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Mid-Ship Mini Suite with Balcony Cabins 94 Reviews
With room for up to four guests, you'll love these Mini-Suites. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed as well as a sitting area, luxury bath with shower, additional bedding to sleep two additional guests and a private balcony with a great view. Because it's a mid-ship suite, you'll have easy access to everything on board.
    
Mid-Ship Mini Suite with Balcony (MA)
Decks: Deck Eleven
Mid-Ship Mini Suite with Balcony (MA)


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10
Mini suite was great. Lots of room. Bar fridge is a great idea. Coffee maker in room. Large bathroom. Very quiet. Large balcony...especially when you have adjoining rooms; balconies are doubled in size then!  Read entire member review.
11036
Family fun for all! by tj&3littlecuties
We loved our mini suite with balcony. You can't beat having your own little slice of paradise. We never heard a peep from neighbors. My husband says he heard noise from overhead (dancing at the pool area.) but, honestly, anytime there was something going on there, we were up participating! Our suite had a tub which was nice for the little one. The 6 & 9 year old preferred the inside cabin because of the cool bed which came down from the wall.  Read entire member review.
11038
Excellent location -- highest deck for cabins, mid-ship access, close to gym/spa/library/card room/buffet. Quick elevator access to other areas. Plenty of drawers/closet storage. Beds were firm and comfortable. Balcony was a good size (door was very hard to open though!). TV nothing to speak of (extremely small, repetitive programming). Bathroom was excellent. Decent size, great water pressure and temperature (almost too hot at times). Room was generally quiet (no sound leakage from adjacent rooms), but in the mornings, there was pounding sound from the upstairs deck, and at night, I could hear the creaks of the ship.  Read entire member review.
11046
11046, deck 11, forward, starboard. Mini-suite. Nice balcony. Quiet location, heard no noise from above, below, from adjoining rooms, or from the hall. Had bath tub with glass-enclosed shower. Lots of storage. Closet was in awkward position next to the bed, but we knew that ahead of time. Good hairdryer, magnifying vanity mirror, fridge, coffee maker.  Read entire member review.
11048
Cabin 11048, Starboard, mid ship, excellent. Condition of cabin poor. Very narrow, and small for the cost  Read entire member review.
11048
11050
They were a nice size for two people. We were on deck 11 and surprisingly we did not hear the parties from the pool area ( which was directly above us). I loved having a balcony. The beds were comfortable. It was a bit difficult getting in and out of the closet since it was so close to the bed. I had to sit on the bed or kneel in the closet to get to my shoes which were on the floor with the suitcases. Other than that it was perfect.  Read entire member review.
11050
Great Balcony! Great Room, well worth the extra money, We spent a lot of time in our room, beds are super comfortable, Mid ship is best if you have motion sickness a little less rockin and rollin! Love room service!  Read entire member review.
11050
Bathroom nice but the lip to get over into the bathtub is very high and must be extremely difficult for some passengers. Main bed comfortable but offering for 3/4 passengers totally unsuitable. Storage enough and lots of room under the bed for the cases. Not the largest cabin I've ever been in, and an interior on a lower deck on another line was just as big.  Read entire member review.
11052
We had a rocking mini-suite with a balcony, plenty of storage, beautiful balcony, a sofa that became a full size bed, flat screen tv, in room coffee maker, curtain separator that made it seem like 2 rooms in one, and a bathtub shower combo. One of the best rooms we ever had at sea on 15 cruises.  Read entire member review.
11056
Great cabin. Loads of room, full bath. Great location.  Read entire member review.
11056
Mini-suite was very good, but we were across from laundry with the door left open many days.  Read entire member review.
11060

We had the mini suite and it was not bad. The interior was a little dated and the carpet looked like a clown threw up on it but it was comfortable and was clean.

