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These balcony staterooms are located either forward or aft. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with amazing views.

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Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin 10538
Oct 2016
Paradise By: Orangegrandkids
Cabin was large, bathroom huge. Everything available for someone who is mobility impaired. Clean, well maintained, Port side of ship. If you want to see the lava flow from your balcony you would need a starboard cabin. For the Na'Pali coast, this cabin was perfect
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Cabin 8114
Oct 2016
The cabin was kept very clean, but small. It took a few days to get used to it.
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Cabin 10052
Oct 2016
10 th floor balconies are a little obstructed . If you want to be closer to meals and shows get a 7th floor room If you want to be near pool 10 or 11
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Cabin 9118
Sep 2016
Clean, worn cabin that is okay for 2 people and maybe a small child. It is tight but it works. Sheets etc were worn but this was right before refurbishment so we think that is why it was also really inexpensive. Book deck 9 in the middle to minimize motion sickness and get a really quiet cabin.
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Cabin 8688
May 2016
Nice Ship; Shame About the Food By: Nottingham cruiser
The cabin was smallish compared to other cruises, but apart from the sound proofing it was fine.
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Cabin 10138
Nov 2015
Upon entering our cabin, we encountered a stench that smelled like crap. We have never had this problem on any of our previous cruises. We immediately contacted someone to come in and take care of the problem. They came in to freshen the room and take care of the smell. However, the crap smell appeared throughout the cruise. We mentioned it again to the manager of the cabin steward and she said that other passengers had mentioned the smell and it was a "technical problem". She offered to have the steward "freshen the cabin" and sprinkle something on the carpet. I don't think that ever happened as we had to sleep with the balcony door open in order to get some fresh air. The cabin is also very small and seems to be one of the smallest cabins we've ever stayed in. It was reminiscent of a cabin on our first cruise in the mid 90s. Severely in need of an update.
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Cabin Barbados 7
Aug 2015
Amazing Holiday By: hhhhjjjj
We stayed in a standard balcony cabin on the starboard side with great views , a little smaller than other cruise ships also a little dated but none the less very comfy our cabin steward was Ronald who gave very good service in a relaxed and friendly way
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Cabin 10642
Aug 2015
Our cabin was very comfortable and the views from the balcony were excellent. One of my pet peeves when traveling is the water pressure (or lack of it) in the shower...I was shocked at how great the shower was. Our cabin steward was quite friendly and very attentive.
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Jul 2015
Cabin was just okay. Bathroom very small, shower tiny. Closet just okay. We book mini suites now for increased bathroom size, better storage and larger vanity. Smallish balcony.
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Cabin 8550
Apr 2015
Hawaiian vacation By:
Very nice cabin, big enough for our requirements.
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Jan 2015
Room was ok. The outside deck had a lot of dirt and trash blowing around. Found receipts from prior travelers.
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Cabin 8554
May 2013
AC cabin 8554 is 1.5X size of standard balcony. Foundation bedding was odd, extra padded mattress pads added to help disguise lumpiness and hardness. No sofa due to room configuration, 2 very hard uncomfortable and narrow chairs instead plus one desk chair. Good amount of storage space. Small flat screen TV. 2 outlets at desk with low power hair dryer. Closet has dowel bar that detaches and comes down to WC height for ease of hanging and retrieving clothes. 5 drawers and numerous open cubbies for your stuff. Doorways 36" per ADA requirements. Sink undercut so you can wheel up to it. Grab bars on both sides of toilet plus 2 in no threshold shower area. Shower chair holds 300 lbs. Liquid soap and shampoo, no conditioner. Panic buttons and rocker panel light switches and climate controls within WC height. Steel ramp out to naroow balcony, about 4 x 12. Just cabins above and below, good location near elevators but crew door just opposite, very noisy on last night as luggage was being removed through that door.
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Cabin 8548
Jan 2013
Pride of America By: jannielee
Small cabin with good view, nice balcony, more than adequate storage space. Very quiet.
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Cabin 8564
Aug 2012
Great balcony on the Port side (best view of the NaPali Coastline!). Actually, much more room than I had thought, lots of little nooks and crannies--- don't miss the little cabinet in the bathroom. (Just give it a pull,and it will open.)
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Dec 2011
See Hawaii on a cruise By: Snake235
We had a balcony on the 10th level. The room was a typical cruise stateroom. Small, but comfortable. Closet was adequate. I would stay in this type of room again.
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Cabin 8564
Aug 2011
Lacking Pride By: HeeBee4
Room 8564 Small stateroom. Partial balcony as it is on a curve of the ship. Tiny closet. TV is maybe 13" bubble type - very old and outdated.
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Cabin 8686
Jan 2011
Great time on POA By: phaisley
My only recommendation is that when assigning cabins you ask if you prefer to be away from family's with small children. Although we all adore children and small grandsons of our own, the cabin adjoining 8688 had a family with small children that were fussy and crying the whole trip. my guess is that the children were having a time with the jet lag. Children are usually on a pretty tight schedule and in our case there is a 5 hr difference. This makes for tired adults! That's my only complaint!!
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Cabin 9678
Jan 2011
9678 - great location, about 10 cabins from elevator and stairs, port side closer to back of boat. Safe, hairdryer, lots of hangars, plenty of storage, shelves, balcony big enough for 2 chairs (loved it), small shower and if you are a large person, you definately would have trouble, we are not. Clean, because it is balcony stateroom, make sure you ask for robes. Dailies always provided.
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Cabin 8046
Jan 2011
Badly Dissapointed By: HatsbyKay
We had a balcony cabin on the starboard side of the ship. This was especially good for viewing the volcano at night.
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Cabin 8032
Oct 2010
Rooms were tiny but there was enough storage spaces, I enjoyed the balcony but the view to the left or front of the ship was obstructed otherwise I was satisfied.
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Cabin 8048
May 2010
Great for retired folks! By: gvijayakumar
8048 - good location and balcony, good view of Kilo as we sailed by. Tiny shower stalls.
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Cabin 8698
Dec 2009
I reserved a balcony cabin. Plan to pack light as the closet and drawers offer limited space. I found it helpful that I was able to place my suitcase under the bed thus freeing up some space. The closet was fully stocked with wooden hangers. There is ample connections for your electronics and there is even an Ethernet port. The bathroom is stocked with liquid hand soap, as well as shower gel and shampoo. The location of my cabin was aft which suited me as the restaurants and bars I frequented were also located aft. One negative comment is the noise coming from the next cabin. The family next door was travelling with small children. Sometimes the children could be heard.
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May 2008
Small but functional, more than adequate for our needs
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