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Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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A perfect first cruise. We loved Oceania!
"We chose Oceania for our first cruise because of the line's reputation for excellent food and service, plus we wanted to sail on a small ship.This is not a party ship, so if you're looking to dance till dawn, you may wish to find another ship...."Read More
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Our 1st and last with Oceania

Review for Riviera to Caribbean - Eastern

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Cruisecouple123
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Oceania because of the reputation for great food and personal service as well as relaxed COVID rules. My wife and I are experienced cruisers (25+ cruises). For this cruise there was the good and the bad . The good: Food at the terrace String quartet Seaside band The bedroom The bed (very comfortable) Ability to bring your own wine Production shows The ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


cruisin' blues

Review for Riviera to Caribbean - Eastern

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flaminkokid
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is our 14th Oceania cruise. We booked a 15th cruise and I wish we hadn't. 15 is "gold." One of the perks was supposed to be a complimentary massage. I just looked, and it seems they are no longer honoring that. It seems to have disappeared from their web page. Since we were last on the Riviera the prices have been pumped up to the point of painful. A massage is around $225 or more for 50 ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Refurbished Riviera ship

Review for Riviera to Caribbean - Eastern

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dbonnie
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

This was my 4th cruise on the Riviera. I was delighted by the cabin refurbishments. The newly modeled bathroom was perfectly done. I was in a regular veranda stateroom on the 7th floor. Where the bathtub used to be is now a beautiful huge shower. Where the old shower used to be is now 4 huge drawers under a countertop. The bedroom has a ton more storage then it used to have. We actually had ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Cruise, Onboard vs off

Review for Riviera to Caribbean - Eastern

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hawke45
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Overall our cruise was great. Entering the port of Miami, it looked hectic but Oceania, the last terminal, was very easy. We brought our 2 kids, they are 23 & 24, and although not a 'kid' cruise they were fine. As advertised, the food was terrific. Even our daughter, who is a Vegan, had plenty to choose from. The portions were the right size enabling us to easily have all the courses. All the ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

Traveled with disabled person


2nd Timers on Oceania; 1st Timers on Riviera

Review for Riviera to Mediterranean

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knitstrumread
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took our first cruise on the Nautica in 2018, and found it to be an elegant and pleasant way to travel. We were looking forward to taking another cruise, but our carefully thought-out plans were delayed for several years, along with everyone else in the world. After several wonderful days at our embarkation port, Lisbon, we were excited to be back on board a ship. Although the Riviera ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


A huge effort required to be an Oceania customer

Review for Riviera to Mediterranean

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Perhedegaard
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

When Crystal sadly went bankrupt Oceania were among the alternatives we tried out. Here are our findings. Oceania try to carve out a space for themselves between the mass market and the luxury segment. If you ask me they are closer to the former than the latter. THEIR BOOKING AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS are designed exclusively to prevent any wrongdoings by the staff in favour of the customer. It ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Relaxing trip with a few changes along the way

Review for Riviera to Mediterranean

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JHLH821
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise as it had been several years since we last visited Europe and we liked this itinerary. This portion of the trip embarked in Rome, we stayed at the W Hotel, a brand new property with excellent and clean accommodations and outstanding service. Would not hesitate to rebook there. We contracted with Rome cabs to transfer us- the dad dropped us off right in front of the ship. ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Abandoned by Oceania

Review for Riviera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Simonise
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This back to back (12 + 7) days cruise was booked one year ago. Four weeks before departure we were informed by Oceania that our chosen stateroom 7004 was unavailable for "Maritime Technical" reasons. We chose this particular cabin because of the extended balcony. Phone call queries with both our Travel Agent and Oceania as to what this term meant proved fruitless. We eventually agreed with ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Return to Oceania on the Riviera

Review for Riviera to Mediterranean

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don731
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to be with friends, and for the opportunity to visit ports and countries in the Mediterranean for the first time. We boarded in Barcelona, sailed for 17 nights, and disembarked in Malta. We unfortunately caught covid two days before the end of the cruise, and had to quarantine onboard, and for an additional week in Malta. Oceania did not handle this issue completely to our ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Considering the cost of the trip, it was a disappointing rip-off.

Review for Riviera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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EndlessVacationer
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to go on an upscale cruise so we wouldn't be "nickeled and dimed" with everything. Aside from being extremely expensive (with all the add-on's it wound up costing close to $8000 per person and it was definitely NOT worth the price. Let me start at the beginning. We booked a10 day cruise to Turkey and the Greek Islands. Oceania claims that they have the best food of any cruise ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


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