Considering the size of the ship, the staterooms are cramped and the showers are tight. Ladies, bending over to shave your legs is tough in these showers!
I personally feel that Royal Caribbean sacrificed quality for quantity on the Oasis. Instead of crowding 6800 people on the ship, they should have stopped at 6000 and made the rooms and showers a little more comfortable for guests. Read entire member review >>
The cabin had a window with a seat that overlooked Central Park. It provided a good view and offered a wide comfortable window seat. It was convenient to the elevators but far enough away from the noise. The room was quiet and provide a good place to sleep Read entire member review >>
I loved the view of Central Park, and the couch by the window was nice for reading.
Do not pick this room if you are not an early riser. The cafe is just below you and as on as it opens for breakfast in the morning (730 or 630 on disembarkation day), the music fills your room- mostly an annoying base beat). In the evening there is classical music either live or recorded outside, but it never was late or very loud.
So, choose this room type, but not this particular room. Read entire member review >>
Very clean & well thought out for a small space. We had everything we needed. It was honestly better than a hotel room. I usually have problems with allergies to dust & fibers when I travel. The room was so clean I did not have to take allergy medicine at all while away. Read entire member review >>
Great cabin and larger than other cruise lines. This room had the 2 beds you could put together to make a big one (at least a queen size but could be a king), and the sofa that pulls down to make a large bed. Note - the sofa bed is not the traditional sofa bed, so you definitely need an extra soft mattress topper to put over it. These "sofa beds" pull out the base where you sit and then you fold over the back of the sofa so you're sleeping on the back part that faces the wall. It's super hard and not easy to sleep on. Fortunately our room steward got us the mattress topper, which made it very soft and easy to get a great night's sleep on for the rest of the cruise. This particular room overlooked Central Park, which is so relaxing and pretty, and we had a big bay window in the room which was a great place to sit or store additional luggage. The bathroom is also larger in this room than other cruise lines. Read entire member review >>
Quite adequate for my sister and I. We had the room attendant rearrange the bed into 2 beds and these were comfortable. There is plenty of space under the beds, whether separated or not, for luggage (we had 2 large bags and 1 roller bag carryon).
This stateroom has a window seat with a large window (with curtains) that lets in the light and looks out onto Central Park greenery, so the photo I saw online looked just like our room. This room had no connecting door to another room, a mistake we've made in the past. And either we had very quiet neighbors on either side of us, or the insulation is great on this ship. Only once did we hear a closet door slamming for about a half hour. Otherwise, not a peep.
The room is well situated mid-ship forward near the elevator lobby a few rooms down which is convenient. Read entire member review >>
About as good as you can get for an inside cabin. The window overlooking Central Park was quite large and let in a lot of sunlight. Storage room seemed to be a bit lacking but was OK. Water pressure in the shower was excellent, but shower is tight! Bed was very comfortable, but the pillows were pretty poor. Read entire member review >>
This was our first cruise, so we were not sure what to expect and trusted the advice of our travel agent and others when selecting the room. Our cabin was on Deck 10 and overlooked Central Park. At first I was concerned that the cabin was in a corner and next to the stairs and elevator. I called and chatted with RCL folks and they assured me it was a good location….and they were correct. The cabin is the last one in the row/area and next to the crew prep area where they keep the linens and supplies. Next to that room is the area for elevators and stairs. We did not encounter ANY noise from the crew room or elevators, stairs or hall. It was a perfect location as we had no neighbor to our right.
The cabin was small but nicely appointed. Our cabin was laid out with the bed next to the closet and the couch next to the balcony. They were very creative in providing cubbies and areas to store your things and clothes. I overpacked and I still had plenty of closet and drawer space.
We also found the bed to be very comfortable. Note there is not a lot of power outlets. We found one under the bed and there was one on the vanity. We brought with us a power "block" that allowed us to plug in mutiple devices. There is not a power source in the bathroom.
