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93 Oceania Romantic Cruise Reviews
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Capt. Nanji
Member Since 2005
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We wanted to see the Tahitian islands and felt this cruise, sponsored by Go Next for universityu alumni, fit our needs. After a long airplane trip from Boston, we were put up for 2 nights at the Intercontinental Hotel in Papeete, and we ... Read more
Girl35
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first time cruising with Oceania. We had cruised with all the top rated cruise lines like Crystal, Silver Sea and Regent. We have high expectations and were looking for something with exceptional esthetics as well as good ... Read more
jipzangel
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We sailed from Los Angeles on 2 cruises back to back to Hawaii and to the French Polynesia. This was our first cruise on Oceania and it will be the only cruise line that we will be sailing on in the future. The ship was an older ship ... Read more
mlarocca
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
This was our 4th sailing with Oceania and our second sailing on Riviera (we have also sailed on her sister ship, Marina). This is the first sailing we have taken with Oceania that was not "port intensive". We had 5 stops in the ... Read more
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
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jecuyer
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Bath was exceptional for a cruiseship stateroom in cabin 9058 (balcony stateroom concierge level). Dining was ok. Favorite specialty restaurant was actually Red Ginger (sea bass was great - and NOT the same cut and preparation you will ... Read more
69Indy
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
10 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
RockyMtnBlue
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
5 helpful votes
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
richera1
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our early 60's and just returned from our second Oceania Cruise in Europe. This was our sixth cruise having been on Royal Carib and Princess to destinations in the Caribbean. Oceania is a much more luxurious and ... Read more
SLO2HI
Member Since 2014
1 review
18 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. I have been to Spain and Portugal but always wanted to visit Morocco. We booked late and couldn't get the cabin we wanted so only had a window rather than veranda; our travel agent convinced ... Read more
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Hawaiidan
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
5,433 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was my 6th cruise with Oceania and my 2nd on a R class ship First the ship is a classic in design and style like a upscale British country hotel, Fine art, cherry paneling, fine carpets wrought iron and brass... class and ... Read more
bigred70
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
48 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because we have had great experiences on Oceania and liked the itinerary, Stockholm to Barcelona. On this cruise, the crew from the general manager on down was terrific. Attitude was "what can we do for ... Read more
impressed
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
St Petersburg has been on my bucket list but I wanted to avoid the crowds of summer so the dates were ideal. They also offered a substantial number & variety of shore excursions from which to choose The ship came highly ... Read more
wakeupcoffee
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
23 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We decided to try Oceania, normally we travel on Celebrity or one of the Royal Caribbean ships. We enjoyed the experience. It was more expensive that our other cruises. One couple felt that our cabin category should have had a larger room ... Read more
Atlanta World Cruiser
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
90 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on Oceania. We received a lot of press on the new Sirena. We booked a Penthouse SG2 with no specific stateroom. This was a first for us not having a Stateroom; one of their promotions. We were going to be in ... Read more
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marikay1961
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
amazing cruise!!! We seriously wished we didn't have to leave the ship! amazing ports (Marseilles was a snooze though)!! Would have loved more time in Barcelona and Venice. Amazing amazing shore excursions! The guides were better than ... Read more
Cruise Worm
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Disembarkation was easy at each port, even for those not taking Oceania tours. (Would not recommend using Oceania tours a la carte for St Pete, as each tour would return back to ship through all the traffic.) Heard of no virus ... Read more
Lorna Doone
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
58 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We just returned from Oceania's Riveria 17 day cruise(Medieval Meanderings) from Barcelona to Rome. This was actually two cruises combined - July 3 cruise Barcelona to Lisbon and July 10 cruise Lisbon to Rome. This was our 5th Oceania ... Read more
Sirat
Member Since 2006
1 review
77 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Oceania offered a trip to ports which interested us, with a reputation for fine service. In most aspects, we were very satisfied. The cabin was commodious and well furnished, with a full bed, love seat, desk, two large closets, and a ... Read more
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Beach Traveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My husband and I traveled for our anniversary to the ports of Amalfi, Sardinia, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseille and Monto Carlo. We had been on Carnival and Celebrity cruises twenty years prior and decided we were not "cruise ... Read more
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rutie
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We have previously cruised with Oceania in October of 2012 and the ship was not able to get into the Amalfi Coast or Taromina due to rough waters. We booked this cruise in June hoping that we would be able to see the Amalfi Coast. This ... Read more
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peterfox8
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Our overall experience was excellent. Of particular note were the high quality, competence, and helpfulness of the staff, who were all very personable. The food was excellent. Tour excursions were well done. Entertainment was good ... Read more
L-1011
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Oceania and we were looking forward to it greatly. We have taken 20 previous cruises, mostly with Celebrity and Azamara, though with all the other major lines except Norwegian as well. We receive about 3 pieces ... 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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cindergal38
Member Since 2015
1 review
19 helpful votes
Its an excellent value for the money compared to may upscale cruises. Everything first rate and staff could not do enough. Some of the excursions just okay but still fantastic. I'd rather they gave less excursions but better ones! The ... Read more
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