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Viking Vilhjalm Cruise Reviews

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86 Viking Vilhjalm Cruise Reviews


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InsureFun

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

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Extension in Prague was great, wonderful city but the Marriott they booked us at was the worst Marriott we ever stayed at. First there was construction noise all day, when we complained to the front desk the woman ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Don Blue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Danube Waltz Cruise

We chose this cruise because we had never been on the Danube before, and had an interest in several of the ports. The pre-extension in Munich and Salzburg, with the Sound of Music tour played a large part, as well ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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davedkc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Viking River Cruise

I've seen the advertisements on TV for many years. I've been cruising pretty regularly since 2010 and just became more and more intrigued. So I did some research and it confirmed Viking was one of these best ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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SoPo65

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bus Cruise

Have done three Globus Bus Vacations and wanted to try something new and different. Our troubles started at Logan Airport when we could not check in. Viking had booked us on KLM and it should have been Delta. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dedeblock

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Viking River Boat Cruise ended at worst port at Passau, Germany for 2 nights

Please beware that Viking does not get the premiere ports on cruises. As we cruised on the Danube we went by all the beautiful locations tomport in Passau, Germany & ended what I would call a “ghetto” port. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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rhonda59

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise on the Danube!

We chose this cruise for the Christmas Markets. I did find the cabin small. Dining was delicious and the staff are wonderful. Very attentive. All excursions are handled with every detail considered and taken care ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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vincentsantoro

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

One of the best trips I have ever taken and one of the best memories.

This cruise covered the traditional Christmas markets in Europe. This was not only a fantastic way to spend the holidays with family, but was a great introduction to a region of Europe I had not been to. We were ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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denhearn

1 Review Written

Nearly all inclusive

This was our tenth cruise but first river cruise. This was far better than any cruise yet. It was so nice to have most services included in the costs. (excursions, air fare, drinks, wifi, water....) The ship was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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PhryneFisher

1 Review Written

Christmas markets!

We were fortunate the Danube water levels rose enough that we could sail most of the trip. Excellent crew in dining, housekeeping and cruise director kept us informed throughout cruise. Breakfast was best meal ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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bocabunny

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Low River Levels Ruined Cruise

My wife and I have always wanted to take a river cruise with Viking. Their commercials are enticing and we thought we would have a wonderful trip. We agreed with Viking’s CEO, Torstein Hagen, that travel was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Slickdriver

1 Review Written

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our Danube cruise

We chose this cruise because of the wonderful experience that my niece had on this same cruise last year. My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. Our room was superb and the young lady that took care of the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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jayelenita8

1 Review Written

Amazing

we love it only bad part on it is our room odor from out side like sowage, above all we had amazing experince.We found the service on the ship to be excellent. We were met at Munich Airport by Viking representatives ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ceesplace

1 Review Written

A fabulous first river cruise!

My friend and I chose this cruise because we had never experienced a river cruise nor had we seen some of the places offered on this itinerary. I had heard nothing but wonderful things about Viking so I was truly ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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LibbyMeyers

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Trip to Remember

We were so excited to visit Munich & Salzburg prior to boarding our ship in Passau... what a way to begin our trip.. our Tour Director, Fred Wellenhofer, was amazing and gave us the most informative experience in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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appel001

1 Review Written

Almost all great.

We'd never done a river cruise (lots of ocean cruises) and my spouse and I both saw this in the Viking brochure and said 'let's do it." The service was simply outstanding, from being greeted at the dock and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Katie 2

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We have just returned from the Viking Danube Waltz River cruise from Passau to Budapest with a pre cruise extension in Prague. We were very disappointed. We are not new to touring having done 6 cruises and 11 land ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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powdi_sonata

1 Review Written

Great experience, excellent service

We chose the Danube river cruise because Prague, Vienna and Budapest were on my life-list of places to visit. Air reservations, pre (Prague) and post (Budapest) cruise extensions all booked using Viking. We had a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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fowlerloyd

1 Review Written

The Blue Danube FROM BUDAPEST , HUNGARY to PASSAU,GERMANY

I chose this cruise to celebrate my wife's 90th Birthday IN STYLE. The 2 for 1 price with air included and an included shore excursion in each port plus a free booze pkg. sealed the deal! As first time ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bvolz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Trip

We celebrated our 50th anniversary with the Danube River Cruise. We left from Budapest and after a long night/day of traveling, it was nice to get to the boat and relax in the lounge. fWe couldn't have asked ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Joe Sal

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A nice entry to river cruising

First time on a river cruise and overall a good experience. Some areas need improvement, but overall we would do this again. This week long plus trip along the Danube - Budapest to Prague had been in the planning ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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LFS517

6 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Viking Danube Waltz

We expected a great experience with Viking after taking 4 river cruises with them, and our 5th cruise did not disappoint. We arrived in Munich for our pre-cruise excursion to Munich and Salzburg. Viking personnel ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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hikerchick

1 Review Written

A wonderful first river cruise after several ocean cruises.

The price and timing of this cruise was good for us. We were happy to get two reservations for the price of one getting free air fare to and from Europe. We enjoyed perfect weather in all the ports and felt the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RByrnes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time River Cruiser

Friends and neighbors have all recommended trying a river cruise instead of ocean cruise. We have sailed before (5+) and enjoyed all our trips. We prefer ships with 2,500 or less and 7-8 day trips with a short ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Jahodges03

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Top Cruise

We chose this cruise because it visited five countries. The experiences in each country was unique and very educational. The tour guides gave personal stories, many about coming to freedom from Communism. Over ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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DANLINKOCH

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

This was our first River cruise.

We had the pre-cruise in Budapest and had 3 days to wonder on our own. Great fun . My husband is retired Navy so he is used to being on the water and I hold on to the edge in the bath tub but the ship was ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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