Oceanview 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.
We stayed in an ocean view room at the back of the ship, and I actually loved this location, since we could see the waves ripple as the ship moved forward. The window in this room is plenty big, as is the bed, bathroom, and room itself! We had plenty of room for our luggage, as well as plenty of walking space. Because we were at the back, we felt a rattle sometimes, but we also got "rocked to sleep" at night! The room/bathroom was always clean, and the bed was very comfortable. Unless we decide to pay more for a balcony room, I would book a room on this area of the ship again. Beautiful view! Read entire member review >>
Our cabin ,2230, has not been upgraded. We were in cabin 2234 on the Valor two months before this cruise and they are different. The unrefurbished cabins seem larger, probably because there is no cabinet for the mini fridge or TV. The small flat screen TV is mounted in the corner by the window and there is no mini fridge. This cabin also feels longer than the one on the Valor. The bathroom is shockingly pink but clean and functional. It has a hair dryer and a bottle opener mounted on the wall for your convenience. We did not find this cabin particularly quiet. On the first night, we could hear things being rolled across the floor upstairs and some loud bumps and bangs at all hours. The second night was much quieter with only occasional noises from the theater upstairs. We could also hear our neighbors next door in 2234. They are adjoining cabins so I guess the shared door is not soundproof. Thankfully, they were not very loud and we did our best to make sure our son wasn't too loud. Overall, we would only book this cabin again on a ship where the cabins had been refurbished. We just didn't experience this kind of noise on the Valor even though we were practically in the same cabin. Read entire member review >>
The cabin is typical of all other Carnival cabins. In fact, they all seem identical to us. The only differences we noticed this time is the very, very outdated hair dryer in the bathroom. Also, this room doesn't have a refrigerator. Read entire member review >>
This cabin had great space, tons of storage, great twin beds (very comfortable) , a pull out couch that turns into a full sized bed (not so soft but good for a kid), great water pressure/temp. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was an Ocean View, as there were 3 of us. Plenty of room compared to some interiors we've been in. We did have an AC issue though. The AC was not cooling the room. After a call to the service desk, and 2 visits by technicians, they finally got it working a little better (but still not normal). We were reimbursed some for the inconvenience.
Our steward (Jay) was great! We enjoyed meeting and speaking with him, so personnel-wise, EXCELLENT!
The other item we noticed was there were NO robes in the room (we were told they "ran out"...really?). Oh, and there was no "goodie basket" in the bathroom. Read entire member review >>
It was a bit dated and not very clean. There was thick dust in the headboard area. The sofa had small black hairs left from the previous attendants. The shower is small. The window is dirty. Read entire member review >>
Since we had a family of five, my wife and I got a oceanview cabin and the three kids, ages 15, 19, and 25, were in an interior just across the hall. We were on deck two. At first the kids balked at the interior room but they adjusted and ended up loving it. They liked the fact that when the lights are off it is dark and sleeping was not a problem. When they discovered room service was free, all was right with the world. They loved getting a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, toasted and chocolate milk for a late night snack. Our cabin was roomy and enjoyed having the window. Only one thing, the view never changes when you are out a sea. Always the same, water, water, water. LOL. Read entire member review >>
Pros... 1) This room is spacious! Lots of room for 1, 2, 3 or even 4 people. Much larger than interior room on the same deck. 2) Being in the middle of the ship, there is minimal movement related to waves. Cons... 1) On port days, there's loud grinding and clanging on the deck below the room. I believe it's some sort of mechanical thing that's related to the ship's docking procedures. It lasts for about an hour or so. 2) Very poor air flow. This room has two vents but the air flow is minimal in both. Asked Cabin Steward to check and said there was nothing they could do. I had to have a fan brought into the room to help circulate the air and keep the room cool. Read entire member review >>
Much bigger than expected. Our window view was GREAT! I often spent a lot of time in front of the window just looking out over the ocean. The bathrooms were small, but very functional. There was ample closet and drawer space. I have no complaints about the cabins at all. As I said, they exceeded our expectations.
Yes, the decor was older, but who cares. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin (2270) just off the elevators on the Main deck was better than we expected. Plenty of room to move around and enough storage space, comfortable bed, no comlaints. Be advised the a/c control is over head, a lever on the side of the air vent. Read entire member review >>
great location, room nice sized--plenty of storage space and the bathroom was pleasantly bigger than either my husband or I were expecting. Was nice because you could hear music from the pool which was right above at times when we were sitting on the balcony, but it was not loud and allowed us to converse in normal tones. Very comfortable bed Read entire member review >>
Room 2243 is big. But, it is below the Rome Theater and near the back entry for the performers. That creates a kind of "noise tunnel" for the room. You hear the noise from above, coming down the hall, and then coming down the stairwell that the performers use. And there is a hatch below on the 1st deck that they keep opening to throw things out of (I saw them do it a number of times) and every time they close the door it is a loud CLANK. Usually this happens while you are asleep so you don't have to worry about it, unless a 200 pound metal door slamming below your bed is the kind of think that would wake you up. Read entire member review >>
Great location. Close to shows and the front dining room if that is where you are dining. Really easy to get off if you are doing self assist. Up one floor by stairs or elevator and you are were you need to be. Read entire member review >>
Lots of storage space and room to move around. Some vibration during docking but not bad. Just around the corner from elevators so it wasn't noisy but was close enough to be handy. The major disadvantage to being on Deck 2 was the fact that the Lido deck was quite a ways away. Otherwise, we liked the location. Read entire member review >>
Standard oceanview cabin, but felt roomy and offered lots of storage space. It was on the lowest passenger level and towards aft, so you would hear/feel some vibration during docking. Otherwise, there was no noise from the operations of the ship. Read entire member review >>
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