Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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DTE333
Member Since 2008
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
We recently completed the transatlantic cruise on Riviera from Miami to Barcelona. The boarding process was set up in a temporary tent, though not as professional a set up, the staff got the job done, quickly and efficiently. The ship ... Read more
abarn55
Member Since 2007
1 review
92 forum posts
We had a great Butler. Specialty restaurants were excellent. Buffet dinners were excellent. Main dining room a step below but good. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Suite was excellent. Would like to have seen 2 ... Read more
gbucky
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
51 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
I chose to do a transatlantic cruise on the Riviera because it has a Resident Artist. The program surpassed my expectations. Noel Suarez is a masterful artist and teacher . Being in the art class was a major investment of time but worth ... Read more
PegasusGM
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
450 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The food was excellent, the service was wonderful, But Oceania did not get us the two gift cards from our daughter that they assured we would get that day. Despite repeated requests to meet with Damien Lacroix the general manager there ... Read more
cassandra44
Member Since 2006
11 reviews
354 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
We had been on the Riviera on the transatlantic to Barcelona in the spring of 2016 and enjoyed it so much we decided to book again. The itinerary was different - the Azores, Tangier, Mallorca and then Barcelona but unfortunately we ... Read more
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gotaluvit
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
4 helpful votes
First, this is my take, your mileage will vary and of course, even the exact same cruise a week later could be different let alone a different cruise on the same ship or the same line. We have been on ships from the largest to the ... Read more
Mike Rott
Member Since 2015
1 review
23 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
Review 2017.03.16.Oceania.Rivera All I can say is that the 10 day cruise was absolutely perfect. Check-in was simple and quick. All the food venues were outstanding. The 4 special restaurants are free, but advance ... Read more
luluder
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
other than mother nature and the weather, the service was spectacular along with the food. entertainment was better overall than other oceania cruises. one of the best values at sea! cabin and bed were extremely comfortable and quite ... Read more
Canadianvoyager
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
I would like to start this review by thanking a great couple I met, on the NCL Jade in April 2014, who first introduced me to this great resource “Cruise Critic”. Their names are Catherine and Michael from Edinburg, ... Read more
Seasabroad
Member Since 2017
1 review
Chose this cruise as I wanted to experience the Caribbean on a smaller ship which I'd been told was a step up from Celebrity. Missed first island due to returning to Miami as someone had to be lifted off. Service slow in main restaurant ... Read more
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Veraviolet
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
We chose this trip because of the itinerary and high praise from our travel agent. All I can say is that the cruise was absolutely perfect. Check-in was simple and short. All the food areas are outstanding. The 4 special restaurants are ... Read more
johnnyboy69
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
This was the largest ship we have been on. We have only cruised on Seadream, Silversea, Seabourn & Windstar. The dates and itinerary suited us plus many favourable reviews. The standout things for us were the food (aside from Red ... Read more
TheNavigator
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Recently returned from a Caribbean cruise on Oceania's Riviera. We chose Oceania mainly on the basis of its reputation for food and Riviera because of the relatively small size (about 1250 passengers). We had a stateroom with veranda. We ... Read more
shrumster
Member Since 2012
12 reviews
1 forum post
16 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Have cruised many times on many different lines. This was our first on Oceania and this Eastern/Southern Caribbean cruise makes a good argument for being the best ever. We were 12 nights on the Riviera....beautiful ship, fantastic ... Read more
Tim Smyth
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 helpful votes
Our Oceania Cruise was the first cruise that either I or my wife have ever taken, but we hope it won't be the last. Nearly everyone on our cruise were old hands at cruising; a majority having taken a half dozen if not double-digit tours ... Read more
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flaminkokid
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
117 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
The ship is the destination. Even though we’re back in the Caribbean for the umpteenth time, we’re on Oceania’s Riviera, which is new to us. It has 1200 and some guests and around 800 crew. In the past we have primarily ... Read more
marc-29
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and me chosse this cruise because of the route through the caribean sea and because of the ship itself and its luxury service. Dinging, Butlersevice, the cabin all was really overwhelming. Al Dinging Restaurants were outstanding, ... Read more
Verdi the Traveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
It was our first time on Oceania, but most everyone else on board had been on Oceania many times. I know why. We were on the Riviera for a 12 night cruise to the eastern Caribbean. The food is excellent with great service. The four ... Read more
Lane412000
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
270 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
• Background information This was our 6th Oceania cruise, but first aboard the Riviera. Because of my upcoming work schedule, we decided to book this cruise on Friday, February 10th for the Sunday, February 12th departure. Our ... Read more
VAWCB
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our third Oceania cruise and our 15th overall. As others have said, the ship is beautiful, well maintained, and the food was excellent. We were originally schedule to be on a January trip but they were apparently oversold so we ... Read more
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Cruzer48
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
63 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We normally cruise Celebrity, and sometimes Princess, but decided to celebrate my wife's retirement by upgrading to a higher end line. We were not disappointed. Although overall service was excellent and the stateroom was beautiful, it ... Read more
sassyw
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
194 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We wanted to celebrate our anniversary with 2 couples who were longtime friends. One was a frequent cruiser like us and the other seldom cruised. We all had penthouse cabins on the 10th deck. They were expansive and ... Read more
Dianevillefranche
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We are mostly Silversea cruisers. Silversea was sold out so we tried Oceania. The ship is beautiful. Modern but not gaudy. Our cabin (penthouse) was very nice with a walkin closet. Similar to Silversea but more modern. Our butler was ... Read more
Girl35
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time cruising with Oceania. We had cruised with all the top rated cruise lines like Crystal, Silver Sea and Regent. We have high expectations and were looking for something with exceptional esthetics as well as good ... Read more
Cruze4Ever
Member Since 2013
1 review
172 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I chose this cruise because I have never been to the Caribbean before, but have gone on Oceania cruises in the past. This cruise surpassed my expectations in every way! The imbarkment went so smooth and easy. The food in the specialty ... Read more
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