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Calgary, Alberta
690 Posts
Joined Jul 2006
Ship: Royal Princess

Class: Royal

Deck: Lido

Stateroom L215 (sideways inside)

Category: IC, I think

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Forward, starboard

Connects With Cabin: No

Accessible: No

Quiet: Yes, for the most part

Balcony Size: Wishful thinking!

View: N/A

Privacy Issues: No

Wind: No

Soot: No

Problems: Take care as passersby can see directly into sleeping area when door is opened. Occasional unidentifiable clanking sound in night-time, but not bothersome. No sound from Retreat pool above except some slight noise during a Latin party night (only one of us heard it).

Comments: Excellent location on Lido, lots of storage, roomy in twin bed configuration; would get this cabin again in a heartbeat.
Sacramento, CA
25 Posts
Joined Feb 2002
Ship: Star Princess

Class: Grand

Dec:k Emerald

Stateroom #: E111

Category: IF

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Bow

Connects With Cabin #: No

Balcony Size: No Balcony

View: None

Privacy Issues: No

Wind: : No

Problems: Upon arriving in every port, there was noise from the thrusters and anchor(s). One morning we were awake at 5 AM from the noise. When walking to our cabin also noticed some "machinery noise" about midship. Would not book an inside cabin on this deck again.

Comment:: This was about as far forward in the bow of the ship that one could be. We did notice some movement one night. However, we had a very calm sea on this trip.
2,895 Posts
Joined Jan 2010
Ship Island Princess
Class
Deck Caribe
Cabin # C230
Category
Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Port
Connects With Cabin # No
Accessible No
Quiet No
Balcony Size Good
View Good
Privacy Issues None
Wind No
Soot No
Problems Yes
Comments At various times of the day and night, we heard rushing water. After several telephone calls found out that we were hearing discharge water from the Horizon Court dishwasher. If you like to sleep with the balcony door open to hear the water, this won't bother you. If you like a quiet cabin, better choose another cabin.
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San Diego, CA
27 Posts
Joined Apr 2009
Ship - Island Princess
Class - Panamax
Deck - Emerald 8
Cabin #E737
Category - Balcony BE
Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern - Starboard Stern
Connects With Cabin # N/A
Accessible - No
Quiet - Yes
Balcony Size - Larger than standard for the category due to cabin extending to back of ship
View - Excellent, side and aft
Privacy Issues - None, very private, covered balcony, no visibility from balcony to/from aft open deck.
Wind - Yes
Soot - Occasionally
Problems - some vibrations in the evening
Comments - excellent balcony view to the side and aft, easy access to aft deck for viewing
Atlanta, GA
178 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
Ship: Star Princess

Class: Grand

Deck: Caribe

Stateroom #: C304

Category: BB

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: port, near fore elevators

Connects With Cabin #: N/A

Accessible: yes; cabin has ample space for two scooters; no steps into bathroom - there is a fold-down shower seat

Quiet: yes; even though it's next to the elevator lobby, we almost never heard any noise from outside

Balcony Size: 9 x 9 ? it's the big Caribe balcony - two chairs and a small table

View: unobstructed view, port side

Privacy Issues: none

Wind: no problems

Soot: no

Problems: none

Comments[/quote]
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26 Posts
Joined Mar 2017
Ship Caribbean Princess

Class Grand

Deck Baja

Cabin # B419

Category BA

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Starboard Midship


Connects With Cabin # N/A

Accessible No

Quiet Yes. The cabin is conveniently near the elevators, but not so near that you get noise from the elevators or other passengers.

