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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Reviews: 20
Helpful Votes: 156

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
Oasis of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 02, 2018

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8200

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Food was not impressive, in the dining room at all. Buffet was good, lots to do on the ship. Room attendant didn't even know our names, never introduced himself. He was friendly, and kept a good room, but not interested in making it personal. Unlike any other cruise I've ever taken. Dining room service was slow and condiments where untimely, drinks were slow. Wait staff assistance next to nil. Ship itself is amazing, never felt crowded. Casino layout is horrible, machines where super tight. There was no "smoking" side of the bar. Hardly any wait staff in the casino, and when we managed to find one, it was extremely slow to get back, and brought wrong drink order. We spent enough to receive offers, but never any chocolate strawberries, or cookies, or anything from the casino. Entertainment, shows were amazing aside from Cats, that was horrible. Not a very happy crew, I've been on ships where all crew members were always smiling. The Windjammer was the exception, they were all the best, happy and helpful. If you start self-disembarkation 0630, then have coffee available at 0500 please and some snacks on the promenade deck - the deck we exit and line up on. I think I prefer the smaller ships. The attention to detail from crew and staff is much better.

Embarkation

3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Windjammer Marketplace

4 out of 5

Better food than the dining room. Have more omelet stations.

Starbucks

1 out of 5

Unnecessary.

Sorrento's Pizza

5 out of 5

Lived off of pizza at night, since it is one of the few options after 11 pm.

Park Cafe

2 out of 5

Open earlier. Have mimosas and bloody marys available. great snacks and service.

Mast Bar

3 out of 5

Open more often and earlier. Great bartenders.

Globe and Atlas Pub

4 out of 5

Smile with friendlier service.

Cafe Promenade

3 out of 5

Open earlier, and smile some more - friendly service goes a long way. Be more helpful to those who want specialty coffee but never ordered any before the cruise.

Boardwalk Dog House

4 out of 5

No chili dogs, but the hot dogs were tasty.

150 Central Park

4 out of 5

Beautiful

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Zipline

1 out of 5

This was a Joke.

Sports Pool

4 out of 5

Nice pool with lots of seating. All of the pools were nice.

Solarium

4 out of 5

Very nice area and pool, one of the best for solarium pools in the fleet. Hardly any servers roaming around though.

Jogging Track

2 out of 5

Put some chairs out for people to sit on this deck. Have an area on the port side to go out and smoke.

Casino Royale

2 out of 5

Horrible layout and tight machines. Have the same machines on the smoking and non-smoking side. Have an area at the bar to smoke at. Have more drink waiters and be more timely, and bring the right drinks back.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Library

1 out of 5

Book selection is horrible.

On Air Club

1 out of 5

Pointless. Bigger screens for sports please.

Comedy Live

5 out of 5

The funniest!

Service and Staff

2 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Keep your expectations low on the food. See as much as you can. Use the steps, it is quicker.

Ports of call

Nassau, Bahamas

1 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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