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37 AmaWaterways AmaCello Cruise Reviews


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grandmaR

22 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Speaking French

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Background information: I picked this cruise because I wanted to revisit the places I had been on a trip I made in 1964, and I took my 18 year old granddaughter with me because she wanted to see France and practice ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jimbola

4 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Fantastic French Fun

We had a wonderful time on the AmaCello in the south of France. The ship, cuisine, crew, staff, excursions, and scenery were excellent. This was only our second river cruise, the other being with Crystal, and we ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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shalanda817

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip

Wanted to see Provence when chance to see lavender in bloom. Chose AMAWaterways based on price. Travel solo and while still paid single supplement the promotion going was the best deal for the time could go. Did ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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NantwichSwan

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

It would have been Five Stars but....

This is our third cruise with AmaWaterways which must tell you that we like the Ama experience. Our first cruise was on the Danube on AmaSonata - and I rave about that elsewhere. Our second cruise was on the Rhine, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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jillandderek

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ama Waterways have excellent boats and crew.

We had not cruised the River Rhone before and were interested to see this part of France. We were not disappointed. The boat was just the right size, pristine and welcoming. The crew were all friendly, from the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Rockinrandle

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Best ever

We were invited to a wine cruise by our wine club. We have been contemplating a river cruise for years. This cruise offered a three day end in Barcelona which is a destination we both were excited about. I t was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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CruiserFromMaine

16 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on AMA.

We did a cruise on AMA starting on July 31 with a trip to Barcelona for a cruise up the Rhone, with add on for a trip to Barcelona and Paris. This was our first river cruise after several ocean cruises. This a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Primatewatcher

5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Feel Misled and Disappointed

This was our third trip with AmaWaterways. The first two were very good experiences. This one was extremely disappointing. There were many issues. The most upsetting was the cruise manager. He was cranky, rude ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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RandManMocha

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing AmaCello!!!

My daughter, mother and I just returned from cruising on the AMACello last week and wanted to commend AMA on an overall fabulous experience. This was a wine cruise and we found the Cave B Estate Winery ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Ronaldo50

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rhone River Fun

We started three days before in Barcelona and then took a high speed train to Nimes, FR and settled in for various excursions off boat to olive farms, city tours, roman ruins, wine tasting and walks in vineyards and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Gadfly19

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruise tour offers fine wines, chateaux and history

We had enjoyed AMA's Porto cruise, so this was a natural next choice. Our cruse tour was organizd by AMA and included 7 nights on the Amacello, followed by the Loire vally and return to Paris.The cruise was A1 from ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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DMD55

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Rhine Cruise

While my husband has never been on a cruise, I have been on several ocean cruises. Cruising on AMAWaterways beat them all. Because there are only 140 passengers, you get to know each other and the staff and crew. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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pjbouffard

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Everything We Hoped For

We chose Ama Waterways for our 25th Anniversary cruise and we were not disappointed. From the moment we stepped onto the pier in Amsterdam until we said goodbye in Basel, everything was done for our comfort and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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RavensFan53

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

AmaCello - 30July2015-10Aug2015 - Amsterdam to Basel with stay in Switzerland

This was our first river cruise - we (my wife and I) have been on several ocean cruises with HAL in the past. Overall we would give this cruise an 8-10 rating. Pros: Generally well organized and well run. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Leo_On_Geo

6 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Romantic Rhine

Amacello review- seven nights Romantic Rhine (June 4-11, 2015): Day 1- Amsterdam (embark) Day 2- Amsterdam canal tour, then bus to meet up with ship at first lock. Day 3- Cologne (morning walking tour of ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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schub229

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First AMA cruise

14 years ago we were on a river cruise and decided to go back and do another one with friends we met 14 years ago!! We've done many ocean cruises during that time. We took the pre-cruise extension from Zurich and ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Excitedtraveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

WE LOVED IT!! It surpassed my expectations!

This past September I took a dream trip with my mom who had always dreamed on taking a River cruise along the Rhein. We started the planning in the early spring and could not believe how popular these river cruises ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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haggisandchips

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMA Waterways, Great Experience.

First river cruise. The ship was immaculate! Clean and classy. The rooms were clean and well put together and all the other areas on the ship were very nice. The staff are AMAZING! The best customer service ever ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Justinchild

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome. Best cruise ever

AMA Cello and crew were awesome. AMA offered three or four excursion options for each city; some walking, some bus and bicycling options. They were very flexible as to which one you took right up to the minute you ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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Curlew

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable First River Cruise on the Rhine with AMA

This was promoted as a Culture and Wine Legacy of the Rhine cruise with a wonderful wine host named Holly Howell. She will be doing another one next year so if you'd like to learn more about Rhine produced wines, as ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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cdavis3017

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome experience!

My husband and I sailed on the Amacello from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam on the Rhine River from November 1st to November 8th. I have never been on a cruise before. What a great experience from the 1st moment we ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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FresnoNorm

2 Reviews Written

Loved Our Rhine Cruise!

We booked this cruise because we wanted to experience the Rhine and nearby sites without hassling with trains, nightly re-packing, trying to decide where/what to eat, how to navigate local ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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AnotherShawnee

1 Review Written

River Cruising is FABULOUS

My sister and I decided to take a river cruise together. I contacted several different cruise lines for information. AMA Waterways was our choice, and I cannot say enough about them. They are wonderful, only have ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Suedonym500

1 Review Written

Amacello Christmas Markets Rhine Cruise

This was my first river cruise and my first solo Christmas holiday and I couldn't have chosen better, the cruise was faultless and I had a wonderful Christmas. 122 passengers was a small enough group to make it ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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sailoruk

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

a Journey through Europe

We have recently returned from a great trip on AMAwaterways. We boarded Amacello in Amsterdam cruising down to Basel, via a day up/down the Moselle. We were then coached/bussed down to Lyon via Gruyere and Vevey on ...
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Sail Date November 2012


AmaCello Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining3.04.5
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation2.03.7
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service3.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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