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Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom Cabins

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Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 212–359 sq. ft. including verandah.

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom (VB)
Decks: Deck 4 | Deck 5 | Deck 6 | Deck 7
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Cabin 5139
Don't let them kid you into thinking a "triple cabin" will hold three adults. Always take a suite!
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Cabin 4176
We had cabin 4176. The aft cabin location may have been the best thing about this cruise, other than Alaska itself. I had read complaints that the engine would be too loud or the vibrations too much. Not so (though could hear and feel it sometimes). Remember that the dining room is in this area too, and lower and closer to the engine that the cabins are, and the dining room is OK with respect to these issues. Some feel that this end of the ship rocks too much. Though I have a tendency to sea sickness (and carry scopolamine patches with me for this reason), I felt fine compared to walking around rest of ship (and never needed my patches). I had read that soot gets on balcony. Yeah, some, but not enough to matter. The view of the wake and the 270 degree view of both port and starboard were super. And, the sound and changing waves of the wake was like sitting on a beach and experiencing the changing sight and sound of waves; became mesmerizing, sitting before a log fire. Sitting on our veranda with same view the historic sea captains of old would have had from their quarters gave the feeling that the cruise was somehow privately here for us. In fact, a channel on the in room TV gave exactly this view 24/7. I'm totally hooked. (and, ruined -- these are hard to get!) Comfortable beds and big comfortable pillows. Lots of space and appreciate several things about layout. The metallic walls allowed magnets to hang things up. Art on the walls was a nice touch. Layout of lighting was good and effective and liked having switches by bed. Extra chair and fold out couch gave good sitting room. Small desk was adequate. TV worked, few channels to choose from, and did not care. Veranda had two comfortable chairs one with stool, a small table, and a recliner. Storage was abundant and very well conceived. My wife and I are one bag each travelers so we did not need a lot, but nice to have had it. Even the stool for the desk is hollow with a top that lifts to use the inside space for storage. Can store several bags under bed. Three standing closets, one with lots of shelves and a locking safe, and the others for hanging clothes each have larger shelves that can fold down or not as you wish. One even had a rack for belts and ties. Several shelves in bathroom too, for toiletries. Shower with good water pressure, massage head, and was a tub-shower mix. Clothes line for drying clothes over tub. Cannisters of self serve shampoo, conditioner, soap in shower worked well. Room decor and materials a bit dated and worn, but everything very clean and working well.
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Cabin 6035
Quiet location, good storage, close to elevator, across from crew's space,nice balcony. Only negative was very poor mattress in sofa bed. Was unusable. Would book this room again if just two of us.
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Cabin 5003
Room #5003 ms Oosterdam....... All the way forward on the Veranda deck. First forward balcony room on the starboard side of the ship. Windy all the time, flooded balcony most of the time??? View of water forward of hull washing out, kinda fun to watch the waves aft of the room roll away from the hull. Quiet, except for cross wind conditions when the balcony doors whistles badly. Lots of walking because the cabin is all the way forward on the vessel. We didn't care for the air-conditioning ventilation blowing on our heads while we slept. no way to control that. Other than a very worn environment for a deluxe veranda balcony room it wasn't bad at all.
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Cabin 7032
Hawaii jdir315

cabin 7032, quiet, limited closet space for long cruise. TV at poor angle should be wall mounted to save space. Bed was better than expected and room service was excellent. Good balcony not the largest but good enough, should have two good chairs on the balcony not one good chair and its distance cousin.

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Cabin 6132
Location was good - close to aft stairs & elevators, quiet and no vibration or noise.
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Cabin 5186
Great location at the back of the ship as it is easy to zip down to the Vista Dining Room or grab a quick elevator to the Lido Deck. We never hear or saw our neighbors next to us. We thoroughly enjoyed our veranda and it was huge plus sun and wind protected.
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Cabin 6119
Cabin 6119 is an excellent choice: It is around the corner from elevator and stairs, just at the point where the ship decks bend, giving a little more privacy because the next cabin forward is angled away forward. It was always quite and very accessible to all other parts of the ship, being just aft of mid ship.
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Cabin 6040
Quiet location. Comfy bed.
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Cabin 6125
Good balcony, great location, quiet despite being near elevators. Plenty of closet space, tons of drawers.
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Cabin 7149
brutus holly lodge
very comfortable beds plenty storage space and very clean
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Cabin 6043
Oosterdam VB6043 is kind of "shopworn" with a lot of nicks and dents in the furniture and walls...the balcony furniture was really tattered and the carpeting needed a good shampooing!!!
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Cabin 5189
Cabin was very comfortable. The soft goods can use some replacing which is my only complaint. The location was all the way aft on the stern and extremely quiet. Balcony was awesome and completely covered - deep, wide and big enough for two loungers, two chairs and a small table. Queen bed was on the larger size for a queen which suited us just fine (and our feet did not hang over the edge of the bed, an annoyance we had on Celebrity Century). I'd book this cabin in a heart beat again.
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Cabin 8021
Plenty closet space. Liked the location just off the hallway from the elevators and stairwell. Very quiet. Good access to the SPA, Crows Nest, Internet Cafe and Lido.
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Cabin 6031
The cabin was showing its wear on the bathroom floor and the small chair. The tv was small and in one corner of the room. With four people there is no room to maneuver, especially with the pull out sofa in bed mode. Great view from the Verandah. If the drop down bed is used, you only have a couple of feet between the "bunk" and the queen for sleeping so it can be claustrophobic. The queen is simply two twins pushed together.
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Cabin 6184
Relaxing vacation 2islandhoppers
The closets are in the hallway right inside the door, across from the bathroom. You can't enter the cabin, go in and out of the bathroom, or have more than one person in the closet area. The bathroom has a shower only. Good balcony, quiet location.
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Cabin 6035
Oosterdam receives my repeat business justluv2cruisewithhubby
Nice balcony cabin, love seat was a little worn but fit the need. The shower in the bathroom was great and much more spacious than the small stand up shower in the smaller cabins.
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Cabin 8108
Cabin a little narrow for getting around in evening- need more space between sofa bed & refrigerator. Love bathtub. Sound of ping pong late in the evening could be heard on Lido.
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Cabin 6053
Floor 6 is a great location. Our particular cabin needs to be refurbished -- it is a bit worn looking.
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Cabin 6045
Roomy with lots of storage space, excellent location
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Cabin 6173
This cabin is nice and quiet as nobody walks past to get to their rooms. The room and balcony are slightly larger than the regular VA rooms and the wake view is a bonus. There is only a small amount of shade on the balcony and it gets very hot. We found the storage space to be more than adequate and did not use the additional drawers under the bed nor under the sofa.
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Cabin 6035
Our cabin, a quad, with four of us aboard was close quarters, but adequate and not stifling. The location was fine, and no abnormal noises, traffic or disruption.
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Great First Cruise SonomaDriver
Decent space, immaculate bathroom, bit noise due to aft location
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