We had moved from an ocean view to a balcony and there were 3 fewer drawers in balcony.
Rust on balcony and rust on ocean view window outside.
Theater seats were horrible some broken and all made you slide out of them. The isles had a harsh led lighting that made it hard to find your depth of view when walking. Isles across theater were to narrow.
Staff were great and accommodating.
You get what you pay for here!
Ports of call was the reason we chose this Line. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was noisy the entire trip as the balcony door was out of alignment. Stuffing paper at the top of the door at least stopped the rattle but the noise of the sea was constant day and night. They did put a seal in which made no difference. The shower space is great but I guess at the expense of space in the toilet which was very cramped. Read entire member review >>
Felt there was adequate closet space, the bathroom was very efficient! We had a balcony which was more private than other balcony rooms on most ships. The bed was not really that comfortable, hard. And the pillows were the most uncomfortable, others on the cruise also made this comment to us.
Our cabin steward was wonderful, always accommodating, very upbeat and cheerful! He did a great job!! Read entire member review >>
Adequately sized balcony cabin. Most important - the bed was large and comfortable and the air con quiet. There was sufficient storage for our needs but it might be a bit tight if you were doing a longer cruise with more clothes. The bathroom was absolutely fine although the toilet cubicle was quite snug and I imagine some of the larger guests had to manoeuvre quite carefully. Nice shower with endless hot water. Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin but found it smaller than other cruise lines. Very comfortable bed and well thought out cabin, plenty of hanging space in the wardrobe and sufficient drawer and shelf space. TV system needs upgrading, unable to access on board account. Read entire member review >>
A very classic and little old decoration , but a very good bed, and the size off the cabin was really nice. There was place for everything !!! Great views from our varanda !!! The bathroom has private wc. Read entire member review >>
A good size of cabin and comfortable.
However, there were no Tea Bags nevertheless if asked for them they would probably been provided.
Sheldon very good and attentive steward. Read entire member review >>
Our room was ready quick and it was very nice. I'd say better than an Carnival ship - maybe on par with a Carnival Spa room. We just had a regular Balcony room (#9035). The bathroom/shower is SO much bigger than Carnival or Princess. The balcony has cigarette butts on the floor but that lack of attention to service/detail was on par with the rest of the ship. My wife was using the hair dryer, sitting where the make-up station is and our phone rang saying there was a fire alarm in our room. We had to explain that my wife was blow drying her hair. Turns out the heat sensor is right above where the hair dryers are. Dumb.
Our room steward was disinterested and even rude at times when we asked for information. We had the soap dispenser fall off the wall one day. We called to have it fixed - which they did in a couple hours...but for the rest of the day until the next day they left the repaired dispenser empty, so no soap or shampoo. Read entire member review >>
Do not accept this cabin as it has plumbing issues. The line is clogged and had to be taken apart in the hallway four times. Cabin and balcony are normal sized. Television very limited channels. Read entire member review >>
Forward Balcony. So why cant they put in a few more shelves and cabinets? Other lines do and it would be so easy. Shower stall one of the most spacious we've seen. Worst bed ever! Best pillow ever! See, something for everyone to praise and complain about:) Read entire member review >>
We had booked GTY Inside and were assigned this cabin the day before departure.
Location is directly off main hallway within 20 feet of elevators. Initially we thought this location would be noisy however we were pleasantly surprised. This room was very quiet. We were never bothered not even on New Years Eve. Nice sized balcony with 2 chairs and small end table. Bed was a little hard--learned from other reviews to ask for a foam mattress topper which was promptly put on by our great room steward Jose. Bathroom is split meaning toilet area is behind separate door. This was a great convenience. Shower was spacious with plenty of hot water and large enough for two. TV selection was minimal but that is not why we were on the cruise. Storage was ample, enough hanging space and shelves for all of our things. Read entire member review >>
Uncomfortable bed and seating. Inadequate lighting in bathroom and vanity area. Attendant was excellent. There was no conditioner or lotion or bar soap in the bathroom. Everything worked OK. There was only one 110 V outlet. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was big (bigger than the other balcony rooms I've been in) and it was nicely maintained and cleaned daily. Our cabin steward was very friendly and kind, and did a wonderful job cleaning the room and the origami towels were very cute! Read entire member review >>
Small balcony cabin with little storage. We left much of our clothing in suitcases and tucked them under the bed. Our room steward was polite, but distant and we did not ask much of him. Read entire member review >>
It was wonderful and situated perfectly on the port side aft of the ship, same floor as the internet cafe and we were close to the stairs/elevator. The balcony was so wonderful for happy hours and dolphin spottings.Everything was in good repair. My traveling friend requested an 'egg crate' for her bed which helped her. Read entire member review >>
The balcony was a little more cramped than most. The bed arrangement did not allow you to walk past the beds to the balcony when the second bed was made up for a third person. The table was in an awkward position by the balcony door. Read entire member review >>
Small, cramped. Not enough room for three people. One will be living out of a suitcase under the bed for two weeks, and when the third bed is put down, there is absolutely no space to move around. Read entire member review >>
We were in room 9508, an forward balcony on the NCL Star.
