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1932
Cabin 1932 -- great cabin. Deck 9 -- away from the public spaces so it was quiet and peaceful. Starboard side, so the views were always good no matter where we were. Amble space to store everything.  Read entire member review.
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Very American by Azraelmel

Compact but functional. Good for 2 adults 1 child but would be uncomfortable for more than that. The window was great.

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7178

Cabin 7178 was a dream come true. AFT, starboard, with a 92 sq. foot balcony. We could have had a party of 15 people on that balcony and had room to move. The railing of the balcony wraps around, so we were able to see both side and back views of the islands and ocean. It is difficult to tell much from the photographs shown anywhere, so allow me to describe the AFT FAMILY SUITES. When you enter, The bathroom is on your immediate right. The master bedroom is on your immediate left. The beds are extremely comfortable, with oodles of yummy pillows provided. There is an extremely generous amount of closet space, drawer space, and shelving available. There is a lovely vanity to be seated at while putting on makeup. Lighting is not great, as there is no window in this room, so I do suggest bringing a lighted mirror for the purposes of applying makeup. The little rack just in front of the mirror proved handy for keeping my makeup handy all cruise long.
Across from the MBR door is an open closet area and the personal safe. Handy and out of the way.
Moving further into the cabin, to the left is a coffee/espresso machine and refrigerator, with shelving for storage above. Sofa to the right that makes up into a very LARGE bed that would accommodate three small children, and certainly worked well for our 6 foot tall son.
To the left is another private bedroom with door that closes for privacy. This room has a window. Straight ahead is the Arcadia door leading to the enormous balcony.
There are three televisions in this suite. There was much going on in the world during our cruise, and while we wanted to be on vacation, we did appreciate being able to tune into major news stations to catch up on world events.
The bathroom is comfortable enough...standard cruise ship small. All of us are average in weight and had zero issues. I would imagine a person of larger proportions would find the shower and pretty much any cruise ship bathroom a challenge. The shower head can be hand held, and that would help in the challenge of turning around. We found water pressure always fine.
Also, be aware that with a suite come perks like:
Priority embarkation and Debarkation
Breakfast dining at CAGNEYS off the menu and with a buffet available - no charge
Butler & Concierge service - FABULOUS
This cabin layout is available on several decks, two on each deck. Definitely worth the extra cost. Loved it!

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7178

7178 has an amazing balcony, especially for days you are docked and the NaPali coast viewing as the ship turns around. We spent many hours enjoying it and wishing for a larger table to be able to eat meals out there it was so great! Five people would be tough with the tiny bathroom that is identical to average rooms and we are average sized people! We had seven of us, booking connecting 7180 and it worked great (with exception of four trying to use tiny bath room with little storage!) Second bedroom in this suite has a challenge when bed is made up as our six foot son could not sleep in it as it was not long enough and not wide enough to accommodate his height comfortable. Moved him to living area that was to sleep two and put a child in second bedroom. Note: when bed is made in second bedroom you cannot use drawers/desk area so get your toothbrush and pjs out before dinner! Suite experience on POA not your traditional, so don't expect but if you love balcony and plenty of room to enjoy-this is worth it!

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7620

Great cabin. Very quiet location. Huge window with a lifeboat outside! Spotlessly clean, with an excellent steward. Lots of storage space and a bathroom where everything worked. Shower pressure was good.

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7680

we've only been on one other cruise on the Carnival Spirit, so it's the only comparison I can draw against... the rooms on the Pride of America (PoA) were noticeably smaller than the similar class on the 'Spirit. However this wasn't a surprise, and we knew this going in... which is why we booked adjoining rooms, with the doors open the two staterooms offered ample space between 4 adults and 1 child. One word of warning the fold-out/trundle beds are TINY, again this wasn't a surprise... however me as a 6'2" male, would have had at least 2' of legs hanging out the end if I was sleeping on it... and they were very firm, no complaints from our 4 year old daughter however. The King-sized beds for the adults were very comfortable.

The showers were also very small, I'm very surprised how some guests managed to shower at all however!

Cabin noise whilst cruising was minimal with the doors fully closed and acceptable partly opened as well... I can't recall hearing the next door neighbours in 7682, other than the occasional toilet flush early in the morning on the 2nd day docked in Maui.

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8180

Our room was open around 1:00, which was a nice surprise. In comparison to other cruises we’ve been on, the cabin space was adequate, but the drawer and closet space was a bit sparse; the luggage fit nicely under the bed. There were no trial samples of toothpaste, razors, or anything else offered in the bathroom, as we were accustomed to getting on other ships. If you cruise on this ship, be sure to bring everything with you! Fortunately, I am prepared.

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8708

Excellent! Would love to go again, and again!

