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Viking Var Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Var
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10 Viking Var Cruise Reviews

Martinsilbiger avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great advertising, poor performance


The grossly inaccurate advertising. No warning of problems with the water level until it was too late cancel. Overstated quality of rooms and food. Rooms were tiny and food mediocre. Limited selection of both. ...
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Sail Date September 2019

JAFFX2 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Way below my Expectations

Picked this cruise for the itinerary. 3 day pre cruise in Prague was great but I could have booked the Hilton for less than half the price on my own . The included hotel breakfast was excellent. The Viking ...
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Sail Date August 2017

sarajane2016 avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Romantic Danube Cruise turned into bus trip!

I choose a Viking cruise because of the wonderful experiences my friends and clients have had sailing with Viking. My experience was a BIG DISAPPOINTMENT! Friday 22April, 3P we boarded Viking Var in Budapest. ...
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Sail Date April 2016

srkip47 avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking Marketing Is Their Best Department!

In Summary 1. In our opinion, Viking Cruises is more a marketing company than a holiday provider. Marketing is what they do best, full of promises, fabulous photos and presentations to make you believe you'll be ...
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Sail Date April 2015

willieclyde avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The cruise of a lifetime turned into a disappointing ship change and bus ride.

Nuremberg to Budapest. After reading reviews from others that started on Var and ended up on Tor there is not a lot I can add, but I'll try. The ship change, the bus rides, the lost luggage, and only 3 nights of ...
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Sail Date August 2015

CC1204 avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bus Trip Instead of River Cruise

My husband and I just returned from a "cruise" from Nuremberg to Budapest on the Viking Var which began September 18, 2015. We were very disappointed as there was very little cruising done due to low water levels on ...
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Sail Date September 2015

stas@stny.rr.com avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Low river deception

Two days in and at 8:30 pm we were told to pack our bags and be ready at 8 am for a 4.5 hour bus ride to the next port and unpack and start all over again. A lot of vacation time wasted. When the program director ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Maeve2 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

River Cruise That Was a Bus Trip

We recently returned from a river cruise on Viking. The ship was fine, wait staff fine, food fine, not exceptional. The cruise was a mess, according to Viking it was due to low water levels on the river. I ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Blue Mango avatar

Blue Mango

1 Review Written

Viking River Cruise a Disappointment!

Our river cruise was more of a bus tour than a cruise. We had to change ships halfway through resulting in a 4-hour bus trip. We were only docked at one port where we could actually walk to the town and explore at ...
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Sail Date August 2015

cbschwall avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Did not meet expectations

This cruise was problematic in: - Lack of food to buy onboard between meals Room was strictly average in care and staff upkeep -Food was mediocre although it looked good, but poor quality -Staff was ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Viking Var Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money3.04.1
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