Almost persuaded !: Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by cfcsarg
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Almost persuaded !
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Only other bad experience was the main dining room in the evening. We had reserved a table for two but as usual our request was not honored. We were seated with four other guest. After getting to know each other that was not the real problem. Our table location was in the middle of the third floor dining crammed against the other tables. I really felt bad for our waiter and assistant waiter because they had virtually no room to maneuver around the other guest. We certainly didn't have this problem at the prior sailing on the fourth floor.Not only was it crowded but you almost had to yell across the table because of the amount of noise! It was definitely a pleasant experience! My wife and were tempted to just go to the Windjammer for dinner after that first night but out of respect for the other guest at our table and the wonderful service from the wait staff we stuck it out.We have a back to back cruise booked at a later date on the same ship so if we see our dining position is similar Windjammer here we come!
I would recommend Johnny Rockets for breakfast in the mornings which is complimentary verses having to pay a cover charge for lunch and dinner. The dive show and the entertainment in the main theatre was great as I remembered on the last visit plus we even took in a 3d movie one afternoon.
Being such a large ship you would think the disembarkation process would be a hassle but they have it down to a science at this terminal. Having a 13 hour drive ahead of me I got the first tags available for checking luggage which was set for 7:15 am. At that exact time we were allowed to get off the ship for a swift and uneventful claim of our luggage, through customs and to our shuttle service provided by Air & Sea Parking which is located just couple blocks from the port. I was on the road headed home by 8 am ! All in all I am looking forward to going on the Oasis again so I would recommend it to anyone because it is a spectacular ship !
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Very little drawer space. No tissue holder in bathroom. Metal rack in shower slots too wide . Everything falls through unless placed carefully. Glasses had no rack on walls as on the older ships. Being a builder I saw several areas that were compromised compared to the Freedom class ships.Read All Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D6) Reviews >>
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