You will have the perfect romantic getaway in these Penthouses that sleep up to three guests. Includes a bedroom with queen-size bed and luxury bath with shower, in addition to the living area and dining area. Because these are aft-facing, they offer an amazing view from the large balcony. Includes butler and concierge service.
The room was lovely, set at the back offering a great view from the balcony which goes round the side, the room was large and very clean, our cabin steward was fantastic, although the cabin is above a bar, it was not noisy Read entire member review >>
Wow! Was it ever nice. Spacious, quiet, no problems at all. Arnold, our steward, and Armando, our butler couldn't have served us better. Our cabin was ALWAYS ready for us when we returned. The afternoon snacks and always filled ice bucket were appreciated. The person using the sofa bed said it was the most comfortable they had ever slept in. Read entire member review >>
Very clean and well-kept, but missing the mattresses on the balcony until the fifth day, missing the magnifying mirror on the dressing table, and missing the cordless phone. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in the aft facing penthouse #8670, directly below the Spinneker lounge. DO NOT stay here, unless you like to party till 2:00a or 2:30a. Even if you are deaf, you can still feel the vibrations from below. The wraparound balcony is a joke. The 2 chaises can barely fit horizontally on the back deck, and the wraparound part of the deck can fit an average size person to walk by; forget about sitting down. Read entire member review >>
The cabin had plenty of room and a wonderful view out the back. This particular suite has a wrap around balcony that is one person wide, but four of us could stand side-by-side easily. Our balcony had a door between us and 9236, which our friends occupied, so that was pleasant. Shortfall of balcony was lack of depth; hard to sit 4 of us and play cards, but since it had loungers we could sit 2 on each and still converse. Room has butler and concierge service, which NCL does quite well. (Although they have changed the number of concierge personnel available per suite, so we went to our concierge more than on previous trips where they would come to us.) Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8170 is a large aft-facing balcony cabin. It does have a very long balcony that wraps around the side of the ship, but plan to use that wrap-around part for observation only. It is not wide enough to put a chair there. The balcony came equipped with two lounge chairs that were way too big for that balcony. I had the room steward remove one lounge chair and replace it with an upright single chair. (Don't let them tell you there is no room to store the removed chair) The room also has an awesome coffee/expresso maker. The bathroom and make-up area are spacious and the closet can be accessed from either side. The bed is comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Very nice stateroom, big walk-through closet accessible from the dressing area or the main entry. Big balcony with two rattan recliners, a table and two chairs. Made, our steward, kept the room spotless, and brought afternoon tea treats every day.
Only complaint- we could only find one electrical outlet- in the vanity table, which did not make charging things very easy. Read entire member review >>
We felt we had the best cabin on the ship and wouldn't have traded it for anything. It was quiet back there & we loved the sound of the water breaking at the back of the boat as we moved and enjoyed the 180 view, especially as we moved through Sweden's Archipelago! The cabin size was perfect for 2 but a 3rd person would've really cramped things tightly in the room. I wouldn't recommend a 3rd for this room unless it is a young child. The large bed was very comfortable fwiw.
There was a draw curtain I could close up around the bed before the travel mate returned in late PM, that would block the light on the wall so I could sleep without her having to walk into a dark room when she came in. I appreciated it. Read entire member review >>
Beautiful suite with gorgeous aft views of the unending ocean. The wraparound balcony was fantastic as we had views of the portside. This gave us fabulous views of the fjords. Of course we were spoilt with butler service, afternoon canapes daily, welcome champagne, Lavasso coffee maker and free DVDs. NCL now charges for room service at USD 7.95 but suites are exempt from this charge. We had breakfast insuite most days...such decadence to be served in the suite with outstanding views. Small peeve was we wished the balcony was deeper so the deck recliners could be side by side instead of facing each other....but hey who's complaining? Read entire member review >>
Cabin is just OK, but noise from the theatre below was sometimes disconcerting. Because there are only one or two suites on this deck, cabin service was delayed, forgotten, or sometimes just didn't happen. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was great. Great storage space, large closet, a sitting room for my wife to do her hair and make-up. A single couch/bed that was great to sit and read in while watching the wake of the ship. The balcony was large enough to sit in the sun on the lounge or have an afternoon nap. But, one of the best features to the staterooms was the coffee/espresso machine and the table for four to sit and enjoy any of the room service meals brought to our room by our Butler Leo! Ashook, our room steward, did an excellent job of ensuring the room was spotless and well stocked, but also answered any questions we may have had as to where to go, how to get there, or to be sure everything we did onboard was perfect! Read entire member review >>
We enjoyed aour "small" suite and it is small by suite standards on the STAR.Very comfortable for two people.We loved the Espresso / Coffee Machine included in our roomGreat cabin for viewing the Panama Canal.After the first set of locks, we watched the whole canal journey from our air conditioned cabinOpen the sliding doors and place your cabin chairs under the air conditioning vent and enjoy!Very small balcony for a suite.Balcony contained a comfortable lounge chair, small table and two chairs. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9232 Penthouse suite aft starboard was fantastic. It was spacious and has a wrap around balcony we loved. There is room for two loungers side by side and two chairs and small table on the teak balcony. The area that wraps around the side of ship is only wide enough for one person but allows you to see much more than those that have only an aft view.
