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Ovation of the Seas Review

Great taste of Asia....but disappointing RCL

Review for Asia Cruise on Ovation of the Seas
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Traveled with children

We had been on the Anthem of the Seas in the Mediterranean in 2015, and had a fabulous time on the Quantum class, and so we were really looking forward to our cruise on Ovation in Asia....but we were very disappointed by RCL

First - when we checked in at Singapore, we had checked in online and had everything printed out and ready for a speedy checkin...but they told us that we had to go in a different line to get a photocopy of each of our passports before we could check in. It would have been very easy for us to get copies of our passports ahead of time, but now we had to go in another line and wait while they got photocopies of our passports. Supposedly it was for our North Korea port, but WE NEVER NEEDED them during our cruise! It was just a HUGE waste of time and another line that we had to wait in during the already long and tedious checkin process at the port. After frustratingly waiting in the line to copy our passports for 30 minutes...we finally were able to finish our checkin and get on the boat.

My wife and I were cruising with our 4 children - ages 11, 9. 6 and 3 -- and we had interconnecting balconies. The balconies and rooms were very nice and new.

Cabin Review

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin D3

nice cabin - new fixtures. Really fast internet!

Port Reviews


We LOVED singapore and want to go back to it. We did a Duck Boat Tour of the city and it was really fun

Hong Kong

we took the kids to Hong Kong Disneyland and had a really fun time!

Seoul (Incheon)

The only downside is that you have to drive 1 hour from the port into Seoul. It is very far away and lots of traffic, but we enjoyed our tour of Seoul

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