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Oceania Nautica Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Not Up To Expectations NOR Oceania’s Longstanding Reputation!

Review for Nautica to Africa

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mauriceMm
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first time sailing on Oceania. We were concerned about going on this cruise given the Nautica is badly in need of renovations. And these renovations are not to occur until June of this year, when the ship is scheduled to go into dry dock for a couple of weeks. However, considering the 30-day itinerary from Dubai to Cape Town, including the various stops in Oman, India, the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Terrible time on this ship and you should stay away!

Review for Nautica to Mediterranean

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zivan1
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We decided on taking our first cruise and for sure this is the LAST one and for sure the LAST one on Oceania Nautica. Room was tight and two people cannot move in it. Food is TERRIBLE and it seems they rotate the same ingredients over and over again. All seafood served is farmed and not wild caught. WAY too much hidden sodium in all the food, evidenced by the fact that we work up continuously ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Lack of wheelchair assistance, disabled access, disabled stateroom facilities.

Review for Nautica to Asia

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Cruising 25
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and has limited mobility. We would never have booked this cruise had we not been led to believe that there was a suitable disabled access stateroom meeting our requirements on board the Nautica. This cruise was sold to us in the U.K. by Oceania on the basis that we would have an accessible stateroom with wheelchair accessible shower, disabled grab rails, ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Inside


Cape Town to Cape Town: African Adventure? Nope...boring days at sea

Review for Nautica to Africa

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twofortennis
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We are aboard the Nautica right now on the Cape Town to Cape Town trip. I wanted to let you all know a few things so you may not be as crushed as I am feeling right now. First, the pre-cruise tour has been the absolute highlight of this trip. Otherwise, I am feeling cheated by a line that we have loved in the past. Cheated out of the holidays as there isn't a single decoration on the ship (a first ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Never cruise on Oceania

Review for Nautica to Africa

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Miss Muffin
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I do not have adequate words to describe my first cruise on Oceania. Our carry on luggage was lost during embarkation and the Oceania staff told us they had searched the ship and could not find it. After hours of aggravation, my partner found the luggage. I would never set foot on another Oceania ship. My partner was injured on an Oceania sponsored excursion. We were taken to a third ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Great way to lose weight, food was so bad I dropped over a dress size

Review for Nautica to Asia

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tybalt
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Oceania thinking it would be a step up from HollandAmericaLine, we were very wrong. The cabin, a balcony state room was smaller than the smallest HAL ocean view cabin we have ever had. The cruise director, David, is past burned out. What passes for activities on this ship is what you would find in a day care centre. It was indoor shuffle board, bean bag toss and putting everyday. ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Lack of concern for passengers

Review for Nautica to Asia

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DugN
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary, however the weather spoilt the first part of the trip as it was freezing in China and Japan. We had previously travelled on the Nautica in the Baltic and in hindsight we should have learnt from that experience, and avoided the Nautica this time. The ship is tired and out of date. One elevator (out of four) was out of service for the whole cruise. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Food was awful. Staff tried very hard but you could tell that most were new.

Review for Nautica to Asia

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poor value
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Had traveled on Oceania in the past, including Nautica. Loved the cruises but this last cruise was a true nightmare. Moldy shower curtains. Dirty dinning room curtains. Food offerings were limited as compared to past cruises. Staff was trying to do its best, but passenger/crew ratio, I would guess, was lower than usual. Room service was awful. One shore excursion was scheduled for 3 hours ...
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Sail Date: March 2017


Food, service, and overall quality of ship were below expectations

Review for Nautica to Asia

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poor value
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have previously traveled on Oceania. Nautica is an ancient ship that should be retired. Bathrooms are horrific. Food and service were poor. Room service served rotten bananas, brown lettuce. Dress code not enforced in main dinning room. Folks wore flip flops, torn/dirty sweatshirts. Dining room drapes were wrinkled and dusty.Mold on shower curtain in bathroom. Staff appeared to be ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Oceania has gone from very good to very poor

Review for Nautica to Asia

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johnespo36
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was our 5th cruise with Oceania- it was our last. The service in the Grand Dining was below average. It appears that Oceania has understaffed the wait staff particularly for the evening meal. In the Grand Dining, one of our party ordered a Jacq Pippin "signature" dish- roast chicken. It was served, after along wait, cold, hard and dry. The entertainment, with a few exceptions, was amateurish ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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