Our stateroom attendant was more than helpful, very pleasant and went out of his way to speak to us every day. However, fixtures and fittings are now looking quite shabby; the sofa was absolutely filthy and should be thrown out really. I tried to clean it down myself as it was so dirty we didn't like to sit on it but it was just ready for the bin. , My husband fixed the bathroom cabinet door himself as it wouldn't open / shut properly, the hinge was hanging off! Surely if the room was cleaned properly the attendant should have had tat fixed?! The pillows seem to be short stumpy things, it looks like they've cut them in half to make two (more cost cutting?!!!), but they're definitely not a proper size! The tannoy didn't work so we had to run into the corridor every time there was an announcement, and most of the drawers in the dresser were broken and difficult to open / close. Having said that the bed was comfy! One really annoying thing was the bottles of water, orange, biscuits and large plastic beakers which were lined up along the dresser taking up a lot of space - obviously more of the hard sell. Read entire member review >>
Cabin had good sized balcony and also good position within ship.
All aspects of the cabin were comfortable with plenty of storage, Shower had sliding doors.
Poor choice of TV channels as it was very difficult to get any news.
Steward kept cabin clean with good towel 'animals' - nice touch.
Bed not turned down in the evening and no little chocolates - the little touches are missing. Read entire member review >>
Smaller than the equivalent on Independence of the Seas, cramped around the wardrobe area and the wardrobe doors did not open fully and fold back which would have helped.
However, very comfortable and huge bed, lovely balcony. Couple of times the toilet wouldn't flush and our attendant advised the system is very sensitive and it was likely that it was blocked elsewhere. It did clear itself each time and flush.
Slightly shabby air to the cabin, the sofa being a bit faded and worn, but all clean and tidy. Read entire member review >>
CABIN - It has been years since Royal Caribbean has put personal sized lotions and shampoo bottles in the cabin. I found out on this voyage, they do indeed have them you can request them. There were 1200 Diamond and above members on this cruise. We were all to get bathrobes for use on board, they ran out. No excuse for this, they knew how many of us booked this trip. My cabin guy was able to find bathrobes for us. Some kind passengers, who never use robes, turned them back in so others could have them. THANK YOU. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 1390 (AFT balcony): Room is LONG and standard width. There is a long couch and about 5 extra feet between the couch and bed. This additional length was nice, given the couch would become a bed at night. Bathroom and storage are both as you come to expect . . . meeting our needs. Now . . . the balcony . . . . OMGosh . . IT IS HUGE!! Two loungers with a low table and two chairs with a higher table . . . .AND STILL ROOM TO MOVE AROUND! We estimated the deck to be 12 feet long by 10 feet wide. Yes, this room is below the Windjammer . . .no it is not noisy. Yes, it's a bit of a walk to get to/from the elevator, but soooo worth the view! It is partially covered for both sun/shade enjoyment. The bed was hard, but I still slept fine. You do feel the rock of the ship, but I enjoyed it. The VIEW . . . . worth every penny!!! Read entire member review >>
Awesome room attendant that made my room clean and cheery! My room was a basic balcony but I had such a friendly room attendant that it made a big difference. I felt waited on and cared for! He greeted each of us by name and asked how the room was each day. Super happy and hard working! Read entire member review >>
Bed was comfy, Cabin was marginally clean, crowded with electric scooter in room on charge. Shower isn't big enough to sing in so all the melodies come out when you dry off, have to step out to turn around if you weigh over 80 lb. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was functional and large enough for two. Ample storage for clothes and other items. Bed was a little hard but good enough to sleep on. Jose our room steward went out of his way to ensure the cabin was cleaned properly after the first day. Balcony was nice. We used it for breakfast every day. Read entire member review >>
Room condition - 9th floor balcony
I was disappointed to find the beds were too firm and the pillows were flat-as previous reviewers stated. We asked for extra padding, but they don't have the foam egg crate pads anymore. We had to use 3 pillows each. We had two desk drawers that were broken. When we told the steward, he did get it fixed right away - but you would think someone would have noticed while cleaning the room between guests. Nice to see the TVs have been upgraded and now have the interactive system for checking your onboard account and booking excursions. Glad to see that irritating little coffee table was not in the room - its always in the way. There was a nice high table on the balcony - so coffee time in the morning was very pleasant. Our room was on port side - which did not seem to have the best views for this particular itinerary. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was very comfortable with loads of storage. Full length sofa to stretch out on. Balcony was perfect for the two of us and we enjoyed breakfast out there a couple of mornings. Our cabin attendant was awesome. We think our location was perfect especially after the evening shows. If I could afford a suite it would be great, but this cabin was perfect for us. Read entire member review >>
Use the advice and get an over the door shoe storage for bath items. Can still bend over in the shower, but does require you to squat. Be prepared. Bed was hard, but very comfortable. Not back problems and really surprised since it was very thin mattress. Balcony nice to set on and view the flying fish and sunsets. Adequate closet space. Read entire member review >>
This cabin is very spacious. The desk unit has plenty of storage and a long countertop that wasn't cluttered immediately with a few items like the small cabins. There is a double shelf unit on the end past the television which is is a flat screen on an adjustable arm for viewing in bed or on the long couch. The bed is on the left hand wall of this cabin. There is one chair at the desk with the trash can underneath it. The full length mirror on the bathroom wall is angled so you can easily see the back of yourself while dressing. There is a hair dryer in the top left hand drawer. The center drawer has the book with the room service menu for everything except breakfast. There are several outlets on the back of the desk and a sound control knob if you want to turn off the music that plays. If you do turn it off, you won't be able to hear the captain's noon announcements in your cabin though.
