A good experience

Viking Helvetia Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Viking Helvetia

Sail Date: October 01, 2013

Ship: Viking Helvetia

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review Summary

The ship is somewhat dated\, but well managed and maintained. No elevator; only steps to upper levels.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Overall the food was quite good; but strange that the servings of seafood were quite small. Too bad no brewed decaf coffee was available; only powdered instant decaf.


3 out of 5
Enjoyed the lecture on the EU; and the evening of French cabaret music.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff were very responsive and eager to be helpful.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship/decor needs updating.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our bed needed a new firm mattress.

Pros: Tours and excursions\, especially Heidelberg\, Strasbourg\, and Black Forest. Excellent tour guides.

Cons: Rainy days

Recommends Viking Helvetia? Yes!

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