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Viking Hlin Cruise Reviews

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Love River Cruising with Viking

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DrandMrs
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had a wonderful time on the Viking Hlin. We loved being on a Viking River Cruise in the Spring, so we were really looking forward to visiting the Christmas Markets. While we loved every stop with the included walking tours, it felt a little hectic and not as relaxing as the cruise in the Spring. Most days, we had two stops, which turned out to be a bit much for us. The weather was unseasonably ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior

Traveled with disabled person


First Class all the way! Staff very attentive to your needs, especially chef and his staff.

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Prince37th
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Had a wonderful time cruising the Rhine River and stopping at the Christmas markets in the various cities/towns. Great value for the money! Ready to go again and just trying to determine next location. Mentioned to cruise director that our excursion to the Mercedes Factory was disappointing ( the automation lines were down} and we received Champagne and a complete refund! It was a happy ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Wonderful cruise from Amsterdam to Switzerland

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Ron Forcey
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Our friend had cruised with Viking before and asked us to join them on this trip. Not knowing what to expect we were completely impressed with everything. From first speaking with Donna Thomas who explained everything and answered our questions, to dropping us of at the airport for our return flight everything went smoothly. Again not knowing what to expect and never being to this part of ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Our 40th anniversary

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sandymoose
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Getting to the ship was an adventure because our flight was delayed, resulting in potentially missing the ship. The first person we spoke to was awful: she told us to go to the first leg of our trip and "speak" to the people at the airport. This was the WORST advice ever. She did not know what she was doing and did not speak English well enogh. We hung up on her, called again and the next ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Greatly exceeded expectations with amazing service!

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Orion4984
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

River cruising was recommended by a relative who had done it many times. I typically avoid water due to motion sickness, but that was never an issue on this cruise. It was mostly Americans and Canadians on board, but with a diverse and exceptionally friendly, talented, and caring crew. Never before have I received such great customer service. The crew and several passengers became like old friends ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Spectacular!

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Leighwheeler
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had cruised the Danube several years ago and Viking was just the best experience! They make everything so easy and the food and beverages are the best. We chose a different area/river for this cruise and were as amazed as on this trip as we were on the last. We are glad our trip started in Amsterdam as we had nearly a full day to explore before sailing. It was amazing. Each port offered ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Our first cruise of any kind... it was awesome.

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troyandhesper
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I was always intrigued by the Viking River cruises so as a post-covid celebration I booked a trip for my wife and me. The idea of 3,000 plus people did not give me a warm and fuzzy feeling on a big cruise ship, but only 150 passengers on a Viking longship seemed comfortable. We took the Rhine Getaway. We flew out of Missouri to Basel and departed from Amsterdam. Yep, it was a long ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Outstanding cruise

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Squonks
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

To be honest we chose this cruise because it fit within a time that we were able to go. Reality is we were blown away. Not only by the staff, the shore excursions, the meals, or even the drinks. When you put it all together it was Amazing. We had zero expectations because we had never taken a river cruise before. We have done ocean cruises. We are now definitely river cruise people. I was afraid I ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Best ever

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Silver State
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first river cruise. We had originally planned for the Danube cruise in May, but with the war we decided to opt for our second choice. Recommendation for all travelers who are planning to have a post trip adventure. I recommend that this be a pre adventure with the turbulence in air travel. Our United flight sat for 3 hours in SFO due to an illness of one of the flight crew. ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Very well organized, great staff and crew

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taylorp406
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Very well organized, great staff and crew. Every effort was made to make our cruise comfortable and enlightening. Tours were educational and well scripted, some guides were better informed than others but that is to be expected. Food, servings and staff in the dining area were friendly and very accommodating to our needs. Housekeeping was very good also, a few minor snafus that were ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


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