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Oceania Insignia Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

53

Average

35

Poor

24

Terrible

18

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35 Oceania Insignia Cruise Reviews


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flobo

6 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A tale of two ships

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i actually did not choose this cruise. we were joining friends, who had chosen this cruise for its cuba itinerary. we were quite reluctant to sign on because oceania charges SO much for their cruises, and the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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RLM77

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Insignia - Not Bad, but Ultimately Underwhelming

Just off Insignia from an 11-night Eastern Caribbean itinerary. This was our 44th cruise overall, but first on Oceania. While there were some things to like on this cruise, we were underwhelmed overall. We do not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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N H C

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Won’t be cruising with Oceania again anytime soon

I chose this cruise because of the ports it included specifically Quebec City, Charlottetown, New York, and Bermuda. The rest I didn’t really care one way or another. Both Charlottetown and Bermuda were cancelled ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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cruzemaven

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not as good as it once was

The Pros: Service in restaurants was very good. Cabin attendants were excellent. The ship and cabin were in excellent condition. The Insignia’s singers were very talented and we enjoyed the shows. The ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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holomuku

3 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

A bit surprised...

We are experienced cruisers on both large (Celebrity, RCCL, NCL, Princess, Costa) and small (Azamara, Windstar) ships. I think our expectations were in line with the size of the ship, and of course I did quite a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Rob Fisher

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fall Fools

My wife and I and two couples sailed on Insignia late October/November from New York to Montreal. A misnamed "Fall " cruise. Having arranged the cruise I boarded with some trepidation because of the imminent ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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pripau

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, pity about the weather

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and because there was only one sea day.Unfortunately the weather meant we missed two ports. There was inadequate provision of on board entertainment on theses days. The ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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queuetip

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great people, old ship

We like smaller ships and we like the elements of luxury that Oceania provides. However, and it's a big however, we will not sail on Oceania's (or Princess's) small "R" ships again. They are simply too old. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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raymondox

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Itinerary, good food, friendly staff but ship dated and needs a refresh.

We chose this cruise because of it's itinerary from Montreal to New York. We chose Oceania because of it's food and luxury. The itinerary was great even though the weather has not been too good. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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sixnotrumps

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Avoid legs of RTW cruises

We have sailed with Oceania on 4 previous occasions and always enjoyed it - good company, great food, excellent service - cabins are definitely small but we don't spend much time in our cabins. BUT - this cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Vangie6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ship is not for us

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Panama Canal). We’ve heard great things about the R ships because of the size and we thought we’d do a comparison with the O ships as we have sailed with the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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OC SeaPA

7 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Oceania is great just not for everyone (including me)

After over 40 cruises on most all major cruise lines we wanted to try something different- different itinerary, different ship, different size of ship, different class of ship. We did leg 7 of their 2018 Around the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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unsuzyq

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outdated ship....excuisite cuisine

Check in line was long and hot, Had to retrieve our own luggage from hallway, 20 doors down, Duct taped hair dryer and tiny showers...must share 1 wifi per room unless want to purchase another, large emphasis on 180 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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kimrealestate

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beware - Not an "adult" cruise

Cruised with my husband, sister and 90 year old mother to celebrate her birthday. She had been on many Oceania cruises so this is her favorite line. Our experience began with the booking and reservation team. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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bonnyxox

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Promised Concierge Level Veranda...didn't get it!

Let me first begin by saying this was our 3 rd. Oceania cruise and the itinerary and staff was wonderful. We enjoyed all the ports we visited and the staff was warm, friendly and professional. The food on the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dharrop

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

No Entertainment

Chose this for the itinerary. Food and service great. The food selection in buffet/ terrace was excellent and the serving staff were always smiling and happy., The Menu in the grand dinning room was really good. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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elmster

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

This was our 23rd cruise and we wanted to try a higher end cruise line. Our agent talked us into this cruise on the Insignia in a penthouse suite. We would never cruise on this ship again. Would only go on this ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Cruise with CJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Oceania Insignia has very dated decor and facilities.

We chose Oceania for the 12-day cruise between Buenos Aires and Rio (11/07/16 to 11/19/2016) because of the unique itinerary on a relatively small ship (previous cruising experiences were on much smaller boats ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Joanzzzz

2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Bit of a disappointment on Transatlantic Sept cruise

It is very difficult to take reviews on any subject and make a personal decision based on them. We are given an opinion from others based on their reviews/needs/rewards/expectations, and use them accordingly. If ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Algesoft

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

If you travel with Oceania just don't get sick.

When we first heard about a hundred eighty days world cruise we were both excited and almost incredulous that such a cruise did exist. My wife wanted an owners’ suite and even this was with more than one year in ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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BRon

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Problems at HQ and Shore Excursions; Avoid Belem

The itinerary was outstanding. The cruise had two legs, Miami to Barbados, and Barbados to Cape Town, all part of a 180-day around-the-world cruise. On the first leg, we went from Miami through much of the ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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57 Chev

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Some Great, Some Disappointing

Meals and service were very good. An over abundance of tables for two. Cabin was well maintained by friendly and helpful staff. TV and internet worked well and a DVD player in the cabin with the ships DVD library ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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sajdrk

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

I'm told not to judge Oceania by this cruise

I agree for the most part with Old Jazzer's review. This was my first cruise on Oceania. The cabin service was first rate. The social hostess Tammy was very good. The itinerary is why I took the cruise and it was ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Joochiat

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Some Good, Some Not

We went on the Oceania Insignia 35 day cruise from Cape Town (depart 30 Nov 2015) to Miami (arrived 4 Jan 2016). Here is the list of our opinions as to what was good, below expectations and bad. We had ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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21joyoct51

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

First Time Oceania; Some Good Points, but Dear Me, the Entertainment!

A little about ourselves, married couple, early sixties, full of life and fun, get up early and stay up late-----usually.This was our 18th cruise having sailed with NCL, rcl, p@0, carnival, princess and celebrity. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Insignia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.8
Dining5.04.2
Entertainment4.03.1
Public Rooms5.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family2.5N/A
Enrichment3.53.4
Service5.04.3
Value For Money4.03.3
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