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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. (184 sq. ft., balcony 46 sq. ft.)

Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (E1)
Decks: Deck 6 | Deck 7 | Deck 8
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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin 6218
Oct 2016
NOTHING SPECIAL .
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Cabin 1664
Oct 2016
The cabin was really nice and we really got to enjoy the balcony this time. It was nice to just sit on the balcony and enjoy a cup of tea since those facilities are in the room with Southampton cruises.
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Cabin 6648
Oct 2016
Very enjoyable cruise! By: alphabetti
Sofa was looking a bit faded,patio door was hard to open but everything else was fine.
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Cabin 7562
Oct 2016
Gratuity Cruising By: Avril from Orpington
Very good cabin the bed was massive, plenty of room and lots of space for everything, the room has a kettle, the bathroom was very small but functional. Balcony was nice overall a very good cabin
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Cabin 9650
Sep 2016
Was quite basic however most things were there and was probably on a par with those experienced on other cruise lines. Bed linen could have been changed more frequently but when asked they did change it immediately, however our cabin staff did an adequate job overall. However if you are travelling into the Med from Souithampton, do not pick this cabin as it does not get sun on the balcony at any time during the whole trip or whilst in ANY of the ports. Disappoining in that respect.
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Cabin 7594
Sep 2016
Cabin very nice. Plenty of space and loads of hangers. Nice shower and plenty of room under bed for suitcases. Good storage.
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Cabin 9656
Aug 2016
Good cruise - but too many people! By: Deep Thinking Fish
Decent size, good storage (as long as you don't over pack!), very comfortable bed, loved the balcony for "getting away from it all". Bathroom only had soap in a wrapper and a plastic shampoo dispenser in the shower. I expected a lot more for the price of the "deluxe oceanview stateroom".
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Cabin 9600
Jul 2016
Best cabin steward we had ever had. Risman took excellent care of us and our family in two other cabins.
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Cabin 9562
Aug 2016
Lovely cabin-well looked after by our steward
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Cabin 8562
Jun 2016
8562 is nice but there was obvious aging in the bathroom, mostly. The faucet was no longer very shiny and had patina marks. There was rust along the bottom frame of the bathroom door. Our toilet seat had a brown stain on the front that would not come off. The toilet had black stains that appear to be permanent since they remained for the duration of our cruise. The wall cabinet had obvious age marks along the bottom. The cabin has a king bed with overhead Pullman and a sofa bed. Our coffee table was missing. On the plus side, the cabin felt pretty spacious. The balcony has an actual table instead of the little side table. Other than the age issues, the cabin is fine. We slept really well. The only noise really was the very loud baby in the room next to us.
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Cabin 811
Jun 2016
AMAZING Cruise Vacation! By: cruisersaf
Since we were celebrating our honeymoon we splurged and got the balcony room. While we enjoyed having the ability to go out on the balcony at morning, we did not use it much and probably won't book it again, unless it's a special occasion. The room was clean & our room attendant was very nice & made sure he checked our room multiple times a day. Other than the loud hen in the room next door, our room was typically very quiet.
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Cabin 9222
May 2016
Service dropped. By: Chrissimms
Cabin well looked after.cabin boy excellent
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May 2016
What can I possibly say, there's a dated feel to the stateroom, the noise barrier from other staterooms or hallway, is non-existent, and majority of the stateroom have the same look as they did 5 years ago, with exception of the dressing on the bedding which had been changed to an updated look. Bring an extra pillow, as every pillow we had and even requested replacements were flat from wear and tear, and made for a very uncomfortable rest/sleep, and it showed once you got up and had such back pains
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Cabin 6542
Apr 2016
Toward front of ship--close to elevator--loved the location!
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Cabin 8392
Mar 2016
We just loved this AFT balcony. Just loved being out there at all times and really could just stay here the entire cruise it is so great. Our cabin steward was the best. Just awesome.
