These Oceanview Staterooms that have a porthole with an obstructed view, can accommodate up to four guests. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to sleep two more. And of course you'll have access to room service and tons of other great amenities on board.
We booked an Obstructed View (cat OK- 8596) - the cabin was a bit small and tight getting around on either side of the bed (we requested queen which is the two twins pushed together). There was a pull down on on side of the bed that sticks out a little bit and a vanity table/drawers that just about met the corner of the bed on the other side,so it was a tight squeeze and we had to remember not to bump into the corner of the vanity or the bunk bed (even though it was folded) Other than that there was plenty of storage for 2 people and the suitcases stored under the bed. The bathroom was very small, and there is a separate space for the toilet with a sliding glass panel for privacy if needed but the space is extremely small and not much room to turn around in. We are both average size with a little extra weight (5'7" and about 190 lbs) and it was tighter than my RV bathroom!
Also - this location on Deck 8 was forward of O'Sheehan's Bar and Grill/Pub which is open 24/7 - this was a busy, and noisy corridor - people don't seem to understand how loud their voices are when traveling in corridors at 2:00 am! Or they just don't care... Read entire member review >>
we thought this cabin was great, a little larger than a regular oceanview. We could see over the top of the life boat which we were not expecting. Plenty of storage and a light in the closet was a pleasant surprise as we usually only see that in a suite. Read entire member review >>
This was a sideways obstructed view cabin. View was thru the doors of a large life boat. Got plenty of day light. Being sideways the cabin felt larger than normal cabins. Location was good easy access to everything. Read entire member review >>
I booked an inside cabin and we were upgraded to this cabin. I would have rather had the inside cabin because this one has a light outside that shines in the cabin all night. Read entire member review >>
Cabin steward was nice, but not as overly attentive as were used to on other cruise lines. He did make towel animals on 1 or 2 nights, but disappointed that it was not done more, also I had to ask for refills (bathroom tissue, shampoo)
We were still able to see the sunrise through our cabin even with the obstruction. We would stay in this type of cabin again. Read entire member review >>
I had a handicap accessible obstructed oceanview length-wise cabin. I was both close to the AFT elevators which were rarely crowded and easily accessible to most of the main spaces. The AFT elevators brought you directly to The Venetian Dining, Bliss Lounge, The Wine Lounge, The Spa and The Fitness Center. Cabin 8122 is on the STARBOARD side and only 2 doors away from O'Sheehan's Pub - very close to enjoy the Pub but not too close that the noise would bother you. On the other side of the pub are the main elevators which bring you to all of the rest of the public spaces. These elevators were often crowded, but at least they weren't very far away!
Although classified as Obstructed Oceanview, you get a clear beautiful view of the ocean, just looking over the lifeboats. If sitting on the bed or in a chair, you don't even see the lifeboat - just the ocean. Only once did I see anyone outside of the cabin, and they were part of the work crew. The crew's head was below my window so I didn't feel like anyone could be looking in on me. The cabin has one additional bunk, if needed and a trundle bed under the bed allowing up to 4 guests to stay in the room. To make the most room, I pushed both beds all the way to the wall closest to the door and under the secured bunk. This enabled me to place the 2 chairs and small table under the Oceanview window and create a nice space for my friends and I to enjoy visiting with one another. This pattern also makes more space to move around the cabin in a wheelchair and is easiest to use the vanity at the far end. However, this does result in one person not having direct access to get in and out of bed. The bathroom was spacious with a roll-in shower. There were plenty of grab bars around the sink, toilet, shower and on the door which opened into the bedroom. One surprising thing is that the room is equipped with emergency buttons throughout the cabin. I inadvertently hit one and the crew quickly followed up with me. They were pleasant and helpful. There is a viewing hole at both standing and sitting heights. Additionally, there is a handicap accessible closet rod which can pull the closet rod down to sitting level and raise it up again to secure the clothes in the closet.
There is only ONE outlet that is 110volts and it is on the complete OPPOSITE end of the cabin from the bed. I did bring an extra power strip, however it wasn't long enough to reach my CPap by the bed. (Remember, this is a lengthwise cabin) Guest Services had an additional extension cord for me to use with my CPap machine, however, it would be best if you brought your own. I am told that often they run out of available cords to use if you don't request one right awayl The additional power strip is still very helpful for various electrical devices. The provided hair dryer is great and there isn't a need to bring your own.
