With room for up to three guests, these staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa to accommodate one more. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view.
We were given an 'allocation on arrival' which happened to be a disabled balcony room. The room was wider than a standard cabin which meant you ended up with a larger balcony. The bathroom was also wider. Read entire member review >>
I was weary about the cabin being in the fwd section. The water was quite calm with only a few rough days. With 1/4 of a patch behind the ear took care of the ocean movement. The room is quite with excellent full balcony. Being a photographer, I was able to just roll out of bed 15 min before sunrise to capture the images, instead going outside to check. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was a standard balcony cabin size with a "cove" balcony. Bath size is fine with a bigger shower area than some ships. Storage shelves open into the closet and not into the cabin which is a pain. Our bed was firm which we like. The cabin has a small refrigerator stocked with items for sale, we hardly used it. Read entire member review >>
We found our BX category cabin (balcony) to be smaller than most. The cabin space was further exacerbated by a king size bed; a queen would be preferable for us. The temperature was easily controlled in cabin, but there was noticeable variance at any temperature setting. There was sufficient storage space for our 3 week trip. The shower had ample space, with a wonderful shower head and controls that operated magnificently. The lavatory area was minuscule, with an inadequate ventilation system. The cabin and linens were always clean and fresh smelling. The Plexiglas balcony parathions needed cleaning. The room was well stocked. The bed comfortably firm. A temporary toiletry bag was offered when one of our luggage pieces had a late arrival. The cabin steward, Kiran Rane, was superb – unlikely due to the extra $2.00 per day in tips we provided. He would never take the money unless one left him a specific note to do so! His friendly demeanor, towel art, clean linens, vacuumed floor and never empty ice bucket was much appreciated. Read entire member review >>
Attractive, well maintained, excellent balcony, large bath. Sloping of floor for bathroom accessibility poor/dangerous depending on one's disability. Good for wheelchair, bad for others. Excellent access for elevators to Versailles, Spa, Market Cafe, which is convenient. Noise levels are fine. Third bunk unfolds from wall over love seat. Small closet space. Heinous art. Are sharps containers normal? Read entire member review >>
Our cabin on the 9th deck Starboard was considerably larger than
others in the same category, as it was intended for physically impaired persons so we benefited with extra space. I booked a balcony X for a considerable fare reduction.
and was not allocated a cabin until embarkation. It was very comfortable, a King size bed with lovely soft white linen, very nice pillows and a mattress topper. We slept incredibly
well! There were total blackout curtains, conducive to good sleep! Beyond, a small but
functional balcony with 2 chairs and small table. Two nice armchairs, a flatscreen television, vanity table and chair. Great hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, Jug of water and ice bucket replenished twice daily. Plenty of cupboard space, even for a much longer cruise.
A large bathroom with fresh towels changed twice daily if needed. An animal towel created every night and left on our bed.The room was serviced twice daily. Read entire member review >>
Terrible room steward. Didn't remove dirty dishes, didn't put away our luggage after they were emptied, didn't give us a towel animal until the 3rd day, had to continually ask for new towels, worst experience on any cruise ship. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was in the front of the ship and sadly felt the motion of this ship. it was a nice cabin and was well designed. the only negative was the water pressure in the shower could have been better and there were only 3 or channeled on the TV. No one goes on cruise to watch TV but at night I like to watch TV to unwind. Read entire member review >>
Bathroom flooded every time we took showers, Not wet FLOODED. 2 to 3 inches of water. We went to the steward b/c it was getting into the room. He said its ok, no big deal. Maybe not to him but we ended up cleaning it ourselves every day just to keep it out of the room. We asked for a mop to help with the water but he wouldn't give us one, had to use towels. Nice vacation huh? Cleaning the bathroom everyday. I wish I could upload my pictures of it so you can see for yourself. Read entire member review >>
cabin was clean but tinier than most and had hardly any storage space..i sail alone and was glad i thought to bring the magnet hooks because there was so little drawer space..it had 3 drawers in the entire cabin. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was nice but typical. This was our first time with a balcony and we were pretty excited about it. Ours happened to be Starboard, so the area to look out of was smaller. Our cabin was clean and our steward was very good. I must say he was the only person on the ship that impressed me service-wise. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was nice but there were three of us and it really was too small for three people. It would be fine for two. I must say that the bathroom layout is one of the best I have seen for a balcony cabin on a cruise ship Read entire member review >>
Cabin satisfied our needs perfectly. We had three adults for part of the cruise and we managed well. The room was quiet and the bed was comfortable, including the sofa bed. Location was perfect since it was close to elevators and to the dining and entertainment. Read entire member review >>
We were mid ships with easy access to an elevator and a few doors from the Internet Café which had convenient stairs down to decks 8 and 7 where most of the activities, information desk, shore activities desk, etc. and several of the restaurants were located. Plenty of room for all your stuff; even overpackers like ourselves. Very comfortable bed. Read entire member review >>
This is an aft balcony cabin on port side. It is almost as far from elevators and that noise as is possible. Being aft, it is closer to dining areas and moving forward to common areas. If you want to be close to the casino, this is not where you want to be. Our room steward was excellent. Almost invisible except for great smiles and welcoming comments whenever we would see him in the hallway. We never saw him in our cabin, but found his towel creations of cats, dogs, and mice on our bed nightly. The magic of cruise ships stewards to service your room but never be seen. Almost like elves. Read entire member review >>
When we arrived on the ship in Copenhagen we were shocked to experience a ship in need of repair. The carpets were stained, dirty, and smelled of either urine or a heavy cleaning solution. There was what looked like dried blood on our balcony, mold in our bathroom, and our bedding was stained. Mind you, we booked one of the nicer, more expensive, staterooms. Also we ordered a queen-size bed in our room. What we got were two twin beds pushed together with a giant gap in the center. I’m sure it’s obvious that this causes problems on a honeymoon vacation. If you are planning to book a NCL cruise, I suggest you bring your own air mattress as the beds there were not only hard, they were lumpy and outrageously uncomfortable. Soldiers in war are more comfortable in their cots than a we were in the NCL bed. Read entire member review >>
The room is very quiet and well located. The ship is older, but in generally good condition. The closet has a light, which is a nice feature. You might want to consider bringing your own shampoo and conditioner if you are picky.Families should note that the balcony rooms on the NCL star are a bit tight for 3 people and if possible should consider booking a more expensive cabin. If you have children who nap, please carefully check the deck plan prior to selecting a room since many of the mini suites are not above and below staterooms. Read entire member review >>
My cabin was spacious with plenty of storage, and my steward Jamie was most attentive. Even though he had a number of other cabins to service, I always felt that I was of the utmost importance. The ice bucket was never empty! The balcony was neat (smallish) but wasn't overlooked and I was lucky that I didn't have smokers anywhere around me! Read entire member review >>
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