In these stylish 170-square-feet of living space, you'll have a lovely sitting area, amenities galore and a generous view of the ocean thanks to the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Step out onto the veranda to see the view up close and personal.
Cabin was clean but worn, especially in the bathroom. Shower tiny with mold on caulking and dirty like ceramics and tile grout. Storing space sufficient, flat TV small. Steward Cliff nice and efficient. Read entire member review >>
Cabins - We had neighboring balcony staterooms - 9171 and 9173. The location was great. Up one flight of stairs to the buffet. The rooms, like the rest of the ship, were very dated. The bed was comfortable and larger than the one we had when we were on another cruise line. There was closet space sufficient for two people, with the third in our room, space was very tight. I cannot say enough good things about our room attendant, Doreth. She was amazing and went the extra mile for us, getting us champange and water. Note there are no outlets in the bathroom which is a bit inconvenient. You have to use one of the two outlets by the balcony door. The rooms did get very dark at night which was good given the number of ours of daylight. And even though we were close to the elevators, there was not much noise. Read entire member review >>
Small but comfortable , deep balcony that was a bit wet most days not sure where water came from. Can store cases under bed enough closet space. Shower size ok but probably a bit small if your a bigger person. Read entire member review >>
My balcony cabin midship deck 6 was a reasonable size to maneuver with good storage space. The shower was larger and designed better than most ships in that you could bend down and still be in the whole shower. The cabins were in need of serious updating though. Most importantly, life boats are stored on the outside of the deck. They don't obscure your views but they are within your view and the water. Additionally, they are used for tenders and as pilot boats so expect the noise from these at tender ports. Read entire member review >>
Nicely appointed cabin kept spotless by a fantastic steward (thank you RICHARD). It was midship so we didn't feel a lot of motion. The only drawback was having the tenders positioned below us - but that's a matter of design (and after all, they have to go somewhere!). Read entire member review >>
The cabin was nice with plenty of room for me and my wife; plenty of drawers and closet space. Bathroom was small as expected but functional. Decent shower pressure. The beds were comfortable, put together as a king and made up twice a day. The balcony was a nice size for the two of us though it was set back, not exactly on the edge of the ship as is the cabins just below us. This comes in handy if it's raining (which it rarely did), but not as great for taking pictures. Still we enjoyed lying in bed at times looking at the scenery. I definitely recommend a balcony cabin for this trip. Read entire member review >>
with 3 adults there is not much room. I was worried about noise from the gym - but that was never a problem. We had excellent cabin stewards (Winston and Roberto) They were willing to do extra things and very promptly without attitude. Read entire member review >>
Nice clean cabin with nice furnishings. While the bathroom was heavily laden with layers of caulking it was kept clean and spotless. Amenities in room were exactly what we had expected. Read entire member review >>
This set up was well thought through as it utilized available space very well. We were two women with lots of stuff...and it all fit, we did no need to leave anything out. The shower was quite adequate and our cabin men kept all things very clean. The balcony was pleasant especially at sea and when we went through the Panama Canal we. Enjoyed sitting there. We were on the starboard side. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin had great storage but it was a bit noisy as it was closer to the front of the ship. We found it to be a stable area of the ship compared to others who seemed to experience more distress during the stormier portions of the cruise. Read entire member review >>
Slightly larger balcony
More than enough room to store our clothes.
"Paula" did a wonderful job maintaining the room.
We always pack an electrical outlet strip for our chargers. 2 Outlets are above the desk, easy to reach.
Bathroom appeared a bit larger with a larger shower than on our previous cruises. Read entire member review >>
The second we entered our room the smell from the bathroom was immediately noticed.
I opened the door and was astounded at the cracked and dirty tile around the toilet and in front of the shower. It "squished" water up from around it when walked on! It never dried and the ventilation was inadequate when we took showers and had to open the balcony door to air it out every time. That is why the musty smell is always in there. Our room steward was good in that he tried to keep things fairly clean but I did wipe down the bathroom walls that first day as he was not that diligent in keeping that kind of cleaning after the last guests done.
The Jewel was spotless in the bathroom so I was spoiled I guess... Others pee on the walls is simply gross so I used my Clorox wipes and took care of it.
