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Viking Hlin River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Hlin
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

3

Average

2

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Romantic Cruises

33

River Cruises

26

Senior Cruises

26

First-Time Cruisers

16

Family Cruises

14

26 Viking Hlin River Cruises Cruise Reviews


puzzlehead22000 avatar

puzzlehead22000

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful

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There were several of us planning on taking this cruise. The lead couple choose due to recommendations. They dropped out due to health issues but the remaining three traveled on the Hlin. We loved it! the staff was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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the_tripp

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

I would give it a 50 out of 5 if I could.

For a trip of a lifetime it was far beyond anything we could have expected. The boat...amazing. No sway, very luxurious. The roooms were bigger than we thought they would be. And we had a room next to our friends so ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Vicogirl

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Viking a huge disappointment! Never again! Not worth the $$$.

We chose the Rhine River cruise to celebrate our 25 th anniversary after spending the previous 2 months in Italy. 4 days prior to departure I received an email stating the ship had a broken propellor and that we ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Crustybucket

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Quality has definitely gone down

We have sailed with Viking previously (Christmas Markets of the Danube) 3 years ago, and in fact, on the same ship. The ship hasn't changed, but the crew, and attitudes, has. This trip we opted for deck one (cabin ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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lavocato

1 Review Written

Sailing down the Rhine!

To see a section of Europe with many castles and lovely little villages. This was our second Viking river cruise and we loved it as much as the last one on the Danube. The airline lost my luggage so the entire ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ericthall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our first cruise with Viking

We chose Viking for 2 reasons...firstly TV advertising..2ndly ...they offerred an exceptional package which included flights vs their competitors. Even though timing did not work for us and we changed carriers ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ggcruiser2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Romantic Rhine Cruise

This was our first cruise on Viking. Everything was excellent; as good or better than our previous river cruise on another line. The staff, rooms, food, tours, and briefings were tailored to our mature fellow ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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LoveToTravel9

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amsterdam to Basel

We chose this cruise in April because we wanted to see the beautiful flowers in bloom in Amsterdam, and also love the castles along the Rhine. We came to Amsterdam 3 days before the cruise, and loved exploring ...
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Sail Date April 2016


CORoby avatar

CORoby

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhine River Cruise

I wanted to do a Rhine River Cruise and this provided a wonderful opportunity with stops at ports in Holland, Germany, France and ending in Switzerland. Tours at ports were well designed and organized; on-board ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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ryder3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The cruise was great.

My husband chose the cruise. The ship was lovely and our room was very nice and well maintained. The Wi-Fi connection was very weak. The food was excellent. It was nice to have a choice of where to eat. We had ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mariannebutler88

1 Review Written

AMAZING!

We couldn't have asked for a better experience! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this cruise.The ship was beautiful. The crew was respectful and friendly. They treated us like people, not just a number. They ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Meryl Rawlings

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Cruise

Really enjoyed the cruise could not fault anything and thoroughly recommend this holiday to everyone. Especially like the way you can sit wherever you like for dinner thus meeting and mixing with more people. The ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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molly1196

1 Review Written

An excellent photographic and historical adventure without having to travel far.

This was my first Viking cruise. I chose it because of the historical significance of visiting first hand all of the sites along the Rhine river. The ship and accommodations were excellent. More importantly, the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Augustjuana avatar

Augustjuana

1 Review Written

Love river cruising

Love river cruising. Everything was convenient. The service was good and always helpful. We like the small ship and less walking for activities. The scenic views of the landscape were breathtaking. We had a ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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mcggirl@comcast.net

1 Review Written

Fabulous Christmas Cruise!

We chose this cruise because we always wanted to go to the Christmas markets in Europe. It was totally worth doing and would consider doing it every year. It gets you in the spirit of Christmas and is so fun to ...
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Sail Date December 2015


beckyk50 avatar

beckyk50

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful first trip to Europe!

This was our first trip to Europe so we decided to try a river cruise. The PBS advertisements were so enticing for Viking we contacted them. We also contacted other river cruise lines and compared. Viking had ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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The Dog Photographer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful People, Wonderful Cruise

I have always resisted the idea of a cruise with 5000+ strangers, but the river cruises did attract my interest. The Viking Rhine River cruise was wonderful! Every aspect ... the staff, the guests (fewer than ...
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Sail Date September 2015


jgram318 avatar

jgram318

1 Review Written

First European River Cruise

This was our first time going to Europe and out first European river cruise. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, the staff was absolutely friendly and professional. We enjoyed every moment of the trip, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Louwsma

1 Review Written

Terrific!

This was our first cruise of any type and our first time to Europe. We could not have been more pleased--the cruise exceeded all of our expectations. The ship was very comfortable, clean, quiet and modern. The crew ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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kindredspirits1

1 Review Written

Cannot fault this cruise

This was by far the highlight of our month in Europe. We have never done a river cruise before, but we will certainly be traveling with Viking again! From the moment we stepped on board to the time we left the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


Dave Steck avatar

Dave Steck

1 Review Written

Awesome Rhine Adventure

This was a bucket-list cruise for me and I was not disappointed. We left for Amsterdam early and had two full days to spend there. We were amazed at the number of bicycles there (600,000) which made walking an ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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tallenpei

1 Review Written

Recommend Viking Cruises, especially for celiacs.

This was a special trip for us as we were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and a birthday too. I've wanted to go on a river cruise for a long time. We've never been on a large ocean cruise, as the large size ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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spencer8

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Week on the Danube

Two couples met in Munich for a few day visit then we were off to Nuremberg on Nov. 1 for a one week cruise on the Danube. We have done six ocean cruises; our friend's first voyage. Viking and crew do it right. The ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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traveler4fun

1 Review Written

Great attention to detail

We just recently returned from our week long Romantic Danube River Cruise. We were a party of four traveling on Viking for the first time. We felt like the crew gave over 100% in making sure all patrons were well ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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tensgrrl

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Dissapointed

We were the first group to sail on the Hlin from Amsterdam to Budapest. There were issues from day one when the boat was delayed due to construction on one of the bridges. Instead of docking in our first port of ...
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Sail Date June 2014


Viking Hlin Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.7
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation1.03.8
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.6
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.5
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