1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: January 2018
We had so much fun in terms of the entertainment and other facilities in the cruise ship. The food was amazing and the staff was very accommodating and friendly. The ship was very family friendly. In addition, I really liked the idea of ... Read More
We had so much fun in terms of the entertainment and other facilities in the cruise ship. The food was amazing and the staff was very accommodating and friendly. The ship was very family friendly. In addition, I really liked the idea of free of charge of childcare until 10 pm and even the after hours had a very reasonable price until 2 am. Although the group activity centers only had up to 17 years of age, they should have until 20 yrs of age. Suggestions: > Consider putting USB port charging station in every cabin. > Consider taking off Jamaica as one of the port destinations of Oasis of Dreams there was nothing to do around the area and the beaches specifically Montego Bay doesn't look good at all. As well it is not safe to go and tour around. >The group activity centers only had up to 17 years of age, they should have until 20 yrs of age. Read Less
Sail Date: November 2017
We decided to go on a cruise for our honeymoon and we booked through our travel agent. It was a decision we did not regret. As soon as we arrived at the port there was a queue to get on board. Even though it was quite a large queue it ... Read More
We decided to go on a cruise for our honeymoon and we booked through our travel agent. It was a decision we did not regret. As soon as we arrived at the port there was a queue to get on board. Even though it was quite a large queue it moved fast and we were only 20-30 minutes before we were onboard the ship. As soon as we walked in we were blown away by the royal promenade and how big it was. As it is our first time on a cruise we can not say for sure that other ships don't have this but from talking to other people on the cruise they all said this was the largest one they had seen. After a while walking around we decided to go to our room which was on the 7th floor. The room is small in width with only a foot or so wider than the length of the bed but you really don't need anymore. It is plenty big enough in length as it fits in a bathroom (small) king size bed and couch before you reach the balcony. The room was spotless and we had a greeting sheet with the firsts days entertainment written on it. We got one of these every day left on our bed after the cleaner (who was very nice and friendly ) cleaned the room every day. We got the drinks package and we are glad we did. It might seem a be a bit expensive to buy every day/night we easily had between 15 - 20 cocktails between us so it worked out very cheap. they don't go spare the alcohol in them either so it is good value. All the pools were very clean and had friendly lifeguards. The entertainment was very good but was aimed at an older generation. I respect it as most of the people on the cruise were over the age of 50. This was the only downside. We are in our early 30s and I would think that at least 95% of the people on the cruise were in the 50s or older and from America. While I have nothing against Americans it does get overbearing after a while. I would still give this cruise a 9/10 and the only negative I would give it is the older generation that was on it and the fact most of them were American ( which we found annoying) I will defiantly recommend that people go on the cruise but I might suggest going to the mediterian instead Read Less
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: October 2017
perfect ship, perfect time, perfect price. There is nothing more than you can ask for. The Oasis is a Happy Ship and everyone on board makes a great effort to make sure you are having fun with no issues. Food is excellent. A good variety ... Read More
perfect ship, perfect time, perfect price. There is nothing more than you can ask for. The Oasis is a Happy Ship and everyone on board makes a great effort to make sure you are having fun with no issues. Food is excellent. A good variety to choose from . Activities aboard ship has something for every one to enjoy. Production shows were superb. Way above average. Facilities on board were clean .I always take an Inside cabin which suits are needs and this one certainly did that. I Also take a scooter with me which fit into the cabin easily. Overall give it a 5 Well worth the money. I would certainly recommend this ship and this Cruise lines for any and all with or without family. Just an added note. This RCL, in particular, has a super way of rewarding all of their returning customers. You really get a big bang for your money. Read Less
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: June 2017
This was my first experience on a cruise and I will do it twice a year, cause you get the treatment of a King. The food on all the fine dinning were the great. The room service Valencio was the best attendance I ever had. All the bar ... Read More
This was my first experience on a cruise and I will do it twice a year, cause you get the treatment of a King. The food on all the fine dinning were the great. The room service Valencio was the best attendance I ever had. All the bar attendance were great except one in Bolero, she wasn't passenger oriented and gave the others a bad rap. The pool were great and for me the best were the public bathroom always clean and supplied. Security was the best and we didn't hear of anyone getting lost on the ship. The salons, disco and all the entertainment place were great and under control. I would recommend this cruises to my friends and family. Just keep up the good work and I will see you on November 2017 and on December 2018 on the new ship. So get better and be successful on what you do best. Read Less
