Forward-Faciny Penthouse with Large Balcony Cabins
Up to four guests can stay in these Penthouses that come with a living area, dining area and large private balcony. Also features a bedroom with queen-size bed and luxury bath with shower. Includes butler and concierge service.
We did an upsell to a suite. We loved the cabin!!! Balcony is amazing!! 3 loungers, 2 chairs and a small table. We had to pull up the loungers every night because water dripped off the overhang during the night. If you want dry padding pull them up to the cabin at night. We could always have sun or shade unless we were sailing right into the sun.
Bed could be encased in curtains so someone could sleep while someone was reading. Love set was by the door. Room had a large windows and two solid doors. No patio doors. Read entire member review >>
We've loved the Forward Facing Penthouses with a Large Balcony lay out on all of NCL's Jewel Class ships for years. But, the previous bright color schemes, circa 2000, could sometimes border on garish or gaudy. The newly reburished cabins in muted earth tones were a welcome touch of tranquility. Read entire member review >>
Nicely refurnished. Very clean. Very large closet accessible from two sides, No sliding glass door to the balcony due to location and only one floor to ceiling window, The closet, dressing table and bathroom configuration is very tight and difficult to have more than one person access in those areas. Balcony difficult to use while at sea due to the wind. It now has a lighted magnifying mirror and power strip at the dressing table, which is great. Read entire member review >>
Gorgeous, with the view to kill for. Spacious with all amenities that you could want. A walk through closet, tub and shower, with separate toilet area. Cappucino and coffee/espresso machine, mini bar, small dinette set. A very large and soft queen size bed, with a let out love seat that can sleep one adult or two small children with a matching stool and side table. The stateroom was beyond comfortable, it was out of this world for me. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was quite comfortable but much smaller than we expected. There was ample space for hanging clothes and plenty of drawer space. There was a separate vanity area for the ladies. The bed and linens were dreamy. There were two thermostats and the cabin was always cool enough. The suite was ready early on embarkation day and spotless. Our Cabin Steward, Deogo, was extremely attentive and did a great job keeping everything sparkly clean for us. Read entire member review >>
It was a good room, getting a bit threadbare, but clean and well maintained by our steward. The huge forward facing balcony was outstanding. I'd rather have a straight Keurig style coffee maker than a cappuccino machine. Sofa, coffee table and chair as well as a dining table with 4 chairs. I think for our next cruise I'll look for a separate bedroom and living/dining room, but the Penthouse size was comfortable enough. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9000 Norwegian Dawn:
Spacious. Huge deck. Very good bed. Surprisingly good shower. In bow of
vessel, with great views. Nice TV, but limited channels (only 2 live stations,
Fox News & MSNBC, plus live NFL games on Sunday-Monday). Plenty of storage.
Good maid service. Right below the bridge, so curtains have to drawn at night.
Temperature was always comfortable.
Not an issue, since nothing to see in the dark anyway. Would highly
recommend this cabin. Read entire member review >>
9002 is one of the four penthouses at the bow of the ship (on the ships' webcam you can be viewed around the world as it is one of only 2 decks visible!). The room is large and well equipped including a 32" satellite TV, Lavazzo coffee machine, well stocked (but pricey) minibar and drinks cupboard with lots of cupboard and shelf space and a large double wardrobe. The bathroom was small but did the job. One word of advice ... there was 1 UK 3 pin 240V socket - the rest are mainly EUROPEAN round pin sockets (not the straight pin US ones we had taken with us!). The deck was fantastic - large but private and with 2 very comfortable loungers and a small table.
The bed was huge and very comfortable ... the air con in the room was more than sufficient
As it is at the bow ... it's a long walk aft - so make sure you take everything with you! Read entire member review >>
Not as big as they make it sound for the money. Needs more hangers. Shower was difficult to stand in due the built in slope. Deck was as big as the cabin and was nice to invite friends to hand out on.Make sure you close the outer weather door to the deck on windy and raining days or the rain gets in. Bed was comfortable but stains on original bedspread. Needs more USA outlets. Footstool/bench at the end of the bed was useless and got in the way until we got rid of it. Great views from deck. Luggage fits nicely under the raised beds. Wife loved the make-up area. Toilets never disposed of articles on one flush. Read entire member review >>
Canin 9002, Penthouse Forward
Perfect view, added benefit of concierge service, quiet, never saw crew on the crew deck after leaving Boston, more than enough storage space, deck not too windy. Read entire member review >>
The inside cabins are small, I do not see more than 2 adults per cabin..I guess it is okay for teenagers and younger kids. Our cabin was clean and nice. If you compare with price and that you are practically never in your cabin besides to sleep that it is all good. Read entire member review >>
Forward Penthouse #9500:
Great view, huge room, huge closet, vanity area, sitting area, dining area, incredibly large balcony, somewhat windy, very windy at times, can be noisy at night when there are shows and/or music in the Stardust theater, it is all the way forward, so have to walk a ways to get to most things (not necessarily a bad thing), you do look at the STYLE pool (for the crew) and the crew does go to the space in the bow to smoke, make phone calls and sunbathe (again not necessarily a bad thing). Read entire member review >>
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