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Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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Athens

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702

Very Good

286

Average

129

Poor

110

Terrible

64

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110 Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews


jmcnamee avatar

jmcnamee

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

The trip was very disappointing and definitely not a 5 star experience

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This was suppose to be a 5 star experience but it was anything but. They didn't go to two out of the 10 ports and only gave us $500 coupon for use another trip which we won't use. They had ending problems and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Shaky2207

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

If you're looking for a touch of luxury, good food and wine, not for you

We chose this cruise because of its destinations but all a bit rushed and often late arrival. We had a drinks package that I can only describe as penny pinching as many drinks not available and waters and mixers ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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frenchluna

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected from Viking

We went for our 50th wedding anniversary so we felt it was worth spending the extra monies. We expected to be impressed with the vacation, we expected too much. Viking advertises no surprises and excursion in every ...
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Sail Date August 2019


drrose2 avatar

drrose2

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor value and worse ship/amenities

We selected the Idyllic Aegean 7 night cruise in early August 2019 aboard the Celestyal Crystal in an XB exterior stateroom. This was my second cruise (first was a western Caribbean cruise with Norwegian) and the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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crossx

1 Review Written

Decent ship held back by terrible service

Have you ever been to a buffet where the labels are in place, promising tasty treats and then you find that all the food is already gone? That is how this MSC cruise felt in most respects. There is definitely ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Saavy traveler

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Will never sail VIKING again costly Mistake!!!

I hate writing bad reviews but, with the money we spent well over $25,000. We choose this cruise line because we had heard so many wonderful things about Viking. We had been looking forward to this cruise for a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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awinkl

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beware of COMPULSORY "Gratuities"

for the Itinerary - I never did the Greek Islands before, so this time I tried to "link-up" NINE Cruise Segments, starting on 1st October in ATHENS and finishing on 8th December in DUBAI. There were several ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Dragon789WV

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Horrible Excursions - getting to islands AFTER it was dark!

My wife and I were on a Globus tour of Greece and this 3-day cruise was included. Unfortunate thing is that neither cruise ship nor Globus told us what TIME we would arrive at each of the islands. This was a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


geseps avatar

geseps

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Luxury Cruise? I don't think so

We wanted to travel through the Greek Isles and thought doing it on a cruise would be a luxury since it was our 30th anniversary. The destinations in general were very nice (other than a day in Igoumenitsa. The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rosamenendezgarcia

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never again

Last September, my husband and I sailed for the first time on the Silversea Whisper. In the past we had sailed with other companies and we decided to try this one due to the good opinions that had come to us by ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Flopsyuk avatar

Flopsyuk

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Short taster cruise

We wanted to try the small boat experience. Wind in the sails etc.Freedom. What happened was unexpected and not very good. Worse parts first I think - which may take a while. The sails only went up when the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Muri13 avatar

Muri13

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expectations were too high for a mediocre and disappointing experience

I'll start by saying that we are a family of 4 adults who only chose Princess based on the ports of call in the Mediterranean. It was chosen for Santorini and Naples, in August where other lines did one but not the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


JanSu avatar

JanSu

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointed by the policy for cancelled tours

Some good points but don't expect the ship to be the same standard as a more luxury cruise ship e.g. Cunard The size of the ship is good with only 9 floors and plenty of lifts which arrive quickly. Our inside room ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Gardener/058

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

My husband chose this cruise for my 60th birthday treat. We live in Cyprus and had always wanted to visit the Greek islands. Especially Santorini. And thought this would be good way to do it. GOOD POINTS ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Spikethedog

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing

We chose this cruise as we do not like big cruise ships. We have cruised on Sea Dreaming before (American based) and was hoping for something similar from Ponant. What a let down. It started off great when we ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Peteb480 avatar

Peteb480

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

8 day cruise around Italy

We are somewhat experience cruisers. A total of 11. We have cruised Norwegian, Rcl, Princess, and Celebrity. Are experience on this cruise was the food was very in the specialty restaurants and the same as our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Dumarakm

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

The cruise was disappointing in that we stopped on the islands for very short periods. We were very rushed and at times it felt like we were herded like cattle. The food was mediocre and the ship is very dated with ...
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Sail Date July 2018


samba10 avatar

samba10

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Way too expensive

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and it as great. Ephesus was unbelievable and the private excursion was noteworthy. There were several great features and some poor features. The captain was delightful and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


ifor1 avatar

ifor1

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Disappointing trip

We chose this cruise ship because we had trouble finding much choice is Greek Island cruises departing from Athens. The booking process was difficult as the cruise company did not respond easily to requests and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Travel Hamster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pluses and Minuses

Ship is beautiful, cabins well maintained and serviced by friendly and efficient staff. Tours are very well organized and set so that you know what tours you are scheduled for before setting sail. Food is one of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


themice1 avatar

themice1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Rotten Experience

My wife said Celebrity had best service. IT FAILED big time. Chose this cruise for Israel ports. Aqua class=waste of money. Cabin same size. Private dining room had poor amount of servers-35 tables 5 servers. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Nick185 avatar

Nick185

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A surprising disappointment from our favorite cruise line!

Being avid Seabourn cruisers, I regret having to write up a negative review of our last experience on their new ship the Encore. However now that I am looking at the next cruise (yes, on Seabourn), I feel I have to ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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wellssb88

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Silversea doesn't compare in service, staff or attitude to the Seabourn

Silversea Cruise Critique: Athens to Venice September 21 to September 28, 2027 The Silversea doesn't compare in its service, in the quality of its staff nor in its overall attitude to the Seabourn. Here ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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candlewood

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Breathtaking but not what you think...

We went on a 7 day trip from Athens to Venice. This was a great itinerary with many wonderful stops. It was the main reason we selected this cruise. We thought the excursions were very good. We only booked ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Ghazala avatar

Ghazala

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our very first complaint with Princess

WE have sailed with Princess for decades - always stellar experiences in every respect. This past cruise was a disaster, in that, we had a staff working area across the hall from our room on the Baja deck and were ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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