The cabin was great. I tend to book as far in advance as I can because I need a handicapped room and we were totally satisfied with it. The setup for both the room and the bathroom was perfect. Read entire member review >>
It was a balcony room on deck 6. Good proximity to the dining room, about midway between the fore and aft stairs and elevators. As usual, the beds were combined when we arrived, even though we asked for them to be separated. The attendant was pretty indifferent, she was much friendlier with me than my male travel companion. I miss the ice in the room, I had to keep walking half the length of the ship to the buffet to fill my travel cup with ice, or to ask busy bartenders to fill it. I also miss the little welcome basket of samples. You get more amenities in a Motel Six these days. The balcony was a delight, I spent half the cruise there. The panel between the rooms rattled, but my travel companion wedged a bit of paper into it and that quieted it. Read entire member review >>
The cabins are tiny no matter what you get but as long as you know that ahead of time then it's great. We had a balcony room and I wouldn't cruise any other way. My boy's had an oceanview room. It was smaller since it didn't have the couch. Read entire member review >>
Great central location. Cabin was spotless. We had 6 in a row so we opened the balcony devider and had a great room so to speak. The balcony was twice the size of the ones we had on Princes and Carnival recently. Read entire member review >>
OK...needed a little updating..No toiletries in bathroom as on previous cruises. Just shampoo in a dispenser..Robes on request only. Had to ask for ice and drinking glasses. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was great. Same *exact* cabin as the smaller ships but a bit longer with a longer couch. Decent sized Veranda but had to shove a folded compass paper in the divider door to stop it from rattling all night. It was also very far from the elevators. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was 8556. It was a balcony room on the port side. It was approximately 100 yards from our door to the rear elevators. It was approximately 25 yards to the forward elevators. The room did not have a connecting room and thus had a couch instead of two chairs to sit [or drop clothes and junk] on. There were 13 hangers in the closet. The balcony had two standard chairs and a small round table on it. This room had the capacity to have a bunk bed dropped from the ceiling. There were no unusual noises or disturbances that kept us awake at night. You can cut the speakers out to eliminate the general messages from the ship. Our stateroom attendant was Glenda. She was prompt, accommodating, and took good care of us and our room. We never ran into her cleaning or fixing our room. She was around, but she completed her work while we were out of the room. Read entire member review >>
What a GREAT location. The Freedom class of ship has a large "bubble" (which some call a "hump"), but there is a smaller bulge on the starboard side and 8260, 8262 and 8264 are on this bulge. 8260 is the first room forward of the bulge so that the balcony is larger and you have a GREAT view!! Read entire member review >>
Everything was clean and spacious. The toilet and shower worked great and there was no unpleasant smell. The balcony was bigger then the last cruise and the bed was very comfortable. I slept better than at home! The cabin steward was always helpful and took very good care of us. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was outstanding. Only issue is the balcony glass was very dirty. I get they turn cloudy, we have had a balcony on every cruise, but they usually start out clean. This one did not. Read entire member review >>
Our Cabin was great! A little worn but what do you expect. She is in dry dock currently and I am sure will be looking great when she comes out! Nothing unusual about the room itself but the balcony was double the depth of a normal balcony! With tons of space to hang out, read a book or just enjoy the view! Besides the adjoining door that the adult residents continued to attempt to open, this room could not have been better! Read entire member review >>
Large room. Plenty of closet and drawer space. Bathroom clean. Glass shower doors instead of shower curtain. Yeah! No water dripping on bathroom floor
No soap/shampoo in shower dispenser. Not a big deal as we brought our own.
Non functioning bar fridge Read entire member review >>
The cabin was always spotless, and the bed was comfortable. However, the furnishings are looking dated.
The space was ample for two people, and even the shower was larger than we've experienced on other cruises. This ship also featured shower doors, which are so much better (and more efficient!) than the disgusting shower curtains on other ships.
