The cabin itself is very roadside Holiday Inn-ish. The lighting is horribly designed, with what appear to be florescent bulbs behind plastic suspended panels lining two walls of the room. To me, that screams 70's basement rec room. Blich. In terms of space, it is fine. Certainly cramped with two adults and two kids, but not especially so if the third and fourth beds are put away/restored during the day. It was convenient for disembarking at ports as on this trip that was always from the front. If one has any mobility issues, however, keep in mind that every dining option is to the rear of the midship. It is convenient to elevators, but one cannot traverse on the third deck, so there is that mild inconvenience if assigned to the rear dining room on that level. Read entire member review >>
I really do like Carnival's cabin layout. Very efficient use of space. Our window curtain was torn and one drawer was difficult to open, but otherwise it was ok. Could use some updating a little. Read entire member review >>
Horrible.... We just wanted cold water to brush our teeth. Instead we brushed in HOT. You had to wet your tooth brush and shut water off or water would run in floor same in the shower get your body wet lather then rinse off or it would over flow. It was a nightmare. Read entire member review >>
The cabin: We had an ocean view - Cabin 1452 on the Riviera Deck. I thought I was smart by saving a few bucks and letting Carnival assign us our cabin instead of selecting our own. BIG mistake! We were given the leftover room that no one else wanted - the last cabin at the end of the hall in the very back of the ship. On the other side of the wall is where they store the ropes used for docking. Every morning we docked, we were woken up by the clanging and banging from the hydraulics that pull the ropes out. It was very loud. Good luck getting any sleep in that room past 5am. The only days we had any decent sleep were the "fun day at sea" days. Read entire member review >>
Stateroom: We were very happy with our stateroom selection. We booked room 2277, which is ocean view with a couch in it. More storage than we could use, very clean and well appointed. Our steward was excellent too. I have to say we have rarely had a bad steward, but Jo was fantastic. Read entire member review >>
I must say that we met our cabin steward (Steve) when we entered our room and he saw us 2 and 3 times a day and always called us by name. Our cabin was cleaned and never had to ask for anything. I always could not wait until after dinner to see which animal we were going to get. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was familiar and comfortable. Lots of space (for a ship's cabin) and plenty of places for storage. The room was a little warm all week. The shower was a little cooler than I preferred. My steward took care of the room well, when I let him. Read entire member review >>
My cabin position was perfect. Liked being on the 1st deck close to the gangway plus near where we ate ( just 2 quick flights of stairs up to Monet). It was roomier than I thought & kept clean by my steward Pan from Thailand. He was always helpful & cheerful. I did not mind any "hiking" to the top floors- that's what elevators are for. Besides, I'm on vacation, what else do I have to do? As far as not getting TV stations in sometimes, again, I'm on vacation. I can watch TV any old time at home. My pillows & comforter on the bed was very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
We prefer the quieter, more stable lower decks toward the stern. Cabin with window was convenient to the dining rooms, close to the uncrowded rear elevators and was kept in perfect condition by our room steward. Read entire member review >>
Insufficient personal drawer. The top drawer was taken up by permanent installation of hair dryer equipment. Otherwise it was a nice room. The windows were dirty on the outside making it impossible to take pictures through. The location of this room was noisy from engine noise. The room was clean and well cared for. Read entire member review >>
Main Deck 2420 - This was a spacious oceanview room that was convenient to the elevators and dining in The Monet. It is under the galley but in the seven days aboard we only heard a small amount of noise twice and never during the night. It is a long walk though to the front of the ship for the show lounge and the gangways. Not bad if you like walking. Read entire member review >>
Cabin number 2437, oceanview. Large room with a couch that makes out to a bed in addition to the king size bed that is two twins put together. Television in good spot. Lighting controls in great locale - right above bed frame. Window was clean - dirty window on cruise ship is my pet peeve - and window was cleaned again by ground crew in Jamaica. Water pressure in bathroom shower was G R E A T ! ! ! Room location is ideal. You go to aft elevator, go to the Main floor ( 2nd floor ) and when you hit the hall you are like three doors down that hall. There is no room across the hall which was great because it was for linens and supplies which were only used mid-mornings by the crew so no interference with peace and quiet. We will try and book this room again ! Read entire member review >>
1270 & 1272 - Ocean View, Picture Windows (Not Portholes), Near Elevators, Plush White Robes provided, Large Bathroom, King bed and sofa/twin bed, 3 closets and lots of storage. Read entire member review >>
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