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Mid-Ship Mini Suite w/ Balcony Cabins 87 Reviews
These Mini-Suites sleep up to four guests, with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed as well as a sitting area, private balcony, luxury bath with shower and additional bedding to sleep two additional guests. Because these are mid-ship Mini-Suites, you'll have easy access to everything fun and exciting on board.
    
Mid-Ship Mini Suite w/ Balcony (MA)
Decks: Deck Eleven
Mid-Ship Mini Suite w/ Balcony (MA)


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Cabin Rating
9600

Our cabin selection proved most acceptable to my wife. She was rather hesitant at first but ended up loving it.

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11066
Our 11th floor AF mini suite was great. The bathroom had a shower / tub along with a separate door you could close for the toilet. The balcony was a little larger that a regular balcony and we even sat 4 adults out there on several occasions for cigars and drinks. Plenty of closet space, drawers next to the bed, and drawers in the desk in the hallway. Entertainment center with a smallish TV, mini bar fridge, safe, and phone. Couch also folded out into a bed and both our girls (12 / 8) slept there comfortably each night.  Read entire member review.
11068
Stars of Alaska by cruisechick3
Great space, nice balcony, nice bathroom. Spacious for 2 people. Noise above room was a little much sometimes, but fine.  Read entire member review.
11070
Cabin was not cleaned very good. Room steward was not friendly. Nice balcony. Only two towel animals all week!  Read entire member review.
11076
Great view but noise from the pool deck at all day and night.  Read entire member review.
11082
Our room was on Deck 11 of the Star. Closets sufficient; nice balcony w/great view; very clean; well-maintained.....tremendous attendant! Only downside....located right below a heavily traveled walking area. Constant thud-thud of footfalls. AC....marginal but tolerable. But, simply "tolerating" should not be an expectation on a cruise. If I want to hang beef in my room, I should be able to cool it down! Otherwise, nice room for as much as we were in it!  Read entire member review.
11088
Shower tends to run to the hot side on its own, baseboard rug torn opposite the door to bathroom, (2) side chairs for table in cabin are missing the ends of the legs so the chairs wobble from side to side. Balcony floor material is shredding. Bed is a bit soft. Rest of the cabin is fine. Noticed some noise from clean up activities in the Market Cafe / pool deck area which is above the cabin. Not consistent and not every night.  Read entire member review.
11090
Cabin 11090, Mini Suite. Mid-ship. Perfect location. Roomy. Couch hard as a rock. Everything worked. Bed a bit hard, but the egg crate fixed that when requested. No wear and tear that was obvious. Quite cabin, you can't hear the public areas above or below you.  Read entire member review.
11092
Had a mini-suite which was comfortable but the close was only 6 inches from the bed and it was very hard to access.  Read entire member review.
11096
Nice closet, storage under bed enough for five suitcases, great balcony, tv a little small. One floor up was the market cafe so nice location. Nice tub and glass doors in bathroom. Toilet seperated with glass door..very nice. Coffee pot and fridge were nice.  Read entire member review.
11098
Great space, lots of storage. Noisy from upstairs.  Read entire member review.
11108
Tiny closet, no storage space. Just too small to be considered a mini suite. We heard banging from above all night long.  Read entire member review.
11110
AK Heaven by first star cruise
Mini suite 11110 -- the plus (very close to atrium elevator) the negative right across from a crew space so some banging of doors. Fabulous views being on the starboard side and the middle of the boat!  Read entire member review.
11122
Relaxing cruise by fhassler40
Mini suite with balcony, midship. Nice balcony and room. Only 2 electrical outlets. Plenty of storage. pool and lido immediately above room, a lot of stomping and dragging of chairs heard.  Read entire member review.
11122
Alaska YES, NCL NO! by Cruisin'T
Mini-suites are not worth the money. Very small bathtub..get regular balcony, cheaper, and the difference in size is minimal too.  Read entire member review.
11126
11122.11109.11107 Noisy, Noisy, Noisy midship, near elevators...poor soundproofing.  Read entire member review.
11126
I like New Ships by realgearhead
cabin #11126 Mini-suite lacking draws Only 2 ,antiqued 13" Picture tube TV ,creaking noise coming from ceiling ,Balcony cluttered with oversized furniture  Read entire member review.
11130
Norwegian Star March 2012 by lemoynecruiser
cabin 11130 was physically very nice room, but it needs work - there were multiple water leaks resulting in a wet carpet and a moldy smell in the room.  Read entire member review.
11130
Cabin 11130 mid-ship mini-suite. Solo traveler, plenty of room. Could not imagine 4 people sharing the cabin unless they brought no belongings, only a small closet and two drawers. There was a bit of mold on the tub & shower, not a huge deal. Sofa was rock hard and beds not much comfier than that. Balcony chairs were solid and comfortable. Everything else was lovely and clean as a whistle at all times.  Read entire member review.
11138
The cabin was wonderful! The balcony was great and our cabin steward Charles was very efficient!  Read entire member review.
11156
Mini-suite 11156 - nice bathroom, comfortable bed, could be a little larger, closet space adequate, excellent steward (Christian). Since we preferred the Versailles dining room, we like the location which was not too far from the aft elevators.  Read entire member review.
11562
Roomy for a ship (mini suite), good balconey, good extras (refridge, etc). One minor problem. Crew comp. across hall had very squeaky door.  Read entire member review.
11572
Great space and storage in the mini suite!  Read entire member review.
11576
Surprised at the small size of our "mini-suite, mid ship balcony" cabin 11576. The only chair in the room was a pull out sofa-bed that slid forward anytime one sat on it. Annoying and uncomfortable. Finally gave up and sat on the bed. There was a pull out desk type chair under the TV armoire but using that required moving the coffee table and sofa bed... not worth the hassle. Also, the TV was straight out of the 80s. A big fat device with a 15" screen. On ship programming was poor and ridiculously repetitive. The balcony itself was fine and matched our experiences on Holland America and Royal Caribbean.  Read entire member review.
11590
Bermuda 2012 by kboyajian
We had a mid-ship mini suite which connected to our sister in laws cabin with a total of 7 adults. We had plenty of space. The sofa beds were uncomfortable, but there was plenty of storage and room for movement. Spectacular views from balcony but a little upset because they no longer open the balcony doors on connecting cabins.  Read entire member review.
11596
NCL STAR WAS BRILLIANT by woodside2012