Balcony Size 5'x9' (Standard size--I didn't measure)

View Unobstructed

Privacy Issues None, although I could see down into balconies on decks below

Wind I took a Transatlantic cruise so there was always wind. The wind varied by the course of the ship. Most of the time, wind was not a problem, but a couple of times the wind was heavy.
Soot None

Problems I had no problems with anything in the cabin.
Comments Cabin B419 may be close to the perfect balcony cabin. It was very quiet, with no noise from elevators or decks above or below. Depending on the wind, I sometimes could smell hamburgers from the Salty Dog a couple of decks above, but the smell wasn't strong or unpleasant. The cabin was a perfect location for a Transatlantic cruise--midships on Deck 11. There was no vibration of any kind, and I felt less ship's movement in the cabin than in other parts of the ship.
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Castro Valley, CA
288 Posts
Joined May 2014
Ship Ruby Princess

Class

Deck Baja

Stateroom # 601

Category BB

STARBOARD

Connects With Cabin- NONE

Accessible No

Quiet for the most part. When the water was rough I could hear engine noises.

Balcony Size unknown. Fully Covered - great privacy

View forward, aft

Privacy Issues Private

Wind Little

Soot None

Problems Small bathroom, small shower

Comments Good cabin. No staterooms across from cabin (Crew area). Next to "exit" sign so it has a good sign to locate the cabin.
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179 Posts
Joined Feb 2017
Ship: Regal Princess

Class: Royal

Deck: Dolphin

Stateroom #: D726

Category: S3

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Port Aft

Connects With Cabin #: N/A

Accessible: No

Quiet: Yes.

Balcony Size: HUGE. Partially covered. Wrap-around from port side to aft. IIRC it's 150+ sq. ft.

View: Amazing aft wake views.

Privacy Issues: Partially covered balcony means people on Caribe deck can look down onto your balcony.

Wind: None on the aft side. Normal winds on the port side.

Soot: Yes, a slow and gradual build up of soot over a week-long cruise.

Problems: Minor inconvenience of soot. Wife mentioned vibrations a few times during our week-long cruise. I chalked it up to her being over sensitive as she came from an earthquake prone area.

Comments: Great balcony. One of the largest balcony on a ship where most balconies are unusable. Cabin is close to the aft bank of elevators and stairs. Only 2 decks up from Promenande meant no elevator traffic jams (used stairs). We liked the layout of this cabin, as the "bedroom" is separated from the "living room." If you want/like an open floor like those in mid-ship suites, avoid all S3 cabins on Royal-class ships. Regal's suites already had the new Princess Luxury beds and they were dreamy.
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Mar 12, 2017 - Regal Princess
West Yorkshire.
5,035 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Ship: Crown Princess

Class: Grand

Deck: Emerald

Stateroom #: E321

Category: Obstructed

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Starboard, Forward/ midships

Connects With Cabin #: N/A

Accessible: No

Quiet: yes; very

Balcony Size: N/A

View: unobstructed view of lifeboats, but I could take photos to the far left & right, which if cropped were acceptable

Privacy Issues: none

Wind: no problems

Soot: no

Problems: none

Comments[/quote] Shower tiny
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Jackie



Princess Platinum



Previous Cruises:
Crown Princess: Mediterranean Adventure 13-27th May 2017
Azamara Quest: TA Southampton to Montreal 09.09.16
Celebrity Eclipse, Baltic Capitals. July 25th-Aug 8th 2015
Infinity TransAtlantic October 24th-7 th November 2013.
Eclipse, Southern Caribbean March 23- 6th April 2013.
Constellation ( Celebrity) Amsterdam- Southampton (5th-7th Sept 2012) We are now Elite!!!
Century ( Celebrity) Honolulu to Ensenada Mar 2012
Eclipse (Celebrity)- Western Mediterranean Oct 2010
Arcadia (P&O)- Lands of Ice & Fire July 2009
Mercury (Celebrity) Oz & NZ Jan /Feb 2008
Artemis ( P&O) Iberian Delights Oct 2006
Galaxy ( Celebrity) Rome- Galveston TA Oct 2005
Ocean Village Barbados B2B Jan 2004
Infinity ( Celebrity) Alaska July 2003
Splendour of the Seas (RCCL) B2B Greek Islands Sept 2001
Carnival Sensation ex Dominican Republic 1999
+ 6 others, inc Airtours x3, Fred Olsen,Thompson, & Louis line
Chico, California
8,487 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
I would imagine many will tell you that it will be horrible due to noise from MUTS and chair scraping, etc. However, we did 15 days in A408 (same warnings of horrible stuff) and had a great cruise with absolutely no noise issues. Many may tell you not to book the cabin. I'd book it and not worry at all.

