Seemed small needs a facelift, bed needs replacement, along with sofa. More power outlets or USB ports especially at the bedside would be great. Maybe during refit?? Also change the in cabin safes to a push button code versus the card swipe swipe type. Regularly clean the outside of the windows so we can see properly out out them. Read entire member review >>
We booked two adjoining cabins for our family and were delighted with the layout and space by doing so. The cabins were extremely well noise-insulated otherwise, but with the ability to open the internal door gave us more room on this long cruise.
We deliberately chose cabins that were between two other passenger cabin decks (Main deck) and that were low down near mid-ships to minimize the effect of the roaring 40s and Drake Passage (which was thankfully calm). Highly recommend this area of the ship and we never heard people on the promenade deck above these cabins.
The bathroom is a little dated and the TV could be replaced again (even though it was the Signature of Excellence updates), but generally the ship is charming and not showing its age.
Its not a 2017 ship nor is it a mega-ship, but it feels like an old ocean liner and is comfortable. Read entire member review >>
We had adjoining ocean view rooms on Deck 2. Our rooms were decent size and the location was great. I'm prone to motion sickness and did fairly well being in the center of the boat on a lower deck. The only complaint I had about our state room was the bathroom was dated. It served its function, but it wasn't necessarily the place I wanted to spend a lot of time. Read entire member review >>
It is worth the small upgrade to get a lower deck mid-ship mainland-side cabin on this itinerary. I turned down an upper deck forward balcony (roll and pitch in case of rough weather). Read entire member review >>
The cabin was as advertised. No surprises except for the one plumbing problem. If anyone is concerned about the promenade above it, we heard nothing from the deck. However, being so low, we did hear some crew work especially prepping for port. Other than that, no concerns with noise, even though this cabin is very close to the elevators. I will say that the room was starting to show its age a bit, chipped paint on corners, the desk slightly scratched up etc. But nothing major at all. Read entire member review >>
Great bathroom with full tub, big waterview from our two portholes, great service from our stateroom attendant team.
The laundry was well taken care of and no clothes were shrunk other than was the fault of so much good food. Read entire member review >>
Great cabin - central location, close to laundry room but not so close to be noisy, nothing above or below to generate noise either. Window looks out to promenade deck so walkers will be in your view but they cannot see in due to reflective coating on window. Plenty of closet and storage space. Read entire member review >>
Welcome to Cruise Critic; we're happy you decided to register to become a Cruise Critic Member.
Important: Do Not Use Your REAL NAME as your USER NAME
Important: Please disable your email verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Please add @cruisecritic.com to your email safelist.
Please respect that this is a MODERATED community for people who absolutely LOVE cruise travel or want to learn about cruise travel.
Registration to Cruise Critic's Cruise Community is free! We require that you use a valid e-mail address. You will receive an e-mail asking you to verify your e-mail address before you are allowed to login and post on the boards. Again, please disable your spamblocking or verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Also, as a member of Cruise Critic you will receive copies of our weekly newsletter plus our "Cruise Sails" and one "Member Offer" mailing. Should you not want to continue to receive these e-mailings, simply unsubscribe by following the directions in the newsletter. By agreeing to become a member, you are agreeing to receipt of our newsletters.
Additionally, we do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed at this link: Community Guidelines.
This is a moderated Community. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Web site and do not wish to be bound by them, please do not use this Web site or continue the registration process. Cruise Critic reserves the right to remove any content in its sole discretion. Additionally, if you violate our Community Guidelines you may lose your posting privileges -- permanently -- without warning. By continuing the registration you are agreeing to the terms
These are moderated message boards. What this means is that we do our best to remove all objectionable messages from the boards. It also means that you cannot say whatever you'd like on the forums. If you are looking for an "anything goes" setting, Cruise Critic might not be the place for you. Understand, too, that our community is comprised of folks who LOVE to cruise. It therefore stands to reason that they will have a favorite cruise line or port of call -- in other words, they are "fans" and will sometimes take offense when a brand new member has arrived on the scene to bash a cruise line.
Keep in mind that we do not prescreen posts so there may be a period of time when an inappropriate post is visible. Please use the Report A Post icon located in the UPPER right hand corner of each posting if you wish to report a violation of our Community Guidelines. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Cruise Critic Message Board Forums, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.
By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, are in violation of our Community Guidelines or otherwise violative of any laws.
Cruise Critic reserves to right to remove, edit, move or close any thread (discussion) for any reason from the forums without warning. or notification to the Community. Additionally, we also reserve the right to deny posting privileges to any member at our sole discretion.
You hereby grant Cruise Critic the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any message posted in our message board community (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
Our mission is to provide a haven on the Internet free of harassment and advertising for our community members' enjoyment. Any company or person(s) that interfere with that mission risk losing their posting privileges.
If you have any questions about how our community is moderated, please address them to our Community Manager via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not post on the boards.