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Europe - Black Sea Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Europe - Black Sea
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

37

Very Good

14

Average

21

Poor

6

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

100

Gourmet Food Cruises

93

Romantic Cruises

83

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

81

Singles Cruises

68

83 Europe - Black Sea Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


daisybirk avatar

daisybirk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star Excellent Surprise

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This was my first cruise, but even the experienced cruisers praised Viking Star as their best cruise. The ship is new, modern and high class. The tours were also high quality in addition to the food and staff. It ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Connie Tact

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Good Value Cruise

Having read varied reviews we went on MSC with low expectations but hopeful, as my husband understands Italian we may find experience better than others who have reviewed it. In fact the announcements on this trip ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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maryjchapman@aol.com

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Trip of a Lifetime!

This was our second cruise with Silversea and we wouldn't have thought they could improve on perfection but they did! Being onboard was like being in a cocoon where our every need was catered to. It was almost as ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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FlynnHolly

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Disappointing: 5* Rating but Mediocre 3* Performance from HAL Koningsdam

Drawn to this Holland America 21 day Norway, Baltic Treasures Koningsdam cruise by the great itinary, previous excellent experience with HAL service, on Nieuw Amsterdam, we are independent travellers who enjoy ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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alifarr

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Celebrity delivers everything promised and more.

This was our third cruise on Celebrity. I fell in love with the line on our first cruise, did a second one 2 years ago that wasn't to the first one's standard and now we were back to try again. Silhouette wins the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Cie

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Baltic cruise

In spite of all our preplanning always expect the unexpectable. Airline booked - check Small tours booked and paid - Berlin and St Petersburg through SPB Tours - check Planned Hop on Hop off buses ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Gisela Martinez

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

They gave me a balcony with a completely obstructed view.

I would like to make a complaint of my last cruise with MSC. In October 2013, I made a cruise in the Mediterranean in the ship Lirica. I reserved a balcony and this trip was great. I had a beautiful view from my ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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grogers11

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise!

Thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. We boarded in Instabul and visited Romania, Bulgaria, and the Ukraine. A bit of the ship was outdated and needed some maintenance, but we thoroughly loved the size of our room and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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sodonnell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Venice to Istanbul Cruise

I loved this cruise!! The highlight to me was being up on deck with a gin and tonic when the ship left port!! The Aquavit outdoor dining experience was incredible, with the outdoor cooking and the incredible ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Catlover54

17 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Overall Experience; Fine Dining and Can Do Service

I just completed two back to back cruises, 9/5-9/12 Piraeus-Istanbul (Greek Isles) and 9/12-9/19 Istanbul-Istanbul (Black Sea Odyssey) This was my first SB trip. For comparison, I have done 8 prior cruises, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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geengeen

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise of My Life

This was the best cruise I've ever been on. I was iffy about the teen club, Entourage (was 17, turned 18), but it ended up being one of the main reasons I had such a good time. All the friends I met there were ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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thomo 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Entertainment. What entertainment?

Staff very nice and pleasant. Balcony cabin b222 very good position clean and tidy. Shops on board well over priced, sale day on board like a jumble sale (junk) Food OK always found something to eat. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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nel1994x

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing time!

We went on the Thomson Spirit highlights of the black sea August 2015. Had a really good time. There was a wide selection of food, could either have self service with alot of variety, eat in one resturant being ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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neilrr

21 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Summer Journey to the Black Sea

My partner and I booked a 14-day cruise on the Emerald Princess last October. Cruising out of Athens, the itinerary was to include Odessa and Yalta, Ukraine. Unfortunately those two stops were replaced with stops ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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DTZSCruise

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect Introduction To The Baltics

We really enjoyed this cruise. The ports were the main reason we decided to book this cruise, and we really were happy with the places we got to visit. We were in each port just long enough to decide if we wanted to ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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16paws

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sailing down the Danube...

What an absolutely fabulous time! River cruises are not for the folks looking for on-board entertainment! One fantastic musician/singer (Valentine!) and an evening with the crews talent show, and 1 Bulgarian folk ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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AJ28

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Family Holiday

We've been on over twenty five cruises and this one is our third with Thomson. We have been on Celebration (Spirit’s sister ship) and Spirit previously. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary; Thomson ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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SimonM

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

First (of many) Seabourn Cruise

Our first ever cruise and it lived up to our expectations. Our Cabin, Veranda Suite, Deck 8 was roomy with a walk in closet and very good bathroom. Balcony not huge but big enough for both of us to have our ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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lobos356

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Staff, Food, and Itinerary

We took a 14 night cruise in June 2015 from Rome to Istanbul. The itinerary included Rome, Naples, several Greek islands, Athens, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. We traveled on the Ruby Princess in 2012, and the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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nothsa

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not Up to Par

We've traveled on Windstar Sailing ships for 22 years. We've also been on the Pride when it was a Seabourn ship. It is not in top condition under Windstar's operation. Our cabin had rust stains in the window ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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AthensWestie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Traveling alone on a wonderful cruise through Eastern Europe on Tauck

I loved my river cruise from Budapest to Romania last August (2014). I am a single woman and was traveling alone. I might have been a bit uncomfortable in some of the places we went if I had been on my own, but ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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skybird123

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised!!

I had read so many negative reviews that I was hesitant to book this cruise line. I truly don't know what they were complaining about! Boarding was so swift and I was in my cabin, with my luggage without any snafus. ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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martyngs

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good, but choose cabin with care

Terrific staff. Food good - as one other reviewer noted, because the ship was only half-full, dining alternated between the two restaurants, rather than having a choice each night. However, some of the buffet food ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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OK valley boy

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Restoring my Faith

After sailing on the Millenium fro Tokyo to Vancouver in May we were ready to give up on Celebrity but had previously booked the Constellation 2 Oct sailing and decided to give them one more chance and we are glad ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Immy

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

No cause for Celebration!

Our third Thomson cruise and our last! Standards have slipped to an unacceptable level in every area apart from the entertainment team during this cruise. Passengers were really an inconvenience and merely a source ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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