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Amsterdam Viking Alsvin Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Alsvin
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Amsterdam

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25 Amsterdam Viking Alsvin Cruise Reviews


BTru avatar

BTru

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime!

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We anticipated and looked forward to this cruise for almost a year and it still exceeded our expectations. From the moment we got off the plane until we were delivered to our line at our departure airport we were ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Herm H

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great time, wonderful tours, great staff, great food

We had a wonderful 15 days. Made many new friends, The ship was emaculate, the crew very attentive, especially our cruise director. Our cabin was all that we expected and the veranda was more than necessary for our ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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thomastheburke

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking was with us every step of the way

From the time we got off the flight until we got back on the flight Viking held our hand all the way. The Viking crew was excellent. Everything about the trip was first class. The ship, the crew, the entertainment ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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lwvicks

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Ship Change and Inconsistent Service

Expectation Tour central Europe without unpacking, leisurely and with opportunity to visit destinations on a relaxing pace. Along the way expected to be in a small group and meet new fellow travelers with above ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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carets

1 Review Written

Grand European River Cruise with Viking

We had taken two Viking River cruises in Asia with fabulous results, so we opted to try Europe in the longboats. We were not disappointed. The staff from the Captain, Program Director (Ben), Chef, wait staff and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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chambe2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A trip one would love to repeat!

We had previously been on a Viking river cruise along the Yangtze River in China and loved it. We have also traveled on several ocean cruises with a variety of cruise lines, along with a number of land tours. Our ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Nanners12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhine Getaway

We started our cruise with a 2 day stay in Amsterdam which was good as we had plane departure problems at JFK and then missed a connecting flight at Heathrow and arrived in Amsterdam later than planned. We stayed ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Cook67

1 Review Written

River Cruising at Its Best

This was our third river cruise with Viking, and we have never been disappointed. We began with a two-day pre cruise stay in Amsterdam in a lovely, reasonable b&b (Clemens Hotel) near the Anne Frank House. The ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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CatSimmons

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Love those Lollipops!

Heard great things about VIKING, and wanted to try it out. There was a special, 2 for 1 with free airfare, so we booked it. AMAZING!!! Loved all the ports of call. River was exceptionally low, so we had to change ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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rjdedwards

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A wonderful cruise down the Rhine!

We love everything about Viking cruises. The local guides were all terrific. The food on the boat was always good . . . and the service was always excellent. All of the waiters were just wonderful. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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slushy30

1 Review Written

Viking Virgins No More

We chose Viking because we wanted to see Europe. We decided on the Grand European Tour. We loved the fact we could see several cities/countries and stay in one room and not have to pack up every time. We can't sing ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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surfcitylawyer

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Late Fall from Amsterdam to Budapest

My wife and I have travelled internationally a fair amount. First time was in 1976 (London, Edinburgh, Canterbury, Brussels, Amsterdam, Köln, Heidelberg, Munich, Paris) with a Eurail pass and getting hotel rooms at ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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mstines@pacbell.net

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

15 Days in Heaven!

Although we've traveled extensively this was our first river cruise. And this is the only to go! We added a pre-cruise stay in Amsterdam. What a fun city! The canal boat trip, Rijksmuseum and tour of the red light ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Paul Jenks

5 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Viking Grand European Tour - Amsterdam to Budapest

Advantages Bed comfortable Clean room and ship generally well maintained Disadvantages Food and Drink Included wine poor quality table wine. All food was luke warm or cold. Food was not good ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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steverhodes

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

A trip full of great new friends and tons of wonderful pictures

For our first cruise or organized trip of any kind, my wife and I started in July, 2014 with Viking's Grand European trip from Amsterdam to Budapest. After 34 vacations abroad strictly on our own where we set the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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velvetfrog

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime

Since this was our first river cruise, we didn't know exactly what to expect. The ship was very well appointed and comfortable. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and our activity director, Elizabeth, gave ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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mollyseq

1 Review Written

Just About Perfect

This was our second Viking cruise and we are already bouncing around ideas for cruise #3. We cannot say enough about how easy it is to travel with Viking. Elizabeth our Cruise Director was almost perfect in ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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NancyW1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand European Tour with a 4 day Extension to Prague

Trip of a Lifetime & Excellent! The Viking Longship Alsvin was outstanding in terms of staff, service & attention to detail. The food & entertainment were superb & the regional daily tour guides were very ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Mary Shaw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely Fabulous

This was our 1st River Cruise but we thoroughly enjoyed it The Staff were all fantastic ,nothing. Was a trouble for them and they were all so friendly&helpful. We enjoyed the Day trips ,seeing the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Lainer53

1 Review Written

Amsterdam to Budapest with extension in Prague

This was our second river cruise with Viking and again it was all we expected and more! We love history and learning about new places in the world and this particular itinerary gave us a good overview of a great ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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shorty93

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Experience

This was our first cruise and we were not sure what to expect. Our prior experiences were all inclusive ocean cruises with Silversea. Overall, the river cruise was fabulous and exceeded our expectations. Great ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Al In San Diego

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Grand European tour; checked it off my bucket list.

On the Grand European River Cruise from May to June 2015 on the Viking Alsvin. Arrived a day early in Amsterdam for more sightseeing and stayed one extra day in Budapest at the end of the cruise. We had a Water ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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vgalle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome Experience

This was our first cruise as I have always avoided them before. We never wanted to be one of thousands of guests and eating all you can eat, sub par food is not attractive to us at all. I received an email around 5 ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Cornish147

1 Review Written

High Expectations - Viking exceeded them all!

Flights to and from the ship were arranged by Viking, and all went smoothly. We were greeted at Amsterdam airport by a Viking rep, and after a short delay waiting for another flight to arrive, we were whisked across ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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bmwr800

1 Review Written

A trip of a lifetime

Our cruise with Viking from Amsterdam to Budapest was top-notch from beginning to end. The accommodations, the food, the tours, the on-board entertainment, and the service made each day pure enjoyment. We liked that ...
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Sail Date May 2014


Viking Alsvin Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.6
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment4.04.3
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.8
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment5.04.6
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.6
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