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#41
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Our first cruise with Carnival will be on the Splendor in October and we are really looking forward to it! I am really enjoying the pictures and videos. Thanks for sharing!

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#42
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Originally posted by mathgeek1978

It has a fridge which serves as the mini-bar. You can ask the room steward to remove the contents and use it as a personal fridge. However, it is only good for keeping cold stuff cold, and it takes a while to cool warm beverages. It's better to use ice to cool your drinks first then put them in the fridge.
So I gather all the cabins (even Insides) have refrigs. in them? If so....way cooooooool! No Pun intended!
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#43
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Was on the Splendor last May. It only took me 6 days to figure this one out but I'll be using it next month:

When exiting the Gold Pearl dining room continue through the Robusto Lounge all the way to the rear right hand side. Exit the lounge and contine walking down a hallway until you see a set of stairs. Take those stairs and you will be on the deck above at the Coffee Shop / Tapas Bar.

You can also take this way in as well and avoid all the crowding on the stairs waiting to get in.
#44
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Originally posted by Brian2204
Was on the Splendor last May. It only took me 6 days to figure this one out but I'll be using it next month:

When exiting the Gold Pearl dining room continue through the Robusto Lounge all the way to the rear right hand side. Exit the lounge and contine walking down a hallway until you see a set of stairs. Take those stairs and you will be on the deck above at the Coffee Shop / Tapas Bar.

You can also take this way in as well and avoid all the crowding on the stairs waiting to get in.
Good to know we will be on her in Sept..I have heard from different sources that the ship can be difficult to find your way around..Thanks fo the info! have a good evening..Lis
#45
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Originally posted by monakayk
So I gather all the cabins (even Insides) have refrigs. in them? If so....way cooooooool! No Pun intended!
Yes, according to Carnival's website, interior rooms also have fridges in them.

http://www.carnival.com/cms/fun/ship...px?shipCode=SL

Click on Virtual Tours and select Interior Stateroom.
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#46
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And before I forget, the "secret door" is located on deck 6 and 7 (and another deck too, which I forgot), all the way forward. There's a side door to the left/right of the end of the aisle, and upon entering, you'll find another door that will lead you to the bow of the ship.

A peaceful and quiet place to relax and an absolutely awesome location to watch a sunrise or sunset.
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#47
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Originally posted by mathgeek1978
And before I forget, the "secret door" is located on deck 6 and 7 (and another deck too, which I forgot), all the way forward. There's a side door to the left/right of the end of the aisle, and upon entering, you'll find another door that will lead you to the bow of the ship.

A peaceful and quiet place to relax and an absolutely awesome location to watch a sunrise or sunset.

Thanks! I hope I can find my way around because it sounds great. Are there chairs in this area?
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#48
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Originally posted by mathgeek1978
Yes, according to Carnival's website, interior rooms also have fridges in them.

http://www.carnival.com/cms/fun/ship...px?shipCode=SL

Click on Virtual Tours and select Interior Stateroom.
Thanks.....Refrig. in the cabins sure are nice.
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#49
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Originally posted by MsSoCalCruiser
Thanks! I hope I can find my way around because it sounds great. Are there chairs in this area?
There are 2 benches, and that's it. But there were hardly anybody there when we were there. Very few people know the place, hence the name "secret doors".

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#50
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we were assigned a table for 8 at the Black Pearl which was on the upper level & asked to be moved to a smaller table. The crew was very accommodating & moved us. I thought the decor was a bit off the wall (pepto bismal pink polka dots!)
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#51
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Originally posted by mathgeek1978
There are 2 benches, and that's it. But there were hardly anybody there when we were there. Very few people know the place, hence the name "secret doors".


I can't wait to try and find this area. I might have to book a cruise before my cruise so I don't have to wait so long.
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#55
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Originally posted by julieee222
anyone have pics of a balcony cabin? also if you book a balcony cabin which side is better, port or starboard? thanks

I'm not sure which side is better. I have my first balcony cabin booked and it's starboard. I hope someone will let us know what they think.
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#56
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Originally posted by MsSoCalCruiser
I'm not sure which side is better. I have my first balcony cabin booked and it's starboard. I hope someone will let us know what they think.
I love the STARBOARD side.

Here's why:

In Long Beach, you get to see the Queen Mary.

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