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Junior Suite Cabins 86 Reviews
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. (277 sq. ft., balcony 69 sq. ft.)
    
Junior Suite (JS)
Junior Suite (JS)


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1244
1244 JS (AW) great location, quiet, double balcony with steel walls. Walk in closet with pull down rack. Sofa bed, two chairs, coffee maker, tea pot. Very comfortable cabin.  Read entire member review.
1312
Great view, very spacious, lots of storage, comfortable and large bed.  Read entire member review.
1340
Cabin 1340 is excellent for location. It's on deck 10 and only a short walk to the stairs to the pool, Windjammer Cafe (breakfast & lunch buffets) and the aft elevators. I only heard noise in the hallway when kids were running and yelling. The walk in closet was a great touch and it had its own shelving unit; there was more than adequate space in the room. The couches and chairs were hard, but the beds were nice and soft. The balcony was very private, and if you drop something, it doesn't roll off since there's a foot and a half metal part. It's topped by a glass section which leans out from the boat so you can really look out as you stand there.  Read entire member review.
1354
Excellent Explorer by birmingham cruiser
Great walk in wardrobe. Tea and coffee making facilities in room. very quiet. Balcony fully enclosed which makes it more private. Bathroom small but nice to have a bath.  Read entire member review.
1394
Amazing trip! by Cruising Bliss
We love the back of the ship....  Read entire member review.
1394
New Years Adventure by cruisn4abroosn
Loved this suite, lots of room, huge balcony and loved being at the back of the ship!  Read entire member review.
1394
No complaints!!! by Tim,n,Sue
JS1394. Large balcony, tons of storage room. No sun on the balcony due to overhand from the WJ. Loved it and would get it a 3rd time if available.   Read entire member review.
1624
Jonior Suite 1624 was located just off the elevator on deck 10. It was very very adequate for just the two of us with plenty of closet space (walkin)and the bath room with shower/bath was very adequate for one person at a time. We also enjoyed nice privacy on our balcony. This level of RC provides complete enclosed balconies - no plastic deviders seperating you from your next door neighbor. Adequate space on the balcony as well. The room's was very quiet with no noise coming through the walls. Plenty of lighting both in the bath room and elsewhere in the room. Seating space along with coffee table was very comfortable. One difficult we found was the ship's intercom did not work. We reported it, but it was never fixed during our time on the cruise. This often required us to open door to hallway to hear special announcements. We were told that the malfunction would require a full swap out of the unit. Refrigerator, is not really one, but a storage for their 'for sale' water, sodas,chocolates, etc. We made it one, by removing their stuff and replacing them with ours which we purchased at first POC.  Read entire member review.
1634
The JS is a great cat. with a well designed layout and a huge closet for a ship! Tons of storage cabinets and drawers, good size balcony. Location is very quiet and close to stairs and elevators.  Read entire member review.
1634
JS 1634, excellent condition both inside and on balcony, close to stairs and elevators, quiet  Read entire member review.
1649
1649 Deck 10. Quiet location on ship's aft. Huge stateroom, beautiful walk in closet, great, big deck with perfect wake view. Too bad it's shaded throughout the day due to overhang from top deck. A LOT of NOISE early a.m. from WJ directly above. Chair-scraping was very loud. Family cabin below ours looked perfect and sunny, for larger groups.  Read entire member review.
1654
junior suite 1654 on deck 10. Loved the spacious room with a full bathroom T and walk in closet. The outside wall is all glass and views the spacious balcony with a glass railing which allows you to view the turquoise ocean from bed. The couch and two chair seating area was easy to enjoy. More spacious than we anticipated. Our room was spotless and well cared for. Your room attendant comes in twice a day. We never knew what towel animal would be awaiting us daily!  Read entire member review.
6692
This was our first time in a JS. I think the I would change is the step getting into the bath tub. Plenty of room in closets, more than enough drawers, and the balcony was huge.  Read entire member review.
