“Excellent”
Cruise review of Viking Rurik

kateh48 Viking Rurik 5 Excellent
kateh48
Member Since 2014
No Forum Posts
No Helpful Votes
Overall Member Rating

We had never been on Viking River Cruise previously, but the line was highly recommended by our travel agent as well as a friend who has been on a Viking river cruise previously. We cannot fault the line, staff or the tour guides. It was an amazing trip and very enjoyable and enlightening. The Rurik has been updated apparently, and the only challenge are the steep stairs. There is a lift (elevator) but only one at the back of the boat.

We had a fantastic trip and the staff were excellent. The local tour guides were very helpful and went out of their way to ensure that questions, comments and information were addressed. The only challenge we had was at Peterof, but that was our fault. We did not listen to information where the bus would be parked.

The Cruise Director, Christopher, went out of his way to help us and gave us information on St Petersburg which was invaluable.

We are looking at other Viking Cruises for future trips. Hope they pick up Amazon cruises on their list.

 

Overall Ratings
  • Cabin
  • Dining
  • Embarkation
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Family & Children
  • Fitness & Recreation
  • Onboard Experience
  • Public Rooms
  • Rates
  • Service
  • Shore Excursions
  • Value for Money

Cabin review:

Veranda
Great room, but the shower curtain was a challenge
Published 08/18/14
Helpful?
Thank kateh48
No Helpful Votes
Read Cruise Critic’s Viking Rurik Review
Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?