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Europe - Black Sea Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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16 Europe - Black Sea Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star Excellent Surprise


This was my first cruise, but even the experienced cruisers praised Viking Star as their best cruise. The ship is new, modern and high class. The tours were also high quality in addition to the food and staff. It ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Disappointing: 5* Rating but Mediocre 3* Performance from HAL Koningsdam

Drawn to this Holland America 21 day Norway, Baltic Treasures Koningsdam cruise by the great itinary, previous excellent experience with HAL service, on Nieuw Amsterdam, we are independent travellers who enjoy ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Cie avatar


2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Baltic cruise

In spite of all our preplanning always expect the unexpectable. Airline booked - check Small tours booked and paid - Berlin and St Petersburg through SPB Tours - check Planned Hop on Hop off buses ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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2 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Harmony G and Vantage which chartered her are both terrible

We cruise a lot on all different lines and this is the first ship we felt was UNACCEPTABLE. This is especially disturbing since the ship was chartered by Vantage 'Deluxe' Travel which we had heard was a terrific ...
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Sail Date August 2014

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Gisela Martinez

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

They gave me a balcony with a completely obstructed view.

I would like to make a complaint of my last cruise with MSC. In October 2013, I made a cruise in the Mediterranean in the ship Lirica. I reserved a balcony and this trip was great. I had a beautiful view from my ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not Up to Par

We've traveled on Windstar Sailing ships for 22 years. We've also been on the Pride when it was a Seabourn ship. It is not in top condition under Windstar's operation. Our cabin had rust stains in the window ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised!!

I had read so many negative reviews that I was hesitant to book this cruise line. I truly don't know what they were complaining about! Boarding was so swift and I was in my cabin, with my luggage without any snafus. ...
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Sail Date October 2013

Lesley136 avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Marco Polo Christmas Market Cruise

We are a middle aged couple and decided to treat our selves to a mini cruise before Christmas. We arrived at Tilbury which was easy to get to and the embarkation process was fast and efficient. We were in our cabins ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


Four of us joined the Black Watch as a surprise for 2 elderly relatives who had already been on board for 2 weeks. We found our cabin very disappointing and the general atmosphere felt like a visit to an old and ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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OK valley boy

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Restoring my Faith

After sailing on the Millenium fro Tokyo to Vancouver in May we were ready to give up on Celebrity but had previously booked the Constellation 2 Oct sailing and decided to give them one more chance and we are glad ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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14 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

MSC Magnifica - magnificent value!

MSC Magnifica 8th October 2024  Very quick check-in, on board and in cabin by 12.45. S3 family cabin - sitting area next to full length balcony windows, separated from dressing area and bedroom by curtains. King ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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Choirman PJ

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Black Sea Cruise

Flight on Turkish Airways was on time and we were served lunch with free drinks. Arrived at Ataturk Airport and all was well until we had to locate our transport. We were told to look for a person holding a card ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

The Black Sea 19 July to 29 July

We were two couples from Northern England seasoned cruises i must add, and chose this cruise because we had not been to the Black Sea before.Unfortunately some of the usual places they visit were changed on the ...
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Sail Date July 2014

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4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Vantage delivers again!!

This was our sixth trip with Vantage, thirds on the Navigator......and all in the same cabin!!! We started in Prague with the pre-trip extension and it was a highlight of the trip! Prague and Bratislava are both ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise But not ready for Prime Time

The ship is sharp and well laid out . . . it is actually the same ship as the Carnival Legend/Miracle twins with a bit classier decorations and fittings. Costa out shines everyone on embarkation proceedings . . . ...
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Sail Date October 2013

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Potty Terracotta

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Azura - did not meet Expectations

We had heard good reports about Azura and were really excited about taking a 24 night Cruise to the Black Sea. Embarkation was smooth and quick and we were on board within 30 minutes. Cabins were not available and ...
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Sail Date September 2013

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