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Ovation of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
672 reviews
5 Awards

Great but not Perfect

Review for Ovation of the Seas to the British Isles & Western Europe
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Rating by category

Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Apr 2016
Cabin: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Covered pool
North Star
Robot bartenders

Our party of six booked Ovation while we could and before it heads off for a life in Asia.

Ovation is of course one of RCIs newest ships, with all the companies latest innovations. As well as some new attractions such as the North Star which appears in every advertisement, bumper cars and the iFly, there are new ways of doing things such as the changes to the dining.

The ships size means that you can have the fun features without the feeling that you are spending your time sitting in a theme park. The Solarium, for example, was a pleasant quiet refuge to watch a sunset.

Cabin Review

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin D1

Well placed midway between the Windjammer and pool, 5 decks up and the restaurants and bars on decks 4 and 5

Port Reviews


Never been to Bilbao before so we booked a tour of the city. The only disappointment was that we didn't get more of a chance to get near the Guggenheim on foot. We will know better next time.


Kerbside to Windjammer in 15 minutes. No complaints.

Le Havre

We've been to Le Harve previously so didn't get off the ship this time...

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