We didn't experience vibration issues from thrusters and absolutely adored watching the Ship's wake form.
There is a comfortable love couch, chair and round glass top coffee table as well as a four chair dining table, bar area, plenty of counter space and a closet that has double door and is accessible on two sides. There is a spacious and comfortable vanity although the lighting is not ideal but ok. There is one outlets and it's in the vanity area, so you need a multi-plug cord if you bring chargeable electronics like we did.
The bathroom has a spacious sit down tub and plenty of counter space around the lavatory. The John can be private using sliding doors.
When we sail on the Star again, we will definitely seek the ads Penthouse on either port or starboard side. Read entire member review >>
Nice balcony in the aft-corner of Deck 10. Across from supply closet, some noise in the morning. Mostly quiet. Lots of storage, full tub, nice vanity, espresso maker, table and 4 chairs. Read entire member review >>
This is a great cabin if you don't mind lots of motion. The view is fantastic, the balcony is long but not very wide, the hallway is very quiet and the cabin is nice and roomy. Read entire member review >>
One of the best aft facing cabins. Only has one neighbor so noise is minimal. It's also under the spa so no noise from above. Balcony is a good size and views from the aft are unbeatable. Read entire member review >>
9236 is aft and a penthouse. The balconys on decks 8 and 9 are not as large as those on 10, thus two loungers and a table are almost too much for this area. There is plenty of room for storage and closet space is quite good. The problem comes when two are trying to get ready at the same time as the tiny hallway leading to the bathroom is just that...tiny.
We prefer aft as we can listen to the wake, few people come into this area unless they belong there (it goes nowhere) and it is wonderfully quiet.
The only time we heard or felt anything amiss was one night when the band played so loudly that the vibration of the bass 'thumped' in our cabin until about 1:00 a.m. Read entire member review >>
Nice size suite. Plenty of closet space and drawers. Also plenty of hot water for showers at all hours. Since we were aft, our balcony was a little noisy from the wake of the ship, especially when going over 20 knots. The bed was extremely comfortable. The room steward was very effecient and our room always looked neat. The towels were large and very nice. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was plenty big enough for 2 people. Bathroom was a good size with a large tub/shower combo. Very large closet which can be accessed from in front of the bathroom and the hallway as you enter the cabin. It is a long walk back to these AFT penthouses but a good opportunity for exercise. Fantastic view off the balcony which was large and very quiet. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was an aft-facing penthouse, formerly marketed as a Romance Suite. We thought the cabin was terrific and there's not a thing I can say about it that isn't positive. The bed seemed to be larger than queen sized, with a very comfortable mattress and bed linens. Plenty of storage space, including a huge closet, very comfortable bath area with dressing table and mirror, and a large balcony with two lounge chairs. The decor in the cabin and all of the amenities were top notch as far as I'm concerned. Large color tv, DVD player with a DVD library available, dining table, and a small sitting area with two chairs (one which extends to a bed) and a coffee table. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin, a mini-suite on deck 11 forward, was spacious and very comfortable. The closet was a very nice size - thanks to a previous post I had read I found the light in the closet (red button in the back under the top shelf) - with lots of shelves and plenty of hangers (Yes, I over-packed and had too many clothes) There was a king sized bed, a sofa, a small table and two chairs. A wall unit housed the 13" TV, a coffee maker with supplies for regular and decaf coffee (that were replenished daily), and refrigerator/mini bar which was well stocked with beverages which were priced comparable to the bars. We had a full bath, including a regular sized bathtub which was a nice surprise! The toilet was separated by a sliding glass door which provided some privacy if two people wanted to use the facilities. The best part of the cabin was the shaded balcony with two lounge chairs. Our sliding glass windows provided magnificent views, even from the bed! Read entire member review >>
An aft penthouse, romance suite or BA are the most quiet you can get. The sound of the wake, 24/7, is just wonderful. The view is spectacular and you can always watch the bow cam on tv from the deck to see what's coming. Storage is excellent for clothing and personal items in the suites and 2 safes are a great luxury. The balconies on 8 and 9 are small, but for a one week cruise they are fine. Just remember the embers rain down at night and the water from above in the early morning! Read entire member review >>
Very spacious! Lots of room in the closet, plenty of drawers, big balcony. I especially liked that you were able to draw curtains around the bed so that you could leave the balcony door open to hear the ocean. Finally having a room at the back of the ship offered spectacular views. Read entire member review >>
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