Oceania Insignia by Oceania Cruises
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The Oceania Insignia, built in 1998, went into service for Oceania Cruises in 2003. The cruise ship, originally refurbished in 2010, just underwent a complete, multi-million dollar refurbishment along with sister ships Oceania Nautica and Oceania Riviera. The Oceania Insignia has a new look for 2014, with neo-classical furnishings and modern decorations, to update the cruise ship with additional amenities and services.
Find great Oceania deals and book your cruise on the Oceania Insignia in one of the guest suites, ocean view cabins or economically priced inside staterooms. The ship has room for up to 684 guests with a crew of 400 hotel staff to cater to your every want or need.
Awards for Insignia by Oceania Cruises
- “Top 20 Medium Cruise Ships” (#10) - February 2012 - Condé Nast Traveler “Top 100 Cruise Ships in the World” Reader’s Poll
- “Best Cabins, Small Ship” (#5) - February 2012 - Cruise Critic Choice Awards (Top 10 listed in each category):
- “Best Small Ship” (#9) - Cruise Critic Choice Awards
- “Best Dining, Small Ship” (#10) - Cruise Critic Choice Awards
- “Best Public Rooms, Small Ship” (#7) - Cruise Critic Choice Awards
- “Best Service, Small Ship” (#10) - Cruise Critic Choice Awards
- “Best Value, Small Ship” (#8) - Cruise Critic Choice Awards
All rooms on the Oceania Insignia feature twice-daily maid service, luxurious 1,000 thread count linens, plush cotton robes and slippers, 110/220 volt outlets, 24-hour room service and Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service.
Suites on the Insignia range from 322 to 1,000 square feet and include either a queen-size or king-size bed. Some suites have a double sleeper sofa to accommodate a total of 3 to 4 guests. The penthouse suites include a 20” flat-screen TV, while the vista and owner’s suites boast two 42” televisions and a 2nd guest bathroom. All suites include hair dryers, bathrooms with tubs, large closets, large teak veranda, dining area, refrigerated mini-bar, daily fruit basket, in-room safe, phone, alarm clock and 24-hour butler service. Guests in the Oceania suites have unlimited access to the Canyon Ranch SpaClub and the private spa terrace, cashmere blankets, complimentary shoeshine service and the use of a laptop computer and iPad.
Veranda Staterooms offer cruise ship passengers 216 square feet of living space, with a queen-size Prestige Tranquility bed to sleep 2 guests in luxurious comfort. Some rooms have a sleeper sofa to accommodate a 3rd guest. Step out on your teak veranda, furnished with a patio table and chairs, and enjoy the fresh air. All veranda staterooms include a vanity desk with chair, bathroom with shower, closet, hair dryer, security safe, stocked mini-bar, 20” flat-screen TV, DVD and satellite phone. Concierge level staterooms come with additional features such as a welcome bottle of Champagne, unlimited access to the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, cashmere lap blankets, DVD library and much more.
Oceanview Staterooms range in size from 143 to 165 sf, and feature 2 twin beds that can be set up as a queen size bed. These rooms comfortably sleep 2 guests and some rooms come with a sofa bed to accommodate a third guest. Oceanview rooms have either a porthole window or picture window to let in plenty of natural light into your stateroom. Standard features include bathroom with shower, breakfast table, mini-bar stocked with soft drinks and water, closet, hair dryer, 20” TV, DVD player, vanity desk with chair, in-room safe, phone and internet connection.
Inside Staterooms offer 160 sf of space and sleep 2 guests with 2 twin beds which can be converted to a roomy queen size bed. Certain cabins come with Pullman-style bunk beds to accommodate up to 4 guests. These rooms come standard with a mini-bar stocked with unlimited water and soft drinks, bathroom with shower and a seating area with couch and coffee table. Additional amenities include a 20” flat screen TV, DVD, Wi-fi, satellite phone, hair dryer, closet and a security safe.
Entertainment & Activities
Book your appointment for a facial at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub which boasts updated decor and all-new luxuriant steam rooms. If you’re looking for the greatest Oceania discount on elegant cruise ship options, then reserve your own private cabana by the Oceania Insignia’s sun deck. Amenities include a Balinese day bed and your own personal attendant serving you snacks and drinks throughout the day including ice cream and Afternoon Tea service.
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Check with your travel agent for Oceania promotions and special beverage packages on Oceania Insignia cruise ship vacations. Dining options on board the Oceania Insignia include 3 formal and 2 informal restaurants, all with open seating allowing you to eat whenever you want. Guests can grab a bite to eat almost any time of day, including a private in-room breakfast from room service or a pot of tea and assorted petit fours during the four o’clock Afternoon Tea service.
The Grand Dining Room features fine crystal, elegant silverware, bone china and cotton linens. This formal dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Grand Dining Room has an extensive wine list while the main menu features Healthy Living Choices by Canyon Ranch, a gourmet tasting menu created by the executive chefs along with celebrity chef Jacques Pepin Signature Dishes.
Toscana is the place to go for formal Italian-style cuisine served by an Italian culinary staff. The restaurant has specialty menus including the wine list, dessert menu and an olive oil menu with extra virgin olive oils, infused oils and balsamic vinegars. The main menu at Toscana offers a variety of antipasti, pastas, salads, and side dishes with a great selection of beef, chicken, veal and seafood main courses.
If you’re looking for a classic steakhouse meal, plan your dinner at the elegant Polo Grill. You can start your feast with Oysters Rockefeller, follow it with a crisp Caesar Salad then on to the main course of a Porterhouse steak with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and a side of Creamy Horseradish Sauce. If you have room for dessert try the Polo Quintet which is a choice of decadent desserts recommended by the executive chef.
Terrace Cafe is a casual breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet by the pool deck. You can choose to eat a table indoors, or enjoy the ocean breeze and dine by the pool deck or outdoor terrace. The cuisine and beverage selection at the Terrace Cafe includes a wine list, salad bar, cold buffet, hot buffet and desserts.
Waves is the perfect place to enjoy a quick meal or between meal snack while lounging outdoors by the swimming pool. Food choices include burgers, hot dogs, fries, sandwiches, salads, gelato, ice cream and milkshakes.