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Riviera River Budapest Cruise Reviews

Riviera River
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Budapest

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21 Riviera River Budapest Cruise Reviews


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TsiganAAA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cracking Christmas Market Cruise

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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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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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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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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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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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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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thepurpleprobe

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

MS Thomas Hardy

First time river cruisers, noticed advert innnewspaper so started to do a bit of investigating. 5* rating good online reviews and prices that were substantially less than other brands hmmmm what’s the catch. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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moores22

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fabulous week

Totally impressed with the service and "natural" friendliness of all the crew - well done to the hotel manager for creating the team. We have stayed at some of the best hotels in UK and this place as regards food ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Barbara31

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Completely relaxing cruising with the right level of informality

This was our first river cruise altho we are seasoned seagoing cruisers. we were not sure to expect but the thought of a brand new ship visiting places we hadn't been before - Salzburg and Vienna - attracted us. We ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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timthetaf

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship and staff, but a few disappointments

We did the reverse Heart of Europe cruise, from Budapest to Cologne. This seems to be the preferred direction, giving longer in the ports enroute. We saw lots of other ships on our cruise, and, frankly, didn't ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Gastroinn

2 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Generally underwhelmed felt like we were on a glorified coach tour.

Friends had already booked and we had always wanted to try a river cruise (have done many ocean cruises) but wanted to be part of a group of friends so joined up as itinerary sounded an interesting one which it was. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Rgrant

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

Underwhelmed

The ship is actually very nice: modern, bright, clean and with lovely full height/width fully opening windows in the cabins. The staff are generally extremely pleasant and helpful. The itinerary was interesting and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Jayneeeg

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Lovely cruise but the Danube is definitely not blue!

We have been on several sea cruises but wanted to try something different and we weren't disappointed. Our flight over was on EasyJet and one of our cases got delayed which although it was upsetting and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Helen1950

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

There were too many great things to highlight only one

We were well taken care of from start to finish. The ship was only 10 months old, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Food was beautifully presented with plenty of choice. Service was good. However, my friend was ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Deck Cargo

16 Reviews Written

107 Helpful Votes

Cruise the Heart of Europe

Cruise the Heart of Europe This was our second river cruise with Rivera Travel, we thought the itinerary was fairly comprehensive and interesting, but 14 days on a river boat might seem too long for some people. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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manxseasider

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Possibly Between 3 and 4 Stars

This was our first experience of a river cruise, having previously undertaken 2 ocean cruises (Western Med + Baltic & St Petersburg). We travelled on the Danube and visited some beautiful cities on the cruise, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Vitchy

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Time on the Charles Dickens!

All I can say, is what a wonderful holiday .. a river cruise on the Danube. Our ship, the Charles Dickens was on its 7th trip. With just 140 passengers, there was a main dining room and a small dining room at the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Smudgeroonie

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Superb Charles Dickens

Have just returned from a Danube river cruise on Riviera Travel's Charles Dickens. The whole holiday was wonderful - the ship is beautiful and the places we visited were interesting and varied. The ship is very ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Group of 6

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Sailing the (Blue) Danube

Had a wonderful week on board Jane Austin. Hats off to Riviera Travel who collected us from the airport, organised every trip and returned us to the airport in time for our flight home at the appropriate time ( no ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Mattshirl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Riviera Travel. River Cruising at its best

We chose this cruise on the river Danube as we wanted a relaxing break but especially wanted to see the Christmas Markets in Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna and we weren’t disappointed, (Vienna especially is a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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