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Queen Isabel Review

4.5 / 5.0
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52 reviews

Disappointing

Review for Queen Isabel to Europe River
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Riverdog2010
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2018
Cabin: Outside Stateroom with Window
Douro Valley
Dam on Douro
Douro Calley
Vintage port tasting
Harry Potter bookstore

This was out 5th cruise with Uniworld and the previous 4 were great. We were looking forward to seeing Portugal with same quality. Unfortunately, we were disapppomted. Many of the tours Included excessive free/shopping time, and the meals were below the standard that we had come to expect. There was an emphasis on Portuguese food, but it was not planned with an appropriate consideration for the tastes of the non-Portuguese clientele. Hot food was often served warm or cold. There were many times where tours could have been expanded and where experts could have been brought on board during sailing times to improve the quality of the experience while providing better insight to Portuguese history, culture, and customs. Outstanding service and staff support helped to offset some of the problems. We thoroughly enjoyed our trips on the Rhine and in France and are looking forward to a trip in the fall to Italy. Overall, while I would still recommend Uniworld, I cannot recommend this particular trip.

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Outside Stateroom with Window

Cabin 2

Cabin was smallish but well laid out.

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