We chose a Junior Cabin which we booked while on a previous cruise and the price was not much more than a balcony. It was the first time we stayed in a JS and did so because my sister was sharing the cabin with us. The JS has a bathtub instead of the standard tiny enclosure the other cabins have and it also had a fridge. There is a sofa bed and two arm chairs. There were a lot of drawers for storage, but unlike other ships where we could store our bags under the bed, the bed was too low. My suggestion, for a 5 day cruise, pack as little as you can get by on. No need for an extensive wardrobe. Read entire member review >>
Surprisingly spacious, great balcony for room service breakfast for 2 people. Nice size bed although it was squeaky. Comfortably sized and laid out bathroom with great shower pressure and hot water. Read entire member review >>
The room was in great shape. The window wall with balcony, two chairs and small table outside made all the difference. The Junior Suite was more than enough space for two people. It was definitely worth the extra cost. Anything bigger would have been excessive for us since so much time was spent elsewhere on the ship. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was very nice. After talking to some people we were glad we had a tub/shower in our bathroom. We would like to see the refrigerators be able to really make drinks cold. Read entire member review >>
Living quarters has Queen bed (or 2 separate beds pushed together), 2 Chairs and 2 stools/hassocks (which can be used for storage), coffee table and a desk you can write at with a office type chair. Entry way has a good amount of closet space with shelves, to tedious to go into. I would think this is PLENTY for two people. There was also more shelves/drawers around the desk for clothes. Bathroom has Tub/Shower with clothes line (for drying bathing suit, & light clothes), Toilet and Small Single sink. Had about 3-4 small-ish cubby holes to place you needed daily items (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc....), stuff you don't need daily will have to be placed in bag below. Room does have safe in cabinet and has decent size refrigerator. Heads up....you have a dance pole in the room! (Just kidding). But there is a support pole in the room at the foot of the bed (has padding around it). Comes in handy during rough seas and you can take funny pictures with it, have fun with it. (Functional & fun) Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin. Not much larger then a normal balcony cabin inside, but with an embarassingly large deck. Great stateroom attendant. Quiet with good A/C, The furniture, though, is ancient -- many of the drawers are warped and are difficult to close and open. Read entire member review >>
Small for a Jr. Suite but apparently way better that all the other undersized categories. Oh and very few balconies on this old ship. Glad we at least went for what we did. Seems to be a core of regulars on this ship who go on the cheap and keep returning. So good for them if they like it that way. And our bathroom was TINY for a jr. suite, balcony OK. Read entire member review >>
Cabin is spacious with lots of storage space, I counted 21 drawers and cubby holes to store items that are not usually put on hangers. The closet had plenty of space to hang clothes and stow our baggage. This cabin did experience some noise from deck 9, sounded like chairs being moved. The noise was sporadic and was none existent later at night. Also when the ship opens up and does more than 17 Knots, we did feel a minor vibration. Overall we loved the cabin and booked it again for a cruise in March 2018. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin (8048) was right off the center staircase but set back so we never heard anything from the Centrum in our cabin, something we had noticed our two previous sailings on Grandeur. This was a great mid-ship location with easy access to the stairs and elevators. Great location to walk up to the Solarium for a drink!
