An oceanview stateroom with balcony offers a scenic view and more space. This cabin has two twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed. Other amenities include a refrigerator, television, large closet, desk, and bathroom with shower. Approximately 232 to 274 square feet, including balcony.
The Cabin was very dated and poorly equipped with older TV, very few power sockets, sticky drawers, filthy balcony with scraped paint over the floor and paint drips on handrail.
The chairs were dirty as was the floor on the balcony.
We had a power outage and it took several telephone calls to reception to get it fixed. This took 3 hours before an electrician flicked over the breaker switch on the cabin power board. The Cabin Steward Efrain Flores, tried his best to keep the cabin spotless but you cant shine what is worn out Read entire member review >>
Typical Princess balcony - smaller than other line's standard balcony cabins but with much more storage space and better set up with closet. Bathroom on small side but doable. New beds finally and very comfy. Balcony decent size. Clean and well maintained. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin near the center of the ship had a marked vibration on some days and sometimes even in port! Also position seemed more noisy that our earlier cabin further aft. The cabin was tired - needed new carpet, water supply erratic - sometimes only hot water available. But our cabin steward Edgar was excellent and we made good use of the large verandah. Read entire member review >>
Tired: understand the ship is due for some attention and it needs it. The ship has a vibration which hopefully can be corrected.
The cabin itself was fine with large deck. Toward the stern so long walks - but we liked the position - port side was important as most attractions were that side. Read entire member review >>
First time paid for the upgrade to a mini suite. Liked the two TVs and parlor area. However, as with the other Princess ships, if you heard an announcement out in the hall, you had to run and change the channel to the announcement station. By the time you got to change the channel, the announcement was over. We overcame this with two TVs, one was always on the announcement channel. Read entire member review >>
Cabin & veranda area was typical cruise ship. The cabin service was average, FYI, the best we have had was on our 15 day ocean to ocean Panama Canal trip on princess.
Cabin A258 had noises of pots or dishes banging together at different times of the day. I searched above and below our deck to see of I could locate the source of the noise, but we had no kitchen, or clubs on any level just above us or below. Read entire member review >>
Our Caribe level cabin was positioned near the aft staircase. We had a large balcony, and felt that the room was well positioned. Like the rest of the ship, the room was well maintained but felt tired and ready for a redecoration. Read entire member review >>
This was a beautiful balcony room. We really enjoyed the views for the entire ship and we saw many orca and humpback whales, porpoises, seals, and even bears from our balcony. Bring your binoculars and have breakfast while you watch the scenery! Read entire member review >>
Larger than other cruise lines, lots of closet space. Very comfy beds and linens. While on balcony looking downward you can easily view 2 decks worth of other passenger balconies, but you cannot see any above you, no obstruction. Read entire member review >>
Very nice cabin, although smaller than others I have been in. We were on the Caribe deck, so had a beautiful large balcony. Two chairs, small table and two footstools on the balcony so it was very nice to sit outside. As always, the cabin stewart was fantastic. Location was a few steps from the aft elevators, which thankfully, remained "poop smell" free. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was pretty nice, not as big as some, but adequate. The only real complaint is the size of the shower, maybe the smallest we have seen on any ship. Also, the pumps on the shampoo and body wash were not working so well. Other than that, it was clean and well apportioned. Our steward was Ryan and he was excellent. We rarely saw him and whenever we would go out, somehow our room was made up when we retuned. Not sure how they do that, but it was appreciated. Read entire member review >>
Last aft cabin on the port side with the extended and bumped out balcony. Multiple black stains on the balcony.
Room Steward was excellent. He went to extraordinary lengths to find a foam pillow for me as I was allergic to the feather pillows. Read entire member review >>
A746, Far aft with angled balcony. Balcony is much larger than others on Aloha deck, however it has the same furniture on it so the space is a bit wasted. Cabin is the same as typical balcony ones. Cabin is quiet. Read entire member review >>
Cabin - we had a balcony cabin (BD category), I'm pretty sure we will be getting a balcony every time from now on. Having the ability to step out into the fresh air and have a view anytime you want, definitely worth it. Plus depending what deck you're on, it's pretty private ;) Luckily the only way you were seeing us on the balcony was if I was up against the rail or you were peeking around the wall from an adjacent balcony. Inside was a normal size from what I recall of other cabins. TV was nice enough, mini fridge worked out well, bed was comfy enough, bathroom...it's a regular cruise ship bathroom :) but it was functional. The closet was a decent size surprisingly, along with a cupboard with shelves to store more items. Read entire member review >>
Accessible cabin B304 is huge. There was plenty of room for my Travelscoot. I could ride directly out of the room to the elevators. I never had to worry about the cleaning carts. Chai was our amazing room steward who met our every need. He was always there when I came back alone to open the door and make sure I got in ok. I never once had to ask for help. One nice thing is that you can sleep on either side of the bed because there is plenty of room on each side of the bed for scooter or wheelchair. The room has lots of storage, one straight back chair, and one other chair.
