Oceania Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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57 Oceania Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews
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RockyMtnBlue
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
Small Ship, No children, photographers, or up-selling, Great Food Great Service and Staff Great cabaret-style entertainment Great Itinerary What's not to love? The cruise was Oceania quality all the way. Food, ... Read more
Garyfr1
Member Since 2010
1 review
44 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
The itinerary on the cruise was excellent - a passage visiting Greece, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Oman and Dubai. Cairo was cut from the itinerary one day after the final payment date, which was a disappointment and some passengers felt a ... Read more
Cheddar cave
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise line due its reputation for providing the finest cuisine at sea, and its reputed service provided by the high crew to staff ratio. We sailed from Piraeus Greece to Dubai on a 20 day cruise and were really looking ... Read more
CarneyK
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 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
6 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
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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
b&m@11
Member Since 2013
1 review
22 forum posts
10 helpful votes
DISSAPOINTING. The newly refurbished Sirena with a very interesting 'must do" itinerary from Athens to Rome including Cairo, Alexandria and Jerusalem. So imagine our surprise and disappointment when on checking in at the ... Read more
Educated Cruising Critic
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Having cruised once before with Oceania, we were thrilled to cruise with them again. We chose the three day paid pre-cruise on land in Athens including tours, hotels, and food to begin with. The cruise entitled Cradle of History, would ... Read more
mswoody50
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
51 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This is my 4th time with Oceania in 4 years. Booked Sirena because of the supposedly upgrade to be completed by May 2016. Have previously cruised with Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Very disappointed with the overall look of Sirena. No ... Read more
mdk8584
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
The Sirena is a mid-sized ship so I was delighted not to see so many people in line during check in. It was smooth and easy. We were extremely disappointed when at check-in they told us that our stop in Egypt was cancelled and provided ... Read more
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macrn
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Chose this cruise for the ports we were going to visit. Upon embarkation we were informed that two of the ports had been cancelled (egypt)-not happy! Then, the ship lost my passport! The most interesting thing is that when the ceo was ... Read more
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sanmyn
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
53 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I was looking forward to the Sirena. I have sailed on the other three R Ships of the line. I was NOT disappointed. I booked solo in a consierge cabin on the seven deck. The same room I always get on the other ships. Perfect for one and ... Read more
C-ME
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Second sailing on "O" cruises first on the Marina , previously cruised only Regent SSC (Gold Society Members). Our first cruise was first class - beautiful ship - good size veranda cabins - attentive staff in all area of this ... Read more
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PEL England
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Many good points. Liked martini bar and free water and soft drinks approach, which are readily available. Room 4024 outside cabin was great. Very quiet opposite medical bay so also at a stable point of the ship. Very smooth sailing for ... Read more
Nadja
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this cruise because we wanted to go in a less crowded ship. Before, we've sailed in larger ships of about 2500 passengers. We really enjoyed less people aboard, more tranquility. Athens is really a very interesting place to ... Read more
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BippityBoppity
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
We booked this cruise based on the itinerary and reviews of amazing dining and attention to detail. The ship was very nice. The dining rooms and public areas were beautiful. The staff was excellent, and service was always prompt. Our ... Read more
Konatimn
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 helpful votes
We chose this cruise mainly because of the itinerary, but also because we had heard good things about the Oceania line. Let me preface this review by saying it was the most expensive cruise we had ever booked! We looked forward to this ... Read more
Madame croisiere
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We cruised with Oceania for the first time last May because many friends had experienced Oceania and recommended Oceania Cruise Line. We did benefit from many specials starting with free internet, some free excursions, free gratuities. ... Read more
madi59269@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had a Penthouse Balcony Suite and the closet space and bathroom space were excellent. The Butler service was a nice perk, but we were somewhat disappointed that the laundry pressing was very limited to 3 garments each. We would also ... Read more
dojies
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 helpful votes
The Riviera cruise (Oceania) was very satisfying on a number of levels, because of what they call ‘enrichment experiences’. On a culinary level, there is a choice between speciality restaurants serving some exceptional food ... Read more
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cruisercn
Member Since 2015
1 review
74 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This cruise was an extension offer from Oceania. We added it to a Miami to Athens booking and received credits on airfare not needed for a back-to-back cruise. This also gave us an opportunity to do a day tour in Greece during the ... Read more
CorgiNole
Member Since 2016
1 review
52 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise with Oceania (have cruised in the past on larger ships/other lines) and Mom's 9th cruise with Oceania (5th on the Nautica). Traveling with an experienced cruiser makes a difference! We flew into Athens a day ... Read more
nurse44
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Lovely Ship, Very well maintained and my first trip with Oceania. We have done quite a few in the past with other lines..Service is their main focus with food being the second.The veranda is standard size BUT the bed was amazing, I wanted ... Read more
bengaltiger
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Great itinerary - Oceania goes where most others don't Small ship experience, personally it did not matter to me either way. I like them both! Great service and amenities Veranda cabin 6000 right in the front. Great view every ... Read more
Sandyliret
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed October 2015
Our first experience and we could not be more pleased! The ship was spectacular, the service was outstanding and the amenities were the top of the line. The food was more than expected, and we are from New Orleans, in fact it was very ... Read more
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