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Imagine yourself in a floating country club, and you'll have a good feel for Nautica's onboard ambience: elegant, understated and luxurious but with a casual vibe that keeps the whole experience from being ...
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173 Oceania Nautica Cruise Reviews

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CorgiNole
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my first cruise with Oceania (have cruised in the past on larger ships/other lines) and Mom's 9th cruise with Oceania (5th on the Nautica). Traveling with an experienced cruiser makes a difference! We flew into Athens a day ... Read more
nurse44
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
Lovely Ship, Very well maintained and my first trip with Oceania. We have done quite a few in the past with other lines..Service is their main focus with food being the second.The veranda is standard size BUT the bed was amazing, I wanted ... Read more
bengaltiger
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Great itinerary - Oceania goes where most others don't Small ship experience, personally it did not matter to me either way. I like them both! Great service and amenities Veranda cabin 6000 right in the front. Great view every ... Read more
Chekhov
Member Since 2007
1 review
64 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The cruise went to specific countries we wanted to visit. The trivia team games were fun! The lecturer from UCLA, Dr. Teofilo Ruiz, was superb and the best historian I have ever heard on a cruise and I have been on 30 cruises. The ... Read more
MeMa6
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise for ports and because there was bridge. Embarkation was easy; disembarkation was chaos. We were given times to disembark in groups. Repeated announcements said Indian officials were not ready, but did not tell later ... Read more
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Charlie2dog
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Chose for itinerary, time of year and previous Oceania Experience. Oceania however changed itinerary dropping disembarkation port of Istanbul and day in Ephesus. Added Rhodes, Santorini and disembark in Athens, areas we have previously ... Read more
KCEconomist
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We were very disappointed in the Concierge veranda room on the Nautica. After a prior cruise on the Marina, we expected a quality experience. It was a very small room, little closet space, a very small bathroom ( difficult to use) and the ... Read more
Kiwitraveller90
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We have completed 5 cruises, 3 on Nautica back to back and 2 on Marina back to back in the last 18 months. Chose to return to Nautica for our 6th cruise of 18 nights as we found Marina impersonal and lacking the atmosphere of Nautica. ... Read more
Julienr46
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We loved the itinerary. The service was impeccable. Dr. Ruiz was brilliant and spellbinding. The food was delicious, especially Polo. I enjoyed the shows, coloring and the movies when not on excursions. We had a perfect outside ... Read more
pglg
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Difficult weather conditions were compounded by Nautica Purser staff struggling to efficiently deal with immigration requirements and made for a chaotic cruise. It is as if Oceania did not cruise to these ports (in China, Korea and Japan) ... Read more
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Hrothgar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Disorganised staff lost us three days of shore trips and no apology. Extremely dismissive attitude: 'don't worry you'll get your money back at the end. (In USD at a very poor rate). Money back is not the issue. A trip to the Great Wall, ... Read more
Oldtony77
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We are new to Oceania and had booked what we considered to be a great N. Asia port programme. In the end so much of it just didn't happen. I guess they tried hard to overcome the problems that beset this cruise but the first requirement ... Read more
klang64
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We did the Beijing to Hong Kong cruise. Absolute chaos at the start when our ship could not dock in Tianjin and some 600 passengers had arrived at the port. There was no one from the shipping company or the port authority who could tell us ... Read more
Tara975
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Interesting Itinerary Hong Kong/Bangkok. Cabin on Deck 7 with Balcony. Small cabin compared to other Cruise lines we have been on. As you enter, Wardrobes on left , Bathroom on right. When W 'robe doors are open, light is obscured , ... Read more
Boardworks1
Member Since 2015
1 review
35 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Before we left for our trip, we were notified at the last minute of a port change from Tianjin to Incheon, Korea. Thankfully, this did not affect our plans as we weren't flying home until Sunday, March 6th. After staying in Bangkok for a ... Read more

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caroline o
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Nautica is kept in very good nick, deck 7 concierge cabin small but manageable..just, crew well trained and cleverly rehearsed. Entertainment led by Skeggy man Nolan good. Food was really really on the button with the terrace cafe the ... Read more
Lorraine Giddings
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This review is for the Nautica cruise to South East Asia departing from Hong Kong on 24 January 2016. Overall we had an absolutely fabulous cruise with a varied and interesting itinerary, the highlights being Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), ... Read more
laisse bon temps roule
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First the good - cabin was nicely appointed and extremely comfortable. We booked last minute and had to take a deluxe ocean view cabin on deck 4. We were pleasantly surprised! It was quiet, conveniently located just below the coffee bar ... Read more
sanmyn
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
41 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From boarding to departure each day was anticipated. When you are older and used to the delightful areas of the "R" Ships, it becomes a full twenty nights of relaxing sea adventure. The Nautica crew was there to provide me with ... Read more
CABOdebi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We were so disappointed from the moment we were shown to our stateroom. The room was very dirty...sticky spots on carpet, black, greasy handprints on bathroom door and the shower had black soap scum all around the shower base. When brought ... Read more

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Mocco
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Smooth embarkation at Singapore. Rooms compact but comfortable and very clean. Bathroom on the small size but adequate. Worth booking concierge or above for the extra perks ie free WIFI of 500 minutes and extra specialty restaurant ... Read more
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bphipps
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were very disappointed in two aspects of this cruise. One, the staterooms were old, small and outdated. We paid for a concierge-level verandah, which we do on all cruises we take. The room was smaller than we are used to, and the ... Read more
cbmfam
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We returned last week from our sensational Oceania cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong, with stops in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Oceania consistently offers a superior cruise experience. Since my last Oceania cruise, I think they ... Read more
brucenuclear
Member Since 2009
1 review
44 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Stayed at Marriott Tang before the cruise on Orchard Road, beautiful place. A must visit is the Gardens by the Sea at the Marina Bay Sands resort complex, and Ce La Vie restaurant on the 49 th floor with spectacular views. Also highly ... Read more
pollywaffle
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
47 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
After reading some of the reviews on Cruise Critic we were a bit apprehensive about whether the high standards of our two previous Nautica cruises would be maintained, since the NCL acquisition. We need not have worried! The ship was ... Read more

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