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53 Scenic Azure Cruise Reviews


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Crosspost

6 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

River cruises - an amazing experience

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We were a little concerned we might find a river cruise a little 'small' compared to ocean cruising but we should not have been concerned. It was a simply amazing experience - first class scenery, experiences, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Mammo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Douro

The scenery everyday is awesome. Going through the locks was very interesting. Butlers and bartenders were friendly knowledgeable and attentive. Food was delicious and varied. I am allergic to shellfish and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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speterd

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Scenic 11-day Cruise of Douro River in Portugal from Porto to Salamanca Spain

Day 1 - Flew by Air Portugal from Toronto to Lisbon then to Porto. TAP did not allow us to change or select seats online, but we were able to do so at airport. Flight to Lisbon was cramped and uncomfortable. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Wally55

1 Review Written

Best river cruise ever

We are Scenic tragics, and love the levels of extras that come with the luxuries. Having completed all the French river cruises, it was time to branch out to Portugal. We booked the big cabin down the back, and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Ang16

1 Review Written

Impeccable attention paid to every detail by friendly staff.

The day of embarkation on Scenic Azure was welcoming and carried out in a very professional manner. Our cabin had an ensuite, balcony with twin beds, a safe, plenty of storage and twice daily amenities like ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Poshnosh

1 Review Written

Perfect

We love the mediterainan coast, Portugal to Salamanca Spain fabulous , The Portuguese staff highly trained lovely calm people, all down to the Hotel Manager Joao Paula Oliveira. we felt comfortable from getting on ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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travelcurious

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not So Delightful Douro - Below Standards Expected

My husband and I took the advice of our Travel Agent when booking a birthday and retirement celebration cruise for my 70-year-old Mom. Our Agent assured us Scenic was a "luxury cruise line," up to our standards. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Hunt1530

14 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Scenic Excellence with a Portuguese Accent

We took a 10 day Douro river cruise in Portugal on the Scenic Azure in October 2018. This was our third cruise using Scenic and like the others we have taken this cruise was outstanding in every way as well as ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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jomccann20

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Douro River in Portugal

Scenic mainly manage to give you a perfect river cruise. The staff on this trip were all Portuguese and the were so friendly, they did their jobs very well. The chef's out did themselves, the food section was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Sunday golf

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Douro with Great Staff

The Azure is the smallest river cruise ship in the scenic fleet. That has its good and bad points.its wonderful to cruise with a small number of people but it does suffer in the main restaurant and bar with lack of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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JR_J

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Unforgetable Douro with Lisbon

We did hear a lot of positive comments about the Douro River Cruise and having done all the other European Rivers twice (except Russia), we gave it a go! We did hear a lot of positive comments about the Douro ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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wendymarshall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maintaining the Luxury Standard

We have cruised with Scenic Tours before and they have always paid a lot of attention to detail. Each shore excursion is planned out to the infinite detail, but if you want to do your own thing then that is fine as ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Leighites

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A great trip overall

We really liked the all inclusive nature of Scenic with no further charges once on board apart from spa options. Dining was enjoyably varied and generally very good. The crew were great. Dining staff were attentive ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Ctener668

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Excellent Douro River Cruise

This was our third Scenic river cruise. All have been great but this one was the best. Great boat, friendly crew, fantastic food and excellent day tours. Portuguese food and wine is superb, and the cruise focus on ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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John_from_Orleans

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on the Duoro River with Scenic

Friends had good experiences with Portugal and we wanted to try another cruise with Scenic, so this cruise was a great fit. Overall, it was a fantastic experience and we felt it was well worth it. We took the 3 day ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ewartcope

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Such wonderful scenary

This was a lovely cruise on a smallish classy boat, with a hugely attentive and friendly local crew, Food and cabin were good, but most important of all the ambiance and feeling on the trip was wonderful with the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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simbamacneil

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Portugal

We were in Lisbon three days before we boarded the ship. Lisbon is a beautiful city with great buildings to look at. We had great tours from Scenic to many areas of Lisbon plus went to the ocean to see the beaches. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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7seven

6 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Smooth sailing with a fabulous crew and sociable guests

This is our sixth river cruise, and our third one with Scenic. While we have had very good experiences with AMA and Uniworld, we just loved the all-inclusive Scenic experience, with interesting excursions and great ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Anitamike

1 Review Written

Best river cruise yet

We have been on 3 previous Scenic River Cruises which we enjoyed but this was the best yet. Arrangements were good, the crew were excellent and the weather was great. Using a crew who were all Portugese proved to be ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Jonandtina

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeded my expectations

This was our first River cruise. We were interested to see how Scenic compared to Seabourn as we have been on 2 of their cruises & were delighted with every aspect. Gladly, Scenic exceeded our expectations & was on ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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gill.johns1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

River Duoro Cruise with Scenic Cruises From Porto

We previously had a great experience with Scenic when we went to New Zealand 18 months ago. Our expectations of this river cruise were met and exceeded. The ship's specifications and comfort level were very good ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Mellarick

1 Review Written

Luxury Cruise?

On board dining excellent although "The Portbello Experience" was sadly lacking. Not helped by the cruise director walking around the area giving the very lengthy port briefing. No greeting or farewell by the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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WILTZ

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Unforgettable Douro was an Unforgettable Experience!

It is not common these days for an actual experience to live up to its billing.However,this tripdid and more!In 11 days, we were immersed into the wonderful country of Portugal and itspeople.Portugal and its people ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Looser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Douro River Cruise on Scenic Azure

Scenic used to be a very good River Boat Liner. The reason I always choose Scenic is they are taking good care of their customers, good restaurant service and cabin is always clean. Plus, all excursion & tips are ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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2onboardagain

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

There aren't enough superlatives to give this cruise justice

Excellent cabin, ship's amenities, staff and cuisine. The all Portuguese crew were friendly and proud of their country and were always ready to go the extra mile to make everyone on board as comfortable as possible. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Scenic Azure Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.5
Entertainment3.04
Public Rooms4.04.6
Fitness Recreation3.04.1
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment3.04.4
Service5.04.7
Value For Money5.04.4
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