Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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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
sandbag7
Member Since 2001
1 review
661 forum posts
9 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
10 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
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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
7 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
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
2,857 forum posts
3 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
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
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Ricky18
Member Since 2015
1 review
78 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
611 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
2 reviews
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
41 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
14 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
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
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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
87 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
2 helpful votes
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
12 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
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
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