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Avalon Waterways Avalon Passion Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
Avalon Passion
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48 Avalon Waterways Avalon Passion Cruise Reviews


L1k32Cru183 avatar

L1k32Cru183

1 Review Written

Great Staff, Well organised, room for improvement

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This was my fourth river cruise but first on Avalon - the itinerary and sailing dates were what we wanted. We went to Bucharest three days early to explore and are very glad that we did. There is a lot to see in ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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vlnovak

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship and cruise

We chose this cruise because we had never been to the previous communist countries.or cruise included a tour everyday that were very informative and interesting. The guides spoke excellent English. Our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lwcc061

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Always on Time

Had a lot of friends who love the river cruise experience and thought we would give it a try. Service was very good. The staff works extremely hard to make the guests have a wonderful experience. If you like ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kwerb12

1 Review Written

Wonderful Trip for First Timers to Europe

I picked this August date so the weather would be warm enough to enjoy the Avalon window that opens 7 feet wide so we could really experience traveling the Danube. Target city Vienna. I figured that eastbound was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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sammy4813

1 Review Written

Passion of Europe

Traveled with a teen and since it was summer there were other teens on board. There are no programs or plans for children/teens though so not recommended if you are looking for someone to entertain them. Ship crew ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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WorldTravelerFan

1 Review Written

Fascinating Itinerary

We chose this cruise based on location, dates and then were intrigued by the special itinerary around the Hapsberg Empire. Everything met or exceeded our expectations. The stateroom was beautiful and spacious, and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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wendycwhite

1 Review Written

Relaxing yet adventurous tour

We choose this cruise line based upon square footage of staterooms and floor to ceiling windows. Also , we liked the smaller ship capacity. This was an excellent cruise from beginning to end. Staff from cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Conpet

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Cruise!

We had a wonderful time on our Avalon cruise to Eastern Europe. Starting in Prague the arrival was smooth being greeted by the Avalon staff then transferred to the Prague Hilton where there is a dedicated Avalon ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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elthorbo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trip of a Lifetime

Having traveled with Avalon before we have found this company provides the best quality experience in every phase of the trip. Last year 3 of us did the Danube cruise from Prague to Budapest. The trip this year we ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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judfend

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise

The Legendary Danube from Prague to Budapest was our first river cruise. Avalon made everything easy and enjoyable. The food, entertainment, service and overall experience was outstanding. We have traveled on ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kfinney

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great ship - poor experience

We chose to go on this cruise to experience five countries in a leisurely manner, taking in the passing scenery from our Stateroom. To be fair, we were not too bothered about excursions or onboard entertainment, so ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bkastner

1 Review Written

Crusing from Amsterdam to Budapest "Paris of the East"

We love Avalon and their outstanding staff! Avalon makes each guest feel welcome and special. My opinion, Avalon is more personal and not as commercial as some cruise ships. The Amsterdam to Budapest cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Stella&Stanley

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding

I chose this cruise for its itinerary in central Europe. The scenery was outstanding. The Danube was very low during our cruise, however, the Avalon ship being newer with less draft had no problems sailing while ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Jerr217

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avalon Danube

We chose Avalon because of the service, bed facing window, 7 ft wide "room balcony" (Panorama Suite) and itinerary. The ports were altered due to the low water...but Avalon made it seemless by re positioning the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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judith.rosenberger

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Danube from Bucharest to Budapest

Recommended by friends who have been on prior AVALON cruises, including this summer on the same one we took but at an earlier time. We also chose it for size of boat, lack of children, number of stops and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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GlenCove101

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Danube

We are delighted that we chose to take the 21 day trip on the Danube that included Transylvania and three days in Prague. The trip from East to West gave us a wonderful insight into the people and historical ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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sbtb

1 Review Written

Cruised the Rhine River, scenery along the Rhine River & castles was beautiful

We wanted to visit Budapest where my husband's Mother was born & heard rave reviews about the European river cruises. The cruise was very relaxing and all of the food & drink was excellent. We liked that we had the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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chester49

1 Review Written

First River Cruise

Highly rated. Great price. Great itinerary. Great service. The captain was extremely gracious during my conversations with him. Our table service at lunch and dinner couldn't have been better. Our room was towards ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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VickiK415

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Adventure to Remember

We started our adventure with 3days in Budapest and boarded our ship there. The cruise representatives met us at our hotel with a champagne gathering and information about all the excursions that were included in ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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RonH522

1 Review Written

It truly was a "Danube Dream"

Our cruise was the Danube Dream with Habsburg Royalty. The history in this region has been recorded over a thousand years and is filled with stories of people whose names are in history books. The Avalon Passion is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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pastor17

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Places, people and the Passion

Conversation with friends suggested Avalon as a possibility since I was already expressing an interest in touring Europe. This particular cruise would take me to the countries of my grandparents. Since my new wife ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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smoenkhaus

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeded all expectations

Friends recommended Avalon, and we liked what we found on the website. Our ship, the Avalon Passion, was beautifully appointed in every way. Our room had a huge amount of closet and storage space and more hangers ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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gmf1950

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Outstanding 1st River Cruise !

Our river cruise was really great. Hope this review does not become too much of a love fest, but we obviously enjoyed this adventure more than we even expected. The trip from Bucharest/Black Sea to Budapest was ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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gregorypeter

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime - Avalon Passion

We were heading over to Spain for a wedding and wanted to see a bit of Europe while we were there. We started looking at river cruises because they seemed to offer the best variety of tours and excursions. We ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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schlick

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

River Cruise - Best Way to See a Little of Everything

We looked at a few cruises and the Avalon cruise fit our timetable the best. Also the cabins were a little larger which is nice for 2 friends traveling. It was nice to have the panoramic window. I would highly ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Avalon Passion Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms4.04.8
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment3.04.3
Service4.04.9
Value For Money4.04.6
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