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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Boardwalk Oasis

Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by 60 somethings

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jan 2019
  • Destination: the Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Boardwalk View Balcony

Just returned from Oasis - Eastern route - after taking Western one year ago. This year's experience was even better than last year because of a much better dining experience. Last year, My Time Dining was a disappointment overall. This year we chose early dining and our server Vaibhav and asst Claire at table 564 in Grand DR were outstanding.

The American Icon for breakfast and lunch was always impressive. Windjammer was chaotic at times but well managed. We even tried Johnny Rockets for a fun lunch but opted not to try other optional restaurants.

Arrival at Port Canaveral was again the most organized port we've ever experienced - kudos to all the helpful staff there.

We chose a Boardwalk balcony - 10329 and it proved to be spectacular- offering both views of the ocean along with the Aqua Theater events. Highly recommended especially if you like an aft view.

Once again the entertainment was very enjoyable everywhere except we avoided Cats after being disappointed last year. This massive ship offers such a variety of acts and venues.

Glad to see that smoking is being very restricted. Crazy ridiculous drink prices are very evident even with highly promoted packages.

Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten were good stops that still displayed the horrific hurricane damage from 2017. They're still trying to recover especially in St. Maarten.

Disembarkation was organized considering well over 6000 pax. We opted to self-disembark.

Overall a great experience despite such a large ship. Anxious to see what the Oasis two month refurb this fall will have to offer.


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Boardwalk View Balcony
Cabin 2I 10329

We loved the Boardwalk experience combining the aft ocean view along with the entertainment offered at the Aqua Theater. With balcony door closed there was no issue with noise. Our steward Angga, on Oasis since its launch, was very personable and capable without being intrusive. Be prepared for plenty of walking to burn off those calories.


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