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Every Carnival guest is assured of spacious, comfortable accommodations. All staterooms have carpeting, ample drawer and closet space, private facilities (shower, basin and toilet), telephone and color television showing first-run films. Our SuperLiners all feature staterooms above ocean level for a more comfortable cruise. Oceanview stateroom with twin beds that convert to a king.

Ocean View (6E)
Decks: Deck 7
Room was great. Right off the main lobby so very convenient. At night you could hear some noise but not bad. Bathroom was big compared to other ships we have been on. Shower was a walk in type and big enough to turn around in for a big guy. Plenty of storage space and closet space. Only negative was television. Pretty small and picture was very dark. Limited stations.
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This was my first solo cruise on Carnival but it was my third cruise with this ship. Overall I had a great time. The service is always wonderful. I booked the cruise last minute as a gift for myself. I was in cabin E259 aft literally in the back with a window with an ocean view. My cabin was directly beneath the serenity pool which allowed easy access. I was told in advance that the cabin was larger because it was a handicap accessible cabin. I am not disabled but this was the only room available with ocean view. I was told prior that I would be relocated should someone require this room with assistance. Not a problem for me. But this did not happen. A few of my complaints were that I was not able to lock the dead bolt on the door. The cabin had a button that you press to open the door so the deadbolt was non functional for this purpose. I do wish that I would have been notified of this prior to my trip since I was sailing alone. The automatic door was a bit dodgy because it would open but then close really fast. This posed as a challenge for room service being delivered as we had to keep pressing the button to keep the door open. Sometimes it would take a while to close and sometimes it seemed as thought it would close 3 seconds after it opened. I got hit a few times by that door. Also, because of the special needs bathroom there were literally no shelves in the bathroom. Not a single one and the sink was slanted so it was impossible to try to balance my electric toothbrush on the sink. Due to the lack of shelves in the bathroom there were no toiletries in the bathroom ie. hairdryer, lotion or anything that was included the previous two times that I stayed in a balcony suite on this same cruise. Perhaps that is just a suite thing. Also, the bedroom only had one outlet. Fortunately for me I brought a multiplug adapter because I was doing work and needed my laptop as well as a speaker for music. The room did have a thermostat which I kept on full heat the entire time but it never did seem to warm up. I had the steward come and check on it two times to make sure it was on but it just never warmed the room. The room did come supplied with extra blankets and two robes. I had pre-ordered the 6 pack of 1.5 liter bottles of water for my room and 4 rockstar energy drinks and there were all delivered prior to my arrival as planned. The water was delicious in large green bottles. I did speak with another cruiser that had ordered the smaller 24 pack and said that her water was not good it tasted funny some type of reverse osmosis or something.
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Comfortable room. Carnival travel guy called after I booked and suggested that I changed to this room because port side is usually facing ports so there is more to see. Location near the rear elevator which opens up right at the restaurants so I was always bringing food back for the wife and kid.
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we were on the empress deck and found our cabin to be great, size cleanliness and location were great, The service also was super
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I was in E244 and this was an AFT cabin with a back view from the window. Well, the disappointment began when I realized that this window was probably not cleaned in about several months as there was so much grime on the window that there was very little view at all! This cabin was basically right in the middle of the back end so it added a few extra square feet to the room. To give Carnival credit, they did a nice job with the bathroom remodel but the room itself seemed so basic. Aside from my beds there was only one wooden chair there--not exactly comfortable for sitting---though I knew that I was downgrading when I booked, I expected at least a small stuffed armchair! Now for me the clincher was this. My cabin was directly across from the stairwell landing that took anyone up to the next deck which was roped off as a crew rest area. From there passengers were able to walk up another flight to the serenity deck then one more to the buffet. The downside was this: the crew rest area was also a designated smoking area! This area covered that little side and all around the top of that deck. Hence, each time the door was opened on that floor, the downdraft took the smoke with it and it was blown right into my room! Damp towels helped that but then because the crew still smoked on the deck above, it got sucked into the AC unit and spread it through the cabin! In order to deal with this I had no other choice but to have an engineer come in and block the AC vent so this mean I was in a room with no AC in over plus 30 C weather--it was either sweat or choke. Unfortunately, the ship was full so there was no other cabin available for me to move to. Being severely allergic to smoke I then desperately asked if I could just end my cruise early in Key West and then make my way back to Miami from there. I found out that in order to do so would have meant a US gov charge for early departure of $395, plus proof of new hotel bookings to cover the days that I would remain in the USA then proof of purchase of how I would get to my departing flight. With the cost of the internet on the boat, trying to do all of that plus pay those other fees would have more than added up to an extra thousand or more, so I decided to swelter instead.
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The cabin didn't have too much hallway noise, but there was some noise from the floor above (dining area) at different times of the day. It was convenient to the dining room and to the grand atrium.
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Our cabin was close to stairs but not very noisy. We switched on the a/c at night to generate some white noise, and slept peacefully.
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First Timers Mrs Bluer
Great view, room was good size, hallway was noisy. Lots of towels in bathroom. Lots of storage space, lighting was good. Beds very spacious and comfortable.
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The cabin shows it's age, however it was reasonably clean, there were no mechanical issues, the size was similar to other lines of the same category. The window was a decent size without obstruction, other than it needed a healthy cleaning. The cabin steward did a fine job. Closet space was very good, suitcases fit under the bed and the free in cabin safe worked well.
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I was in cabin E69 on deck 7, the emppress deck. This room is in the middle of ths ship. Great location. Elevators and stairs are not too far away. This room is the last room in the middle right before the atrium, behind guest services and next to the computers. You do get some of the noise from people walking by who are loud. Some people can just be rude like that, but it wasn't so bad that we had to complain. People just having a good time. The room itself was nice. Comfortable bed. No major complaints other than the rough towels. They provide extra body soap, lotion and razors in a little dish on the bathroom sink counter. No fridges in the room.
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We were in E173. The room was small, but I expected that. Closets were enough space for the four of us. The location was nice since it was right by the stairs that led to the restaurants. The bottom bunk wasn't big enough for an adult, but was perfect for my kids.

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Great size for 2 people - Ample closet space
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Family cruise pipedream
No problem with our cabin. Size was bigger than I expected, although certainly not "roomy". Configured to maximize space. Bathroom was adequate. There was a small desk and large mirror to get ready while the other person used the bathroom. The cleanliness was A plus and the stewards cleaned every day, including refilling our ice buckets. Turndown service at night with their little "towel creation" was nice.
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We had ocean view cabins. We found our staterooms to be very adequate! People complain about the size of cruise rooms but ours were very comfortable. The beds especially were divine! The bathroom/shower was comfortable too and very clean. We had connecting rooms with our parents, and strangers on the other side, but no problems with noise. My brother had a room across the hall from us next to a couple that enjoyed their "alone time" - so much so that we could hear them all the way down the hall! We had two ample closets, plus space under the bed.
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Quiet location. No couch with extra table like in the bigger ships. I like the bathroom because the shower is bigger and the there is a shelf for all you toiletries. Had to bring your own hair dryer.
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Located well in relation to elevators and atrium. Quiet. Good closet space, good sized shower. Walking space between wall and one side of bed is pretty narrow, but usable. Comfortable bed. No hairdryers or mini bars on this ship.
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