Asia Ovation

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Ovation of the Seas

9 Night Asia (Hong Kong To Singapore)

Sail date: November 14, 2017

Ship: Ovation of the Seas

Cabin number: 7630

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Ship was great.Loved the shows and activites.Ports were not so good.Itinerary seemed great but ports were too far and wasted alot of time traveling to and from port.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Embarkation in the port of HKG was not equipted for large amounts of people.No special lines for Crown and Anchor members.A bit disorganized.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Ships main dining was chaotic.Service was disorganized,slow and dinig room nosiy.Food is brought up in carts from a different area causing carts to be everywhere.Had carts lined up with dirty dishes next to my table.Service was slow,It seemed it was understaffed.Windjammer-always a disaster .Understaffed,tables full of dishes no where to sit.Jaimes Olvier-Italian with a twist was terrible.No comparison to Giovanni that is authentic Italian.Coastal kitchen was fabulous-dined there every night due to having a suite.

Coastal Kitchen

5 out of 5

excellent food.Staff was personal and professional.Atmosphere was fabulous.Menu changed nightly and was a pleasant experience every time.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Made appointments for Ifly--fabulous ,fun .Staff was professional and patient.Made the activity pleasant.Bumper cars-lots of fun.Northstar...great view of the ship.Fabulous amenities on this ship.

RipCord by iFLY

5 out of 5

was excellent !!! great experience.Staff was friendly and professional,loved the experience

Entertainment

5 out of 5
musicals were great.Las Vegas like shows and customes.Never saw such great customes and musical numbers on a cruise before like this.

Children's Programs

no children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
staff was accomadating and pleasant.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
super clean.Large and airly design.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
thius was a single person cabin.It was the first i ever travelled in and was great!!! Double size bed,very spacious.Great roomy cabin,large walking shower with clear glass door,Virtual window has outdoor camera and you view real time scenery.Loved this cabin

Ship tip

book the ifly and northstar early.

Ports of call

Hong Kong

5 out of 5
great port for shopping anf sites.

Nha Trang, Vietnam

5 out of 5
nice port,not much to see,freindly shopping.Use US dollars which is a disadvantage to the tourists.No vietnam currency exchange on the ship or the port.

Phu My (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

2 out of 5
Ho Chi Minh too far from port.Not much to see here and alot of time wasted traveling to and from ship.

Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand

1 out of 5
Bangkok 1.5 hr away from port each way.Too far to see anything.Time is spent on the road and not able to see any sites.

Singapore

5 out of 5
great port and city.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
fast and smooth
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