I got a Boardwalk Balcony on the 11th floor based on my travel agent telling me I would not hear any noise from the Boardwalk at night. Unfortunately that was not true; I could hear everything that was going on down on the boardwalk we'll past 1 a.m. Fortunately for me I can sleep through loud noise but if you need quiet to sleep do not book a Boardwalk balcony. Read entire member review >>
Good location, if you would like to see the Aqua Show without leaving your room. The drawbacks are: plenty of noise from Boardwalk activity and the water shows and movies. Also, very little privacy without closing curtains. Major lack of storage space!!! Read entire member review >>
The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Pillows were very flat though. The room only had two outlets at the desk and one hidden behind the bed. It had a large flat screen TV and ample lighting. The shower is a cylinder type with glass doors. This cabin is over the carosel area but little noise would enter our room. We didn't use the balcony too much, except to try off clothes. Remember to keep your curtains closed as a bank of neighbors are 100 feet across from you. The walls and ceilings are metal and we brought magnetic hooks to hand our robes and such. Read entire member review >>
Really liked this room. We had had a balconies overlooking Central Park and with the ocean view on previous cruises and enjoyed this Boardwalk balcony more. This was the right height for doing 'people watching' and seeing the shows in the Aqua Theater. Are going with this same room on our next cruise. Read entire member review >>
The cabin is in a great location. There is no one on one side of you. The balcony overlooks the boardwalk, and you also see the AquaTheater and ocean off the back of the ship. It is also very close to the elevators, without being too close, since the ship is so big, and the walk could be very long otherwise. The cabin is dated and could use an update. The pillows offered are thin and hard, but thank goodness, I could get feather pillows. The cabin and bathroom are very small, compared to other comparable ships. You can't even bend down in the shower and I'm only 5'5". The sink is also extremely low and very small. There is no paper or pen in the cabin, which I found very odd and it was a big deal to get some. The room however, is quite efficient and has ample storage space. It would be nice if there were bathrobes in the room. The room is very noisy in the boardwalk balconies, but this is what I expected. It didn’t bother us, but I am sure it would bother some, particularly those that go to sleep early. Our cabin steward Yohannes was excellent. Read entire member review >>
Overall nice cabin EXCEPT the side of the bed my husband slept on was more than worn out.the mattress actually had a deep indenture in it, wasn't firm like my side, and was very uncomfortable. When he told me the bed wasn't comfortable I said well my side is... then I saw his and actually tried it. It was hard to have to endure it for the week and he has a medically confirmed back problem which this mattress did not help the situation but actually made his trip uncomfortable. I did offer to switch but he is a true gentleman and would hear nothing if it. We did not tell our steward but he had to know the bed needed changing out as he does have to make it up and it is very noticeable that it is worn out! We also figured that there was not a mattress on board to replace it with. Read entire member review >>
cabin is very clean and roomy, We have a good view of the aqua theater so we don't have to go down just to watch the show. I can see also on my balcony the Dazzle club on the 8th floor, so I see people enjoying the music, so we check it out and the band is very good Read entire member review >>
Good location - you can watch the aqua theater show from your balcony. Quiet except during the aqua show. Closet space was only adequate - good thing it was not an Alaska cruise. There is plenty of drawer space, a large couch and a refrigerator that was ready to use - not clogged with "for sale mini-bar" items. One minor thing to be aware of if you book a Boardwalk or Central Park view room: keep the curtain drawn at night. We had to remind ourselves to stay mindful that people can see into your stateroom from the rooms across the Boardwalk. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was great. We were concerned about the location whether it would be noisy but it was great. It was so interesting to people watch. Corrine our room steward kept the room so nice for us. BTW it has on top of the desk a three way plug. A hair dryer in the drawer. Shampoo in the shower and bar soap. A small cooler. Boardwalk rooms get a free lunch at Johnny Rockets (fantastic food) and free drinks (sodas from the machine). Read entire member review >>
The cabin itself was great an end cabin next to freight elevator area..We had no problem with the freight side of the cabin it was not used after 8pm or before 8am..The problem was with the family on the other side,they were anything but quiet..It was a cabin that had a pullout sleeper sofa that slept four...The family was traveling with several other families & apparently had two other children traveling with grandparents..These other two children would come over to there cabin to sleep if that is what you called it...They would stay up till 1am in the morning playing the tv loud &music or video games....By the second night we called guest services about the problem @ 1:15 am..We were told the next day the parents weren't in the room & had left the oldest child of 11 in charge...The parents spoke a eastern dialect that nobody understood...Communication was hard at best...The noise continued & spilled out into the hallway on several occasions..Other passengers complained but because of the language barrier not much was accomplished..When choosing a cabin on boardwalk be mindful of Family cabins next door... Read entire member review >>
Excellent !!! because the room was clean, the house keeper like to serve, like to work. When we walked out to the balcony, and I looked up, I could see people playing zipline, and people walking around with the smiling faces. When I looked down, I saw people playing different games, and the performers showing diving skills in the swimming pool. When I looked forward, I saw people playing rock climbing, and huge screen playing movie or showing up to date information like the public annuncement. Read entire member review >>
We enjoyed the Boardwalk Balcony. 90% of the time its not noisy... when the aqua show is going on you will hear it and one night they had a dance party until 11pm on the boardwalk... other than that its just fine. You get to see the aqua theater from your balcony and you can see the ocean too! Read entire member review >>
My cabin was on Deck 14 Aft; I chose the location and cabin type--Boardwalk View Balcony cabin on the port side of the ship for a couple of reasons. One of them was that I wanted to see the hustle and bustle of life on the ship especially in the Boardwalk View. The other reason was that I get a nice view of the Aquatic Theater show one evening. I had lots of storage, but I wish I had more hangers w/o the dress/pants part. There were many electrical outlets available on the vanity, and the minibar kept things cold. I had lots of space to maneuver around. The balcony was nice and big, with a high railing to keep little kids from climbing up and to keep other folks from climbing from one balcony to another.
