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Hurtigruten Finnmarken Cruise Reviews

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64 Hurtigruten Finnmarken Cruise Reviews


newmexone avatar

newmexone

9 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights Spectacular

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We took this cruise because it offered the opportunity to see the Northern Lights which we did on several occasions. Without seeing the lights, my rating would have been lower. The ship through its announcement ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lazer207

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely trip in the winter to the far north of Norway

We chose this cruise to see the northern lights and to experience the winter darkness and both of these expectations were fully met. The views were wonderful, particularly when we sailed into the Trollfiord. The ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jolanda moeman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very surprising cruise

Before the cruise we stayed in a Scandic hotel near the terminal of Hurtigruten. The embarkation went very smoothly and relaxed, no stress at all. You will receive good information before going on board. The ship ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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PennyDDavis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A wonderful experience with excellent staff and services

The location of this cruise was the determining factor for me as I wanted specifically to visit Norway whilst not having to repack continually. We were a little concerned about the quality of the cruise, having ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Susiangelgirl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Magical Norway

I wanted to cruise the Norwegian coast and Hurtigruten provides a very safe experience. We were told if the weather is really bad, they ships wait it out until it's safe to proceed which is nice to hear after the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jamescl131

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice ship and amazing scenery just a few downsides

I really liked the character of the ship, the art work and the layout. I enjoyed the hot tubs so much and the upper decks. The cabin was nice, the only downsides I could call out are. * The air from the ceiling ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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silvercruiser1952

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent BUT this needs to be dealt with

I have just returned from the round trip on Finnmarken. Hurtigruten provides an excellent voyage and some stunning scenery. Much has been said about the trips so I will not add to the many reviews. BUT, Hurtigruten ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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AnnCut

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hurtigruten Voyage Finmarken

I travelled to see the Northern Lights. In the 12 days aboard the ship our room was never vacuumed, the bed’s were made once and the sheets on the bed never changed. The food was always lukewarm to cold. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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JPJ01

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A "Must" if you want to see the Northern Lights!

This Cruise has been on our "Bucket List" for the past ten years. Earlier this month we eventually boarded the Hurtigruten, Finnmarken and was pleasantly surprised. Being under the impression that this is a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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SilentWings

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A newbie's impressions

This was our first experience of a cruise proper (we had previously sailed to New York on the Queen Mary II). We went principally as a way, we hoped, of seeing the Northern Lights. We were most unfortunate in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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arctic ozzies

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights and Arctic Norway by Ship

I recently went on the Hurtigrutem MS Finnmarken for an 11 night cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes and then back to Bergen, stopping at 34 ports. It was amazing, the scenery and excursions offered were fantastic. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Katiepops

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Going to the Arctic Circle

My husband chose this cruise for my birthday as I had always wanted to see the Northern Lights. Unfortunately we didn't see them but the cruise was really good. The places we visited were unique and the people were ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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lmhobbs23

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Most Amazing Aurora with excellent service

Saw the most amazing aurora, it was visible on 6 of the 7 possible nights. Great food on board with a nice selection and a very nice sized cabin. All the staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. Although ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Laraluc

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise on the MS Finnmarken

We wanted an experience that was less commercial than other large cruise lines and one which would allow us to truly experience all tha the Norwegian coast has to offer. We got exactly what we wanted and wouldn’t ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Thilo_31

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Perfect Holiday

We (2 people) always wanted to do this. We have read about this trip and seen reports on TV. The entire trip was perfectly organised and everything went out as planned. We did the 12 day Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Cotton10003

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Scenery, Great Weather

Dining Breakfast A wide variety of food some of it appetizing and some of it not. Lunch Towards the end of the trip it was a little repetitive for the smorgasbord at lunch.I think they tried hard for ...
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Sail Date April 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


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figarose

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful journey, just no good food for allergic persons

The journey with Hurtigruten on the MS Finnmarken was the most wonderful I ever made. The norwegian fjords are fantastic and this fresh arctic air makes you stay on the upper deck all day, you get addicted to ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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ChromeBaby

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Stunning as always

3rd time for us and as soon as we got to the Pingvinen bar in Bergen we got onto the wifi and got down to planning the 4th one. The views are nothing less than staggering. Utterly breathtaking. No words or photos ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Angus 1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Stunning scenery and food

Cruising the fjords of Norway has been a long time ambition of mine. I chose Hurtigruten because of reports that I had heard and their 100 year plus of experience of working in these waters. I say working because ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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thorpebairstow

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scenery

We chose this cruise as Hurtigruten is well known and can get into all the smaller fiords, although the ship was delayed into Bergenwhich was quite stressful after having a long day travelling .. the cabin 630 ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Johnnie123

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A most memorable trip

We enjoyed every moment of this beautiful voyage. We loved the comfort of the ship which was clean and most comfortable. Excellent meals with a great variety of delicious fresh fruit, vegetables , fish and meat. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Jola Schraub

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Hurtigruten (MS Finnmarken) Delivers an Amazing Experience in Norway!

My husband and I were intent on seeing the Northern Lights and this cruise delivered! On the first night of the light show, we just didn't know how to look for them and we gave up too soon. But for the 2nd, 3rd, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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BIG DG

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great scenery, nice lights

Embarkation easy and trouble free,food very good breakfast and lunch buffet main meal in the evening served by waiting staff. Cabin size small but adequate no tv no radio in our cabin cleaning not great and bedding ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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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


Finnmarken Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.04.1
Entertainment2.02.8
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation3.03.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.03.6
Service3.04.2
Value For Money2.03.7
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