The cabin was bigger than on Majesty or Sovereign of the seas so that mad us happy and I won't return to this two ships knowing that the cheap rooms on Independence are bigger and nicer. Overall we get the cheap rooms because are nt in the room much and it was fine. Read entire member review >>
Clean, functional and well maintained as always. First time on a lower deck mid ships but to be honest we could have been anywhere. A smooth and quiet journey albeit we don't spend very much time in our state room .
The only disappointment was that the tea and coffee making facilities were removed for this trip. Why? Read entire member review >>
Much roomier than on Princess - the extra couch area made it feel much bigger. A little more room in the bathroom would have hlped but still felt bigger than Princess. We had our 12 year old with us but having three in the room was not at all oppressive. Loved it. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was larger than Princess, but basically the same with the added space being filled with a comfy sofa. Showers are powerful, with shampoo/conditioner (combined) included as well as soap. Some reviewers mentioned the smell of the toilets but it was not an issue for us. Maybe they should show more discipline in their diet.
Only criticism would be that the cabin TV showed the same programmes - every channel, every night. By the time we were coming home we knew the script to most of them. Read entire member review >>
Honestly, the room was very small for the three of us. We weren't in the room a lot though, so there is really no complaining! I loved having an inside room with no windows because it was VERY DARK when you sleep, which is very nice. Sometimes hard to get up to use the bathroom though, haha! Read entire member review >>
The cabin was actually bigger than I anticipated. There was plenty of room for our five suitcases (four went under the beds) and everything that needed to be hung up. There was sufficient storage in the closet, desk and bathroom.
We didn't seem to be bumping into each other except on the last day when the suitcases were being packed.
We didn't spend a lot of time in our room but we did have room service one evening (why not, it's included) and we sat on the beds having our snack.
While I would love to have a balcony or even a JS (we got to see one when it was being cleaned and it was very spacious), unless I got a deal I could not pass up, I will stick with Interior rooms.
Our room was on Deck 10, which is the Suite Deck. We could tell the difference in the service we received from the Suite Deck staff. They know how to treat the passengers for sure! Read entire member review >>
Standard Inside cabin but chose it based on proximity to the Solarium. Elias the cabin attendant was so nice and accommodating. We really appreciated his service and greetings! Read entire member review >>
Stateroom 1691 is an interior cabin located port & aft on deck 10. We had the beds separated and two upper berths for the boys. Although a bit ‘cozy’ for four people, it was surprisingly easy to make it through the week. We were usually so tired that sleep came easily. The bathroom has a circular shower with a door. Being on the tall side, I found it very roomy and had no complaints. It lacked cold water, but our attendant explained that was due to the fact that all of the ships fresh water is distilled from sea water, so the ‘cold’ water is still condensed from steam. Read entire member review >>
Very clean with a great attendant! We had a promenade cabin on Deck 7 on our first cruise but I think I like the Deck 8 promenade cabins better because of their slanted windows, allowing us to lean a little more forward on the bay window to see the goings-on down on the Promenade. It was also of equal distance to Deck 5 (Promenade shops, MDR, Guest Services) and Deck 11 (pool, gym, Windjammer) which were the two most common decks we tended to be at so walking up and down the stairs–which is what we did 95% of the time–didn't feel as cumbersome. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was a good size and had just enough storage space for the two us. Clever use of mirrors made the space feel larger than it was so it didn’t feel cramped or claustrophobic. I would book an inside cabin again. You could hear the faint sounds of music when there was a band playing in the Pyramid Lounge below but it wasn’t enough to keep us awake. Read entire member review >>
Stateroom was great, comfortable and clean. Wish the TV's were updated since some channels lose reception sometimes, but who's watching tv on a cruise. (?) Only had to go one floor up for the buffet and two for adventure ocean (++++). Read entire member review >>
Standard interior room, not a whole lot of space. It gets the job done as far as being a place to sleep and is fine if you decide you will not spend a lot of time in the room. As far as the 8 days I spent, its do-able albeit cramped. Read entire member review >>
Tip: If you are at all claustrophobic do NOT book yourself into an interior "Stateroom". The one we had was more like a gloomy cell, it was awful. So small, nothing like the picture on the website, with a very very tiny WC/shower room. Read entire member review >>
Interior stateroom 8671, perfectly adequate, I am only in it to sleep and get changed, quiet position easy access to prom deck and pool decks, I do not use the television, split the double bed for more space. Read entire member review >>
Good layout. Toilet/Showerroom in particular was well laid out and commodious by comparison to other ships. The TV was good quality and the small sofa comfortable. Coffee making in the room but no tea and no milk, only creamer. Read entire member review >>
9529 Inside Cabin - very difficult to get in and out of the bed, lots of sway on a windy night, but very quiet and well laid out. Enormous walk to get to the other side of the ship for the Windjammer etc. TV was nice but did not turn enough to allow you to watch TV from the bed. Shower in the bathroom was quite good. Read entire member review >>
Closet was fine. I appreciate all the hangars. Enjoyed having a sofa this time around. I like the room under the bed where the luggage can be stored. I understand why they put a 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner dispenser in the bathroom, but my hair doesn't do well with that. Bring your own conditioner!
Kind of trivial, but I wish the bathroom light switch was on the inside.
No outlets in the bathroom Read entire member review >>
Let's face it. I'm in a tiny space with three women. There will never be enough room. I get there much earlier then them to get ready and then lay in bed and watch tv or read a book. Nice flat screen tv. Refrigerator didn't seem to get cold. Not enough hangers or drawers, but could you ever with this combination in a cabin? Read entire member review >>
Good sized wheelchair accessible inside cabin not far from the elevators in a quiet corridor, but rather too far forward for me, I could feel quite a lot of motion in the cabin whenever the ship moved at all. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was larger than some we have had and comfortable. Perhaps the bed was a little too large making it difficult to get around one side of the bed.
The tea/coffee facilities were adequate but would have benefited from cream for thew coffee.The toilet rolls were of the poorer variety and could do with a better quality. Read entire member review >>
9671 - inside cabin - good size for what it is - pulldown bets - not enough wardrobe space. good location, deck 9, near entrance to kids pools and windjammer restaurant - no noise at all!! Read entire member review >>
Small inside cabin, the only difference I can see between this and a balcony cabin is there is slightly more room around the bed; the bathroom, living space and closet space all seem to be the same. We've had 2 x balcony cabins, 2 x inside cabins and 1 x porthole cabin. Next time I think we'll go back to a balcony because the inside cabins are pitch black dark and you have to switch the tv on to see what the weather looks like outside to know how to dress. Read entire member review >>
No complaints, we booked an interior stateroom because we wern't going to be in our cabin much, however, there was very little room once the cot was up but that didn't cause a huge problem, it was just a bit annoying! Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8707. Clean but small inside cabin. When bed configured as a double, there is a space of about 9" each side of the bed. Access on the right side of bed obstructed by meeting corner of fridge, so you have to climb over corner. Read entire member review >>
Great use of space, comfortable bed, cool towel puppets awaited us every night from Frederick our wonderful cabin attendant. Plenty of closet space, shower had great water pressure. Read entire member review >>
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