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Allure of the Seas Cabin Reviews - Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

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Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony Cabins 48 Reviews
(182 sq. ft., balcony 50 sq. ft.) Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (D8)
Decks: Deck 6, Deck 7, Deck 8
Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (D8)

Cabin Rating
25th Anniversary cruise by Michael808080
The only negative thing I can come up with is the size of bathrooms,toilets and showers being a bigger guy 250+ was a little tight,but I am a bit overweight and only gives me incentive to lose a few lbs for our next cruise....  Read entire member review.
- We had a forward balcony cabin, 6166, and it was very nice. It was a D8 cabin and we had the bed by the balcony door. I did not find this cabin smaller as some say but rather it felt wider but not long. The wall bumped out at the foot of the bed so you could walk around it easier. And the balcony felt to be of good size. The bathroom is oriented different but the shower felt larger than on the Liberty and the addition of the foot bar in the shower made shaving the legs inside the shower possible. The storage inside the bathroom was nice, too, plenty of space for his and hers toiletries. Our attendant, Lidia from Costa Rica, was always around and very attentive and got more of a tip from us. Oh yeah, they don't put ice service in cabins anymore, you have to request it now but Lidia always kept our ice stocked once I asked her. I thought the location of this cabin was very close to the gym and the entertainment portion of the ship (showroom, night clubs, casino, etc.). But we were far from the dining room and Windjammer. We were near stairs and elevator, Boardwalk was on the same deck and Central Park was only 2 decks above. The only annoying thing was the kids running up and down hallways, thump thump thump.  Read entire member review.

The cabin was excellent. When you look down over the balcony, you see only ocean and not window washing equipment or life boats. It was just great. I spent a good deal of time on my balcony, even at night. I think that is what I will most remember. It was clean, new, modern but small. If you are a fanatic for space, perhaps a Jr. Suite will work better for you. This was fine for us. If you have two big suitcases, you will have problems storing them. There is plenty of space, drawers, closest, etc. Problem is storing the bags. Our attendant was the best. We paid the up front tips on our payment but we gave her a good tip at the end. She was really on the ball. I asked for ice and since then, there was ice every day. Getting a room near elevators is fine as there is no noise at all and it helps make it easy to find your room. If not, you have to wask the length of the ship to your cabin. It is a long ship, trust me.

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Adequate thought a little cramped. Very small shower, I don't know how large people fit. Impossible for two people to dress at the same time as no space in front of closet.
Very comfortable bed, good lighting options. Convenient desk.
Allure has very long hallways. Try to find rooms near an elevator.

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We liked being aft but a cabin closer to the elevator would have been better. It was a quiet location and we had no issues.  Read entire member review.
Amazing Allure by oceans2
Very long walk back down hall since it's second from the end of the ship - good if you want the exercise! No noise issues.  Read entire member review.
Our cabin was very quiet. I loved the location. Never noisy at all. Nothing really blocked our balcony view in this cabin except for a partial blockage from a small barrel type object. Didn't feel like I was hampered at all in my view and I like to be able to look down directly to the water next to the ship. I loved our cabin.  Read entire member review.
We had a standard balcony cabin. Very good location on Deck 6 right by the elevator and the Boardwalk. Real problem was a very small safe.  Read entire member review.
Very quiet room. Storage is good. Loved the balcony.  Read entire member review.
Cabin had a good amount of storage space except for one suitcase. The other fit one the bed fine. The shower is tight but manageable. We did tend to bump into each other, but we didn't really spend too much time in the room.  Read entire member review.
Cabin 7686, D8 oceanview/balacony - large enough for two people, very efficient, plenty of storage, bags fit under bed. Closet had shelves and plenty of hangers. Could have used a magnifying mirror (for seniors), otherwise a great cabin. Balcony very nice with two chairs and a regular table.  Read entire member review.
Room was at the back of the ship on deck 7 (7724) which we weren't a fan of originally, but we didnt mind the extra walking (after all that food!) And it was a very quiet location. Never heard anyone else. Nice and relaxing. Also at the back of the 7th floor theres a secret door you can take at the end of the hallway where the staterooms are which takes you to the rock climbing area which leads to the boardwalk/jogging track. Nice shortcut if ur in that area :) We found it very useful! (found it on like day 4 lol)  Read entire member review.

Our cabins were very nice. Spotlessly clean. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom and shower were adaquate. Plenty of closet and storage space. The balconies were lovely. Fit all of our needs for the amount of time spend in the cabins.

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Wow by INeedAShot
Smaller than most other balcony cabins. Storage issues.  Read entire member review.

Bed is right next to the closet and hard to get into the closet.

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great room plenty of space quiet location and balcony was a good size  Read entire member review.

Royal Caribbean, IMHO, needs to implement different levels of cruising on individual ships. Those who care about the little better niceties but still love the big ships.

