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Cruise Line
Oriana
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

101

Very Good

67

Average

53

Poor

37

Terrible

26

Cruise type

26


Critique101 avatar

Critique101

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

P&O 1st Class Arrogance

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Where do you start with P&O’s Oriana cruise from Southampton(Madeira/Tenerife/Lisbon etc). December 2018 Firstly, the decommissioning of the vessel in 019 is ambitious. 010 might have been more ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Jillybaby

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 60 Anniversary cruise

This was supposed to be a special cruise for our 60th wedding anniversary but it turned out to be very very disappointing, I realise that we are getting on a bit but we still like to have a good time and we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Alaska_addict

5 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

My worst cruise

Cruised on Oriana to Northern lights in March 2018. My first time with P&O and my last. Starting with Embarkation at the Mayflower terminal Southampton, P&O give you a time to turn up and I arrived at my exact ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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cakecraft

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never again

We embarked in Southampton and the embarkation went smoothly. We were staying at the Holiday Inn near the Mayflower Terminal were we embarked on the Oriana about 10 minutes from the hotel. We explored this area of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Stephen Hardy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

The most boring, depressing two weeks of my life

I Have recently got back from a 12 night cruise in hope of seeing the northern lights but we could not see them but I admit that was nobodies fault , it was down to nature but my main problem was with the cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Juliewulie4

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Felt like a ferry boat

Just returned from my ferry boat ride around the Canary Islands . Because as far as I’m concerned that’s all you could call it . This ship is far too small and out of date to be taking on the Atlantic. Most of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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davenrea

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

OAP Cattle Market Cruise

We chose this cruise because it was advertised as a cruise around the fjords and fine dining restaurants. There was one restaurant you could class as fine dining called Sindhu, it was as good as you can get and so ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Scottnorthcott

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Absolutely appalling service and rude members of staff

There were many issues and mainly to do with the dining experience, members of staff, certain basic food and drinks not being available. First, I would like to advise this was my first cruise. I travelled with ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Chalky123

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worse Cruise Ever

This was our first time crossing the Atlantic and our last. If you are under late 70's this ship is not for you as the entertainment was terrible with only 3 acts through out the cruise worth watching. There ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Nigel2553

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

DO NOT EVEN GET ON THIS SHIP!

P&O Cruise Ref: X620. If I could give this ship 0/5 for a review I would, but as I can't I'll have to rate it as 1/5. The ship was due to go into port for a re-fit straight after this cruise & to be honest I ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Customer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never Again

This was my first time with P&O and on the Oriana. At first everything was fine and the crew were very lovely. We had problems with the air conditioning sticking on either too hot or too cold but we could forgive ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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JRHYTHE

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Chaotic with poor service and food

Our embarkation time was 1430 but we arrived a bit early to find chaos in the embarkation hall that was bursting at the seams. The IT system had been down since 1130 and no one was moving. They eventually decided to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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CecilBessil

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disgusted with P&O!!!!!

Having just returned from our worst cruise ever on board Oriana I feel people need to know what to expect, she is an old ship and a very noisy one especially in during dinner in the restaurant but that is the least ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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cheerful cruiser

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Can they be serious?

We went on this cruise specifically to see the total eclipse of the sun and since that was a natural phenomena I am pleased to say that it was great. However In almost every other respect the cruise was a ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Seascape4

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mediocre Christmas Cruise

Our first cruise on 'Oriana' was fifteen years ago, and we were so looking forward to being aboard her again, in fact we were hoping that this Xmas cruise to the Caribbean would be wonderful, but it truly wasdn't. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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martaprice

1 Review Written

Disappointed

My wife and myself were first time cruisers, we where travelling with my mother and brother who are experienced cruisers. The Ship: LIke a classic car I'm sure it was fantastic when new and will be a classic in 50 ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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susiemay

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

WORST CRUISE EVER!

We booked this cruise after being recommended by family members who had cruised on this ship four years ago - they could not believe how much it had changed!! This proved to be the worst cruise ship we have ever ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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wac123

1 Review Written

Old and Tired

Just got back from a 2 night cruse to Bruges. This ship is very very tired. we had an outside cabin that you could barely see out of the window due to the stains on the window. The bathroom was very old a beaten ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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danron

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise of My Life

Cruises are too expensive for you to waste your money on this cruise line. I have been lucky enough to have cruised for many years from very small ships to the largest in the world (Royal Caribbean Allure of the ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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B15mark

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Is the P & O way the right way?

I heard loads of good things about this operator, I wondered what all the fuss was about, no new fancy ships in the fleet, only just heard about the Britannia, so I thought, give it a go and booked onto the Oriana, ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Cnw11

1 Review Written

Disappointing 1st cruise!

As first time cruisers, we were looking forward to the hyped up cruise with p&o on the Oriana . Deluxe room very ordinary on C deck. Food at the main restaurants very average, with self service at the conservatory ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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jfks

1 Review Written

Very very dissapointed

I had been looking forward to this cruise for months, Having been on other PO Cruises the Aurora, Adonia, Ventura, Oceana, The only was I can describe the ship is well past its sell by date,My cabin was tired and ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Old Salt73

1 Review Written

The ruin of a great ship

I last cruised Oriana in 2003, when it was family friendly and when P&O was not owned by Carnival. I shall start with the not so good, and finish with the terrible. It was once a ship brimming with babies ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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ian1964

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Norweigan fjords 28/7/2012

Sailed out from Southampton 28/07/2012,the car parking was well organised,and checked in at the Mayflower terminal went pretty smooth.Once on board directed straight to the conservatory buffet,and told that the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Darleena

2 Reviews Written

P&O Oriana

My husband and I embarked on Oriana with great expectations. What a terrible disappointment this cruise proved to be. Between Sydney and Brisbane we had two engine breakdowns. In Yorkeys Knob the tenders were so ...
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Sail Date November 2010


Oriana Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.7
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.1
Fitness Recreation3.6
Family2.03
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