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Lima to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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How not to treat your customers

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Nyanza

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Beautiful ship decor to match any 6 star hotel. How ever...... When faced with a gastric bug hitting crew and staff leaving Lima and continuing for the full length of our trip never being under control, we both suffered the day after leaving the ship. The jacuzzis were never closed or the pool. Activities were curtailed so the saving to Ociana must have been huge. Trivia was ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Luxury cruise, not even close

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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sfbaker

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have been cruising on Seabourn for years and love it. We decided to give Oceania a chance because we liked this itinerary. It was not a good experience. Starting with embarkation which was done at Callao Lima Peru. This port has absolutely no cruise terminal facilities at all. Passengers lined up on the dock without anyone from Oceania to greet us, direct us or answer questions. Some ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Thoughtlessness, sickness and denial

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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KEITH45

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

You only have to screw up one cruise experience to lose a devoted customer and despite 9 great experiences, the 10th one was bad enough for us to cancel a cruise scheduled for Jan '19 and put Oceania at the bottom of our cruise operator list. We chose this cruise exclusively to see Easter Island, and took Marina because Oceania had always done a great job (9 previous cruises). Not this time! ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Unprofessional management at Oceania/ Marina

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Henk1957

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

It all starts from the very beginning embarkation in Lima; Since Oceania did not informed us that the embarkation in Lima would be very different than one would expect we did experienced a nightmare; Both our faces and décolleté where sunburned because ( just coming from the airport ) we have to stand in the burning sun for more then 2 hours in line before we could embark a touringcar which ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Wonderful itinerary on a cruise that lacked pizzaz

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Ksuevine

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The itinerary was outstanding: Lima -> Pisco->Easter Island->Pitcairn -> South Pacific Islands but the cruise started out poorly. Oceania scheduled our air trip using LAN. LAN lost our luggage and because of the itinerary it was day 7 before clothes arrived! Embarkation was from a shipping port not a people port and cruisers were left standing in the sun for over an hour without word from Oceania ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Our experiences with Oceania Marina in 2018

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Dr. Peter A.J. Holst

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Cruise Lima to Papette with Marina First checkin procedure in Callao We were dropped off by taxi and there was already a row of a few hundred people. It certainly took almost 2 hours before we were at a bus. We had to put our suitcases ourselves in the storage space of the bus and board ourselves. No employee of Oceania is present. We had been standing in the hot sun for a long time and ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


This cruise went viral.

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Canuck1867

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our third cruise with Oceania (all on the Marina) and around 18th overall, and the first where I've felt the need to write a review on this site. Embarkation: Not a great start. In Lima we waited an hour in line in the afternoon sun and heat at the entrance to the port to get on a bus to the ship. The only Oceania presence was a small canopy with the logo on it where you finally ...
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Sail Date: January 2018


Communication and handling of virus was a disaster.

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janecambridge

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I have to agree all that has been said regards the lack of communication on this ship during the gastric virus outbreak, Marina is a beautiful ship.The food very good and the staff we saw,work very hard and are a benefit to the company. But,we could not understand how the captain allowed some aspects of the ship open.Why could we not put dollars in the laundry machines,yet we could put ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Oceania Suite


No organization

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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fondreist

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chose this cruise for itinerary. That was the only good thing. Embarkation in Lima was disgraceful. We arrived at port in taxi dropped off outside the port to be faced with a very large queue no shelter from the blistering heat, no staff present. We were then transferred to the ship by bus to be met with an even longer queue, waiting to embark,we even had to unload our own cases from the bus, no ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Traveled with disabled person


Cruise to Easter Island

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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mpdavisca

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, Machu Picchu, Nazca Lines and Easter Island, The pre-tour package for Machu Picchu was well worth it, the third party company chosen by Oceania was excellent. Boarding the tender at Easter Island was exciting to say the least, the crew did a fantastic job. I really think that Oceania has to stick to their recommendations, when the brochure says a ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


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