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Deluxe Ocean View with Balcony 2B Cabins

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In these stylish 170-square-feet of living space, you'll have a lovely sitting area, amenities galore and a generous view of the ocean thanks to the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Step out onto the veranda to see the view up close and personal.

Deluxe Ocean View with Balcony 2B (2B)
Decks: Deck 6 | Deck 8 | Deck 9
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Cabin ?????
Our cabin was spacious enough, with a very nice size bathroom. The balcony was small but adequate. We were mid ship which I recommend.
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Cabin 8032
Smaller than what we have had before. Smaller bathroom too. The older ships are VERY snug. But it was clean and the room staff were lovely
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The cabin was clean with plenty of storage. We enjoyed having a bit longer bed as we are tall people. We've been on many cruises, some suites but more often, regular rooms. We had no issues with the room. Very comfortable. Regarding dining: We ate 3 nights at specialty restaurants. All were very good and enjoyable.
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Cabin 6064
Nothing bad to say about our cabin, it was functional with great AC which is very important to us. Our steward was excellent. Great balcony just over lifeboats, did not impede our view whatsoever. Lots of storage and nice bathroom, shower with pressure. Very comfy beds.
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Cabin 6079
Another Happy Experience with Celebrity talexander3@btconnect.com
Good size, with plenty of storage space
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Cabin 9167
Very good. Nice balcony. Good sized room (for a cruise ship). What I was expecting.
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Cabin 9198
We felt the cabin was smaller than other cruise ships and there was inadequate drawer space. However, the bathroom was very good.
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Cabin 7146
Cabin 8036
We booked a “Guaranteed Ocean View” and we were pleasantly surprised to get an upgrade to an unobstructed 2B Balcony forward on Deck 8. Our cabin #8036 was right next to the forward elevator lobby so they was sometimes some noise from people using that area, but it really wasn’t an issue since it was pretty quiet as there were other cabins on the decks above and below us. It also didn’t have the overhang from Deck 10 which many of the Deck 9 balconies had. The TV offered quite a few channels including International CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, BBC, Euronews, Sky News, ESPN and ESPN2 and plus the usual Celebrity channels. They had three free movies rotating at set times each day and PPV movies but no free movies on demand.
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Cabin 8042
Cabin was great! Balcony was great and private. Plenty of storage in the room, safe and minibar. had a small couch that you could sit on to read and relax. This room was great for 2 people.
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Cabin 6051
The cabin was fine -- smaller by a bit than some others we've had on Celebrity, but well appointed (including a hair dryer hidden in the dressing built-in that we didn't notice was there until we were packing to leave). Having a balcony was nice, but weather prevented its use much of the time. (Consider this if you are considering paying extra for a balcony vs. oceanview.) Beds were configured as requested and for the cost of a modest tip housekeeping delivered towel animals on several occasions -- which pleased my wife.
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Cabin 6060
Our Balcony Cabin was nothing entirely special. The beds were very comfortable and I slept very well during the cruise. The TV was spotty when we used it to look at our accounts. There is plenty of storage for clothing and our suitcases fit right under the beds. Nice little sitting area. Bathroom is a little on the small side but the shower is the biggest I have ever encountered on a cruise and there were real toiletries like a hotel instead of that one cleans all dispenser in the shower on other lines. The balcony was generous with two comfortable chairs that were put good use. The outside of the ship (including our balcony) is showing its age. They need to repaint the ship and clean the glass on the balcony.
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Cabin 9030
We rolled the dice with a guarantee. We were by the elevators but the cabin door was sturdy and it was quiet. The cabin staff were excellent.
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Cabin 9136
Worth it only if you get a last minute deal and then only because it's cheaper than a hotel.
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Shabby Ship elliottglaw
Shabby, shabby, shabby. Ship very poorly maintained. It needs a total refurbishing or retirement to a low rent European line. Cabin stewards were excellent.
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Cabin 8138
Our cabin was on the 8th level next to the Library and elevators, located in the aft section of the ship. It was comfortable and provided sufficient storage space for all our belongings. The balcony was spacious, the king bed was comfortable, and the bathroom was well-appointed. The room was spacious, with a sitting area, frig, safe, and desk. Our room attendant, Oscar, was very helpful and efficient.
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Cabin 6036
Our cabin was 6036 and was lovely with gratefully received air-con, good shower and a balcony. I slept amazingly well! I always have such a problem with pillows when I'm away from home but I loved these. Storage space was great and the bathrobes lovely. Our steward and assistant were lovely too.
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Great staff. Only problem was getting our safe opened. An hour wait for that.
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Cabin 8159
First time with a veranda, very nice, great light and nice to sit out on when waiting for others to get ready!
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Cabin 9030

