• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

Viking Heimdal Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
107 reviews

First Viking Cruise

Review for Viking Heimdal to Europe River
User Avatar
8530
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

Rating by category

Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation
Cabin

Additional details

Sail Date: May 2014
Cabin:

It was a pleasant introduction to river cruising. The ship was quite new and maintained is mint condition throughout the cruise. The staff - all of the staff - were totally dedicated to our pleasure, and constantly performing the little requests made by us in addition to their daily responsibilities. The food was outstanding by any standard, and of course, plentiful.

The only downside - perhaps because it was my first experience - was the request for tips and suggestions of amount on the final day. There has to be a better way to do this - perhaps in writing before one signs on. There is no doubt that the crew deserved to be compensated, but it is done is a very disagreeable manner and the end of the journey - leaves a bad taste in ones memory.

I went up to the Bridge and talked to the Captain about the ship - well, not speaking French, and he not much English - but he was open to all my questions about the mechanics of the vessel. This says a lot for him.

Cabin Review

Cabin One queen bed on main deck. Don't know the catago

Very clean, plenty of space and serviced often. Almost like having a private maid - very nice.

Find a Viking Heimdal Cruise from $1,999

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.