Our stateroom steward, Derrick was amazing. He kept our room spotless, immediately handled the issues related to the shower not draining well, learning and addressing us all by our first names, and the magnificent towel animals he created daily. Read entire member review >>
We had a family balcony stateroom on Deck 12, and we were happy it and our room attendant. It had a pullman bed that came down from the ceiling, right above the sofa, forming a bunkbed for the kids. When we were on cruises with Royal, their staterooms had curtains that separated the bed area from the couch/TV area. We wished the Breakaway had that too, as we found the TV was right in front of the kids' sleeping faces and was too bright for us to watch after their bedtimes. But we discovered that the area on the ceiling around the pullman bed was metal - so when we stopped in Port Canaveral, we MacGvyer-ed our own curtain system. We found some magnet-clips at the dollar store and used them to hold up a curtain of towels around the bunkbed so that we could watch TV and do stuff after the kids when to bed. I wish I'd taken a picture....but I'll definitely bring a big stash of magnet clips with us next time (we tried using the magnets we brought with us, but the towels were too thick for the magnet to "go through", so we needed the magnet clips). If we were to do this cruise again, we would choose a balcony on the Starboard side so that we could view the Statue of Liberty from our balcony going out of NYC (ours was on the port side this time around). However, the good thing about being on the port side is that we get the sun in the mornings on the way down, so it was nice to enjoy coffee on the balcony as it got warmer and warmer travelling south. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was very nicely designed with excellent storage. Closet door did not operate smoothly which was annoying, but not critical. Bathroom was larger than others we've had on smaller ships. The balcony was very small. The room was somewhat clean, but it was obvious that it had not been dusted or thoroughly vacuumed in some time. Read entire member review >>
Felt very small. The designers took advantage of every possible space for storage. Balcony was very small. Even though they were family balcony staterooms, we were not allowed to open the divider so we could sit together and talk even on the 3 days in port. Never got a good answer. Bathroom was larger than any I've had on our 10+ previous cruises. Read entire member review >>
Our Cabin was great. It was a little tight with 3 adults and 1 child, but was doable. We had a Balcony Stateroom, which was very nice. There was a lot of storage for your bags as well as Closet space and places to put your things. The bathroom was large for a Stateroom and had ample room to move around in the shower. Read entire member review >>
we had a family balcony, with 4 people staying in the room. I know that cruise cabins are on the small side, but in this case, the word 'small' was an understatement. There was absolutely no walking room and the balcony was the smallest I've ever seen. Our room was cleaned very late in the day, which we were pretty upset with. It wasn't until the 2nd or 3rd day that we accidentally noticed a button near the door that triggered a light outside the room indicating a request to clean. No one told us that we had to press it, so we had no idea. Read entire member review >>
We had a very nice family balcony room at the forward of the ship. While it was large enough the closet did not offer good storage but the bathroom did. Our steward Arlan was the best. He was always friendly and available and he kept our room spic and span. He would come twice a day to tidy up and to make the beds and he was so kind and courteous. I can't say enough nice things about him and I looked forward to seeing him every day. Read entire member review >>
Quiet room, mid-ship near elevators, we had a great steward. The cabin is a good size and comfortable. The balcony is small (two chairs--no loungers) but works.
This cabin connects with cabin 12770. Read entire member review >>
Yes, the balconies are small. But they are big enough for 2 people to sit. What else do you plan on doing out there?
Lots of storage for 2 people. 3 or 4 would be a stretch. The layout of the closet to the couch is intriguing. In order to hang clothes in the closet you have to either stand on the couch or pull a muscle reaching over it. This was poorly thought out.
All in all. I WOULD NOT HESITATE to stay in this room again. I have figured out the closet. Read entire member review >>
Large enough, with a comfortable, wide sofa that could be used as a bed. While there were no drawers, there were plenty of shelves, both in cabinets, and in the closet. Bathroom was roomy with plenty of shelf space. Balcony is narrow, but served the purpose. Read entire member review >>
Not enough closet room. No where to put your luggage. The frig is to full of alcohol. The bathroom was ok. The balcony was small and not cleaned. The bed is horrible and not comfortable at all. The couch is very uncomfortable. The room steward was average. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was great…no complaints here…except for not seeing our cabin stewart until two days before we left the ship. Our cabin always had ice and clean towels, but no personal touch that has been part of cruising for so many years. My husband told the cabin stewart about finding water in a vodka bottle in the mini fridge, and we were charged for the vodka anyway…not acceptable!! Read entire member review >>
Our stateroom was a lovely family suite with a balcony on deck 12. This would have been very convenient if my son would have liked the Splash Academy. The room felt large and the tub in the bathroom was great and really put my son at ease. There is a lot of storage space for all of your clothes. I recommend bringing extra hangers as the hanging space is large but the closet does not have many hangers built in. Read entire member review >>
Very convenient location, close to forward elevators and staircase. Cabin is quiet. This is a connecting room with bed by the door, located on the same floor with Splash academy. We never heard any noise from the connecting cabin, but there was very quiet young couple there. There were not many kids on our sailing, there was no noise. The cabin is the fourth or so from the elevators and to get to kids academy you have to cross the elevators/staircase area. The balcony is the standard breakaway fair (which some people find to be small, but was good for us). Our cabin steward was very accommodating and polite, pleasure to work with. Read entire member review >>
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