I enjoyed my balcony and used it many evenings to watch DVDs on my portable DVD player (with earphones, of course, because I played my discs late at night). I could easily see the Aquatic show, the basketball players shooting hoops at 1 AM, the folks riding the waves, but I never saw anybody use the zip line ride. Read entire member review >>
The boardwalk cabin was the last cabin aft. the beds were next to the balcony. Space was average as was storage. The safe was small. The view of the ocean was good. Aft and starboard - almost like having an aft cabin. You had a 75 degree view of the ocean.
The balcony door required significant effort to open, perhaps by design?.
When the aqua theatre was running you might as well leave, as it was so loud. A couple of the shows went to midnight. Other than that the cabin was quiet. Good sea breeze and good size balcony with a rounded railing (slightly D shaped) Read entire member review >>
Cabin: Balcony by Aquatheater. Loved it, was able to get a full view of the sunrise/set and the ocean while at the same time being able to watch the aqua theater shows and movies. Loved being able to prop open the door and watch the day go by and enjoy the weather. Once I closed the door, it was very silent. No worries about noise. Cabin a bit smaller than other cruiselines, but ok for two people. Best part of the cabin was surely the excellent service provided by our cabin steward. Read entire member review >>
I like aft cabins so I thought a balcony
cabin overlooking the boardwalk neighborhood would be good good idea. I
picked the highest deck under the flow rider last cabin on the end.
Pros/cons: Pros; Great views of the ocean, the boardwalk area & the aqua
theater, no vibration or noise from the engines, no wind and nobody
looking onto our cabin from above. Cons: cabin was not a suite so it was
just the average size, noise from the aqua theater were LOUD (even with
the doors closed), aft cabins are nice but you do walk more to get to the
back, very little sun on the balcony a Read entire member review >>
12697 Boardwalk view balcony. This and all similar cabins lack privacy and suffer from noise from passengers above as well as from Aqua shows due to reverberations in the boardwalk spaces on Deck 5 up. Avoid these interior cabins if you retire early or want privacy on the balcony; choose if you want to be in the swing of boardwalk activities like ziplining, Aqua shows from your balcony and people watching. Otherwise this cabin is exactly like all of the other exterior balcony cabins and likely laid out similarly to OV cabins without balconies. Read entire member review >>
Total Room cabin was to small to call a stateroom. This should be fit no more than 3 PP.Our room 10299 with Sofa Bed opened. It's nearly no spaces to walk around and i meant it.no walk around. They need to create or come up with something.
Bed was very comfortable.I just not really like the cabin.(too small) Read entire member review >>
Great location to view Aqua Theatre and wake/water behind the ship. Some noise could be heard from events going in the Aqua Theatre, but when those were over, it was quiet. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin on the Oasis was a Balcony cabin on the Boardwalk: Very noisy and could hear all the noise from the Boardwalk area, even very late into the evening and after midnight. BRING EARPLUGS if you book this area. Read entire member review >>
Starboard Cabin number 8715. Balcony overlooking Boardwalk (just above Johnny Rockets). Room was a little narrower than some ships; closet space OK but not great. Enough storage space - luggage under the bed was fine. Bathroom storage good; bathroom roomy. Shower fine. Shampoo, soap, etc. provided (travel size bottles). View from balcony can view aqua show fairly well. Not noisy with door closed. Nice room. However, would choose a Jr. Suite next time. Read entire member review >>
Storage limited. Drawers are not long or deep. Narrow space between bed and wall to walk to couch/TV area near the balcony. Electric outlets are in an awkward to reach spot. Bring a power strip. Comfortable balcony with a good view of the Aquatheater. Some noise at night but not all that bad. Remember to draw the drapes when the sun goes down unless you want to be the night's entertainment. Read entire member review >>
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