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Viking Gullveig Cruise Reviews

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Viking Gullveig
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75

Very Good

8

Average

9

Poor

15

Terrible

5

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112 Viking Gullveig Cruise Reviews


wsiefke avatar

wsiefke

1 Review Written

Great trip for a reunion

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My husband and I did not arrive early enough to explore Budapest. I had been there twice before and he didn't get off work early. The airport pickup, embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth and on time. I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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THE GREAT ESCAPE

1 Review Written

Excellent way to see Europe

Background Information: This was my 68 cruise cruising on 13 different cruise lines that include Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Holland America, Disney, Costa, Cunard, Viking, MSC, and Celebrity. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jmartyc

1 Review Written

First River Cruise - but not the last!

My wife and I have always wanted to take a river cruise, and we have always heard that Viking was the best, but this cruise exceeded everything we had heard as well as exceeding our expectations. We went on this ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ChadMoss

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise - Excellent Staff - Great tour guides

We picked Viking as we saw the TV ads and it looked like fun. My wife and I went on the cruise and thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and trip. We arrived at Budapest two days prior to departure and we explored Budapest ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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pandabeat

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful trip with excellent staff on board ship.

We had gone on two previous Viking cruises and found them to be first rate. We actually did the Budapest to Nuremberg cruise several years ago, and then did the Rhine cruise; as good as the latter was, we much ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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DeboChicago

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking--Excellent experience

This was a family cruise, celebrating my mother-in-law's 80th birthday. There were 15 of us. A cruise was a great way to be together but not TOO together if folks needed their own space. We arrived in Budapest ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Dream Vacation of a Lifetime

We went on the Romantic Danube river cruise in Oct 2017. It was just a PERFECT vacation, better than we imagined. The staff on our ship was so friendly & caring. The food was incredible. One of our favorite ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Kvejd

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

2nd Time Proving Disappointing

This is our 2nd Viking cruise this year. In April my family did the Paris to Normandy and it was wonderful and the crew top notch. We are on the Budapest to Nuremberg cruise right now and it’s proving to be quite ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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kjfrench

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

The Danube River Cruise is a SCAM

We just returned from the Danube river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. The cruise was very disappointing for several reasons. Besides the water level issue which I will explain later, our room on the first ship ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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daxgregory

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube River Cruise (Nuremburg to Budapest)- A Disaster…

On November 10, 2018 we concluded what we consider to be the worse cruise we have ever taken This cruise did not conform to what was sold to us in the Viking advertising and agreement. This was a bus trip with ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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aschultz

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

A cruise/bus tour on 3 ships in 8 days. Bus tours using cruise ships as hotels.

It was marketed as the best river cruise. I expected fine dining and wonderful cruising on the Danube River. The day before departure, we received an email that the river water is low and that we may have to be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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normlori

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise that turned into an expensive bus tour!

Numerous friends recommended Viking River Cruises. We decided to treat ourselves to the Romanic Danube Cruise. The Viking brochure states, "It's pure pleasure to travel with such ease..to unpack just once and relax ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Patty Grove

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise AKA Asphalt Coach Tour!

We chose a river cruise because we wanted to travel by boat and expected to enjoy the views along the river and have the luxury of not unpacking daily. the reality of our vacation was that viking was not upfront ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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dwyatt1444

1 Review Written

Great Cruise - Will sail Viking Again!

Recomended by travel agent. The ship layout is great and easy to move around. The staff and crew could not be nicer. Our cabin was always clean and organized and we hardly ever show the person responsible for our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Captain Stardust

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

On the Rhine Getaway cruise last year we had a fabulous time. The food was great, the trips, despite a couple of really rainy days, were enjoyable and informative. The evening entertainments were sparkling and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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novanod

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not happy with missing 2 paid tours and 6 hrs extra bus rides even with refund

Our son and daughter in-law wanted to see Nuremberg again because my wife grew up there during the war.We wanted to see places we had never seen before in Europe. Taking this river cruise allowed us to do both. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Chris tee

1 Review Written

This the way to Cruise!

My first cruise but not my last. I was educated, spoiled, entertained and got to experience large and small communities. The service was outstanding - cannot say enough. The ship was cozy with plenty of spots to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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oenophile75010

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointing situation

As a repeat cruiser on Viking, I was disappointed to find that low water levels on the Danube significantly changed almost every aspect of the cruise. We were notified that we could not cruise to the last two ports ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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davida1228

1 Review Written

Great Cruise....I'll be back

Took the Viking Gullveig with friends. Loved the ports with local and informed tour guides.The Captain was outstanding, greeting the guests every time we boarded or left the ship. We were greeted at the airport, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bettegbarr

1 Review Written

Another wonderful experience with Viking

This was our second river cruise with Viking and it did not disappoint. The crew and staff were so helpful and friendly and our program director, Lisette, did a wonderful job of keeping us informed and entertained. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime!

We were part of a travel group through our local bank. There were 40 of us from this area that traveled together. The ship was fabulous! Everything about it was top-notch. The cabin was clean & comfortable, and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Bubblers

1 Review Written

Bonnie’s Viking Cruise

I chose this cruise by the suggestion of my travel agent. We ended up having fourteen of us. This cruise was absolutely wonderful. We started at Budapest which was our embarkation with no issues, from there we went ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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hollycas

1 Review Written

Food, Fun and amazing scenery. Who could ask for more

Probably one of the best trips I have had in my life! I have to admit since this was my first Viking adventure I didn’t know what to expect and was a little hesitant to stay 8 days on a boat, but WOW what a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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soroptimist

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Group Therapy

We (6 Persons) booked this cruise 8-9 months before we actually left. It was a partial Christmas market and We went to Rothenberg for 2 days before then Nuremberg for 3 days before we got on the cruise. Everything ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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ellisisland1905

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overall Very Nice, Research Rooms & Travel Insurance Carefully

Overall, I had a very nice experience on the Viking Gullveig for the Romantic Danube cruise in November 2017. There were some really wonderful parts of the cruise and some areas that need improvement. At the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


Viking Gullveig Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.1
Service4.04.6
Value For Money3.04
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