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9134

The cabin was comfortable and well maintained

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9136

Small for a family of 4, but functional. Seems like the Pride Of America Balcony rooms are a bit smaller than other cruise lines I have been on. The Ocean views are wonderful so I always recommend balconies.

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9156

When I first looked at the cabin, I was a little worried because it looked very dark and I expected a balcony. When the curtains were drawn, everything was much brighter. The balcony was smaller than some, having room for chairs but not lounges, but it was large enough and so was the room.
We had a starboard cabin. I did not think it would make much difference, but it would have been better to have a port cabin, especially for the Na Pali coast sail-by; although the ship does turn, so that the coast can be seen from starboard, once it turns it picks up speed and starts heading away from the coast. The cabin steward was fine and always had ice in the room. The elephant was our favorite towel animal. There is also a coffee maker in the room, and this was wonderful, especially early in the morning. Room service was always very prompt.

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9198
7 Day on the Pride by really4me

Now the review of family cabin 9198 where we stayed. Our Butler was Parker who was very helpful and went out of his way to do what we asked but he seemed to discourage many things that I asked about. Don't know if this was do to not wanting to do it or knew it was going to take forever but all in all it worked out fine. I read reviews so I knew to tell the steward not to make down the bed early. He had difficulty understanding what we meant. It makes it impassible to do get to the balcony door when the bed it made up. It is a nice wrap around balcony. Our daughter had the adjoining room and they won't any longer open balcony doors. That was a disappointment.

The master bedroom lacks drawers but has a large closet. The bed is comfortable and it's a quiet suite. No noise is heard from the above decks at all in the master suite. Our grandkids were slept in the other part of the cabin are young and didn't hear any noises that would wake them up. If you've read the bathroom is small believe it. No tub either, and I thought being a suite it would have one.

9198 if aft and rocking is felt and it gets pretty rough in Hawaii sometimes. It didn't bother any of us but passengers forward were very sea sick. If you have motion sickness you need to get the patch behind your ear a few weeks ahead of time someone told us. He waited too long and it didn't work for him.

I was promised the Lavage coffee maker and this suite only has Lavage coffee in a maker that doesn't make lattes like the other suites have. I was ticked at that so they brought us a bottle of champagne to make up for it. They also brought me soy milk because of a milk allergy but really, you wouldn't believe how tiny the refrigerator is.

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9202
Not Again by BeckNCall

Nice room. We were aft and we had a large balcony with two lounge chairs. Typical cruise room. Quite a trek to the swimming pool and restaurants. Four channels on the tv, ESPN, MSNBC, FOX. new movie releases, the rest are ship channels, cruise director babbling on in the morning, longitude latitude, what restaurants have availability, etc.

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9612

Cabin was the usual balcony cabin, with a little less counter space in the cabin, and no shelves at all in the bathroom, except under the sink. On the other ships, there have always been shelves with railings in the bathroom, on either side of the mirror. Not so in our cabin. Thinks had to sit on the counter or in our toiletries bag hanging on the back of the door. Location was convenient, but we could sometimes hear people talking as they waited for the elevators.

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Hawaii on POA by PerfectSilky

The cabin is small if you combine the beds to make a king. You will have to turn sideways to get past the bed. The drawers next to the closet stick, and take some effort to open and close. The shower is small, but the shower head is removable so you can "reach" your feet and back side. There is a clear view from this balcony, but directly below on deck six is the outside seating for the Cadillac Café, so expect noise if your door is open during meal times, and during the Na Pali Coast cruise-by. It is VERY difficult to enjoy your balcony if other passengers are outside smoking on their balconies. The smoke travels and is disgusting enough to make you retreat into your cabin. Leaving the balcony door open while others smoke only invites the smoke into your cabin. It really is a problem that Norwegian needs to address. I suggest an area on the ship for balcony smoking only, rather than allow smoking on all balconies. Two rooms down to your right and left, hanging at deck eight, are the tenders (life boats). Expect crew noise EARLY in the morning at Kona as the tenders are prepared to start taking passengers ashore as soon as the ship is docked. Your view on this side of the ship while in port will be industrial in Maui and Hilo. You will have an island view in Kona (but you have to deal with the tender noise), while Nawilili will not be a direct view of the port, but a nice view of the mountains. Both sides of the ship will see the Na Pali coast. Look closely at the evacuation route map on the back of your door. It looks like you have to go the end of the ship to get to stairs that will them take you down to the sixth deck. However, just a short distance from your cabin to the left is a set of crew stairs that can be used to get to the Cadillac Café (K1), the location for your evacuation drill. (This is marked with a very small green sign.) The nightly chocolate for Latitude members is one tiny piece of Andes mint chocolate, hardly worth mentioning as a "Perk" in the list of benefits.

