October Alaska Cruise

Ovation of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Ovation of the Seas

7 Night Alaska Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 01, 2021

Ship: Ovation of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 13218

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 months ago

Review summary

Overall, considering Covid restrictions, a wonderful vacation! Got frustrated with wearing masks tough!

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Windjammer Marketplace

5 out of 5

Great layout and excellent food and service. Also, a large varied selection.

Sorrentos

4 out of 5

Good pizza, but not the selection Princess has.

SeaPlex Doghouse

3 out of 5

Location is not great, and the quality of the regular hot dogs are well below the ones on Princess.

Café Promenade

5 out of 5

Open 24 hours and providing a small selection of goodies

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Next Cruise

1 out of 5

RCL Next Cruise is much less flexible than Princess' Future Cruise Deposit. Benefits are lost if you don't book a cruise within 2 months. Also, it is a non-refundable deposit, whereas the Princess deposit is refunded if not used within 2 years.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Individual entertainers were excellent Production show was good

North Star

5 out of 5

A great experience to be above the ship to view the sights, especially so in Alaska.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Excellent service from waiters, cabin stewards, bartenders, etc.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
large & comfortable

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

1 out of 5
The cruise port (including convenient parking), is great. The city is a disaster!

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
White pass train is great!

Sitka, Alaska Did not visit port

Itinerary was changed

CRUISE ENDICOTT ARM & DAWES GLACIER

5 out of 5
Beautiful cruising through the Endicott Arm to the glacier.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Quick & easy!
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