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Viking Odin Review

4.0 / 5.0
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122 reviews

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Review for Viking Odin to France
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Cashelmara
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2014
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No matter how calm an ocean is I get seasick because there always is a swell - a river cruise is perfect. My husband and I and our 2 sons (adults - not young children) were on the cruise (we always take them so they can be tour guides and we tag along) Our suite was very comfortable and the room staff were terrific.

I have food allergies and the Maître d' gave me a menu every morning of the meals for me to choose from and ensured that my choices were free of the allergens (sometimes being specially made) and served them to me personally as well as serving our sons who are vegetarian.

Excursions were very good for the most part with most having 2 or 3 choices for difficulty of walking. Buses from the ship to the start of the excursion were sometimes parked in very difficult places entailing long treks to and from the buses to the start/finish of the excursion -- but you can't have old European towns and cities and big streets. I liked the use of local guides because they were so enthusiastic and informative. The ship's cruise director was phenomenal. I would take the same cruise just because of her; however, we are getting old and decrepit and have a lot more world to see so need to find another cruise.

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Cabin Veranda Suite AA

Quite good, very comfortable - I never did figure out which light switch turned on which lights. There were many switches and the lights that they turned on were not logical.I would have liked drawers in the bathroom instead of shelves which, of course were under the sink and counter. Not user friendly as were the lower, narrow but deep shelves in the closet.

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