Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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reilly mr. happy
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
10 forum posts
12 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
76 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
Kristal Blade
Member Since 2010
1 review
593 forum posts
4 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
120 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
28 forum posts
10 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
6 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
13 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
san diego spartan
Member Since 2003
5 reviews
368 forum posts
23 helpful votes
This was our 1st Oceania cruise aboard the Riviera, but approximately our 15th cruise, having cruised Celebrity, NCL, RCCL, Holland America and Celebrity (along with a small river cruise in Asia). Overall great impressions with some ... Read more
Kansasbex
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Our travel agent suggested Oceania's Riviera for a sister's cruise, and we are so very happy she did! We didn't have cruising experience to which to compare, but we DO know quality and service. The Riviera provided these at every turn. The ... Read more
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cruiserirka
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
From the moment we embarked at the port, we felt very welcomed. All of the crew we encountered at the restaurants, bars, pool deck, housekeeping,and security were wonderful. They all bent over backwards to make sure we had a positive ... Read more
Spysmum
Member Since 2010
23 reviews
7 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We'd been with Oceania just once before, when Marina was new to the company, and were far from impressed by the poor levels of service, so vowed to give the company a miss! As we had cancelled a cruise with another 6* line, we decided to ... Read more
ronbe65
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
71 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Being avid cruisers, we have experienced all major cruise lines. It's time to try Oceania Riviera that is new to us. The ship The ship is well maintained. What we liked: the Atrium, the Horizon observation lounge. So-so ... Read more
SrReal
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
My first cruise and I doubt I could have chosen a better cruise line. Only disappointment was a change in the itinerary eliminating the Athens departure which was changed to Rome and the fact that the sun did not shine every day. My ... Read more
sbs1418
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We selected this cruise for the itinerary and specific ports. We believed Oceania was in the luxury category, and the Riveria would be a lovely ship with excellent food and service, even though the entertainment would be limited to that ... Read more
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CarneyK
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Only booked a few weeks before we sailed as my wife needed to e stress after our daughters wedding which was the week before.sailed with riviera 1st in 2015 and was disappointed then, that we never got a bed by the pool when we came back ... Read more
Big Doc
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I had researched Oceania quite a lot before booking this cruise and it does what it says on the tin. The experience is based around service,destinations and especially food. All three exceeded our reasonably high expectations. We had ... Read more
tresor6241990
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We actually chose a cruise in November on the Marina. Shortly after, we were contacted by Oceania to switch to this cruise, giving us many percs. We are so glad we switched! The weather was perfect; the ship is amazing; the food, even ... Read more
Mouchie1
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise because it was going to Mylonos within the timeframe I desired. I'll do the good and the could have been better; GOOD Beautiful ship - it is meticulously cleaned and maintained. And during rough seas performed ... Read more
Lady of the Nile
Member Since 2009
1 review
84 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to experience something different. We flew to Venice a couple of days before and stayed in Mestre. We then boarded the Riviera on 31st August, it was everything we had read about and then some. The staff were ... Read more
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wakeupcoffee
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
23 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We decided to try Oceania, normally we travel on Celebrity or one of the Royal Caribbean ships. We enjoyed the experience. It was more expensive that our other cruises. One couple felt that our cabin category should have had a larger room ... Read more
Rimmaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We cruised on the Riviera from Venice to Athens, 13 days cruise. Fantastic! If someone is disappointed, I am sure they were not on this cruise. The food was superb, port of call were very interesting, overall great experience. My husband ... Read more
michaelcollins
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We cruised for the first time last year and went with Oceania and chose Oceania again this year as we were so impressed previously. We were on the Marina last year and the Riviera is an identical sister ship so we felt at home (even ... Read more
sevencroft
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Last year we cruised on the Marina & were so impressed we chose the sister ship, The Riviera, hoping for the same standard of service & food again. We were wrong, it somehow managed to surpass our expectations & step up yet ... Read more
Ginger rose
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This is our fifth cruise and it was chosen because of the size of ship and the ports visited. Booked through a travel agent and all forms and tickets arrived prior to leaving our home base. Able to logon to the website and prefill details ... Read more
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