Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D1): Vision of the Seas Cabin Reviews

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Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom. (195 sq. ft., balcony 41 sq. ft.)

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D1)
Decks: Deck 7
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Cabin 7516
Very comfortable and clean. Good location.
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Cabin 7614
Located directly above the schooner bar. The piano played until midnight every night. Balcony was smaller than any we're ever had. Room was really nice though.
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Cabin 7640
Not So Good! Barkleyman
Excellent, no complaints about the room. Quite, no noise
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Cabin 7128
Slightly lager than some with a 3 seat settee. Unrestricted balcony view with a table and two chairs. Refurbished bathroom. A quiet stateroom, but those staterooms only a few further aft were quite noisy due to noise from the engine room.
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Cabin 7040
Excellent location, great Steward. Plenty of storage space.
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Cabin 8062
Western Mediterranean Cruise Christine Turgeon
Fantastic service, prompt and very clean. Spacious but cosy and lots of storage. Loved the animal artwork, we got a kick out if it.
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Cabin 7048
Accomodations was also excellent. We had a Superior Oceanview with Balcony. Storage space was ample, and the layout/space of the room was quite agreeable. Our room attendant, Vincente, seemed chipper all the time. He was very friendly, but worked hard - our room was always in tip top shape, from sparkling clean bathrooms, to folded clothes if we left any around (usually just our sleeping gear), and any cups/plates we might have brought into the room from other venues/room service. He did also do a couple of towel animals, but this did not seem to be a big priority for him (perhaps on a cruise of mostly very cruise-experienced and elderly guests this was not something most people appreciated?). But I had fun with him - played harmless jokes on him - turning off lights occasionally as I walked by a room he was servicing, or unplugged the vacuum on him. He always laughed and I think he enjoyed the diversion. On the last night, as he was standing in the hallway with another room attendant during their nightly "turn down" service, and this after he had down our room, I walked toward him and complained that he had not left us a "Cruise Compass" (a list of events and activities for the next day). It took a moment for it to sink in (his co-worker caught on right away) - it was disembarkation the next day, and so there was no Cruise Compass to leave. He laughed heartily.
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Cabin 7158

- We got an aft balcony room – I HIGHLY recommend going this route if you are going to do a balcony.
- The balcony was HUGE – plenty of room for two lay-down beach chairs, plus two sit-down chairs plus small table, plus room to move them back and forward
- We saw someone else’s balcony – it was TINY compared to this
- Room itself was pretty nice and roomy for a ship cabin
- Bathroom was okay – much better than that on the Enchantment.
o Had a couple problems with sink draining but not the end of the world
o Also not a fan of having to ask for items like shampoo and such – they should at least put something out there notifying you to ask if you want it

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Cabin 8152

Well updated and large wrap-around balcony. One of the best on the ship!

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Cabin 7076
Mostly good but... Cruising Nanny

We were about 4 cabins from the elevators and centrum so it was a bit noisy up until 11 PM or so, from the music playing on deck 4. After that, it was fine and since we do not go to bed too early, it was fine. The cabin was rather narrow but long. Enough space for 2 with lots of storage space, more than we needed. Bathroom was normal size but there was a shower curtain instead of a door and it was rather annoying taking a shower as the curtain stuck to you no matter where you stood. Also, the toilet paper holder was a stretch, especially for a short person like me. The upgrades were very nice, sort of like the Oasis and Freedom combined. Everything was clean and neat and our cabin steward was wonderful. They do have to think about putting memory foam on the beds - they were not very comfortable.

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Cabin 7052

Hard bed, slept on the couch.

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Cabin 7074

Our room was 7074 balcony category D1. We liked the location. It was just off the main atrium, but we were never bothered by any noise or music outside the room. We had the two twin beds made into a large bed for us and the couch was made into a twin sized bed for the teen. Our cabin steward did a great job and always greeted us a smile.

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Cabin 7650

The superior stateroom was clean, but obviously weathered. This wasn't the rooms first rodeo. A knob here, scratched up door there, mis-fitting drawer, can't believe it was renovated just a year ago. The cleaning staff kept it spotless, great job - they made the difference. Perhaps the main, public areas of the ship may have been renovated, but this room sure looked original.

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Cabin 7652

Fantastic. This cabin has a balcony that wraps around the corner of the ship. It was easily 10 feet deep and maybe 20-25 feet long, with room for lots of people. At one point, we had 15 people over for drinks and could easily have fit 15 more. If you can get this cabin, do it. As for the cabin itself, pretty much what you expect at this level. It isn't a suite, it just has a balcony similar to a suite.

