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jcruiser201
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We wanted something different after 35 ocean cruises. We got a good offer on this cruise so decided to try it. We were not disappointed. If you have never been, you NEED to go. From embarkation (if you even call it that). It was more ... Read more
mwayman
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Amawaterways Sonata Rhine River Cruise vs. Ocean Cruises Recently made the journey from Amsterdam to Breslo, Switzerland on Amawaterways Sonata. Having only been on ocean cruises (SilverSeas), I have added some comparisons between the ... Read more
sheish
Member Since 2017
1 review
We hadn't planned on a cruise when we started planning our vacation but heard very favorable things about the Rhine cruise thought we would look into it. I have to say, one of the most wonderful vacations we have ever had. First of all I ... Read more
john d clark
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
Our travel agent booked our entire vacation, We felt our trip with AmaWaterways was very close to a Five star vacation. On board ship all our needs were met. The staff on the AmaSonata were superb. The dinning room staff and chefs were ... Read more
Bilgeboy30
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was such a wonderful Christmas/New Year. No food shopping, no fighting crowds on the high street - just a restful, relaxing, gentle cruise along the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers. The crew were all so welcoming, the food ... Read more
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wws29
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed November 2016
My husband and I cruised on AMA Waterways last November from Nuremberg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary. This was our first river cruise and hopefully will not be our last. From embarkation to disembarkation, it was seamless. The crew was ... Read more
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dsaleme
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Of the 17 cruises my husband and I have taken from the Mediterranean, Alaska, Mexico, and on the Rhine river, this past one with AMAwaterways November 21 – 28, 2016 from Budapest to Nuremburg on the Danube river was, bar none, the ... Read more
thejazzoid
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary aboard the AmaSonata and the whole cruise couldn't have been better! The room was small but well appointed. Breakfast and lunch buffets were excellent and at dinner there were many options off the ... Read more
gardenangel42
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
The AmaWaterways "Magnificent Europe" river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam in August 2016 was my first river cruise. For several years I had researched European river cruises with most of the better known, positively rated ... Read more
NantwichSwan
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
My first cruise of any sort but my current worry is how on earth do I ever equal it in the future. I am interested in ships, so took notice of those we moored against and those we passed and Amasonata was unquestionably the smartest, most ... Read more
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tscottcpa
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
This was our first, and definitely not the last. Been on the big ship cruises many times, and did not know if we would like this type of cruising. We now prefer it. The ship is immaculate, comfortable and has everything you need. The ... Read more
Got2Cruise
Member Since 2000
5 reviews
6,375 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our mid to late fifties. We have been on several ocean cruises. We enjoy the aspect of unpacking once on cruises plus having all your meals arranged. After two successful cruises on a moderate priced line, we ... Read more
mdragon
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had the most incredible experience aboard the AmaSonata, and would highly Ama Waterways to anyone interested in river cruising. This is especially the cruise for you if you have any special dietary needs. My husband and I are both ... Read more
sparkyvc
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I just returned from my first river cruise and I am blown away. First, let me dispel a couple of myths because I had some concerns about doing this. I am a 52 y.o. widow and travel alone. So I was fearful I would be suck with a ... Read more
katsfarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
AmaSonata, Magnificent Europe itinerary, May 23 - June 6, 2016 fantastic cruise. Cruise Manage, Nikola, and the crew both in front and behind the scenes were wonderful. All tours were great and well planned. The concert in Vienna was ... Read more
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Duyo
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
This was our second cruise with AMA, the first was the Budapest to Prague xmas cruise (AMAbella). It was from April 29 to MayThe excellence of the cruise made us chose it again to do the lower Danube. There was little to complain about all ... Read more
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gafrank12
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We just Cruised the Melodies of the Danube cruise on the AmaSonata in April for our Honeymoon. This was my first cruise and first time in Europe. From the moment we met our AmaWaterways rep at the airport, our trip was fantastic. Once ... Read more
ChucknSue
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
12 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise. It was a fantastic experience once we arrived at the ship (see AMA airline problems below). The ship is beautiful and well maintained. The crew was very friendly and provided great service. The dining ... Read more
w10cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We had never done a river cruise before, so my dad and I did some research on the best river cruise companies. Everyone has heard of Viking, but as we dug into the reviews we saw that AmaWaterways had excellent ratings. We knew we wanted ... Read more
polarstar
Member Since 2006
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
I have been on two ocean cruises and did not really enjoy it. Food was just ok, never enough time at dock, hassle to get on and off the boat charges and tips everytime you turn around. So when three friends and I decided to take a river ... Read more
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bookjjworm
Member Since 2011
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband and I, along with my brother in law and his wife, boarded the Sonata for a cruise to Budapest. We loved the entire adventure. The staff on the ship was wonderful and couldn't do enough for us. The food was excellent, with ... Read more
darlar
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
My husband and I were a little apprehensive to book any cruise, as my husband gets a little green with the rocking of a boat. There was no rocking whatsoever and we spent some of our time on the top deck enjoying the scenery. We booked on ... Read more
simbahay
Member Since 2009
1 review
31 forum posts
7 helpful votes
When we were in the planning stages of the cruise we were discouraged by many people about taking a cruise down the Danube in November. We decided to go, and what an amazing trip we had. The trip started for us in Prague. I had ... Read more
Rocker83
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
Where to start? My family and I booked a cruise with amawaterways entitled "romantic Danube" a offering of ports from Prague to Budapest in about 10 days(though 7 day cruise). Sailing in November through middle and eastern ... Read more
L&K
Member Since 2005
1 review
17 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I don't know where to begin! From the moment we arrived until the day we left, every single thing was absolutely perfect. The staff were wonderful. By the end of the cruise, we were sad to leave as we felt like we were leaving our ... Read more
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