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Viking Hlin Cruise Reviews

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Viking Hlin
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160 Viking Hlin Cruise Reviews


kindy38 avatar

kindy38

1 Review Written

First Viking small riverboat cruise

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We choose this cruise through our AAA travel agent. We have been on the large cruise ships before and found them too noisy, too crowded, lots of children around. This was perfect for us, people around our age, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Jeff Q Smith avatar

Jeff Q Smith

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Good, but not quite awesome

Overall grade: B- It was a rocky start. Two months before the start of the river cruise, we received in the mail a personalized brochure from Viking, giving us a day-by-day breakdown of the schedule, excursions, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


BobNiff avatar

BobNiff

1 Review Written

Rhine Getaway

We had heard wonderful things from friends last fall about the Viking cruises so we decided to give it a try. Our trip did not disappoint us! The staff was wonderful. Ensuring that your every need was taken ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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robin1141

1 Review Written

My first Viking Cruise and Loved It.

I had wanted to do a Viking River Cruise for many years. I would get those booklets in the mail all the time. My husband and I finally went last June. I chose June for the weather and the condition of the Rhine ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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cozzello

2 Reviews Written

Viking Hiln/Jupiter

Rhine & Viking Shores & Fjords (Basel to Bergen) We planned our three week trip exclusively through Viking Cruises using AAA as our agent, and took the afore mentioned vacation May 29 - June 16. Our flights ...
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Sail Date June 2019


AugieM avatar

AugieM

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Hlin Amsterdam to Basel 5.26.2019

Got a cabin cancellation three weeks out, seemed like a good deal. Cabin 119 with just a small window was fine. Viking did an outstanding job, everything exceeded my expectations, this was our first river cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bgturf

1 Review Written

Best trip ever

We were on the Tobin James cruse. Some friends had been prior on Viking river cruise and raves about it. We loved every aspect of this adventure. The staff was the best, very helpful and informative. The shore ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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stahlerc

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Special Accommodations

We've always wanted to see the areas included in the Rhine River Cruise. We were not disappointed because everything was beautiful. We were fortunate that the weather cooperated all week and were able to spend one ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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RocktheBruce

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhine River Cruise

This was our second Viking River Cruise. In October 2017, we went on our first Viking River Cruise on the Danube River. The Rhine River cruise was as just as enjoyable as our first one. We started our cruise in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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johnslarson

1 Review Written

Delightful staff, good food and wonderful cruising with outstanding excursions.

I choose it as a first timer to Europe. To have home base and cover several countries was wonderful. The quality of the excursions exceeded our expectations. It was a terrific combination of R and R, fun and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


carosenthal avatar

carosenthal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Thinking of Viking? Don't bother!

This was my second Viking Cruise. I chose Viking again because the first cruise was so great. But in the three years between the cruises, Viking services deteriorated to the extent that I will never take a Viking ...
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Sail Date October 2018


cborn avatar

cborn

1 Review Written

Hiln and Kara and low water cuise

First Viking cruise. Low water meant a move Wed from Hiln to Kara with a local ship cruise down that part of the Rhine we could not sail on. We missed little although there were issues with locks in Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date November 2018


JeanneJim avatar

JeanneJim

1 Review Written

Best vacation ever!

Everything about this cruise was awesome! Beautiful and clean ship, wonderful staff, delicious food and interesting fun excursions. Viking saw that ever detail was handled with perfection. On the excursions ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Judy50 avatar

Judy50

1 Review Written

The best vacation we have ever had with all our needs well taken care.

I heard about Viking from watching PBS. I watch PBS and saw the ad on the television. I work with someone who highly recommended Viking. The staff were the very best and all were so friendly. Our needs were met ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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renardfranse

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

I was one of the lucky ones on the Rhine and not the Danube

Where to start? I have good and bad experiences on my Rhine Getaway. Even before stating I asked my sales consultant about the water levels and was told that a ship swap was a distant possibility. And if I chose ...
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Sail Date October 2018


MaBell10s avatar

MaBell10s

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great afternoon cruising the Rhine and seeing all the castles

My sister and I chose this cruise because we wanted to go down the Rhine. We were in Amsterdam for two days before and Lucerne for two days after. As always the ship and cabin were immaculate. Dining was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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John and Sara Nichols

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very relaxing cruise where all our expectaions were surpassed

I was initially worried that there might be some problems or glitches because neither my wife nor I speak German, French, or Dutch. We were very grateful that ALL of the staff spoke English well and were very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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MyViking2018

1 Review Written

River of Dreams!

My cruise mate saw this cruise advertised and she asked if I wanted to join her and I said sure, why not! Having seen Viking river cruises advertised on my PBS channel gave me a hint to what was expected knowing it ...
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Sail Date May 2018


arniemusician avatar

arniemusician

1 Review Written

Picturesque

Loved Basel and our extra time there and in Amsterdam! Loved seeing the sights along the river.Enjoyed the museums and tours. The tours were great and we enjoyed meeting people on the cruise. There is plenty of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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MissPriss1951

1 Review Written

Perfect in every way

We had heard so many wonderful things about Viking cruises - the ships, the tours, the food. It was all true; we had a fabulous trip. We took excursions to Basel and Amsterdam, which were both terrific cities. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Neilbrilliant1

1 Review Written

Great staff and food/not so great itinerary

Viking as a cruise company once again provided a terrific cruise ship and staff. This was our second Viking river cruise and everything about this company and its employees is top shelf. But I didn’t like the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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HGEngland

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Absolutely lovely

We are 'sold' on Viking. This was our second river cruise and we have also taken one ocean cruise with them. The service from the crew is outstanding and they go an extra mile for their passengers. The ship is ...
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Sail Date June 2018


RVfromAZ avatar

RVfromAZ

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous

My husband and I sailed on the Viking Hlin - Rhine Getaway. What a Fabulous time we had! We extended our trip pre cruise 2 days in Amsterdam, and 2 days post cruise in Lucerne, Switzerland. Viking met us at the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Sherly avatar

Sherly

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We loved cruising down the middle Rhine with all the castles. Beautiful!

Wanted to do a Rhine River cruise, so we joined friends who had already booked this cruise. We were impressed with Viking's treatment of their customers from the time of our arrival to our extended trip to ...
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Sail Date May 2018


leo5110 avatar

leo5110

1 Review Written

Spectacular Cruise, Ship And Crew !

We chose the Rhine River cruise because we had friends that took it and they said it was Fantastic ! Our Fiftieth Anniversary was coming up and we decided to see for ourselves. What our friends told us did not ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Viking Hlin Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.7
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation1.03.8
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.6
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.5
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