The shower curtains were white at the top and gradually went to yellow and some light pink mixed in for flavor.....lol! Hair was in the floor in several places but that is hard to keep clean, right? Ok, so the bathroom aside I figured the room looked pretty good so I could deal with it.
We proceeded to unpack and found the drawers in the closet to be small but our things fit nicely. We had enough hangers so no worries there. There were other drawers around the room so we had space for camera, binoculars, and toiletries in the bathroom.
We left the cabinet door open on the fridge so our pop stayed cooler after we emptied the booze and gave it to the room attendant. We brought 1 12 pack of Diet Pepsi since Coke is all that is served on board. The room has no coffee maker and the ships coffee was barely passable in our opinion. You can buy cappuccino at around $5.50 a small cup.
The balcony had 2 chairs (non-reclineable and 2 tables ( I think 1 was for inside the room but it was moved outside for more space) This particular room (9012) was in between the over hangs on either side so we had an open view and only a few rooms on the 9th floor have that. It was a pleasant surprise as I expected the overhang. I had to clean the balcony window at one point as it was so dirty but the steward never went as far as window or mirror cleaning. One wall in the room is mirrors so to give it a larger look an hand prints were on it from previous guests.
The room has a hair dryer and came with a small tote bag we could take home. It also had 2 robes for use but not to keep. They are thin so bring your own if you like a heavier robe.
The room contains a safe which was pretty easy to use. It also has 2 power outlets by the desk and that is all. None anywhere else that I could see.
The beds were put together to make 1 queen and seemed comfortable enough but we had to ask for a softer pillow as my hubby could not sleep on those big, firm one's. You could feel the ridge down the middle of the bed as the height was uneven on one of the beds. Not too noticeable though. The room steward never change our sheets in the 7 days but just made the bed. He would put different coverlets to break up the sameness. No towel animals were ever left. He did give us 2 little chocolates though....
If this room were at a hotel, it would be a 2 star rating due to the bathroom issues and dirty windows/walls. Such a let down as it all could have been fixed so easily. Read entire member review >>
Beautifully designed & appointed cabin. Comfortable bed. Quality soap/shampoo/lotion. Nicely designed night lite in the bathroom. Dirty phone though. Large, hazardous divot in the floor at the end of our bed covered over by carpeting. Rusty areas, & peeling paint on the balcony floor - looking shabby overall. Poor selections on the cabin TV, intermittently "no reception". Premium movies were $12+ Read entire member review >>
The cabin upholstery needs an update but I love the Celebrity staterooms. Plenty of room for storage in the bathrooms, plenty of hangars and hooks, the balcony furniture seemed to be upgraded a bit -- they were nice, clean and comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Accommodation - While the overall balcony cabin was on the small size, you get what you pay for, we were quite satisfied with the closet space, 5 drawers, night stands and 2 small cupboards at the desk. We had a total of 4 larger checked-in bags plus carry-ons and there was space for everything and the bags fit well under the bed. The bathroom was well designed and included a large shower and adequate space for toiletries. Having sailed on Royal Caribbean before we were disappointed that the bed was mid-room vs. next to the verandah’s sliding door which we found made for easier movement around the cabin. The verandah was large enough for 2 and had two nice chairs with a small table between. Overall I would give Cabin 8018 a strong B+. Read entire member review >>
Adequate space, decor OK (except balcony), all in working order.Perfect location for access from forward lifts & easy walk down from forward Lounge. Long walk to & from dining but that's a bonus!Serious overhang to the balcony makes daytime sunbathing not possible, although sunsets enjoyable, depending on ship's heading.High and forward location made ship's motion quite obvious but never any external noise.Would seek a cabin with no balcony overhang in future but otherwise very happy with what we got. Read entire member review >>
Just right for us, with good location for our daily routine(s) of breakfast or spa/workout areas. We enjoyed the balcony. Efficient, with plenty of storage as expected. Bathroom night light was a nice touch. Comfortable bed and couch/chair. Quiet location, never heard any sounds from hallway or other rooms. One evening there was a strong smell of cigarette smoke, not sure if it was coming from balcony nearby or another floor. I would recommend this cabin. Read entire member review >>
