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Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Disappointed for the money spent

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose this cruise because we love cruising and being the newest, biggest ship we thought it would be the ship our family would enjoy the most with the fun activities on board. We travelled with two Teenage children ages 15 & 17. Embarkation went surprisingly smoothly having 5000 ppl on board. We chose not to be in a hurry to avoid disappointment. Cabin was 7706 & 7708 and was modern and ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Christmas & New Year Cruise

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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PaulSC

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Embarkation - We elected to embark early at 11:30 to beat the crowds. Process was very quick and easy provided you had followed RCIs instructions to upload photos and information before arrival. For those that didn't do this (many) the process was more lengthy. Whilst not a long delay the processing through security and scanning took the longest - only three x-ray machines ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Traveled with children


What a great ship

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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best day ever

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I are experienced cruises having done 16 with various companies , however this time we were taking our daughter and her partner with us . She had only done one cruise on the old Pacific Sun and this was Rob's first one . We wanted to have a modern , fully equipped ship that everyone could enjoy . Boy did we get that . First , it's huge but in saying that the traffic flow was very good ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Nice ship; too many people

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Dmcg10

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

The ship has everything and the staff are great but there are just too many people on board. Queing is the main passtime if you want to use the ifly, flowrider, dodgems or the North Star. But one of the biggest issues is finding a seat for the Buffet restraunt especially lunch times. There are multiple restraunts that carry an extra charge and these are usually half empty especially the pool side ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Traveled with children


Fun time with friends

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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TamTim

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We choose the Ovation of the Seas as we had previously enjoyed the Voyager of the Seas and wanted to try a newer ship and a different destination. Ovation of the Seas is definitely a great ship for a New Zealand Cruise especially with the adult only pool and spa area being protected by the elements with glass and this area is a fabulous area to relax. We travelled with two other couples who had ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Overall a wonderful trip

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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MelJane40

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Sailed from Sydney New Zealand with extended family. Firstly, I have to say that embarkation and disembarkation ran extremely smoothly given the large volume of passengers. We all had balcony cabins and I must rate these very highly as they were stylish, comfortable and well designed. Our cabins were kept impeccably clean by our room attendant Seby, so thank you to him. There were many ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


No Laundry for guest's to use.

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Jan Ran

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Embarkment at Sydney was a long long snake line & took a great deal of time to board. Disembarkation was a breeze. Take your own bags off, super fast. Take extra cloths! As there is only a laundry service for a small bag that cost Aprox $37 US. No laundries for guests to use Very hard when you travel with children Everything is charged in US dollars. Take some washing soap ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Ovation Gets No Applause From Us

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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magpie9

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My 10 night cruise on Ovation of the Seas ( Sydney to NZ and return) was my 8th cruise so I know what I like by now and what I expect. Mainly I want a comfortable room for my friend and I. am in my 60s and my friend is early 70s. I go on cruises to relax and love to be in the water so a good pools and jacuzzis and thermal suite is what I want. Disembarkation was not so good, We keep our bags ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Highlight of the crusie

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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msheldon95

2-5 Cruises

Age 10s

The ship was great the Service was great there was heps to do if people came off the ship and said there was annoying to do they are crazy. every minute of the day there was some to do like bingo, kid club for the kid, pool, shows, seaplex, xboxs, walking track, noth start that goes up in the air, flowrider, ifly, rock climbing wall, slpashaway bay,the living room for the teens, solarium for mum ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Overall a good cruise

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Stitchinliz

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chose this cruise so we could experience the ship for the first time ..and was not disappointed.ship is huge with lots to keep you amused or just to relax.food quality was varied in choice of venue and variety ( lack of anything Asian though).what stir fry veg was available was stewed..but that would be my only food issue. North Star was incredible as was Ifly. Evening shows were a bit tired ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Interior with Virtual Balcony


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