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APT AmaBella (APT) Cruise Reviews

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AmaBella (APT)
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Very Good

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20 APT AmaBella (APT) Cruise Reviews


suja avatar

suja

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Voyage through the Balkans – APT Cruise from Budapest on AmaBella

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We have done several river cruises up and down the Danube with different providers and APT was by far the least luxurious. A pleasant experience but not the luxury cruise we were expecting for the price charged and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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togidubnius

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A fantastic experience

The trip was fantastic and the organisation by ATP beyond the call of duty. Everything was taken care of. We had to swap ships from Ama Bella to Ama Verde between Passau and Nuremberg because the water level in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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teeandjay

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Room for improvement

We had to change from the AmaVerde to the AmaBella on this APT cruise half way through our cruise because of low water on the Danube. This involved a four hour coach journey. This transfer was only revealed to us ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Phoebe 483

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

I found this river cruise fantastic, I cannot understand one of the reviews on this cruise, there was absolutely nothing to complain about. Food wonderful, staff so helpful, the people on the cruise very friendly, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Allidudz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful all inclusive cruise

My husband and I travelled on the AmaBella on the Amsterdam/Budapest route on the 11 May. With respect, I vehemently disagree with some earlier comments (but I acknowledge that everyone’s entitled to their ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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cappycas

5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, shame about the food.

We are on this cruise now, half way through in fact. While so many things are excellent, there are aspects of our experience that are not so good. The ship’s clientele are mostly Australians and to say they are a ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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How it really is

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

If under 70 and Active - Find another cruise ship Don't go APT!

Should have been a holiday of a lifetime, sadly it hasn't been (and I can't get off yet). I accompanied an elderly aunt :), even though she's lovely and very active, the bulk of the passengers despite being very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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gavin.conroy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Highs and Lows and I dont mean the Locks

Highs - Excursions - The daily excursions were great. Well organised with great guides. - Royal Collection - Three highlight tours - Namedy Castle, Majestic Imperator Train to Salzburg and a night of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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kenlo68

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience in all aspects

This has been on our bucket list for some time. It was very enjoyable with a good mix of relaxation and activity. Some of the APT specials are not to be missed - the Grand Imperatore train (albeit some of the air ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Murphy 1948

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Ship shabby and tired.

Ship shabby and tired albeit staff excellent. Entertainment on board low class. Overall cabins noisy. When perusing details prior were never advised deck would be unavailable for substantial period of cruise due to ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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marina5567

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Cruise of the Year

Brand new ship, Amaverde, and it lived up the the descriptions put out by APT. First night tried to get a glass of red wine. Bar attendant could not find a cork screw. Fifteen minutes later when up to get my ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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charlotte60

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

APT AMABELLA

We travelled on this boat last year and were bitterly disappointed and had a number of problems. They used completely false advertising, they state that there are 3 restaurants when in truth there is only one. ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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Cool traveller

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Magical Christmas time river cruise with APT

After quite a bit of research, I concluded that Amawaterways/APT provided the best in European river cruising - beautiful boats, excellent reputation for customer service, great on board dining, interesting ports of ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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rantline

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unforgettable cruise

We have recently returned from a 15 day cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Amabella. It was an APT (Australian Pacific Touring) cruise and was absolutely everything and more than we expected. Although the ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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bazzaazzab

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Europe River Cruise

APT have a good reputation plus we had been to Alaska with APT, Egypt and Turkey, they always had us in the best hotels when travelling on land and very close to the city hum, therefore we did not lose time ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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lovable and daisy

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime APT Amabella 31 October to 14 November 2015.

I am a first time poster and I owe a great deal of gratitude to those who have posted before me. We, two well travelled couples, joined the APT cruise on the AmaBella after a stint in Madrid, Cordoba and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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EvaPete 919

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise

We have travelled from Budapest to Amsterdam in September 2014. Prior to this we had a 12 day coach through the Balkans also with APT. The whole trip was wonderful. The ship was very comfortable, enough space and ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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5 star Cruiser

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Our Expectations

This holiday started in Berlin and concluded in Amsterdam. My wife and I joined the AmaBella in Budapest after 7 days in Berlin and Prague (bus trip with APT as part of the 21 day tour). We had a cabin on Deck 3 ...
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Sail Date September 2015


John117 avatar

John117

11 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable but not quiet and relaxing

We received details of a half price offer on this cruise from an agent but decided to book direct with APT. We booked it about 5 months out which is unusual for us as we normally wait till nearer the departure date ...
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Sail Date April 2015


Newbies Brooks avatar

Newbies Brooks

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Most amazing experience!!

This was a dream holiday where every possible thing was covered. From the first moment to the last, we saw some wonderful places and the local guides shared so much of the history and legends of each place visited. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


AmaBella (APT) Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining5.04
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation3.03.1
Family1.01
Enrichment3.03.7
Service5.04.3
Value For Money4.03.6
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