Nice size room. Really need a bigger TV and remove the items from the mini bar. Would be nice to have some type of chair to sit in when doing hair and make up. Bathroom was actually a decent size. Liked having the couch. Balcony was pretty tight. Loved having the coffee maker in the room. Read entire member review >>
I was a balcony on the 8th floor, front right. It was very quiet and I would recommend these rooms highly. The only times it is noisy are when there are shows or rehearsals in the theater because the theater is right there across the hall. Other than those times, it is extremely quiet. It is also a great balcony for those with fears of height because although it is a balcony, it is one floor above the shuffleboard court meaning you enjoy the sea view and the balcony but not the horrifying height of looking straight down to the sea. These the the two PROs for Floor 8 balconies. Read entire member review >>
The cabin with balcony is almost a must if you are travelling with more than two people. The back of the ship is a favorite place to book a room and the balcony option is in our opinion the best way to cruise. The tenth deck is a very good place to be, which is between the top deck and the decks below where we frequently find ourselves (8th for shops, 7th and 6th for entertainment and restaurants). Read entire member review >>
The cabin was perfect for two people. Cabin attendant never cleaned the outside balcony area (although other balconys were cleaned) so there was dried saltwater everywhere. Not a big deal though. AC turns off throughout the night unless you figure out the right settings. No instructions provided. TV only had a few channels (no sports other than soccer). Ample space in the closet for two. Bathroom was small but the shower actually got hot. No irons in the room but the staff will bring you one if you need. Read entire member review >>
Very cozy, which we expected, but our Norwegian Jade cabin layout spoiled us. This was tight quarters, with a perplexing spot for the closet/storage being along one side of the bed. Thankful that our large suitcases fit beneath the bed. The two singles together as a large bed had very bad mattresses, in immediate need of replacement. The pillows were kind of dead also. In the bathroom, placement of the toilet between the shower and the storage left very little space. The balcony was small but pleasant for a late-night drink, port watching or reading in a shady, quiet spot. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was a little smaller than another cruise line we'd been on but suited us nicely. I especially like that the shower has a door! I used Carnival once before and it was curtain and it was very annoying. Read entire member review >>
The cabin looked great but I think they washed it and it shrunk! The bathroom was laid out with a bit larger shower and shelves along the side of the stool and at one side of the mirror. There was no medicine cabinet for tooth brush, lotions etc. I used a drinking glass and hoped it did not fall off the shelf. Second day I found the waste basket behind the door under the sink!
In the main area of the cabin the closet had ample hangers but it was difficult to get to. It has bypass doors rather than hinged doors. At one end was a set of shelves, one holding the in room safe. The access was blocked by the bed. There was 8” between the closet door and the side of the bed. If you wanted your shoes out of the closet you had to sit on the side of the bed and slide the door and then bend from the bed to the closet floor to retrieve your shoes. You just shinny in and out. Very stupid! We had a balcony stateroom. There was a small nite stand, 8” wide on either side of the bed, a sofa and a square upholstered stool at the vanity. The small coffee table that is customary was replaced with a wooden tray that fit over the vanity stool so you could use it as a “table”. Did not slide on the carpet so it was a pain. Vanity chairs no longer exist. This made it possible to make the cabins narrower. There is not a drawer to be had in the entire cabin. There were two sets of narrow shelves at the vanity – one along the side of the refrigerator and the other under the TV. If you go, bring some baskets, bags or boxes unless you want to keep your underwear, hairbrushes etc. laying on a shelf on top of each other. Very dumb.
If you want electricity you have to put one of your cards in the slot under the lite switch. When you leave the room and take your card out of the slot there is NO electricity in the cabin. If you plug something in to charge it will not charge as there is no “juice” to the outlets or the TV.