Our location also put us under the Solarium section with minimal foot traffic, which meant we only heard noise from above when they were moving a chair or rolling something heavy to set up a meal. The cabin was fine, but showing some signs of age - we had to ask them to fix two drawers and the closet doors that wouldn't stay closed. Those repairs were handled with no problems. We would definitely book this cabin again. Read entire member review >>
This was our third time in this room. We choose this room based on the size and location of the balcony. Size of the room is great and comes with a walk in closet and extra large balcony. Interior decorations need to be updated. T Read entire member review >>
Despite its JS rating this is a standard size cabin at rear of ship, but with a deeper balcony than usual. Room for 2 chairs and table, plus 2 loungers and smaller table. That is the best thing about it. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was very well maintained. Beds were firm with good support. Lots of storage. We had the pole at the foot of the bed. Awkward at first but not an issue. Loved the in room coffee pot for the first cup on the veranda. Mini fridge kept soda and milk cold. Had 2 chairs and a small table on the veranda, Would have liked a lounge chair but never got around to asking for one! Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8036 is a Junior Suite, slightly larger than the regular balcony cabins but not as luxurious as the larger suites. These cabins also have a bathtub instead of a shower stall, providing a bit more turning-around room. Our cabin was one of about 10 that are forward of the atrium, putting us between the two elevator/staircase banks and making it very easy to get around the ship. For those who care, this was also one of the JS class cabins with a pole at the foot of the bed, although we never had a problem with it. The plumbing worked fine and our only problems with the cabin were the overhead noise and the air conditioning. Despite two attempts by the crew, they were never able to get the thermostat to work properly, but they did manage to make it comfortable for us. This was our second cruise in a JS cabin (the previous was a few doors down) and we seemed to notice more noise overhead at night, possibly because this was a holiday week sailing with more kids running back and forth past the pool on the cold at-sea nights. We'll try for a different location next time we book a JS. Read entire member review >>
First time on back of ship. Loved the hum of the engines (or whatever it was making that light noise). Only a little rough during the turn from the Chesapeake Bay into the Atlantic due to "Matthew" or"Nicole". Loved the huge balcony. If you are staying on the back try to get the corner room. Read entire member review >>
Located in the front of the ship and under the spa. Generally quiet all the time. We had some trouble with the HVAC but it was quickly remedied. Bathroom has a tub. There's plenty of storage space, however, the suitcases did not fit under the bed. It is quite low. We put them against the wall behind the chairs. Had 2 chairs. a sofa and ottoman. Large veranda with 2 chairs and table. We were happy with our cabin. Read entire member review >>
Rooms décor updated and looks nice. Single service coffee/tea pot in room, nice touch. They had a small table and chairs on balcony but would have preferred at least chairs with foot stools to be able to sit out an sun on private deck if one wanted too. The need to put a sliding shower door in, as you will be attacked by your shower curtain every time. Need the tv entertainment system updated. This ship does NOT have interactive TV's to check on bills, get movies on demand. Limited channel service. Overall room was comfortable. Read entire member review >>
We had a junior suite and were very happy with our room, quite spacious for 2 people. We really enjoyed the balcony, especially for our morning coffee and throughout the day on sea days. Plenty of storage space for all our clothes and luggage, plenty of closet space and hangers for our formal attire. We heard that some of the rooms near us had ac issues, but thankfully we weren't effected and the only time it was at all uncomfortable was the afternoon of embarkation day. Read entire member review >>
Very nice cabin. Large balcony with table and 2 chairs. Kind of weird as there is a support pole in this room, cool if you wish to practice stripper pole dance routine but we kind of got used to it being there. Not sure if other JS had them or was it just ours? Tons of storage places (not a lot of room under the bed though). Suite bathrooms were great size even had a tub. Felt a bit like a spa in there. Nice appointments. We loved our stay in this cabin. Maybe the nicest we have stayed in. We recommend the suite if you can swing it. Read entire member review >>
I’m not going to spend a lot of time on reviewing the cabins but I will touch on a few items. As mentioned we were in a Junior Suite which was on Deck 8 rear of ship. When booking your cabin, make sure you look at what is located above and below your cabin so see if you will be impacted by noise. I did feel that the rear location was perfect for easy access to everything. Overall, there was plenty of storage and the closet had at least 20 wooden hangers. The bathroom always had a musty smell which was probably due to the shower curtain. When you check-in online prior to departure, you can indicate how you want the beds arranged (separate or combined into one). Since this was a Suite, it had a balcony. The glass doors are not insulated so if the curtains are open, it can really make the room hot and uncomfortable even with the A/C on high. We constantly left the curtains closed which is unfortunate as you are blocking a beautiful view. Make sure you tell your cabin attendant to leave them closed as well. Overall, the Junior Suite was comfortable, clean and had everything we needed. One huge item of note, the Junior Suite does NOT have access to the Concierge lounge and services. The information on the website is very vague and we found some small print that indicated the Junior Suite was excluded. This was a big area of disappointment for us. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was classified as a "junior suite". In reality, it was slightly larger than a standard veranda / balcony cabin on other ships. The chase lounges on our balcony were torn, and the chairs had paint on them. The pillows on the bed felt as though they had been there from when the ship was first launched. Read entire member review >>
This is a balcony room. It has a post at the end of the bed but really was not an issue for us. Very comfortable room and furnishings. Only 2 of us were booked for this room, but could have been used for 4 adults easily. Read entire member review >>
This room was ok. When walking into it
There is a pole in the middle of the room
Right behind the desk chair. So if u r sitting in the chair drying your hair The other person had to climb over the bed to get to the bathroom. Made it very tight!
