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The Good I was so excited about cruising on this grand looking new ship. Food was great in the Windjammers. Overnight in Tasmania for the Regatta festival was fantastic That's the good now read and weep. The Bad Too big. Some parts of the ship were so modern and others were like they had been recovered from the Titanic. A bit confusing walking from one end of the ship to the other. A bit like a time walk (warp). This ship was made for the Chinese market as was evident by all the signs being in English and Chinese ( what about the rest of the multi-cultural passengers). It has gone back to China where it belongs and I reckon they should leave it there. 4,500 passenger of which 2000 where Chinese is not for me. The Ugly Having to book online to see a show. Long waiting times for major attractions and my favourite gripe, the beer prices. The equavalant of $9 AUD for a can of XXXX. That equates to $216 a carton. Nothing short of greed and if I needed an excuse not to cruise again this would be it.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review by tallie294

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The Good

I was so excited about cruising on this grand looking new ship. Food was great in the Windjammers. Overnight in Tasmania for the Regatta festival was fantastic That's the good now read and weep.

The Bad

Too big. Some parts of the ship were so modern and others were like they had been recovered from the Titanic. A bit confusing walking from one end of the ship to the other. A bit like a time walk (warp). This ship was made for the Chinese market as was evident by all the signs being in English and Chinese ( what about the rest of the multi-cultural passengers). It has gone back to China where it belongs and I reckon they should leave it there. 4,500 passenger of which 2000 where Chinese is not for me.

The Ugly

Having to book online to see a show. Long waiting times for major attractions and my favourite gripe, the beer prices. The equavalant of $9 AUD for a can of XXXX. That equates to $216 a carton. Nothing short of greed and if I needed an excuse not to cruise again this would be it.
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