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Christmas Wonderland cruise - Amsterdam to Budapest 2019

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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granton57

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first Scenic river cruise, which was advertised as a “Christmas Wonderland”. There wasn’t any Christmas wonderment about it. The only decorations were a tree in the entrance, one in the lounge and 2 foam snowflakes on the windows in the lounge. In the dining room a small table decoration per table. That was it, no lights etc. We parked next to a few ships who were beautifully ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


The scenic grinch stole Christmas

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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J59d

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We have done previous Scenic River Cruises and loved them. We wanted to immerse ourselves in all things European Christmas with the luxury of scenic. However Scenic didn’t provide anything Christmas on this cruise. Lacking Christmas decoration, no special Christmas Eve dinner and no special Christmas Day festival. Very disappointing. This cruise was at the end of the season and Scenic Crystal was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Wonderful

Review for Scenic Amber to Europe - River Cruise

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Jenlemus

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because 10 family members wanted to travel and this cruise let us bring our 14 and 17 year old family members. We all got to enjoy a river cruise. Aunts, Uncles, cousins, brothers, sisters, and spouses. No one was left out. Thank you Scenic Amber! We believe in Family First!! And this river cruise did too!! We also liked the stops along the way. We liked the route it was going ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


This was unexpected

Review for Scenic Amber to Europe - River Cruise

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Rugg3d1yH

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first riverboat cruise. We had checked out some others cruises casually but couldn't get excited about any. We went to a presentation put on by Expedia Cruise in Courtenay, BC, regarding Scenic and the guy with the funny accent caught our excitement regarding the boat, the service onboard, and what we would see on the tour. We immediately started planning our cruise that we just got ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Switzerland extension and Christmas Market River Cruise

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Johnie271

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise due to the Switzerland extension before hand and the great reviews of Scenic. The extension was amazing. We eventually got on the Scenic Opal in Basal and began our cruise down the Rhine. The ship was perfect. Very clean, modern, and welcoming. The cruise director (Andreea) was waiting to welcome us aboard and was always available to answer any question or solve any ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Lackluster Rhine "Christmas Market" cruise

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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nancyevans

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Having done two previous cruises with Scenic and a Christmas market cruise with their sister company Emerald, I was really looking forward to this cruise. What a disappointment!! While I would consider another cruise with Scenic, I do not recommend their Rhine Christmas Market cruise. 1. No on-board Christmas/holiday ambiance. Meager decorations that included a couple of decorated trees ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Amazing Christmas River Cruise

Review for Scenic Amber to Europe - River Cruise

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lpmpsail

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We've been on a Scenic river cruise before, but this one exceeded the last. Of course, with it being a Christmas Markets river cruise - that helped, but the staff on board just seemed to go the extra mile. Richard, the Tour Director was just incredible. He made everything seem like such an adventure - his descriptions of each stop and the optional excursions were just outstanding. He ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Disappointing Christmas Market Cruise

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Sprinter57

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Very disappointed in this Christmas river cruise. Very disappointed in the ship. 2 Christmas trees and small table ornaments on the tables does not make a themed Christmas cruise. We saw other companies ships that had Christmas lights and decorated balconies on the top decks that looked amazing. Some of the markets we stopped at were only average and the one village and market that was amazing ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Not Really a Christmas Market Cruise, despite how it is sold.

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe - River Cruise

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Fceexp1

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

For the most part, I have good words and praise for the actual cruise ship staff. They could not fix or be held accountable for things beyond their control, chiefly the marketing of what this cruise was supposed to deliver. The cruise is billed as a Christmas market tour. But let’s put this promise to test. Day 2 involved a departure from AMS at 13.00, so what do you really see of ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Single woman on her own! Loved it

Review for Scenic Amber to Europe - River Cruise

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Debbieross

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

People were generally friendly and staff was first rate.. service and hospitality! I met many international travelers! Interesting discussions and interactions! Guided tours were exceptional... choices allowed for interests as well as level of activity. Sometimes exiting and returning to boat were challenging as double parked boats made exiting long; lus sometimes ramps etc were a bit ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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