Avalon Affinity Cruise Review by Kerry KH
- Sail Date: October 2016
- Destination: Europe River
- Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony
The cruise director, Valentin, was a real hoot. So funny and so informative. The entire crew was wonderful and very personable. Tanya was our housekeeper for our room and she was great. All the bartenders and waiters were very nice. I know they work hard and have long hours, but you wouldn't know it from their demeanor. They were always pleasant. Our waiter for most of our dinners was Adrian. He's a consummate professional. We looked forward to seeing him as much as we looked forward to the food.
All of the technical aspects of the cruise, buses, train, etc. were perfect. Everything was explained well and written down for us. It was easy to follow.
The on-board entertainment was great.
The only thing I wasn't thrilled with was our last day/night in Monaco. You couldn't pay me to go to Monaco again. It's not the same as it was in the old movies. Too crowded. Ugly high rises. Tacky souvenir shops.
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