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Old December 8th, 2013, 07:52 AM
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Default Breakaway - large balcony mini suite deck 8

Hi all,

Just booking the Getaway (which I understand is like the Breakaway) for this summer and thought large balcony mini suite looks good. However a bit concerned that it is over the theatre. We are going on this cruise to chill out before city tours of Miami and Washington DC and will probably be "early bedders" first few days and don't want to be kept awake with theatre. Does anyone have experience of these suites on the Breakaway, is the noise excessive. Maybe large balcony cabin although a bit smaller inside on Deck 9 might be better. Any thoughts would be great.

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Old December 8th, 2013, 08:08 AM
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Hi all,

Just booking the Getaway (which I understand is like the Breakaway) for this summer and thought large balcony mini suite looks good. However a bit concerned that it is over the theatre. We are going on this cruise to chill out before city tours of Miami and Washington DC and will probably be "early bedders" first few days and don't want to be kept awake with theatre. Does anyone have experience of these suites on the Breakaway, is the noise excessive. Maybe large balcony cabin although a bit smaller inside on Deck 9 might be better. Any thoughts would be great.

Thanks.

PS - Just love NCL - so much more relaxed than other cruise lines.
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.....go for it. We had 3 of them right in a row. It was amazing...wonderful.....perfect. The balconies are 107 sq. ft., as opposed to 37sq. ft. 2/3rds of the balcony was exposed to the sun and 1/3 was covered for NO sun and privacy.
I am telling you...no I PROMISE you...no noise at all. You are not directly over the theatre....it is more forward.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 10:05 AM
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What kind of furniture was on the balcony? Did it have a lounge chair (or two)?
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We were in one last month and it was very quiet. The room itself was small but comfortable, but the balcony had two chairs, the tiny table, and two padded loungers. So marvelous!
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I did not find the cabin small at all. The bathroom shower is twice as big as the other balcony cabins and it has double sinks. We had cabins 8716, 8718 and 8720.....if this helps any.
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I did not find the cabin small at all. The bathroom shower is twice as big as the other balcony cabins and it has double sinks. We had cabins 8716, 8718 and 8720.....if this helps any.
Laughing...I just realized it seemed small because we squeezed 3 adults and a 9 year old in there! We were in 8728.
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I picked deck 8 on Getaway thinking it would be easier to get around/across the ship with the waterfront right there. Glad to hear the rooms and balconies are as nice as they look.

Hope Getaway will have loungers to enjoy the long sunny space.
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Thanks so much for the replies.

Have now booked a large balcony on Getaway on deck 8 for June 2014. Can't wait!!
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