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2019 Cruisers' Choice Awards

Get to know the best cruise ships in a variety of categories, based on member review ratings for cruises taken in the last year.

Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Viking Sky

1 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Bluffton Gal

"Our cabin was beautiful and as nice as any hotel we have ever stayed in … Each day when we returned to our cabin, it was spotless and everything that needed restocking was restocked."

Member Review: kasjens


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Viking Orion

2 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member ebd

"The cabin was quite spacious, with more than adequate storage. The bathroom was modern, comfortable and very attractive. The bed was comfortable, the sitting area as well...and the balcony well positioned to see the sights of the cruise."

Member Review: dwd62748

Seven Seas Explorer

3 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member cmac cruiser

"Our cabin was beautifully furnished and the bed was so comfortable, it had us searching for make and model."

Member Review: hiflts

Viking Sea

4 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Zipliner

"The cabin was excellent in its arrangement and furnishings and very comfortable. The bathroom (with heated tile floors!) was the best we've encountered in over 40 ocean and river cruises."

Member Review: ecirbc

Zhao Shang Yi Dun (Viking Sun)

5 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member sas5

"Our cabin was outstanding, with the veranda providing us a chance to watch the world go by as the ship was sailing."

Member Review: JMYeager

Viking Star

6 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member anniecat

"Cabin was excellent and spacious with ample space for storage. Everything about the ship spoke to luxury."

Member Review: banka

Silver Muse

7 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Joy Sions

"Our cabin was spacious and in excellent taste."

Member Review: Palimpsest

Seabourn Encore

8 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Mike Nagell

"The cabins are very impressive. They look like luxury hotel rooms."

Member Review: Vanctraveller

Paul Gauguin

9 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Vitalspark

"Sailing on the Paul Gauguin was the best cruise experience we have ever had…Our cabin was well designed and comfortable. It had fresh fruit, a flower arrangement, and a well stocked, complementary mini bar waiting for us upon arrival."

Member Review: Mjlaw

Harmony of the Seas

10 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member JenniferGlenn

"Our cabin was amazing. I would definitely recommend a suite to anyone out there. It is so nice to be pampered and spoiled."

Member Review: Nettyj

Wind Spirit

11 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member null

"Wonderfully laid out and remarkably designed storage. The bathroom was very comfortable with a roomy shower and nice fixtures. Our cabin attendant Ady was superb."

Member Review: Petoonya

Marina

12 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Robinicat

"We used the veranda more than almost everything else. The 12th floor Vista suite verandas are exactly what you expect. Huge! … The view is out of this world. Worth every penny."

Member Review: delee78

Celebrity Reflection

13 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Geejay522

"The veranda was a godsend, as early mornings gave us a pristine view of the sunrise, and the pleasure of sitting and sipping with an ocean view. The bathroom is separate from the cabin, which was also a blessing. Our Room Attendant was super friendly, and kept the room in excellent shape."

Member Review: honest_D

Seabourn Odyssey

14 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member happy cruzer

"The cabins are large and very well laid out. Ours was nice with a beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean bathroom including a bathtub."

Member Review: CanaMan

Seven Seas Mariner

15 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member kidfixer

"VERY NICE! Perfect size and lots of storage. Loved the bathtub!"

Member Review: Lbhlulu

Celebrity Equinox

16 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member hallasm

"Loved our balcony cabin and falling asleep and waking to the ocean sounds."

Member Review: scfaust

Anthem of the Seas

17 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Webfootwalker

"Loved our balcony cabin. Exceptional storage, actually had empty spaces and I packed A LOT! The balcony had nice chairs that had foot rests too. Great view too."

Member Review: Luv2Fly7

Nieuw Amsterdam

18 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member EeyoreRN

"The cabin was clean and kept spotless. It was at the very front of the ship, so had a great view. It was also very quiet even though directly above the main stage. I did not hear any noise from the stage."

Member Review: lilahbeethoven

Disney Dream

19 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member saintstickets

"Cabin was very nice and well maintained. Our grandson delighted in the clever towel characters that were left every day!"

Member Review: joeperrett

Symphony of the Seas

20 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member bobbyd6363

"The ship itself is gorgeous and the cabins have a fresh feel to their design and layout. USB ports, better storage options and virtual windows for inside cabins all made spending time in your cabin more enjoyable."

Member Review: tucsonjim

Allure of the Seas

21 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Teacher42

"Cabin was exquisite with more than enough storage, bath room facilities were very good. Bar fridge in the cabin was an extra bonus."

Member Review: Rick1947

Celebrity Eclipse

22 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member onyourmark

"The cabin with its balcony offered excellent views at all times and were kept clean by the attendant."

Member Review: monkbrettonred

Carnival Breeze

23 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Cruise_Dog1

"Beautiful cabin with a longer than usual balcony. We were able to see flying fish and dolphins clearly in the water below our balcony."

Member Review: Seven sails

Le Lyrial (Ponant)

24 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member null

"Although we only slept there, the cabin was excellent… a special mention to the cabin cleaning staff who opened cabin doors with a smile, were always helpful and kept our cabin clean and tidy."

Member Review: gannon53

L'Austral

25 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member toolga

"We loved sitting on the private balcony, particularly while whales frolicked nearby. Our room was kept spotlessly clean and the bar fridge constantly restocked."

Member Review: Ceres Mark

Riviera

26 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member KS_Meadowlark

"Our cabins were top notch. The bed was so comfortable that we were tempted to purchase one! Our stewards keep our linens, towels & room in impeccable shape. It was great to 'go home' after a fun day ashore!"

Member Review: Shelly Lynn

Silver Galapagos

27 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Silversea

"Our cabin was great and very comfortable. We loved having room service for breakfast so that we could get ready for our early morning excursions while we ate, without rushing to the dining room."

Member Review: lblangton

Westerdam

28 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Cindy

"Cabin was very well designed, with plenty of room. The bed was amazingly comfortable. The bathtub in the bathroom was very nice."

Member Review: Domstar

Coral Princess

29 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member bobandterri

"Our cabin was beautifully appointed and our bed and pillows were sooooo incredibly comfortable! I slept like a princess each night!"

Member Review: trwinona

MSC Sinfonia

30 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member ADVentive

"We had an ocean view cabin and the view was breathtaking with sunset and sunup."

Member Review: Tjaart

Balmoral

31 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member GeoffA

"We had a junior suite cabin with balcony and was impressed with the size and furniture. It was well decorated and felt warm and welcoming."

Member Review: Ellie Bellie

Zuiderdam

32 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member KirstenT

"This was easily the most comfortable, spacious cabin we've ever booked. It had oodles of space, a huge bathroom compared to what we're used to, more storage space than we could use, and we are basically spoiled for life now."

Member Review: Kirsten T

Queen Victoria

33 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member JagmanXK8

"Good sized cabin with an incredibly comfortable bed, kept spotlessly clean by the steward. Soundproofing was excellent, the balcony was a good size and a great place to sit to eat or read."

Member Review: homeworklil

Marella Explorer

34 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Marella

"The cabin was wonderful - clean and spacious, and the upgrade to the large balcony, with its hammock, was an indulgence that we were both delighted with."

Member Review: Simon A

Grandeur of the Seas

35 of 35 Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo by Cruise Critic member Linda Rose1

"Smart design, clean and comfortable."

Member Review: ruach


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