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Viking Embla Suite Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Dinner on the Viking Embla with new friends
Generator above our room.
The man who treated us so well on board that we wanted to adopt him.  This
Picturesque location where our Viking ship Embla was docked for two days outside Nassau,  This cruise was the worst value for the money I have ever experienced.  We expected beautiful views and relaxing times with the ability to explore the destinations on our itinerary on our own.  We were very sadly misled as on only two occasions did we dock anywhere close to anything of interest and most of the time we were docked in heavy industrial areas such as the one pictured without any ability to leave the ship!  We paid a significant amount to take this trip and booked a balcony stateroom to enjoy the views, but saw more scenery like what is pictured than what Viking advertises in its brochures, on TV and online.

Viking personnel were full of excuses , but the best one was that it was our travel agent
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Excellent cruise and professional staff; great tours
"nReputation and friends recommendation The time in Bucharest was fun and worth the extra time embarkation and disembarkation were handled smoothly and with very little effort on our part. The crew were..."Read More
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Excellent cruise and professional staff; great tours

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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Jake525373

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

nReputation and friends recommendation The time in Bucharest was fun and worth the extra time embarkation and disembarkation were handled smoothly and with very little effort on our part. The crew were outstanding. The ship was perfect. The layout was outstanding; great use of space and comfort The dining experiences were incredible. We loved the local cuisine options and the variety ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Never Again Viking - Profit over People

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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johnyland81

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We shared this information with Viking. Nothing significant was done. We booked through and they have also been advocating for our group (3 couples). Customer service at Viking is not empowered to do anything. A decision was made “by Executive”, that provided 50% of our “cruise fare” as a refund. Unfortunately, there is no backup or detail on any billing to indicate what “Cruise Fare” is. ...
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We appreciate you taking the time to provide the details from your experience, johnyland81. While we share in your disappointment at delays encountered during your sailing, it is regrettable...

Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


First time tour guests

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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NonnaYolanda

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The cruise went from Budapest to Amsterdam. We normally never do tours, we always travel on our own. We Really loved this. We felt very taken care of. It was a really Super fun boat. People were the best including the Staff and the guests. We Made great friends. We Got completely spoiled. We had Great tour guides who were very knowledgeable. They had Fast and slow groups which accommodated all. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Loved the places we visited, disappointed in Long Boat

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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equikitty

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

RIver Cruising is a totally diff experience. We would not do it again. Nice to see so many spots but outside of a few ports if you are a traveler and have seen a lot of Europe there is nothing new here. Boats lack amenities such a space, gym, spa, dining choices. Our suite was nice however. We were thankful to have the balcony and Living room as the top deck was closed for the last 4 days of ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Everything we hoped for and more!

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Rasilon

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We heard from many folks that the Viking cruises were outstanding and highly recommended. Having a stop every day with included tours as well as optional tours made it an experience to remember. Everyone on board was marvelous. Very courteous and helpful. The tour guides were all the best. Very friendly and lots of good information. Meals were very well done with the open seating. One improvement ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Nice crew, great people on ship, Horrible food

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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goldenrod

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise after 36 ocean cruises its was for a 50th wedding anniversary, we fly Business class with Viking air and booked a Veranda suite so about 25k cost, the suite has a sitting room and separate bedroom separated by a pocket door which was opaque so the light was not eliminated from the bedroom when shut a big mistake, we had two TV’s but when I would go in the sitting ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


CRUISING ACROSS EUROPE

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holly1219

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We did a tour of Amsterdam, prior to boarding the long boat. Once aboard, we were greeted with smiles, escorted to our suite, and shown all the amenities of the room. The dining room is open seating and we found that we enjoyed eating meals with different people; many became friends over the course of the trip. There is a lounge where lectures, entertainment and demonstrations are done. There ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite


Wonderful Trip to Eastern Europe

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Carlpg

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We don't speak Czech, Hungarian, Serbian, or Romanian so we thought we would let Viking show us around. They were great! First Class, nothing bad to say about anything. Very comfortable cabin, excellent food, and wonderful staff all around. Great excursions and guides. Transfers were very smooth and professional all the way. Staff all showed how much they liked their jobs and were truly happy ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Best Trip Ever

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rcon362449@aol.com

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This cruise was certainly the best trip i have ever taken . The cost was very affordable ! The staff was very helpful. they as a group and individually did everything to make the experience enjoyable. The program director mr leonard miron was very professional while making the whole experience comfortable and exciting.when it came to the "taking care of us passenger" he was the best. He ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite


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