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Superior Oceanview Stateroom Cabins 100 Reviews
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (188 sq. ft., balcony 50 sq. ft.)
    
Superior Oceanview Stateroom (D1)
Superior Oceanview Stateroom (D1)


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Cabin Rating
1268

Excellent cabin, spacious, clean and great service.

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1364
We had cabin 1364. It had plenty of room. We enjoyed being on deck 10. The only issue was the people next to us were smokers, and that sometimes traveled from their balcony to ours. The bathroom was a good size. Plenty of storage everywhere.  Read entire member review.
1364
not satisfied by disgruntleddiane
Bed vibrated entire cruise, air conditioning poor, furniture all nicked, coach stained, small shower felt like I was in an iron lung, could not drop anything and pick it up. TV remote had all numbers wore off and TV kept shutting off. Two people could not be in the same area at the same time. Cabin space small I think the closet was larger than the bathroom. Did have enough storage space. Beds were not comfortable, could use new mattresses and new furniture. All in all very disappointed for what it cost.  Read entire member review.
1368
Room was tiny for 4 people, towards back of ship. We experienced rocky waters and high winds traveling to and from our destination. I could feel every movement in this room.  Read entire member review.
1388
Great cabin. Very spacious with tons of places to put your clothes and toiletries. The balcony is huge.  Read entire member review.
1388
1388 - the big corner room on the back of the tenth floor. Best D-1 on the ship. Quiet, but a hike from the elevators.  Read entire member review.
1388
cabin 1388 is great. Tons of extra space. large balcony with 2 loungers a larger table and chairs. Cabin is the size of a junior suite for the price of an e1  Read entire member review.
1390
1390-larger than normal balcony, aft view, larger than standard room in this category. No noise problems, good condition  Read entire member review.
1392
The stern cabins were noisy with the creaking of the ship in the rough seas but the motion was not too bad. It is always a long walk from these cabins. The room was big enough for three in one room and four in the other. PLEASE NOTE Point 3 "once submitted you cannot edit you (your) review". Maybe, you need to edit!  Read entire member review.
1672
RCI Still Delivers! by joyful1nh
Very far aft, so a long walk to everything. I liked the partially enclosed balcony. Has connecting door. Sofa bed should not be called a bed - too hard to sleep on, and design takes up way too much space in room.  Read entire member review.
1692
Very large room and balcony. Regular small bathroom. Long walk to everything. Some additional motion over midship.  Read entire member review.
1692
Ample covered balcony, adequate size cabin, lots of storage, quiet aft location, very uncomfortable foldout couch.  Read entire member review.
6254
Wonderful vacation by margarita fan
near elevators, no noise  Read entire member review.
6354
Spacious with nice shower, though showing wear and has a cave-like balcony made completely with metal. Convenient to elevators and the Royal Promenade.  Read entire member review.
6382

Our balcony room was spacious and always kept immaculate. There was plenty of room in the closet and under the bed storage. Also, the vanity area had little nooks and crannies to keep smaller items in. The safe was easy to utilize. Mini bar stocked, but room for your own items, such as a small carton of milk and a plate of fruit from room service.

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6650
The distance from the elevators was pretty good. We liked being aft as it was easy to get to everything we were interested in. Our balcony was all steel and in the past we had one that had glass panels, liked the glass better. Speaking of glass, RCI should do away with the glass topped tables. They are shin knockers of the worst sort. I wish I had thought to put it out on the balcony...  Read entire member review.
7214
Nice cabin, but too far from everything as it as at the front of the ship. Bed was horrendously uncomfortable.  Read entire member review.
7288
Anyway, our cabin, 7288 was the perfect location---center of the ship for stability, yet closer to the aft which is where all the dining areas are, the computer room, and library, plus 5 out of 6 ports opened in the aft of the ship. Susan from Trinidad, our Room Attendant was superb!  Read entire member review.
7342

The cabin was standard fare.
The bed was rock hard and very uncomfortable.
The couch was something like one would expect from the lobby
of a bank.

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7374
Great cabin, quiet location lots of drawer & cupboard space. Lovely drapes and bedding.  Read entire member review.
7378

Cabin #7378. Very quiet, not too far from elevators. Good location to get to restaurants. Refrigerator not working. Toilet bowl badly marred from years of use. In good condition otherwise.

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7572
Great Cruise by Nekochan
Very Small - had separate twin beds, so one bed was up against balcony door, making it difficult to have a morning cup of coffee. Balcony was smaller than expected.  Read entire member review.
7610
great balcony. nice and quiet. close to elevator.  Read entire member review.
7644

Number 7644. Good location. Great cabin steward. Only downside was terribly stained sofa.

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8228

8228.

Our room was somewhat small, but this is a cabin, not a hotel room!
It was perfect for the two of us. Our stateroom attendent was amazing! Our room was always cleaned whenever we stepped out. There was really no where to put your luggage being that you do use all of the closet and drawers if you are a heavy packer like myself. There is a refrigerator.
The balcony was amazing! Beautiful for when you arrive and leave the ports of call!
The bathroom was tiny, but again it's not a hotel room.

Overall, you are on a cruise you are not supposed to be in your room!

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8234

This room was forward, about 4 rooms from the elevators. Hallways were always quiet, and never had any noise disturbance. There was a service closet and service stairs/elevators across from our room, but never had any issues. The doors were usually closed, and never heard any noise.

