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Budapest Viking Magni Cruise Reviews

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Viking Magni
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56 Budapest Viking Magni Cruise Reviews


Grendelbear avatar

Grendelbear

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great way to see Europe how it developed - along its rivers

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A river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam was on our bucket list for many years. We started with a pre-cruise extension to Prague, which was a great walking city. The river cruise ship was comfortable and filled ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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CanaMan

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Great but not amazing

March 31, 2019 on Viking Magni River Cruise Budapest to Passau. First suggestion, do your homework. We booked a French “Balcony” (sliding door) on 3rd Fl. Very small. Just enough room for a double bed. No ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kkferlito

1 Review Written

Grand European

We wanted a long cruise where we could truly relax. The 15 day cruise was really great. We celebrated our 40th anniversary on board. We had beautiful weather and the shore excursions were very enjoyable. Our dining ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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winma

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

October 14-28, Grand European Cruise

We chose the cruise for the same reasons as Judhess. Because of the low water, our trip was a big disappointment. After the first night spent on the Viking Idun in Budapest, we made our first transition to another ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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El met

2 Reviews Written

Fantastic 1st time Viking experience

This was our first time cruising with Viking. It exceeded all expectations. The crew was phenomenal attention to detail is amazing we couldn’t of picked a better vacation. Two months after this cruise we booked ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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judhess

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not a cruise. A bus tour!

Always wanted to do a river cruise in Europe and this one provided the most highlights and included shore excursions. Going that far, we wanted to spend more time so we chose a 2 week cruise. The reason for the poor ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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DrDMS

1 Review Written

Excellent cruise! So much to see

Vacationing on a river cruise is somewhat like an ocean cruise, but in some ways very different. Viking cruise is top notch. Very refined, luxurious experience. The Danube has so much history and activities to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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sasinit

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great adventure!

It really was the best trip we ever had. Accommodations, service, activities / tours and food were way above our expectations. Our pre and post cruise extensions in Prague and Amsterdam were great as well. Cabin ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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lebarden

1 Review Written

Delightful Days, Fabulous Nights, and Glorious Photo Ops

Before I go any further, you must keep in mind that I am a smalltown senior citizen from New York state in the USA. This old gal had never been on a weeklong trip that required a passport. However, the beauty of my ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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cmakosky

1 Review Written

Gold Star Service!

We chose this cruise for my husband's 70th birthday. The service was superior. Our every need was taken care of and even anticipated! The housekeeping staff was always there for us and kept us supplied with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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daisycvt

1 Review Written

Wonderful learning experience

This was our first river cruise, and Viking made it a memorable journey. We will definitely consider future cruises on Viking. We learned so much about culture and history of the cities and countries through which ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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DA-1

1 Review Written

Better Than Advertised

Friends had taken Viking cruises, including this one, and raved about them. We found everything, from our cabin, to the staff, to the tour guides, to be exceptional. The AA Veranda cabin was spacious and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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wolfgangdieter

1 Review Written

Tour Director Stein was outstanding as was rest of staff

First river cruise and first cruise in Europe. Wanted longer than normal cruises and an 18 days Amsterdam to Budapest was perfect. We went end of August and weather was perfect. We should have arrived in Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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RAYWHITE

1 Review Written

Fun fun fun

I chose this cruise for its length I really wanted to experience a long cruise my first time out. I must say from the moment I stepped on the ship I was in awe. Everybody I met were so pleasant to be around. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dphelan

1 Review Written

All of it was wonderful

Went on this cruise with friends who had previously cruised a European Viking river cruise. We wanted to see areas close to where our ancestors had come from, including Germany, and the Netherlands. The history ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jerryfromvenice

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Experience

My wife and I had been discussing a river cruise for quite a while. We finally decided on the Grand European Cruise with Viking. All aspects of this cruise exceeded our expectations. The ship was modern. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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jlowen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We throughly enjoyed our cruise!

We choose this 14-day cruise because it touched on all the highlights we wanted to see on our first trip through Europe. Additionally, we did a pre and post cruise extended stay. The pre-cruise stay was in Prague. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JoyJoyJoy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We had a great time!

We did "The Grand European" tour, 14 days on the ship followed by 2 days in Amsterdam. We actually were on 2 different ships because due to low water level on the Danube, we had to change ships. - We started on ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Sriley112

1 Review Written

Wonderful experience

The ship was beautiful and very luxurious. Every detail was well designed and implemented. Our cabin was spacious and lovely. The ship had every emenity I could ask for. The food was delicious--well presented, ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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land4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beware of Customer Service or lack of

The start and the end of the vacation is the horror story, the middle of the vacation was very good. I'll start with the bad part. After departing our first airport a little late due to plane issues, we missed our ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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AbnCol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great crew made trip enjoyable and insights they provided about stops enhanced.

To visit areas of Europe we had not previously seen. The tours were uniformly excellent. The crew was superb, especially the cruise director, Stein and the head chef, George. They made every day special. The ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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heybluedmt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxation at its Best

Several couples were talking and came up with the idea of a river cruise in Europe. Viking was the preferred line and proved to be the best. A true 5 Star Hotel & Restaurant rolled into one that moved from ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Lyn Blum

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Birthday and anniversary celebration

It was recommended by several friends. We were able to go early to have 4 days to explore Budapest on our own which was very enjoyable. The embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly with the staff handling ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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nancypyel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lived up to the advertisements!

Looked like interesting places, and the only place we'd been to before was Amsterdam. Everything about the cruise was fabulous--the ship, cabin, staff, food, cleanliness, service. From the moment we got to the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Lorna Poole

1 Review Written

This Trip was a Happy Consolation Prize!

We had no intention of taking a river cruise. In fact, we had several other vacations planned for summer of 2016 - backpacking in the mountains, camping extensively, and canoe tripping in northern Canada. When my ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Viking Magni Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.5
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.3
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