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TayanaLorna

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Midnight Sun/Arctic Circle

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BACKGROUND My husband and I have cruised on our own sailboat from the US Eastern Seaboard through the Bahamas and all the way down the Caribbean Island chain. Sometimes it was unavoidable anchoring our boat in ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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krhall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

British Isles Adventure - The only way to see the British Isles and Norway

Love the Viking Ocean Ships. Everything adults would love, lounges, restaurants and entertainment and well traveled passengers. It is port intensive and allows you to visit the most important cities in England, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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JimAbo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Into the Midnight Sun

Had a phenomenal cruise in 2016 - Viking Homelands. Try to match that experience. All went went this year, but the destinations just can't compare. A few too many sea days on this cruise, three were planned which ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Amc7

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Midnight Sun

We saw this on cruise critic and booked thinking we had booked a 29 day cruise but we had actually booked to separates cruises. This has pluses and minuses so people should check before departure, unlike us. I ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Gold Finch

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Wonderful ship, crew, included tours disappointing.

We chose this cruise because we had enjoyed one of Viking River Cruises. Embarkation went very smoothly. The ship is beautifully appointed, the crew were friendly and helpful, always ready to do anything to make our ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Ricey

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very impressed with Viking Star and our Trip from Barcelona to Bergen

We have used Silversea in the past but were not happy with them on our last Cruise so we decided to try something different. We did a lot of research and the reviews for Viking were very good so we decided to give ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Cadodge

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Viking Star from Barcelona, Spain to Bergen, Norway

This was our second cruise on this ship. As with their River Cruises, Viking excels in attentive service on board and they did not disappoint. The staff, from the cabin attendants to the servers and entertainers ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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dmannering

1 Review Written

Viking Homelands - across the North Atlantic

We had done a Viking River Cruise, so we were familiar with Viking. We really liked the itinerary (Shetland Islands, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland) and the Viking Star had gotten rave reviews ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Tjgol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic Cruise

This cruise while enjoyable did not live up to the standards we came to expect from Viking. One wonders if this was the result of growing pains. That said, this was our fifth cruise with Viking and we have two more ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Jfitch

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime!

We wanted to visit places we would probably never go to on our own. Seeing Iceland, Greenland, and Newfoundland were a dream come true. Viking once again out did themselves with service, planned excursions, ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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agilhart

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not What We Expected

We chose this cruise because there were stops in Spain and Portugal, but two of these stops were cancelled and we did not know that until it was too late to get a full refund. We enjoyed the ship, but there were too ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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kaceydee

1 Review Written

Fantastic

This was our last great cruise to Europe. The cruise was everything we could have hopped for.From the time we arrived @ the airport in Barceloa until we boarded the plane in Bergen the crew were there for us. Our ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Read4

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Barcelona to Bergen on a Luxury Ship

Beautiful new ship, with relaxed surroundings. Very comfortable cabin with balcony. The best bathroom you could ask for, especially the heated floor Barcelona was a great city to explore for one week before ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Sue Zenk

2 Reviews Written

At Last, to the Far North of Norway!

We have traveled extensively on Viking River Cruises and on the Viking Star in the Mediterranean, so we wanted to see how the Viking Sea compared. It was every bit as good. The meals were excellent with something ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Charleston,SC

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Itinerary not as advertised

We went on the Viking Grand European River Cruise in June, 2014, and were very pleased. We raved to all our friends about the high level of service provided by Viking. Due to serious health issues, we could not ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Roggo46

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A maiden voyage will have a few hiccups.

We were on a section of Viking Star's maiden voyage and there were therefore a few hiccups like mooring at Greenwich took rather longer than expected and meant our planned excursion didn't work out quite as we had ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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lyngale

1 Review Written

Tom & Lyn Gale, Passage Through Europe

New Viking Star.......... Our 20th cruise, previous Danube cruise on Viking Agier was fantastic, Viking Star was unbelievably OUTSTANDING. Everything was outstanding, cabin, dining, excursions....and service ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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CrowleyJC

1 Review Written

Superb, with Only a Few Exceptions

Overall, this is a fantastic new ship with professional, well-trained crew. Our favorite excursions were The Normandy Countryside Cheese & Brandy excursion, the Day Trip to Sevilla, The Walking Tour of Greenwich & ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Jubo1

1 Review Written

Western Europe, Barcelona to Bergen Norway, Including Paris and London

Our cruise was an excellent learning and relaxing experience. The ports of call were all very interesting. It was our first time in London and Paris and tho time was short, we got an excellent overview of several ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Kealia

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Viking Star Inaugural Sail

Having taken riverboat tours with Viking in the past, we were anxious to see how well they could handle ocean cruising, and we were not disappointed. The ship itself is beautiful, and the amenities and meals first ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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FitFellow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking's included river style excursions did not go well in sea ports.

Although there was a rocky start with mechanical problems delaying our departure, Viking did their usual excellent job in handling the problems and provided compensation opportunities. The included "walking' tours ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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vcr_traveler515

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Star - Work in Progress: Ship 90%, Excursions 70%, Guest Relations 50%

Ship - Elegant Scandinavian design, well built. Glass shower stall defect, poor soundproofing of TV sets, broken coffee machine in World Cafe entire trip. Engines probably not running at full power most of the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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AZMembergs

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Our Viking Star Adventure!

Now back from our "Passage through Western Europe" cruise, all our friends and neighbors are asking, “How was your trip?” Our answer: “It was wonderful!” “Amazing.” “A real ADVENTURE!” The Viking ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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shipnc

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not the Cruise We Signed Up For

VIKING STAR PASSAGE THROUGH WESTERN EUROPE I was conflicted about how to write this review. we had the misfortune to be on the august 8 sailing delayed by the ship’s engine problems, so a review of our cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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lorrainefexas@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Overview of Countries Visited

LOVED the ship (Viking Star), service, food, amenities, activities, etc. etc. Wish we had a bit more time in ports, though, to do some of our own exploring. We signed up for the complimentary tours, but these ...
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Sail Date May 2015


Viking Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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