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Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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Riviera
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346

Very Good

157

Average

86

Poor

63

Terrible

26

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86 Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews


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Grunteled

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Physically Unpleasant Stateroom 7033

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The ship is beautiful. The cuisine is fabulous. We couldn't wait to get off. We were in stateroom 7033. The heating and air conditioning system only blew cold air. No matter how much we turned up the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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tldarn

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First and last

We chose this cruise to do something different. We had never been on a “luxury” cruise line and wanted to compare it to Celebrity Cruise Lines. We have been on about 30 cruises, so we have tried most of the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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KlaessonM

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

We expected more value for our money

There was a lot of advertising and lots of promises about the fabulous standard and service on Riviera, so we had high expectations. Unfortunately they were not fully met. Here a short sum up: our suite was very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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pamelamj

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Nice cabins but hugely over-priced excursions

We were looking forward to seeing the fall colours down the coast of New England and indulge ourselves in some luxury. We could not fault the cabin or the service onboard - both were excellent. But much of the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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klsjohn

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

US and Canada

I chose this cruise because of the ports and food but I was very disappointed in the addition of an additional tender at Sydney and Sydney in general! It is a port that should be taken out! Instead add a day to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Texas Travel Gal

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Little help from staff

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Grecian Glory--Greece, Turkey, Italy) and also because we were traveling with a single adult daughter and wanted something fun for her--hopefully some young people on ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Kaliorexi

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Definitely not like Regent

As repeat Regent users we thought we’d give a try to its sister company, understanding that given the larger size of Oceania vessels we would have a somewhat different experience. We had heard that the food and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Npdexp1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Losing attention to details

This was my 6 th cruise on Oceania, unfortunately is see the quality being eroded from past trips. Menus were repeated on a 10 day cruise, never had that before. Entertainment never a strong point with this line, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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PCoop

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Sadly, Oceania is going downhill.

We've cruised about 20 times and had sailed with Oceania twice in the past, including another cruise on Riviera. We absolutely loved it. Oceania had become our favorite cruise line. Not any more. We were among many ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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KSSeaBird

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not Getting Enough Bang for the Buck

This was my fourth and last cruise on Oceania; although we said that after our third Oceania cruise. We are seniors and don't move quickly ourselves, but the number of people on walkers, using canes and oxygen ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cruiseraw

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Riviera needs dry dock upgrades; needs updated internet; and needs ESPN on TV

The oceania riviera desperately needs dry dock updates & upgrades. The same carpet stains from last year's cruise were still there a year later. The carpet is in horrible condition and the wood on the ship needs ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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johnpaulvaldez

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

I would have liked to give a better rating but simply can't in all honesty.

Let me start with a few positive comments that made me glad I was able to have this experience at least once. The finest thing about the trip was the bed. It was gloriously comfortable. Magical. I move a lot when I ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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WanderingKiwi

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Food, Cabins ok, Ship average

Having Cruised on 5 other lines before was expecting more from a Concierge level room/experience. Selected itinerary due to fixed dates - some ports a repeat others new. Easy embarkation / disembarkation ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Chandon2u

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good and Bad

Cruised on this ship before and the date worked. The staff onboard is outstanding and always ready to please. Very clean ship everywhere. The cooking classes were amazing and the instructor/chef was amazing. Now ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Corvette man

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Decent, but do not book any excursions through them. Not worth it!

Manly booked this for the itinerary. It was a 12 night - Venice to Barcelona . 11-1-18 to 11-13-18. Excursions were not as described. The stops listed were not accurate. One location did not have the handicrafts ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Shawnino

6 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Broad Strokes Done Right, Details Done Wrong

Overall a pretty good experience for our first time on O. A bunch of little things went wrong and we tried not to let it spoil the whole cruise. The ship is easy to get around but could use more elevators aft as ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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traveler5151

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

SOME ASPECTS OF THIS CRUISE WERE VERY NICE

We selected this cruise because we liked the ports of call, especially in the beginning of the cruise. We arranged all our excursions privately so I'm not sure how good the ship's excursions were. Many of the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Cleea

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

THE CASTE SYSTEM IS ALIVE & WELL ON OCEANIA

Recommended by a friend.- learned the hard way that Oceania was less concerned about passengers who did not book through them directly. We booked our airfare and ground transfers through Oceania. When we ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Know My Food

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Was not impressed

We went on this cruise because of the Sonoma wineries' " wine cruise". The Riviera was elegant with impeccable service from all restaurants and cabin sttendants. Receptionists seemed cold and management not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Lorna Doone

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Oceania Disappoints

This was our 8th Cruise on Oceania. We sailed May 17, 2018 from Rome to Venice on an 8 day cruise. We've always felt in the past sailing on Oceania was worth the extra cost over some of the mainstream cruiselines. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mizcriz

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We got a brochure in the mail (it seems we get one every other day). My husband had heard great things about Oceana, so we decided to call and get some info. The agent for Oceania told us we were getting a great ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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peoplewhoneedpeople

4 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Not as Good as Expected

Embarkation went very well. Quick, organized, efficient and we were able to board earlier than anticipated, which was nice. Toured the ship before anyone got on and got fabulous photos. The Riviera ship is ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jannenberg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Destination Services BELOW PAR & NOT TRANSPARENT

WEAKEST on the Riveria was Destination Services! The staff seemed very DISORGANIZED in getting guests off the ship in a timely manner and the logistics of just getting to the activity destination were MUCH LONGER ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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jillcori3

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Riviera

My husband wanted to try out Oceania and loved the itinerary on this Riviera cruise. We definitely enjoyed the itinerary as it was in many ports we hadn't been to before. As for the ship, it was very nice and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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drvfical

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Oceania can do better than this

We selected it for the price and destinations. The ports were great, and shore excursions were fine. However, the food, while still very good, was not excellent as it used to be. Internet service was horribly ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Riviera Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.5
Dining5.04.4
Entertainment3.53.2
Public Rooms4.54.5
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family2.01.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.03.8
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