The aft-facing balcony offers truly incredible views and a great way to feel the ocean breeze. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area with a single sofa and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a large private balcony.
Our aft facing balcony was was very nice. Tight in areas but that isn't unusual on a cruise ship. Very Large spacious balcony was surprised at it, was almost as big as the cabin.
Only negative was at night they clean the deck of the bar above us and all the dirt and debris washes down on our deck. It would be wet and dirty in the mornings.? Was never sweep or cleaned in the week we were there. Furniture needs to be washed/wiped down each day. Noise wasn't a problem if fact a couple of late afternoons they had live music so we sat on our balcony and listened. Read entire member review >>
Loved the aft balcony, was very pretty when sailing, stars and water magical at night...at most ports, docked at commercial areas, so not great. Cabin very small for us, hard to move around, although it is organized well, bathroom tiny, NO ELECTRICAL PLUGS, which was very annoying, only two plugs in cabin, thankfully I brought a USB port as we have lots of devices..bed was very comfortable, steward made cute animals for bed each night. Balcony made the cabin for us. Read entire member review >>
Nice size balcony with table & chairs.
beds & pillow so comfy.
Clean, up two times daily,
Ice, glasses, shampoo & soap,
clean towels. TV. Closet & drawers & large mirrors.
mail slot outside door for ship news..... Read entire member review >>
Our stateroom was 9702 aft, and we enjoyed it immensely. It had a longer balcony, so we had chairs, table, and lounge chairs. We enjoyed some down time on the balcony which was very quiet. We also enjoyed a few breakfast, and afternoon coffee there as well. Make friends with your attendant on the 1st day, we did and Jack was fabulous. He kept our stateroom, clean and full stocked. We love pulling away and being able to sit on the balcony and relax, and the views were great. On the Pride of America the ship always docks on the Port side, so if you looking for a balcony and want to see the island choose that side, if you want to look at the ocean and some island choose the Starboard side. There is plenty going on every day, you don't even have to leave the ship. A daily itinerary is left in your state room daily, for the next day.
The only Island that was tender was Kona, other you could get off at a pier at each island. Read entire member review >>
Very clean, great storage, perfect for two people. The room was cleaned each day of the trip. Towels were replenished, make sure you place any dirty towels on the floor, if you hang them up the assumption is that you will re-use them. Aft is the way to go, great view, wonderful balcony. Read entire member review >>
We loved the aft balcony. It was perfect for getting a panoramic view of each island as we left. The shower was tiny and the room was smaller than we expected, but adequate. See review for problems with the cabin. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was typical cruise ship cabin. Balcony on the other hand was large. 2 lounge chairs and 2 additional chairs along with 2 tables. Great Balcony! We loved the Aft-Facing as well. Read entire member review >>
B-1's are small, but adequate for 7 days if there are only 2 people because of the large balcony. Store any winter clothes you may have had to fly with and/or close the curtains and the room gets tight. However, worth the extra expense when viewing lava at night and the Na Pali coast. Read entire member review >>
We booked Aft cabin 9200 and although the stateroom itself was small it was adequate. The only gripe is the adjoining door to the cabin next door where you could hear the conversations next door. The deck is large and was lovely to sit out on when leaving the various ports. Read entire member review >>
While I thought an aft-facing balcony cabin would be wonderful, it proved to be one of my worst decisions. These rooms are always more rocky, I was told, because they are at the back of the ship. But couple that with the rough waters of a tropical storm, these rooms really provide an unsettling ride. I had trouble sleeping due to the rocking and the noise of the waves exiting the back of the ship. Also, we had a restaurant above us, so we could hear furniture being moved across the floor very early each morning. Read entire member review >>
Deep, not large. The cabin above looks down on your area closest to the rail. If you are not there, you have no view except directly behind the ship. All average, but two mornings there were sewage smells in the cabin and roaches on the deck. Read entire member review >>
We stayed in room 10682- the very back of the Ship. It was great to sail off & see everything. The sunrises were gorgeous! The room was cozy. Big enough for 2 people just fine. The deck was beautiful and large. Loved the lounge chairs & the. The two deck chairs. We spent many mornings & evenings reading on the boat. The only problem that I had with our room, was the deck above us. It had chairs & tables where passengers could eat. Anytime they moved a chair or table- you heard it scraping above you! When they cleaned the deck from midnight to 2 am on our morning in Maui- it was very annoying. On the upside though, they only did it once & it was fairly quiet the rest of the time. Read entire member review >>
Aft 9200 has an adjoining suite next door. The Door is paper thin and you can hear every noise made, particularly when there are children involved! Cabin fine otherwise. Plan to be more thorough when choosing a cabin on next cruise and wont let this happen again. Read entire member review >>
We were in 9200 which is on the back of the ship with a large balcony. The views are spectacular and it is a quiet location. This is an amazing place to be since the views are the best from this location. Especially for the last day when you pass by NePali. We did not pass by the lava flow since the weather was wet and foggy.