The bathroom was fantastic. There were plenty of grab bars. There were two shelves above on the left of the sink and plenty of space on each side of the sink. Do to the fact that you can get a wheelchair right up to the sink there is no storage underneath. The grab bars for the commode are on the right. The shower had a pull down seat and hand held shower. It drained well. We never had water outside the shower even when it got a little rough. The water at the sink had very little pressure, but it was adequate. It was mentioned in another blog about no Kleenex in the bathroom. We had Kleenex in a box on one of the handrails.
I use a C-Pap and couldn't find a plug. Chai came in and told me that he would bring an extension cord. The only plug is a two socket plug on the desk across the room from the beds. Fortunately, I had a surge protector that I could use to plug the extension cord and charge our other devices at the same time. I recommend this because it has a plug on the side for the extension cord http://tinyurl.com/bhb4x7y . The extension cord had a big plug. The cord was not too thick which made it easy to roll over it.
The inside handle on the balcony door also operates the part that makes a ramp to get out on the balcony. The door doesn't close unless that is down. We had to call Chai to show us how to close the door. We didn't know that lowering the handle while the door was open would lower the part so the door would close. Read entire member review >>
Loved this cabin! Very clean, lots of storage space, and great location to the upper and lower decks. Close to the elevators but no noise. Towards the front of the ship, but experienced smooth sailing for the entire trip. Read entire member review >>
Our Cabin B330 on deck 11 was a wonderful position. Generally quiet except when selfish people stand in the hallway outside their rooms talking very loudly when most other people have already retired. It's not too far from the stairs and elevators but far enough away and has staterooms both above and below it so that also prevents a lot of noise The bed was very comfortable and plenty of room on the balcony. If you are in this room on a trip with Venice as a port you won't see San Marco square from your balcony when sailing into port so go over to the other side of the ship to watch. Read entire member review >>
Great room with sagging worn out mattresses.
Could smell cigarette smoke on balcony every day. Reported it. Nothing solved in reporting violation which carries $250 fine.
Feel that everyone's towels should be laundered every day to help curb Noro virus.
Bed linens not changed during first 8 days. I had an old spot on mine and it was there for 8 traight days.
Enjoyed the room. It was very quiet. Read entire member review >>
Perfectly located - midship and quiet cabin - highly recommend this deck. We had balcony cabin Baja 514 and an inside cabin Baja 520. Both were great, spacious and comfortable. Midship and quiet! Read entire member review >>
Cabin did not have air conditioning working until we left port. Our cabin had an odor and not having air conditioning made it worse. It took 2 days to remove the smell. Finally they put a Glade oil plug in to help with the problem. Only 2 chairs on balcony, 2 lounge chairs would be nicer. Room had nice layout. Light from bathroom is blocked by closet that I appreciate because it wakes me up in the middle of the night. The closet stops this from happening. Shower massage was great and the water temperature regulator worked. Had a few problems with the toilet clogging. Nice quiet cabin. We slept well. Read entire member review >>
Tiny cabin with 2 single beds, when we finally got rollaway bed, we could not use balcony and could not move around in the room. Balcony cabins are not suitable for more than 2 people on Princess cruise line. We had one small piece of soap for 3 of us to use for 7 days on cruise, bathroom soap, shampoo, conditioner were never replaced, we never received 3rd bath towel and no robes were provided even after they were requested. Shower is small and has no hand held shower, very inconvenient to use. Read entire member review >>
R254 Riviera which is deck 14 balcony cabin forward great quiet location, cabin did not seem as large as described but in use the layout of the hanging wardrobe area provided a great dressing room. The balcony is good it does overlook balconies on two lower tiers of cabins this is no problem for R254 which is not itself overlooked. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin B437 was very nice. It is midship, close to elevators, and was a shirt walk to the aft elevators for our dinner in the main dining room. It is a covered balcony on the first level of fully covered balconies. Below you are half covered and almost uncovered balconies. We found it to be a great location with no noise other than normal talking of hall traffic. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was plenty big enough for us. We found it well appointed and with sufficient storage space. We also slept better than we have in a long time. The balcony was a great place to read or to sit sipping our favorite beverage just watching the world go by. Our temperature control was nearly perfect--so no issues there. Read entire member review >>
Loved balcony. Convenient to have refrigerator and fruit if we wanted it. Liked the convenience of having light switches at the entry and also by the bed to control the lights. Bathroom small but adequate. Plenty of storage space, hangers, cupboards, and drawers. We didn't fill all the space. Read entire member review >>
My cabin was great. Good location near forward elevators. Very quiet. Excellent closet space. Would have liked more light in bathroom but not really bad. Balcony door kept opening on its own but cabin steward had great solution. They put duvet on beds & I requested top sheet instead. Cabin steward accommodated this request without having to ask again or remind him. Read entire member review >>
Out ownly complaint on this trip was that our next door neighbors smoked cigars and the smoke drifted across to oour balcony and into our room. All ships should be non smoking except in designated on deck areas. Read entire member review >>
R710 you can hear a little noise from the elevator hallway, but not much, really, for being one catagory cheaper than the center. Check and see if the smoke detector is finally "blinking," I reported it. New flat-screen TV receptionBLECCCK! Port side is sure the way to go for the Eastern Caribs! Read entire member review >>
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