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Royal Caribbean Seattle Cruise Reviews

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508 Royal Caribbean Seattle Cruise Reviews


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Cruise RL

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Once in a Lifetime Cruise

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We sailed on Ovation of the Seas out of Seattle, Washington in May of 2019 and visited the ports of Juneau and Skagway, Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. FLIGHT: Okay, I had to fly this time ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jcopas123

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

AMAZING ship, not the best way to see Alaska though

I will start by explaining my title. This is one of the best ships in the world but the smaller, ships stop at more ports and do 1 way trips all the way up to Anchorage. So if you want to see some pretty scenery and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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JemIB66

8 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise to Alaska on Great Ship, with Superb Weather

I travelled to Seattle with my family for this Alaska cruise. My daughter is in a wheelchair so we had booked an accessible cabin. Our taxi driver was waiting for us at the airport and it took about 30 minutes ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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clgordon

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Lost luggage, touristy ports, mediocre food, too many people/too few elevators

Wanted trip to Alaska, friends were going. Didn't realize how enormous ship was (meaning huge lines for the inadequate number of elevators, time-consuming just to travel to and from cabin to everything). On other ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Katiebear64

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

A Fantastic Way to Explore Alaska and the Yukon for our 34th anniversary!

Prior to sailing: We purchased "The Key" which was a very good investment for us both. I also pre-scheduled our excursions (2 directly from Royal Caribbean International and 2 from other vendors) and activities ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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sharpasice

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Needs improvement.

I would have given Ovation more stars but right on the docks it started badly. My husband and I both have mobility issues. This was our 50th anniversary cruise and we almost weren't allowed on the ship! When we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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katepaxton

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bought it All and Had a Ball.

Just came back from final Alaska run before it re-positioned to Australia and pretty much loved it all. Our group booked the ultimate drinks and dining packages before the cruise to have freedom on board and we're ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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FeisMum

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Big Ship, but lacking in activities

Like most things, one can make it great, which is what we did after adjusting our expectations. All the good... Blazing fast embarkation. 10/10 on the new method RCL. The staff, aside from one waiter, is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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CNickMN

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Stunning Ship!

This is a gorgeous ship! The layout is very unlike most of the other RCCL ships because it was made for a different type of itinerary. We did Alaska in mid-September. The outdoor pool was heated, and we had no issue ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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BradnCorinne

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We arrived in Seattle a day before the cruise . We visited space needle and all tourist spots stayed at Hyatt House across from the space needle so it was convenient for walking . There is a free shuttle from ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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wverg

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not sold on the Quantum Class but styill a great cruise

We chose this cruise to go to areas we have not traveled to previously. My girlfriend and myself would be considered avid cruisers at this point and love every cruise we have taken. This cruise initially tried to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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BHappy2Day

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship, Just Enough Alaska

Our party of four 60-somethings, including my husband and I and my sister and her husband, chose this sailing because we wanted the new, state-of-the-art Ovation and a shorter (one week) itinerary. I am our group's ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Tompalm2000

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Walmart Special

This is a newer ship with new technology and it has some of the best features with updated state rooms, or show rooms. Because it is a bigger ship with more passengers, they have better shows. The talent is the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BAKAT

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Perfect for Alaska

Perfect all-weather ship, and therefore perfect for Alaska. Excellent range of options for both indoor and outdoor viewing, sports, entertainment, food, drinks, ... Embarkation and disembarkation went extremely ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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SapphireSunflower

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing and beautiful - Virtual balcony also

Just returned today from 7 night Alaskan cruise on Ovation. Reserved a room with a virtual balcony as did my sister and her husband. We both were very happy with the experience of this new technology. Our other ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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sawpgw

9 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Another Great Royal Experience

This cruise was started by my sister and we decided to travel with a group. My wife and I have always cruised as the two of us. On our last cruise we traveled with another couple. On this cruise about 30 friends ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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DrKoob

19 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Lower your expectations before sailing to Alaska on Ovation

So far consider this one of the WORST cruises we have ever been on (out of 27) and to be honest, that includes our Carnival cruise from hell back in 1998. This one is worse because I had such high expectations for ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Sir Tim

6 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship, service and weather!!

We did this same itinerary on the Legend of the Seas in 1995 and were curious to see it all again. On the 1995 cruise the weather was cloudy with a lot of rain but this time around we had blue sky days the entire ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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thehens

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Select another ship for Alaska

I selected this ship for the activities for my grandchildren, ages 7, 8 and 10. They checked out the kids activities program and quickly left. The ship itself is nice and the fact that there is a heated, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Dogmom88

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

This is my 2nd Alaskan cruise. I’m not a big fan of cruises to Alaska because of the cold, cloudy weather, but I agreed to go as long as we cruised Royal Caribbean. Embarkation went smoothly and cabins are ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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mjpuglisi

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great ship, lackluster service

Our group of 20 (ages 22- 68) chose this cruise to celebrate a milestone anniversary. The ship was beautiful, well appointed, and very clean. We worked very hard to connect our reservations so that we would have ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Erica Hazzard

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Is "The Key" worth it?

Our family of 4, 2 kids aged 10 and 12, recently returned from our 1 week Alaskan cruise. We found "The Key" package worth the extra money. The one issue at the start of the cruise was rectified the first day. The ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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BJS-1949

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great ship for Alaska

First off to all the readers out there...take the "one" star reviews with a grain of salt! This ship is wonderful and is one of the best ships you can take from Royal Caribbean. We are diamond members and have ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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dsmith9198

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise, but expectations may have been too high

The Ship We chose the Ovation for our 30th wedding anniversary cruise to Alaska, partly due to our past experience with RCCI and also because the ship seemed like a good fit for the unpredictable Alaska weather ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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LeftcoastBC

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Ovation To Alaska July 2019 from Seattle

Ovation of the Sea JULY 26 2019 7 Days 3 Ports No glacier (see comment below) Very little inside Passage. Big Ship over 1000 kids. Lots for kids to try and do. Big lines. Crowded slow elevators. Great ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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