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Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed. (241 sq. ft., balcony 64 sq. ft.)

Junior Suite (JS)
Decks: Deck 8
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Cabin 8086
Nice and big, but not a walk-in closet, like on the Allure of the Seas. The obstructed view wasn't bad, and it was kinda nice to have a hidden area on the balcony, instead of a full view. One could actually sleep out there, if they wanted to!!! The extra space was nice because we weren't constantly bumping into the wall or drawers. There was plenty of storage space that we didn't even use.
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Cabin 8592
Great views from aft balcony, huge covered balcony but tremendous noise from open crew deck and vibrations from propellers
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Cabin 8572
Ryan was a good steward and very friendly. Our junior suite (8572) was clean and well-maintained. However, only one towel animal was placed on our bed during the 5 nights we were there - not an essential need, but I have always looked forward to this special added touch on cruises. The excessive ongoing train-sounding noise during each day and night was unacceptable. I believe it was carts being moved around on deck 9, and it both awakened and kept us awake in the middle of the night. We have cruised 8 times on different cruise lines, and this has never happened; this was our first experience in a suite, so that made it even more intolerable. Not worth the extra cost !!! No staterooms, let alone suites, should be located in this area! My sister two suites away had to tolerate the same issue and dealt with Guest Relations; it was not resolved.
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Cabin 8568
The worst was that my sister and I and our husbands had suites 8568 and 8572 - every night we were awakened several times (midnight, 2am, 4am, etc) by large carts rolling overhead and chairs being scraped across the deck on the Solarium deck above us. We complained to Guest Services three times (we were not permitted access to the Hotel Manager, although I asked to meet with him/her), and the Guest Services manager said he'd address the problem by cordoning off the area above our cabins, but nothing changed and the noise continued. It was clear when we talked with him that this was not the first time he'd heard the noise complaints - I think it's unconscionable that Royal Caribbean continues to book those suites.
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Cabin 2084
I wouldn't necessarily recommend this cabin although is very convenient to the Windjammer (that was part of my problem-my frequent trips up there necessitated my need for more stairs. :) Our previous junior suite had a walk-in closet although we didn't need it and had plenty of storage space. If you like to retire early or are a light sleeper, this cabin may not be for you. It's directly below the track and the pool dance floor-depending on the evening festivities, those were both used late into some evenings and there was definite pounding on our ceiling...It didn't last much longer than our bedtimes and didn't really bother us much....
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Cabin 8550
Tired Old Lady NBourke
Spacious handicapped room with a convenient location near the elevators. Unfortunately right below the pool deck which adds quite a bit of noise from carts and chairs moving around. There are interior ramps which we tripped on occasionally. The shower is open for wheelchair access which gets water all over the bathroom floors. Especially when the seas are rough. Ask for extra towels to wipe up.
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Cabin 8072
The cabin is spacious and clean with a couch and 2 lg chairs. More storage than 2 people would need. There was that smell in the bathroom no one wants to talk about. Not real bad but never ever smelled it on any other ship. Nice large balcony but my advise is get some loungers out there and throw those chairs away.
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Cabin 8040
Cabin was roomy with a good size balcony. It was in good condition and was kept clean.
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Cabin 8070
Ok. Nice size but getting dated and a bit worn out.
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Cabin 8022
At 1 pm, our staterooms were made available. We were in a junior suite [8022]. It was clean, comfortable, and the attendant, Alex, promptly took care of the few requests we had for extra pillows and raising the head of my side of the bed. The balcony was clean, but the rail was in need of being re-sanded and re-varnished. This is a maintenance issue. There was one occasion where the toilets for our section ceased to work. Maintenance got to work on it quickly and had it repaired within an hour. Notice for those who are considering this room and who like to turn in to sleep early. You are right below the pool deck and you can hear noise coming from above through the deck [overhead]. We did not have any trouble with noise from outside the room when we would return to our room at night [11:30 pm - 1:00 am]. Of note, there was a high pitched random whining noise that seemed to emanate from the rooms speaker. I located it by the balcony door as potentially coming from one of the fluorescent light ballasts that may have been feeding back though the room speaker. Maintenance came in and "adjusted the speaker. This stopped the noise through the speaker, but it periodically presented itself through the light. We complained about it again, and maintenance came beck and it appeared to be resolved, or we just quit paying attention to it. It was a carry over punch list item according to ship's personnel. Other than this, our room was fine.
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Cabin 8042
Great!!! No problems, except we needed more hangers, and Leon our attendant was able to help.
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Cabin 8034
Nice cabin, worth the extra for the extra room on a 13 night cruise.
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Cabin 8088
The balcony was huge, wrapping around the port corner of the ship. However, there were rust spots all over and where an attempt at repair was made, a different color paint was used. It gave a very old, tired appearance, as did the entire cabin. I have heard that this ship was renovated, but if it was, Royal Caribbean has clearly wasted its money. The cabin ceiling needed a paint job and the bathroom had some rust issues as well. There were several minor things broken in the stateroom, none of which in itself was not a big deal, but it became more and more obvious as the journey wore on that all these things existed at all. The bed was comfortable. There was plenty of storage space. However, the décor was terrible and one couldn't help but feel that the room was decorated by a couple of frat brothers. The curtains didn't match the carpet or the furniture, et., al. The television was almost a complete waste. There were barely any stations and once you had managed to see the current films (which you had to catch at their convenience), there was nothing to watch; not even an American news program was available. Although we asked our steward for additional water on several occasions, as well as some other things, he was pretty poor at doing so. He did get the automatic tipping, but for the first time, we did not tip our steward any additional tip.
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Clean, bright, quiet, who could ask for more.


