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A few nights into the cruise there were two bottles of champagne put in our State Room and we were told they were from our travel agent, it was such a lovely thought and very much appreciated."
- Bill/june Y

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Ovation of the Seas has an overall score of 4.1 out of 5
based on 262 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Average rating

4.1

4.6

4.1

3.9

4.4

Browse all Ovation of the Seas cruise reviews and ratings below.

Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Wendy and john P
15 May 2018
Denise S
2 May 2018
Raffaele G
1 May 2018
Sarah M
25 Apr 2018
Jan A
23 Apr 2018
Pedro B
22 Apr 2018
Mary-jane B
20 Apr 2018
Lisa M
18 Apr 2018
Nesse B
18 Apr 2018
Gillian F
18 Apr 2018
Chantel P
17 Apr 2018
Barbara C
13 Apr 2018
Ian M
13 Apr 2018
Karen M
2 Apr 2018
Sally R
1 Apr 2018
Tracey S
30 Mar 2018
Kevin T
30 Mar 2018
Lyn F
30 Mar 2018

30 Mar 2018
Vicki M
29 Mar 2018
Breeanna P
28 Mar 2018
Tony O
28 Mar 2018
Ann T
27 Mar 2018
Donna B
27 Mar 2018
Lee & warren M
27 Mar 2018
Keith P
27 Mar 2018
Kathleen A
27 Mar 2018
Lacey C
27 Mar 2018
Natalia W
19 Mar 2018
Andrew L
13 Mar 2018
Madonna S
13 Mar 2018
Linda K
13 Mar 2018
Karen A
12 Mar 2018
Deborah C
12 Mar 2018
Jenny S
12 Mar 2018
Mark R
12 Mar 2018
Cheryl H
3 Mar 2018
Glenise B
1 Mar 2018
Glenise B
1 Mar 2018
Debra B
26 Feb 2018
Leo P
23 Feb 2018
Sue S
22 Feb 2018
Leo P
22 Feb 2018
Greg P
12 Feb 2018
Noeline L
10 Feb 2018
Vivyan F
8 Feb 2018
Luisa M
8 Feb 2018
Mike and karilyn S
8 Feb 2018
Carol A
8 Feb 2018
Tracy Q
3 Feb 2018
Fiona W
1 Feb 2018
Susan R
1 Feb 2018
Gregory P
1 Feb 2018
Carmen T
31 Jan 2018
Allan M
31 Jan 2018
Karen D
31 Jan 2018
Van N
31 Jan 2018
Sue F
29 Jan 2018
Nicola T
24 Jan 2018
Van N
24 Jan 2018
Valentino C
23 Jan 2018
Jerzy F
23 Jan 2018
Agnes G
23 Jan 2018
Jeanette J
23 Jan 2018
Karen H
23 Jan 2018
Michelle H
22 Jan 2018
Deb P
16 Jan 2018
Paula D
14 Jan 2018
Debbie T
14 Jan 2018
Adrian S
8 Jan 2018
Andrea T
7 Jan 2018
Dolly A
3 Jan 2018
Socratis S
2 Jan 2018
Trudy G
2 Jan 2018
John S
2 Jan 2018
Carmel B
28 Dec 2017
Paul B
26 Dec 2017
Sidney B
24 Dec 2017
Trish W
22 Dec 2017
Sue H
21 Dec 2017
Leanne K
21 Dec 2017
Mark C
21 Dec 2017
Trish I
21 Dec 2017
Serena S
11 Dec 2017
Grant C
11 Dec 2017
Bill B
11 Dec 2017
Barry H
11 Dec 2017
Helen M
22 Nov 2017
Eric H
11 May 2017
Jacqui R
4 May 2017
Janise S
28 Apr 2017
Trevor C
27 Apr 2017
Rebecca R
18 Apr 2017
Kylie O
17 Apr 2017
Kathy T
17 Apr 2017
Peter S
16 Apr 2017
Lynne Z
12 Apr 2017
Joseph P
31 Mar 2017
Linda L
26 Mar 2017
Judith C
16 Mar 2017
Garry W
16 Mar 2017
Danielle F
10 Mar 2017
Serafina C
10 Mar 2017
Harry J
9 Mar 2017
Jamal A
9 Mar 2017
Maxwell M
8 Mar 2017
Anna H
8 Mar 2017
Edgard G
4 Mar 2017
Giuseppa H
24 Feb 2017
Tony S
23 Feb 2017
Deanne B
23 Feb 2017
Jamille B
22 Feb 2017
Karren K
22 Feb 2017
Anthony A
22 Feb 2017
Marko V
22 Feb 2017
Roland M
22 Feb 2017
Sandra S
22 Feb 2017
Vincent L
20 Feb 2017
Charlie O
20 Feb 2017
Sharon M
