Oriana ticks all of those cruising boxes with fantastic entertainment, tasty food and state-of-the-art facilities, you'll want for nothing onboard this British gem.
With elegance being the most prominent characteristic on this traditional ship, you shouldn’t be surprised when you see the teak promenade and lido decks ideal for sunbathing and relaxing, and an Art Deco style that exudes sophistication.
Given Oriana’s size, it’s a great introductory cruise for first timers while many guests come back time and time again. Select your accommodation from a range of inside, outside or balcony cabins, and get ready to experience magical tours around the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Norwegian Fjords, Canada and the USA, the Atlantic Islands and more.
There are no gimmicks with this ship, it’s straight down the line great – with plenty of entertainment including pianists tickling the ivories in the glass-ceiling of the Tiffany Lounge and Crow’s Nest Bar located in the middle of the atrium. Meanwhile singers entertain in the Pacific Lounge, and you’ll find livelier music in the Lord’s Tavern sports bar. Hit the Casino for a fun game of roulette or black jack, or show off your moves at Harlequins, the ships largest dance venue.
Spend your days relaxing in the Oasis Spa and getting your hair done in the Salon. Or, if you’re feeling really active, you can begin your day early with fitness classes, short tennis, bingo, art classes, art gym, and sports courts – or just relax in the wood-panelled library and have a snooze next door in the Thackeray Room adorned with comfy chairs.
Be prepared to enjoy some delicious dinners in the evenings – alongside the two main restaurants onboard, The Oriental and The Peninsula, you can find offerings from Michelin star chef Atul Kochhar Sindhu – dubbed the ‘Master of Spices’ and known for adding British twist to his Indian food.
From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste.
All cabins are air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many feature balconies to give you additional outside space. All feature Egyptian cotton sheets, free tea & coffee making facilities, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, in-cabin television and good sized en-suite bathrooms with toiletries pack. You will also enjoy the services of a personal cabin steward who will look after your every need, and can enjoy room service from early morning until late evening at no extra cost.
Travel in ultimate style and luxury with our butler-service Suites.
Fully air-conditioned suites enjoy a separate bedroom with two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers. Additionally there is a useful dressing area with iron & ironing board, trouser press and a hairdryer.
The lounge has a sofa plus table and chairs, a mini stereo, TV, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with steamers, chairs and table.r.
Our spacious Mini-Suites come with all the little luxuries you could want from your home from home.
Fully air-conditioned suites enjoy two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a whirlpool bath, shower, dual sink vanity unit and WC plus luxurious premier pamper pack, bathrobe & slippers. Additionally there is an iron & ironing board, trouser press and a hairdryer.
There is a sofa, chair and table, TV and DVD player, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a safe. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with chairs and table.
There's nothing quite like opening the doors onto your own private balcony.
Fully air-conditioned balcony cabins enjoy two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed. Bathrooms boast a bath with shower or shower, sink, and WC.
There is a chair and table, TV, plus radio and telephone, writing desk, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. There is also a safe for your valuables. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your balcony with reclining chairs and table.
These spacious cabins are perfect for passengers who want a more economical way to travel. These air-conditioned outside cabins have two lower beds that are convertible to one king-size bed with wardrobe and drawer space. The bathroom has a shower, or a shower over bath, and a WC. There is a writing desk and TV. Outside cabins may have a window or a porthole.
A beautifully designed space to rest your head, Inside Cabins offer a comfortable and economical way to travel.
Fully air-conditioned, they feature two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed. The bathrooms boast a bath with shower or shower only, sink, and WC.
With the choice of either an inside or outside location, these cabins are perfect for the single traveller.
These beautifully designed cabins feature a single bed, shower, sink, and WC. Outside cabins will have a window or porthole. Inside cabins will have a mirror.
The ship features speciality restaurants, grand main dining rooms and a host of café’s and snack bars. From elegant fine dining to self-service buffets, there's a wide choice of flexible, casual and club dining options to suit everyone.
Atul's restaurant, Sindhu, will showcase an elegant fusion of Indian and British cuisine featuring sublime flavours.
P&O Cruises has a proud tradition of giving guests the very best – and they don't come much better than Atul Kochhar. His Soft Shell Crab and Squid Salad in particular is sure to be a favourite. Guests will also be able to order from a lighter menu for a more informal bite to eat, or sample one of Atul's exotic cocktails from the equally chic bar.
If guests don't want to leave the pool area and get dressed for lunch, they can pop in for a light snack.
