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514 Viking Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

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grams52014
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I enjoy traveling to new places and accompanied a friend, who is a retired History teacher. The Lofn was my first experience on a Longship and quite different from cruising on big ocean liners, but very nice. The ports were wonderful. ... Read more
alanac06
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Friends of ours had done a Viking Cruise in Paris 2 years ago and loved it, so we chose this one to do together. My husband and I arrived 3 days prior to disembarkation and had plenty of time to visit Amsterdam. Viking provided ... Read more
nanainwi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff are great. The program director knew her job and did it well, she was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and many of the buildings and was entertaining. We looked forward to her talks every evening before dinner. ... Read more
CarolMeehleis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This trip, without a doubt, was one of our best! The crew were absolutely united, courteous, professional, polished and fun to be with! Our 'included' side trips were well planned , smooth, educational, comfortable, and timely. The ... Read more
philcruiser2013
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
First time river cruisers and chose this one for the full Grand European Cruise experience. First and foremost, the Viking Staff were absolutely outstanding. They went above and beyond to ensure the passengers were always treated as ... Read more

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mayerb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose to do this cruise to do something very special to celebrate our 35th anniversary a little early. It met and exceeded all our expectations. We were met at the airport and taken to the ship and all air connections were smooth. ... Read more
Oregon Walkabout
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose Viking because of recommendations from several friends. From the moment we boarded the ship until the time we disembarked two weeks later, we were treated like royalty. The food was fabulous, our cabin was perfectly suited to our ... Read more
mljma
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The ship was quiet and clean. The food was very good, but breakfast was mostly the same selection of hot and cold foods and THE SAME pastries EVERY DAY, which got very boring. We missed not having access to self serve laundry features, ... Read more
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PETITFIN
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Excellent cruise. Having never been on a river cruise, but been on many ocean cruises I was unprepared for the excellent service given us by Alex the head waiter all the rest of the staff. Also, while there was little activity on the ... Read more
spalding@cissltd.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
three grandmothers went with one of each of their kids. 88, 85 and 84 were the ages of the grandmothers. all somewhat mobile. we choose this cruise because we would be able to see more without having to pack and unpack at different ... Read more

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KathyZanoff
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Starting with the ship, we were very impressed with the care with which we were taken care of. Such kindness and professional attitudes. We were equally impressed with our stateroom as we were in the Explorer Suite we did not know what to ... Read more
mircnod10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff could not have been nicer. They were helpful when we ordered our cruise, we called several times with questions which were answered to our satisfaction, meals and waiters were excellent. There was lots of variety to choose ... Read more
windmills2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
we choose this cruise for the chance to see tulips and windmills. We saw lots and lots of tulips and windmills. The service was excellent, just ask and it was done. The food service was a bit slow at times, but it was the beginning of ... Read more
counselorbob407@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
From meeting us at the airport with a new Mercedes and driver to delivering us back there with enough time to easily make our return flight, the Viking staff really took care of us. We sailed on the Bragi and were pampered throughout our ... Read more
jonmich
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Our first cruise of any sort. The ship and itinerary appealed to us. We were not disappointed ! Every part of the trip was above our expectations. The food, ship, staff and off ship tours were amazing. We were definitely catered to! ... Read more

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Gwen B.
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my third cruise with Viking, having sailed with them to China and Germany, and I really wanted to see The Netherlands and Belgium. I had such a wonderful time on previous cruises, I knew I'd have a grand time on this one. ... Read more
Dr Marg
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my second cruise with Viking and my experience was as positive this time as the first. We did the Tulips and Windmills trip that included several stops in the Netherlands as well as two stops in Belgium. In spring, this is a ... Read more
BuckyB19
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first European cruise, first river cruise, and first Viking cruise. My spouse and I traveled with another couple (all in our late 50s). Generally we were impressed with Viking’s attention to detail and the ship’s ... Read more
malion@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We wanted to see the tulips and windmills. I saw that and so much more. I got to see so much history and art. (my passion) Everyday was so special. Our flight arrived very early in the morning and the crew where so helpful about ... Read more
janchuck721@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have always wanted to go to Amsterdam. I also love flowers, and wanted to see the fields of tulips. We had been on the cruise on the Danube two years ago and had had a positive experience. We chose the pre-cruise option to be in ... Read more

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trixietab
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
To be honest we couldn't pass up charge on air fare. But beside that we loved the entire trip. Everything went as planned and Viking crew could not have been more helpful, courteous, professional, caring and friendly from the time they met ... Read more
adelljayne38
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This trip was a gift to ourselves for our 50th wedding anniversary. It was well worth it. We decided on the Rhine River Cruise because it fit our interests and looked like an experience we would enjoy. We like history and the shore ... Read more
Cook67
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our third river cruise with Viking, and we have never been disappointed. We began with a two-day pre cruise stay in Amsterdam in a lovely, reasonable b&b (Clemens Hotel) near the Anne Frank House. The extra days allowed us ... Read more
Pharmbrew1107
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Tulip time in Amsterdam. This was our first river cruise and we were thrilled. We extended before and after the cruise and were extremely impressed with the accommodations and the extra city tours arranged by Viking. The service was ... Read more
TONYVV
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had never done a river cruise and the Rhine River sounded like a special type of trip. Until than we had always done ocean cruises. The experience was great. Compared to ocean cruises, this type of cruise is very laid back, yet full of ... Read more

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