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Viking Hermod Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 58

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Viking Hermod

7 Night Danube Waltz Westbound (Budapest To Passau)

Sail date: May 24, 2017

Ship: Viking Hermod

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 312

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Wonderful, knowledgeable and passionate guides on included excursions.  Ship staff warm and friendly providing excellent customer service.  Cabin was very comfortable. Would recommend improvement on menu variety, wifi, and frequency of double or triple docking which left balcony unusable. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Nice presentation and excellent quality. Only down side was lack of choices/variety.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Enjoyed the lectures, not much else offered


5 out of 5
Educational and interesting as well as entertaining musical events.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Nenod made breakfast a great experience every day!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Lovely, comfortable vessel. Maximized space.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and roomy cabin. Large shower.

Ship tip

Great staff, expect to enjoy your trip!

Ports of call

Budapest, Hungary

3 out of 5

Bratislava, Slovakia

3 out of 5

Vienna, Austria

3 out of 5
Not enough time in this historic and beautiful city, should consider extra days here.

Durnstein, Austria

3 out of 5
Get up early and cling to the castle!

Melk, Austria

3 out of 5
Make sure you go to this magnificent Abbey!


3 out of 5
Really enjoyed this medieval town but wished there would have been time to see some of Linz.

Passau, Germany

3 out of 5
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