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Twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed. Sitting area with desk. Balcony. Refrigerator and TV. Spacious closet. Bath with shower. Approximately 217-248 square feet including balcony.

Balcony (BB)
Decks: Deck 11 | Deck 12
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Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin B527
Jan 2017
Probably the smallest of the balcony cabins but adequate. No complaints. Good service and only two decks below the Lido deck. No sounds of feet pounding on the floor
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Cabin A510
Jan 2017
Nice balcony cabin. We liked being up high on Deck 12 with a full balcony overhang. Lots of red/pink makeup stains (?) all over the carpet. Very comfortable mattress. According to the ship's floor plan, above us was the ice cream station (?). Occasionally we heard sounds like kids running but mostly just some loud rolling sounds- as if staff was rolling heavy food carts around for a brief period around 10p each night. In general, a good, quiet room.
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Cabin B402
Dec 2016
My cabin was very good. I wish it was a little bit roomy, but who spends their time inside the cabin. I really wish the showers were a little bit bigger as I had a hard time washing my hair. The beds were very comfortable and the linens with very good and clean.
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Dec 2016
Christian cruise By: abfaith7
Our cabin Stewart was not the best, we had to call on him quite frequently and did not keep our cabin neatly!
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Cabin E 301
Dec 2016
It was clean. Nothing special.
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Cabin B501
Dec 2016
Great location near center elevators but still quiet.
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Cabin A425
Dec 2016
Wonderful time! By: 6 Kids
We had booked a guaranteed balcony (BC) and were upgraded one step to a better balcony. We were on Aloha Deck 12. I had read that this was not an ideal location since it's right under the Lido deck, but we had no complaints. When looking out from the balcony you are right under the overhang of the Lido deck so your view is slightly impaired, but it's not a big deal. Good points: you're only one floor below the Horizon Court so a short trip on the stairs to breakfast each morning; ditto for the pools (the Lotus pool is the best - our favorite location on the ship); the room was a decent size and shape and the bathroom was the usual - small. Bad points: the hairdryer provided in the room is awful! It will fry your hair. I didn't bring my own but will next time - just don't use your own in the bathroom, only at the desk by the balcony - there is a big mirror. Be sure to bring your shoe bag to hang on the bathroom door and, if you need it, a spot magnifying mirror to attach to the big mirror in the bathroom.
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Cabin E709
Dec 2016
Jamie took such good care of us I wanted to take him home with me.
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Cabin A515
Dec 2016
Excellent location, for the view, the side of ship vs ports, the elevators, near everything. New mattress with memory foam, but not firm enough for me.
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Cabin B719
Sep 2016
We had a balcony room (Baja 719). The extra space in the room was really convenient as we didn’t feel like we were crowded and we did stand on the balcony quite a few times to see the ports, glaciers and mountains – so it was worth the extra money. The room itself was a tad used. There were dirt spots all over the carpet. The bed was very comfortable and the one chair (besides the desk chair) was comfortable. There was plenty of storage space- a big closet, 4 drawers and then another closet with shelves. Although the bathroom was small (single person shower), the sink had plenty of counter space and a long shelf under the sink for our toiletries. During the first 2 nights, the bed vibrated frequently – perhaps we were over the engine or ? These two day and nights were when we were cruising from Vancouver to Ketchikan. After that time period, there wasn’t any significant vibration.
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Cabin B405
Aug 2016
Wonderful bed. Roomy. Unobstructed balcony view on Deck 11. Cabin steward attentive and kept room clean and tidy.
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Cabin A501
Jul 2016
Loved the location of this cabin, mid ship on deck 12. Close to the elevators and stairs. Not noisy at all. Very roomy with plenty of storage. Nicely decorated. Very comfortable bed. I would recommend this cabin. Good sized balcony. Starboard side didn't matter as the Captain will turn the ship around when sailing through the glaciers!
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Cabin A425
Jun 2016
Plenty of room in the cabin and lots of storage, plenty of coat hangers in the cupboard for hanging clothes. Bed was very comfortable, pillows a bit soft. Bathroom has large bottles of shampoo and conditioner and body wash in a holder in the shower. These were a little bit awkward to use as they dispensed such a small amount on each press. Cabin attendant was great, always friendly and helpful. Cabin was clean. Balcony was big enough for us to relax on.
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Cabin Caribe 514
Sep 2015
This cabin was fine, just enough room to move around and plenty of storage. The shower/toilet is really tiny, smaller than on any other ship I have been on and it was difficult to get hot water in the shower, so fiddly. Nice large balcony with two chairs, two stools and a table.
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Cabin A418
Aug 2015
I was delighted with the position of the balcony (mid-ship) not far from the elavators which meant I did not have to search along long corridors and it was surprisingly quiet for its position. I was surprised how roomy it was especially the storage area. Ben my cabin steward was always cheery, helpful and efficient, respecting my wishes when I wanted privacy - I liked the evening turn-down service and the chocolates!
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Cabin B335
Jul 2015
Fantastic Alaska Cruise By: Aiken Kathy
Everything you need except hair dryer with enough power to dry your hair. Alaska is the place to splurge on a balcony room!
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Cabin B327
Jun 2015
We are medium sized people, the room was comfortable the bed was excellent - the best we had had on any cruise. Very quiet. We had been up graded from an Oceanview to this room with a balcony, so we were tickled pink.
