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Twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed. Balcony, refrigerator, TV, spacious closet, desk and bathroom with shower. Approximately 233 to 285 square feet, including balcony.

Balcony (BA)
Decks: Deck 11 | Deck 12
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Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin A519
Jun 2016
Don't Go By: debbiejet
Good
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Cabin A433
Jun 2016
Great location close to elevators/stairs.
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May 2016
The cabin was clean and comfortable, but like the rest of the ship was starting to show its age. One of the mattresses on the bed really sagged in the middle. The balcony door didn't work properly and was very hard to open, the phone didn't work and had to be replaced, one of the overhead lights kept going out, there was mold along the bathroom sink, and the Kleenex box holder in the bathroom was broken.
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Cabin R307
May 2016
Cabin was ok just about big enough but normal size for a cruise ship, nice balcony and lovely cabin steward
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Cabin R246
May 2016
Very convenient for everything and the elevator was rarely a problem.
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Cabin A703
Feb 2016
Just OK By: Horatio Hornblower
Small cabin and horrible mattresses. The cabin was clean.
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Cabin C518
Dec 2015
Balcony was nice.
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Cabin A435
Jul 2015
Family in the Fjords By: rocklinmom
Perfect size for two people, or for three people with an upper bunk bed option. Lots of storage, good-sized balcony, and bathroom is small but clean and very functional. Some signs of wear (faded carpet, rusty toilets, etc.) but that is expected on an older ship. TV offers lots of movie options and even Food Network and Discovery Channel. Turndown each night with chocolates on your pillow. Comfy beds. If you need anything, just ask your steward or stewardess, they are the best in the business.
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Jun 2015
Rather small.Balconies overlook others so limited privacy.
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Cabin A436
May 2015
We booked a BE balcony guarantee and were upgraded to a BA balcony in a great location. Cabin Pros: Nice sized standard balcony with nice flooring. Loved large closet and dressing area space, lots of privacy and space! Many hangers were provided which was a first for us. The complimentary Princess beach bag on the bed was a nice touch. Great shower head/water pressure. Cons: Cabin size smaller than we're used to and had no sofa. No top sheet on the beds? Really? Had to ask and steward seemed put out about it. Teeny weeny shower was smallest we've experienced. Had no problem with shower curtain "snuggling" with us though. One robe and one set of towels for two people? Odd. Had to ask steward. Corrected from then on.
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Cabin R247
May 2015
Cost of Extras By: margibow
Cabin was very nice
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Cabin L259
May 2015
Caribbean Princess saved my life. By: Judith Janofsky
Cabin a little small but excellent and clean.
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Apr 2015
Small very small compared to other lines with similar pricing
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Cabin C505
Mar 2015
First Timer on Princess By: WendyandDavid
Tiniest shower ever. Barely adequate.
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Cabin A427
Jan 2015
We had booked a Caribe balcony, but I forget to put no upgrade on my booking. We were upgraded to Ahola deck. The balcony is small and you only get two chairs and a small table. We like having breakfast on the balcony and the small table doesn't work. We brought the small table from the cabin out to the balcony for breakfast.
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Cabin C607
Jan 2015
Quick get away By: sun99shine
Excellent cabin service. The Steward was very good. Rarely saw him, but room was always tidied up while absent doing cruise activities. Top service.
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Cabin C518
Nov 2014
A little on the small side, but a nice sized balcony and a great location near the middle of the ship. One of the best cabins on the ship.
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Cabin A360
Nov 2014
A memorable experience By: Pyrennah
Spacious enough. It's a cruise ship so unless you pay for a suite - and sometimes not even then - you will be in a very small space. The bathroom was bigger than I expected and the balcony was huge. We adored our balcony. We spent hours out there and on the last day we even saw a water spout with a rainbow formed around it.
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Cabin C244
Sep 2014
C244 is mid-ship, port side. It met our needs. The only negative was the odor that (sometimes) hung about the bathroom. The balcony gave us an quiet, semi-private area to sip wine while watching the clouds go by. Although I'm sure it wasn't needed, we brought a two-pound bag of mini candies for the man who took care of the room. He and everyone else we met were very professional (and friendly) the entire trip.
