P&O Oceana Cruise Reviews

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360 P&O Oceana Cruise Reviews
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EBDorking
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our first time on Oceana and we found it to be a bright and well decorated ship. We particularly liked the Atrium open area which extends through 4 decks in the middle of the ship with glass fronted lifts gliding efficiently up and down. ... Read more
bodgerday
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Overall, this was a very enjoyable cruise. It was our first time on the Oceana, it was a little dated ( refit in November 2017 ) but this added to the charm of this lovely ship. Built in Italy in 2000 you could see the Italian influence ... Read more
jessybell
Member Since 2011
1 review
121 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this particular cruise as it fitted in with other plans we have for 2017 and as we had not been on Oceana for many years, we thought it would be a nice change. We liked the itinerary. We went with another couple who are frequent ... Read more
Sikwemu
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
193 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We cruise a lot & don't normally write reviews but after reading so many poor ones about Oceana I thought I would do one. We picked the 35 night Caribbean and USA cruise on the itinerary. Have sailed Oceana before but as it was 2009 ... Read more
jaypo63
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This is our eighth cruise with P & O and our third Christmas and New year cruise with them. Although it pains me to say it,standards have fallen on Oceana,don't get me wrong,we still had a great time but little niggles are starting ... Read more
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Sailaway30
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My wife and I were hoping for a special Christmas so splashed out on a P&O Christmas and New Year cruise. In reality we the cruise proved to be dull, underwhelming and not so very good value for money. To be fair to P&O the public ... Read more
jcackett
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Boarding smooth with minimum waiting at Southampton, Once on board quick wash and upto the buffet (Plaza) while luggage arrived. Had a ham salad which was fresh then a scone which was anything but nice - just a blob of baked dough and has ... Read more
bandray
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked this cruise for the Morocco / Casablanca part of the itinerery which we did not get due to adverse weather conditions. This of course spoilt the whole cruise as we did not get what we were promised or paid for despite ... Read more
barbadosw
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked an out side cabin ,with part view ,what we had was the view of the inside of a life boat ,not only that there were men working in them every day right out side are window it was important for my husband to look out as he suffers ... Read more
dave201
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
This is the second time we have been on this pre christmas cruise. It was a little shorter than last year at 12 rather than 14 nights and missed out Madeira but still incredible value for money at under £45 per night. The food ... Read more
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Coz23
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was our 1st cruise. The ship itself was beautiful and I saw no signs of rust or anything else that people have complained about. We had a midship balcony cabin which was small but adequate. First the good points. The crew were ... Read more
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grahamkidd
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
I'm going to try to offer a fair and realistic account of our cruise, always mindful of the fact that cost cutting has resulted in a cruise costing around £60 PPPN. We have cruised 7 times previously, of which one was aboard ... Read more
gettinold
Member Since 2011
11 reviews
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
I booked this cruise due to the price P&O were offering which seemed a bit of a bargain. My mistake. Having now come home I see that the lower price is due to the many cutbacks P&O have made. I have traveled with them before and ... Read more
Taurus2404
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I'm writing this because I've tried to put it on the P&O Website but both times it says "an error has occurred" !! Overall: Oceana has a small-ship feel about her. She is beautiful in her own way, not overly glitzy and ... Read more
CruiserUser65
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I chose the Oceana because she was a medium size ship, so not too big for a first voyage, as I was travelling on my own. I did a fly-cruise holiday as I love flying and flew from Manchester Airport to Venice where I boarded her. The ... Read more
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mudlarker
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We are seasoned cruisers and our first time on this ship. The public areas are very good but the cabins are old and shabby and in desperate need of a makeover. Ours D601 was cramped and dirty, the remote control and the phone covered in ... Read more
lebosi43
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
with 2 friends we chose this cruise as we were looking for a week of relaxation and sun. However, we have tended to travel on smaller ships and on them we really enjoyed the excellent food , the good but low key entertainment and the ... Read more
happyeater
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I chose this cruise for itinery. The cabin was dirty and never cleaned during the 7 day cruise other than when my partner contracted norovirus then it had a one off deep clean. other than that towel change only. staff unhappy food ... Read more
socharlib
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
Picked this cruise because of the ports the ship was calling at. Had an inside cabin which I was apprehensive about but it was fine. There was an outbreak of norovirus but the standards brought in were excellent. Entertainment was very ... Read more
jbh_50
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I picked this cruise as all the places it was visiting were where I have always wanted to visit. I was alone so thought that it was a safe way to travel and had heard from other people that it was a good way . I know it was my fault ... Read more
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ElTeeCruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Our friends invited us to come on this cruise with them and I'm glad they did. I was a little worried before coming on the cruise, having read some of the comments but I do not agree with most of the negative comments. Once or twice, I saw ... Read more
Tess8766
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The itinerary was good with some varied and interesting ports. As usual some of the excursions were quite expensive and it is always advisable to try to book your own if possible. The reviews we read before the cruise did put us off a ... Read more
BioDee
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it included places we have always wanted to visit. It was our first cruise. The embarkation was very smooth and we were able to pop into Venice to see some of the sights. My only complaint would be the distance to ... Read more
KEITHH1
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
78 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We had a great time on this cruise the Ocean is a lovely ship we had no complaints . The restaurants where very good in our opinion food was plenty and waiters worked very well. The entertainment was good the guest acts were very ... Read more
KEITHH1
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
78 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
we choose this cruise for the itinerary. The ship was good no complaints everything ran smooth. The shows could have been better but then that is down to taste the guest artists where fantastic as was some of the bands. Restaurant ... Read more
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