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Scenic Amber Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Scenic
Scenic Amber
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12

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Luxury Cruises

80

Senior Cruises

19

Romantic Cruises

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River Cruises

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Entertainment Cruises

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80 Scenic Amber Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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lpmpsail

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Christmas River Cruise

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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. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rugg3d1yH

1 Review Written

This was unexpected

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Kpin

1 Review Written

Christmas market cruise.

Was recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. The staff were always welcoming and friendly and Always helpful. It was nice to come back from one of their excellent tours to be greeted with friendly ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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dorbacz

1 Review Written

The Danube on the Scenic Amber was spectacular

Scenic's reputation for outstanding service and excellent land tours was what attracted us to Scenic and they did not disappoint. the embarkation disembarkation went efficiently and super easy - no waiting ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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North Brisbane

1 Review Written

Our First Riverboat Cruise

I thought the ship and the food were excellent and we were happy with our cabin. Most of the staff were very obliging and friendly with one or two being a bit abrupt. I was disappointed with some of the shore ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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rcuriston

1 Review Written

Beyond any Expectations!

We chose this River Cruise on the recommendation of our Travel Agent and because it was "all inclusive". That included EVERYTHING and all was fantastic. This ship is only 3 years old and beautiful, really ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Mark Beckett

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delightful Slightseeing and Service

Essentially took this tour with another couple who where wanting to celebrate their 30th Wedding Anniversary. Despite the fact our airplane arrived well over an hour late in Prague the very approachable Scenic ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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draindoctors

3 Reviews Written

105 Helpful Votes

Well organised, cheerful staff, good food

We have been ocean cruising for over thirty years, taking at least 2-3 cruises a year, but never been on a river cruise. Looking back over the whole trip I doubt I would do it again. The ship was nice, we had ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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EatLobster

9 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Great service, nice ship, average food

Had been on Ama (wonderful), Uniworld (good) and wanted to try Scenic. Also wanted Danube cruise that went to Salzburg. The service was excellent, room kept very clean, and excursions good. Wine far better than ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ntruong44

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the better River Cruises

We have tried many other river cruises companies; SCENIC is the best one so far. When it says EVERYTHING INCLUDED, everything is indeed included: no surprise such as port fees, beverages (top quality brands & ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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darkim

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a beautiful trip!

We choice Scenic cruise lines because of the amenities that the cruise line offers- an all inclusive vacation with no stress! We were greeted at the airport and everything from there until we came home was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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tgph57

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Look no further you've found the ultimate river cruise provider

We had seen ads and decided to check out a Scenic presentation. We discovered a hidden gem in the sea of river cruise options. We knew we had stumbled on to something when we discovered that booking went quickly 18 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cumbcapcorp

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Scenic's Contingency Planning and Compensation Policy Falls Short

We booked a 14 day cruise with Scenic from Budapest to Amsterdam, and had a very mixed experience. Due to low water levels (not Scenic's fault), we ended up on three different ships (the Amber, the Jade and the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Chandelier1230

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

September cruise, but Not 1 ship sailed the whole route since JUNE

We chose Scenic because our friends sailed with this company and everything was included. We attended a seminar and we were impressed with the information. The high water situation was discussed and so we booked in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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PK from Canada

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Amsterdam, 15 days, 3 different ships

As with Highfler's review (we must have been on the same cruise), we were disappointed with the 2 ship swaps and corresponding bus rides - in particular the 3 1/2 hours on the bus to Cologne was annoying. As noted ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Harcla

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

NOT TRIP OF A LIFETIME AS ADVERTISED

Cruise was advertised as unpack once. We had 3 different ships, Scenic Amber for 6 days, Scenic Ruby for 5 days and Scenic Opal for 3 days. This proved to be frustrating, disruptive and exhausting over a 14 day ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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hedpat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Service

We chose Scenic because of newer ships—rooms bigger and ships lower. They had great reviews as a touring coach company. Our trip was delayed starting out because of storms. Missed our connection in Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mazagain

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing! Did not meet expectations. Not five star!

I booked the Gems of the Danube cruise eighteen months ago to celebrate our Ruby wedding anniversary. It was more than I would usually pay for a weeks holiday but as it was for a special occasion decided to push the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Anne MacNeil

1 Review Written

Gems of The Danube With Prague

We chose this river cruise for a number of reasons: we wanted a shorter time spent in case we weren't happy with the experience; we wanted all-inclusive so we didn't need to deal with different currencies or tipping ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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lgarsk

1 Review Written

A perfect holiday

We included a 3 day stay in Prague before the cruise. The hotel there, and the Scenic host/guide were 5 star. Our transfer to the ship was in a comfortable coach escorted by our guide and embarkation was handled ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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wrgreene

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Scenic does it right--A to Z

Prague to Budapest, including flight arrangements--land portion, onboard experience, tours, flights and transfers all absolutely top notch. We had an unbelievable onboard tour director (Richard Grey), staff and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Mary Anne Arnold

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good experience

Scenic was recommended by friends and travel agents as the best. The ship was both attractive and clean, as well as our cabin. Dining was a pleasant experience with great service and many food selections. Appetizers ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Me Cruising

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Scenic Amber River Cruise Not Up to All Its Marketed Hoopla

Family heritage encouraged us to take this river cruise departing budapest hungary, sailing thru austria and ending in nuremberg germany. very nice land tours & ports. Awesome bed. great storage in room. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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KSummerwine

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

3 days in Prague then 8 days on Scenic Amber

We began our flight from the US on 9/16 and arrived in Prague at 11 AM on 9/17. Our room at the Prague Marriott had a city view, 2 queen beds, and lots of space. The daily breakfast (included) was excellent and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Foxywilson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise

It was going to the places we wanted to see. Has bikes available for rides The meals were lovely but to much and to late. We like to eat earlier. All the staff were wonderful, couldn't do enough for us.No ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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