6692
Our cabin, 6692, was a mini suite on deck 6 at the stern. It was the first time we had been in a balcony cabin, let alone a mini-suite. We loved the cabin which had much more storage room and space than we were accustomed to or needed. The stern cabin on deck 6 had a very generous balcony but unlike other decks and the sides of the ship, our balcony did not overlook the water because it was set back from the stern and actually had a significant deck outside our balcony. That deck was accessed during the morning and afternoon by the ship's crew as a work platform and staging area.  Read entire member review.
9238
Cabin numbers 9234, 9238 and 9340 are all in a row, aft and right off the stairway. All three rooms are the same, large and spacious with plenty of storage and nice balcony, and even though they were very close to the elevators and stair were very quiet.  Read entire member review.
9248
quiet location. room furnishings are worn. did have a flat screen TV. great walk in closet - bring a locker-styled magnet backed mirror. Bring bath salts for tub soaking. great balcony with a good view of the bridge where we often received a wave back to us. bring a battery operated/motion sensor nightlight.  Read entire member review.
9264
Jr Suite 9264: Right next to aft elevators so no walking required. We were on the bubble of the ship so we had great views ahead and behind the ship. Walk-in closet in the room was huge and great. Other than some loud teenagers who love to scream in the hallway, it was very quite even tough the elevators were 2 doors down. You did not hear them nor guests moving about.  Read entire member review.
9270
We had a Jr. Suite and I highly recommend it for a family of four. It was larger than a regular sized balcony room, and with a 12 and 14 year old, we needed the space. An unexpected bonus was the size of the walk-in closet which for us doubled as a changing room. The bathroom was a little bigger too with a full sized shower. There was an incredible amount of storage space in the cabin. The walk-in fit my husband and children's clothes, while there was an additional closet with shelves that fit all my non-hangup clothes, toiletries, etc. There were two desks (one was more of a vanity), and other cupboards that we didn't even use. Our empty suitcases fit under the bed. My son and daughter were not thrilled at the idea of sharing a roll out but they got over it quickly.  Read entire member review.
9272
EXPLORER OF THE SEAS by DROOPALONG
cabin 9272 ROOMY BIG CONFORTABLE BED OUTSTANDING BALCONY NICE SIZE BATHRROM HUGH CLOSET ALMOST LIKE BEING AT HOME.  Read entire member review.
9294
Junior Suite on deck 9 center of ship starboard side.  The closet was HUGE, loads of shelves and hanging space.  Large private balcony, larger bathroom with deep bathtub and shower with great water pressure.   Never ran out of hot water.  Bed mattress was firm but okay, sofabed mattress was hard and best suited for kids.  This room had more cabinets and drawers than we could think of filling, so plenty of storage.  What a difference from the D1 type room.    Read entire member review.
9314
Great Cruise! by SheilaSailAway
HUGE walk-in closet, clean furnishings, comfy bed, very clean and we loved all the closet and vanity space. It was a hump JS, great location!  Read entire member review.
9318
Explorer of the Seas by Nepacruiser01
Cabin 9318, JS: Great location, very convenient to the elevators and most frequently visited areas such as the dining rooms and Windjammer Cafe. The room was large for 2 people - nice balcony and very clean. The room was quiet too.  Read entire member review.
9318
Cabin is awesome. Center on the hump. The balcony was what we expected, two chairs and a lounger with a small round table. Closet was walk-in. Had plenty of room for everything. The bathroom has a bathtub, which was ok, although, we only used it for showering.  Read entire member review.
9318
Great location, quiet, near elevators, balcony on the "hump" allowed better range of vision. Walk in closet and copious storage space. Don't like the bathtub - the sides are much too high and the grab bars not conveniently located. Almost fell twice with foot caught in shower curtain. Very conveniently located to Concierge Lounge, but alas, Diamond members are no longer allowed to use it, nor are Junior Suite guests.  Read entire member review.
9324
Pleasantly surprised by Story girl
Our room, 9324 was ready by 1:30. This room is sooooo big with king bed, two end tables, a small sofa and two upholstered chairs plus a coffee table. The walk in closet was amazing with plenty of hangers, shelves along with a multitude of drawers and cabinets in the room. We did not need any drawers as the closet was so huge. Two good reading lamps plus a great flat screen TV with fairly decent selection plus movies to rent. The room is on the starboard side and is very quiet though conveniently located near the elevator. It is mid ship with a spacious balcony. Nice size bathroom too, all tiled. Just perfect.  Read entire member review.
