Bed was very hard. Room very nosey due to the water pipes next to it. Was very hot and couldn't really get it cooled off in less we opened the door. We were lucky because my cousin was in the next room so we could open the door between us. Then we could get the room cool some. My cousin said there room was also hot. Read entire member review >>
We enjoyed the promenade room. The window faces the center of the ship with the promenade down below. We could look down and catch the action without going down and being in the middle of it. The noise was not bad since we were on the 8th floor and the noise did not really travel up to our room. There does need to be an upgrade to the furniture because it is looking a little worn. These bathrooms are a little tight, but the sliding doors are better than a shower curtain. Our room was midship and near the elevators Read entire member review >>
This cabin was in nice shape and Orwin our cabin attendant was Excellent. We enjoy promenade rooms on cruises that we are in port. There was only one day we weren't docked.
We were happy to see that RC has now emptied the in room refrigerator so that we could put our water in to keep it cool.. Read entire member review >>
We had a promenade stateroom, this was nothing more than an interior room with a window. The décor was very outdated and damaged, the bathroom fixtures and toilet had yellowed with age, cracks in the mirrors etc. Our bed was quite uncomfortable, very lumpy and hard as a rock. The bedspread had yellow stains, which we reported and waited almost two for housekeeping to come replace. Read entire member review >>
We chose this cabin because it is considered an inside cabin but has a window and a great view of the promenade (deck 5). It seems bigger than an interior cabin and has the extra window seat. I have had a promenade cabin before but closer to the front of the ship and if I were getting one again I would take one closer to the front. We were opposite guest services and could not see the parades or much of anything taking place on the promenade. Music on the promenade always ended promptly at midnight. We could hear it up to then but not loudly. Otherwise it was a quiet spot. It is close to the midship elevators and convenient to everything on the ship. Read entire member review >>
Fun cabin but the promenade loses its appeal after day 2 and you'll likely keep your blinds clised the rest of the trip, making it just another inside room. A regular inside room will have more floor space to move around because of the difference if where they have to place the beds. It was adequate for 2 people since we didn't spend much time in there anyway. Read entire member review >>
We liked our cabin and overlooking the promenade. I'm a light sleeper and we were right across from the pub but they stopped playing at 12 or 1, so it didn't affect us because we were up late. We were also so tired from the excursions that we went right to sleep. Our toilet over flowed the last night at 4 am and it eventually stopped, but no one came to help with the water and all on the floor. It was the last day so we had to get up at 6am anyway thankfully. Our cabin attendant was nice and the bed was very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Hey....a "palace" it was not....but do you really need anything other than a bed and bathroom? The bed was superb, just firm enough but not too...had a great nights sleep and woke up every day with NO backache...any I've had two back surgeries! Don't worry about noise coming from the promenade....we were sleeping directly across from the Cafe...the 24 HOUR cafe and it never bothered us a bit...and didn't even really hear the ships band playing there either! The cabin was clean, as I said above, our cabin steward was really friendly and did a great job keeping up with us and helped me in anything I asked! Read entire member review >>
Awesome room! The view of the promenade is great, and you really don't feel as though you are far from the action. I caught one or two people looking up, but I just waved and they went along their way. It was the perfect place to sit by the window, and watch all the shows and bands that would play nightly. You couldn't hear any noise from anywhere else on the ship. They are really soundproof! We couldn't hear the people next door, and there was enough room for luggage (store it under the bed) and enough shelf space in the closet and bathroom. Also, we had more than enough drawer space under the TV and in the side tables. The closet also has enough room to hang up all your formal clothes. Read entire member review >>
The Room:We were in room 7291 which is a Promenade Stateroom that is mid-ship. We enjoyed the extra few feet for room that the window gave us and thought it was a nice upgrade from a regular interior room.The decor was dated - all mauves and teals. It needed new paint, carpet and upholstery. Bed was comfortable. Shower was painfully small. Closet was larger than expected. Mini fridge & hairdryer were nice additions.We brought a sound machine with to help with sleeping and to distract from noise at night. We didn't notice any noise expect on the day they were having the 70's Disco Party down in the Promenade, however, the party was over by midnight.We had a door in our room that connected to the neighboring room. The whole frame was wrapped in masking tape and even with the tape light did shine through the door. This was odd.All in all, we would stay in this room again. Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin, liked the bay window and sofa. No problem with noise from the Promenade deck. Music and bands finished by 2300 hrs. Agree it is time the cabins and bathrooms were updated. Read entire member review >>
I like the Promenade Staterooms. I think they are slightly larger than other inside cabins and they are not noisy. There is adequate storage and, happily, a kettle was provided in all cabins after the first three days. I believe that this was to take pressure off the room service staff. Read entire member review >>
We normally book an Inside Cabin but were given a Promenade Cabin. A bit smaller than what we would normally book but comfortable. A bit of noise as we were just above the Sports Bar but any music stopped shortly after midnight. The room was okay but I would not pay extra for this type of room. Very central location. Read entire member review >>
