Balcony (BB): Sapphire Princess Cabin Reviews

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Sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balcony. Accommodates up to 4 guests.

Balcony (BB)
Decks: Deck 11 | Deck 12
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Balcony Cabin Reviews
Cabin A523
Apr 2016
Loved the Sapphire. By: bwindi
Cabin: A523 With much credit to our Steward, our cabin was kept spotless. We did hear some noise from the deck above, scrapping of chairs etc but I could honestly say that this was not an issue, and it wasn’t intrusive. It certainly never woke me up or prevented any sleep. It was also an easy trip to the top deck for drinks etc. Only found out about the door on our deck level to the Outrigger Bay on our last day or I think we would have used this for an early morning swim etc.
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May 2015
no problems good
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Cabin B333
Feb 2015
Exceeded Expectations By: sevenseaer
Good situation just forward of midships. quiet and easy access to all parts of ship.
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Cabin A626
Feb 2015
So disappointing. By: cllucas44
Odder placement of furniture (blocking the balcony) and more deferred maintenance than on other similar balcony cabins. Huge closet but you don't live in them.
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Jan 2015
Disappointing By: Sunandfunseeker
The stateroom was small and the shower was so small that if you were a large person and dropped the soap, you would need to step out of the shower to pick it up!! Dispensed shampoo/conditioner provided was of poor quality.
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Cabin A608
Oct 2014
Coming home By: mcphail
On deck 12, balcony with overhang, which was good if it rained you could still sit out, also not overlooked, we could look down on the suite balconys which I felt, although bigger didnt have the same privicy. We were just below the Horizon Grill,but we never heard any noise or chairs being moved about.
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Cabin A605
Mar 2013
balcony: smallish but enjoyable; as we were on Aloha Deck, we overlooked lower deck balconies and were not overlooked by anyone. storage: great closet and drawer space cabin condition: looking somewhat aged with dents and marks on wood trim bed: major disappointment as bedding was old and pillows "lumpy" - replacements were not an improvement location: great location just rear of midships; quiet and no noise heard from hallway and public areas above; just a few doors down from clean laundry area
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Cabin C747
Jan 2013
great location, very quiet, extra space on balcony. Balcony is 1/2 covered.
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Cabin C114
Dec 2012
Wonderful 2 week trip By: danizzle
C114 is a balcony room located in the forward, left part of the ship. Since the room is located in the front of the ship, we really felt it when the sea was rough and the waves were high. The room itself was super nice. Very roomy and the balcony was big too. Lots of room to hang your clothes.
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Cabin C748
Nov 2012
We enjoy a rear corner cabin because of the privacy and the extra large balcony for this category of cabin. The disadvantage can be noise if you dislike the ships wake or noise of thrusters. No wake noise with balcony door closed. Aft of ship will have motion in rough seas. We had very smooth seas for 28 days.
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Cabin C700
Jun 2012
Nice closet space, safe, small bathroom, great balcony space, half covered, half uncovered, private. Convenient to aft elevators and laundry, quiet (never heard the elevators or people getting off). Comfortable bed, uncomfortable pillows. Nice robes! Best side for southbound inside passage. Never felt much movement from the ship.
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Cabin A306
May 2012
Great storage/closet area. Quiet location on ship. Close to laundry facility. Bed was comfy and balcony was the best!! Very quiet area.
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Cabin C239
May 2012
Sapphire Princess cabin C239: The cabin is divided into two parts. The closet and bathroom are separate from the sleeping and sitting area. I really like the layout of the cabin; though I wish the shower was bigger (it is bigger than the standard Royal Caribbean shower but not as big as the standard Carnival shower). To be fair, I've also been on NCL twice, and although the shower size is generous, I don't like the layout of the bathroom (I have not been on the Epic). The cabins on the Caribe Deck (deck 10), which is what I am on, have big balconies that are about one third covered and two thirds open. The balconies above me (the Aloha and Baja decks) have smaller balconies that are completely covered. The mini suites below me have completely exposed balconies (don't even attempt to join the balcony club if you are in a Dolphin Deck mini suite).
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Cabin A423
Jan 2012
SAPPHIRE PRINCESS By: Jimretired
Cabin A423 is a very nice Category BB and is Starboard and mid ship.
