2019 Cruisers’ Choice Awards
Get to know the best cruise ships in a variety of categories, based on member review ratings for cruises taken in the last year.

Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms

Viking Sky
1 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member F W E
There are many, many different public spaces, each with a different purpose and/or ambiance, so that there was always someplace appropriate to go.
Viking Sea
2 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member rskilber
The Viking Sea is a very nice, modern ship and Viking obviously did their homework before launching it. There are lots of nice public areas.
Viking Sun
3 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member QuahogTiger
The public spaces are well designed and there were always plenty of places to hang out without feeling crowded.
Viking Star
4 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member DMcK
We appreciated the elegant design and construction, particularly of the public areas.
Viking Orion
5 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member Tonyl1951
The ships public areas were beautiful; signage and directions done well ... and elevators and stairwells adequate for the number of users.
Crystal Symphony
6 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member Phonix cruiser
The public rooms are beautifully furnished, the layout of the entire ship is excellent, the food is wonderful.
Seven Seas Explorer
7 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member boblerm
No expense was spared in creating such a beautiful and luxurious ship. On first boarding you see the loving details of this ship. All public rooms are spacious and well appointed.
Seven Seas Voyager
8 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member Tarwood3
There were several public areas, a large lounge and balcony area at the rear of the ship, a reasonable sized theatre, and several other bars on various levels. Pure luxury on this ship.
Seabourn Encore
9 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member ab21au
The ship remains beautiful inside and out, with our suite, and all public areas immaculate. All areas just pristine with cleanliness and understated luxury. The most stunning ship I have sailed on to date.
Silver Muse
10 of 10 Best Small-Mid Cruise Ships for Public Rooms
Photo by Cruise Critic member Tarwood31
Muse is a very nice ship. The layout is easy, size was great for us with plenty of space and no lines.

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