Located on Lido Deck, at the forward and starboard side of the Riviera Pool, is Al Fresco Pizzeria. With seating both inside and conveniently outside by the pool, children will appreciate the fast-food feel of Al Fresco. Although pizza is the speciality, guests will find burgers, salads, open sandwiches and much more on the menu. Being high up on the Lido Deck, guests will also get spectacular sea views from this casual eatery.
The Conservatory, an informal self-service restaurant, has easy access to the surrounding decks and facilities.
This restaurant is a light and airy room with a casual atmosphere and decorated with murals reminiscent of an English country garden. High up on Lido Deck, The Conservatory affords spectacular sea views with floor-to-ceiling windows and offers seating both inside and al fresco on deck. It opens early and provides breakfasts (including a healthy option), extensive buffets for lunch and afternoon tea. In the evening a section of The Conservatory is converted into Le Jardin, an informal bistro with an exciting menu. Guests are advised to book a reservation prior to dining.
With a variety of grilled treats created by Marco Pierre White, guest's experience here is certain to be authentic and delicious.
Positioned midships on E Deck, The Peninsular Restaurant is one of two great formal dining rooms on Oriana.
Taking its name from the 'P' in P&O (Peninsular and Oriental Steam Company) The Peninsular Restaurant seats almost 500 people. Adorned with a wall length mural of 'The Journey of Odysseus', guests will find classy and contemporary décor with exquisite surroundings, as well as an enticing menu night after night. Large windows on either side provide magnificent views as guests dine on the superb cuisine. And don't miss the decadent chocolate buffet!
Fun and informal- a great option for families with a casual menu of grills and seafood.
There's never a dull moment...
P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.
Midships on Promenade Deck lies Harlequins - Oriana's largest nightspot.
A pair of Harlequin figurines welcome guests to this very glitzy and very modern dance venue. One of Oriana's most popular spots, Harlequins has an in-laid, wooden sprung floor, which offers a large open space that's great for ballroom dancing during the day. In the evenings, the floor area is reduced to a small intimate space for fantastic late night disco dancing action. The latest in lighting, coupled with superb high-tech sound equipment and the latest tunes, is a recipe for a fantastic evening experience!
The 650-seat Theatre Royal is located in the forward part of the ship on Promenade Deck.
A traditional theatre colour scheme of rich red, blue, gold and maroon, combined with a Shakespearean Tudor rose motif and heraldic design, was employed to give the feel of a West End theatre. The Theatre Royal also has all the very latest technical advantages, with its high-tech audio, video and lighting equipment and its revolving stage. And with a different musical spectacular every night, this is one room that guests will visit over and over again.
The Pacific Lounge, at the stern of the ship on Promenade Deck, is Oriana's entertainment centre.
Soft comfortable furnishings and contemporary colours create a friendly and inviting feel in the Pacific Lounge, and a tiered floor offers excellent viewing from anywhere in the room. During the day guests can attend craft classes and enjoy leisure pursuits here, and at night they can take in a hilarious comedy or a sophisticated cabaret. There's a full-service bar for liquid refreshment and a large wooden dance floor that comes alive at night.
This outstanding cinema offers excellent viewing from any of its 200 comfortable seats, and an exceptional sound system.
Guests can sit back and enjoy the latest blockbusters or their favourite old classics, which are shown throughout the day and evening. Chaplin's is also used for lectures, port enhancement talks, and much more.
The Monte Carlo Club is the perfect place for roulette, blackjack and poker
Just forward of midships, on the starboard side of Promenade Deck, is the Monte Carlo Club Casino, Oriana's very own slice of cosmopolitan allure from the Riviera. Guests are invited to stop by and try their luck!
Named after former P&O director Sir Andrew Crichton, this quiet room is a great place to play a game of cards.
Crichton's card room also holds numerous bridge tournaments here, as well as competitive evening syndicate quizzes.
Both elegant and welcoming, Anderson's is ideally located for a break from the tables in the Monte Carlo Club.
The panelled walls, deep sofas, comfortable club chairs, classical paintings and traditional rugs create an ambience of a time-honoured London Club. It's perfect for a pre-dinner drink or warming nightcap. With his bronze bust on display in these fine British surroundings, P&O founder Arthur Anderson would be proud to be the namesake of this elegant room.
This classy cocktail bar offers Oriana's most spectacular panoramic views.
