Onboard - the ship seemed a bit more confusing to get around for me, especially the cabin situation. Odd's on one side, Even on the other. Inside cabins in the middle of the Odd's and Even's. We had in interior cabin. A lot of storage! Large closet with shelves AND hanging racks on the inside of one of the doors. Three drawers. Little cubby's around the tv area and the mirror above the sink opens up to even more shelves (which we didn't discover until day 2). BATHROOM - uhhhhh not for me. I'm sure you are aware of the whole toilet/shower being separated. Terrible idea. When someone wants to use the bathroom in the middle of the night the light inside the bathroom area illuminates the whole room (even with a curtain) and the door opening and closing, which is glass and heavy, squeaks a lot and so there is no quiet bathroom breaks. Not to mention, being surrounded by just glass pretty much amplifies EVERY sound in the bathroom. Read entire member review >>
The cabin is the basic interior room. If you've stayed in an interior room before, you know what to expect. What makes the rooms on this ship stand out in a negative way is the lack of privacy for the bathroom. That would be, if there was actually a bathroom in the room... The staterooms do indeed have a toilet and shower, etc... however... the toilet is behind a slab of frosted glass that doesn't lead much to the imagination as you are able to hear/see through it. Unless you enjoy hearing the sounds of your cabin mate defecating, avoid this ship. The shower is the same problem - frosted glass partition... not ideal when you're cruising with your mother. Read entire member review >>
Finishes were good, but layout not good. vanity for the ladies, bad. my wife is 5ft 1 inch, and sitting at vanity she could not see her face(mirror mounted under a cabinet). the toilet and the shower located just inside the door and open to rest of the room, separated by a curtain. Small sink on counter in the main room too small. Read entire member review >>
The inside of the cabin is very interesting. The toilet and shower are split with a curtain between the bed and the exit door.
The lock on our door had to be changed 6 times. It locked us out every other day. Read entire member review >>
Didn't have a problem with situation of shower or toilet however not good having very tiny washbasin in the cabin itself, not separated. Cabin however was often never cleaned and beds made before 2pm, until the last day when he was knocking on the door at 07.45 to clean! Read entire member review >>
We were the last inside cabin on deck nine, front.
Plenty of room, lovely comfortable bed and good storage space. We had no problems with the toilet and shower set up, indeed it worked well for us.
Room lighting is a little subdued for plucking eyebrows but other than that it was fine and for a week we did not miss a window or balcony but for longer or if we had not been with friends (thus spent very little time in our room) we would have liked to have one I think.
There was shower gel and shampoo and a decent hairdryer. Points for American and European plugs. Plenty of hangers. Ice and a mini bar at a price, we used the melted ice for water when we forgot to bring a glass with us at the end of the night and never got ill so must have been ok!
Bit of noise when docking and some juddering but once we realised we were not sinking all was well!
Service is superb and room is kept spotless and loved our little towel animals. Read entire member review >>
Good size cabin for family of 3, beds comfy, soon got use to the bathroom arrangements within the family. Shower was a good size along with toiletries, toilet was perfectly adequate, I just felt the sink was a little small and would have preferred the curtain to include the sink area as the flooring did. Good storage area for 3 people and cases fitted under the beds really easily. Lighting was not bright enough around the bathroom mirror.
Loved the towel animals each evening and my daughter was so disappointed if we forgot to leave the sign saying 'turn down the cabin'.
