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Emerald Star Cruise Reviews

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"This was chosen as it was a special offer. What an incredible choice, the cabin was very good even though it was the cheapest available, the cabin was always clean. The food was very good, the buffets had a wide..."Read More
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Spectacular European Splendor

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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fgoepel
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was what we could afford. But we got so much more than what we paid for. The cruise director Patricia looked out for all of us, making sure whatever we needed was taken care of. Not just us, everyone. There were people with special challenges, other normal (like me) and very active people who all had their needs met. The activities director Charlotte is a fun ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


The total experience was fabulous

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Geoffrey Bartlett
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We were a party of eight and wanted to try a river cruse to celebrate our various milestone birthdays as well as anniversaries. we made a very good choice as the experience was great from beginning to end. Starting with the welcome on board as well the attentiveness of all the staff who worked well as a team. The catering was very good with a wide selection of hot and cold foods. The cabins were ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Excellent staff

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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14Wickers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was chosen as it was a special offer. What an incredible choice, the cabin was very good even though it was the cheapest available, the cabin was always clean. The food was very good, the buffets had a wide choice of food available and the evening menus always had a variety that could satisfy anybody. the tours at each stop were provided with local guides who spoke good English and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Amazing Cruising on the Danube

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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RickFleck
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Selected this river because it was on our bucket list. We chose Emerald Waterways because of the cities, rooms, dining, and price. We had an amazing cruise and a fabulous time. The cabin room was everything we wanted; plenty of room and very nicely appointed. The dining was pretty darn good. Breakfast buffet and made to order - you decide. Lunches were very much based upon the local ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Wow, Five star ship with a five star crew.

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - All

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Samblas
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first European river cruise and I am so glad we chose Emerald. From the moment we stepped on board to the fond farewell, we were constantly amazed and delighted at the thoughtfulness and wonderful service provided by the staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Everywhere is spotless, food is fabulous and all public areas are welcoming with plenty of comfy seating. So many ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Interesting destinations, excellent crew, good food and excellent weather

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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fireman999
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have been on a number of sea cruises previously and this was our 3rd river cruise that we chose for the destinations. We had not been on Emerald before so this was a new experience for us. We were met at the airport and transferred to the ship without any problem and greeted by the crew who were very helpful. Our luggage arrived at the cabin safely that we found that the cabin facilities ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


We saw beautiful places in such comfort and so well looked after!

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annehartley
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted a short break and always enjoy river cruising. We kept our fingers crossed that we’d see this area along the Danube in beautiful autumn colours, and we did! Right from the start there was someone to help us on our way. As soon as we had our bags at Budapest airport we were met and put onto our buses. From then on there was always help at hand. The entertainment on board started ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


An Amazing adventure

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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Ivy and Martin
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We saw it advertised on tv. The river cruise was our first, but not our last it was everything and more then we expected. Starting with the unexpected free hand luggage and going on to be one of the best journeys of our life. Trips and the Concert were all outstanding, we visited the wonderful city of Budapest with its great culture. Then Vienna a lively and lovely city, where we watched an ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Excellent company

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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mwferns
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

First time with this company but highly satisfied. No hard sell for the few additional excursions. Staff were excellent, very efficient, professional and above all friendly. All excursions were well organized and interesting and catered for levels of fitness with additional activities such as bicycle trips. Drinks were included during meals and waiters constantly kept glasses topped ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


River cruise from Budapest to Bucharest

Review for Emerald Star to Europe - River Cruise

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Alexjan
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Several of our friends had booked the tour and it was an area of the world we would not otherwise see. River cruising appeals to us as there are fewer passengers and you normally arrive in the town - no tendering, etc. wine and beer are included with all meals and the staff was generous with refilling glasses. Meals had a nice variety and I was never disappointed in the quality. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


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