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Hurtigruten Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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All the pleasures of a sea journey without the grim trappings of a cru

Review for Nordnorge to Baltic Sea

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Belinda Jane
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I had been meaning to travel with Hurtigruten for some time and wanted to visit Norway in winter, having been in summer several times. Being on the Nordnorge felt like being part of a small community. The staff were really friendly and the food excellent. I don't eat meat and was offered fish or vegetarian options. The staff seemed genuinely interested to hear if I liked the choice. The buffet at ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Unexpectedly nice ship!

Review for Trollfjord to Baltic Sea

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pdmaley
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

When I first booked this 'expedition ship/coastal ferry' I was concerned that the experience would not be good. But I was wrong. The Trollfjord was wonderful! Though not a true cruise ship in the American sense, it offers comfortable cabins with nice views and above all very good food. Dinner aboard is especially nice since the food quality and presentation was equivalent to a 5 star restaurant. I ...
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Sail Date: January 2015


New Year on the MS Nordlys

Review for Nordlys to Baltic Sea

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glowlight
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This year, instead of hunting out Winter Sun for our New Year's break, we decided to go to the other extreme and look for snow, ice and Northern Lights. We booked a 12 day Bergen/Kirkenes/Bergen round trip on Hurtigruten's MS Nordlys. Hurtigruten ships are not Cruise ships - they are ferries. But ferries with 'extra's'. There is little in the way of formal entertainment, but our ship had a very ...
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Sail Date: December 2014


Great time and Northern Lights too

Review for Finnmarken to Baltic Sea

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iantjones
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was a first time "cruise" for us, so have no experience of other boats and cruises. We were travelling with the hope of seeing the Northern Lights but didn't really have any pre-conceptions about what to expect. So we were very happy overall with Hurtigruten and the MS Finnmarken in particular. Having had the opportunity to wander around two of the other ships (MS Midnatsol and MS Lofoten) ...
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Sail Date: December 2014


Perfect blend of relaxation and new experiences

Review for Trollfjord to Baltic Sea

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PTimo
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Just back from a cruise up the coast of Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes on the Hurtigruten Trollfjord. Had a very fine time: comfortable cabin, decent food (and the kitchen very obliging about accommodating vegetarians and semi-vegetarians), lots to do, fabulous staff, gorgeous country, beautiful scenery. May I suggest, though, a couple of ways that this experience could be made perfect (rather ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


Magnificent scenery and poor food

Review for Trollfjord to Baltic Sea

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emcc
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are just home from a trip to Norway which featured a fjord cruise on the Trollfjord. My parents took a fjord cruise 35 years ago and raved about the incredible scenery; once again, my mother was right. My parents also commented on the less that wonderful food; I am starting to think that my mother was never wrong! The ship is very nice and run by a very able and efficient crew. The public ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Beautiful Scenery, Natural Beauty, Disappointing Hurtigruten Cruise

Review for Richard With to Baltic Sea

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nyc-cpw
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We booked our cruise in New York City with a Hurtigruten Representative on the Richard With. We were not told about several things in advance as follows: Wine Package Water package Free single supplement. Lack of entertainment of any kind on board. (In fact we were told that there was live music in the lounge.) As soon as you step on board the ship you are given a hard sell about the ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


In the realm of the Polar Bear Arctic circumnavigation of Svalbard.

Review for Fram to Baltic Sea

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Mikejd
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have travelled with Hurtigruten before on their costal round trips a couple of times. We enjoyed these very much so we decided to take the plunge and go for one of the explorer voyages. We booked direct and received confirmation suggesting a two flight journey each way. When the paperwork arrived we had a three flight journey each way spanning a total thirteen hours not including first airport ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Perfect Way to See Norway for NON-CRUISE Types

Review for Finnmarken to Baltic Sea

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blndgenie
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My husband and I have never taken a cruise because we have no interest in being on a huge ship with thousands of people, Vegas-type floor shows, all-you-can-eat Midnight Buffets, large numbers of partying, art auctions and dressing for dinner. I gave up booking a coastal Norway 'cruise' years ago because I could not find any which did not include these things. Then I came upon the Hurtigruten ...
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Sail Date: June 2014


Hurtigruten Bergen to Kirkenes Norway

Review for Nordnorge to Baltic Sea

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jensenbeachbob
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We just returned from a Hurtigruten cruise from Bergen Norway to Kirkenes, a six night, five day cruise. We wanted to see that coast and that midnight sun on June 21 for some time. Friends in Germany had told us, “Not much rain in Norway.” It was overcast and rainy the whole time. The fjords were beautiful. The rock formations were stunning even without the sun. We hadn’t booked any excursions, ...
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Sail Date: June 2014


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