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Seabourn Ovation Cruise Reviews

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I so wanted to like Seabourn but....
"We joined the ship in Copenhagen on the 17th August and left in Stockholm calling at Tallinn and Helsinki. As way of a little background, I am in my 50s, my wife early 60s and have cruised extensively mostly..."Read More
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Mark Guilbert

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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Good but with some reservations.

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Asia

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SO LITTLE TIME

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Not having cruised to the extent of some others, we have previously sailed with Silverseas and Oceania and so do have something to compare with. Firstly, the good: Embarking in Hong Kong it was really nice to have our luggage already in our cabin by the time we got there, which was less than 15 minutes from kerbside drop-off! The cabin was very spacious ( V5 grade ) with the benefit of a ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


South China Sea 28 day Feb 1-28 gone BAD!!!!

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Asia

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MargjazO

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We are avid cruisers (7 lines) and this is our 4th with Seabourn. This was suppose to be our 'celebratory' 40th wedding anniversary dream vacation! The corona virus situation was a fast paced, evolving situation which we were acutely aware of. We landed in Hong Kong, our start point on Jan 31/20. The WHO had declared the Corona Virus a "global health emergency" the day before. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


A fun cruise on a lovely ship

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Asia

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Knyght1

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We belong to the Frank Family Wine group, which chose a cruise on the Ovation in January 2020. Overall, the cruise was very good. The personnel are very friendly and, for the most part, efficient. Our statement was spacious, though a little narrow. Our room steward, who was very friendly and who tried to please, at times missed some basics. For example, once she forgot to leave us any bath ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


First Time Seabourn

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Asia

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gevets595

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have cruised quite a bit with a number of cruise lines and enjoyed most of them. Seabourn had been on our wish list as we had heard good things. We enjoy Asia, have good friends in Singapore, and the cruise offered a good blend of ports and sea day. From arriving at the pier to departing the ship the service we received was outstanding in every way. There is no shortage of staff who are ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


A one dimensional review for a one dimensional cruise ship

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Asia

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paul94708

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Here it is October 2020 and I've begun getting promotional literature from Seabourn. In the midst of the plague I must have forgotten to tell them how much I didn't like my cruise with them in December of last year. First, the good points. Great stateroom. Clean, spacious, nice bathroom, comfortable bed, quiet (!), easy access to the private balcony. NIce ship. Not too big, not too small, well ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Wonderful cruise, lots to love with a little room for improvement

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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dadsbdaycruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Just got off the Seabourn Ovation, it is a beautifully designed ship which was the perfect base for discovering Malta and the Greek Islands. Our first cruise on Seabourn, although we’ve traveled on Silversea, in Queens Grill on Cunard and various suites on other premium and luxury cruise lines (over 20 cruises to date). I was slightly concerned that we might be a little “young” for Seabourn as ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


First time on Ovation

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Mediterranean

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nyc22cruiser

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our first voyage on the Ovation, in the past we had sailed on the old 212 passenger Spirit as well as the Odyssey and Sojourn. I preferred the Ovation, partially due to the age of the ship. The Ovation is only a year and a half old. We did not notice any significant drop-off in service on the larger ship. As on the other ships the service was excellent with a few minor hiccups. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Good itinerary

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Baltic Sea

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natepi

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary which included a stop in the outer Hebrides and the Orkney Islands. The ship is very nice though the design is odd. A good half a dozen times we encountered other passengers who joked about being lost / felt confused by the layout. The pool area creates a separation between cabins, and not in a good way. The enrichment activities on this cruises weren't ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Average experience on luxury line

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Baltic Sea

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Focused1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We haven’t sailed on Seabourn since 2012 as we were put off by their liberal smoking policies. We decided to try them again especially since the itinerary for the British Isles was unique having a good number of stops in Scotland. Embarkation was quick and our suite was ready at noon time which was a great plus for us. We stayed in a spa penthouse suite which was quite nice but not sure it is ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Spa Suite


Incredible customer experience

Review for Seabourn Ovation to Baltic Sea

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granthodgkinson

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

It's difficult to capture the Ovation experience easily. But, in a word - sublime. There was no request that was too big or too small for them. We cruised as a party of four in Veranda Suite rooms. Our rooms were located aft near to the staircase, which is a lovely location. Highly recommended. Embarkation - this was effortless and enjoyable. We were met at the airport and had an easy ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


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