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Scenic Ruby Cruise Reviews

Scenic
Scenic Ruby
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Departure Port

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Excellent

58

Very Good

13

Average

12

Poor

9

Terrible

5

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97 Scenic Ruby Cruise Reviews


livingevenbetter avatar

livingevenbetter

1 Review Written

Crazy wonderful Cruise...Scenic is the best

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Best reviews, best TRUE all-inclusive, best dates, best location stops and tours, amazing cabin. The staff is second to none. BBQ on deck, personal service, incredible food and beverages, informative and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ricky Hope

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing five star cruise

Wanted to visit Amsterdam and Germany and it was the perfect way to do it. We chose the Scenic Ruby as the ship and decor was very modern. We had the room at the rear of the ship. The rear window was wide ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tompc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not great unless you are elderly

Most people on the ship were fairly elderly. I would guess that the average age was 68 and scewed a bit toward the higher side than the lower. I think that it is because of this that my experience was not that ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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yeshiyang

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not Five Star

We went to one of their presentations here in Victoria and what they said sounded really good. Both my husband and I wanted to experience a five star experience on a smaller cruise ship going down the rivers from ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mr Dean

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Experience

We were somewhat pessimistic about booking a river cruise but after completing the trip we can only recommend the experience to others and, specifically Scenic cruises and the Scenic Ruby. The vessel is ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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bugsandmatches

1 Review Written

Bucket List Trip

Trip of a lifetime. And it was made possible by the world class service of Scenic From the moment we were greeted by our chauffer at the airport in Zurich and driven by Mercedes to our hotel. To our butler ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mona.sedleski

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise in style

It seemed like it had the most to offer. The enclosed balconies with a sliding window worked out great with the cooler weather. The accommodations were excellent and the staff went above and beyond to satisfy ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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PD1260

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Service

Scenic arranged everything perfectly for us. From our pre stay at a hotel in Amsterdam to the departure transfers. The ship itself was immaculate! Although the cabins are understandably on the smaller side, they ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Vikiev

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent!

We chose this cruise line because everything was included, even airfare. We made the right choice! We talked to others who had sailed on other river cruise lines and they said Scenic was much better than the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Krebbells

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The jewels of Europe Cruise

Just 24 hours before we were due to fly to Amsterdam to embark on the Jasper cruise (we were in the very north of Scotland at the time of being notified) we missed a phone call at 5am 16th October 2018 (Scotland ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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MMGOLF

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not a cruise but a very expensive bus trip

Chose this cruise to see the scenery, castles, and towns as we cruised along the Danube and the Rhine and the fact we would not have to pack for all 15 days. Actually we only cruised 1 day total in the daytime, the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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rasmith

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Third cruise with Scenic

My husband and I had been planning this particular cruise for almost 2 years. We have been with Scenic prior to this adventure but have never had to do a ship swap. Due to the water levels on our route from Basel to ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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MagnumPEI

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Huge Disappointment

We sailed on a “Scenic Luxury Rhine Highlights River Tour from Amsterdam to Basel in late September. We are seasoned cruisers and this was our second Scenic River Cruise in three years (Danube in September 2015). ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mocam

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A TRAVEL HIGHLIGHT

Friends recommended Scenic Jewels of Europe (Amsterdam to Budapest), we travelled Sept. 17-Oct.1, 2018. It was our first River Cruise so we had high expectations and we were not disappointed. We booked in April 2017 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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cwalters

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Anniversary Cruise

We took a scenic cruise from Basel to Amsterdam in September for our 40th wedding anniversary. It was wonderful to see so many beautiful places, and the tour guides were awesome. Due to low water levels we had ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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wallaced

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Scenic Amsterdam to Budapest - Worst Cruise EVER

We booked a river cruise but it felt like a bus tour with occasional stops on the river. We were on 3 different boats during a 15 day cruise. Not 5 Star Service on any of the three. We started on the Ruby, were ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Ppwallba

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Scenic fails at customer level

We chose this cruise because we were told it was all inclusive and fantastic. Our first five days were pretty good but we didn’t know that the river levels were an issue and we asked every day but no one would ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Edditel

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

Recommended by my Travel Agent, several excellent discounts offered and the features available were what appealed to us. The all inclusive cruises (they advertise you could leave your credit card at home) were very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Edditel

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations in all respects!

All inclusive, flexible land tours and competitive pricing were our reasons for choosing Scenic River Cruises. The staff were incredible, and seemed to almost know our needs before we could ask. The freechoice tours ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Paul McVicker

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unbelievably wonderful River Cruise

Our first river cruise, found Scenic to offer everything we wanted, rooms with full balconies, all inclusive price including meals, tours, entertainment, alcholic beverages. The tours were first class in every ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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geofffett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most amazing and luxurious holiday

My wife's "bucket list" but I had the most amazing time. The whole experience was amazing. The staff particularly the butlers (thank you Miro) were exceptional in providing detailed service. The suite was " Royal ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Ron Bremner

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sailing Down the Danube——Budapest to Prague——-

1/ We chose this cruise because we felt it would be interesting to see the scenery from the boat as we cruised down the Danube——however, the problem was that we actually spent very little time looking at the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Fvandelft

1 Review Written

Enjoyed the variety of excursions of Dutch & Belgium sites

The thing that enticed us to go on this cruise was to experience a cruise for the first time and see the tulips at the Keukenhof. The daily excursions were very enjoyable and educational. The Dutch water management ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Skwasnec

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceptional cruising experience

We chose this cruise because it was a river cruise and it had .lots of places we wanted to see. The boats was well maintained and very clean. The staff was exceptional on all levels. We felt this trip was great ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RichJB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Compact River Cruise

Embarkation & disembarkation went quite well although getting our luggage outside out cabin by 8:30 AM on the last day meant that the last evening of the cruise was spent packing! River cruise boats are ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Scenic Ruby Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.04.2
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.4
Fitness Recreation3.03.5
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service5.04.6
Value For Money5.04
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