The balcony was very large. Fantastic balcony Read entire member review >>
Cabin was too small for a suite. Balcony was tiny. We were hoping for chaises, no.The bed was like a rock but they did give us a pad. Plenty of storage but we did not get a walk in closet but it was a nice closet with drawers. Not much room on one side of the bed by the glass doors. Paint was peeling on balcony and chairs were very small. Tiny ice cream type table. Outlets underneath the cabinets were not easy to use. Hair dryer control had to be held down while it was in use. Nice big mirror and dressing table/desk. Bathroom was ok, do not like the soap pumps. Nice towels and great fluffy robes. Will not do Jr on Grandeur ever again not worth all the extra money. Read entire member review >>
Good sized for two. Balcony size good for this cruise as there was not much opportunity to sunbathe or relax outside due to weather. Plenty of storage space in room and bathroom.
Wifi was stable but slow and no interactive technology with the TV to review accounts, shore excursions or purchase on board activities. Temperature controls were good, shower was fine.
Cabin is close enough to the elevators without the noise from traffic at the lobby.
Routine noise from the Solarium above was never more than a nuisance during the day from early morning(7 am) to late evening (10 - 11 pm) but if you don't want to put up with it , book on deck 7 or below. Read entire member review >>
Nice sized suite ,showing its age , the Balcony ,which is a decent size was filthy and the furnishing were worn with numerous burn marks ,I guess from other passengers [lazy rude slobs] throwing their cigarette butts off their balcony's . We would normally have room service breakfast served on the balcony but it was so dirty my wife refused to even sit there.
After complaining to the hotel Manager ,the balcony was cleaned up and furniture washed ,they even brought extra towels to use on the lounge chairs .[ normally you shouldn't have to ask for this] Read entire member review >>
Nice/decent room; could have used a chaise on deck- two chairs and table but very large. Old/dated wood in need of re-refurbishment. Towels were old and shredded. Lots of space in room. Bed ok. Pillows like placemats. No way of modifying temp control- either warm or cold. Surry was fine and attentive. Nice to have a coffee pot in the room; FYI: not in OV rooms. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8088 is a far aft cabin on deck 8. It has a large deck which receives lots of sun, which was wonderful. The JS itself however is much smaller than other Junior Suites on several other RCI ships. The bathroom is also much smaller than other JS's on other RCI ships, and counter space is extremely limited. The shampoo dispenser is inconveniently located in the tub area. The vanity area of the cabin looked worn, and drawers got stuck easily. The cabin had a strong odor of diesel fuel on nights when we were sailing, not in port. We could easily hear the conversations and crying from the family next door. There is no walk-in closet or closet light in this JS. Read entire member review >>
The room was larger than most we've stayed in on other cruises (we typically get a Junior Suite) and most of the amenities were rather modern. The ship intercom system doesn't work in any of the rooms, which is a pain and the mini-bar only contained sodas, which was odd. Read entire member review >>
We upgraded to a JS and it was no bigger than a balcony room. The only difference that I could really see was a bathtub vs the small showers. The mattress were in poor condition and not very comfortable. We did have a small fridg and a coffee maker and hot water maker. The balcony on this cabin was a good size and we had two chairs and 2 recliners.