Sail Date: June 2017
There was something to do day and night for all ages. If you chose not to go off the ship there was a number of stores to spend yourr money. helnd things to. buy. There was a variety of foods for many ethnic groups in the Windjammer You ... Read More
There was something to do day and night for all ages. If you chose not to go off the ship there was a number of stores to spend yourr money. helnd things to. buy. There was a variety of foods for many ethnic groups in the Windjammer You got a chance to try many types of foods and they were labeled tha TWA y we . If you had medical problems regarding the types and how much you could eat - the wind jammer and Park Cafe were the places to go. The dining gooms (Grande) also had variety of entrees on the menus .you were treated like you l wer9e in a fine restaurant. This cruise was the first cruise for my son, Kevin N Pate. It was a ( combination birthday, Christmas, and fathers day goft) 1, He REALLY enjoyed himself.He plans on going on another cruise using the Royal Carribean cruise line. Read Less
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: May 2017
Royal Caribbean is our favorite cruise line. Being on the Oasis was a pure joy. From the start of boarding to the end of the week we were enjoying all the amenities the ship could offer. I bought the liquor package and it was a good ... Read More
Royal Caribbean is our favorite cruise line. Being on the Oasis was a pure joy. From the start of boarding to the end of the week we were enjoying all the amenities the ship could offer. I bought the liquor package and it was a good deal. The shows were top notch with entertainment especially the Headline and Aqua shows. The ports were good we had fun touring on our own and learning a little more about each destination. St. Maarten is our favorite spot and we enjoyed our time there but it did rain and we didn't get a chance to go in the ocean. St. Thomas is a very friendly place where liquor and jewlery items are very inexpensive but with high quality. The Oasis was a Hugh ship and it accommodated the 5500+ passengers with no issues. I would recommend this ship to anyone who is a first time cruiser or cruisers who look for fun and travel. We would surely cruise e Oasis again. Read Less
Sail Date: October 2014
We are experienced cruisers with this being our 15th overall, 4th on Royal Caribbean. Signed on the day this became available as this was a unique opportunity to experience Oasis OTS for 12 days and an Atlantic crossing. Booked air travel ... Read More
We are experienced cruisers with this being our 15th overall, 4th on Royal Caribbean. Signed on the day this became available as this was a unique opportunity to experience Oasis OTS for 12 days and an Atlantic crossing. Booked air travel Phoenix-Heathrow through ChoiceAir. Better pricing than airlines and other searches. We arrived in London three days prior to the cruise and enjoyed a wonderful BnB about 100 yds from the Pimlico tube station. We booked this through Airbnb.com. Booked return air, Ft. Lauderdale-Phoenix, independently. During our stay in London, we received an email from RCL informing us of our scheduled boarding time of 1:30pm. Took the train from Waterloo Station to Southampton. Convenient, inexpensive and met a number of fellow cruisers headed to the ship. Shared a cab and joined the mass of humanity standing about waiting for some word about what was going on. A bit of drizzle ensured we huddled closer together while we waited....and waited...and waited. 'They' began letting people into the terminal in groups of 10 or so at some point and the herd shuffled inch-by-inch toward the ONE entry door. Once inside, the rope lines began winding through the terminal. Interestingly, the new passenger check-in line was moving much quicker than Platinum-Pinnacle. I heard most of the passengers were in this category and again, preparations were not in place. Next came US airport type security check points and finally to the check-in counters. Once on board (approx. 4-430 pm) we went directly to our stateroom to drop off our carry-ons. Next stop was to get a libation and walk about until Muster then to dinner at 6. Our assigned dining was wonderful with Randy (Head Waiter) and Rei (Asst. Waiter). Every evening we were asked if we had any shows to attend and on the 2 evenings we had early shows reserved, we were done in plenty of time. Speaking of reservations, other than dining, what a fiasco!! Weeks before the cruise we had to call Royal direct to schedule shows and alternate dining venues. Everything was in our Cruise Planner but once on board we noticed there were time variances. For example, a show would start at 8pm not 830pm or 9pm. Easy to work that out but every show we had reserved didn't match with the card swipers allowing entry to the venue. I mean EVERY show (for us); The Headliner shows, the Comedy Club, Cats, etc. Went to Guest Services and they verified we were properly assigned/reserved and at the entry it would show not reserved. On the interactive stateroom TV it even showed us as reserved for every show at every time available. I know we didn't do that. The cruise itself was fairly uneventful