These connecting staterooms are perfect if you want to bring the kids along. They sleep up to three guests and include a sitting area, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa to accommodate one more. Not to mention the floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony for the whole family to enjoy.
Smallest balcony cabin We have ever had but I changed the layout around making a clear path to the balcony. You can only do this if you have twin bed selection. The dividers for the shower and toilet in the bath room really suck. You can't help but bang into them at night and wake everyone up. Cabin is on port side just foward of the aft elevators and easy to reach the Venetian and O'sheehans down on levels 7 and 8. Very poor sound proofing was evident in the cabins. You hear everything your neighbors are saying. Beds comfortable but not the sofa. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was okay. Mattresses could be replaced. Found out why our the top shelf was dusty, our Steward was short and couldn't see up there...lol. I politely showed him with no issues what so ever. Read entire member review >>
Water presuure was dismal and usually only hot came out of the shower, deck was rusty and dirty, pull out bed was hard as a stone, really only good for children and even our 11 year old complained. The steward kept it very clean and had impeccible manners. Read entire member review >>
Clean, everything worked! Room nice with a balcony that we used a lot! Chatted through the closed door with our balcony neighbors who were from Texas so we cranked up our country music and had a good evening on the balcony! Read entire member review >>
We booked an inside guarantee but our date was far from a sell-out and we got upgraded to a balcony for free even though we had booked only 5 days before departure! This was a great bonus as I've only ever been in an ocean view or inside as we don't spend enough time in our cabin to pay for a balcony and yet it was nice to see if we really would use it if we had it. We discovered paying for a balcony is not worth it! The room was as good as any other balcony I suppose. It had a nice view of sunrise/sunset but we weren't usually in our cabin to see it other then while changing to head to dinner or a show. The layout wasn't great because of requiring the space to get out the balcony door. We only had two people in our cabin but it is a family balcony. If the pull-out coach was in use you would not be able to go out the door and there would be NO floor space anywhere. I'm used to a small cabin but the layout was poor and I would not want 3 people in there. I was concerned about noise from the connecting stateroom as I've heard the doors aren't a good sound barrier but only once did we ever hear any voices from them. Our cabin steward was terrible, but they change so I hope others are better. I'm not too picky while on holiday, as long as I'm not cooking or cleaning I'm happy! But if I'm paying someone to make my bed, I would like my bed to get made. We are tidy people so there was nothing else to worry about in the cabin, I change my own toilet paper rolls and hang up my clothes and towels. It was 4pm the one day when we came back to our cabin only to find our bed still not made. Another day we were up at 7am, returned at 1pm and it was still not done. I know we are not their only room but this is my 8th cruise and this is the first time I've experience such a delay in making our room. Read entire member review >>
The room was clean, small as are all rooms but adequate. The safe didn't work. The cabin steward had already reported it but still not fixed next day. Asked in Main lobby & they would send someone up within 20 minutes--didn't happen so we didn't worry about it. First time we had booked a balcony room and probably will not be the last. Enjoyed the view and fresh air. Read entire member review >>
Room was awesome I don't think we can go back to a plain inner state room. Our steward was fantastic and so friendly and on point from day one never had such a great steward! Read entire member review >>
Balcony size was fine. We had another couple visit us and we all fit on it. Couch, 2 tables. Glass shower door. Black out drapes. Light for balcony under tv. Closet/vanity area had 3 drawers. 4 shelves. Dozen hangers. 2 cubbies. Safe. Mini fridge. Coffee maker. Storage under bed. Shower caddy. Includes shampoo and shower gel. MIRRORS all over. Metal doors. Read entire member review >>
Our only complaint was the noise from below on the promenade deck at night...on two occasions. The public speakers were blaring below our cabin until about 6:00 AM in the morning. The next night they came on at about 11:00 PM. It was rock music and the bass was very aggravating. On both occasions a uniformed man at the general desk had them turned off. It was needless noise! Read entire member review >>
Cabin and balcony was average size but shower was biggest we have ever had, except in a suite. OK for two but I could not ever put anyone else in any one of these cabins. Steward, Neval, was very good (but our experience is that they tend to be the nicest people on any ship). Near aft location was fine but this cabin and those on each side suffer from having the linen storage across the hall. Hence, there is a lot of coming and going and chatter among the stewards in the morning. The hall was otherwise quiet, nothing like the Sunshine last year which was like a party on the 405 even at midnight. Read entire member review >>
We were in cabin #9722 and it was very quiet and fairly close to aft elevators. The buffet was on deck 12 aft, so that was convenient. Everything else was located more toward the middle of the ship so we did a lot of walking. Cabins on Norwegian are smaller than the ones on other cruise lines we have been on. Two twin beds were made into a king-size bed and it was extremely comfortable! The room was attractive and clean. There was a flat screen television in the cabin, but it got very few channels and had no pay-per-view movies to watch. Surprisingly, you are not able to check your expense balance on the t.v. so we had to go to guest relations a couple times to ask them to print out our expenses. The shower in the bathroom was quite large and had glass doors which was nice. On the other side of the shower was a sink. The toilet had its own enclosure. Beware: I do not exaggerate when I say you are a few inches of the wall on all sides of the toilet area.
Warning: I must again warn people who book cabins on deck 8 (like we did last year) that the Spinnaker lounge is on deck 7 aft and they party until about 3 a.m. with loud music. Last year, we were awake all night long with music from the band and then a DJ. On deck 9, we did not hear a thing. Read entire member review >>
Quiet Balcony cabin, closet good enough for 2 people. Toilet area had a slight odor. Rear of ship, a little difficult maneuvering around the ship. Were advised to walk to mid ship first, then take elevators. Many in this area found it confusing. Read entire member review >>
8032 - Some of the bolt in the railing were rusting and with the water it was running down the support poles. Our balcony was also not wide open but cut out of the hull. Actually didn't mind it but was surprised. We expected an open balcony and were not told that it was this design but actually liked it as those on both sides of us could not see into our area without leaning over the railing. Very private and we actually liked the design. We would not choose this but will also not try to avoid getting it again. Read entire member review >>
8526 Sold as upgraded balcony. HOWEVER, is a partially obstructed view balcony. Balcony has large steel plate window cut out with a plexiglass "rail." Horrible looking with rust streaming down the chipped white painted steel. No picture of that anywhere in NCL literature or internet. Not the normal aluminum railed balcony. DON'T BOOK!!!! A real excitement killer! Read entire member review >>
The cabin location was excellent for getting around the ship. It was close to the elevators for moving around the ship with just a short walk to the rear entrance to the Internet lounges back door. The room for the most part was quite and very little motion from the ship was felt. Storage was more than adequate. I would request this cabin if I cruise the Dawn again. Read entire member review >>
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