These mid-ship staterooms can accommodate up to five guests, with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate three more. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony. Because these are mid-ship staterooms, you'll have easy access to everything on board.
Our A/C wasn't working and we were hot the whole cruise. Reported this to the staff several times without any resolution. Glad we had a balcony to open the door and get some cool air. Read entire member review >>
We originally were assigned cabin 5011, but 3 weeks before the cruise I saw many balcony cabins were still available so we upgraded for what I considered a reasonable charge. While I would have been satisfied with the original cabin, I'm glad we got the larger cabin for this 15-day cruise. The bathroom shower was small, but the room was a good size. There was plenty of space for our clothes that may not have been there in the original cabin. We never did get to sit out on the balcony to have coffee or a drink (due to the weather), but we certainly did appreciate the extra space. Our room steward (Errol) was a pleasure to deal with. Read entire member review >>
There was a tight squeeze between the beds and a table, but it ended up being fine. My mom being a little unstable thought the room was great for always having something to hang on to. Everything was clean and fresh. The balcony was really great to have when traveling through the canal. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was a mid-ship with balcony, at first it didn't seem too big and the thought of living in it for 14 days was daunting but it was actually perfect. There is a huge amount of storage space to unpack your bags - cupboards, shelves, hanging space, drawers, more shelves it's all there so if you run out of space then I'm sorry - you brought too much on your travels. The bed was actually amazingly comfortable and high enough to store your suitcase under it. There was an additional sofa/fold out bed but we didn't need to use it for sleeping on. The balcony was spacious and had a table and two chairs. Being the highest floor on the ship with a balcony gives a terrific view of the surroundings while cruising - stunning. The in room TV is locked down even though all it's connections are exposed, so if you're thinking of watching your own content or connecting a laptop to it etc. it will not work. Also, there is only one power point in the room so travel wisely with a multi board with USB ports to avoid tears. This is a 120v socket. The 240v socket in the room had an unfamiliar power point which we didn't have a device that would fit it. The shower is small but has all you need, the water pressure was excellent as well as the temperature too. A tiny basin and toilet all fit within the bathroom module but it worked for us and it's really sound proof too.
Our steward was great, cleaned and made up the room really efficiently and left the best towel art on the bed - such a cruise thing, but I thought it was great. Read entire member review >>
Nice and comfortable. The bed was too hard for my husband, so they put a pad on his side, which helped him. I tend to sleep better on a harder mattress, so I slept very well. The shower drain wasn't working well, so I just would take a so called " Navy shower". I believe they have plumbing issues. Read entire member review >>
Good size plenty of storage, balcony large enough to sit and enjoy the views. Even though were we under deck eleven were the pool is we only heard noise twice excellent place to be towards the aft elevators so easy to get to buffet and outside to walk. Read entire member review >>
The room was comfortable, with plenty of storage space and a very comfortable bed. The bathroom wasn't up to par, however. There was not enough counter space or enough shelves, but the real shortcoming was the shower, which was the smallest I've ever seen anywhere, on land or at sea. It's too small to bend down to wash your legs. It's so small that when you turn around, you bump into the shower curtain, dislodge it, and spray water all over the bathroom floor. Read entire member review >>
Our balcony cabin seemed like it was going to be small but worked out perfectly for the two of us. I'm not sure how you could manage this but if there was a way to but cabins with children next to each other. We had families, with young kids, on either side of us and the stomping, screaming, and sliding balcony furniture back an forth were annoying multiple times. When it was quiet it was heaven... Read entire member review >>
I am not sure if the cabin category is right, but the cabin number is. I really liked the cabin, it was perfectly sized and nice equipped. The house keeping staff was excellent! Vincent Versova also had a smile and greeted us really well. Read entire member review >>
Nice- lots of hanging areas, plenty of drawers and love the space under the bed to stow empty suitcases. We always get a balcony and didn't think it would matter in Alaska but glad we did. Sat out often and the views of Sawyer Glacier and the fiords was great! Read entire member review >>
As a first time cruiser, my first impression of our cabin (which was a balcony cabin) was it reminded me of the inside of a travel trailer/RV. We found our cabin to be perfectly fine. There were a good number of drawers for clothes and the closet had a large number of hangers. There were also some shelves and cabinets. My wife and I found that there was a nice amount of storage space and we were able to hang all the clothes we wanted to. Our 26” suitcases both fit under the bed for storage. The space between the end of the bed and room wall was narrow and it was difficult for two people to pass through this space without getting very cozy with each other. We had a sofa that could seat 3, a desk area, a small refrigerator, coffee maker and room safe. I moved some of the drinks around in the frig to make room for a bottle or two of our water. The bathroom was like an RV-type bath, small, especially the shower. It was circular with a shower curtain. The most annoying part of the shower was that the shower curtain would blow in on you when taking a shower. The bed was a little firm and we asked our cabin steward if he could put a pad on it and he did, which helped. We were located on Deck 8. I was a little concerned when I learned that the casino and shops were below us on Deck 7 but we never had any issues with noise from below or anywhere.
The balcony had a small table and two chairs on it.
