Our cabin was fine. It was tight, of course, with 4 people, but it was doable. Our older daughter (age 6) slept on the dropdown ceiling bunk and our younger daughter (age 4) slept on the mini foldout couch. Our stateroom attendant was fine, nothing great.
We didn't have very courteous balcony neighbors, but that is no fault of the cruise line. They used foul language and smoked constantly so we had to keep our kids off of the balcony a lot of the time, which was a bummer, but of course not RC's fault. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was fine- please note that this cabin has a smaller balcony than other balcony cabins. It was fine, but had a slightly obstructed view. Showers are small, and bathroom overall was tiny. If you think this would be an issue, then book a Junior Suite. Read entire member review >>
Disappointed in amenities...you get shower gel and hand soap...that's it. No lotion, shampoo or conditioner and no bathrobe. Bed was comfortable, balcony was spacious with clean furniture. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was as expected - excellent. In 8 cruises, we always booked an interior, however, we decided to go with a balcony this time around and do not regret it at all. We had breakfast each morning out there, and quite often sharing with our friends who were first time cruisers. There was plenty of room for 4 on the balcony.
It's a cruise ship cabin....can't compare it to the room in a hotel, but while small, it certainly served the purpose.
A+++ Read entire member review >>
small but enough storage for three suitcases (under the bed), small balcony with round table and two chairs, overlooking top of lifeboats on deck 7. Comfortable bed, adequate storage for clothes in closet and drawers. Read entire member review >>
Room 8618 didn't have anything broken, no stains and no smells. Location was fantastic and super quiet. We loved the room, a lot of space, and a great balcony that has an unobstructed view. The issues people have with rooms ( as you can see if you start to read through them ) are not in this room. Read entire member review >>
Our Stateroom was large enough for the both of us and spotlessly clean. The bed was big and comfortable.
Our Stateroom was cleaned to a high standard twice a day by our lovely, helpful Stateroom Supervisor Marianne. Nothing was too much trouble for her.
On a less positive note, the décor in our Stateroom looked a little tired and not as plush as we expected. Read entire member review >>
This were nice and the view was lovely
only two silly complaints only one electrical socket
The glass on the outside of the deck was dirty it would not take a lot to clean this. Read entire member review >>
Loved our stateroom. We had read reviews and people complained about the size of the staterooms. We found it plenty big for our needs. The bed was very comfortable. Balcony spacious enough for 2. I will say the shower was a bit tight. It was a challenge trying to pick up the soap after it had called out of my hands. Read entire member review >>
Our family occupied two connecting cabins, 1144 and 1146. The cabins were spacious and well appointed with plenty of storage space. The bathroom was roomy for a cruise ship. The balcony was wide and chairs comfortable. The only minor negative was that when you looked out at the ocean, the downward view was obstructed by the coverings of the lifeboats...no big deal.
The tv had limited offerings.
I would not hesitate to request these cabins again. Read entire member review >>
Great aft cabin. The quietest aft I've ever been in. The ocean was super smooth this cruise so there was no non-normal movement in the aft and I did not hear the typical sounds I hear docking in this cabin. The balcony is large on the afts with shade and sun. Loungers or chairs and a dining table plus a short patio table. The room was sparkling clean after dry dock and the beds pretty comfortable. I prefer a layout with the sofa near the balcony slider, but it's not a deal breaker just a little more awkward flow. Glad the shower did not have a curtain. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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 Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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 Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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! Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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%. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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! Read entire member review >>
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! Read entire member review >>
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. Read entire member review >>
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