Viking Hlin Cruise Reviews

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THNebraska
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise and based on reviews, we chose Viking and are so glad we did! This was one of the most incredible trips we've ever taken. Every last detail was perfectly planned out and executed. The staff on the board ... Read more
ryder3
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband chose the cruise. The ship was lovely and our room was very nice and well maintained. The Wi-Fi connection was very weak. The food was excellent. It was nice to have a choice of where to eat. We had dinners up on the atrium ... Read more
CORoby
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
I wanted to do a Rhine River Cruise and this provided a wonderful opportunity with stops at ports in Holland, Germany, France and ending in Switzerland. Tours at ports were well designed and organized; on-board activities and ... Read more
Ronnie60
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
This was my second river cruise and I wanted to cruise the Rhine river. Viking offered the best deal at the time I wanted to travel. The experience on this Viking ship was amazing, The crew were most helpful and made our trip most ... Read more
LoveToTravel9
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise in April because we wanted to see the beautiful flowers in bloom in Amsterdam, and also love the castles along the Rhine. We came to Amsterdam 3 days before the cruise, and loved exploring Amsterdam, from the ... Read more

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misamajoco
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise and we chose to take a Viking River Cruise down the Rhine River. We chose a pre-cruise extension and made all of the arrangements on our own, spending two nights in Amsterdam before boarding the Viking ship Hlin. ... Read more
bcsralverson
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This is our third trip on Viking. They have always provided excellent service, interesting activities, and great excursions. The ships are well maintained and only a few years old. The food is always wonderful reflecting the foods of ... Read more
mariannebutler88
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We couldn't have asked for a better experience! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this cruise.The ship was beautiful. The crew was respectful and friendly. They treated us like people, not just a number. They took time to make us feel ... Read more
JCGNM
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We chose this sailing so we could visit Christmas markets. We were not disappointed! Many markets, large and small, throughout the various ports. We were disappointed that we had to be bussed into so many towns however. The ship was ... Read more
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kjernst@sympatico.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
It has always been my dream to visit Christmas markets in Germany during Advent. I had heard about bus tours but that was not what I wanted to do. Then I heard about River cruises that offered this. It was on my bucket list as of that ... Read more

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mcggirl@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We chose this cruise because we always wanted to go to the Christmas markets in Europe. It was totally worth doing and would consider doing it every year. It gets you in the spirit of Christmas and is so fun to see all the decorations ... Read more
p anthony
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our first river cruise, but not our last! Everything from the booking to the trip itself was flawless. The Hlin is a new ship with every amenity imiginable for a river boat. I'm not sure my wife and I will ever sail on a large ... Read more
EvaT
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
River cruising was so relaxing. Highly recommended by my friend who goes on a cruise 3 times a year and has been to most places everyone would like to go to. Our cabin suite was a bit pricy and booked at the last minute. However, I was ... Read more
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Waters aerobics
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
My sister and I signed up for this cruise because of the Christma markets and were lucky enough to book one of the Explorer Suites. The accommodations were outstanding, our cabin steward (Ria) was terrific. The excursions were good, but ... Read more
Suzi_Q
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
This was our second cruise on Viking. Our first river cruise (Oct. 2014) was the Romantic Danube and it was wonderful. Beautiful scenery, delightful crew and wonderful entertainment and tour coordinator. That is why we came back to ... Read more

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klotzkm
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Traveled from Basil to Amsterdam, via Rhine. Unfortunately, the river was to shallow to pass and we were moved to another Viking ship on the other side of low section. The transfer was done very efficiently however it did interrupt some of ... Read more
Augustjuana
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2015
Love river cruising. Everything was convenient. The service was good and always helpful. We like the small ship and less walking for activities. The scenic views of the landscape were breathtaking. We had a illness while on board and ... Read more
molly1196
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was my first Viking cruise. I chose it because of the historical significance of visiting first hand all of the sites along the Rhine river. The ship and accommodations were excellent. More importantly, the information given each ... Read more
Ron Ayotte
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was my "retirement vacation" after 33 years with the Fire Department. My wife and I saw the ads for Viking River cruises and said "why not?" My wife used to book corporate travel when she worked in the corporate ... Read more
War61Him
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was our first trip to Europe and first river cruise. We enjoyed every moment of the trip! The staff, food, service, our stateroom, ports and shore excursions were even better than we expected. We highly recommend a river cruise. We've ... Read more

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jgram318
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
This was our first time going to Europe and out first European river cruise. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, the staff was absolutely friendly and professional. We enjoyed every moment of the trip, I don't believe there ... Read more
Samjan
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Cruised the "Rhine Getaway" with girlfriends for a fabulous experience. The ship was amazing, the food could not have been better and the staff attended to our every need! The city tours were well-organized with Viking's ... Read more
SteveLandry
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We had not been back to Europe in 40 years, and we had never done a cruise of any kind. The Viking cruise on the Viking Hlin far surpassed any expectations we could have. It was literally the best vacation we have had. The ship was ... Read more
beckyk50
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our first trip to Europe so we decided to try a river cruise. The PBS advertisements were so enticing for Viking we contacted them. We also contacted other river cruise lines and compared. Viking had everything we wanted and ... Read more
Terry Hobart
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
My wife and I cruised with Viking for the second time. This time we were on Viking Hlin. The entire staff were truly fantastic - from the Captain, Hotel Manager and the rest of the crew. They were a really happy crew and that was ... Read more

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