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Oceania Lima Cruise Reviews

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44 Oceania Lima Cruise Reviews


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fasterflier

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sirena in March

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We chose this cruise because Oceania has smaller ships and their food is excellent. This was a South America cruise going from Lima Peru to Buenos Aires Argentina. Being the month of March in the Southern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Retired Independent

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing Special Diet Restaurant Service

I would like to highlight the positives first for this trip on Marina, from Lima to NYC. I am gluten-free. I told Roger, the Specialty Diet Coordinator that I pick cruises based on food and desserts. He ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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babysteps

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, great time

We enjoyed this cruise very much. We have been on Oceania before, and chose this cruise for the itinerary of Lima to NYC. It was the middle leg of getting the ship from Tahiti, where it had spent the winter, to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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abotel

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Expectations and Reality unrelated!

My spouse and I are experienced cruisers. On this voyage we sailed from Lima,Peru to NYC via the Panama Canal. The trip was adversely impacted by an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness(probably Norovirus) which ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Henk1957

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unprofessional management at Oceania/ Marina

It all starts from the very beginning embarkation in Lima; Since Oceania did not informed us that the embarkation in Lima would be very different than one would expect we did experienced a nightmare; Both our ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Ksuevine

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary on a cruise that lacked pizzaz

The itinerary was outstanding: Lima -> Pisco->Easter Island->Pitcairn -> South Pacific Islands but the cruise started out poorly. Oceania scheduled our air trip using LAN. LAN lost our luggage and because of the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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yellowjacketborn

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

So Much Right, So Much Wrong

Lima is the worst embarkation experience ever. Our transfer dropped us off a Oceania pickup point filled with hucksters trying to help us with our bags. We were lucky when we got on the Oceania coach to take us to ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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M D Davis

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

First and Last

I have been very fortunate to have travelled extensively my whole life, and I have been on many cruises. I just finished the Oceania cruise - Eternal Enchantment (16 Jan - 3 Feb 2018) and the pre-cruise tour - ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Dr. Peter A.J. Holst

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our experiences with Oceania Marina in 2018

Cruise Lima to Papette with Marina First checkin procedure in Callao We were dropped off by taxi and there was already a row of a few hundred people. It certainly took almost 2 hours before we were at a bus. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Canuck1867

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This cruise went viral.

This was our third cruise with Oceania (all on the Marina) and around 18th overall, and the first where I've felt the need to write a review on this site. Embarkation: Not a great start. In Lima we waited an ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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janecambridge

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Communication and handling of virus was a disaster.

I have to agree all that has been said regards the lack of communication on this ship during the gastric virus outbreak, Marina is a beautiful ship.The food very good and the staff we saw,work very hard and are ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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fondreist

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

No organization

Chose this cruise for itinerary. That was the only good thing. Embarkation in Lima was disgraceful. We arrived at port in taxi dropped off outside the port to be faced with a very large queue no shelter from the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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sfbaker

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Luxury cruise, not even close

We have been cruising on Seabourn for years and love it. We decided to give Oceania a chance because we liked this itinerary. It was not a good experience. Starting with embarkation which was done at Callao Lima ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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KEITH45

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Thoughtlessness, sickness and denial

You only have to screw up one cruise experience to lose a devoted customer and despite 9 great experiences, the 10th one was bad enough for us to cancel a cruise scheduled for Jan '19 and put Oceania at the bottom ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Nyanza

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

How not to treat your customers

Beautiful ship decor to match any 6 star hotel. How ever...... When faced with a gastric bug hitting crew and staff leaving Lima and continuing for the full length of our trip never being under control, we ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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mpdavisca

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise to Easter Island

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, Machu Picchu, Nazca Lines and Easter Island, The pre-tour package for Machu Picchu was well worth it, the third party company chosen by Oceania was excellent. Boarding ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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sherryresh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sirena on Dec.2 , 2017

We had a wonderful time and met a lot of really nice people. I would highly recommend this cruise. The only thing is didn't like is I felt they needed more activities on days at sea. The activities were all ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Nebraska Fan

10 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise with Terrible Air Arrangements

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary and we wanted to experience a smaller ship. We are glad we did the cruise, however, smaller ships are “not our cup of tea.” We did not think there was much to do ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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deeserkin

1 Review Written

Beautiful scenic Tour of Chilean Fjords!

WE love Oceania Cruise Line. We didn't specifically choose Insignia, we choose the itinerary. That being said, being on Insignia was an added bonus. This was our third adventure on Insignia. From Captain Flokus to ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Kris M

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Stressed crew; poor excursions; inferior service for those of us quarantined

We picked Oceania because friends had commented that its food was among the best of all cruise lines. That wasn't our experience, especially compared with Silver Seas. When the ship set sail from Lima, it was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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kewluke

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

This was our first cruise with Oceania. We chose this cruise because of the wonderful itinerary. We arrived a week early to tour Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and, of course, Machu Picchu. all of this part of the trip ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Marand62

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Never again

This was our first cruise with Oceania, and will almost certainly be our last. We were unfortunate enough to board at a time when gastrointestinal disease had taken hold on the ship. This can happen on any ship, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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miller8585

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First and Last Time on Oceania

We've cruised many different lines and this was the absolute worse experience. Staff were unfriendly and had difficulty understanding English. The food was good but not the culinary experience we were expecting. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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bartekmak

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Infected ship

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. But it turned out to be disaster. Ship came back from Ushuaia and Machu Pichu infected with GI problems and influenza. Passengers were quarantined in their cabins and ship was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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CraigV-GB

2 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Not Even The Courtesy Of A Reply!

We wrote to Oceania with a complaint over two weeks ago. Haven't had even the courtesy of an acknowledgement. Sums them up! Here's what we had to say: Oceania failed to meet our expectations. Put simply, the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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