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Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony Cabins

93 Reviews
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (179 sq. ft., balcony 41 sq. ft.)

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (E1)
Decks: Deck 7 | Deck 8 | Deck 9 | Deck 10
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1068
The cabin was ok. Rather typical of cruise ships. Nothing special.
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9250
Clean, tidy, but tired, attendant was excellent.
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8088
This location is perfect. Enjoyed everything about it. Room staff did a nice job. Huge balcony and the location is the greatest.
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7116
I have always booked a balcony or above, but never have I been in such a small stateroom. The mattress is actually curved to allow for someone to walk between the end of the bed and the cabin wall. With the beds split, this makes it very hard to move around. I have also never been in a cabin where a full-size suitcase would not fit under the bead. Our two suitcases ended up stacked in front of the sliding glass door. The balcony was standard and had a table which was nice (if only it wasn't so cold we could have used it to eat), and the closet space was reasonable. The bathroom was virtually unusable. It was so cramped and small, and the shower looked like when you got in you should yell, "Beam me up Scotty!" The paint was chipped, exposed metals were rusting, and the toilet had stains in the bowl. The trash can was a 1/8 hotel pan. Additionally, our remote hardly worked, the speaker in the room for announcements wasn't working, and all the English pages were missing from the Ships Services booklet.
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3056
Bed was nice. Attendant was excellent. Like all of them too small bathroom is small and not much cabinet or drawer space. TV was old, but I didn't come on the cruise to watch TV
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8604
We had a great cabin with a big balcony. The room was located mid ship, near the part that sticks out in the middle so our balcony was bigger than most on our floor. We were near the elevators and stairs but it was not noisy. Beds were not comfortable but other than that, the room was very nice. We also had the adjoining cabin 8606.
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8088
Cabin was a standard size/shape with a Pullman bed above the regular beds. Everything seemed to work fine, the sink was draining slow but no big deal. Balcony was HUGE, standard width but probably about 10 feet deep with 2 loungers and an extra table to go with the normal 2 chairs and a table. Noise coming up from the Centrum was a little noticeable but not bad enough to keep us awake at night.
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8554

Plenty of room in our cabin! Bed was a little tough to sleep on due to its' age. Pillows were also flat. But, I asked for 2 more pillows and was all good. Clean, good temperature control, nice balcony with 2 chairs and a small table. We brought way too much stuff! Was able to do a little laundry in our bathroom sink since I had brought some liquid detergent. Hung on the balcony chairs while we were in port and they were dry within hours. No noise problems. Did wake up a few times at night due to 'rocking' of the ship, but we also had 45+ mph winds on some nights. Dramamine was used on day 1 and one night. Other than that, not a problem. Shower was awesome. Great water pressure. Toilet worked great. Lots of closet space and hangers.


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8614
Jewel of a cruise! Voyageuse_67

We had cabin 8614 w/balcony located in Midship. We found the location of our room, perfect, it was not far from the stairs as we took the stairs to our destinations as much as we could. The room was not very big but perfect for what we needed. It had a loveseat beside the bed with a small table in front of it. It did have an old tube TV but as others have mentioned you don


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7162

Our room was spacious, clean and the balcony was lovely. I loved being at the back of the ship. The other members of our party were next door.


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8162

This was an obstructed view balcony cabin. Makes you kind of concerned booking it, albeit the price was a huge savings vs a balcony. The obstruction was the window washing poles/ladder. It was on the far left of the balcony and really didn't impact your ability to see. It was totally worth saving hundreds of dollars. Nothing to worry about if you want a balcony at a seriously reduced rate.


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8594

Nice Balcony room on the Hump, lovely views when sat on the Balcony and nice to have a glass of wine before dinner as the sun sets.


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7160

Reasonably sized room with small sofa, vault and quite a bit of storage. Did not have flatscreen. Large balcony. Floor 7 excellent as close to casino 1 floor down and dining 2 floors down. Windjammer and pool up so nicely in the middle. Didn't seem to get as much ocean motion as more aft staterooms so nice. Would pick again.


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7166

There is plenty of storage and space for two people in this cabin. Ours did not have a flat screen tv while others in our party had them. The bathroom is adequate. I am only 5 ft 2 and found the raised toilet seat uncomfortably high. Also it is hard to shave your legs in the narrow shower stall. Or pick up your shampoo bottle if it falls for that matter.
The hair dryer is a standard issue and worked fine. The balcony is a good size and we enjoyed sitting out in the evening.


