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Lots of good things....not perfect
"I chose this cruise for the itinerary and the rave reviews about the food, plus the total O Choices package made it irresistible. The food experience was uneven. Sometimes the food was very good and sometimes it..."Read More
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brabie

6-10 Cruises

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Stellar Cape Horn/Patagonia highlights on beautiful ship with fantastic service

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GYPSEA2010

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We chose this trip for a few reasons: 1) the itinerary - to sail around Cape Horn/southern ocean 2) Timing - wanted a trip over the holidays (this one was from Dec 19-Jan 4) 3) Friends had sailed on the Oceania Marina ship To the Baltic a couple of summers ago - and had raved about their experience SERVICE: Overall, the service was fantastic - ratio of Crew to Passengers is 1.56:1 - - ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

23 Helpful Votes


Enjoyable Throughout

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mightytraveler

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted to go through Panama Canal and wanted a longer cruise. We've been working up in the length of time as we move toward retirement. Heard good things about Ocean and it fit the other criteria so we booked. Food is their claim to fame and it does not disappoint. Specialty restaurants really are special both in terms of food and even more so in terms of service. We especially enjoyed ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Liverpool

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

18 Helpful Votes


Around South America-Travel Agent View

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Travel Takes You

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to see an excellent view of S. America aboard a high rated quality ship with a mid to high price point. We were not disappointed in the itinerary, food quality, service, ship command, and overall ratings. We had some incredible adventures and tried out most of the offerings that Oceania is rated for. As travel agents our view was critical but open to receive the benefits ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


Not The Same Marina

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Spudsmack

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Had sailed on Marina Spring 2015, this trip around South America just wasn't the same. We enjoyed ourselves immensely on our 2015 trip and chose the same ship and same cabin (Conciege Veranda) for this holiday journey. We arrived onboard a day late with 5 hours to spare due to an Argentina transit strike. Granted it was not the normal embarkation procedure but with many of us passengers in ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

27 Helpful Votes


Crossing the Andes from Valparaiso to Santiago was the trip of a lifetime.

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Methusula

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

We chose this cruise as we had been all over the word apart from South America. What better way to experience this continent but on the Oceania Marina. Unfortunately we arrived in to Buenos Aires to be greeted by a strike of bag handlers. This caused a hold up at customs of some 6 hours. Truthfully the Meet and Greet facility was not handled very well. In fact very poorly. That was the last ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

1 Helpful Vote


Lots of good things....not perfect

Review for Marina to South America

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brabie

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise for the itinerary and the rave reviews about the food, plus the total O Choices package made it irresistible. The food experience was uneven. Sometimes the food was very good and sometimes it wasn't that great. For example, specialty dining venues were generally very good, although Jacques lagged the others. The Terrace buffet dining generally had better food than the main ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

8 Helpful Votes


I love it - of course there is no such thing as perfection :)

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call-of-the-sea

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This is my second cruise on Oceania, the first one was on Riveira, in the Med. Marina is almost the same as Riveira,with very small differences. On both cruises we booked Penthouse 1 (PH1) cabin and have been very very satisfied. Both ships are in very good shape, nicely apppointed, decorated, pleasant and smart but not OTT (over the top). Everything is smart causal, including the required ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

2 Helpful Votes


Christmas time cruise to South America is a very unique experience.

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chipper1234

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had some unusual circumstances occur in our family which ended up with Mom and Dad being able to finally take that long-awaited cruise to the Patagonia Region of South America. It was the first time we were solo over the holidays, and were not sure what to expect from a cruise line, any cruise line during this time of year. Oceania did not disappoint with their exceptional level of service ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: San Francisco

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

11 Helpful Votes


Oceania, not the same?

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Cruiser Penny

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had been to the Galápagos and Peru and wanted to go home by ship. We had been on the Nautica the previous year for a back to back that took us away from home for 2 months. My opinion is that even though the Marina is larger, the Nautica took care of passengers wants and needs better. For example, the games in the game room are kept in better condition than those on the Marina. Also, I felt ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Quebec City

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

7 Helpful Votes


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