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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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3,695 Reviews

Wow but

Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by Jim Raffan

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Mar 2020
  • Destination: the Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Central Park View Interior

PROS

The ship was incredible

Didn’t feel crowded at all even with 6 thousand people on board

Lots of room around the pools

Lots to do while on board

Solarium was nice

Led Zepellin cover band was fantastic

Ice show was good

Aqua show was good

Cats was ok

Dining room service was good as was our cabin attendant

CONS

Very loud music made it hard to have a conversation or read

Lineups for Food

30 people lined up for an ice cream cone

Line ups for dinner even with reservation

In general the service in windjammer and other free restaurants was poor.

Tables were not cleared quickly

Staff starring out the windows or Talking to each other

Staff didn’t seem as happy as on other ships we’ve been on

Food was a big disappointment

Selection was limited, repetitive and poor quality

Food was frequently cold

Bread didn’t seem fresh

The main dining room staff tried valiantly to make up for the poor effort made to the menu by the kitchen

Terrible coffee

Eggs benny cold with hardly any ham on it served with something similar to a McDonald’s hashbrowns

Tuna tataki overcooked should be rare inside cooked all the way through

Steak tasted ok but I had trouble cutting it because of gristle throughout

Prime rib ordered medium rare but served rare even after we returned it they just poured gravy over it the second time

Rare from edge to edge

Shrimp Ceviche was a frozen prawn on some shredded lettuce When I sent it back they just squirted some lemon juice on it Told me it was a shrimp Not even the right animal

The brownie dessert I ordered had about a half of 1 side of what seemed like an Oreo cookie

The worst food we’ve experienced on any cruise

We got tired of complaining about it

Not even close

Other passengers we talked with voiced similar concerns about the free eating venues

People were constantly trying to push the pay restaurants Which I heard were excellent

The staff on the PA systems were frequently telling everyone how great the service and food was and that we should give them scores of 10 and 9 minimum

They even suggested we give them a standing ovation in the dinning room on the last night because they were so great

People did but it wasn’t spontaneous

The ship was wow

The food and some of the service not so much


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Cabin Review

Central Park View Interior

Cabin was comfortable

All we needed

Tv channels poor


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