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Gate 1 Travel Monarch Princess Cruise Reviews

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Most amazing adventure, a must do - Danube with Munich add on
"We have wanted to go on a river cruise forever and finally booked with Gate 1. We are laid back people so wanted something exciting but not overly formal or stuffy. This cruise was so different than what we..."Read More
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Sigrid31

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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Gate 1 14 Day Danube River with Munich and Budapest

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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GaryfromNY

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This will be long. I will provide info about some things I could not find a lot of info on before we went. These include... Dress code on and off the ship Are there good laundry services on the ship? Currency needs Are there travel guides to hire to supplement the Gate 1 offerings? How are the optional tours? OUR GROUP We were a group of 12 (6 married couples) from the US. ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Copies of daily programs for 7 day cruise Budapest to Regensburg

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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tethyspg

10+ Cruises

Experience was good, all our prior cruises were on ocean going mega ships so the small ship was definitely a culture shock (but still enjoyable, just in different ways). The ship and room were very clean, staff was excellent and very friendly and helpful. Tours provided were adequate enough. I would just prefer more information on the towns as they are today, where to have a nice lunch, ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


Most amazing adventure, a must do - Danube with Munich add on

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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Sigrid31

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We have wanted to go on a river cruise forever and finally booked with Gate 1. We are laid back people so wanted something exciting but not overly formal or stuffy. This cruise was so different than what we expected, starting off with guest introductions so everyone could get to know each other, all the way thru disembarkation support and local Budapest tips on what to do and see after we left ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


Wonderful Gate 1 Danube Experience

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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SPARKYGOLFGIRL

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Having done a 27 day European river cruise two years ago on a high end cruise line I was looking for a shorter Danube River cruise to take my mother and sister on with my husband. Gate 1 offered the ports I was most interested in at a huge price savings per day and additional three days in Munich prior to our cruise as well as additional days in Budapest at the end. As others have mentioned ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Cruising (and occasionally busing) the Danube on the Monarch Princess

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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plumie

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Prepare for a review of epic proportions! (sorry, I'm really verbose in my descriptions - but I also try to go into detail for uber planners like myself who want every detail nailed down before a trip starts). Why did I go with Gate 1? Because they were the cheapest. The end. Seriously. I have always wanted to do a river cruise. Unfortunately, river cruises are crazy expensive and the one time ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Gate 1 Travel ... such a fantastic cruise

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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Athom

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We are a retired couple who booked our first ever river cruise via Luxury Escapes on the Gate1 Travel Monarch Princess. After purchasing the voucher I tried to find some reviews on TA but it was difficult to find a lot. Some of those that we did find referred to this cruise as not as good as the key players in this market (Avalon, Viking etc), and because it was a lot cheaper than these ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Up the Danube on the Monarch Princess

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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mauimama48

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had used Gate 1 previously for a land vacation. We were unable to partake of the scheduled tour in Budapest because of flight delays. The transfer agent picked us up and nicely gave us a small tour of Budapest while taking us to the ship. The ship is a typical river cruise ship and ho,do about 130 passengers. The crew all spoke very good English and were all ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


The BEST ship, crew, entertainment, cabin EVER!!!

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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NeverBeenOnACruisePoorMe

2-5 Cruises

Age 2020s

The ship was modern and the crew was the best ever! Our balcony room 215 was the epitome of relaxation, lying in bed with the curtains and sliding glass doors open, gliding down the river complete with sounds of water. It was like a movie. Our room was cleaned twice daily and the beds and blankets were unbelievably cozy. There is so much storage space in the room, under the beds, in the ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Great value!

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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DianeDeanEmeritus

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this river cruise because of the value found on Travelzoo ($3,000/person - including the two optional tours we chose for a two week river cruise on both the Danube and Rhine rivers.). We had used Gate 1 last year for a Peru land tour and knew the company was reputable. I am going to be detailed about the ship, because I had found little about the cruise prior to the trip. We started in ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


First Time River Cruiser, old time ocean cruiser

Review for Monarch Princess to Europe - River Cruise

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ole goat

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

First experience with Gate 1 and first river cruise so cannot compare with other river cruise lines - therefore, will compare with ocean cruises. In a nutshell, excellent experience - hope to go again. We met the Monarch Princess in Budapest where we flew in a day early on our own from Italy. The ship was nicely appointed as described in the 1st review. It was a well refurbished older ship ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


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