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Oceania Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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99 Oceania Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


michael preece avatar

michael preece

1 Review Written

First Oceania cruise

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we wanted to try a different cruise line not happy in being herded on the big ships . found insignia small but loading was super fast unloading was fast the only problem was every one was on the upper deck the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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CruiserMegan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A lovely luxury cruise ship...10 night Caribbean cruise Miami /Miami

We chose to book a Caribbean cruise on Oceania Riviera as we wanted to experience a luxury cruise ship and it was amazing. We loved the stylish decor, paintings, works of art, the Lalique staircase, comfortable ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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TRUEBLUE66

14 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Great ship with a few minor issues.

This was our 13th cruise and thankfully proved to be not that unlucky. We had sailed on the sister ship, Marina, on a transatlantic the previous year so knew what to expect regarding the layout of the ship and ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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mikeb384

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Still the best

Oceania is still one of the best cruise lines and the Riviera is one of the best ships in the fleet. It's large enough to offer all the amenities and yet small enough to feel intimate in many ways. We once again had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Robertha

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Feels Like A Smaller Ship Than It Is !!!

Having been on Oceania's small ships we wanted to try their larger ships. The Rivera with one thousand passengers has the feeling of a small ship. The specialty restaurants are as good as any I've dined and I've ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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MissSophieGrey

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise with Amazing Cuisine

Having sailed on the Regatta a few years ago, my husband and I chose Oceania's Riviera so we could experience the two additional specialty restaurants, as well as the on-board Culinary School classes. We had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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TheNavigator

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship and great food, but overall a disappointment

Recently returned from a Caribbean cruise on Oceania's Riviera. We chose Oceania mainly on the basis of its reputation for food and Riviera because of the relatively small size (about 1250 passengers). We had a ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Veraviolet

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Incredible cruise line, NO COMPLAINTS

We chose this trip because of the itinerary and high praise from our travel agent. All I can say is that the cruise was absolutely perfect. Check-in was simple and short. All the food areas are outstanding. The 4 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Avery

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Riviera, 10 day East Caribbean Cruise, January 13-23, 2017

My overall impression of our first cruise aboard the an Oceania cruise was excellent. There were some issues that prevented me from giving the cruise an overall excellent rating. Here is a summary. Details later ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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larry Kay

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

It only gets better each year

How much better can it get? This is the 16th cruise on Oceania, having done all their small and medium size ships over the years. we have sailed with them all through the Northern Hemisphere, east and West. We ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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sandbag7

5 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations (with some exceptions)

We chose this cruise after booking a solo land trip to Japan (November) and a group trip to Southern India (February) with the idea of experiencing a stress free warm weather and near-gourmet experience with a mix ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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reilly mr. happy

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

We are converts! Oceania a must if you wish premium food and refined service

This was our first Oceania cruise. We are avid cruisers in our mid to late fifties sailing on thirty some voyages on many different cruise lines. Celebrity has been our "go to" for years booking "Aqua Class" ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Max2

2 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Norovirus

Horrible time aboard. One day after boarding we are informed about Noro. Apparently 4-5th time in last 4-5 months. More are still getting sick. People today have been sick in public restrooms and Spa. Everything ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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meerkats

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Felt sorry for the staff.

I will not repeat what others have written. Our second trip with Oceania and flown out from the UK to the ship. Due to the unforeseeable circumstances previously we had been told about the problems beforehand by ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Cruisinforfun101

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A Very Disappointing Cruise

Let me preface this review with a little background information. Last year we took a similar eastern Caribbean cruise on the Riviera in early February. It was a fantastic trip and the reason we booked again for ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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rherak69@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

45 Helpful Votes

Quarantine of the Seas

We received a email one day before cruise that our boarding would be delayed 1 hour because the ship had experienced the norovirus on the previous cruise and they were going to sanitize the ship. After two days ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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riviera-virus

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

CDC supervised Special from Noro virus Hell

This was a follow on cruise from two previous cruises affected by Noro virus. This was my 15th cruise on a variety of cruise lines but my first on Oceania. We took this cruise on the recommendation of a relative ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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AP Traveller

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Riviera Second Time, Very Disappointing Start

We left England on 20th Feb after an overnight hotel stay at Heathrow, flew to Miami for a stay in the Hilton Hotel which was a restful overnight stop before our cruise the next day. We have travelled on Riviera 2 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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MV400

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Riveria Noro; Review

This was our third cruise with Oceania, and the second for the couple traveling with us. Combined we have completed about 20 cruises. We have recommended Oceania to friends and family. I would consider all 4 of ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Jacqueline34

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excellent and relaxing, nothing too much trouble....great enrichment lectures

Slightly apprehensive as I was somewhat immobile for this trip.... and we were reliant on what the ship had to offer because we could not do any excursions or even get off the ship unless we were moored up as ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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harryw

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Gloom and Doom Greatly Exaggerated, But...

We started cruising with O five years ago. This was our eight O cruise, and fourth on the Riviera. As embarkation day approached, optimism was turning to apprehension after a flurry of negative CC posts about a ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Dr. Dave

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not As Good As Hype

Pros: 1. Food was outstanding. 5-star restaurant quality in the specialty restaurants. 2. Common areas very nice, such as impressive library area, nice fitness room, etc. Cons: 1. Web site makes it so ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Rmrands

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Somewhat disapointing after all the hype

Don't get me wrong we had a good time because we had 11 family members and a gang of friends onboard. We are all Crystal veterans giving Oceania a try because they had a much better Christmas itinerary than Crystal ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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steve1235

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

It Got Better

Embarkation - This was horrific. At first all was being done orderly with numbers being announced. Mid way through the process this stopped and the announcement was made for everyone to board. The terminal was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Act 3

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Very Pleasant Voyage

We recently returned from a 10 night eastern Caribbean cruise on Oceania Riviera. This was a make up cruise from last year's disaster on the Insignia ship where an engine exploded. This ship was so much better ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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