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Viking Star Review

5.0 / 5.0
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1883 reviews
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Viking Star fabulous, but still needs improvement.

Review for Viking Star to the Eastern Mediterranean
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chelseafizzgigg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2015
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I booked this cruise 2 years ago along with my husband and 12 friends. On the whole, this was a wonderful cruise but there are still some kinks they need to work out as they transitioned from a river format to the ocean format.

The cabin is fabulous with a balcony, great bed and covers, heated floor in a good size bathroom with a wonderful shower and lots of space for toiletries, a large tv and a large desk with a vanity. The food is amazing and the menus are wonderful in all of the restaurants. The bread and pastries are also incredible. The pool grill has huge hamburgers, hot dogs but their reuben is so delicious.These guys can cook. The two special dining rooms are the Chef's Table and Manfredi's Italian. Both are excellent but they are still working out some flaws to allow all guests a chance to book there once. Some guests got greedy and were permitted to book more than once closing out people even on day 1 when I boarded the ship. Food service is excellent though some days took longer to get our meals in the restaurant. World Cafe on deck 7 was excellent and quick. Best buffet food than most ships I've been on except maybe Regents and Azamara.

Ship entertainers were excellent. The singers and dances were of high caliber. The shows are not like the huge shows as on the other ships but they are excellent. They do need to offer more times for the smaller lounge shows as I was closed out of one show which is disappointing. We had to pick up tickets for the cabaret shows. Some nights were movie nights and I enjoyed the ones I had time to see.

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Cabin veranda 2

We loved our cabin and balcony. Our beds were comfortable. The bathroom had a wonderful shower with lots of room for toiletries and the floor was heated. Nice large tv on the wall. Our phone didn't save messages so that needed fixing. Refrigerator was a pull out filled with soda and water which was all complimentary. Only the water is replaced every day. I didn't drink regular soda so it was replaced with diet soda. Our cabin was quite comfortable.

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