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Amsterdam Scenic Crystal Cruise Reviews

Scenic
Scenic Crystal
Destination
Amsterdam

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Very Good

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Cruise type

33 Amsterdam Scenic Crystal Cruise Reviews


J91964 avatar

J91964

1 Review Written

Excellent value for money and outstanding service

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Scenic are by far the most friendly and professional of the river cruising companies. Excellent service with an outstanding menu and so many shore excursions to choose from.Staff were always friendly, courteous and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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What now?

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

As good as the reviews!

We saw this cruise advertised about a year previous. it had an excellent price and was listed as a luxury cruise. We booked and were not disappointed. All decent river cruise lines have good food, service and staff. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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bl2sms

1 Review Written

Scenic does it right!

After lots of consideration, we booked our first ever river cruise with Scenic, on their Rhine Highlights cruise which departs from Amsterdam and meanders down the Rhine to Basel, Switzerland. We chose Scenic ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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banjoscott

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scenic Made the Best of a Difficult Situation

I chose Scenic for our Rhine River Cruise based on web research (including this site) and other independent sites. Obviously Scenic is not as well known in the U.S. due to their lack of advertising. Every time we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bjhetland

1 Review Written

Cruise director, Cathy, was fantastic

Our cruise director was fantastic. She did her very best to resolve problems and kept a very positive attitude throughout the entire trip. We did not really appreciate changing ships after four days, without being ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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turner valley

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not as advertised in some respects

We chose this cruise because we wanted to do a Rhine cruise, due to advertising and based on recommendations from the travel agency. Embarkation went smoothly and the cabin was comfortable in every respect. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Neilson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Splendid Time

Saw the cruise advertised, and I liked what I saw in the advertisement. It proved to be an accurate advertisement. The ship was spotless. Food, for the most part, was varied. Food servers were a delight! They ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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silver ninja

1 Review Written

Criusing the Rhine.

We had a fabulous time and enjoyed meeting new people from all over the world. We exchanged info with a number of other guests and hope to meet up with them again. The staff were all amazing and worked very hard ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Wilains

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

"Not Five Star Luxury" and the evening meals were a let down.

The fantastic TV advertising sucked us in. The Double Tree Hilton in Amsterdam --- the recommended hotel by Scenic, was too expensive for what it offered. Look around & find one which will give you better value ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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NVCAL

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable, but not Five Star Luxury

This cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest was a very good way to visit that part of Europe. The attraction of the Scenic package is that it includes excursions (usually a choice of two or sometimes three) at each of ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Jud5353 avatar

Jud5353

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great memorable trip

Scenic was recommended by a friend. We are so glad we listened. Every last thing was included Room was comfortable and we were in the diamond deck with a balcony. The lounge area was lovely with Danny at the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Charlane

1 Review Written

The staff was friendly the ship clean, and overall experience awesome!!

The staff were friendly; the ship was always clean, amenities were well done. We enjoyed the ports we stopped at; the excursions were well done. There was a slower group (for those who don't walk as fast) and this ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Jpmccrea

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well organized & good service

First cruise on a river & we were told that the Rhine was the most scenic. Other than my comments under cabin, the only other issue I had was the entertainment on the night we had an accordion player & guitar ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Allan Cole

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable experience with minor reservations.

We wanted to try a river cruise and also wanted to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary. Our friends also wanted to try a river cruise and had a preference for the Rhine. We chose this particular cruise as it ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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GrHywel

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise with fantastic crew.

Safe choice for our first European river cruise. Food and wine was not as good as expected, only satisfactory, though Portobellos was good. Crew great and v hardworking. However there were some moments, e.g. after ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Bonsai2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rhine and Moselle River Cruise

We have just returned from a 15 day Rhine and River Cruise on the Scenic Crystal. A truly 5* cruise. The itinerary was excellent as was the food. The staff at all levels were helpful, polite and were keen ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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PHILFROM WALES

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Romantic Rhine and Moselle: Scenic hit the bullseye again!!!!

Having had a great 8 day experience last tear with Scenic, we booked the Romantic Rhine and Moselle cruise sailing from Amsterdam,and finishing in Basel. We booked a few extra nights in Amsterdam prior to the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Captain kenny

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scenic Crystal, a World Class Experience

When we booked we were a bit worried all the advertising and hype might have been a bit of advertising exaggeration. Well that all changed when we first meet the representative at Amsterdam, for our trip to ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Susiecolq

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Way to see Europe

We have sailed with Scenic before and just cannot see how any other river cruises could be any better. The ships are modern and spacious, the service outstanding, the food amazing and the selection of available ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ajwalsh001

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fill Your Bucket List

This cruise has been on our bucket list for some time. We choose it due to feedback from friends who had already did this cruise. Everything was extremely well organised, we arrived 1/2 late at designated point for ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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SueSkelton

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Cruise to Remember

We chose this cruise as we watched many episodes of Getaway showing all the wonderful places Scenic travelled. We arrived in Amsterdam a day early to rest and explore on our own. Once Scenic arrived we didn't have ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Mizzzya

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Everything I had dreamed it would be!

I chose a European River Cruise. Because it was something I had always wanted to do. I looked at several different companies, and settled on Scenic, because they seemed to fee value for money; and I was not ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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T amworth

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best Ever Holiday

We had been with Scenic back in 2006 for a Canadian/Alaskan tour. Having been on 3 ocean cruises since, the European River Cruise was such a pleasure. The smaller group of 168 was so much better than the larger ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Andy_N

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Leave your wallet in the safe, you won't need it.

Five star all the way...food, service, activities, crew. Plus all inclusive, I never touched my wallet in two weeks. We were in a cabin on the lowest deck (no balcony), but were travelling with a family group, so ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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eabaird@netzero.net

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Down the Rhine & Danube

We are retired & have cruised with many lines, many times. The Scenic Experience is complete - air, transfers, alcohol(even in the room refrigerators), gratuities, excursions, whisperers, personalized GPS, & ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Scenic Crystal Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.2
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment2.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation3.03.9
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment2.04.6
Service4.04.6
Value For Money4.04.2
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