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Oceania Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 10 Oceania Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews


Oceania can do better than this

Review for Riviera to Mediterranean

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drvfical
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We selected it for the price and destinations. The ports were great, and shore excursions were fine. However, the food, while still very good, was not excellent as it used to be. Internet service was horribly slow virtually throughout the cruise--there are simply too many passengers for the amount of satellite the ship uses. And, although staff such as servers and maintenance were very ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


We are unsure why Oceania is called the "food cruise line."

Review for Riviera to World Cruise

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molligans
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The food was mediocre on this cruise. The food we ate ashore and on our plane to and from was better, and I am not exaggerating. I almost laughed out loud when told the bread was made onboard. It is not and it is not good. Most things are frozen. For example, the lobster thermidor is made by boiling a plastic packet of lobster and other items and placing it on a hulled out shell. It is not ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Close, but NO Cigar!

Review for Riviera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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tyfh
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was selected for several reasons. For one, the reputation of Oceania for serving the best food on the ocean was an attraction. Also, the itenery ... we have been to Greece and Italy several times, but those traveling with us had not been to the Mediterranean. It also helped that the price was right! "The Good" ... The public space is lovely. Well cared for and immaculately clean. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with children


Riviera is Nice Ship But is Overpriced

Review for Riviera to Transatlantic

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texaslover
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have cruised many, many times on different cruise lines. This was our first Oceania cruise and chose this particular cruise because the Riviera has a good reputation and this 17 Day cruise spent 3 days in Israel - in addition to a number of Greek Islands and a few Italy ports. Oceania claims to have the best food at sea - and I tend to agree with that. Oceania also claims to ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Disembarkation was the highlight of this cruise

Review for Nautica to Middle East

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Cheddar cave
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise line due its reputation for providing the finest cuisine at sea, and its reputed service provided by the high crew to staff ratio. We sailed from Piraeus Greece to Dubai on a 20 day cruise and were really looking forward to our concierge balcony stateroom which was our first disappointment. The cabin furniture had seen better days and was covered in a dark varnish which ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Sirena. All at Sea or Repositioning?

Review for Sirena to Mediterranean

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b&m@11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

DISSAPOINTING. The newly refurbished Sirena with a very interesting 'must do" itinerary from Athens to Rome including Cairo, Alexandria and Jerusalem. So imagine our surprise and disappointment when on checking in at the cruise terminal in Athens we are handed a sheet of paper which informs us that (for "geopolitical situation reasons" and out of an "abundance of caution" Cairo and ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Be aware of which ship you choose on Oceania.

Review for Sirena to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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mswoody50
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This is my 4th time with Oceania in 4 years. Booked Sirena because of the supposedly upgrade to be completed by May 2016. Have previously cruised with Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Very disappointed with the overall look of Sirena. No where near as classy as other ships. we had an A1 class cabin. Bathrooms appear smaller than had before. No renovations to bathrooms, cannot get cold water in ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


poor experience

Review for Sirena to Europe - Black Sea

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macrn
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise for the ports we were going to visit. Upon embarkation we were informed that two of the ports had been cancelled (egypt)-not happy! Then, the ship lost my passport! The most interesting thing is that when the ceo was contacted about our poor experince, his response was to send our email to a subordinate to respond. Her response was that the contract allowed them to change ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Nice Ship, Fantastic Dining, Not for the under 70 cruiser

Review for Sirena to Mediterranean

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BippityBoppity
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

We booked this cruise based on the itinerary and reviews of amazing dining and attention to detail. The ship was very nice. The dining rooms and public areas were beautiful. The staff was excellent, and service was always prompt. Our inside stateroom is similar to that of any other ship on the market. The bathroom was tiny, cramped, and skipped during renovation. The room itself was sufficient for ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Inside


They called it Black Sea Treasures, but many of the jewels were fakes

Review for Insignia to Europe - Black Sea

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dmacp
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We selected this cruise for two reasons; to celebrate our 25th anniversary and because of the originally scheduled itinerary. Unfortunately situations in Ukraine forced the cancellation of the ports of Yalta, Sevastapol and Odessa. I am not stupid. I know this is not the fault of Oceania and this is something they had to do. The big issue was their communications on the situation (and lack ...
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Sail Date: May 2014


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