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11 AmaWaterways Cruise Reviews

Mike from California avatar

Mike from California

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Inexperienced Crew


We sailed with them in Africa and it was a great trip, so we booked this Lisbon to Madrid trip. AMA Waterways put on a new ship which sailed four days after we did. The BIG problem was that they took most of the ...
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Sail Date April 2019

kenburke avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Poor quality, poor service

We thought for the price it would be an upmarket cruise, having previously done a cruise with Viking who were terrific and thought APT would be the same. The service in the dining room consists of getting your ...
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Sail Date June 2018

xtalguy avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great trip, horrible ship

The hotels in Madrid and Lisbon were excellent, as were all the short trips and the Ama staff. HOWEVER, the experience on the ship was among the worst we have experienced in many years of travel. The air ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Drouse9 avatar


1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

One and DONE!

Let me begin by saying that I've never written a review on a cruise until now even though we've taken many wonderful cruises over the years all over the world. We decided to try a river cruise for the first time ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Amacerto avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Service

I chose the Amawaterways Rhine River based on a recommendation from a travel agent and friend who had sailed with Amawaterways before. We cruised on the Nile about 5 years ago but this was our first cruise in ...
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Sail Date May 2016

zak477 avatar


27 Reviews Written

178 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Our first and probably our last river cruise. Our 7 day river cruise of the Danube was dubbed, by all the guests, as the 4 day bus cruise. We were bused and only used the Dolce as our hotel. Now we sure understand ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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Jethro S

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Worst vacation to date

We boarded this vessel along with several other couples we know. We didn't pick the dates-- HUGE MISTAKE!!! We set sail in October and encountered rain, dreary gray skies and weather cold enough to make a few of ...
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Sail Date October 2015

bugera avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed

Actually sailed from Vilfshoven, Germany after 3 days pre cruise in Prague. Those were three expensive and wasted days followed by a horribly uncomfortable bus trip backwards to the port of embarkation in Germany. ...
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Sail Date October 2014

Lobes1 avatar


3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Legendary Danube on the AMA Lyra; what a disappointment!

After reading all of the glowing reviews of the AMA Waterways European river cruises, we made reservations for the Legendary Danube cruise from Prague to Budapest on the AMA Lyra. We reserved a modestly priced cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2013



1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


The bathroom is very well designed- lots of surface and great,easy to use shower. Only needs some ventilation. The stateroom is VERY poorly planned- basically- NO storage that works- 5 VERY small drawers that are ...
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Sail Date August 2012

SbL125 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not enough water in the Rhine for Cruise

Due to insufficient water, cruise operator purposely misleading and not informing us of the conditions, I would not recommend this company! We have enjoyed 25 luxury cruises and never had this experience. It turned ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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