Being seniors on a budget, we often cruise from Long Beach as it is close to home, eliminating the cost of flying and hotels. We usually book an interior cabin as we spend most of our time on deck enjoying the activities, entertainment, weather, and meeting fellow passengers. There is plenty of storage in the bathroom and cabin for belongings, suitcases fit under the beds after you unpack. TVs have 2 closed-circuit channels to see the outside off the bow of the ship and the aft (or sometimes the Lido deck)- that helps me not feel out of touch with the outside. It is quiet and dark to catch an afternoon nap so you can stay up late and take in all the evening entertainment. You don't have to break the bank to enjoy a cruise, there's a cabin for everyone's budget! Read entire member review >>
Great for two people, configured for a king bed, lots of storage, big bathroom. This was our first time in an Inside Cabin, but would book this category again. This is a great room because you have cabins above you (on the deck above) and below you (on the deck below), so no loud dining room or showroom to keep you up late.
We did find that we did not spend much time in our room, partly because I thought that I could feel the motion more with no view of an outside to help stabilize yourself.
We would book this category and this room again. Read entire member review >>
I loved this little room. Even with the bed made into a King there was plenty of room for one person. As I knew I would, I spend very little time here except for first thing in the morning and late in the evening to read before sleeping. Great for the price. Super easy access to everywhere I needed to be. Read entire member review >>
The rooms were rushed through when serviced. Lots of sewer gas coming from the floor drains in the bathroom. It was difficult to make contact with the Steward on a number of occasions Read entire member review >>
Very quiet, rarely heard any outside noise. Closets roomy and bathroom was roomier than expected. You may want to bring a hanging shoe holder. They work very well in the bathroom to hold all your stuff since there is very little counter space. Read entire member review >>
Room was adequate for 3 of us. The trundle is definitely for a child as it is short. But all in all there was plenty of room for the time you are in your cabin. Clean, smelled good, shower clean....very nice. Read entire member review >>
Good placement on the ship, almost dead center & low. Lessens the motion of the ship. No noise above, below or beside - very quiet. Easy to get to from either end of the ship. Plenty of storage space-2 closets, 4 drawers, under bed storage is large. Room safe nice size, held our video camera, wallets, cell phones & my jewelry case. Only 2 plugs. One on dresser top, almost flush to the top so you can' plug in a blow dryer or anything with the bigger plugs. Bathroom will only accept non polarized plugs like electric toothbrush or electric razor. Bring a power strip. Read entire member review >>
Our room, inside U81, was quiet, dark and mid-ship. I like the Upper deck because only cabins are above you no matter where you choose your room. It really cuts the noise level. It was a short cruise so we had the beds configured into twins. You gain a lot of floor space that way. You barely can get by the bed if they are pushed together. It had 2 closets with plenty of space, however we could have used more hangers. Read entire member review >>
Review of Cabin R179 Inside on Riviera Deck. Not overally huge but sufficient for a 5 day cruise. Bathroom bigger then expected with nice large shower with shampoo and body wash dispenser. Two closets with only 8 hangers each and four shelves. Desk with four drawers and ottoman. One sitting chair, small mounted TV. King bed comfortable and four comfy pillows. No minifridge or hair dryer. Two robes and two beach towels provided. Didn't spend alot of time in room at all so for price was satisfied but if on a longer cruise would opt for a higher deck and an outside stateroom. Read entire member review >>
M-100. This is an adjoining room, which means there is an actual door between you and the people next to you. Because of this, you can hear the people next to you speaking in a normal tone of voice and obviously, they can hear you as well. This is the first time I have been in one of these and never again! I was "shushing" my daughter constantly and we felt we had to whisper if we didn't want to be overheard by our neighbors. I would never pick this stateroom or the one next to it again. Read entire member review >>
Tiny! With the beds put together, you couldn't even sit at the dresser on the little stool (to put on make-up, etc)!
Only one electrical plug in the entire cabin, and it was placed so close to the dresser top that it would not accommodate a large plug in,typical of hair dryers.
2 nice closets Read entire member review >>
Our room is exactly what you would expect of a cruise ship stateroom. We had 4 people in our room so we had the 2 upper beds. When we were in the room, we usually had the kids climb up there to sit. It wasn't as cramped as I thought it would be. I wish there would have been more than one plug in the room and one plug in the bathroom though. Our steward, Fransisco, was great. He introduced himself as soon as we made it to our room on the first day. We didn't see him anymore except in the hallways. He didn't abandon us by any means, just made himself scarce. Our room was always neat as a pin and very clean. He made our beds as soon as we left for breakfast each day and had our beds turned down everyday after we came back from dinner. We always had our towel animals, mints, and "Fun Times" waiting for us as we returned from dinner as well. Read entire member review >>