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Perth (Fremantle) Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Nice ship, shame about the food and service

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Marty156
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Spur of the moment decision to join this ship from Perth to Sydney on maiden voyage to Australia. This would make it our 14th ocean cruise. A balcony as always. We had previously traveled on her larger brother, (Allure of the Seas) and enjoyed it immensely. Unfortunately, this was not the case with the Ovation of the Seas. Just to name a few things. Food Stale bread rolls at ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Five star ship with a few major organisational issues

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pearlsz
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to try a big ship and were delighted to get a last-minute discounted booking sailing from Perth to Adelaide. Embarkation was a nightmare. The online cruise planner offered departure times by deck and the option to select another time. We arrived just before our booked time of 2 pm to find about 1,000 people waiting. Sat for about 90 minutes than queued for another hour, finally ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


Amazing ship with some teething issues and charter company issues

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Ljtravels
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I wanted to sail on Ovation of the Seas because of her size and the fact I could sail from Fremantle to Sydney. So I needed to book through the charter company's agent. We had chosen a balcony cabin but misinterpreted the 2 or 1 cabin pricing and had to go down to an interior cabin price. We decided to wait a while as usually the price drops towards the sailing date if there are a lot of cabins ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


A Beautful Ship

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phil turner
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

spur of the moment ,very good value,never sailed before.thought to many people,also lots of kids ,although very well catered for.embarkation at fremantle was two and a half hours disembarkation at adelaide one and a half hours.entertainment great ,most of the time booked out .restaurants that are free ie windjammer market place,solarium bistro,silk,the cafe @two 70,food tasted much the same ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Obstructed Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


I would cruise with Ovation again but.......

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Learningtheropes16
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I chose this cruise as it was a 5 nighter from Fremantle (home port) to Adelaide and a good opportunity for my husband to experience 1st time cruising. Also coincided with Birthday and anniversary so dates fitted. NOT happy about the last minute 'deals' offered by Cruiseco to fill empty cabins - a request for an upgrade in lei of cabin credit was ignored. I will NOT be doing another Charter ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Nice new ship but poorly run

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BonnieAdelaide
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Thought it would be good to experience a short duration cruise on a new mega-ship after previous cruises on older and smaller ships. Cruise Director Joff Eaton was superb and the technology used throughout the ship was amazing. We had an excellent inside cabin and room steward and the virtual balcony TV screen was excellent. We were not travelling with children but the children we saw on ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom with Virtual Balcony


A Beautiful Ship

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LovemyTV
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We selected this cruise to experience a new ship more than any other reason. The itinerary was good, many sea days better. Overall the ship was impressive and it was nice that it still had that new ship smell but I am getting ahead of myself. We usually prefer Celebrity and have achieved Elite status, which translates to Platinum with Royal Caribbean. This is relevant as Celebrity seems to look ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Big Ship Getaway

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01Holiday
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We decided to do a week getaway before Xmas on the Ovation Of The Seas which offered sector cruising between Singapore & Sydney - too good to pass up. My husband and 17yr old son flew to Perth on Sunday 4th and had 2 days staying at the Crown Metripol which was lovely beautiful room with pool view and nice big bath :). We embarked the Ovation on Tuesday 6th our allocated time was 12:00 - ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom with Virtual Balcony

Traveled with children


Poor value for money

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Piggy23
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as it was its first time in Australia they over emphasised the fact because when we got on our interpretation from the advertising was different the services were appauling. When we embarked we waited 3 hrs just to embark the line was huge and there was no effort to keep the line moving. We eventually got on and on one of the nights the ship movement was bad mostly everyone ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Poor Value

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Doreen King
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This would be cruise number 8 each being with a different cruise line. Read the reviews and hoped it would be different for us. The embarkation took a ridiculous two and a half hours, not a good start to any cruise. Went to our balcony cabin, which being a new ship was fine, nothing special however. Checked out the Windjammer buffet a huge area with poor quality food, when compared with other ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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