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Viking Hermod Cruise Reviews

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122 Viking Hermod Cruise Reviews


Spudsmack avatar

Spudsmack

9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise - There are differences

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Our first river cruise, Passau to Budapest aboard the Hermod. Overall very pleased with the cruise. We did the pre-cruise in Prague, everything was well organized by Viking. The tree days gave us time to adjust to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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mikekauffman

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Step Below Last Year

We recently cruised the Danube River on the Viking Hermod riverboat. This was our second river cruise with Viking, having cruised on the Rhine River in June of 2018. Overall, while we greatly enjoyed the trip, we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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IntelliWriter

2 Reviews Written

Expected more for cost

We sailed the Passage to Eastern Europe with the added pre-extension in Prague. Overall Viking is very organized in terms of transporting you from place to place. Starting at the airport, there was a Viking Rep ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CarmenBizet

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Meh

I chose this cruise to see parts of the world that I have not seen. The crew were fantastic, always smiling and ready to assist. They all seemed to enjoy their job and were happy to be there. That makes a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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joannsfo

1 Review Written

Wonderful itinerary

A river cruise has been on my bucket list for years. We spent two days in Budapest before getting on the ship and three days in Prague after the cruise. PERFECT! The ship was clean and comfortable. The French ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Camden lady

6 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Danube Waltz Cruise

I chose this cruise based on the reviews by prior cruisers and the ads seen on TV for Viking. The ship was a nice size and the cabin (balcony) was adequate. There was plenty of storage so no problems there. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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AquaSue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awestruck!!!

We wanted to experience a little bit of Europe and someone told us about Viking Cruises. We had a travel agent set everything up for us. I would recommend going through an agent as they know a lot of the extra ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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BdSpacone

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nothing beats Viking!

Went on The Rhine with Viking last year and had such a fabulous time we couldn't wait to go on another Viking cruise! The Danube Waltz was one we had thought of before and it ended up being better than we thought it ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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anthcapone

1 Review Written

Trip of a Life time.

This was a prefect way to get introduced to Viking Cruise Line, the Boat was fantastic, as were the crew and food. Lots to do and see, with plenty of time to rest if that is what you are looking for. Tours were ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Jana Star

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time Cruise!

This cruise came highly recommended by my mother and stepfather as they sailed a few years prior. I had never been on a cruise so was a bit hesitant that I might feel "stuck", but LOVED the ports and trips into all ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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wjradak

1 Review Written

Excellent Service On Board

Always wanted to try a river cruise. Chose Viking over other cruise lines primarily because of reputation. It also resulted in us getting very good upgraded airfare at a reasonable cost. Highly recommend the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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mm144

1 Review Written

Fabulous Program Director, Crew and Staff

We had the best time on our cruise. Even though the Danube River was at a 50 low due to drought conditions, the staff, crew and Program Director made our river cruise a delight. The dining staff quickly learned ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CnC1633

3 Reviews Written

Outstanding Cruise and Crew!

We chose this cruise because it lined up with the time we wanted to be in Munich for Oktoberfest and because we Love Viking! This itinerary with its included tours was exceptional! We met lots of interesting and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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BMan1957

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube Cruise - Passau to Budapest

We visited a wide variety of venues/countries. We were able to explore all cities/towns in which we docked and had a pleasant pre-trip extension in Munich and Salzburg. The ship was of a comfortable size (188 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CnC1633

3 Reviews Written

Absolutely the Best!

Having cruised with Viking before, we looked for a cruise that we could combine with a week in Munich for Oktoberfest before or after. We found it on Viking, of course! Fantastic food, wonderful staterooms, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


EricaAMS avatar

EricaAMS

1 Review Written

First time river cruiser

My husband and I really wanted to explore the cities on this itinerary, and a reputable cruise line was the only way we were willing to do it. I highly recommend the Munich and Salzburg extension at the start of the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Katherine Martin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Superb cruise down the glorious Danube visiting beautiful European cities/sites.

We've received many Vikings brochures but never booked one. When the brochure for the Danube Waltz Cruise arrived we were fascinated; we'd long wanted to try a Vikings Cruise and this itinerary seemed perfect for us ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Hokiemom007

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Love Love Love Viking!

Wouldn't go on any other River Cruise in Europe. Ship, rooms, staff, food and experiences are so fantastic. Our pre-cruise stay in Munich and Salzburg were amazing. Hotels were great, especially the one in ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Tarantella

1 Review Written

Disappointed

We wanted a river cruise and found a lot of great revues The cabin was clean, window below the view line. Food was great, service too. I asked for no pork on my menus. Was totally ignored Almost ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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bkett27027

1 Review Written

Best couples vacation ever!

Went with three other couples based on one experience with Viking and several recommendations specifically for the "Danube Waltz" cruise from Passau to Budapest. Our experience was just as others have provided. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ljohnstona

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The extra mile

Having already booked a Rhine River Cruise with 10 of our friends, we decided to book a "pre-cruise" before we met everybody in Basel. Thus we booked the Hermod for a Danube cruise before the Rhine cruise. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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rhsalinas

1 Review Written

One great experience

Chose this cruise on a two for one offer and free air, which was a great deal. The initial experience from my wife & I being met and greeted at the airport by Viking representatives and the arranged transportation ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Carterbj97

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfect First River Cruise

We wanted to try a River Cruise as a way to see this part of Europe for the first time. Good friends recommended this cruise as the right length and right area and the best Cruise Company. Viking takes great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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lldoyle35

1 Review Written

First Cruise EVER! LOVED It!!

My first ever cruise went above and beyond my expectations: The ship was gorgeous. Loved the many decks that you could sit and watch the scenery go by. Loved the lounges etc. Everything was modern and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


jeh76 avatar

jeh76

1 Review Written

River Cruise on Danube

Ship Hermod. Cabin was small but wonderful. Dining was amazing, service was the best I have experienced. We very much enjoyed that different foods from the different countries. The service in the dining room was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Viking Hermod Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.7
Value For Money3.04.3
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