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Athens (Piraeus) Oceania Nautica Cruise Reviews

Oceania
Nautica
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Athens

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23 Athens (Piraeus) Oceania Nautica Cruise Reviews


9singer27 avatar

9singer27

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary/Uneven Ship Service

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The cruise had a fabulous itinerary and we chose it for that. We were not disappointed. The cruise was amazing and the ports were phenomenal. Everything was interesting and easily explored. Sometimes we had to ...
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Sail Date November 2018


virgieskid avatar

virgieskid

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

An amazing journey, an amazing ship, an amazing staff

We chose this cruise primarily because of the itinerary and it did not disappoint. We made all our own tour arrangements at each port so I can not comment on the ships tours. Our room was fantastic and the service ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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ronaldlknight

9 Reviews Written

120 Helpful Votes

Details on some deficiencies in an otherwise excellent cruise

The cruise was generally excellent mainly because of the the variety of food, the service, the gym and running track, and the itinerary. I will not go into detail on those factors because you can read about them in ...
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Sail Date November 2018


chirk avatar

chirk

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vista Suite, but...

We are active, mature, independent experienced travelers who've been on 10 cruises or so. We had booked Oceania's Lima-Miami cruise, which they must have oversold because they kept sending emails inviting us to ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Wong1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

General Comments

Oceania always provide good services, food and entertainment. The only disappointments were the cancellation of Istanbul and Cairo within the lists of Port of Call. Those cities were the reasons for the initial ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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RockyMtnBlue

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Garyfr1 avatar

Garyfr1

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Athens to Dubai

The itinerary on the cruise was excellent - a passage visiting Greece, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Oman and Dubai. Cairo was cut from the itinerary one day after the final payment date, which was a disappointment and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Cheddar cave

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disembarkation was the highlight of this cruise

I chose this cruise line due its reputation for providing the finest cuisine at sea, and its reputed service provided by the high crew to staff ratio. We sailed from Piraeus Greece to Dubai on a 20 day cruise and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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CorgiNole

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Explored the Mediterranean in the lap of luxury.

This was my first cruise with Oceania (have cruised in the past on larger ships/other lines) and Mom's 9th cruise with Oceania (5th on the Nautica). Traveling with an experienced cruiser makes a difference! We ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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bengaltiger

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Pros and cons!

Great itinerary - Oceania goes where most others don't Small ship experience, personally it did not matter to me either way. I like them both! Great service and amenities Veranda cabin 6000 right in the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


nurse44 avatar

nurse44

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Lovely Small Ship

Lovely Ship, Very well maintained and my first trip with Oceania. We have done quite a few in the past with other lines..Service is their main focus with food being the second.The veranda is standard size BUT the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


carrezando avatar

carrezando

1 Review Written

Not recommended for anyone with disabilities

1. To start at the beginning: I have cruised many times with small and large vessels I have never had trouble stepping in to a bathroom. The first thing I noticed was a bathroom raised up far more than any other I ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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mpfund

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Almost perfection!

Our first trip with Oceania and we loved it. Previous cruises include Seabourn, SeaDream, Le Ponant, Island Sky, Windstar, Star Clippers, Hapag-Lloyd's Hanseatic, Paul Gauguin, and others. Embarkation -- Seamless, ...
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Sail Date September 2013


GrammieK avatar

GrammieK

1 Review Written

All that we hoped for and more!!! "Rhodes not Rhode Island"

We were originally scheduled to take the NYC-Montreal cruise, but we received an offer we could not refuse! Our September 19 - October 1 cruise (Greek Isles - Istanbul) on the Nautica was probably the best cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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mthgoo

3 Reviews Written

Great destinations but retire the ship

In a nutshell: perfect itinerary, outstanding service, and excellent food, but the ship is old & cramped. The entertainment & activities were way below par. With a starting port of Athens and and ending port ...
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Sail Date August 2011


mcwinn avatar

mcwinn

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oceania did not disappoint.

Even though I have been on 50+ cruises, this was my first cruise on Oceania. On most levels, they met or exceeded my expectations. The ship was beautifully maintained. The staff was engaging and friendly. Food was ...
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Sail Date July 2011


cynadav avatar

cynadav

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ups and downs with Oceania's Nautica

My husband and I just returned from a 10 night cruise aboard Oceania's Nautica in the Mediterranean. We went on the cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We had been to about half of the ports ...
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Sail Date June 2010


arzz avatar

arzz

3 Reviews Written

Blissfully Sliding on Garlic Infused Greece into Turkey

Blissfully Sliding on Garlic Infused Greece into Turkey Nautica: Athens to Istanbul, October 29 - November 10, 2009. We are not first time cruisers -- we are veterans of over 350 days aboard cruise ships ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Cruise Bum

1 Review Written

Dream Cruise of Greek Islands

GREEK ISLANDS HONEYMOON NARRATION: 2009 * Wednesday, July 22 Depart from Boston Airport (10:00pm) to Frankfort, Germany, Airtime: 6 hours, 32 minutes. Ah! The flight with 50 nocturnal Italian teenagers! The sardine ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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CintiPam

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Second-Time Cruisers' Excellent Enchanted Escapade

            This review of our second-ever cruise is unbelievably lengthy (no surprise to the readers of my review of our first-ever cruise last fall!), so it is organized by labeled topics so that ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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suec12

4 Reviews Written

Dream destinations

We had actually planned and put a deposit on a Celebrity itinerary that went to many of the same destinations BUT started and ended in Rome. Then the Oceania brochure arrived in the mail and I found the itinerary ...
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Sail Date May 2009


John D avatar

John D

1 Review Written

Nautica

NAUTICA -- Travelers may not know about a relatively new line called Oceania Cruises, but they should learn. We took The Black Sea Interlude on the Nautica, one of three Oceania ships. The experience was ...
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Sail Date July 2006


allyg avatar

allyg

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Yes, you do want to cruise!

Having been independent travelers for most of our adult lives my husband and I really did not think we would ever want to travel with lots of other people, but, upon reaching our sixties, we began to think that ...
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Sail Date June 2008


Nautica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining5.04.3
Entertainment3.03.3
Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Family2.01.5
Enrichment5.03.5
Service4.04.5
Value For Money5.03.5
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