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Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Caribbean

Viking Ocean
Viking Star
Caribbean
Departure Port

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Poor

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Terrible

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233 Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Caribbean


skdemello avatar

skdemello

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise to Cuba aboard the Viking Star

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I am not typically a cruiser, but chose this cruise because it was going to Cuba and only Cuba. Other cruise lines would stop in Cuba, but would go to other destinations. We were supposed to dock in Cienfuegos ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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marykay877

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip to Cuba

I chose this cruise because I wanted to visit Cuba. I had done Viking River Cruises before, and wanted to try the Ocean ship. Also, they were running a special where we got an upgraded cabin for same price as a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Scotties93

1 Review Written

Relaxing

Wanted to go to Bermuda and see a bit of the Western Caribbean. It was relaxing with good music and entertainment. The special speakers were very interesting. Liked the convenience of free washers and dryers. Met ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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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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nancygirl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We liked the ship, the Star, very much -- size, etc. We had a suite and it was great -- large and very comfortable. We were very disappointed with the food and the service. The food was just average -- like a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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pastaman1

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

DONT GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We went on this cruise , after hearing how great viking was . Boy were we disappointed . First the good things, the boat was clean new and well decorated . The cabins were the same and they probably had the biggest ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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DSD

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Vacation in Cuba

We chose this cruise because we were interested in seeing Cuba, as well as we were looking forward to getting away from cold winter weather. We have traveled on both Viking River and Viking Ocean and loved both. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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P.E. Teacher

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Loved It!

My Husband and I just finished our Viking cruise to Cuba. It was amazing! We started from Newark New Jersey to Miami with no problems. We were picked up at the airport and were taken to the port with zero ...
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Sail Date February 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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rayretired

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Hits & Misses

We wanted to see Cuba without having to experience the land based hotels which all of our friends who had traveled there said were not pleasant. And so we figured we would try a Viking Ocean experience based on ...
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Sail Date January 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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suzyheights

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star Cultural Cuba

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the amount of time visiting Cuba. We toured Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Havana and Santiago de Cuba. All the tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and cautious for ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Don Troiani

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Waste of money

Due to engine trouble on a Cuba cruise we missed the port of Santiago. Things happen OK. However, on a 7 day cruise that left us with 2 1/2 days in Cuba and the rest of the time on the ship. Viking has offered a 30% ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Granddog

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Expected better

We chose this cruise because we had heard such wonderful things about Viking River cruises. The timeframe and itinerary fit our needs. Our expectations were of luxury and perfection. Pros: The ship was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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debbiejohncruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise with Viking!

We heard so many positive things about Viking that we thought we would try them. We have been on 21 cruises with various cruise lines and we can honestly say this is the best of them all! We had originally booked ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Geezer30817

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

This was our first ocean cruise, and we chose Viking because of the small ship, no photographers, no casino and no kids. We thought that we would be overwhelmed with people after our experience with the 100 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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therapycruiser

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Relaxed and Friendly on the Viking Star

We choose the Viking Star knowing that they would provide a quality cruise. The Cultural Cuba Itinerary would give us more time to explore several cities of Cuba and not just the one port of Havana. We were so ...
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Sail Date January 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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tinybabynurse

2 Reviews Written

Cuba before it becomes Miami

TBN hubby here: We are normally Celebrity loyalists -- Elite Plus and all that -- which means that we have spent $150,000, more or less, on cruises and now get a free coffee ;-). For this cruise we found the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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moatenote

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Ocean Eastern Seaboard cruise

This was our third Viking Ocean cruise and the high standards of the first two were evident on this cruise too! I would rate Viking excellent in all areas--crew, ship design/decor, cabin size/layout, etc. The food ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Swabby24

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise on Viking Ocean Cruises

My wife and I had already cruised to Havana, Cuba aboard the NCL Sun, which didn't give us enough exposure to the Cuban Culture, music and art. We chose to cruise to Cuba again, this time with Viking Ocean Cruises. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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bellamed

10 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Nice ship with no entertainment

We did cultural Cuba cruise from Miami.It was our first Viking ocean cruise,but we have been on river cruises and ocean cruises with other companies.The ship is nice,nice layout,great food and good service except ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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MamaPing

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viva Cuba! Viva Viking!!!

From the moment we stepped in to the embarkation lounge in Miami we could tell this cruise was different from others we'd taken with other companies. First of all, there were no lines!! We breezed right through. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Bill Brennan

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy, friendly and professional crew!

This cruise was a celebration of successful medical treatments. We wanted to get away and be together after a great deal of anxiety. Also, we wanted to be close to the USA. The timing, location and length of this ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Mary Trantow

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exploring cuba

Honestly, we chose this cruise because we didn’t have to do international flying to take the cruise. Along with that, it’s cold weather at home and a warm climate was appealing. We were also intrigued by ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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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