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Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

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Ship Stats and Features
Maximum Capacity: 4650
Year Entered Service: 17/04/2016
Beam (Ship Width): 134 ft
Draught(Ship Depth): 27 ft
Length: 1145 ft
Tonnage: 167800
Crew: 1300
Number of Decks: 42
Number of Lifts: 16
Number of Pools: 3
Number of restaurants: 8
Formal nights: No
Adult Only: No
Kids Club: No
Ovation of the Seas is the third phenomenal cruise ship in Royal Caribbean’s game-changing Quantum Class. Sister to Quantum of the Seas (launched in November 2014) and Anthem of the Seas (launched in April 2015), Ovation boasts the same standards of innovation, high technology and state-of-the-art features. She boasts an 11,000 piece art collection worth $4.5 million, which is thought-provoking, fun and inspiring. The collection includes an adorable pair of giant pandas, with mama bear reaching down from the roof of the Seaplex to her little cub, who is holding his paw up to her from the deck below. 

Ovation of the Seas also features highly energy-efficient systems, optimised hydrodynamics, heat recovery, an effective underwater paint coating, a state-of-the-art exhaust gas treatment plant (hybrid scrubber), as well as energy-saving, LED lighting systems. These design considerations highlight Royal Caribbean's commitment to reducing their carbon footprint.

It is with this ship that the cruise line introduced a Suite Class with three categories, Sea, Sky and Star Class, which exists on Quantum and Oasis Class ships. Sea Class is for all guests in the various types of Junior Suites. Benefits include access to the Coastal Kitchen Restaurant and premium bathroom products by Hermès, Ferragamo and L’OCCITANE. Sky Class is for guests staying in an Aquatheatre Suite, Crown Loft Suite, Owner’s Suite, Royal Family Suite and Superior Grand Suite. As well as the benefits included in Sea Class, these guests also receive full in-suite dining, bottled water, complimentary VOOM (internet access), exclusive access to signature activities like NorthStar and Ripcord by iFLY, Suites Beach on private islands, and a luxury pillowtop mattress. Star Class is for the Loft Suites, the two bedroomed AquaTheatre suites and a four bedroom Family Suite. They get their very own ‘Royal Genie” to cater to their every whim, complimentary ultimate beverage package and speciality restaurant dining, complimentary mini bar, a Nespresso machine, Duxiana mattresses, Frette linens, towels and bathrobes and more.

Cuisine and Dining on Ovation of the Seas

There are so many dining venues available on Ovation of the Seas, each one offering excellent service and high-quality cuisine. Find sophisticated and experiential venues, relaxed informal eateries and speciality restaurants from renowned celebrity chefs including Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s Italian at Sea. Dining options include;

  • Main Dining Room - for a range of international dishes, and some first-rate service
  • Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine - try some truly innovative meals at this fun and quirky restaurant
  • Sorrento's - for uncomplicated, freshly prepared Italian pizza
  • Solarium Bistro - food here is served buffet and a la carte style, and has influences from Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East. Alternatively, you can also try an authentic Chinese hot pot here
  • Izumi - for fresh and exciting Japanese food including sushi and sashimi
  • Chop's Grille - this American steakhouse serves delicious cuts of beef as well as various fish dishes
  • Jamie's Italian - lovers of pasta and other flavourful Italian food will want to dine here at least once
  • Chef's Table - let the experts take you on a phenomenal culinary journey complete with perfect wine pairings
  • Windjammer Marketplace - this casual buffet venue offers a wide array of international cuisine that guests can help themselves to
  • Coastal Kitchen - for Grande Suite and Pinnacle Club guests, this exclusive restaurant offers a truly luxurious experience
As well as all these fabulous eateries, Ovation of the Seas also has a number of great cafes and grab-and-go spots. Head to the food cart at the Seaplex - known as the Dog House - for a tasty hotdog or another fast-food treat. Or enjoy a deliciously decadent pastry and speciality coffee at La Patisserie, where you'll find a classic European cafe feel which you can sit in for hours. Cafe Promenade and The Cafe @ Two70 also have a menu of snacks and coffees to give you that mid-afternoon pick me up.

Entertainment on Ovation of the Seas

The brilliant Two70 venue doubles up as a social hub with panoramic sea views during the day, before transforming into a breath-taking entertainment venue in the evenings. The windows here become screens for a series of projections designed to enhance shows held here, which could be anything from live music to some spectacular displays of acrobatics. In addition to this venue, the Royal Theatre wows with spectacular live shows which rival those seen on Broadway and in the West End.

As well as live shows there are onboard movie screenings by the pool, so you can enjoy your favourite films under the sun or stars. Alternatively, grown-ups can spend a glamorous evening in the casino, where you can play Roulette, Texas Hold 'em, Blackjack and other games as well as trying your hand at the slot machines.

Those looking for an intimate evening of drinks, good conversation, and perhaps a little live music for that added sprinkle of atmosphere, will be pleased with the array of choice there is when it comes to bars and lounges. For somewhere casual and friendly head to the Pool Bar, Sunshine Bar, or Sky Bar - which are all al fresco, bar stool style venues. For something a bit different head to the North Star Bar, located close to the glass-walled elevation ride, or the Bionic Bar where fascinating robot arms create cocktails you've ordered from a tablet on your table. Otherwise, for a more intimate evening choose the gorgeous Vintages Wine Bar, the Latin-inspired Boleros, or the Schooner Bar for some gentle piano music. For regular live music, parties, and DJ sessions, and an exciting rock 'n' roll vibe, head to the Music Hall - a venue set to be buzzing each and every night.

Spa & Fitness on Ovation of the Seas

It’s easy to keep active on Ovation of the Seas. With a seaside fitness centre kitted out by Technogym and providing breath-taking views. For those who prefer to absorb the fresh sea air, you can undertake rock-climbing, surfing and even sky-diving up on deck.

A fully equipped spa offers massages, manicures, and body wraps to name just a few treatments, plus a beauty salon to help you get ready for special occasions onboard.

Recreation on Ovation of the Seas

Find all kinds of fun things to do at Sea-Plex – the largest indoor sports and entertainment complex at sea. Here you'll find roller skating (and roller discos in the evening!), bumper cars, and even a circus school where you can learn tricks like the trapeze. Other exhilarating activities include the RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator, Royal Caribbean's popular surf simulator - Flowrider - a rock-climbing wall, and of course plenty of swimming pools. 

Guests should also ensure they have a go on the North Star viewing platform. This glass-walled sphere elevates to around 300 feet above the ocean, offering its passengers unrivalled views of the ship and seas below.

The art gallery oozes sophisticated calm, and the shopping facilities have everything you should need during your time at sea. Should adults want to spend time here, kids and teens will be kept busy with dedicated youth programmes, where they can meet new friends their own age and take part in fun group activities.

Customer Reviews

Enjoyed our cruise sailing from Sydney around New Zealand. Staff looked after us very well & we enjoyed the beautiful ship....read more
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Ship is lovely, but I prefer the oasis of the seas. Our crossing was choppy at times and our room was very noisy with with the...read more
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