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AmaSerena Review

4.5 / 5.0
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73 reviews
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Not for the active

Review for AmaSerena to Europe River
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Proud American
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
Cabin: Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

We chose this cruise to determine if a river cruise was a good fit for us. We have decided that for the money our bet is with the ocean cruises. If you are the type that can sit and enjoy a piano player or read. Then a river cruise is a good fit for you. We consider ourselves to be active and the River cruise just does not have enough activity. As for the rooms we upgraded to a balcony and found them to be very small. Not enough storage for your clothes and no place to put your luggage, As for the balcony, you had to walk sideways to get out there. Sometimes you are docked next to a cement wall or if you are one of the unlucky ones to be docked beside another ship, your balcony becomes useless. I would have liked to have more food choices since I enjoy simple food. The countries visited were very nice and I wouldn't mind seeing them again just not on a river cruise. Most of the staff were very pleasant but sometimes you can tell they were just being nice because they had to. Once again, this can be a great cruise for people that like to relax and like fancy food. Not for the active or the fussy eaters.

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Stateroom with French balcony and outside balcony

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Although our cabin attendant was excellent, the cabins are too small. Most of the time the ships were docked next to a cement wall or another ship and your balcony becomes useless. As for the question below, we have been on Multiple ocean cruises and only one River cruise. We will continue to sail on the ocean cruises.

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