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Cabin B322
May 2015
We enjoyed the cabin very much considering it one of the best we have been in as far as layout is concerned. The double bed had plenty of room to walk between it an the wall and there was even a strip on the wall that would guide you in the middle of the night. The cupboards were adequate and as far as storage for shirts, pants, my suit, etc. it was good to have them out of the way of passage. Every once in a while it was close quarters when the bathroom door was opened, but that was an issue easily addressed. The cabinet for the safe was adequate to store lots of other clothes and I liked the way the safe operated. The bathroom was well laid out with plenty of storage place for toiletries. I had read the shower would be small, and it was, but it was manageable. As a side note, I did a lot of showering in the Spa, but my wife did all of hers in ours. I only hit the "grab bar" a few times and that really was not an issue. I loved the bed ... better than the king we have at home, so comfortable and I wish I could have taken the pillow. The balcony was small, but fully covered and that was appreciated. Two chairs and a small table were enough.
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Cabin C316
Feb 2015
The cabin was spacious. Lots of storage space. Forward Port side. Quiet. Shower is small. Infrequent hot water in the shower. carpet worn out with stain marks. Balcony is spacious andgreat
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Cabin A 505
Jan 2015
Great vacation By: jiks
Our cabin was on the 12h th deck...close to the Horizon Court and pool. The room was quite and the AC worked wonderfully. There was ample space for our clothes and a very large closet. The shower was small but certainly adequate
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Cabin A306
Jul 2012
Cabin A306 Coral Princess. This is a very standard balcony cabin on the Coral Princess. The room is directly outside of the forward stairs and elevators. We did NOT hear much noise at all with the door closed. The cabin is also directly below the bathroom outside of the Horizon Court Buffet and seating on Lido deck. We did ever hear any noise from above. Do not be concerned about the location of this cabin and noise. The elevators and stairs outside this cabin only go as far down as Deck 7. You end up at the theater and Wheelhouse Bar. Dining rooms, casino, some shops, are also on decks 5 and 6. You will need to walk aft to the center bank of elevators to have full access to decks or use the elevators outside of this cabin, go down to deck 7 and then walk to the center for other options to continue down. We did not find this to be a big deal but was a little confusing at first getting to know the ship. One deck up is the Lido deck. You are a quick flight of stairs and a few steps to the Horizon Court Buffet, Lido deck bars, pizza, MUTS, ice cream, and then only one more flight of stairs away from the burgers and great locations to view the glaciers, parks, etc. The balcony is a covered balcony and does offer great port side viewing. It is probably one of the more private balconies on the ship because of location. You could look down into several balconies but no one could really see onto yours except maybe your neighbors. There is a fairly large, 1 inch, gap in the privacy screen between balconies where the wall is hinged and can be opened if you know the people next to you and want to share balconies. Probably not a big deal to most but you may want to make sure your robe is always closed when you are making the trip out to see how warm you want to dress that day. There is nothing extra on size of this cabin. It is standard but does have adequate storage. The balcony is large enough for a small short table and a couple of chairs but if balcony space is important to you, this is not the one you should choose. Bathroom is small and the shower is even smaller. It did have great water pressure but as I'm a bigger/taller person, the handle and on/off valves do not seem to be placed very strategically. Everytime I tried to turn I would hit something with an elbow. There is a refrigerator and we thought it worked well. Lighting is fine with a few options for how much light you need. Night stand only, full room, over desk, balcony only, closet only, and bathroom. Finally the beds. Probably in my opinion the only reason I would not choose this room again. For us, they were hard, really hard. We sleep on a very soft bed normally and I did not have very good luck getting a good nights sleep because I thought the beds very very uncomfortable. This is the one aspect to the room that I would change. Other than that you will get a very standard cabin on a high deck.
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Cabin B326
Nov 2011
Cabin was fine, good storage, and with the requested 'eggcrates' the mattrsses o.k. Shower TOO SMALL, I'm by no means the largest passenger, and it was not good. Balcony small, and IF you had a 'smoker' nearby, you had to shut the door quickly, it sucked the smoke right in! Thank you Princess, w/new rules, 1-2012, I, for one appreciate that. Bedding, duvet, over light down alternative, comfortable, and clean feeling. No shower gel, shower cap, or room Kleenex, and this is in a balcony! Steward says only in 'mini-suite' and above????? No ice, water, unless requested with room service? Room service trays had little 'medicine cups' holding 'paper salt and peppers'?? Whatever. I am not an elitest, but Celebrity, and HAL have spoiled me!
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Cabin B735
Oct 2011
Panama Experience By: louden
B727 - Inside. Quiet, handy to laundry, close to little used aft deck on Baja. B737 - Balcony. No overhang so not so private as those a little farther forward. Very quiet, handy to laundry, close to little used aft deck on Baja. Both cabins fairly close to aft stairs/elevator for access to spa/gym/Sanctuary up or Universe Lounge down.
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Cabin B704
Jun 2011
Surprised that next door neighbors on the balcony didn't say hi when we'd all be out on the balconies.
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Cabin B418
Aug 2010
Loved the location of our cabin, B418. We like the Baja deck the best because of the balconies; no one can look down on you from above so they are quite private. Also, the room was just big enough for two people to share, and we were close to the elevators. Our room steward, Morris, wasn't as attentive as some we've had in the past, but if we ask for anything he made sure to provide it. Quite surprisingly there is ample storage space in these rooms also.
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Cabin D210
Jul 2010
D 208, 210 and 212 were cabins for our group. We had ample room for two in each cabin. Enjoyed being outside viewing the incredible sights passing by. I think that next time I would opt for a cabin more towards mid-ship.
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Cabin A439
Dec 2009
Very small shower (smallest ever). Lots of closet space. Well set up room.
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Cabin B531
Jun 2009
Cabin was fine but balcony a little small compared to the Caribe Deck. 
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Cabin A521
Oct 2008

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