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17 Scenic Crystal Cruise Reviews

jennmur avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing way to see Europe!


We chose this cruise to get a good overview of the countries along the upper Danube. We arrived in Budapest a day prior to embarkation, in order to have more time to explore the city. We stayed at the Marriott, ...
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Sail Date June 2019

cv64 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First river cruise - Loved it..... learnt alot for the next one

We chose Scenic as we were looking for a cruise that was 100% all inclusive. It turned out to be the right decision as we never once had to pull out our wallet. The only additional cost was a massage! Scenic ...
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Sail Date June 2019

bjhetland avatar


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

Snyman avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Cell from Hell

Friends past experience had me yearning to sail on Scenic having already done one riverboat cruise on Avalon As expected Scenic provided a five star experience. Nothing was too much trouble and everything ran ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Hunter376 avatar


3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

The Jewels

On advise from our travel agent and excellent reviews we decided to travel through Europe on a river purpose built vessel and experience this fantastic trip ourselves , booked a year in advance to secure a cabin on ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Neilson avatar


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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A. Edward Cullin

1 Review Written

The Vacation of a Lifetime

My wife and I were looking to take a river cruise and this cruise was recommended by our travel agent - Minnie Verburg at Marlin Travel Agency, Belleville. We flew from Toronto to Prague and spent 3 days there ...
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Sail Date October 2017

NVCAL avatar


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

Jpmccrea avatar


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

GrHywel avatar


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

ajwalsh001 avatar


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

survey54 avatar


11 Reviews Written

84 Helpful Votes

Clean ship, wonderful staff, great cruise let down by inferior food.

At our departure airport in Sydney, my wife and I were approached by a Scenic representative to ensure that everything was OK as we boarded our Scenic-arranged flight. We flew from Sydney to Singapore, then to ...
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Sail Date July 2016

botanical7 avatar


2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Read before you go on a cruise

To begin last year there was a drought on the danube and you could not start where you were suppose to. The cruise never told us until the day it left prague. I wish someone had told me not to go out every day and ...
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Sail Date July 2015

Berwin avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Almost Excellent

This was our second river cruise and our second one with Scenic. Our other cruise experience consists of 65 ocean cruises. We chose this trip because the itinerary consisted of a number of ports we have never been ...
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Sail Date June 2016

rob770 avatar


2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Jewels of Europe

We had to switch ships (Jewel to Crystal) half way through the cruise. The bus ride from ship to ship was about 2 hours and the switch was rather seamless. When we boarded the Crystal, we quickly noted that the ...
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Sail Date September 2015

soozle18 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First river cruise

I cannot fault the service and presentation of Scenic Crystal. The staff were excellent and our tour director Szilvia was outstanding. Everything was 5 star except the food. Most vegetables were frozen or ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Scenic Crystal Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation3.03.9
Value For Money4.04.2
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