We signed up for the cruise the end of March because of a great sale. We were a group of 4 couples; 2 veteran, 2 novice. The two new couples to cruising on Oceania had their expectations far exceeded ( we all took the O Life option ). The two veteran had our expectations met. All had a great time in spite of one of the novice couples being pick pocketed in Barcelona upon arrival at the airport ( cash and passports ). The crew has always cheerful and helpful. Don't forget that the dining is the best on the seven seas ( although we were somewhat disappointed in Red Ginger this time ). Great cruise, great value! We shared wine brought in from the daily port of call with the group in one of our cabins , before heading out to our dinner venue of the evening. Between the four couples we must have brought on a total of 20 bottles. From what I understand, this is the only cruise line that will tolerate this. We really did cruise our way.

Can't beat Oceania for the money!

Riviera Cruise Review by buddyjazzy

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2017
  • Destination: Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom
We signed up for the cruise the end of March because of a great sale. We were a group of 4 couples; 2 veteran, 2 novice. The two new couples to cruising on Oceania had their expectations far exceeded ( we all took the O Life option ). The two veteran had our expectations met. All had a great time in spite of one of the novice couples being pick pocketed in Barcelona upon arrival at the airport ( cash and passports ).

The crew has always cheerful and helpful. Don't forget that the dining is the best on the seven seas ( although we were somewhat disappointed in Red Ginger this time ).

Great cruise, great value!

We shared wine brought in from the daily port of call with the group in one of our cabins , before heading out to our dinner venue of the evening. Between the four couples we must have brought on a total of 20 bottles. From what I understand, this is the only cruise line that will tolerate this.

We really did cruise our way.
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Verandah Stateroom
Cabin B1 8075
This has good room as cabin sizes go. Seabourn's similar cabin is larger but both have an individual bath tub and shower ( though Seabourn's bathroom size is larger). Our cabin was spic and span every hour of the day. Great housekeeping!
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