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Riviera River Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Review for Robert Burns to Europe - River Cruise

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Mattshirl

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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 must). Everything went smoothly from the booking to landing back in Bristol airport. The Robert Burns is definitely a 5 star ship and was decorated beautifully throughout for the festive ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Best holiday with so much to see

Review for Douro Elegance to Europe - River Cruise

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Charm London

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

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 and slippers, satellite tv and double bed to myself. Of course, no time spent in the cabin because fellow travellers and the rest of the ship is so inviting. Big windows, lovely lounge ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


I Provided A Night's Entertainment and Prizes

Review for William Shakespeare to Europe - River Cruise

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PenguinLady007

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 heard the concerns before but have not acted upon them. Embarkation was poorly planned. We were to meet at Hotel Kyriad in Avignon for a 4:30 p.m. pick up - which is way too late. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Lord Byron - River Rhone

Review for Lord Byron to Europe - River Cruise

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FCPL

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 river cruises (this being our first with Riviera) and never before have we experienced such inefficiency, poor administration, lack of courtesy, mediocre food, poor service and overall ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Disappointing itinerary

Review for Oscar Wilde to Europe - River Cruise

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tillysue

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Our tour started in Basel on the Rhine. There are 2 exits at the airport, We and a dozen others unfortunately chose the French, exit and it took 45 minutes to track down our Swiss rep which apparently is a constant problem for Riviera guests at this airport and not emphasised enough in the guidance notes. Our river boat was superb. the cabins, facilities, food and staff faultless although ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Danube Delta and Historic Cities

Review for Thomas Hardy to Europe - River Cruise

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jo-b

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 glide past from the comfort of your own cabin. Plenty of storage space, cases fitted under the bed, there was a kettle for making tea, a Nespresso machine and a small fridge and safe. ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Excellent i every way

Review for William Shakespeare to Europe - River Cruise

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silverswimmer

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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. Rushing between gates at Frankfurt or Schiphol is not for us, and from many others we have met who have had horror stories of missed connections and lost luggage. Our flight to Lyon was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Not as good as our heart of Europe cruise 2 years ago with Riviera.

Review for Lord Byron to Europe - River Cruise

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lesrob2

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had high hopes of this cruise with previous experience of the company and fairly good reviews. The flight to Lyon was fine but had to wait nearly 30 minutes for one of our party in a wheelchair who seemed to have very little assistance which I was promised also but didn’t get. To get to the coach with was parked some 10 minutes walk away across roads up and down pavements hauling all your ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Nice ship, but not 5 star

Review for Lord Byron to Europe - River Cruise

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ljbc

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 was structured. We started the cruise at Lyons, then sailed upriver to Chalon sur Soane for Beaune, we had a pleasant excursion to Beaune, after which we sailed slowly back down the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Very good but dining arrangements need re-thinking

Review for Jane Austen to Europe - River Cruise

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BioincJohn

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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 traffic congestion around Amsterdam. The clientele are white elderly British, which was not what we were expecting. While superficially the atmosphere was polite, there was an ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


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