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450 Harwich Cruise Reviews


chandos59 avatar

chandos59

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A bit like a care home but there were some good points

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A bit like a care home especially the lounge areas. A lot of elderly people with their carers on board and ambulance often waiting at the dockside. Some good points and some bad. It certainly would not suit everyone ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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maidinkent

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Arctic Expedition

This was my fourth cruise with CMV but my first on the Marco Polo, I had heard so much about this ship from friends who had been on its 50th Anniversary Cruise up the St Lawrence. I must admit I had heard bad ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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isthereanamethatisnttaken

4 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

A ship not an apartment block

Chose the cruise because of the itinerary [St Petersburg] and have sailed on Marco Polo before. Marco Polo looks like a ship and not like a floating apartment block and that's why I like it. OK it has its downside ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rwallacew7882

1 Review Written

Great experience

We chose this cruise because we had had a very good experience with Viking on two of their river cruises and we wanted to visit Scotland. Before the trip I was disappointed that we would be spending so much time in ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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terrywfry

1 Review Written

Beauty of Norwegian fjords was amazing.

Firstly we chose “Viking” based on our previous river cruising experiences. We always book our travel and transfers with Viking. As soon as we see the Viking agents responsible for getting us to our ship, we ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Sharon Edgar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic Jewels and the Midnight Sun

It was our goal to see Scandinavia and the Baltic. We were not disappointed! We had been on Viking River Cruises on the Yangtze and the Danube, and we were keen to try out the ocean going vessel. The four weeks ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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chloper

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Excursions and Sites on the Scandinavia & Russia Cruise

I just joined CC after years of reviewing information on the site. Thought I should go back and post some information from my cruising experiences; hence the long delay between cruise date and posting date. The ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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sjpfiesta

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Truly Memorable Experience

This was a great cruise. The ship is a masterpiece of mid-century modern Scandinavian design. The food was excellent throughout the ship and there was never a crush for service. The excursions were were well ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Steve_m_t

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fjords of Norway

Outstanding service, great food, friendly crew, wonderful port selection. The only glitch during the cruise was that at one port everyone was trying to get off the ship at the same time. We were in a long line ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Mogs19

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall Excellence

We wanted a luxury cruise to that area. Having experienced Viking River cruises we know we could be assured of excellence in every respect. We were certainly not disappointed. It met every one of our expectations. ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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DCSandy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Ocean -- a True Star of the Sea

We chose a month-long cruise that focused on the Norwegian fjords and the Baltic -- it was a combination itinerary that satisfied my desire to cruise the fjords and my husband's to visit the ports of the Baltic. It ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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jhollis71

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic Cruise

Everything was perfect beginning to end. We have been on several Viking cruises and find that they pay attention to details. Our choices for food and restaurants were varied and the quality was excellent. The staff ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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ubhank9014

1 Review Written

Brilliant Brilliance of the Seas

My partner and I have a Bucket List and a cruise was one of the items on this list. We decided to do this cruise after a message from an old golfing buddy from Australia advised that he and his wife would be passing ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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amdkoj

1 Review Written

Relaxing and interesting vacation

As this was our second cruise, we knew more or less what to expect. Our previous cruise was on the Libery of the Seas, which is a larger ship, to the Caribbean. This time we chose to sail to the Baltic and St. ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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LesSails80435

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointed in Viking Sea cruise

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which we loved, and because we wanted to try the new Viking ships. Ship was terrific, especially public spaces--spacious and wide variety of experiences. Otherwise, not ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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thriftycrafter

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ramblers Norway Cruise

We were part of the Ramblers Worldwide group on this 7 night cruise. I'd read previous reviews and expected a tired, shabby vessel with ultra smiley staff. Black watch is a small ship therefore the dining room is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Brian1066

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very very good.

This was our 2nd cruise, first for Fred Olsen. Our room was a balcony suite 9903 on Marquee deck 9. Having heard the reports over the past trees weeks when they had the engine problem we were slightly ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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TheGapps

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Our Best Ocean Cruise Ever

Had always wanted to go to Norway and Scotland, had had an excellent experience on a Viking river cruise in 2014. The ship was wonderful (Viking Sea). The cabin was great. Food and service were above ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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B. Margaret

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Travelling under the midnight sun!

I was initially drawn to the ports the Viking Sea into the Midnight Sun was going to visit, especially the Okneys and Shetlands. All port stops were truly amazing in all aspects - what I learned from the guides, ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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corbertours@gmail.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous service and beautiful accommodations!

The Viking Sea is a brand new ship that is beautifully appointed and one feels not only welcome but quickly at home. We enjoyed the many conversational areas that were offered all around the ship. The original art ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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richardguy

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Ship is a work of art and cruise spectacular.

Beautiful ship, a work of Art. Excellent food and breathtaking scenery with wonderful excursions at each port. We managed to get a cancellation and our stateroom was marvellous. All the public areas of the ship are ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Doreen Wolf

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Into the Midnight Sun

Heard about Viking starting Ocean cruising when on a Viking River Cruise 2 years earlier and thought we'd try it. The embarkation went very smoothly as we were taken from Heathrow to Harwich by taxi with another ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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ramblingroots

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking Sea Into the Midnight Sun June 2016; Excellent Cruise

We chose this cruise based on the itinerary and on our enjoyment of previous Viking River cruises. Viking hit the nail on the head with their Ocean cruises. We loved the size and feel of the ship. The decor is ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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lovetohike

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Into the Midnight Sun and Baltic Jewels was a near perfect cruise vacation.

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary, the midnight sun and the baltics (Two cruises were combined into one). We were not disappointed. Scotland and Norway (the first half of our cruise) were natural ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Moraga Traveler

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking Sea the best ship we have been on, and the constant scenery was gorgeous.

Everything was exceptional. The food selection was excellent and the presentation was as you would get in the finest restaurant. Accommodations very comfortable and the many enrichments lectures were a fantastic ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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