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Viking Prestige, which debuted in 2011, is Viking River Cruises' last new-build before it begins to introduce its revolutionary Longship series in 2012. The design of this vessel, a sister to Viking Legend, is ...
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gardenknome
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We sailed on the Viking Prestige Danube Waltz Cruise in mid-October 2015. A European river cruise was top on my bucket list. This cruise was for a celebration of our 30th wedding anniversary and my retirement so it needed to be very ... Read more
sarrk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The shp Prestige was very good with excellent service, probably the best of any of the 4 Viking river cruises we have previously done. The itinery was very good travelling to so many capitals and the included shore excursions all well ... Read more
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lindathibeault
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my first river cruise. I had never been to Europe. I had to go by myself as my friends could not afford the cost. I felt I got my money's worth and more. From the minute we landed in Germany I had no trouble locating the cruise ... Read more
GMcQ
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My wife and I took this Danube Waltz cruise as a thirtieth anniversary trip. We are first-time river cruisers. The Viking Prestige was a great ship, with more amenities than we expected. I'll start off with the only real issue we have ... Read more
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jcbbennett94
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was a wonderful cruise. Staff was excellent. Food was outstanding. Service aboard the ship just can't be beat. All staff are very friendly and enhanced the trip. They work very hard at keeping you happy . Our concierge staff ... Read more

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SKPAULK
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was my second river cruise. The worst thing about this cruise had nothing to do with the ship, but it was the unusually hot weather in Budapest; however, by the time we got to Passau the weather was beautiful. At one point on our ... Read more
ghs5000
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Rather than review the destinations that Viking River Cruise took my wife and I (and extended family) on the Danube River cruise from Passau to Budapest venture July 12-19 2015, I am going to review Viking itself with the destinations ... Read more
Pnjmimi
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
We loved everything about our Danube Cruise. The ship, crew, food, accommodations were all excellent. The included excursions as well as a couple of optional ones were top notch. Guides were very informative and the sites were ... Read more
BJRJMO
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
This was our first River Cruise and only the fourth cruise we have taken. The three previous cruises were on huge ocean cruise ships and we were quite disappointed with the large number of passengers and the poorly executed logistics of ... Read more
fulliej
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Fantastic cruise on the Danube to celebrate my birthday. Excellent ship - crew very friendly and helpful. Nothing too much trouble. Ship spotlessly clean, good sized French balcony cabin with very comfy bed. Plenty of good food and wine ... Read more

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BarbEVJ
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My friend choose the Danube Waltz cruise for her birthday/retirement. We both had wanted to try a Viking cruise but I would never have chosen this trip and am very happy she did. I learned a lot about these countries, especially with the ... Read more
evacooks45
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
This was our first river cruise. We wanted to do something special for our 30th anniversary and this certainly fit the bill. Being a fluent Hungarian speaker, I felt treated in a special manner by the Hungarian crew members and executive ... Read more
Tztraveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
Just returned from a Viking River cruise from Passau to Budapest. Overall a wonderful trip. We were in a cabin on the main deck. Very nice cabin with plenty of hanging space and drawer/cabinet space. You don't spend a lot of time in ... Read more
gary0529
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Viking does a 5 Star cruise experience. Everything went Oh So Smoothly from the arrangement of flights to the transportation to and from the ship and everything in between. We could not be more satisfied with the entire package. ... Read more
Sansew
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
Was my first time on river cruise..we did the Danube. Spend a few days in Budapest before the cruise. What a beautiful city. Great hotel booked by Viking. The ship was clean and the service impeccable. We had a great time at dinner ... Read more

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Thoth
Member Since 2004
11 reviews
5,518 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I took the Viking Prestige Danube river trip from Budapest to Passau. I'm solo traveler who has 18 ocean cruises under my belt, but this was my first over-night river cruise. I opted not to utilize the hotel package, but Viking took good ... Read more
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kensan
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2015
As first time river cruisers, having done 21 ocean cruises, my wife and I did not know what to expect. What a pleasant surprise as everything surpassed all of our expectations. Food was excellent, crew were superb, excursions first ... Read more
sroc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
As the title states this review is my experience as a vegetarian on the Viking Danube Waltz cruise from Passau, Germany to Budapest Hungary; March 22nd to the 31st. I am writing this review on May 18 because I sent my concerns to Viking ... Read more
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Greylock Traveler
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Along with 8 other friends we started our European adventure with 3 nights in Prague. None of us had ever River cruised before, or been to these countries so we wanted to maximize our vacation. Our hotel in Prague was first class. The ... Read more
joeblow23
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had an excellent time on our cruise. Viking does a great job. The boat was very clean and comfortable, the food was interesting and there was plenty of it. The crew were very helpful and very knowledgeable, especially our program ... Read more

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Mikihiko Goto
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It was one of the best trips we have made. The local guided tours were excellent and free time allowed us to further the local experiences added wonderful memories. All the crew staffs were ... Read more
debundy
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
My wife, Nancy, was sick when we came aboard, had to obtain a Doctor immediately, and she was sick the whole cruise which clouded my review of this trip. However, under these circumstances, I did enjoy the trip. The whole crew was very ... Read more
jwittbra
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
My husband and I spent a wonderful week on the Viking Prestige from Sept. 7 - Sept. 14, 2014 from Passau, Germany to Budapest, Hungary. Viking arranged our flights and transportation from the airport in Munich to Passau; all was trouble ... Read more
margotstanley
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
Slight hiccup at the start when we had to embark at Bratislava rather than at Budapest and so lost out on seeing Budapest at night. However,once the cruise really got started we were so impressed. We especially loved: EVERYTHING about ... Read more
nancy237
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
We have traveled with Viking on 2 previous cruises and had high expectations for this cruise. The 1st night was spent in a hotel because the Prestige had a generator problem. Once the issue was resolved and we were transported to the ship, ... Read more

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