• Help Ukrainian Families in Need: World Central Kitchen Donation Match
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

Hong Kong to Asia Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
696 reviews
See all photos
Cruiser Rating
2.5
Poor
39 reviews
Ratings by category
Cabins
Dining
Entertainment
Public Rooms
Fitness Recreation
Family
Enrichment
Service
Value For Money

Filters

1-10 of 39 Hong Kong to Asia Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews


Love the Ovation

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
jspqld
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Did 3 short B2B's on Ovation out of Hong Kong And Shenzhen and enjoyed all of them. Loved the mix of different cultures on board. Not our first time on this class of ship so felt like home before we even boarded. The service and friendliness from the crew was as good I have seen on any ship. Food was good, mainly geared towards Asian tastes but still plenty of variety. One of the cruises had 4600 ...
Read More

Sail Date: June 2018


Hong Kong and back via the Philippines

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
Mala56
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as an interesting initial itinerary attracted our attention. Unfortunately Boracay was changed due to its closure but we decided to continue anyway. The alternative port was Subic Bay was did not have very much to offer close by. I wouldn't really recommend Subic Bayu as a destination (nothing to do there) although the local people were very friendly. If you do go there try ...
Read More

Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony


Strongly reconsider!

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
Keentravellor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have had 7 cruises, 4 being with RCL and Ovation being our 5th and most likely our last with RCL! We flew to Hong Kong from Australia and were prepared for the chaos and larger volume of people that we were to encounter, so whilst embarkation was a little disorganised, it was to be expected. Our balcony room was well designed with a larger bathroom than experienced on previous ships and there ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Please read this POSITIVE review! 5 Day Vietnam cruise on 27 May, 2018

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
RCLNAVYSAILOR
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

I normally just read reviews, but after this cruise I thought I could counter some of the previous negative reviews with a positive one. This is a bit lengthly as a warning but I hope to help others get a better underling of the Asian market. After reading previous reviews on here about Ovation of the Seas, my wife and I came onboard with a lower expectation. We were pleasantly surprised. ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Junior Suite with Large Balcony


NOT SUITABLE FOR UK CUSTOMERS.

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
Roncol5
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This cruise and the two following cruises on June 1 and June 6 were booked as an offering by Cruise 1st on a back to back basis, AND SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN OFFERED TO UK CUSTOMERS. The whole ship, including the food, and entertainment, was designed and set up to cater for Chinese and other Asian guests, NOT US. SIMPLY NOT UP TO STANDARD AND VERY VERY DISAPPOINTING. Noise level on board and ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


It is hard to give this cruise a rating

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
honeyandhoney
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted a taste of Vietnam and this cruise after returning from London to Hong Kong was a good way to break up the trip to Adelaide. The good First of all the ship itself is gorgeous, the cabin was excellent and I had the best night's sleep. Their care and attention in preventing any outbreaks of norovirus was excellent with being guided to the wash basins outside the main buffet dining ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


TERRIBLE CRUISING EXPERIENCE!

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
DAVID Y
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

A terrible experience on ovation of the seas! Not a holiday! EMBARKATION - did an online check in and made an appointment time check in! On arrival, all this arrangement does not arrange by rci! When check with rci staff, they just tell me to line up like others of hundreds with hours of waiting on line. Rci staff said that the online appointment and check in - is just a ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018


Ryanair of the Seas

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
mission impossible
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

From beginning to end the cruise experience came across to me as being all about the money. We booked a 9 day cruise on the Ovation of the Seas sailing from Hong Kong to Japan with four shore excursions in Japan. The dining experience, in all bar the restaurants for which reservations had to be made and paid for by the guests, was passable at best. The "free" restaurants on board offered a very ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018


First Time on Chinese Sector Cruise - Never Again

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
flash1906
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I suppose you could say it was our own fault booking a Chinese sector cruise. We should have known what to expect, but we didn't. We had based our choice on our previous experiences on the Ovation's sister quantum class ship - the Anthem of the Seas. We enjoyed two cruises on the Anthem, one from Southampton and one from New York and both experiences were excellent. On both those occasions we ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Could have been a whole lot better with a little more attention to detail

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Asia

User Avatar
ARNOLDSDAD
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chance to revisit Hong Kong and visit Japan for the first time. Embarkation very smooth and trouble free, although a lot of walking involved, so those not so mobile may need assistance. Disembarkation not as smooth - no luggage trollies in baggage reclaim area, had to struggle a bit with cases to find ground transportation. Ship's décor. and cabin décor. and layout very good. Some ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Large Balcony - 1 Bedroom


Find an Ovation of the Seas Cruise from $247

Reviews of Ovation of the Seas Cruises to Asia from Other Departure Ports
Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Cruises  to Asia from Sydney (Australia)
Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews for Cruises to Asia from Sydney (Australia)
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.