Viking Star

Viking Star Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Reviews: 2
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Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Viking Star

14 Night West Indies To Iberia (San Juan To Barcelona)

Sail date: February 25, 2017

Ship: Viking Star

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5096

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

This was our first small ship cruise. We enjoyed be able to move around easier because of fewer people on board and hardly any waiting lines. Also enjoyed not being asked to buy something all the time i.e. Photos, drinks,art etc. The ports on this cruise were outstanding and the included tours were good.We took three optional tours that were excellent. The service was great by the crew. We did feel like the gratuity was too high $15 per day per person ,based on the price we payed for the cruise. Viking should be able to lower the gratuities with out taking anything away from the crews pay. We did appreciate the upgrade on cabin. The Viking air cost too much, was not good connections and we paid $100.00. each for flight deviation and lost a transfer we paid for in the process.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Upgraded to Penthouse Jr Suite. Our neighbors complained that they could hear our TV in their cabin due to hole in wall for tv connection s . Expected a better mattress.

Ship tip

We made our own arrangements to travel to Athens for 3 nights from Barcelona,had a great time then flew back to Barcelona for the Viking Air to New Orleans.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

2 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

2 out of 5

Funchal, Madeira

3 out of 5

Casablanca, Morocco

3 out of 5
Take the optional Rabat tour.

Cadiz (Seville), Spain

3 out of 5
Take optional Seville tour.

Valencia, Spain

3 out of 5
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