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Emerald Destiny Cruise Reviews

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The Best of the Best!
"Every single person that worked on board the ship was "over the top" friendly, fun, accommodating and great!!With everything going on with Covid, there seemed to be new "country" updates on a daily basis but, the staff was on top of everything and every single "change" was handled professionally and without stress!..."Read More
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The Delights of the Danube with Emerald Cruises

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Priory21
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We went on the Delights of Duoro river cruise with Emerald in 2019 and we were impressed with the whole package including the ship, activities, crew, food and all other aspects of the journey. We decided to Re-book with Emerald on another river cruise the Delights of the Danube and I am glad to say was equally impressed with the whole experience. The flights were unfortunately delayed for a ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Beautiful boat, lovely staff but food a disappointment

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totpotpink
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the route and the fact that the boat looked modern and had only 90 cabins so felt it would be a more personalised experience. Many we spoke to also felt the experience was let down by the food which at best could be described as acceptable. Quite frankly for a week’s trip that cost over £6,000 for just two, we felt sure we would get to enjoy amazing and memorable ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Our first River Cruise

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Elviriab71c
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

We wanted to cruise the Danube as it would take us to an area of Europe that we had not visited before. Our cruise got off to a very bad start as when we arrived in Munich from Birmingham ,having been up since 3am in the morning , our transfer to the boat was not available , and we were left for over 90 mins waiting for transport to arrive. The previous day we had been told that the cruise would ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Danube cruise. Budapest to Regensburg

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MammaAnstz
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We had done the Rhine cruise and wanted to try another river. The Danube passes through many countries so we chose that for our trip. We loved the cruise and all the places we visited. The staff on board were wonderful and the ship was very comfortable. The food was very good with lots of choice. The excursions were well organised and interesting. The concert in Vienna was outstanding and we also ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Amsterdam to Budapest April 2022

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croozeruser
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Background Information. We booked this cruise before the pandemic, originally to take place in Sep/Oct 2020. Owing to Covid it was postponed twice and we eventually upgraded and re-booked for April 2022. The Emerald/Scenic staff we dealt with were excellent and really helpful. Travel to Port of Embarkation. We booked a taxi to Heathrow (pity Emerald don't provide this as an optional extra) ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Amsterdam to Budapest

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bddcpa
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We got off to a very rocky start! I guess Emerald was "hacked" and there was no communication for several months. We arrived in The Netherlands one week before embarking, and they had still not sent our packet to us. The travel agent we used was getting QUITE frustrated and would call Emerald....only to be put on hold for hours, then disconnected. Ugh. We finally received our paperwork ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Unforgettable Experience

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DracoBG
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This is my first cruise ever, so I did an Upper Danube river cruise from Regensberg to Budapest. The staff were very Friendly. Each stop had Interesting trips and the opportunity to something active if you wanted to. The food was Great and it was quite varied. There were some extra things thrown in, such as a couple of culture events/shows. The great thing is that everything needed was included. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


An absolutely perfect cruise for a first-timer on a river cruise

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AlohaPen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The ship was beautifully detailed with spectacular views from many areas, including our stateroom. The views from the upper deck as well as the pool area were stunning. I spent many hours relaxing by the pool watching the scenery as the ship moved down the river. I opted out of a couple land tours to relax and was kept company by staff members anxious to attend to any needs. My only ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Perfect As Always

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Eejay
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our fifth cruise with Emerald - you can tell we are fans! - so it was just wonderful being back on an Emerald river cruise. We had only 68 passengers on board which made it feel very intimate. Everyone wore their masks while moving about the boat, including visits to the buffet, so we all played our part in keeping each other safe. We had to show our double vaccination certificate and ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


The Best of the Best!

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Tiamaria0812
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I took a group on Emerald Waterways in the past and had a wonderful experience. Emerald is great from start to finish - from the booking process to the actual cruise, everything was as stress free as possible and top notch! Our entire group had the absolute best time and we all loved the ship! I cannot say enough about how FABULOUS the cruise was! Every single person that worked on board the ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


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