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62 Oceania Romantic Cruise Reviews

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winform
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Inaugural cruise of Sirena and we sailed on Marina last year. The service on arrival was excellent although it was obvious much needed to be finished, they were still painting sections when we left 14 dats later. Our bed head arrived after ... Read more
Funeral Director
Member Since 2010
1 review
44 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My wife found the cruise from a brochure for Oceania and talked 6 of us into going. Our first time aboard any Oceania vessel. We were very pleased! No NORO, after a discussion on cruise critic roll call of this cruise and some ... Read more
palmerar@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our friends recommended we take this trip. We did the 10 day trip around the Tahitian Islands aboard the Marina. We upgraded to a Penthouse Room and we did fully enjoy the experience of our own butler and the executive lounge. The ... Read more
Ken the cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Riviera and we were so looking forward to the food, playing tennis, golf and croquet on the forward sports deck and taking art and culinary classes when we were at sea. We also had high expectations for ... Read more
Airspeed
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We went on a seven night cruise aboard the Riviera stopping in Key West, Trujillo (Honduras), Belize City (Belize), and Cozumel (Mexico). This was our first cruise ever (as a child I had once done an Atlantic crossing, but this was back in ... Read more

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carter117
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
The change in management of the cruise line could not be more evident. This was our second time on Riviera in a penthouse suite. We did not expect there to be a difference in the experience as we were completely happy the last time(2014). ... Read more
Bucketlist1204
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising with Oceania. We booked and deposited on this 1 ½ years ago to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary and two other couples traveled with us also celebrating anniversaries. This was a bucket list ... Read more
TravelingAngel
Member Since 2011
1 review
228 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We got back from our cruise last week, Southernmost Wonders from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso, and although I am not in a position to write a real cruise review due to some unforeseen circumstances, I do want to say a few words about my ... Read more
cmackpmp
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We embarked on our honeymoon cruise after being told this cruise would have a higher percentage of older people and no kids. We thought this sounded great. We signed up for prepaid gratuities, free airfare from LA, onboard credit, a $750 ... Read more
orchards
Member Since 2009
1 review
32 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Sailed 10 day cruise from Rio to Buenos Aries. We haved sailed on multiple lines before but Oceania has my vote as "favorite." Ship is smaller than other ships we have sailed with about 1200 passengers, is very low key and very ... Read more

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psychopharmacist
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This reviewer and his wife are seasoned cruisers. This was our first time with Oceania. We are in our early 60's. The Staff was incredible, faced with potentially overwhelming demands on the staff's times as the entire ship was treated ... Read more
Act 3
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We recently returned from a 10 night eastern Caribbean cruise on Oceania Riviera. This was a make up cruise from last year's disaster on the Insignia ship where an engine exploded. This ship was so much better (and not just because it ... Read more
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art4all
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We sailed on the Oceania Regatta out of Miami for the Western Carribean. While we had been to several of these ports before, a few were new to us (Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan). We like the smaller, R-class ships because there are fewer ... 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
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

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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
Hawaiidan
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
4,781 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Just got back from one of the finest cruises I have ever taken...and glanced at the prior reviews. Were they on the same ship because what I and others experienced was the exact opposite. In some 40 years of cursing the world from ... Read more
Ilovetotravel1967
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 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
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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TallyNole
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Long-time cruisers, first time on Oceania. CABIN: We were in Penthouse Suite 11058. BEST cabin for size and amenities: huge walk-in closet, so much storage space we had empty drawers - even with all the winter clothes we dragged ... Read more
MMfromAustin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Drink package -- Offered at $60 per person per day -- We did not buy the package and found buying wine and drinks on an a la carte basis was more economical. We also had a wider selection of wines by the bottle than that offered by the ... Read more
Cruzing Di
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My husband and I have cruised many times. The Marina is a great ship with lovely decor and for our recent 2 week cruise, we had the best staff and crew. The entertainment was the best I've seen on a cruise ship, the food was great and we ... Read more
VCrago
Member Since 2015
1 review
18 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
This was our first cruise, so we had nothing to compare. However, we did our research and chose Oceania because of the great ratings. The Riviera is certainly a beautiful new ship, and our amenities were excellent in our Concierge Suite. ... Read more
maxamize
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
42 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background We are probably amongst the youngest Oceania loyalists (25 and 34) but we just love traveling by ship and the atmosphere and food only found on Oceania Cruises. After our ‘Mayan Mystique’ cruise on ... Read more

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