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11070
COnvenient to elevators, very quiet.  Read entire member review.
11070
Teenagers gone Wild by realgearhead
Nice cabin ,a bit on the small side for a minisuite .  Read entire member review.
11078
VERY noisy due to food carts rolling across floor above all day long from pre-breakfast until late at night. Small mini refrigerator for price. Only 1 chair on balcony reclines. Smoking is allowed by passengers on balconies forcing non-smokers to endure second hand smoke.  Read entire member review.
11078
Just above #11078 lies a portion of the buffet area... on a ship crowded with kids the patter of their early-morning "feet" can get you an earlier experience than you may have hoped for.  Read entire member review.
11080
We had 2 midship with balcony Mini suites. very nice, quiet, low rockage.. very convenient location to pools.  Read entire member review.
11084
Chilly but Fun by anchor38
Our mini-suite 11084 was very nice. We wished we had been on the Port side to have better views. Marvin kept it spotless morning and evening. Outstanding towel animals,too. The linens were very comfortable. We were situated in the middle of the ship on deck 11. It seems like we did a lot of walking, restaurants on the back and theater and Spinnakers on the front. There was a huge amount of storage and drawers and luggage fit under the big bed.The bathroom had shelves above the sink and under the sink,racks and hooks on the door. Had a nice bathtub and roomy shower. We never used the refrigerator, but did use the safe. We wished for better TV. We got an extension cord to use the cpap machine. Our keys wouldn't work in the door the first day and we joined a long line of people with the same problem at the reception desk. Our cabin was ready before 2PM and our luggage arrived soon after that.  Read entire member review.
11092
The layout of the mini-suite was poor. The separation between the bed area and the sitting area was non-existent (a curtain could be drawn across to separate them for privacy), the TV on the swivel stand servicing both the areas would be totally impossible to view by more than one party at a time if the maximum 4 people were in the room, and not viewable at all from the main bed if the privacy curtain were closed. The space between the bed and the closet made it impossible to fully open the closet, and you had to sit or stand on the bed to get anything into or out of it. The layout of the sitting area was such that the sofa bed (which we did not use) would have to be opened on top of the desk, or it would have to be designed for only children shorter than 5 feet. The balcony was small, and a low three legged stool that was meant to serve as a table was the only place to put food if you wanted to eat outside. The best feature of the mini-suite was the bathroom, which had a separate commode area and the tub/shower had glass sliding doors rather than a plastic curtain with magnets on the bottom to keep it against the tub.  Read entire member review.
11100
Cabin 11100 listed as a mini-suite. Large closet that is difficult to get to because of the bed location. Only one person at a time can get into the closet and dress nearby. Kind of clumsy and inconvenient. The balcony was pretty nice but if your neighbors on either side say anything or sneeze while on the balcony you will hear it. We chose this cabin because if was close to mid-ship and did not have a connecting door to the next cabin. Sometimes noise can filter through the thin connecting doors. We did experience some noise from the deck above as it was the Garden Cafe which is the busiest of all the places to eat on the ship. On a couple of evenings I could hear tables and chairs being moved during cleaning time.  Read entire member review.
11100
Mini suite = on the creakiest ship I have ever been on. Easy to get to the buffet or anywhere else on the ship for that matter. Remember to keep your door closed at night because they hose off the 12th deck and the water rains down on your balcony. Also, by the end of the cruise I had collected 5 ping pong balls because they tended to land on my balcony when the players got a bit exhuberent!  Read entire member review.
11102
11102- Perfect location-  Read entire member review.
11540
Cabin was extremely small for the category. Quiet area of ship. Storage space barely adequate - small closet. Clean, and Winnie was an excellent cabin steward- one of the best we've ever had. Bathtub had very high sides - getting in & out could be a problem for anyone with slightly limited mobility/balance. Not much storage apace in bathroom - 3 small shelves next to sink. Few electrical outlets for chargers, etc.  Read entire member review.
11546

