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Excellent Company, Excellent New Ship, Excellent Service and Food

Review for Scenic Emerald to Europe - River Cruise

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Rhineland Virgin
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

First cruise of any kind. Could not fault any aspect. Food and wine excellent and very good service from exceedingly nice staff. The cruise director Ray was the success of the whole week with his ceaseless attention to service and detail and a very nice chap with it. We were recommended to Emerald by friends and I would certainly recommend it to anyone else - would not want another ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Dinner in a Palace.

Review for Scenic Emerald to France

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kathy.scarce58@gmail.com
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise specifically because it was advertised at Jukebox Saturday Night with Ken Sparks. The disappointing part of the trip was that we did not get to spend time with him as he was not well and stayed within a small group for the first week, then he had a heart attack and consequently died. The cruise itself was magnificent, the food, great, the entertainment that was provided by ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


8 days of good trips, good company and good food.

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Rosiebriar
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we liked the places to be visited, we had cruised with Scenic before and knew their high standards. The ship was modern, spotless, excellently maintained and professionally crewed. The welcome aboard was warm, friendly and very slick. The cabin was well appointed with a balcony containing table and chairs, The en-suite was larger than some I have seen in hotels ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


A wonderful experience

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Busygirl 72
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

UWe cruised River Danube with Scenic last year, and were attracted by the Rhone one. It didn't disappoint. We couldn't fault anything about our cruise. The staff were first class - every one of them - and they did it all with a smile! The food was excellent, in quality, quantity and choice. The Captain and crew were friendly and approachable. The Cruise Director worked very hard to ensure that ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


Why was the boat so cold?

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hjgtiger
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Travelling as a mature couple we loved the cruise - right down the middle of France. The pace was ideal - our previous Danube cruise with Scenic was a little frenetic! We picked excursions a bit different to the usual churches, castles & grand houses -- learning to cook, olive oil, chocolate & lavender factories. Our first day we were torn between all 3 trips, wine tasting in Beaune, ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


The joys of cruising with Scenic

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scantz
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Scenic is very attentive in every way. From the butler service to the crew, each and everyone is professional, friendly and willing to please. They want to make your holiday the most memorable in every way. The cabins are clean and fresh and adequate for your needs. The very best cruise in my opinion is the Amsterdam to Budapest, it has many scenic highlights along the way while visiting meant ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


The cruise that never was; flooded rivers.

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RodneyT
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We love to cruise the Rhone/Saone because of the beautiful ancient Roman towns and the Chateauneuf, Beaune, Beaujolais and Cotes du Rhone vinyards. Sadly this was a cruise that never happened as the rivers were flooded and the cruise ship remained largely moored at Macon. The company did their very best in trying circumstances and finally transferred us by coach from Scenic Emerald to Sapphire ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


An Amazing, Unforgettable, Cruising Holiday

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AnnieB552
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

2 years ago we did a Scenic cruise Jewel of the Danube with the additional 3 days each end in Paris and Prague which was wonderful so this time we chose the Saone/Rhone River cruise through to the South of France. There was not the WOW factor of numerous castles as we sailed along the river but all the options we choose from out tour were as exciting and so well worth the visit. The range of daily ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


Great Crew; Terrible Ship and Customer Service

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Teddy123
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The itinerary down the Saone and Rhone from Chalon to Tarascon was great, and the crew were also excellent, although they had to spend much of their time trying to overcome problems with the ship. We had the most expensive type of non-suite cabin on the ship, on the top deck, and problems included: • a bad smell from the drain of the shower that continued throughout the cruise, for which ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


Not really as advertised.

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Peter L M
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose this cruise largely based on the advertising. It is promoted heavily as a 'couples' environment ... lots of shots of couple dining alone, cycling alone, in their cabin with their butler. This is not really the case. There are 160 other souls onboard and it is very hard to enjoy quiet time without a crowd. Although they only photograph couples dining on a table for two, these are actually ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


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