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Mediterranean Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Mediterranean
Departure Port

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Excellent

1,075

Very Good

565

Average

345

Poor

185

Terrible

76

Cruise type

Family Cruises

5,020

Romantic Cruises

2,782

Luxury Cruises

2,381

Senior Cruises

2,248

First-Time Cruisers

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2,248 Mediterranean Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


NASMEX avatar

NASMEX

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A fabulous ship with just one exception

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We took the last Med cruises of the season, then did B2B with the transatlantic crossing, for a total of 25 nights. The only negative in the ship design is that there is no forward-facing observation deck. For me, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rhodesron

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The most fantastic cruise of our lives

I've seen some less than stellar reviews regarding the RC Western Mediterranean. If you will notice, most of the complaints seem to be focused on alcohol problems, and posted by alcoholics (IMHO). The Allure of the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tallant10

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Norovirus for 4th cruise in row

We had saved for 2 years for this cruise to celebrate our 35th wedding .Two days before Saga wrote to us to advise the ship had the virus on board so they were doing a deep clean and therefore the cruise was to be ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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CruisinDudette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The ??

Almost a year before the cruise, we started researching what was available to visit countries that were a part of our ancient history. Time in Israel was a primary consideration. The initial 21 day Mediterranean ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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MN Tonester

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

Last May, 2019, my wife and her siblings took a Greek island cruise on this very ship, which included Ephesus among the included excursions. I stayed home and took care of the dog. So effusive of her praise for ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ga2dance

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rome to Dubai comedy of errors

Just recently returned from NCL Spirit cruise that was suppose to be 21 days from Rome-Dubai, leaving on Feb. 11. This was changed because the ship was being refurbished and it was not ready. New date Feb. 14. We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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YTOcruisers

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary - good value!

We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Sailor Kev

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, only minor niggles

Having cruised with Saga before (on Saga Pearl 2) we were keen to try Spirit of Discovery. We chose a Canaries cruise for some winter sun and weren’t disappointed. Warm and sunny from Madeira to all 4 stops in the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

MSC - Lift Your Game if You Want to Attract Non European Cruisers.

This was a 20 night cruise Genoa/Miami commencing Nov 5., Cruising background. Celebrity x 6, HAL x 4, RCI x 3, Princess x 1, Carnival x 1. Countries cruised, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Indonesia, USA, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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lizhos

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, Ok food, entertainment severely lacking, expensive,

The ship is beautiful. New, lots of bars, modern and clean. Plus the port stop offs are lovely. Plenty of time to walk around. We do recommend purchasing shuttle buses at the port information desks rather than on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mumgranann

2 Reviews Written

Same ship different experience

As we’d thoroughly enjoyed a Baltic cruise just six weeks before embarking on this cruise to N. Africa, the Canary Islands and mainland Iberia. Embarkation was smooth and reasonably quick and we were soon settled ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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historyaddicts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sumptuous surroundings to unwind after Christmas!

We'd travelled on Viking Sky on our honeymoon, and knew the exceptional level of service that Viking aim to deliver, so this was a much anticipated opportunity to relax. Cabins are all outside, all with balconies ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Kenwootton

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just a good value cruise

We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rjsmith007

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Getaway

We chose this cruise because it had all the cities and countries we where interested in visiting. The weather was another factor. Price for what was offered was unbeatable. The embarkation and disembarkation was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cbarron48

2 Reviews Written

Fantastic Ship, cabin, service, food, entertainment and tours were exceptiona

We had sailed with Viking previously and based on that experience we chose them again as the Ports were of interest to us. We have never been disappointed in any of the Viking amenities - from our flight ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jmarquess

1 Review Written

Trip of a Life Time!

I had never traveled to Europe and wanted to visit as many countries as possible. Having heard many great things about Viking experiences I choose the Mediterranean Odyssey. It was a wonderful trip! The ship is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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GmaBabs

1 Review Written

Better than the PBS Ads!

For my 75th birthday, I took three generations of my family to enjoy a cruise over Christmas and New Years of 2020. I could not imagine that the actual experience would be as wonderful and beautiful as the PBS Ads! ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jeng2828

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

I chose Viking for our ocean cruise primarily because of its #1 ranking. I had also read good reviews and I liked the commercials that I saw on TV. I also wanted to cruise on a smaller ship after my experience ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dukedog10uk

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointment

Oh how standards fall in just 12 months. We were cruising on Marella Discovery this time last year and absolutely loved it. This ship either has a staffing problem or they have reduced standards. I must point out ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary, great ship!

The Adriatic & Greece is perfect cruising grounds with scenic sailing, interesting ports with lots of history and interesting people wherever we stopped. Viking Ocean Cruises has found the perfect formula for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Dottie2

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Impressive - BUT!!!

Initially my husband and I were very impressed with the interior of this modern ship. Cabins are a good size with fruit, carton of milk, water etc in cabin. Room service excellent. Service round the ship also ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Rafhgf

1 Review Written

1ST VIKING OCEAN CRUISE

The localized and exploring these anciant sites brought a lot of history into docs and added materially to out understanding. Guides were very knowledgeable and informative. Particularly in Israel we were treated ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Goldsurfer1

1 Review Written

Too much to see, too little time!

We have sailed a number of Viking river cruises but this was our first ocean cruise. Suffice it to say - we rebooked the same ship and the same stateroom for a 2021 Viking Homelands cruise. Loved the ship but went ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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CHUCK8700

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A DELIGHTFUL EXPERIENCE

We booked the Viking Ocean cruise after gong on a Viking river cruise. We were impressed with the excellent treatment by crew members on that cruise as well as great meals and shore excursions. We found the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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