Disappointing experience on this new ship "Ovation of the Seas"

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review to Asia & Indian Ocean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Roundtrip Hong Kong
Sail Date: November 05, 2016
Ship: Ovation of the Seas
Cabin Number: 11262
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 months ago

The ship was new and nice and big but we had the worst group of passengers one could ask for... rowdy, impolite, noisy.  The ports selected were not as interesting as expected especially as in Miyazaki and Busan where the ship arrived in the afternoon there was not much daylight left to explore. To make the experience worse food onboard was totally disappointing...the menu in every restaurant was basically the same throughout the 8 days and it was not even good... especially the Chinese menu was completely a disaster compared with the Chinese food we got ashore prior to the cruise.  The only saving grace was the service onboard.. most staff did their best to provide great service. And the shows helped to make the cruise less of a disaster. 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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