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Cabin 9664
Mar 2016
I continue to be amazed by these cabins--compact, but space for everything; store your luggage under the bed. Our first cruise we went cheap and did an interior cabin-- can't imagine going back to that from a balcony; our 12 y.o. boys were cast into one such dark cave across the hall (highly recommended). Have a least one room service breakfast on your balcony. My wife and I would bring a snack-plate from the Windjammer and have "sunset cocktails" out there as well. Yes, the bathroom is tight, and you might want to bring your own, better, soap & shampoo. Stewards were great, quickly brought whatever was requested, room had always been tidies when we returned-- and it's always been like that for us on RCI.
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Cabin 7560
Mar 2016
Was clean, spacious enough for 2 of us with a small sitting area beside the bed. Balcony was small but I believe standard. Bathroom small but I believe standard. Room attendant, Cristin, was awesome: unobtrusive, friendly, helpful
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Cabin 7596
Mar 2016
Navigator: March 5-13, 2016 By: Barefoot Gypsy
Well maintained with a few understandable nicks and scratches. Cabin Steward very attentive. Fresh towels and wash cloth always available.
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Cabin 7318
Jan 2016
Family Fun By: cruising twosome
Plenty of room for us and luggage fit under the bed. We hosted all 12 a number of times.
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Cabin 8254
Dec 2015
Not all that By: PinkEst
The cabin's location was great, and that's about all the positives I have for it. The cleanliness of the cabin was poor, dirty mirror, dirty bed skirt, stained towels more than twice...yuck! The cabin steward was a jerk, and a dirty jerk at that. The configuration of the room is quite awkward as the doors to the closet open and the door to the bathroom run into one another and it was a bit hard to maneuver with one of us going in or out of the bathroom and the other one standing in front of the closet choosing clothes. So weird, given the excellent configuration in our last Princess cabin.
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Cabin 7336
Dec 2015
Very Good Cruise By: High Roller Cruiser
Was roomy and seemed to be a bit larger than the same category room on the Freedom Class. Shower certainly was larger! A bit disappointed with the overall cleanliness of the room.
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Cabin 9344
Dec 2015
Perfect with LOTS of storage in the room, closet and bathroom. I brought along a shoe organizer after reading the suggestion online but I didn't need it. Sure the drawers were on the small side (8 all together plus a center desk drawer that accommodated a MacBook), but with my set, enough for me to put undergarments in one, swimsuits in another, small tops in another, and my makeup case in the smallest one. At both ends of the mirror there were about 5 small storage shelves behind mirrored doors (good for toiletries). There were 2 larger shelves above the safe. There was small storage behind a mirror in the bathroom and also a long shelf under the sink. The shower had a small caddy. If you bring large shampoos and shower gels then it would be tight but all of our stuff was small. The suction hooks I brought was nice for holding my shower sponge inside the shower and my shower cap outside the shower. Lastly there were about 5 deep shelves in the closet that was great for the clothes we didn't need to hang, like shorts and tees, and for shoes.
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Nov 2015
Best Service By: shelbelle99
Very comfortable room. Great service. Hilton took great care of us.
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Cabin 7388
Oct 2015
Good Time By: magsma3
The balcony was amazing! We had three chairs and two loungers. The views from the balcony make the long walk from the elevators worth it. As for the cabin, the bed was really hard. We got used to it but it wasn't pleasant. Make sure you put down a towel because the shower door leaks on the bottom by the toilet. Our stateroom attendant Betty (not sure if I'm spelling that right) was awesome. She has set the bar high for future cruises. We did experience quite a bit of movement in our cabin because of rough waters. I'm sure it's not as noticeable during calm cruises. The rocking just wasn't for me!
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Cabin 7342
Oct 2015
Nice sized cabin, refridgerator did not get cold was useless.....closet opposite the bathroom door is bad design and caused problems. The beds could really use a 2 or 3 inch memory foam topper...it was quite hard. Shower temperature was OK but pressure was poor.
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Cabin 6592
Oct 2015
Cabin was roomy with plenty of drawers and closet space. Balcony was noticeably in need of paint and rust removal.
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Cabin 8292
Sep 2015
Had Issues By: shelbyloo
bed was beyond horrible. It was like sleeping on the floor. We asked for a foam topper to be told they no longer provided. Again, the bed was horrible!!
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Cabin 8540
Sep 2015
Poor Service By: jwhite034
Not sure which balcony stateroom I stayed so I guessed. It was very nice. The gentleman who took care of us was great. only problem was a stopped up shower, which flooded the bathroom floor, which was taken care of promptly.
