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Old February 7th, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Default Room on the lido deck.. any problems?

I have a balcony room for an upcoming cruise in 2 weeks on the Magic. It's pretty close to mid-deck. I'm just thinking about the pro's and con's. Here's the pro's and con's I can think of...

Pro's

Conveniently close to the central elevators
Easy walk to the buffet and pool without endless stairs and elevators

Con's
Noise? I've usually had the Empress deck and I could hear whatever was going on from my balcony but the noise didn't really bother me. With the balcony door closed I could only here a gentle muffled sound after that.


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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:27 PM
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I always book the Lido deck, don't think you will have any more problems than on any other deck
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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:28 PM
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No cons, we love staying on the Lido deck. We've never heard any noise. Actually, we had always booked the Empress until about four years ago. We tried the Lido, and since then have been booking Lido cabins. I don't think you will have any regrets.
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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:28 PM
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Default Lido Room

On our last several cruises we have booked a room on the Lido deck. We love the location, usually in 3-4 rooms in. Never had any problem with noise. We even like to sit on our balcony and try to hear music from the deck.
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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:31 PM
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Nope. Love it. Best location IMO.

I have a Lido Deck balcony on my upcoming Magic cruise.
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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Love the Lido. Last four out of five cruises have been Lido balconies. We did stray to an aft, liked it but not as much as the Lido. Great location and noise seems like it might be an issue but you do have a wall between you and the main hall. Even on the balcony, you do not hear much.
we will be in a Lido balcony on the Magic in July. Enjoy.
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Old February 7th, 2012, 10:40 PM
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Just here to chime in with everyone else on loving lido! Our last 2 cruises were lido as well as our upcoming sailing on the magic. Don't think I'll book any other way!
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Old February 7th, 2012, 11:57 PM
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Default Lido Deck

Going Lido is like going balcony or suite, You never want to go back. We were doubled spoiled on our last trip with the junior suite up front on the Lido. Also the music is no louder than any other floor, with the ship in motion sound does not travel forward as much
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Another vote for the Lido deck!

It was FANTASTIC!! I loved being able to walk out the door and straight to food twice a day. We had no problems with any extra noise. We are going on the Dream this summer and will be on the Lido.
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I was again on the Lido deck, forward enough I got motion the night the seas were up, but it rocks me to sleep. Some around me complained.
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I love the Lido deck all except for the added expense!
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We love being on the Lido deck, best ever location. Mid ship close to elevators. Great location to get to pools, food, etc. No noise. No elevator noise. Love it!
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Old February 8th, 2012, 02:10 AM
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We tried the Lido, and since then have been booking Lido cabins. I don't think you will have any regrets.
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I'm have a Lido balcony room on my Destiny cruise in May. I can't wait
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Old February 28th, 2012, 12:18 PM
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Just an update..

So I'm back from my cruise on the Magic. My room was 10279, balcony room between the midship elevators and the pool.

It was incredibly convenient to go anywhere and there were no noise issues whatsoever. I don't think I will choose anything but Lido deck for a room from now on and particularly along the short hallway between the midship elevators and the pool.
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Old February 28th, 2012, 12:43 PM
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So glad to hear that. We're on the Lido deck for our March Dream cruise and I sure am looking forward to being near Camp Carnival, the Pool, snacks... etc.
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so glad to hear all the positive reviews on the lido deck. We have our first lido- balcony (9166) on Destiny and are looking forward to being close to the action but far enough away for it not to hender our experience.
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LIDO CABINS ROCK! We used to always book Suites (usually on upper or empress) and switched to Lido regular cabins and never went back! We were actually in 10279 on the Dream and I am about to book the same cabin on the Magic for this summer
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I was on the Magic a few weeks ago in cabin 10233. I absolutely loved it. It was very easy to get everywhere (except the aft dining room).

The Lido deck is actually quiet due to very few cabins. I highly recommend the location.
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I am sailing on the Glory on April 1. It is my 1st balcony and on the lido. I am so excited, plus I got a great deal. This is going to be a great vacation.
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