Very small Junior Suite!!!! Read entire member review >>
Aft end cabin no problems with anything no plumbing issues beds are low but the only issue is you can not put suit cases under them ask for extra pillows Royal has terrible pillows. Read entire member review >>
We had issues with a broken plumbing pipe leaking onto our stateroom floor (Aft balcony #7152) that continued over several days of our cruise spoiling the use of our room (the carpet as you entered was soaked through over a 3 square foot area). Although it was reported on our first day to our stateroom attendant, Ricardo and twice to the CS desk staff, it took several escalating conversations to have the issue acknowledged, addressed and resolved. Gerardo at CS is to be commended for pushing to have the issue addressed - without his commitment; we doubt the leak would have been addressed at all. Throughout this issue, communication was always instigated by us as the guest - at no time were we provided any update on a plan or progress of solution. We were moved to an inside for one night as 7152 was unusable - air blowers ran constantly for 2 full days of the cruise. The room smelled of damp and welding residue for the remainder of the cruise (We expressed concern there may be mildew resulting from this problem but it seemed to fall on deaf ears). We typically enjoy balcony rooms and were looking forward to the sea days on this particular cruise- especially the aft and are happy to pay the premium - we were only able to use cabin 7152 for sleeping and our usual enjoyment of our cabin was spoiled by the plumbing issue - certainly not worth the price difference we paid. The room also had a strong diesel smell and lots of soot on the balcony making the balcony virtually unusable for a good portion of the cruise. I would recommend a JS further towards the middle of the ship (idealy Hump) and forgo the cost for an aft for future travellers. Read entire member review >>
8072 was a fine room. Very good size for 4 of us with a large balcony to sit outside and enjoy. From being under the pool deck I would typically hear some chairs being moved around at about 4 in the morning so I would recommend deck 7 if your looking for a Junior Suite and are a lighter sleeper.
I know there have been shower complaints with the bathroom floor getting wet. What we did for a solution was place some washcloths on the very back of the tub where there was a little well to stop the water from trickling on to the floor. It worked like a charm.
When we were in rough seas being on deck 8 and in the aft of the ship sure made us aware the ship was rocking. If you are prone to seasickness you may want to stick to the middle of the ship and a bit lower deck.
Overall we were quite happy with the room. Our room was always kept very clean by our room attendant John and the balcony was a joy to have. If I ever get on the Grandeur again, I likely will look for a central room on deck 7 but this is in no way a bad room to book. Read entire member review >>
The stateroom was nice and roomy and the balcony was nice. The only problem was the noise from chairs and tables being moved in the Solarium which was directly above our stateroom. I would opt for just a balcony stateroom on deck 7 to avoid the 24 hour noise......and save some money! Read entire member review >>
We had a junior suite on the rear of the ship - excellent! Because the cruise was in January, we were able to be on the balcony often and usually left the slider open when we were in the cabin. We happened to hit a week of unusually calm seas so we never experienced unpleasant motion being aft. Yes, it's a farther walk to get to your cabin but the Grandeur isn't that large to begin with so we never minded. Great accommodations and, hey, did I mention the awesome view of the ship's wake? I would definitely take that cabin again. Read entire member review >>
Cabin is port side, about a third of the way forward from Centrum. Great location - close to Centrum elevators/stairs and to Windjammer entrance. Did not notice much ship movement. Occasionally could hear faint music from Centrum. Lots of storage and a large balcony. Read entire member review >>
Loved the extra room! Loved the larger bathroom n tub! TONS of storage space. Cabin definitely could fit 4 very nicely. Could use a little refurb ...also we heard lots of movement from the Solarium above, but not enough to wake us or keep,us awake.. Read entire member review >>
