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11 Oceania Middle East Cruise Reviews

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Cheddar cave

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disembarkation was the highlight of this cruise


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 ...
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Sail Date November 2016

lovelyday avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Middle East; Nothing to Fear

Other than being disappointed by Oceania once again taking two ports off the cruise as we were cruising the trip was amazing! We were supposed to stop in Cyprus and one additional stop in Egypt. VERY disappointed ...
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Sail Date November 2014

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2 Reviews Written

Holy Land June 10th 2014 - Rechristening Cruise

This is our first time on Oceania. The Insignia has been refurbished and this was her maiden cruise. The rooms are adequate. No frills, standard. The bathroom is very small and they have cleverly used a shower ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Bashful3 avatar


1 Review Written

Lands of Time: Barcelona to Istanbul on Marina

I can't believe I am the first to review this fabulous cruise! Been home four days, and am still glowing. Background information: I am a mobility challenged traveler, but very adventurous. Being dissatisfied ...
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Sail Date September 2012

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First Time 2008

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Classy and good value, but a bit inflexible

This was our first Oceania trip, after having sailed with Carnival, NCL and Azamara before. We chose this cruise mostly due to the itinerary, and after checking Oceania's reputation we expected Oceania to be ...
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Sail Date July 2012

B55 avatar


4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Smaller ship with a feeling of space

Embarkation and disembarkation procedures are rigidly adhered to at the start and end of the trip and are handled well. Though we arrived earlier than suggested, the ship's crew accommodated all arrivals well. ...
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Sail Date July 2012

girlofsummer avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


Booked with Oceania after our already paid cruise on a different line dropped all Middle East ports(Arab spring concerns). This itinerary was similar to our original booking but 2 days longer with more ports. We ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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peter grant

15 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Great travel experience; not so great cruise

Fans of Oceania Cruises won't like this review, of our first with this line after more than 30 cruises with other companies. My opinion: Oceania is for people who want to pay a significant premium for a pretty ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oceania Athens to Dubai Fiasco

Oceania Cruises M/S Nautica Athens to Dubai Review How many ways can one cruise go wrong? Theoretically, an infinite number, but ours fell just slightly short. To coin a word, the "lowlights" consisted of the ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nautica - Our First Oceania Cruise - Hong Kong - Dubai

I would like to break the cruise down in to various categories as it is important that I recognise the good and bad with Nautica/Oceania Cruise. It is also based on our experiences on other cruise lines and is my ...
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Sail Date March 2011

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Bruin Steve

8 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Egypt, Israel and Ancient Worlds

I will try to be as complete, candid and unbiased as possible.  I will not tell you everything is perfect or that everything is terrible. All cruises have good points and bad points. Hopefully, the good far ...
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Sail Date June 2009

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