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Disappointing

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kewluke
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first cruise with Oceania. We chose this cruise because of the wonderful itinerary. We arrived a week early to tour Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and, of course, Machu Picchu. all of this part of the trip was wonderful. Embarkation: Not at all optimal. The process of getting on the ship was quick and easy. From there the experience went downhill. Upon getting on the ship we were ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Never again

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Marand62
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first cruise with Oceania, and will almost certainly be our last. We were unfortunate enough to board at a time when gastrointestinal disease had taken hold on the ship. This can happen on any ship, but the way that Oceania handled, or rather mishandled, this and the level of outright dishonesty was shocking. We were boarding in Lima, Peru and received an email even before we left ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


First and Last Time on Oceania

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miller8585
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We've cruised many different lines and this was the absolute worse experience. Staff were unfriendly and had difficulty understanding English. The food was good but not the culinary experience we were expecting. We were under a "code red" during our first week and we couldn't do anything for ourselves including using salt and pepper on the table. Wine stewards and servers took forever to come ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


Stressed crew; poor excursions; inferior service for those of us quarantined

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Kris M
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We picked Oceania because friends had commented that its food was among the best of all cruise lines. That wasn't our experience, especially compared with Silver Seas. When the ship set sail from Lima, it was already loaded with sick crew and a few sick passengers. Code Red, Level 2 CDC precautions were in place. Some public areas were closed but others weren't and that made no sense. Why ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Infected ship

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bartekmak
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. But it turned out to be disaster. Ship came back from Ushuaia and Machu Pichu infected with GI problems and influenza. Passengers were quarantined in their cabins and ship was supposingly being fully disinfected. Embarkation was delayed due to disinfecting procedures. All crew was working 2 extra hours a day to clean the ship. Unfortunately the cleaning ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Probably last time

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Mary Jaqua
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having cruised with Oceania before for a total of 63 days on two cruises, we knew what to expect. Small cabins (even the conceriage cabins have only 165 sq ft of living area) and a buffet that is overcrowded probably half the time. That said, we got a really good deal on this cruise (free shore excursions, free gratuities, free WIFI, free drink package) so went ahead and booked. First ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Great Cruise Except for the Flu Outbreak

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California Leslie
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We looked forward to this South American cruise for a long time. Except for missing two ports due to wind and waves, it was a wonderful trip. Regatta is a lovely small ship. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was really good, even the food at the buffet. Unfortunately, some passengers and crew came down with influenza. There were repeated requests for everyone to wash their hands and ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Outstanding service but disappointing food and shore excursions

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bnaysrl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a spur of the moment decision made 3-months before embarkation. A deeply discounted price and exotic destinations on the Amazon River got us to book. We were not even considering a 2017 cruise. My wife and I have been on 16 cruises, most on Silver Sea and Quark Expeditions--quite a range. We made one prior Oceania cruise on the Insignia that was quite nice, leaving us well disposed ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Amazon, a buzzing river without the mosquitoes.

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No re-runs
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The wonderful people and natural beauty of indigenous animals, birds, fish, plants, well worth the experience. The Regatta and crew come through every time, it is more like family, though we may be the family members requiring intervention. LOL Captain Hansen, Cruise Director Corey, and our Butler Rahman, were very personable, attentive to the guests, and thoroughly kept everyone updated. As ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Very good first cruise on Oceania

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WhirledTraveler1
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose the cruise based on itinerary as I do all my travel. The trip down the Amazon was great but not as good as I hoped. I have been on the Amazon in Peru and perhaps because I stayed in a lodge on the river it seemed to capture more of the "spirit" of the place better than the shore excursions I had. I liked most aspects of the cruise and would recommend Oceania to friends. The one area ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


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