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Price: $$     Size: XL     Refurbished: 4 yrs ago    

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"We were a bit disappointed in the main dining room food choices seemed to be a lot of the same things each..." in 73 reviews.

"The areas like Central Park, Boardwalk and Sports Areas were great." in 60 reviews.

"...the food was sooooo good, we canceled one of our specialty restaurant s to eat in the Opus Dining Room." in 4 reviews.



630 reviews from our community


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medwards
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
2-3 cruises

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Great Cruise!!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Dec 06, 2014

We had a great time on Oasis of the Seas.  It was our first time sailing on a large ship and what an experience. The ship is awesome, you don't even realize that you're on a ship most of the time.  The staff is fantastic, always very friendly and willing to help with anything you need.  The Cruise Director Ricky, made the trip even more memorable.  He was so lively and very entertaining.  If you have an opportunity to go, you won't be disappointed.  We can't wait to go back!!

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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

4 out of 5
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Very good but not too contented with overall experience.

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Dec 06, 2014

Our boarding experience was not too comfortable. Many people got tired & hungry because of the size of the crowds checking in & were waiting for restaurants to eat. Most restaurants were very full & elevators were packed with people.

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babsrn95
Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

4 out of 5
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fun ans well as elegant

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Dec 06, 2014

Really the ultimate of cruising that we have done so far. If I had any criticism it would be destinations we have been on this ship 3 times tired of these stops. Cats was amazing but too long, I  think most people felt that way. Those two issues aside it was elegant, entertaining, great service, Love the spa, the fitness center, central park was so peaceful,  we really did not have a bad meal. Our group really enjoyed the week!

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pfbrohl
Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

5 out of 5
5 star
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Oasis - Western Caribbean

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Dec 06, 2014

This is a huge ship that has everything that you would want.  The restaurant selection is so varied that even the most picky eaters can find something that they will like and enjoy. Activities are non-stop and the crew are all gracious and helpful. 

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donsanko
Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
2-3 cruises

4 out of 5
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good

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Dec 06, 2014

Over all was a very good cruise. The staf was great. We thought our room nice but would have been better if was higher. Most shows we attendant were great but didn't like "cats". Did care fo mytime dining  to many people to close together settings, could not visit with other table guests because of noise. Again it was a very good cruise.

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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
4-6 cruises

3 out of 5
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Great Ship - Not So Good Food and Lots of Lines

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

Boarding was quick and easy.   I would say it took less than 10  minutes from parking lot to ship.   Way better than other cruises we have been on.   As for the ship - it was really so nice and had an amazing amount of entertainment.   The choices seemed endless of things to do and the shows we were able to see were really very good and we typically walk out of all cruise shows within five minutes (although the particular headliner show we walked out of).   We were unable to see the aqua shows as we had rough seas most of the week so they were unable to perform but we heard it was amazing.   We had a great time in the adult show in Studio B.  It was hilarious.   The 70's dance show in the promenade was so fun and I can't say enough about the Cruise Director, Ricky, he was awesome.  What wasn't so awesome was the food..... BLECH.  And I really mean BLECH.  My thin husband likely lost weight as he just simply decided by the fourth day that there wasn't anything on the boat worth eating and it was always cold..    Even the lobster was severely overcooked and cold and they either gave us fake butter for the lobster or the lobsters tasted horrible?   We even at a specialty restaurant (Serenity) and it wasn't much better.  Carnival's Burger Joint (by Guy Fieri) and their burrito bar so far blow the Oasis food out of the water.   Anyway, we have always said that "it is hard to mess up breakfast" but even it was horrible. The last morning we ate in the dining room as I had to eat fried eggs every morning as all other eggs were powdered, the waffles were cold, soggy rubbery things that were absolutely inedible and so on.   But to my surprise even the dining room served powdered eggs and cold hash browns that looked like the ones at McDonald's  and the bacon was pure fat.   I pushed the plate away once again and ate rolls/toast for yet another meal.   I ate so much bread and I try never to eat it but it was some of the only edible stuff we found (with the exception of the Park Café salad and roast beef sandwich (which got boring fast)   Some people on the ship said that the food was what they expected and some fully agreed with us that it was horrible but I didn't hear anyone say once that it was good.   One gentleman was so disgusted that he said he was giving up on RC and he was a diamond platinum member or something of the sort as he thought all the food was horrible to the point as he called it "mystery food".    With all this said.....I think the actual ship and entertainment/sports were so good they ruined us for other ships but the food was so inedible that we can't go again.   Quite a quandary.

