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49 AmaWaterways AmaDolce Cruise Reviews


Rolu29 avatar

Rolu29

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Amadolce

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Embarkation went smoothly and quick as well as disembarkation, everybody knows what to do and where to send you. The ship is exactly the right size with the perfect amount of people. The attention to deatils and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Minnesota Jan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous cruise through Bordeaux region

This was our third cruise with Ama. As always, service was outstanding, food was delicious, and the daily excursions were interesting and very informative. We visited several wineries and learned a lot about ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Trekker954

16 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Taste of Bordeaux

REVIEW:      I am back from my May 23rd, AmaDolce Taste of Bordeaux.    Lets just say I'm glad I sailed on AmaStella and AmaPrima previously.  If this was my first Ama sailing I would never have sailed her ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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thoeffken1016

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Service, Great Food & Great Ports

My husband and I went to France for my 50th birthday. We spent a week prior to the AMA cruise in Paris, Reims and Bordeaux. Boarded the boat in Bordeaux and spent an amazing week with the crew and guests of the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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charles_knouse

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent way to see the French wine region

My wife and I planned a vacation to France for our 35th anniversary. We wanted to spend a week in Paris and a week in the French countryside, but we didn't want to take a bus tour where we would be checking into and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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committedcruiser

18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise; great post cruise

i called ama 3x to book a back to back cruise w/ Normandy and Bordeau. at no time was i told this was a wine themed cruise nor that it was also a cooking cruise. Joann who has a show on PBS invited 40 0f her ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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honey4008

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise - Bordeaux Wine Cruise

We chose AmaDolce because we, along with another couple, enjoy wine, the date worked for us and AmaWaterways had great reviews. Although we have taken several ocean cruises, this was our first river cruise. We ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jgawne

21 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

A Taste of Bordeaux for a Wine Fan

Taste of Bordeaux – AMA Waterways AMA Dolce – May 3-10, 2018 We had an opportunity to take our second European river cruise aboard AMA Waterways Taste of Bordeaux itinerary onboard AMA Dolce. This is a ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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1toppump

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ship

We just finished a cruise on Ama Dolce in the Bordeaux region and we could not have been happier. We have been on one other River Cruise boat and although it was very nice Ama made us feel more like family and the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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DaltWisney

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A nice wine cruise but few wine enthusiasts onboard

This was our first ever cruise (river or sea). So for those who live in the cruise lifestyle, we may not be the best review for you. While we have never been very attracted to the cruise lifestyle, we have ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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PMCLagunaBeach

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Introduction to River Cruises!

We were invited by our good friends and experienced travelers to join them on a river cruise in France. We had never been on a cruise before so it sounded intriguing, especially with a couple that knew France as ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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JALfromSD

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Delightful!

My wife and I and another couple wanted to explore the Bordeaux region of France and also try out a river cruise. None of the four of us knew Bordeaux, AMA, or river cruising. The entire experience was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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ClaireO

1 Review Written

Top of the Line

We had taken another cruise with Ama on the Ama Prima and found the service to be excellent so we chose another destination--the Bordeaux. The meals were wonderful-- every evening there was something special. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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The Erskine A team

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wine tasting tour of Bordeaux

From turning up on our first day to leaving in the taxi for the airport, the staff and fellow travelers made our trip a fantastic experience. Captain Danny and his team worked tirelessly to ensure that we had a ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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wagsdvm

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top notch staff - surprisingly rowdy and annoying guests

We'd never taken a river cruise as we normally travel independently, however, I knew we'd need help navigating our way through Bordeaux to learn more about wine. We were so impressed by our cruise director Elia, as ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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ednissen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing

Every riverboat trip starts with the Cruise Director; and we had the best one in the world!! Annie Lebailly's radiant caring and knowledgeable personality made this trip memorable. The food aboard this ship ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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newtocruisin1616

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I fell in love with Bordeaux and AmaWaterways.

Chose to sail with AmaWaterways as they are one of the few cruise lines that sail in France's Bordeaux region. This was my first river cruise and every expectation was exceeded tenfold. This itinerary is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Henry415

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Stunning

The AMA WATERWAY Cruise was stunning. First, the ship is immaculate & clean with a terrific crew. They are all well trained in their specific areas. The front desk is the hub of action. The bar is on the other side ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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jerry37katy

3 Reviews Written

AMADolce Exceptional Wine Cruise To Bordeaux

Fabulous Wine Cruise. Wine tasting and wine lectures from US winery and grower. Many chateaus and castles for tasting. On board wine selections were the best ever. As usual the food, the service, the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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sstrick56

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very good river cruise that could be excellent.

Our group of two couples sandwiched a 7-night river cruise in and out of Bordeaux between a stay in Normandy and Dordogne. The AMA cruise on the AmaDolce fit our timetable because we wanted to end up in Paris for ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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bdfain

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux to Bordeaux River Cruise and Wine Tour

We chose this cruise and company based on recommendations of friends and the iitinerary of the trip. The trip and experience were marvelous and i would highly reccommend it . The ship holds a maximum of 146 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Kernalk

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Insights in Bordeaux from AMAWaterWays

This is our second AMAWaterWays cruise and we were again rewarded with a thoroughly enjoyable river cruise. The Amadolce cabin was spotless and in excellent condition as were the public areas. The crew with Captain ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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pegsammax

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excursion Confusion

We knew going into things that this was a difficult itinerary because of the tides on the river. We found the ship to be clean and comfortable, and the staff were very good. Service most times was excellent, but ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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zak477

27 Reviews Written

178 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Our first and probably our last river cruise. Our 7 day river cruise of the Danube was dubbed, by all the guests, as the 4 day bus cruise. We were bused and only used the Dolce as our hotel. Now we sure understand ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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TriciaW

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

AmaDolce Low Water

The cruise was fantastic for the first 5 days, then the low water hit. Although, AMA says they are not affected by this, that is not the truth. We had to dock and be bussed to Regensburg and Nuremburg. The bus rides ...
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Sail Date October 2015


AmaDolce Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.54.5
Entertainment3.54.1
Public Rooms4.04.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment3.04.1
Service5.04.8
Value For Money4.04.2
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