Cabin 11546, midship suite with balcony. Great location since not too close to noisy elevator but middle enough not to feel ship movements. Generally quiet since we did not hear any noise from the pool area above us. Most noises were from unruly kids running in the hallway. Cabin is on 11th floor and Garden Cafe (buffet area) is on 12th; was close enough for us to just walk upstairs instead of taking the elevator. Room is small but well organized with closets and drawers. Another plus is bathroom has a tub instead of just shower; this may seem small but was a big plus when we need to bath our 1-year-old. We had a king (2 twin converted) bed and a sofa that converted to a full-size bed. The king bed was comfortable but the sofa bed was on a hard size. I brought a mattress topper which helped soften it.

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11548
Not enough drawers  Read entire member review.
11552
Jewel In Alaska by takingthefam2cruz
11550 and 11552 quiet area 11577 a bit loud~ kids club above and close to the elevator people noise.  Read entire member review.
11552
Cabin 11552 was wonderful - good size for two adults and two kids, with one heavy curtain dividing the room into two sections plus another to block off the balcony for three total separate areas when changing or otherwise needing privacy. There were four large drawers, two small drawers at the desk, and a wonderful large closet with a light that we didn't notice until we were leaving! The bathroom was AWESOME - glass doors separate the commode on one side and shower on the other from the sink in the center, so three people could be in there at once if necessary. We were right below the pool deck and could hear the music above during the day from the balcony, but it wasn't terribly loud, and I did notice some noise from movement of deck chairs above in the evening, but again, only from the balcony, not the room. Great views from the port-side balcony.  Read entire member review.
11554
Mini suite on 11th floor(11554) was very roomy. Deck was nice/private with two comfortable chairs. Air conditioning was spot on. Very quiet area as there were no cabins across from us. Did not hear any noise from crew space or from above or below.  Read entire member review.
11558
Great location near buffet, midship for stability, easy access to outside and inside locations.  Read entire member review.
11564
Awesome Cruise by Jatimer
The location of the cabin was very handy to get to most places since it was near the main stairs, spotlessly clean, lots of storage, great balcony (and on the right side of the ship when at port to see the port.)  Read entire member review.
11564
Cabin 11564 and 11562: Can hear kids running above during the day, but quiet at night. Always seemed to be a housekeeping cart beside the room. Right across from a crew area where they store luggage, etc.  Read entire member review.
11568
GREAT location. Was worried it would be noisy near the elevators but it wasn't. Terrific cabin steward. One flight away from Pool, Garden Buffet, Kids Clubs. Good amount of storage. Curtain to separate the two areas - queen bed and couch. We had the couch turned down each night for my young adult son and closed the curtain. It was almost like having two rooms. Nice size balcony. Would book a cruise based on getting this cabin again!  Read entire member review.
11572
Great Family Cruise by mykidsluv2cruz
We were in the Mini Suite- Mid ship. The location was very convenient. We could take the steps one flight up and be at the buffet. The gym was also one flight up and forward and also convenient. The suite itself was a nice size for a family of four however the convertible sofa bed was not really comfortable for my two growing boys. An upper bed would have been more suitable for the kids. The cabin steward was very nice and offered additional padding but it still was not comfortable for the kids. We made the best of it but I will not ever book another room without an upper bed.  Read entire member review.
11572
Cabin 11572 is DIRECTLY UNDER THE KIDS' SPLASHLAND PLAYROOM. That means that all day long we heard the pounding of jumping and running kids though our ceiling. It forced us out of our room.  Read entire member review.
11574

Nice spacious cabin. Bath tub in the bathroom. However loud for my taste at night since it is right under splash academy for kids. Which is open till 10:30 at night.

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11574

Nice spacious cabin. Bath tub in the bathroom. However loud for my taste at night since it is right under splash academy for kids. Which is open till 10:30 at night.