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Cabin C636
Sep 2014
Great By: CFD130
You can not beat Princess Caribe deck rooms
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Cabin C250
Sep 2013
C250 - roomy enough to relax in, with a desk and 2 chairs, small table, and enough drawers. Good size balcony with 2 chairs, separate foot rests, and a large table. Lighting was adequate (lamps on each side of bed, plus overhead lights and desk lights overhead). Typical tiny bathroom, but with nice soap and toiletries (and washcloths!), and adequate storage. The hair dryer is the ancient kind - loud and hot, but not much volume, and pulls your hair out. Bring your own, and bring a 4-outlet extension cord. There are only 2 outlets, both at the desk. There is no clock in the room, but you can call for a wake-up, and it rang right on time. Bonus was the little refrigerator which easily held a 6-pack of soft drinks (which you can buy before boarding and bring on) plus 2-3 water bottles. Bed is very hard but sags on the balcony side. Pillows are a joke - bring your own (buy the Eagle Creek large compression bag - a std pillow and case will fit and squish down to nothing. Really) The laundry is close enough (takes $2 per load for wash, $2 to dry), and not noisy. The cabin was not noisy at all, really, but ours was an adult cruise. If you are in the far north, traveling west and hope to see the northern lights, they will be on the Starboard side. If traveling east, they'll be on Port (in the north - duh!).
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Cabin A434
Jul 2013
A434 very convenient but a bit noisy since so close to elevator. Everything about room was fine. Elevators need to be set up so as to not be all on the same floor at the same time. Often had to wait a long time for this reason.
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Apr 2013
Huge balcony - looks to be 9x9 square. Fits tall round table, two chairs and foot stools. Half covered by the deck above, so there was almost always some shade to sit under. Adequate bathroom, tiny shower with extra friendly shower curtain (bring clips to weigh it down and prevent water from spilling onto the floor). The water from the faucet is never really cold. It is decent flavored for drinking, just put some in the refrigerator overnight to chill. One outlet in bathroom for shaver, one by the desk and a hidden one behind the TV. Across from the crew laundry, but it wasn't noisy at all until the morning of disembarkation when we heard people coming in and out of the door.
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Apr 2013
The room was large. If not for the room with the balcony, I think the trip would have been a wash. We stayed in a handicapped balcony room.
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Cabin C437
Mar 2013
Excellent location, near mid ships elevators and stairwells. The mattress is very hard so ask your stateroom attendant for an egg crate. The balcony is deep sunny.
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Cabin C510
Feb 2013
Romance and fun at sea By: cmofames
We stayed in C510 on the Caribe deck. It was quiet and we had a one of the largest balconies. Our room attendant was excellent and the room was very clean.
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Cabin A522
Feb 2013
A522 Deck 12 Nice room, good balcony, quiet. Plenty of open hanging space. Carpet had many stains. TV mounted near ceiling. You have to crane your neck to watch; very uncomfortable.
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Cabin B338
Jan 2013
Princess ship disappointing By: Rudy Gunther
Our room was a balcony room on Baja (11) deck mid-ship. It was perfectly situated to use the stairs instead of the elevator. Only 3 flights up to the Pools and buffet. An easy 4 flights down to the 7th floor stores and casino and way to get to our restaurant. We had plenty of storage. I asked for more hangers and got them. The hairdryer was old and not very powerful. We had one night where the whistling in the door kept me up. I don't know if it was not closed right or if it was because there were very strong winds that night. The bed was comfortable but the carpet was lumpy. Also more shelving in the bathroom would have been nice. The deck has 2 chairs and a table. It would be nice if they would come up with a retractable foot/leg rest so you could lounge on the deck.
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Cabin c410
Dec 2012
Great trip By: MarcsSharon
Caribe 410 - perfect mid-ship cabin. Big balcony with 2 chairs, footrests and table. We were able to take the stairs to get to everything we wanted.
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Cabin C527
Sep 2012
Our cabin was on Deck 10 mid ship, spacious and there is a separate area for closets and storage of luggage.
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Aug 2012
Biggest closet we've ever had on a cruise ship. In fact, there was plenty of room for all our stff. Missed the little couch that we get in Royal Caribbean's cabins.
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Cabin D734
Aug 2012
D734 is an aft balcony cabin that is great! The balcony is huge and there is only a cabin on one side (the other side contains a crew emergency exit). This was a very quiet and peaceful cabin on our cruise, except for the lovely wake noise!