Good sized balcony, two chairs and table. Good location for the lifts ie quiet but 11596 on the Star we were under the pool so if they do maintenance!!!

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11598
Our cabin (11598) was satisfactory but not as nice as other mini suites we have had. It did have a tab and additional cabin space but it did not have a walk in closet or bath robes like we had with our mini suite on Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. The location was good (mid ship) as it was close to everything and we were not bothered by any noises.  Read entire member review.
11600
I had no issues with my cabin except the smoker in the room next to me. I would recommend the cabin to anyone. The close is a little awkward to use but there was plenty of storage space. Watching the sunrise and sunsets from my balcony was the highlight of my trip.  Read entire member review.
11600
This is a handicapped room. We got it by just asking for a guaranteed balcony room without specifying a particular room. Very nice room in terms of size -- it is 1.5 times the size of other balcony rooms in the same price category. But since it is a handicapped room, the shower is a bit different and the room itself is conveniently located close to the elevators. Some passengers might not like that, but I found the room to be an overall plus.  Read entire member review.
11600
My friend said that our cabin had the largest bathroom from any of her previous cruises on more expensive cruise lines (11600). Although they describe the beds as "queen-sized" when pushed together, I believe that they were actually king-sized. There was space in the refrigerator to put some beverages. Also, we brought a coffee maker with us. The cabin was quiet. The only complaint could be that sometimes when on our balcony smoke would waft towards us from other guests. Certainly this is not the ship's fault. We were never disturbed by hallway noise, etc. Our suitcases fit nicely under the beds. My only complaint would be that the closet is very dark and needs light!  Read entire member review.
11608
mini-suite really just a balcony cabin. worst storage ever  Read entire member review.
11622
Large balcony. Plenty of room. Our roomiest cabin yet.  Read entire member review.
11622
The cabin was big, but the TV was VERY small 12 inch. The closet was small and in the closet was shelves to put your clothes but it was to hard to use so I just left everything in my suite case! Balcony floor was torn up and so was the chair on the balcony. The hallway was very noisy at night (nothing for the small kids to do but run around)  Read entire member review.
11626
Absolutely Outstanding by healthcoachmike
Great location,easy access to stairs and elevator, spacious room and bathroom, full tub, nice size balcony with 2 chairs and a ottoman.  Read entire member review.
11632
The good & the bad by Summerfeet
11632 : Small storage areas. A little loud under the buffet area. The view was nice with the slightly larger balcony. Bathroom was large. Shampoo was not good and I had to buy my own & conditioner.  Read entire member review.
11632
No drawers in nightstand or desk. small TV w/ bad sound on several channels, poor closet location- hard to use. Very roomy cabin, comfortable beds, great linens, nice bathroom with full tub. Quiet cabin, nice balcony, good temperature controls, great location to spa and dining.  Read entire member review.
11652
Mini-Suite had ample space for four of us, including our luggage stored under the bed. Not enough drawers but plenty of shelves. Occasional deck noise above. Water closet started to smell by the end of the week. Bed was extremely comfortable. Not enough US power plug-ins in the room (only 1). Plenty of extra space in the minifridge.  Read entire member review.
None
Room 11636 Mini Suite - Great Balcony, slightly more room than a balcony room. Dirty filthy room, vomit on trash can. Bad cleaning service. Not worth the cost to upgrade from a balcony.  Read entire member review.
None
mini suite was good and spacious with a good balcony area. The bed was a little hard  Read entire member review.
None
We were in 12506 and have zero complaints.  Read entire member review.
None

Room 11150, mini suite with balcony. Very comfortable room, good size and terrific beds. Good sized balcony. Quiet. Full bath with bath tub and shower. Good location. Only negative is tight access to closet storage area. Otherwise pretty perfect, highly recommended.

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11068
11068
11070
11080
11092
11098
11100
11106
IT'S A WINNER by Mitch56
11138
11152
11156
11562
11568
Norwegian Star - Alaska by getrealpeople
11570
11570
11570
11572
11578
11578
Great Cruise and Ship by Bill Brown
11580
11588
11590
11590
11600
11610
11610
11610
11622
11630
11632
11636
11650
11656
11656
11802
Norwegian Star - Alaska by southmoor1314
None
Reality Check by TRCIIIIIVV
None
None
Fabulous Cruise by BostonGal35
None
NCL Star not impressed by disgrumbled
None
None
None
None
None
None
Hat's off to NCL! by Amy Reeder
None
Excellent Experience by DaytonFlyer
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