Our cabin was on the stern of the ship. It was spacious and clean. The balcony gave us a nice view of the wake behind the ship and was extra deep to allow two lounge chairs, two regular chairs and a small table. Yes, the superstructure impeded our view somewhat but you soon got used to it and didn't notice it. Would I have preferred it wasn't there? Certainly but it wasn't anything to get worked up about. The balcony is also under cover from above which was welcome when we were in port and it was hot. It also came in handy the couple of times we had rain. There was plenty of storage and the closet was huge although we could have used more hangers. We didn't have any problems with the plumbing like some folks did although the safe quit working at one point and we had to have a maintenance guy come fix it. The beds are okay but not up to hotel quality. I'd also like a little more water pressure in the shower but there was always plenty of hot water! But did I mention the view? Everything else is secondary when you walk in the room and immediately see the wake trailing off to the horizon. Beautiful! Read entire member review >>
Itwas large and roomy with lots of storage space. The bed was very comfortable, and there was a sofa and a comfortable chair and ottoman besides a chair at the desk. A safe was in the cabinet by the desk and the closet was a big walk-in. The bathroom was a little on the small side but it had a bathtub that was very high and difficult to get in and out of it. There were two very small medicine cabinets on one on each side of the mirror. Our balcony was large with two lounge chairs and two regular chairs. Lighting was either very dim with the bed lamps on or very bright with the ceiling lights on. There was a small fridge in another cabinet and a coffee maker on a tiny table. We were mid ship forward and it seemed like we walked for ages to get anywhere. Read entire member review >>
This stateroom sleeps 6 and I was unable to find out before hand how it was set up. So if anyone else needs the layout here it goes. There is a Queen Size Bed, a sleeper Sofa and in an alcove with curtain are 2 Bunk Beds, affording some privacy for the people sleeping in there.
There is ample closet space, 2 double door closets, 2 single door closets, lots of shelving and drawers. Since there were just 2 of us, we didn't need all of it.
The bathroom, it being an accessible cabin, was very spacious. Read entire member review >>
A couple of things to remember about the Junior Suites at the rear of the ship, they are a long way from the elevator and if you have any limitations on mobility you should not get these suites. Also, even though the cabins and balconies are non-smoking, the crew has a smoking area in the area just behind the balconies. Also, the way these cabins are situated there is very little air movement which makes the balconies hot. I have already mentioned the uncomfortable beds, so I'd make sure there were foam pads available. A person in an adjacent cabin told me she had brought a foam pad from home.
On a positive note, the Junior Suites are roomy and have plenty of storage space. I was invited to a seminar that pushed upgrading to a regular suite in order to really enjoy the cruise experience. Many people can't afford to pay these rates but if not should we expect to receive second class service? Hopefully, this won't be the case. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was OK. The suite is of course bigger than a regular balcony room. Disappointing was that the service person never introduced himself and I must have seen it 2 times in a week. Read entire member review >>
We feel a JS is just perfect for us. Love the additional bathroom space and bathtub is a treat!! The walk in closet is terrific - great to just place all your clothes - lots of hanging space, shelving for folded items and 26 pairs of shoes. Just kidding.... We had room for the suitcases at the bottom.
The expanded floor space and balcony is great for hosting our kids/friends at sail away. Enough room to walk around comfortably with 7 adults! The kids were in 2 oceanview cabins on deck 2. Three girls in one cabin and 2 boys in another. They said plenty of room for them - I didn't visit!
Hard to beat a junior suite! Cabin attendant was perfect too! Read entire member review >>
We chose a Junior Suite so we could have our family in each day to be together. This would have been a large room, but RCCL took almost one quarter of it and made it into a small bed room for bunkbeds, we did not use. So the Junior Suite was not quite a Junior Suite. We did not know that in advance. I think RCCL should have dropped the price because we did not receive Junior Suite space. Oh, well. We did have a nice view.
Also, the space also gave more room for my wife with the wheelchair issues. Read entire member review >>
The Jr. Suite was large and comfortable. This was great so we could have our family in for drinks and snacks to watch the ship leave the ports. The suite had a love seat and a nice chair with an ottoman. The balcony was large with two chairs, two chaises, and a small table. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was very nicely appointed and had adequate space. Our steward, Harry, was excellent. We have learned from experience to bring modified extension cords to accommodate our needs. There are only 2 outlets in the main room, both only on one side of the cabin at the vanity area, none on the other side near the bed. We are prepared for that, as well as the single outlet in the bath. I have altered several extension cords so that they can be used in most of the cabins that we have had cruising. (For folks with electric toothbrushes, razors, waterpicks, etc., they don't need much power, but need to be plugged in.) Read entire member review >>
We have stayed in this exact cabin before and it was great both times. I love the extra room and full size bath. The balcony had a table and two chairs as well as two chaise loungers which was really great. No noise, not much hall traffic and fairly close the elevators. The balcony is fairly large with a great view of sunrise on the way out and sunset on the way back. Read entire member review >>
We booked a junior suite and an inside cabin for the kids, both on deck 9. Nice cabins, very clean, no obvious signs of wear and tear except for the balcony chairs.