For 2 people, there was plenty of storage: a closet, 8 open shelves (4 each on each side of the closet), small closed space above the vanity and 3 open shelves to the side of the vanity, and 3 small drawers in the unit that houses the mini fridge and the safe. There is space under one bed. For more than 2 people, storage will be tight and should be planned for accordingly.
I found the metal door and the metal exterior wall very helpful in using heavy magnetic hooks, One customer before me used command strip hooks. I used the hooks to hang hats, towels, keys, and various papers with itineraries and tickets. Not only did it help me to stay organized, it also was fun to "decorate" my cabin!
If you are of limited mobility, with or without a scooter/wheelchair, this room is in a perfect location. It's on a short quiet hall, near elevators and the pub. What more could you ask for?! Read entire member review >>
Cabin was fine. The usual, small. Tiny bathroom. If you are a larger person I would recommend a handicap accessible cabin. Because there were sliding doors on the side of the toilet. Which makes for tight quarters. Read entire member review >>
Small but good. The cabin is designated for up to four people but it was tight for the two of us. It had a fold down bed on the wall which made it tight on one side of the bed and the vanity was almost touching the corner of the bed on the other side so you had to get on the bed from the end. The bathroom has the sink and shower in one part and the toilet in it's own tiny room. If you are a big person it could be difficult to fit in there! LOL The window was above the head of the bed and the view was looking between the two life boats so you could see a good part of the ocean straight out just not down. Read entire member review >>
When asking prior to travel if we needed an extension cord or if one could be provided we were told to bring our own and only a six foot cord was needed. This was due to the use of a cpap machine. I am glad we brought a fifteen foot cord because of the outlet placement was totally opposite of where the machine needed to be placed. Also gratefull to cabin steward Michelle who obtained a larger table to accommodate the cpap. Read entire member review >>
This was a great cabin for most people. The room is more spacious than a typical oceanview, and the window lines up directly with the lifeboat doors, which are made of plexiglass, so you can see right through to the other side. It's in it's own section of hallway, so you can easily find it even if you aren't paying attention. The only potential negative would be if you are very sensitive to sound. The hotel closet is right next door, and because it's the only room in that hallway they tend to use it to keep all the carts and everything when they are cleaning. Noise basically stops around 10pm, but since the bed is right next to the hallway wall, you do hear people walking by if they are speaking at all loudly. For us it worked great, and I would book it again in a heartbeat. Read entire member review >>
The obstruction in this room is minimal. The Dawn is going in for dry dock and I am hoping most of the issues with this room will be taken care of then. The bed was extremely hard. There was water constantly running inside the wall behind the toilet. We couldn't hear it in our room, only in the bathroom. We mentioned it to our room steward twice, but nothing was resolved. I think part of the reason the Dawn is going in for dry dock is plumbing issues. Some other rooms had flooding occur during our cruise. The room was clean and everything worked. The lighting could be better. There was easy access to the elevator and stairs. Once it's overhauled the room would be a good choice. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was good for what it was. Because this was a "splurge" trip, we opted for less expensive accommodations in lieu of the balcony or mini-suite we usually select. We were nervous about the location of the cabin as it was literally right next to where you disembark in Bermuda but it didn't end up being an issue at all and was actually pretty convenient. We had three people in the room and thought it would be cramped, but that didn't end up being an issue either. Lastly, I don't know what brand of mattress and pillows they use, but I will say I haven't slept that good in a long time. I need to find out so I can get it for home! Read entire member review >>
