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Regatta Review

4.5 / 5.0
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385 reviews
23 Awards

New Zealand - Australia Dec 2017

Review for Regatta to Australia & New Zealand
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2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Dec 2017
Cabin: Penthouse Suite

Looking for cruise in warmer location in the winter. Never visited NZ/AUS. Heard good things about Oceania. Liked small ship. Regatta is "Old" but we did not notice any particular defects. We had two ports cancelled due to stormy weather for safety reasons. Disappointing but beyond control of Oceania. Cost of missed tours was refunded. No mechanical problems that we were aware of.

Embarkation went smoothly. We had priority boardung due to cabin location. Fairly large que for concierge class and below at the check in. Rooms onboard not ready until about 1:30 PM. Everyone ends up in the buffet line until room is ready.

Cabin air conditioning somewhat loud, but not overpowering. We did not find the electric outlets a problem. All of our plugin equipment worked on 220V. Room came with a Laptop computer. This device is only useful for using the internet. It can't upload any personal files (thumb drive) or save anything like camera downloads. So, bring your own laptop if you need to do any serious work.

Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite

Cabin PH2

Plenty of space for two. Glad we upgraded from concierge size stateroom.

Carpet showing signs of wear and stains. Shower/tub combo is awkward to enter. Needs additional grab rail. Good service by room attendant and butler. Storage is adequate. All in all a positive experience.

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