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Viking Orion Review

5.0 / 5.0
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529 reviews
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Bangkok to Slums of Asia

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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019

This itinerary was very poorly designed. Long 2-3 hour bus rides on excursions, through Indonesia slums and hot old buses. Stayed two days in Jataka, nothing to see but cheap for Viking to dock, Singapore was beautiful, we stayed 7 hours. The entire trip was promoted as as ending in Bali. We arrived at 6:00 pm, had to tender in, they overloaded tenders with to many people at 95 degree for a 30 minute ride each way, should of been docked. Trip ended next day at 8:00 am, so basically no Bali.

Had an 2 room suite, large, nice bathroom, good king mattress, the living room was very poorly furnished on a new 2018 boat. Furniture was extremely modern made for 100 lb midgets, couch was 6" off floor and small, poorly designed, great 60" TV with movies and we sat on floor and no one cared. Suites get no special amenities like on Celebrity or Royal with special show seating reservations or dinner reservations. Food was good, not excellent, service varied a lot from fast and efficient to slow.

Had on board ship credits from previous river cruise, would not honor on account only could use for feature cruises. Not ran nearly as well as River Cruises.

Response from VikingS, Community Team

Allow us to begin by thanking you for this valuable feedback, cayman5433, and assure you that your critique of this itinerary, ship, and suite amenities will be documented for internal...

Cabin Review

Suites are large, nice mini bar and free laundry. Furniture in living room terrible, brought deck lounges inside to sit on. Interior furniture build for midgets.

Port Reviews

Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

slums and hot

Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

hot and dull, 3 hours of busing through slum

Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)

impressive towers


Hot, slums nothing interesting waste of time


arrived port 6:00 pm , night dinner over booked

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