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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: April 01, 2010
Ship: Oasis of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
We found the Oasis to be impressive and almost overwhelming. Overall we prefer the Freedom, it is a more imtimate environment and the rooms are much bigger. The ship is so focused on "spend more money with us" from the huge shopping and dining areas. It would have been nice to see less square footage for the mall and extra dining and more space in the rooms. The tops floors have phenominal set up to capture the views and even though the ship was carrying thousand of people, it never felt that way. You could always find a chair at the pool and there were minimal lines..

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The dining experience was great, the food quality went down each day. First meal (Sea Bass) was superb. From there it was average or below average. The lobster bisque is the same as all other Royal Carribean cruiesse and yet to be desired. We ate at Chops one night and the Rib Eye was not bad, but not the best steak we have ever had.


3 out of 5
Comedy Show was top notch! We laughed for an hour straight. Strongly recommend the comedy show. The Hair Show was a bit corny. Flo Rider is super fun but I have to say again how much a second basketball court is needed when you mix in soccer! Injuries will happen, when you are playing a game, there are soccer balls and people running between your legs! Volleyball (sand court) would be another great addition to this boat.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We don't have kids, but if you do....this is your boat! The kids will stay occupied the entire time. This will be one of the best family vacations ever if you have kids age 7-18!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was fantastic all around the ship. I have nothing but great things to say about the staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We so wish there was a seperate soccer and basketball court. Having to share it with soccer players was very frustrating. The staff was excellent, courteous and friendly and everything is new and nice so you always feel clean. The pools are AMAZING and they even have an adult only section.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
When we booked this ship, we assumed the state rooms would be the same or larger than the Freedom, being the ship was so much larger. The space on the Oasis was not used for making the rooms bigger! They were much smaller than Freedom, so small I left with a small cut and a bruise on my face from hitting my head, and the waters we calm and I do not drink much!

Pros: The Newness and Niceness of Ship and Amenities

Cons: Almost Too Much Ship

Recommends Oasis of the Seas? Yes!

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