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Cabin 719
Dec 2011
We are hooked! By: vrg921
Quiet location. Awesome larger balcony. Close to stairs and elevators. Easy elevator access to Horizon Court.
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Cabin C753
Dec 2011
Sapphire.. Thanksgiving By: Michelle19
Best view!! Small personal hallway.. Big Balcony with 4 chairs!
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Cabin C252
Sep 2011
C252- category BB. Room seemed small but the last two cruises were on balcony minisuites, but for one night, it was fine. Caribe is in a good location to go down to the plaza level or up to the buffets & pools. C 252 was relatively close to elevators/stairs, and did not have excessive noise from any source. An ok room despite the open balcony.
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Cabin c714
Sep 2011
Best yet By: audal
Great Balcony....quiet location
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Cabin A-516
Jun 2011
Alaska from Seattle By: Sherwolfe
Aloha deck mid-ship gets a lot of noise from the outdoor space above with the sound of chairs being moved almost constantly
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Cabin c753
Jun 2011
WOW!!! By: Abbiet33
Great cabin. Very firm bed. Tiny but adequate bathroom, lots of closet and storage room. Space under the bed for luggage. Amazing rounded corner balcony with two chairs and two loungers with small table. Great aft views and soothing sound of the wake when the ship is moving. Very quiet hallway but a long way to the elevators and dining rooms. Would suggest you use formal dining in the main dining room unless you enjoy lots of walking :) Right next to emergency stairway.
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Cabin B119
Jun 2011
Ample balcony, quiet location on the ship but far from the elevators
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Cabin A622
Apr 2011
Cabin A205
Feb 2011
Returned to Princess By: talosian
Right up at the front and little more movement was felt, but nothing terrible. At night, there sounded like a lot of "something" striking our back wall. Never figured out what it was. Everything was good.
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Cabin C753
Sep 2010
Excellent cabin. Great corner balcony on the aft end of the ship.
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Cabin A306
Sep 2010
Bucket List Cruise to Alaska By: kevinnoodles
A302 no noise that we heard, good location, great views A306 handicap accessible room, huge balcony, great shower
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Cabin C703
Jul 2010
Our First Alaska Cruise By: GlendaleAZ
Great cabin, huge balcony, tiny shower.
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Cabin A311
Feb 2010
Aloha311 huge closet and storage space, good access to Lotus Spa,forward pool and adults only area.I was worried about noise but was actually very quiet. Would stay there again. Motion was typical of a high, forward cabin
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Cabin A611
Jan 2010
A611 Sapphire Princess......Located right across from Laundry room and right below Buffet.....We could hear neither from our room. Room was the same size as the Inside staterooms that we had had. Loved the balcony it was covered but we still got full sun while travelling down the Mexican Rivera coast. Bed was really really hard so we had a foam topper put on which helped abit. Lots of hangers and space to hang up and put all of our clothes away :0 Loved this room.
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Cabin E735
Nov 2009
Quiet room, small balcony. Tiny bathroom with leaky shower. Small TV.
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Cabin C119
Jul 2009
C119 is a balcony room.  Great view from room looking towards balcony.  Also great to have access to balcony for watching glaciers and whales.Room is forward and does have more motion than one in center.  We did encounter a storm and ship rocked a lot..in that case no area is calm.Closet is very adequate.  Bathroom is functional but small.  Bed is a little hard. Watch the step into the bathroom!  Climate control is good. 
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Feb 2009
Aloha deck mid ship balcony. Balconies are very enjoyable but are only big enough for two people to enjoy comfortably. Mid ship we rarely felt any ship movement. The Aloha deck on the Sapphire is below the Horizon court buffet. You can hear trolly's going back and forth occassionally. Mid ship is a nice area as the front and back of the ship are easily accessible.
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Cabin E735
Nov 2008
Who am I on Sapphire Princess? By: Amelia aka ibfern
Our room was okay; the drawers were broken and had to be messed with to get them closed. The beds seemed smaller and shorter than on other ships but this is my first balcony room and I am used to mini suites so I was in bathroom shock for the first few days. Everything worked except our toilet started to back up and delay the flush (don't know why this happens) but it never got bad and we did not have to have it repaired.
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