There were just two of us in the room.
We had plenty of storage space. The bathroom was a little tight, but not unexpected. The staff was accommodating to remove anything we didn't need in the room (coffee pot, mini-bar items).
Only one electrical outlet to plug into, however (we came prepared with an adapter to expand). We would have like more more UNDER the bed to store our larger suitcase. Small suitcase fit ok, but large one would not.
Noise from outside or the neighbor cabins was not an issue. We met our neighbors next door and across the hall and had no issues. The balcony was large enough to enjoy. Signage on the ship was adequate to find our way as well.
No complaints, we already have book our next two cruises, on NCL of course :) :) Read entire member review >>
9710- nice bathroom. roomy for 2 people but a 3rd person, it may become cramped. it was great for just the 2 of us. There was some outside noise of people carrying on in the halls late at night. but nothing major and it was just the people, not the location of the cabin itself. Read entire member review >>
Balcony Stateroom 9032- Great balcony on deck 9 with a quiet location. We loved being at the front of the ship away from the hustle and bustle of the public areas. Closet space worked for us as well as the bathroom space and our Steward Joel, couldn't have been better. We had great views all throughout our cruise.
Loved having the clothes line in the shower to hang up wet bathing suits and excursion gear. Tip: bring clothes pins, as things dried a lot fast not hanging directly on the line.
Best advice: Bring additional extension cord or multi-plugs to utilize the vanity area outside the bathroom for doing hair and make-up without trying up the bathroom. Read entire member review >>
Don't pick cabin 9566, which has incredible creaking when the ship goes through waves. But the ocean view cabin category is decent sized with a nice bathroom. Only one chair on the balcony though ... Read entire member review >>
Bed was way too firm, tv was older box model, floor to ceiling sliding door was lovely, view was beautiful on the balcony, air conditioning was not cold enough, cabin steward was outstanding. Read entire member review >>
Cabin -- We had a balcony cabin on deck 9. The cabin was adequate in space (for a cruise ship). It included a small 'desk', 2 twin beds pushed together to make a king (note-the space between the beds can get uncomfortable if you like to sleep close), a small dresser area with three drawers, a numerical combination safe, and a closet with 4 shelves. The bathroom had a walk-in shower with glass door. The toilet was in a separate area with a sliding door. Unfortunately, if you are a person of 'substance' navigating the narrow opening into the toilet can be tricky (especially during nighttime bathroom visits). We heard, and a couple we were traveling with, had some difficulties with this narrow space. Also important to note is that the bathroom does not have any bar soap. There is liquid soap available (the shower has both a liquid shampoo and body wash dispenser) but if you like bar soap, you better bring some. There were no other bathroom amenities available. Our room steward was adequate; he had limited personality (never spoke with us when he saw us unless we initiated it) and had days when he forgot things (ie. One day there was only 1 towel, one day no ice, etc.) Read entire member review >>
Perfectly nice stateroom, on the small side but manageable for three people. My only complaint would be the sleeper sofa bed, which was three quarters hard as a rock, and the bottom quarter was squishy. The balcony is slightly enclosed due to being so far forward, but it wasn't a problem for us. Read entire member review >>
Quiet because it as so far forward (and a hike from the elevator), enclosed balcony (at the expense of the view), smoky when smokers are next door, broken closet that they attempted to fix and didn't successfully. Railing was peeling and the glass was missing parts of brackets. TV was maybe 13" and we couldn't hear announcements in the cabin unless we had the TV on channel 2.
Bathroom was larger than expected and one of the few bright spots. Read entire member review >>
The location of our room, 9532, was just fine. This room was one of the smallest I have ever had on our 12 cruises, even though it is only the second cruise we have had a balcony cavin. There was also less storage space than I am used to on RCCL or Carnival. But we loved having a balcony.
If you go on this ship, I recommend a balcony room, as there are few pleasant common seating areas. We really enjoyed being able to sit outside. Greatest fun was waking up at 6:15 as we entered San Francisco. I went out on the balcony just as we passed under the Golden Gate Bridge! Read entire member review >>
Great storage, bathrooms not as small as expected. Space under the beds was enough for our largest suitcases. Can sunbath on balcony. Odd RV-style latrine smells when the balcony door is left open (pulls air from the rest of the ship somewhere). Read entire member review >>
Adequate closet. Toilet/sink/shower were quite adequate...unless you weigh over 300 lbs. then you might have some trouble. Very comfortable bed. Great place to relax with a nice balcony. Read entire member review >>
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