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9700

We stayed in cabin 9700, which is an aft balcony. I originally booked a regular balcony, but when prices dropped after final payment, I called and was given an upgrade to the aft. The aft balcony is quite spacious. Photos online make it look like a long tunnel, but it's really not. It's more like a big square shape. We found the room to be roomy and comfortable. There was more than enough storage space for all of our belongings, and in fact, we enjoyed spreading out. There were ample drawers and shelves everywhere. Arnold, our cabin steward, was fantastic. He was very attentive, and when we asked for a foam topper for the bed, it was on the bed the same night. All in all, we found the cabin to be quite comfortable and I was quite pleased that it did not live up to the bad reviews I have read.

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10032
Best cruise ever! by Lukesteele

Great cruise for giving you the total package of service, entertainment, food and sights.

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10062

4 Adults was VERY tight but you are not in your stateroom that long. We slept, showered, and dressed in our room. Otherwise we were enjoying public rooms or the islands themselves.
Small bathrooms but adequate. Balcony is private and has overhang.
Easy access to buffet. Only 1 flight of stairs up. Very convenient for family on the go.

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10096
Unhappy NCL passsengers by BB from Sydney

We had a balcony cabin on the port side of Deck 10 midship. We were not made aware that cabins on Deck 10 had LARGE structural brackets on either side of the balcony which obstructed the view!! A handful of cabins towards the forward end of the deck did not have these. Ours did. To get a good view we had to stand against the balcony and lean out. It was far from panoramic! To any future travellers please make sure you don’t book Deck 10. Deck 9 would be far better.

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10126

we were on Deck 10 in the center of the ship which was perfectly located to everything. We used the stairs a lot for dining. The cabin itself was comfortable. The room was dark and quiet and the bed was great.

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10178

GREAT deck.....GREAT deck....GREAT deck...you can see all from the deck..lot so and I mean lots of room on Suite 10178.
fold down couch was super soft and was a nice as either bedroom ....

kids slept in the big bed room and side room...as mom and I were in the living room as we are early risers.

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11030

Location was terrific. Same floor as the pool and the buffet. Near mid ship elevators. Very convenient was quite in the night. Also great to have the balcony to see the view as the ship arrives each morning in one of the various ports.

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12012
Worth every penny! by Nigeleallen

Our suite (12012) was very comfortable, reasonably,spacious with a full sized bathroom and closet area and a large deck offering great views. Our butler Chris was a great resource, always available and helped us out with great suggestions and answers to any question we had.

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12502

12502 is an excellent cabin. It is large with a bedroom big enough to comfortably fit a king bed & two night tables. It had sliding glass doors with pull over curtains that separate it from the living areas. The bathroom is large with tub, separate shower, and water closet. There is more than ample storage throughout the cabin. The deck is large and contains a good size hot tub for those who enjoy one. We don't, so didn't even try it. The cabin is well appointed and the furnishings are attractive and in good condition. The cabin is located midship, and is exceptionally quiet. This is a high end cabin and worth the cost.

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13001
Wonderful cruise!!!!! by vorderbruegge13

I have no complaints about my Studio Cabin. As I said before, I was a solo traveler, and spent very little time in my cabin. My stewardess, Lucia, did an excellent job of tending to my needs in the cabin. Everything was taken care of nicely with her exceptional skills.

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13501


My solo studio was pretty much what I expected, with a couple of exceptions. If you’ve stayed on the Epic, you’ve probably enjoyed the Studio Lounge gatherings and group dinners. Those don’t happen on this ship – there is a nightly Solo Traveler’s gathering in one of the lounges, but it’s very lightly attended. I couldn’t even locate the “Studio Lounge,” until I tried opening what appeared to be a connecting door in my stateroom – there was a small room, like a waiting room, with four chairs and a TV. I NEVER saw anyone in that room. It was just rather weird. The other differences between my solo studio and the one on the Epic are minor—the room lighting is either white or blue, the phone is now on the desk, and the TV is a bit smaller – except for one important detail. Those cool “windows” that open to the corridor are completely opaque from the hallway on the Epic. NOT so on the POA. If you open the window shade, someone can see right into your room from the hallway. This is a good thing to know. I wonder why they even put them in there!

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13502

Suite was nice size at 500' square feet, with another 490' for the balcony; but be aware that this room doesn't have 2 bedrooms, just a curtain that pulls around the king size bed. The double murphy bed, when down, blocked dresser drawers making it difficult to use them for much of anything. Not sure what size the sofa-bed was, we did not use it, but the murphy was just a double, making it questionable for "sleeping 6" (unless 3-4 of them are small children). The bathroom was huge.. with a double vanity, shower stall, toilet stall and fancy spa tub. All of the glass, however is clear and not frosted so get past any modesty in a hurry if 2 people need to be in the bathroom at the same time. 2 closets for clothes, but 1 is mostly filled with life vests... bath robes, slippers and other things we did not use. Big, big deck with lots of patio furniture which was great, as this suite is port-side and you get a fabulous view of the Na'Pali coastline on Friday evening.