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Cabin 3640

This cabin and all behind it to the rear is just under the galley. This means you get a lot of noise from the kitchen so would not recommend.

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Cabin 7522

Room: We stayed in 7522, deck 7, forward starboard side. 7522 is a balcony cabin and at 195 sq feet inside it was just big enough for me and my 6.5' husband. The bathroom is adequate, the shower minuscule, and the lack of toiletries disappointing, but not a deal breaker. The beds were pushed together to make a "king" size, but nay nay. My husband ended up sleeping on the couch which he said we actually very comfortable. our stateroom attendant was fabulous. Upon learning it was both our first cruise and our anniversary she went our of her way to make it special! On the actual night of our anniversary we found a lovely display of lovebird towel animals, mini snickers, champagne, and a handwritten note from her upon our bed! Very sweet, very caring. No matter haw many times a day we napped or messed things up in the room it was kept neat and tidy. The balcony was adequate in size with 2 chairs and a small table. It was perfect for having a read and a drink to start out your morning or sipping champagne in the moonlight. Room was very quiet, no loud noises or banging. It is a connecting room so we occasionally heard the family next door but nothing bad. You WILL feel the movement of the ship here though so bring some meclizine!

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Cabin 7154
Bermuda cruise momandpoptocruise

Look at the cruise review, posted everything. A good review.

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Cabin 7648
Almost perfect dontpack2much

Perfectly nice cabin with a small veranda. Needed cleaning on this cruise, however.

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Cabin 7028

Nice balcony, nice room location

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Cabin 7656
Wonderful Vision! scottamiller
The cabin was amply sized with more than adequate storage for a 10 day cruise. As mentioned before we were in an aft D1 connecting room with an oversized balcony (#7656). The room was about 190 square feet and was laid out quite well with a few exceptions. The bathroom door opened in an awkward manner blocking the entry/closet area and making dressing with the bath door open impossible. The bathroom itself was typical RCCL compact but had enough storage for all of Andrews gels, creams, unguents, pomades, lotions, potions, etc along with my measly assortment of toiletries. The shower, while not overly generous, proved to be adequate and over the course of the next 10 days the shower curtain and I would become more friendly than I'd ever hoped! The entry/ closet area in balcony rooms on the Vision feature wood floors, which is a nice touch and helps set them apart from standard interior and oceanview rooms. The beds a all located close to the bath and have their heads against the side wall. They were comfortable and when combined seemed to produce something more akin to a King bed than a Queen. The connecting door was opposite the bed and was well insulated. We never heard noise from the adjoining cabin. On the same wall as the bed was a nicely sized sofa which I could lay full down on with room to spare (I'm 6'1" tall), a small glass and brass cocktail table and across from the sofa a generous desk with additional drawers and storage along with a small flat panel tv. The balcony itself was immense, at least fully 3/4 of the size of the room itself. Furnishings included two adjustable sun loungers, 2 dining chairs and a small dining table. All were relatively new and were of the blue mesh, faux teak wood and powder coated aluminum that is becoming standard as RCCL refurbishes all their ships. About 1/2 of the balcony is covered with an overhang which allows plenty of sun when desired, but still some opportunity for shade if preferred. This also allows protection from rain showers when dining alfresco, relaxing over a glass of wine, or often in Andrews case having a cigarette. The cabins on each side also had smokers and this non smoker never found the smell offensive or lingering. A soft breeze always seemed to draw the smoke away as if by magic. This particular balcony has one of the larger overhangs from above, some of the most floor space and is one of the few to not have a steel support beam running vertically from floor to ceiling in the middle of the rail. In short it is probably one of the best aft balcony options on this ship. We spent quite a lot of time out here and as is always the case with aft balconies, became quite social with our neighbors, usually sharing a recap of our days adventures at sailaway or sunset.
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Cabin 7530
We had cabin 7530 and thought it was great. It was forward and when people did smoke outside other balconies the wind blew it passed us.
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Cabin 7158
Aint what she used to be.... Princess-of-Quite-alot
Had aft cabins before, but more squeaky noises and vibrations than on any other ship. The first night was especially unacceptable.
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Cabin 7062
vision mini cruise seabourndt
nice size of cabin and the bathroom was nice, no toiletries though the balcony wasc a bit small
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Cabin 7094
Fantastic Trip, Bland Ship Love Boat Dream
Our beds were really long and didn't seem to fit in the space. Hard to walk around them.
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Disappointed Paula
Very cramped cabin.
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