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40 AmaWaterways AmaViola Cruise Reviews


MD101112 avatar

MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

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We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jenA4tx

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Iconic Christmas Markets - Danube

We chose this cruise to experience the European Christmas markets. I love the charm and magic of Christmas decorations and the stores and restaurant displays did not disappoint. Pre-Cruise: We arrived in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mikemonster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall an enjoyable week

I should start this review out with a word regarding my rating. It would have to be OUTSTANDING for me to give a 5, so in most cases my "4" should be considered very good. Now to our trip: " Melodies of the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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pynnkar

2 Reviews Written

River Cruisin’

Exceptional service, excellent food, high class all the way! Embarking and disembarking is so different on this river cruise than we have experienced on ocean cruising... no line ups, very relaxed process, so ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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LindaMarieRishwain

1 Review Written

BEYOND PERFECT

This was our first river cruise but will definitely not be our last. The AMA cruise line is 1st class from the beginning to the end. The crew is so very well trained, the food is delicious and the ship is ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jodonstocklin

1 Review Written

Fantastic Trip of a Lifetime- 14 day Magnificent Europe

I dreamt of taking this trip for years and finally made it starting in Amsterdam, Netherlands; going through the Rhine River in Germany and the Main River and Canal; then to the Danube River to Austria, Bulgaria and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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plr756

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but not exceptional !

We chose Amawaterways after reading some very positive critics about food and excursions on their ships. On Amaviola, food was fair but not exceptional compare to other cruise lines but "La table du chef", once ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Ramblers86

1 Review Written

Lovely ship and good introduction to the Danube

This was our first cruise of any kind, and it exceeded our expectations. The ship was clean and well-organized, with helpful and pleasant staff. Monika, our cruise manager, was very knowledgeable and professional, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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LouDoc

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Danube River cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen, extended to Prague

We asked our travel agent for a Danube cruise. She suggested AMA Waterways vs Viking. saying that since Viking started ocean cruising they have moved some of their best people away from the river boats and AMA ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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radcad5

1 Review Written

Danube from Budapest to Vilshoven

My wife and I along with another couple took this cruise from July 27th thru August 5th 2018. We had an excellent time. The ship was very , our cabin adequate in size with a French balcony and the service ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CanadianSolo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Truly Special Experience

Superb dining - lots of choice, some of the best meals I've had in any restaurant, including the best local wines. Three places to dine - lounge for casual, quick meals, the restaurant for full service and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Chicago2018

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Trip for First Time Cruise !!

This was a perfect way to visit 4 countries and 8 cities along the Danube - Beautiful cities - Beautiful ship - Great Service We had never done a cruise of any type - and based on research selected ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Wolfie2232

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What an Amazing Cruise!

We have been on a bunch of Ocean Cruises but this was Our First River Cruise and I always wanted to travel the Danube - so we did. We travelled with another couple and while cruising we met a bunch of new friends. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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craighamblin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise on AMAViola

Our cruise on AMAWaterways AMAViola was such a wonderful experience. We looked at many river cruises and finally selected this one because of the timing of our vacation and excellent ports. We flew from ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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gailrumney

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Danube River - AMA Waterways

Single Canadian traveller; AMA partnered with Canadian Automobile Association travel services to remove single supplement cost of $2500 on most cruises, plus offered numerous credits as well. Huge incentive for me. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Vivgent

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beyond expectations

My husband and I have done about 5 other cruises but never before have we experienced a river cruise. I selected AMA after reading reviews on Cruise Critic. Every step of the way was carefully choreographed.We were ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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pjbouffard

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Danube Cruising at Its Finest!

We chose Ama Waterways for our second European river cruise because of an excellent experience on a previous Rhine River cruise. We were not disappointed. Everything with Ama is first-class - staterooms, ship ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bobbibyrne

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great family cruise!

I will summarize and then expand more for families who want more details. We have visited Europe with our children a few times, but have been predominantly in the west. We wanted to experience Eastern Europe and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jennabeth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing AMA cruise!!

We just returned from our cruise on the Danube from Budapest to Prague. I cannot say enough wonderful things about our time aboard the AmaViola! From the moment we boarded the ship, we knew we were in for a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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dpster

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful ship -- great service

We chose this cruise because we were looking for a more upper scale cruise line and a new and beautiful ship. We were not disappointed -- this was a very pleasant experience. As an overview, Amawaterways was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Claudeblanc

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent, attentive service. All staff and management are on the same page.

The itinerary was great: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Salzburg, to only mention the main stops, with an extension to Prague. We also stopped at some smaller towns and villages. This gave us the opportunity to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Dakota Gal

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Couldn't Have Been Better

We were taking our first river cruise and didn't know anything about river cruise lines other than what we'd seen on PBS. AMA Waterways was recommended to us by friends who are seasoned travelers and have sailed on ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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niakwa

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Everything was excellent

My wife and I just returned from the above cruise. It was our first river cruise and we could not be happier at having picked AMA. The overall experience was very good in all aspects. WE arrived at noon before ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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pronck

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fabulous vacation with friends!!

AMAWaterways provided the perfect experience for us and our friends to enjoy a vacation in Europe together! We were 4 couples from all over the US. We wanted time to visit and party together but also have time to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Craig McD

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Another Great AMAWaterways Cruise

Fabulous cruise! We cruised from Budapest to Vilshofen on the Amaviola, from the crew, cruise manager, food & wine, to the shore excursions - everything was absolutely flawless! The cabin was roomy, great bed and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


AmaViola Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.8
Dining5.04.8
Entertainment3.54.4
Public Rooms4.04.9
Fitness Recreation4.04.5
Family4.5N/A
Enrichment4.04.7
Service5.04.9
Value For Money4.04.7
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