High up on Sun Deck at the forward end of the ship guests will find The Crow's Nest. During the day they can enjoy shimmering sea vistas in this comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, with seating on two levels. But it's in the evening, as the lights go down, that The Crow's Nest is at its best; with some mood setting piano music in the background, guests can't find a better place from which to watch a breathtaking sunset at sea.
A tribute to Lord's Cricket Ground, this quintessential British sports bar is shrouded in cricket memorabilia.
Next to the Photo Gallery, on the starboard side of Promenade Deck, is Lord's Tavern. The wall is adorned with a 2.3m high by 8.8m long, hand-painted mural of Lord's, with life-sized figures. There is a canopy above the bar, reminiscent of the awning over the stands at Lord's. Even the carpet is green - with a cross-mowed lawn effect! Offering glorious sea views, there is seating inside, as well as out on deck under umbrellas.
This full-service outdoor bar over looks the ships fabulous tiered decks and it's a great place for a casual al fresco lunch.
Located at the stern, high up on Lido Deck, the Terrace Bar is open all day and throughout the evening. With background music that adds to the relaxing environment, the Terrace Bar offers spectacular seascapes during the day and in the evening it is the best vantage point from which to watch the sun dip into the horizon.
The bar offers lovely views of the colourful Tiffany glass that crowns the atrium
Incorporating Tiffany's Bar in the forward section of D Deck, and wrapping around the top deck of the four-deck atrium, is Tiffany Court. The soft lighting and comfortable sofas and chairs create a very relaxing ambience, wonderful for meeting up with new friends or just enjoying a quiet drink.
From the revitalising hydrotherapy pool, to the state of the art gymnasium, there's plenty of facilities onboard to refresh your mind, body and soul. Passengers can enjoy luxury massages and treatments in the Oasis Spa, or head out to the top deck sports court for a spot of tennis.
The Terrace Pool and Crystal Pool have plenty of sun loungers around its deck for sunbathing and just relaxing.
Midships on Lido Deck is Oriana's Crystal Pool boasting an impressive bronze water sculpture by Andre Wallace. Sun Deck above offers some wind protection to the pool, as well as additional sun loungers, which overlook and surround the pool below
The fully equipped salon is the perfect place for those who want to look their best. Located in the spa, passengers can try a new colour or style in the hands of fully trained stylists.
With superb ocean views and relaxing cream décor, the tranquil Oasis Spa is the perfect place to relax and be pampered. In the treatment rooms you can enjoy private ocean views as you succumb to a relaxing massage.
Also linked to the Oasis Spa is the hydrotherapy pool, which offers a hydromassage; a type of treatment that increases circulation, eases tension and aids restful sleep. Flooded with light via a pyramid skylight, the hydropool lies in the centre of several tiled columns. Alternatively passengers can head for Arcadia's thermal suite on the starboard side where they'll find three steam rooms, a sauna and a heated swimming pool.
Passengers can watch the waves as they work out with all the latest equipment, including exercise bikes, rowing machines, running machines, steppers, resistance machines and a range of weights. After the workout, visitors can head to the Oasis Spa for a relaxing massage, a stimulating therapeutic treatment or a warming and cleansing sauna.
On Sun Deck, midships between the viewing decks for the Crystal and Riviera pools, are the golf nets.
Securely enclosed in netting, you can perfect your swing as you sail on to the next course. Clubs and balls are provided, or you can use your own.
Play casually on your own or join in one of the many organised tournaments.
Midships on Sun Deck, between the viewing decks for the Crystal and Riviera Pools and adjacent to the golf nets, is the Sports Court. Covered with netting, you can enjoy a game of short tennis, football, cricket and basketball, to name just a few of the options available on Oriana's Sports Court.
Aft of the Sports Court, to the stern of the ship, you can also enjoy a friendly game of Deck Quoits or Shuffleboard, on both the port and starboard sides.
The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery, and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.
There are coupled dance instructors onboard who offer a variety of dance lessons. The main types of dance offered are ballroom and Latin. As well a group lessons, it is also possible to arrange 1 to 1 tuition. On some occasions, there are celebrity dance instructors on board too. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience.
The ship's well-stocked library is perfect for finding a great book to enjoy by the pool. Choose from an extensive range of fiction and non-fiction books, or browse through the tempting selection of books which are available for purchase, in an area operated by Waterstones book shop.
Take in beautiful paintings, prints and sculptures by artists around the world.
Oceana’s art gallery features works by both famous and up and coming artists, and many of the works are for sale if something catches your eye.