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[Resolved] Viking River Cruise / terrible service/cheap ship

5 France Review updated:

October 8th my husband and I and old friends boarded a Viking Ship, the Mirabelle, in Lyon France. WE took this ship because 2 of the 4 of us are handicapped and needed an elevator. It didn't work all week and it appeared there was no effort to fix it. The ship was old and at first our bathroom had a bad smell. The hotel manager was a terrible mean man who refused to serve us just a little yogurt and fruit when we returned to the ship 15 minutes late for breakfast after looking for a church on Sunday. The time they told us the service began was wrong so we hurried back for breakfast as there were no restaurants open on Sunday that early and it was raining. He was so cheap and so mean. WE will never go Viking again. Our Vantage trips were very good and we talked to people about Avalon and they said it was great. Viking as well as the other ships did have great tours and guides. The food was cheap food but well done by the chef. Tasteless watery soups though. Not a decent French pastry even though we were in the heart of Provence. Wine came with dinners: same boring wine all 7 dinners. For the money, it was totally awful.

  • Resolution statement

    Customer care service did everything in their power to resolve this complaint. All attempts to contact the complainant have failed. Therefore, this complaint has been annulled and must not be considered where image of the company in question and it's services are concerned.

  • Viking River Cruises Customer Care's Response, Nov 18, 2010

    Dear Toni,

    We are very sorry to hear that your expectations of Viking were not met. Your concerns are important to us and we kindly ask that you allow us the opportunity to discuss them with you in greater detail. Please contact us directly at [protected]

    Kindest regards,

    Viking River Cruises

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  • An
      27th of May, 2011

    The hotel manager was a terrible mean man? what are you 5 yrs old?

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