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31 Oceania Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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Sandyliret
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
caseum
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
- Internet: slow, even in the computer lab. I tried to download a file that is a few MB. But after a mins, it was still trying, and I gave up. In one evening, there was no internet connection for anyone as the service was down. - ... Read more
Tinkerbell1963
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
147 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Oceania (we have previously cruised with Disney, Silversea, P&O, Regent Seven Seas, Celebrity and Princess) and we were so looking forward to it, having seen such positive reviews. Embarkation ran very ... Read more
Lemailu
Member Since 2013
1 review
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were looking for a relatively small boat and a cruise not too far away from home (we are Belgians) last year to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary in September. Our TA recommended a cruise on Nautica. We followed their advice ... Read more
dmacp
Member Since 2013
1 review
51 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We selected this cruise for two reasons; to celebrate our 25th anniversary and because of the originally scheduled itinerary. Unfortunately situations in Ukraine forced the cancellation of the ports of Yalta, Sevastapol and Odessa. I am ... Read more
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TexasTripper
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
Booked the Oceania Insignia for its historical Black Sea ports which were cancelled due to crisis in the Ukraine. Although this was not the cruise lines fault they failed to provide any consideration to make up for the missed ports. We ... Read more
eabaird@netzero.net
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
Although the cancellation of 3 ports was unavoidable, the delayed timing was later than was needed to cancel without a large loss. The included air far gave us such bad connections that we had to pay $175/pp deviation & another $100/pp ... Read more
bailey59
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
324 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the first time I cruised with Oceania. I picked the cruise because the itinerary is one I have wanted to do for a long time. Unfortunately, because of the situation in Ukraine we were unable to go to Sevastapol, Yalta or Odessa. ... Read more
carrezando
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1. To start at the beginning: I have cruised many times with small and large vessels I have never had trouble stepping in to a bathroom. The first thing I noticed was a bathroom raised up far more than any other I recall making entry with ... Read more
mpfund
Member Since 2003
4 reviews
234 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
Our first trip with Oceania and we loved it. Previous cruises include Seabourn, SeaDream, Le Ponant, Island Sky, Windstar, Star Clippers, Hapag-Lloyd's Hanseatic, Paul Gauguin, and others. Embarkation -- Seamless, speedy and we were ... Read more

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californiacruiseluvrs
Member Since 2006
9 reviews
129 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Oceania Riviera and we LOVE this ship! We boarded August 6 in Athens and the cruise ended in Istanbul. In 2012 we also cruised the Mediterranean on this beautiful ship for 10 days. My wife and I are in ... Read more
Chochotte
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We joined the Riviera at Pireaus on the 06-Aug and couldn't wait to get on board, and as we had a concierge level state room then our embarkation was rapid. Although there weren't that many people at the check-in desks at noon. Once ... Read more
elbowroom
Member Since 2013
1 review
51 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
Sacred Sanctuaries, August 2013. Embarkation etc. The cruise started in Piraeus, which shares the dingy, seedy atmosphere of many ports. That said, it is worth coming earlier if you want to visit any of the closer islands on a day-trip. ... Read more
CruiserMan48
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We just returned from a 26-day cruise on the Oceania Marina (back-to-back Athens to Civitavecchia and Civitavecchia to Miami). We've sailed on more than two dozen ships, but it was our first on Oceania. When we boarded the Marina, we ... Read more
GrammieK
Member Since 2009
1 review
1,048 forum post
0 helpful votes
We were originally scheduled to take the NYC-Montreal cruise, but we received an offer we could not refuse! Our September 19 - October 1 cruise (Greek Isles - Istanbul) on the Nautica was probably the best cruise we have ever taken. We ... Read more

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mthgoo
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
In a nutshell: perfect itinerary, outstanding service, and excellent food, but the ship is old & cramped. The entertainment & activities were way below par. With a starting port of Athens and and ending port of Istanbul, ... Read more
mcwinn
Member Since 2006
1 review
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Even though I have been on 50+ cruises, this was my first cruise on Oceania. On most levels, they met or exceeded my expectations. The ship was beautifully maintained. The staff was engaging and friendly. Food was very good, often ... Read more
no fuss travel
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
2,017 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2011
First time cruiser with Oceania. We were not disappointed. The service and food reminded me of when I first starting taking cruises. We enjoyed being on a smaller ship and the lack of climbing walls, skating rinks, etc. It was pure bliss ... Read more
Rocket4Oh
Member Since 2008
1 review
248 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2010
Greek Isles Odyssey, 10-22 Sep, 2010 onboard Oceania ship, Nautica 3 days in Athens pre-cruise and 3 days in Istanbul post-cruise This is the "executive summary" or should I say, well expanded ES of our cruise. It will be a ... Read more
cynadav
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I just returned from a 10 night cruise aboard Oceania's Nautica in the Mediterranean. We went on the cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We had been to about half of the ports previously, but neither of us had ... Read more

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arzz
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
3,370 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Blissfully Sliding on Garlic Infused Greece into Turkey Nautica: Athens to Istanbul, October 29 - November 10, 2009. We are not first time cruisers -- we are veterans of over 350 days aboard cruise ships including extended ... Read more
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Cruise_Bum
Member Since 2008
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
GREEK ISLANDS HONEYMOON NARRATION: 2009 * Wednesday, July 22 Depart from Boston Airport (10:00pm) to Frankfort, Germany, Airtime: 6 hours, 32 minutes. Ah! The flight with 50 nocturnal Italian teenagers! The sardine conditions daunted them ... Read more
CintiPam
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
5,723 forum posts
0 helpful votes
            This review of our second-ever cruise is unbelievably lengthy (no surprise to the readers of my review of our first-ever cruise last fall!), so it is organized by labeled ... Read more
suec12
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
1,317 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2009
We had actually planned and put a deposit on a Celebrity itinerary that went to many of the same destinations BUT started and ended in Rome. Then the Oceania brochure arrived in the mail and I found the itinerary that I really wanted! ... Read more
allyg
Member Since 2008
1 review
59 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having been independent travelers for most of our adult lives my husband and I really did not think we would ever want to travel with lots of other people, but, upon reaching our sixties, we began to think that letting someone else do the ... Read more
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