Maybe we got really lucky but... Like I said, we had no issues.
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Thrak

Not Elite but having fun working on it...



Long Island
37 Posts
Joined Feb 2011
Originally posted by Thrak
I would imagine many will tell you that it will be horrible due to noise from MUTS and chair scraping, etc. However, we did 15 days in A408 (same warnings of horrible stuff) and had a great cruise with absolutely no noise issues. Many may tell you not to book the cabin. I'd book it and not worry at all.

Maybe we got really lucky but... Like I said, we had no issues.
Thank you for getting back to me. We are pretty easy folks so we will only put positive words out there and I am sure we will be fine! Thanks again.
West Yorkshire.
5,035 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Originally posted by REXLIMACHE
Regal princess emerald deck room 607 size of balcony how obstructed view ?thanks

Crown Princess
E321 from the left of the window.




E321 from the right of the window.




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Jackie



Princess Platinum



Previous Cruises:
Crown Princess: Mediterranean Adventure 13-27th May 2017
Azamara Quest: TA Southampton to Montreal 09.09.16
Celebrity Eclipse, Baltic Capitals. July 25th-Aug 8th 2015
Infinity TransAtlantic October 24th-7 th November 2013.
Eclipse, Southern Caribbean March 23- 6th April 2013.
Constellation ( Celebrity) Amsterdam- Southampton (5th-7th Sept 2012) We are now Elite!!!
Century ( Celebrity) Honolulu to Ensenada Mar 2012
Eclipse (Celebrity)- Western Mediterranean Oct 2010
Arcadia (P&O)- Lands of Ice & Fire July 2009
Mercury (Celebrity) Oz & NZ Jan /Feb 2008
Artemis ( P&O) Iberian Delights Oct 2006
Galaxy ( Celebrity) Rome- Galveston TA Oct 2005
Ocean Village Barbados B2B Jan 2004
Infinity ( Celebrity) Alaska July 2003
Splendour of the Seas (RCCL) B2B Greek Islands Sept 2001
Carnival Sensation ex Dominican Republic 1999
+ 6 others, inc Airtours x3, Fred Olsen,Thompson, & Louis line
texas
297 Posts
Joined Jul 2010
Ship: Star Princess

Class: Grand

Deck: Aloha

Stateroom #: A710

Category: balcony

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: port/aft

Connects With Cabin #: N/A

Accessible: No

Quiet: yes, did not hear any noise from Horizon Court.

Balcony Size: N/A

View: unobstructed great views

Privacy Issues: none

Wind: no problems

Soot: no

Problems: none

Comments[/quote] the room did have some vibration. But then so did the whole ship
JHawkNExile, OK
2,801 Posts
Joined Jul 2012
Date ~April 29, 2016


Ship ~ StarPrincess

Class ~Crown

Deck ~Caribe

Stateroom ~#C749

Category ~Aft Penthouse Suite

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern ~ Stern

Connects With Cabin #`None

Accessible No

Quiet ~Yes! Very quite! This was a trulyfantastic cabin!

Balcony Size ~
Spacious~ Suite Size and quite large!


View ~Spectatular Aft view!

Privacy Issues ~ None! It is at the extreme end of the hall with separate alcove entrance!

Wind ~None

Soot ~None

Problems ~ Only problem was leaving this wonderful cabin to do anything else!