The bathroom has a larger counter and a little more floor space than the interior cabins. The shower is a round unit with doors that slide closed in the middle. They won't open once the water is turned on. There is a clothes line across the top so be sure to bring some clothespins. There is one cabinet on the left side of the mirror unit and a shelf underneath to hold your makeup bags, etc.
The closet unit is huge! There are 4 shelves on the left-hand side with a long rod at the top and two metal, pull-down rods underneath for pants and skirts. Our four suitcases went under the bed easily and were easy to pull out and retrieve clothes or personal items from.
The balcony has a tall, 2' or more in diameter 3 legged table and two chairs with drop-down backs. All this furniture is almost too big for the balcony space. The draperies on the window are a gauzy, blue patterned top drape with very good black-out drapes behind them.
The entry into the cabin isn't very wide but once you get past the bathroom door, it opens up enough to easily maneuver. The A/C worked great. The refrigerator doesn't get very cold and is full of mini-bar items. It has enough room you can store a few extra food items like a cup of yogurt or a plate of lemon tarts.
All in all, this cabin has spoiled me in the future for booking anything but a balcony cabin. Read entire member review >>
My mom and I stayed in a room together, and it was just enough space. A third person in the room would have been too crowded. The balcony was perfect for relaxing with a good book. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was nice. Not very big, but they aren't big anyway. Plenty of room for 2 people. We spent the majority of our time on our balcony. It is good size, with 2 chairs and a table. We called in room service every morning for breakfast and took our time on the balcony enjoying the views, whether we were on land or sea. The room is quiet and being on the "hump", get's you further out toward the water than the other rooms. I would recommend the balcony ANYTIME...it's so much better than interior rooms where you can feel closed in. Read entire member review >>
Loved our cabin on the port side. Two cabins before the hump. Bathroom is a little small but aren't they all? We had plenty of room for our suitcases. Put the garment bag under the bed but all 3 others went in the closet. Bed was very comfy and slept good. Plenty of room for our toiletries. Closet large enough for our suitcases and all hanging clothes and had shelves in closet for our shoes, and anything else. The drawer space was big enough for personals, shorts, bathing suits, etc plus there were cabinets above for more stuff. Loved our balcony with the two chairs and tables. Bring you a bungy cord if you want to keep your door open at night time. We did find out that if you are doing the Jamaica itinerary you need to book on the starboard side so you can see the ports. If you book the Belize itinerary, you book the port side. Read entire member review >>
-Cabin was outdated.
-No flat screen tv. TV will turn on by itself after being turned off.
-Carpet was smelly.
-No luggage rack provided. We were told that they had none.
-Drawers in dresser made noise.
-The bottom to flush toilet got stuck several times.
-Pillows are not comfortable.
-Close to elevators.
-Nice balcony. Read entire member review >>
9286 is a good location, quiet and yet easy access either up two floors to windjammer and pool and 3 decks to sports deck. Yet also only 4 easy floors down to royal promenade. We did not need the elevator much...although when we did they were not a problem except when you'd expect which is when people are getting on or off in mass for ports, embarkation or disembarkation. Our room was also easy access to the front or back of the ship. We did not hear our neighbors and they had a crying baby. We felt it was a great room! Read entire member review >>
We liked our room. LOVED LOVED LOVED the bedding! The tv was old as well as the programming. Very clean. Liked the curved shower door instead of a curtain. Love the shower head and pressure! Balcony was nice and private. Refrigerator was not cold enough. Plenty of storage space. We like the back part of the ship and loved being on deck 9! Read entire member review >>
Cabin # 9526 was spacious. Balcony and interior space were much larger than Carnival and NCl ships sailing out of New Orleans. Quality of bedlinens and towels were better. More than enough storage space for two people. We liked the shower space. Unlike the competitor's(Plastic Curtain for the shower), you take a shower in an enclosed Tube like space. The curved sliding doors open and shut tight so water does not escape from the shower. Your bathroom floor is always dry. Read entire member review >>
8274 and 8275
Balcony cabin -- no complaints. Plenty of storage, comfortable bed, roomy balcony. All good.
