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Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean

Oceania
Riviera
Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

24

Very Good

1

Average

1

Poor

3

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

136

Senior Cruises

34

Romantic Cruises

29

Family Cruises

11

Cruises for the Disabled

6

29 Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Caribbean


alangee avatar

alangee

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

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This was our tenth cruise and second with Oceania. We were on the Riviera last year and had a wonderful time. Much to our delight this cruise was even better than the previous one. For us, as good as the ship itself ...
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Sail Date February 2019


keithm avatar

keithm

9 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Really excellent cruise overall.

There were some islands on this cruise we've not been to before, which is the reason we took it. That & the wonderful food on board Riviera. We do need to stress that entertainment is rather bland on this ship. The ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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brittany12

14 Reviews Written

80 Helpful Votes

Oceania Does Very Good Job

Let me start with the entertainment. First Rate. 12 Person very high end team dancers and Singers. Great shows. We saw three different shows in ten days. So well produced and choreographed. Beautiful costumes with ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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true45

17 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wish I was planning a new Riviera sailing instead of writing this review

2nd cruise on Oceania Riviera, 24th Cruise. First sailing was Amalfi Coast, beautiful but - no sea days to enjoy the ship. We very much enjoyed the ship this time. The ship is the perfect size for us, 1250 PAX ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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granthodgkinson

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A gorgeous way to see the Caribbean

We took in a 12 day cruise from Miami to Miami, and explored several Caribbean islands, with two sea days on either end. Exploring Miami If you're new to cruising from Miami, I would recommend arriving a few ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Msfreqflyr

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sunny Charms

We chose this cruise because after cruising last year on Oceania in the Mediterranean, we found the food, crew, and all adult passengers very relaxing and enjoyable. This is not a family cruise line because there ...
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Sail Date February 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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wakeupcoffee

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Riviera was great

My husband and I salied on the Riviera out of Miami in March 2018. We were in cabin 7114. We enjoyed the speciality dining options. We ate in the main dining room and had a wonderful meal. The food on the 12th ...
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Sail Date February 2018


keithm avatar

keithm

9 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Excellent overall cruise only marred by bad weather

We decided to try Oceania for the raved about food. Being in the food industry & foodies we thought we'd try them out. Two days before the cruise, I got a e-mail asking if we'd upgrade from an interior cabin to a ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Fab Five

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another Wonderful Trip on Oceania Riviera

Our 3rd cruise on Riviera....love the ship and the staff. Ship had to undergo an inspection before we boarded on 12/2 so check in was the most chaotic we have ever experienced on Oceania. We chalked it up to badly ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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mikeb384

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Still the best

Oceania is still one of the best cruise lines and the Riviera is one of the best ships in the fleet. It's large enough to offer all the amenities and yet small enough to feel intimate in many ways. We once again had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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pete_coach

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship and Crew

We chose Oceania to try a different cruise line. Spent a lot of time on Cruse Critic forums to get some idea of what to expect. The ship is outstanding, as is the service from the crew. So attentive that it could ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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luluder

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hard to get better than this!

other than mother nature and the weather, the service was spectacular along with the food. entertainment was better overall than other oceania cruises. one of the best values at sea! cabin and bed were ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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alibaba1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unbelievable Time - Great cruise line.

People think it's a little pricey, but the value is beyond your dreams. The staff / customer ratio is fabulous; they will do anything for your pleasure. This is our 5th time on the Oceania line and we highly ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Best of the Best

Have cruised many times on many different lines. This was our first on Oceania and this Eastern/Southern Caribbean cruise makes a good argument for being the best ever. We were 12 nights on the ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Tim Smyth

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

Voyages of the SS Excess - Our First Cruise

Our Oceania Cruise was the first cruise that either I or my wife have ever taken, but we hope it won't be the last. Nearly everyone on our cruise were old hands at cruising; a majority having taken a half dozen if ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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marc-29

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dream destinations with a ship full of luxury

My wife and me chosse this cruise because of the route through the caribean sea and because of the ship itself and its luxury service. Dinging, Butlersevice, the cabin all was really overwhelming. Al Dinging ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Girl35

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Oh, Oh, Oh! Oceania!!

This was our first time cruising with Oceania. We had cruised with all the top rated cruise lines like Crystal, Silver Sea and Regent. We have high expectations and were looking for something with exceptional ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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mlarocca

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing trip with great service

This was our 4th sailing with Oceania and our second sailing on Riviera (we have also sailed on her sister ship, Marina). This is the first sailing we have taken with Oceania that was not "port intensive". We had ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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sensrock

10 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Bliss - A Great Winter Getaway

We have taken several cruises previously on Holland America but we wanted something a little more upscale to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary so we decided to try Oceania. We are so glad we did. We loved ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Ken the cruiser

7 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Not the cruise we were expecting.

This was our second cruise on the Riviera and we were so looking forward to the food, playing tennis, golf and croquet on the forward sports deck and taking art and culinary classes when we were at sea. We also had ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Airspeed

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

An Exercise in Elegance

We went on a seven night cruise aboard the Riviera stopping in Key West, Trujillo (Honduras), Belize City (Belize), and Cozumel (Mexico). This was our first cruise ever (as a child I had once done an Atlantic ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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carter117

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Last Time Ever for Oceania

The change in management of the cruise line could not be more evident. This was our second time on Riviera in a penthouse suite. We did not expect there to be a difference in the experience as we were completely ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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cmackpmp

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Oceania, not exactly what we expected

We embarked on our honeymoon cruise after being told this cruise would have a higher percentage of older people and no kids. We thought this sounded great. We signed up for prepaid gratuities, free airfare from ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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psychopharmacist

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Happiness was missing from this cruise- and not because of the norovirus problem

This reviewer and his wife are seasoned cruisers. This was our first time with Oceania. We are in our early 60's. The Staff was incredible, faced with potentially overwhelming demands on the staff's times as the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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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