Our room was larger than I expected. I packed two weeks worth of clothing and had ample room to put everything away. The beds were very comfortable and we enjoyed our over-sized porthole, especially during a few days of stormy weather. Our room's amenities included a large-screen television, room safe, and desk. The bathroom was small but adequate. I was surprised to discover a hair dryer on a shelf in the closet along with an iron and ironing board. Blackout drapes made our early mornings quite enjoyable. Read entire member review >>
For the most part the cabin was clean and reasonably well furnished. There was an adequate amount of space for two people to store their clothing and personal items. There are only two electrical sockets for electronics. The bathroom is very small but manageable. One problem with the bathroom was the awful odor. The steward kept it clean and well stocked at all times. The beds are curved on the ends to facilitate the opening of a connecting door. The stocked mini bar was unnecessary (in our case) and we asked that it be emptied. We asked for ice and it was brought to us twice a day. You have to request shampoo and conditioner. There was soap and a body wash available in the bathroom. Read entire member review >>
I liked our cabin, I like where it was. Short walk to the elevators and stairs. No noise from above or the sides. It was accommodating to our needs and had plenty of storage. The occasional sewer smell was taken care of with an air freshener we brought with us. Read entire member review >>
Shower was tiny but suited the room which seems top be smaller than other ships.
Tip: if 4 people, get the queen bed split, it give much more room to move about the cabin Read entire member review >>
We chose this cabin as it looks straight out forwards over the bow. When we boarded, we thought we'd made a mistake as the room smelt of cigarette smoke. It turned out that there's a crew smoking area directly under the cabin. We reported the problem to our steward who said that he would spray the room and that the smell would disappear once we were at sea. That proved to be true and we didn't notice the smell again until we got back to Sydney. The cabin is fairly standard except for the 'alcove'. Because it faces forward, the window slopes at about 45 degrees. That means the window 'sill' is about 1.5 m deep. We climbed over the bed and sat in there several times. Since the cabin is right at the bow, it's a long walk to the restaurants etc. I saw that as a good thing to walk off the meals. Read entire member review >>
I was lucky enough to have a disable suite all to myself even though I'm not disabled. It was great!! Loved the auto opening door, although I did hit the door button instead of the light switch in the middle fo the night once. Jeanette my cabin attendant was fantastic! Read entire member review >>
And anybody ending up with cabin 4522 then be prepared for some early morning noise. It is right beneath the promenade deck where the crew enter and exit a gate to the forward cable deck. And they don't care how much noise they make at night when they stack deck chairs. Read entire member review >>
4006 is a handicapped stateroom with two beds and two bunks that drop from the ceiling. One is over the beds and the other is over the couch. The bunk was really comfortable . I am 5'6" and I could sit upright in bed and read by the light that is in the ceiling.The bathroom tiles were broken and their was mould in the shower. The access to this room is greatly hindered when the attendants roll out their trolleys. The hallways are not wide enough for a wheelchair to pass. Thankfully we could fold the chair and have the occupant walk a few steps. Otherwise we had to wait for the carts to be moved or take the other elevators . Access from the closest elevators meant that we had to cross a threshold that was not wheelchair friendly. Requiring going over backwards or lifting the front of the chair. Read entire member review >>
Quiet except when someone above flushed WC, large windows excellent but can only see one side so better to go up and sit in Luxury and see both sides from a Lounge room. Power point plugs were plentiful, hanging space and safe excellent bathroom had everything but was small. shower pressure was better than home / Outstanding and soaps scented lemon were a favorite. we got sweats no coffee facilities in room but available outside free 24/7. The room is middle level so no traffic in hall as nothing in our hall except for our rooms. Read entire member review >>
7010 Spacious, well appointed. Right at the pointy end of the ship. Long walk to the lift and dining areas, good for the exercise.Seemed really quiet to us.
The minus is the bed is under the window, so you really get little benefit from paying the extra for a window stateroom Read entire member review >>
We had 2 rooms on this cruise.
For the first 7 days we were in 2012. This is a very generous sized cabin with a porthole window. Very very quiet. Lots of room under the bed for the suitcases. Two closets were more than adequate. Bathroom consistent with all cruise ships. Every thing worked perfectly. Excellent housekeeping service.
For the last 7 days we were in 3536. Another very generous sized cabin with a very large window. The only noise problems were caused by some very energetic young kids above us who felt that regularly jumping off the bunks was tremendous fun! Everything worked perfectly. No noise from any of the ships public areas. Close to an elevator at the front of the ship. But no related elevator/traffic noises. Read entire member review >>
We were in cabin 2006 it is classed G; it is on the port side of the ship I think the cabin could become a bit claustrophobic on a longer cruise but on a short cruise with good weather it was fine. If you suffer from motion of the ocean the lower decks are great you (we) do not notice ship movement very much at all.
The cabin was the same size as all Oceanview cabins but only has a small port hole to view outside. There is very little noise to complain about down in the depths of the ship but it is a long way to travel to the upper decks. Some nights you can hear the ocean but on our last few nights we could hear load music echoing through the side of the hull but only when you laid on the bed trying to sleep. Read entire member review >>
We were upgraded to a balcony cabin, which was a handicapped room. The only thing we had a problem with was that the door opened automatically when you inserted your key and stayed open for 30 seconds to a minute, then closed automatically. We couldn't close it on our own. It became a problem when my daughter was sitting at the dressing table drying her hair and wasn't fully clothed when I came in the room. It would have been nice to be able to override the automatic opening/closing of the door. Read entire member review >>
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