Can someone tell me if my balcony on the Epic is covered?

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I would love to see where I will be. This is an aft balcony. Thanks for the help.
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I'm booked in cabin 12184 on the EPIC. How can I tell if the bed is near the balcony or the door?? I'm pretty sure this is a good cabin. Thanks in advance for feedback!
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Originally posted by oubobcat23
I'm booked in cabin 12184 on the EPIC. How can I tell if the bed is near the balcony or the door?? I'm pretty sure this is a good cabin. Thanks in advance for feedback!
look at a ship diagram. The bed is where the widest part of the room is (where the wave goes out, not in). Your couch is by your balcony.
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Originally posted by sdmike
look at a ship diagram. The bed is where the widest part of the room is (where the wave goes out, not in). Your couch is by your balcony.
Thanks for the info. I'm debating switching to cabin 12100...it looks like it is the start of the hump and has a bigger balcony...plus the bed is not by the door. I noticed it's being re-classified as a diff category in the future. My cabin 12184 (currently on the hump) that I'm booked in now appears to have the bed by the door and it overlooks lifeboats and the open cabins on 8. But if I book 12100 will people be able to see into my balcony since it'll be on an angle?? I know I'm probably over-thinking this stuff, but if anyone can provide some insight, I'd greatly appreciate it. Thank you!!
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Hi Mike, re: your statement that only Deck 8 has uncovered balconies, that's not entirely true. There are some staterooms on the 9th that are uncovered.---those way forward and those in the stern, mainly 9269 to 9286. There are also some kind of on the bump-out, midship. I have been doing so much research on this,because we wanted uncovered. I might be wrong (God, I hope not--I've changed cabins 3 times) I ended up choosing 9278. BTW, I'd like to thank you for some great reads about this ship. We are so looking forward to it.
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Im just amazed how much effort you have all put into this thread ! We are cruising the med next year on the Epic our first ever cruise , were cruise virgins !!! We are booked into 8038 , I have read each thread on here but still cant work out whether we have a good cabin or not and whether we are over sheltered or not ! I know most of you are expert cruisers and the info and your knowledge on this site is invaluable to my husband and i Thank You all so much.
Best wishes to you all and once again my huge thanks x
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How do you know where the bed is in all the staterooms and where do you find all the pics. I could look at a ship all night and still wouldn't know where one room is or another other than the description on the web sites. Are you a TA or just really, really informed about ships? Is it all ships or just the Epic your familiar with? I am sooooo amazed!! You are getting so bombarded with questions!
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Would love to see *exactly* where this cabin is and where bed is ? Looks to me like it may have a larger balcony ?? So difficult to see on deck plans Appreciate any help,,,,,,,
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Hi Lusitanica,
I just looked at some of your great 'location' photos and am trying to find an external view of #10184
I saw the external view of 10152 and when counting balconies and checking deck plan it didn't seem to match up- I'd appreciate your help and expertise.
Many thanks
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Hi Lusitanica,
Thank you for the external view of our cabin. I picked it up on the other thread.
It looks like a great location.
Again, thank you
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Wondering what the balcony is like. Smaller?
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Originally posted by LaWeezy
How do you know where the bed is in all the staterooms and where do you find all the pics. I could look at a ship all night and still wouldn't know where one room is or another other than the description on the web sites. Are you a TA or just really, really informed about ships? Is it all ships or just the Epic your familiar with? I am sooooo amazed!! You are getting so bombarded with questions!
Looking at the wave cabins it is fairly simple to figure out the arrangement of the room. The sofa will be against the wall that bulges into the room (if you were standing at the front looking back that is).

Lusitanica has a knack for finding cabins for sure
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Originally posted by cruisingknut
Wondering what the balcony is like. Smaller?
I put the wrong number. It is 11172
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Originally posted by poppiecat
hi can anyone tell me if my cabin is exposed too,its 12014, thanks ever so much
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Lusitanica pointed out that 12014 is a "sheltered" balcony....
FWIW, we just got off Dawn's repositioning cruise and had a sheltered balcony. We really liked it because of the extra shading and protection from the wind. Take care....
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Hi! We are planning on going on the Epic in February and also wanting a balcony room. Do you know which ones are the best and on what deck? We have had balcony rooms on Princess and Celebrity. Nothing compared so far to our balcony on Princess so we were spoiled. I think most balconies unless you are in a suite or paying top dollar you pretty much have a regular sized small balcony. Where are the BA balconies located on the ship if they are the more expensive? What are the ones where you can supposedly just look down on the water? Thanks for your help!!
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Hi,
We are sailing on the epic in January and have cabins 9020 & 9024. I was wondering if these cabins are "hull" balconies with the steel railing also we were hoping that there were dividers that could be opened to connect the balconies. Any info or pictures would be much appreciated.
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Lusitanica - you are amazing pointing out cabins on Epic. What can you tell me or show me about 9072. I just upgraded to a balcony for a REALLY GOOD DEAL and I hope the balcony view is not obstructed.

Thanks for any information - if you have a picture of where it is on the ship, I would be thrilled to see it.

thank you,

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Hi,
I am wondering if anyone knows if cabin 8180 has a closed or open balcony and also if you see lifeboats out your balcony or if you are away from them ?
Thanks,