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Jul 2012
The bathroom was even smaller than we had last summer on the Ruby Princess. We only had about 10 wood hangers while the other two cabins for my family had tons of hangers. We asked for more and got some old wire hangers which were not appropriate for our sweaters and knit clothing. The bathroom floor was seldom vacuumed. The balcony was nice, but it was too cold to use it so it was a waste of money. After the hard beds on the Ruby, we immediately asked for egg crate mattress covers, and the beds were more bearable this year.
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Cabin L226
Jun 2012
cabin #Lido deck 15, room 226. This cabin did not have a couch or extra room to put anything in. there was a bed, 2 small night stands with 2 drawers, a desk with 3 drawers, a chair and a small (very small) round glass side table that we kept having to move around the cabin because it blocked getting out to the balcony. there was a built-in refrigerator and television on top of the refrigerator. the closet was adequate and shelves in the closet with a safe that had room to put clothes. Regulation cruise bathroom. The balcony was small, with two chairs and a small table. On the whole this location would be great on a cruise for warm climates, but smaller than most other lines and ships we have been on, and usually there is a couch and additional table in the room that was not here. The noise level was void, very quiet hallway to be in, no people passing by on way to other areas, and right near the outside pools.
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Cabin 614
Jun 2012
Good location near the laundry room. A little small with a small balcony.
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Cabin C606
Jun 2012
British Isles May 2012 By: frazzled1
Nice cabin clean tidy,good balcony a little larger then most. Great closet space. Shower too small and no hand held shower head. Had to wash my feet sitting on the toilet.
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Cabin C433
Feb 2012
Large and roomy with sufficient storage space. The beds were comfortable and not too hard. The flat screen tv was not at the correct angle for remote usage. Balcony large and spacious though furniture mysteriously sparse. Quiet and serene despite proximity to main elevators. Adjoining door between cabins could be opened on balcony.
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Cabin 406
Feb 2012
Cabin C406 was acceptable. The mattress was soft and sagging and the linens, including the towels were worn and faded. The balcony was paint stained. The cleanliness was only marginally acceptable. The cabin left us with the impression that it needed a good refreshment.
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Cabin C202
Feb 2012
Great 2 week cruise By: tigercat
Cabin C202 was great. It had a bed and a desk with another unit that had the TV. The closet and bathroom were small but had enough room for the two of us although the shower was so small and with me being so short it was hard to shampoo my hair without putting my head outside the shower to shampoo it. The balcony was an extended balcony which at first we were worried about but in the end it was wonderful. My husband loved it because he could see the bridge. It was a very quiet area of the ship. tigercat
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Cabin c510
Oct 2011
Caribe deck balconies have the largest square footage!
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Cabin L205
Oct 2011
Nice cabin, adequate balcony, small bathroom but well fitted, extremely large storage space, quiet location.
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Sep 2011
We had a cabin on Riviera deck - so no one above us who could "spy" on us ... ;-)) The cabin is like all cabins on Princess ships: just the right size - everything there you need; a small closet, a small bathroom with shower New flat screen TV ;-))
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Cabin b705
Aug 2011
First time cruising By: mrchirpy
very tiny shower stall. Could not bend over.
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Cabin A632
Jun 2011
A632 - No complaints. I was concerned about noise, but I didn't notice anything. Right across from Laundry which was good.
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Cabin B433
Jun 2011
This cabin was located on deck 11, mid ship right next to the elevators. I worried about this but from now on, I will get a room near the elevators. So convenient and the noise was never an issue.
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Cabin c616
Jun 2011
Wonderful cruise By: cibaygirls
We had no problems with our cabin.. located about middle of ship, but more towards aft.
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Cabin L307
Apr 2011
Still Loving Princess!! By: goldens4ever
Lido 307: Three cabins from the door to the pool....burgers and pizza...was pretty quite....didn't notice any noise. Balcony is great...no one can look down on you...pretty private!!!!
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Cabin B406
Apr 2011
Our first Princess cruise By: texancruzer
Great open closet design. Plenty of storage. Standard bathroom. No sofa, standard balcony. Great location ~ mid-ship. Overall, the ship was noisy. Always hearing banging, walking, and other noises ??
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Cabin c526
Dec 2010
December southern carribean By: sailpending
Princess..Caribbean princess cabin 526 Caribe deck. Deck twice the size. Had a balcony area that was covered...and the same size area that wasnt. Probably a bad balcony for the first time because we would expect this now.
