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99 Oceania Senior Cruise Reviews

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ATC Cat
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We arrived in Miami the day before, we always arrange our own flights. Arriving at the terminal on embarkation day it was quiet and relaxed as normal, no hustle and bustle at the Oceania terminal. Very smooth operation to get us on board, ... Read more
Funeral Director
Member Since 2010
1 review
44 forum posts
2 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
KCEconomist
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were very disappointed in the Concierge veranda room on the Nautica. After a prior cruise on the Marina, we expected a quality experience. It was a very small room, little closet space, a very small bathroom ( difficult to use) and the ... Read more
whiteheath
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
The service on this ship was outstanding! Staff were very friendly and very helpful. However the general operation of the ship seemed to be sadly lacking. We rarely saw or heard from the captain other than to give us our compass bearing. ... Read more
keithval
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
960 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We were quite disappointed with this cruise, as we have cruised Oceania a few times in the past and have always loved our stay on board. We joined the ship in Buenos Aires and sailed to Rio de Janeiro . To be fair, the ship had an ... Read more

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515kitty
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
249 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Now we just got home. And we also were on the first sailing after a complete scrub down since a noro virus out break. 177 cases to CDC. Notified prior by Oceania that our boarding would be at 2 pm instead of 1pm due to the scrub down. Now ... Read more
Boardworks1
Member Since 2015
1 review
35 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Before we left for our trip, we were notified at the last minute of a port change from Tianjin to Incheon, Korea. Thankfully, this did not affect our plans as we weren't flying home until Sunday, March 6th. After staying in Bangkok for a ... Read more
Glenn22
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are in our mid 60's and have sailed 7 times in last 7 years. After 2 cruises on Celebrity Millenium ships we decided to go upscale and try Oceania Marina in 2011. One month prior to sailing, we were offered and accepted a bargain ... Read more
ckclee
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
What a great ship this is! I feel sad to read that some people blame the cruise line for the virus that spread though some passengers. I watched people refuse to use hand sanitizer before entering food venues, being incredibly rude about ... Read more
JohnnyBumpo
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We sailed on the Oceania Marina on a cruise of the Tahitian islands. We started and ended in Papeete on Tahiti and visited Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Nuku Hiva, and Rangiora. Although I thought of Tahiti as a single island in the middle ... Read more

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Annalise
Member Since 2002
9 reviews
68 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is the first cruise I've been on in which it improved with each day. At first, I had misgivings & couldn't see any differences, but the overall service and attention to detail soon became apparent. The ship is beautifully ... Read more
Pragmatiste
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked the Concierge Level upgrade for the Mayan Mistique cruise. First the pluses: - Lovely ship, elegant, well appointed mid-sized, never felt crowded, spacious verandah cabin and bathroom, lots of little 'extras' in the cabin ... Read more
pollywaffle
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
47 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
After reading some of the reviews on Cruise Critic we were a bit apprehensive about whether the high standards of our two previous Nautica cruises would be maintained, since the NCL acquisition. We need not have worried! The ship was ... Read more
billmuto
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
4 helpful votes
First time on Oceania but about 25 cruises under our belt ranging from Azamara, Celebrity, Princess, etc. We had really looked forward to this cruise based on the itinerary (Tahiti) and the Oceania's reputation for excellent food. ... Read more
Rubber123
Member Since 2014
1 review
43 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This is a very personal view of the cruise based on our previous experiences. This cruise ship is very smart. Very well looked after and spotless clean. Posh. Upper class. Pretentious. It seemed to me that it was trying very hard to be ... Read more

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gama998
Member Since 2014
1 review
40 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The fun of this one month cruise was destroyed by the fact that the ship missed 4 ports of the 19 included in the itinerary, including Maldives, due to the declaration of the State of Emergency in the eve of our arrival (but without any ... 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
Exscribe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Our cruise began inauspiciously with the Oceania staff at the airport having no record of our booking the cruise. But after being shown the confirmation, the response was impressive. We were guided by two employees -- one in charge of our ... Read more
jmdurner
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My wife and I just completed a 12-night Baltic cruise on the Marina. Our previous cruise was a 12-night Med cruise in the summer several years ago on the Celebrity Solstice. I honestly have to say that the experience was as about the ... Read more
clremmel
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1. Ship size - just right. Considered the small end of a mid-size ship. Very clean. 2. Crew to passenger ratio - not 1 t 1 but close. 3. Crew/steward/waiter service - absolutely marvelous. Alway a smile and greeting from someone ... Read more

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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
RedRaider65
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have read some of the reviews, and wonder how anyone could give Oceania and their Marina ship anything but 5 stars. True, we have not been on 40 or 50 cruises like others, but have been on enough cruises to know the differences between ... Read more
China6
Member Since 2013
1 review
26 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second Oceania cruise (last year: Scandinavia and the Baltics on the Marina) and we just booked another cruise in 2016! The fine quality of the Oceania line has been maintained despite it's sale to Norwegian Cruise Line. The ... Read more
TeamMalta
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Regatta through Panama Canal Apr 23, 2015. Ship — moderate size (650+) but both the main dining room and the entertainment room could not accommodate a full shipload of passengers. On one or two nights the line was very long at ... Read more
RobertaV
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have sailed with Oceania once before which was great, but it was 3 years ago and on Regatta before they were taken over by NCCL and what a difference. Marina is a beautiful ship, the cabins10062 was fine, bathroom excellent. ... Read more

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