You might be worried that this room is so close to the elevators. It this had been a Carnival Cruise I'm sure it would have been noisy all through the week. We only heard merriment on the first night and never again. The location was great for having two younger kids. Two flights up to the Fun Factory. One Flight up to the pool deck. This room configures for four people with one loft bed and one sofa chair that converts to a single bed. This goes along with a king size bed that can be split into two twins if necessary. There were two power outlets that made charging our Nooks and iPads easy through the week. We also plugged in the kids noise machine that creates a constant white noise that helped all of us sleep.

The balcony has no obstructions and room for two chairs and two small tables. We're introverts not into the pool scene and we found the balcony to be the perfect respite from the crowds on sea days. The only drawback is no waiter bringing drinks. On the first sea day we spotted a school of dolphins jumping the wake of the ship. At that moment my wife felt the cost of the verandah was worth it. I don't think we'll book a room without it ever again.

Other features of the room include a flat screen Samsung TV, a small desk, and a good amount of closet space for a week long cruise.

Being on the starboard side was the best view for Key West and Cozumel while in port. We could see the whole of Key West from our cabin.


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Cabin 6076

First time with a balcony - now we'll never cruise without one.


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Enjoyable Getaway 262Runner

The stateroom was of adequate size and was clean. The bathroom showed a little sign of wear/tear with the fixtures but our stateroom attendant was friendly and attentive.


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Clean, well lit. Desk was very small. This would be crowded with two people.


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Cabin 8010

This is a standard M-class balcony stateroom at the front of the ship.


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Cabin 9031
Not What We Expected Alabama traveler

Cabin was standard with nothing extra except the extra large shower which was a big plus and difference from other cruise ships we have taken. With more shower space you give up storage space. The toilet never worked properly although our room was next door to the pump station for the septic system. The bar never had the 29 items in it that were listed on the form on top of it in spite of my notice to room service and room attendant .


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Cabin 7106
Nothing but great times! Travel Treasures

Great cabin mid ship.


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Cabin 6080

6080
Towards the aft of midship. Good position with elevators and stairs not too far a walk.
Not overlooked and no obstruction to view- just above the lifeboats.


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Cabin 6093
Cabin 6093 2B This was just a normal veranda cabin. Adequate storage for us (we travel light). The veranda was small with 2 upright chairs and a tiny table. The shower was good size. There was a lifeboat below our veranda railing--but not obstructing--just could only see the lifeboat straight down. Access to the Main elevator and stairs was close. This was a connecting room--but we were not bothered by any noise from the other room. Adequate room for suitcases under the bed--we had to open one of them and it slid under easily. There is a clothesline in the shower. The hair dryer is just adequate--not a lot of umph--but it works.
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Category 2B veranda cabin on deck 9 just below the Seaside Cafe. Not roomy but adequate. Balcony was decent size with two chairs and a small table. Small desk and oversized chair (not really a love seat or sofa). Closet was generous.
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Cabin 9173
SUPER FABULOUS natbristep
our room 9173 has a good view. My husband and I are power boaters here at home and enjoy watching the ship docking. Our first day at sea he on the balcony around (9am) looking at the water when we noticed a small school of dolphins swimming along the ship. This was our first time to witness this!!! They only negative I can think of is the sound of carts wheeling down the halls very early in the morning (5 am ish). I figured it was the stateroom attendants preparing for their day of cleaning. But I would like it if there were clocks in the rooms. Or a button on the phone that you could touch and the time would light up. Plus the blow dryers need to be updated. Not enough power to dry hair good enough.
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Cabin 8151
Cabin 8151 - Normal size veranda room with balcony, but a great location with NO obstructions whatsoever.
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Cabin 8006
Hook me up! Princepaddy

We were in cabin 8006. It was towards the front of the ship but had advantages. The location was quiet, was a stateroom only deck with few people in the hallways, away from the congestion of the elevator, and a short ride on the forward elevator to the pool, buffet, and theater. It did offer the feeling of seclusion away from the closeness of the pool loungers and buffet bullies.


