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Budapest Viking Prestige Cruise Reviews

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54 Budapest Viking Prestige Cruise Reviews


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Naffers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

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Having done many ocean cruises this was our first river cruise,so had no idea what to expect. The ship was great, crew brilliant, food fantastic quality and great fellow guests, it was perfect. The included ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Hina Mehta

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking was awesome!

Viking river cruise - Danube Waltz was excellent in every respect. We have travelled on other lines and Viking is well above the rest in terms of service, food, staterooms and even booking experience. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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KellyGA

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube Waltz on Viking Prestige Ship (Budapest to Passau)

Viking Prestige Cruise Review (Danube Waltz) August/September 2018 I have always wanted to go to Budapest and consider it one of the great cities besides Paris, London and major cities in Italy. Hence, we ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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evelyn96

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Having taken two previous river cruises with a different line, we were under the impression that Viking were the top line to sail with so booked a week on the Budapest to Passau Danube Waltz. We travelled with ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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tmburkart

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure

Having never before being on a riverboat cruise, we didn't know what to expect. That ended the moment we entered the boat. From the very beginning, the service was outstanding. We were led to our room, which was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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BobBarnard71

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Prestige journey

I have been on two other Viking river cruises over the last nine months so I had a pretty good understanding of what to expect. The service by the crew was excellent - it appears to be their trademark - all are ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Tjlitt

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation Ever

We have a core group of friends that travel together. A friend was looking for somewhere for us to go and came across this trip. An e-mail was sent out to everyone asking who was interested. There was an ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Ssauter

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Our first Viking experience

It was recommended by friends and they offered free air There was a slight sewage smell when entering the ship The greating was terrific all employees are the best I have seen I am tall 6 foot 8 inches and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lynniegs2

1 Review Written

The trip of a lifetime - absolutely wonderful and magical.

We chose this itinerary for the cities visited and we wanted to travel in September. This was a perfect trip - the crew, the weather, all the cities we visited (Danielle was the best cruise director!) the food, the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Jcoop36

1 Review Written

Fabulous Trip Along the Danube

This was our first river cruise, selected for the itinerary, length, and stops. We loved Budapest and all the cities on the cruise itinerary. We were blessed by superb weather. The meals served aboard ship were ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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jcarden

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable experience

Had heard about Viking from friends, but this was our first on-board experience. What a treat it was! Couldn't have been a smoother transition from plane to ship and back to plane. The tour director met us at ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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sobimajum

1 Review Written

Excellent Service, Food and Entertainment Selection

Appreciated highly personal service and courtesy from hotel director, Maitre-D and all the staff including maid service and receptionists. The square footage of the suite being 340 sq. ft was a perfect area to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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safarizebra

1 Review Written

Danube Waltz

We've always wanted to do a river cruise and after researching several cruise lines I decided on Viking. Love your ads on TV and we were not disappointed in anything. We wanted to see the Eastern European ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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cscockey

1 Review Written

Danube Waltz Cruise - Wonderful Experience!!

The cruise was fantastic! It began in Budapest Hungary and ended in Passau Germany. There were many stops along the way, allowing exploration with a group or individually. The ship was very comfortable and the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Bobsteve83

1 Review Written

Blue Danube Treat

We chose this cruise largely due to the wonderful and numerous ads which depicted cruising past the House of Parliament on Viking. We were not disappointed at all. The ship was staffed by friendly and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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chowmrs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely amazing!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. The idea of being ported right in the city and being able to walk and wander through the city was what we wanted. We were surprised at how well organized and superior the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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rdsperduto

1 Review Written

Danielle (cruise director) and Zolten (hotel manager) were excellent. Food was A

heard good things about Viking. We had excellent weather and our tour guides were superb. This was our first cruise, and Viking exceeded our expectations. I upgraded the beverage package and the single malt ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Uxowabe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Waltzing On The Danube

This was the second cruise on this ship, The Prestige. I chose to do this one again to see things I missed on the first cruise and because the crew are the very Best in my opinion. The staff went above and beyond ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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kathy.klungle

1 Review Written

Danube Waltz

We arrived 2 days early in Budapest and greatly enjoyed the city, our hotel, and the Szchecheny baths. Budapest is a clean, safe city and easy to get around using public transportation. Our ship was clean, with ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Dathoensen

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Budapest is stunningly beautiful at night!

This cruise along the Danube was filled with lovely experiences with many ports and guided tours. The efficiency of getting to our ship from the airport and to the airport at the end of the trip could not have run ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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FrannyC

1 Review Written

Eastern Europe....A Must See!

We chose this cruise because my husband and I along with 6 other friends never visited Eastern Europe. We were very happy with each port, except that we wished we could stay longer at some of the large cities, such ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Danube Bus Cruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Danube Bus Cruise

We were informed our first night of embarkation that a lock was damaged on the river, which meant our original trip and itinerary may be slightly altered. Much time was spent on the border of Hungary and Slovakia, ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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kh02

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beware! You may get less than you pay for & walk away with unmet expectations!

Our party of 6 adults did a Viking River Cruise on the Danube in September. There was an unexpected lock closure on the river which caused an interruption in our scheduled itinerary. Of course, Viking was not ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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svkov

1 Review Written

The trip of a lifetime!

My husband and I had never been on a cruise before. We had never been to any of the countries on the Budapest to Passau Danube River Cruise. It was a fabulous experience. The crew, staff, captain, managers, and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Mr. Limpet

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

More than I hoped for!

The ads looked enticing and it turned out that the cruise was all it was advertised to be. My mom and I were looking for a destination that neither of us had been to but were also intrigued with the river cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Viking Prestige Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.04.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.3
Family1.01
Enrichment5.04.3
Service3.04.8
Value For Money5.04.3
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