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Oceanview stateroom with twin beds that convert to a king.

Ocean View (6E)
Decks: Deck 7
Not My Favorite tacotaco
Our cabin was E69 and was right next to the lobby and guest services. This made for an easy day and a slightly noisy night! Our cabin attendant was Eddi and he and his staff were excellent! We thought with our prime real estate location on deck 7 at the end of the hall, we would be quick to jump off the boat. Little did we realize, they sealed the door by our room so we had to go all the way around deck 7 to get into line. After that hiccup, we were off the boat in 30 minutes and on our way home!
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worn and dated, but clean and comfy, ample closet space, big enough bathroom, and nice window. Cabins are definitely a bit larger than newer ships.
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The cabin seemed to be of a typical size, but this is a 25 year old ship, so there's definitely wear and tear on the furniture. Drawers stick, cabinets don't line up when you can shut them, and our medicine cabinet would not open without practically ripping it off the wall. The bed was fine, but there is this huge obstruction on one corner of the bed where the life jackets are stored. I chose the side of the bed by the window, and I'd have to climb over this thing every night. I also bumped my legs and knees on the footboard every night, which gave me awful bruises. This ship definitely needs an overhaul.
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The cabin was larger than expected. The beds weren't overly comfortable but not the worst I'd ever slept on. The water in the shower was odd. It would randomly go from hot to cold for no reason. That made my normal 5 minute ish showers more like 2 minutes!
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The room was fine, except for the mirrors and windows were not clean.

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AWESOME! yayyaymexico

the room is a good size for a couple, we had a king. there is enough storage in the closet area , and the shelves was where we put our folded clothes, and hung some. suitcases were in the open closet. the desk in the room has enough space in the drawers for things. in the closet is a safe. there is no iron, blow dryers etc. no alarm clock, why do you need one? every one has a smartphone with time and alarms. only need an alarm on the days you get off the ship for ports and debark. the tv doesn't have too many channels, we kept it on the ship channel. why do you watch tv when your on a great cruise, get out and enjoy , watch tv at home! the bathroom was great. plenty of towel racks, always had plenty of hot water, the soap and shampoo dispensers were nice. never ever smelled any thing like sewer! everything was always very clean. loved having it cleaned twice a day, and chocolates at night for turn down service.

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Smooth Sailing! Thanatos340

Nice room. Spacious, Good View out the window. It got a little stuffy at night even with the thermostat all the way down and air all the way open. would bring a batter fan next time just to get some air moving.

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Pros and cons Kaczka77

Cabin was great and exactly what I book it. Our service person Randy was the nicest and most informative person we met. The crew made sure we have enough space, set up additional bed for our son. We traveled when my kids had their birthday, they set up room looking like it is a surprise form the Carnival members ( i paid for it ), but this made my kids feel so special.

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First cruise sonshine1978

the cabin was just beautiful and we loved it and our steward Syanna

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Dirty, outdated. Can not even hear the Captain speak in the rooms.

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Quiet room, close to everything. Would pick this room again.

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Spacious cabin for 2 people.
Unusual shower temperature...water was hot, then cold, then hot, then cold...never was warm.
Evidently, crew members in the galley at 3 a.m. didn't realize guests were trying to sleep in cabins below them. Will definitely not book cabins in this area again.
After commenting that the cabin was warm, we were advised that the cabin temps are kept between 71 and 74*. Evidently cruisers are no longer able to regulate the comfort of their cabin. The airflow from the ceiling vent has also been disabled.

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My cabin was comfortable and our steward, Iryl was very attentive. The cabin had more storage than I remembered from previous cruises - a big plus.
The bathroom was a little outdated. The lighting was very dim. The porcelain on the sink was badly chipped. Great shower head (want one for my house).

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The stateroom was small but big enough for 2. Our room attendant (Asep) did a great job and was very nice. The room was quiet and comfortable. Next time I plan on booking a Suite. They were much larger and more luxurious.

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E125 was an ocean view. Loved having an actual window!! I know it isnt any bigger than your normal cabin but it did seem like the shower was bigger than our last cruise where we had an interior. We were pretty much directly under one of the main dining rooms and the galley but only once or twice did it seem very loud and this was not while we were sleeping I would definitely book this cabin or one like it again in the future!!!! We loved it!!!!!

