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Riviera Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Norovirus

Review for Riviera to the Eastern Caribbean
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Max2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Mar 2016
Cabin: Concierge Level

Horrible time aboard. One day after boarding we are informed about Noro. Apparently 4-5th time in last 4-5 months. More are still getting sick. People today have been sick in public restrooms and Spa. Everything is being constantly sprayed and wiped. The walls, rails, doors, and elevators have sticky on them and have gunk lines where the disinfectant runs down. The fabric on chairs are sprayed as soon as you get up. Our clothes smell from it. I begin choking in the halls from the cleaning spray and must stay in cabin or on veranda.

We were denied docking in Aruba. The staff is very tired from lack of sleep. Service is slow as staff must salt and pepper your food, and poor your cream. The lounges close early and the coffee machines are removed.

Most activities that we came for are cancelled. No culinary school, no artist loft, no munchies with drinks, no appetizers with Captain's party, one Oceania Club event cancelled. There are over 900 loyal Club members on board. This is our 15th Oceania cruise and 5th on Riviera. Our friend became sick today. No specimen was taken, so the virus keeps moving. It is not Oceania's fault all this is happening. But, we are only half way through the cruise and most of us would like to go home now.

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Concierge Level

Cabin A3

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