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Cabin 6294
Aug 2015
Good and Bad By: Robingaye
Cabin was great with a lot of room for the 3 of us. We loved the location
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Jul 2015
JUly 19-26 By: jssn2014
Was expecting it to be smaller. We personally wouldn't need to upgrade larger. We were satisfied. We were really never in the room- morning to grab showers and leave, then again to get another shower for dinner. Sleep. We repeated for 7 days. We had rooms next to our teens. We booked late and could only get 7th floor forward. I Was concerned we would feel motion - felt nothing and loved that there was not any traffic down our way. In the past we have chosen higher level cabins and in center.
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Cabin 9356
Jul 2015
Good and Bad By: churrito69
Cabin was clean and neatly prepped every night including towel animals. David went out of his way to keep us happy with more towels and blankets.
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Cabin 9278
Jul 2015
The cabin location was great. Not to close or to far from the elevators, and easily accessible from the pool deck by stairway. Dennis the cabin steward made this cabin specially nice because of his above and beyond efforts to make everything perfect.
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Cabin 7342
Jul 2015
Navigator July 2015 By: steelfish
Cabin was relatively spacious, and always cleaned promptly. Balcony view was great. The cabin was situated on Deck 7, and was not close enough to elevators/stairs to encounter noise but was close enough for it not to be a long hike to get to where we were going.
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Jun 2015
The cain was excellent, particularly on the sea days. We literally spend hours watching the flying fish. The shower was a bit small but then again, we aren't fat so it worked fine.
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Cabin 8666
Mar 2015
Good room - good location if you spend a lot of time at Main Deck Pool on 11.
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Cabin 7688
Feb 2015
BEST cabin/balcony we have ever enjoyed. Corner aft balcony listed as obstructed. Google RCL Navigator images of cabin 7688 and you can see for yourself if their definition of "obstructed" will be for you. Considered an E1 category balcony so get the back/aft view, larger space w/o a bigger ticket price.
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Cabin 7688
Feb 2015
Better then expected By: Natasha708
The best!
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Cabin 9390
Dec 2014
Wonderful Cruise! By: txwildflwr59
the balcony was very nice and the cabin had sufficient room for 2 people.
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Cabin 7536
Dec 2014
Not Great By: TomCrawford
The cabin was quite small and the cabin steward was invisible most of the time. Two of the new things we toll on this cruise were: 1. a shoe bag that hangs on the bathroom door. My wife kept all of her shoes in there and there was room for my belts, books and other items. 2. We took two magnetic refrigerator clips for all the paper we accumulate since the walls are all metal they hold anyplace.
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Nov 2014
Excellent cruise! By: txsgrl101
Lots of room to stretch out, including a full-sized couch, and plenty of storage space. Shower was decent sized with a round sliding door, which was nicer than a shower curtain for a smaller space. Cabin attendant was awesome! Loved the balcony.
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Cabin 8644
Nov 2014
Our Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom was refurbished and quite nice.and comfortable. We rarely book a balcony as we spend little time in the stateroom; we usually book an outside stateroom with window only, but were upgraded to a balcony. Our room steward was excellent.
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Cabin 7320
Oct 2014
This cabin was in a GREAT location on this ship. Very central as far as deck levels go and incredibly close to the elevators. It was also a "Hump Balcony" which means it was on the curve of the mid-ship so we were able to see all the way to the aft and even forward to the bridge. Cabins in front of the hump would not see the aft and cabins behind the hump cannot see to the bridge because of these hump balconies. As far as RC balconies go, this was a great one. The cabin itself was small and lacking and the BED WAS TERRIBLE! Left a really bad taste in our mouth for Royal Caribbean. You want to sleep well and feel well on your cruise vacation and the bed made us feel the opposite!
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Sep 2014
Comfortable, plenty of storage but dated decor.
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Cabin 7618
Sep 2014
Great Ship By: Island740
Great room
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Cabin 8342
Feb 2014
Large, clean, newly refurbed with flat screen TV. Private balcony and sitting area with sofa.
