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Wanted to experience this new big ship. And wow it is enormous. Lots to offer to families has there is so much to see and do.But lots of lines to do everything. And if you didn't get in earlier to book all tickets for special shows you have to wait until all people had entered the theatres with their passes and you could then hopefully find a seat once you got the go ahead to enter. The shows were worth the wait though. The marriage and love game show was hilarious to watch too. We were lucky to have booked tours which gave us the opportunity to be dropped in town afterwards. It was a disgrace that after thee days at sea people had to stand in huge lines to obtain shuttle passes to go independently to town. You would think they could be handed to them has they leave the ship. The windjammer was fun to go there with staff dancing 'washy washy' and had everyone dancing to get their hands washed., Food was good. Can't say the same for the dining room meals. I had the nightly special of lamb stew. it arrived in a large bowl full of onion and 4 pieces of lamb. Have never seen anything like this served on previous cruises. Our cabin was lovely with a very attentive room attendant to keep it so clean especially after I had to spend a day of sickness in there,.Surprisingly with so many people we got on and off the ship quite quickly.But would I go back on it? I think I prefer to get the personl touch on smaller ships.

Exciting start, disappointing ending

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review by Chrissy06

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Wanted to experience this new big ship. And wow it is enormous. Lots to offer to families has there is so much to see and do.But lots of lines to do everything. And if you didn't get in earlier to book all tickets for special shows you have to wait until all people had entered the theatres with their passes and you could then hopefully find a seat once you got the go ahead to enter. The shows were worth the wait though. The marriage and love game show was hilarious to watch too.

We were lucky to have booked tours which gave us the opportunity to be dropped in town afterwards. It was a disgrace that after thee days at sea people had to stand in huge lines to obtain shuttle passes to go independently to town. You would think they could be handed to them has they leave the ship.

The windjammer was fun to go there with staff dancing 'washy washy' and had everyone dancing to get their hands washed., Food was good. Can't say the same for the dining room meals. I had the nightly special of lamb stew. it arrived in a large bowl full of onion and 4 pieces of lamb. Have never seen anything like this served on previous cruises. Our cabin was lovely with a very attentive room attendant to keep it so clean especially after I had to spend a day of sickness in there,.Surprisingly with so many people we got on and off the ship quite quickly.But would I go back on it? I think I prefer to get the personl touch on smaller ships.
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Cabin 9676
very well maintained.Cabin a nice size with plenty storage. Balcony with two recliner chairs.
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