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Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Good Cruise but Lost Luggage
"I would think that it would not take than long to recover my lost luggage since I provided the exact location where it was and spent numerous hours of my time with them on the phone!Constantly they stated that it had not been found, despite the fact that I provided the exact location of the luggage...."Read More
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10+ Cruises, this the worst

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frankjez
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

After months on the internet and days and hours on the phone with customer service could only reserve two shore excursions for the entire trip. We finally just gave up. Seniors beware, if you have hip, knee or back issues, not handicapped, you will have problems finding a seat in a public area to relax or read a book. There are thousands of lounge chairs about 1 foot off the ground but very ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children


Super entertaining ship, great cruise

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Traveller_Potok
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We spent 7 days on Ovations of the Sea on a round-trip cruise to Alaska from Seattle. This was the first time on a cruise and the first time to Alaska for me and my 2 girls - such an amazing place to visit, with beautiful views, wildlife and lots of fun stories from locals :) The ship has very many entertainment options and is definitely a great choice for families with kids. Climbing wall, ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children


Misleading marketing and poor business practices are ruining the Royal Caribbean experience.

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Cruzing4TheFunOfIt
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

As the saying goes the devil is in the details. Royal Caribbean is advertising misleading amenities aboard this ship and offering a poorly managed valet luggage service for debarkation that leaves you with a poor post cruise impression on an otherwise good experience. We took an amazing 7-day Alaska cruise on Ovation of the Seas with 11 people (family and friends). We had an excellent time on ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


ROYAL CARIBBEAN SHIPS HAVE NO COVID MEDICATION ONBOARD, AND CAN'T WRITE PRESCRIPTIONS FOR COVID TREATMENT

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KateVan
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to celebrate my father's 80th birthday. It was my family's first cruise. We had a wonderful time until my father's wife fell ill with Covid on Day 4, and then my father tested positive as well. To our great shock, Royal Caribbean does not have Paxlovid aboard the ship. This is astonishing, given how many passengers are over 65 and thus at high risk for severe Covid, and ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Bad Food

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gunny95
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

3rd cruise to Alaska, brought 2 Granddaughters. Rooms were Great. Ship was Beautiful with tons to do on Board. Main Dining food was very bad. Steaks were tough, grisly and way over cooked. Asked for medium rare twice and received well done. Then one waiter kept arguing that I had to have it cooked that way. Anytime Dining also. Complained to head waiter one night and received an I’m Sorry. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Great cruise, lousy particulars

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pjrorech
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was the make up cruise from the canceled pandemic one. Loved the U.S. ports, however Victoria was a flop. All excursions got delayed because Canada wanted more paperwork than was originally prepared. That threw everyone's planned excursions into chaos. Not sure who to blame. Also cruising out of port 91 Seattle is absolutely HORRIBLE. I have cruised from all Florida ports and have ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Dumpster fire in a storm Alaska cruise

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Dkindrick
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Two years ago we found a good deal on an Alaskan cruise. Embarkation was fine. Main Dining Room Escargot not salty. Creme brûlée has custard consistency-great. Steak tasted like fish and was super thin. Windjammer food was okay.Jaime Oliver’s was great. Wonderland was a true fun experience. What turned everything into a dumpster fire was when one of the crew had a medical emergency and they had to ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Connecting Balcony


Health Accommodation

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janicemolina731
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We booked a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ovation of the Seas, under the condition to be granted a medical exemption to sail to one out of ten guests in our group. We do know the possibilities of a negative response, we do not expect from Royal to keep us waiting until 3 days before sailing to let us know, under the presumption that their are reviewing the documentation presented to them and will let us ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


How Not to Run a Cruise

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Old Alaska Cruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was a family cruise to Alaska to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. There were seven family members on this cruise. The positive aspects of the cruise were the condition of the ship which was very good and clean along with the friendliness of the staff particularly the cabin attendant. Now for the reasons why I only gave this cruise a one-star rating. We had booked our shore ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


WORSE TRIP EVER

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isabelcusano
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The trip from the beginning had many problems, and the problems as follow: 1. We finely got to the ship, and we waited in line over 3 ½ hour to get register to get in the ship they only asked for my passport they did not ask for a vaccine card or better yet my COVID test. When I asked if they wanted to see it the person replied if you are vaccinated you do not need a COVID test. I am a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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