Balcony suite. Didn't feel luxurious and not worth it for five days, but it was definitely nice if you're worried about feeling claustrophobic on a ship or if you pack way too much for five days. Room was fairly quiet. Not far from forward elevators and from the Lido. Long walk to dinner or anything low and aft. Overall, no complaints. Read entire member review >>
Very roomy and a lot of drawer/cabin space. Nice to have a magnified mirror in the bathroom for putting on makeup. Got hot water quickly for showering. Worse thing was getting used to the step up to go into the bathroom. Luckily I learned before breaking my toes! Read entire member review >>
The cabin was just perfect for the two of us. If traveling with 3 we book a Grand Suite. There is plenty of closet space and lots of drawers and cabinets for storage. The drapes and carpeting looked like they were brand new. The bed was comfortable. Best of all was the great service twice daily from Antajaya from Indonesia! Read entire member review >>
My parents upgraded and the ocean suite cabin was huge. The sofa bed was very comfortable and the bathroom has a shower and a jacuzzi. There were 3 closets and 2 chest of drawers so there was plenty of space for clothes. Room steward was exceptional. Only drawback was the closet door would not stay closed at night and it was rocky so the light in the closet kept coming on. We ended up just putting towels in the door grooves to keep the door shut at night. The room steward did report it but no one came and fixed it. We also had a problem with water coming from the back of the toilet but they fixed that immediately. (There was no flooding or anything. However, one of my parents slipped but they weren't hurt). Read entire member review >>
DH,DD and myself shared the comfortable cabin and even had unused drawers. Amoung,our Steward,introduced himself immediately and told us to let him know if we needed anything. The sofa bed remained down for the duration of the cruise rather than converting back to a couch during the day. That was fine with us. I'm sure if we asked it would've been returned to a usable sofa. Knew there would be no hair conditioner so I brought my own. Didn't realize no moisturizer lotion so made do. I'm dating myself-last Carnival cruise included the "goody basket" with samples. One evening 1 of 3 beach towels was not replaced. A simple note to our Steward fixed it. Read entire member review >>
Beautiful cabin. Huge balcony with 4 chairs (2 of them chaises) and a table. Plenty of storage space, a separate vanity area, and a wet bar. Very comfortable and surprisingly large bed (we had our combined into a king and there was plenty of room for me, my husband, and our toddler).
Our cabin steward kept our room spotless. Even if we sat on the bed to put our shoes on for a minute, when we came back, the comforter was perfectly smooth again. And anytime we ran into him in the hall, he was extremely friendly and helpful.
We were midship, so we felt very little ship movement even on the last day when we had relatively rough seas. And our deck was very quiet -- I never heard our neighbors and only occasionally heard folks talking in the hall as they walked by. Read entire member review >>
We had 2 balcony suites on deck 7 since there were 8 of us. The rooms were nice and having a dressing area was wonderful. The steward opened the balcony up between the rooms and that was really convenient. I would give the room a 5 except the stupid couch bed was horrible! Very sad, since I was really looking forward to a comfy Carnival bed. It was slightly softer than sleeping on the floor. They should really consider making an upper and lower berth instead of the %^&** couch! Read entire member review >>
Ocean View Suite #7314
-Nice layout for 2 persons
-plenty of storage space
-bathroom has a hot tub and shower and double sinks with a vanity just outside
-balcony long and narrow with three sitting chairs and a small table
-stewards are very attentive without being annoying
-room service is good and timely for breakfast Read entire member review >>
The stateroom was very nice. Nice balcony, plenty of closet space, quiet location, plenty of room. Bathroom was exceptional with a jetted tub and shower, double vanity, and ample drawers. Read entire member review >>
We had an Ocean Suite 7314 on the Empress Deck. It was absolutely wonderful. Huge with lots of storage. Great location on the port side of the mid ship. The bedding is very comfortable though I thought the bed was a bit firm. It has a sofa bed which we didn't use. The bathroom has a whirlpool tub and shower. Very quiet location and easily accessible to two elevators for forward and aft ship. Read entire member review >>
Ocean Suite 7249 - nice size, sofa is uncomfortable, though bed was great (firm but not too firm). Pillows are firm. Plenty of closet space (two large closets (2 sections each). Nice little foyer with desk and mirror leading to bathroom. Bathroom was one of the nicer ones we've had for a ship of this size and price. Dual sinks, marble tiles, shower/jetted tub combo (though still narrow). Balcony roomy enough for two chairs, table and chaise. Aft away from elevators. &th floor sandwiched between two room decks so not a lot noise. Read entire member review >>
Deck 7, Cabin #7233 Suite Absolutely perfect!!! Great size of cabin and balcony!!
