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40 Bergen Cruise Reviews


fredehorn avatar

fredehorn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Public areas don’t have enough seats, generally overpriced

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Even in times of corona, where the ship is maximum 60% full, the seats in the public areas are not enough. I would not want to travel on this or similar ships when 100% of its capacity can be used. Looking at the ...
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Sail Date July 2020


catkim2020 avatar

catkim2020

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expensive ferry boat, not a cruise

I don’t think I’ll ever do the Hurtigruten again. First it was very expensive, over 5000 kr per person for a 36 hour trip from Bergen to Trondheim going through Geiranger. We ordered the Arctic Superior room ...
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Sail Date July 2020


blair003 avatar

blair003

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A mess from the start

This was my 3rd Hurtigruten Cruise in 3 years and I loved the Nordkapp and Fram. The Nordlys was a huge disappointment in almost all categories. The cabins are small, but that is expected. Worse yet, my cabin had a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


NH_Joe avatar

NH_Joe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Expensive TransAtlantic Repositioning Cruise with Bad Weather

We picked this cruise because of its itinerary - "In the Wake of the Vikings" - a northerly transatlantic crossing, and we had to book it a year and a half in advance because it's only offered once a year. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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shm/bdf

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

My wife and I have cruised many times in the past. we usually cruise with some friends who decided that we all should cruise the Baltic for our annual cruise in 2019. They chose Viking Ocean cruises, due in no small ...
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Sail Date August 2019


HapaHolo avatar

HapaHolo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing and expensive

We booked this cruise to travel with friends who had never been to Norway. The first thing to be very aware of is that once you book, there are no cancellations allowed without losing your large deposit. No ...
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Sail Date August 2019


ujacob avatar

ujacob

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Neither here nor there

Hurtigruten could be an interestingly different offer to typical cruise ships as they also provide ferry services along the Norwegian coast and you get to see some areas typical cruise ships would not visit. The ...
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Sail Date June 2019


barbara polo avatar

barbara polo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ferry trip disguised as a cruise

As a ferry Hurtigruten does an excellent job making on scheduled stops to ports up and down the Norway coast. However, as a cruise ship it disappoints. I booked an 11-day CRUISE on Hurtigruten Nordlys in April. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


ging466 avatar

ging466

11 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Not good

So the ship is a working ferry and it desperately needs a refurbishment. Scuffed carpet, stuffing coming out of chairs in the lounge etc. Coffee machines that don't work. The ship made roughly 20+ stops but most of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Peter P avatar

Peter P

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The Hurtigruten Northern Lights Promise

The Hurtigruten Classic Round Voyage with the Northern Lights Promise, 24 March to 4 April 2019 on the ship Polarlys. Did we see the northern lights? That is a good question! Although we had some good daytime ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Cmmk avatar

Cmmk

1 Review Written

Awful cabin initially allocated

We chose to do a Hurtigruten trip as a once in a lifetime experience to see the Northern lights and to experience the beauty of the coastline from the comfort of the ship. B Unfortunately the first cabin we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


pilotandy avatar

pilotandy

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

First Viking Ocean Cuise And The Last

My wife and I have cruised many times with Celebrity and always received 1st class service. We have completed many of the popular cruises more than once so was looking for alternative itinerary's. We booked an ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Karen Wakefield avatar

Karen Wakefield

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not value for money

Chose this due to fantastic marketing by Hurtigruten but the reality does not live up to the marketing. The Norwegian coast is not how it's portrayed in promotional material and the towns are not quaint fishing ...
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Sail Date January 2019


GigemAggies avatar

GigemAggies

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Viking is not our cup of tea.

This was our first Viking cruise. We cruise about 5-6 weeks a year and usually cruise Celebrity but have also enjoyed Royal Caribbean. For a change of pace and because the reviews were good, we decided to give ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Dc1600649 avatar

Dc1600649

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great views/lousy company

Spectacular views, OK staff, but terrible, stingy organization. Truly irritating experience booking excursions. The agents constantly referred us to the online info. However, the online information was wrong, and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


sbd3 avatar

sbd3

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Misleading advertising

We were very disappointed with our 2 week British Isles cruise on Viking Sun. Viking pricing and advertising would lead one to expect a premium, e.g. Crystal, Silversea, Seabourn, cruise experience. Not even ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Howdoignoe

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great scenery, good food, indifferent and rude service.

This cruise was all about the scenery which was made even better by the near perfect weather. The food was quite good. They offer buffet breakfast and lunch. Dinner is table service with a fixed menu. They offer an ...
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Sail Date May 2018


sjwhiteod avatar

sjwhiteod

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Obviously Under-Staffed

I chose this cruise because of the Northern Lights Astronomy Voyage theme. I am very satisfied with the lectures and viewings organized by Dr John Mason and Inger Carter and I would highly recommend their program. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Sapperone avatar

Sapperone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Slow Boat to another port to see the Northern lights

We wanted to see the Northern Lights and having failed to see them on a 3 day visit to Iceland our research convinced us that a cruise along the Norwegian coast may provide the best opportunity. Indeed this holiday ...
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Sail Date January 2018


Between Two Worlds avatar

Between Two Worlds

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Hurtigruten Astronomy Voyage Cruise Disappointment

Very disappointing cruise. This was my 5th cruise and I thought that I had done all of the research needed prior to booking the cruise. If you believe the brochure and the advertising you would think you are booking ...
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Sail Date November 2017


horns05nc avatar

horns05nc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome ship

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and because the Viking Sea was a new ship. We have been on a Viking River Cruise and enjoyed the cruise. The embarkation was easy to move through and our luggage was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


travelin nonna avatar

travelin nonna

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary. Let me start off by saying the ship is beautiful, clean, well kept. The crew from Captain through to cabin steward were amazing. Always looking to please and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Hank2017 avatar

Hank2017

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Boring Viking Star

Very Bored. No Entertainment was not worth the time watching.only one show was good.Wait staff was Wonderful and friendly .Diner was the most Pleasant part of the trip "into the Midnight Sun." The Port that we ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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nancylhull

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Whatever Could Go Wrong, Did Go Wrong

This was our first, and likely last, trip with Hurtigruten. Many months prior to embarkation, we had selected a cruise offered only once per year, the "classic cruise" with a Viking supplement; i.e. an expert, ...
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Sail Date September 2016


mattbusby avatar

mattbusby

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor value for money

My wife and I booked this cruise with Readers Offers from the daily newspapers. We flew to Bergen to meet the ship but were told, along with all the other passengers, that the ship was delayed because of bad ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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