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16 Oceania Nautica Cruise Reviews

mauriceMm avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not Up To Expectations NOR Oceania’s Longstanding Reputation!


This was our first time sailing on Oceania. We were concerned about going on this cruise given the Nautica is badly in need of renovations. And these renovations are not to occur until June of this year, when the ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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Cruising 25

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lack of wheelchair assistance, disabled access, disabled stateroom facilities.

My wife suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and has limited mobility. We would never have booked this cruise had we not been led to believe that there was a suitable disabled access stateroom meeting our requirements on ...
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Sail Date February 2018

zivan1 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Terrible time on this ship and you should stay away!

We decided on taking our first cruise and for sure this is the LAST one and for sure the LAST one on Oceania Nautica. Room was tight and two people cannot move in it. Food is TERRIBLE and it seems they rotate the ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Cape Town to Cape Town: African Adventure? Nope...boring days at sea

We are aboard the Nautica right now on the Cape Town to Cape Town trip. I wanted to let you all know a few things so you may not be as crushed as I am feeling right now. First, the pre-cruise tour has been the ...
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Sail Date December 2017

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poor value

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Food was awful. Staff tried very hard but you could tell that most were new.

Had traveled on Oceania in the past, including Nautica. Loved the cruises but this last cruise was a true nightmare. Moldy shower curtains. Dirty dinning room curtains. Food offerings were limited as compared to ...
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Sail Date March 2017

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Miss Muffin

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Never cruise on Oceania

I do not have adequate words to describe my first cruise on Oceania. Our carry on luggage was lost during embarkation and the Oceania staff told us they had searched the ship and could not find it. After hours ...
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Sail Date April 2017

DugN avatar


2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Lack of concern for passengers

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary, however the weather spoilt the first part of the trip as it was freezing in China and Japan. We had previously travelled on the Nautica in the Baltic and in hindsight ...
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Sail Date March 2017

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poor value

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Food, service, and overall quality of ship were below expectations

We have previously traveled on Oceania. Nautica is an ancient ship that should be retired. Bathrooms are horrific. Food and service were poor. Room service served rotten bananas, brown lettuce. Dress code not ...
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Sail Date February 2017

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1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great way to lose weight, food was so bad I dropped over a dress size

We chose Oceania thinking it would be a step up from HollandAmericaLine, we were very wrong. The cabin, a balcony state room was smaller than the smallest HAL ocean view cabin we have ever had. The cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2017

johnespo36 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Oceania has gone from very good to very poor

This was our 5th cruise with Oceania- it was our last. The service in the Grand Dining was below average. It appears that Oceania has understaffed the wait staff particularly for the evening meal. In the Grand ...
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Sail Date February 2017

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T Noosa

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Capetown to Singapore

This was our first time on Oceania, recommended by our travel agent, we have cruised approx 20 times on 7 different cruise lines, including Crystal, Seabourn, Ponant, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Azamera & Star line, ...
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Sail Date June 2016

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1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

Disorganised staff lost us three days of shore trips and no apology. Extremely dismissive attitude: 'don't worry you'll get your money back at the end. (In USD at a very poor rate). Money back is not the issue. A ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor Quality & Treatment

Unless you reserve in the two highest categories, you are treated very poorly. Dinner ereservatiiobns are not a priority unless you are in the top 2 categories, embarking early reserved for special class & expensive ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Nnorm avatar


3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes


So many people will never cruise Oceania again. We were first & last but there were many loyal multi cruisers who commented how the line has declined.We met atleast 6 who will never return & one was in owner suite ...
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Sail Date November 2014

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2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Went with Oceania from Capetown to Singapore . Don't do it sounds exotic but African ports other than Capetown not worth doing . Maldives and Seychelles were good but not enough to warrant this expense and time . ...
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Sail Date January 2014

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7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Oceania: Again expensive, unfriendly and dishonest

After our first Oceania-cruise to Antartica with Ms Insignia we decided never to sail with Oceania again. Many reasons for that: 1. officers were invisible. 2. the food was not of constant quality. 3. the ...
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Sail Date March 2012

Nautica Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Value For Money5.03.5
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