The suite was wonderful and this GS has a HUGE balcony on the hump which is completely covered. There was little to no noise from above, which has foot traffic from the Boardwalk Hot Dog area. The room is right off the Centrum elevators, and any events in the Centrum will be noisy in the room. Most ended around 10:30 so it wasn't too bad. The room location was very convenient. Plenty of closet and drawer space in this room, and luggage fits under the bed. Read entire member review >>
Beautiful room with plenty of space and storage. Balcony seems a little affected by the seawater, but I'm sure would be as good as new if it had a good cleaning. Room steward was attentive and bed was very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was the best part of the ship for us. It was huge and the better room service menu (when available) was a plus. We spent a lot of time on the balcony. Plenty of storage space for three people, and the bathroom was huge. Not sure why they can't acquire shower curtains large enough to cover the entire tub, but not a big deal. Noise from the decks above was not bad, but this room is directly across from the pump room for the swimming pools. This is very loud, but it is more of a white noise, so it did not bother us that much. At least on the northbound cruise, the starboard side of the ship is the best side. Read entire member review >>
We usually book a GS on our cruises. I loved the location of our state room. It was close to the centrum elevators. The radiance Grand Suites are very nice but not quite as nice as the Voyager, Freedom and Oasis class ships. We noticed some very rusted spots on our balcony and the divider between balconies when we boarded. They were painted over during our cruise. Our bed skirt was VERY wrinkled as was our shower curtain. The upholestry on the 2 chairs in our cabin had seen better days. Read entire member review >>
The cabin (#1600) was excellent. It's a grand suite at the aft end of the ship (starboard side). Really amazing. Large cabin space to walk around. Excellent facilities including full shower. The balcony is good because it wraps around but too much furniture. They had two chairs, a big table, two lounge chairs and a side table. Too much and it felt crowded because of it. I moved some of the stuff around to make more open space for us and it worked better. At first we weren't thrilled with being all the way at the back of the boat (long walk to every venue on the ship) but when we got to Hubbard Glacier on Day 6, it became obvious why our travel agent recommended this cabin. Our cabin attendant was average. We've had much better on Royal and other cruise lines. I won't bash him, but he really didn't do anything above and beyond. He did just enough. We weren't impressed with him.
This Grand Suite is under the pool deck. Since it was rainy and cool, not a lot of activity up there, so it was pretty quiet. On the Grandeur of the Seas, our Owner's Suite was under the Windjammer buffet. This was as you can imagine, a loud room. They moved racks of dishes at night and lots of foot traffic during the day. Weird that a cruise line would choose to put their best cabins under such high traffic areas. Read entire member review >>
What a wonderful stateroom! There was more than enough room to walk around with the sofa bed pulled out. Plenty of closet space for 3 of us. Nice sized bathroom big enough for two to get ready at a time.
the perks of sailing concierge (private club, nightly treats, assistance disembarking at ports) made things that much better. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was absolutely terrible. There were several parties in the Grand Atrium that went on until 12:30 in the morning and there is no way that anyone is going to sleep in that suit before then. It is the second door from the atrium so the party is literally right out side of the door. On top of that it is located under the main pool (just a little inboard of the Ping pong table) deck so when they start dragging pool chairs around at 12:30 in the morning you hear every bit of it. The wash down hose is connected to a 1/4 turn ball valve located directly above the room that some one closes to fast an hammers the system causing a Big Bang sound in the room from about 12:30am to 3:30am.There were a couple plumbing problems. Once the toilet overflowed sewage into the bathroom. The thing that pissed me off most was that when I called suite maintenance (three times) I was told that every one was busy right now but that they would get to it when they had a chance. HELLO! There is sewage backing up into my room and you will "get to it when you have a chance"?We spent a boat load of money to have a nice suite on this cruise and felt kinda ripped off. Read entire member review >>
