Good but not the best river cruise I've been on.

River Royale Cruise Review to Europe

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 36

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
7 Night Bordeaux Vineyards & Chateaux (Bordeaux Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 20, 2014
Ship: River Royale
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 223
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

River Royale is a beautiful ship, no doubt. Cabins were on the smaller side as compared to other river ships I've sailed. The food, while good was not great and there were too many 'set' menus for my liking. The excursions were all very nice and well organized. You truly do get to see the whole region as it's not too big and the cruise is concentrated there. Evening entertainment was lacking and mostly consisted of a piano player in the lounge. Staff was nice and helpful but I didn't feel like I was leaving family as I have felt on other river ships. Overall, it was a nice way to see the region.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


1 out of 5
A piano player in the lounge at night was your option onboard.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Definately find time to hang out at the whirlpool on a sunny day and watch the region float by!

5 out of 5

Cruise Gironde Estuary

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
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Cruise Dordogne River

3 out of 5
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