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297 Oceania Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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queuetip
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
58 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was our second cruise on Oceania, sixteenth in total. We loved the ship. The Riviera is beautiful, almost new, and rides like a dream. We took advantage of a summer promotion to book a penthouse suite at a veranda minisuite price. ... Read more
Caesar
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
158 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Oceania and it will be the last. This was our 37th cruise. We chose Oceania as it was my birthday, and my sister's 45 wedding anniversary. 1 - Embarkation in Venice was excellent. 2 - Cabin was excellent ... Read more
Scottish Sinophile
Member Since 2013
1 review
15 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was our third sailing with Oceania and our second on the Riviera. They hit the sweet spot for us being upscale but not pretentious. This time we had cabin 10064 which is a concierge level veranda stateroom. While we enjoyed the ... Read more
KS_Meadowlark
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my first cruise with Oceania Cruise Lines. I have sailed with Carnival and Princess in the past. I was so impressed by first, the information provided by Oceania concerning our embarkation, the excursions available, the ... Read more
su-arizona
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
94 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Pre-Cruise This cruise began in the south of France, where we’ve visited often. Rather than fly directly to Nice, we decided to spend several days in Paris prior to beginning the cruise. We used Oceania’s Air Deviation ... Read more

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meerkats
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Overall very pleased. The food was plentiful but served luke warm all the time except in Red Ginger and Jacques. The Grand Dining room was very impressive but if you sat with others, by the time the meal was served, again luke warm. The ... Read more
Goldenera
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Standards onboard were excellent, we have sailed 7 times now with them and have always had brilliant food and service second to none. Ship is as beautiful now as she was 3 years ago. A lovely feeling throughout the ship. A lot of ... Read more
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
Nothing seems to work
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We have done many cruises but this was our first experience on Oceania. We had heard good things about the cruise line and the ship so were really looking to it even though we had been to most of the ports of call before. It was a real ... Read more
Rjwr13
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Advice - do not have a suite on deck 11, ours, 11031, was under the smoking area and lounger area and at night there was constant noise from the late night smokers and deck hands moving the loungers. Deck 11 suites also have a big overhang ... Read more

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Tsunami74
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
How I would describe the whole ship is "understated elegance" including the public areas and cabins. It is a very beautiful and relaxing surrounding. Our regular concierge (A2) cabin was a generous size with appealing ... Read more
WaterlooCruiser
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We had high expectations for our Oceania Cruise on the Marina. We had heard many wonderful things about this cruise line and were excited to finally be sailing with them. This cruise did not meet our expectations. We have been fortunate ... Read more
bobanddenise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Just returned from a Med.cruise on the Riviera. The calibre of the food was a gourmet's delight. Couldn't fault it at all. Staff very friendly, state rooms more than adequate with excellent beds, shore venues well chosen. Entertainment ... Read more
artlovingfoodie
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
13 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I did so much research in preparation for this cruise so wanted to add detail to help others who are considering Oceana Marina. Overall, I think the trick is to work around the weaknesses of this cruise to get the best experience but for ... Read more
Benji1
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Overall experience Only good - for the price we paid I felt that the cruise was average. The ship is elegant, but very dark. Food standards are good but not what you read on the reviews. Room We went concierge class which ... Read more

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CAIRN2
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We joined the ship in Istanbul. Embarkation was quick and smooth. Don't expect any kind of welcome in board; no senior staff or welcome drink. The ship is beautiful and the service and house staff really do a great job. Senior staff ... Read more
Kate1608
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
The Riviera is truly a magnificent ship, no expense spared in the furnishings and fittings. Everywhere on the ship is excellent, with staterooms beautifully furnished with the most comfortable beds, best quality linens and soft ... Read more
AndyandSu
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first Oceania cruise, having used Celebrity and Cunard in the past. We booked on the basis of the itinerary (Greek Islands) and the reputation Oceania has of being a solid notch above the mass market cruises. The cruise ... Read more
Droids
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
I was looking forward to cruising on Oceania because of it's reputation for excellent food and Customer service. I was sorely disappointed! The food was mediocre at best. Overcooked, bland, boring salads and uninteresting menu choices ... Read more
mrw1906
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
13 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We were really looking forward to this as we have heard so many good things about them from the press. Keep in mind that this was our 91 st cruise. SHIP Being a new build it was not what we have experienced on other lines. As an ... Read more

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corbinam
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
I should note before beginning this review that I am not Oceania's target audience. My husband and I are 30, and were some of the younger people on the boat. This doesn't mean that we didn't enjoy the cruise--we did, but the areas we ... Read more
Ilovetotravel1967
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
to be absolutely clear: the Ship is in perfect condition, cabins are well spaced and very well equiped even with marble bathrooms. Teak Deck wherever you go. Food is outstanding (IMHO better than Azamara or Celebrity) and Specialty ... Read more
newsbob
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
17 forum posts
0 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
21joyoct51
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 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
hugoc
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Our first time with Oceania we usually cruise with Silversea. We were quite anxious with the size of the ship, but once we embarked we were overwhelmed this ship is sooooo beautiful atrium by Lallique, amazing art work, very spacious, we ... Read more
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