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Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

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157 Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews


Liat avatar

Liat

22 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

A very pleasant cruise on a delightful ship

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Oceania Riviera Cruise – Caribbean Feb. 4 – Feb. 14, 2020 Why this cruise? Out of our 41 ocean cruises, we had done 8 on Oceania vessels, and greatly enjoyed their small size, excellent food and general ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Maxie Henry avatar

Maxie Henry

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not as Good as Before!

We have had excellent trips on Oceania and were on the Riviera three years ago. We had particularly enjoyed the food and the very excellent service from a dedicated and well trained staff so we eagerly chose ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Still Love Oceania

This is our 2nd time on Oceania. We are Elite members of Celebrity but we like the smaller ship and amenities on Oceania. We parked at Garage J and walked right across the street to the terminal. Very convenient ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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TravelerTeacherRetired

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Riviera Montreal to Miami, October 30-Nov 16

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. All of the cities were places of interest to us and we had not visited them before. We took advantage of the pre cruise add on. Our hotel, Le Germaine, in Montreal had ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Clare7

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fall colors

Food was great, excellent maid service and friendly professional wait staff. Lousy wifi connectivity; we had to go to computer area to complete this review. On shore excursions were less than adequate. Cliff ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cynchaslo

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Always a joy

This is my fourth cruise with Oceania. I have been on both the Riviera and the marina. Well both ships are lovely, I have to say that I enjoyed the Riviera the most. I find the ship to be simply beautiful. This ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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tctravelgirl

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean from Venice to Barcelona

We chose this cruise because we had not been to several of the the port stops before. We were disappointed in the food. We live in Houston, dine out frequently, and expected the food to be better. My steak in the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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colourbird

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Oceania cruise. Venice to Barcelona

This was our first Oceania cruise after having travelled with Carnival, Princess and Royal Caribbean previously. We had been to a couple of Oceania events where they spoke highly about their food and said it was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Holmesie

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Third Oceania Cruise, First in the Caribbean

We booked this cruise as it included four countries we previously hadn't visited: Cuba, Belize, Honduras, and Guatemala. The timing worked well to have some family join us on this 7-night cruise. I would note ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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NGBG

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Almost perfect!

With the mainstream ships getting bigger and bigger, we decided to think small and are very happy we did! The Riviera's the perfect size, food is exceptional, service is outstanding. And we like what it ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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2Veteran Travelers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful transatlantic cruise

This was our first cruise on Oceana and loved the ship and days on the Atlantic Ocean. Our veranda room was comfortable. The balcony was just large enough for two chairs but perfect place to be mesmerized by the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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wowpeople

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Caribbean snorkeling cruise

Caribbean snorkeling cruise. Great space in the penthouse suite. Chose for the itinerary but wish they stayed longer in Bonaire. Did not like that we had to wear a life preserver is when taking the cruises ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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discusdoc

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice but experience has deteriorated

I prefer cruises to interesting destinations. Caribbean cruises involve visiting tropical flea markets, but we enjoy the shipboard experience. We took an Oceania cruise to Alaska 6 months earlier and enjoyed it very ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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goldeneyes

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable but not the best

We chose this one over one that we had booked on the MSC Seaside because it included a stop in Cuba and one other country that we had not been to before in the Western Caribbean. We (my wife and I) also had her two ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Green Meenie

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Decent Cruise Experience

We booked this cruise because of the itinerary. It was a 14 day mostly southern Caribbean Cruise. 2 sea days out of Miami and two sea days coming back at the end with 8 stops in between and 5 of those were places we ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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bayview boy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good but not great

My wife and I were underwhelmed the first few days,,,inconsistent service ,food and entertainment.not much effort into celebrating xmas,,,but much improvement in the second week,,,New Years eve celebrations were ...
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Sail Date December 2018


vjb avatar

vjb

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Standards have slipped

This was our 7th cruise with Oceania. They are still an excellent cruise line but we feel that the service and overall cruise experience is not as good as we have previously experienced. It was very nice to be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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enginebroken

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Would I do a Transatlantic Again?

Main reason for this cruise was two fold. First was to do a Transatlantic and Second was to see the Canary Islands. My wife and I agreed that if we did not do the 3 days in Barcelona before the cruise it ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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gskari

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mostly good, but some not so good!

We chose this ship and company mainly on the positive reviews , recommendations, and transatlantic crossing itinerary which included stops in the Canary Islands which we had not visited before, and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Flaneur72

10 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

A Mostly Gourmet Cruise

We chose Oceania because of their heavily advertised claim that they offered some of the best food on the high seas. We chose the Riviera because the itinerary promised a trans-Atlantic crossing out of Barcelona ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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zumaqueen

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Transatlantic crossing

We chose this cruise because we haven’t been to the Canary Is., and were looking forward to visiting. As explained earlier, we still haven’t visited them.. The Captain Did the right thing by avoiding the 70ft ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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tfred

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Food is the reason to go

we loved the food on board - it is the reason to be on this ship. Waitstaff is friendly but service is "formal". Best were the Italian and French restaurants, followed by the Asian and then steakhouse. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Holmesie

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

7 Countries in 9 Days on the Beautiful Riviera

This was our second cruise on Oceania after sailing the much smaller Insignia a year earlier. We wanted to try out all the things that the 'O Class' Ships can offer that aren't on the more intimate 'R Class' Ships ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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litig8or

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Overall a great ship

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the amenities. The passenger age definitely skews to the over 60 crowd. The food was among the best we have ever had on a cruise ship. The specialty ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JDincalif

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise-Questionable Sales Tactics

This was our fourth Oceania cruise and it was the type and quality of a cruise we have come to expect from this cruise line. We can say that we experienced excellent service and top notch quality of food at several ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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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