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Ruby Princess Cabins

A Princess trademark has been to offer plenty of affordable balcony cabins, and Ruby Princess is no exception.

Staterooms are outfitted with cream-colored furniture and light maple wood trim. Soft jade greens, robin's egg blues, light golds and muted corals appear in the pillows, chairs and window treatments for a splash of color. Crisp white linens dress the beds, and pillows are plentiful -- our bed had four, plus the two accent pillows.

Standard cabins are laid out in a way that separates the bathroom area from the sleeping area with a nice-sized closet that runs perpendicular to the stateroom walls. This creates a small nook to change in if a bit of privacy is desired. In most cases, two twin beds can be pushed together to create a queen-size bed, and all of Ruby Princess' cabins come with flat-screen televisions. The bathrooms have stand-up shower stalls with curtains (sorry, no glass doors here) and adequate space to store belongings, both inside the bathroom and out. Plus, you'll find a mini-refrigerator to store beverages.

Inside cabins are 163 square ft., and outside cabins range from 158 to 182 square ft. With the addition of a balcony, the square footage of a cabin jumps up to between 233 and 285 square ft., including the verandah.

Our mini-suite (324 square ft.), of which there are 178 onboard, was located on Dolphin Deck and was very roomy for just two people, sporting an extra living area with a sofa, a coffee table and an extra television. Televised quite frequently were episodes of "The Love Boat," along with CNN, the Discovery Channel, ESPN, movies and more. The balcony comfortably fit four white-framed chairs with blue plastic meshing and a small table. Since the balconies on our deck were the lowest on the ship, they jut out farther than all the rest, and folks higher up could see right onto them. This is not so conducive for privacy, but it does work out well for stargazing on clear nights.

For tall people booked in mini-suites, be prepared to bend at the knees to get under the shower head, as it's positioned a bit low (but once you're under there, the water pressure is actually quite good). Be sure to try out the fresh, eucalyptus-scented products, which are Lotus Spa branded. All cabins are stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body wash and bar soap.

There are 31 wheelchair-accessible cabins on Ruby Princess -- 21 balcony, four oceanview and six inside cabins.

Suites onboard range from 461 to 687 square ft. -- the one I was able to peek into was a spacious 533 square ft. These staterooms are set up in a roundabout way, where you can pass through the bathroom one of two ways -- toward the sleeping areas or toward the living areas. A teak table, four chairs and two loungers furnish each balcony. A whirlpool tub and glass-enclosed shower stall make up one area of each of the bathrooms, while a sink with marble counter tops and a toilet are found in the other. Walk-in closets, DVD players, deluxe canapes (delivered daily) and fresh flowers are some of the amenities.

Passengers who book suites also enjoy free access to the Thermal Suite at the Lotus Spa, laundry and dry cleaning services, complimentary Internet usage and the new-to-Ruby Princess Sabatini's breakfast. Greeted with a "Good Morning Mimosa," suite passengers can enjoy an exclusive breakfast in the ship's specialty restaurant, featuring brioche French toast and poached eggs dressed with potatoes and vegetables. Seating for suite passengers is from approximately 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Two family suites, which are, in essence, two staterooms joined together and accessible by a common living room, sleep up to eight people.
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Ruby Princess Cabin Reviews

Cabin R215 Cruisers Ink
We had cabin R215 on deck 14, forward veranda. It was a good size, perfect location, clean and tons of hanging space and I mean a ton. Steward was perfunctory, room was always clean and not as quick to have ready in the morning was we would like, ... Read more
Cabin B250 Jack(not my real name)
The stateroom was neat and clean, and ready for me when I boarded. Luggage had not yet arrived so I was free to explore the ship while others boarded. The "head" is small as everything is scaled down to ship-living size. Lots of storage, ... Read more
Cabin A335 bnjohnston88
Good enough, except for the extra beds attached to the walls. The space is small but has lots of storage and is manageable. Hardly any noise from our neighbours and only moderate noise from the hallway.... Read more
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