We had a small coffee maker on the vanity. In the morning you could get coffee delivered to the room but you have to ask for the menu. We found one and then had to keep requesting new ones. Other room service items come with a charge. No longer 24/7 free room service. Read entire member review >>
Cabin is supposed to fit 3 people comfortable (i traveled alone). Had 1 small closet with a hanging rod that would not let a full length dress be hung, had to fold it over the hanger. Not enough room for other people's belongings. Not enough cabinets or outlets. Very narrow for a balcony room. Balcony was very shallow. Warning: you will not be notified when they are hosing the balconies from the outside..had water coming in on me while in my cabin! Even when i let housekeeping know this, they sent a bottle of basic wine & choco. Strawberries.. Yet still no notifications!! Other cruise lines are more considerate. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was ok, with adequate storage and a very comfortable bed. The bathroom was great, with a plenty of room and a large shower with a glass door. The steward was fair to poor, but that didn't really bother us. The balcony was tiny (40 inches deep from the door to the railing, including the depressed gutter area inside the railing) and it was a real deal breaker for us - we would not go on this ship again. Read entire member review >>
Very small balcony at benefit of space inside, modern bathroom. Television content very poor indeed with looped films and limited selection, strangely though there were many many wonderful movies you could rent for $9.95 pay per view. Wonder why the free telly was so limited, hmmm.... Read entire member review >>
Loved our balcony room. It was a larger size that fit 3 or more people. Room clean, comfortable, all in working order. Loved our Steward "Dino". He was efficient, hard working, kind, etc. Read entire member review >>
Our travel agent talked us into a guaranteed balcony stateroom. We ended up with room 9304, which exceeded my expectations for size, layout, and general amenities. I loved having the natural light from the balcony, and we managed to see some nice sights coming in and out of ports (as well as the coast of Cuba on our initial sea day) from our room. Our room steward was courteous and thorough, but did end up chastising us a few times for neglecting to turn off the DND light when we were out and about. However, we were not even in need of the room being made up. My 7 year old liked sleeping on the convertible couch, but it was not very comfortable and not really fitting for a grown up to sleep on. The bed was average comfort and I was happy with the amount of counter, closet, and storage space for our belongings.
I did not smell smoke on my balcony, but I was able to hear some noise from other rooms/balconies as well as the 678 Ocean Place establishments below us. I LOVED being only 1-3 flights down and up from where a good amount of action was, especially to avoid the terribly long waits for elevators. Read entire member review >>
At first we felt it was small but we settled in and were comfortable enough. Plenty of children onboard as it was Christmas. On our deck they spent a lot of time running wild up and down the hallway. Read entire member review >>
The balcony and stateroom was very small for a 3-4 person room. It was very difficult to have more then one person moving around in the stateroom. The bathroom was oversized with his and her sinks and a lot of wasted space. Read entire member review >>
Very small. We did have an angled balcony so we had extra space there which was nice. We packed 4 large suitcases and had enough space for everything. Suitcases went under the bed when empty. Bring a garbage bag for dirty clothes and extra hangers and you will be fine. The do have 1 laundry special for 20.00 bucks which was worth it. Read entire member review >>
As expected except for not being able to get to closet. Also needed power for a CPAP machine and had to run extension cord across the floor. Steward was going to duck tape it for safety but never did. Read entire member review >>
Our balcony cabin was extremely tight making it quite uncomfortable. The wardrobe being so close to the bed makes it very difficult when dressing and undressing. I have heard other guests complain about the room sizes ! In all the cruises we have sailed the cabin/steward service has always been satisfactory. So was our experience on Getaway Read entire member review >>
It was very comfortable and the cabin steward was amazing. He cleaned our cabin multiple times per day. The bathroom was fairly large for a cruise ship, the shower was pretty good, and we always had more than enough clean towels. Read entire member review >>
Not sure what catagory - we had 2 adjoining staterooms with balcony's...midship towards the front.
