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32 Viking Ocean Viking Star Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


Frank CC avatar

Frank CC

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

They got everything right on our Northern Lights cruise

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(Sorry in advance for the long review.) My wife & I had not been on any significant cruises in the past decade because the trend to larger ships goes against most of what I want in a cruise. Things that are ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BoRudi

4 Reviews Written

Great experience

Had done Viking River Cruise in past and service and venue was excellent so decided to do a Viking Ocean Cruise. Embarkation to Disembarkation went smoothly and same quality as the river cruise with Viking. They set ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cholstc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Santiago de Cuba stopover cancelled

Wonderful cruise. Great staff, great food, excellent wines, good excursions, well-informed guides. All good except they cancelled the Santiago de Cuba stopover at the last minute, claiming that they might be able to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Cokekid

1 Review Written

Cuba Cruise

Excellent cruise. Good value for money. Great way to see Cuba and get a feel for the culture. Excellent food and service. We loved the excursion to Havana and especially the ride thru the city in the old 1950's era ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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MaryAnnV

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Into the midnight sun

Had an Interest in the area that the cruise covered, Iceland, Norway, Shetland Islands, Orkney Island, Edinburgh, Scotland, England..Had done a previous Viking River Cruise and was impressed with the accommodations ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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HeleontoKauai

1 Review Written

Cruise Viking!!!

Travelled in a group of 12 and we all were exceptionally pleased! Group included first time cruisers and seasoned cruisers. Exemplary food, service and off-shore tours! Staff is superb in their professionalism ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Cienfuegos

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Would do the cruise again, but...

First Viking Cruise, my wife and I enjoyed it immensely. Good staff, very engaged and aware of customer needs. Lots of attention to detail like constantly refreshing buffet offerings in World Cafe. The "all in" ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Travelgoer

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Viking Homeland's Cruise of the Baltic Sea

This cruise: The Viking Homeland's offered many ports of call throughout Northern Europe. My husband and I have always wanted to visit this area. It was our opinion, THIS cruise must be among the most popular ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Neallang

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star is an amazing ship- You will not be disappointed

This was our second Viking Star cruise, first the Inagural year Venice to Istanbul. We arrived in Athens three days early an toured on our own. Once we boarded the Star, we felt we had arrived home. The most ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Fred Stabbert

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our Best Cruise Ever!

The Homeland theme in the Baltic filled our specific desire to learn about family historic geography. As a half-Norwegian half-German guy, I learned more than I expected. In addition, the visit to the Hermitage ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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JaneHowell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Truly a memorable experience

We chose Viking because of the locations of this cruise and the opportunity to visit multiple countries without having to pack and unpack. The location, weather at the time of the year was absolutely perfect. The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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James Seedorf

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Did everything and still had time for relaxation.

We were on a group trip (every one or two years) and had plenty of time for socializing with the 13 companions. ("Captains" table at back of dinning room for our large group) as well as the included excursions. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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t_hodgetts

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First ocean cruise and lived up to expectations

Just returned from our first Ocean Cruise with Viking exploring the West Indies and were very impressed. We chose Viking having been on some of their River Cruises. It was not too big, only 900 passengers and we ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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cruiser2016

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise, wonderful ship.

We sailed on this Viking Ocean cruise because of our great experience with Viking River cruise and we were definitely not disappointed. The same comforting, friendly, and expert service was shown on the Ocean ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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ellishoover

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

West Indies Explorer December 2017

Choose this cruise because we winter-over in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, and the cruise embarked from San Juan, which is only a 45 minute plane trip. Arrival at the ship was easy and the check-in ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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DOG1974

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scandinavia Cruise

Wanted to see Scandinavia. We enjoyed the cruise, and really liked the size of the ship. The additional tours we took were very enjoyable except for Germany/Berlin. Would have preferred more time in Amsterdam or ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Varga Gladhart

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

All tours we wished were made available. Enjoyed Vatican & Rome most.

Excellent choice for our 50th wedding anniversary celebration...Barcelona to Barcelona. Lovely antiquities aboard ship. Great accommodations. Would rather not have walked so far to begin excursions. River boats do ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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maryallen

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Star is shining very brightly!

We had not been to Scandinavia or the Baltic states and were anxious to go to this area. Viking's ocean cruise there seemed to offer all the places we wanted to go with the luxury of not having to pack and unpack ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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TedMJ

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A First Class Cruise with a First Class Organization

Sailed with Viking before & found their ships to always be excellent. It was a new ship & from all the literature, it appeared to be a first class ship. We weren't disappointed. Stateroom was very roomy & ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Art B

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Summary of Trip from Bergen to Barcelona

We choose Viking because we had already done the Danube and had a wonderful time. We began with an extended stay in Iceland and ended with an extended stay in Barcelona. The service, hotels, etc were exceptional. We ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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JLNB

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking will make sure you have a good time!

We have been on three Viking river cruises, thought the Med cruise and Viking Star was worth a try, even though we thought the ship would be too big for us. It was wonderful! Great food, great tours, beautiful ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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gidgetgidget

1 Review Written

Cruise of a Lifetime!!!

Heard so many wonderful things about Viking and the itinerary on this particular cruise was exactly what we are interested in. The ship and our cabin were luxurious! Dining a treat! Now we would like to ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Ckp60plus

1 Review Written

Viking Star makes an impression!

We were a group of 6 couples who took advantage of the 2 for 1 deal offered by Viking, cruising the Meditteranean from Venice to Istanbul on the Viking Star. For most of us, it was a first cruise on a smaller ship ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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sharonpearce

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Empires of the Mediterranean

Absolutely fantastic. We stayed in Istanbul for two days before the cruise on our own and three days in Venice at the end of the cruise. My evaluation would be to tour the Blue Mosque and Sofia Mosque in Istanbul, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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johnl12413@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Star

We had taken a river cruise in October and loved it. We thought the Mediterranean Cruise would be just as good we were not disappointed the food, cabin, staff were excellent. The excursions were all well thought ...
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Sail Date August 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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