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Europe - Black Sea Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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Europe - Black Sea
Departure Port

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Excellent

19

Very Good

3

Average

9

Poor

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Terrible

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Senior Cruises

100

Gourmet Food Cruises

93

Romantic Cruises

83

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

81

Luxury Cruises

35

35 Europe - Black Sea Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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daisybirk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star Excellent Surprise

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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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maryjchapman@aol.com

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Trip of a Lifetime!

This was our second cruise with Silversea and we wouldn't have thought they could improve on perfection but they did! Being onboard was like being in a cocoon where our every need was catered to. It was almost as ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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macrn

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

poor experience

Chose this cruise for the ports we were going to visit. Upon embarkation we were informed that two of the ports had been cancelled (egypt)-not happy! Then, the ship lost my passport! The most interesting thing is ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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grogers11

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise!

Thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. We boarded in Instabul and visited Romania, Bulgaria, and the Ukraine. A bit of the ship was outdated and needed some maintenance, but we thoroughly loved the size of our room and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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sodonnell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Venice to Istanbul Cruise

I loved this cruise!! The highlight to me was being up on deck with a gin and tonic when the ship left port!! The Aquavit outdoor dining experience was incredible, with the outdoor cooking and the incredible ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Catlover54

17 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Overall Experience; Fine Dining and Can Do Service

I just completed two back to back cruises, 9/5-9/12 Piraeus-Istanbul (Greek Isles) and 9/12-9/19 Istanbul-Istanbul (Black Sea Odyssey) This was my first SB trip. For comparison, I have done 8 prior cruises, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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16paws

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sailing down the Danube...

What an absolutely fabulous time! River cruises are not for the folks looking for on-board entertainment! One fantastic musician/singer (Valentine!) and an evening with the crews talent show, and 1 Bulgarian folk ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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SimonM

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

First (of many) Seabourn Cruise

Our first ever cruise and it lived up to our expectations. Our Cabin, Veranda Suite, Deck 8 was roomy with a walk in closet and very good bathroom. Balcony not huge but big enough for both of us to have our ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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nothsa

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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levas

1 Review Written

Puzzling cruise

Personal Background Information: I've been on the S. S. France in 1969 with roomates from University, crossing the Atlantic from New York to LeHavre; and subsequently the Norwegian Prince in the middle 1970's in the ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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landsend52

1 Review Written

A Very English Cruise

Stayed in the Meon Valley Marriott the night before good quality hotel and a good deal including parking for the duration of the cruise and efficient inclusive transfers to terminal. I called this review very ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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DesmondQ

1 Review Written

Expensive Queen Victoria

I must first say that we enjoyed the Cruise. The Queen Victoria is a fine, comfortable ship, and our cabin was excellent. However there were so many irritations, some of them avoidable, that we will think twice ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Jay23

8 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

WHAT IS THERE NOT TO LIKE?

Our cruising days started in 1999, sailing with P & O and Princess. In the last three years we have hanged our allegiance to the luxury lines (Seabourn, Regent and Oceania to date), and are enjoying the difference!! ...
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Sail Date September 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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Scunnypaul

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Azamara Quest Black Sea East to West 1st. September

Having sailed with Fred Olsen twice previously we thought we would try 5* luxury as Azamara had reduced the price following the itinerary change. Flew Turkish Airlines from LHR to Istanbul, good flight there & ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Sprit

4 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Terrible experience. They even serve FORBIDDEN food items over here!

Food: Absolute non memorable in anyway. The eggs served are classified with a number 3 stamps meaning these are battery cage eggs. Nowadays these eggs are strictly forbidden in the EU but apparently Regent knows her ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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milliemax

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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irishuga

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Istanbul to the Black Sea with a side trip to Transylvania

My wife and I sail on either Oceania or Azamara. We sailed on the Riviera last year. We noticed the staff made a concerted effort to be friendly this time. Embarkation was very easy. It would have been nice to have ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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CocoCoucou

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Won't bother again with Silversea

This was our second cruise with Silversea and our 8th overall on luxury cruises. We went with Silversea to the Arctic last year and decided to try them again for a cruise on the Black Sea. We were disappointed on ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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desmacruise

10 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise on Oceania Riviera

We are just back from a fantastic cruise on Oceania Riviera from Istanbul to Athens with stops in Nessebar (Bulgaria), Constanta (Romania) for 2 days, Batumi (Georgie), Trabzon (turkey), Sinop (Turkey), Kusadasi ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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VacationReviewUSA

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

LOVELY SHIP BUT NOTE WARNING: VIRUS

The ship is lovely and the employees are wonderful - we are experienced cruisers and we thought most of the staff on board the ship rated five stars plus - maybe the best we have ever enjoyed on the seas. Very ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Scotscruzer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

So near, So far.... A tale of two yachts!

We flew from London to Istanbul the day before the cruise, very excited to be going on our fist small ship or in this case yacht. Arrival in Istanbul was an event in itself as it coincided with a major thunderstorm. ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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alexandra cruiser

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Scenic Sapphire from Budapest to Bucharest

This was my first cruise on Scenic River cruises,and won t be my last.Have already booked another for next May.The ship,food,staff,cabins,etc.all great,would rate 4 to 4 1/2 stars.I m just picky about some ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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andyonli

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

What's Old is New and What's New is Old

What's Old is New and What's New is Old Windstar Cruise: Star Pride June 20-27, 2014 Istanbul to Istanbul After seven cruises on Windstar's Sailing Vessels, I was curious as to how the unique Windstar culture ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Devvie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Black Sea was Quite Light!

OK so we started out booking Crimea, Odessa, Romania & Bulgaria...Crimea got substituted with two ports in Turkey, for obvious reasons. Amasra was fine, but Samsun was a waste as it's just an industrial city/port. ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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