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Seabourn Ovation Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Seabourn
Seabourn Ovation
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11 Seabourn Ovation Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Focused1

5 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Average experience on luxury line

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We haven’t sailed on Seabourn since 2012 as we were put off by their liberal smoking policies. We decided to try them again especially since the itinerary for the British Isles was unique having a good number of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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PM1225

9 Reviews Written

94 Helpful Votes

Socialist Cruising

We are frequent Seabourn cruisers but are slowly pulling back after over 150 nights. We too this European cruise with friends as we have cruised with them before. Our friends opted for a Penthouse Spa suite and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mark Guilbert

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

I so wanted to like Seabourn but....

We joined the ship in Copenhagen on the 17th August and left in Stockholm calling at Tallinn and Helsinki. As way of a little background, I am in my 50s, my wife early 60s and have cruised extensively mostly ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cruisekween22

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

First and Likely Last time On Seabourn

My husband and I sailed on the 8/3/19 cruise on the Ovation out of Copenhagen. This was our first time on Seabourn but I have been on over 30 cruises at the ripe age of 31, with the last 15 on the Oceania line. I am ...
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Sail Date August 2019


sassyw avatar

sassyw

11 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Not the Same

We are Platinum members and our last Seabourn Cruise was 2 years ago. We wanted to try their new larger ship and booked Hong Kong to Hong Kong, a BTB 28 day cruise. The ship is beautifully decorated. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Arthur J. avatar

Arthur J.

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Service lacking

We chose the Ovation for the itinerary. Leaving from Lisbon and on to Portomao, Huelva (Seville), Malaga (the Alhambra), Cartagena, Monte Carlo, Cinque Terra, Toulon (Provence), Mahon (Minorca) and disembarking in ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Travl1n

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st time on Seabourn

Chose this cruise because the itinerary was all new to us and it hit some spots on our bucket list, including Giverny, D-Day beaches, Bayeux Tapestries, and Lisbon. Embarkation was quick and easy. Had an early ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Tanuki45

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

North Sea on Ovation

New ship is lovely but larger size is a mistake. Addition of Thomas Keller restaurant and 150 additional passengers was a major error. Added square footage was in the wrong place and they could not seat everyone in ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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cajungene

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

New Ship, Nice Appointments, Understaffed

This is our 4th Seabourn Cruise and I have noticed as the ships get bigger the service get skimpier. On this cruise this was especially true in the dining areas (The Restaurant, Colonnade and the Observation Lounge ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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NKPAustralia

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Not for light sleepers

With a desire for an upmarket ship, which spent 3 days in St Petersburg, my husband and I chose the brand new Seabourn Ovation. At the time of booking, it had not yet hit the water. This 7 day cruise from Copenhagen ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Roisinann

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

This was our first trip with Seabourn and will be our last. Our previous cruises have all been with Cunard in its Grills Suites. Cunard has bigger ships so more people but has immeasurably better staff and food. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Seabourn Ovation Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining4.54.1
Entertainment5.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family3.0N/A
Enrichment4.03.7
Service4.54.1
Value For Money4.53.5
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