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These staterooms sleep up to two guests and come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony.

Balcony (BC)
Decks: Deck 10 | Deck 11
Laid Back Cruise Line Frozen Alaskan
This cabin has a balcony that is 21 feet long, more than double the average balcony. Cabin was clean, but had seen some use. That will be corrected in April 2016.
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Stateroom - TV's, in the rooms are quite small. My bed was horrible, I woke every morning with a back ache. Hubby and I switched beds and his was better. Our room was in the back of the boat. Not good! Every port you felt the vibration, of the reverse propellers. I find that the middle is best.
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Plenty of room with much storage space. Bed was fine.
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King bed, sofa, desk. Much bigger room than standard size NCL rooms. Balcony allowed a lot of private and convenient picture taking. Ventilation: Fair, didn't notice heating or cooling working well. TV: Adequate channels and nice continuous showings of recently released prime movies or tv shows. Electricity: Only one US socket for room as well as EU socket. Plan your charging of devices accordingly. You cannot bring on an extension cord to solve issue. They will be seized and given back to you at end of trip. I did not bring such device but security did not understand my multi port USB charger, they tried to seize it, which led to an apology and explanation.
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The balcony is the only way to cruise. We loved having the space to sit quietly and enjoy the scenery. Very private. We had 4 adults in the room so I thought we would have 2 queen beds so a little disappointed with the sleeping arrangements but we managed. The crew did a great job of cleaning it up for us every day and we love the towel animals.
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Alaska KrisHoward
The service was superior and he was always happy.
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our room was larger than we had expected. We never felt cramped or uncomfortable. The balcony was worth every cent!! it is important to get a land facing balcony only so you can see the sights as you travel. when they stop at the glaciers they do turn the ship around so both sides can view it from their balconies.. our room steward Sergio was amazing and it's sad to think we won't have him the next time we cruise!!
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We stayed in balcony stateroom 10201. While we had read complaints about the round shower and shower curtain previous to cruising we had no issues. Our stateroom was clean and well kept. There were about 20 hangers and plenty of drawers and shelves to store our clothing and miscellaneous items. Our luggage stored under the bed. The stateroom is the last one on this deck toward the front of the ship and the officer quarters. The spa is above which makes it very quiet (which we liked).
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The comedian was very funny and most enjoyable. I had seen him before on the Dawn. I think I was spoiled after the Dawn because the entertainment was exceptional, as they brought in acts from Las Vegas.
The singers and dancers were very talented. We went to Trivia, which was fun, but some of the questions were really out there, so she had to change the questions.

We enjoy cruising with NCL very much and look forward to our next cruise, which we are beginning to plan.

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Cabin was your average balcony cabin. Clean, adequate size for two. Bathroom small, like other ships this size, but manageable. Our cabin stewardess Daryl was efficient, friendly, and unintrusive. Even though we were very far forward, we only felt the ship's motion on the final sea day, but it was quite rough and windy. Still we did not need motion sickness remedies. Location was great. 3 rooms down from the stairs, one flight up to pool deck. Always very quiet. Would choos this cabin again.

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Mixed feelings susanmoore0426

Our steward Sam was so nice and friendly and went out of his way to take care of our requests. Room had a leak which took 2 days to dry out with blowers after leak was fixed. Got strawberries and a bottle of wine for the inconvenience, but thought we should have been moved to another room or compensated $ for the inconvenience.

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We initially booked an interior cabin. The A/C seemed to be having issues and we had it looked at, which fixed the problem for about 24-36 hours. We recieved a complimentary plate of chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of red wine after this problem. A piece on the threshold of the bathroom was broken, which caused me to cut my toe. By that afternoon, we were upgraded to a balcany room, which we enjoyed so much.
It was challenging to get around with 4 people in the cabin. There was plenty of storage cabinets, however, with 4 of us, we still had to get in and out of our suitcases often. We stored those under the King sized bed.
Our room steward did a great job keeping us supplied with clean towels and folding up the kids fouton bed.

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Cabin was clean, nicely appointed, and comfortable. Everything was functional, and the bed was fine. Cabin steward was invisible until the last day of our cruise. No complaints.

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The BC Balcony states that it sleeps 4 and it does, COMFORTABLY! The room has a queen bed (2 singles pushed together) with the head of the bed against the wall. There is a large pull out couch against the same wall. The couch however does not pull out like the smaller ones in the cabins that sleep 3, this one pulls out more like a day or trundle bed so that the occupants of the pull out coach sleep perpendicular to the queen bed. This seems to make for more walking space around that bed to get to the balcony. There was plenty of closet space and drawers to accommodate the 4 of us...2 parents, a 23 and a 17 year old. The bathroom was small and the layout is not the one we are used to with the slide partitions on the shower and toilet with the sink in the middle. In this bath the sink is on one wall and a small round shower stall with a fabric curtain is on the wall across from the sink. the toilet is at an angle between them. I can see the shower being an issue for those over 250lbs. There is a flat screen TV and just 1 double outlet in the entire room so bring a power strip to charge your devices. The balcony has room for 2 chairs and a tiny table. The balcony door opens out rather than side and has a large metal hook to keep it open. The outer "wall" is like a wrought iron fence with a wooden rail atop rather than plexiglass. and the curtains are in need of some mending as the holes in the liner show through at sunrise. All in all I was quite satisfied with this cabin for a party of 4.

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This Cabin had a great location, just one door from the atrium elevator which was hardly ever full. The layout of the ship was very convenient too as all of the restaurants, the casino and the theater were at the back of the ship. Most of the rooms were forward of the atrium, which made it convenient to find and shortened the walking distance to half the length of the ship from our room. There was very little movement of the ship as the waters were quite calm, and very little noise even though we were above the casino.

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BC Balcony Cabins 10002 & 1202 are the best balcony staterooms in the NCL fleet. Originally designed as the 3rd bedrooms of the two Owners' Suites, they are larger than most Mini-Suites but can only be marketed as balconies because the have a stand alone shower and no bath tub.

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Our cabin was good. Very quiet at the front of the ship. Spacious, but the beds were REALLY uncomfortable. After talking to other guests, we think it was because the mattresses were old and need to be replaced. Balcony was nice.

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We were at the back of the ship and had no problem with noise. We purposely chose to be under the sports bar expecting it to be quiet in the morning and it was. We had a longer walk to disembark, but less noise and traffic in the hallways. The elevator and stairs at our end were very close. We were at the right end for the outdoor café and breakfast access too. It was ideal for us.

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A Very Nice Time TheConsort

The starboard side balcony cabin was more than large enough with more than enough storage for clothes for a 7 night cruise.

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We had cabin 0007 verandah BC cabin on the 5 day cruise, and 0056 verandah BC cabin on the 7 day cruise. Both were in excellent locations, just a few steps from the stairs. Very close to everything on deck 11. The cabins were quiet, clean and well organized. Great cabin stewards both times.I would recommend getting cabins closer to the stairs and elevators either forward or aft. There are no mid ship stairs.

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One of two bow balconies located on the pool deck .... fabulous balcony, great stateroom, regular ncl balcony bathroom.

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Cabin 1202 ... excellent room. Intended as an adjoining room for the Owner's Suite so its an excellent location at the very front of the ship. It does get a little rocky at the front but the extra room on the balcony and in the room is worth it!
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Dirty, filthy mattress on pull out sofa bed. Moldy shower curtains, cabin size was nice, balcony was nice.
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