Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Cruise Discussion Topics > Cabin Selection Tips
 
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Notices

Cabin Selection Tips Help on how to choose a cabin on a cruise ship.

How To Choose A Cabin from Cruise Critic
Offer up your opinions on selecting the best cabin.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 14th, 2012, 09:20 AM
ibcnusoon's Avatar
ibcnusoon ibcnusoon is offline
Blue Ribbon Cruiser
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Barnegat Bay ❤
Posts: 3,896
Default Carnival Victory/Triumph/Liberty Aft, Aft Wrap

I am currently booked in an aft-facing cabin on deck 7, Empress. I am thinking of moving to an aft-wrap. The only wraps available are on deck 6 or port side deck 8 (with a queen bed). We may be travelling with my elderly parents and my 2 older children and am thinking of booking them in the L-shaped balconies on deck 6 or the premium and inside on deck 8. The cost for us to upgrade from the aft-facing to aft wrap would be an extra $400..

Do you think it's worth moving from deck 7 aft-facing to an aft wrap on 6 or 8? I'm sure we'll use the extra large balcony as there will be 6 of us all together and we don't like fighting with the chair hogs on Lido. I envision my parents being able to utilize our aft wrap as well as my daughters and my parents probably returning to the ship early on port days.

Should I move now that there is availability? I haven't booked the 2nd and 3rd cabins yet, will do so in a month or so.

The availability of deck 6 is ideal, the aft-wrap can accomodate 3 people if I needed to add an additional person to that cabin. The cons are whether the lounge below on deck 5 is noisy. We've been on deck 8 before in a regular balcony and know of the chair scraping but loved being 1 deck below Lido.

decisions, decision....
__________________


Been There, Done That:
06/2014 - Carnival Splendor - New York City - Grand Turk - Half Moon Cay - Nassau, Bahamas - (spa interior)
11/2013 - Norwegian Breakaway - New York City - Port Canaveral, Florida - Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas - Nassau, Bahamas - (aft-extended balcony)
11/2012 - Carnival Victory - San Juan, Puerto Rico - St. John/St. Thomas USVI - Barbados - St. Lucia - St. Kitts - St. Maarten - (aft-wrap balcony)
11/2011 - Carnival Liberty 2.0 - Miami, Florida - Cozumel, Mexico - Xunantunich Ruins, Belize - Tabyana Beach, Roatan, Honduras - Grand Cayman Island - (balcony)
12/2005 - Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas - Miami, Florida - Nassau, Bahamas - CocoCay, Bahamas - Key West, Florida - (oceanview)

Last edited by ibcnusoon; February 14th, 2012 at 09:21 AM.
Reply With Quote

Ad Sponsored By
  #2  
Old February 17th, 2012, 10:10 PM
serene56's Avatar
serene56 serene56 is offline
Charter Member - 10,000+ Club
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: phila, pa
Posts: 48,308
Default

I would avoid deck 8. You may get chair scraping noise at night/early in the morning. And with older parents-- nah. just not worth it.


deck 6. (where is the comedy show held on the ship? you might get noise from there.

Personally deck aft is the perfect choice--away from noise areas.
__________________
Next up-- Aruba July 27th
Disney World August 28th, 2014


. o ..
o . o o.o
...oo
__[]__
__|_o_o_o\__
""""""""""/
. .. . /
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Reply With Quote

Reply

Bookmarks


Ad Sponsored By
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:28 PM.


© 1995 - 2014, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.