Inside stateroom with twin beds that convert to a king. Every Carnival guest is assured of spacious, comfortable accommodations. All staterooms have carpeting, ample drawer and closet space, private facilities (shower, basin and toilet), telephone and color television showing first-run films. Our ships all feature staterooms above ocean level for a more comfortable cruise.
Comfortable, more than enough closet and storage for two of us (2 ladies). Did not like the hangers in one closet that had clothing facing forward rather than sideways, but not a big deal. Beds and comforters were great. Brought a small personal fan and cabin attendant was able to provide an extension cord. Only one outlet in cabin, so bring a 3 way plug so you can charge two phones and plug in another item. I used my curling iron every night and needed to rotate what was plugged in. Would like to be able to turn on audio in the cabin for announcements, rather than have to open door to hear them, but need to be able to turn it off as well if we want to nap. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was A LOT more spacious than what I was expecting. It has 2 closets, a vanity and 2 night stands. The bathroom was also bigger than some I've had in regular hotel rooms which was shocking. Our room was right across from the elevator HOWEVER we did not experience any noise until the last night with everyone scurrying around to put their luggage out by their door. This room was awesome and totally worth the money!! Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9214 - typical inside cabin. Plenty of closet space. Bathroom has lots of storage shelves and has a pull out double sided makeup mirror that was very handy. This was a very quiet location. It is only a couple doors away from the front outside deck that no one knows about unless your room is in this area. Read entire member review >>
Great location not too far from the aft elevators & 2 decks below the Gathering where the majority of the food is. Very quiet location with a great cabin steward, Mark looking after you. Read entire member review >>
We had an inside cabin on the 8th deck. It was adequate, but without a chair or sofa. The location was excellent- no boat rocking feel, etc. We had a wedding party around us and they were loud late one night, but after someone spoke to them, we had no more problems. We had a porthole cabin last year and it was more roomy with a sofa an space under the porthole for storage, but very rocky and noisy. Read entire member review >>
Being physically disabled and traveling with a manual wheelchair, we stayed in an inside modified stateroom on Deck 8. The room was small, but that was to be expected. Regardless, it suited our needs. The cabin had two closets, one with 4 drawers and our lifejackets, and the other with a shelf and a bar to hang clothes and a full length mirror. There was also a small storage area in each of our night stands. We read on other Dream reviews that the cabins had more storage than her predecessors, but compared to other cabins we have had, this was not the case. Obviously we understand that space is limited, but another drawer or two would have been appreciated. There was also a desk area with a built in hairdryer, mini fridge and safe. The small flat screen was an upgrade from other cabin TVs in the past. We had the regular non-cable channels, and a few cable channels, but my boyfriend was disappointed that there was no ESPN. There was also a mirror next to the closet with a decorative light attached to it, but we never figured out how to turn it on.
The bathroom was the best modified accessible bathroom that we have seen. Older accessible cabin bathrooms have had the horrible problem of flooding the entire bathroom during a shower due to the roll in shower and poor drainage. That was particularly treacherous for me not to slip on all the water, and also the bathrooms smelled horribly, probably from mold. However, the Dream bathroom was excellent, and one of the biggest that we have had. It had a roll in shower with a fold-down large plastic shower seat and grab bars on every side (and along the wall behind the toilet). There were also drains running the length of the shower and the length of the doorway completely eliminating the annoying flooding problem. The sink vanity area was large with a few built in shelves for toiletries which was a nice bonus and a makeup mirror with a magnified side. There were only two downsides to the bathroom: one was the bolted down garbage can that was bolted way under the sink. It doesn't sound major but I think I missed the can more times than not, and couldn't get under the vanity to pick anything up. The other downside (although arguably necessary) was the red emergency cord that was hanging down next to the showerhead. I felt like I was more likely to fall out of the shower trying to avoid mistakenly touching the cord than I would had it not been there. But still, I could see where one might need it...
The bed was excellent and extremely comfortable. We both slept great every night. However, our cabin was outside of an elevator bank so it was often quite loud as people would talk loudly waiting for the elevator. Because of that we were often awoken much earlier than we would have liked, but with 4,500 guests, it is expected that the hallways won't be all that quiet. The night stands had built in lamps in the middle of the night stand which took up a significant amount of space on the night stand. We have seen another Carnival ship with built in lamps to the wall above the bed which saved a lot more space, and I think they were a better design. The bed was also equipped with built in emergency cords and buttons above the headboard on both sides of the bed. Although we admit they might be necessary, the one on the left was directly above my boyfriend's pillows. While propping up pillows to watch TV from bed, he inadvertently hit the button two times in a row. Someone called our cabin to assure that we were ok, but the first time it happened we had no idea that it was even pushed. The placement of the buttons were awkward and should have been moved slightly.
Our steward was one of the best we've had and a refreshing change from a less than exemplary steward we had on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Our steward, Rodney, was friendly and laid back, and told us that he was "easy like Sunday morning." Indeed he was, and we were singing that song the whole cruise. He did a great job and we definitely appreciated it. Read entire member review >>
Great size, plenty of storage room. The cabin was right next to the mid-ship elevators and was close to everything. It was also pretty quite despite some hallway noise at times. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8295. Small, but adequate. Cabins doors are very heavy and slam loudly, but have no soundproofing, making the hallways noisy. Located midship, so long walk to anywhere. Read entire member review >>
Closet space ample, not enough drawers, one drawer unusable as it had the hair dryer in it, bathroom ok, air conditioning not that good, always had a stinky musty smell in the cabin. Read entire member review >>
Hated this cabin. It is a disabled cabin although I couldn't see that on the deck plans and it is priced as a regular interior. It has larger doors and more center floor space. It has only one and a half closets and this is filled with bath robes and life jackets. There is no storage space. If the shower is used it makes the bathroom floor and carpet in the bedroom soaking wet. The floor was soaked when we arrived. We used the shower as storage for the bath robes and life jackets and showered at the spa. The room is really noisy as the hallway is outside of the bedroom instead of down the hall past the bathroom. You could hear people walking, talking, doors opening, the stewards working at their room next door and these noises started at 6 a.m. I feel bad for disabled people stuck with this room. I don't know how they reach to hang up clothes, how they can unpack without places to put stuff and how they fit their chairs between the beds. Read entire member review >>
our cabin seemed small to start, but the beds were together and it left little space. after having the cabin steward seperate them, it made the cabin look so much bigger and more room. there were problems with the carpet. there were big gouges taken out of it.
We could hear everything above us, the rowdy kids in the cabin above us, the people snoring in one cabin, and other gastly sounds on the other side. Could hear people arguing two to three cabin doors down.
Seems to me like Carnival forgot to put the sound proof insulation in this ship. Hope they fix that problem on the Magic and Breeze. never had this problem on any other ship till now.
Walkways are still too narrow for someone in a wheelchair especially if luggage, or house keeping carts are in the hallways. Read entire member review >>
We were in a walk-in closet. The cabin was too small. However, we spent more time on deck than we did in our room. I must admit, our room steward was excellent, and met our every request. However, Justin and Michelle, and George and I ordered room service on night in our respective rooms. The food was horrible! We will never order room service again on Carnival. The meat was old, as if it was sitting around forever. It wasn't a good choice. Justin and Michelle had the same problem with their room service food as well. Read entire member review >>
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