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Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Disability? No problem.

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review by Monty124

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2016
  • Destination: Trans-Ocean

We chose this to be our introduction to cruising. Being disabled we booked an accessible suite and were not Dissapointed, the stateroom was superb with the balcony having a ramp to get in and out, a full wet room shower and everything was lower to suit wheelchair users. Access was great with the larger door having an auto opener fitted.

The food was, without a doubt, a high point. The specialist dining was worth every penny, but no way would anybody feel shortchanged with the standard package, it was all plentiful and the selections available would suit any palette.

The entertainment was plentiful and would suit the vast majority.

Most of the crew were like walking ship maps and seemed to know what, when, and where for everything and as helpful as you could wish.

Plenty of time was given over to excursions and city visits including plenty of time in Dubai prior to departure.

I was at first a little concerned about embarkation and disembarkation but need not have worried, getting on and off went as smooth as could be and help was there at all points. Luggage was never an issue and was where it needed to be when it was needed.

Just as an aside, the bars were great.

The only problem now is where and with who next?


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Cabin Review

Cabin Accessible balcony 9664

Great size, easily accessible, superb balcony, wet room was great.

The bed was really comfortable and large enough to get lost in.

Air on worked well and the powered automatic door was brilliant.


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Plenty of time to do your own thing, or go with an excursion.

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Having lived there for some years the excursion was not for me, but to see the real Oman would need a few days

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Singapore

More time was needed so we stayed for a while, lots of rules and regs but a great place to visit.


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