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Avalon Waterways Avalon Impression Cruise Reviews

Avalon Waterways
Avalon Impression
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67 Avalon Waterways Avalon Impression Cruise Reviews


nidany avatar

nidany

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Too routine - mediocre food - cheap wine

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Avalon never misses an acceptable value. Service is impeccable. Rooms are shining with cleanliness. Linens are superb. Unfortunately, this is not enough when you consider the price one pays per day. Cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SueChis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

River Cruise from Linz to Budapest

This is my first river cruise so I don’t have a comparison with any other cruise line. I started with an optional 3 days in Prague where I had an excellent guide. In fact, on all the excursions I went on the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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balashroff

1 Review Written

Excellent Experience!!

Right from check-in at Linz to check-out at Budapest, everything was absolutely perfect. It was our first river cruise and it turned out to much more than our expectations. The ship was quite big with a capacity of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


ken47 avatar

ken47

1 Review Written

Danube Cruise fro Linz to Budapest

We chose this cruise because it was a great way to see eastern European destinations that we wanted to see. Prague, Vienna, and Budapest. We enjoyed the range of excursions from active to more sedentary.The river ...
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Sail Date September 2019


RickF avatar

RickF

1 Review Written

Truly amazing

This was our first time to Europe. It was truly amazing. I never had an idea on how old some of the sites were and the history of the area. Prague was our first stop and was an amazing city. We went on the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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connielam

1 Review Written

Spectacular

We sailed on the Impression, but our Journey started several days earlier with an extension in Salzburg. Tamas was our guide on the ship, and was also our guide in Salzburg. I cannot say enough about how ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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SallyMelby

1 Review Written

Amazing Experience!

I am so happy that my Travel Agent selected the Avalon Waterways. This was my first trip to Europe and I can honestly say I was treated like Royalty. Not only were the accommodations excellent, also were the staff. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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harvsupra

1 Review Written

Avalon Waterways -The most relaxing way to see towns in Europe

Avalon river cruise is absolutely the way to go. Avalon is a first class river cruise line at very reasonable prices. The ship is beautiful, with glass french door walls that open to give you a view of the river, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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deniseltd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful trip, start to finish

After wanting to try a river cruise for a long time, we finally joined with a group of friends for Avalon's Blue Danube Discovery. Trip began in Budapest where we had two days to explore the city before boarding the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Noitacav

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube River Cruise

Our travel agent recommended Avalon. The social director was excellent. Also Anna the activity director was fantastic. The small size allowed us to get on and off with ease. Smooth sail. Only 157 passengers. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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kctraveler

6 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Great staff, comfortable ship, inconsistent food

We chose this ship for its itinerary as we wanted to visit the Netherlands to see the tulips, in particular Keukenhof Gardens. This was our first river cruise so we splurged on an upper cabin, Cabin 314. Great room ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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nkcutter2

1 Review Written

Interesting tours and lovely staterooms; low water

These tours are wonderful way to see lovely ports and hear of the history of europe without having to re-pack suitcase each day. I am a solo traveler, but a girlfriend was also on the cruise. I felt we still had a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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HotCruiserMM

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Low Water - Still Excellent

I chose this cruise because the tour started in Prague, a city I have wanted visit for years. It is one of my husband's favorite cities. It also ended in Budapest; a city that neither of us had visited before. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Pip275

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing criuse!

This cruise was to celebrate my retirement from teaching and my brother-in-law's retirement as well. We wanted to take a river cruise on the Danube. We had an excellent time with all of the excursions, the onboard ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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TLALMT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice view of other ship ..sails at night......OR NOT with low water levels WBA

I liked the idea of NOT having to move my stuff...bus tours are not my idea of relaxing... Ship and staff were fabulous. Food plentiful, variety and quality. Wine was lovely....room was nice size, shower/bathroom ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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LynneMarsha

1 Review Written

Will cruise Avalon again!

Loved our trip! Fabulous cruise! Great service everywhere on the ship, everywhere. That includes the tour director Katy, she was amazing. A few issues with low water levels, but Katy had a solution for every ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Joanne5 avatar

Joanne5

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime!

Have not previously had an opportunity to visit/your this part of Europe. The cruise and the audio guided tours were so informative and inspiring of the historical significance of each region. I would do the same ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Captdave1952

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Low water and Avalon excellence

The Avalon Impression is a beautiful ship, but the staff and especially the cruise director (Bram Van Dyke) made the cruise a marvelous experience. We boarded early in Amsterdam and while our cabin was being ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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opwillis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful way to see Europe!

I have been on several ocean cruises but this was my first river cruise. My travel agent suggested the Avalon cruise to me as a great way to see a part of Europe. I have seen Europe before and recently spent time ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Aeronaut767

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

14 Days of Excellence

First time river cruise and after 20 plus Ocean cruises we decided to experience a River cruise. The embarkation was easy and even thou we arrived a little early we were located into the Lounge to await our rooms ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rndkhenry

1 Review Written

Exceeded our expectations

Had never visited these countries and the Danube River was recommended by friends. River cruising was definitely a unique way to travel. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. We loved the time spent ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Jody Roffi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeded expectations

I chose to do a second riverboat cruise because I loved the first one of the Rhine River on Avalon and thought I would try the Danube. What I liked best was the attention to details. The cabin has a great ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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dgminc

1 Review Written

Tulips & Windmills -- Great River Cruise

We can't come up with anything negative to say at all about this cruise. It was our first river cruise--so didn't have much to compare it to, other than what we've heard people say. The cabin was extremely ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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offtogolf

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amsterdam to Budapest on Avalon Impression, April/May 2018

Everything was fantastic! The ports, the excursions, the food/drink (included beer and wine), the service, the value for the dollar -- everything. The staff was personable, approachable, professional, and all ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Bermuda Julie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beyond My Expectations!

Choosing which cruise line to take my first every cruise for my 65th Birthday was the hard part (and I knew I didn't want to do a large ocean cruise) until my travel agent recommended Avalon. Then the next decision ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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