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The Rhone

Lyon, France
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Lovely but choose your cabin carefully!

We have just returned from our third river cruise. On this occasion we travelled with Riviera on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
loubylouportishead
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Portishead
Scenic Rhone River Cruise from Nice to Paris

Although billed as a luxury cruise, it lacked many of the amenities that luxury cruises offer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RMS36
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have just returned from our third river cruise. On this occasion we travelled with Riviera on the Lord Byron from Avignon to Lyon. Whilst we enjoyed the cruise we were a little disappointed as the river is not as scenic as other European rivers...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although billed as a luxury cruise, it lacked many of the amenities that luxury cruises offer. Cabins were OK. food was average at best and the selection of wines were limited tp ordinary inexpensive table wines. The excursions were very good and were the best...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a cruise on this vessel, which I booked as a gift for my parent. The ship itself is nice, but I was hugely disappointed when the staff and management refused to change a filthy table cover on a table at dinner. We...More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first river cruise with Riviera Travel, though we have had several excellent holidays with them before. We were impressed with the facilities and level of service on board, with a helpful and enthusiastic crew. The choice of food was very good. We...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

THEY DO NOT HAVE TOURS IN ENGLISH DESPITE WHAT THEY CLAIM ON THEIR WEBSITE!! I am onboard right now for the Rhone Cruise on A-Rosa Stella and despite what is claimed on the website and assurances when booking directly through them, they provide d NO...More

1  Thank Konaorf
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

It was an excellent river cruise by Riviera Travel. The staff and crew could not do enough for you. The whole cruise was well organised and planned. The Emily Bronte ship was in excellent condition. the cabins were spotlessly clean. the food was excellent. If...More

1  Thank hotelsforall
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This was my first river cruise although I have done many ocean cruises and am a seasoned traveller. I had a thoroughly good time and there was nothing to complain about, although I read a long list of complaints from another traveller on this site....More

3  Thank DLCAlberta
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

The river cruise exceeded expectations. The food in the dining room was of a very high quality particularly at dinner service. The wine selections were above average and the service extremely attentive. I would recommend taking advantage of a suite upgrade if possible as a...More

1  Thank Scotton52
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Not having done a river cruise before,we needed to be won over, and were. Some people have complained that there is quite a lot of walking involved, but that is made clear in the itinerary. It's true you may well find that your cabin view...More

2  Thank Hengist002
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cruise on the Emerald Liberte with Telegraph 'Flavours of the Rhone' holiday. From Arles to Lyon and Beaune we were treated to wine tasting and the best of French food. Looked after by a fantastic crew we had a memorable holiday on our first...More

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Anngov
October 23, 2017|
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We were not offered this - it is new this year. We only spent less than £100 on all our drinks - my hubby is teetotal and they do some good non alcoholic drinks onboard. If you do want to drink like a drain it may be worth... More
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