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73 AmaWaterways AmaSerena Cruise Reviews


Sandi Barrett avatar

Sandi Barrett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superior Service

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This was a Rhine wine cruise and we sailed with another couple. We had Juliet balcony suites that were, for a cruise ship, roomy. Everything is included in this package, so need to worry about drinks during ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MichiganMichelle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful

I went on this Rhine River Christmas Market cruise with a few friends. I had my own stateroom with a balcony and French balcony. The bathroom is positively huge and gorgeous, particularly compared to large cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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surelyacollectible

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice, but not our style

The travel agent selected this Rhine cruise on AMA Serena. It was expensive ($10,00) for our cabin, but it included 2-3 tours in each port, all the wine you could drink, and delightful staff. However, the meals ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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quilter74

1 Review Written

Captivating Rhine 8/30/19 - 9/12/19

We chose AMA upon the suggestion of a well-seasoned travel agent/friend.. This was a once in a lifetime trip and we hoped that it would be almost perfect!! It lived up to our expectation.....from beginning to end! ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kenny654

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Service was Lacking

This cruise was a classical-music themed charter, sailing from Amsterdam to Basel. Having sailed on a river cruise before with another company, I had a good idea of what to expect. The AmaSerena crew certainly ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Pattiray

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

This was my first River Cruise. Stayed in Zurich one night before trip and took the train to Basel for embarkation. Wonderful crew that was always ready to help , cruise director was always on top of everything, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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GwennaB

1 Review Written

Surprised by Excellence, Wellness and Fun!

My husband and I along with 10 other friends just returned from sailing 7 days on this ship. It was excellent in all ways. The food was great - especially the Chef's Table which was no additional charge for each ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Clarinet57

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise down the Rhine

We cruised on the AmaSerena in July 2019. Our embarkation was very smooth. We were allowed on board early and had a light lunch available. Our room was excellent. We were in room 306 - we had a nice balcony and a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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BonnieandRich

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Castle Views

My husband and I were celebrating our 65th birthdays. This is our first river cruise. Our travel agent highly recommended AMA over any other river boat cruise. The ship, cabin, food, entertainment and service ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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ColinJanice

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another great cruise

This was our second cruise with AMA and we cannoy imagine a river cruise with any other line. The service and amenities are top-notch. The quality of food surpassed even our previous cruise. Unfortunately we had ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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pcflamingo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Captivating Rhine Wine Cruise

First time river cruiser and very pleased! Ship was wonderful, staff very attentive, food delicious and plentiful, excursions to fit any need, and the wine sommelier was very interesting and knowledge. Great ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Running Traveler

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Week Cruise on the Danube

We were on the Iconic Christmas Markets Cruise during Christmas Week, and purchased the additional two nights in Prague though Ama. We have traveled extensively through the years, including ocean cruises, but this ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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crimlaw@ecentral.com

1 Review Written

AMA Waterways is fantastic!

We have been a lot of places, and on several cruises, but this was our first river cruise. AMA does it right! We were on the AMASerena for Melodies of the Danube. It was a wonderful experience, and all 3 of us hated ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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hoosier2017

1 Review Written

First river cruise but not our last

From the moment we arrived in Munich, AMA waterways service was top notch. We opted for the smallest cabin. The layout was very good, storage under the bed for suitcases, plenty of closet and drawer space for ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Dcartillar

1 Review Written

Great balance of tours, food and room

This was our first river cruise. When traveling, I prefer to stay in luxury hotels and spas. Prior to the cruise, I was anxious about the quality and space onboard, since I had read many reviews of small cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Rovingsaint

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Anniversary Cruise!!

We chose AmaWaterways Melodies of the Danube river cruise to celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary, and we could not have made a better choice. We were to embark in Budapest, but unfortunately, due to low water ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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J&J PDX Cruisers

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Melodies of the Danube cruise -- amazing staff

This was our very first experience with a river cruise. We selected Ama based on recommendations both from our travel agent and friends. It was an excellent choice and there's really very little in the way of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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FredRo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMA is 5-Star Plus on Board, 3-Star on Land!

Our Amex travel agent suggested AMA Waterways as the very best onboard service she had experienced among several major river cruise lines, and we went with her recommendation. She was not off base at all. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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MissMelba

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise - worth the fare

We traveled on AmaWaterways upon the suggestion of the other couple we would be traveling with. They had heard good reviews about Ama. Neither of us had taken a river cruise previously. We all agreed that the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ninerfanz1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved this river cruise and can't wait to go again!

This was my first river cruise, and my husband and I were very impressed. From the excellent service on board to the delicious gourmet meals and multiple shore excursion choices, we felt pampered and relaxed. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mommajopat

1 Review Written

Fantastic First River Cruise on the Danube

We decided to try a river cruise and selected this one because of the route (Budapest to Vilshofen/Munich) and good feedback we had heard about AMA Waterways. We were not disappointed! The crew and boat were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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LH8689

1 Review Written

Romantic Danube

Accommodations, crew, food: Impeccable, superb, stellar! Ama has put together a wonderful combination of large and mid size cities along with small villages that provides a wonderful taste of Eastern Europe. Began ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CruisesByElise

1 Review Written

Time of my life!

Just finished my first river cruise and it was amazing! We did the Wine Cruise along the Danube with the most incredible stops along the way. My favorites being Durnstein and Krems in Austria. Our wine host onboard ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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TravelerSacCA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent! Looking forward to another cruise on Ama!

This was our first European river cruise, after having been on more than a dozen ocean cruises (predominantly HAL, some Royal Caribbean, and a Seabourn). We sailed Budapest to Vilshoven and were absolutely delighted ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Anonymous55 avatar

Anonymous55

1 Review Written

A Beautiful Cruise!

We chose this cruise line on recommendation of our Travel Agent, did research and selected the Serena based on good reviews. We are so glad we did. The ship is beautiful, meals fantastic, well prepared and served ...
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Sail Date May 2018


AmaSerena Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining5.04.8
Entertainment3.04.4
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service5.04.9
Value For Money5.04.7
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