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4.5 / 5.0
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celebrating in the culinary Centre
Marina in Key West, FL 12-2-21
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Miami to South America 12-1-21 to 1-9-22
"Five certified testers from Eurofins traveled with the ship and tested guests and crew at every port.Families with teenagers traveled together for experiences rather than on-board children's groups...."Read More
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A Two star ship from a Two Star cruise line - Oceania Marina

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PaulMCO
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Marina is a 10+ year old ship that looks her age, Decor is dark, halls are dimly lit. You can see signs of rust, large dents on the ships side, and the ship was due for refit in 2022 and then postponed to 2023 and again until 2024. This obviously is due to NCLs tightening the budget. Several crew members complained about issues with kitchen, dishwashers etc that are showing their age. Ship ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Oceania Suite

Traveled with disabled person


Amazon on Oceania

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bpowellma
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for my husband and myself to try Oceania Cruises as we usually go on Celebrity and we wanted to go to the Amazon. We will not go on Oceania again! We met fabulous fellow guests on the cruise. The dining staff and cabin staff were wonderful. The reservation desk and concierge had some of the rudest people I've ever met. You are nickeled and dimed. Our cabin was tired and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Shortening Port Days and Bad Customer Service Attitudes

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dive4pam
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are extensively experienced travelers in our late 60's and chose this 51 night cruise for the itinerary. I should say this is our second experience with an extended cruise on Oceania this year. Our previous cruise on Insignia was spring of 2022 and I did post a review afterwards. We almost cancelled this cruise due to the Insignia experience but were more forgiving due to restart issues. At ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Oceania is no longer the great cruise ship company it used to be.

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Doug Whiting
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

On december 26, 2022, the captain ran the ship into a sandbar on the amazon river. we lost all power (while i had just put shampoo in my hair in the shower). we also lost all water. we heard nothing from the bridge once emergency (and very limited) power came back on -- but not in our cabin. the ship dropped anchor --- i'm guessing to stop us from drifitng onto the shore or in the paths of ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

Traveled with disabled person


Southernmost Seafarer

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Ninee97
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After two years of landlocked, it was wonderful to be back on the water We did have a few glitches with paperwork at the Santiago airport, COVID related. A few mandatory ANTIGEN Tests throughout the sail, masks and common sense kept everyone healthy As always, the staff were on their game with holiday decorations and smiles everywhere. At about 25% capacity, we had several fabulous ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

Traveled with disabled person


Miami to South America 12-1-21 to 1-9-22

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xquizitluddite
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are very impressed with the care and concern Oceania shows its passengers regarding health regulations. No one on the ship contracted Covid-19. Five certified testers from Eurofins traveled with the ship and tested guests and crew at every port. The service by cabin stewards and waitstaff is always incomparable. The ports are generally interesting. The line maintains a library, which has ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


An Unexpected Adventure on the High Seas. Never Got to Lima or Machu Picchu

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joggerbill1943
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Wow! The Coronavirus caused us to have quite the unexpected journey. Fortunately no one on the ship was infected with the virus. We were sailing to Pisco, Peru on day 18 of our planned 20 day cruise when the captain announced Peru had closed all its ports to cruise ships. Responding to this, our ship reversed direction and started sailing south with plans to return to the port of San Antonio, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

Traveled with disabled person


Great cruise - even with the impact of the Coronavirus

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kjones121
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The biggest take-away from this cruise is to say that if you do take medications, take an extra seven days worth with you. We were lucky and did, which we have done on previous cruises. You never know what may happen. After you read the rest of this you'll understand. We chose this cruise for the itinerary. This was a Buenos Aires to Lima cruise around Cape Horn. We were also looking forward to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Last minute decision, very good choice.

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famburk
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

When our (my wife and I) scheduled Crystal Cruise to SE Asia fell apart due to multiple schedule changes, and with 3 weeks suddenly open on our calendars, we opted at the last minute to schedule this Rio to Buenos Aires itinerary (as far away as possible from covid-19 issues). We literally booked on Sunday before a Wedn departure from Rio. We considered a Celebrity Buenos Aires roundtrip as well ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Fantastic!

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Ajb131557
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Super luxurious . Fabulous food and staff. Really was the trip of a lifetime .. Highly recommend though we went for the splurge option by having a penthouse with butler service. We would definitely use Oceania again . The only negative of the entire cruise was the dull yoga class ! Otherwise great. Avoid the extremely overpriced excursions other than the lovely schooner trips. You can either ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


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