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Barcelona Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

Oceania
Riviera
Destination
Barcelona

Traveler rating

Excellent

49

Very Good

23

Average

9

Poor

12

Terrible

3

Cruise type

97 Barcelona Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews


Rosebudaruso avatar

Rosebudaruso

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beyond Expectations

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I had chosen Oceania because of their highly rated cuisine. This cruise did not disappoint. We are first time cruisers with this line and this itinerary. From start to finish...the room, the wait staff, the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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cruisevirgin1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Everything was excellent

It covered 9 ports in Spain alone. And had a terrific small as well as larger ports. We did not use the cruise line’s tours but booked thru Spain Day Tours which were really terrific and we’re less costly ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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annekari

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Still some work do to?

In summary: - mainly cold og luke warm food in most restaurants - totally un-usable internet, and only one user at the time per stateroom - not acceptable in 2019 - Insulting missing invitation to captains ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Kaliorexi

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Definitely not like Regent

As repeat Regent users we thought we’d give a try to its sister company, understanding that given the larger size of Oceania vessels we would have a somewhat different experience. We had heard that the food and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Bethfr42

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise Experience

We chose this cruise because of the luxurious rooms and service, and the smaller number of people on board. We were very pleased with the service and accommodations, the food was superb in every restaurant, and the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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2Veteran Travelers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful transatlantic cruise

This was our first cruise on Oceana and loved the ship and days on the Atlantic Ocean. Our veranda room was comfortable. The balcony was just large enough for two chairs but perfect place to be mesmerized by the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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WanderingKiwi

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Food, Cabins ok, Ship average

Having Cruised on 5 other lines before was expecting more from a Concierge level room/experience. Selected itinerary due to fixed dates - some ports a repeat others new. Easy embarkation / disembarkation ...
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Sail Date August 2018


vjb avatar

vjb

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Standards have slipped

This was our 7th cruise with Oceania. They are still an excellent cruise line but we feel that the service and overall cruise experience is not as good as we have previously experienced. It was very nice to be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


enginebroken avatar

enginebroken

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Would I do a Transatlantic Again?

Main reason for this cruise was two fold. First was to do a Transatlantic and Second was to see the Canary Islands. My wife and I agreed that if we did not do the 3 days in Barcelona before the cruise it ...
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Sail Date November 2018


gskari avatar

gskari

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mostly good, but some not so good!

We chose this ship and company mainly on the positive reviews , recommendations, and transatlantic crossing itinerary which included stops in the Canary Islands which we had not visited before, and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Flaneur72 avatar

Flaneur72

10 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

A Mostly Gourmet Cruise

We chose Oceania because of their heavily advertised claim that they offered some of the best food on the high seas. We chose the Riviera because the itinerary promised a trans-Atlantic crossing out of Barcelona ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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zumaqueen

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Transatlantic crossing

We chose this cruise because we haven’t been to the Canary Is., and were looking forward to visiting. As explained earlier, we still haven’t visited them.. The Captain Did the right thing by avoiding the 70ft ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Lkowen001

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frequent quote from staff: “this is it and nothing can be done”

My partner and I are frequent cruisers - 6 in 12 months including Regent (1), Celebrity (2), Viking River (2) and Oceania (1 and done!) We specifically chose the Barcelona to Miami transatlantic crossing for its ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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traveler5151

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

SOME ASPECTS OF THIS CRUISE WERE VERY NICE

We selected this cruise because we liked the ports of call, especially in the beginning of the cruise. We arranged all our excursions privately so I'm not sure how good the ship's excursions were. Many of the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Foamcrest

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fine ship, fine food, fantastic staff

We cruised from Barcelona to Venice. It was organised to coincide with my wife’s 70th birthday. We had an excellent cabin on level 7 which was comfortable, well appointed and had a lovely balcony. We ate in all ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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telaw

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding voyage

We booked this cruise primarily on destinations of the voyage. We enjoyed several days in Barcelona before the cruise. Boarding went smoothly. With a different port every day always something new to see. We didn't ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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reneewright18

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

If you are under the age of 75, please read before you book with Oceania

We were excited to travel on Oceania with our family of 5 and booked 2 staterooms for my husband, myself and our three sons in a separate stateroom. We were told by our Oceania travel representative and also ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Know My Food avatar

Know My Food

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Was not impressed

We went on this cruise because of the Sonoma wineries' " wine cruise". The Riviera was elegant with impeccable service from all restaurants and cabin sttendants. Receptionists seemed cold and management not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Franquiz

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Hard to go back to NCL or RCL after this

Overall best cruising experience I've ever had. Definitely got my money's worth. I was a bit concerned first with some of the negative reviews I read; but this company is top notch. Is it perfect? No, what ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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deblizzy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience!

After a not so pleasant cruise with another company, we decided to try cruising one more time. We are still not the cruising type of travelers, but that has nothing to do with our experience with Oceania. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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scrappy1238

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Would consider going again

This was the first time going on Oceania. It was a Travelzoo deal and I thought it was a good price. I found out later that maybe it wasn't as good of a deal as I thought. Some people got upgrades and it was also ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Patcamper avatar

Patcamper

1 Review Written

Fabulous onboard experience

Travel agent recommended Oceana and booked this Mediterranean cruise for us. The shore excursions were fine, but the onboard experience was so fabulous that you won't want to go ashore. The ship is luxuriously ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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drkitkat123

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, never having been on Oceania before. A very port-heavy 12 day cruise from Barcelona to Venice with only one sea day. Embarkation was seamless and very quick. Ship overall ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Mechellet63

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Best Service on Oceania Riviera

Our cruise was amazing and everything we were promised. We were celebrating our 25th Wedding anniversary and it was perfect for us. The ship, cabin, dining and service were 5 star. We loved our cabin - a good size, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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iamajenius

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ticked almost every box

Excellent service, food was exceptional. Culinary classes and butler service made this our best cruise to date. New favourite port is Kotor Montenegro. Stunning scenery and friendly people. Service onboard was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Riviera Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.5
Dining5.04.4
Entertainment3.53.2
Public Rooms4.54.5
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family2.01.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.03.8
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