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Riviera River Thomas Hardy Cruise Reviews
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Excellent ship and staff, but a few disappointments
"We did the reverse Heart of Europe cruise, from Budapest to Cologne. This seems to be the preferred direction, giving longer in the ports enroute. We saw lots of other ships on our cruise, and, frankly, didn't..."Read More
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Danube Delta and Historic Cities

Review for Thomas Hardy to Europe - River Cruise

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jo-b

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Travelled previously with riviera and been impressed with their reliability and service. Ship was spotless loved our cabin on Diamond deck which had a fully retracting sliding window so you can watch the scenery glide past from the comfort of your own cabin. Plenty of storage space, cases fitted under the bed, there was a kettle for making tea, a Nespresso machine and a small fridge and safe. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

64 Helpful Votes


Cruise number :52 . Good product few tweaks needed

Review for Thomas Hardy to Europe - River Cruise

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craigs1214

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Cruise number 52 Riviera Cruises - MS Thomas Hardy 6th December - 11th December 2018 Cabin number : 218.- midship , Deck 2 - Balcony Cabin Total pax : 169 , Crew : 44: Decks :5 Cruise for 5 nights - Christmas Market cruise Budapest / overnight Budapest / Bratislava / Vienna / Vienna overnight / at sea / Budapest overnight Checking in was fast and expiditied perfectly , ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

24 Helpful Votes


MS Thomas Hardy

Review for Thomas Hardy to Europe - River Cruise

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thepurpleprobe

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

First time river cruisers, noticed advert innnewspaper so started to do a bit of investigating. 5* rating good online reviews and prices that were substantially less than other brands hmmmm what’s the catch. Seamless booking procedure on line. Contacted airline direct to reserve seats as we were travelling with my parents. Jet 2 no problems out of Edinburgh. Pity about some fellow passengers ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

22 Helpful Votes


Completely relaxing cruising with the right level of informality

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Barbara31

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise altho we are seasoned seagoing cruisers. we were not sure to expect but the thought of a brand new ship visiting places we hadn't been before - Salzburg and Vienna - attracted us. We were not disappointed. The ship is lovely, the interior design was really nice. The staff were very friendly and attentive throughout the cruise. We had booked a cabin with a balcony ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

24 Helpful Votes


Excellent ship and staff, but a few disappointments

Review for Thomas Hardy to Europe - River Cruise

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timthetaf

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We did the reverse Heart of Europe cruise, from Budapest to Cologne. This seems to be the preferred direction, giving longer in the ports enroute. We saw lots of other ships on our cruise, and, frankly, didn't see anything to compare with the Thomas Hardy (incidentally, we were also moored alongside the William Shakespeare one day and it is looking very old fashioned and outdated, despite only ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Departure Port: Fanning Island

33 Helpful Votes


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