Amazing Royalup to Star Class with Royal Genie

Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review

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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Oasis of the Seas

7 Night Bahamas & Perfect Day (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 03, 2021

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 10730

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 month ago

Review summary

Wonderful! This was a special cruise for mother-in-law started with a 2 bedroom 2 bath cabin. Lucky to Royalup the experience to an Aqua Theater 2 bedroom/2 bath suite. Had a massage while in Port Canaveral, a shaded bed in Cococay and trip to Pearl Island in Nassau. Weather was great, a spot of rain (nice change) and mostly smooth seas. Having a Genie (Allan) was...WOW.... Magical! He scheduled our specialty dining, both on the balcony & in the restaurants. He reserved the best seats in the house for entertainment (it was a if the performers were singing and performing TO us!) Drinks were always in our hands, treats always waiting... a very truly special experience.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
We were able to board an hour early but it was so swift, we missed boarding with our Genie, Allan!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The deluxe drink & food package was included for Star class. We never went to the Main Dining room, but we did have some of their food delivered to our room - good. Chef's table was great (note: the wine pairing normally included with the Chef's Table upcharge was an EXTRA charge of $25 pp for Star class diners, as they said it was above the deluxe drink package max of $13 per drink). Izumi's hibachi was the BEST (did this twice). Playmakers great (they had the Impossible Burger!!!) & Portside BBQ was the others favorite.

Bionic Bar®by Mark Shakr

5 out of 5

Thoroughly entertaining.

El Loco Fresh℠

4 out of 5

This needed tofu options

Portside BBQ

5 out of 5

Both my mother-in-law & hubby adored this menu!!!

Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade

5 out of 5

Hubby & mom loved the wings, the nachos & onion rings. I ordered the truffle burger with the Impossible Burger twice!... it was that good!

Boardwalk Dog House

4 out of 5

The family liked but they need a "Smart Dog" so we vegetarians can enjoy with them.

Coastal Kitchen

5 out of 5

Spectacular views. Limited vegetarian options.

Chop's Grille

5 out of 5

Food was very good, husband had the lobster (already shelled and displayed on the open tail halves, he missed the fun of cracking it)They accommodate vegetarians by beginning me the vegi options from 150 Broadway and eggplant from Giovannis.

Starbucks

5 out of 5

They remembered me everyday! Great staff!

Giovanni's Table

5 out of 5

Ordered this for room service, very good deserts. Eggplant was excellent, husband tried the octopus which was recommended by others, he fully agreed it was great!

Izumi Japanese Cuisine

5 out of 5

Hibachi was our favorite! Vegetarian- loved the tofu & noodles option. Be sure to get them to fry the rice super crunch - awesome!

Rising Tide Bar

5 out of 5

Fun experience!

Blaze

5 out of 5

Great comedians, they controlled any controversial comments so no one was turned off from the performance.

Windjammer Marketplace

5 out of 5

I could get my over ready eggs here.

Candy Beach

5 out of 5

Great selection, the cream was nice change.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The is something for everyone! Central Park with the chess boards was nice.

Royal Escape Room – Apollo 18: Lunar Landing

5 out of 5

This was wonderful! Finished with 58 secs to go!

Ultimate Abyss℠

4 out of 5

It was good, quick, but not great for adults. Kids would thoroughly enjoy this though. At least we can say we finally did this, don't do if you don't like tight places.

Diamond Club

3 out of 5

Never had anything to offer when we stopped by. Quiet otherwise.

Day Spa and Fitness Center

4 out of 5

Lovely experience, tired of the product hard sell at the end of the massages.

Suite Lounge

5 out of 5

Amazing views, wonderful staff!

Casino Royale

4 out of 5

Very good, slots had more variety than other ships. However, hardly heard about big payouts on this ship compared to others so we stopped trying so hard.

Carousel

5 out of 5

Even grandma loved the nostalgia of this

Center Ice Rink

5 out of 5

Spectacular ice show!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Cats was fabulous! Never realized the extensive ballet skills needed as well as the vocal range. Musicians were great.

AquaTheater

5 out of 5

OMG, amazing performances and diverse skills of these athletes: divers, synchronized swimmers, gymnasts, all!

Theater

5 out of 5

Awesome, spaced safely, great views.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was fabulous, so happy to be back! Friendly and attentive. Many remembered our names day after day.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was refreshed beautifully!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
2 Bedroom Aqua Theater Suite - Amazing! Balcony was the same square footage as the suite. The views are magnificent. The master bedroom bath has a tub with a curtain (I liked the privacy when husband using the sink) however, if you're taller than 6 feet, you might want to use the shower in the other bathroom. All rooms are quiet; balcony (3 sided) was noisy during football games Sunday & Monday; watching the aqua shows each night never got old; private balcony on the sea side was great. Dining available inside and on balcony. I can't praise the suite enough!!!! Spectacular!!!

Ship tip

My husband and i love this ship. However, consider your location of your cabin if you travel with the elderly; it's difficult for the older folks to get around. While we went from the regular 2 bedroom to the aqua 2 bedroom, the added distance for a 79 year old woman with a cane was very difficult. We should have stayed with the regular 2 bedroom by the elevator for her convenience.

Ports of call

Perfect Day At Coco Cay, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Finally tried the bed, soooooo worth it. Everyone napped on the bed to refresh for the next swim...We stayed on the island until boarding time.

Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey

5 out of 5
Easy to drive to...

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
Stayed on board.

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
We have done Pearl Island twice and Blue Lagoon, beautiful places.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Great to be able to stay in our state room until time to leave...but too fast...we didn't want to leave!

Traveler Photos

Aqua Theater-living & dining area Aqua Theater view Aqua Theater Main bedroom #1 Aqua Theater entryway Balcony view of tight rope walker 15 of those Blue ovals on the carpet to get to our room at the end Pearl Island, peaceful & beautiful The bed at Breezy Bay.
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