TIP: One of the best tips I received from Cruise Critic was to bring an extension cord of some sort for the room. There was only one plug above the desk. I had bought a vertical wall tap from Amazon.com which was very compact and provided 3 plug outlets. This worked well. The hair dryer in the bathroom does not blow very forcefully. My wife brought a hair dryer and was glad she did. There is no alarm clock in the room. I brought a travel clock, others in my family used their cell phones which still worked for clock purposes while in airplane mode. Read entire member review >>
Well appointed and well maintained. Our steward was a gem, and we gave him a commendation (Arsenio del Rosario). He never failed to greet us respectfully by name (Mr. [first name], Mrs. [first name]). How he remembered our names when he spotted us in the hallway, not even near our cabin, was a mystery! A true people person. One of NCL's features is leaving little humorous greetings for us on the evening room make-up: animals created from towels and washcloths -- two swans forming a heart on the bed, an elephant, a dog, a mouse in a coffee cup, a monkey swinging from one of the cupboards. They are fun even for adults, and the kids who were on-board were just thrilled with them. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was very nice, and I'm not sure what we paid for a balcony upgrade but it was probably worth it. There is nothing like being able to open a door to get fresh air! Our cabin was nice and comfortable and Sergio R. kept it very clean. If you are tall, you will find the bathroom to be a rather tight fit! Read entire member review >>
A/C did not work the first five days. The bed was rock hard and had deep depressions where too many people had slept in them. I doubt the mattresses have been replaced since they put the Sun into service. I needed three eggcrate foam pads and a thick mattress pad to be able to sleep without pain. Sofa is too big and takes up too much room. Shower is tiny. I mean TINY. Toilet sometimes did not flush. Even after the A/C was 'fixed' the hallway was cooler than the room even though we had the thermostat on the coolest possible setting. Felt like I was in a cheap, pay-by-the-hour motel. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was nice - quiet location, not much movement(which WE like!). I found it to be too far from everywhere (well, as far away as you can be on a medium size ship!) The balcony was a good size, the closet had room for all the clothes brought by two women, but could have had a bit more floor space for shoes:o)Would have liked drawers in the bed side table and the bathroom, but didn't really need them for storage. Bathroom size was good except for the small shower. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8032. Only issue we had was the condensate drain pan for the AC overflowing, leading to a wet carpet between the bathroom and the bed. It led to a pretty musty cabin. The maintenance staff was quick to correct the situation and clean our room, leaving it better than before. Everything else was good and it was very close to the elevators but still quiet. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was excellent, spacious for 2, but no more, I'd say. Balcony was my favorite. Deck 8, a bit forward of midship. Easy access to elevators. Clean, though sofa/fold out bed was pretty dated looking, it was comfortable to sit on. TV was also old, but who the hell watches TV on a cruise, unless you're sick? LOVED the balcony, left the doors open 24/7 to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells. If I were going on the same ship, I'd seriously consider trying to book the same room. Read entire member review >>
The cabin with a balcony although not really large was adequate. The balcony did have a lot of peeling paint on the walls by the door. The bathroom was a tad small, and we had a problem with the toilet splashing out the last night when the seas were heavy. The room was clean and the steward was around several times during the day to do a basic freshen up, but nothing out of the ordinary. Read entire member review >>
Surprinsly the cabin seemed larger then on the Pearl. Bathroom was a bit tight but not too bad considering most hotels in Europe had bathrooms about the same size or smaller! Was showing its age a bit but still a wonderful ship. Not too big not too small. Balconys are very nice! We were midship and hardly felt the ship moving at all. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 8248 - This is the most spacious cabin I have had on board any cruise I have taken. We had a balcony. Two single beds and a pullout couch. Small TV, but great in-room movies. Limited news.
It was clean. We didn't see the room steward much. There was no soap in the dispenser in the shower. The shampoo had no combined conditioner. If you require hair conditioner, bring your own or pay $11 for some in the sundry shop.
European and American outlets in the room for charging gadgets. Read entire member review >>
Balcony cabin 8253 on the Sun was an average balcony cabin. Bathroom was a bit small, but serviceable. Be aware, due to very small shower stall, it will flood if you are not careful. Always had plenty of hot water in the bathroom. Large couch was a plus, and there was ample room for luggage and plenty of room for clothing and other items. Balcony was quite small - it had a door, rather than a slider, which made the balcony seem even smaller. Barely room for two chairs and a tiny table on the balcony. Beds were not firm, but comfortable during our 15 night cruise. Cabin is a bit cramped when separating the bed into twin beds - have to be careful getting around the end of the bed closest to the bathroom, or you will constantly bang your leg into the cabinet. Read entire member review >>
A little small, but manageable for 7 days. Plenty of storage space, small balcony, small shower, bathrooms need to be refurbished a bit. Water did not drain quickly in sink and shower. Need new televisions / more channels. Beds comfortable, couch very uncomfortable. Read entire member review >>
Our Balcony was very private except for the people in the cabin next to us insisted on talking very loud on their balcony. But other than that is was almost mid ship and not far from anything really. Very quite most of the time! Read entire member review >>
Adequately sized, exactly what I expected and identical size to the Veranda Cabin I had on Celebrity Infinity at 170 sq ft. Good for 2 people would be crowded for more. Balcony was big enough for two people to use comfortably. Nice easy to use layout.
Bathroom was compact but comfortable to use except for the intermittent sewage smell.
Great view, comfortable, convenient, quiet slightly aft of midship location.
Cabin was in OK condition but showing some wear. Several rusted areas on balcony.
Should be a great cabin after it gets refurbished. Read entire member review >>
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