Balcony was small, but not cramped. Read entire member review >>
We had a standard room with a balcony and was quite impressed. Efficiently layed out with great closet that could handle two suitcases in the bottom while handling all your clothes. King-size bed. Balcony could easily handle two people with chairs and table. Shower and bathroom were excellent. Couch and nice TV, though little on when out to sea. Very clean and cabin steward never intruded. Read entire member review >>
We had connecting balcony rooms 1390 and 1392. The expanded balcony a plus. Not sure I would get door connecting rooms opened. Room steward unlocks both. Would like to lock teenage daughters out of room sometimes, lol. Directly under windjammer overhang, I was really worried about this pre-cruise but was not even noticed. I never heard any noise when sleeping or during the day. Read entire member review >>
Our exterior cabin was very nice and in good condition. There were no immediate signs of age and the carpet looks new. It smelled fresh and ready to go as soon as we walked in. The curtains were a bit wrinkled but it looked like a previous occupant may have tied them back for some reason. The Veranda was larger than I’ve seen on other ships and also very clean.
Our cabin attendant wasn’t up to cruise standards and this was a disappointment since we’ve always had great attendants in the past. She rarely came near our cabin unless I personally asked her and clean towels were hit or miss. I often saw her in other areas talking on her telephone. The cabin attendant that took care of my children’s cabin was fantastic and was tipped very well for her efforts. The cabin was a bit narrower then we've seen on other ships, but just a little. The bed was very comfortable and had a few different thicknesses of pillows to choose from. The veranda was a bit larger then I've seen and was clean and in good shape. The bathroom was easy to get used to and was better put together then other I've had. There was quite a bit of storage under the bed and in the large closet. My wife and I had four large bags and some smaller carry-on bags and had room to stash every one away and out of site. The cabin had the same one power outlet as all the rest so I was happy that I brought a power bar for charging things. The shower had a curved sliding door rather than a curtain, always a nice touch. The six draws were large enough for several days’ worth of clothes and the there was plenty on counter space. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was small, bathroom even smaller. Move the coffee table out of the way or you will kill your chins. Would need a bigger room for a 4 night cruise with only one port stop especially with the hot spots on ship being so jam packed. Read entire member review >>
Deck 8 - 4 rooms FILTHY at best. Beds completely uncomfortable even after bringing our own egg shell topper. NO mattress pad or cover to ensure that bed bugs would not be an issue. Read entire member review >>
We cruised with friends for the first time who were in the room next door (7618.) To our surprise they were adjoining rooms. We asked our steward to open the verandas as well and this created one large veranda between the two rooms,.Our room was what we expected. A little larger than our past cruises but nothing spectacular. I will say that the pilllows were fairly poor. Those were the only thing that made me miss my bed at home. Overall the room was nice, the bed was comfortable and clean. We felt little to no motion during the trip while in our room.The 7th floor seemed to be a sweet spot for me as it was halfway between the Promenade and the Pool deck. Read entire member review >>
Loved Cabin. LOVED the bathroom shower. Nice size and no shower curtain. Balcony was so big. Could have had nicer chairs. Also need 1 more chair in room or small couch. Plenty space for clothes . A lot of drawers. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was comfortable, with no complaints. The bed was very comfortable and the TV had a wide range of channels. We loved the balcony and would sit there for a while enjoying the views Other cruisers have mentioned a door problem and, yes, if the wardrobe (closet) door is open the bathroom door could catch it, but we made sure we didn't have them both open. We would certainly choose the same cabin again Read entire member review >>
Aft location - fantastic room. This is a corner room on the port side. Huge balcony (but only regular chairs, no lounge chairs). Fantastic views aft and port. Crew space one deck down, there was some noise during the night due to a door opening and closing a lot. Bed is comfortable, pillows a little hard for my taste, nice couch and desk area, nice bathroom and closet. Read entire member review >>
BEST Balcony Bargin on the ship! This cabin is located on the corner AFT on Deck 7. The Balcony is MASSIVE - we had 2 chairs, a table, and two lounge chairs with plenty of room left over for more. The Corner location is great in that you only have neighbors on one side and is very private. The "obstucted view" note on this cabin is not justified. We hosted parties on our balcony and everyone was blown away with it's size, privacy, and beautiful views. Read entire member review >>