9554
Junior Suite 9554 on the Explorer is a spacious room with a large walk-in closet and decent-sized bathroom with tub. Nice having a couch and two club chairs with plenty of storage space in the closet and shelves. Veranda is a bit narrow (3 feet or so in width), but is in-hull so there is shelter from rain, wind and sun. Location is portside forward near the front Centrum. No noise problems for us.  Read entire member review.
9572
perfect location, but tooo small for 4 people that being 2 adults 1 teenager and one 8 year old....Cleaning guy was excellent "G.K." is the man...Thanks for your service.....  Read entire member review.
9608
Junior Suite 9608 has a good amount of room as was Cabin 9610 right next door. The cabin steward was excellent. Storage was optimal compared to some cabins we have been in. They both could stand for my refurbishing. This cruise both of these rooms had some issues with plumbing which was fixed right away. Cabin 2546 was not as good. While the size wasn't bad, the cabin steward couldn't communicate (deaf) and when we set sail the window was blocked for safety reason (we were heading into a storm). You had to go up to go down in order to reach certain areas of the ship. On sailing day that had to reach their room through a crew area. While people may find it economical to be on that floor, its poorly situated for easy access to other areas of the ship.  Read entire member review.
9618
JS 1324 has a balcony with a weird shape, making it a little smaller than most. JS 9618 is under the Royal Suite. You will hear a LOT of noise,and the piano, depending on who occupies that cabin-if they are loud party types, or quiet and reserved.  Read entire member review.
9618
This cabin is below the Royal Suite. It can be very noisy as the RS has MARBLE floors, a BABY GRAND PIANO and MINIMAL soundproofing! I would NOT book this center hump JS again!  Read entire member review.
9618
Food was horrible! by Fisherwoman
This cabin is great. It's mid-ship and very quiet. The walk in closet is huge and there is plenty of space for storage. I liked the long vanity. We have two computers and they weren't in the way and never needed to be moved. Balcony was big but without rubber matting. When it was wet or foggy and cold out there was standing water! It needs something so you can walk outside without getting your shoes soaked!  Read entire member review.
9634
A Royal Experience. by Champers@7
Great balcony, large walk-in closet, quiet location.  Read entire member review.
None
An OK Cruise by hermie99
Good size and well layout. Maintenance let go though.  Read entire member review.
None
A balcony is worth the extra money. It's like having another room to hang out in.  Read entire member review.
None
Quiet, roomy suite  Read entire member review.
None
Wonderful roomy,bright cabin. Tons of storage cabinets, walk in closet! Balcony wasn't huge, but very comfortable for 4 adults.  Read entire member review.
None
Crusing from NY by InsuranceMan
We had a JS, very nice and clean. Wonderful size room  Read entire member review.
None
Junior.suite ,perfect for the 2 of us. excellent condition, very large bed and very comfortable, flat screen tv , large balcony and full bathroom with full tub.everything in this room worked perfect. not a single complaint. the only thing i can grumble about is after spending thousands of dollars for the trip and thousands of dollars for the seapass bill, why charge me for water in the room?? give me a few bottles of water on the house ,, no? i even got a few drinks for free in the club and bars on the ship. i tipped every time i got a drink, this got me a few drinks for free after a while,, but water ??? come on RCI i am sure you can let a few bottles of water get past you . this is my 6th RCI cruise,, Give me BOTTLE free lol lol PS the robe they let you use in the room is AWESOME !!  Read entire member review.
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1244
1312
1328
1328
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1394
1394
12 days in Heaven by Tim,n,Sue
1630
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1634
1638
1638
1638
1640
1694
6112
7392
9234
9258
9258
9294
9306
9318
9324
9324
9324
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9328
9564
9564
9582
9584
9608
9614
9614
9614
9618
9618
9618
9628
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