Promenade cabin -- eh. not worth the extra $$. The novelty of the window overlooking the promenade was over within the first hour. Curtains had to be closed all the time otherwise people right across from you would look into your room. Besides that, it was comfortable, spacious and had everything we needed.
My only surprise was the small, old TV's. Read entire member review >>
Reasonably sizes and light. Curtains etc worn. Safe and fridge were fine. Bathroom compact but adequate and good flow of hot water. Balcony quite small and interconnecting doors do not open. Comfortable bed. Read entire member review >>
Great balcony. Has a bump-out which was great. Mid-ship so it was easy to get around without the LONG walk in the hall. We were right across from the library so we had a very quiet spot, close to the elevator and very convenient. Read entire member review >>
Loved our cabin! Quiet, close to elevators & able to take steps as it's pretty central location. Kerrol Green (stateroom attendant) was terrific! Really going to miss him. Cabin more roomy than I thought it would be & balcony was super. Nothing to complain about regarding our cabin. Read entire member review >>
Nice size both for the room and bathroom. We enjoyed the views. I did feel some movement from the ship, so if you are someone who is vulnerable to motion sickness this might not be the cabin for you Read entire member review >>
The power button on the TV is broken, it can only be turned on or off with the remote control. The cabin was quiet. It's a little bit of a walk to get anywhere, but I was glad to walk off some of the food we ate. There is an arm sticking out of one of the decks below us, so if you fell off of the balcony, you might hit it and hurt yourself before falling into the ocean. That worried me a little, but then I worry about stuff like that. The railing was pretty high, so it isn't likely you would fall. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in cabin 9636 on the Navigator Of The Seas and we had a nice balcony, lots of space in the closet, and near the elevator. We didn't find it noisy at all. I think this is the perfect place to be on the ship because we didn't really feel the motion too much. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was clean (great cabin steward). Our location was great. Balcony furniture is a little uncomfortable, however it was doable. Would be nice to have a little more room under the beds to store larger suitcases. All in all, the space is doable for two people. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was clean and had a few signs of wear but overall was fine. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was small. The shower was so small that you could fall and never make it to the ground. We have never been on a cruise before that did not give out lotion, shampoo, etc. but RCCL is obviously really trying to cut corners. The balcony was small. Storage space in the cabin was more than adequate. Towels were very small and thin. Read entire member review >>
8392 is aft and has a very good balcony--twice the size of standard. It is not directly over the ocean, but overlooks the stern platforms. Only problem is employees are allowed to smoke on deck 5(?) aft and this can float up to balcony. However, it was not a significant issue and I am very sensitive to this problem. It is very quiet from hall noise since it is at end of hallway.
8681 is on the outside of the ship but is the first cabing after the balconies end, making it an inside cabin. It was very good, and very quiet. Read entire member review >>
The cabins were comfortable, reasonably roomy, the beds comfortable, the bathrooms efficient and practical, and apparently well insulated. We never heard a thing. The only complaint was the shortage of electrical outlets and the fact that the refrigerator was barely worthy of the name. Probably got no lower than about 45 degrees. And, it wasn't just ours...others didn't work as well as ours. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was great. We hardly heard any noise. The room darkening curtains on the balcony doors really kept the light out. The bathroom was small but that is to be expected. The water pressure and temperature were really good. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was plenty big enough for two people. Balcony was a good size and clean.Storage was well designed but we filled it up with just the things for 2 people. Had we been on a longer cruise I think we would have been pushed for space With the amount of clothes you have for dressing up, 3 adults would struggle and 4 would be impossible to store everything.Cabin was quiet, no problems with noise from rooms either side or across the hall.Tv took up alot of space, would be better to change to flat screens when/if the budget allows. Read entire member review >>
Great balcony, lots of drawers, both inside closet and out, bathroom small but very efficient, great lighting in bathroom and good shower pressure, very clean cabin, we chose not to be close to elevator just in case, never heard noise outside. Not much privacy on balcony b/c your next door neighbors can hear every conversation you are having. Wake up calls were always on time, and room service was very prompt. Read entire member review >>