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First the cabin - the slider closet doors are terrible, next to the couch. Hard to get into. Who designed the bathroom, a midget? My DH is over 6 foot, had to sit on the toliet to brush his teeth. Loved the beds and linen. Loved the TV BUT - they don't even put a menu outside the main dinning room, we were told - it's on TV, however, because we had an itinerary change due to weather, didn't happen until the 3rd day. Technology is not so wonderful. Computer speed was pretty good. Food was terrible, worse beef I have ever had in a dining room, ever. Fish seemed to be the one thing ok. Central Park was amazing, they really got that right. Water Show - canceled, canceled, canceled. Boardwalk - nickel and dimed you to death. Waste of space. Loved the non-smoking side of the casino. Happy Happy Solarium - beautiful and loved the hot tubs ALWAYS OPEN, good move RCCL Reservations, reservations for everything. Only by day 5 we figured out you could go to shows without them, a real waste of time. Spend 4 hours learning to used the stupid tv to make them, I really hate technology now. Good mapping around the ship. Liked the signage for directions. Lots of stuff to do, lots of stuff to interact with other people, lots of activites. Great gatherings in the middle of the ship. "Hairspray" was awesome, a must see. Guest Services were great, always busy, but amazingly seemed to take care of everyone.

Bigger is not always Better

Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by tvetan

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2011
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
First the cabin - the slider closet doors are terrible, next to the couch. Hard to get into. Who designed the bathroom, a midget? My DH is over 6 foot, had to sit on the toliet to brush his teeth. Loved the beds and linen. Loved the TV BUT - they don't even put a menu outside the main dinning room, we were told - it's on TV, however, because we had an itinerary change due to weather, didn't happen until the 3rd day. Technology is not so wonderful.
Computer speed was pretty good.
Food was terrible, worse beef I have ever had in a dining room, ever.
Fish seemed to be the one thing ok.
Central Park was amazing, they really got that right.
Water Show - canceled, canceled, canceled.
Boardwalk - nickel and dimed you to death. Waste of space.
Loved the non-smoking side of the casino. Happy Happy
Solarium - beautiful and loved the hot tubs ALWAYS OPEN, good move RCCL
Reservations, reservations for everything. Only by day 5 we figured out you could go to shows without them, a real waste of time. Spend 4 hours learning to used the stupid tv to make them, I really hate technology now.
Good mapping around the ship. Liked the signage for directions.
Lots of stuff to do, lots of stuff to interact with other people, lots of activites. Great gatherings in the middle of the ship.
"Hairspray" was awesome, a must see.
Guest Services were great, always busy, but amazingly seemed to take care of everyone.
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Cabin Review

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Cabin D3 8584
8584 We were just around the corner from Central Park. A few steps from the Park Cafe for morning coffee. They have good salads there. The damn closet was a pain with those awful slider doors. And the bathroom, my 6 foot husband had to sit on the toliet to brush his teeth, who designed them a midget? Loved the flat screen tv. Like the doors that go out into hall instead of in BUT the cabins are smaller then standard balcony rooms. They cut corners. Beds were OK and linen nice. Light switches were crazy, never did figure them out, just pushed until desired happened. Was always hot, had our air turned all the way to coldest, never got and stayed cold. They turned it off in the middle of the night and we would wake up hot. Yes we had our balcony door shut and handle locked, didn't help.
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