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Seabourn Ovation Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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54 reviews
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Ovation in the middle at Tallinn, Estonia
Presentation by the pastry chef.
Chef Jes was grateful we helped him transport cases of cherries and strawbe
Lindsay Hamilton, great singer and entertainer on our cruise!
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Good but with some reservations.
"No offer of canapes, although that is mentioned in their brochure.People seemed happier and we encountered no issues...."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

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absolutely amazing time!! 7 night greek isles to rome

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kandylandmo
10+ Cruises

we have been avid silver seas fans. unfortunately on our last cruise, they dropped the ball in so many ways. we had been on seabourn exactly twelve years ago to the week, that was on the odyssey. we decided to give seabourn another try. we were thrilled with the experience. cruising in the time of covid requires a tremendous amount of nerve and patience. we had to have pcr's test, then a nasal ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Covid outbreak on Seanourn Ovation

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Seabourn Covid
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Currently on Seabourn Ovation and covid outbreak. My husband - double jabbed -pcr and lat flow negative before boarding is positive - along with many others. I’m confined to my cabin. First thing we were told to do was we did not need masks despite the ship having previously visited Mykonos and there reportedly being at least one case of covid on board. Funnily enough the Captain has a new ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


A Greek Revival

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leaj
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We booked this cruise by default. My DH and I were supposed to sail to the Amazon March 2020 but Covid stopped that. Then we rebooked for Australia - cancelled, rebooked for Bbaltic- cancelled, etc. Finally Greece opened and we jumped. This trip would have been iconic if the weather was bit cooler, but we were so thankful to sail again and on this amazing ship. There were six in our party. We ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


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

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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


Good but with some reservations.

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SO LITTLE TIME
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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


A fun cruise on a lovely ship

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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