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24 AmaWaterways AmaLea Cruise Reviews


AndyB avatar

AndyB

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas Markets on the Danube

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I have a good 15 or so ocean cruises under my belt, but this was my first river cruise, and my first time cruising solo. The itinerary was Budapest to Nuremburg, with stops in Vienna, Melk, Passau and Regensburg. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lcd2107

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent for a solo Traveller!

I loved this cruise--Nuremberg to Budapest on the Danube. Natalijia the cruise director and the crew were great. Solo female Traveller here (millennial too) so wasn't sure what it would be like. It's my first river ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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atkinsonguy

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another excellent AmaWaterways cruise -

This 17-day trip centered on a 7 day AmaWaterways "Melodies of the Danube" River cruise from Budapest to Prague on the AmaLea ship. This was our second AmaWaterways cruise in Europe the first being a Douro ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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KY Deb

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Couldn’t Have Been Better

We had the best time on our Danube cruise with AMA. The AMALea is a beautiful ship, but more importantly, the staff was just awesome. The service was so special, and everyone seemed to know what you wanted or ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ladytripper

1 Review Written

Luxury afloat on the Danube

wanted to Cruise on Danube to revisit Vienna and Budapest- AMA LEA answered my call- wonderful food, excellent service gleaming new ship- flew intoMunich met by AMA ground service- seamless transfer by Mercedes ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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barefootbeach

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Lovely new ship and quality experience

So, why did I choose AmaWaterways? First, I’m not an avid cruiser and usually prefer to drive ourselves and stay at cute inns to explore a country. However, I wanted to try a river cruise and visit Prague and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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barabti1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Food, Service; Low Water past Vienna

We chose this cruise as friends wanted to visit Prague, Vienna and Budapest, as well as the Wachau Valley in Austria, and we had lived in the area, so felt comfortable traveling with them. The service onboard was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Primatewatcher

5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Lovely Cruise Along the Danube

We had a terrific time on this cruise, which was our fourth with Ama Waterways. The AmaLea is a lovely new river ship with an exceptionally well-trained and friendly crew. We lucked out with great weather, although ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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saramcmillan

1 Review Written

Absolutely Wonderful!

An travel agent acquaintance made some suggestions when my sister and I decided we would like to try a river cruise and we are so grateful she suggested AMA. The service was wonderful and the cruise manage, Camille, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kaw52

1 Review Written

Wonderful River Cruise on the Danube

We had heard a lot of good things about AMA Waterways so when it came to choosing a company we didn't look anywhere else for a river cruise. We chose the 7 night Danube cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest. The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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katcaseshields

1 Review Written

Magic of the Danube

We did a lot of research before choosing the Danube and AMA. Eight of us were traveling together so we had a variety of opinions before making our decision. The new ship, AmaLea, was beautiful and sparkling clean. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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KBAz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising Excellence

This was our first river cruise and after my AmaWaterways experience, definitely won't be my last! Everything about the AmaLea and our Danube cruise was sensational! From the fun Oktoberfest embarkation to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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iainrm

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise virgins, the first and last.

It was on a river , my wife has a motion sickness problem. The itinerary looked interesting. My wife uses an electric trike to travel any distance but it is not needed on board. The excursions all had a gentle ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Trixie61

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Tipsy Toed thru Tulip Time!

This was our second cruise with AMA and the brand new sparkling AMALea was pure delight! We arrived in Amsterdam on Friday, 4/27, which is “King’s Day” - the Netherlands national holiday - think Mardi Gras ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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lwelsh

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Most Accommodating

My husband and I planned our spring trip to Holland to see the fields of tulips with another couple. In doing our research we learned that the AmaLea was a new ship and that the cruise we were interested in was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Drummer28

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Perfect trip with top-notch service!

This was our first river cruise, and we chose AMA Waterways based on the reviews and the available trips for our spring break. We have no reason to ever try a different company! This was the Amalea's maiden voyage, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Traveling AnnO

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation

We went on the Tulip Time Cruise, seeing the tulips was a bucket list item for me. This was the first sailing of the Amalea. The staff was amazing. Everyone was an experienced professional. Especially Anja, who ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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barnesnascar

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise

It was recommended by our travel company. So glad we went on AMA. The entire staff was amazing and the cruise director Peter was the best. I know he was stressed at times but he handled it all. I know he had 5 days ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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coolbet

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

AMA Waterways is the WAY to go!

We chose this cruise because Dr. Frank Winery was hosting it for their wine club members and their wines were featured. This was an awesome cruise experience. The staff was extremely attentive. The food was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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catherineluke

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMA is amazing

We chose AMA because of the itinerary, The Romantic Danube. The ship was beautiful and the staff was amazing. There is not one thing we could say bad about this vacation. Every need of ours was met at every turn. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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dan.p.cannon

1 Review Written

The Danube River in Nov - Thank you AMA and our cruise director

In our opinion, the Nov 11, 2018, Danube cruise was one of the best cruises we've ever been on--which had a lot to do with the staff and the cruise manager. The beauty of Vilshofen all the way to Budapest was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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LWilkes2

1 Review Written

Melodies of the Danube

We chose this cruise because we liked the idea of a smaller group of people. We didn't want to dress up for dinner and loved the idea of country club casual. This cruise was absolutely wonderful. We were on the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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boricuaslc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last Minute Solo Traveler

Last minute because the significant reduction in solo supplement was appealing. Turns out the ship was only 65% full so I probably could have negotiated for 0 supplement. Because the dates straddled the New Year ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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thunter1224

1 Review Written

Romantic Danube Cruise

We just got off the ship yesterday , The water levels and weather was good, no worries about water to high or to low. The ship and the crew was Amazing . They were there for our every need. the ports and the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


AmaLea Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.8
Dining4.04.8
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.54.8
Fitness Recreation4.54.3
Family3.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service4.05
Value For Money4.54.8
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