12th floor is where the kids club is so that worked for us. LOADS of storage space so all the extra hangers and hanging bags I brought were not necessary...though helped to organize. Read entire member review >>
Great for 2. Lots of storage. Balcony small but nice. Bath is great. Bed is 2 twins pushed together. There is a mild but noticeable hump where they meet, but I am used to it. Cabin was very near the elevators~ no extra noise~ very convenient. Bed Pillows were very nice. Lots of TV Stations. Read entire member review >>
I had a port side mid-ship forward cabin which I recommend as most of the sights can be viewed from the port side. This cabin afforded me the opportunity to get to the stairs quickly to avoid a long walk down the hallway. Storage space, for a single travelers more than adequate and even so for two passengers. Bathroom area did not feel tight. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was well serviced. We had a blocked toilet one day and it was attended to very promptly. Dave and his crew left the cabin spotless and with a towel animal every evening. Thanks Dave Read entire member review >>
The balcony was a bit small but doable. It brings 2 chairs, no lounge chair (honestly not that big for a lounge chair). Everything in the cabin was impeccable. The only thing I did not like is that you would put the AC on and it would stop (I guess when it got to the required temp). But we are used to sleeping really cold at night so we had to constantly get up to turn the AC but it was not a big deal either. It is not like we were sweating or anything. ****Tip, bring a loyalty card so you can leave on the card slot to turn you AC and lights on. **** You are suppose to use your key card but if you use any old loyalty card, it would work fine. Read entire member review >>
good size room with large bathroom and small balcony(enough room for small table & 2 chairs. balcony views were incredible for sunrises & sunsets though can be noisy when moving chairs around & if other cruisers on their balcony. good tv reception for news programs, but NCL needs to get more variety on the movies & tv shows...saw several movies 2x. Read entire member review >>
Very clean, comfortable and quiet. Small bathroom was laid out so that it did not feel small. Beds were pushed together for what seemed like a King bed - could not feel the "seam" between the 2 beds. Everything worked well and looked brand new. Small balcony was adequate to enjoy the outdoors. Coffee was tasty. Our cabin a center ship was considered an upgrade but I would choose one closer to the elevators on any future cruise. Read entire member review >>
172 ft.² is not much room, but the living area is laid out well and there is room for storage of suitcases under the beds. The balcony was tiny but enough for two people to sit on and relax. Linens were changed daily upon request. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was nice but a bit small. The balcony was smaller than I remember on other ships. The bathroom was a bit more roomy than others. The bed was comfortable, the ac worked fine, and there was enough storage room. Overall, decent room. Read entire member review >>
Mattress was very hard, i complained , cabin steward came in , i showed him it was ripped. for a year old ship i would not expect this. I had to complain to his boss to get it replaced, what a joke. Read entire member review >>
Good room. It was near an elevator (I like the easy access) but there was not noise that bothered us. Balcony was really small and we were over the Italian restaurant so that overhang was directly below our balcony. Not really a big deal for us but you should be aware. Read entire member review >>
We find that cabins on Norwegian ships are generally smaller that the same category cabins on other ships. With this being a newer ship, the cabin was in good shape and in good working order. Read entire member review >>
No complaints about our room. Everything worked fine, was very clean and comfortable. It would always be nice to have more room particularly the balcony but it is a ship and more room is available if you want to pay for it. Read entire member review >>
Good air-conditioning......poor and inconsistent toilet flushing.....comfortable bed.....very limited tv channels......nice to have a little sofa.....balcony was small, but it works Read entire member review >>
When we first entered our room smelled like dirty hair. We had to call housekeeping to come up and change the all the bedding including the pillows and that seem to fixed the problem. The drain in the bathroom sink however could not be fixed and smelled like mildew for the entire cruise. Read entire member review >>
We were in a Balcony room on deck 10 (10108). The nice thing about this room (if you don't mind a long walk) is that it's very quiet in the hallways. It's the last room in the hallway before the forward facing rooms. Something that was kind of annoying... This was our first cruise, so correct me if I'm wrong, but our room was about $400 more on that side of the ship than identical rooms that my parents stayed in on the opposite side. We were told this was because it was the port side and we got a much greater view because we would face every port. In all actuality, the boat never docked on that side once! The room itself was good in size, I do wish the balcony would have been a little larger, but it was adequate. It would have been nice to have a few more channels on tv also, because the 1 movie channel played the same movies throughout the week. Read entire member review >>
Though the balcony is on the smaller side as mentioned in other reviews we did not find this to be much of an issue but of course we would like to see a slightly larger balcony on their future ships (enough room for a small table perhaps???)
The rest of the room was well designed and very comfortable. The bathroom was functional and water pressure was excellent. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was very nice, great to have a balcony. Would have been nice to have a better option on what to watch on TV since we were on the ship an extra day do to the stop being canceled and the decks were so full. Trying to relax and watch something decent was impossible. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was spacious and very very comfortable. My only criticism is that AC power is only available on one side of the cabin so I had to run an extension cord across the floor to power my CPAP next to our bed. Read entire member review >>
Our room was 9736 and had the angled balcony. I knew it would be a little bigger but we were both impressed to find a lounger out there. It was definitely a perk and I probably wouldn't have spent any time out on a regular balcony but this one had extra room so we used it. Read entire member review >>
Narrow, plenty of storage, balcony small but usually only myself out there reading or coffee in the morning. Loved being on the balcony coming in or out of ports.