Stateroom: We had a Junior Suite an deck 8 (8074) which was great. Our Teen slept on the fold out couch and there was good closet space. A ton of storage spaces & mirrors. The balcony was very nice as well. I bought Air freshener so I didn't experience any smell. Louis did a great job with turn down service & Towel animals. The only bad thing was the shower...it sprayed in all different directions and always drained onto the floor. It was a hand held shower head that never would stand still. Aside from that...it was good. Read entire member review >>
The stateroom featured the standard amenities that a junior suite has. Be aware there is a pole in this cabin at the foot of the bed on the right side. It wasn't really in the way, but some people might be bothered by it. Other says "pole" cabins are slightly larger, but I don't know if this is true. Cabin 8544 is right by the stairs and very close to the Centrum elevators, but there wasn't much noise. Even when they were having parties down on the main deck, the noise did not travel into our room so I think it's an ideal location and very close and convenient for dining and the Schooner Bar. My only complaint is that throughout the night we kept hearing a flushing noise. It wasn't enough to wake me up, but if I was awake already I found it hard to fall back to sleep. I believe we were under the gym, which makes no sense as to why there would be activity above, but maybe it was something with the pool system. For this reason I would not stay in this cabin again, but I did really enjoy our cruise and it didn't ruin anything for me... I'd just seek out a different cabin next time. Read entire member review >>
Handicapped cabin - very large. A little tight getting out on the balcony but the balcony was fairly large. Roll-in shower, roll-under sink good. The cabin door was VERY hard to open. I wrote in the comment card that they need to install an automatic door opener like they have on newer ships. Read entire member review >>
Pole at the foot of bed but did not get in the way. Under the Solarium automatic door so you hear a low rumble when it opens. Was not loud enough to bother us but could affect a light sleeper. Plenty of storage space. Connecting room but we never heard anything from the neighbors. Read entire member review >>
The room itself was great! Loved the aft location and the very large (10') balcony. We had 6 adults on the balcony for sail away, and it was large enough to comfortably accommodate all of us. Read entire member review >>
Room 8570. Junior suite. room was large, lots of storage space, Bathroom was good sized with tub and shower combo. Balcony was great with 2 chairs and small table. Living room area had couch, 2 chairs and coffee table. Tv was fine, but menu on TV never came up. Read entire member review >>
Great location! The balcony is huge, with plenty of room for the 2 lounge chairs, the table and 2 sitting chairs, as well as room to walk around. This Suite is under the Spa, so no noise ever. Occasionally we had some soot from the smoke stack, but nothing to be at all concerned with. What a delight it was to watch the ocean as we sailed along. Read entire member review >>
Junior or Mini-Suite was very good and excellent value. Plenty of room and storage space. Bathroom was what it said and had a reasonably sized bath. Balcony was a bit small. Read entire member review >>
Generous sized cabin with a sizeable balcony. Adequate storage space but short of electric sockets. It was kept clean and tidy by the attendant who was very pleasant - my wife was a bit 'under the weather' on the first couple of days and she took time to ask after her on several occasions after that. There was some noise from the deck above but it wasn't too intrusive and didn't interfere with sleeping. Read entire member review >>
Larger balcony and a great location at the aft of the ship; not good if you're susceptible to motion sickness as there was lots of rocking; also a long walk back to aft stairway, so not good if you don't like a lot of walking! Read entire member review >>
We had two cabins on this cruise. We began in a Junior Suite - more than ample closet space, clean and well maintained, and the bathtub is a real plus.
