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61 Riviera Travel Cruise Reviews


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Charm London

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best holiday with so much to see

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This was my first river cruise and a solos cruise with 64 singles, although some friends booked together. The boat was stunning and lower cabin was very comfortable and quiet. L'Ocitane toiletries, towelling robe ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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TsiganAAA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cracking Christmas Market Cruise

Our first European/ Riviera cruise- an excellent experience, good value and leaving us with ideas for other cruises. Ship, cabin and all facilities were stunningly clean, well kept and top class. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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silverswimmer

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Excellent i every way

Detailed review and long……. JOINING With our past experiences of joining cruises in Europe the most important factor was flying direct from our local airport (BHX) with no connections at other hubs. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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PenguinLady007

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

I Provided A Night's Entertainment and Prizes

We chose this cruise from Avignon because it ended up in Lyon where we have family we wanted to visit. The cruise overall was fair to good but could have been much better. From speaking with the staff, they have ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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FCPL

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lord Byron - River Rhone

This review endorses that of BJ149 regarding his July 2019 cruise on this ship and should be read in tandem. (We only wish we had read it before booking!). We have enjoyed nearly sixty ocean cruises and three ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jo-b

5 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Danube Delta and Historic Cities

Travelled previously with riviera and been impressed with their reliability and service. Ship was spotless loved our cabin on Diamond deck which had a fully retracting sliding window so you can watch the scenery ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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andrewlgc

6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Shame we were delayed

Unfortunately our cruise on the River Douro got off to a bad start as a radar fault at Porto airport meant that our TAP Portugal plane was prevented from leaving Gatwick for 24 hours. On our delayed arrival in Porto ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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ljbc

6 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, but not 5 star

Just returned from a 7 night cruise to Provence on the river Rhône from Lyons to Avignon. The ship is classed as 5 star, but I would take issue with that. What we found disappointing, was the way the cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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BioincJohn

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Very good but dining arrangements need re-thinking

The boat is first class, in first class condition, which is a credit to the crew who are courteous, diligent, conscientious and helpful. The excursions were good, as they should be, and kept to schedule apart ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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BudapestRiviera

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor Communication and Differing Compensation and Non-Disclosure Agreements

Riviera Cruises ( a UK cruise line) just began to market in the United States and their ships and itineraries looked very nice. A few days before our cruise we heard the water level on the Danube was low and river ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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craigs1214

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Cruise number :52 . Good product few tweaks needed

Cruise number 52 Riviera Cruises - MS Thomas Hardy 6th December - 11th December 2018 Cabin number : 218.- midship , Deck 2 - Balcony Cabin Total pax : 169 , Crew : 44: Decks :5 Cruise for 5 nights - ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Thirsk1

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Riviera cruise nightmare - our first and last river cruise

We commenced a 14 day cruise starting from Cologne and due to finish in Budapest. We were oblivious to the low water problems before we left. It was obvious from day 3 that there were serious river level issues. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Tricia G

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Danube

The Robert Burns is a new ship, not too big, beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean. Cabins are obviously not large, but comfortable and have everything you need. The bathroom was quite elegant and the shower ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Broadhurstbob

12 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Port and Scenery

This was our first venture into river cruising, and we were not disappointed. We enjoy wine and looked forward to learning more about Port and seeing some amazing scenery. The itinerary looked fairly daunting and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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islingtonchris

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable river cruise with some disappointments

This was our first river cruise and proved to be most enjoyable overall. The scenery was wonderful, the weather glorious, the staff were friendly and helpful and we had a superb cabin - number 325. The general ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Pepper99

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A very disappointing cruise with Riviera Travel on the MS William Shakespeare

We booked a cruise with Riviera Cruise on the 25th August 2017 and flew out on the 21st June 2018 for 7 days. After some research and watching your virtual tour of the ship; we chose this holiday with you company. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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BJI49

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Riviera cruises, Lord Byron --Rhone .

After being bombarded by a plethora of river cruise advertisements, a leisurely cruise down the River Rhone stopping at mediaeval villages visiting vineyards sounded a good option. This cruise on Riviera ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Emeraldisle2546

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Good but should have been better

Traveled before with Riviera. Wanted to try a river cruise as the advertising and hype suggested it would be a wonderful 5* holiday and worth the expense. Can't fault the ship. Clean and well maintained. Cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Eurovisionfan

9 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

Excellent way to celebrate a 30th anniversary

We booked the cruise to celebrate 30 years together, it’s hard to believe how much things have changed for same sex couples over those years! Once we were through security, we booked into the Number 1 lounge ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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pollyshill

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crew were wonderful.

After several ocean cruises, we decided to take a river cruise and chose the Oscar Wilde from Riviera Travel including the Rhine gorge, finishing in Basel. We took the Eurostar from St. Pancras, London, to Cologne ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Alvaliz

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, itinerary not as good

This was our first river cruise and we were not disappointed in the least. Robert Burns is a beautiful brand new ship and it could not be faulted. The staff had all come from other ships so were excellent at their ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Jayneeeg

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Beautiful cruise

This was our second cruise with Riviera and we weren’t disappointed. The journey was breathtaking at times, Emily Bronte is luxurious, the staff seemed to go out of their way to make the experience enjoyable and I ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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peterw

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

A Totally Underwhelming Experience!!

Our first river cruise after over 20+ sea cruises. What a HUGE disappointment. Not much to shout about here, small cabins (no fridge even), average food (except last night gala dinner), non existent ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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J Y Kelly

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not what it says on the tin

We had previously cruised with Viking, Riviera comes nowhere near. The ship is clean, modern and everything works but sadly both the ship's owners and Riviera just don't seem to know the difference between fair and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Papaglowing

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Just Wonderful

I chose this cruise as I wanted to see Vienna. My wife was cautious as she thought it might be too slow way of travelling, and compared to big ship cruises, a bit more expensive. We had a lovely week. It seemed ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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