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PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 10th Oct 2012, By

We did a Moselle and Rhine cruise with Phoenix on The MS Arlene. We have been on this boat 5 times. Unfortunately this year we were unable to go again as Phoenix have gone into administartion! We...

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PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 8th Jan 2012, By

This was a 4 day holiday on the MS Arlene. We travelled by air however the majority of the passengers travelled by coach - over 12 hours from Dover and near 24 hours from the north part of...

4324 views , 7 of 12 people found this useful

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 28th Dec 2011, By

Phoenix Christmas river cruise .just got back after the four day cruise can,t understand the poor review of the last person, we thought the actual boat trip was very well organized to make the most...

4137 views , 4 of 5 people found this useful , 4 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 28th Dec 2011, By

Just spent 4 nights on the MS Arlene through Pheonix Holidays on their Christmas Rhine Cruise. Very dissapointed. if cabins were classed as hotel rooms I would put them at -2*. All the meals were...

3827 views , 9 of 18 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 16th Nov 2011, By

We spent 8 nights on the MS Arlene it at the end of October 2011 on the Four Rivers Cruise, which we booked as a late deal 9 days before sailing. It is a basic ‘no frills’ boat and was...

5221 views , 20 of 20 people found this useful , 4 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / River Rhine

on 10th Nov 2011, By

We have cruised with bigger cruise ships before so went on this cruise with an open mind after reading some of the reviews. Just returned from cruise on rhine on the MS Arlene. Lets start with the...

9126 views , 4 of 7 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Northern Europe

on 3rd Jul 2011, By

A party of 10 of us from Essex thoroughly enjoyed our 9 day cruise on the Rhine, Main, Neckar & Moselle. My wife & I chose a grade 1 (cheapest) cabin and as far as we were concerned it was...

3515 views , 13 of 13 people found this useful

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Mini Cruises

on 19th May 2011, By

Me and my friend had never been on a cruise before so we decided to try out the Holland Mini Cruise. The price was very reasonable for the three nights we were going to be their. The only thing we...

4083 views , 7 of 10 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 9th May 2011, By

We booked this cruise as we thought the longest we would be on a coach was Scotland to Hull as advertised !We arrived at Hull to be informed by our excellent driver,that,there had been a problem...

4987 views , 19 of 23 people found this useful , 8 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Northern Europe

on 8th May 2011, By

My apologies that the destination is recorded as Northern Europe, there was no destination listed which accurately described the area visited. We booked the Amsterdam to Rudesheim Rhine Cruise...

4894 views , 29 of 32 people found this useful , 7 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 31st Dec 2010, By

I have just returned from my first Christmas Coach trip / German River Cruise with Phoenix Holidays who used Stacey's Coaches based in Carlisle. What a disaster! Having read the following you will...

9078 views , 43 of 49 people found this useful , 18 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 3rd Nov 2010, By

I have stayed in 5* hotels around the world and the food on MS ARLENE is up to that standard and very plentiful. The crew are brilliant always helpful but not in your face. The cabin was adequate...

3634 views , 6 of 6 people found this useful

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Mini Cruises

on 25th Oct 2010, By

We have just spent a super 9 days cruising the Moselle on the M S Arlene. We booked the cruise at very short notice through a very nice (young?) lady called Llana who works for Phoenix holidays. We...

4628 views , 7 of 8 people found this useful

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 18th Oct 2010, By

I went on the MS Arlene in April and cruised through the Netherlands. After reading some of the reviews of the Arlene I felt I had to put my experiences on here to give a different story. My...

4955 views , 18 of 18 people found this useful

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Pacific

on 20th Sep 2010, By

I would just like to add my views about a great river cruise holiday I have just returned from. One of my fellow sailers!! ( after my first cruise I am getting to know the jargon!!) told me about...

3129 views , 3 of 3 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Mini Cruises

on 20th Sep 2010, By

My husband and I have just returned from our 1st cruise with Phoenix Holidays. We found this site after we had booked and I suspect had we read some of the reviews first we man not have booked....

3721 views , 5 of 5 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Mini Cruises

on 18th Sep 2010, By

Had a great Rhine River Cruise on the Arelne we chose a grade 3 Cabin, very spacious and comfortabl. Food on board was of a very high standard, the entire staff on board were very friendly and...

3905 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful , 1 comment

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 8th Aug 2010, By

We have travelled many years on the M S Arlene this is the third this year.Its very friendly on board the Arlene and the staff cannot do enough to make your holiday perfect.The food is extremely...

3857 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful , 2 comments

PHOENIX RIVER CRUISES / MS Arlene / Western Europe

on 6th Aug 2010, By

Rhine cruise to switzerland. lets begin on the positive. the destinations were fine, and the optional excursions (destinations) also fine and good value for money, the tour manager - who was also...

4111 views , 8 of 8 people found this useful , 5 comments
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