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A private balcony is just one of many fabulous features. These categories also include twin beds which make up into a comfortable queen-size bed, a refrigerator and TV, a spacious closet and a bath with shower.

Balcony (BA)
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Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin C333
Sep 2016
Nice cabin, upholstery needs to be redone. Otherwise very sufficient for our needs.
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Cabin 404
Jul 2016
Alaska Dry and Sunny By: Happy Holidaymaker
The cabin was ok a bit noisy in the morning when the sun loungers were being moved on the floor above
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Cabin A251
Mar 2016
Our steward gave us a warm welcome and explained everything we needed to know when we arrived. On the two nights where we stayed in for dinner via room service (Privacy card in door) and watched TV after long days on tours he left our candy in our "mailbox". Our special requests were taken care of with a great attitude. The cabin was well maintained, quiet and comfortable. It did get a little warm even with the thermostat set at the lowest point, but we just opened the balcony door for a while to cool it down.
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Cabin C301
Aug 2015
An accessible cabin was large and Caribe deck does have large balconies.
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Cabin C519
Jun 2015
Better than what I expected. The shower was bigger and the balcony was terrific.
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Cabin A 609
Apr 2015
Severely stained spare mattress cover in Stateroom with BLOOD and FECAL Matter shows total lack of Quality Control by Princess.
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Cabin B706
Feb 2015
Smallest Balcony cabin we've experienced with very limited storage.
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Cabin C622
Dec 2014
Great cabin, great location. Double balcony on Caribe deck is so much better than regular small balcony. There are chairs that can be used as lounges and a larger table. Can easily eat, drink, and relax.
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Cabin C321
Nov 2014
The Grand By: Smulli
Needs a face lift! Stained chair and carpet. Rust on balcony patio chair had chocolate all over it.
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Cabin C333
Nov 2014
Yes......But! By: righttouch
Cabin is well located between two sets of elevator clusters. It is mid ship and easily accessible.Décor is in need of renovation and updating. Very worn and old. Veranda was a good size, partially covered. Veranda furniture old and uncomfortable. Size of cabin is very good.
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Cabin C318
Sep 2014
Horrible Cruise Line! Corporate is EVEN WORSE!!!!!!!!!!
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Cabin C306
Apr 2013
good location near stairs and elevator but across from crew access door so can be noisy. balcony often had standing water. balcony door frame had what looked like a mouse hole in it, wind whistled in -- stopped noise by plugging with paper napkins. grand princess has small closets and shower stalls
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Jan 2013
Christmas 2012 By: G&T Cruisers
Great cabin, near the front, quiet hallway, away from main traffic areas, one floor down from Lido deck
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Cabin A259
Jan 2013
Can I get a do over? By: Outdoorguy236
Room with Balcony was dated, contained broken bedside lamp and shelf railing. Chunks of wood missing from furniture. Carpet overdue for replacement. Plenty of storage and hangers. Bath a bit small. The bed was like sleeping on a short slab of granite.
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Cabin C640
Jan 2013
Great balcony and view. Shower is larger than normal cabins. A/C worked great. Bathroom worked great. Safe worked great. Closet smaller than normal. Mattress needs replacing. Everything was clean and worked without any problems.
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Cabin C329
Nov 2012
Caribe C329: a great location, just forward of midships with the great part-covered larger balcony with reasonable furniture. The only issue we had was while sailing through a storm in the Bay of Biscay it was very noisy - something 'upstairs' above our bathroom was banging very loudly. It went on most of the night, until the storm abated, so although it sounded like a heavy door swinging back and forward it wasn't (we were under another cabin and our steward checked with his colleague on the next deck up) There were no other problems with the cabin, plenty of bathroom storage, the clothing cabinet has tiny shelves, but we coped OK. The shelf in the shower is minute, no room for soap plus shampoos and conditioner, so I was pleased that I'd brought a really cheap 'over-the-door' organiser which I could reach from the shower.
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Cabin A418
Sep 2012
Good but not Grand By: Robbo66
A418 very close to the midship elevators but noise didn't intrude. Beware that the Lido deck with pool and buffet is directly above, so you will hear noise from movement there. Also, the balcony is completely covered over, so you won't get a lot of sunshine unless it is morning or evening when the sun is not directly above the ship.
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Cabin C519
Aug 2012
Norwegian Fjords By: MainePrincess
Cabin C519 - The balcony is larger on the Caribe deck than on other Grand Princess decks - part of it is covered, and part is open. Being on the starboard side was a great advantage for the sailing into ports. The room has twin beds that do not make up into a queen, so it is great for two people who are not a couple to share. Caribe is Deck 10, so it is a convenient location to go up to the pool decks/buffet, or down to the dining rooms, lounges, and promenade deck.
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Cabin C608
May 2012
good cabin, convenient location, balcony not as good as it used to be
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Cabin A335
Apr 2012
No drawers at all for storage. Stable location, quiet. Tiny closet.
