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9 Viking Var Cruise Reviews

geminiCA avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Decent 3.5-4-star experience, poor sleep quality, rip-off optional excursions


I am willing to pay for a true luxury experience and that is what I thought I would get with Viking River but this is definitely not luxury, maybe 4 star for accommodations and 3.5 for food. Using an analogy to ...
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Sail Date November 2019

SmartyMarti avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes


In many ways I hate to give such a critical review because the boat itself, the food and the accommodations were all exceptional, The staff were unbelievable. the the program director, George was wonderful. We ...
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Sail Date June 2017

alange1 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise spoiled by day excursion failure.

Ship was great, though wi-fi in stateroom was poor. Food was excellent. Most shore excursions were good. Felt ripped off by day trip to Salzburg: Paid extra, then due to river traffic delays (locks), we arrived ...
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Sail Date August 2016

claremaf avatar


1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointing First Viking River Cruise

We took this Viking Var Romantic Danube River Cruise for my husband's birthday and our 25th wedding anniversary, from Nuremberg (well actually Erlangen) to Budapest. Having seen the beautiful Viking commercials on ...
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Sail Date August 2016

cyclingaddict avatar


1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes


This was for our honeymoon and we both love Christmas Hence the Christmas Market Tour on Viking. The ship was fine, the staff and excursions were above average. What was not good were the meals. Dinner was close to ...
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Sail Date December 2015

vtcat avatar


1 Review Written


The cruise itself was good. The staff was excellent. The food was better some nights than others. I'm rating it as average not because of anything the staff could have done better, but because Viking blew it with ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Jim01 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Don't do it.

Don't book through their travel department. Delta had to reissue tickets because flight was booked wrong. Paid for premium economy. Not worth cost. Viking knew about water levels. When I asked prior to trip ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Sailor65 avatar


3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes


First the good. Viking has the best organized excursions I have ever been on. The employees were all excellent. The boat was beautiful. A river boat is the very best way to see central Europe. Next the OK. The ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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Tim Hanna

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed - River Cruise became bus trip - we wanted to cancel

We just returned from a “Romantic Danube” river cruise, which not only did not meet our expectations, but left us feeling miss-led. I say that because we were communicating with friends taking similar Viking ...
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Sail Date November 2018

Viking Var Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money3.04.1
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