our trip with the river cruise. We had always wanted to try a river cruise, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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JLavergne

1 Review Written

Romantic Rhine No Stress River Cruise

We started our trip in Zurich, Switzerland and had the day we arrived and part of the next day to explore. We opted to visit Mt. Pilatus on our own which was a great adventure of taking trains, buses, and boats. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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IrishCJH

1 Review Written

Fantastic cruise

This was my first foray into cruising. My friend and I didn't think we would like cruises but I wanted to check it off my bucket list. So we chose a cruise that was relatively short so that we wouldn't be "stuck" ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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roswellmom

1 Review Written

Awesome Avalon Rhine River Cruise Experience for first time river cruiser

I'm a travel agent who's been on 30 ocean cruises and this is my first river cruise. I decided to give Avalon a try so I'm able to share my experience with my clients and my experience was wonderful. We flew from ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ciskins

1 Review Written

Amazing

We looked at Viking and Avalon. The reviews for Avalon were great and our travel agent gave it a great review. We had a wonderful time. Everything went great. We did have disembark at some ports through other ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Hoshnet

1 Review Written

First River Cruise

We explored Amsterdam for two days before embarking on our cruise. The check in process was seamless on the Avalon Tranquility II. Our ship was put into service in 2015, so fairly new. It was very clean and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Annebussel

1 Review Written

Many interesting excursions

My friend and I chose this cruise because of the ports visited as we traveled north on the Rhein river. We loved the small size of the boat and number of passengers which allowed us to get to know members of the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Busy51 avatar

Busy51

1 Review Written

Avalon Rhine Cruise is the Way to See Europe

The Avalon Tranquillity !! is a handsome, comfortable ship. Cabins were roomy and bright, with sliding doors that open wide for terrific views of the passing countryside. The number of passengers was small enough to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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cstriz

1 Review Written

Very successful first RIver Cruise

We chose Avalon on the advice of our travel agent as she had previous travel with them. We were on the Tranquility II from Amsterdam to Basel. The ship itself was in excellent shape. We had 118 guests with a staff ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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mima4one

1 Review Written

Amazing! We were totally beyond satisfied.

Reason we choose Avalon was the size and arrangements of the staterooms. The number of guests allowed for personal attention from the staff. The itinerary looked amazing and was! We could participate as we choose or ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mrabca

1 Review Written

Amazing first experience on a cruise. No better way to see old world cities

We chose Avalon for reputation and destinations We liked the fact that we had the option of going on our own at different stops A few standouts were Pesca fis retaurant in Amsterdam and papa Joe’s jazz club. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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DDay414

1 Review Written

The cruise was outstanding in every way.

I always wanted to do a Europe river cruise and I’m so happy we used Avalon. The whole experience was outstanding. From the moment we stepped onto the ship we were treated royally. The staff was very ...
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Sail Date April 2018


BeBe56 avatar

BeBe56

1 Review Written

Best trip ever

Great price, great ship reviews, great location to sail for first riverboat cruise. Excellent care by staff, great food, very clean. The excursions were fun and informative. We were very busy each day. Would have ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kps37d

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Experience

Everything about our week on Ms. Tranquility ll was Amazing. The ship was incredible, clean, comfortable A++++. It felt like a hotel room, with a wonderful view of the landscape as we sailed along. We stayed ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Betsy586

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmastime in Europe

We had a fabulous rive cruise just before Christmas with Avalon. We started in Zurich, Switzerland which was beautiful. We enjoyed spending 2 days touring Zurich before we got on the riverboat in Basil. The ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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theidealist

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great boat, great crew, great tours, wonderful vacation!

After talking about taking a cruise for years, my wife and I finally booked this one -- Christmas on the Rhine. We traveled through the beautiful Alsace region, on a luxurious boat with amazing food. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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buzareno

1 Review Written

November on the Rhine

We chose this cruise because we wanted our first time in Europe to be a unique experience. We really enjoyed the overall cruise atmosphere. The walking tours were enlightening and allowed us time to do other things ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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bobbyco

1 Review Written

Very Pleased with First River Cruise

First river cruise -- wanted to see Rhine. Was extremely pleased with attentive and pleasant staff, the calm and leisurely schedule and the absence of rushing crowds. We have done 14 ocean cruises and plan to do ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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tkilgus

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Romantic Rhine Cruise November 2017

From the planning stage to the end of the cruise this has been a great experience. Planning was a breeze on the website and staff was very helpful when we had questions or needed to make changes. My husband ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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