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Scenic Gem Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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66 reviews
Villers-Bretonneux WW1
Quiet night upstairs before bedtime
Scenic Gem in Paris
With some wonderful Canadians we met on the ship
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Seine River cruise to Normandy and points of interest

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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inglish

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Friends recommended this cruise line. We were not disappointed. Everything was excellent. Their staff were amazing. The food was excellent. The drinks plentiful. We really enjoyed the smaller boat and it was like we were one big happy family. Our embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. When returning from an outing, we were always greeted by friendly staff and usually with a ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


First Class Cruise; Second Class Excursion Radios

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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straussaz

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

We got this cruise only a week prior to departure because our Viking cruise on the Elba was cancelled because of low water. Consequently, we ended up on the bottom level (floor 1), where there was no wi-fi; luckily my cellphone was able to track 4G/LTE signals most of the journey. We have been on several river cruises by other lines and this was at the top in dining and service. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


5 stars all the way

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - All

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Scenic Fan

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have been researching river cruises for a while and Scenic were always high on the list. Essential to us was no children, as that was not the type of holiday required. I had an area in mind that I wanted to visit and found the Scenic itinerary that covered all these highlights. I did not look any further. The itinerary and reputation of the line were my main consideration. No extras to pay for ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


You just couldnt fault it.....well....

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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MelbDemon

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We just luv river cruising now 7th in a row.( see other reviews) and we are also scenic tragics..having said that I do hold them accountable for a superior offering. The scenic Gem and the crew we had was a superior offering ,food excellent ( though im a difficult person to please ..in a plain way) .Off boat excursions varied as we are used to with on & off board entertainment in line with what ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


GEM by name, GEM by nature

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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rossangie

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We were waiting alloted embarkation time, when we noticed a chap from Scenic on the dock. We enquired about boarding early, and from that time on the crew could not do enough. From taking charge of our luggage to ensuring we were shown to the check in desk, from there it was pure & simple luxury every day. The cabin, food, wine, tours were all amazing & informative. We would not have seen half ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Paris to Paris

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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LindaOntario

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was our first ever cruise and I so enjoyed it. The ship is amazing and the staff so professional. We only had one little draw-back that held me back from giving it a 5 star rating - dinner. We are simple folks and don’t do the starter, soup and entree style of dining and we felt we were almost punished for that. Three nights in a row, while dining with just each other, we were basically ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Fantastic Ship, Fantastic Crew = Fantastic Time

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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CarMax

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

As previous Scenic travelers we had no hesitation choosing another Scenic Cruise. Paris was everything we thought it would be. Vibrant, romantic etc. We stayed 1 night prior to embarkation on to the Scenic Gem where we had booked a Scenic Delux Balcony room on level 2. The cabin like the other Scenic ships is spacious & 5 star. All the crew made an effort in introducing themselves & nothing was ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Normandy via the Seine River

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - All

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woerner

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The reason for doing this cruise is that we wanted to explore Australia`s involvement during WW1 and WW2 plus see the French country side from the comfort of a luxury river cruise ship. The ship was generally very comfortable, excellent staff but failed in the quality of food supplied. The embarkment and disembarkment went smoothly and was well organised. One person in our party is a ...
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Response from FionaB, The Scenic Team

Dear woerner, Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear that even though you found the Scenic Gem very comfortable and the staff excellent, the quality of the food let this...

Sail Date: June 2018


Overall summary and appraisal

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - All

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GillGuy

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Having never been on a river cruise before, I was not keen but my girlfriend in Australia suggested we meet up in Paris and enjoy the cruise together as a reunion. I was concerned as it was expensive but encouraged by the way it was organised as all inclusive of trips, meals,drinks and entertainment plus the normal expected service on board. In addition I was given personal transport to the ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


First Class/Superior Itinerant Hotel

Review for Scenic Gem to Europe - River Cruise

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Stephanie 323

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and my 56th birthday and so chose to splurge on a river cruise to one of the most iconic cities of love. We'd had a negative experience on our first and last ocean cruise (a freestyle format); while the itinerary attracted us - embarkation in Venice visit along the Mediterranean to Istanbul, then disembarkation in Barcelona - the major ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


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