The bathroom was clean. We laughed at the size of the shower. I call it the space tunnel. It is a small capsule. If you are of larger stature, it may feel cramped to you. The small bathroom worked fine for us. Everything about our cabin was perfect. We also enjoyed that our balcony never got blazing hot with full sunlight due to it's location. We could sit out on it all day or night. It was awesome….to sit and listen to the live music at night,eat breakfast in the morning and just relax. The window sheers helped give you privacy without having to use the black out shades during the day. Remember to close your balcony door when you are out on the balcony. To save on energy, the AC will not run while the balcony door is open and your room will heat up quickly. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9615, I wanted a mid-ship cabin to avoid and extreme rocking motion. Never felt any issues. However, keep in mind that the elevators are great and fast and there are lots of them, but they are located at each END of the ship. So booking rooms mid-ship means you have to walk the length of two football fields to get to your cabin each and every time you go somewhere. Or in our case every time we wanted to make a drink with the liquor we snuck on board. After the first day we got use to it, but it's a long walk from either direction. Read entire member review >>
9655 End cabin in great location close to elevator and Dazzles nightclub, but very quiet. View from window was ok, but obscured a little. Tiny shower. Looked smaller than similar cabins beside it. Read entire member review >>
Central Park view room was very nice, clean and well-maintained. Someone said no turn-down service. ???? You've never turned your own bed down? It's really easy. Move the pillow, grab the sheet and blanket/comforter, and pull! I really don't know what this person means??? We have turn-down service on every cruise and on RCCL a cute towel animal on the bed or hanging above it almost every night! Read entire member review >>
As mentioned our cabin was on deck 9 with view of Central Park. We were very comfortable and the cabin was roomy enough for us. Cabin service was great. Our cabin attendant, Ceon was very nice and took very good care of us. Read entire member review >>
Preferred the ocean view balcony, very quiet and relaxing in the a.m. to eat breakfast. Central Park View (had window view) window was large but just too busy to enjoy the greenery.
Overall, we enjoyed either cabin very much for size. There was very little noise to be heard inside and balcony was a nice size. Hallways were sufficient in size, I would rate these cabins, hallways, stairways as a 5/5!
We came on board because of the 'Catch the Wave' Christian Conference and found that the conference room we had was way too small for the amount of people we had there...this could have been better, it is why we initially booked to cruise...and because it was too crowded, we may or may not go to the 2013 'Catch the Wave' conference cruise. Read entire member review >>
We found the Central Park View cabins to be very spacious and comfortable. Loved having the window seat in addition to a full sized sofa sitting area. Lighting around the bedroom mirror was helpful, and having different light options in the room was also appreciated. Hairdryer worked well. We also very much appreciated having WiFi available in our stateroom. Bathrobes in the closet were also a vice touch. Read entire member review >>
We had a cabin with a balcony over-looking Central Park where you can eat, people-watch, sun or enjoy the fresh ocean air. Room size mid ship (cannot remember cabin #, sorry) is adequate for 2 people with enough closet space. Room service is impeccable (twice a day) & they even make animals from folded towels. Washroom was a fair size but lacked counter space. The stand up shower might be a tight squeeze for "heavy" people. I am 5'6" 145 lbs & found it just right for me. Read entire member review >>
Central Park View Stateroom. Great location. Close to elevators, Central Park, Dazzles Lounge, Windjammer, Pools. Quiet room. Nice view of Central Park and floating bar. Very comfortable bed. Not enough outlets, bring a power strip. Room smells clean and air conditioner works great. Read entire member review >>
The cabin really had no view. It has a porthole, but when you look out of the window, all you see is a glass enclosure which is over parts of Central Park. If you wanted a Central Park Balcony cabin, I would want to be on deck 11 or higher for any kind of a view.
The cabin must have been designed for skinny midgets with little clothing. You were able to slide 2 suitcases under the bed easily. The cabin had 2 drawers, 6 shelves and a few tiny shelves behind doors. Even the nightstands had small shelves instead of drawers. The 6 foot wide bed was very comfortable and dominated the cabin. You also get a couch. The closet has a safe but here comes the problem. Because the safe and shelves take up so much room, the door only opens about 12 inches for you to hang your long clothing. Since they give you two bathrobes, you really only have about 8 inches for long clothing. On the other side of the closet you have two bars for hanging short clothing (shirts, shorts, folded slacks, etc).
They give you a desk with a beautiful mirror but the 2 outlets are under the desk. You either have to crawl on the floor to plug anything in (or stand if you are the aforementioned midget) or, if you are smart, plug in the extension cord that you cleverly brought with you so you don't have to do this every time you want to use the outlet.
The bathroom has a shaver outlet and everything else you need. Sort of. The sink is about 27 inches from the floor. The 16 inch by 10 inch oval sink was fine for the aforementioned midget, not for full size people. The shower door opened about 20 inches wide. Many people would not fit. There were 2 hooks in the shower to hang bathing suits, not a clothesline which works much better. The water pressure was fair at best.
The room came with an interactive TV (no instructions). You could check your folio on the TV (I'm glad I did. I found 2 mistakes. Make sure you check it daily). You can also check the restaurant menus, the restaurant availability and the shows that you have booked. This was a VERY nice feature. There was a master switch in the cabin which must be on before you can turn the other lights on. Again, no instructions. The safe, of course, had no instructions either. Read entire member review >>
The Central Park view cabins are excellent. I would not recommend the boardwalk as it seemed very noisy most of the day until about 10:30 PM. Make sure you get a cabin close to the center of the ship with cabins above and below- we liked the 9th,10th and 11th floors on this ship- Also not all cabins can carry 3 or 4 passengers- if you book early you shouldn't have a problem. Read entire member review >>
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