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Uniworld River Empress Cruise Reviews

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River Empress
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56 Uniworld River Empress Cruise Reviews


Lincoln Martinez avatar

Lincoln Martinez

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming and repetitive

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My wife and I chose the Uniworld river cruise as it was recommended by our travel agent due to the supposedly very high level of their food. We were looking forward to cruising down the Rhine, while viewing ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Chocs avatar

Chocs

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip spoilt by very noisy cabin

This was our first cruise and we were celebrating a special occasion. Everything was great - cabin layout quite adequate with lovely big comfy bed, lovely en suite with great shower, all sparkling clean. Food was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Juliet De Souza

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

River Empress along the Rhine

Sal and i have just got back from a fabulous Rhine River Cruise on the River Empress. We enjoyed every minute on the elegant yet cozy ship. We were particularly impressed with the personal attention we were given, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Callie and Ron

1 Review Written

Beautiful Cruise and Extraordinary Service

My fiancé received an incentive trip provided by Brother sewing machines. We started in Amsterdam and also stopped in Germany, Switzerland and ending in Basel, France. All the way from special dining foods and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


May B avatar

May B

12 Reviews Written

100 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise despite the iffy first AND second impression!

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Uniworld failed, and then failed again. Yet we had a wonderful cruise and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the Uniworld product to anyone. This was my 37th ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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FGU

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Staff

We contracted this cruise with others through a common travel agent and received great value. The rooms on the 3rd level are quite small, requiring my wife and I to signal each other as to where we were headed in ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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WashingtonTraveler

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Friendly Crew

Very friendly welcome on this nice river boat. Cabin and bathroom small but very well decorated and efficiently furnished. All public areas are lovely. The service thoughout was good, at times too attentive, with ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jube

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Crew

A River Cruise was on my bucket list. What got my attention was the FREE air included, not to mention all drinks, taxes, tips, tours, transfers, etc. It was a value that couldn't be passed up. I have been on 50 ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Sam Barnhart

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Additional comments to Susanne Mock's review

We had the suite right across the hall from the Mock's and totally agree with everything she wrote but we have some additional comments to present.... We have now cruised twice with both Viking and Uniworld. We ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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susannmock

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

European Jewels

Our European Jewels cruise was everything we could have hoped for1 We loved the ship, River Empress, and the entire staff. The ship was sparkling clean and comfortable. The furnishings are plush, comfortable, and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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jonesboytaffy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

RHINE RIVER - BEST TIME TILL NEXT TIME

Cruise recommended by Dubbo Travel Agent. Note Stopped in Lucerne for couple of days. Jung Frau is great excursion. Top of Europe We are 50 and not sure of age group. People of all ages and great people. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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newtcruise

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Inclusive First Class Travel

This was our first river cruise, Castles along the Rhine, and after doing research and looking over reviews we are 100% happy we chose Uniworld. The staff were outgoing, accommodating, always said hello, and wanted ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Brad H. avatar

Brad H.

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Perfect Cruise

I can't think of one bad thing to say about Uniworld or our cruise experience. Everything was well planned and well executed. The food was first rate, accommodations excellent, staff outstanding! When my wife ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Zingara33

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very well organized excursions, each unique and informative.

Uniworld was considerate of the single traveler. There was a waiver of the single supplement which was greatly appreciated. The staff was very astute and sensitive to the needs of all passengers. The service ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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wolfi622

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Wonderful Holiday

Castles Along the Rhine. Just a top notch experience. Awesome ship and crew/staff. Everybody was wonderful. Cruise director Tabea as well as Sylvia and Robert in the lounge and many many more, were just great! ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Davidfoy avatar

Davidfoy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Much attention to detail on our comfort and pleasure.

Our travel agent recommended this. Extremely good choice due for needed attention on mobility. The cruise director and the staff went out of their way to make this possible. I would definitely cruise with ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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jjmurphyjr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

There is a Reason Uniworld is Rated #1

This was our second cruise with Uniworld. It met all of our expectations and then some. After our experiences on our first cruise, our expectations were high. While I admit I haven't cruised with other lines, those ...
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Sail Date May 2017


MIT72 avatar

MIT72

10 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Superb staff and ship

This was our 3rd Uniworld river cruise and our 6th river cruise overall. We have enjoyed every river cruise we have ever taken, but have stayed with Uniworld after our travel agent recommended that we switch to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Kimmie1962

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amsterdam (pre-cruise) & Switzerland (post-cruise)

This was our second Uniworld cruise and it did not disappoint! The itinerary and adding Amsterdam and Switzerland made this trip one we will remember for many years to come. The Technik Museum Speyer was a ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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shirlperdue

1 Review Written

River cruises rock!

This cruise exceeded my expectations by a 1,000%. Our luggage was 4 days late and the crew went over and above to keep us informed about the luggage and to take care of laundering the clothes that we had and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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tseider

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lifetime Memories

This was our first river cruise, so we really did not know what to expect. We found that the minute we came on board the ship we felt very welcomed. Quickly, we realized that we made the correct decision to chose ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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youngpapa

1 Review Written

First river cruise and it was terrific.

first river cruise. food and service was exceptional. .breakfast and lunch were buffet style while dinner was off a menu. the quality of the food and service in the dining room was more than superb. crew knew ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Mimiof12

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Thoroughly delighted!

Our travel agent suggested we try Uniworld for a river cruise. Together we chose Castles Along the Rhine. We were greeted at the airport in Amsterdam by a Uniworld representative and soon we were whisked away to ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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terrimit

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great vacation with Uniworld on the River Rhine

We were referred to this cruise by a family member, who also took the cruise with us. We could not have been more pleased. Uniworld is very easy to work with. The boat was small, with only 126 passengers - so ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Mimiof12

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Thoroughly Delighted

We just returned from Castles along the Rhine and we're still excited about it. This being our first cruise ever we may not be the ones to ask but we cannot say enough good about this cruise line and our experience. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


River Empress Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.2
Dining5.04.6
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.7
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family4.05
Enrichment2.04.3
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.5
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