During the cruise we were upgraded to an Owner's Suite - more than enough space for everything, large beautiful bathroom with dual sinks, jacuzzi and shower. Great balcony with lots of room. Two televisions, coffer maker, kettle, wine glasses etc....huge closets. Beautiful room.... Read entire member review >>
good quiet location away from crew cupboards. there is an overhang from deck 9 but its great as it keeps rain off and doesnt block light. No noise from deck above. bed faces aft Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8534 Deck 8 Excellent location right in the middle no movement for people effected by the sea
Room - Twin/double bed, double sofa bed which your attendant puts out each night and away each morning. Flat screen TV, several English channels including info about the cruise such as tours of the kitchen which are spotless and last nights Palladium entertainment. Two Movie channels showing new videos and TCM and news etc. Fridge, hairdryer, tissues toiletries, bath with shower over. Large Wardrobe and plenty of drawers and a free electronic safe. Vanity unit, coffee table two chairs and table and chairs on balcony.Plenty of mirrors which make it seem big. Read entire member review >>
Good sized for a "junior" suite. Walk in closet and a bath tub which are great bonus items. The deck on the stern of the ship was SPECTACULAR in size. The only problem with the balcony deck was that it did tend to collect soot on the sea day from the diesel engines. Read entire member review >>
Nice sized balcony, plenty of storage throughout the room. Very quiet room, once the sliding door was closed we couldn't hear anything from deck 9 (pool deck) right above us. Read entire member review >>
It seemed like the shower had a bit of a problem keeping a constant temperature, but otherwise the bathroom was good.
The location was one of the best parts of the cabin. Being right next to the stairs, we could get anywhere on the ship in just a matter of seconds, with the pool deck being just one deck up.
In regards to this, we could hear some clomping and very light music from upstairs every so often, but normally not at night, and certainly not enough to be a bother. Read entire member review >>
We absolutely loved our cabin - 8088. It is a Junior Suite in the rear of the ship. The balcony was very large, and because it is below the Day Spa, it is very quiet at night. The views were awesome from the balcony. We liked it so much we booked a JS off the back of the boat for the Radiance in Dec 2010! Read entire member review >>
We ended up getting a cabin in a location pretty centrally located to everything we wanted do. The only downfall to being on deck 8 is that most of the action is on deck 9, like the running track, the pool, and you can sometimes hear deck chairs being slid around. Our Stateroom Attendant, Amelia, did a great job when we gave her a chance to. Read entire member review >>
Great Junior Suite located right off the elevators on the 8th floor on the port side. I was concerned that the location would be noisy but I hardly heard any loud noises in the hallway. The balcony also had room for 4 chairs and a table. We chose this location since it is close to where we spend most of our time either in the fitness center or the pool deck which are both on deck 9. Read entire member review >>
We were on deck 8, right below the pool deck. The location was good, close to the Centrum. In addition, it was easy to get up to the Windjammer. However, the night of Dancing Under the Stars, it was a bit loud since you are under the pool deck. I probably would go with the same location but Deck 7. Read entire member review >>
The junior suite was very spacious and comfortable. Having been in junior suites on previous cruises, but never on Grandeur, I was surprised that there was no walk-in closet on this ship. However, there was an incredible amount of storage space including a small closet near the door with shelves. The balcony was quite large and comfortable. My only concern here was that both balcony's alongside mine had "smokers" on board which took away some balcony time for me as I would quickly retreat to my room whenever this happened. That is why a lot of my future bookings are now on Celebrity.
In summary, Royal Caribbean continues to provide an outstanding cruise vacation experience. Read entire member review >>
Large cabin, nice size bathroom (with tub) and more storage space than we could use. TV was very small, but then we didn't go on a cruise to watch TV. 'frige stocked with soda, if you wanted it. Somehow we had an electric kettle in the room. As a tea drinker, I loved the hot cup of tea whenever I wanted it. End of the ship JS meant that the balcony was twice the regular size = "patio". Above the South Pacific Lounge, but very quiet and peaceful. Nothing like sitting outside at night and watching the water churning behind the ship before going in and being rocked to sleep in bed. This room is worth the extra money spent. Four people could easily share it (queen size sleeper sofa and more than enough storage). Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8050 was in a great, quiet location. The closet was small for a Junior Suite, but there are lots of hiding places to put clothing, etc. The bathtub was nice to have, though we didn't use it, but it made for more room in the shower. Read entire member review >>
We had Cabin 8088. We booked 18 months out to get an Aft JS looking right down the wake. This JS has a triple size balcony that accomodated 2 chairs, table, and 2 pool lounge chairs. We still had plenty of walking around room as well. Our group had all 4 across on Deck 8. Read entire member review >>
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