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MSC Poesia Cabin Reviews - Outside Cabin with Balcony

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Outside Cabin with Balcony Cabins 54 Reviews
These cabins have a queen-size bed that can be converted into two single beds (upon request, except for cabins for disabled passengers), air conditioning, bath with shower, television, radio stations (available on television channels), telephone, and optional pay-for-use Internet connection, mini-bar and safe.
Outside Cabin with Balcony (10)
Outside Cabin with Balcony (10)

Cabin Rating
Solid B by chicagoGWMC
Huge room, about twice the size of standard cabin.  Read entire member review.
Our cabin was small, but clean and decorated nice. The bathroom had a urine smell that remained all week. Our cabin was the second cabin from the bow. A night crossing through a Nor'Easter was rough and when the anchor was lowered in port the morning after the rough night a sea, I thought we were going down from hitting something. The bed was the hardest thing i ever slept on.  Read entire member review.
Our cabin #9084 was more than ample for two middle aged adults. I wouldn't want to have any more people in the cabin though. Bathroom was adequate but it did have a strange leak that was coming from the adjoining cabin. I am not sold on the floor to ceiling mirror at the end of the bed, I am sure it gives the illusion of a larger cabin but I really didn't need to see myself in the morning. The balcony was small but functional unfortunately the chairs were not very comfortable to sit on for long periods. The adjoining door is my biggest complaint; there is absolutely no sound absorption. You can hear everything in the next cabin. If you have night owls next door and you would like to go to sleep or you are a night owl and want to sleep in, the cabin next door can make you experience not enjoyable.  Read entire member review.
MSC what a joke by toners12
The balcony was not as advertised to small. we were in a quiet part of the ship.The safe never worked and after four tries we gave up. WE did notice a smell of sewage on the balcony. over all the room was not that comfortable as the seating was also bedding.  Read entire member review.
Lots of small drawers, nice balcony, tiny shower, stingy on towels and changing the sheets, horrible TV selection and reception.  Read entire member review.
Good sized balcony cabin with adequate storage. Our cabins on deck 9 were very quiet.  Read entire member review.
Great location. Close to midships and aft elevators, so easy access to Buffet. When you look out the view is perfect. When you look down, you see life boats on the floor below.  Read entire member review.
Thin walls, got woken up by the phone in the cabin next door. postage stamp of a balcony, Half the size of Princess balcony. Hard and kind of lumpy bed, and crappy pillows. Crew vacuumed at 11:00pm almost every night.  Read entire member review.
Good location close to elevator on the starboard side forward. Clear ocean views no life boats in view. Middle of ship has life boats! Forward and aft cabins have clear views of the ocean. Balcony doors were very easy to operate and energy efficient/saving mechanism was in place.  Read entire member review.
No Customer Service by HOLIDAY4ME
Quite small, good view, Quiet  Read entire member review.
Great balcony. Our friends had a problem with hearing their neighbors doing the deed on the balcony but we didnt have any problems. The hallways were noisy on the last night when they were going back and forth picking up the luggage but quiet other than that. Not much to watch on TV channels. Not many options  Read entire member review.
The exterior cabin with a balcony was very small, with the bed taking up so much of the space that it was difficult to walk around to get to the bathroom. The bathroom shower was small and had a curtain that flapped thus allowing water all over the floor, as compared to RCL shower that had rounded glass doors to keep the water in. There were no toiletries in the bathroom. No complementary waters or any perks.  Read entire member review.
Great Value by donh1
great balcony, long walk to elevators that go to pool deck, quiet area of the ship  Read entire member review.
Our cabin was excellent! There was more than enough storage space for our things, two electric outlets in both currencies was great as we could charge cameras and run computer at same time. Loved the flexible shower head in the bathroom - a great improvement over fixed heads on some other lines. Located close to elevators but never heard any noise from them. Only possible negative was the chair in cabin was not terribly comfortable so my husband brought one of the balcony chairs into cabin to use. That is a very minor thing. Most ships creak - this is first ship ever that did not creak or have strange noises in cabins. Also the air conditioning system was excellent. For the first time ever - we could get the temperature as cool as we like it. Our cabin was spotless - in fact the ship even hosed down and thoroughly cleaned the balconies when in a port of call - first time we have had that done mid-cruise. The bed-side table lamps provided decent light for reading in bed. Could not have had a nicer cabin - really delighted with it. It was perfect for us!  Read entire member review.
FIRST CLASS CABIN ON THE TENTH DECK COMPLETE WITH BALCONY,MINI-BAR ALL THE NECESSARY TOILETRIES TOGETHER WITH BATH-ROBES ample space with queen size bed plus sofa?settee high powered hairdryer just the place to crash out after a hard day enjoying oneself !!  Read entire member review.
This was a superior balcony cabin - good size, configuration was somewhat cramped when entering the cabin. Shower tiny - location very good - not noisy even though close to the elevators and stairs. We enjoyed the balcony and had plenty of storage space. You have to use your Cruise Card to operate the lights when you are in the cabin and the hair dryer is in a drawer in the desk.  Read entire member review.
I have never had a balcony before, but our room was very nice and large, I feel like it was laid our better than any other ship we have been on. When we arrived we did find a few problems though: our beds were arranged as singles, our safe was locked in the open position and our shower leaked. Once we found our room steward which wasn't easy we had then fix the beds at dinner (they had to get king sheets). Our steward found an engineer to fix our safe and also called someone about our shower leaking into the room. It wasn't that the wet floor spilled out it was coming from the wall where the drain was. They sent 2 groups of people to look at our drain and snaked it, but it leaked for the whole cruise. The room stewards are more like the cleaning people at a decent hotel than any other cruise I have been on. They do a good job cleaning the room, but don't do anything else and when you rarely see them in the hall then don't acknowledge you like on other ships. This was all fine to me, but I think my wife secretly missed the towel animals.  Read entire member review.
Quiet location. Adequate closet.  Read entire member review.
Room was in a great spot, quiet - did not hear any traffic in hallway.  Read entire member review.
cabin stewards were wonderful, We did miss the little animals Carnival offers every night on our bed. Cabin was fine we do not need a lot of room to sleep  Read entire member review.

