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AmaWaterways AmaSonata Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 72 AmaWaterways AmaSonata Cruise Reviews


Great staff, OK ship, OK food

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sfsports
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We went on a Backroads biking cruise, and for this purpose a river cruise was great. The AMAWaterways staff was wonderful - interesting, always willing to help, and just generally very competent. I can't say enough - the staff made the trip. It's a small ship, and they did the best with what they have. The music was great, the facilities were spotless, and they had a decent selection of ...
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Dear sfsports, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. While we were delighted to hear our staff exceeded your expectations, we were disheartened to hear you...

Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with French balcony and outside balcony


Absolutely Fantastic Cruise

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pmlcable
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I booked thru a tour company. Had never heard of this cruise line until then, this was an absolute amazing cruise. The ship is spotless, all the crew is very helpful and friendly. The food was amazing. The excursions were very good. Did not have to pay extra for most of them. At lunch and dinner you could have all the wine or beer you wanted to drink. They had a sip and sail every night ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


Excellent staff but a bit boring had we not done extra biking. Food bland.

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camk
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We did a cruise that combined daily biking via the Backroads company and we all thought we would have been too inactive had we not included that activity. The fitness room was only able to allow 2 persons on a treadmill and 2 on stationary bikes at a time. The free weight set was lacking. Many of the fitness classes were not able to be held on the top deck due to weather and it was very small ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


A trip of a Lifetime on the Danube

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Hammish
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of Backroads. We were doing the biking/river cruise trip and felt that unpacking once on a ship and not having to think of where to get meals, etc would be a good decision. Backroads and their guides were amazing and wonderful. The AMASonata and its crew were beyond our wildest dreams. I have never been more pampered, offered so much amazing food and drink, and been ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Outstanding Experience!

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Nachosdelux
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first river cruise after 15+ ocean cruises, primarily on Celebrity, Seabourn, and Oceania. Overall a great cruise, so much in fact we are planning to do another river cruise on AMA next year. Positives: All inclusive (except gratuities) no crowds/lines on board - about 150 passengers. Easy on and off every time. very good food (we are food lovers!) Beef not as ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Excellent cruise - with a few things I wished I'd known ahead

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pobrain
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We took the AmaSonata Danube cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen over Easter 2019. We did not do the pre-cruise add on, but did arrive in Budapest a few days early, staying at the Hilton Budapest by the castle. This was our first river cruise, and it was generally a great experience (helped by beautiful weather). The embarkation was incredibly smooth. Our taxi dropped us off about 30 minutes ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Great crew, superb food, great itinerary

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JimStarley
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This is a very comfortable and well appointed ship. The crew is friendly and accommodating. We especially enjoyed Alex in the restaurant. The tour director, Veronica, is superbly well organized, very knowledgeable of all of the various venues, and a pleasure to be around. The food on the ship is superb; they even accommodated my wife’s gluten dietary restrictions. We enjoyed the entertainment ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony


Loved every minute of my Danube cruise

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pmatlock6
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I can't say enough about our trip on AmaWaterways where else can you see 4 countries and lots of villages and cities in a week. Not sure where to start. My friend and traveled to Europe for the first time together. Both of us give everything 5 stars. neither one of us had one complaint. the staff was amazing, the ship is beautiful, the food and wine was over the top fantastic. They weren't stingy ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony


This was a great cruise highlighting the Christmas Markets at various places alo

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ValS
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This ship line had received great reviews. The trip was absolutely wonderful. Everyone who takes these cruises knows about the low water problem with Europe's rivers. The Captain and the crew of our trip managed to take us everywhere we were scheduled to go with no service disruption or problems presented to us. We had a Cruise manager, Camille, who seemed to be everywhere! She handled so many ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French balcony


Staff did a terrible job with itinerary substitutions due to low water and more.

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dmrice
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 5 spectacular river cruises with a rival company I took a chance on AMA based on their superior reviews, big mistake. The water level was too low to do our original itinerary (not AMA's fault) but the substitutions they made were ridiculous and certainly not comparable to what we booked and paid for. To date, no compensation or consideration has been offered. But besides the bugled ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Outside stateroom with fixed window


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