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Editors' Note: Viking Sun is no longer in service. Viking Sun offers (some) staterooms with French windows that open as well as in-cabin Internet access. Otherwise, the ship features the expected river ship ...
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72 Viking Sun Cruise Reviews

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n.cartwright@ntlworld.com
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Rhine Discovery (Rhine Getaway), Basel to Amsterdam, October 2015 on the Viking Sun. Just returned from the holiday. Second tine with Viking but as this was a different class of ship at a different time of year I’m not going to ... Read more
Aljan48@cox.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from Basal, Switzerland to Amsterdam on the Viking Sun. It was a first class experience from the minute we stepped on to the ship until the morning that we left. Each included excursion ... Read more
2stopsunder
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Day 1 Basel: After an event filled week of everything Mercedes-Benz on a fantastic tour put together by the Mercedes-Benz Club of America and Daimler AG, it was time for the next leg of our adventure, a cruise down the Rhine River with ... Read more
railcruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Having been on a river cruise before but not really impressed with the ship we thought we would take the plunge and see what Viking could offer as we had received various brochures and seen the adverts. Our expections were exceeded as we ... Read more
Curlygardengirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything about it! We expected a good vacation, but our expectations were far exceeded. The room was a good size, comfortable bed and furnishings, cleaning staff extremely good and never ... Read more
Vwcovey
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
After receiving many, many Viking catelogs, we finally made our adventure happen. Our expectations were surpassed. The Sun's service and the quality to detail made the voyage totally pleasant. The crew was always friendly. The excursions ... Read more
phyllis18
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first River Cruise and it was for our 25th Anniversary. It was wonderful in every way. We stayed at the Hilton Doubletree the night before the cruise which was within walking distance from the train station for airport ... Read more
Roger Freeman
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
'For a Rhine River Cruise, choose Viking'. This was the advice from friends for our first river cruise. We were not disappointed, 5 star throughout. We sailed on Viking Sun from Basel to Amsterdam in a very well equipped upper deck ... Read more
organic57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise and it was such a great experience that we have booked our next cruise on the Danube for August 2016. Although the cruise started from Rotterdam rather than Amsterdam, which we had not been informed ... Read more
philipsharp
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Joined Cruise ship at Amsterdam airport after delaying the coach for nearly an hour thanks to BA Negligence in loosing my case under the wrong name and sending it to Nairobi. A call from the itinerary provided to the ship and they sent ... Read more
david stonehouse
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A group of 10 adults went on the Amsterdam to Basel Rhine river cruise. Being a river cruise there is plenty to see land side and frequent stops provided a taster for further exploration. The tours were well researched, the guides very ... Read more
tcroak
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The entire trip was more than I expected. The quality of service and the effort of the entire crew was outstanding. Even the air trip from Chicago to Amsterdam to Basel and from Amsterdam to Chicago was outstanding on KLM. The service ... Read more
BMG135
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Every part of the trip was outstanding. Pre- trip in Amsterdam was excellent, very nice hotel, trip advisors were very helpful. Every part of the cruise was well organized. They even made extra accommodations for the extreme heat in ... Read more
Susch
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I'd been looking for ages at the Viking Advertisements on TV and finally decided, expensive or not, I was going to go! Also decided to thank my good friend Beate for all her kindness to myself and my husband by asking her to come as well, ... Read more
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Richard Bailey
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having only previously only been on a sea cruise which we did not enjoy due to bad weather, too many guests, too much vibration from the engine etc., we joined the Viking Sun with an open mind. The travel to the port was very well ... Read more
sheila 415
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Cannot rate this cruise high enough. One of the best holidays I have had. Everything was taken care of from beginning to end. Staff superb, food and entertainment very good as were the excursions. It was so nice to be on a cruise of ... Read more
Mabele2213
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
My wife and I had a very relaxing and enjoyable cruise. From first contact at Schiphol airport to being seen onto the coach at Basel the organisation and friendliness of the crew was exceptional. In short there was no fault to be ... Read more
Stella's Favorite
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
We travelled May 3/2015 from Amsterdam to Basel. We have travelled the large cruise lines in past,but wanted to experience what a River Cruise would be like. Because we were traveling from Canada we decided to land in Amsterdam on the ... Read more
Yorkshire Girl 61
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
we had a pre-cruise in Lucerne at the Flora and everything was great, the room, staff, breakfasts. we were worried about the nightclub next door but as we were on the 3rd floor there wasn't a problem. we ate out each night beside the ... Read more
KathiN
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first Viking cruise and we absolutely loved it. The food was great, the service impeccable and the ambiance just what we were looking for. After having done so many large ships, this was so relaxing and what a vacation ... Read more
Tuck3
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
Our cruise was a mix of some very very good experiences and some very very bad ones. First the good, the ships staff and the various Viking people we interacted with were all wonderful. The food was excellent and our cabin was first rate ... Read more
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glinda30
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
Cruised on the Viking Sun Aug 24-31,2014 from Amsterdam to Basel, also did the added 2 nights in Lucerne, Switzerland. We were in Room 128, and while the cabin was very small it was more than sufficient. I am glad I didn't spend the extra ... Read more
Jfairclough
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Everything on board ship was well organised from start to finish. The ship was very nice too. I would go on same ship again. Food was great and the free flowing wine was very much appreciated. It was a bit expensive, but worth it. It was ... Read more
Voetberg
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
As a treat to ourselves, we decided to indulge in a holiday where we had everything organised for us. We don't like sitting on beaches - we like to be active and see interesting things. Our ship was exactly like the ones we had seen on ... Read more
lllevally
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
Our cruise was awesome. I have some food allergies. The chef worked with me to make sure my allergies didn't interfere with the planned meals. He was so accommodating. Everyone on the ship was fantastic--maids, waiters, desk personnel, ... Read more

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