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Viking Buri Cruise Reviews

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Viking Buri
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16 Viking Buri Cruise Reviews

f02301 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Overpriced for the experience


First, we tried to take advantage of their low airfares. However, they charged us extra to come in early and stay later since we didn’t want to use their overpriced extensions. Also, their travel group was Very ...
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Sail Date September 2018

mo6973 avatar


3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

GREAT staff and service, mediocre food and wine. Disappointing overall!

I have been on many ocean cruises and I enjoyed the Amawaterways Christmas Market cruise so I expected about the same from the Viking Buri Rhone river cruise. I give the Buri's staff 5 STARS as well as all Viking ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes


Since returning from my April 15, 2018, Viking River cruise, on the BURI, I have spoken to so many people about my experience and my disappointment with Viking. My reasons for taking this Viking cruise: 1. ...
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Sail Date April 2018

Lkbergstrom6151 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


Out of all of our VIKING RIVER BOAT Cruises, this was by all counts, the worst. The staff seemed tired and not very friendly, ship had a bad odor, it must be needing a re-do, the Wifi was terrible. All of our ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


We have been planning to go to the South of a France for a long time. We were very disappointed with the trip in general. We spent over $6,000.00 for a trip that was underwhelming and at times quite unpleasant. Our ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes


My plan for this year is to take a river boat cruise on AMA, Uniworld and Viking. Decide which I like best for planning future river trips. Loved AMA all around and of course the Prague to Budapest Danube tour ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food and crew were great

This cruise was a great disappointment. We only sailed 3 out of 7 days! The first delay was because of river conditions. No other explanation. We were bused to see the sites. The next delay was because the lock ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The river cruise that wasn't.

My husband and I have been on many cruises, but this was our first river cruise. We were really looking forward to the experience of sitting on the top deck (or our own balcony which we paid extra for) and watching ...
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Sail Date September 2015

lamone avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Informing arriving guests of active gastroenteritis infection

Boarded Viking Buri 9/27/15 from Chalon France for Portraits of Southern France 8 day cruise. Checked in, welcomed, and then unpacked in our stateroom. Later we reviewed the cruise materials. Read a notice: ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A Royal Viking River Cruisee Debacle

This was our second Viking River Cruise and we were excited at the beginning because our first cruise had been such a delight. We took the Portraits of Southern France cruise in late September/early October 2015. ...
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Sail Date September 2015

profrt avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not My Cup of Tea

The Good: The crew, the staff, the boat. We splurged on an Executive Suite and didn't regret it for a moment. Spacious and well laid out, the stateroom easily allowed this earlier-riser husband to avoid ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

Viking River Cruise; Portraits of Southern France

Very disappointed in this cruise. Had done Viking before and was very satisfied. Cannot recommend them in the future. The food was not good. The Program Director was awful. We arrived late because of a flight ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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arkie traveler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The River Cruise that Didn't Cruise

I was extremely disappointed with the Viking River Cruise from which I just returned. The river was too high so we couldn't leave the port. The way the situation was handled left much room for improvement. It was ...
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Sail Date May 2015

tomcona avatar


1 Review Written

The Rhone river is not the Rhine (by a long shot)

The Buri is a beautiful ship with a wonderful staff. Every meal was a great experience and the service was excellent. The Rhone river is another story. The river has a muddy brown color the entire length of the ...
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Sail Date October 2014

groeiss avatar


1 Review Written

Overpriced and Underdelivered

From the very beginning of this cruise things went wrong. Due to the changing of ports we missed the first nights dinner due to our late arrival, although they did serve us cold soup and a stale sandwich. Captain ...
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Sail Date October 2014

Thomas1937 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Bit of an Expensive Bummer

We booked this cruise as at the last moment, the cruise we had planned on Danube from Budapest to Germany got canceled becuase the ship was damaged and had to go into dry dock for repairs. Our pick up at Marsailles ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Viking Buri Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money4.04.1
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