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156 Viking Prestige Cruise Reviews


LilyGE avatar

LilyGE

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

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I went along on this cruise with my mother and her partner, not expecting a lot. I'd heard about the big ocean cruises which are like crowded, floating malls full of drunk people, and a million a la carte expenses: ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hbcapital

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise was good. Leaving the ship was not.

Overall we had an enjoyable Danube river cruise, from Passau to Budapest, with a 3 day pre cruise stop in Prague. Danube water levels were fine and we had no issues going through the locks. Food was very good and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Nidec

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Far exceeded our expectations

Have been ocean cruising for a few years now and thought we would give river cruising a try. We saw Jane Mcdonald on a Danube river cruise, liked the itinery, so started looking around. Viking seemed to get a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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MrsBoxerDog

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise and All Round Enjoyment

This was our first River Cruise and one has to remember it's very different from the large liners which we're used to! Cabins smaller, but adequately furnished with well stocked toiletries in the bathroom. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Jeanne Gouse

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Not top notch!

I choose this cruise because I wanted to see Vienna but more so Budapest. We did add the Budapest extension and really loved Budapest and all we saw on our own. Viking hypes it's cruises as being the best but my ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Naffers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

Having done many ocean cruises this was our first river cruise,so had no idea what to expect. The ship was great, crew brilliant, food fantastic quality and great fellow guests, it was perfect. The included ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Aroundtheworldinoneday

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excursion Guides

This was our first cruise with Viking and we truly had no idea how it operated. However, soon after landing in Budapest, after a cancelled flight, and the young lady that met us at the gate relieved our worst ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Hina Mehta

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking was awesome!

Viking river cruise - Danube Waltz was excellent in every respect. We have travelled on other lines and Viking is well above the rest in terms of service, food, staterooms and even booking experience. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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TSG1423

1 Review Written

Fabulous!

We heard it was the best so we wanted to give it a try, was not disappointed. Right from the pick up at the airport to the friendly receptionist...especially Joanna to staff who escorted us to our ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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lbtopaz

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

I was extremely disappointed with this trip and it was # 1 on my bucket list for many years. Viking knew that the Danube was getting lower and lower by the day due to a severe drought. Instead of allowing us to ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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KellyGA

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube Waltz on Viking Prestige Ship (Budapest to Passau)

Viking Prestige Cruise Review (Danube Waltz) August/September 2018 I have always wanted to go to Budapest and consider it one of the great cities besides Paris, London and major cities in Italy. Hence, we ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Eam10

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

This is our 2nd Viking river cruise so we had very high expectations. Viking can not help that the river was low but there should have been advanced warnings. The staff did their best to accommodate for ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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evelyn96

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Having taken two previous river cruises with a different line, we were under the impression that Viking were the top line to sail with so booked a week on the Budapest to Passau Danube Waltz. We travelled with ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Jenel

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking river cruise Danube waltz

My hubby and I had a great time on this trip. It’s our first time to cruise with Viking. We bought it with free air, it was a deal indeed! All meals are included. We arrived in Munich Germany, then drove for ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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tmburkart

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure

Having never before being on a riverboat cruise, we didn't know what to expect. That ended the moment we entered the boat. From the very beginning, the service was outstanding. We were led to our room, which was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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BobBarnard71

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Prestige journey

I have been on two other Viking river cruises over the last nine months so I had a pretty good understanding of what to expect. The service by the crew was excellent - it appears to be their trademark - all are ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Tjlitt

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation Ever

We have a core group of friends that travel together. A friend was looking for somewhere for us to go and came across this trip. An e-mail was sent out to everyone asking who was interested. There was an ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Pattyzak5/2018

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Danube river cruise

We were eight family members. Went to Prague for three nights then were driven by very experiencedMercedez Bens Viking buses to the beginning of our river cruise. We drove through the forest, country and farms so ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Famsw

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Danube Waltz - Wonderful first Viking River Cruise

We took the plunge and took our first River cruise with Viking in April. Overall it was an amazing trip with a first-class ship, service, crew, and ports. We can't think of anything they could have done better. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Ssauter

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Our first Viking experience

It was recommended by friends and they offered free air There was a slight sewage smell when entering the ship The greating was terrific all employees are the best I have seen I am tall 6 foot 8 inches and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lynniegs2

1 Review Written

The trip of a lifetime - absolutely wonderful and magical.

We chose this itinerary for the cities visited and we wanted to travel in September. This was a perfect trip - the crew, the weather, all the cities we visited (Danielle was the best cruise director!) the food, the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Jcoop36

1 Review Written

Fabulous Trip Along the Danube

This was our first river cruise, selected for the itinerary, length, and stops. We loved Budapest and all the cities on the cruise itinerary. We were blessed by superb weather. The meals served aboard ship were ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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jcarden

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable experience

Had heard about Viking from friends, but this was our first on-board experience. What a treat it was! Couldn't have been a smoother transition from plane to ship and back to plane. The tour director met us at ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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angelabyrd67

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful scenery

We started out trip in Munich with a few days there and in Salzburg. Our guides were locals who knew just where to find a special place to dine or find a souvenir for home. We ran into a little bump in that we ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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sobimajum

1 Review Written

Excellent Service, Food and Entertainment Selection

Appreciated highly personal service and courtesy from hotel director, Maitre-D and all the staff including maid service and receptionists. The square footage of the suite being 340 sq. ft was a perfect area to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Viking Prestige Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.04.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.3
Family1.01
Enrichment5.04.3
Service3.04.8
Value For Money5.04.3
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