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Viking Ocean Viking Star Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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237 Viking Ocean Viking Star Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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mimicruising

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

We found the Northern Lights on Viking Star 2/2020 Room 5001

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We chose this cruise in hopes of seeing the elusive Northern Lights. We were so lucky as we saw them on four or five different nights. Our best views were from the ship after leaving Narvik. We cruised from ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kenpinkham

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I got to see the wonderous northern lights and go on a reindeer sleigh ride.

Viking Star sailed to Norway above the Arctic Circle and gave us the opportunity to realize a dream and experience the northern lights. And we did see them--TWICE! We most enjoyed the optional excursion to visit ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Buse1958

1 Review Written

Totally different experience

After doing a lot of research my husband and I decided to book our first Viking cruise to the Mediterranean. I’ve been on a few cruises prior to this one and my expectations were high after reading the reviews and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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TSFCRUZE

1 Review Written

Venice to Athens

We chose this cruise to see some new countries and some areas that are more difficult to get to than be sea. The ship was immaculate and the food and staff outstanding. This was our first time on a Viking Ocean ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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perlagold

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Cruise

We chose this cruise because we had been on a Viking River Cruise the previous year and really enjoyed it. Viking had the best ratings. Almost everything about the trip was wonderful. The ship was beautiful, staff ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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davidvery

1 Review Written

Fantastic ship and cruise!

To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we chose the Viking Empires of the Mediterranean cruise and it was indeed fantastic. The Viking ship is beautiful and never feels crowded! The service is impeccable, the stewards ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Nlmmack

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever!

Viking Star was the second cruise out of a 4 cruise itinerary. I wasn’t sure it would be our style but we loved it from the first moment on board. We felt so loved and welcomed. The entire crew and staff were ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ultimate hoosier cruisers

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

Beautiful countries. Some wonderful excursions especially Montenegro. A couple stops were extremely congested. Dubrovnik and Corfu crowds were massive. We missed Santorini due to high winds. Staff and crew on Viking ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tnettell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Experience

Having loved our Viking River Cruise in 2017, we decided to try the Viking Ocean Cruise. So glad we did. Everything about the ship and the crew was exceptional. The atmosphere, the food, wine, shore excursions, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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d3cbrown4

1 Review Written

So Much History! Felt very pampered.

We Arrived in Athens, we did the extension. I think it would be good to be more informative about the options on tours during the extensions. We had no idea that any tours could be booked there, so we did research ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dogmandan1962

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

OK this site wants me to type more so here it goes. My lovely wife of 32 years were considering the world cruise and she said Whoa! Our first experience on an ocean cruise was a tiny ship in Alaska I think it held ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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weaaronson

1 Review Written

Our Mediterranean Adventure

We have looked through numerous Mediterranean cruise options and found the Viking itinerary and sailing dates to best fit our expectations. This was our first cruise with Viking and we were more than pleased with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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grobinson18974

1 Review Written

Viking Mediterranean trip

We had gone on a Viking River Cruise,and were so impressed with the quality that we decided to try an Ocean Cruise. We added a 2 day stay in Barcelona before the cruise and a 3 day stay in Tuscany after the cruise. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ampton662

1 Review Written

A bucket list trip

Always wanted to do a Med cruise and when we saw the itinerary it hit all the spots on our bucket list. What was even better our Nephew and his wife live in Barcelona so we added a couple of nights on the front end ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Abby456

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Empire of the Mediterranean

This was our first Viking cruise. The experience was as wonderful as our river cruise. Service, food and itinerary outstanding. Guides were exceptional and we felt like we had real insider views from the locals of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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REHarris

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Mediterranean Odyssey

We’d traveled with Viking twice before on their river cruises and love the Viking experience. I took my wife on her first cruise experience to the western Caribbean on one of those large ships and it was a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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flashfearless

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Gift of Many Dimensions at The Owner's Suite (TOS)

We fell in love once we were on board. Over the top service and warm compassionate crew and servers. We made some new friends and managed to share some laughs and some tears as well. Since we got the free ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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genesis303

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, wonderful cruise...but we like River Cruises best!

We left Venice May 6th on Viking Star on the "Empires of the Mediterranean".....a long anticipated trip which turned out to be almost as wonderful as we imagined! Our cabin (6087) was spacious and we did spend a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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simpjo

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Great Service and the food was Excellent!

Wanted to try Viking Ocean and Cuba was on my list. Had been on Viking River Cruise so was curious about the Ocean Cruises. The look and feel if the ocean ship was similar to the River but bigger. Also the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Hiking In Heels

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking’s Cursed Cuba Cruise

After saving our money and paid time off for over three years, my husband and I were excited for our cruise to Cuba with Viking, who had shown us stellar service on their Paris to Normandy river journey in 2015. We ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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aa6nz

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise

Celebrating my 25th Wedding anniversary we chose Viking because a year ago it was one of the only 5 star under 900 passenger cruise ships going to Cuba for less than 10 days and its high rating. Our last cruise was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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goawaygirl

1 Review Written

Sailing through the fjords especially Geiranger

We wanted to see Norway and Fjords. Scotland was an added bonus. The included excursions were well run and the optional excursions were great. Unfortunately we were traveling with two other couples and were not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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mbochanis

1 Review Written

Great cruise to Cuba

We chose it for Cuba and liked the overall itinerary. We were very pleased with Viking. The rooms were nice and all of staff were great. The food was very good. We liked the high end drinks you could get with ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Rdscarr

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Odyssey 13 day cruise

Always wanted to see the Mediterranean countries, particularly Italy. This was a wonderful cruise starting in Barcelona, Spain and ending in Venice, Italy. Viking Cruise Lines was a awesome experience. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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woochval

1 Review Written

Business class air transfer with Icelandair was not acceptable

Every aspect of the cruise would have been perfect if not for the return flights from Bergen to Seattle. We paid for business class. Viking put us on Icelandair and made us fly through Reykjavik. My wife and I ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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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