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We had excellent friendly communication and service from Clean Cruising, from booking the cruise, booking airline tickets, booking coach transfers from airport to ship and arranging travel insurance."
- Ann L

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Avalon Poetry II has an overall score of 5 out of 5
based on 1 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
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Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Ann W
29 Aug 2014
Avalon Poetry II — Ship Review Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
Avalon Poetry II

Avalon Waterways

Ship facts

Star rating: Avalon Poetry II star rating
Maiden voyage: 2014
Number of decks: 4
Tonnage: 2022
Cabins: 64
Passenger capacity: 128
Number of crew: 37

What's onboard? ▼

  • Tour Director, English on board
  • ‘Active Discovery’ & Special Interest itineraries
  • Open air suite balconies
  • Gratuities onboard included
  • Gift shop
  • AvalonGO mobile app for everything
  • Dining Room, open seated,four course
  • Flexible dining times & venue
  • Drinks with meals complimentary
  • Sky Grill (weather permitting)
  • Panorama Lounge light lunch
  • Panorama Bistro casual dinner
  • Daily afternoon tea
  • Room service for Continental breakfast
  • Picnic lunch boxes for independent on-shore
  • Hot drinks, fruit, complimentary
  • Dietary requests at time of booking
  • Sky Deck: shade, loungers, game area
  • Observation Lounge (forward)
  • Panorama Lounge & Bar (forward): dance, entertainment
  • Club Lounge (aft): 24-h coffees etc.
  • English TV, free movies in cabin
  • Shore excursions, audio headset, certified guides
  • Bicycles, maps, walking sticks complimentary
  • Whirlpool, 6 persons
  • Fitness Centre
  • Library, board games, internet corner
  • Wi-Fi complimentary ship-wide
  • Galley tour
  • On-shore medical services
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking interior
  • Cabin power 220V
  • Laundry (pay)
  • Daily newsletter
  • No children under 8 years

What's included? ▼

  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities for crew & Cruise Director in Europe
  • Breakfast, lunch, four-course dinner
  • A local chef specialty dinner every cruise
  • Single sitting, open-seated dining
  • Soft-drinks at lunch, wine and beer at dinner
  • Self-serve coffee, hot/ice tea, hot chocolate, ice water
  • Five-course welcome dinner
  • Captain’s reception with sparkling wine & canapés
  • Afternoon tea, Night Fare
  • In-cabin continental breakfast at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Guest Services for bookings etc.
  • Onboard newsletter
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi complimentary

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Optional excursions in start/end cities (pre-book)
  • Drinks & Celebration packages (pre-order)
  • Room service menu items (unless specified)
  • Bar expenses & snacks
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry charges (unless self-serve)
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Phone/facsimile on some ships (pay)
  • Children under eight years (for Family Travel, under 5 years)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Gratuities in Egypt, Asia, South America
  • Gratuities for Globus tour Director, drivers, local guides

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Bridget, as always was fantastic - prompt responses, helpful hints and she obviously is very familiar with the packages and what is on offer. As you know we have already recommended your company to our friends. And thank you again for looking after us."
- Giuseppe F