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Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (204 sq. ft., balcony 41 sq. ft.)

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D1)
Decks: Deck 7 | Deck 8 | Deck 9 | Deck 10
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Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin 1574
Nov 2016
Too small for 2 parents and 8 and 10 year old!
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Cabin 9040
Sep 2016
This was a very quiet room, away from all public spaces and crew utility areas. The room was clean, had an impressive amount of floor space, and the balcony was a real treat!
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Cabin 9638
Jul 2016
SUPER SURPRISE UPGRADE By: JUNEMURPHY52@GMAIL.COM
superb loved it really good size balcony fabulous to wake up and watch the sea sail past..very comfy beds nice cool sheets i think were changed daily or seemed so. fresh towels twice daily very good cabin service everything spotless and tidy..could not fault anything..
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Cabin 1046
Jul 2016
Greek Isles Soujourn By: champers@7
Always immaculate - comfortable beds - ample wardrobe & drawer space - bathroom with shower and plenty of hot water. Amenities every day. Ice delivered each day.
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Cabin 9076
May 2016
Extra large balcony next to the hump elevators. Great location and no noise from Centrum activities. The renovation removed the concierge area from above us, so we did not have any night time cleaning. LOVED the cabin and would get it again. We like facing forward versus aft, so this is a wonderful alternative to still have a large balcony!
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Cabin 9056
Apr 2016
Fantastic Vacation By: Manross
Very clean. Cabin steward very nice. Only got towel animals several nights. Plenty of storage in cabin. Bathroom lacking storage ( had one shelf under sink). Shower was extremely tiny and round. Took several days to get used to that.
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Cabin 9562 & 9550
Feb 2016
Clean considering the ship will be going in for a total re-fit in April 2016. Typical amount of space. Very comfortable bed and pillows.
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Feb 2016
Amazing Itinerary! By: Denise&Paul STL
Cabin was kept clean and stocked. Balcony very nice. We were on Deck 8.
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Cabin 8
Oct 2015
Cabin in the back of the ship was very spacious with large balconies. Only bad thing was that if you are traveling with a group don't book the back of the ship. When the ship is moving it is very noisy on the balcony and therefore very hard to talk. when the doors are closed and you are inside your room,it is very quiet.
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Oct 2015
Royal California Cruise By: rdailybread
Our stateroom was ample size for the two of us. Our cabin steward (Benny) kept it in immaculate condition.
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Cabin 7566
Jun 2015
This was a good room- we did not feel a thing. We were able to see the land when we pulled into the ports, so I would definitely recommend that side of the ship. The only issue was that it is difficult to fit three people into this room. I was in the sofa bed, and it kept detaching itself at night, which hurt my back. However, it was bigger than we thought, and we loved how the shower had a door instead of a curtain. Lots of space to hang or store clothes and luggage! That was surprising!
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Cabin 8614
May 2015
Great cabin and location
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Cabin 9056
Apr 2015
Great location, great view.
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Cabin 9022
Apr 2015
Nice cruise! By: Azucar100
Excellent.
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Cabin 8670
Apr 2015
Nice Time Overall By: Halemaumau
Small cabin, smaller bathroom, but great balcony with fantastic view.
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Cabin 9224
Apr 2015
Another Great Cruise with RCL! By: SouthChinaCruiser
9224 was immaculate, our cabin steward Reta was perfect. The location is good and I prefer port side as the ship docks port side to at all ports and I enjoy watching the activitiy.
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Cabin 8186
Mar 2015
8186 was in great shape and comes highly recommended on cruise critic (second only to 9256) They were updating the plumbing during this cruise so we had some brown water one day and the typical sewer smell in the bathroom. Remember your air freshener Otherwise no issues.
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Mar 2015
Comfortable cabin, great steward, and a wonderful balcony to enjoy sunsets and ocean views, especially when entering and leaving ports.
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Cabin 7608
Feb 2015
The room was SMALL. Smaller than I ever remember on any of our cruises. It was centrally located and I never got lost being on the wrong end of the ship trying to get back to the room. Would definitely be looking to book in that area again - just a little bit bigger room. Thank goodness for the balcony!
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Cabin 9544
Jan 2015
Cabin was fine, quiet, relatively close to centrum. I traveled with 6 other people. We had two rooms on each side. If I were to do it over, I would have all rooms on the same side, not necessarily side by side. It would have been more convenient.
