Surprsingly Enjoyable: Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by ABubbe
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Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Main dining room food was much tastier than other RC ships. Our server was very friendly - the only thing I didn't like was she delivered appetizers, soups and salads all at once. I didn't complain to her - we were far from the kitchen and I guess that several trips would have extended our 2 hour dinners to 2 1/2 hours, and we would have missed our reserved shows.
We did our planning in advance and knew that we needed reservations for all of the shows, but there were always plenty of seats available 10 minutes before showtime for others who did not have More reservations.
Labadee was also nicer than we expected with beautiful beaches and wonderful, clean water. We ate lunch early and avoided the long lines. The bobsled was a disappointment, the track too short and "wimpy" was the description we decided upon. Just as on the ship, there was never a problem finding a lounge chair.
We would definitely recommend this ship and we may even try the Allure of the Seas someday. We've heard it's even better than Oasis. Less
Cabin review: 7132
The cabins were a little smaller than we expected. We would have liked nightstands with drawers for extra storage as drawer space was limited. The chairs and table on the balcony were a bit nicer than on other ships. We did not hear hallway noise as were were "very" forward but couldn't sit out on the balcony several nights because of party noise from other cabins. The shower was very nice with sliding doors instead of a curtain. The sofa could have been more comfortable but the beds and linens were very comfortable.
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Dolphin Swim & Encounter
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Fun cruise / horrible food