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Neither luxury nor adventure

Review for Flora to Galapagos

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turbobob
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

There are many moving parts on the Flora cruise. This is as concise as I can make it; rating on a 1-10 scale (10 being excellent) Ground Pre Transfer: Airport to Hotel 10 Marriott 8 1) Double beds 2) same room# and Cabin # Tour 8 Intinan Museum had cool demos Lunch 8 Dinner ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Not what we had expected

Review for Viva to Europe - River Cruise

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Serialcruiser56
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We are serial river cruisers but this year we were only able to make a relatively late booking, due to unforeseen domestic circumstances. We had not experienced Shearings river cruises before but, at fairly short notice, Shearings were the only company that could fly us out of Bristol to Paris CDG. Our transfer from CDG to the ship was by a private hire car - very impressive - although we were ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Wonderful first-time river cruise on the Danube

Review for Donna to Europe - River Cruise

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stealthqueen
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We had a wonderful experience as a family on the Donna (7-day Danube round-trip from Passau). We chose an International sailing as we don't speak German, and found most of the staff spoke good English, and all the important announcements were made in both English and German. The majority of guests on board were German, with a large tour group from the UK and a smattering of other nationalities too ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


A river cruise

Review for Viva to Europe - River Cruise

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eugenepienaar
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

A romantic river cruise? The A Rosa Viva advertising is more alluring than the experience. I echo the English speaking commentaries about a distinct lack of staff training. Even attempting to point out the lack of respect shown to us from a waitress, the maitre de brushed it off as normal behaviour. The cleaning personnel were the friendliest, and not as pompous as their colleagues. The engine ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Not a good experience

Review for Viva to Europe - River Cruise

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Terribletrip
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

If you are not German stay away from this ship. We signed up for a Seine cruise with English company Saga who miss sold this cruise. The excursions were in German. The food was advertised as Mediterranean but was German and very low quality. The ship was in need of an upgrade. The officers were grumpy apart from French Captain and First officer who were helpful. Crew were good and helpful. Drinks ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Much better than expected

Review for Stella to Panama Canal & Central America

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Vikimor
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I liked the ports of call, especially Costa Rica & Cartagena. The service was excellent - all the staff were friendly and treated us like we were special. Food was diverse and well presented. Captain Matthias was always informativeand greeted the guests on several occasions. Our cabin 5122 was a little tight but we got used to it- between the bed and mirrored desk/dresser. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Ok experience, for an American

Review for Viva to Europe - River Cruise

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Rickbethmartin
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Disclaimer - this was our first river cruise, and first cruise on a non-American ship, therefore hard to compare. Will give thoughts based on overall experience in case other nonEuropeans are considering. 7 day New Years cruise on Seine River. 2 cabins, 4 guests. (Including on child and one in a wheelchair) Expectations/Assumptions: smaller ship, older passengers, not a “party” ship, ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Traveled with children


Average to Disappointing

Review for Viva to Europe - River Cruise

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MCC0708
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

First of all let me start by saying I don’t usually bother giving any reviews as I believe nothing can be absolutely perfect in life and I like being tolerant and giving the benefit of the doubt. However I do feel that our experience on the A-Rosa Viva does warrant a review, especially as an ‘educational’ exercise to non- German speaking travellers like us. Will seek to make the review as ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Traveled with children


Americans on a German Riverboat

Review for Silva to Europe - River Cruise

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ljkool
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our family decided to take a Christmas Market cruise but wanted to spend time in London. We selected ARosa because of their selection of 4-day itineraries and their moderate pricing . We had no doubts about the ports of call but were somewhat concerned about the communication and food offerings on a german-based cruise line. Once on-board what we found was a beautiful, spotless boat, an ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


First cruise and also our last

Review for Brava to Europe - River Cruise

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linesonmyface
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose to cruise with A-Rosa because the travel agent booked us on a specific Christmas Markets cruise for four nights. The markets were the only reason we decided to bite the bullet and try a river cruise (it was our first ever cruise of any kind, river or sea). It was also advertised as being an English speaking cruise. Two days before we were due to board, we got an email saying that due ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


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