Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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sassyw
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
185 forum posts
5 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
9 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
9 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
158 forum posts
9 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
Karen Wood
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We have cruised on Oceania before to the Mediterranean so was familiar with the Cruise line. Ships are very comfortable and accommodations are high end. The ports of call were delightful and the ship provided a good selection of shore ... Read more
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Avery
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
252 forum posts
17 helpful votes
My overall impression of our first cruise aboard the an Oceania cruise was excellent. There were some issues that prevented me from giving the cruise an overall excellent rating. Here is a summary. Details later in my review. The ... Read more
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ypgal
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
37 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose Oceania because of the itinerary and the reviews I had read. From all reports, it is for "foodies". With that, I set my expectations pretty high and unfortunately I was disappointed. I have cruised on several lines ... Read more
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mlarocca
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
This was our 4th sailing with Oceania and our second sailing on Riviera (we have also sailed on her sister ship, Marina). This is the first sailing we have taken with Oceania that was not "port intensive". We had 5 stops in the ... Read more
sensrock
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
10 helpful votes
We have taken several cruises previously on Holland America but we wanted something a little more upscale to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary so we decided to try Oceania. We are so glad we did. We loved Oceania and will be ... Read more
Cruise convert33
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I have previously cruised on Princess, Celebrity and Disney and wanted to try something new. We typically do a winter cruise to escape the cold weather and we were able to get this cruise for a good price with additional ... Read more
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sandbag7
Member Since 2001
1 review
623 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise after booking a solo land trip to Japan (November) and a group trip to Southern India (February) with the idea of experiencing a stress free warm weather and near-gourmet experience with a mix of ports (5) and at sea ... Read more
Rotenmutts
Member Since 2010
12 reviews
70 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Embarkation easy. The first 3 days went well if you excluded the very poor entertainment. I found the cabin very dusty and the windows were filthy. Service is good in the specialty restaurants but spotty in the MDR and worse in the bar ... Read more
larry Kay
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
How much better can it get? This is the 16th cruise on Oceania, having done all their small and medium size ships over the years. we have sailed with them all through the Northern Hemisphere, east and West. We usually do a cruise in ... Read more
traveljudge
Member Since 2015
1 review
48 forum posts
Our 14th Oceania cruise, far superior to our first Crystal cruise early the Fall, Quebec City to NYC. Oceania's food is excellent, frequently outstanding. After many years in the Caribbean on cruises and otherwise, it is not the ... Read more
ifly737
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose Oceania for the timing of the cruise. As we sailed and completed our cruise on 12/22 just before Christmas. First the ship: The Riviera is a beautiful ship. Well appointed public areas. Nice pool deck and fitness center. If you ... Read more
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clairann2000
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
32 forum posts
Routan had sparking waters for terrific snorkeling, the 7 hour shore tour to the ruins was terrific, Cozumel was fine and Key West was...well ey West only compared to ten years ago it is all cruise ship oriented and lots of funny, but ... Read more
batuceper
Member Since 2008
1 review
2,819 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Oceania Riviera, 20161215 to 20161222 western Caribbean. This was our first Oceania cruise. We did not care too much about the itinerary, we came for the food, and we were not disappointed. Here is a very brief rating, by various ... Read more
reilly mr. happy
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
10 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our first Oceania cruise. We are avid cruisers in our mid to late fifties sailing on thirty some voyages on many different cruise lines. Celebrity has been our "go to" for years booking "Aqua Class" staterooms ... Read more
Ricky18
Member Since 2015
1 review
72 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Took a Transatlantic cruise on Riveira. If u want comfort, good food, service, good cabin space , excursion treats and a happy smiles from all those who surround u----then take a Oceania. They are truly a notch above Celebrity, RCCL ... Read more
RonaldMN
Member Since 2009
1 review
17 forum posts
We enjoy the sea days on repositioning cruises, and this 14-day Oceania Riviera voyage from Barcelona to Miami gave us five in a row, from Madeira to Bermuda. The meals were excellent, and the service exceptional. The penthouse suite ... Read more
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Kristal Blade
Member Since 2010
1 review
566 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have looked at Oceania cruises and always thought they were a bit too expensive for us. We were sent details of a repositioning cruise from the Med to Miami at a great price with several freebies thrown in.... free wifi, free transfers, ... Read more
dkurz
Member Since 2003
1 review
119 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This cruise being a repositioning cruise offered a penthouse with butler at an affordable price on one of Oceania newer vessels the Riviera..The butler was able to get us into the specialty restaurants on additional nights as well as ... Read more
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Sny
Member Since 2016
1 review
26 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We wanted to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with a special trip. After exploring other options, we found ourselves gravitating towards Oceania for the smaller ships and excellent cuisine. The itinerary for this cruise had some ... Read more
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Lynnesota
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We wanted to celebrate our 45th, and on googling Mediterranean cruises, Oceania came to the top with an excellent deal. The agent who responded to our query was friendly and knowledgeable, and she suggested the perfect stateroom. Upgrades ... Read more
69Indy
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
11 helpful votes
The cabin was incredible. Way more luxurious and roomier than the photos show. The media room was the hangout place for the wife and I, as they had every movie and TV show you could want on their DVR. This cabin is supposedly the third ... Read more
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