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Cabin 7246
May 2013
The Only Way To Go By: PonyUp77
Stateroom 7246 was a deluxe balcony stateroom, starboard side, forward. It offered easy access to the forward elevators and was just two decks above the main facilities of shops, pubs and cafes along the Grand Prommenade. The room itself offered ample storage space. The bathroom and shower were adequate. The balcony provided a place for my wife to smoke cigarettes without having to seek out a public room that allowed smoking. The room was clean and well taken care of. Like any other cruise ship, the television programming was minimal. However, we don't take cruises to watch television.
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Cabin 6242
May 2013
A place for everything and everything in its place. The cabin has enough room for two people travelling together. The bed is comfy and spacious, There are enough outlets for everything and we travel with a great deal of electronics.
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Apr 2013
Great big closet-dressing room, decent bathroom, awesome balcony we used it a lot. Excellent housekeeping.
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Cabin 6670
Mar 2013
6670 ... Beautiful view from the balcony, lots of storage space, comfortable bed. Only problem? A little bit of a walk to get there -- not near elevators or stairs.
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Mar 2013
The cabin space was adequate, not too cramped. We had room to store our luggage beneath the bed & out of our was. The closed was large & they provided enough hangers for our clothes. The lighting was good & the seating comfortable. The only negative was the size of the shower with barely enough space to turn around, but this seems to be an issue on most cruises, not only this one. The veranda provided a peaceful space to read & relax on sea days. Overall this cabin was laid out better than I expected, & we didn't keep bumping into each other.
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Cabin 7690
Dec 2012
The worst time.....! By: dabikedude
Tiny room.....On a previous cruise aboard The Mariner of the Seas we had a similar room in the back of the ship that was much bigger!
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Cabin 1536
Dec 2012
Great location forward and high. Very quiet at the end of the hall very little traffic. Smooth ride, did not feel the motion of the ship. Please replace the worn out carpet.
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Cabin 7234
Oct 2012
Eastern Mediteranean By: Sunshine31
I loved our room. We had a balcony room 7234... great views, wide window across the while room. Nice blackout curtains when we wanted to sleep. I had read that some didn't appreciate the balcony because of the smokers. We didn't experience that and enjoyed thanking at the rail as we came in and out of ports. Or just sitting the the deck chairs and sipping hot chocolate... very nice. The shower was great and being able to enjoy sitting on a full couch with a coffee table to enjoy our breakfast over CNN.. (we missed FoxNews) We were steps from the elevator and would go to the 5th floor to a little 24 hour cafe for snacks, or walk down the promenade to the next set of elevators to go down to 3rd floor for our formal dining room assignment. My son turned in his suit for pressing on Sunday... They lost his suit and he went to the first formal night in shorts. They brought him a bottle of wine, but he doesn't drink... so they brought him a bouquet of roses...and gave him a $50 on board credit. They found his suit minutes before the Thursday night formal dinner. All was good...
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May 2012
Transatlantic Cruise By: escape12
I loved my balcony cabin. I had everything I needed, enough room, the bed was comfortable.
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Cabin 8550
Mar 2012
8550 Nice cabin. Very small shower enclosure. Needs redecorating. Balcony door is very difficult to move. Full overhead roof. Quiet.
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Cabin 8137
Mar 2012
Still have old TV's. Bathrooms look worn. No individual bottle of toilitries. Overall they are basic and comfortable.
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Cabin 9390
Mar 2012
A great stress reliever By: coordinator23
9390 - Aft cabin on the edge of the ship. Small closet, compact room. Port Hole and standard door. No sliding door. Pie shaped balcony still held two lounge chairs. The cabin next to ours had two lounge chairs and two standard chairs (for comparison). Great water pressure in shower and sink for being at the very end of the boat. Overall a very nice quiet room. Can still see the wake of the boat. Has a love seat, not a full size sofa. If you're looking for the whole aft size balcony room, pick another room. As in all aft cabins, a hike to the main elevators. Buffet two floors up next to elevators, dining rooms a few floors down next to elevators. "Quiet" end of the ship.
