These Mini-Suites sleep up to four guests, include a sitting area, luxury bath with shower, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to sleep two additional guests. Not to mention the private balcony with great view.
Cabin was great - beds a little small for kids as their feet were hanging over edge but still fine. Maybe next time would need separate room across hall. Porter was great and kept room very clean and organized. Enough room under bed to stow suitcases so we felt like we could unpack and "live" there for a week Read entire member review >>
I'm not sure if we had the MB category, but we liked the mini suite with balcony. No complaints. Appreciate the tip on CC that the light switch for the closet is in the upper rear directly under the light bulb. Read entire member review >>
Very noisy from Deck 12 above with chairs scrapping loudly, footsteps all day & well into the night, bassy music from the pool area on sea days. Deck chairs being put out every morning between 3.30am & 4.30am was horrendous & would last for anything up to 30mins! Suite itself was okay but old & worn, always very clean thanks to our lovely steward. Balcony a good size & had 2 chairs & a little table on it. For us the noise from above spoilt it I'm afraid & we would suggest you are wary of this, flag the mini suite & just consider a balcony cabin on deck 10 instead!. :-) Read entire member review >>
Room says it is for 4 people. They mean 2 adults and 2 children. Definitely not the 4 grown adults we had. Not enough storage for clothing. There is a bathtub type shower that was difficult to get in and out of. Perhaps if I was taller it would have been better, but why waste space with a bathtub. I guess it's for people with kids. Maybe that should be another question to ask during the booking process. Read entire member review >>
Dewa was terrific. Attentive to our needs. But you should know, you get one bar of soap and one tube of body lotion. No hair conditioner. The fixture in the bathtub has shampoo and hair conditioner combo. We all know those things never work, right? Bring your own amenities. Read entire member review >>
We had a minisuite 11061. It was small with only two drawers so luckily there were shelves in the closet for our clothing. It was tight and I cannot imagine what the size of a regular balcony would be. The room furniture could use some updating as there is wear on the tables. Bathroom was a nice size and the room was very clean. Read entire member review >>
The rooms were older looking and functionally obsolete with only 3 drawers and shelving in the closet that was hard to reach and very hard to see without a flashlight. I had a mini-suite and expected a lot more then I got; Read entire member review >>
The cabin was well laid out with lots of storage (although it was hard to find things in the closet since there was no light). The bathroom had a full tub, which was great for our 5 year old. Be warned that this cabin is directly below the pool deck on Deck 12 and there was a lot of noise in the evening from chairs and tables being moved around. This was never a problem after midnight and never stopped us from sleeping soundly. The balcony is fully covered by the overhang of Deck 12, which we really liked since it kept the balcony in shade during the hotter portions of the day. If you want a lot of sun on your balcony, this is not the cabin for you. Read entire member review >>
The Cabin was nice for the four of us. We had a king bed and the girls trundle twin beds. There was a curtain between their beds and ours that could be closed at night for more privacy. Bathroom was fine with a bath and shower doors and doors to close off the toilet area. Liquid soap, shampoo and shower gel was provided as well as a hair dryer and robes. Please note there was no bar soap or conditioner. The balcony was very roomy compared to the Getaway ship we were on last time. There was plenty of room for two chairs and a small table. We asked for the fridge to be emptied out so we could store our own soda and water that we brought on board in a cooler. Ice was provided by the room steward every day in an ice bucket. TV movie selection was minimal and we never could get the PA system channel or the ship’s bow cam channel to work. They did provide shore excursion tips and repeats of on board game shows you may have missed. Storage is minimal but we kept the suitcases under the bed. We shared the closet which did have multiple shelves and hanging space and the girls shared the 2 drawer unit. There were 3 small night tables and a breakfast table and chair. There was also storage above the TV/fridge area. Since the walls are metal we used part of the wall to hang the daily news with magnets and the kid’s activity programs. Some of the outlets were European style so be sure to bring a multiple plug to extend your power outlets. We also had an “octopus” with multiple charger cables.