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Cabin 9590
Jan 2015
Another wonderful cruise By: IslandDreamers
The room was tidy, smelled good and was in good shape over all. Our stateroom attendant was Lenworth Clamie and he was wonderful! Although we didn't get to see him much, he always was happy to see us if we passed in the hall and always remembered our names. Our bed was a bit uncomfortable, we mentioned it to him and that day he had padded it with extra comforters. It was much better after that. Our balcony had two sitting chairs and a table. It was sufficient for our needs.
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Cabin 9046
Dec 2014
Lovely stateroom with very nice balcony. Balcony was probably normal for this class, but was bigger than on the previous RCI ship I'd cruised on, so I was very happy. The room was arranged differently than on my one previous cruise, with the bed next to the balcony instead of toward the door. I preferred this arrangement by far because it seemed to open up the room. Our room was sandwiched between two stateroom-only floors, so everything was quiet. My only complain was that I would have preferred to be closer to the center of the ship. However, being toward the front had its bonuses--the forward lobby elevators were much less used and much quicker than those in the Centrum. (Plus they led straight up to the Solarium!)
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Nov 2014
Generic balcony room. Television choices are lousy.
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Cabin 9660
Nov 2014
Aft cabin...it in a great location! Great views from the back of the ship. The balcony is definitely larger. You can fit two loungers, two chairs and a table very comfortably. Oh and previous reports show that there is no flat screen tv. We found one in our cabin when we arrived. Only thing to note is with a aft balcony the overhang slants and doesn't completely cover your balcony so if you move a chair closer to the railing and it rains, it will get wet! At least a foot or two back. Just be aware....
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Cabin 9610
Oct 2014
And a Jewel it was. By: cdndave
Spacious, nicely laid out, with lots of storage. The deck was a great size and being midship, we had a great view. The only downside was the shower would give a large woman/man a bit of claustrophobia.
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Cabin 1558
Oct 2014
This room would have been perfect for just two people. We had our 17 year old daughter sharing this room with us, and it's just not big enough for 3 people. Especially at night after they fold the couch out to make it a bed. Then there is no room to walk. This room is also the first room you come to after coming off the stairs. Some times you can hear the music from the centrum parties they have down there at night. But for the most part, it's pretty quiet. Some rooms have flat screen TVs. Not ours. We had an older boxy tv. But hey. Who cares, It still worked.
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Cabin 9206
Sep 2014
Caribbean Chillin' By: Stevie Lawson
Cabin 9206 was clean and well located near the centrum, the Windjammer and pool. Balcony a good size with two chairs and a table, fixed dividers. Bed by the balcony, 3 seater sofa by the door. Warren from Nicaragua was a very friendly efficient cabin steward.
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Cabin 9072
Sep 2014
Small and cramped. We had a balcony room. Sharing it with 3 others was not pleasant, and the sofa bed is one of the most uncomfortable beds I've had the misfortune of having to sleep on. I did get to sleep on the regular bed one night, which was pretty comfy. I couldn't really enjoy the balcony considering there was always cigarette smoke coming from the sides of above/below me. Lots of smokers on this cruise. The bathroom was ridiculously small and the shower was so cramped it made me feel claustrophobic. The decor was really dated looking, I'm surprised this ship was launched in '04.
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Dec 2013
Tight with 2 standard suitcases. Unable to lay suitcase flat on store to open it. Anchor-shaped queen bed was a safety hazard. Mini Sofa was too small and useless, Mini Coffee table was useless and a safety hazard. Balcony area is small, just two chairs and a small round table. Cabin does not offer bathrobes.
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Cabin 8102
Aug 2013
Great Cruise On The Jewel By: Inspector II
Medium sized closet, great but obscured balcony, small bathroom and cabin.
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Cabin 9092
Jul 2013
Older style ship but great cruise By: Lewisleagueleader
Good room larger balcony, good location
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Cabin 7046
Jan 2013
Enjoyable New Year's Eve Cruise By: Snowballindiana
Cabin 7046 - cramped room, ample storage & has oversized balcony
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Cabin 7088
Dec 2012
5 short days By: sasysutler
7088.. great room midship, near the centrum
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Dec 2012
Enjoyable Cruise By: bjohio
Superior Ocean View Balcony- great for two people- did not feel crowded.
