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Viking Atla Cruise Reviews

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Viking Atla
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151 Viking Atla Cruise Reviews


MartinAS avatar

MartinAS

1 Review Written

Amazing, first time river cruise experience.

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I went on this cruise with my 20 year old daughter. After several ocean cruises, this was my first experience on a river cruise. It was an amazing trip. The staff and crew were always friendly and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


LHucker avatar

LHucker

2 Reviews Written

Amazing French food!

On this River Cruise, we joined two additional couples for the tour of Normandy. (Viking made coordinating with the other couples seamless, by the way even though we were traveling from three different cities.). ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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writenomo

1 Review Written

Great experience, planning next river cruise!

Coordinating with another couple, this was the best timing and length of cruise. Very impressed with flight assistance from Viking and the overall level of communication and assistance before the trip. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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30Wellington

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Danube Cruise

We just returned from a one week cruise on the Viking Atla. The cruise and destinations are beautiful and interesting; however I want to talk more about the ship and the staff. The ship was built in 2013 and is ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Carla Ann avatar

Carla Ann

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Broken lock/ bus trip

We were not told that there was a broken lock preventing us from leaving the ugly canal filled with factories in Nuremberg until the second day of the cruise. The staff was nice but made it clear that they had ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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ocean2oh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Prague to BudaPest

My husband wanted to go back to the Motherland of Hungary. We heard that Prague was a very beautiful city and we were not disappointed. With Germany and Austria in-between it was a Cruise perfect for what we were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Shadylex1

1 Review Written

A beautiful cruise down the Danube

We planned a girls trip which was a first time for a river cruise for each of us. Lovely itinerary, vessel, cuisine and a fantastic staff and service!! We selected a perfect time of year for weather. Not too hot ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Blou118 avatar

Blou118

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Atla Cruise

Where we were going, have done Viking before and liked it. We did explore Budapest a bit before departure. The ship is spacious and very friendly staff. We had to switch boats and the staff recommended who we should ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AggieJay

1 Review Written

I was spoiled

We chose this cruise because it was the right length and covered all of the highlights we wanted. I was expecting a lot and was absolutely not disappointed. Amazing service and from the cruise director, to maids, to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ALaszlo

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Fool me once.....

We purchased the very over-priced Viking Romantic Danube cruise, departing from Nuremberg and "sailing" to Budapest on Nov. 18, 2018. During the weeks and months prior to our first river cruise date, members of our ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Jcat2010 avatar

Jcat2010

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Future Viking Cruises

Just finished Viking Romantic Danube cruise. First time this Viking ship sailed, without interruption, from Nuremberg to Budapest. Only, maybe, the second week that any Viking ship made the cruise end-to-end ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Tootie46

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An very interesting and fun trip

We had never taken a river cruise before. However after this trip we hope to do many more! We went on both the pre and post cruise extensions. Both Budapest and Prague were wonderful. The architecture was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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SoniaBeecher

1 Review Written

Absolutely Exceeded Expectations in every area especially Customer Service!!!

Our family, my two sisters, my brother and his wife, took our Mom on this cruise, as she had been begging for several years, slipping cruise brochures in our mail slots for many years! Our Dad passed away from ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Lolly39

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Classical Concert in Vienna, Austria

I have been to several countries since 1992, but never to Hungary, Austria and Germany. The cruise was wonderful traveling along the Danube River. It was wonderful not having to always leave the ship to see so ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cruiserlover2000

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Viking folks are scammers and sub-par ship!

I have to preface this review by saying that I have cruised every brand: from the super cheap to Seabourn and have been on 20+ cruises all over the world - usually crusing with the top-end: Seabourn, Silversea, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


jtjs avatar

jtjs

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Buyer Beware..not so Romantic Danube bus cruise

I wanted to try a river cruise as I don't want to sail the ocean. It looked like so much fun. I wanted to see Europe from the water. In most of the commercials we would see the huge building in Budapest with the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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pweismuller

1 Review Written

Wonderful first cruise with Viking

We chose this cruise because of the featured sites along the way. The Atla was pristine in cleanliness and comfort with excellent service. We enjoyed meeting new people and finding a group of friends for the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Daskmartens

1 Review Written

Wonderfully Educational - Passage to Eastern Europe

We love Viking and this trip was no exception. We were previously on the Jarl for the Romantic Danube from Nuremberg to Budapest with extensions in Prague and Budapest. This trip was different in that it was more ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Samikay

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Overcomes Obstacles! We’re customers for life!!

Viking Cruises now has a loyal customer for life! Not only was the cruise AMAZING! But I feel like you learn a lot about a company based off of how they deal with obscacles. Four days before our cruise started, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Eric and Susann

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Adventure

We had never been on a cruise before and we were so fortunate to have hit a bullseye on our first try. We added a 3 day extension at the start of our trip to be able to explore Transylvania. It was fabulous. I ...
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Sail Date April 2018


MLenny avatar

MLenny

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not a Bad Time but a Disappointment Given the HIgh Price and Expectations

The Good: The boat is kept in pristine condition. Stateroom adequate and comfortable. Great service from the crew. They really try. Some of the tour guides were excellent and interesting; a few not so. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Avro avatar

Avro

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever

We selected this cruise after taking advice that the Danube was a great first time river cruise and had heard good things from other Viking customers. The cruise began the day of my 65th birthday and we spent a ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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davidcbarnett

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Nuremberg in style

This was our first river cruise and we loved it. The boarding process was easy as could be. We enjoyed the food a great deal. Other guests were extremely friendly and we found new friends to dine with over the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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colocruisefan

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Viking Atla good but not great

My wife and I sailed on the Viking Romantic Danube cruise April/May 2018. We did the pre-cruise excursion in Budapest and the post-cruise excursion in Prague. It was mostly good, but with a few issues. Here are the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Maxwell382 avatar

Maxwell382

1 Review Written

Great boat, very good food, great staff, not handicapped friendly

I chose this cruise because it was a great itinerary at a good time of year. I was told there is an elevator on the boat because I cannot walk stairs. There is indeed an elevator but it does not go to the top ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Viking Atla Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment3.04
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.3
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