Oh.....  and as everyone says....  be prepared to wait in line.   And then wait in more lines.   You really need to make reservations for the main shows and then still get there more than 15 minutes early or they let the stand-by line in.   If you want a good seat.... be prepared to wait 45 or more minutes.    You even have to make reservations for "My Time Dining".   Doesn't that sound counter intuitive?  Or is it just me?   If you don't make the reservations for My Time Dining... be prepared to wait an hour or more.

I can say that from what we experienced, the staff and crew were nothing but friendly and helpful and never once had an issue at any time.  

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Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
4-6 cruises

3 out of 5
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Not worth going

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

Food was so bad. No taste at all, compared to Princess or Carnaval for price of ticket we expected much better.The service in dinning was awful compared to my other ships exprience.

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jimgeoff
Purser

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

4 out of 5
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Great cruise on enormous ship

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

Overall, the cruise on Oasis was excellent.  The ship did seem crowded at times, but the shows were great and the crew was brilliant.  Having done both the Allure and Oasis now - I would lean toward medium sized ships in the future. 

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cdamstar
Purser

Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Suite

Experience:
7+ cruises

5 out of 5
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Aquatheater Suite Experience

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

Oh My! From the first step in to the foyer of our suite we knew it was going to be a "Sweet" experience!

Our stateroom attendant was very friendly and accommodating, and very attentive especially to Nana, my Mother-in-law (90yrs) who stayed in room a lot just reading or sleeping. Roshan Boodhooa is perfect match for suite comforts.

The wraparound Deck was awesome but too windy to relax on this particular cruise. I actually slipped and fell because the deck was wet and the wind was howling. Luckily, I'm pretty fit and could pick myself up. We did get to see the aqua show twice (the last three shows were cancelled due to weather.) It was so fantastic! The belly flop contest was lots of fun especially from our deck! Had great fun watching the wall climbers.

Dining experience was not our best. 8:30pm American Icon. Everything seemed to be coming out at same time and many things never did arrive...ice tea, asparagus...gluten-free rolls (offered). Entrees just ok. Went with our kids to their " my time " dining in Silk and the service and ambiance were superb! Dining in Chops is always the ultimate experience for us! We reserved 2 nights with all five of us and although it cost us well over $400.00 a night even with 2 free covers one night. Chops experience is always a five star experience! Sorrento's gluten-free pizza was great and will be a bonus next time we bring my son who has celiac. Johnny Rockets is always a fun and tasty experience. All 5 of us went for those burgers twice!

We really didn't get much time with the concierge perks in the Coastal Kitchen because they would not allow our children (in their 40's) to join us at all. I asked if my daughter could just sit with me and wait for our dinner reservations and they just said a flat "No!"  Next time, and there will be that, I will get it for all 7 family members. This time I needed a separate bath for my mother-in-law and so I put our kids down the hall so they had own space. I asked to pay for them to join us in concierge lounge but I got a "No!" once again. The fruit plate was refreshing.

Next time we will all be in the suite and we will most likely abuse the concierge lounge because that is what we do best...."lounge around and share experiences"!

 

 

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imen
Purser

Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
7+ cruises

5 out of 5
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My experience on the Oasis of the Seas

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Oasis of the Seas | Sail Date: Nov 29, 2014

the only things that I didn't like about this cruise was you needed to reserve every entertainment you wanted to do on your trip before you left home.  We missed quite a bit of different shows we wanted to see but they were all booked. Another thing was instead of having a show  in one of the larger theater so more people could see them, they put it in a small room where we were so crowded that people were going in the hallway to get seats and putting them all over the place blocking the exit door to the club.  My sister who is 67 almost got into a fight because she was seated then people would just come in the room then stand right in front of her and she couldn't see.  We had come in early for a seat but it was just so crowded in the small show rooms, especially the On Air bar. 

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Make sure you book your shows well in advance online or as soon as you get on the boat!

Book your entertainment and activities before the cruise to guarantee entrance to the entertainment. Take advantage of all of the programs - you won't be disappointed

From MeetOnCruise iPhone App: Book all your shows online before the cruise. This is crucial or you may not get into some. Do not miss the aqua theater show. It is amazing. This ship and the Allure are UNBELIEVABLE! You will love it.

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Sail Date: May 16, 2015

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