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11574
Great View, Not Noisy, Great Balcony, Great Bathroom Space, Great Closet and Storage Space  Read entire member review.
11574
The mini-suite on 11th floor, the room was great for a family of 4. Nice size balcony. The drawers were very deep and room. Closet right amount of space, the bathroom just enough space. The 11th floor could hear alot of what was going on the 12th floor. We stayed under the kids camp at times it was to noisy. Overall I thought being by the elevator we would get upset we didn't hear anything.  Read entire member review.
11576
Noise from kids club located above this cabin is unbearable. Many times I was chased out the cabin by noise from kids running and jumping above and practically could not use the balcony. The noise did not stop until way after 10 PM.  Read entire member review.
11576
11th deck mid-ship mini-suites on port side is directly under the children's "Underground" with "quiet" time not starting until 10:00PM. The cabins are not inhabitable in the evening until then.  Read entire member review.
11580
11580 was a very nice room. Clean, well kept and stocked. Bathroom was nice as it had a tub and an enclosed toilet area. Water flowed well and was hot all the time when needed. Balcony could have used a table and 2 loungers, but one was sufficient. The bed was comfortable, but the fold out bed our girl slept on was very hard and she said it was uncomfortable. Good storage, we actually had an entire closet near the balcony that we never used. However... It is right below the kids area on deck 12. We heard them pounding away up there and running in the hallway in that area, so be warned, there is thumping most of the day while they play. We were not in the room enough for it to bother us, but others may think it was too much. Nights were very quiet though.  Read entire member review.
11582
Transatlantic by MrLTrizz
Full bathroom, good sized balcony - the last cabin towards the aft has a 33% larger balcony than the other mini-suites and does not have the same overhang as the rest so the view is incredible - highly recommended. The mini-suites are very comfortable with plenty of room. I highly recommend the larger room & balcony if you prefer to spend time in your cabin or on your balcony. However - the balcony does not have complete privacy so if you are up towards the railing, you can see all the other balconies on your deck and your neighbors can see you as well.  Read entire member review.
11596
Our cabin was a mini suite with balcony- what a joke. You had to turn sideways to get past the bed to balcony from bathroom. Furniture was marginal. Bed was hard, and the pillows were very hard. Seemed like those cheap pillows that you find in the stores for $ 5. There was no bar soap in bathroom ; nor lotion either. Stewart never bathed and stunk. He was friendly, but had bad body odor. Some other floors had this bad smell also. Some crew I spoke with said there was the same problem in part of the crews quarters. One day, steward seemed slightly annoyed we were not out of our cabin in the morning. Never offered us any food service. Did a good job cleaning. Had to fight in the beginning for more towels.  Read entire member review.
11600
Great location midway between the mid and aft elevators. Could hear the pool band as slight background noise when out on the balcony.  Read entire member review.
None
Mini-suite with a large balcony. The closet is enormous and there was plenty of storage and drawer space. It was close to the elevator. It was a little noisy during the day as it is located below the Kids' Club, but not horribly bothersome.  Read entire member review.
None
mediocre at best by taylorest
11152 is called a mini suite. It is actually smaller than a regular balcony cabin on RCCL Splendor of the Seas that we sailed on last year. It's in the tern of the ship so we had a good view of where we had been.  Read entire member review.
None
11578 was located in the mid section, close to the elevators but not right out there. I was happy with the location. bigger balcony, and it is not exposed. However, it does get a bit of noise during kids club hour, as it is right underneath it.  Read entire member review.
None
Noisy loo. Too far from lift  Read entire member review.
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1156
11032
11052
11062
11064
11064
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Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Caribbean by Vincent & Mary Finelli
11076
11076
11082
11086
11086
11088
11088
11092
11092
HOME AWAY FROM HOME! by cruisepeas
11100
11102
11532
11540
11548
11548
11550
My First Cruise EVER by RIvacationgirl
11550
11558
11566
First NCL Experience by doitallWMB
11568
11572
11574
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Holiday Cruise by Anita Gross
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First Cruise by Capebart1
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