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Scenic Sapphire Review

4.5 / 5.0
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87 reviews

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Review for Scenic Sapphire to Europe River
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2019

Value for money and the all-inclusive nature of the cruise. Meals, extra food, drinks, local tours and most 'before and after arrangements'; all the things taken care of so that we could concentrate on total enjoyment of our time on board and on land. Ship was an impressive sight and was maintained spotlessly throughout the cruise. Staff were excellent in every way; attentive, caring, generous with their time, smart, alert, knowledgeable, receptive and totally pleasant. Excursions were well-planned, well-organised, comfortable and well-timed. They maximised opportunities available in all docking places. Local entertainment was varied and interesting. The resident musician was a little limited in style but did provide an adequate 'back-ground' ambience during the evenings. Dining was unquestionably excellent in quality, variety, preparation, presentation; the use of regional specialities and simple produce, including wines, was a high-point in itself.

The meeting and collection at Lyon Airport was marred by a degree of panic on our behalf, as the actual meeting point description proved to be confusing and we feared that we had missed our transfer. I had to contact the Scenic emergency number at a time when I really needed to relax after flying in from Perth, West Australia.

Yes! We certainly would cruise with Scenic again and will recommend it personally.

Cabin Review

Cabin BA

Everything was fine except the size of the shower which proved very awkward for someone over 6ft (and probably for shorter people ). Ample facilities and comfortable decor. Cabin staff and daily maintenance was personable and excellent in every way. Hygiene and cleanliness were always unquestionable.

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