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Cabin 9550
Nov 2012
Beautiful cabin. Could not use balcony because of smoke from neighbors.
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Cabin 9548
Oct 2012
This balcony cabin is well located on deck nine. There are no cabins across the hall, it is quiet with cabins above and below. It does not have a sofa bed, but this also means that is is much more comfortable to sit on. Perfect for stretching out and reading on long sea days. There is a pullman bed above the couch, so the cabin sleeps three.
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Sep 2012
Nice Vacation By: irinav22
9646 is a quiet room
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Cabin 9582
Jun 2012
What a jewel of a cruise .... By: Wokingham Wanderer
Cabin 9582: Well situated on Deck 9, close to Library, lifts and Centrum. Only downside was that music from evening entertainment in Centrum could be heard faintly in the room.
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Cabin 9582
Mar 2012
9582 is a D1 Cabin starboard side at the mid front of the Hump on Jewel of the Seas. It has a fantastic forward view and a good aft view if you lean out just a bit. Awesome location near Library and Centrum Elevators and stairs. The storage space for the 3 of us was adequate for us.
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Feb 2012
Great - but no drinks in water By: Ohio Beach Bum
Our balcony stateroom was #8426. Spacious enough for two people and had a nice size balcony. It was in a nice location on the boat - forward right - and close to the main elevators. Our attendant was great. Our room was cleaned twice a day and we had plenty of towels.
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Cabin 8514
Jan 2012
WHAT A GEM!!! By: sifto
Great decor, good size closet, functional bathroom, nice and quiet, very comfortable bed, good size balcony, lots of storage, lots of hot water to shower.
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Cabin 9602
Dec 2011
Jewel was beautiful and relaxing! By: AerynSun_JohnCrighton
Very nice size, very well layed out.
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Cabin 9544
Nov 2011
Cabin has good location on Deck 9. No cabins across the hall. Very quiet, no noise from above or below since it is between two cabin decks. Large pull out couch, and pullman above the couch, sleeps four. Balcony is standard size, but roomy enough. Two chairs and a good size table, enough to have breakfast on. Bathroom is small, but it works. Rounded shower is a tight fit. The shampoo and soap are the only amenities nothing special in this D1 cabin but they work fine. They provided plenty of hangers in the closet, and though it is tight. Very tight between the closet and bathroom and entrance door.
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Cabin 9658
Aug 2011
Brilliant Baltics on the Jewel By: Laura J Conlon
Cabin no 9658,was a decent size at the very rear of the ship on the starboard side. The balcony is double size with loungers which is great. The closet is not particularly big, with nowhere else to put my suitcase it had to go into the closet so all my shoes were squashed into a tiny space. There was some noise in the morning with the staff moving trolley's into the hallway but otherwise was very quiet. The shower room was adequate but there was a persisten problem with the lavatory becoming blocked on three seperate occasions.
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Cabin 9056
Aug 2011
Great location, no negatives.
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Cabin 8170
Jul 2011
Standard Balcony room, but with a very large Aft view balcony. It is near the center. There seemed to be less vibration and movement that I have experienced on other Aft balcony ships. Lots of storage.
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Cabin 9634
Jun 2011
Too tired to tango By: grahamw
Good size cabin with a reasonable size balcony with table and two comfortable chairs. Bathroom was fine with a shower that I could actually turn around in (different to some others) and a shower that actually worked like a shower should. Bit of a walk to the lifts but at least we didn't get much passing traffic.
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Cabin 9556
Jun 2011
IMPRESSIONS By: Joan Cawley
Wardrobe space most adequate, great balcony, very comfortable bed & settee, very quiet location.
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Cabin 9050
May 2011
Be careful of Balcony Cabin #9050, its companion on the opposite side of the ship, and cabins in same location on Deck # 7 and 8. A window washing machine is parked outside blocking at least 1/3 of your view. These cabins should be sold, and priced, as "Obstructed View", but are marketed at full price.
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Cabin 9584
Feb 2011
9584-great location. Storage a bit damll but O.K.
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Cabin 8086
Nov 2010
Great location, balcony is extra large and was fantastic and there was plenty of storage. The television did not work great, but who wants to watch TV. Only complaint was we were close to the centrum and could hear the music while trying to sleep, but not a big deal at all.
