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Oceania Riviera Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Luxury Cruises

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Romantic Cruises

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Senior Cruises

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Repositioning Cruises

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Family Cruises

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42 Oceania Riviera Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


TravelerTeacherRetired avatar

TravelerTeacherRetired

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Riviera Montreal to Miami, October 30-Nov 16

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We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. All of the cities were places of interest to us and we had not visited them before. We took advantage of the pre cruise add on. Our hotel, Le Germaine, in Montreal had ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Matollygirl avatar

Matollygirl

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Larger Ship was OK but they need to work on Solo Program

I've done three cruises with Oceania before this one and had pretty good times - in those instances there seemed to be some fun folks interested in mingling with the solo travelers and the smaller ships were more ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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2Veteran Travelers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful transatlantic cruise

This was our first cruise on Oceana and loved the ship and days on the Atlantic Ocean. Our veranda room was comfortable. The balcony was just large enough for two chairs but perfect place to be mesmerized by the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


vjb avatar

vjb

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Standards have slipped

This was our 7th cruise with Oceania. They are still an excellent cruise line but we feel that the service and overall cruise experience is not as good as we have previously experienced. It was very nice to be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


enginebroken avatar

enginebroken

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Would I do a Transatlantic Again?

Main reason for this cruise was two fold. First was to do a Transatlantic and Second was to see the Canary Islands. My wife and I agreed that if we did not do the 3 days in Barcelona before the cruise it ...
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Sail Date November 2018


gskari avatar

gskari

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mostly good, but some not so good!

We chose this ship and company mainly on the positive reviews , recommendations, and transatlantic crossing itinerary which included stops in the Canary Islands which we had not visited before, and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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zumaqueen

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Transatlantic crossing

We chose this cruise because we haven’t been to the Canary Is., and were looking forward to visiting. As explained earlier, we still haven’t visited them.. The Captain Did the right thing by avoiding the 70ft ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Lkowen001

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frequent quote from staff: “this is it and nothing can be done”

My partner and I are frequent cruisers - 6 in 12 months including Regent (1), Celebrity (2), Viking River (2) and Oceania (1 and done!) We specifically chose the Barcelona to Miami transatlantic crossing for its ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Mike in AR

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A wonderful transatlantic crossing

Several months ago, my wife and I decided to do a transatlantic crossing. Having cruised with Oceania before, we decided to book the crossing on the Riviera. Our preference is typically small to medium size ships. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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pennyfeather

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Pure Excellence

Oceania is a "Class Act". You are treated like royalty. Food, service, friendliness, cabin size, cleanliness, choice of ports, etc. are wonderful. You cannot ask for a better cruise experience! All the Specialty ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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lagottogal

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Ever

We were on the Marina for 14 days, 6 of them at sea, and I have only high praise. The service was outstanding, everyone smiling and saying hello, the food was superb and the presentation of the dishes was truly over ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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ottawacanuck

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service, best Cuisine on the seas

The cruise was superb, nice stops , great service, cleanliness at the highest level. The food everywhere was superb, highlights were Jacques first, Red Ginger a close second, Toscana s and Polo. The best salad ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Lynnathin

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beware of ships repositioning.

I have sailed this ship with Oceania before and am scheduled again in Sept. However, after I came onboard in April, I saw the ship was not in great shape. Casino had broken down machines and other areas needed ...
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Sail Date April 2016


DTE333 avatar

DTE333

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Perfect Cruise

We recently completed the transatlantic cruise on Riviera from Miami to Barcelona. The boarding process was set up in a temporary tent, though not as professional a set up, the staff got the job done, quickly and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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abarn55

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trans-Atlantic Luxury with great Specialty Restaurants and great overall service

We had a great Butler. Specialty restaurants were excellent. Buffet dinners were excellent. Main dining room a step below but good. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Suite was excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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edwardcotter

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxation and Food

We just returned from our 21 cruise with oceania and have never been disappointed. The food is outstanding and the service is splendid. From juice coffee and great omelet in the morning to a wonderful lunch in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Ricky18 avatar

Ricky18

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Notch Above

Took a Transatlantic cruise on Riveira. If u want comfort, good food, service, good cabin space , excursion treats and a happy smiles from all those who surround u----then take a Oceania. They are truly a notch ...
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Sail Date November 2016


RonaldMN avatar

RonaldMN

1 Review Written

Wonderful cuisine, great service, and a comfortable penthouse suite

We enjoy the sea days on repositioning cruises, and this 14-day Oceania Riviera voyage from Barcelona to Miami gave us five in a row, from Madeira to Bermuda. The meals were excellent, and the service exceptional. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Kristal Blade

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

What's not to like... Oh yes, the cookies!

We have looked at Oceania cruises and always thought they were a bit too expensive for us. We were sent details of a repositioning cruise from the Med to Miami at a great price with several freebies thrown in.... ...
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Sail Date November 2016


grayJane avatar

grayJane

1 Review Written

Always Great

The transatlantic was my first. It was a bit cool on a few days but NO SNOW as at home. The food is top notch and the service impeccable. The entertainment was diversified and wonderful. The Riviera show troupe ...
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Sail Date November 2016


dkurz avatar

dkurz

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

An absolutely class ship

This cruise being a repositioning cruise offered a penthouse with butler at an affordable price on one of Oceania newer vessels the Riviera..The butler was able to get us into the specialty restaurants on additional ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Oregon traveler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trans-Atlantic, Barcelona to Miami

We wanted an R&R trip and we prefer "sea days." This trip met our goal, and Riviera was loaded with extras -- attention to small details. We've now gone on one Oceania "small ship" and one "big ship" and we're ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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HappyTravelMidwest

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing and Dangerous

My husband and I have sailed many times with Windstar, Seabourn, Azamara, Cunard, Celebrity, and Holland America. This was the worst cruise we have ever experienced. From the moment of embarkation, seemingly simple ...
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Sail Date November 2015


Nebraska Fan avatar

Nebraska Fan

10 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Excellent Transatlantic Cruise

This was our first cruise on Oceania since it was purchased by Norwegian Cruise Line. We wondered if the service and food might decline. Their was no need for concern as the food is still the best at sea, service ...
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Sail Date April 2016


winebob avatar

winebob

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Transatlantic Interlude

I had always wanted to try a TA cruise and this was a perfect opportunity. It turned out even better than my expectations. The greatest aspect was the leisurely pace, not having to get up early in the morning for ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Riviera Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.5
Dining5.04.4
Entertainment3.53.2
Public Rooms4.54.5
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family2.01.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service4.54.4
Value For Money4.03.8
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