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7524?
balconies are not very private. other guest continued to look over into our room. Also you can hear your neighbors  Read entire member review.
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Inside cabin #8205. On a quiet corridor forward. Very good.  Read entire member review.
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Walls are paper thin, you can hear EVERYTHING next door. Balconies aren't very private. Rooms are small.  Read entire member review.
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1st Time Cruiser by Hawaii1st
Tiny bathroom, adequate space for 2 people, well designed, plenty of storage.  Read entire member review.
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Very small but pretty good use of space -- use it for sleeping and cleaning up, not hanging out. Very comfortable beds. If you are crusing Hawaii do yourself a favor and get a balcony room.  Read entire member review.
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Good closet space - three tiny shelves inside the closet with two baskets and two drawers outside the closet. The bathroom did not have enough shelves for our stuff. Hallway to noisy right by the elevators and we got to hear everyone yell goodnight to the friends that had made onboard.  Read entire member review.
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So very disappointed! by Encourager
We were on deck 4 with a window. Loved watching the huge waves wash under the window! Room was usually quiet with the exception of loud talking guests late. Good storage. Dirt and garbage from previous guests under bed and along walls. Sheets changed second day only for entire trip. Stained, ripped towels, bathmats. Disgusting.  Read entire member review.
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The staterooms that face the back of the ship are a pretty good size (as staterooms go), with the lanai (balcony) just about the same size as the room. They gave us one deck chair and one lounge and a table, although I think you get more chairs if there are more in your party. We added the desk chair from inside and our friend's stool from across the hall so the four of us could sit out there and enjoy the view. That being said, I don't think I would book the same location again. True, looking out the back gives you a different perspective than viewing from the side, but on the other hand, you get to see what others have already seen. Most importantly, though, is the fact that you do get some diesel fumes emanating from the smokestack depending on wind conditions. I hadn't counted on that. Also, people eating along the back rail of the Aloha Cafe could observe you standing at the rail of your lanai, and you could, in turn, observe those on Decks 9 and 8 standing at their rails as well. The point here is that you don't have a lot of privacy on your balcony unless you move in closer to the stateroom. In the final analysis, it was wonderful. We weren't there a whole lot, and it was nice to have it to return to. One thing I hadn't taken into consideration was that Deck 10 is directly below the Aloha Grille ,and it opens each morning at 6. It gets noisy with chairs being slid around above you. On a side note, I don't believe the rocking motion at this location while underway is any worse than on other parts of the ship (at least not on our trip, and we were supposedly experiencing the effects of Hurricane Felicia)  Read entire member review.
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Great service from the stewards.  Read entire member review.
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We were in 9520 (or 9620, can't remember) and we loved it. Quiet location yet not far from stairway and elevators. 9th level balcony, Mid-ship, motionless location with a good view of Tuesday's night cruise of lava flow on starboard side.

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Very average by Vicar43

All balcony cabins are very small compared to other Norwegian Cruiseline ships. How three people managed in one room is a mystery as our midship cabin was very tiny with the bed taking up a lot of room. The bathroom is tiny and the shower is a joke for ladies who like to shave their legs, my tip is to stick your leg out of the shower and rest it on top of the closed toilet - do this when in port it's not ideal when at sea as the ship pitches quite badly!!

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Although a little smaller than other ship cabins, ours was clean and decorated tropical. We had plenty of room for storage. However, Deck 4 is noisy.  Read entire member review.
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8074, 8076 perfect room, great balcony, not cramped.  Read entire member review.
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We stayed in an inside room on Deck 4 below the Hollywood Theater and close to the elevator. We never had any noise problems and thought the room was plenty of room for 2 people. We actually enjoyed the complete darkness because there were no windows,  Read entire member review.
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Deck 9 Aft - very quiet.

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Lots of storage space in a small room. Had room on the 11th floor and it was very convenient. Same floor as the main pool and buffet but wasn't noisy.  Read entire member review.
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DO NOT STAY IN CABIN 7516 OR ANYWHERE OVER THE MARDI GRAS LOUNGE UNLESS YOU PLAN TO BE AT THE LOUNGE UNTIL THE MUSIC IS OVER.  Read entire member review.
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First Cruise by emcsw205
Good sized closet, balcony was great, bathroom could use a little help. Clean the vent. Large enough for the 2 of us and our luggage.  Read entire member review.
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