This is a sideways layout which means there is a bit more space in the middle of the room, but the closet/bathroom area is very cramped and not well lit. The view is obstructed about 70% but you can see the ocean and the promenade deck below. The room is opposite a crew door (some noise on the first day when they were delivering luggage) and right underneath the hallway of deck 9 (kids running down the hall). It is also very close to the atrium, so you can hear the live music from there until 11pm. But it is a very convenient location and we had no noise problems at night. Read entire member review >>
My husband and I lucked out on the cabins. We had cabin 8620, and it was huge. It is handicap accessible so that is probably why... the bathroom was so spacious, the cabin large, and our steward Gusti was awesome. The safe didn't work in the cabin, but that didn't cause us problems. One day we forgot to close the room, so Gusti could not clean it, which I thought made sense. We could have probably worked harder to get someone to fix the safe, but it wasn't a big deal to us. Most of our friends stayed on the 4th deck, and their cabins were much smaller than ours. We chose an ocean view obstructed view, and our window had a great view. The lifeboat was right below the window so we could see out the picture window just fine. It was a great choice for a room--super spacious. Beds were hard, but what do you expect? Read entire member review >>
This is a handicap accessible cabin. It has more room than the standard cabin but the layout leaves something to be desired. The bathroom is good size with a roll-in shower with a fold-up bench. The floor slopes up to the level of the bathroom, eliminating the step that one finds in most stateroom bathrooms. However, the door to the bathroom is at a 45 degree angle which makes it awkward for anyone in a wheelchair to negotiate. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8612 was wonderful. It was a side-ways obstructed ocean view cabin. There was plenty of space for the 4 of us. Lots of storage space and it was fairly quiet as well. It was located midship and was close to the elevators, blue lagoon, atrium and aqua main dining room. We would totally stay in this cabin again. Read entire member review >>
8072.. OK Class. Great Choice for those looking for an inexpensive option and looking for more space than an inside room. Considerable light from window and above average bathroom. Plenty of room for two. While the room includes a drop down bed, no one should ever consider 3 people in this room. UGH way too tight for three with the bed down...Room has more room as a double than as a Queen put together... Not willing to give up a good squeeze from my significant other for floor space (HA) Read entire member review >>
It was the smallest cabin I have stayed in but was perfectly adequate for us. The window was probably obstructed about 60% from the bottom of the window up by a life boat. We had plenty of daylight and could see the water when we were at sea and the port when we were docked. Looking down at an angle I could see the promenade on deck 7 and the water over the side of the ship. We had no noise from the decks above and below us. At night the lights on lifeboat are quite strong and light peaks in around the edges of the curtain. During the first night I woke up at 1 p.m. thinking it was morning since so much light was coming in the window! If you like a completely darkened room to sleep in you might want to choose another cabin or bring a sleep mask.
On three occasions we found we had no hot water in our bathroom. It was fixed each time within minutes and from outside our cabin, but still a pain. Our biggest complaint about this cabin is the paper thin walls. We had families on either side of us and we could clearly hear their conversations. We could hear the sliding sound when they opened their drawers! At times it sounded like people were in our cabin talking. It felt more like we were sleeping in a bunk than a cabin! We used earplugs, but were still disturbed. Luckily our neighbors weren't the type to party in their cabin. I have to say that although I was pleased with all aspects of the Dawn in general, I would not sail on her again because of the lack of sound insulation between the cabins. Read entire member review >>
Great location. You could see out the two smaller windows. You have to be careful as I noticed a crew member on the decking by the life boat that was right outside our window. The room would be fine if the beds left apart. Plenty of storage. Read entire member review >>
Slightly obstructed view on the Port Aft side. Close to the Atrium area and some will hear the noise from there. Short walk to the elevator and stairs.