19 Feb 2017
Jocelyn B
19 Feb 2017
Edgard G
19 Feb 2017
Angela J
19 Feb 2017
Kevin C
19 Feb 2017
Helena C
19 Feb 2017
Trevor H
19 Feb 2017
Bob W
19 Feb 2017
Terry H
19 Feb 2017
Inez A
19 Feb 2017
Pauline T
15 Feb 2017
Jan V
13 Feb 2017
Robyn W
13 Feb 2017
Guy B
13 Feb 2017
Phil C
13 Feb 2017
Derice S
13 Feb 2017
Tony S
11 Feb 2017
Pauline T
11 Feb 2017
Robyn N
11 Feb 2017
Angela H
1 Feb 2017
Jenny B
1 Feb 2017
Valeria K
1 Feb 2017
Angela H
1 Feb 2017
Jenny B
1 Feb 2017
Valeria K
1 Feb 2017
Tracy M
31 Jan 2017
Mary W
31 Jan 2017
Leanne S
31 Jan 2017
Tracy M
31 Jan 2017
Mary W
30 Jan 2017
Leanne S
30 Jan 2017
Joe F
30 Jan 2017
Kaye N
30 Jan 2017
Jacqui H
30 Jan 2017
Joe F
30 Jan 2017
Sandra W
30 Jan 2017
Kaye N
30 Jan 2017
Jacqui H
30 Jan 2017
Sandra W
30 Jan 2017
Michelle L
29 Jan 2017
Michelle L
29 Jan 2017
Walter H
26 Jan 2017
Iona A
26 Jan 2017
Walter H
26 Jan 2017
Iona A
26 Jan 2017
Vicky R
26 Jan 2017
Carolyn B
25 Jan 2017
Donna L
25 Jan 2017
Carolyn B
25 Jan 2017
Donna L
25 Jan 2017
David S
22 Jan 2017
David S
22 Jan 2017
Lynn F
18 Jan 2017
Lynn F
18 Jan 2017
Guy B
16 Jan 2017
Robina P
16 Jan 2017
Guy B
16 Jan 2017
Robina P
15 Jan 2017
Catherine B
15 Jan 2017
Catherine B
15 Jan 2017
Esther B
12 Jan 2017
Faith M
12 Jan 2017
Wilma I
12 Jan 2017
Faith M
11 Jan 2017
Gregory J
11 Jan 2017
Taryn P
11 Jan 2017
Letitia M
11 Jan 2017
Rodney S
11 Jan 2017
Karen A
11 Jan 2017
Peter O
11 Jan 2017
Maxine H
11 Jan 2017
Sharon T
11 Jan 2017
Jeffrey H
11 Jan 2017
Chris S
11 Jan 2017
Van N
11 Jan 2017
Rita S
11 Jan 2017
Susan B
11 Jan 2017
Gregory J
11 Jan 2017
Taryn P
11 Jan 2017
Letitia M
11 Jan 2017
Rodney S
11 Jan 2017
Karen A
11 Jan 2017
Peter O
11 Jan 2017
Maxine H
11 Jan 2017
Sharon T
11 Jan 2017
Jeffrey H
11 Jan 2017
Chris S
11 Jan 2017
Van N
11 Jan 2017
Rita S
11 Jan 2017
Susan B
11 Jan 2017
Dr judy Y
11 Jan 2017
Mick B
6 Jan 2017
Mick B
5 Jan 2017
Helen T
2 Jan 2017
Helen T
2 Jan 2017
Lorraine H
1 Jan 2017
Lorraine H
1 Jan 2017
Yvonne F
28 Dec 2016
Yvonne F
28 Dec 2016
Yolanda T
21 Dec 2016
Yolanda T
21 Dec 2016
Debra L
20 Dec 2016
Marc G
20 Dec 2016
Debra L
20 Dec 2016
Marc G
20 Dec 2016
Bill M
18 Dec 2016
Chris C
18 Dec 2016
Bill M
18 Dec 2016
Chris C
17 Dec 2016
Caroline L
17 Dec 2016
Marlene C
17 Dec 2016
Jacqueline H
17 Dec 2016
Caroline L
17 Dec 2016
Kristine L
17 Dec 2016
Marlene C
17 Dec 2016
Jacqueline H
17 Dec 2016
Frances A
17 Dec 2016
Kristine L
17 Dec 2016
Constance H
15 Dec 2016
Constance H
14 Dec 2016
Bradley S
14 Dec 2016
Deanne G
13 Dec 2016
Bradley S
13 Dec 2016
Deanne G
13 Dec 2016
Gayle L
13 Dec 2016
Alison H
13 Dec 2016
Leisa P
13 Dec 2016
Gayle L
13 Dec 2016
Alison H
13 Dec 2016
Leisa P
13 Dec 2016
Jellene D
10 Dec 2016
Jellene D
10 Dec 2016
Giuseppina N
9 Dec 2016
Giuseppina N
9 Dec 2016
David A
8 Dec 2016
Patricia K
8 Dec 2016
David A
8 Dec 2016
Patricia K
8 Dec 2016
Shayne M
7 Dec 2016
Shayne M
6 Dec 2016
Ian D
3 Jul 2016
Ian D
2 Jul 2016
Jill B
14 Jun 2016
Ovation of the Seas — Ship Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 262 ratings.
Ovation of the Seas