The whole ship will go through major refurbishing in January 2016. Read entire member review >>
This cabin is located on deck 10 and is the rear of the ship. First impression is that this was the largest Junior Suite that we have had on Royal Caribbean, and the balcony was "huge". Our room steward Richard was excellent and the room was always in great shape. The view was perfect when leaving NJ and also when leaving the islands. Plenty of room for storage of items. I do however suggest that the pillows and mattress be replace as they were clearly "old" and had no support. As for the doors, we did have an issue with the bathroom door not closing, but after asking Richard, it was addressed in less than an hour. Furniture was perfect for the space, though I suggest that the cabinets be adjusted as the doors don't close properly. Read entire member review >>
When they say Royal Wow, they mean it! It was a really large room, with two big windows, extra long balcony with a table, two chairs, and two loungers. The bed was huge! It also had a big sofa, lounger, make up table, TV, coffeemaker, cabinets, drawers, large bathroom with tub, and the coolest part, a big walk in closet! One side had many metal racks, the other hangers, and plenty of floor space for my shoes, and luggage. Read entire member review >>
Kenta takes care of the suites here and was very nice, also accommodating. I wondered on the noise level her with the pools above us on deck 11, but it you had to go on your deck and really listen to hear that, nice. Beautiful suite, and even a walk-in closet, nice surprise. Read entire member review >>
LOVED my junior suite with balcony. It was HUGE. Also centrally located to everything else on the ship. We were in the back of the ship, closer to the middle. I would definitely spend the extra money again for a Jr Suite. Read entire member review >>
The junior suite was spacious with a walk in closet and lots of storage space. It was a little expensive, but we enjoyed it very much. The balcony had two chairs and two lounges as well. We also enjoyed four free bottles of water. Read entire member review >>
Excellent position, plenty of storage, nothing we didn't like.would have liked a firmer pillow and requested one but when one wasn't available our cabin attendant Sandra provided a satisfactory solution. Nothing less than a junior suite for us as we loved it very much. Read entire member review >>
We were in 9626, a junior suite on deck 9 just forward of the hump. This being our first foray into a any type of suite, we were really looking forward to this large room. The cabin was very roomy but had some downsides. For one, the bed was so hard it was like sleeping on plywood. We asked out steward for an egg crate topper but whatever he added made no difference. Sleep was hard to come by. I had researched the room location as I wanted to make sure we weren't below the pool deck. There was a suite above us so I though we would have some quiet. However, evidently, the occupants of said suite had little kids who apparently liked to play soccer and run around the room until midnight on most nights. To top that off, the balcony doors do not seal out sound, so the neighbors who liked to sit out on their balcony until 3-4 AM every night talking as loud as they could made for many sleepless nights. I would not book this cabin again primarily due to the hardness of the bed. One can't account for other cruisers and that was the worst part of this location. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was amazing! It was a large JR and we had ton of space and more then enough room to move around in. The balcony was nice and large. I am now spoiled with a Jr. Suite. Read entire member review >>
We enjoyed a junior suite, a treat we normally wouldn't splurge on on this sailing. The stateoom was huge, well laid out, had a bathtub and coffee pot, two things we LOVE while cruising. I've never seen so much storage space, including a walk in closet, on any ship.My Mom was in an interior stateroom, across the hall from us. The room was a little bigger than most, and had a privacy curtain that divided the room- again, something I've never seen in an inside room. It even had a couch- so cozy. See stateroom video tours here: Junior Suite: https://youtu.be/u0eXVuPhPg8Interior Stateroom: https://youtu.be/d1ryWy5-aDU Read entire member review >>
The location of this cabin is very good. You are very close to the aft elevators. There was absolutely no noise from the elevators. The big walk-in closet is a very nice plus! Read entire member review >>
Excellent spot - two doors down from the steps and elevators but quiet!!! We expected to have noise being that close but we heard nothing!We had our bed, large sofa, upholstered chair and ottoman. Balcony had two chairs with small table and two lounge chairs.We were 'on the bubble' so pretty much center of the ship and we were very comfortable - even with pretty rough seas. Read entire member review >>
Our room was spacious for a ship cabin and the balcony was larger then most. However, room curtains were very worn. Holes poked through the room-darkener drapes. The Balcony window/door was extremely dirty and hadn't been washed in some time. Our cabin steward was "okay" but never attentive and only twice on the 14 day cruise did we get "towel animals." Room was never vacuumed during our stay. And toiletries were never replenished, nor was the coffee and tea. Read entire member review >>
As Advertised on the RCI Website. Lovely spacious room with large balcony with two sunbeds, chairs and a table. Walk in wardrope. Large bathroom with full length bath.Near to lift but never heard passing foot traffic. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was exactly what we expected and a very good size. It is called a Junior Suite but really it is just a larger Balcony cabin as the only benefit of being in this cabin was the speedier boarding as you get no other benefits. As the cabin is wider than a normal balcony cabin you get more space on the balcony and so two chairs, table and two loungers are provided, which was a nice treat. We were located mid ship opposite the stewards room, however we were never disturbed by any noise. Read entire member review >>
