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Emerald Sun Review

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Review for Emerald Sun to Europe River
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Kate Armstrong
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018
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I chose to cruise again with Emerald following a very enjoyable experience with them two years ago on the Danube. I chose the Rhine this time, from Basel to Amsterdam and was not disappointed. The food was excellent, beautifully presented, wonderful choices and plentiful. Breakfast choices included full cooked breakfast, cereal, cold meats and cheese or a combination of everything! The staff could not have been more helpful and cheerful and nothing was too much trouble. The ship, including my cabin was immaculate. The entertainment and trips ashore were varied and enjoyable. Quizzes at lunchtime and in the evening for those who wanted to take part. The ship has a cinema with a different film being presented each night. We were spoilt for choice some days! Trips ashore included a hike in the Black Forest followed by coffee and Black Forest gateau, wonderful. A canal boat trip in Amsterdam was also included. My companion took advantage of on board beauty treatments and thoroughly enjoyed them. Leisure time was plentiful if required. Well done Emerald.

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I had a double cabin but single occupancy which makes for an expensive trip. It was very comfortable if not a little noisy when we were sailing at night or tying up on arrival at a port. Perhaps a cabin on a higher deck might be a little quieter.

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