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Oceania Marina Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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83 Oceania Marina Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

joggerbill1943 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

An Unexpected Adventure on the High Seas. Never Got to Lima or Machu Picchu


Wow! The Coronavirus caused us to have quite the unexpected journey. Fortunately no one on the ship was infected with the virus. We were sailing to Pisco, Peru on day 18 of our planned 20 day cruise when the captain ...
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Sail Date February 2020

Rainorshine1 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice ship

We chose this cruise because my parents wanted to see Greece and this cruise went there. They also dreamed of going on an Oceania cruise because the food is supposed to be great as well as service and staterooms. ...
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Sail Date November 2019

ec6393 avatar


3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent in every respect

We choose to sail with Oceania as we had done so twice before & found them to be excellent. Everything is very well organized no matter what the aspect of the ship is - shipboard muster, restaurants, cleaning, ...
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Sail Date May 2019

furnrep avatar


4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Is Norwegian Ownership Affecting Oceania Quality?

I thought the itinerary was varied and interesting with a few places we had previously visited and a few we had not. Noticed a decline in service especially in Terrace Cafe plus only one fresh vegetable served ...
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Sail Date May 2019

chipper1234 avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Gone downhill in service and quality

We chose the cruise for the itinerary and the fact that we had been on the Mariner before and had liked it. This time however we were sorely disappointed. The captain seemed to have difficulty communicating with the ...
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Sail Date March 2019

1492 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Historical adventure

We chose the Marina because of the Baltic itinerary. We were not disappointed. The stops were wonderful. St Petersburg was the highlight. We booked three days with Guide-Guru Tours. My husband was skeptical, ...
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Sail Date September 2018

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Eartha Kitten

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First-timer - Baltic Cruise Review

We are not normally cruisers but were travelling with another more senior couple who appreciated the practical benefits of cruising. In particular, we wanted to visit St. Petersburg and this cruise offered three ...
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Sail Date August 2018

LHT28 avatar


9 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Norway

We wanted to visit Norway again & since this cruise also had some new to us ports we booked it It was round trip Amsterdam which was also a good feature for us We took the cruise only fare & booked our ...
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Sail Date July 2018

anemera avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent with a Caveat

Chose Oceania because of the itinerary (combination of Baltic Sea and Norway) and reviews. The itinerary was perfect. All ports were very interesting and added to our knowledge base (not one "bad" or "boring" ...
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Sail Date July 2018

njtravelcritic avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Oceania over the top in Tahiti and French Polynesia

We chose this cruise based on recommendations from others who used Oceania and its reputation as an upscale cruise line. The service was incredible. I think the fact that we were in a large suite may have helped, ...
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Sail Date March 2018

SedonaJoel avatar


4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Still wonderful after 29 Oceania cruises!

We love Oceania for its amazing service and outstanding food quality and variety. We've been sailing on Oceania for the past 15 years and just got off the Marina yesterday. This was an unusual itinerary since it ...
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Sail Date March 2018

fondreist avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

No organization

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2018

Hrdonna avatar


3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

High (very high!) Seas

Although we've cruised a dozen times or more, mostly on Celebrity, we booked a December 17 Oceania sailing over Christmas, mostly for the long (12 night) itinerary. Although the Marina holds 1250 passengers, we ...
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Sail Date December 2017

neverawrongturn avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Great Crossing on a Great Ship

My sister had taken a similar repositioning cruise a year ago (Lisbon to Rio) and said it was the best (out of 50 or so cruises), the food, the service, etc. We found the food exceptional, to the point that the diet ...
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Sail Date December 2017

pf123ff avatar


5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Bay of Biscay

I and my wife and 9 other friends took a cruise aboard the Oceania Marina around the Bay of Biscay. The ship’s itinerary started in Amsterdam, then to Dover in England, then Honfleur in France, then down the ...
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Sail Date September 2017

ljpolt avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Celebrate a Special Anniversary

Recommended by travel agent. Right sized ship - luxurious, excellent cuisine options, well trained, personable, from the cruise director to the dining staff and cabin stewards. We also enjoyed the shows, which were ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Robinicat avatar


2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Our wish is their command

The service on the Oceania ship is over the top. Whatever you want/need, the cheerful and eager staff will bend over backwards to make passengers happy. Actually every wish is anticipated. Everything was beyond our ...
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Sail Date September 2017

bullseye19 avatar


3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Better than most

This was my first cruise with Oceania. It did not start well. I made the reservation and was told all kinds of stuff like how they would coordinate with me on Airline reservations (more in a minute), insurance, and ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Redtravel avatar


25 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes


This was our first cruise on Oceania. We arrived at the terminal at noon. Embarkation was quick. Our luggage was collected. We got our seapass and were on the ship. We checked out the Terrace Cafe and Windows Grill. ...
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Sail Date August 2017

cucullus avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Perfect itinerary with impeccable service, great food and good facilities

We chose this cruise mainly because it offered 3 full days in St Petersburg. We were also influenced by the good reviews of the ship and we were not disappointed on that score. As St Petersburg was our main ...
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Sail Date June 2017

daveispar avatar


4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise - Almost Perfect

My two Sisters and their Spouses and my Brother and his Spouse and my Wife and I went on the Regal Routes Cruise on the Oceania Marina for 10 days beginning June 2nd. This was our first Cruise with Oceania. We ...
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Sail Date June 2017

writerteacher avatar


4 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Overall good, but a few negatives

We chose this cruise for its ports in the Baltic, and also to try out Oceania which has been inundating us with brochures (which eventually worked, I guess:) Much about the ship and cruise suited us. We wanted a ...
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Sail Date June 2017

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1 Review Written

FABULOUS!! So glad we "crashed" our neighbours birthday cruise.

When our neighbours told us they were going on this cruise and suggested we join them we thought why not, it's almost our silver wedding......so GLAD WE DID!!! Our first time with Oceania after several family ...
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Sail Date December 2016

desktop10 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Is Oceania slipping?

The itinerary was the attraction as well as the benefits conferred as a result of my cruise status (over 15 with Oceania in the last 5 years.) The service in the cafeteria was sub-par. many of the servers ...
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Sail Date April 2017

jgeffner avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes


This was our third time on Marina and fifth with O. Service and food slipping a bit since they were bought by Norwegian. Food very inconsistent even in each restaurant. Still good but a little less so. Great ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Marina Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04
Value For Money4.03.7
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