Comparing this room to the rooms on Carnival and Disney, this room was smaller but very comfortable for two adults. I don't see how three people would fit but they do state the room can sleep 3. The bathroom shower seems small but after taking showers it is larger than expected. The bathroom has no US Plug but some type of international plug in the ceiling above the sink. We were looking for a plug for a night light.
Take a power strip with you on the cruise so that you can plug in all your electronics. Phones, Laptops, Battery charges for cameras. There are not that many plugs in the room. Read entire member review >>
9702 - large balcony and because it was an aft, little problem with smoke blowing into the cabin from an upwind cabin. A little snug between the bottom of the bed and the wall. overall, we enjoyed our time in the cabin and on the balcony. Read entire member review >>
Nice cabin, large balcony with 2 chairs, 2 lounges and a table with plenty of room to spare, There were 3 adults in the room and it was a bit cramped when the bed was pulled out in the evening, but being you wont be in your cabin much anyways on this cruise, as there are no at sea days, very port intensive. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was fantastic! Smaller than other cabins we have had, but plenty of room for the two of us. Storage was far superior to larger cabins we have had. The aft balcony was beautiful. Read entire member review >>
BE8206 - Appears small when you walk in for 3 people but found that it was plenty big enough. Room has plenty of storage space for all our stuff. Very quiet location at AFT of ship - little noise in the room or outside on the balcony. We loved the room. Read entire member review >>
The only complaint we had about the cruise involved our cabin. As non-smokers we were disappointed that smoking was allowed in individual rooms and balconies. The odor was noticeable as we walked down the hallways to our cabin and was totally overbearing as we tried to relax on our balcony. Is there any way to have a smoking section (forward or aft) so as to keep the pollution in just one area? Read entire member review >>
Small room, great balcony except for being open to the buffet. People looking over at us and dropping food on occasion. Small shower and bathroom. Great linens. Buy TV's with head phone jacks so they can be used while one person sleeps. Read entire member review >>
Great location if you are an 'aft' fan. Nice and large balcony (Nearly as large as the cabin). Good location 2 decks below the Aloha, so noise from above and below was minimal. Closets and storage space LOOK small, but they easily held all of our things. Bathroom is microscopic, but functional. This cabin is almost directly 'middle of the boat' so vibration was minimal. I have cabin picks I can share on request. Read entire member review >>
We had a room with baloney on the very back of the boat. Our baloney was twice the size of the rooms with balconies on the side of the boat. We had plenty of room for a chair, table, and a full size lounge chair. You also get longer views of leaving the islands, the volcano lava flows, and the Na Pali Coast. Well, worth getting, even with some engine noise (sounds like a wave machine). Read entire member review >>
Decent storage space, bright but tasteful colors, large balcony, noisy at set up for breakfast which is early in the morning and the aromas wafting down are great but distracting Read entire member review >>
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