Our cabin steward (His name was Matteo) was attentive and looked after & cleaned our cabin so well. Read entire member review >>
Cabin design is a little odd with the open plan shower / wc but there is a curtain across and overall the cabin was OK. Quiet. This cabin is right at the front of the ship so it would not suit poor sailors in a rough sea. Read entire member review >>
We booked a guarantee cabin, and got what we paid for - albeit the lowest level of inside, but I don't think there is much difference besides the deck number. The cabin was just fine, not a lot of extra space, but we expected that. We had plenty of storage, and didn't mind the split bathroom setup. The power outlets being under the desk wasn't very convenient, but we had read about it, and took a short extension cord to bring the outlet up to the surface of the desk. Read entire member review >>
Had a midship inside cabin which was quite easy to find after the first few days. There was a lot of storage which was good as we had both bought a lot of clothes. The beds were comfy and the shower was always nice and warm. Overall it was of a good standard especcially for tge money we had paid. Hardly in the room as we were always out doing something. Read entire member review >>
I absolutely loved the bathroom layout with its separate shower pod and toilet cubicle. However if you are sharing with someone other than your spouse I can see that privacy would become an issue. Plenty of storage space and comfy beds. The only negative is that you can hear the drums and bass from the theatre, so you can't go to sleep until the second show is over. Read entire member review >>
Our inside room was just fine, except that there is no room for a chair; trying to read or write on a bed just doesn't cut it. Amazed at how little noise we heard from the hallway, but the noise from engines and air conditioning was constant. Plenty of storage. Toilet could use an "American" seat, instead of the thin one that so many other countries use. Overall, no significant problems. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9034 was an inside cabin and I had never cruised inside and was worried about claustrophobia. No such thing. Our cabin was 128sf and you would never have known it was that size.. There was plenty of closet space, plenty of room for toiletries ,plenty of draws for clothes, multiple hooks throughout the room and all of our luggage fit under the bed.From me there is great truth here because I packed heavy...let's just say I brought 12 pairs of shoes. Enough said?
Bottom line was we spent very little time there so maybe that had something to do with it.
Our cabin steward Jaime learned our names immediately and always addressed us by our names the entire cruise. He was on pt , always a ray of sunshine and the room was perfect always.He even stayed and accepted a pitcher of water for me at the room( which he is not supposed to do according to room service). He also helped report if one of us had been to the room and left or if one of us was in the room or if one of us had asked about the other and was looking for them. It was a small little bonus of our friendly steward.
Of course he made up the towel critters each night. We actually came back to the room one night to what we believe was a monkey hanging from our wall art...we had just been to a 3 hr Martini tasting and well let's just say the monkey looked x rated. We were hysterical. I'll try and post the monkey picture.
The bed was pushed together when we arrived at the room which was nice. It was very comfortable, as were the pillows and the comforter. The two twin beds never came apart when we were sleeping or throughout the cruise. I would take an inside cabin any day on Epic.
Our one problem was that every night we could hear performances in Epic and dancing music from Bliss lounge until the wee hours. Luckily we can fall asleep through that kind of stuff...thump thump thump. It was however remarkably loud! This is a great room for anyone that parties into the late night. Certainly Blue Man Group will be remembered long after this cruise.
This cabin was a short walk to the elevators and although on deck 9 the forward elevators took you right up to the Garden Cafe deck 15, which was great for coffee and breakfast most mornings.
Remember this tip- If the elevators are busy , you can always walk across the hallway and find the other set of elevators that are almost always empty. It was a funny little thing to discover, at least close to our room on deck 9. Read entire member review >>
Inside 12122 on Epic. In spite of it's very small size it had more than adequate storage space. The bathroom design is awful, in three sections with the sink being very small and on the counter in the room. The location was fine..mid ship and for the number of passengers it was quiet in our hallway and not too far from an elevator. The flat screen TV is set at an angle not advantageous for proper viewing from the bed. Whoever installed the TV's like this needs to go back and redo them all. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9069 - not enormous but big enough (seemed more roomy with twin bed arrangement than double bed) - plenty of storage space. Very little noise - none from Bliss lounge below (which had been a worry), just a little occasionally from the corridor. Bathroom / shower / curtain across arrangement worked very well. Lighting a little low - could have been improved by mirror above sink for putting on makeup etc. Read entire member review >>
Either our cabin had excellent sound proofing or our cruise wasn't full because we very rarely heard anyone outside our door. Like I said in the main review, we liked the layout. The bed was pretty comfortable (I have a bad back); probably one of the more comfortable cruise beds that I've slept on. Read entire member review >>
Clear bathrooms and showers which when bunking with's famly members is very uncomfortable privacy wise.
Beds very comfortable.
Tvs worked in some cabins others not and service requested was not fullfilled. Read entire member review >>
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