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Cabin 9173
We were in stateroom #9173, which is on the 9th deck, roughly in the middle of the ship, but a bit towards the back. We chose this room specifically because we enjoying being only one floor down from the pool and buffet (it's easy to walk up and down the stairs), but also we noticed the angle of the ship's construction afforded us an extra few square feet of space on our balcony. The extra space on the balcony was quite nice to have, however, I imagine most balconies afford enough space for two people to sit comfortably anyway. Inside the room, we had a queen bed, with two night tables. Each night table has a lamp hard-wired into the table with an on/off switch. There was also a full closet, lots of drawers, desk, a fridge, couch (really only big enough for one person) and a small glass coffee table. In the washroom, there was a full shower, but unlike the solstice class ships, there was a shower curtain instead of a sliding door. The space in the shower was ample, but the rest of the bathroom was rather small. Only one person at a time could make use of the bathroom, however, not a big deal. Most of the storage in the bathroom was under the sink, not like a medicine cabinet next to the sink, as found on the Solstice Class ships. One huge drawback I found in the washroom as compared to the Solstice Class ships is the fact the ventilation in the washroom was nonexistent. Once you would turn on the hot water in either the shower or the sink, the whole bathroom would steam up in seconds, and it would turn into a sauna. The only way to get rid of the steam was to open the bathroom door -- but that would inevitably heat up the rest of the stateroom. I remember in the Solstice and Equinox, there was an amazing suction vent in the shower that would suck up the steam as you were in there, so the mirrors wouldn't fog. I found the steam issue to be a bit of an inconvenience. One of the biggest issues I found with the stateroom was noise from the floor above us. Our stateroom was located directly underneath the buffet restaurant, and you would hear noise at all hours of the night from what I assume was the staff preparing foods. Often things would fall on the floor, or you would hear the sounds of carts rolling. It wasn't a huge issue, but would make me re-think getting a stateroom under a restaurant again.
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Cabin 6054
Good quiet spot - great to have a balcony and patio door for private sunbathing and fresh air (when there is noro on the boat).
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Cabin 8142
I knew this cabin was adjacent to the aft elevators, but I did not realize the constant dinging of the elevators would be so irritating, especially early in the morning and late at night; although this did not bother my companion.
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Cabin 6063
6063 The cabin was ample. The location was great. We weren't too high up, too far fore or aft, and being on deck 6, it was an easy walk to 4 for dinner or entertainment and 10 for breakfast, lunch, or the pool. A few helpful pieces of information: They provide shampoo, conditioner and bar soap. They have a hair dryer that blows a gale and I (thankfully) had taken my own. Drawers and cabinets seemed sparse but once we finished unpacking, we realized we had ample room. I took an extra 20 metal hangers or so and used them, although there were probably enough hangers to get by with if I had doubled up on some outfits. We were able to put our suitcases under the bed, but husband had to lift them so I could get them under… the frames were about the same height as our big suitcases. Husband thought the beds were comfortable, and I'm not so sure, but I'm not complaining. The only disturbing factor related to the room was that the life boats were immediately below us and instead of being recessed as they are on many other cruise lines, they protruded, partially obscuring the view if we wanted to look straight down, but we quickly got used to that and it wasn't bothersome.
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Cabin 8159
Constellation 8159: right near aft stairs and elevator. Very quiet except for the occasional elevator ding is one was really listening Constellation 3031 repetitive noise like a sucking sound every 2-3 minutes bothersome enough to interupt sleep or keep one from sleeping completely.
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Cabin 8033
We had cabin 8033 - on level 8, Category 2B with balcony. We loved our cabin. It was in a great spot on the ship (front left hand side) close to the lifts but not too close to hear noise. It had a queen bed with room underneath for storing suitcases, a little double couch, small desk and chair, lots of mirrors (one whole wall), small fridge, and quite large wardrobe with double hanging space as well as a set of draws and shelves. We took extra clothes hangers with us but there were enough there. The bathroom was small and the shower had a shower curtain - which I hated - but it was very functional. The balcony was large enough and had a small table with 2 chairs. We enjoyed spending time here.
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Cabin 8042
Our cabin was a bit small, but adequate. The balcony was just right. The upcoming refurbishment of the cabins is well-timed, however, we found no overt wear or tear that was bothersome. Plenty of storage space. It's good to hear that flat screen TV's are coming - because the antiquated 20 inch now in the cabin was not working well, as was the remote. The bathroom was the best organized and had more space than our previous cruises with other lines. Nice and quiet, with a rare sound coming from the outside.
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