Our Suite was excellent. Very large with lots of cupboards, mini bar and coffee maker. Bathroom was also very large for a cruise ship and 2 people could comfortably be in there at the one time. There was heaps of hanging space and coathangers in the cupboard. The Suite has a double length balcony which was great for lying out there and reading a book or just relaxing. There was not much sun on the balcony due to the overhang but due to the very hot days, was rather a blessing most of the time. Everything worked fine and never had to call for assistance with anything. We got an endless supply of fresh water and ice plus every couple of days got a nice surprise with fresh fruit, cheese platter etc. which was very welcome. My only criticism of the positioning of this cabin was due to being next to the bump mid ship, you did not have privacy from the balcony on the bump. Wasn't a problem though as we had a lovely family next door.Even with the lack of privacy would choose this suite again or one similar. Read entire member review >>
GS 1060 has the best balcony, it is HUGE. You can fit probably 20 people on it. There is a table, two chairs and a foot stool, along with two padded lounge chairs. Also, the entire balcony is covered so if it's raining you can still use it. The room is very nicely redone. There was a funky smell in the bathroom we could not get rid of, we poured water down the floor drain several times but that didn't stop the odor, we used our bathroom spray but it always came back. Not a huge deal but it wasn't pleasant. The location is amazing, first in the hallway on deck 10 right off the Centrum. We didn't get a lot of noise unless there was a party in the Centrum with music, and those normally ended by 10:30pm. We didn't get elevator noise, and very little noise from the deck above (Windjammer area by Boardwalk Hot Dog). Read entire member review >>
Suite 1060 on Radiance of the Seas is perhaps as good as they get before you pay for an owners or royal suite. It is roomy, has a bar & good storage, the lounge is comfortable, bathroom excellent but the winner is the balcony. It is big. We had a family dinner (4 people) out there and could have invited probably 4 more. If the right cruise comes along again, we would have no hesitation in rebooking it. The attendants on Deck 10 all have plenty of experience and I guess they get to attend to the Suites because of previous ratings, well it makes sense because ours was magnificent. Read entire member review >>
Grand Suites 1030 is large suite with plenty of storage in both the cupboards and draws.It has a mini bar with tea and coffee making facilities . The main room had a large queen size bed,a sofa, 2 chairs,coffee table and a flat screen TV.The bathroom had 2 sinks and a shower over the bath it also has plenty of storage under the sinks.It had a large shady balcony due to it being under a over hang from the deck above.The Balcony had 2 chairs a table (great for breakfast in the morning)and a sun lounge. Read entire member review >>
Room 1060 is a Grand Suite located mid ship. We had a larger balcony than most and would have really enjoyed it but for the weather. We loved the location. There was an owners suite to our left and no other room to the right. We were near the stairs and elevators, but did not hear noise from either, Read entire member review >>
Great suite. Close to everything. Suite attendant should be given a raise in pay. She was the best I have ever had. Her name is Patricia from Lima Peru.
I cannot imagine having a category lower than a suite on Royal. Read entire member review >>
Grand Suite 1532. Very quiet, tenth floor, towards the front elevators. Spacious, comfortable, tons of storage room in drawers and closets. Lots of room in bathroom including 2 medicine chests and 2 deep drawers plus room under each sink of the 2 sinks. A short walk to the Centrum Elevators and the Concierge Lounge. Read entire member review >>
The Cabin we stayed in (1060) has probably the largest balcony on the ship. I got into a discussion with a Royal Suite passenger who insisted that the RS balcony is the BIGGEST. Not so, we've been in the RS on this ship. 1060 is on the bump with TWO full size windows/patio door and the balcony extends out about 12 feet on the "fat part". You can stand at the bulkhead railing and look aft and see into every balcony all the way back. There are two deck recliner chairs and three regular chairs plus a table and you could still do a waltz with all the space. Although next to the centrum elevators, we heard nary a sound all cruise. The Concierge lounge is mere steps away and the Windjammer is up the stairs one deck. We really liked this cabin. The service we received from our cabin attendant was superb (Stephen) - we are very late risers and somehow he still got the cabin tidied up! Read entire member review >>
Very spacious and luxurious suite. Lots of closets. Large beautiful bathroom. The balcony is small. The location near the Centrum, the Concierge Lounge, and the elevators is very central and convenient. Read entire member review >>