as we only had one port call. This was a sea intensive crossing and that was part of the draw for us. Reviews re: E/W Carib cruises all said 7 days was not enough time to explore all this ship has to offer. I must agree. Even with 12 days I know we missed some things. The Oasis is an incredible ship with activities galore, restaurants, shops, noisy fun and quiet retreats. The weather did not cooperate, providing us with mostly cloudy and sometimes rainy days, active seas, and a chance to learn from the Captain about our course across the pond on his televised updates. Brief, informative and straight to the point, the updates were very interesting. We have always enjoyed the variety and abundance of eating/dining options when cruising and Oasis has many to choose from. Our choices were: American Icon 6pm Main Dining, Johnny Rockets free breakfast and enjoyed a burger/fries/real ice cream milkshakes for Lunch, Hot Dog Shack, Park café (Breakfast/Lunch), Sorrento's Pizza (noshing), Café Promenade (Specialty coffees/noshing), Wipeout Café (Breakfast/Lunch), Windjammer (Breakfast), Chop's Grille (Outstanding Dinner), Room Service (Breakfast, etc.). We experienced good food and service with our choices. Our favorite bar is The Schooner Bar. This was our meet-up location for those we met and to our surprise, Luzt, who we met on our Serenade Med cruise, was working here. He and Alberto Cordero provided excellent bar service and refreshment. There were times when the place was packed (SRO) with trivia players, probably due to the weather and with the Future Cruise 'Office' sort of attached, it could really be tight. Entertainment offerings were varied and well attended. Rod Stewart's lead guitarist, the magician/comedian, string quartet Graffiti Classics, topped our list of favorites. Cat's was, for us, eh. We enjoyed Jazz on 4 and music in Bolero's but the comedians in the Comedy Club came off as coarse to us. Live music on the promenade, Shrek and Crew, 70's Dance Party, Blue Light shopping sales could really make navigating the promenade crowded at these times. The line for photos on formal night with the Captain was surprisingly 'short' and flowed rather well. Studio B (Ice Show or open skating) and the Aqua Theater were silent most of the cruise due to weather and safety concerns for the performers. Same for the pools, rock wall, zip-line and flow rider. The sun broke out 2 days before arrival and did the zip-line, mini golf, played basketball, plenty of places to catch some rays, usual pool chair hogs, and watched some flow riders. We watched the Aqua Theater shows from the comfort of our Boardwalk Balcony. Wife bought a purse at the Coach store. Does that count as entertainment? :) We opted for Express Disembarkation for arrival. Ate a nice breakfast at Windjammer (615am), gathered our 3 bags from the cabin (715am), elevator to Deck 5 and literally walked off. I heard of major delays for those who departed later. Customs was quick as we had a separate line for US Citizens. The line for others was quite long, even that early. Got a cab and arrived at FLL before 830am. Overall we enjoyed the cruise, just as we have all the others. Were there concerns? Certainly. Cabin TV did not work for 2 days(OMG), I mentioned the reservations problem, Cruise Director Drew seemed self-absorbed; televising a dull, uninteresting program, never saw him other than 'his' show and a handful of show introductions. Didn't see as many officers about as we have on previous sailings. These are minor annoyances. Crew members we met were hard working, friendly, and ready to share or listen to a story. This review was our experience. Now that we have 'Been There, Done That' we most likely wouldn't sail Oasis again but we will sail Royal Caribbean again.   Read Less
Sail Date: September 2014
We have been cruising for fifteen years now and have cruised with a variety of different cruise lines and on a variety of different size ships. The Oasis is the perfect ship on which to do a Trans Atlantic Cruise. It gave us plenty of time ... Read More
We have been cruising for fifteen years now and have cruised with a variety of different cruise lines and on a variety of different size ships. The Oasis is the perfect ship on which to do a Trans Atlantic Cruise. It gave us plenty of time to explore the ship and all it had to offer. The ship is huge, but because of the design, it never felt overwhelmimg. The boarding and debarkation process was one of the smoothest we have had. In spite of the number of people on board, there were never any crowds. There was lots to do and to see, places to explore, and eating venues to try. Or, you could enjoy doing nothing but relax. The food in the main dining room was very good as was the food in the other no cost venues. We attempted to try them all, but even with 12 days, we couldn't do it all. Only negatives i can think of were poor wifi ( which we understand will soon be upgraded), a big glitch in preboard entertainment scheduling, and lack of books in the library. None of these seemed very important to us as we were able to reschedule entertainment as soon as we boarded and I had plenty of reading material with me.   Read Less
Oasis of the Seas Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 4.0 0.0
Dining 4.0 0.0
Entertainment 5.0 0.0
Public Rooms 5.0 0.0
Fitness Recreation 3.0 0.0
Family 5.0 0.0
Shore Excursion 3.0 0.0
Enrichment 1.0 0.0
Service 4.0 0.0
Value For Money 3.0 0.0
Rates 5.0 0.0

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