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Great Balcony. Cabin is a bit tight, good for 2. Bathroom is good in size, and shower is very good.  Read entire member review.
8560, D8: well designed, but feel that the bed tables should have drawers; bed was by the balcony; good closet space with good shelving; small safe; overall good storage including several hooks, storage area near cabin door, and (limited) drawers, but bed tables need at least one drawer/cabinet instead of shelves; several outlets (location: desk, under desk, behind bed); iPod docking station for two; roomy balcony with comfortable chairs and dining height table; near stairs/elevator and Central park  Read entire member review.

Wonderful location just around the corner from the forward elevators.
Easy access to Central Park.

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Liked some the additions made to the room with the Oasis class. Smaller than Freedom Class balcony rooms. Did not like the closet by the bed. Learned you can ask when you reserve which way your room is configured. LOVED that we were on deck 8 and Central Park was right around the corner!

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Excellent location very close to the elevators/stairway. This saved a lot of walking. No noise. Deck 8 had Dazzles and Central Park so this is a huge benefit on choosing this cabin. This location allows you to use the stairway to get to most areas without having to suck up a bottle of oxygen when finished. Bed was near balcony, adequate storage and comfy beds. Very highly recommended.  Read entire member review.
Allure of the Seas by quartelycruiser
Our room was on the 9th floor, 9154. Excellent location, close to elevators, quiet. Take the stairs down one floor to Central Park. Except for the smoking on the balconies by others it would have been perfect.  Read entire member review.
Our cabin was great. We love balcony cabins so we can enjoy the wonderful sunlight, the view and the fresh air. We do not like air conditioning. The evenings were wonderful with the full moon shining in the sliding balcony door. We were happy with our cabin and the layout.  Read entire member review.
Balcony cabin was fine. Terrace was nice to have. The cold water in the bathroom was warm but I live in So Florida. It is the same way here until Nov/Dec. You have warm or hot water from the taps. The only bad thing was that the walk to the elevators seemed endless. I wanted more channels on the TV and clean towels everyday. I am not all that eco friendly. Still, I don't think that a clean towel or 2 everyday is too much to ask for. We did ask for this and the room boy complied. We also asked them to change the sheets halfway through, which they did.  Read entire member review.
Our cabin was well laid out, functional and the extra space from the bathroom redesign was a welcome treat. Closet was spacious although disappointed with the reduction in the safe. Love the extra outlets. Beds were comfortable and pillows are better than in the past. Balcony was spacious and like the new partitions between cabins. Sliding door is also better than previous ships. Loved our location in the aft as it was close to everything we wanted - just an elevator ride up or down.  Read entire member review.
Bed was by the balcony and had plenty of room. Closet space was great. Bathroom was small and shower was very small.  Read entire member review.
Anniversary Cruise by jsinflsunshine
11300, Pleased with Cabin Selection, and would recommend.  Read entire member review.
Smaller closet, quiet location, great balcony/view, and VERY comfortable. Only complaint was the remote didn't sync well with the TV.  Read entire member review.
The cabin was fine. We loved having the bed near the balcony. The temperature in the room was easy to regulate, the air was quiet and did not dry us out. The room was quiet, no squeaks, no hallway noises.  Read entire member review.
Absolutely lovely. Clean and well provided. The attendent VeVir was exceptional.  Read entire member review.
Allure of the Seas by queeniejug_blaster
Comparing this cabin to other cabins on the other Royal line, this room looked cheaply built. Drawers fell out of the 'bedroom' dresser when opened. Light was falling out of the shower. Both the bathroom and cabin area had significant less storage and this includes the closet safe. Very dissapointed in the quality of this room given the amount of money we paid for the cruise.  Read entire member review.

Good size, lots of storage, nice size balcony. Clean and neat

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Our room with Oceanvie was very nice. Small as they always are but nice. If I were choosing again I would consider an interior balcony overlooking the Boardwalk close to Aqua Theater. Most of the time you are at sea so not much to see from our balcony. It is nice when you have a lot of port stops and when we did the Panama Canal cruise (on Princess) you can see going through the Locks.

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Allure of the Seas by Jackster0111
Great cabin. I fit in the shower! Plenty of room, nice balcony.  Read entire member review.
Had a stateroon balcony located starboard bow, upper level. DON"T open cabin door if hallway door is open, all your stuff will blow into then down the hallway. Shower coffin is too small for my 5'11, 170lbs body. Closet doors fell of tracks, balcont partitions rattle in the wind, handle to balcony door fell apart in my hand, no air at night. Make sure you slam door, or cabin is not locked  Read entire member review.
WOW by temj1964

great room, no need for a suite if you are not interested in the extra goodies that go with it, roomy, good shower, good value except for the needless upcharge for internet, what more could you want?

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