River Beatrice Cruise Review by wellingtonkiwi
- Sail Date: October 2012
- Destination: Europe River
- Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony
The River Beatrice is a beautiful boat with the best sun loungers on the river!. The quality of the furnishings, food and service was top and the staff were great. We were novice cruisers and really didn't know what to expect - but the video promotion on the Uni world website was pretty accurate. Due to a booking misunderstanding (travel agent) we had to upgrade to category 1 suite. It was costly but gorgeous and roomy with lots of cupboard space. We loved it. We also loved having a butler service but didn't really know what to do with it! However I am quite sure a slightly smaller category 2 or three room would be just as good. The category 5 have no picture window which is a must for a river cruise.
The included excursions were really good, with very knowledgeable and interesting guides.They were well organised and there was no rushing or crowding or feeling of being herded to and fro. It was a fabulous holiday and seemed longer that it was because of no unpacking and visiting different towns and cities.
A 7 day cruise is easily enough if you add another week or two doing something different.