From what I understand, this is the smallest suite on the ship. It was much larger than a standard cabin; it was easy for my wife and I to navigate without getting in each other's way. The cabin is right next to the elevators, and under the buffet area. On some occasions, there was some banging above us, but nothing too bad. The cabin is wheelchair-accessible, so the bathroom was huge.
The only downside is the veranda. Usually, verandas are at least as wide as the cabin, but not in this case, as the divider on one side canted in to allow space for the elevator. It also wasn't very deep. Getting on and off the veranda in a wheelchair would be a pain, because of the lip to the door.
So much roomier than a regular cabin, but not as "sweet" as some suites. You are really paying for Michaels club and Luminae access, priority embarkation and disembarkation, and the other amenities. We got an amazing deal, which is why we did it. Read entire member review >>
The cabin is the smallest of the sky suites. It has a decent size closet, although I did have to ask for extra hangers. The balcony is on the small size, but is good for 2 people to sit on. The a/c worked very well, as did the blackout shades. The bathroom is nice, although the step into the tub/shower is a challenge - there are a number of grab bars that can be used. The bed was comfortable. There are only a few electrical outlets for charging camera batteries and so on, so be warned. Room attendants took immaculate care of the room, and refreshed it at least twice a day. Read entire member review >>
Accessible stateroom, not as large as some we have had, but spacious for using a scooter. Easy access to the balcony. Had a problem with the air conditioning being cool enough, but it was readily fixed and was great. Room was in great location by elevator and very quiet. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was perfectly located and very quiet, which is very important to me. On the Port side, I would never choose 6121 or 6123 as I had been warned that they were right across from the linen closets. The suites could use a little refurbishing but otherwise were comfortable and clean. Read entire member review >>
Smallish when compared with a mini-suite on Princess and the bathroom is dated with a difficult to get in and out of bathtub. Tiny balcony with not enough room for sun loungers. Otherwise perfectly fine Read entire member review >>
Clean, spacious, quiet, updated decor. Plenty of outlets. Large closet. We actually used part of the closet as an impromptu changing area. Conveniently located to elevator and I-lounge. Nice layout. Read entire member review >>
I was able to book a sky suite (6117) at an extremely good rate and the extra room and amenities which come with a suite were well worth the extra few dollars, particularly since it came with an extra $200 onboard credit, one free specialty dining, and free pressing on arrival. The bed was very comfortable and we had a small sofa and sitting chair in the cabin. The balcony had 2 chairs with ottomans and a small table. Our excellent Butler Ryan from India served the afternoon tea daily that included choice of finger sandwiches cakes and cookies to enjoy in your room. A second afternoon service was canapés such as sushi or crackers with spreads, but we usually passed on these to save room for dinner. For some reason, there is no plug outlet in the bathroom, and only one double plug in the cabin. We had a full bathtub, plenty of towels and toiletries. The suite also had a spacious walk in closet with 6 drawers and shelves inside, so there was plenty of storage. The only minor negative was the view of the lifeboat just below the balcony. Read entire member review >>
We actually had the handicapped accessible room since there was as last minute price reduction and we decided to treat ourselves. I expected the balcony to be larger but it was fine for us. I just couldn't see anyone with a wheelchair having enough room to maneuver. We have always stayed on Deck 9 but this is the first time I heard noise up above us during the early morning hours. I am a light sleeper so I heard it (DH did not.) Read entire member review >>
We had Sky Suite 6122. Looked bigger in the picture but it was comfortable. Sofa was hard. Could have done without the tub and had a bigger shower. Plenty of hanging space in the closet but very lacking in drawer space. Great location and quiet. The furniture could stand a little sprucing up. All wood but heavily scratched and chipped. Read entire member review >>
We were lucky enough to snag a guarantee suite (W) at the last minute, and were assigned Accessible Sky Suite 9117. The cabin is located on deck 9 just forward of the mid-ship elevators on the port side. We cringed a little when we first learned the location, but ultimately were thrilled with the placement. Despite concerns of noise from the pool deck above, it was generally quiet. The loudest by far was the night of the White Party (Wednesday night before our sea day) when music could be heard until well past midnight on the pool deck. Never once could we hear the elevator, and traffic in the hallways wasn't an issue either. A few footsteps from above as kids ran by on a couple occasions, but no deck chair noise, and quiet every evening and morning. Being mid-ship made getting around incredibly easy.
The room itself is spectacular. Very spacious given it's 'accessible' status, and while there's no walk-in closet, there is plenty of cabinet and closet storage for a week's trip. The bathroom is without a tub, and storage is at a minimum here. No door on the shower does mean the floor gets wet when you shower, but you quickly realize the benefit of the space to move around! The room isn't without a few knicks and dings, but it's overall in great shape. The balcony has two chairs and a table, and both breakfast and afternoon cappuccino were comfortable. If you're used to the S-Class balconies, those on the M-Class ships will feel small. They're generally narrower -- but still great! The overhang from the pool deck is obvious, but definitely helps keep the room shaded and balcony cooler in the late morning/early afternoon. The angled braces 'straddle' the room, so there's none directly in front of the balcony -- our neighbors weren't so lucky! More so than any other cruise, we made quite a bit of use of the balcony and room given the extra space. Read entire member review >>
There were some differences between the Sky Suite and Concierge Class. The concierge class room has wooden and mirrored walls, a more splendid balcony, a bath tub and marble bathroom finishes. What they say about the tub/shower area being high is true. A 6' 2" person will probably hit the ceiling often times and someone 6'3" or taller would probably not fit in the shower. The butler was a real parody of suite service. He was really a very nice person and I can assure you he did the best he could; however, he was not properly trained in how things should be handled at a 5 star level. There was no espresso machine, unlike my mother's concierge cabin; we did not get the fresh daily flowers, the binoculars, etc. Other than during breakfast when the butler served breakfast in a very timely fashion, room service would take approximately one hour to arrive. The cabin was not cleaned impeccably (stains on the mirrors persisted during the entire cruise). Towel service was not outstanding. They close the mini-bar for the last night of the cruise and will not refill-your ice during that night either. For the first night, we were offered a free dinner at The Normandie restaurant as were all the suite guests. Read entire member review >>
While our sky suite was roomy, and did have a full bath, the height of the side on the tub/shower combination was extremely high, and difficult to enter. The balcony was narrow, and looked down upon the lifeboats, thus making our view a bit less inspiring than expected. Unlike the Mini-suite we have had aboard Princess, the separation between the sitting area and the sleeping area was non-existent, although it did not make the cabin any less enticing. The biggest surprise was the walk in closet with the umbrellas, binoculars, and robes. It made unpacking and storing our clothes a pleasure. Read entire member review >>
While cabin 9117 is near the elevator and under the pool deck- we never had a noise problem- The cabin is large as is the bathroom. The bathroom however is handicapped accessible so it lacks a full sized tub as in other suites- but the shower is huge. The cabin is spacious. The balcony however is standard and not as large as we had expected- Read entire member review >>
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