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Cabin 9658
Aug 2010
Fair to good ok , clean ,scabin size ok, pity about they allow smoking on the balconies as next door cabins smoker drifted smoke onto balcony and in our cabin when door open.
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Aug 2010
Our D1 superior balcony was the most spacious balcony cabin we've had to date ( 4 cruises total). Bathroom was roomy. living and storage space were excellent.
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Cabin 9212
Aug 2010
Our cabin was ideally located, just aft of the midship elevators on the port side. We had a big balcony, and a big room with lots of storage. The bathroom wasn't large but it, too, had plenty of storage. If you and your partner like to shower together, you'll find doing so difficult in the space. But for one, it was fine.
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Cabin 9612
Jun 2010
An ideal position on the ship, very quiet and we did not hear any disturbing noises.
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Cabin 9044
Mar 2010
Great location mid ship. The waves from the front wake of the ship break just outside the cabin. Leaving the window open makes it sound like you are at the ocean.
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Cabin 9576
Feb 2010
Cabin 9576 is a Hump cabin on the starboard side near to elevators and library. Its balcony is larger than normal and has a lounger in addition to the standard two chairs and table. We loved the cabin and would book it again.
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Cabin 1604
Jan 2010
Jewel of the Seas is a Jewel By: lukesgrammie
Aft 1604 one of the best! Huge balcony...slight noise from the Windjammer above the balcony
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Cabin 9606
Nov 2009
Cabin was very good. Bathroom was a bit cramped and still can't used to the "Tube" as in the Shower Tubes. But the cabin and the stewards were excellent and it was always kept clean.
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Cabin 8168
Oct 2009
The cabin was a standard D1 aft. Bed by the doors to the balcony. The balcony is very wide with a partial wrap around. But the wall is on an angle towards the corner and you have to contort yourself over a support pole and around the wall which goes right up to the pole. But you can do it. The balcony is also a little narrow for aft cabin, just enough room for the lounge chair to fit. But we love the AFT cabins.
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Cabin 9552
Oct 2009
Autumn on Jewl of the Seas By: turboman56us
Cabin was fine. Great balcony view, quiet hallway, plenty of space.
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Cabin 7676
Oct 2009
Relaxing Vacation By: eire45_99
We had a balcony on the back of the ship so had an oversized balcony that was great - had 2 lounge chairs and 2 sit up chairs. It is however a long walk to the elevator.
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Cabin 9092
Sep 2009
We were in a hump cabin, category D1. The balcony was enormous. We had two lounge chairs and two regular chairs with a small end table out there, with plenty of room to walk. The one amazing thing about this particular cabin (aside from the wonderful balcony) was the fact that because we were traveling north for the majority of this cruise, we had sunsets every night. Just gorgeous! We didn't hear any noise from above and the location can't be beat - we were right next to the elevator bank (but never heard a peep from there!). I HIGHLY recommend this cabin!
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Cabin 1102
Sep 2009
This was our very first aft cabin and we really liked it. It's the roomy balcony that really makes the difference! We had two lounge chairs, two sitting chairs and a small table. We found the aft to be both sunny and protected from the wind. We were on deck 10 and did not notice any vibration. Noise from the props/wake was comparable to the constant sound of the ocean when at the shore. Noise from above, chairs moving and talking could be heard at times when out on the balcony but this was not a big deal. In the evening all was quiet. Cabin was in very good shape, a comfortable size. Bathroom was adequate.
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Cabin 1588
May 2009
Warning - extreme noise from Windjammer on Jewel of Seas, Deck 10, Cabin 1588. 
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Cabin 9230
Apr 2009
Great balcony. Closet looked small but had sufficient room for all 4 of us. Across from entry to crew space but still quiet.
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Cabin 1104
Mar 2009
It's 140 paces from the elevators to the aft cabins..... but we loved the balcony!! Signs of age and wear and tear apparant but not bad.
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Cabin 9620
Feb 2009
Roomy cabin with ample stroage space. Close enough to elevator for convenience and far enough away to be quiet. Best deck loaction. Easy to walk down to 4th, 5th & 6th decks for dinner and activities. Could even walk up to windjammer on 11 when the elevators were passing our deck by.
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