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St. Petersburg to Europe - River Cruise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 8 St. Petersburg to Europe - River Cruise Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Russian Waterways River Cruise, September 2014

Review for AmaKatarina to Europe - River Cruise

djmcruise avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first river cruise and we chose AMAWATERWAYS AmaKatarina after discussions with our travel agent. We were very pleased with our holiday and would certainly travel with AMA again and we would absolutely recommend their Russian Waterways Cruise. We understood that there had been quite a few cancellations on this particular cruise as people were concerned about the political situation ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Not what they promised

Review for River Victoria to Europe - River Cruise

toomuchriver avatar


First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first cruise with Uniworld  our expectations due to the purchase price of the cruise was very high..our experience was however very disappointing.the disclaimer Uniworld uses in describing the Russian cruise verses their other all Uniworld cruises is ridiculously inappropriate. The boat was nice but looked nothing like the boats on the Uniworld website.the food was good for the most ...
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Sail Date: July 2013

AMAKaterina, St.Petersburg to Moscow, July/August 2013

Review for AmaKatarina to Europe - River Cruise

head4heights avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Despite not having my expectations over high about this venture, I was very pleasantly surprised. Ill try and break down the areas for review: The ship. I gather that only Russian owned ships are allowed on the water. This may or may not be true, but it would explain why AMA have leased and refurbished a vessel from a big Russian cruise company that was very much in evidence on the water on the ...
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Sail Date: July 2013

Definitely Not Luxury!

Review for AmaKatarina to Europe - River Cruise

Jcar55 avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Did a 12 day cruise on this boat from St. Petersburg to Moscow and was not impressed with anything about this cruise(except for the sights of St. Petersburg and especially Moscow). If this is the finest river ship(as advertised) in Russia I'd hate to see the worst! Even though its had a $11 million makeover it was a 3 star boat at best. Very small rooms with teeny tiny bathrooms. Pink thin wall ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Viking River Cruise: Waterways of the Czars

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

johnl.szabo@gmail.com avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our second river cruise with Viking: the first was in southern France. In both cruises, the service and ship were exceptionable. In Russia, the staff was superb. The tour guides who were with us for the duration were well-trained, highly informed, creative, friendly, considerate, and spoke English perfectly. The local tour guides were also excellent. The food was very good, although ...
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Sail Date: August 2012

Viking Waterways of the Czars

Review for Viking Emerald to Europe - River Cruise

Calimarie avatar


10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We used Viking air and joined about 15 other couples on the optional Helsinki Finland pre-cruise. Viking provides a city tour on the first day and then the next two days are free time. The Radisson hotel was just ok, and the local Viking hotel guides, that were stationed there were not very helpful. We had wonderful weather and stayed in Helsinki the entire time. A great city to take time out and ...
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Sail Date: May 2012

Two star cruise with a five star price tag

Review for AmaKatarina to Europe - River Cruise

ramsey1949 avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The embarkation was smooth, and the baggage was delivered promptly. The cabins, however, were not ready. The AC was not working, the toilet would not flush properly, they forgot to put in the refrigerator, and there was no life jacket. We set aside extra time for ourselves so that we would see some of the places in St Petersburg and Moscow which were not part of the published itinerary of ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Marinsky Suite

New River Victoria

Review for River Victoria to Europe - River Cruise

cruiserdt37 avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Impressions of the ship: It is brand new inside - refurbished from head to toe. The outside, however, is the same (oldish) ship that every other tour company uses. It seems that the Russians built one basic hull for this purpose, and there are many in service on the rivers. I didn't feel that any of the Viking or Grand Circle ships that we saw docked alongside ours were nicer in any way. One ...
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Sail Date: June 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

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