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River Empress Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Castles Along The Rhine (Amsterdam To Basel)
Sail Date: September 07, 2016
Ship: River Empress
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 312
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

I can't really say what our favorite part of the cruise was. We were treated like royalty by the crew and staff and never wanted for anything. The food was excellent, the excursions were very good, and the people we met on-board were very friendly. We had a really good time exploring the cities along the Rhine as well as during our Pre-stay in Amsterdam and our Post-stay in Basel. The boat was very clean and comfortable, the excursion guides were great and a good time was had by all. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
This is not applicable to our trip

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was clean and comfortable and I've never experienced a hotel or boat asking what kind of pillow I preferred. That was great.

Ship Tip

There is a small, free laundry available (soap provided), but try to get to it real early or later in the evening as there are only two washers and dryers.

5 out of 5
Go to Tempo Doe Loe for Indonesian food. And if possible stay more than 2 nights.
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Must see the Musical Museum
5 out of 5
If you enjoy exploring the city skip the Black Forest excursion and wander through Strasbourg.
5 out of 5
Unless you have a terrible fear of heights you should try the excursion to Pilatus.
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