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Budapest Viking Alsvin Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Alsvin
Destination
Budapest

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Excellent

26

Very Good

5

Cruise type

31 Budapest Viking Alsvin Cruise Reviews


Cruise novice 887 avatar

Cruise novice 887

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing and informational trip

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We hoped to get a good feeling of Prague and the castles on the rivers traveled. We did all that and more. Super food and drink, great accommodations and very responsive crew. Castles at night were a particular ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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kgoodwin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!

This was our first River Cruise so we weren't sure what to expect (we've taken several ocean cruises). The ship was beautiful and clean and designed so efficiently that is seemed much bigger than it actually was. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Njragon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enchanting river cruise

I love the small ships. Very intimate and easy to meet new people from around the world. There were no language barriers. The ship is elegant and the staff is superb. We were treated like royalty the whole ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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1wjensen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Castles everywhere

After a week long cruise the year before we thought two weeks to places we haven't visited would be great. We enjoyed wonderful weather, beautiful scenery and made new friends. The boat has a great design. Very ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Quiltgal55

1 Review Written

Wonderful. Loved it

Upon arriving at the airport, we were shuttled off directly to the ship. The captain took us on an extra special cruise down the river that evening, past the Hungarian Parlament buildings Which were all lit up for ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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MAIG6457

1 Review Written

First Time Boat Cruise

Our neighbors told about the river cruise, After flying from Colorado the 26th to Europe the night of 27th . The gal at disk welcomed us by saying you are on the "wrong boat" !! not a very good start for our trip. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Marybarr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Budapest to Amsterdam before election

This was my first cruise ever. River cruise on smaller boat just perfect for introduction to life on a boat. 158/198 possible passengers. Relatively small group, made it more intimate. Viking Ingvi is a beautiful ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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dptennessen

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Time

We choose this cruise since a went from Budapest to Amsterdam, and some friends were doing the same cruise. We embarked on time and when we got to Amsterdam there were not problems with disembarkation. The ship, ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Roman1948 avatar

Roman1948

1 Review Written

Fantastic accommodations but more importantly a fantastic staff of crew

Have heard about it for years and was on our bucket list of things to do. We were not disappointed. We even bought a voucher for our next one. We were on the Grand European cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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whstackjr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unforgettable Grand European Tour 2016

Price was very reasonable. Chance to see more of Europe. All phases of the cruise were excellent. Great cabin steward. Food was wonderful. Activities were very good as were the optional excursions were elected ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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janofpv

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a relaxing and satisfying way to travel!

What a relaxing and satisfying way to travel! We enjoyed life on board as much as the cities and the included city tours. The crew on the Alsvin were amazing, from the room steward to the bartenders to the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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vanipes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time river cruisers!

We chose this route because of the itinerary, as well as the ship! We wanted to be able to take in Amsterdam, as well as the other ports along the way. The excursions were well planned and informative. They ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Shantzyboy

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise, Europe 2016.

We have friends who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this summer and wanted us to join them on this river cruise. We have done 6 ocean cruises but this was the first river cruise. It was great to be ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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DanielJLieb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas markets along the Danube

Christmas market cruise. Absolutely magical! Dining experience was delightful and far beyond what I could have hoped for... from early morning coffee / breakfast to midnight snacks... servers polite, friendly, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Morand

1 Review Written

Well Run River Cruise

We chose Viking because of reputation in the river cruise market. Dollar for dollar they were deemed the best value. Friends who have taken several river cruises on several lines recommended Viking. The service ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Mary Alice Henriksen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Amsterdam: Wonderful in every way

This was our first River Cruise and we loved it! In fact, we are ready to repeat this experience. We loved everything about this cruise. The staff was so kind and helpful; they were wonderful. The food was ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Terry @ Phoenix

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best trip ever

From beginning to end, the trip and tours were memorable. The scenery was beautiful and the tours were all great. Life aboard the ship was as close to first class as I have ever experienced with the entire crew ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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erehfuss

1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam; everyone should do this!

If you are going to do this River Cruise make sure to book an extra 3 or 4 days in Budapest either at the beginning or end of your tour depending on where you begin. Budapest was a jewel of the trip and we stayed at ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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lhouleco@aol.com

1 Review Written

First Time River Cruiser

Enjoyed my time on both the Alsvin and the Ingvi. Low water on the Danube caused us to pack mid-trip and be transferred to another ship. The process went very smoothly and we didn't miss out on any tours, etc. A ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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dtietze

1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam with Extensions in Both

This was our second visit to Budapest after a previous cruise on the Eastern Danube from Bucharest. Budapest remained spectacular. The location of the pre cruise hotel Budda Hilton was great. It was centered on ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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hrh1

1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam with Extension in Amsterdam

We joined the Viking Alsvin in Budapest. it was clear that the organisation of the cruise was well thought out and practised from the moment our flight was met at the airport. the transfer went smoothly. The same ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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BigSyd49

1 Review Written

Viking Alsvin Is Fabulous!

Every aspect of this cruise was excellent, including the staff, the food, the amenities, and the excursions. Everyone on staff went out of his or her way to be accommodating, and always did so with a smile! Oliver ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Heather McPherson

1 Review Written

Extraordinary River Cruise!

Our first ever cruise, we loved it, best thing we ever did & would love to go again when we save up enough money. It was beautiful & well organised. We were welcomed on board & departure was just so well organised. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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durrecj@sbcglobal.net

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand European Tour

Excellent rating in all respects including but not limited to the following: cabin; ship management;ship staff; food; service; evening piano music; on-board entertainment (glass blowing, cooking, performances such ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Dtgolf33

1 Review Written

Great Scenery, History; Fun Time

We arrived in Budapest a day late due to pilot strike but still got to see the spectacular lights of city leaving at night. Our Program Director was excellent. His knowledge of the area was amazing and was very ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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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