Comments ~This 15 Day Hawaiian Cruise on board the Star Princess was simple fantasticand so relaxing. We want to give ourspecial thanks to our TA for her graciousness and expert way in which shehandles her clients. The 15 Day HawaiianCruise was everything we expected and since we had sailed upon the StarPrincess once before we continue to be amazed at how wonderful it is to cruiseon her! We had sailed to Hawaii 3 yearsago on the Golden Princess and fell in love with the Islands! We enjoyed ourselves so much that wepurchased FCC's and are planning on booking another special cruise just as soonas it opens for booking.
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Auckland NZ
1,515 Posts
Joined Jan 2010
Ship: Sun Princess

Class: Sun-Class / SP

Deck: Caribe Deck 8

Stateroom #D311

Category: OF

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Starboard

Connects With Cabin #None

Accessible: YES - great layout either as a Queen (which we had) or Twin (which would provide even more room)

Quiet: Fairly quiet although sometimes heard noise from the Wheelhouse Bar. Found the air conditioning noisy but that is how it is.

Balcony Size: None but HUGE window which was big enough for DH to sit in and read in the sun

View: Great view off the starboard side with the extra large window

Privacy Issues: None

Wind: N/A

Soot: N/A

Problems: N/A

Comments: Would definitely choose this cabin again. Well located.
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Future Cruises
Sun Princess - South Pacific (12 nights Oceanview Accessible Stateroom D311) Leaving the house so we can have renovations done June 2017
Majestic Princess - Auckland to Sydney (12 nights Club Class Mini Suite Accessible Cabin B433) Christmas 2018 - Move over cruise from Dec 2016

Past Cruises
Golden Princess - Australia / New Zealand BUT Auckland to Auckland (13 nights Balcony Accessible Stateroom C301) Christmas / New Year 2016 Cancelled by an excellent move over offer
Golden Princess - Australia / New Zealand (13 nights Interior Accessible Stateroom E716) Christmas / New Year 2015 (again!)
Celebrity Solstice - 3 Feb 2013 - had to cancel but an honorary Roll Call member until embarkation.
Celebrity Century - Australia/New Zealand (13 nights in an OceanView Accessible Stateroom 5061) Christmas/New Year 2011 - another wonderful cruise with a great bunch of CCer's

Diamond Princess - Australia/New Zealand (12 nights with a Balcony Accessible stateroom C302) Christmas/New Year 2010 (Fantastic thanks to the wonderful CCer's On board)
Southern Cross - CTC Cruises - Pacific Islands (8 days) Christmas 1996
Fairstar - Sitmar - Hong Kong, China, Korea, Japan back to Sydney (29 days) June 1989
Fairstar - Sitmar - Singapore to Sydney via Japan (28 days) June 1988
Charlotte, NC
6 Posts
Joined Mar 2015
Ship: Island Princess

Class: S5

Deck: 7

Stateroom #: Pr727

Category: Suite

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Starboard Stern

Connects With Cabin # none

Accessible: Yes

Quiet: NoNoNoNoNo. Engine noise is TERRIBLE!!

Balcony Size: 1 table, 2 chairs. NO chaise

View: OK

Privacy Issues: None

Wind: Not problematic

Soot: Yes, when nearby exhaust fired off

Problems: Does NOT have advertised suite features: chaise, tub, walk-in closets, divider.

Comments This room is basically a mini-suite with engine noise added for free. It is in NO WAY a suite, and Princess should be ashamed to advertise it as such. (Hint: they are not.)
FL
39 Posts
Joined Jul 2015
Ship: Coral Princess

Class: IF

Deck: Aloha

Stateroom #: A319

Category: Interior

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Bow

Connects With Cabin #: NA

Accessible: No

Quiet: Yes

Balcony Size: None

View: None

Privacy Issues: None

Wind: No

Soot: No

Problems: The number buttons on the remote control for the TV did not work very well, if at all. So you just had to use the channel up and down buttons to find a channel.

Comments: None. Nice room!
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Sovereign of the Seas (March 2003)
Coral Princess (May 2017)
Disney Fantasy (September 2017)
Spokane
1 Posts
Joined Mar 2013
Ship Star

Class

Deck 12 Aloha

Stateroom # A520

Category IC

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Port

Connects With Cabin #

Accessible no

Quiet yes

Balcony Size none

View none

Privacy Issues none

Wind

Soot

Problems none

Comments the white space next to this cabin is apparently air conditioning equipment. We noticed no noise from that, or from above. Would choose it again.