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Scenic Sapphire Cruise Reviews

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85 Scenic Sapphire Cruise Reviews


claudegaron avatar

claudegaron

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Everything About the Scenic Sapphire Rhone River Cruise Was First Class

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Having enjoyed a smaller canal cruise in Alsace, we were ready to try a cruise on the Rhone river. Reviews of various river cruise lines consistently pointed to Scenic as a quality choice. Although the Sapphire is ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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bob12and35

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

For the price it should have been excellent

This review is mainly about river boat cabins, and how size is far from everything. That will be in the cabin review section below. In short, the bulk of cabins on the Scenic Sapphire, and most if not all Scenic ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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AlbertaTripGuy

1 Review Written

Scenic Sapphire - Enchanting Rhone - AMAZING STAFF

This was our second river cruise. The first cruise was with UniWorld and he had a great experience, this time around we chose Scenic as their luxury brand was something that we couldn't ignore. We certainly made the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mickskipper

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

South of France

We have visited the South of France with other cruise lines but we had heard that Scenic are the best. This has now been confirmed. We have thoroughly enjoyed all the aspects of this particular cruise. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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KVV

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Scenic Tours’ Spectacular South of France river cruise

We have just returned from Scenic Tours’ Spectacular South of France river cruise. This was our fourth river cruise with Scenic and it was every bit as enjoyable as the previous three. The crew on the Scenic ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Lynndylou

1 Review Written

Every aspect was a highlight. Magnificent!

I had done the Rhine River Cruise before and thoroughly enjoyed it. This one was equally as brilliant but maybe a little less “hectic”. A joy from beginning to end. The staff were so friendly, welcoming and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lenwoolley

1 Review Written

Great staff

Travel agent recommended. Everything was wonderful. We enjoyed the room very much except for the septic odour that was prevalent on a number of occasions and the lighting, which was not very good, especially ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Janda395

1 Review Written

Relaxing and enjoyable way to experience South France

Our third time with Scenic Tours, one land tour and two river cruises. They have always been very well organised and the Rhone river cruise was no exception, with cheerful and highly professional staff, beginning ...
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Sail Date September 2019


PeterN avatar

PeterN

1 Review Written

Scenic Maintains Standards

A Rhone cruise seemed the best way to explore this area of France. Scenic are not cheap but are all inclusive so there's no need to spend any money if you don't want to. Scenic set high standards - equivalent to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Kihei1 avatar

Kihei1

1 Review Written

Wonderful way to see the south of France

This is our second time with Scenic, the first being 14 nights from Amsterdam to Budapest. The Scribe in Paris was our pre cruise hotel and it was wonderful. The room was very comfortable and the staff very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


fingeroth avatar

fingeroth

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Rhone

been on prior scenic cruises twice before..though they could never exceed previous levels but they did..ship completely updated with hot tub, gym, masseuse, hairdresser, manicurist...staff attentive to all our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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willo1954

1 Review Written

First time cruisers

Value for money and the all-inclusive nature of the cruise. Meals, extra food, drinks, local tours and most 'before and after arrangements'; all the things taken care of so that we could concentrate on total ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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terence.hesslewood

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Leave your wallet at home

From the moment you board, everything is provided - Service ( the crew are first class ) - Dining - ( the food is excellent ) entertainment ( very good ) Excursions and guides ( all well organised and very ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Brenton Summers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An amazing river journey through the South of France

We had been to many of the cities along the European river cruises and we wanted to go somewhere different. Our cruise experience met our expectations especially with the daily fine dining. All of the ship crew ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mmreeve

1 Review Written

Scenic - Extrememly disappointing!

We sailed with Scenic on the South of France itinerary departing April 29 2017. We chose Scenic because in Australia they have an impressive reputation. The boat was quite nice and our cabin on level 2 had a very ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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donhodges

1 Review Written

A wonderful way to travel

Having done two previous cruises with Scenic, it was our logical choice for a European holiday. Our travel consultant dealt with Scenic and sorted out flights etc which all went smoothly. We arrived two days ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Corinne2012

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

"Spectacular South of France" and spectacular it was!

My husband retired in June and we decided to celebrate by going on this cruise. We had contemplated planning and organizing an itinerary on our own (which is what we do most of the time) but decided to leave it to ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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DentGarden

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing Spectacular South of France - Great time and perfect staff!!

We have sailed with Scenic once before and our experience was extremely positive, so we decided to take the plunge and do another one. We were not disappointed on any level. We did the Spectacular South of France ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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gkanderson

1 Review Written

First River Cruise A Delightful Experience

We like all inclusive cruises. we had many friends and acquaintances recommend scenic, as did our travel agent. you could book your cruise southbound from paris to nice, but the dates worked better for us to go ...
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Sail Date September 2018


WilliamT avatar

WilliamT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding

We had a wonderful cruise on the Scenic Sapphire on the Rhone River from Chalon-sur-Saone to Tarascon. We first flew to Paris on our own. We took the train to Lyon where we connected to a local train to ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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M. Pelletier

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Tarascon to Chalon-sur-Saône 8 days (South of France) September 5-12, 2018

First Impression Upon boarding our riverboat, the 2008 Sapphire was showing its age despite being rebuilt in 2017 with a few added features. Stateroom (see below) Food Overall considered fair compared ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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steve 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scenic delivers

Choose Scenic because everything was included. And it was. As Royal Suite guests all staff went the "extra mile". Yes it was very expensive but it was worth it! The ship is modern and kept very clean. We were ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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travel nutbar

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise on the Rhone with Scenic!

We had and excellent holiday on board and off board. The ship was well maintained, our cabin was perfect. I particularly liked the balcony to sit out on and have a glass of wine. The optional outside glass window ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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emilyleslie

1 Review Written

Burgundy region

We have been on three previous river cruises, two with Scenic, and enjoyed them very much. The staff are wonderful, the food and wine excellent and the boat is lovely. The staterooms are a bit small but we didn't ...
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Sail Date August 2018


helenamm avatar

helenamm

1 Review Written

Spectacular South of France

Having previously done 4 river cruises with Viking and been totally happy we chose this cruise because Scenic offered more time on the rivers than its rivals. We wanted longer than one week to appreciate the area ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Scenic Sapphire Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment2.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation3.03.8
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment2.04.5
Service4.04.6
Value For Money4.04.2
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