Filter reviews by

96 reviews mentioning "" Clear results

96 Oceana Reviews

Write a Review

Sorted by

Comments by Cruiser44389294

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

The weather was not as good as it might have been in the Canaries and Madeira.

Could not change from 2nd to first sitting.  I know we booked late but my husband is diabetic and late meals are a problem.  However they were unhelpful so we ate in the Horizon every night bar one

Crew generally though were helpful, cabin steward excellent

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 18

Oceana good but outdated and in need of refurbishment by Cruiser59628447

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Spending over 3 days at sea initially was too long for us very pleased to reach land in Madeira. Ship bit dated and in need of a refurbishment ,chaotic dining in self service and lack of tables, it was a daily task to find somewhere to sit and eat although food was very good at all times.

Dining at night was excellent with fabulous service and food in the Adriatic restaurant.

Lack of seating space to sit and relax during day and evening (why all the space taken up by art gallery and photos when there is this lack of seating?)

Would recommend more outside seats and less sun beds as most of guests were elderly and a lot were immobile and unable to get on to sunbeds.

Cabin was small but adequate but had problems with toilet overflowing and there was an overwhelming musty smell outside cabin with hot air blowers frequently in use as they had obviously had flooding problems earlier.

One morning we lost the use of the toilet as it stopped working altogether.

The cabin steward though was excellent , very pleasant and helpful.

Overall we enjoyed the cruise but afraid the ship does not compare to the Carnival Magic we last cruised on and i dont think we will be sailing on the Oceana again.

 

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 22
4.6

Wonderful cruise, yet again with P&O by georgemjohnson

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Started, very poorly, food and service, awesome, entertainment not our thing, but people seemed to rate it highly

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 6
1 Comment
4.4

Lovely cruise/lovely ship by cpo343

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Great cruise. P& O always seem to look after you well.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
2 Comments
4.5

Wonderful holiday by Mimtheminx

Sail date: / Traveled as: Singles/Friends

As part of a group of friends.The cruise came up to all expectations. Had a lovely time on board and feel would like to cruise with P&O again

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
1 Comment
2.7

Oceana Malta / Malta by DavidGoodlake

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Overall disappointed. Cruise companies appear to be reducing their standards year on year. We have cruised on many ships and on various lines and all fit in the same mould.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 2
3 Comments
4.5

Really enjoyed this Med Cruise by JP272

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

We had a great 2 weeks on this Cruise and Would definitely recommend it. The Ship was beautiful and staff are great. We’re looking forward to our next cruise in 4 month

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 5
4.4

A great first cruise by MartinlJane

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Our first ever cruise. Croatia is stunningly beautiful and would be happy to go back. Venice was rushed, and overcrowded. We appreciate we did not see it at its best, but not in any rush to go back. Malta was a pleasant surprise, and left feeling we don't know enough about its history. The excursions we're a mixed lot, some excellent, some disappointing. The organisation of excursions etc was generally excellent, but there were problems in Hvar, when the blustery weather caused issues, which can always happen, however the lack of information, poor communication etc. Made the experience far more exasperating than it need be. The ship, Oceana, is a lovely ship, and you quickly find your favourite spots. The quality of food was excellent both in the restaurants and in the plaza. However, overall, the one thing I have to say is; while on our cruise Thomas Cook went into liquidation, which left many passengers concerned about their holidays and if they had flights home. Everywhere we were hearing horror stories about what was happening to people and being thrown out of hotels etc. P&O we're exemplary - I cannot praise the way they handled the situation highly enough. They flew extra personnel to the ship to deal with concerns, and to Malta where everyone was due to get off, they sourced flights for everyone to get home on their due days, and told everyone to enjoy their holidays, they would resolve all the issues. They were fantastic.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 3
4.6

Excellent Adriatic cruise by Nivram

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 2
4.9

First cruise on Oceana by Kevin60

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

We didn’t want to leave, the ship felt like home from home.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
2 Comments
5.0

Fantastic Mediterranean Cruise by Nellie75

Sail date: / Traveled as: Family (young children)

An amazing experience. Can't wait fir the next one!

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
4.0

Had a fantastic two week... by carolinenewton

Sail date: /

Had a fantastic two week away Ship was clean, food was good and entertaining was really good Staff worked so hard to keep everyone happy and to ensure we had a fab time Never done P&O before but would not hesitate to do a P&O again, would recommend to anyone

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
1 Comment
4.3

What A Cruise by Lizzie1984

Sail date: / Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Itinerary great, ship also excellent no signs of her looking tired as others have mentioned. Sail ins to Dubrovnik and Venice well worth getting up early for. Food excellent in evening, just need more gluten free choices at lunch. On board entertainment also excellent especially the shows by the Headliners, really friendly group to talk to as well. Overall a very good holiday

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
3 Comments
4.8

wonderful 1st cruise by alasdairmac1906

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

excellent cruise, looking forward to next cruise. ship great, food and staff excellent.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 6
1 Comment
5.0

Fantastic Ship, sailing to Croatia and Venice. by HelenO2

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Recommend Oceana as a first cruise, fabulous ship with excellent service. Captain kept us informed of all ports of call.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 7
3 Comments
4.4

Beautiful ship. Poor entertainment by LongJohnsilva

Sail date: / Traveled as: Family (older children)

The ship is absolutely beautiful. I wouldn't change the ship at all. The food was very limited choice in the buffet. The mdr food was good but vegetarian choice was dreadful. The staff were very polite and attentive. The entertainment was none existent. The comedian was good but stayed on for a full wk, so we saw him 3 times. The same with magician. The singers were awful. The headliners mediocre. The music around the pool was 1 CD of 80s music playing over and over again! Come on P&O you need to up your game. We did enjoy our cruise as the itinerary was fantastic. The weather knick out and ship itself wonderful. Just the entertainment and lack of food choices let things down.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 4
2 Comments
4.7

Fabulous cruise by snowdrop

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Fabulous cruise, P & O definitely the best cruise line we’ve been with.

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 7
5 Comments
4.9

Greek odyssey by horatio85

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Great relaxing break would love to have stayed longer

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 2
2 Comments
5.0

Our first cruise was on... by promac

Sail date: /

Our first cruise was on Oceana in May 2019 (cabin A217)just a week but what a week . Fantastic time , staff are phenomenal, food was good , evening entertainment was good . We loved it so much we booked again for next year on Ventura for 2 weeks .

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 9
3 Comments
4.2

Very Poor Freedom Dining by Abbeyfield

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Oceana was let down by the dining .... only 2 times did we get a table straight away....on Freedom dining. We were moved on the first night and the wait to share a table were unbelievable .... then the pagers were unreliable.... terrible

Read full review

Was this review helpful? 6
1 Comment

Find a cruise on Oceana