Royal Caribbean

Ship facts

Star rating: Ovation of the Seas star rating
Maiden voyage: 2016
Number of decks: 16
Tonnage: 168666
Cabins: 2090
Passenger capacity: 4180
Number of crew: 1300

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Staterooms, room service
  • Royal Promenade
  • Shops, Souvenirs
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • The Grande Restaurant (formal, dinner)
  • Silk (Asian, dinner)
  • Windjammer Marketplace
  • American Icon Grill
  • Café @ Two70
  • Dog House (lunch, dinner)
  • Chic (dinner)
  • Coastal Kitchen (suites)
  • Room service dining
  • Solarium Bistro Restaurant
  • Beverage packages
  • Anytime, or traditional set-time, dining options
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Chef’s Table (14 guests)
  • Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine (dinner)
  • Chops Grille (dinner)
  • Izumi Japanese (lunch, dinner)
  • Jamie’s Italian (lunch, dinner)
  • Michael’s Genuine Pub (lunch, dinner)
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Café Promenade
  • Coca-Cola Freestyle
  • Sorrento’s pizza
  • Bars, clubs, lounges (22)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Broadway Production
  • Music hall
  • LED movies on pool deck
  • Comedy, jazz, karaoke
  • Nightclub
  • Casino
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • VOOM high-speed Internet (pay)
  • Royal iQ mobile device app cruise planner
  • WOWBands (alternate to SeaPass card)
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (4)
  • FlowRider surf simulators
  • Whirlpools (10)
  • North Star (41m viewing arm)
  • RipCord (sky-diving, 3yr +)
  • Seaplex (indoor skate, bumper cars, circus, etc.)
  • Solarium adults only/pool
  • Sun deck
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness
  • Basketball court
  • Billiards, pool tables
  • Jogging track
  • Sports courts
  • Rock-climbing walls
  • Mini-golf course
  • Games, contests, dancing
  • Library/Card room
  • Wedding packages, Chapel
  • UNDER 18
  • Youth Program, lounge
  • Adventure Ocean kids club
  • H2O Zone water park
  • DreamWorks for kids
  • Babies & Tots Nursery
  • OTHER
  • Laundry, drycleaning (pay)
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Medical centre
  • No emotional support animals

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Gratuities for Australia and NZ sailings
  • Bar service charges included in Aus/NZ sailings
  • All main meals on-board
  • In-cabin breakfast at no charge
  • Coffee, tea, iced water, lemonade 24 hrs
  • Anytime or fixed sittings, & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Infant crèche, kids clubs & teen programs
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • In-cabin dining menu USD 7.95 per order
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Certain entertainment, fitness classes
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Babysitting, individual or in groups (from 1 y)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • GRATUITIES if NOT Australia or NZ sailings
  • USD 14.50 (USD 17.50 Grand suites and above) pp/day all ages
  • May modify at Guest Services on board
  • May pre-pay gratuity on booking
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Service charge 18% automatically added to bar, mini-bar, spa & salon services.
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code: Formal, best black-tie look; Smart Casual, dress to impress; Casual, shorts for b’fast & lunch
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Don’t bring electrical extension cords
  • Aerial drones allowed: not operated on board, only on shore when legal

Best Value Cruises

New Zealand
Ovation of the Seas - New Zealand
9 nights from
$1,227
($136 per day)
South Pacific & NZ Cruise
Ovation of the Seas - South Pacific & NZ Cruise
11 nights from
$1,519
($138 per day)
Hawaii Cruise
Ovation of the Seas - Hawaii Cruise
10 nights from
$1,428
($143 per day)

Happy Customers

Rob's knowledge and responsiveness make for a great booking experience. His work to secure the cabins I wanted was much appreciated."
- Carolyn B