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Eddie01Edster02
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
I chose this cruise lines because I thought they were above average and I was greatly disappointed. I paid a much higher price on this cruise line than others and it WAS NOT worth it. The food was average. The entertainment was not ... Read more
savvytraveler2
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Our sailing from Papeete to Lima was our 5th cruise with Oceania but our 1st on a larger O class ship. The ship was beautiful and as usual Oceania met our top three criteria with their wonderful crew, excellent cuisine and a super ... Read more
floridatravelersforlife
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,154 forum post
4 helpful votes
I have read some of the early reviews of the Papeete to Lima segment of the Marina Cruise. As usual, on certain points, I feel we were traveling on the ship in another dimension! It was wonderful cruise, with reality settling in from ... Read more
TKCretired
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We arranged our own travel, so no input on Oceania's air scheduling. We enjoyed the ship, the size of the stateroom (Penthouse Suite) and the tub in the bath. The food was good in all venues, service was not. Red Ginger was our favorite ... Read more
asroc
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
67 forum posts
33 helpful votes
I have just completed my eighth voyage with Oceania Cruises. The introduction at the beginning of the Cruise Document package wished me an “unforgettable cruise”. It was an “unforgettable cruise”, for all the wrong ... Read more
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TravelingJohn
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed from Papeete, French Polynesia to Lima Peru. Cuisine on ship was unbelievable. Top quality food. No charge for specialty restaurant dining in the four specialty restaurants on board. Main dining room was excellent also. ... Read more
irisbax3
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I really enjoyed the Marina because they take such good care of their passengers. I wish we would have arrived in Papeete a day earlier to see that city but didn't want to pay the extra Air Deviation fee. Embarkation in ... Read more
philosophy
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
This cruise was to see islands in French Polynesia and travel to Lima via Easter Island. I had wanted to go to Easter Island since college- fifty plus years. This seemed to be a great way to visit. The ship was to be there two days. It ... Read more
Cruiser Penny
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed March 2016
We had been to the Galápagos and Peru and wanted to go home by ship. We had been on the Nautica the previous year for a back to back that took us away from home for 2 months. My opinion is that even though the Marina is larger, ... Read more
palmerar@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our friends recommended we take this trip. We did the 10 day trip around the Tahitian Islands aboard the Marina. We upgraded to a Penthouse Room and we did fully enjoy the experience of our own butler and the executive lounge. The ... Read more

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Rotenmutts
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
59 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The ship is in excellent shape now that it has aged a bit. The cabins seem smaller than the 242 sq. feet advertised. Oceania is now being cheap with soap and shampoo--not exactly what you expect from a luxury cruise. Other than that, ... Read more
whiteheath
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The service on this ship was outstanding! Staff were very friendly and very helpful. However the general operation of the ship seemed to be sadly lacking. We rarely saw or heard from the captain other than to give us our compass bearing. ... Read more
Scraps7avernus
Member Since 2013
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
The Marina is a classy ship that was kept spotless. The highlight of the Marina was the friendliness and service of the crew. Oceania's employee training program must be top notch because every crew member we encountered said yes with a ... Read more
Jammu2
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
1 forum post
21 helpful votes
I haven't published a review in some time, as many of the major cruise lines have thousands of reviews already and what can I add? But Oceania doesn't currently have that many reviews up, and certainly not many of this particular cruise ... Read more
sameh125
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
This was our second experience on Oceania, the first being the Riviera in the Med. The ship sponsored shore excursions as noted in previous comments were really limited coach tours of the countryside. One described as an extraordinary rail ... Read more

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rmvennett
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our fourth Oceania cruise and we have become accustomed to the high standard of service and food. One disadvantage of going ashore in a tender/life boat is that high waves will keep you onboard. That happened on one stop in ... Read more
Glenn22
Member Since 2016
1 review
31 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are in our mid 60's and have sailed 7 times in last 7 years. After 2 cruises on Celebrity Millenium ships we decided to go upscale and try Oceania Marina in 2011. One month prior to sailing, we were offered and accepted a bargain ... Read more
possumblue
Member Since 2012
1 review
43 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I am a fan of Oceania, having travelled on a few of their ships. I find the cruise line perfect for us, not to big just the right amount of quests on board. We found the ship clean, comfortable and the food excellent, the quality and ... Read more
wally_bushy
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
427 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We flew from Brisbane and stayed overnight in Auckland NZ. From there it was only a 5 hour flight to Papeete where we stayed at the Intercontinental for 2 nights. It is a nice place but expensive like all French Polynesia. The lagoon which ... Read more
ottawacanuck
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We had a superb trip, nice people aboard. I have mobility issues so we booked the handicap cabin with Balcony . Oceania have only 6 handicap cabins aboard....for that I fault them. On most cruise line you can book a handicap cabin at ... Read more

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JohnnyBumpo
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We sailed on the Oceania Marina on a cruise of the Tahitian islands. We started and ended in Papeete on Tahiti and visited Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Nuku Hiva, and Rangiora. Although I thought of Tahiti as a single island in the middle ... Read more
Bucketlist1204
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising with Oceania. We booked and deposited on this 1 ½ years ago to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary and two other couples traveled with us also celebrating anniversaries. This was a bucket list ... Read more
lschmier
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
To put it in a nutshell before our cruise on Oceania's Marina in the South Pacific, I was vehemently "anti-cruise." No more. At least not a relatively small ship such as the Marina. I'd sail on the Marina again in a flash. I ... Read more
EdmBoomer
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Oceania and I have to admit to being a little disappointed with the company. The Itinerary was great, although you have to be prepared for a lot of sea days (10) for the opportunity to visit Easter Island. ... Read more
paladin99
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
18 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We cruised Oceania for the first time on Marian on Jan 7, 2016 from Valparaiso to Papeete. This was our 40 something cruise. We cruised previously with Seabourne, Crystal, Azamara, HAL, Princess and RCC, but first time with Oceania. We ... Read more

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