Wanted to try an Ocean crossing. Dates worked heard good things about Oceania. The ship was lovely and very manageable in size. Food top rate service top rate. Accommodations in s penthouse suite very nice but not a large suite Bathroom was nice but shower a bit on the small side I felt considering the amount of days at sea activities were limited i did enjoy the cooking classes but did have a per session charge. They could have been more creative in the activity schedule Many activities repeated themselves and there seemed to be days at sea where I just wandered. The crowd was on the elderly side and as a result Most were in bed by 10 pm. Not much more than 5% of the ship were up and out after 10pm People were very friendly and we made new friends which was the highlight of the cruise. I would recommend the Riviera but make sure it is offering the type of vacation you are looking for

Crossing the Sea

Riviera Cruise Review by Scott269

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2018
  • Destination: Around the World
  • Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite
Wanted to try an Ocean crossing. Dates worked heard good things about Oceania. The ship was lovely and very manageable in size. Food top rate service top rate. Accommodations in s penthouse suite very nice but not a large suite

Bathroom was nice but shower a bit on the small side

I felt considering the amount of days at sea activities were limited i did enjoy the cooking classes but did have a per session charge. They could have been more creative in the activity schedule Many activities repeated themselves and there seemed to be days at sea where I just wandered. The crowd was on the elderly side and as a result Most were in bed by 10 pm. Not much more than 5% of the ship were up and out after 10pm

People were very friendly and we made new friends which was the highlight of the cruise.

I would recommend the Riviera but make sure it is offering the type of vacation you are looking for
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Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite
Cabin PH3 9145
Very nice but shower was very small. Balcony did not have full chaise lounges or a table
Deck 10 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins