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539 Royal Caribbean Asia Cruise Reviews
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dwindell1
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This cruise from HK was an absolute disappointment and didn't live up to it's 4.5* grading!!! The food was cheap and nasty in the Windjammer, inferior compared to other ships we've sailed on. Diners in the Windjammer were constantly ... Read more
cmadigan
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I had read many bad reviews about this line, boat and port so I was very anxious that we may have made a mistake by booking the cruise. It was my second cruise with my grandson and I booked a Grand Suite as the price was ridiculously cheap ... Read more
Simba_HK
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I chose Royal Caribbean based on rave reviews from family and friends. But they cruised in Europe and not on Voyager of the seas. My husband and I went with a couple of friends on Voyager just to test out a short cruise from Hong Kong to ... Read more
dmorag
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise in order to visit some highlights of Japan. I was expecting that entertainment- shows, movies, spectacles, orchestra as well as the various activities on the ship will be on a high level. Unfortunately, they were ... Read more
Yukiwan
Member Since 2016
1 review
33 helpful votes
I joined this ship about 5 years ago in Barcelona and experience was good. But recent experience was really terrible and was nightmare. Arrangement of seating for meal : No arrangement at all. table was allocated on ad hoc basis. ... Read more
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Hotweather
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
The Voyager ship has so many things to do on it, particularly for kids. On a 5 night cruise, we didn't get to do everything. Favourite things: Flowrider, ice skating rink, ping pong. The service in the dining room was excellent. We ... Read more
plumley
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
32 helpful votes
PROS: Great ship in great shape. Young at heart activities include Wave rider, Skydive and Crane ride. Internet has been sorted with WiFi all over at reasonable rates and very fast indeed. Major improvement well done RC. Public ... Read more
JoeD1
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas. I hope this review is helpful to other travellers planning their cruise on this ship. Embarkation in Singapore was a cluster fail, disorganized and inefficient. Even though we pre checked in, we ... Read more
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joeparkmd1
Member Since 2016
1 review
95 helpful votes
By far this was the WORST ASIA CRUISE WITH ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE LINE (RCCL) my family & I have gone on! If you're planning to go on this ship - OVATION OF THE SEAS, I would HIGHLY recommend you to reconsider or CANCEL your ... Read more
adcondon68
Member Since 2015
1 review
27 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Arrived in Singapore 2 days before the cruise with my wife and 3 year old daughter, Stayed at the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway, great location. We stayed in a Club Room for A$300 per night which gave us access to the Club lounge each day. I ... Read more
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DJTowls
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
26 helpful votes
We booked this cruise almost a year in advance and were really excited to try a quantum class ship for the 1st time. We have been on a number of other Rci ships and are Diamond members. Stayed in Singapore for 2 nights before the cruise ... Read more
doylor
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
we chose this cruise as ship was on maiden voyage it was amazing,the cabins were well set out we were on level 13 ,there was 4000plus on board but it never seemed too crowded,embarkation and disembarked was made very smooth by all ... Read more
888sydney
Member Since 2013
1 review
50 forum posts
14 helpful votes
About us : Couple from Sydney from Asia background...but prefer nice and quiet cruise..... most passengers were from USA, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and some from China... Pre-boarding: Arrived in Singapore 2 days... Stayed at ... Read more
SancLunatic
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 helpful votes
I've been on a few Royal Caribbean cruises. This one was a bit disappointing although still enjoyable. I was excited when I booked it as it was one of the larger ships. The last cruise I was on was Navigator of the Seas and I loved it. ... Read more
bradb22
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
36 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We had a starboard side balcony cabin on deck 13. the overhang was great to keep the sun and rain off of us. however it did have a drawback of blocking your view to look up. another problem with deck 13 is at about 5 a.m. the workers must ... Read more
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dacwpark
Member Since 2005
10 reviews
6 forum posts
26 helpful votes
On June 12-24, 2016, my wife, 10 year old daughter, 7 year old son and I sailed on the brand new RCCL "Ovation of the Seas" our of Singapore. This was my 18th cruise, and I have sailed on RCCL, Princess, Disney, and NCL ... Read more
Micc20
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Excellent voyage and amenities were very good. Food was fab with a huge variety catering to all tastes and types. The deserts were superb and the cooking was personalized as well.Staff very professional, helpful and friendly at all ... Read more
sonjab
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
STUNNING SHIP, simply stunning. IMPRESSIVE technology throughout the ship. CABINS: lovely, with lots of storage space DINING: Dynamic dining 18 restaurants choice. Best gourmet experience in our lives (lobster, scallops, quality ... Read more
jor0993
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We had a wonderful cruise on the Ovation of the Seas in June. Yes the Embarkation was long and not to time schedule originally given so this was a little frustrating. But from the moment we got on board everything was wonderful. The ship ... Read more
bradb22
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
36 forum posts
13 helpful votes
A new ship with only about 52 days at sea and this being the first time this ship sailed to these ports of call. as expected there are still several things to work out and improve upon. The ship is lovely and there are many things to do ... Read more
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gogetter2
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
20 helpful votes
Except for the chaotic disembarkation at Shanghai because of the fog, my wife and I had a memorable cruise on the Quantum of the Seas from Singapore to Shanghai last year so we decided to go for a similar cruise on the Ovation from ... Read more
intraweb
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
27 helpful votes
I was very excited to board the world's newest mega super liner, only to be disappointed by countless failures by Royal Caribbean. Embarkation in Singapore - Total nightmare. Disorganized, slow, no one had a clue what was going on. ... Read more
Simplicity
Member Since 2007
1 review
4 forum posts
77 helpful votes
It's the second day of the Royal Caribbean cruise, and I'm writing this review as I stand in yet another slow-moving queue. I'm not even going to wait until the cruise is over before venting my frustration. If I hold it in any longer, I ... Read more
54Aussie
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
We chose the Ovation of the Seas as this is a brand new boat only completed in April. We flew to Singapore from Australia to join the ship for the cruise to Tianjin in China. Check in was so smooth we were onboard and enjoying lunch in ... Read more
marcel39
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I'll go over the not enjoyable parts....then the enjoyable. First off the ship is just too big for the crew to handle certain situations. If you like to stand in long lines, then you will love this ship. The tours we went on were not well ... Read more
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