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Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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346

Very Good

157

Average

86

Poor

63

Terrible

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63 Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews


ibscott avatar

ibscott

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Keep clear of Oceania Riviera

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Chose cruise for convenient location. Stateroom had not been cleaned properly. Attendant was poor. Worst service ever( taken 92 cruises). No respect for passengers, staff don't care. Even Hotel Manager ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bluewaterdan

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

WARNING: It's not the same Oceania as the past, huge disappointment

Sixth Oceania cruise, just wanted a short escape before Christmas. We didn't care about the ports, we just wanted to relax and enjoy the ship. We were not expecting the worst service ever received on an Oceania ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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norfolkmike

4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

A ship in decline...sadly

We have cruised on this ship several times pre the NCL takeover and without doubt NCL have damaged Riviera's reputation perhaps forever. Staff numbers have been cut and service levels can be poor as staff ...
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Sail Date December 2019


jscc avatar

jscc

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

I've never been on such a disappointing cruise. And the shame is that since I was in a concierge floor veranda stateroom and didn't want to share a room, I paid almost $20,000 for two weeks of over-the-top ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jkarp1

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

How far they have deteriorated

This was our second cruise on the Riviera. The food quality and service quality have fallen significantly over the past year. We went on our first Oceania cruise in 2014 on the sister ship, Marina, for a Baltic ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Matollygirl

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Larger Ship was OK but they need to work on Solo Program

I've done three cruises with Oceania before this one and had pretty good times - in those instances there seemed to be some fun folks interested in mingling with the solo travelers and the smaller ships were more ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cinephil17

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Just ok.

This was our second Oceania cruise. We took one about three years ago on the Marina in the Mediterranean. While we enjoyed Oceania the first time, we were disappointed this time. One of the main things that was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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annekari

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Still some work do to?

In summary: - mainly cold og luke warm food in most restaurants - totally un-usable internet, and only one user at the time per stateroom - not acceptable in 2019 - Insulting missing invitation to captains ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sarasotaguy

7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Very overrated & very overpriced

The itinerary was the main attraction, plus decent reviews. I'll start with the positives. Embarkation was easy. Service in all areas was really good. End of positives. The ship rode poorly, even in ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Lkowen001

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frequent quote from staff: “this is it and nothing can be done”

My partner and I are frequent cruisers - 6 in 12 months including Regent (1), Celebrity (2), Viking River (2) and Oceania (1 and done!) We specifically chose the Barcelona to Miami transatlantic crossing for its ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Peteb480 avatar

Peteb480

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

8 day cruise around Italy

We are somewhat experience cruisers. A total of 11. We have cruised Norwegian, Rcl, Princess, and Celebrity. Are experience on this cruise was the food was very in the specialty restaurants and the same as our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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OzarksTraveler

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Oceania Riviera vs. The Silversea Experience

When travelers rate a cruise, we can only compare it to others we've been on. For most of us, that means we have a limited perspective from which to judge a cruise, since none of us has traveled on all cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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reneewright18

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

If you are under the age of 75, please read before you book with Oceania

We were excited to travel on Oceania with our family of 5 and booked 2 staterooms for my husband, myself and our three sons in a separate stateroom. We were told by our Oceania travel representative and also ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Durmandurman

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Definitely not six stars...

We chose this cruise to compare to Azamara Club Cruises, another 6-star line. But Azamara wins hands down for the quality of its staff, staff training, cleanliness on the ship, quality of food, etc. Riviera’s ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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idiotsavant

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First and last-A cruise line with no real identity

My wife and I have cruised over 80 times in the last 10 years. Typically on Royal Caribbean-Diamond Plus; NCL-Platinum Latitudes; Celebrity and Princess. All have pluses and minuses, but we are not new to cruising. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Flipp

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Staff:amazing as always!! Oceania suite 12006...worn, stained and sooo tired!

Our third Oceania Suite and one Vista Suite. January 2018: two limp, mostly dead fronds on an Areca Palm in living room. Couch in tv room? Prepare to hit the floor. See above. Linens and bed: great!!!! ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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check1

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not Worth the Cost

We selected the Oceania Riviera Sept 18 - 30, 2017 Barcelona to Venice because of the itinerary and the desire to try another cruise line. We have cruised with Holland America, Celebrity and Viking previously. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Rotenmutts

13 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

How the Mighty Have Fallen.

Just 7 months ago I was on the Riviera and had noticed Oceania had slipped in almost every area since the 4 cruises I had previously with them. But now the Riviera has slipped out of "luxury cruises" into the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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qweasdzxcqazwsx

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Surrounded by senior citizens only. Unnecessarily short stay at each port of cal

We just concluded Oceania's cruise from Venice to Athens on the "Riviera". Among over 1,000 passengers were only 5-6 young ones; the rest were senior citizens in their '70s. There were no poolside (or anywhere else) ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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siterod

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Worst food and service at sea!

1. The state room was nicely appointed and our state room attendant was very good. 2. We did not participate in any of the ship board activities so can not comment on entertainment. 3. We were satisfied ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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TheNavigator

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship and great food, but overall a disappointment

Recently returned from a Caribbean cruise on Oceania's Riviera. We chose Oceania mainly on the basis of its reputation for food and Riviera because of the relatively small size (about 1250 passengers). We had a ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Rotenmutts

13 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Food Great---The Rest Awful

Embarkation easy. The first 3 days went well if you excluded the very poor entertainment. I found the cabin very dusty and the windows were filthy. Service is good in the specialty restaurants but spotty in the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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JonconOH

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Quarantined for 51 hours

We selected this cruise for our 15th cruise on Oceania, looking forward to receiving our Oceania Club Gold status. In addition, this cruise would take us to a couple of new ports and back to others we had not ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Ken the cruiser avatar

Ken the cruiser

7 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Not the cruise we were expecting.

This was our second cruise on the Riviera and we were so looking forward to the food, playing tennis, golf and croquet on the forward sports deck and taking art and culinary classes when we were at sea. We also had ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Mooville931

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Sailing With Buckets of Disinfectant Throuh the Caribbean

This was our third cruise with Oceania, first on Riveria (probably our last), second with Marina. We were very excited about this cruise because the ports of call were different from any we had taken in the past, ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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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