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Uniworld River Duchess Cruise Reviews

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47 Uniworld River Duchess Cruise Reviews


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seattleGTfan

6 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Low river disruptions, but still a great time

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We sailed in October 2018, when the Danube and Rhine were terribly low. Much of Europe was in a drought all summer, and the captain told us he's never seen the rivers this bad. It was affecting all of the cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dfdrus

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Uniworld fails to live up to their expectations

Currently we are on the Uniworld River Dutchess because our original ship the River Princess could not make it to Amsterdam. We are on the European Jewels cruise that left Amsterdam on July 6th, 2018. On departure ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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imjwm

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Only brisk walkers and non-stop drinkers would like this cruise

I chose this cruise because I have osteoarthritis in my knees and they advertised "gentle walking". I've been on over 20 cruises, but this was our first river cruise. We stayed at the Corinthia in Budapest for two ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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lynnsi

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

European waterways

Uniworld stresses that they will honor special diets and require the client to call before the cruise to state those needs. There was no such record, nor were my diet concerns addressed, although lip service was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Fostersmith

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise Celebration, Great Itinerary

We have cruised with Uniworld two years ago from Budapest to Passau and decided we wanted to do this cruise which actually started in Amsterdam and ended in Bucharest. WE had 21 days on the ship and 2 nights in ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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ChloeBaby

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Better than I expected

We used Uniworld on our 4 previous European river cruises and had been given a discount voucher because of some travel disruption last time (which was no fault of Uniworld and they took care of us extremely well.) ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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jmhohn

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another fabulous experience on Uniworld

This was our 4th cruise with Uniworld, a total of 8 family members included in our group. Once again, Uniworld showed why they are at the top of the river cruise universe. Their attentiveness, courtesy, helpfulness, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Alice1450

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise, crew, almost perfect

My husband and I chose the Uniworld cruise, Tulips and Windmills, because we wanted to travel in early spring. It was a wonderful experience. We have traveled extensively for over thirty years and, at the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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ecorwin

1 Review Written

Christmas Markets on The Main River In Style!

Visiting the Christmas Markets in Germany had been on our bucket list for some time. This Uniworld cruise that our friends found was the perfect solution to enjoying the markets, touring the area, learning the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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lifeonaship

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just Do It

This was an incredible cruise and definitely worth the money. Our room was on the 2nd floor near the coffee lounge. We thought it may have been noisy and thought we would request an upgrade before we even went to ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Mrs Clooney

19 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

We absolutely loved our trip on the Duchess. We departed from Amsterdam ( we stayed there for a week before embarking and would recommend to do this) on 27th July and ended in Istanbul in Mid August. Everything, ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Orchidbaby

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

It is like coming home every time we board Uniworld

We have sailed with Uniworld many times, after trying some of the other river cruise companies out there. Unlike the other companies, every trip with Uniworld has been wonderful. Uniworld exceeds our expectations ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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PatnJen

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Nice, but a Bit Sleepy

After taking several sea cruises we decided to try out a river cruise. We chose this itinerary (Budapest to Bucharest with a land tour to Istanbul) because of the "less traveled" countries visited and the ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Jillde

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We certainly made the right choice for our special celebration.

As we were wanting a trip special enough to help us celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, we decided The River Duchess sounded perfect! As it turned out we weren't disappointed at all. Our embarkation in Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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rutpet

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Uniworld: A High Quality European River Cruise

Our travel agent recommended it, as high quality and all-inclusive (e.g., no port fees, no tips). The crew, ship, amenities, tours (including choices), and food were outstanding. The crew could not do enough for ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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drphil1944

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointment on the Eastern Uniworld Danube Cruise

There a number of things that disappointed us in regards to this last cruise with Uniworld First they never told we needed to call Austria Airlines and Air Canada for seat reservations. United did not understand ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Colclu

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Unexpected Pleasure

We were a little hesitant to do a river cruise: would we at less than 60 be the youngest? Will we be confined? Can we take 10 nights of RSL entertainment? On all accounts wrong! Mid range age, great facilities ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Gmacdonald

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Danube with Uniworld

We spent two weeks with Uniworld on the Danube from Vienna to Bucharest with an extension to Istanbul. We are repeat cruisers with Uniworld and were once again delighted with the service and the experience. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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jayleve18

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Trip of a Lifetime

I spent 33 days in Europe in October 2015, mostly on Uniworld's River Duchess, sailing an itinerary known as the "Grand European River Voyage." This itinerary (which will be changed for 2016) starts in Amsterdam and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Nancy Jean Thompson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Splendid Vacation

We spent two glorious weeks sailing from Amsterdam to Vienna on the River Duchess. The ship was beautifully appointed from our lovely state room to the public common areas such as the lounge and formal dining room. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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bapjr1

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Pefect, Except for the Lack of Internet

We couldn't fault the service, food and rooms. Tours were done well with experienced guides and usually less than 22 people per guide. The lack of internet for the trip from Bucharest to Amsterdam was ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Bpiglia1@aol.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pleasant Surprise

My husband and I wanted to see the tulips in the Netherlands, and tour the area. We decided on a river cruise, and chose the River Duchess, a Uniworld boat. Everything was all inclusive, and I was a skeptic. I ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Ericscott

1 Review Written

Loving those Castles on the Rhine

WHAT’S the better – an ocean voyage on a super liner or a boat on the river? For me the river boat wins hands down. My wife and I are not long back from a Uniworld cruise from Amsterdam to Vienna along the ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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LoveTravellingtlt

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Uniworld An Excellent Choice For Us

In 2013 the cruise we booked with Uniworld started in Istanbul and ended in Amsterdam. Unfortunately for us, the rains in Europe, June 2013, caused the rivers to flood and we were stopped in Vienna and could go no ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Ameena

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Grand Christmas & New Year Cruise - Nuremburg to Budapest

You want to be pampered and looked after as royalty I believe you can depend on Uniworld. We were a group of 3 couples who needed to relax and enjoy our time peacefully.  This cruise was suggested to us by our ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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