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8078

The room met our expectations of a balcony cabin. There will never be enough space, but experienced cruisers know how to make it work. It was conveniently close to the elevators. A couple nights though, you could hear loud music from the Centrum. If you like quiet, it would be better to move a little further down the hall. We had a child with us, but he was too small to use the overhead bed. The pull out bed did not seem to be comfortable. Only a small person could use it. We anticipated this and brought and inflatable travel bed. With a little creativity, it worked great.


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8126

Room is compact but comfortable.


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8072

Wonderful cabin with a nice sized balcony


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8048

Beds/pillows were not that comfortable. Smelly hallway- poop deck


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Great balcony. Room was tight when sofa bed was open for the evening.


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7092

We were in cabin 7092 - category E1 balcony stateroom. The room is a standard cabin size. The balcony is a bit larger because of where the room is located on the ship. We had been in cabin 7090 on a previous cruise but there was a smell of sewage coming from the bathroom area. We complained at first - it seemed to get better , then ti was back again. This cabin (on the sister ship) , still had a bit of that same smell, but it was not as bad. We had one problem with the shower drain getting clogged, but it was fixed immediately (within an hour or less). We had no other problems and enjoyed the room overall! Lots of storage for both of us with room to spare!


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8596
Center Hump Balcony Starboard side
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8614
Stateroom 8614. Fairly small, very quiet, beautiful balcony, great view, fair closet space, nice mirrors, small bathroom & shower, clean, but over all was fine for amount of time spent in the room. Fine for two people.
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9048
Our cabin, 9048, had the window washing equipment secured outside it. It appears to be permanently stored there. This does not show up on any deck plans of the ship that I saw. The equipment blocks about 2 feet of the balcony. Not a major hindrance but it should be disclosed by RCI. The next-door cabin, 9050, also gets a small piece of the equipment.
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8582
Comfortable cabin but with not much space for luggage sorting out. Expected better accomodation for the 3rd person in our group (my 15 year old daughter) who had to sleep on a 'first floor' extendable bed above the main double bed. In compensation the balcony was quite spacious and we had magnificent views. We stayed in cabin 8582. No worries with cabin cleanliness - our assigned room attendant was simply great.
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1006

cabin 1006 Nice view at front of Ship. A long way from the back of the Ship where the buffet restaurant is so only good if you like a lot of walking. Away from lifts so cannot hear them which is good. Also not many cabins past me so nice and quiet. There is a crew area only which may be to the Bridge at the end of my corridor so did get quite a lot of crew walking past.


