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Old August 3rd, 2012, 08:14 PM
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Default westerdam---Guar balcony room

Keep your finger crossed that we get a good room-----we couldn't pass up the good price for a 14 day Guar Balcony. Hopefully its not bunk beds we couldn't do the climb we would just have to sleep on the floor
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Old August 5th, 2012, 01:34 AM
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Default Carnival Triumph

Does anyone have info on cabin 9249 on the Triumph? It's my first balcony and I want it to good (or at least decent). Thanks.
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Miracle cabin 6348 (8A balcony) is above the casino.....You could hear the slot machines all the time!
I'm not sure the slots would be an issue. There is a small stage and there is music at times, but that is in the center of the casino and not port or starboard, so that may not be an issue, either. I don't recall how late the music went.

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Miracle 4141 and Paradise U176: Any obvious problems with these that I may not be aware of?
4141 has the French Doors. If I don't do a 1A next time on a Spirit-class, I may go for one of these. Doors open but there's no balcony because the lifeboats are right in front of you. Seems like a great deal. Should be over the outside promenade deck, so shouldn't be any noise floating up.

On Paradise, I've never been that far to the stern on a Fantasy-class ship; I've either been midship or forward. Between passenger decks, so shouldn't be noisy. And the farther forward or aft, the less foot traffic in the hallways. Convenient to the Serenity Deck, then on up another deck to the Lido buffet.
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Old August 5th, 2012, 09:54 AM
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I'm not sure the slots would be an issue. There is a small stage and there is music at times, but that is in the center of the casino and not port or starboard, so that may not be an issue, either. I don't recall how late the music went.



4141 has the French Doors. If I don't do a 1A next time on a Spirit-class, I may go for one of these. Doors open but there's no balcony because the lifeboats are right in front of you. Seems like a great deal. Should be over the outside promenade deck, so shouldn't be any noise floating up.

On Paradise, I've never been that far to the stern on a Fantasy-class ship; I've either been midship or forward. Between passenger decks, so shouldn't be noisy. And the farther forward or aft, the less foot traffic in the hallways. Convenient to the Serenity Deck, then on up another deck to the Lido buffet.
Sounds good. I know I talked to my PVP to try and get one of those french door cabins that's in between 2 lifeboats so we can have a bit of a better view. I've never stayed in the aft section of a ship before either, but it seemed it was close enough to mid that it should be fine and we've never stayed on the upper deck before, only main and riviera on fantasy ships. Thank you for taking the time to respond! I hadn't thought, nor noticed that it would be a convenient location for Serenity and Lido areas, that's definitely a plus!
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Does anyone have info on cabin 9249 on the Triumph? It's my first balcony and I want it to good (or at least decent). Thanks.
We've been on the Triumph Lido deck twice. It's wonderful. Good size rooms, not noisy, convenient to everything. You will really like it!
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Old August 5th, 2012, 08:38 PM
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We've been on the Triumph Lido deck twice. It's wonderful. Good size rooms, not noisy, convenient to everything. You will really like it!
Thanks gwinel. I can't wait for Nov, and now I feel better knowing I didn't pick a horrible cabin!
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When in Nov are you going? 5 or 4 days? It will be so great!!!
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Any reviews of Fantasy V9 suite? and any pics?
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Miracle cabin 6348 (8A balcony) is above the casino.....You could hear the slot machines all the time!
are you sure that was the Miracle? there is NO 6348 on the Miracle.
There are cabins located under this deck.
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Default Website for Cabin reviews on all Ships!

Hello all!

I've just consulted the website: www.deckplangenius.com to find out if there are any problems with the 2 cabins that I have booked on Voyager of the Seas.

Thankfully, both have been given a good review!

Just thought I'd share this website with you all who are also wondering about your cabin selections.

Happy cruising!

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It's now bookmarked. Thank you!

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Default HAL Veendam S008

This suite is under the ping pong table. Rousing games two nights in a row on our May cruise to Bermuda. Neighbors in S006 were also woken up in the middle of the night because of the noise. Better to book closer down the hall nearer the Neptune Lounge.
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Hello all!

I've just consulted the website: www.deckplangenius.com to find out if there are any problems with the 2 cabins that I have booked on Voyager of the Seas.

Thankfully, both have been given a good review!

Just thought I'd share this website with you all who are also wondering about your cabin selections.

Happy cruising!

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I've come across this site when googling to research a cabin. Imho it gives generic information, I have got much more useful information from the people who post on this forum.
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Conquest.....Cabin 2433 needs to be added.

Not bad...just under more of the kitchen than the dining room.

This adds to the noise level and the smell level.

I was awaken at 11:30PM to the strong odor of french fry grease.

Strong enough to wake me up from a dead sleep....
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Has anyone stayed in a cabin on Emerald deck above Club Fusion? Do you hear any noise at night?
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Has anyone stayed in a cabin on Emerald deck above Club Fusion? Do you hear any noise at night?

what side are you on? we had the odd number rooms and heard nothing.

if you have an even number room-- depends on the location..

here is some reading if you have these two cabins
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what side are you on? we had the odd number rooms and heard nothing.

if you have an even number room-- depends on the location..

here is some reading if you have these two cabins
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Even number on Caribbean Princess 630.
Your link was from another ship
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Even number on Caribbean Princess 630.
Your link was from another ship

its the same class ship. 630 is good. its not above the club fusion but a tad over the bathrooms below

the link -although another ship will be identical to your caribean princess
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its the same class ship. 630 is good. its not above the club fusion but a tad over the bathrooms below

the link -although another ship will be identical to your caribean princess
OK thanks. So there shouldn't be any noise
The link was from the Ruby and passenger had a balcony
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Caribbean Princess is by far my favorite ship.

(we have been on 16 cruises and this ship totally wow'ed us from the moment we entered check in
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