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645 Viking Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

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CriticGRB
Member Since 2016
1 review
Had always wanted to try it, after rave reviews from colleagues and friends. Booked late however so too last available cabin - on lowest deck. Beware quoted cabin sizes, which are the TOTAL measurements, out of which you must deduct ... Read more
Sandra group
Member Since 2016
1 review
Visiting places that I had not already visited in Europe...and from being met at The airport in Amsterdam to being accompanied to check in at The airport in Budapest...everything exceeded my expectations! The room was excellent, roomier ... Read more
CruzerCarol
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed August 2016
I can't say enough about our wonderful journey on this beautiful Viking longboat. The staff were absolutely amazing...every one of them warm, caring and always smiling. The organization of embarking, daily tours, special events, was ... Read more
lklarimer@charter.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
A recent trip on a Viking river cruise was our first experience cruising, river or ocean. i decided to book an European cruise as I was very busy at work and wanted to just push the "easy button" for a nice trip. Viking ... Read more
TexasTracy
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
My husband and I went on a Viking cruise in August, 2016 down the Rhine River. We had watched many of the YouTube videos and had great expectations of the vacation, but the actual experience didn't measure up. We did get to visit quite ... Read more

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Back2thewater
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
I just returned from a wonderful cruise aboard the Viking Magni. I couldn't be happier with my decision to cruise with Viking on this ship/itinerary. The ship itself is fairly new (2013) and is well maintained. Since I was traveling alone ... Read more
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
jimws
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
Booked this cruise because the promotion advertising looked like it was what we wanted and the sailing date suited. Reserved a two room veranda suite on deck 3, these cabins are directly under the walking/ running track on the top deck ... Read more
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rizlablue
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
To start from the very beginning, after a short chat with an advisor from Viking, we decided to book at our local travel agent, Baldwins, a big up to them for their efficiency and advice. Viking's website, myvikingjourney.com was excellent ... Read more
jamoore54
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing! The crew willing to help at every step with a smile and "You are Welcome". The daily briefing were great to inform us of the up coming events. Every meal was unique with a taste of the location. Most ... Read more

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Marco52
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We arrived in Amsterdam two days early as we wanted to send time with our previous exchange student and her parents who live in Amsterdam. We enjoyed touring around Amsterdam by bus, by foot and by canal boat. We were met at the airport ... Read more
Shogun13
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I have always wanted to go on a Viking Cruise - the ships always seem very luxurious. There was an itinerary which attracted me - Amsterdam to Budapest - which I could just afford. My travel agent got me a good deal so I was hooked. ... Read more
KSKLEIGH53
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I sailed on the Viking Skadi Longship from 24 June to 9 July, 2016. Here are major observations and comments: - It was the BEST TRIP we have ever taken in our lives! - The Viking longship, Skadi, was spotless and the ... Read more
eavigad
Member Since 2016
1 review
38 helpful votes
This was my first river cruise. We were originally scheduled to sail on the Kara from Amsterdam to Basel for a seven night cruise. However, a few days before we were to sail, we got an email telling us that we were going to be getting on ... Read more
beemer2
Member Since 2016
1 review
48 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As our first river cruise we chose the company that impressed us most. This was from reviews here on Cruise Review to their marketing videos and phone conversations with reservation staff. To support our rating, today I have just ... Read more

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Hopka
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had planned this cruise for 2 years to mark a special anniversary and a milestone birthday. We had seen many advertisements both paper and media and thought we liked what we saw. Perhaps we should have checked some reviews. The ... Read more
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Bristol9090
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
On the third day of our trip we had to move by bus to a different ship because of high river levels. We arrived at our dock after a five hour drive which we were originally told was to take only two hours. It was raining very hard when we ... Read more
rpombrol
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I have to recognize that when I bought the Amsterdam to Budapest river cruise, I had a lot of reservations, especially about the size of the ship, as my wife and I have taken several ocean cruises in mega ships. After one day on the Viking ... Read more
KarenJ107
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
One of the items on my bucket list was cruising down the Rhine River in Germany. After researching cruise lines, dates and ports, we chose Viking for our first river cruise. We were not disappointed in our choice. The walking tours in ... Read more
tcatlin
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We boarded in Amsterdam, spending 2-days in the city. The Vidar had excellent service, food, and accommodations. The ship runs very quietly with no real motion at all. We woke up one morning opened the ... Read more

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Briangail
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Pros:nice Breakfast and lunch. Nice ship.Very Very clean. Wonderful friendly staff, everyone. Cons : dinner does not offer enough choices on the menu that changes each day.. Quality of food not cruise ship worthy. If i went to a ... Read more
bubbles300m
Member Since 2002
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
Very relaxing and interesting cruise on the Rhine river. Trip was well paced with plenty to see and do. Windmills in the Netherlands were very interesting and scenic. Visited 2 castles in Germany and cruised a UNESCO area of castles ... Read more
Sewthere
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Amsterdam to Budapest because we love Amsterdam, but had not been to any of the other ports/cities on this tour. The luxury of the Viking experience was our favorite part. We are fit enough to go on any of the offered or included ... Read more
NovaLulu
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
I've always wanted to go on a river cruise, and the Viking catalogue appeared in the mail at the right time! I think we chose this one because it cruised through four countries that we wanted to see and took two weeks to do it! The ship ... Read more
mgridzak
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
Friends told us about Viking. They have taken many cruises with Viking and were very pleasantly surprised. I also have Celiac Disease and was told by my friend that my meals would be taken seriously, and they were. I did not have one ... Read more

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