Balcony was nice. Room included a safe. Excellent design for space utilization. Huge closet. Old TV set not a clear picture. New linens were a place. Sheets felt like 600 thread count. Always hot water. Toilet area always had a bad smell like an outhouse. They cleaned it daily, but didn't help.

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8272
Extremely comfortable bed; does need decor updating; deck needs to be slightly more private!  Read entire member review.
8282
Explorer of the Seas by 63StingRay

The balcony suck. When sitting in a chair the railing is at eye level with only a foot of glass (which was dirty and stained the whole cruise) below that and then metal the rest of the way to the deck. Aside from the peeling paint and rust you had to stand up to see out. The room had adequate storage and bed was confortable. The TV rarely had reception which was annoying.

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8354

Tiny bathroom. Although not a suite, comfortably accommodates 4, provided that you don't overpack.

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8516
5-Day Bermuda by sarduccio
Loved the balcony, but you're not going to put more than 2 people at a time out there. Room was fine until the sofa bed is open, then it was crowded for the 4 of us (2 adults and a 9 and 13-yr-old). For our next cruise, we've booked two adjoining interior cabins to remedy the situation (but yeah, we're anxious to go again, so it couldn't have been that bad).  Read entire member review.
8630
Since we know the ship we picked our balcony room on the 8th deck aft several rooms from the elevator.The cabin has adequate closet and drawer space especially since empty suitcases will fit under the bed.I leave a lot our clothes on hangers when I pack.Good thing since there would never be enough in the cabin closet and I don't over pack. This location is also above the dining rooms,an easy elevator ride to diner.The cabin was always clean but needs some spot cleaning on the carpet and sofa.The balcony this trip was very private since we had metal walls on both sides.  Read entire member review.
8690
Good cruise, not great by marinercruiser1

8690 was nice -- port side corner-aft with very clear view of the port side sights, with a decent but somewhat obstructed view through other balconies to starboard-side sights. Sailing out of Cape Liberty we had a decent but distant view of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan. The balcony door is a little fidgety, it takes a bit of strength to unlock the deadbolt, which the room attendant locked every time he served the room. Toward the end of our cruise the AC wasn't working; a maintenance man came and in short order had it back to cooling again. Being at the very end of the corridor there is virtually no noise from the corridor but of course it's a long walk to the elevators and stairs. On this cruise (Aug-Sep 2014) the entire deck 8 port side corridor, front to back, had a moldy smell while the starboard side corridor did not have this problem.

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9228T
We were a party of 3 in a Deck #9, D-1 cabin. The truly worst part of this cruise was the sofa bed. We each took a turn, it was that awful. First off, there is no way to tuck in bed linen and after a couple of turns, your shoulders and feet stick out and everything else is bunched around your waist. There is very little padding and it is impossible to describe trying to get to sleep, let alone staying asleep. Our cabin steward, Ronald, got us extra comforters and I hear that passengers do get off at first opportunity and buy egg crate mattresses. This is disgraceful and nowhere near what RCCL should be providing. Otherwise, the cabin was perfectly fine. Our many bags all fit under the bed, the beds were comfortable and I liked the bed linen, especially the comforters a lot. I am happy to see there are no more bed spreads, just the symbolic strip across the bottom of the bed during the day. One more first, my usually reliable electric digital clock went completely haywire and did not keep accurate time throughout the cruise.  Read entire member review.
9231

Tiny interior cabin, but what else is new? This room has two fold-down cots. As of January 2014, it also has an old tube-tv instead of a flat panel, which will only make your room feel smaller.

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9320
Great location, plenty of storage room, perfect location next to elevator and stairs yet we never heard any noise on the hallway.center hump perfect view !  Read entire member review.
9354
D1(9354) , plenty of room for 2 people, closet was plenty big enough,balcony was also big enough for 2 people(they could clean up the spattered paint).  Read entire member review.
9356
5 Night Bermuda by kris68
Beautiful and Quiet view  Read entire member review.
9364

Typically sized balcony. Quiet location, convenient, mid ship. Relatively comfortable during rough seas.

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9612
9612's balcony is smaller than that of other D-1 category cabins, so beware when booking. Otherwise, a prime location.  Read entire member review.
9620
D1 - 9620. Wonderful location. Tiny closet. Tiny shower. Port side is good for the Canada/New England cruise.  Read entire member review.
9640
Closet- more than enough room for 2 adults , Noise- heard loud " conversations"but on the whole pretty quite, Balcony - more than enough room to relax.  Read entire member review.
None
all furniture, bedding, curtains, rugs, plumbing need to be replaced..very old and worn...  Read entire member review.
None

TINY CABIN, LITTLE SPACE TO MOVE AROUND, BALCONY SMALL AND DIRTY

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None
Hot sun and some fun by ottycruiser
Too much movement at the front of the ship, great balcony, tiny closet space, great shower.  Read entire member review.
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Bahamas Cruise on EoS by CruiseLuvrLV
1540
1662
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1674
Very Disappointing by MoetGirl London
1688
1690
6263
6350
6354
6370
Great cruise! by scubadiverh2o
6374
6652
6656
7284
7330&
7332
7372
A Near Perfect Cruise by paulekrause
7376
7388
7622
7626
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7672
8228
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8358
8360
8518
8520
8640
8654
9292
9312
9348
9528
9532
9612
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Not so by dooBdoo
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Disappointing by momtoSam
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