Promenade view was of guest services and the stair case. It was just above Champagne bar, this meant you couldn't see much of the promenade but this made it a quieter room. Was good to have a window but lighting was very dim. Cabin fairly spacious for 2 would be a squeeze for 3, no where to put suitcases and lack of draw and wardrobe space. Read entire member review >>
If your budget is an inside stateroom, I would urge you to consider a Promenade Stateroom - it gives you a wonderful view of the Royal Promenade with a window sofa area. It really makes you feel part of the action and not so closed in as you may feel in a traditional inside stateroom. You can close the curtains on the action and retain total privacy if you wish. A little small in terms of size when set in a twin configuration - a very small amount of space between the beds and television, but perfectly adequate. Plenty of wardrobe space and a spacious bathroom. Read entire member review >>
The cabin met our expectations. Bed was a little hard and we needed to call maintainence to see if they could cool our room a little more, which they did in one hour. We brought our own hooks, but room could use more to hang items.We both have CPAP machines and there were no plugs by the nightstands next to the bed. We had extension cords running all over the floor, but our room steward did a good job running them for us. Read entire member review >>
We were on level 6 which is one level up from the Promenade. We had the PR room. Love the window overlooking the promenade. Makes a psychological difference over an interior room. No, we did not have a noise from the promenade to worry about but looking out the window down to that level did end up picking up someones eyes looking up! That was creepy. Our room was in the center of the ship which was perfect. Personally, I will push my travel agent to book a PR room on deck 8, center, instead. The reason being that we eat breakfast and lunch at the Windjammer on deck 11 which is also where the pools are. I prefer to walk 3 flights of stairs over taking the elevator but 5 flights was really pushing it! Sure it was easier to walk down one level to the Promenade but deck 11 was the critical deck for us. FYI, by walking the steps on all the cruises I've been on, I've found that besides being healthier, I actually ended up loosing weight on each cruise by a couple pounds rather than gaining weight from the wonderful food. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was very dated in need of refurbishment. The bathroom had a shower which had chipped paintwork and rusty corners. The bin was rusty and the fittings poor and tired. The paint work in our room was terrible chipped, burn marks from an old cigarette was on the dressing table. The chair in the cabin was also chipped and dirty. Not normal standard for Royal Caribbean at all. The room was compact but good for two people. Plenty of hangers and space to put things on. No kettle however, which was provided to our friends in different rooms. The television was big bulky and old no plasma - very dated. The curtain was beige needed a good wash. I was exteremly dissapointed with our cabin it was not four stars as Royal Caribbean have said it was 2 stars. Read entire member review >>
8597: Promendade Stateroom. Floor 8, middle of Ship. Port (left handside). Room is inner room facing Royal Promenade. Even with night entertainment, the windows insulate most of the music or ambient noise at night. Lifts only a walk away, next to Internet cafe. Read entire member review >>
PR cabins are small, but functional.. Getting 2 connecting cabins is an economical way to cruise comfortably with kids. Having the view of the promenade makes a difference compared to a typical inside stateroom. Read entire member review >>
We were in 8593 (Promenade) and 9558 (JS). The promenade room is fairly small, but manageable. Our steward was incredible and was always offering a helping hand when we needed it. (for 8593). I didn't stay in the JS, but it did look really nice. It was very large and had a double sized bathroom and a walk in closet. The balcony was also very large. We had no issues. Read entire member review >>
7609 is a Promenade cabin on the port side near the aft lifts. Handy for library and moving about ship. The window affords an element of light and space not normally found in an inside cabin. Toilet was small but adequate but shower was like a coffin. Due to its aft location it was not noisy even during the promenade deck parties. I think this is due to a wall like structure a couple of cabins along masking any noise. I think its also due to the fact that 7069 and 7011 look down into the atrium and a tall sculpture and so the parade doesn't make it this far along. Read entire member review >>
Nice and light.
Location above bar was noisy once the bar entertainment started. This went on from late afternoon to the early hours. Do not pick this cabin if you intend to have early nights !! Read entire member review >>
Cosy and clean, but a bit dated. Bathroom could do with a re-vamp but bed was massive and very comfy. View to promenade was nice and we were in a good position close to lifts and stairs etc. Read entire member review >>
We had chosen a Promenade View as at the time of booking no outside staterooms were available. These staterooms have a window to the centre of the ship but the amount of light is limited so you need a light on at all times.In addition, there is entertainment on the Promenade Deck some nights going on up to midnight. If you want an early night as we did for an early start next day for a tour, forget it! Also as you have the light on there is no privacy from the staterooms oposite. Frankly, save some money and book an inside cabin. Read entire member review >>
Promanade room-adequate space, great view of the promanade area. Beds were very comfortable. The a/c does not blow but rather oozes from the ceiling vent. The room could have been a little cooler, but it was okay. I miss the blowing sound. I really liked the fact that the shower had a door rather than just a curtain. Overall, it was a very nice room. Read entire member review >>
I love the PR rooms as they are great size and you can watch everything on the inside of the ship.The bay window is perfect. However-remember people can see you acroos the ship! Read entire member review >>
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