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We choose this cruise to celebrate 60-50-10-2.....60th birthday, 50th birthday, 10 year anniversary, 2 years post stem cell transplant. The cruise itself had awesome weather, excursions daily included and friendly staff and captain. I will say as a food service person we were disappointed with the dinner meals, ( variety never chicken) portion size of protein 2oz. Cooked on these plated and served offerings. Breakfast and lunch buffets seemed better suited for the amount of people ( 176 ) on board. Going down the Rhine I would have expected more German food offerings ( only 1 lunch ). Beer and wine was included at lunch and dinner, but as a non-drinker, no benefit or discount for me. Room service might be an option that would work for everybody. The cinema on board which is the pool converted at night with a floor to cover, actually only had 16 headsets that worked via wireless on a hit and miss basis. I would say overall that if you like cruising this River cruise is totally different than an ocean cruise as far as intimacy and number of people getting ( herded ) around and excursions are a lot easier to function.

Overall great experience and less hectic than Ocean Cruise.....more $$$

Emerald Sky Cruise Review by Terry Wells

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We choose this cruise to celebrate 60-50-10-2.....60th birthday, 50th birthday, 10 year anniversary, 2 years post stem cell transplant. The cruise itself had awesome weather, excursions daily included and friendly staff and captain. I will say as a food service person we were disappointed with the dinner meals, ( variety never chicken) portion size of protein 2oz. Cooked on these plated and served offerings. Breakfast and lunch buffets seemed better suited for the amount of people ( 176 ) on board. Going down the Rhine I would have expected more German food offerings ( only 1 lunch ). Beer and wine was included at lunch and dinner, but as a non-drinker, no benefit or discount for me. Room service might be an option that would work for everybody. The cinema on board which is the pool converted at night with a floor to cover, actually only had 16 headsets that worked via wireless on a hit and miss basis.

I would say overall that if you like cruising this River cruise is totally different than an ocean cruise as far as intimacy and number of people getting ( herded ) around and excursions are a lot easier to function.
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Cabin 321
Very clean, high quality bedding, great river view, well maintained