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175 Oceania Senior Cruise Reviews
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Perkycruzers
Member Since 2008
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Joined relatives due to it's stop in Cuba and the chance to stop in Routan and Belize. We found the ship to be immaculate and wonderfully decorated, a very luxurious environment. The entertainment was ok, we found the singer Paul Edison to ... Read more
PegasusGM
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
449 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The food was excellent, the service was wonderful, But Oceania did not get us the two gift cards from our daughter that they assured we would get that day. Despite repeated requests to meet with Damien Lacroix the general manager there ... Read more
furnrep
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
86 forum posts
The March 21st Marina sailing was overall very good. ! The cruise overall was as usual with Oceania very enjoyable with lots of great dining! I only have four negative comments. First and most offensive was the Asst. Cruise Director ... Read more
CheapIrish
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
67 forum posts
We jumped on this cruise when we heard it was going to Cuba - the first of the Norwegian line ships to do so. It was also visiting some Central and South American ports we wanted to visit. We had already travelled with Oceania before ... Read more
micarda
Member Since 2008
1 review
67 forum posts
Small ship had advantages and disadvantages: in rough seas the motion is much more of a problem and we had some very rough seas. Another advantage is that smaller ship can dock much closer to towns than larger ones: unfortunately, this was ... Read more
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Seasabroad
Member Since 2017
1 review
Chose this cruise as I wanted to experience the Caribbean on a smaller ship which I'd been told was a step up from Celebrity. Missed first island due to returning to Miami as someone had to be lifted off. Service slow in main restaurant ... Read more
dsfromnj
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
26 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
My mother and I traveled on the Marina to celebrate her 90th birthday. She lives near New York and usually takes a ship from there. For this milestone birthday, she decided to be adventurous and fly to Miami and try a new cruise line. ... Read more
Alohatoo
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The cruise on the Oceania Marina was excellent and I would be confident in recommending it to anyone, especially for “foodies”. The choices and variety of food were outstanding even at the Terrace Café which had both ... Read more
Tim Smyth
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 helpful votes
Our Oceania Cruise was the first cruise that either I or my wife have ever taken, but we hope it won't be the last. Nearly everyone on our cruise were old hands at cruising; a majority having taken a half dozen if not double-digit tours ... Read more
marc-29
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife and me chosse this cruise because of the route through the caribean sea and because of the ship itself and its luxury service. Dinging, Butlersevice, the cabin all was really overwhelming. Al Dinging Restaurants were outstanding, ... Read more
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SALAMANCA2014
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
1 forum post
We travel with three other couples four of us were on Deck 9 and two others were on deck 7. The Internet was better than the last time I cruised on the Marina. The Marina also has a Laundromat. There is only one entertainment show a day ... Read more
canucktrekker
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
We initially were made aware of this cruise by Go Next which was actively promoting this cruise last year, however we ended up booking it through our own travel agent for a slightly better deal. As others have mentioned, French ... Read more
SRDresh
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Chose for size of ship, anemities on the ship and explore all these countries without having to pack up for each country place went to. the ship is for adults only as no amenities for kids, which we like. Excursions. For us, though, ... Read more
oceanpath
Member Since 2007
13 reviews
41 forum posts
This was our 8th Oceania cruise over 13 years. We saw this cruise line rise to excellence, then fall recently under the holding company to low levels, and now is back to it excellence. The food is by far the best on the seas. We recently ... Read more
wmccfp
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
After a wonderful Baltic cruise on Marina last summer we decided to take a Western Caribbean cruise. The cruise did not start auspiciously as boarding was delayed several hours due to a Coast Guard full ship inspection. Additionally, ... Read more
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Avery
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
252 forum posts
26 helpful votes
My overall impression of our first cruise aboard the an Oceania cruise was excellent. There were some issues that prevented me from giving the cruise an overall excellent rating. Here is a summary. Details later in my review. The ... Read more
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cv8007
Member Since 2011
1 review
5 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
This was a destination specific cruise. Lecturer Mike Boll was fabulous giving histories of the countries visited. All nationalities were onboard which was a great mix. Entertainment was average & the so called "pool deck ... Read more
cambsboy1
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary, which is different from most of the cruises in this area. Firstly, before booking, we had consulted the reviews, and knew roughly what to expect. I get fed up with listening to some of ... Read more
Owlphile
Member Since 2009
1 review
21 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife & I were looking for a time to relax in comfort. We chose to cruise over the holidays because our children were not going to be with us. In general the Insignia cruise of the eastern Caribbean met our expectations. The ... Read more
call-of-the-sea
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is my second cruise on Oceania, the first one was on Riveira, in the Med. Marina is almost the same as Riveira,with very small differences. On both cruises we booked Penthouse 1 (PH1) cabin and have been very very satisfied. Both ... Read more
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Liat
Member Since 2003
13 reviews
1,360 forum post
15 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Oceania Sirena Baja California – Mexico Cruise December 11-21 2016 Why this cruise? We are experienced cruisers with 34 ocean and 3 river cruises over the past 17 years, enjoying ... Read more
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rdberns
Member Since 2013
1 review
131 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The itinerary was a main reason for taking this cruise. The staff and food are exceptional. My only complaint is the size and layout of the cabins. We are in a concierge cabin and it's too small. The bathroom is just okay with a ... Read more
cdnexplorer
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
We chose the sailing because it was one of the few offerings going to Manaus on The Amazon River and because Oceania was offering major inducements as they were not full. We ended up with only about 489 passengers, which resulted in a high ... Read more
RonaldMN
Member Since 2009
1 review
17 forum posts
We enjoy the sea days on repositioning cruises, and this 14-day Oceania Riviera voyage from Barcelona to Miami gave us five in a row, from Madeira to Bermuda. The meals were excellent, and the service exceptional. The penthouse suite ... Read more
dkurz
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
120 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This cruise being a repositioning cruise offered a penthouse with butler at an affordable price on one of Oceania newer vessels the Riviera..The butler was able to get us into the specialty restaurants on additional nights as well as ... Read more
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