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Scenic Sapphire Review

4.5 / 5.0
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88 reviews

Relaxing and enjoyable way to experience South France

Review for Scenic Sapphire to Europe River
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2019

Our third time with Scenic Tours, one land tour and two river cruises. They have always been very well organised and the Rhone river cruise was no exception, with cheerful and highly professional staff, beginning with a warm welcome on board. The Free Choice excursions were well chosen with a good selection and everyone got their first choice. All were accompanied by authorised Tour and City guides who were both knowledgeable and entertaining. The food was of an exceptionally high standard with a large range to choose from for every meal, with snacks and drinks (alcohol, soft drinks, tea and coffee) available throughout the day. The staff were always available and nothing seemed too much trouble.The daily Port Talks by the Tour Director were informative and detailed; information on walking distances and number of stairs was especially helpful. Everywhere was kept spotlessly clean and the cabins were serviced twice a day by the friendly stewards. The very complicated disembarkation went like clockwork.

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Cabin Cat C

Cabin was at rear of ship on middle deck. We experienced noise from the engines (to be expected) but not excessive. When moored next to other ships rear to rear it suffered from their engine noise and fumes. Cabin door was not a tight fit and let in light over night as corridors lights were not dimmed.Shower cubicle leaked and extractor fan was rather noisy and did not switch off.

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