Two complimentery robes in closet was really nice-wore them morning & evening.
First time we had a whirlpool tub-used it often!!!
Had to move around in dressing area connected to bathroom in order to get a full view of myself in the mirror near front door entryway-no full size mirror.
Not near public areas or elevator
So far forward could see computer screen on bridge!!!!!
Loved Loved Loved the cabin!!! Read entire member review >>
Traveling with a teenager in the same room, we decided to upgrade to an Ocean Suite- and we were so happy we did. This suite is very nicely appointed: Hardwood floor entry way, king-size comfortable bed with smooth cotton linens, soft overhead lighting, modern decor. The balcony had three chairs and was long but a bit narrow. This was OK as we usually stood and looked out at the sea. The closets and drawers were so plentiful we were able to unpack and store all the travel clutter so our room remained neat. The bathroom was awesome- granite counters with a double sink, tiled mosaic walls, tub with whirlpool jets, and two plush bathrobes. Right outside the bathroom was an additional counter with a mirror and more closets. This was perfect for me and my evening makeup routine. Although we did not spend a lot of time in the room, it was well worth having this luxury. Read entire member review >>
OS cabin 7273 was a beautiful room. There was the bed and couch area that were spacious. Lost of closet space. The room has a larger flat screen TV. The bathroom was large and has a nice jacuzzi tum with actual glass shower doors on the tub. There is a separate vanity area next to the bathroom. the balcony was nice and had 3 chairs and a table. Being on deck 7 meant cabins above and below and the room was very quiet. Read entire member review >>
Empress Deck 7-274. Good size. Very nice. Alittle noisy, near Stewart's work room. Could hear alittle noise from the Milluminum room on deck 3..which is open all the way up past our floor. Was midship, mostly smooth. Did hear noise each night, my husband said it was some type of pipes making noise..Nice balcony. Overall, nice stateroom. Read entire member review >>
Great balcony, plenty of storage, large bathroom with double sinks. Away from the elevator so low noise and very little foot traffic outside the door. Very comfortable bed. Read entire member review >>
The entry had a beautiful wood floor and cabin was nicely sized. It had tons of storage space (we barley used half of the drawers & closets); ample supply of glasses; nice mini-fridge; worthless safe (you had to use a credit card to open and close it - as Suzi said, the credit card was one of the items she wanted in the safe, not outside of it! You would think it would be hooked up to be used with your room key.); two big closets by the comfy bed (similar to Princess & RCI - however not a luxury bed like on HAL); leather couch (that could be used as an extra bed); two chairs; a desk; big bathroom with two sinks (although the tub/shower unit was cramped); between the entry and the bathroom hallway was a nice vanity across from two huge closets and decent sized veranda with 3 chairs and table. Decent size flat screen TV with the best channel selection I've seen on a cruise (NBC, ABC, CBS & Fox networks to mention a few). You can view the menu for lunch & dinner on the TV after 8:00am. The downside to the cabin (as we found out throughout the week) was it had no insulation in the front door/entry way and the veranda door. All week long we heard people talking and walking down the hall and every night we heard non-stop noise on the veranda until the wee hours of the morning. Overall the suite was nice, however next time we will look for an aft cabin. Read entire member review >>
Room - Our room (OS 7272) was ready at 1:30. The room was very comfortable and spacious but the balcony was very narrow. A 4-foot person could not lay down across the balcony without having to bend their knees. Sitting in the lounge chair my knees were against the glass, I'm 5 foot 7 and ½ inches. The DW is 5'3" and could barely sit comfortably in the lounge chair. Fortunately there was a regular chair that we could use without feeling too cramped up on the balcony. Lengthwise the deck was about 10' so you could set up sideways to lay down on one of the lounge chairs, but only one person at a time. The bathroom was a double sink with a Jacuzzi short tub. There was ample shelving for toiletries. The entrance to the bathroom was a dressing area with 2 stand up closets and a vanity with drawers for the DW. There are 2 other stand up closets next to the queen-size bed as well as several drawers for my stuff. There is also a refrig, safe, and writing desk with drawers. Storage was not an issue for us over-packing fools. Read entire member review >>
Lots of storage. Great views. Plenty of space for 3 pax. Quiet and very private location from elevators. One window does face public deck but it was rarely used. Was not a negative for us. DVD and VCR in room. Bathroom has two sinks and full size bath tub. Dressing area separate from restroom. Bar area alongside desk area. Plenty of counter space as well. Would book this room again. Read entire member review >>
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