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2,060

Very Good

346

Average

191

Poor

153

Terrible

99

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Romantic Cruises

12,343

Senior Cruises

9,199

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6,589

River Cruises

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2,060 River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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cwaite1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our First Viking Cruise - Rhine River Southbound

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Overall, a fantastic experience.  Having a full sized Mercedes bus pick us up at the Amsterdam Airport (we were the only two passengers) made us feel like royalty. We were met at the ship by a friendly gentleman ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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ehiller@tds.net

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Grand Europen River Cruise, Amsterdam to Budapest

For two weeks in October we cruised with Viking from Amsterdam to Budapest, going through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, on the great rivers of Europe, the Rhine, the Main and the Danube. The ship ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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ajs4travel

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First river cruise a success

This was our first river cruise -- the Grand European -- and we went in with limited expectations, although at the steep rates we did expect the best. We weren't disappointed. No complaints possible about onboard ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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ticonderoga

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Part 2 of Idi - Kvasir Grand European Tour: Embarkation in Nuremberg

My mother and I had our Grand European Tour split between two ships. We were originally supposed to be on the Kvasir from Budapest to Amsterdam, but right before we were leaving our pre-cruise in Prague we got an ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Nadomom

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ideal

My husband and I recently enjoyed a hassle-free, drama-free truly enjoyable Columbia River cruise aboard the American Empress. I'll concede that some of the 'fabulousness' I attribute to this trip was to due to ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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djmcruise

1 Review Written

Russian Waterways River Cruise, September 2014

This was our first river cruise and we chose AMAWATERWAYS AmaKatarina after discussions with our travel agent. We were very pleased with our holiday and would certainly travel with AMA again and we would absolutely ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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T'ville141

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Great Excursions

First the ship ---- This new ship is decorated to the finest detail. It is beautiful. Cruise the 'net' to find photos. Whatever you see online, won't do it justice. The cabin size was more than adequate with more ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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T'ville141

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Baroness has ONLY one flaw

.... which is well documented, the size of the cabins ... Paris is the only gateway city for the Baroness. Who can not like that? As stated above, the berthing area is close to downtown. It also adjacent to a very ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Inmyprime

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nuremberg to Budapest. Extremely impressed....

We chose Scenic because the itinerary suited us, as did the all-inclusive basis and the upmarket reputation of the line. Have to say that the whole cruise worked like clockwork. Airport pickup ( by car) was there ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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nicole breton

1 Review Written

The best cruise ever.

It was our firt trip on a river boat cruise. and it will not be our last. The staff and the captain on the Amalegro ship were the best. excellent service, excellent food. the excursion were also the best. the local ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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David

22 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

An Enchanting Rhine River Cruise

My wife and I recently returned from a week-long cruise down the Rhine River from Basel to Amsterdam on AmaWaterways’ AmaDolce. We also took the cruise line’s 4-night pre-cruise extension, consisting of 2 nights ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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lcimba

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Pandaw cruise on the Irrawaddy River

I cruised on the Kalaw Pandaw from Sept. 6 to 13, 2014, embarking in Mandalay and debarking in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma). The Kalaw is a beautiful little river steamer built almost entirely out of a dark hardwood that ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Cruising1950

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise with Emerald Waterways

I embarked at Nuremburg.  I have been on several river cruises prior to booking with Emerald, with a few different cruise companies and have never had a problem. I thought it was time to try a new company as i had ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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frostygoth

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Absolutely perfect from start to finish!

While my husband and I have taken several cruises before, we had never done a river cruise, nor cruised with Viking. I will definitely be cruising with them again in the future! Everything was so well-organized, the ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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LoveTravellingtlt

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Uniworld An Excellent Choice For Us

In 2013 the cruise we booked with Uniworld started in Istanbul and ended in Amsterdam. Unfortunately for us, the rains in Europe, June 2013, caused the rivers to flood and we were stopped in Vienna and could go no ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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AgouraTraveler

8 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience

We had heard nothing but raves about river cruising, but we were still pleasantly surprised by the outstanding service, food, and itinerary of our Rhine cruise from Basel to Amsterdam. It was quite obvious that ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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jfirnberg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

We have been on large ships and four previous cruises with American Cruise Lines, a sister line to Pearl Seas. The new Pearl Mist is similar to, but larger, than the ACL ships. Although there were some negatives on ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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tylercruise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great river cruise experience!

We just returned from our first river cruise experience, a Uniworld Danube river cruise from Passau, Gernany to Budapest, Hungary and were pleasantly surprised at every level. A little background. We're a couple ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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bcoris

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Delightful Douro

This was a cruise tour of Lisbon and the Douro River Valley. This was our first river cruise and it was everything we expected and more. From the 5 star hotel Tivoli Lisboa in Lisbon to the top notch buses and the ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Babcia7

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Another great trip with Uniworld

My husband and I just spent a week in Northern Italy aboard Uniworld's River Countess. This was our second Uniworld trip, (our first was in 2013 on the Paris and Normandy cruise) and both itineraries were amazing, ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Patsy Bollinger

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Delightful Cruise

We have just returned from a 'Danube Delights' cruise on Emerald Star and can honestly say the whole week was brilliant. The ship itself was modern and clean and our cabin was extremely well designed in terms of ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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hollandjml

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfect way to see Eastern Europe

My husband and I just returned from a 10-night cruise tour on the AmaSonata, with AMA Waterways, in Eastern Europe. We chose a cruise tour that began with 3 days/nights in Prague. Both the land pre-cruise portion, ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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tennisjazz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Blue Danube -- Eastern Europe -- Bucharest to Budapest

We loved our second AMA cruise at least as much as our first one, which was from Nuremberg to Luxembourg. But the countryside and culture are entirely different and less visited, so this is a special trip. We ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Docmitz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Magic on the Danube

Cruising on the Amaprima was a complete delight. The staff were like a big family, inviting us as guests to thoroughly enjoy ourselves. The food was delicious, our cabin was quite comfy, and our visits on shore were ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Late traveler

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Special trip for our 40th anniversary

Being as this was a very special occasion for us we chose to do this River Cruise to mark it and were not disappointed. It was however for us, quite an expensive holiday that we couldn't make a habit of doing. We ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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