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Venice Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews

Oceania
Riviera
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82 Venice Oceania Riviera Cruise Reviews


Cynchaslo avatar

Cynchaslo

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Always a joy

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This is my fourth cruise with Oceania. I have been on both the Riviera and the marina. Well both ships are lovely, I have to say that I enjoyed the Riviera the most. I find the ship to be simply beautiful. This ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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FANC6

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise through the Adriatic

This was our 4th cruise with Oceania and we were just on the Riviera in February for a Caribbean cruise. Oceania is our cruiseline of choice because we like the size of the ship and the excellent food and service. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Texas Travel Gal avatar

Texas Travel Gal

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Little help from staff

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Grecian Glory--Greece, Turkey, Italy) and also because we were traveling with a single adult daughter and wanted something fun for her--hopefully some young people on ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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tctravelgirl

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean from Venice to Barcelona

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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colourbird

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Oceania cruise. Venice to Barcelona

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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yampalin

11 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Better than expect

As first time cruisers with Oeania, chose this cruise for two reasons: (1) had reserved twice and cancelled because found very similar cruise at almost the same price with Regent Seven Seas, and (2) this cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Corvette man

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Shawnino

6 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Broad Strokes Done Right, Details Done Wrong

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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carrot topp 2

1 Review Written

Wonderful Cruise

We chose this cruise because it was recommended by a friend who also was traveling with us. It was beyond our expectations. The only complaint we had was the carpet in our cabin either needed replacing or a good ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Cleea avatar

Cleea

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

THE CASTE SYSTEM IS ALIVE & WELL ON OCEANIA

Recommended by a friend.- learned the hard way that Oceania was less concerned about passengers who did not book through them directly. We booked our airfare and ground transfers through Oceania. When we ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Knox Tn Cruiser

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Oceania Experience

Very happy with our first Oceania experience. Excellent staff and service and the food exceeds anything we’ve experienced on RCCL. Cabin was very nice and always well kept. Food in the specialty restaurants ranged ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Holmesie

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

7 Countries in 9 Days on the Beautiful Riviera

This was our second cruise on Oceania after sailing the much smaller Insignia a year earlier. We wanted to try out all the things that the 'O Class' Ships can offer that aren't on the more intimate 'R Class' Ships ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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OzarksTraveler

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Oceania Riviera vs. The Silversea Experience

When travelers rate a cruise, we can only compare it to others we've been on. For most of us, that means we have a limited perspective from which to judge a cruise, since none of us has traveled on all cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JDincalif

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise-Questionable Sales Tactics

This was our fourth Oceania cruise and it was the type and quality of a cruise we have come to expect from this cruise line. We can say that we experienced excellent service and top notch quality of food at several ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Hambagahle

10 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Perfect except for one thing...

...and the "one thing" is - it was too short! We took a "Medieval Masterpieces" cruise from Venice to Civitavecchia in November 2017. We chose this particular cruise because my husband was celebrating his 80th ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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jillcori3

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Riviera

My husband wanted to try out Oceania and loved the itinerary on this Riviera cruise. We definitely enjoyed the itinerary as it was in many ports we hadn't been to before. As for the ship, it was very nice and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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BarbaraB2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our Favorite

Oceania may not be for everyone but it is our first choice. We love the size, the ambience, the cabins, the food, etc. etc. After having cruised two dozen times on other mainstream lines (Princess, Celebrity, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Dante14

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lots to love about this cruise ship

We chose this cruise ship because of itinerary, ship size,and recommendation from our travel agent - we experienced such attention to detail by the well trained staff - great food with so many different food, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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spenlevy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

The cabin, ports, dining and service delivered by Oceania were superb, providing us with a wonderful 12 day cruise that created the trip of a lifetime. We are experienced and frequent overseas travellers, but had ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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qweasdzxcqazwsx

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Surrounded by senior citizens only. Unnecessarily short stay at each port of cal

We just concluded Oceania's cruise from Venice to Athens on the "Riviera". Among over 1,000 passengers were only 5-6 young ones; the rest were senior citizens in their '70s. There were no poolside (or anywhere else) ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dumbaxel

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Another "Home Run" cruise on Oceania

Doesn't matter which ship you take on Oceania; some people prefer the larger (1250 passengers), other the smaller (650 passengers), but always first class service and food. None of this comes inexpensively, so ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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woodward girl

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise but a little disappointed with the staff and the boutiques.

We found the staff very hard working and dedicated but where are they?? We think Riviera has cut staff and we have never seen so many staff cry or be called out by the heads of each of the restaurants. Lots of ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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TerryAB

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Experience

This was our first Oceania cruise and the Riviera certainly met our expectations. Embarkation was smooth and quick. Our cabin was ready shortly after we boarded and the luggage appeared right afterwards. Dining ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Cynchaslo

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Riviera on the Riviera

My father has cruised with Oceania before and really favors the larger ships, the Riviera or the Marina. This was my first cruise with Oceania. There was a mix up in the beginning whenuor beds were not separated ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Columbusga

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first cruise exceeded expectations

We found an ad in Travel & Leisure about this Mediterranean cruise on Oceania's Riviera. This was our first cruise, and what a delight it turned out to be! The ship is relatively new, and all public and private ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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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