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Amsterdam Emerald Dawn Cruise Reviews

Emerald Waterways
Emerald Dawn
Destination
Amsterdam

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53 Amsterdam Emerald Dawn Cruise Reviews


Hosa avatar

Hosa

1 Review Written

Great ship, great crew, great service

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we arrived on board the afternoon before our cruise began and had a day in Amsterdam prior to hitting the river, which was well received. Getting into our rooms was quick and luggage arrived immediately. The ship ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Fleischer33

1 Review Written

The trip of a lifetime!

Our first European trip was an incredible experience. We fell in love with the culture, the people and, of course, Emerald. We were impressed by the simplicity and warmth of the check in and check out process. The ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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CherryRainbow

1 Review Written

A wonderful initiation into river cruising

We chose this cruise as it suited us and our friends date wise, number of days wise and places it visited. Having done 3 cruises on large ships (2 in the Caribbean and 1 to the Norway fjords) we were surprised how ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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dlowcarter

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great land excursions and the staff and the ship were amazing.

We went on a seminar by Emerald and they offered a lot of incentives so we decided to give it a try. It was our first River Cruise so we didn't know what to expect and it was overall a great experience. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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KittenWoman

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service

We have just returned from a week long cruise on the Emerald Dawn from Amsterdam to Basel. We were very impressed by the level of service and the facilities. All members of staff from cruise director Michael, the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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lenwoodgate

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Xmas Markets Cruise

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. The cruise exceeded our expectations. There was some concern that due to low water level in the rivers we may have to change ships or go by bus for ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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auspartan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam to Budapest - Christmas Markets River Cruise

We have just completed the Amsterdam to Budapest Christmas Markets river cruise. It was very good trip and I would highly recommend it to anyone. We were somewhat worried about the river levels as Europe had a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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krtv80

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise down the Rhine River

My husband and I sold our house which we had lived in for 35 years. We decided to treat ourselves to a vacation. We had received numerous catalogs from numerous cruise companies. We tried to book a Viking cruise.We ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bboulton

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Trip every - love Emerald Waterways

we actually were on the Emerald Dawn as I guess the Sun got stranded somewhere in low water, but similar ship and looked brand new. The crew and staff were the best! From Nina our cruise director who made sure all ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Testarossa64

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Rhine River Cruise

From airport pick-up to the end drive to the return airport, we were well looked after. All the crew very attentive, efficient, warm and friendly. Cabins and general areas were all spotlessly clean and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Sandstone Riser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise through the heart of Europe

We chose this cruise company which is marketed as Evergreen in Australia, because of Cruise Critic ratings and also word of mouth feedback from others who had sailed with Evergreen/Emerald. We spent eight nights ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JohannaLawson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

We researched a few companies offering Europe river cruises and decided on Emerald. We upgraded to a panoramic balcony suite. The room was great with floor to ceiling windows and the top portion slid down. The staff ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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GKRT

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

We researched numerous cruise lines and trips by length of trip and price. We found the Emerald Waterways trips to be the best value for money. Since we were flying in from Western Canada, we decided to make the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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polo43

1 Review Written

Outstanding Cruise Company

We chose to cruise the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basil. From the time we booked to the time we disembarked the service was excellent. The ship was modern and extremely well maintained.The crew were professional in the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Anne from Vancouver

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The best cruise ever!

We had never done a river cruise of Europe, and this was recommended by our travel agent who had taken this cruise. We were most impressed by the staff, the service, the accomodations, the food and the expertise ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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wizwiz1944

5 Reviews Written

61 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

The Good. The entire crew were excellent throughout the cruise and unable to be faulted. Always a ready smile, happy to chat and would go out of their way to ensure we and other passengers were going to get ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Brooky1957

1 Review Written

Enjoyable but could be better

Firstly, overall we did enjoy the cruise ... we have done a 7 days river cruise and sea cruise so have some comparison. It was relaxing, the cabin was clean and comfortable, the food was good (more about that ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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DaisyMaysy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise - 5 European countries - Amsterdam to Budapest

We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and wanted something special. This ship did not disappoint. We arrived at Amsterdam and stayed overnight before sailing the next afternoon to Cologne. The ship is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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JRice

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Splendid Ship and Cruise

This was our first river cruise after many ocean cruises because we wanted to visit central Europe and to experience the difference of a river cruise. The cruise was 14 nights from Amsterdam to Budapest. We ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dustycat14

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent way to see Europe

I had never been on a riverboat cruise so picked this one simply through online research and because it stopped at the places I wished to see. The excursions and visits to castles, palaces, abbeys, churches and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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malmck

1 Review Written

Great cruise

Evergreen has a very good rep back home. First time river cruise for us. Once aboard rooms are great plenty or room clean and cleaned every day. The staff are just the best, from the people who clean your room ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Happy retiree1

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Delightful Cruise Down the Rhine to Nuremburg

We did the 8 day cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremberg. The inclusion of gratuities, tours, wine etc included in the very reasonable price, the positive reviews and the newness of the ship was our deciding point to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Novice ABC

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Gem of a Trip

This was our first cruise of any description and it didn't disappoint. The ship, accommodation and facilities were exactly as described in the brochure. Without exception the staff were friendly, attentive and ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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arose4liz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A disappointing holiday

A river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest was an ideal destination. However it was spoilt by an overcrowded restaurant that became so noisey by guests trying to hold conversations. It became necessary to shout ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Max13

1 Review Written

Passionate Emerald Dawn Staff made the Difference from Ams to Bud!!

We flew to London for 5 days for Chelsea Flower Show prior to Eurostar Train to Brussells with Evergreen to board Emerald Dawn in Amsterdam. We booked one bedroom suite which was more than comfortable (although not ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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