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Uniworld S.S. Beatrice Cruise Reviews
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Small ship, big price, big excursion groups, poorly organized
"We've done ocean cruises for years and decided to try a river cruise because we always wanted to see the Danube. We chose Uniworld since it was a boutique line with good reviews. We did the 9 night Delightful..."Read More
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djbarnes

10+ Cruises

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Small ship, big price, big excursion groups, poorly organized

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - River Cruise

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djbarnes

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We've done ocean cruises for years and decided to try a river cruise because we always wanted to see the Danube. We chose Uniworld since it was a boutique line with good reviews. We did the 9 night Delightful Danube and Prague on the SS Beatrice on July 24, 2019. We opted for the 2 day pre-extension in Budapest. Overall the vacation was good. But given the price, I would say it failed to ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

13 Helpful Votes


Cruise did not meet our expectations

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - All

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MelanieSco

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I would like to congratulate Uniworld´s marketing department - they do a great job of selling something that does not exist. . This is a nicely decorated river ship but it is nothing special. . Their "ALL INCLUSIVE" policy is not so - the city tour in Budapest consisted of a visit to the Parliament Building, impressive, a short drive on the Pest side and a 10 minute stop for picture taking ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

17 Helpful Votes


Another River Cruise Turned into a Bus Tour

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Worldtraveler2013

2-5 Cruises

This was our 4th experience on Uniworld and was a 7-day cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg with an additional 2-day land excursion in Prague. As I have learned the hard way from a previous river cruise, your dream and expensive vacation can go wrong quickly and unexpectedly. On the positive side the Beatrice was a nice ship. Overall the ship was clean and well maintained. The staff was ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

10 Helpful Votes


Not My Cup Of Tea

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - River Cruise

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Texas Traveler1717

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

For me the ship was too small. I don't think river cruises are for me. This might be great for some people but just didn't wow me at all. The entertainment was mediocre at best. It consisted of a female singer with a piano accompaniment. One night they had a singer who claimed to know 2000 songs. He was beyond awful. That was it for entertainment. The enrichment portion was one person ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

7 Helpful Votes


Overall very good BUT refurbishment has shortcomings

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - River Cruise

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commonloon

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have sailed with Uniworld 8 times in the past, 6 times in Europe plus once each in China and Egypt. We embarked in Budapest which we'd visited before so didn't spend any extra time before the cruise started. Uniworld picked us up at the airport and delivered us to the ship with no hitches whatsoever. As usual, the food was excellent and Dimitar, the restaurant manager was the best ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Fanning Island

Traveled with disabled person

13 Helpful Votes


Definitely disappointing

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - All

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Irweiss

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Went on uniworld last year Avignon to Lyon. Great cruise. Great food, wine service. Not this year. What happened to the personal butlers? Gone! Food was at best average and some afternoons even worse. Cabins are smaller. Tours are shorter and not as interesting. I loved last year. Not this year. I would not recommend this tour. I do not think I will go uniworld again based on the price and value. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: La Palma

4 Helpful Votes


Not Up to Uniworld Standards

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djett

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our fourth Uniworld cruises, all of which had been excellent. PRO’s Staff, service and shore excursions lived up to Uniworld standard of excellence. This cruise concluded with a two-night hotel stay in Bucharest. We were then transferred by Uniworld to the airport for our flight to Milan. Upon arrival at the airport we discovered that we had left our passports in the hotel safe. The ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Fanning Island

83 Helpful Votes


No acknowledgement of issues

Review for S.S. Beatrice to Europe - River Cruise

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Marchbreaktraveller

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have waited to write this review, because I am really loathe to write a bad review without hearing from the service provider. There was a problem with sewage on the ship for the first 3 or 4 days and there was a penetrating and sickening odour on the ship - especially in the main entrance and at the end of the dining room. One staff person acknowledged that there was an issue but our ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: La Palma

2 Helpful Votes


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