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Cabin 8304
Mar 2012
cabin 8304 starboard side great because it's quiet. No noise from anywhere and close to elevators. Also it's under the restaurants on level 11 so you take the lift up but can walk down for exercise. Cabin is comfortable for small people, adequate for larger bodies. Same for bathroom. Shower gel provided in dispenser on wall nice touch. Bed queensize more than adequate but mattress rock hard even with pillowtop. Balcony on the small side. Sliding door very heavy to open. Closet space good size in proportion to room size. Could do with more hangers for two people especially when there are two formal nights. Television slides on pedestal so you can see it from the settee or in bed but would have been even better having a plasma tv mounted on pedestal on the wall in front of the bed! Ice is provided on demand which is nice to cool drinks down after coming in from the heat on deck.
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Cabin 8616
Dec 2011
Another Great Cruise! By: D&beach&J
Cabin 8616 was a balcony cabin just like all the other Royal Caribbean Voyager class ships, except that we had a "hump" location which allowed for a bit more balcony space and a great location on the ship. The bed was comfortable enough. Sliding doors are great for listening to ocean waves. One annoyance was that water from the shower kept getting on the floor due to a gap when the shower doors closed. Another inconvenience occurred when the toilet decided to have a mind of its own as to when it flushed. We had to call maintenance on night. Water pressure was great in the shower, but aim shower head toward wall if you don't want a lot of water on bathroom floor.
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Cabin 7626
Dec 2011
Cabin was about 185 Square Feet. It was a deluxe balcony. We had the queen size bed converted to 2 doubles. Very comfortable. There was also a fairly large vanity area, a tiny mini-bar, & a small sofa & TV. The room was small, but cozy. There was plenty of closet space, with enough hangars & several drawers to store belongings. The hallway was quiet & the balcony was terrific. Loved spending the evening with the warm Caribbean breeze & the sound of the ocean.
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May 2011
Cabins are small, but what did you expect? I hated not having an alarm clock by the bed. Loved the balcony. Cabins are noisy in the morning.
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Cabin 9540
Apr 2011
9540 right by the foreword elevators, we heard not a thing! The elevators were convenient when working but all dining was to the rear!
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Cabin 6628
Apr 2011
great balcony. plumbing issues daily but they were quickly resolved.
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Cabin 6526
Mar 2011
Balcony was just enough to fit 2 chairs, beds are uncomfortable, couch is old and stained, floor covers are noisy and old and moving under your feet. Bathroom is small, hand help shower is the only plus. Very little closet space. TV is small and in the wrong spot so that you cannot see it from the bed.
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Cabin 8250
Jan 2011
Awesome Cruise! By: GHChik
Great room. Plenty of places to unpack into. Bathroom small but adequate. The small couch gave us extra suitcase space for our 22 year old daughter (who didn't unpack:) First time Forward so that took some getting used to as we have mostly been mid-ship or aft. I'm a little directionally challenged when on a ship!
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Cabin 8232
Dec 2010
Good deck, near elevator, in forward section of boat/starboard side, average balcony, great closet and drawer space, full size sofa, king bed, great shower-adjustable, strong pressure, and plenty of hot water.
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Cabin 1688
Aug 2010
Great balcony views, great size living area, perfect location on the ship, small bathroom but all essentials there, storage options limited compared to other staterooms of same category but is adequate.
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Cabin 7328
Dec 2009
Great cabin at the rear of the hump. Was able to watch the Harbor Pilot jump from the Navigator, to his boat, after leaving the Port of Miami.
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Cabin 8262
Jun 2009
Close to front elevators. Easy to access the Promenade cafe on 5th deck for coffee, milk, and snacks (open 24 hours). A bit of a walk to the back-of-ship areas like dining rooms and sports deck.
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Cabin 9690
Mar 2009
Our cabin was a nice size and the bed was very comfortable (two twins made up as one bed). The balcony was triangular, and we noticed it was smaller than the E1 next door, but it was still plenty roomy. We thought the closet was very large, it had plenty of space for our hanging clothing, and we were able to keep our suitcases under the bed. The cabin was a corner aft and it was very, very quiet and gave great views of the ports.
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Cabin 8320
Jul 2008
Brilliant time at sea By: nymetsfans
Cabin is directly in front of the entry from the elevators to the hallway but it was not noisy at all. Plus, due to the bulge in the ship, our balcony stuck out further than others beside us which gave additional privacy.
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