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Cabin C309
Oct 2010
Extended balcony, easy access to elevators and stairs, directly across the hall from Laundromat
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Cabin C419
Aug 2010
Caribbean Princess - Caribe Deck (Deck 10 - BA Category - Oceanview with Balcony) Stateroom C419 - Stateroom was larger than I expected. Bathroom was ample with good closet space directly outside the bathroom. The balcony was probably one of the largest on the ship and had four chairs and a table. I really enjoyed the stateroom.
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Cabin R258
Aug 2010
SORRY IT'S OVER.... By: Jennygirl
Cabin was fine. Rivera deck - front of the ship - no problems. Would like the bathrooms a bit bigger though but that ain't gonna happen and the space near the wall on one side of the bed was a bit tight. Other than that - the temperature was just fine and our cabin steward, Rowena, was wonderful.
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Cabin C409
Jul 2010
Never to old to cruise! By: bugler1cl
Cabin was on Deck 10 C 409. Great location for elevators. Good storage spacefor hanging and folding clothing. Ample cabin room to move about. Veranda isalso roomy. Nice part is the overhang from Deck 11 which gives privacy and shade
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Cabin c423
Jul 2010
Eastern Caribbean for 18 By: PokrChick
Location was perfect - smack dab in the center of everything. Cabin itself was a bit smaller than expected but closet space was huge (which is why the cabin was smaller than expected!). Shower was the worst. Tiny with a cloth shower curtain that attacked without warning. Balcony, however, was a slice of heaven!
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Cabin C405
Apr 2010
First Cruise By: BMW330zhp
C405, great location, huge balcony, very small bathroom.
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Cabin C602
Feb 2010
We had Caribe deck 10 602. The extra balcony room was worth the extra cost and the room was very nice. It was also a very quiet location and we were never bothered by any type of noise at all
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Cabin L227
Dec 2009
Quiet location. Convenient to upper decks. Shower is quite small.
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Cabin c-614
Sep 2009
We had a balcony room ,it was very nice. The bed was uncomfortable, slept on better bed in a 3 star hotel. Shower was like Cruise director dan said," soap up the walls and spin". it is small, but water temp and pressure was excellent. Balcony was big, 2 chairs, 2 lounge chairs and a table. great view and quiet.
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Cabin L218
Aug 2009
Balcony on Lido deck forward near the door to the deck above the bridge. This deck is great for sailaway and photo's. Quiet convenient to pools and buffet and pizza and grill
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Cabin A719
Jul 2009
We had a great room.  We were starboard aft and had a great balcony.  The balcony was covered and provided some shade, though we were able to enjoy the sun, too. We enjoyed the balcony daily. Our room was more than adequate for the two of us.  There was even enough room when our two daughters visited.  The closet was spacious, the bathroom not.  However, we had no trouble with the infamous curtain.  The room was very cool- air conditioning was not a problem for us.  The area was quiet, with the exception of the slamming doors and running and yelling children.  The elevator was located around the corner allowing for quick access, though you could not hear it.  The room was close to the pool deck, and not too far to walk down to deck 7.  The view of the Statue of Liberty was amazing and the return trip to New York featured a phenomenal sunrise over the New York skyline!  We were very happy with our accommodations.
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Cabin C422
Jun 2009
Let Down by Princess By: MKHMatrix
C422- Very quiet, nice balcony, sheets had holes, deck chairs had paint and holes.
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Cabin C436
Jun 2009
We were in C436.  Great location, middle of the ship, around the corner from the elevators.  The balcony was larger than most for that category, partially exposed to above balconies, partially private.  Port side.  Plenty of floor space, closet space, drawers, etc.  This is a great improvement over Deck 14, where you can enjoy waking at the crack of dawn to the sound of the Lounge Mongers reserving and dragging their lounge chairs around.
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Cabin L311
May 2009
First time with Princess By: TnTnFlorida
Great location.  Close to all the "action"!  No problems.
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Dec 2008
Second Time Even Better By: Teacherman
Caribe Deck has the largest balconies on the Caribbean Princess. It is half covered and half uncovered. Very nice.
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Jul 2008
Short on Shore By: lanoanddeno
good cabin arrangement and good balcony furniture
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Cabin C608
Jun 2008
Fine for two - tiny shower. Great balcony.
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Cabin C319
May 2008
Appetizer Cruise By: Lisa McAllister
Great balcony, great closet space, hard bed.
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