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Oceania sits firmly at the upper end of the premium/boutique cruise market, but Insignia, like its fleetmates, is reconciled to the fact that it cannot boast the largest cabins or bathrooms. For its size, it ...
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55 Oceania Insignia Cruise Reviews

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beebopaloola
Member Since 2009
1 review
130 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise in the Baltic region because there were places on this itinerary I had never visited before. I was particularly interested in transiting the Kiel canal. I flew into Stockholm on the day of the cruise so was unable to ... Read more
haskinskj
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
34 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband and I were on the Insignia July 1-19 for the Northern Crossing trip from Miami to Reykjavik. Overall, what a wonderful cruise; we really enjoyed the ship, several sea days, the ports and, most especially, staying in Reykjavik ... Read more
willmah
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
My Husband and I learned about Oceania Cruise Line last year while taken a tour of this Ship, we fell in love with it right a way. The entire ship is decorated in the old World décor, no glitter or anything supper modern. It ... Read more
bepeAustralia
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
31 helpful votes
We are regular cruisers but not with Oceania, we usually cruise with Celebrity but thought we'd try a smaller ship for a change. We decided to treat ourselves to this cruise as we had been told that Oceania was superb, the service was ... Read more
Calgary2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
This was our second cruise with Oceania. The first was a tour of the Baltic on the Marina. We chose this cruise because of it's interesting itinerary. The Insignia was appointed very nicely. We found the smaller ship to be a bit more ... Read more

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Daw6id
Member Since 2004
9 reviews
223 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Review of cruise Cape Town to Singapore - Insignia Feb 9, 2016 Three years ago we were on an Oceania cruise from Istanbul to Cape Town. That was, by far, the longest cruise we'd taken, thirty days. I worried at the time that I would get ... Read more
java spot
Member Since 2012
1 review
35 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was a segment of the 180 round the world cruise. I booked because I was interested in the destination - Cape Town - and the ports of call along the west African coast. There was little to complain about on the ship, as I didn't ... Read more
BRon
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
The itinerary was outstanding. The cruise had two legs, Miami to Barbados, and Barbados to Cape Town, all part of a 180-day around-the-world cruise. On the first leg, we went from Miami through much of the Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire, ... Read more
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zak477
Member Since 2012
19 reviews
17 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We are taken many cruises and this was our first experience with Oceania. A wonderful experience and we will definitely sail with this company again. Of course the occasional hiccup but this did not cause us to dislike the cruise. 1. ... Read more
bigred70
Member Since 2012
1 review
45 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
It is almost as if we were in a different universe than the "Not what I paid for" cruiser. We are frequent Oceania cruisers and found the food and the service on Insignia very good. Yes, we were unhappy about the ... Read more

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oldjazzer
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
SLOPPY SERVICE--meal service was slow and very poor. Christmas day dinner took nearly 3 hours to complete for eight people--only two had wine. There were only a few servers who seemed interested. On disembarcation day there were only two ... Read more
57 Chev
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Meals and service were very good. An over abundance of tables for two. Cabin was well maintained by friendly and helpful staff. TV and internet worked well and a DVD player in the cabin with the ships DVD library gave an alternate to the ... Read more
randm49
Member Since 2013
1 review
224 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We had food not prepared correctly and some almost raw in Polo In Toscanna they even forgot our bread and we canceled our last reservations in those two venues. Service was slow in the Terrace sometimes as long as 20 min. Signature ... Read more
sajdrk
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
I agree for the most part with Old Jazzer's review. This was my first cruise on Oceania. The cabin service was first rate. The social hostess Tammy was very good. The itinerary is why I took the cruise and it was more than I could have ... Read more
Joochiat
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We went on the Oceania Insignia 35 day cruise from Cape Town (depart 30 Nov 2015) to Miami (arrived 4 Jan 2016). Here is the list of our opinions as to what was good, below expectations and bad. We had concierge level cabins with ... Read more

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cuttingedgeglassworks
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
44 forum posts
We chose this cruise called Sultans to Safaris because of the diversity of the ports and the length of the cruise. It really did sail from Borneo's home of the Sultan of Brunei to the opportunity for safaris in Africa. The cruise was a ... Read more
sanmyn
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
46 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
There are eight (8) R Ships on the seas with different cruise lines. They are all identical, were built for Renaissance Cruises in 1999-2000 just before they went insolvent. The Ships sat at anchor for years before being renovated and ... Read more
aemari
Member Since 2015
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First time cruisers on Oceania. My wife and I are both in our early 50's and have to admit that we felt very young on this ship, both in a positive and negative way. Spent two extra days in Singapore, which I would highly recommend to ... Read more
gianluigiquentin@aol.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My recent cruising of the Insignia, a vessel belonging to Oceania Cruises, was quite disappointing after having enjoyed several cruising trips on various vessels belonging to their sister company, Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The Insignia ... Read more
newsbob
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
17 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Don't do this in the summer. We were hit with temperatures in the upper 90s and higher, with humidity around 100-percent much of the time. Other than that, and the chairs scraping noise from the grill above our stateroom (see cabin ... Read more

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Ginnylu
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
First time cruising with Oceania, having cruised with Azamara for last 5 years. The good- food in main restaurant is excellent but felt choice in buffet limited. Crew are very friendly but mismanaged. I felt there was an element of ... Read more
21joyoct51
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 helpful votes
A little about ourselves, married couple, early sixties, full of life and fun, get up early and stay up late-----usually.This was our 18th cruise having sailed with NCL, rcl, p@0, carnival, princess and celebrity. This was our first time ... Read more
jeeee
Member Since 2012
1 review
44 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
While we are not serial cruisers, we have enjoyed cruises on Regent and Celebrity. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the fact that Oceania is advertised as a "premium-luxury" cruise line. While there were no ... Read more
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yvonne9
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
We sailed on the Insignia for a 23 day cruise from Montreal to Southampton. Although the ship was said to be recently refurbished, much of it still needed to be updated. The TV in our stateroom was small and the picture was awful. The ... Read more
Rigby
Member Since 2010
1 review
16 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Until this cruise -- our 6th on Oceania -- we have enthusiastically recommended Oceania as having "the best cuisine at sea". We have always been very impressed with the food selection, quality, preparation, and service in all ... Read more
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