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Avalon Passion Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
48 reviews

Great ship - poor experience

Review for Avalon Passion to Europe River
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First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
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Sail Date: Oct 2018
Cabin: Panorama Suite with French Balcony

We chose to go on this cruise to experience five countries in a leisurely manner, taking in the passing scenery from our Stateroom. To be fair, we were not too bothered about excursions or onboard entertainment, so our rating in this area may not be important to others.

Had the trip gone according to plan I have no doubt I would be giving Avalon five stars. The five days we cruised, out of fifteen booked, was exceptional. Whilst Avalon cannot be blamed for poor water conditions, they can be blamed for failing to inform us in time to cancel the trip, on failing to offer reasonable compensation, and on exceptionally poor communications from their customer service area.

In short:

Cabin Review

Panorama Suite with French Balcony

Cabin P

Excellent. Plenty of room. Good bathroom facilities. Would have had great views, had we been cruising.

Port Reviews


Enjoyed visiting Nurenberg


Lovely town

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