Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews for Luxury to the Caribbean

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The Cruise to Nowhere
"In summary, I guess Oceania felt that not cancelling the cruise was good enough - no other consideration other than a couple of "free drink" receptions, which does mean much if you don't drink!The Terrace Cafe - we ate lunch there every day and dinner a few times - was relatively small so crowded around serving stations - but again very, very good...."Read More
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Disaster all around

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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Lucille T
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have been wanting to try out Oceania after reading terrible reviews 5-6 years ago, but still hearing good things. Alas, it did not live up to its claims of being a luxury experience. It felt like we were being nickle and dimed and the cruise line cut corners on everything - entertainment, service, ports & dockings. Supposedly completely refurbished in December, wallpaper was peeling on our ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Bermuda cruise didn't visit Bermuda

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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Mandycat
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because they claimed to be the best cuisine at sea! & we wanted to see Bermuda. Neither of which happened. The food was mediocre at best & instead of seeing Bermuda we visited Jacksonville business district & further sea days. We sailed straight past Burmuda, the captain said within 20 miles, which I am sure would have been better than Jacksonville. The Captain apologised but ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Birthday Cruise Celebration Gone Wrong

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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Mary Anderson
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because some of my 93 year old mothers friends were going on it.and she wanted to join them. Being that she is elderly we thought someone from the family should also go with in case there were any issues. It ended up with others joining my mother. Three siblings and a son -in-law joined in. When we checked in at the port in Miami they told us that we would not be going to ...
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Sail Date: March 2023


Poorly Run Marine Operations Department

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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123Scott
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Oceania knew in advance that the seas were rough around Bermuda and the ship would not be going there. Instead of three days in Bermuda, Oceania substitute a day at sea, a day at its Great Stirrup Island, and a day in Jacksonville. When the ship arrived at Great Stirrup Cay, we were told the sea was too rough to run tenders. We were then directed by Marine Ops to got to Jacksonville for two ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


The Cruise to Nowhere

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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indianacut1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first Oceania Cruise, and we chose it because of one destination - Bermuda. When we arrived at the port in Miami, we were told that we were not going to Bermuda due to high seas and strong currents. Since we had been to the other ports on the itinerary, we were disappointed, but what can you do? After a stop in Nassau (which was not worth even getting off the ship), we set sail for ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Disappointing all around!

Review for a Bermuda Cruise on Riviera

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grannie729
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had sailed Oceania before, but several years ago. This itinerary caught my fancy and I remembered how wonderful was my first time with them...the Mediterranean. Our itinerary was totally upset by weather it seems and we had to skip Bermuda where we were to spend three days...the real reason for this trip. Then they did try to substitute an out island visit but the seas were too rough for ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Riviera Says Goodbye to the Caribbean

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Riviera

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fastbailer
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

For its final winter in the Caribbean, some cabins on the 1200 passenger Oceania Riviera have had a facelift. We just completed 19 days on Riviera visiting eastern and western Caribbean ports, and some of the changes stand out. The ports may not be what you recall. At San Juan, Puerto Rico the Riviera tied up at a great location, a short walk from the historic tourist area. Puerto Plata in the ...
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Sail Date: February 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

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Average for the experience based on past cruising.

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Riviera

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Dawn Lykins
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were under the impression that Oceania was a step above the rest. Wrong. The very last minute after we had paid for our cruise we were told that we would be late for three ports due to carbon footprint. How ridiculous. If we had known this prior, knowing that we would actually be missing a total of a half day, we would have considered another cruise line. Also, in leu of that, we found out ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Excellent, but a few snafus

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Riviera

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rbtan
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 4'th cruise on the Riviera. We loved the refit(or reimagining, if you wish). The food overall was still excellent. The tea service was a bit nicer than in 2022(more selection)If you do scones at tea ASK for Clotted Cream. Otherwise you get whipped Cream. I'll do the specialty restaurants first. Jacques was excellent. I advise to try the Sea Bass in Puff Pastry. It's their ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Our 1st and last with Oceania

Review for a Caribbean - Eastern Cruise on Riviera

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Cruisecouple123
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Oceania because of the reputation for great food and personal service as well as relaxed COVID rules. My wife and I are experienced cruisers (25+ cruises). For this cruise there was the good and the bad . The good: Food at the terrace String quartet Seaside band The bedroom The bed (very comfortable) Ability to bring your own wine Production shows The ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


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