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Cabin L-231
Feb 2012
First Time With Princess By: PROCRUISE
We found our cabin, L-231 to be pleasant, nice location and quiet. We normally pick a cabin more aft and lower deck, so this was a pleasant surprise, although we had very calm seas during the entire cruise.
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Cabin C308
Feb 2012
Typical cabin in decor and size. The balcony was nice and large but minimal furniture made it not user friendly. I found the shower a decent size and perhaps it was a mite bigger than the others? It was close to the laundry room but not noisy in any way. Very close to the forward elevators but a real hike to the buffet and the pool every day.
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Cabin 254
Sep 2011
B254 small balcony, front of ship not the best in poor weather.
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Cabin C626
Sep 2011
I'll be back By: Pam Denyer
Was pleasantly surprised by the size of cabin. Lovely balcony, shame there was a smoker next door, (this wafted on to my balcony.) Lovely shower, lovely pillows, bed a bit hard.Complimentary toiletaries poor.
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Cabin C602
Aug 2011
C602 . Balcony dirty and rusty. Bathroom sink surround cracked and has been for at least the last 3 years. Larger balcony but only 2 chairs instead of the usual 4.
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Aug 2011
balcony cabins on Calibre Deck are good plenty of room big balcony half in shade half in sun
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Jun 2011
On Princess ships, the Dolphin deck (mini suites) have totally uncovered balconies, which are overlooked from all balcony levels above.
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Jun 2011
The Grand that Wasn't By: Sailawaynow
The cabin was spacious enough and the balcony is huge. The closet is small and the bathroom is typical princess. This mid-ship cabin was quiet as far as ship noise is concerned but the walls are thin so noise from adjoining rooms could be heard. The cabin is near the mid-ship elevators making getting around the ship easy.
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Cabin b530
May 2011
a grand time on a grand lady By: tbathurst1220
great location, got balcony on the right side of the ship for once
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Cabin L256
Apr 2011
Great balcony but sometimes loud footsteps could be heard on the deck above.
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Cabin A239
Jan 2011
A239 - Has the same cramped bathroom and closet that you expect. The balcony was a little better than some because others could not see into it. AC was very variable.
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Cabin B622
Oct 2010
I Love Sea Days By: Sea watcher
B622 is a good cabin. A bit far from the elevators, but not too bouncy even in the gale, and very quiet. The balconies on Baja deck seem smaller than on the two decks below - which you overlook as the ship has staggered balconies - but that wasn't a problem.
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Cabin C515
Sep 2010
C515 this is a balcony cabin on Caribe deck has a bigger balcony than others as half is under cover and other half in the sun quite a few balconies on other decks seen to be all under cover except Dolphin deck were the mini suites arebut the mini suites dont appear to have any shade.Small bathroom with a shower but we are both tall and not tiny and it was fineevery thing worked well.Bed was quite hard which suited my husband we would have liked a little more wardrobe space and did not like the fact that when the door was open all our clothes were on show but this is the same in all the cabins except the suitesThere was the same about of room as in a standard hotel double,but was fine for us as we made use of the large balcony.it was clean and kept clean and tidy by the steward. I wasn't expecting any thing fantastic as this ship is having a refit in April not sure if the rooms will get refits though ???
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Cabin C503
Sep 2010
Cabin was perfectly adequate had the usual facilities. Wardrobe had no doors, not unusual but I prefer doors. Great balcony, large had a table and 4 chairs 2 of which would lay back almost flat. I liked the way the balcony cabins are staggered and not all on top of each other, seemed to mean more sun reached the balcony than my previous experiences. Balcony a bit weathered but ship is getting old, not a problem for me.
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Cabin 504
Sep 2010
Baja 504 - really well sound proofed from neighbouring rooms and corridor noise. Well maintained. Adequate hanging and cupboard space for 2 adults & 1 child on a week long cruise. Good, unobstructed view from the balcony. The balcony was showing some signs of rust around the partitions, but nothing unbearable.
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Cabin 316
Aug 2010
Larger than Life Mediterranean By: Anthony McIlwee
Tiny wardrobe with no doors and right next to bathroom.very few drawers.Wonderful balcony biggest on ship as has 4 chairs not 2 like other floors so best deck to be on. Quiet and near laundrette and lifts. Steward very good and cabin air conditioning OK but you can't turn it off.
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Cabin C602
May 2010
Caribe 602. Surprised how quiet this was. Extended balcony to ones on other decks which maximised the sun opportunities for a port side but still allowing some cover from other balconies if you wanted it.
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Cabin C324
Nov 2009
Cabin Caribe 324-category BA, midship, starboard. Bathroom seemed slightly bigger than previous ships, cabin itself slightly smaller, but balcony bigger.
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Cabin C637
Aug 2009
Caribe 637 Very comfortable bed; Good powerful shower in decent sized cubicle; fantastic balcony.
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