Rooms are fine; showing their age, definitely, but with more than adequate storage. Beds aren't quite as comfortable as we remember from our time on Triumph but for 4 nights they were fine. Our room steward always had it straightened up perfectly for us (but never any towel animals...I missed those, haha.)
The window was nice to have. Read entire member review >>
The state of our cabin (R185) was deplorable. Not only was it so poorly configured that the only chair that fit was a wooden, upright one, too uncomfortable to sit on, but it also showed signs of poor maintenance: The shelf in the bathroom was not cleaned; the toilet was severely stained and looked nasty; the bathroom door frame showed age-old spills; the curtain was off-track at one end; and the light over the desk flickered all night although it was turned off. Housekeeping and maintenance responded to our requests. The electrical problem was solved but cleanliness improved only slightly.
The towels were dingy and had holes. We requested exchange of the pool towels, which had long threads escaping from the weave.
The toilet paper was so thin that I could see the pattern of my suitcase through it. Also, it was single ply although the roll read “double layer.” It was basically useless and I was glad I had the foresight of packing wet wipes.
The bathroom wall had a circular crack, approximately 4 inches long, as though someone tried to put a fist through it. Considering the tiny dimensions of the bath and room in general, I'm not surprised. Read entire member review >>
Having the window was excellent. We were able to wake up and see the weather outside every morning was easier to dress for the day. The cabin had enough space for the 2 of us. We simply placed our suitcases under the bed and hung up most of our clothes. Our room was cleaned twice a day, which made it so nice to leave in the morning and come back late afternoon to a clean room and then again a clean room after dinner. Read entire member review >>
very nice and larger then any other cruise line. At 185 sq. feet Carnival offers the largest rooms in the cruising industry. The room was very clean and comfortable. It had a 32" flat screen T.V. with a modern bathroom . Of course things have to be somewhat compact to fit into the cabins but overall there was plenty of room in our ocean view cabin. The linens were clean and fresh and the room had a desk and large dressing mirror over it. Had enough closet space and ample drawer space. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin steward William was very good. Room was attended to twice a day and was kept very clean. Bed was comfortable too. Only one outlet but worked out just fine for us. Bring a hair dryer. Read entire member review >>
We were not aware that this cabin had TWO "bunk" style pull down beds, which not only made our relaxing on the bed uncomfortable, but dictated the room arrangement and eliminated any sitting area (other than ONE straight back chair). Read entire member review >>
The room was spacious enough for the two of us. We received an ocean view room on the empress deck. It was a short cruise so we weren’t very picky with where we were staying. We had brought our own toiletries so we didn’t have any issues with that. Read entire member review >>
The cabin, E79, was fine. More room than I've had on other cruiselines and even the bathroom was a little larger. This cabin is mid-ship and close to the lobby bar and elevators. I was a little concerned about the traffic on that deck but it was no problem. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was on the small size to be fair. The cabin my son and family had was the same size but had two bunk beds in it so you couldn't actually swing a cat in. But that aside for what we paid for this cruise and how little we time we spent in the cabins, was not really an issue Read entire member review >>
E47 was great location on ship, it is on the floor that embarkation and debarkation occur and was right around the corner. It was quiet and comfortable. We brought along an expandable outlet with usb chargers which worked out well as there is only one outlet in the room. Read entire member review >>
E182 - Convenient location, close to stairs/elevators, large ocean view window, fine sleeping arrangement for 2 adults and 3 children. Lots of storage space, nice bathroom and very clean! Read entire member review >>
I feel the agent got a little mixed up when this room was booked. It was a handicap room and was very tiny. Of course, staterooms are supposed to be small, but if we had been handicapped, we would have had a HARDER time moving around than we did. Could not open the closet and the bathroom door at the same time. There was only one mirror in the stateroom and the lights over the bed by the window did not work until the last day.
We would have tried to change rooms had the cruise not been booked to capacity, but my thoughts were that there may have been a handicapped person on board that actually needed that room.
And, as I have had with my other two cruises with Carnival, I have an issue with their dirty windows. They must be cleaned from the outside, but I don't think it is done on a regular basis. The Disney ship pulled up next to us in Nassau and the workers were out on their platforms cleaning windows from the time they docked until we went back to our ship in the evening. Carnival cannot expect you to have a nice view when you pay extra for a window and can't see anything out of it. Read entire member review >>
I loved the big picture window to look outside. We were close to the crew closet but it wasn't a big deal. Sometimes they would be in the hallway bringing in laundry but they will move out the way if they see you coming. Read entire member review >>
Plenty of room for three people. Had more storage space than we needed. Heard no more noise than you would expect. Close to two elevators was a plus. A good deck to have a cabin on. Read entire member review >>
The ocean view cabin on the Empress deck was spacious for two people. The bathroom reminded me of a port a john but a very nice one. The closest was nice. The safe was amazing to use. It was very clean! Read entire member review >>
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