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Oceania Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews

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26 Oceania Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews


mikerem48 avatar

mikerem48

11 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Brazil to Spain in 17 Days

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April 2019 - My wife and I have been on numerous cruises (22+) throughout the world on various cruise lines over the years. This was our fifth cruise with Oceania; the previous cruises were the Northeastern ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DunmowCruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas in South America

There are now so many awful cruise reviews that despite not usually writing a review I am forced to do so to redress the balance Having read the reviews of Marina over time I believe that some people only go on a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ItalianBohemian

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

S. America is not Europe; the good, bad & the ugly

Embarkation was great & smooth (vs. disembarkation which was a rotten experience; later). Rio de Janeiro was interesting to see with beaches, Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. The city is a typical Latin city ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Victoria Darcy

2 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise! First Time on Oceania

This was our first Oceania cruise- and we're glad we did! I have been hearing about how great Oceania was from friends for several years, but we have become quite partial to our familiar Celebrity. We've also ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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rdberns

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Smooth sailing with beautiful public spaces

The itinerary was a main reason for taking this cruise. The staff and food are exceptional. My only complaint is the size and layout of the cabins. We are in a concierge cabin and it's too small. The bathroom is ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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rubysue

14 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Amazing Amazon cruise was very good, but not the best Oceania experience

Background: We are veteran cruisers and travelers. This was our 27th cruise, our 7th cruise on Oceania and our first cruise that included ports in Brazil, including a week on the Amazon river. It was our longest ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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theromer

1 Review Written

Great cruiseline; wish the ports of call had more to see.

We had never been to South America so we decided on this cruise. Rio De Janeiro and Buenos Aires were places on our bucket list. Our final decision for this trip was that the price of this cruise seemed to be ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Hoosier311

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We cruised last year on Regatta from Lima to Buenos Aires and had a fantastic voyage. We cruised this year from Rio to Miami. Very disappointed, would not choose Oceania again. -a definite lack of service ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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tonka cruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Regatta

We boarded the boat in Rio, after a delay to sanitize the ship. We did receive an email with the delay in boarding the day before and managed to check our bags and take the tour we arranged. We were given ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Rmdstd

1 Review Written

Excellent Ship, Excellent Crew, Excellent Itinerary

We sailed from Rio to Valparasio. We had previously sailed on the Marina 4 years ago during the summer of her maiden year. The ship is in excellent shape with beautiful art work and tasteful decor. We can't say ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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orchards

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time on Oceania

Sailed 10 day cruise from Rio to Buenos Aries. We haved sailed on multiple lines before but Oceania has my vote as "favorite." Ship is smaller than other ships we have sailed with about 1200 passengers, is very low ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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bjirani

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very poor customer service......

First time on Oceania, but will be the last because they did not live up to "consistently delivering excellent service and value", as they state. The Marina ship was very nice and the service on board was fine. We ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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bruin66

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise Through the Amazon and Caribbean

Our cruise started in Rio on March 7, 2015 and ended 3 weeks later in Miami, visiting Recife, Brazil before entering the Amazon for a week then out to the Caribbean ports of Barbados, Devils Island (part of French ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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havegunwilltravelmauser98

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Home away from Home--It gets no better!

We did a 5 day pre-cruise which included Iguazu falls, and three days at the Windsor Atlantic on the Coca-cabana Beach. Everything was awesome. Iguazu falls trip amazing beyond belief, and hotel had a 90 degree ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Mgolub73

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It has gone downhill

My husband and I have had our third Oceana cruise in 5 years, -and each one has been progressively worse in several major respects. While the specialty restaurants provide interesting Culinary choices, you only get ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Shantzyboy

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazon Cruise

Our group of 3 couples booked this cruise with Oceania which left Rio De Janeiro on March 29, 2014 and ended at Miami on April 19, 2014. For clarifiaction, this was not an Antarctic cruise. The reason we chose this ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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haskinskj

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First Time on Oceania--Very Good Experience

Our first trip on Oceania was on the Marina--South American Holiday. We boarded in Rio de Janeiro on December 8 with departure on December 9, traveled around the Cape eventually to Valparaiso and disembarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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savysailor55

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

First Class Cruise Experience

First time on Oceania line. First time on a smaller ship (700 or so passengers). Terrific experience overall and a wonderful series of ports in Brazil, Uraguay and Argentina. Highlights: food, service, ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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tx2step

1 Review Written

A1 All the Way

This was my husband's and my second cruise with Oceania (or second and third since it was 37 days) We went from Rio to Papeete and enjoyed every minute. I consider the Marina a Five Star hotel on the ocean. These ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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OzAbroad

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

South America and the South Pacific on Marina - Wonderful

My wife and I recently (from Dec 10 until Jan 16) sailed on our longest cruise ever with Oceania (or anyone for that matter) with our teenage children. The cruise was a 37 day back to back cruise on Marina sailing ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Ronnycoys

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great crowd, excellent food - old ship.

We've just returned from a 12 day cruise from Rio to Buenos Aires. We met a great crowd of people and made several new friends. The food was generally of a very high standard although the portions were small like ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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SWFLCpl

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

We expected more

We chose this particular cruise because the itinerary and dates matched what we wanted so we were excited to try Oceania, having heard great things. We stayed in cabin 10015, which was the lowest Penthouse Suite ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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arthur bakvis

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

vibration stern staterooms

For us it was a good time to travel in this region. We expected a nice quiet room on the stern of the ship in between the owners staterooms on deck 7. However the vibration of the propellorshaft or engine are realy ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Dubbich

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Awesome as always!

This was our 4th cruise with Oceania so we are obviously biased. Although we have sailed on a few other ocean cruise lines and river cruise lines, we keep coming back to Oceania. The food is Fantastic, the service ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Desert Bridge

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not the finest cuisine at sea

We have traveled on Oceania before and loved it....and we still do! Everything about the crew, service, ship, etc was great, but the food left a bit to be desired. Certainly not bad, but not the finest. It was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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