8609 Promenade TV did not work but nice location opposite Ben and Jerry's1044 Junior Suite: Great room, easy to find, all items working order: great cabin stewart extra large balcony Read entire member review >>
Great balcony, nice big walk-in closet, bathroom good-sized, quiet location, hallway was not too busy. Pull-out sofa was not adult size. Two people could not sleep comfortably. Read entire member review >>
We had a junior suite. It was very clean and spacious. The beds were very comfy. The pillows suck. I need to find a way to pack my own pillow. : ) The bathroom was very clean and also roomy. We did miss the small touched like chocolate on the pillows, ice without asking, pens and paper for jotting notes. the balcony was a good size. We were on the 9th deck and heard very little noise from above. Read entire member review >>
9350 is just past the bump out. So it is easy to spot from outside the ship. Plus, the entrance to the room, due to it's location, opens up wider as you enter. The walk in closet is to your right and the bathroom to your left.
Looking forward from the balcony is interesting as the balconies forward start to veer out, so you can't see straight forward. Every once in a while, the view was unique and slightly disorienting. (Kinda like sitting in your parked car and the car next to you takes off.)
It wasn't noisy. It was just enough down the hallway from the elevators to be quiet, but not too far away. Read entire member review >>
Cabin unusually nice - about 3 feet wider than a standard balcony cabin and the balcony itself is also larger than we had seen on most other cruises. There is a walk-in closet and the bathroom even has a tub! This particular cabin is very close to the elevators, which makes it really handy for going down to the theaters. It is, however, at the opposite end of the ship from the dining rooms and the Windjammer buffet. This cabin has a door permitting it to be adjoining to the next cabin, but unfortunately some of the sounds from the next cabin, including their TV and a petulant child crying did come through that door moreso than they would if there was a solid wall there. Read entire member review >>
We had a junior suite which was a good size. King bed, couch, easy chair with an ottoman and lots of space between them to move around easily. Lots of dresser space, walk in closet with shelves and storage for our luggage. Nice size bathroom with tub and shower. Clean and fairly quiet. Our balcony was quite big with room for two chaises, two chairs and a small table.
Large screen TV Read entire member review >>
JS 1706 is an amazing value if you can get ahold of this one. The balcony is at least twice the size as a standard suite balcony. We did not notice any wind at all on the balcony even when the wind was 30+mph up on deck above. the view is great. Some may say they dont like the superstructure but it didn't bother us at all. listening to the prop wash was sooo relaxing. No smell of diesel fumes. Read entire member review >>
If you can afford them, you just gotta have a Junior Suite at the minimum. My wife was delirious with her walk-in wardrobe, (so much so she wants to turn the box-room that adjoins our master bedroom at home in to one!!!). I just loved the bath, (or tub for our American cousins), as there is nothing like a long soak following some of our expeditions!!! The cabin is very spacious, bright and has numerous amenities, including oodles of power-points, (I read in some-else's critic that they could not find their's!). It is bright, nicely decorated and was kept incredibly clean. Our balcony was large as it was in the bulge and had two loungers as well as a table and chairs. As to our Trinidadian cabin steward, Irwin, nothing was too much trouble for a man who still loved working with RCI after EIGHT years, all of which as a cabin attendant!!! He was an absolute delight and well worthy of the commendation we gave him in our cruise survey upon departure. His puppet creations were a delight!!! Read entire member review >>
7412 Junior Suite
Large room; comfortable bed. Sofa converts into sofa bed. Extensive wardrobe, cupboard and drawer space. Bath with shower over. Large balcony but restricted view and issues with smoke drifting up from staff smoking area on deck 5 and with staff staring up to our cabin/balcony. Very quiet location as on back of ship with very limited people traffic passing by. Read entire member review >>
Juniot Suite 9548: Huge walk-in closet, large and deep balcony, view of jacuzzi aft and bridge forward, close to forward elevators, no noise at all from hallway, wonderful bed, lots of space, sofa and big lounge chair, very quiet cabin. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 1364 - junior suite - located toward back not far from elevators & steps -chose that location on deck 10 because it is just one flight up to the windjammer and right near the cafe on promenade deck 5 - quiet location - no noise from deck 11 - plenty of room and closet space - good size bath with tub - great balcony and great size room !!!! very good access to all parts of the ship from here. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite. We loved it. First time we booked this class. Lots of closet space and good size bathroom. Tub/shower combo made it easy to keep the water off the floor. Will book this again. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was great - we were 4 cabins from the Elevators, on the same side as Windjammer and Dining Room and were right near the concierge club. This was the best location we have ever had I think. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite with Balcony. Excellent size, walk in closet with shelves and space to hang clothes, room for two large suitcases. Ample floor space and comfortable bathroom. Balcony seated four comfortably. Bed was very large and comfortable. Sofa bed very uncomfortable and short even for a smaller child. This was a non smoking room, (YAY!) but alas, our neighbors smoked on their balcony which made it unusable when they were out.
