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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Oasis of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 21, 2018

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Cabin number: 12598

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great cruise! We were told the ship was full, but I never felt it was overly crowded. The pools were great and we never had to look endlessly for lounge chairs. The food was ok, but typical for what I expect on a cruise ship. Service staff was excellent all around! The staterooms are small but adequate. Storage is the staterooms is pathetic. The shows were average (most notably Cats....which is simply too long of a show (2 hours) to use on a cruise ship.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Super fast embarkation. No lines and we only had to wait for boarding due to a USCG inspection. Disney needs to take some lessons from Royal Caribbean on how to get passengers onboard.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
My son is at the top age for the kids club (11) and he hated it because there was no independence in the club. He felt micro managed. My daughter (9) on the other hand loved the club.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Some rough carpet in a few areas, but as I understand the ship will be in dry dock soon and much of this normal wear and tear will be taken care of. Everything was clean and the only things we noticed were caused from having 5000+ passengers every week.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
The cabin was clean and our attendant was great. The biggest 2 problems were keeping the cabin cool and storage. We had to keep the balcony curtains closed all the time to keep the cabin at a comfortable temperature (having closed curtains kills the view). The storage was absolutely deplorable. Nice size closet but the room and only 3 drawers for storage with several shelves that were only a few inches deep so you could not store any clothing in them.

Ship tip

Great ship and staff overall. Yes, it is the oldest Oasis Class ship so there are a few less bells and whistles, but we never lacked something to do.

Ports of call

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5

Falmouth, Jamaica

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We did express walk off and it took less than 15 minutes to get off the ship, clear custums and find our ride! Excellent!
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