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AmaWaterways AmaLea Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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This is what rafting looks like.  You have to walk across another ship'
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Covid Cruising on the Danube
"On the last day there was another strenuous castle hike that no one did (we were traveling with an elderly family member so went on an excursion with them that day).You take the test, deposit it at a UPS drop-off before last pick-up, and by 3:30 PM the next day we had the results by email (we’re in western Michigan)...."Read More
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Not worth the money

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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UGA3Mom
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Very boring itinerary. We did the Prague Pre-cruise. The hotel was lovely, but not in a great location. Many upcharges. Every stop felt like an afterthought. Very odd sailing times. Not much to see along the river. Salzburg should have been magical and it was not. Many of the tour guides were dull. Budapest was supposed to be the highlight, but we docked and then had to return in the ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Covid Cruising on the Danube

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JMichigan
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We just got off an amazing cruise on the Danube departing from Budapest on August 30 to Vilshofen, Germany, September 6. There were 32 passengers with 34 staff. The cruise disembarking September 6 only had 37 passengers. And, the two cruises prior to ours had 30-something and 74 passengers respectively. Here are some observations: 1. Hungry required a PCR test to enter by air. No one asked to ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Last Minute Solo Traveler

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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boricuaslc
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 holiday, the wide age range from teens to elders made it especially enjoyable. And the weather was much friendlier than anticipated. AmaLea is barely 2 years old and everything ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Excellent for a solo Traveller!

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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Lcd2107
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

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 cruise and was thoroughly impressed. Excellent excursions and tour guides, time to myself, great food and wine, and the onboard shop was lovely too! Highly recommend. Will do another ...
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Response from SocialMediaA, Coordinator, Social Media

Dear Lcd2107, Thank you so much for choosing to take your first river cruise with us, and thank you for your kind words regarding Natalijia and the crew. We're thrilled your first river...

Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


Christmas Markets on the Danube

Review for AmaLea to Europe - River Cruise

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AndyB
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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. I did not take the optional 2-night pre-stay in Budapest and 3-night post-stay in Prague, but did arrive one day prior to Budapest and used Ama's air/transfer/hotel package. My driver ...
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Dear AndyB, On behalf of all of us at AmaWaterways, we appreciate you taking the time to share your first river cruise experience with us! We’re delighted to hear you chose to join us for...

Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


Romantic Danube Cruise

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thunter1224
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 scenery, was so beautiful . We are already talking about doing another river cruise with AMA waterways. If there was one thing I had to say negative about this cruise it is , that we ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


Another excellent AmaWaterways cruise -

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atkinsonguy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 River cruise in Portugal. We added both the 2 day Budapest and the 3 day Prague extension to the river cruise through AMA and thenadded one additional day in each city using cash an ...
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Response from SocialMediaA, Coordinator, Social Media

Dear atkinsonguy, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your Melodies of the Danube river cruise on board the AmaLea. We are thrilled you enjoyed your journey with us, as we strive to...

Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony and Outside Balcony


Couldn’t Have Been Better

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KY Deb
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 remembered what you had before you even asked. We had just about perfect weather and no water issues. Our cruise director, Stephanie, was so much fun, always available and seemed to be ...
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Response from SocialMediaA, Coordinator, Social Media

Dear KY Deb, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your lovely review of your journey on board AmaLea with us. We could not be more elated to read your captivating comments and...

Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony


Luxury afloat on the Danube

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ladytripper
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 van to port Vilshofen- greeted by a mini October fest around 6PM- arrivedat ship, around lunch time - offered a lovely light buffet luncheon in beautiful Lounge- talented ...
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Response from SocialMediaA, Coordinator, Social Media

Dear Mikki, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your journey. From the hospitality to our Chef's Table Restaurant and excursions, we are elated we were able to make your cruise so...

Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony and Outside Balcony


AMA Waterways is the WAY to go!

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coolbet
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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 excellent. It was a new ship with all the amenities. Most everything was first class. Three of the nights' entertainment was outstanding! John Riley, our cruise director, was fabulous. ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Outside Stateroom with Fixed Windows


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