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Riviera Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Riviera Montreal to Miami, October 30-Nov 16

Review for Riviera to Canada & New England
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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Cabin: Concierge Level

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. All of the cities were places of interest to us and we had not visited them before. We took advantage of the pre cruise add on. Our hotel, Le Germaine, in Montreal had just re-opened after an update. The update is quite modern, think chairs hanging on chain from the ceiling. The hotel is in an ideal location for walking to downtown. The bed was comfortable, shower large and wonderful, and the staff could not have been any better. The pre cruise itinerary enabled us to tour not only Montreal but also Ottawa.

Oceania had quick embarkation and fast delivery of our luggage. The Riviera cabin with a veranda was perfect for us. The furnishings were standard but the linens and towels were pristine and new. Our cabin attendants, Suresh and Wilmer, kept our room cleaned and the refrigerator stocked at times when we were out, so we never knew they were even around. Our short conversations with Wilmer were pleasant and his smile and friendliness made him a standout in our mind.

This was a very casual cruise with no formal night. Most of the female cruisers dressed in slacks and nice tops for dinners. A very few wore a dress. Men don't need to pack even a sports jacket. Laundry use of washers and dryers was free and detergent was supplied. Had I known, I would have packed less.

Cabin Review

Concierge Level

Nicely appointed and well kept cabin. Nice linens and towels. Soap, shampoo and conditioner was great and well stocked. No electrical outlet in the bath area for shavers or hair dryer. Very good room attendant and room steward.

Port Reviews

New York (Manhattan)

Nice tour. Especially liked the night tour to Brooklyn and back.

Montreal

Nice overview of city

Montreal

Also went to the Art museum.

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