Coffee maker, hair dryer, shampoo, liquid shower soap. Twin bed came out of ceiling for child. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was nice, roomy and clean, however the lacquer fake-wood trim was too reminiscent of the 1980's for such a new ship. This was my first time with a balcony state room and it was a very nice experience. Read entire member review >>
Great cabin with nice sized bathroom. Lots of storage space for everything and suitcases fit under the comfortable bed. Balcony size was fine for two people and we did enjoy sitting out each day. Read entire member review >>
We had a wheelchair cabin so the cabin was decent. It had lots of space. They called us to try to move us after we had unpacked. Really strange because they usually happens before you board the ship. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was well designed, plenty of storage, my only complaint was that the cabin steward wasn't able to meet the needs of customers with special needs. I requested the room cleaning during specific hours and he was unable to service in a timely manner. Read entire member review >>
We were able to get to our cabin-#14190-around 1:00pm. It was a midship balcony-category BA. The size was what we expected, and our only gripe was the location of the closet which was right by the bed, meaning only one person could get there at a time. I haven't seen many cruise lines where this wasn't a problem, but you adapt.
The bathroom, and shower were actually a little bigger than we expected, and was adequate for our needs. The balcony was small-only 35 sq feet-but we were able to make the best of it, so no complaints there either. Read entire member review >>
The room was more spacious than what I expected on a ship. It was just right for two people. I think it would be too crowded for more. The compartments and hangars were just enough for all our stuff and we had enough to wear something different every day. The shower was nice. Hot water would come on almost immediately. It was nice to have the string to hang our swimwear on. The lighting was nice and some free movies were available like Forest Gump and Edge of Tomorrow. The room was very clean. The balcony was nice and we used it some. It was mainly only best for leaning on the rail and sitting and chatting. One thing we didn't like too much was some hair was on the outside of the sliding glass door and when they sprayed the deck it didn't get rid of it. I am making a recommendation that something be installed to keep the doors from slamming. It would happen sometimes because people would leave the balcony door open. It mostly happened during the day so it wasn't too bad but enough to be kind of annoying. The housekeeper did an outstanding job. She made it a point to introduce herself to us. Her name was Nancy and she met all our special requests. My wife liked the towel animals and she would make special requested animals when we would leave a note. She also would say hello and goodbye when she was in the hallway. Read entire member review >>
Cabin had lots of storage. Balcony wasn't huge but had room enough for 2 to sit comfortably. Bathroom was organized well and I felt like the shower was bigger than other ships. Read entire member review >>
Some how we ended up with this room (its a handicapped room) I just had knee surgery and the booking agent must have thought I needed a wheelchair. Boy were we lucky it was 2x larger than all other balcony rooms! Read entire member review >>
Some how we ended up with this room (its a handicapped room) I booked our cruise on BOOKIT and I just had knee surgery and the booking agent must have thought I needed a wheelchair. Boy were we lucky it was 2x larger than all other balcony rooms! Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin although balcony very small-need more than 3 channels that show the same shows day after day-although pay per view available(like everything on this ship, there is aprice charged for everything Read entire member review >>
The bed was beside the balcony - enjoyed that set up as opposed to our neighbors in 9274 that had the couch near the balcony door. Tons of storage throughout the room, plenty for two, and would have still been adequate for 4 that our room held. For such a new ship, I was surprised that there was a huge indention in the mattress. Superman Clark, the room steward, brought extra pillows and we were just fine. Read entire member review >>
During the day, there were no sounds from the Garden Cafe buffet overhead. It is well-carpeted and no scraping chair sounds came through. However, at 3 am (!) there were all sorts of metal bangings and squealing that came through the ceiling. We could hear metal doors opening and banging shut. It was worse some nights than others.
The other noise problem came from the live music two decks above. The deep bass played in our room as well as on that deck. That would continue most nights after 1 am. Read entire member review >>
The cabin we selected was nice. Warm though, never seemed to cool off. The room did smell like a sweaty body slept on the couch but I never go far without my Lysol. The remote only worked if you stood right in front of the TV. The bed was comfortable and clean. The refrigerator was cool not cold. The bathroom a little small compared to RCL and Disney. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was nice, but there were no drawers to stack your clothes. There were drawers under the couch, but they had extra blankets and pillows in them, so they weren't really usable. The bathroom was large for a cruise ship. There was actually room to sit on the toilet without putting your feet in the shower. The bed was OK, but I really dislike the duvet being wrapped in a sheet because when I get hot at night, I have no covers to throw off unless I unwrap it. Another thing I dislike is that the bottom sheet is ALWAYS coming undone. Why don't they get fitted sheets? Read entire member review >>
Great room - small balcony. Says it fits 3-4. We had 2 and it was fine - but had we had 3 to 4, I would have definitely felt cramped. Bed was pretty comfortable, but my fiancée felt it was a bit hard. Limited TV stations for when you're in the room. Not a lot of drawer space for storing clothes.