Beautiful seated vanity and plenty of drawers. Four outlets; two American, two European style. We brought our own four plug stick so we could recharge more than one item at a time. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite with Balcony. Deck 10 - mid ship by main elevator. Spacious, nice balcony. Plenty of Closet space. TV was minimal programming. Bed was very comfortable and cabin attendant always had it made up. Every time we left the room - he went in and straightened things up and made sure we had plenty of ice. Bathroom small but adequate. Mornings had trouble getting cold water from sink but if ran long enough - success. Plenty of storage space for "stuff" Quiet location but if someone has a party on their balcony close to your cabin - the sound does travel. I don't think I would want to travel in a smaller cabin than a Junior Suite. Read entire member review >>
This is a wheelchair accessible stateroom so differs from regular Junior Suites providing more space than normal. Great balcony (double the regular D1 category) with 2 sun loungers and 2 chairs plus a small table, quiet location (except when kids run down the hall) with easy access to the lifts and stairs but no noise coming from them. Some noise from connecting stateroom. Easy access to Windjammer which is on the next deck up, but no noise coming from deck 11. Read entire member review >>
JS1706 Huge balcony and view aft is excellent. The furniture is a bit plain for a suite but of course it is a "junior suite".
D1704 adjoining room was very nice and together was a huge space for a family of 4. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite cabins offer plenty of space, in this case the cabin was larger than the hotel room for our pre-cruise stay. The line has walk in closets at this class of cabins and the bathroom has a full size bathtub. The private balcony was large enough for 3 chairs, table and a lounger, plus room to move around. The only complaint was with our neighbors the guy like to smoke his cigars on the balcony. When he was there I had to stay inside with the balcony door tightly closed. He was out there a lot during the cruise. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9338 - Junior Suite with Balcony. Room was clean and was well maintained throughout the cruise. Three things - one is a wish, the others could be an issue.
Issue (?) - the in-room refrigerator did not seem to cool the items down. Did not use this, but if someone needed it for storing medicine, this could be an issue.
One day, the dead bolt on the door would not function. We could not lock the door that night. The problem was reported the next morning to someone walking by (not the cabin steward) and they got it fixed immediately.
WISH: please put an electric outlet beside the beds. Those of us with CPAP machines need to plug in somewhere. As it stands, carry a 12' extension cord and a power strip so you can plug up the machines. Read entire member review >>
We had a Junior Suite on the 9th floor. It had a walk-in closet- which was awesome. The Bathroom was a nice size. Balcany was large and relaxing, it was wonderful to watch the ship pull into the ports and see the entire island from your room. Also, we saw shooting stars and flying fish. Next time I will book a room closer to the elevator. Read entire member review >>
After our original booking for a Superior Balcony, discovered Royal had a Hot Deal on a JS for the same price! When I called Royal, they were happy to make the switch. Not only was the cabin quite a bit larger, it was wonderful to have a bath tub as opposed the the tiny showers found in other cabins. Read entire member review >>
Junior Suite is a great choice. Plenty of room Batroom with a tub was a nice feature. Walkin Closet was great able to get everything including bags out of the way. Cabin itself was immaculate Read entire member review >>
The cabin is great. Our deck 10 aft JS was probably the best.... Long room and LONG balcony. Right below the Windjammer but we never heard any noise. The balcony was not windy. No vibrations from the ship and the only sun was got was when the sun was going down in the afternoon. Read entire member review >>
Fantastic cabin. Walkin closet. Nice bathub & shower. Great location as it is close to the elevators & stairs yet quiet and being on the hump increased the size of the room. Read entire member review >>
Glad to see that the bathrooms are smaller and used that space in the Cabin. Walk in closet was great. Halls were nice and wide. Missed the curtain that divided bedroom from living room. Enough drawer and closet space even for someone (ME) who over packs. Read entire member review >>