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Marina Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Wonderful First Cruise with Oceania

Review for Marina to the South Pacific
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Sea42
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
Cabin: Concierge Level

We very much enjoyed our first experience with Oceania on the Marina for the January 2019 Chile to Papeete cruise.

We thought the value for the money was great. We had 9 sea days on our 18 day cruise and I found interesting things to do everyday. The lectures offered (morning and afternoons) were informative and give us a better understanding of the region and its history. I loved the cooking classes, I attended 7! The evening entertainment was so/so but with friends along we had no trouble having fun talking, listening to music and enjoying adult beverages.

We had a verandah cabin. While it was smaller than what we've sailed in previously (HAL Signature Suites) it met our needs. The furnishings were in good order and we thought the bathroom was well laid out and a good size for the cabin category. The only negative in my opinion was the location of the closets so close to the bedside, that was inconvenient at times. The cabin attendant did a good job but was the most crabby cruise ship employee I have ever encountered. It was the only time I have ever left a negative comment about an individual on a comment card.

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Concierge Level

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