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Cabin 8556
Just Okay bellemiche

Under solarium. Can be noisy.


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Cabin 8058

Loud noises at all hours of the night. We were across the hall from the crew doors & elevators and heard them coming and going all night long. The door was slamming all the time, and we could hear them talking/yelling at 5 am...I wouldn't recommend this location if you are a light sleeper.


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Cabin 8040

Excellent location, some noise from the Centrum and above but not a problem. Smaller JS than other ships but more than adequate


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Relaxing cruise TheBird83

Very spacious and well appointed. TV stations were a joke (although I guess you do not go on a cruise). The room and bathroom were well cleaned, but the balcony looked as if it was never cleaned since we boarded (maybe). Water and salt had built up on the sliding door as well as the outside balcony glass making it hard to look out. Windex or a squeegee could have fixed that in two minutes (although in RCL defense we never told anyone about this, so they did not have the opportunity to fix it).


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Cabin 8090

The usual RCI Junior Suite - larger area, bath with tub/shower, upgraded toiletries. This was a JS on the stern and so balcony was substantially larger than other JS balconies and easily had room for 2 sun loungers, 2 chairs and a table.


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Cabin 8076

Very spacious room with a king bed and a large sitting area. Lots of storage and huge balcony. The bathroom has a full sized tub with a shower. The A/C worked well. One side of the bed was a bit uncomfortable and probably needs a new mattress in my opinion but it wasn't bad enough for me to complain and it didn't keep me from sleeping. Noise - a couple of nights we got some loud bumps and bangs from above. It was never continuous and didn't happen everynight. This room appears to be located under part of the Park Cafe and the hallway to the side of it. Overall I'd say it was pretty quiet and could stay in this cabin again, however if I could I'd go back a little further aft and to the opposite side of the ship.


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Cabin 8540
Not so Royal! elioypena@yahoo.com

Disappointing, dirty and noisy because of its location right under the pool and by the door to the main center stage and elevators.


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Cabin 8030

Clean and comfortable cabin, plenty of storage space, and a nice balcony. It does not have loungers on them, just two chairs and a table. Noise was a constant issue.


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Cabin 8030
Cabin 8030 was located below the pool deck but was very quiet. We never heard noises from above.
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Cabin 8558
Cabin 8558 - Noisy when they cleaned the Solarium, good views, smallest Jr. Suite we've ever had. Just get a balcony room and save the $$$....
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Cabin 8538
Cabin 8538 had good space. However, if you go to bed early, you can hear the bands and music from the atrium below. Also, you can hear people walking above you on the public deck.
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Cabin 8536
Large room with a good size seating area. Balcony size was great. Could hear music from Centrum area, but it wasn't too loud. Bathroom size is good. Bathtub is built up a bit, which was not good for a guy that is 6 feet tall. Hard to wash hair with arms hitting the ceiling.
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Cabin 8576
An experience of a lifetime Patricia Morris
We were in a junior stateroomwith a balcony it was wonderful plenty of space extremely comfortable, bathroom was brilliant full size bath kingsize bed much better than most hotel accommodation. We had a super room attendant called "Ricardo" who was a wizard at towel art we always looked forward to coming into our room in the evening to find a different little animal
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Cabin 8052
Smaller than expected but OK, some strange smells from the bathroom ( and not ours), plenty of storage space, furnishings in good repair. Mid ships, some noise from the upper deck but nothing serious.
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Not Up to RCCL Standards WonderfulWorld
This ship was in wet dock a short time prior to our cruise. Uphostery throughout the ship had been replaced. However, carpet looked like it was due for a change. Our room and the ship was relatively clean but some hard surfaces showed wear (mirror chipped, floor slightly damaged, metal corrosion, etc). Bathroom had a particularly dated appearance. Our kettle to heat water did not work well. Just fine for a value cruise but disappointing if we were paying more or compared to other ships.
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Cabin 8540

8540 horribly noisy right under pool deck, dated and ugly furniture, lots of closet space, pink dated bathroom

8578 quiet and much cleaner, same furniture and bathroom,


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Cabin 8588
Perfect Zsuzsi

junior suite 8588 -- amazing balcony that faced off the back of the ship and wrapped around the starboard side a little bit. No cabins above so no noise from other cruisers and at the end of a long hall so very quiet. Perfect.


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Cabin 8252
This JS had a tub which is great. There is enough closet space for everything. The location was close enough to the stairs but not too close to have traffic noise. It was a perfect location.
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cabin flooded inflatablegames
We had a Jr Suite and the size of the room was very nice. The only complaint about the cabin (other than the issues stated above) was that there was not very much dresser space or shelving in the closet. Most of our other cruises had shelves in the closets.
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Cabin 8028
Nice cabin, noise from above, good-size closet, small drawer space, nice sitting area
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Cabin 8088
Top Notch Service INeedAShot
8088 - The absolute best balcony on the ship! Quiet at night. Good storage for 2 - Tight storage for 3.
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Cabin 8042
Great location, large veranda, great view, nice sized stateroom BUT over head noisy due to plain steel flooring above and echoed into the cabin. Annoying.
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