AmaLotus Review

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AmaLotus Overview

Editor's Note: As of 2016, AmaLotus has been removed from the AmaWaterways fleet.

AmaWaterways' 124-passenger AmaLotus debuted in 2011. The riverboat cruises along Southeast Asia's Mekong River with fleetmate La Marguerite. 


AmaLotus is slightly larger than La Marguerite -- 302 feet long compared to 235 feet long, and it accommodates 124 passengers in 62 balcony cabins (La Marguerite carries 92 passengers in 46 cabins).

Onboard features include 10 junior suites and two suites. Cabin layout and decor features elegant textiles and regional artifacts.

AmaLotus offers seven-day Mekong river cruises from Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City to Cambodia's Siem Reap.

25 AmaLotus Reviews from our Cruise Critic Community

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bloggingworldwide
Member Since 2016
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My husband and I decided to start our trip with the 3 night Siem Reap hotel package and then the 7 night cruise with a 2 night Saigon stay. Here's what I learned from taking this trip: You do need to get visas for Vietnam ahead of ... Read more
pauljoedc
Member Since 2009
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We did only the river cruise part of a broader package that AmaWaterways provides. We heard generally good things about the land portions of the package. Overall, the cruise was enjoyable, but it got off to a rocky start with an unexpected ... Read more
debbyLA
Member Since 2013
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We took the land package also. Hanoi-Ha Long Bay-Siem Reap and after cruise Saigon. The land package is not to be missed! First-AMA is a delight to work with.  We needed to add an extra day and had a few questions and had 5star ... Read more