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We took the rhine river cruise which was a part of our hop-on, hop-off itinerary and quite liked it. The boat was huge and double decker, with tables for seating, relaxing and watching the rhine river flow by. One could order food too, on board....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the Viking Rhine River Cruise in October and had a great experience. We had to do a "ship swap" halfway through due to low river levels on the Rhine, Viking tried to make it smooth, but we were stuck on a bus for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First river cruise for me.food really fresh and delivered well.staff happy and welcoming on the Olympia ship the rep was very helpful.Xmas markets a bit disapointing but quality time spent with a friend. Try it its worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 222brackenave
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just been on the Ms Olympia for a 3 night river cruise which was great fun The Captain Anton his wife and son could not have been more hospitable and welcoming making themselves available to chat and answer questions. Lisa the Newmarket holidays rep was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lesley4567
Reviewed 4 days ago

WOW! After reading several "disaster" reviews of other cruise lines, I am THRILLED with how AmaWaterways handled the low-water situation on the Rhine. We booked travel from Amsterdam to Basel on the Dec 1st sailing. About a week prior to sailing, we received notice that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank littleone1118
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were on the Viking Rhine Getaway cruise from Basel to Amsterdam and although the Rhine suffered from serious low water levels, we felt Viking performed very well with a difficult situation. We also had one day swapping ships and on a bus (visiting Heidelberg...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of 30 took the Viking Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, and even though there was mainly only one day affected by the low water levels, our Cruise company went Above & Beyond to ensure we had a great cruising experience. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you read no other part of this review, just scroll down and read the last paragraph. We booked the Romantic Rhine River Cruise on the Avalon Imagery II 14 months in advance. Unfortunately, the water level in the Rhine was too low for the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience with Viking was extremely disappointing. It turned out to be more of a bus tour with excursions to the boat. We called 2 days before leaving on our trip to check on the water level in the Rhine. Viking told us there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank APDempster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting because low water levels disrupted the itinerary. In spit of the disclaimer on travel documentation (the will be no reimbursements ....) Gate1 bent over backwards to maximize the experience for travelers. Every time there was a change it cam with a bonus or a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Judy S
December 15, 2018|
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Response from BruceColumbus_NJ | Reviewed this property |
We went out via Zurich.
Lili Z
October 19, 2018|
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Response from Reggiefox | Reviewed this property |
It depends. We enjoyed the french balcony but really didn't get to use it all that often. The weather was very hot during our trip so we needed the air conditioning. We loved sitting out on the top deck with friends so... More
Nancy J
September 23, 2018|
Response from sel f | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not far from the Petite France bridge