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Viking Vilhjalm Cruise Reviews

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Parliament house from the ship deck in Budapest at embarkation
Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria.
Opera singers
Outdoor hot pools at Szechenyi public baths in Budapest
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Great cruise with some small caveats
"Negatives… we booked several excursions and tried to find information about them once we were on the ship.Remaining on the ship meant no electricity for the duration or toilet in stateroom...."Read More
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Fun and Educational Cruise

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JAR1234
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was a bucket list cruise to visit the Christmas Markets along the Danube. Our tour guides at each of our stops were lots of fun and very knowledgeable of the history of the area. Our extra excursions were well thought out and enhanced those that were included. The food onboard the ship was delicious and gave us a cultural experience. The half meter brats at booths in the Christmas markets ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Perfect

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jerrnussbaum
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Service is king when you are on a cruise...and Viking appears to be the last place in the world that you can actually find it. Housekeeping services multiple times per day--and automatically, not by special request. I have severe celiac disease, or what most would call a gluten allergy. This is one of those things that typically makes traveling a nightmare. Not with Viking. Every morning ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Fabulous First River Cruise.

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ShelbyCarol
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I had often thought about going on a river cruise due to all the ads I’d seen. After talking to a close friend who went on one I was even more intrigued. Then I received word of an available deal that I felt I couldn’t turn down. From the very beginning with my contact of my agent Flynn everything was super easy and just as I was told it would be. With excursions included, fantastic food by a ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


It was our first river cruise. Over all experience was way over our expection

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juju88
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Viking based on the itinerary, and friends' recommendation. The services, friendly staff, arrangements from the time we stepped out of the plane to the time we left, we were well taking care of in each steps. We sure will be back. For the time being, we'll take more ocean cruises until we get older. River cruises do not have much entertainment on board. We have done 20+ ocean cruises ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


The price is right

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Ctmalini
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Yes going again in December 2022 but it was supposed to be in December 2020 which was cancelled. Viking was recommended by my daughter in law's mother so we planned about 4 years so we finally did it when I saw a good deal last March and did this trial river cruise and we loved it. This is for adults who can walk and take advantage of the free excursions. It is quite different from the usual ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Arriving in Budapest at night

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timmcb
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We were encouraged to join my brother and his wife on the Danube Waltz, we seized the opportunity and we are so happy we did. Everything about the trip from the accommodations on the boat, the food, every aspect of the service was perfect. We felt safe, comfortable and well taken care of the entire cruise. The effort the restaurant staff, "hotel" staff, cruise director and the ships crew ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Drifting Down the Danube

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lab2022
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had an amazing time aboard this ship. It was such a smooth sail. We barely knew we were moving unless we looked out the window. We were impressed with the piloting by the captain. His parking skills are amazing! The crew was incredible and attentive and friendly. The excursions were fun and informative. The tour guides did such a great job of teaching us about their homes and history. We ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Love Viking River Cruises

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Ggoldsberry
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We did the Danube Waltz last August 2022. This was our first river cruise. We had free airfare, but upgraded to business class to travel from Chicago to Amsterdam. We will now only fly business class to Europe. We also got the drink package for free. We are not big drinkers…mostly only ordered a cocktail before and after dinner. The staff was wonderful. The service was fantastic. The ship was ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


Excellent cruise on the Danube River

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smhemp
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise was much more than I anticipated. The overall experience was by far above expectations. The cabin, food, service and excursions were wonderful. I would recommend this company for all your river cruising. The cabin was always cleaned early and refreshed with towels. The refreshments in the refrigerator was a great selection. Fresh cookies in the room in the afternoon. Beds were ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Disappointing Viking River Cruise

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cflauricella
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Eight days on a fully booked cruise with crowded dining and tour buses, I guess it was inevitable that Mr virus would take up residence in the patrons. Frank got to spend the last three days of the cruisea with a sore throat, headache and fatigue. By the end of day 8 of the cruise, it was apparent infection was widespread on the boat with one poor soul taken off on a stretcher. Too many people in ...
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We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to detail your experience, Cflauricella, as feedback such as this allows us to better understand our guests’ travel preferences. We would welcome...

Sail Date: August 2022


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