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My wife said that I did a good job on picking our cabin and I think it was just luck. I was concerned about this cabin due to its close proximity to the kitchen and elevators but those were not issues at all. Our cabin was very quiet. We never heard anything from the kitchen above and never a sound from elevators or stairwells.
The hall noise was minimal. The TV was a little quirky but we werent there much and we usually left it on the ships information channel anyway. The water pressure was amazing and the water tasted fine. The hot is just that, HOT! Our bed was very comfortable but my youngest daughter(17) was worried about the fold down bunk. Those worries went away quickly as she slept like a baby and didnt roll out. The window was larger than I thought it would be and the ledge wide enough that my kids would sit on it and watch the water. This was a nice cabin.

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Cabin steward was very good. He cleaned our room twice a day and was always extremely cordial and helpful.

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Upper Deck 218

Room has a bit of engine noise and changes in direction provide some vibration.
Closet doors need some adjustments as well as some paint.
Not a lot of traffic in this area, so not a lot of passenger noise.

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E238 All the way at the back of the ship. VERY loud, if we had been about 10 cabins further front, the noise was not so noticeable, but right where we were, the motors were VERY LOUD. Not the best in terms of quiet room. However, quiet in terms of foot traffic, nobody was walking by our room back there, so that may be a bonus.
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M169 Oceanview - strange layout but very large
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Cabin with a large window. Our cabin was in a great location for everything
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We had great stewards that kept our rooms clean. The shower head kept coming out of its holder, which was bad because it scared you and got everything wet, but good because it meant the water pressure was WONDERFUL!
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E202 was very quiet with the air on low. Never heard a peep. My sister was next door in E198 and could hear club noise on two nights... it was so strange, noise in her room nothing in mine. I loved the room, would be good for parents with two under 13 aged kids. Also good for singles or couples. I only disliked the temp control for air being in the ceiling. I was too short to reach and didn't want to constantly bother the room steward so I ended up standing on my bed to adjust it each day which was a pain. Other than that loved the cabin and didn't miss having a balcony much at all.
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E 19
cabin was in a good location until they activated the pods to steer into port. Over all good value, good location on The Empress deck and near the atrium.
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U163 was midship and right at the elevators. Other than not having a hairdryer, the cabins are spacious and well equipped. My Dad was in U88 suite which was huge!
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: Nice sized room, larger than expected. The bathroom was also a good size, but the shower was tiny! Two separate closets to hang clothes and five shelves was nice for both of us. There were also four smaller drawers at the desk/sitting area. Nice flat screen TV, just wish it was tilt-able as we could not see the movies from a laying position on the bed (had to sit up to watch the TV). Was VERY disappointed that there was not a refrigerator as that is something we've become accustomed to on other cruises. It was a nice location while at sea (as we were on the same level as customer service, excursions desk and main piano bar), but horrible the day we left and arrived back to the US as our deck was the embarkation and debarkation deck (didn't expect that on deck 7, it's usually much lower like on deck 4!!) Had to go down a floor, walk the hallway, take the elevator back up to our floor, then walk back down the hallway again to our cabin...QUITE IRRITATING! We also had to deal with the sound of chairs moving every night. Crew swore that the dining room above us should have no one in it after midnight, but there were and it was an every night occurrence. Even though I don't enjoy hearing the toilets flush from above, I think from now on we will make sure we're below another cabin, not a public room.
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E65 is a great location for ease of entry, closeness to elevators and guest services. Handicapped amenities in the room great except would be hard to get in and out if handicapped person was alone to open and close the door. Atrium can be noisy especially if kids are playing games.
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The life jacket box in the corner of the cabin that prevents you getting to the window without climbing over the box or the bed is an absolute pain. Avoid this cabin.
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Bed and awkwardly placed picture block occupants from sitting in front of the window. Also, ceiling is nausiating pink color.
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NEW review for a older trip hookedoncruising99
Great view out of the window- we had a large picture window (not port holes) looking out. We were on the starboard side. It's amazing to see a sunset at sea standing in the cabin.
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Cabin E-155 and E-167... Both below Galley....Clanking noise and water continously from above..Horrible
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