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Overview

When it debuted in 2015, the Viking Star was the fleet's first ocean liner. Welcoming up to 930 passengers, the Viking Star stands outs for its staterooms, which are all outfitted with a veranda. Cabins range from 270-square-foot Veranda Staterooms to the 1,448-square-foot Owner's Suite, which offers a dining area that can seat six, an ocean view dry sauna and a boardroom that seats 12, among other amenities.

Beyond their rooms, passengers will find a spa, several shops, a theater that hosts live performances and lectures, two cinemas for screening movies and two pools, including a glass-backed infinity pool cantilevered off the stern.

There are eight dining options to choose from, all with no additional charge or fee. For fine dining, there's The Restaurant, Manfredi's Italian Restaurant and The Chef's Table, which touts a multi-course tasting menu with wine pairings. For a more casual atmosphere, passengers can stop at Mamsen's for Norwegian deli-style eats or the Wintergarden for afternoon tea, among others.

In 2019-20, Viking Star sails to destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean, Canada, the Caribbean and more. 

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When it debuted in 2015, the Viking Star was the fleet's first ocean liner. Welcoming up to 930 passengers, the Viking Star stands outs for its staterooms, which are all outfitted with a veranda. Cabins range from 270-square-foot Veranda Staterooms to the 1,448-square-foot Owner's Suite, which offers a dining area that can seat six, an ocean view dry sauna and a boardroom that seats 12, among other amenities.

Beyond their rooms, passengers will find a spa, several shops, a theater that hosts live performances and lectures, two cinemas for screening movies and two pools, including a glass-backed infinity pool cantilevered off the stern.

There are eight dining options to choose from, all with no additional charge or fee. For fine dining, there's The Restaurant, Manfredi's Italian Restaurant and The Chef's Table, which touts a multi-course tasting menu with wine pairings. For a more casual atmosphere, passengers can stop at Mamsen's for Norwegian deli-style eats or the Wintergarden for afternoon tea, among others.

In 2019-20, Viking Star sails to destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean, Canada, the Caribbean and more. 

Ship Size
S
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2015

Pros & Cons

  • All cabins include verandas

  • No amenities for children

4.60Scorecard
  • 5.0Expert Rating »
  • 4.3Traveler Rating »
  • 5.0Health Rating »

Rankings

Viking Star ranks #3 out of 6 Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Viking Star offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Viking Star contains 10 decks. Find out which features are available on each Viking Star deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 71 guests have reviewed Viking Star, giving it a rating of 4.3 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4.3 out of 5(71 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples85.9%
Singles/Friends5.6%
Families w/older children2.8%
Groups1.4%
Families w/young children0%
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