Our balcony cabin had a reasonably comfortable bed under which the suitcases fitted.A night light in the ensuite was handy for middle of the night visits; but, having all the cabin ceiling lights on one switch made night time difficult when one partner retires before the other. The space between the wardrobes and the ensuite could have been wider as the wardrobe doors could not be open when using the ensuite – we prefer the open style walk-in type robe. We had no problem getting the contents removed from the small fridge supplied which kept our drinks just cool. Our cabin steward was very friendly and seemed efficient at his job. Read entire member review >>
Cabins were pretty standard with other lines and the balcony was normal size; however, the shower was huge compared to what I had on other cruises. We did have a problem with bed bugs. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin and our traveling companions cabin was about midship on the starboard side. This was an excellent location for us as we were very close to the midship elevators. When you got off of these elevators at any level you were close to about 80% of where you wanted to go. For us, the balcony was a great place to watch the ship come into port. It was also a great place to just set outside and relax. The table was a little small as we could not get to breakfast dishes on the table. And it was a great place to let my scuba gear drive. Because this was a 15 day cruise we were a little tight on storage space for our clothing, my scuba gear, and luggage. Read entire member review >>
Category 2B - Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom Veranda
Room too small
Bathroom too small
Balcony too small
Carpet had stains on it
Balcony curtains torn & dirty at bottom
Balcony door track at bottom rusted & dirty
Balcony door squeaked very loudly when opened & closed. Tried to have it fixed 2 times by staff but problem still persisted.
Toilet bowl rim under seat was dirty & disgusting. Had to tell cabin steward to clean it.
Cabin bathroom needs more towel bars or hooks to hold towels.
Notepad/pen would be useful to have on desk.
Twin beds too narrow...did not seem like standard width for a twin bed! Bed was very difficult to stay in when trying to move or turn over in bed!
Umbrella provided in room had a hole in it. Was also very old & worn-looking. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was near the middle of the ship. That gave us a shorter walk to the elevator. The cabin had ample storage places. We had a balcony room just above the lifeboats. I would have rather not had the tops of the lifeboats in my pictures and will know better next time. Our steward was wonderful. Read entire member review >>
We were in 6091, just above tenders, but right at an opening between two of them. Location was good for both elevators & stairs, and it was quiet. Cabin was a little small, short couch and desk, and tight space at foot of bed. Balcony adequate. Storage was good. Bathroom size good with large shower. Antique wall type hair dryer & TV not a flat panel. Read entire member review >>
Cabin #6086 was very quiet but the sofa was too small. Check other cabins with larger full size ones. Balcony was smaller than other ships but still big enough for 2 or three people. WE adjoined the cabin next door because of our family needing two cabins. There was a door that opened into our cabin, but couldn't hear much when it was closed. Read entire member review >>
We had a veranda with a queen bed. It was perfectly comfortable with enough storage space and seating area. It was quiet with no noise from neighbours/hallways. Only negative it was far from the dining and pool areas - ie we were forward, everything else was aft. Read entire member review >>
We had Room 7163 with Adrana who was unobtrusive but efficient in everything, we are very happy.
Our in-laws in Room 7166 had Santana who was not so helpful. He was not helpful in any way that was asked for simple requests although he was quite vocal with our elderly parents telling the what they should write in the questionaire i.e. how good he was, etc. They did feel rather bullied into putting stuff they didn't actually feel about Santana's service - in the past they have had extremely goos attendants but they wre5r not so happy with Santana's behaviour and service. Read entire member review >>
Typical balcony cabin. A bit cramped but sufficient space for storage. Balcony was a must for this cruise affording the opportunity of viewing some majestic scenery as we cruised by in the comfort and privacy of our own centrally situated cabin. Read entire member review >>
Room was fine. Good views in Alaska. The balcony states as 'semi private' which means that your neighbors with the suite on your right side can see onto your balcony only if they have the blinds up in their third window. It was not an issue. Room may get noise from the hallway but we slept with the bathroom door open and that helped to filter out any hallway noise. Overall, would stay in this room again. Location to the staris mid-ship was nice. Read entire member review >>
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