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Viking Egil Review

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96 reviews

Wonderful ‘First Time’ Experience

Review for Viking Egil to Europe River
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Suematt
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jun 2018
Cabin: Veranda Stateroom

Our friends, celebrating their 50th Anniversary, invited us to join them on this cruise. My husband gets seasick so we were a bit nervous, but decided to go. The river was calm and usually we didn’t realize the boat was even moving. The cabin was smaller than we expected, but everything was well thought out. The entire crew was excellent; personable, professional, and friendly. The included tours were excellent, though we thought all tours should be included in the price rather than offer extra charge tours daily that often had conflicting times with the included tours. WiFi was frustrating, but we expected that it might be a problem. The food was good and there were a variety of selections each meal. Our waiters were excellent. A suggestion is to serve small plates on the Bavarian night as the rush to the buffet of the entire dining room at the same time was awful that one night. Every evening before dinner our program director, Oliver would give a little talk explaining the next day’s activities etc. He was just great, handling everything with ease, answering all questions, and providing humor and entertainment. We would definitely do another river cruise if we saw one that went to cities we might want to visit.

Cabin Review

Veranda Stateroom

Cabin B

Smaller than expected

Everything was well thought out

Bathroom and shower worked great

Balcony was small

Comfortable bed and a number of well placed outlets for recharging phones etc.

Enjoyed the interactive river map showing where we were traveling on the tv

Cabin location was perfect; third floor, near the quiet library

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