Great time on the Rhine

Viking Eir Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Viking Eir

Rhine Getaway - Basel to Amsterdam

Sail date: April 08, 2016

Ship: Viking Eir

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 309

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

The ship Eir is brand new built in 2015, our top deck 3 - staterooms and our balconies were the best providing great views day and night. Our room steward was great and she kept it neat as a pin. Chef Klaus kept us all well fed with great international foods and all well presented. They had their own herb garden on the top deck. The Bar tenders Martin and Medread kept our glasses filled with exactly what we wanted greeting you each day by your first name with anything we wanted to drink all day and evening long. I highly recommend the unlimited luxury drink package for $300.00 per stateroom. The standard tours included in the cruise package were great and all we needed to enjoy lots of history, pictures and humor as the tour guides were outstanding. You could actually touch the concrete walls on the locks as the ship would be lowered some 30 feet several times a day and night. Great in room entertainment movies and music on a large flat screen TV. The dinning room service on white linens was outstanding with our waiter Darnko providing everything we would ask for as we liked to taste all of the appetizers and several of the main courses. Renee our Cruise Director had a briefing every evening before dinner going over what was scheduled for the next day and the evening entertainment. GiGi the piano player was great as well. I would recommend this cruise to anyone wanting to have a great time on a northern cruise from Basil to Amsterdam as its the only way to go. Did I mention the sunny weather was perfect.................


Chef Jeff

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect in every respect..............

Ship tip

You are going to have a great time.

Ports of call

Basel, Switzerland

5 out of 5

Breisach Am Rhine, Germany

5 out of 5

Strasbourg, France

5 out of 5

Mannheim (Heidelberg), Germany

5 out of 5

Rudesheim, Germany

5 out of 5

Cruise Middle Rhine River

5 out of 5

Koblenz, Germany

5 out of 5

Cologne, Germany

5 out of 5

Kinderdijk, Netherlands

5 out of 5

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
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