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8102
Feb 9th 2012 to COZ Jim&Trina1980
Smaller interior than we are used to but the greatest balcony ever! Great view! Not noisy at all and we were right off of the elevators and stairway.
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7052
Looks over the lifeboat roof.
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7658
Ample closet and drawer space, comfortable bed. Balcony is the perfect size for two. People can see you from above and the sides so keep your clothes on.
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7640
Very comfortable, clever design, has everything you would want (except ice only on request).
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8560
Thanksgiving Cruise bostonfamily
The balcony of cabin 8560 had 3 chairs and a very small side table just large enough for 4 drinks. This cabin has a pull down single and a side sofa chair which turns into a single bed. The double door narrow closet had maybe 15 wooden hangers (some with clips for pants) and 12 to 15 small boot - box sized shelves (larger than a shoe box size). Drawers are difficult to open and in need of clorox wipes before using ! Balcony had no obstructions.
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8136
Good cabin overall. Plenty of storage space in the cabin but it was a bit sparse in the bathroom. It was a bit tight when we were both getting dressed for the evening, but still manageable. The view was good though the floor above blocked the sunlight. Also, we were just a deck or two above the cover over the life boats where the ship was a bit wider so we didn't have a direct view down to the water. Fairly quiet other than an occasional passenger running down the hall. Not far from the Centrum but far enough that the noise was not a problem.
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9022
9022 - nice location towards front of boat. Just tucked around corner from lifts so could not hear them. Note if you had the cabins in front of mine near the lifts, you can hear them 'speak'. Nice cabin, un-obstructed balcony views. Lifts not busy this end of the ship. Cabin showing signs of wear and the odd creak when in high seas but clean.
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9590
My cabin was wonderful, big and airy, Balcony clean, everything worked. Cabin #9590 I'd book that again. Midship too.
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9252
Great Cruise! Master-Cruiser
As the second to last cabin on the port side, without a interconnecting door, it was very quiet. It was listed as having an obstruction. The obstruction is the moving latter used to clean the windows, it is parked to the left side on the outside of the balcony, the same as the head of the bed. It was not an issue, we could not see it while in bed and looked through it otherwise. The room was very clean, had a lot of storage space. We enjoyed it 100%.
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7082
A Most Wondrous Leviathan Lonesome George
Prefer sightlines & less noise from deck 9 over cabins 7080/7082. Would also choose cabin on starboard rather than port side on future cruise.
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8644
Cabin 8644 - Compact with great use of space. Great views from balcony. Quiet location. Very comfortable bed.
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9014
Room 9014. Small balcony on the front, port side of ship. Plenty of hangers and storage for empty suitcases under the bed. The room seemed small - only had a loveseat for the couch area. Hair dryer was great. Clothes line in shower was broken and didn't reach across the shower to hang things.
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9636
Cabin #9636 located on the starboard aft of ship. Very quiet, great view of ocean
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1508
We were in 1508, which is a balcony cabin. Was a bit smaller than what we experienced on Norwegian's Jade and Sun, but had very good storage space. Bed could be more comfortable. Was a bit too soft, so my husband had some back issues as a result. Also would be nice if there was something other than the comforter for the bed, as it was too hot with it on, and a sheet alone was not warm enough. Also would prefer to have body wash supplied rather than harsh soap. In addition, we really were disappointed that bathrobes were not included for balcony cabins as they are on Norwegian Cruise Line. You really need something to cover up so you can sit outside on the balcony for breakfast or before dinner without having to be dressed.
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8084
Great location near the elevators and stairways. No noise even though centrally located. Room was small, which made the balcony essential
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7662
Bigger E-1 Balcony. Extended Platform is no big issue. Great trade-off is that you will have (2) Loungers in addition to the the (2) Standard Chairs and (1) Small Table. Overall Quiet Cabin, i.e. on Rare occasions, could hear Music from Below Deck. There is limited view to the Aft (Rear) of Ship due to the Layout of the Jewel.
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8066
We did notice that the cabin was a little smaller than what we had on previous cruises but it was durable. There was plenty of storage space in the bathroom and and above the desk area. We felt we had a nice location for our cabin, even though we were across the hall and down a door from the crew room exit we didn't hear anything. It was just so quiet at night and enjoyed the balcony view as well. Our stateroom attendant for our cabin #8066 was "sal"? I can't seem to find his card, but he took care of us and made our cabin and cruise a memorable one. My husband and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary while on board and I had ordered the champagne and rose petals and OMG I honestly didn't expect to have the room look like it did! Anything we needed he was there with no problem to help us. thank you Sal!
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1524
1524 Great balcony, close to stairs and forward lifts but very quiet. Very near to the pool area. Excellent cabin position.
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1056
Great balcony!! Only one neighbor which was a suite so we had complete privacy. The view was slightly obscured due to the bump out. The cabin was a nice size and right next to the elevators - very convenient!
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7108
E1, #7108 Hump cabin with extra large balcony. Only had an easy chair, no sofa bed. Also was marked as a Non-Smoking cabin. Very close to the elevators, but with no noise.
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9018
Jewel of the Seas buzzandjulie
balcony but my husband you is 6'2" said his feet hung off foot of bed
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8104
Great cabin location, but use of balcony was limited by nearby smokers on their balconies
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8126
big room
great view
lovely shower
toilet broke but got repaired quickly
loads of storage room
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1500
Mixed feelings Roy and Carol Carpenter
Deck 10 front cabin. Slightly tapered compared to further aft but looking on to the bridge for potential captains -and we got to know the real Captain through our proximity. We chose this to avoid engine noise/vibration but on this ship, because the gas turbine engines are so smooth and quiet (even aft on deck 2), would in future choose an alternative for more convenience to facilites.
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7108
great location, no noise from lifts or Centrum. Lovely large balcony.
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7534
Starboard Side, Extended Balcony, no obstructions below, above deck 5 smoking.
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8018
I liked how Deck 8 was buffered from noise by the decks above and below it. Our room was small but very comfortable. No complaints about it.
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