Was roomier than I thought it would be. We did not hear our neighbors at all but we did hear the anchor drop at Catalina (20-25 mins) not super bothersome though. Great service from our steward. We like her so much we took pics with her on debarkation day! Read entire member review >>
The cabin felt like newly renovated. Clean nearly new carpet, furniture the same way. Bathroom good, no mold, with a unique shining new blue fiberglass floor and in the shower.
The portholes (2) sit in a large wall cutout, approximately three feet deep from the wall, so it is hard to survey your outside surroundings from you cabin.
The cabin was quiet, except when the ship used the forward thrusters, and they ran them twice for almost an hour while docking. The noise will be heard in all the surrounding cabins. Read entire member review >>
The room was nice. Lots of room for myself and adult daughter. Plenty of storage space. It was nice having the porthole window. They were bigger than what I expected. Lots of lightning but only one outlet in the room and one in the bathroom. T.V. doesn't get many channels. There was a problem with LOUD noises in the A.M. when we got to port. Very, very loud. Also, being in that section of the ship didn't work for me because we could feel the rocking A LOT and we got sea sick. We also were overwhelmed with the smell of gas one day in port. They must have been fueling up and we were right near that part. No full length mirror, no fridge, no ice buckets, no coffee machines but it didn't take away from our overall satisfaction of the cabin. We received twice daily service to the cabin and our steward was EXCELLENT! Our room was very, very clean. Read entire member review >>
These cabins are the best interior cabins for the money. The main problem is that they are on the front of the ship so you get a little more rocking and you get to hear them dropping anchor at 6 am. Read entire member review >>
Our stateroom was very good. As I'm spoiled by Princess I wished that there was more counter space in the restroom. The stateroom lacks any A'C control, you have to adjust a vent in the celling. I was wanting to use a night light in the bathroom but the plug only works when the light switch is on. There is nice closet space with 2 closets so each persons clothes can be kept separate. I'm used to being able to use large magnetic clips on the walls but there is no metal behind the walls. Plenty of room for everything. Read entire member review >>
The room was nice plenty of room for one and having natural light from the 2 portholes was great. The only downside for some is that being low and at the front of the ship there is more noise from swells and the anchor. When there is high seas you tend to feel it more up front. For me I just moved in my bed until I was being rocked to sleep. I slept great. Read entire member review >>
The room was quite nice comfortable beds. However, some how the booking had us not as a couple & had to fix the beds no big deal our room steward quickly took care of it. She was truly amazing. The room was bigger than expected and bathroom as well supplied with some toiletries but we did not use. Nice touch though. It was also quite large.
The bathroom did have a sewage smell so we made sure to keep the door closed all the time.
No hair dryer so we had to ask for one. Note to remember to bring own hair dryer ( something i haven't packed in years). The negative ---cabins were being infiltrated so bad by smoke (via ventilation system) it triggered an asthmatic reactions in both myself & my daughter in the adjoining cabin. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was spotlessly clean. In contrast to the public spaces, the cabins are plain. Our cabin was an interior-porthole, which is the same as an ocean view but with two small portholes instead of a picture window. The shower was bigger than on Princess Grand-class ships and had awesome water pressure. The bed and linens were very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Porthole cabin E9, Empress Deck, two portholes. Plenty of room for two. Shower only. Two outlets by headboard and desk/vanity. One outlet in bathroom. Loved the location on Empress Deck and an 'ocean view' for an inside price. Read entire member review >>
Had the beds split into twins which made the cabin feel much larger. Beds were firm, I prefer pillow top but didn't request an egg crate. I always need more hangers but there was ample closet space and shelves. I appreciated having the use of the room safe. Some noise as we were so close to the working areas. Port hole area provided additional storage space! Read entire member review >>
The rooms were a great value, with slightly more room than a standard inside stateroom, 2 port holes, enough storage, and except for when we anchored in Grand Cayman, no noticeable noise or other issues. We missed the extra room that comes with an ocean view or balcony room on a larger ship, but for a quick 5 day cruise these rooms were fine and a great value! Read entire member review >>
The PT Cabin was fine! Plenty of room for the two of us, and the portholes gave us light and a view. The only problem was the noise and vibration when they were having trouble getting the anchor to "Grab"! The big ledge in front of the portholes made for a good chorale for our towel animals! Read entire member review >>
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