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World Cruise Riviera World Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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702 reviews
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Beach at Great Stirrup Cay
Afternoon tea everyday at 4:00 pm is amazing.
Loved eating on the outside patio!
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Standards slipping

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Nachobozo
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Embarkation was a total disaster. We waited in line in a tent in the Miami heat for almost 2 hours so Oceania could check our Covid records. No water was available and only limited seating was available The quality of the food in the Terrace restaurant is not as good as our last Riviera cruise. Service in Toscana was very slow and non-attentive. Staff at the reception desk bordered on ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


A ship in decline...sadly

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norfolkmike
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised on this ship several times pre the NCL takeover and without doubt NCL have damaged Riviera's reputation perhaps forever. Staff numbers have been cut and service levels can be poor as staff struggle to cope. Reductions of recipe ingredient costs and along with it quality has had a damming effect on food standards...meat even the bread is simply on occasion not what you would ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Great again.....

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Phil Y
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from our second cruise this year and once again we had a fantastic trip. The ship is beautiful , the crew and serving staff are all positive and helpful and eager to make your cruise special. Any issue is quickly resolved as was the case in Bordeaux when we were unable to get to the city centre due to protesters on a bridge. Dining is always a highlight and again all the venues ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


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

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Matollygirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 cozy and open to mixing people - there were always plenty of shared tables and lots of inclusion. For some reason, this cruise had a different vibe - perhaps because it was the time and ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Wonderful First Time Cruise

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wangrover
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We initially chose this Cruise and ship because of the itinerary. I have always wanted to see these Mediterranean cities, towns and historic sites we have read so much about. We chose Oceania's Promenades and Palaces on the Riviera because it included a visit to Valletta in Malta, which had a family connection. Also it was at a great time of year and the weather certainly justified our choice. ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


First Oceania cruise. Venice to Barcelona

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colourbird
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first Oceania cruise after having travelled with Carnival, Princess and Royal Caribbean previously. We had been to a couple of Oceania events where they spoke highly about their food and said it was the best at sea. The food on our cruise was not as good as they claimed. Some cuts of meat were very fatty, almost inedible (even at Jaques and the Polo grill) . A pad-thai in the main ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Mediterranean from Venice to Barcelona

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tctravelgirl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had not been to several of the the port stops before. We were disappointed in the food. We live in Houston, dine out frequently, and expected the food to be better. My steak in the Polo was over cooked, not impressed at all. The Red Ginger was a real disappointment. Did not care for it at all. Much better Asian in Houston. We really liked Jacques and Toscana. As ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Very poor treatment of solo travelers.

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solotravel19732019
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This is my second cruise, aboard the same ship Riviera. However it was my first time as a solo traveler. The ship itself and everything included in it was wonderful! However, the service was very poor. As a solo traveler, I was virtually ignored when it came to service. So badly so, that after the first two reservations in the specialty restaurants, I cancelled my future reservations since I did ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Decent, but do not book any excursions through them. Not worth it!

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Corvette man
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Manly booked this for the itinerary. It was a 12 night - Venice to Barcelona . 11-1-18 to 11-13-18. Excursions were not as described. The stops listed were not accurate. One location did not have the handicrafts village as highlighted. Another town was completely closed on the day we were there. Nothing to see at all! They return you back to the ship 2-3 hours before ship left port. Not ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


Broad Strokes Done Right, Details Done Wrong

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Shawnino
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Overall a pretty good experience for our first time on O. A bunch of little things went wrong and we tried not to let it spoil the whole cruise. The ship is easy to get around but could use more elevators aft as they are always busy (that's largely where the food is). Dining ranged from spectacular (La Reserve) to very good (Toscana, Jacques) to surprisingly good (buffet on 12, pool grill) ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


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