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92 Oceania Transatlantic Cruise Reviews
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56
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11
Average
12
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11
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Victoria Darcy
Member Since 2011
1 review
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first Oceania cruise- and we're glad we did! I have been hearing about how great Oceania was from friends for several years, but we have become quite partial to our familiar Celebrity. We've also cruised with Seabourne, and ... Read more
rdberns
Member Since 2013
1 review
130 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
andersas
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Here is another 5 star review for Oceania and the Marina. My wife and I are in our mid 60’s have cruised before, but this was our first time on Oceania. We have always wanted to cruise with Oceania, especially on the Marina or ... Read more
Tilly91
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We prefer slightly smaller ships but in the same or better class. This was our first exposure to Oceania and we were comparing this experience to Seabourn. The ship was very nice and the Penthouse Suite was just a bit larger than the ... Read more
Ricky18
Member Since 2015
1 review
70 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Took a Transatlantic cruise on Riveira. If u want comfort, good food, service, good cabin space , excursion treats and a happy smiles from all those who surround u----then take a Oceania. They are truly a notch above Celebrity, RCCL ... Read more
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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
Kristal Blade
Member Since 2010
1 review
559 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have looked at Oceania cruises and always thought they were a bit too expensive for us. We were sent details of a repositioning cruise from the Med to Miami at a great price with several freebies thrown in.... free wifi, free transfers, ... Read more
SKYEBISCUIT
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have travelled on several other cruise lines which were less expensive on numerous occasions but never on Oceania. However, chose this cruise because of the itinerary and some good offers. Our cabin was very nice but similar to those we ... Read more
dkurz
Member Since 2003
1 review
116 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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socky1
Member Since 2008
1 review
95 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Smaller ship for us which we enjoyed, clean, recently refurbished, no loud music, no kids on this cruise, many areas to read and relax, easy access around the ship, no lines, superb food, good selection of wine, smaller cabins and ... Read more
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tillie1005
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I chose this ship and this cruise for the following reasons; a) My partner and I are pass cruisers with this line. b) we had completed six weeks in Europe and this was the perfect way to return to US. c) ship newly ... Read more
danny123
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
We read so many negative comments on Cruise Critic about the Sirena, we were worried about this experience ! Well, not to worry.... the cruise was wonderful ! Sirena is absolutely beautiful!!! Well appointed in every area! Horizons ... Read more
bakfar
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
We have sailed Oceania 6 times and this time we were disappointed, not in the amenities or service which was outstanding. We chose a transatlantic crossing thinking there would be movies, lectures on varied topics beside the usual games ... Read more
Joanzzzz
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
124 forum posts
10 helpful votes
It is very difficult to take reviews on any subject and make a personal decision based on them. We are given an opinion from others based on their reviews/needs/rewards/expectations, and use them accordingly. If we try and decide based ... Read more
hgtefla
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Review of Oceania (Insignia) Sept. 12 - Sept 29. Valletta, Malta to Miami Florida, USA This was our third cruise (our first repositioning) and the first with Oceania. We were a bit trepidatious signing up for this cruise as we were not ... Read more
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sbg42
Member Since 2006
1 review
346 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our first time on Oceania. I had heard only good things about this cruise line. We were told that food was excellent, service great and ship lovely. Most of the aforementioned did not hold true. During the life raft drill, ... Read more
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Hawaiidan
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
5,400 forum posts
13 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
haskinskj
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
36 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My husband and I were on the Insignia July 1-19 for the Northern Crossing trip from Miami to Reykjavik. Overall, what a wonderful cruise; we really enjoyed the ship, several sea days, the ports and, most especially, staying in Reykjavik ... Read more
Fsulaw1
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
132 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our first Oceania cruise. We have been On about 80 cruises so can make a comparison. We went because we wanted the "culinary" experience. We were mostly pleased. On the buffet one could find, on different nights, crab ... Read more
TRUEBLUE66
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
172 forum posts
19 helpful votes
We booked this cruise nearly a year before as a 50th Birthday present! Booked through a U.K. based travel agent and all preparation went well. We have sailed mainly with R.C.I. and Princess before but wanted to see if the advertised ... Read more
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Nebraska Fan
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
760 forum posts
18 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Oceania since it was purchased by Norwegian Cruise Line. We wondered if the service and food might decline. Their was no need for concern as the food is still the best at sea, service was excellent and the ... Read more
Irish1010
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
31 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is my sixth cruise, all on Oceania. We chose a transatlantic cruise because we wanted a relaxing two weeks without guilt...we could lie in the sun and read, or participate in shipboard activities without fear of missing something in ... Read more
winebob
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I had always wanted to try a TA cruise and this was a perfect opportunity. It turned out even better than my expectations. The greatest aspect was the leisurely pace, not having to get up early in the morning for a shore excursion, ... Read more
Shilla
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 helpful votes
The Riviera was highly recommended to us. It was our 2nd cruise with Oceania (Insignia, before), and I should have known better. My husband and I go cruising to relax, have nice meals with good service, and then dance the night ways! ... Read more
Funeral Director
Member Since 2010
1 review
59 forum posts
9 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
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