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Scenic Amber
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Very Good

25

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Poor

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149 Scenic Amber Cruise Reviews


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lpmpsail

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Christmas River Cruise

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We've been on a Scenic river cruise before, but this one exceeded the last. Of course, with it being a Christmas Markets river cruise - that helped, but the staff on board just seemed to go the extra mile. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rugg3d1yH

1 Review Written

This was unexpected

This was our first riverboat cruise. We had checked out some others cruises casually but couldn't get excited about any. We went to a presentation put on by Expedia Cruise in Courtenay, BC, regarding Scenic and the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Kpin

1 Review Written

Christmas market cruise.

Was recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. The staff were always welcoming and friendly and Always helpful. It was nice to come back from one of their excellent tours to be greeted with friendly ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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dorbacz

1 Review Written

The Danube on the Scenic Amber was spectacular

Scenic's reputation for outstanding service and excellent land tours was what attracted us to Scenic and they did not disappoint. the embarkation disembarkation went efficiently and super easy - no waiting ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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wishIweretravelling

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Crew and Staff

This was my second river cruise, with both being on Scenic. So my only basis for comparison is ocean cruises, of which I've had many. So some of my comments may be due to the nature of the product and its ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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North Brisbane

1 Review Written

Our First Riverboat Cruise

I thought the ship and the food were excellent and we were happy with our cabin. Most of the staff were very obliging and friendly with one or two being a bit abrupt. I was disappointed with some of the shore ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lefthooked

1 Review Written

Fantastic experience. Crew made the difference from the cruise director down.

The experience was first class.when there was an issue the team made it disappear as best the could, like low water level. The service was second to none from the time we first met the team until the end. Food ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Leany Lawton

1 Review Written

Pampered Cruising.

Chose this cruise because it included everything. We feel we are now spoiled for any other company.Low water levels meant we couldn't cruise between Regensburg and Passau so we were stuck in Passau for a few days. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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brucedeb57

1 Review Written

Most amazing holiday we have ever taken!!

We chose this cruise line after asking many people which cruise line they would suggest. This was the number one cruise line that was suggested to us. It was a bit more than other cruise lines but everything was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Adrian L

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Total rip off

We chose this cruise because it was sold as being a first class all inclusive cruise. Unfortunately it was neither. We flew to Prague and spent three days there (beautiful city) then on a bus and off to Nurnberg to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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rcuriston

1 Review Written

Beyond any Expectations!

We chose this River Cruise on the recommendation of our Travel Agent and because it was "all inclusive". That included EVERYTHING and all was fantastic. This ship is only 3 years old and beautiful, really ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Mark Beckett

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delightful Slightseeing and Service

Essentially took this tour with another couple who where wanting to celebrate their 30th Wedding Anniversary. Despite the fact our airplane arrived well over an hour late in Prague the very approachable Scenic ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Uffelc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don’t book a panorama suite!

We chose this as our first river cruise as it was an area that I wanted to visit - Prague, Vienna, Budapest. We chose Scenic based on good word of mouth references and the all inclusive feature. The operational ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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draindoctors

3 Reviews Written

105 Helpful Votes

Well organised, cheerful staff, good food

We have been ocean cruising for over thirty years, taking at least 2-3 cruises a year, but never been on a river cruise. Looking back over the whole trip I doubt I would do it again. The ship was nice, we had ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Nicholasreeves

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

This was our first river cruise after a number of ocean cruises (mainly with Seabourn) and we were hugely disappointed. Notwithstanding the outstanding quality of the service from every single member of staff (with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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317537

1 Review Written

Overall: excellent; but some hiccups

Scenic provides a high end cruising experience and if you need to, start saving your money and book a cruise! We chose Scenic at the suggestion of friends, with whom we travelled. As people who have never been on ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Chris Peterson

1 Review Written

Darn near perfect first time in Europe

My wife and I thought this was an easy way to experience Europe without a lot of pressure on us and we were right. From the start Scenic was fantastic. Pick up at airport in Budapest was the one thing we were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jessica B.

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Scenic scam

Scenic is a scam. My family fully regrets booking scenic Gems of Danube for my grandma’s 80th birthday. The experience was anything but “5-star”. For starters, we were not informed of the lock issue on the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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EatLobster

9 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Great service, nice ship, average food

Had been on Ama (wonderful), Uniworld (good) and wanted to try Scenic. Also wanted Danube cruise that went to Salzburg. The service was excellent, room kept very clean, and excursions good. Wine far better than ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Djjdwend217

1 Review Written

Loved the regional entertainment. Loved Budapest best

The staff was excellent...all of them. Very attentive and wanting to please. Regional entertainment they brought on board was great. Loved special concert in Vienna they scheduled for us as well as a piano concert ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ntruong44

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the better River Cruises

We have tried many other river cruises companies; SCENIC is the best one so far. When it says EVERYTHING INCLUDED, everything is indeed included: no surprise such as port fees, beverages (top quality brands & ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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darkim

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a beautiful trip!

We choice Scenic cruise lines because of the amenities that the cruise line offers- an all inclusive vacation with no stress! We were greeted at the airport and everything from there until we came home was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Dlking

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

One cruise with three different ships!

Our Cruise started off wonderfully on Scenic Amber. We left Budapest September 3 and started sailing. However by September 10 we had to disembark, as a result of lower water we had to pack the night before so we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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tgph57

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Look no further you've found the ultimate river cruise provider

We had seen ads and decided to check out a Scenic presentation. We discovered a hidden gem in the sea of river cruise options. We knew we had stumbled on to something when we discovered that booking went quickly 18 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cumbcapcorp

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Scenic's Contingency Planning and Compensation Policy Falls Short

We booked a 14 day cruise with Scenic from Budapest to Amsterdam, and had a very mixed experience. Due to low water levels (not Scenic's fault), we ended up on three different ships (the Amber, the Jade and the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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