Our room steward kept the room clean and we tried to keep it organized to make it easier to find things. Fresh bath and pool towels were provided every day. Our room was directly under the market café so around 6 in the morning we could hear stuff moving above our heads. After a few days we were used to it but if you’re a light sleeper I would avoid this area of deck 11. Read entire member review >>
Noisy! Avoid if possible. This room is directly across from the Crew Door which means lots of opening and closing at all hours. Lots of carts being pushed from that room. Some talking, but in general the stewards were really quiet. The biggest problem with the room is that it must be located under a main plumbing valve because we kept hearing this sound like a closet door rolling back and forth, and finally figured out that it's the sound of many, many loos flushing. All day and all night. :-) Read entire member review >>
We were upgraded to a mini suite from a regular balcony. We were nicely surprised at the size of the room and the balcony. The bed was very comfortable. The couch was nice for napping and lounging, nice and firm...never opened it up. There is a lounge chair and two standard chairs with a small side table (they out new ones out our cruise) on the balcony. There is a mini fridge (with mini bar that we always have removed). Small coffee/tea set up, flat screen TV and a small safe that fits quite a bit more than it looks (I really like having the safe at eye level thus time most are I the closet and are down lower. There is plenty of storage and our bags fit under the bed. We spent a lot of time in our room this cruise as we were trying to have some down time and were tired from tours. This was a great place! Movement was good on the rough days and half way between the forward and mid ship stairwells put you close to everything. http://youtu.be/eNrFipreIGI Read entire member review >>
Room 11516 was right off the stairs and elevator near the front of the ship which was convenient. On our floor there was very little noise, however, above us were family suites and apparently kids who were not supervised as they ran up and down the hall above us. Lots of thumping above noise.We loved the balcony and thought the room was spacious, including the bathroom. It was clean, but worn.Our room steward was excellent, cleaning our coffee pot sometimes twice a day. There was plenty of storage and closet room for 2 people and I think if you had 4 it would be tight, but durable.We slept well and felt little if any ship movement as we sailed the Baltic. Aside from the noise above, I would book this room again. Read entire member review >>
Smaller than similar stateroom category on other cruise lines. Wood furnishings need refurbishment. Closet located next to side of bed makes it difficult to hang and retrieve clothing. Bathroom adequate size and includes full size but. Bedding and linens comfortable. Hair conditioner, body lotion and robes not provided (these are standard in this category stateroom on other cruise lines). Very heavy hairdryer. No information in the room regarding ship deck plans, crew bios, etc. No recycling bin. Read entire member review >>
11516 was on the low end of the 107 mini-suites on this ship. It was larger than a room with a balcony, although it did have a wide balcony. The bath was large, with a separate compartment for the toilet. The shower and bath were a combo unit, with an excellent size tub. Plenty of space for toiletries.
The bed areas and sitting area was divided by a heavy drape. Beds were very comfortable with excellent linen. Plenty of cabinets and racks for clothes.
The sitting area had a large movable table for eating breakfast in the room. This is a luxury. TV was small and tube model (I didn't think they still made them). Fully stocked frig with extra space for things you might bring back from the dining rooms.
Carpets clean and fresh, the room seemed to bet dusty very fast and the steward has a small bit of trouble keeping up with it.
Decor was nautical wood paneling and art. Good lighting, 2 110 v sockets, working hair dryer, provided bath robes, and large deck chairs and table.
We like this room a lot. Some of the higher level mini-suites come with a Butler, but I actually was glad mine did not, I don't need a four o'clock appetizer!!. Read entire member review >>
airline like bathrooms with suction air toilets
bed was solid, somewhat hard , bbut aok
great curtains that blocked the heat and SUN out
mini bar was all extra
even the bottled water on top of the credenza was extra Read entire member review >>
Mini Suite- 11506, not worth the extra money, smallller than others I have stayed in (same category)Small Closet for a mini suiteBathroom Nice size had a bathtub with a separate water closetNice water pressure on the showerBalcony was a nice size. Great view TV was an older tube set with poor picture qualityNoise was minimalSteward knocked on room door if you slept to late (even with do not disturb sign up)OVERALL - Not worth the extra money get a Balcony Cabin Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin but it creaked all of the time. We were under the Teen Center but it wasn't a problem because there were very few children on this cruise. Liked having a curtain between the bed and couch area. Really like having a coffee maker and the cabin steward kept us well supplied. Read entire member review >>
We had a mini suite. Size of room was nice. However, the room needed dusting and some minor attention still when we got in. the TV was really small and dated. Overall, the room seemed tired. Read entire member review >>
mini-suite deck 11, #11680:noisy often, under kids area with running noisily above our heads;dusty room, balcony could use more privacy from neighbors by having more partition between them;deck 11 is convenient to go to fitness center and buffet restaurant above on the stairs nearby (also elevators very close to this room) Read entire member review >>
The portside mini-suite was mid-ship forward and had excellent views departing the World Cruise Center, coming into Cabo with magnificent views of Arch Rock, and was excellent in and out of Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. Well laid out and more generous than we expected, fit two adults and two (large!) teenage boys comfortably even on days when we preferred to hang out in the room and watch movies. The balcony was well protected from wind and the chairs reclined sufficiently to relax in the sun. There was ample storage for four with an addition of an over-the-door shoe rack for toiletries and small items and a power strip for chargers. Read entire member review >>
11662, 11666, 11668 mini suites
Aft balconies beneath the buffet. We did not notice any buffet noise despite our location. The outcropping of the buffet does overlook these balconies so if you're big on privacy you may not like this cabin. (The cabins forward of this one are beneath the outcropping and have significant overhand which shields you from sun) Very convenient to buffet and spa. Loads of storage space, although the space between the bed and closet is a bit tight. Read entire member review >>
Tiny closet, but adaquet. Nice balcony, but the glass on the railing was dirty. Wife grabbed a towel and cleaned the streaks. Not that big a deal. Mostly quiet, but hey it's a floating hotel so your going to get some noise. Actually we were up front 2 suits from the front on the 11th floor so there was not much traffic. However it's very rocky. Not for the sea sick proned crowd. Read entire member review >>
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