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Oceania South America Cruise Reviews

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We expected more

Review for Marina to South America

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SWFLCpl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 Category. Overall, the cruise was *good*. The food was good but not great except for Polo Grill, which was fabulous. The most aggravating thing about the food experience was not being ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


vibration stern staterooms

Review for Sirena to South America

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arthur bakvis
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 bad. It disturbs your sleep. Your bed and room are shaking enormes. We did not have this problem before on the Insignia. And the explanation of the concierge sofar is that we are on a ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


First time and last time with Oceania unless its a fantastic Itinerary

Review for Sirena to South America

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wsecruise
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the cruise for the Itinerary and based on Oceania's reputation. Well yes the food exceeded expectations, so much so it was too fancy and by the end of the cruise we were looking for plain and simple. The Entertainment was very, I mean very poor with old and has been entertainers, a lot of repetitive entertainment and a poor use of the ships own entertainers. Do not cruise Oceania if you ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


Classy But Under-Powered Rocky Ship, Terrible Excursions, Great Entertainment

Review for Sirena to South America

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APLingras
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cruise: San Diego to Rio de Janeiro on Oceania's Sirena - December 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018. Cabin - Concierge Balcony Category A1 This was our (my wife and I) 19th cruise and first one with Oceania. We chose this cruise because we liked the itinerary and also because we had sailed on the R1 with Renaissance, around the turn of the century, and had fond memories of that sister ship. ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Probably last time

Review for Regatta to South America

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Mary Jaqua
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having cruised with Oceania before for a total of 63 days on two cruises, we knew what to expect. Small cabins (even the conceriage cabins have only 165 sq ft of living area) and a buffet that is overcrowded probably half the time. That said, we got a really good deal on this cruise (free shore excursions, free gratuities, free WIFI, free drink package) so went ahead and booked. First ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Outstanding service but disappointing food and shore excursions

Review for Regatta to South America

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bnaysrl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a spur of the moment decision made 3-months before embarkation. A deeply discounted price and exotic destinations on the Amazon River got us to book. We were not even considering a 2017 cruise. My wife and I have been on 16 cruises, most on Silver Sea and Quark Expeditions--quite a range. We made one prior Oceania cruise on the Insignia that was quite nice, leaving us well disposed ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Pro's and Con's

Review for Marina to South America

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khlancaster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to try Oceania instead of our usual Princess or HAL. My review is very mixed because some things were better and others were not. For example, embarkation was great, we walked right on and there were some little kiosks with nice items for sale before you boarded, including wine which you could take onboard. Disembarkation was horrible. They told us to be on one floor, then changed ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


The good and the not so good and the average

Review for Marina to South America

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rgstoneinsc
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this itinerary and line because of our prior experience and because of the Panama Canal crossing and an opportunity to see the Mayan Ruins in Mexico. The ship itself is beautiful and very well maintained, but as a overall "luxury cruise" experience lacked service and reasonable ports. Most of the ports were very much off the beaten path and had very little to offer, for the most ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


A Real Suprise

Review for Marina to South America

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Scottie Mac
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

My wife and I wanted to experience cruising on Oceania as we had heard much about their ships and the dining reputation. This was our first Oceania cruise but our 10th overall on various other cruise lines. We chose this route from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso, called Southern Holidays, because of the convenient holiday voyage (Dec. 19th to Jan. 5th). I must say the Marina is a beautiful ship ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Mixed Review for Marina

Review for Marina to South America

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Salthawk
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose to sail on the Marina because we always enjoy cruising during the Christmas Holidays. This was our first time with Oceania and we were very impressed with the service in our Concierge Veranda Stateroom and in the dining venues. The ship is immaculate and in top-notch shape. However, after all of the "hype" about Oceania's cuisine, we were quite disappointed with the food overall. ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


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