Great for up to five guests, these staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a pull down bed and a convertible sofa bed. Because these are mid-ship staterooms, you'll have easy access to everything on board.
We had 2 inside cabins on Deck 8 (8319 and 8320). Whilst the cabin was about as spacious as any other cruise ship we've been on, the decor again was old, ugly and tacky and it was clear it needed refurbishing. This cabin aslo had the worst cleanliness compared to all our other cruise cabins. The bathroom always had this horrible, sewage, public toilet kind of smell. And when we first moved in to our cabin, there were crumbled chips on the floor by the wardrobe and it hadn't even been cleaned well. Items were also not replaced as they were used, such as soap or sanitary bag disposers. And for the first 5-6 days the air conditioning in our room wasn't working properly and we would wake up every night sweating because it was so hot. We finally had to break down and ask the maintenance person to come and fix it.
The TV was small and old and the remote barely worked. Also there weren't many channel options and the things that would have been fun to watch on TV were only in spanish which was annoying as my family is from New Zealand and we only speak English.
Probably one of the most annoying aspects was the speaker in our room and right outside our cabin that was super loud and annoying and woke us up every day when the cruise director made his annoying unnecessary announcements starting from 7.30am... So even if you wanted to sleep in, forget about it. Read entire member review >>
We were assigned a special needs cabin, though we have no special needs. The room was quite spacious. The only trouble was, where the shower was wheelchair accessible, each time we had a shower, there was water all over the floor, despite the drains around the shower area. We had to use available towels each day to mop up the floor. Read entire member review >>
I choose an inside cabin because I like that it gets dark. In Alaska, that was very important. I don't think I would ever want a balcony, since there is plenty of deck space for enjoying, but I might be persuaded to have a larger room - especially for a longer cruise. The design was good, with plenty of storage space for everything, and our bags fit well under the bed. Many people on Cruise Critic suggest bringing a multi-outlet adapter, but it wasn't necessary for us. We travel simply. I definitely appreciate the small sofa. The lighting was quite adequate. I would have liked to get the room a little cooler, but we managed. No odors, no apparent mold, bed was reasonably comfortable (never like home) and pillows acceptable. Television worked well, but had limited options. That might have been a problem at sea, but on this cruise, the scenery is what we're all here for. I mentioned previously that the hair dryer in the bathroom is poorly located, and I would suggest changing that at the next remodel. It works fine, but using it while looking in the mirror - hardly possible. Read entire member review >>
8119- Inside cabin, good storage space. Adequate bathroom. Excellent midway point from one end of ship to the other. Seemed noisy with loud ventilation noises accompanied by excessive vibration. Read entire member review >>
8114. Spacious room for two adults. End of a row of cabins and a 6 foot dead space between us and the next cabin's wall so there was absolutely no noise from neighbors. Alot of closet and drawer space in this cabin. Read entire member review >>
category JJ- deluxe inside room suppose to fit 5- don't know about that, but decent for 3.
storage was good.
cleanliness of room -good.
quality of food--needs ALOT of work.
shower pressure fabulous.
shower temps great and consistant.
Fridge- not working.
Great location on the ship.
Easily accessable to elevators. Read entire member review >>
An oversight in our booking was our cabin location, we were located underneath the stardust theatre and could hear, and at times, feel the sound from the late shows; although we did not retire early, it could be a problem for some. I think my expectation was that we booked early enough and being latitudes members we would have been upgraded before embarkation. This was our first inside cabin and was amazed at the size and closet space for the four of us, plenty of storage room (more that an outside cabin). And with the longer daylight hours, sleeping in the morning was never a problem with no windows. The price was right for the inside but I still prefer an outside cabin. Read entire member review >>
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