Marina is an excellent ship: Marina Cruise Review by fareast

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Marina is an excellent ship

Sail Date: November 2011
Destination: Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
Embarkation: Istanbul
The Marina ship is well appointed and comfortable. We are "destination" cruisers and enjoy cruises that offer comfortable spacious accommodations, fine dining with elegant ambiance along with plenty of seating for 2, and well organized port excursions and embarkation and disembarkation protocols. On board entertainment and other activities are not as important except for a work out space that is not cramped and has access to plenty of natural light.

Oceania's Marina ship exceeded our expectations. The Penthouse suite along with Butler service kept us very comfortable. The walk-in closet was big enough to organize our clothes, store shoes, and get dressed inside the closet. The bathroom was spacious and had two vanity drawers and two 4 shelf medicine cabinets. A makeup dresser and mirror in the cabin was much appreciated. Space for room service dining was also very good. There were plenty of drawers for storage as well. A lot of thought went in to planning Marina's More suites. Housekeeping was unobtrusive and kept our cabin spotless. The Butler's room service timing and presentation was excellent as well.

The Marina destination staff were very good. Efficient, friendly and capable. Marina staff accompanied the tours. On some tours we paid the extra fee for a smaller sized tour. This was worth the money if you want more contact with the tour guide for explanations etc.

The food is excellent in the main dining room and the 4 specialty restaurants as well as buffet style Terrace restaurant. Service is really quite something. The Restaurant Managers know how to train their staff and are always around overseeing what is going on. Not only did we enjoy the food it was a pleasure to watch dining staff in action.

The fitness area is large, well equipped and has outside views.

We attended only one entertainment function and it was enjoyable. The port review presentations were good. We attended two or three one hour presentations that were helpful in getting ready for the next day activities. Less

Published 11/24/11

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