Too Big, Too $$$, Too much Hassle

Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Oasis of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 03, 2019

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6602

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We will not cruise again. Not geared for people over 65. Maybe a river cruise on small boat. Too big, too loud, too much confusion.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Too Confusing, Like a cattle pen

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food Great, water should be free.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pools crowded, Spa expensive and always up-selling.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Great and Bad: Cats was dark and poorly performed. Family friendly comedy first comedian bombed. Aqua and ice both very good. Music great.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very efficient, very polite throughout ship. Cabin Attendant exceptional (Lloyd).

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
All very clean. Ship too big. Always on the wrong deck or wrong end. Very attractive but very confusing.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean, but too small. Balcony was nice but needs lounge type chair. Could not get wife’s walker past the bed.

Ship tip

Getting off is Hell. You have a nice trip, then it is all wrecked in the debarkation. Just too many people.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

4 out of 5
Nice active stop.

Falmouth, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Easy to get off. No short (2-3 hr) shore excursions, so just hung around the dock shops.

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
Again, seemed like very long shore excursions, but dock area had plenary going on.

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Terrible. The people that help don’t know much and don’t speak much English. Much confusion and employees either bark at you like sargents or just don’t know how to direct you. Ruined the trip ending.
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