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27 Budapest AmaWaterways AmaCerto Cruise Reviews

kck2685 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredible Honeymoon


My husband (33) and I (29) were looking for a unique and different honeymoon than the typical beach vacation. We found river cruising from our travel agent and felt it was the perfect option for us. We stayed 3 days ...
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Sail Date November 2019

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1 Review Written

Top Notch!

A friend recommended AmaWaterways and we are so glad we went on a river boat cruise with this company! The crew was amazing and always willing to help no matter what we needed. Christian was the best Cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019

Erzsebet avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely pampered

This was our first River cruise. The Maitre D, Nicolette, on board the Prague to Budapest route was phenomenal. She bent over backwards to review menus daily with me, and my husband who is vegan. Every moment ran ...
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Sail Date March 2019

czegans avatar


1 Review Written

Musical journey on the Danube

I had always been curious about river cruising, but had been reluctant to commit. However, this particular cruise up the Danube was too good to refuse, and I am so glad I did it. The initial draw was that the ...
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Sail Date March 2019

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Wanda Green

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Gentle walking tours

This cruise exceeded all expectations. From the time we arrived, we were greeted with exceptional service from all of the friendly staff. We were amazed at how many of the staff addressed us by name within the ...
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Sail Date September 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Attention to every detail

We chose this particular itinerary as a "Bucket List"/ retirement trip. We did a pre-cruise extension in Vienna and a post-cruise extension in Romania. Our cruise manager, Christian Abker, made sure every detail was ...
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Sail Date July 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Yes I took teenagers on a river cruise and Yes they loved it !

We had a perfect family trip with AMA Waterways on the AMA Certo. We traveled with my 3 teenage daughters ages 18,16 and 15. Two of the girls shared cabin 109, my oldest had cabin 111 to herself (both category D) ...
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Sail Date June 2018

markpc17 avatar


6 Reviews Written

Fascinating Cruise, Itinerary Ideal for all Activity Levels

One of the things we liked the most about Ama is the way they cater to all activity levels. We prefer to be active, and they did a great job always having higher energy tour options from biking, hiking and walking ...
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Sail Date June 2015

frostygoth avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Unforeseen itinerary change turned out to be awesome

This was our first time on AmaWaterways, but our second river cruise. We did the Gems of Southeastern Europe which started in Budapest, Hungary, went through Croatia, Serbia, and Bulgaria, and ended in Bucharest, ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Lcoon avatar


1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great Experience

Having never been on any cruise and not wanting to be herded along, we were cautious about selecting a river cruise. We were three couples traveling together and knew where we wanted to go after some research. We ...
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Sail Date September 2017

2OLDBIRDS1966 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous first cruise

This cruise, "Melodies of the Danube", was chosen by our travel agent. Upon entering the AmaCerto, we were so impressed by the elegance of the foyer and the lounge. The cabin was well-appointed with adequate space ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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ACA Jester

8 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Superior Service Still Possible on Cruises

There was a change in itinerary which we only found out after we paid, checked in online, and received our cruise paperwork: instead of arriving in Mohacs in the morning, we arrived in the afternoon, so there was no ...
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Sail Date July 2017

RT320 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


We had made many ocean cruises before this river cruise. We were amazed with all of this cruise. Hospitality, comfort, food, tours; everything was beyond expectations! Every cruise member were always going out of ...
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Sail Date September 2014

wandwall avatar


6 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Istanbul, 5 star

The AMA Certo is a beautiful new ship in the AMA fleet. It is bright and well maintained. We had a category BB cabin on the Cello Deck. At 210 sq. ft., the cabin was compact; the bathroom was even more so. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2014

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1 Review Written

Couldn't Have Been Better

This was my first river cruise and I honestly don't feel it could have been better. We were treated like royalty from the moment we boarded. John, the cruise manager, was so well organized that we never had a doubt ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

4 from Texas

A fantastic river cruise. Love every minute. The food was really good, the cabin was wonderful and the shower was the best I have had on a cruise line. First river cruise and loved the small number of people and you ...
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Sail Date July 2014

gerical avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Experience

This was a first river cruise for us. Loved it! We were on the Amacerto, the entire crew was wonderful. We loved our cabin with the french balcony, we were even able to sleep a couple of nights with the sliding door ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

AMA Certo Christmas Market Danube River Cruise, November 2013

Ama Certo Christmas Markets - Danube River Cruise (November 2013) This was our first river cruise on AMA and it won’t be our last! We really lucked out choosing AMA. The cruise was basically faultless and we had ...
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Sail Date November 2013

Samlab25 avatar


1 Review Written

Great Experience!

We really enjoyed our Christmas Market Cruise on the Danube. We are planning to book for the Rhine Christmas Market Cruise next year as well. Our family of three (myself, husband and 12 year old son), found the ...
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Sail Date November 2013

Deerfieldtexan avatar


1 Review Written

Fabulous time

We had a wonderful time on this cruise. There was a problem with a lock between Budapest and Bratislava. We were notified of this prior to leaving home. We were bussed to Bratislava. We had a very knowledgeable ...
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Sail Date October 2013

ChatNoir avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A memorable week on the beautiful Danube.

We just cruised from Budapest to Vilshofen on board the relatively new ship Amacerto. By booking in March for an August vacation, we surely thought we would get a cabin with a balcony, but this popular cruise sold ...
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Sail Date August 2013

caviargal avatar


21 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

AmaCerto: A Tough Act to Follow

We recently completed a 14 night trip to Europe, structured around a 7 night sailing on AmaCerto from Budapest to Nuremberg. This was our 6th river cruise and our favorite so far. As much as we enjoyed our cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2012

willden avatar


19 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise - great experience on the not so blue Dan

Our first river cruise on the delightful AmaWaterways "AmaCerto" from Budapest to Vilshofen on the Danube river was a wonderful, memorable experience. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the cruise and the ...
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Sail Date May 2012

pogles avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

AmaCerto - Fantastic Memories Were Created

Well I could tell you so much but will try and keep it relevant to the AmaCerto and the route we took. We did the Blue Danube Discovery from Budapest to Nuremburg but as we are from the UK we made our own travel ...
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Sail Date June 2012

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Robin E

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Service!

A friend chose this cruise based on the ports. I could not have been happier with the ship, tours, food, and service. Everything was well taken care of. The food never felt mass produced as it often does on a big ...
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Sail Date March 2018

AmaCerto Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Value For Money5.04.4
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