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Cruise Line
Scenic Emerald
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

3

Average

6

Poor

1

Cruise type

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AnnieB552 avatar

AnnieB552

1 Review Written

An Amazing, Unforgettable, Cruising Holiday

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2 years ago we did a Scenic cruise Jewel of the Danube with the additional 3 days each end in Paris and Prague which was wonderful so this time we chose the Saone/Rhone River cruise through to the South of France. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Rhineland Virgin avatar

Rhineland Virgin

1 Review Written

Excellent Company, Excellent New Ship, Excellent Service and Food

First cruise of any kind. Could not fault any aspect. Food and wine excellent and very good service from exceedingly nice staff. The cruise director Ray was the success of the whole week with his ceaseless ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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kathy.scarce58@gmail.com

1 Review Written

Dinner in a Palace.

We chose this cruise specifically because it was advertised at Jukebox Saturday Night with Ken Sparks. The disappointing part of the trip was that we did not get to spend time with him as he was not well and stayed ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Rosiebriar

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

8 days of good trips, good company and good food.

We chose this cruise because we liked the places to be visited, we had cruised with Scenic before and knew their high standards. The ship was modern, spotless, excellently maintained and professionally crewed. The ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Busygirl 72 avatar

Busygirl 72

1 Review Written

A wonderful experience

UWe cruised River Danube with Scenic last year, and were attracted by the Rhone one. It didn't disappoint. We couldn't fault anything about our cruise. The staff were first class - every one of them - and they ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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hjgtiger

1 Review Written

Why was the boat so cold?

Travelling as a mature couple we loved the cruise - right down the middle of France. The pace was ideal - our previous Danube cruise with Scenic was a little frenetic! We picked excursions a bit different to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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scantz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The joys of cruising with Scenic

Scenic is very attentive in every way. From the butler service to the crew, each and everyone is professional, friendly and willing to please. They want to make your holiday the most memorable in every way. The ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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eireid@bigpond.com

1 Review Written

ONLY average not spectacular

We previously completed the Amsterdam to Prague cruise which was fantastic rating 10/10. This cruise Paris to Nice was just average. The Service was good without being outstanding. On two occaciasions we had cold ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Teddy123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Crew; Terrible Ship and Customer Service

The itinerary down the Saone and Rhone from Chalon to Tarascon was great, and the crew were also excellent, although they had to spend much of their time trying to overcome problems with the ship. We had the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


RodneyT avatar

RodneyT

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The cruise that never was; flooded rivers.

We love to cruise the Rhone/Saone because of the beautiful ancient Roman towns and the Chateauneuf, Beaune, Beaujolais and Cotes du Rhone vinyards. Sadly this was a cruise that never happened as the rivers were ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Peter L M

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not really as advertised.

We chose this cruise largely based on the advertising. It is promoted heavily as a 'couples' environment ... lots of shots of couple dining alone, cycling alone, in their cabin with their butler. This is not really ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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albie81

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Less than luxury

Our first river cruise after being on many luxury ocean cruises was a bit of a disappointment. This cruise was advertised as an all inclusive luxury cruise. Unfortunately it started badly. We had stayed one night ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Dr R I (Bob) Tricker

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Rhone cruise on ms.Scenic Emerald -

The cruise Having done six sea cruises in various parts of the world, this was our first river cruise. We cruised on the ‘Scenic Emerald’ for 13 nights, on the Soane and the Rhone from Chalon sur Soane, ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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rivercruisedreamer

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Simply brilliant.

Scenic Emerald – South of France July 14th 2014 Cruise Review We arrived in Paris after a long delay in Singapore so were pretty ratty and ready for a rest. Thankfully, our luggage wasn’t lost, we passed ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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cruiseurope

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Splendid Scenic Southern France

We travelled from Ebbsfleet to Dijon by Eurostar and TGV in five and a half hours with Scenic waiting to collect us at Dijon station. Embarkation was completed very quickly as the majority of the passengers (mainly ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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shippa241

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

All Inclusive means all inclusive

This was our second scenic cruise, the first being the Budapest to Amsterdam. Once again Scenic was fantastic, but a word of advice. If you are going on the South of France cruise do not expect a lot of cruising ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Bushycomm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

All Included - Thats Right

Scenic provided all travel to and from Sydney to Paris and return from Nice to Sydney via London. Arrived at CDG Airport and met by the scenic rep to be transported to the Marriott Hotel, where our very comfortable ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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newfirsttimer

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

South of France-Paris to Barcelona

As background, this was our 3rd river cruise having done Prague to Paris with AMA and Amsterdam to Budapest with Scenic. While Scenic prices are on the higher end when first viewed, we wanted a totally all ...
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Sail Date August 2013


7seven avatar

7seven

6 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

14 day South of France River Cruise on the Scenic Emerald

July 14, 2013 Saone and Rhone River cruise with Scenic Tours, 14 days We were not familiar with Scenic Tours but booked their Rhone river cruise because of the itinerary. It seemed very expensive, but it is an ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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alfieonthebeach

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

No rating

Incredibily disappointed in Scenic Tour's Response

My husband and I booked our once in a lifetime cruise which ended up an extremely disappointing and expensive bus trip. The rivers were high on the Rhone and we couldn't sail underneath the bridges. The previous two ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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advidcruiser

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Scenic Rhine & Rhone River Cruise

My husband & I are avid cruises, and have been on many cruises prior to the Scenic Rhine & Rhone river cruise, and we believe that if you are told to expect 5 Star and pay a lot of money for 5 Star that is what you ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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newfirsttimer

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Jewels of Europe AMS to BUD

Pre Cruise: We flew KLM to Amsterdam and stayed 3 extra nights at the Hilton by Doubletree, booked on our own not through the cruise line. KLM was by far the best economy carrier we have used to Europe from ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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trudlz

1 Review Written

Peaceful sailing

My friend and I left Perth Western Australia, Flying Singapore Airlines Via Singapore. From there we flew to Frankfurt, long flight!!! from Frankfurt we boarded another Plane to Budapest, here we were met by the ...
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Sail Date August 2012


teemsum avatar

teemsum

15 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Scenic Emerald Tulip Time cruise

This was our 2nd river cruise. I chose Scenic because I wanted to sit out on the balcony & the staterooms were spacious at 205 sq ft. They describe themselves as All-Inclusive 5* Luxury cruising. We flew from ...
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Sail Date March 2012


Scenic Emerald Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.1
Dining4.04.3
Entertainment2.03.5
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation3.03.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment2.04.2
Service4.04.6
Value For Money4.03.8
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