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46 Scenic Crystal Cruise Reviews


Ken F avatar

Ken F

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amsterdam to Basel

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Our ship was changed from the Jasper to the Crystal a few days before we departed. Slight disappointment. They allowed us to board at 12:00 instead of 3pm as we had to be out of the hotel room by 11:00am. We ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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32rogers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Danube 2019

This was my first river cruise and won’t be my last. Had a wonderful experience on the Scenic Crystal. Wonderful staff, great excursions, food was outstanding. We came with a group of 18. Couldn’t have been a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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HABuhler

1 Review Written

Beyond expectations

We chose the Scenic line for the features of the ship and for the all inclusive vacation they offered. The "leave your wallet at home" line resonated as did the itinerary. We were not disappointed. The ship and the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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M meat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ultra Amazing All Inclusive

Scenic provided an all in one totally all inclusive cruise with a terrific itinerary and solid caring support throughout the entire experience. Scenic delivered on all of the advertised features and programs and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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lynmhewson

1 Review Written

Salzburg concert

Dates fitted - I wanted to do a river cruise in Europe- friends had a conference in Vienna so it seemed like a good idea to combine work and pleasure. I had completed a Nile river cruise in egypt and loved it so ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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J91964

1 Review Written

Excellent value for money and outstanding service

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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HLloyd

1 Review Written

Exceeding all expectations!

A European River Cruise had been on our Bucket List for sometime. After attending the Information Meeting we were completely sold and booked immediately on the Jewels of Europe Cruise - Amsterdam to Budapest and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ljb8689

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Amazing! First class vacation experience with Scenic!

We chose this cruise for a number of reasons: great reviews, great incentives for booking early (price, $500 flights from Canada (we went with the recommended KLM), two complimentary $100 Euro pre-paid Mastercard ...
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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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Southon

1 Review Written

Surpassed expectations

This was the biggest trip my husband and I have ever done, both in cost and time. It was worth every penny and seemed at once timeless and over too soon. The scope of experiences, the beauty for all of our ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Retired Person

1 Review Written

Above and Beyond

Having never considered a River Cruise, we attended an information number night. After learning about Scenic, we spoke with friends who had taken this excursion previously. They all highly recommended that we go. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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FOAD

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Budapest to Amsterdam

An excellent cruise experience made even better by Adrian, our cruise director. Food was exceptional with chef Nendi personally presenting that evening's special at the pre-dinner port talk. Ended up choosing it ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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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


Charlane avatar

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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Leftee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Awesome Experience!

A Scenic representative met us at the airport and led us to the van which then transported us from the airport to the ship. Upon arrival at the Scenic Crystal we were given a warm greeting from the crew. Check-in ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Connick

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Felt like a princess

My three sisters and I had a ball on this trip, Budapest to Amsterdam. The lochs fascinated me, some nearly 25m high/ deep. All the staff were amazingly attentive and friendly from captain to cruise director ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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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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Grssal

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Sailing with Scenic is extra special

This was our second river cruise with scenic and we cannot recommend Scenic enough....from the very start of the process - booking through to arriving home - the whole experience was absolutely fantastic. We sailed ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Caro62

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Scenic, you are amazing!

1st river cruise, absolutely wonderful! Chose deluxe balcony suite, lovely, good size with ample storage space. Great comfortable beds. Sun lounge a great bonus to sit & have a drink watching the scenery as you ...
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Sail Date August 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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