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91 Avalon Waterways Avalon Vista Cruise Reviews


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kangarooboy

7 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Cabin noise problem for us.

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My wife and I had Cabin 220 on the Avalon Vista.This cruise is expensive & we were disappointed that our cabin noise was never rectified.We did not sleep well. The noise sounded like it came from the timber fittings ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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tmcauban

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Experience on the new Avalon Vista

Just back from a Danube River Cruise on the new Avalon Vista, we are disappointed by the poor overall experience that Avalon Waterways delivers. Budapest-Nuremberg. August 2012: We boarded the ship in Budapest ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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jimgalahad

1 Review Written

Avalon Expectation

In the event it doesn't really matter what our expectations really were before setting out - whatever they may have been, they were well exceeded. A pre-embarkation night at a Budepest hotel was really useful to ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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tennisumpp

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

15 Days of River Magic

Avalon Vista Cruise Report July 22 -Aug 5, 2012 Budapest to Amsterdam by Ken Montgomery - Irvine, California The purpose of this review is to give details about this particular cruise (Avalon Vista - Budapest ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Judgerick

1 Review Written

Next Time we will go with the competition

We cruised from Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon's Vista in July 2012 . We are new to cruising and were a bit underwhelmed by this cruise . The boat was very nice and our room was great The crew generally wonderful ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Patty46

1 Review Written

Enjoyed every minute

We have wanted to cruise the Danube for years. We liked that we would have extended in both Budapest and Prague. We wanted to do the Sound of Music tour. We didn't do much studying of our trip until close to when ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Bev Nelson

1 Review Written

Castle Adventures!

A European river cruise has been on our "bucket list" ever since visiting Europe a few years ago. We thoroughly enjoyed restful travels without having to unpack every other day, fabulous culinary experiences, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Gobbledygook

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise lines dirty little secret

What we wanted - cruising down the river with views from our balcony. What we got - bus trips and views of other ships docked cheek by jowl. The Danube has been in low water state for MONTHS apparently and so ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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jhallett

1 Review Written

Multi generational family trip for Grandpa's 80th Birthday

Just heard Viking is restricting all cruises to NO KIDS. Wow! That really saddens me, because our 2017 multi-generational family vacation aboard the Avalon Vista from Budapest to Nuremburg was amazing. Our Group ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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z39bounder

1 Review Written

Romantic Rhine Southbound

The ship it was built in 2012 and it still looked brand new, our cabin was spacious and well equipped. We arrived on 12 July 2019 and checked into the Movenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Center, the next morning to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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streck

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most amazing vacation in years

This is the way to travel. Everything taken care of, great friendly and hard working staff. Amazing crew guiding the ship, excellent tour director and unbelievable chef. Food so good it could have been a foody ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Ricokat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great 60th anniversary

It sounded like a great idea to Cruise the Rhine and we added 3 nights in Zurich to the end. Our room was excellent but the true stars were the staff. There was not one who didn’t go out of they’re way to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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J Doug Moore

1 Review Written

Tulip Time

Correct time of year to avoid summer congestion Limited duration for our first river cruise experience. Our thoughts: Transportation to/from airport was well organized We thought the overall ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Cbskeens

1 Review Written

Amazing

We wanted a springtime tulip cruise and this was it. We had not been on a river cruise before and enjoyed the experience immensely. The food was excellent and the accommodations were very nice. We enjoyed all of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ceecee5

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas on the Danube

We chose this cruise and cruise line because they were less expensive than others, and had good reviews. I also wanted to see Europe at Christmas time. I was not disappointed. Had a wonderful time. This cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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dpehan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Special Diets & Excursions

I eat Gluten Free for medical reasons and the Chef and his entire staff were very accommodating. This was very appreciated and I had a great dining experience. The dinner menu was marked with all the available ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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