• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Orion
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

274

Very Good

66

Average

38

Poor

14

Terrible

12

Cruise type

404 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews


Glen Burnie Sailor Girl avatar

Glen Burnie Sailor Girl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise of a Lifetime

|

We chose Viking because we have always wanted to see Europe and this seemed to be an economical and exciting way to see several different countries. We had a wonderful time and would definitely recommend Viking and ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


2Charlie avatar

2Charlie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Elegant ship and excellent service.

Viking knows it’s business and excels at it. The new ships are elegant and (as usual) meals, service and entertainment were all excellent. Our embarkation in Rome was noteworthy as we were greeted at the airport ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


CaliScot avatar

CaliScot

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beyond Expectations

My wife and I were eager to try Viking as we've heard multiple stellar reviews (from friends and family both). As someone who has in the past been on a lot of cruises with multiple different cruise lines I can sum ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Travelswithmycamera avatar

Travelswithmycamera

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise Experience

1st Viking cruise. Travelled Adriatic Sea from Venice. Did the pre cruise hotel stay at Hilton Molino Stucky and enjoyed the hotel and location despite it not being in Venice proper. Embarkation was smooth ...
Read More

6 photos

Sail Date August 2018


LindainVA avatar

LindainVA

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking spoiled us for other cruises

First, we, like many others on the ship, did not realize that the itinerary could be extended to 14 days and we disembarked at Civitavecchia. The embarkation in Barcelona was somehow affected by the local taxi ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Brad1185 avatar

Brad1185

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking does so much right

Wanted to try a more inclusive cruise line with a smaller ship and higher quality over the main cruise lines. Viking really delivered. We were having lunch approximately 5 minutes of arriving at the cruise ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Lovecriusing avatar

Lovecriusing

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, fabulous customer service

First time sailing with Viking and we were not disappointed. The ship was brand new and luxurious. The food at all restaurants was top notch. Manafred’s was our favorite and we dined there twice. Service was ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Avenagrace avatar

Avenagrace

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Poor customer service and staff that is clueless.

A friend of mine recommended Viking as a way to visit Italy. I'm so sorry this is the path we chose. Onboard- jr. Penthouse is a fantastic room and clean. Other than that, I am NOT impressed and more than ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Maite88 avatar

Maite88

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Viking Cruise

We just returned from our fantastic Mediterranean Cruise onboard Viking Orión. The embarkation process was quick and as soon as you are onboard you are treated like royal. The food choices were numerous and ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


mchammer16 avatar

mchammer16

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fantastic First Voyage with Viking Orion - from a younger couple on board

We fell in love with this itinerary, with the boat and with this crew. My husband and I are in our mid 40s, and have started to enjoy more luxurious cruise lines. We compare this experience to a Crystal cruise we ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


cruznwithmom avatar

cruznwithmom

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Eastern Med fun in the sun on Viking Orion

A quick intro. This was our first time on Viking Ocean, my previous cruise experience was western Med on Regent Mariner. Traveled with my mom, who has a lot of cruise experience on a variety of lines. Mom picked ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


sibeachnut avatar

sibeachnut

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Beautiful vessel but not quite ready for prime time as of 7/1/18

We had been wanting to try Viking Ocean as an alternative to our previous favorites, Windstar (yachts, not sailing ships) and Regent, so we chose this one week itinerary from Venice to Rome and were joined by long ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Minnesota Mom avatar

Minnesota Mom

2 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Great new ship!

Just returned from the Viking Orion in the Mediterranean in July. Great ship, great service. A few minor issues.But here is the rundown.... 1, No coffee in the room because of a power issue. 2. Rooms were ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Rferin avatar

Rferin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

New ship, beautiful and calm design

I joined a small group so didn’t choose the cruise or ship but enjoyed the Viking process. There was no line when we boarded and we went to our room after exploring the ship. I like to start a cruise by looking ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Mikebenesch avatar

Mikebenesch

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Magnificent ship, way below par food

The ship was magnificent. The majority of the crew and staff were excellent. A few surly or inattentive waiters. Orion July 8 Rome to Barcelona The big problem was the food at dinner. Our experience, as well as ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


jimmcf1963 avatar

jimmcf1963

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The beauty and luxury of a brand new ship!

My wife and I just returned from a eight day Viking Western Mediterranean cruise. The ship is brand new (June 2018). It was beautiful and had lots of modern amenities. In addition, the Viking staff were wonderful. ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


R McLeod avatar

R McLeod

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

OVER THE TOP!!!

Having experienced a Viking river cruise 2 years ago, we thought we would try an ocean cruise. We arrived at the departure city 10 days in advance to explore and enjoy - then went to the ship. Vueling Airlines ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


Bigi6567 avatar

Bigi6567

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Best Ocean Cruise Line

From the moment you arrive on the Viking Orion you were treated like royalty. The embarkation process was quick and painless. As soon as you step onboard you are handed a glass of champagne by the friendly staff and ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


BenBikson avatar

BenBikson

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

As a background, we have taken numerous Viking River and sea cruises. This cruise had been not to Viking standards. Very disappointed and would not recommend. One takes Viking for convenience of travel, to see ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2018


ladycruisestheworld avatar

ladycruisestheworld

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Ship has Gastrointeritis Outbreak - Caution if you have health issues

This is a pretty ship however, we were in CODE RED for the majority of our journey as there was a GI outbreak on the ship. This ship is odd, there is an unease among the crew on this vessel. You never see any of ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Pholloway5 avatar

Pholloway5

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scenic and well-organized cruise

We chose this cruise primarily because we were interested in Croatia and Corfu, and this itinerary included both. We were able to work with our agent, Enzo, to accommodate a deviation so we traveled independently ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


turksnapamv avatar

turksnapamv

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Facinating and Relaxing Trip to Southeast Asia

We had never been to Asia and were interested in exploring this area of the world. We also had never done a cruise before as a couple but were impressed with the Viking review and reputation. The trip was ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


Tovepape avatar

Tovepape

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exploring southeast Asia

We chose this cruise because our travel agent brought it to our attention. She and others from our area were going and it was going to a part of the world we had never visited. The ship is great and the food is ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


Florida Travler avatar

Florida Travler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise.

We’ve always wanted to go on a cruise to Italy and this was the best one we could find for the dates we wanted. The cruise was excellent and the service was exceptional. The ship and cabins were exceptionally ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Donwoodward avatar

Donwoodward

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Spoiled by Viking

Fabulous adult oriented cruise without the kids, art auctions, or casino junk. Best cruise we have ever been on. No lines to wait in. The staff was exceptional. We are spoiled and will never go back to the other ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Viking Orion Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining5.04.5
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment5.04.4
Service4.54.7
Value For Money5.04.2
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Viking Ocean Ship Cruise Reviews

  • Viking Jupiter Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.