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Oceania Marina Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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25 Oceania Marina Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


DMRochen avatar

DMRochen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Santiago, Chile to Miami January 2020

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I was very disappointed with this cruise after having a wonderful experience on the Nautica last January on a cruise from South Africa. I found the entertainment average, although the staff entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


lcwillo avatar

lcwillo

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Don't waste your Money!!

We took this cruise believing the marketing hype from Oceania that they were a Premium cruise line. I can assure you it is definitely NOT! Of the 8 cruises we have done other lines like RCL, Celebrity, Princess ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Isadoramorris

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Somewhat disappointed as I expected WAY better than I experienced

My wife and I are cruise-a-holics. we have been on some 20 or more cruises and taken a variety of cruise ships. Now, we choose cruises based on the itinerary because we love to visit places we have never seen ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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LWalber

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a mistake!

We wanted to try a new line (we've cruised more than 20 times on Celebrity/Azamara) and Oceania had a cruise from French Polynesia to Peru. The selling point was a stop at Easter Island and then a post-tour of Machu ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Ericmalinee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ripped off

We travelled on 30 January for a 10 day Polynesian cruise on the ms marina and what should have been the trip I dreamed off turned completely bad due to incompetent staff. I like to warn future travelers to have a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


drreena avatar

drreena

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We are not new to cruising as this was our 15th cruise but the first with Oceania. We were attracted to Oceania because of the French Polynesia itinerary as well as its reputation for good service and food. We ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Dr.P

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor food quality and selection

We chose the cruise for the itinerary and the rave reviews on the food aboard ship The buffet restaurant was always overcrowded and offered limited selection Food quality was also poor: Soggy pastries,over ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Henk1957

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unprofessional management at Oceania/ Marina

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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janecambridge

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Communication and handling of virus was a disaster.

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Nyanza

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

How not to treat your customers

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Larriott

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

High Hopes, Low Reality

We have been to London many times, but have not been around the British Isles very much. We read the reviews and looked at the brochures and felt we would have great time. The first issue was the WiFi, speed less ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Redskin Fan

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Oceania: Did Not Deliver What Was Advertised

We chose this cruise of Polynesia solely because it was going to Easter Island - a port that few ships go to, and they are usually on a world cruise. We also were interested in going to the Pitcairn Islands, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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AZAdventurer

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Buyer Beware!!

We chose this cruise primarily because the itinerary included Easter Island, but also because of Oceania's reputation for upscale cruising and wonderful food. What a disappointment this turned out to be! Although ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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rockycat181

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Oceania is OK, but some pretty big issues.

We sailed from Valparaiso to Tahiti in January 2016. This was our first Oceania cruise. I doubt we would sail with Oceania again. First thing was their loss leader concept on their brochures. Advertise a low ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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TideOfLife

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Below the neck line........ and above it

Below the neck line, creature comforts are good. The cabin was spacious, well furnished and with an excellent bathroom, all extremely comfortable. The food was also some of the best cruise food we have ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Droids

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dashed Expectations

I was looking forward to cruising on Oceania because of it's reputation for excellent food and Customer service. I was sorely disappointed! The food was mediocre at best. Overcooked, bland, boring salads and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Mgolub73

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It has gone downhill

My husband and I have had our third Oceana cruise in 5 years, -and each one has been progressively worse in several major respects. While the specialty restaurants provide interesting Culinary choices, you only get ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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longwoodgardens

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oceania - Not 'Entertaining'

We've been regular cruisers on Crystal but decided to give Oceania a try because many people told us it was equivalent, and with better food. The food was perhaps a tad better but everything else was much worse. ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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jag33437

6 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

First time Oceania cruisers

We had looked forward to this trip because we were waiting for Oceania to introduce a ship made to their own specs (not from the old Renaisance Line). We chose this particular cruise because of the Ports to be ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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acesfull1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oceania’s Route of The Vikings—July 1-15

Oceania's Route of The Vikings—July 1-15 The good news—Marina is a pretty ship. Our room, a penthouse suite, was great. Lots of room,walk in closet,well laid out, good bathroom. Hard to ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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floridamarc

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

DON'T CARE

1-We dined at the main dining room the 2nd night and had a terrible caesar salad and tough duck. The next day I went to the services desk on the 5th deck and told them. They said that they would have someone call ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Nyanza

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

How not to cope with Novo Virus; poor only because of the handling of situation.

Left Lima 18 days quickly became apparent novo virus on board. Food went down hill service, laundry was close all lounges closed, all facilities closed, no coffee machines open. 18 days later now nothing in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Don0747

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

CRUISERS WATCH OUT!

My wife and I booked this cruise several months earlier based on the itinerary and facilities then advertised. About a couple of weeks before our departure we found that two of the ports had been eliminated from ...
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Sail Date March 2017


kathysea avatar

kathysea

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing!

We choose Oceania because it was supposed to be an above average cruise line. Last year we had taken a Celebrity cruise and were disappointed, so decided to spend more money for higher quality. We were traveling ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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PBJ1230

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Over- rated Ship

We have been on over 40 cruises throughout the years. We cruise on all cruise lines including Crystal, Princess, Holland America, and Celebrity; depending on our schedules. We took this cruise because of the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Marina Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.5
Dining4.54.4
Entertainment3.03.1
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family1.01
Enrichment5.03.6
Service4.04.4
Value For Money4.03.7
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