Take a surge protector as you only have 2 outlets and they only work if your key card is in the slot by the door. I read that advice online prior to the cruise and was glad I did. If you have the ability - download a TV show or some movies to your Kindle/iPAD prior to the cruise to have some entertainment options if you don't feel like leaving the room. Bring a deck of cards or some other games if you like those as well. Read entire member review >>
We were in cabin 10278. I liked the port side as you can see South Beach leaving Miami and view the fireworks from your balcony. I did not mind the cramped space entering into the closet as it was next to the couch and not the bed. I did not mind the small balcony either because this is the first time we had one therefore I have nothing to compare it to. I liked the roomy shower. I chose this cabin as it was very near the elevator. I would recommend choosing a cabin with a triangle shaped balcony as it is definitely larger. I purchased some Eco Pads for the 1 cup coffee maker and brought my own coffee. In hindsight I think the cabin steward would have given me more coffee had I requested it and the coffee they provided was good. Brought our own pop as it is more economical and the cruise line only has Pepsi products. I had the steward empty the refrigerator so I could utilize it. I requested an egg crate foam mattress for the converted couch as it is not comfortable. I brought along a small power strip as there are only two outlets. I also brought along a fake credit card to place in the main outlet to provide constant power to the cabin. I had to pilfer washcloths from our cabin stewards cart as there were none in my cabin. Oddly, I saw another gentleman having to do the same thing.Feel free to email me at email@example.com if you have any inquiries. Read entire member review >>
Stateroom Attendant - "invisible" and went above and beyond the call of duty.Room Layout - didn't mind that our stateroom was smaller than usual, but only 2 outlets, no drawers, very small balcony. There were additional storage features but not the most accessible. Read entire member review >>
Ample room and storage for 2. Would be tight for 3. The balcony overlooks the tiered balconies on decks 7,8,and 9 so you can look down and see other guests. The bed was comfortable, the couch however is barely tolerable. Read entire member review >>
Our Balcony (BD) on Starboard 10 Forward was very clean, washroom was a good size (for a cruise) and bed was comfortable. The mini-fridge was always stocked, and wasn't loud, and our balcony cabin had a coffee maker as well. The hair dryers provided are 1800 watts and worked fine, and the shower had shampoo and body gel. Each room does not have an iron, but if you call your steward they will provide one for free for a max of two hours per day. There was plenty of storage space under the couch for our clothes, and the washroom offered a lot of shelving. However I can't say our boys had nearly the same amount of storage in their interior cabin. We travelled with our two teenage sons, and therefore wanted a separate cabin for them to stay. Their room was located in a separate hallway with only interior rooms in that hall, however they were on the same deck, and no more than forty feet away from our room. However, I will say that we noticed in both rooms that you could faintly hear conversations in the next room if you were close to the door. Overall, the rooms had a nice layout, and were a good size. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was quite adequate with lots of storage. Bath was nicely sized. Regular hairdryer which was appreciated. Enjoyed the balcony quite a bit. Bed was hard, but much better with an egg crate ~ available at your request. I took additional hangers, I think there were about a dozen there. Power is activated by key card which was a neat thing ~ lol, helped me keep up with the key card! Also, had switches for "do not disturb" and "make up room". Very happy with room and steward. Read entire member review >>
Stateroom was immediately available with no waiting. The roses I ordered for my wife (beautiful) were in the room when we arrived. Extra clothes hangers provided upon request. The cabins were smallest we have seen. Balcony also very tiny. Counter and storage very tight but manageable. Some of the ladies complained about minimal lighting in the bathroom. The family cabin on deck 5 was more spacious and easily accommodated family of five. All of us on deck nine near our room 9894 (aft) were routinely awaken by banging and clanking from nearby service elevator. Read entire member review >>
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