Cabin was clean; however there was mold in the shower

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Balcony Cabin 10245 at the rear - Average - 3* We were upgraded at no additional cost to a cabin in the same position on the deck above, because 9227 was not available. Incongruously, whilst normally costing more, the cabin was smaller. Further, there was more noise and vibration at the back of the ship in 2012 over 2010. Fruit Bowl was replenished daily. Bathrobes supplied on all cruises with balcony cabins.  Read entire member review.
Never Again by noxi
Cabin was fine, with TV though only 3 channels in English. Cleaning staff kept the room immaculate. Even though we were on the twelfth floor and over the propeller we experienced quite a lot of vibration.  Read entire member review.
The room was nice. It had a hair dryer in the drawer and a refrigerator. Their is a soap and shampoo dispenser and shelves in the bathroom to make it easy to keep toiletries handy. The closet was roomy and we were able to put our luggage under the bed. The balcony was nice with two chairs and a table. Your neighbors are noticeable. Unfortunately even on the 12 floor there was a lot of vibration from the engines and constant motion.  Read entire member review.
14008 and 14010 are well placed with good wind break panel. Balcony size are excellent! (secret: ask cabin steward for a lounger, he will get you one for reading or that great afternoon nap!). Lots of room inside for lounging. Bathroom has a regular tub. WATCH OUT: Unless you use liquid soap for showers, the ship does not have any bars of soap on board, bring your own for a shower.  Read entire member review.
Cabin was adequate size, very clean, very quiet.  Read entire member review.
Beds not very comfortable, linens, blanket, comforter not comfortable at all, comforter would slide off bed. Asked for additional pillows, but all were lumpy and hard. Otherwise cabin was very nice. Televisions should be wall mounted or up on a shelf to give extra counter space.  Read entire member review.
Good storage, decent size, and good location.  Read entire member review.
Tiny Tiny Tiny.  Read entire member review.
very small for a deluxe balcony cabin. Beds are terrible - extremely hard and uncomfortable. Very little sound-proofing between cabins. We heard everything next door with endless door-slamming as well. Bathrooms are very compact. Cabin is adequate for a one week, or less cruise.  Read entire member review.
safe closet door too close to bathroom door closets had bad lighting bathroom was good for storage balcony chairs hard and uncomfortable one mattress needed to be replaced A/C was not on full at ports Mini-bar opened before we entered...we were charged for missing items Not informed on device for lighting Not informed on steward's awareness we were in cabin by this device  Read entire member review.
Nice sized room on deck 12. Great closet and drawer space. Balcony was decent with a table and two chairs. Plenty of storage space in bathroom, too. Empty suitcases fit nicely under the bed.  Read entire member review.
MSC ROCKS! by lorenzod
No Ice in ice bucket. No sleep timer on TV. Hallway was noisy.  Read entire member review.
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MSC - never again by travellovers2
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