Starboard-side balcony cabin was quiet most of the time. Hallway was also quiet. Some balcony neighbors turned on boom boxes but not very often. Balcony smokers had us retreating back to our cabin periodically. Cabin Steward was very good. Cabin was comfortable and clean. Not much to watch on TV if you need that sort of thing. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was nice because we had a balcony.The room was clean and quiet and suitable for our needs.It would have been nice if they would have had an iron and ironing board. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8240 is just steps from the forward elevators. It has bed, couch, nightstand. Flat screen television. Bathroom with shower (round plastic enclosure that slides open instead of a shower curtain). The verandah has 2 sitting chairs and 1 small side table. There is a small closet with hangers and wire shelves plus a safe with four digit security code. There is a make up counter and mirror with drawers and shelves. Very quiet room with a good view of the captains overlook and the outside hot tubs. Read entire member review >>
Cabins 8300 and 8302 are connecting cabins located in the middle of the ship. They are very roomy for two people. There is a balcony separator that can be opened if the ship captain permits. The rooms were across from service doors for the crew. However, these were the quietest rooms until the last night when luggage was being collected by the crew. We heard a lot of bumps that last night. However, we loved the rooms so much, I would book them again! Being midship, we did not have a lot of hall traffic noise. Read entire member review >>
The balcony itself is in a great location. Very little movement, nicely shaded and quiet. Little or no noise from the cabin next door. The closet is not big enough for clothes for 3 people and the bathroom is nice, shower door instead of curtain. Read entire member review >>
Nice Balcony. Would be nice to have a lounger rather than the chairs though. Totally quiet. No issues. No sense of being at sea whist sleeping.. seemed ideal for those who worry about sea sickness. Read entire member review >>
8278 midship just fore of the cantilevered jacuzzis, really quiet, nice smooth sailing experience and good size. Didn't expect sunbeds on balcony and didn't get them, just a nice spot to sit when the rest of the ship is really busy. Read entire member review >>
Aft E1 category cabin with large balcony, shame it only contained 2 chairs and a tiny table. To request loungers, this has to be done via Guest Relations but due short sailing, did not bother, but definitely would on a longer cruise.
Walk to aft not too far from centrum and plenty of space for a short sailing. No noticable noise from adjoining cabin, especially as this is a connecting cabin to the Royal Family Suite 9708. Read entire member review >>
Our stateroom (9578, port side deck 9) was a pretty standard balcony cabin, with about 18 inches on each side of the bed. The corners at the foot of the bed are curved, which was noticeable (I tend to sleep with my feet off the end of the bed), although manageable. The balcony had room for two chairs and a very small round table (far too small for the space and too small to work well for breakfast in the morning). There is enough room for a couch along the side wall, which made the cabin appear to be larger than our friends who were in an oceanview cabin on deck 3. The shower is the typical time capsule size, which I have to believe would be difficult for some of the larger passengers we saw onboard (although fine for us). Read entire member review >>
Room was very clean and cozy. Balcony was awesome. Came equipped with 2 chairs and one small table. We asked that a lounge chair be provided as there were 3 of us in the room. There was more than enough room for all including the lounger.
We could here the thump from the bass of some music somewhere in the evenings but it was not enough of a thump to disturb us or prevent us from going to sleep.
I posted pictures on the www.cruiselinerooms.com website for those of you interested. Read entire member review >>
This cabin is smack dab in the middle of the ship. Great balcony view. Long way from both fore/aft stairs or elevator. Nice and quiet location, but bring your walking shoes on this large ship!
The closet space was adequate. We brought along a clear plastic shoe organizer for the bathroom door and it helped immensely for small bathroom items as counter space is very limited. Read entire member review >>
Spacious wheelchair accessible cabin with large balcony, but with awkward location of the safe and an uncomfortable entrance for the passenger in wheelchair. An automatic door opener would facilitate the access. Read entire member review >>
Great balcony, noisy since there is a connecting door. Metal shelves. Great safe which closes with a code not a credit card. No sofa, just a chair. Not a lot of motion since it is mid ship. Read entire member review >>
We had 4 people (2 adults and 2 kids). Now the two kids are 14, but are 5'10", 180 lbs, so they are adults. We were cozy. Sofa bed is a joke. If you are taller than 5'6", you will have your head or feet hanging off.
The room view was great, back end of the hump, nice location. Great location to steps, elevators and promenade. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9704 - great aft location. Very quiet. Cabin has "regular" door and a large window instead of the tradtional sliders. Balcony is shaped like a quarter slice of pie and is very sunny. View was not impeded by the rear structure at all. Cabin seemed a bit snug, but had more than adequate storage space. I did curl up in the big window a couple of times. Would definitely book it again. Read entire member review >>