Oasis of the Seas 5

“WOW What A Ship !! A true spoiler.....”
Cruise review of Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas

Buttongirl
Member Since 2009
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Would recommend no hesitation. They have thought of everything. Staff was wonderful; food great; entertainment top notch. Dining times easy to arrange; reservations a great help; didn't feel the "nickle and dime" you for everything. If you wanted to pay for ice cream you could, but you didn't have to. Even though there were 5600 cruiser on board, you really didn't feel crowded. Yes, on a parade time, or special happening on the Royal Prom; but not on a normal afternoon or evening.

Starboard Cabin number 8715. Balcony overlooking Boardwalk (just above Johnny Rockets). Room was a little narrower than some ships; closet space OK but not great. Enough storage space - luggage under the bed was fine. Bathroom storage good; bathroom roomy. Shower fine. Shampoo, soap, etc. provided (travel size bottles). View from balcony can view aqua show fairly well. Not noisy with door closed. Nice room. However, would choose a Jr. Suite next time.

My only complaint - we were traveling More with a person using oxygen, scooter and needed wheelchair help off the ship. The directions were not clearly stated (and should have been since we were wheelchair assisted getting on the ship). Each person you asked had a different answer. So be sure you have all those procedures before departure. Parking lot departure was also a hassle - if you leave persons and luggage at the curb, then cross the street to parking, to get back to the curb is a challenge. Have to leave the area for several blocks, then make a U-turn to return. Can't double park, so might have to go around again...

All-in-all, if you are thinking about taking the Oasis of the Seas, don't think anymore.... Just book it !! Less

Oasis of the Seas Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


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Sail Date: January 2010
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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Cabin review: Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony

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Starboard Cabin number 8715. Balcony overlooking Boardwalk (just above Johnny Rockets). Room was a little narrower than some ships; closet space OK but not great. Enough storage space - luggage under the bed was fine. Bathroom storage good; bathroom roomy. Shower fine. Shampoo, soap, etc. provided (travel size bottles). View from balcony can view aqua show fairly well. Not noisy with door closed. Nice room. However, would choose a Jr. Suite next time.

Port and Shore Excursions


Sorry, not fond of Nassau. If you aren't going to Paradise Island, don't know about much else to see or do. Lots of traffic, long walk off the pier. Shopping stalls and taxi stands available when you reach the pier buildings. Beautiful waters and view from the port side of the ship.

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Another beautiful view from docking location. Taking the ferry to the beach area is very easy after a short walk. If you are unable to walk the distance, there are shuttle vans available. The dock shopping area is very comfortable and taxi service also available. The beach area has many lounge chair/umbrella locations, restaurants and shops. The main shopping street is a short walk on a "cut-thru" alley.


St Thomas is beautiful, however, do not like docking at the new location; much prefer the "in town" location. However, did exit the ship and walked around the port area, couldn't find the wifi location, had a coke and returned to the ship to continue exploring.

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Published 01/26/10

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