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Monarch Empress Review

Wonderful Rhine cruise

Review for Europe River Cruise on Monarch Empress
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2023

A wonderful 7 days on the Rhine. This was our first river cruise with Gate 1 but not our first trip with them. The ship is lovely and the crew great, food was delicious with complimentary wine and beer with dinner. Included tours were offered at every port with a few that cost extra. Coffee, tea and cookies are available all day. Two lounges, one big, one smaller. Entertainment was okay. A few times someone from shore came aboard. We had ~97 passengers on our cruise. Dining room could be bigger. Tables of 6 and 8 are fitted quite closely together. Breakfast and lunch gets a bit congested in food area as they are buffets. A different movie is available on your TV each day running continuously. A few other, mostly news channels are also available. Wi-Fi is available but was slow and dropped our a lot. Would definitely cruise with Gate 1 again.

Cabin Review

Our cabin had a French balcony. Bathroom was big with all amenities provided.

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