These types of cabins vary in size but not in price. Check carefully to ensure you book best available. Also these cabins need to keep all draperies closed at night and veranda furniture tied down each night which limits your enjoyment. This is because of the light interfering with the navigation deck. The wind, as these are located in the bow, prevents use also many times. As this is a somewhat rough crossing in the Tasman Sea, the cabin creaked constantly from the movement of the ship. Can be quite disconcerting. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in a Vista Suite on the front of the ship and that was our only regret. The room was absolutely amazing. I believe the room we were in on the 8th floor was the largest Vista Suite they have. One of the drawbacks to the room was the patio during sailing. The wind was so bad the entire trip that housekeeping would have to tie the furniture down every night. They would be there bright and early to untie it as well, so it does add one more level of intrusion to the room. The other drawback to the room was the exercise area. It was a complete waste of space. So much that the next cruise we book with Oceania, I think it would be far more better to book the Oceania Suite instead. One last complaint I have is based on a bad design in any of the front rooms on the ship in that the kitchen for the ship is in the back, so if you are in the front of the ship the food is cold when it arrives in your room. I spoke with our butler on this and they admitted that something needed to be done about this in order to fix this issue. Read entire member review >>
Great cabin or VISTA suite! Located at the front of the ship---on cooler sailings, it may not be as enjoyable to be in front (due to wind along front of boat); but, I like being in front and seeing where we are heading. Plus I feel I am a bit removed from the noise and hustle and bustle of corridors along the middle by elevators and their lobbies. VISTA is large, well appointed, has private exercise room, large bath (2 full bathrooms actually), large master bedroom with very, very comfortable bed, large picture windows throughout, wondrously large deck with hot tub and outdoor television with additional outdoor furniture for social gatherings. Living room had wet bar, dining table, and large living room set of fairly comfortable furniture and television with sound system. Butler....an added "plus" that was so much better than many of the other butlers I have had on previous cruise lines. Read entire member review >>
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