Nice size room that I believe is wheelchair accessible. Read entire member review >>
I was in room 8566, which is an obstructed view room. It was a mostly unobstructed view, only obstructed by a large red thing. I would totally stay in this room again! I was very concerned about noise when I booked it, but it was absolutely not a problem! In fact, I think spinniker was much further from my room that it appeared from the drawings of the boat on NCL. My room was right above the casino. Read entire member review >>
Decent size, obstructed view but plenty of light to give the illusion of a larger cabin, decent layout, not enough sound insulation between adjacent cabins (you can hear conversations on both sides). Read entire member review >>
The renovations recently done to the room made it very attractive and comfortable. Very little legroom when sitting on the toilet (and I have short legs) We had an obstructed view but the extra light added to the room. Read entire member review >>
TONS of storage, two small windows overlooking a lifeboat-no view of the water. Lights on 24/7 outside window, makes it difficult to know if it is day or night. Crew walking by windows at random times, unsure if they could see in though. Read entire member review >>
Were were in the handicapped accessible room 8620. It was the first room right past the Salsa Restaurant. The room was very nice, plenty of room to accommodate. We had an obstructed ocean view full sized window. The view was beautiful. The only obstruction was a life boat but it was under and above the window. We could see straight out. The only thing with that room is that the kitchen for Salsa is right across the hall and sometimes the smells of different foods would take over our cabin. Also another thing that might bother some but did not bother us is the Atrium is so close and you could here the music very loudly in the room. If you're an early sleeper that might be a problem. Read entire member review >>
Room was adequate size. However, the size made it difficult to get into the bed from the sides - we banged into the desk on one side and the upper bunk bed on the other side. The shower was immense compared to most other cruise lines for this category cabin (G). The toilet compartment was very tight if you are over 5 ft 10 inches and weigh more than 180 lbs. It's dooable but not all that easy. Cabin attendant always had our room cleaned and ready. The ice buckets do not keep the ice frozen for long - need better insulation. The small refrigerator was stocked with beer, sodas, liquor, fruit drinks, etc. We finally took the items out and stored them - then used the refrigerator to store the ice bucket. Make sure you leave it out for replenishment when needed. The room was quiet except when launching the lifeboats for tender purposes (right outside our cabin) - not all that bad but noticeable. Make sure you keep the curtains closed or you might get caught looking by a crewmember during the launch! Linen and pillow (4 ea) were perfect and adequate. Not quite up to RCI standards. Plenty of storage space for luggage and clothing. Safe was easy to program and use. Lighting was very good. Hot water problems on Sat morning (no shower unless one wanted to use only cold water) of the cruise - was fixed by afternoon. Hallways were narrow but adequate. Ship noise was non-existent in our cabin - did not sense any ship motion while underway - we have been in 30 foot seas with no ill effects. View out the double slit windows was nearly non-existent. Our view was between two lifeboats - we could see the water/light and about a 10 degree field of view. We knew the cabin was an obstructed view so no squawk herein. Read entire member review >>
NCL Dawn Cabin 8128
We loved this cabin, it was a handicap cabin so the room and bathroom felt spacious. It was located above Blue Lagoon and we were worried about being directly above the 24 hour restaurant but we did not hear a sound. We loved being at the back of the ship (close to the elevators/stair to get up to the kids club and kids pool, gym/spa, and buffet restaurant) and 1 deck down from all the entertainment areas.
If we had the choice, we would select this outside cabin again. The partial view was fine...you can see directly out but the top of the lifeboat is flush with the bottom part of your window...not a problem for us. A plus is that your window is protected so you do not hear the water or rain pounding on your window as we learned when talking to other passengers about the storm the first night. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was 8600. It had lots of storage. There was 4 of us but I have no idea where the 4th person would sleep. They said they had a pull out bed for the 4th person. It was very cramped. One of the kids shared the extra bed with grandma and grandpa Read entire member review >>
8096. Walls thin. I could hear phone conversations in one cabin. The other cabin spoke Japanese. Obstructed view was not bad in this room. Push beds all the way to the wall if separated. Read entire member review >>
We had an obstructed ocean view cabin, and we were very happy with it. Our room was laid out differently than the typical cabins, and it was agreed upon by many of us that our room was far superior. When you walk in our beds were to the right and the bathroom and storage space was tot he left - it felt much more spacious than the other cabins. Our view was not all that obstructed, and I think the presence of the lifeboat in our view helped not get too seasick.
We had 6 total bags (3 check size, 3 carry-ons) and we managed to hide all of them away. The storage space seemed quite appropriate, but not overly generous.
We were on the 8th deck, and about 30 steps away from the midship elevators, which was fabulous. We were, however right across the hall from the crew elevators/room where all the luggage came from. It made the first and last nights a little noisy, but otherwise our location was very nice. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was sufficient for four. Cabin turned down was nice and room made up quickly. Hallway was noisy, thin walls between cabins. Garbage outside
of rooms not always cleaned in timely manner. Phone should be higher on wall and difficult to read. Cabin should have a clock in it Read entire member review >>
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