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84 Viking St. Petersburg Cruise Reviews

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blaw49
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Great ship, crew and food. Cabin was very comfortable. It was difficult to understand some of the guides because of their heavy accents. Why doesn't Viking use native-Engish speakers? Most of the shore excursions were terrific. ... Read more
Phyllisblitz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My cruise was perfect! The ship is so clean and well maintained that you could eat off of the bathroom floor! Housekeeper Angelica was always available whenever I left my room to clean and tidy up. The personal attention I received from ... Read more
Irene Dogmatic
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I thought the Waterway of the Tsars cruise was excellent! Everything was done to make passengers feel comfortable and we had so many interesting experiences I am still in awe thinking about it. I also enjoyed talking to the tour ... Read more
msmootsie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I really enjoyed the whole trip and all the places we visited and would recommend it to people. The crew members were amazing and fun. I would have given it 5 stars, but for three things. i think there should b some type of group ... Read more
Guttca
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
The crew was friendly and always helpful. The guides were very knowledgeable, well spoken and open to all questions. I enjoyed the historical lectures on the ship. Transportation to St. Petersburg for exploration on your own could be ... Read more

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Likesboats
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
From the moment we were met at the St. Petersburg airport (in spite of a short hike to the bus, but that's Russia, we had a great time. The crew, food, guides, ambiance on board, port stops, were all just great. The food was also very ... Read more
Mike Schaul
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Russian river cruising is how Viking River Cruises started and as you would expect they have perfected this journey absolutely! The accommodation on board the ship, the food, the itineraries, are all perfect! Everything operates smooth as ... Read more
Sue and Dick Walton
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise of any sort, but hopefully will not be our last. Wonderful experience, staff at all levels were superb. Plenty to do and see every day. Our stateroom was bigger than we expected and the bed really comfortable. ... Read more
cswinnerton@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 2nd Viking cruise, and we sailed on Viking Truvor from St Petersburg to Moscow. Russia was on my "bucket list" for several years and at last we made it! It was so worth it and sailing with Viking took all the hard ... Read more
Sharon Treichler
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my second Viking River Cruise and my Husband's first. We were greeted at the train from Helsinki and driven to our ship. We were welcomed on Viking Truvor with pleasure and directed to our cabin where everything was ... Read more

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Truvor Traveller
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was my aunt's cruise and I was accompanying her to help her as she is elderly. I was pleasantly surprised with the help we received although we were very self sufficient. The advice that we received regarding where we were able to ... Read more
nanakbl
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This cruise was the top of my bucket list and it did not disappoint. This is a great way to see Russia if you are not young and too adventurous. This was 2nd Viking cruise (first was Danube). We got a "cannot turn down deal" ... Read more
andreating
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was amazing, and the service superb. They were very accomodating to my dietary needs (vegetarian), and even made special Indian dishes each night for an Indian family on board. The maitre d' would meet with me each day to ... Read more
viajera77
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
My husband and I have travelled a lot around the world and this time we choose Viking for a river cruise in Russia. What an excellent choice we did.! We enjoyed every minute of the cruise, the staff was so friendly and courteous. The food ... Read more
HappyHubbyHelper
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
AS this is my second Viking Cruise I had high expectations and once I got to St. Petersburg and on the boat everything was excellent. The Boat, the crew, the food, the drinks, the entertainment... it was all top notch. I'll get back to ... Read more

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peterjacquie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
My husband retired this year and He wanted a slightly different Holiday, so we choose the Viking, St. Petersburg to Moscow cruise, Waterways of the Tsars. This Holiday cruise will stay with us for the rest of our lives. The ship ... Read more
ciduval
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We'd never been on a cruise before as we like to travel independently, but were converted after this wonderful trip. The destination - Russia - is not an easy one to organise with all the visa issues but once we arrived at the airport ... Read more
sandralawes@msn.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
First I have dreamed of going to Russia all my life and here I went. The country is spectacular with wonderful culture, architecture and history. The Viking tour guides were Russians and knew their areas perfectly. They provided great ... Read more
jfkbrit
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Two things ruined this trip, when we booked, we were told they used United or Delta for the flight from NY, eventually, they booked us at the back of the bus on Aeroflot 10 abreast seating! We would have never made the booking had we ... Read more
jlyon@sc.rr.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A tour of St. Petersburg, RU was the only item on my bucket list and I was delighted to have accomplished my longtime goal. It was an excellent cruise including the accommodations on board the ship, the food, the chef, the servers and the ... Read more

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Carolyn P
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 3rd Viking cruise and as with our other 2 it was exceptional. Our stateroom was very comfortable and in a convenient location. The crew, everyone of them were wonderful. We began our adventure with a 3 day extension in ... Read more
Keith Clarke
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From the very start the holiday was wonderful. The coach journey from the airport to the Viking Truvor was comfortable and restful. The cheerful greeting as we boarded was more than expected and we were efficiently shown to our cabins. ... Read more
carolink
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a trip of a lifetime! All we had to do was to get ourselves to St. Petersburg. The flight there on Russian Airlines was an unexpected treat! At the airport, Viking Cruise personnel with warm greetings, took charge of our luggage ... Read more
blaw49
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Viking was highly recommended to us by friends who have done several Viking cruises. We did like the river cruise and will most likely do another one but on a different line as we'd like to compare Viking's offerings. The rooms were ... Read more
Hazeleigh
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Our third river cruise but did not know quite what to expect because we had never been with Viking previously. Viking Ingvar was larger than expected but our cabin 207 on the main deck was small although adiquate. Our real problem with it ... Read more

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