Oceania Cruises’ new Riviera – launching in April 2012 – will offer custom-crafted accommodations that are reminiscent of an elegantly appointed private residence. The ship’s 625 staterooms and suites are among the most spacious at sea.
Veranda- and Concierge-level staterooms on Riviera – a spacious 282 square feet – feature a sitting area and balcony furnished with a chaise lounge, armchair and occasional table.
“Riviera and her sister ship Marina have been designed specifically for the upper-premium market,” stated Bruce J. Himelstein, Oceania Cruises’ president. “The attention to detail is evident from the moment guests embark. Nothing has been overlooked. Quite simply, from a design perspective, these ships are without peer in the industry.”
Penthouse Suites measure 420 square feet with living/dining room separate from the sleeping area, walk-in closet and bathrooms with a double vanity.
Oceania Suites are 1,030 square feet ofliving area. The layout is comprised of a large living and dining area, media room and separate bedroom. As a highlight, the large veranda features a hot tub and flat-panel TV.
Vista Suites range in size from 1,200 to 1,500 square feet and offer the same features as Oceania Suites but with the added benefit of floor-to-ceiling windows affording sweeping views over the ship’s bow.
Owner’s Suites offer 2,000+ square feet of luxury. The suites are completely appointed from furniture and fabrics to lighting and bedding using the acclaimed Ralph Lauren Home collection.
“The Owner’s Suites on Riviera and Marina can best be described as glamorous,” according to Himelstein. “Guests universally say ‘wow’ upon entering the foyer, with its baby grand piano, wet bar, domed ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows.”
In addition to the standard stateroom amenities, suite guests enjoy the added luxury of Champagne upon arrival, 1,000-thread-count linens, 42” plasma TV, Hermès and Clarins bath amenities, butler service, and in-suite delivery from any of the ship’s restaurants.
Other stateroom amenities include a flat-panel TV, laptop computer with wireless access, refrigerated mini bar, security safe, writing desk, plush terry robes, bed slippers, and an oversized marble and granite bathroom. In fact, most staterooms feature a separate tub and shower, a rarity among upper-premium cruise ships.