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 285 square feet, including balcony.
Our room was a basic balcony stateroom, A215, on the Aloha deck. It is small, however, well laid out for the space. It consists of a compact three-piece washroom on the left with a tiny (and we do mean tiny) shower stall (dark when the curtain was drawn). Just outside is a closet housing shelves and the room safe, and opposite is a large open closet with top shelf. The bed was configured to queen and was OK, but not particularly comfortable; apparently it will be a few years before this ship receives the new Princess Luxury Bed. There are bedside tables with fixed lamps, a desk/drawer unit and mirror with two 110-v outlets and a hair dryer, a corner unit with a flat screen TV on top, an open shelf area below, and a mini-fridge in an enclosed cabinet. The fridge never did cool very well and the top of the cabinet became very warm – don’t place anything on top that you do not want to get warm, like Godiva chocolates! There is a sliding door onto a small balcony equipped with two lounge chairs and a small table. The balcony overlooks all the other balconies below. Environmental control was very good and easy to use. Numerous light switches are located throughout the room. Read entire member review >>
Location was good, close to elevators. NO cold water in our shower. Balcony was huge and incredible. Limited space in cabin, felt smaller than other cruise lines. VERY small shower. No hand held shower, so hard to rinse off in small space. I had a VERY hot shower and basically just washed my hair quick and got out. Room steward was nowhere to be found. No towels, no turn down, no customs forms. But location and balcony were good. Read entire member review >>
Cabin is the last balcony on the Rivera deck. There was a weird smell, but it was the harbor water, not the cabin. Our steward, Josef, was a nice man who managed to take care of our cabin while being almost invisible. We wanted nothing. There was an issue with being charged for the honor bar, but it was quickly credited. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was comfortable and roomy enough, but best of all was the double-size balcony deck: C206. We were able to watch whales and dolphins, enjoy sunrises and sunsets (depending on ship's direction: this was a port side cabin), and stretch out comfortably with room service breakfast one morning. Our cabin steward, Rose, did a fine job. Best of all, smoking is not permitted on balconies and we had a pleasant group of neighbors who would assist each other in spotting whales and dolphins. Read entire member review >>
I believe the Caribe (Deck 10) balconies are the largest on this ship, and partly covered so you can enjoy sun and shade. It was great for me because I spent a lot of time on my balcony and didn't mind that upper balconies looked down on mine. Bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in. Steward was friendly and helpful. Like the rest of the ship, the room was a little worn and the bathroom a little musty, but overall very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Baja deck, forward starboard. Average size, quiet, away from elevators. Shampoo & body wash in dispensers, plus bar soap and tube of lotion. The bed was the most comfortable we've had on a cruise. It had the egg crate topper already on it, we didn't have to request one. One electrical outlet by desk, one in bathroom. Read entire member review >>
I paid a premium fare to be aboard this ship to enjoy the comforts of cruising and have a good time; not to be annoyed by poor service and lack of service. Princess apparently has cut its toiletries to hand lotion; no shampoo or conditioners etc. Shampoo is now offered in a dispenser in the shower; no good for us. Kleenex offer by Princess is of a very poor quality.PLUMBING: We had to call for the plumber nine (9) times as the toilet would not flush and twice because the toilet was leaking and the water had gone over the lip in the bathroom and flooded onto our cabin floor; what a mess. Read entire member review >>
We had a great cabin. This was a first being in the front of the ship. We loved it! No vibration and very little motion except maybe a little rocking from side to side at night at full speed, which put me to sleep. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was fine for a 7 day cruise. We have normally gotten a mini suite with balcony and we missed the extra room in the cabin, bathroom and balcony. The decor also is a little tired and could use an update. Read entire member review >>
Our stateroom was a balcony on Caribe deck. Caribe deck balconies are larger than most other balconies and we thoroughly enjoyed using it. The bathroom is small but equipped to do everything necessary...although, I must say it's nearly impossible to shave your legs in the shower without standing on your head or performing some double-jointed magic! The stateroom itself is plenty large enough...after all, you're only sleeping, showering and dressing there. If you're having a party in your room, it might be a bit tight! LOL Read entire member review >>
Excellent overrall. only one 220v socket which was hidden away under a bed head (had to buy an extension), wi-fi in room. bathroom and shower were excelent plenty of shampoos etc which were topped up daily. for us there was ample clothes storage. Read entire member review >>
Baja 708: Next to the aft elevators, down the hall from the self-serve laundry. Quiet, though, and easy to get midship. Also, only a few flights up for either the buffet or the diningroom. If you like aft cabins, this one is excellent. Read entire member review >>
B718. Comfy size quiet location cabin that is close to elevators and stairs. 3 flights of stairs to get to the Lido. Great view of sunsets heading back to FLL (weather permitting). Adequate storage. Shower is somewhat small if you are a "big" person. Nice flat screen TV but often lost satellite reception. Read entire member review >>
Aloha 701, double balcony. We loved the location, it was aft, close to the stairs and only 2 floors down from the balcony. We could pop up there and get some food, and then bring it back down to enjoy on our balcony. We never had problems w/noise. Also, this room has a covered balcony, so there is more privacy. Read entire member review >>
Caribe 705 - good closet, great balcony. Port side is the best for Western Caribbean not starboard. This cabin is starboard. Too close to elevator. The noise woke us up a couple of times, especially the last night. Read entire member review >>
Comforatble size, big balcony. Fridge in the cabin, flat screen TV. Since we were slightly forward it was not a thoroughfare, so very quiet. More than enough hanging space, shelves and a large shelf where we could put the suitcase.Also safe in cabin. Standard bathroom like other ships. Read entire member review >>
Great completely covered balcony, fairly quiet location. Some of the Cruise Director's staff appear to live up here, but no noise from them at all. Close to elevators, Lotus Spa, fitness center. Far enough forward that there's little to no light pollution from the upper open decks during late-night party activities. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in a balcony stateroom. It was a little on the small side, but the balcony was nice. Being near the back of the ship, we didn't get a lot of unwanted traffic, and we were far enough above the promenade area and far enough below the pool deck that we didn't have any unwanted noise. It was only the kids in the cabin across the hall that we heard, and that's no fault of Princess's. Read entire member review >>
Broken balcony doorframe causes whistling noise on windy sea days. Large balcony since this is on Caribe Deck but it's windy since you're the first room on the deck. Tiny shower space with a shower head that doesn't aim higher than 5 feet, 9 inches. Read entire member review >>
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