P&O Oceana Cruise Reviews

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The 77,000-tonne, 2,016 passenger Oceana may not be the largest or fanciest in P&O's fleet, but its contemporary vibe is attractive to both the new-to-cruising younger set as well as veteran cruisers. For ...
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318 P&O Oceana Cruise Reviews

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mrsmidge67
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We have just returned from a week on board P & O Oceana (Venice to Genoa) and here’s what we as a family think. Firstly let me say this is not our 1st cruise we have been cruising since the mid 90’s. After booking ... Read more
Presto2
Member Since 2008
6 reviews
4,148 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Well, just got back from our latest cruise on P&O’s Oceana and couldn’t wait to write a review. As 2 50 yrs + cruisers we tend to pick our cruise based on the itinerary as well as the ship, and have to travel in school ... Read more
Chris62
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Our first time on a cruise, so we were apprehensive about it but was impressed from start to finish. We boarded the plane at Cardiff with minimum fuss & next saw our cases at our cabin door. Embarkation to the ship was effortless (as ... Read more
sullyk
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
My friend and I selected this cruise based on dates and cost. Contrary to a number of the other recent reviews we were not disappointed and had a fantastic holiday from start to finish. We opted for the flight supplement and flew from ... Read more
swaftly@HOTMAIL.COM
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we have cruised Northern Europe in the last couple of years and my husband wanted some Sun. We had read some reviews of the Oceana before we left but as with anything you take these only as peoples opinnions ... Read more

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sonrisa@C4
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We (family of four) booked the cruise on the Oceana as it had the itinerary we wanted (Genoa, Florence, Naples, Dubrovnik and Venice). Having booked the cruise I then looked at some of the reviews which were not that great so was ... Read more
Suzygrose
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
We chose this as it was available! We thought P and O was a reputable company. The Oceana itself is very tired, and desperately in need of upgrading and modernising. Our first impression on embarking showed it to be dark and old ... Read more
Dragon2109
Member Since 2011
1 review
47 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my first time cruising and did so with my sister. Travel agent gave us a few itinerary and this was the best. The beginning of the journey was rather smooth at the airport as P&O had staff members directing you all the way. ... Read more
houseflag
Member Since 2013
9 reviews
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Sailed on the OCEANA from 20th July to 27th July . Cruise was booked on itinerary and price first impression of the ship ambience was good . Our cabin on deck A looked OK with the patio door onto the balcony, tea and coffee ... Read more
snowdog55555
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
I cannot begin to express how appalling this cruise was. We embarked, school day style in Genoa on the 13th July and were released, thankfully, on the 20th July. The onboard experience was awful from the start. Another queue was ... Read more

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burdfield1106
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was a once in a lifetime holiday with lots of family to get together (6 children aged 7 and under) and was chosen for the family friendly option. I have been put off cruising with P&O and cannot believe the standard of the ... Read more
wazza99
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
The booking, cruise personaliser, flights and transfers we're very well organised, we we're impressed, especially being on a bonded flight. The only downside was our suitcases didnt arrive to our cabin until about 5.00pm but we had the ... Read more
colin2soda
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and it did not disappoint. We had been recommended to go with P&O for various reasons. In this case the destinations were good and we had two 'at sea' days. Embarkation ran like clockwork, we arrived in ... Read more
Frilford 54
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
First time with p&o having cruised twice before. We chose the cruise for the itenary and the price point. Well we were extremely satisfied with all aspects of the cruise, quality of the food the staff and the price of the drinks. The ... Read more
Gareth and Tina
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
As first time cruisers and my wife in particular not 100% behind the idea, we decided on a 7 night taster around Italy and touching Dubrovnik. P&O were recommended to me by family and friends and we selected Oceana as it was the only ... Read more

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Keithlt
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We decided on a 2 week fly/cruise on Oceana having cruised previously on this ship and the ports of call were interesting. The good points of the cruise were the ease of embarkation and disembarkation, service from dining,bar and ... Read more
Jon44
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Having travelled with P & O many times, I was aware that their quality had gone down in recent years but have been appalled with the service received on this last cruise. Things started badly when I booked direct with P & O ... Read more
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Smac1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Had a great time, was abit nervous after a few reviews but the ship was great. The food was good, our cabin was clean. The ship was similar to the Royal Caribbean we sailed on. Parts of the ship were been restored but it never ... Read more
Guy Hilhouse
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
The food, shore excursions,travel arrangements and staff were excellent, our problem was lack of sunbeds it ruined the cruise. To blame passengers for keeping their towels on the beds seemed wrong they must provide enough beds. Until ... Read more
Neill
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
We have in the past crossed the Atlantic with Cunard and decided to do a med cruise as a first because we liked the itinerary. We Choose P&O Oceana and we where not disappointed, The flights transfers and embarkation were seamless. ... Read more
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terrykinross@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Avoid this cruise with Oceana with all your might as we have just diembarked thankfully 48 hrs ago !!!!!!!! P&O should be prosecuted for the hygene levels and food standards on this ship . We booked this cruise on 9th April 2016 and ... Read more
addictedtotea
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Overview: 7 nights, Venice-Genoa, inside cabin, young couple Flights and Embarkation/Disembarkation: I have never had such a smooth process. We were sat in the departure lounge at Gatwick airport within 30mins of arrival; there ... Read more
anniebea
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
57 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I chose this cruise because of the Ports that it called at and I really enjoyed each one. Rather than do lots of excursions we explored the area in the Ports independently either through a city tour or just on foot. None of the Ports ... Read more
Serendipity 007
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Having recently become disabled I wanted a hassle free holiday. My first in 4 years The cabin was filthy and took two days to correct all the negatives. We photographed the stained and soiled beds. There was dust everywhere and ... Read more
Hob123
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
16 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Having been on the oceana last summer which we enjoyed imensely I was a bit sceptical about recent reviews but have to admit I agree with some of them.yes it's certainly in need of a refit.compared to the Ventura we prefer the oceana.i ... Read more

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