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Uniworld Queen Isabel Cruise Reviews

Queen Isabel
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13 Uniworld Queen Isabel Cruise Reviews

EatLobster avatar


9 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Missed Experience


We managed to have a nice time but upon further reflection, I’d have to say it didn’t meet our expectations and couldn’t compare to our experience with AMA and the Normandy trip. Some of that is driven by the ...
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Sail Date November 2018

Bizeb avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first river cruise

We chose this cruise based on recommendations of American Express platinum travel services and reviews. Prior to leaving we had reservations as we had read some not so great reviews on the ship and service .We ...
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Sail Date August 2018

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P and A from Leeds

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with no cruising!

We choose Uniworld for our first river cruise as it is supposed to be I boutique ship.The ship the Queen Isabel wasn't in Porto as planned when we got on as the river was too high. We had already spent 3 days in ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Weegie123 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Duoro River Cruise with Uniworld

To celebrate my 70th birthday my husband and I went all out and booked first class air flights, 5 star hotels and a suite (318) on the Uniworld Queen Isabel for a Douro River cruise. This is an amazingly ...
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Sail Date April 2018

Riverdog2010 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


This was out 5th cruise with Uniworld and the previous 4 were great. We were looking forward to seeing Portugal with same quality. Unfortunately, we were disapppomted. Many of the tours Included excessive ...
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Sail Date May 2018

hg29 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes


My brother has done several river cruises with UNIWORLD and has always spoke highly of those experiences. We decided to join him and his wife on the Douro River cruise on board Queen Isabel. I expected a five star ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Lewes33 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nothing Luxury about this Luxury Tour

We heard so much about how wonderful Uniworld is...Well not on this trip We came to find out that Uniworld doesn't operate this tour..they lease it out. The first thing they should do is get their name off of it ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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I am telling u

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

We saw this cruise advertised and thought it rather expensive but advertised as 5 star luxury so went ahead and booked a cat 2 cabin. I cannot call it a stateroom as there was nothing stately about it, ok so it ...
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Sail Date July 2016

linda888 avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes


After spending 2 days in Lisbon we were taken by coach to the Queen Isabel, stopping for a buffet lunch at an hotel along the way. After a short wait in the lounge with a welcoming drink we went to our cabins where ...
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Sail Date July 2016

Wol avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Does not warrant the price.

A very disappointing river cruise, given the perceived reputation of the Uniworld brand. Although this was our first time on Uniworld, there were many "regulars" on board who were also not impressed. I believe ...
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Sail Date May 2016

pmbank avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Duoro River Closed to all Boat April 14 - 27 2016

April 14 - 27, 2016 Duoro river cruise to Portugal and Spain: The Douro river was closed to all boat traffic the entire cruise due to high water levels and dangerous currents of the river. The ship was unable ...
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Sail Date April 2016

Duosprings avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beware of chartered boats!

We just got back from Portugal after a trip on Uniworld's Queen Isabel Duoro River cruise. Since several of our fellow travelers had sailed with Uniworld many times before and raved about the experience, we had ...
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Sail Date June 2014

scello avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Problems with this cruise

We have traveled with Uniworld several times in the past and had always had wonderful experiences. This trip was not wonderful. I knew that this ship was leased by Uniworld but did not realize how much difference ...
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Sail Date April 2018

Queen Isabel Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.02.9
Value For Money4.03.5
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