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Gate 1 Travel Monarch Empress Cruise Reviews

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Monarch Empress
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10 Gate 1 Travel Monarch Empress Cruise Reviews

Savvy Senior Traveller avatar

Savvy Senior Traveller

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Far exceeded expectations


Four of us travelled together. We spent 3 nights in Prague then boarded the Monarch Empress for 7 nights along the Danube and finished with 2 nights in Budapest. I cannot say enough good things about the Gate 1 ...
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Sail Date May 2019

SmartRealtor avatar


10 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

This was our third Danube cruise and it suffered a little by comparison

We had not visited Poland(Warsaw, Krakow) so we joined this tour of Poland followed by a cruise of the Danube from Budapest, Bratislava, Melk, Durnstein, Vienna, Regensdorf and on to Munich to catch our flight home ...
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Sail Date July 2018

SandraPittsburgh avatar


6 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

5 Star Cruise, 2 Star Home Office Customer Service

My husband and I took the Danube River Cruise with Prague & Budapest end of October. We are highly seasoned international travelers. We have taken numerous ocean cruises (premium to luxury), and this was our ...
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Sail Date October 2018

keplerd avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Gate One Monarch Empress is Fabulous

A friend had cruised with Gate One and recommended them. Because Gate One doesn't over advertise, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was WOWED by the quality of the service, staff, tours and entertainment. We ...
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Sail Date June 2018

theodoru avatar


4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Tulip River Cruise

After 20 ocean cruises, this was my first river cruise. The two experiences cannot be compared. On an ocean cruise, your main destination is often the ship itself, which is a floating entertainment district. On a ...
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Sail Date April 2018

joepsca avatar


1 Review Written

49 Helpful Votes

My first river cruise and well worth it

A wonderful single rate was available and the ship was new so I thought, why not? First, the booking process was easy...did it all with some internet research and a few phone calls. Everything I wanted to know ...
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Sail Date November 2016

NomDePlume00 avatar


2 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Gate 1 Monarch Empress 7-Day Danube River Cruise -- Great time for a great price

I found very few reviews for Gate 1 Travel and the Monarch Empress traveling the Danube so I thought I would post a quick summary. Marigold252's review in post #2409882 ("Gate 1 17 Day Danube River Cruise with ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Misterbla avatar


2 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes


We had a TERRIFIC time on our GATE1 Danube River Cruise; THE stops were enjoyable and most of the tour guides were amazing: The best were Michael in Regensburg, Lyudmila in Melk, Gerhardt in Vienna, and Janko in ...
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Sail Date July 2017

sillysully12 avatar


2 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Best trip ever!!!

Without a doubt one of the best vacations we have ever been on. i was worried because we had taken the viking river cruise up the rhine and the bar was set pretty high. gate 1 met and at times exceeded the bar. ...
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Sail Date October 2017

le_goalie avatar


1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Excellent, Excellent, Excellent Danube River Cruise in every respect.

The trip was FABULOUS. The Monarch Empress itself, the complete staff, the food, and the tour people were all EXCELLENT. Everyone on board (it was a wonderful group of travelers) agreed that Gate 1, and this ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Monarch Empress Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.5
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money5.04.6
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