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#1
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Is there an indoor pool on the Star? and are the Caribe balconies half covered and larger like the Grand ?

I've only been on the Coral, Emerald and Sun
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Originally posted by curiouscat
Is there an indoor pool on the Star? and are the Caribe balconies half covered and larger like the Grand ?

I've only been on the Coral, Emerald and Sun
Yes, the Calypso Reef and Pool is indoors and the Caribe balconies are half-covered and large.
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RickEk is correct..
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Here's a few photos of it:


Star Princess by Jasperdo, on Flickr

Star Princess by Jasperdo, on Flickr
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Originally posted by gradin123
Is this pool still the same with a retractable roof?
Yes.
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Originally posted by curiouscat
Is there an indoor pool on the Star? and are the Caribe balconies half covered and larger like the Grand ?

I've only been on the Coral, Emerald and Sun
Yes and Yes.
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She's a sister to the Grand but with a few things that differ on the Star:

- closets in the staterooms are larger
- Skywalkers instead of the One5 club (Skywalkers was removed from the Grand)
- there is a mid ship staircase that is accessible to passengers
- no window suites
- no Alfredos pizza parlor

There may be a few other minor differences but otherwise, you won't notice a lot of differences except the Star is a bit newer than the Grand.
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A couple questions about pool!!

1. Is the water heated? Going to be in Alaska end of May/beginning of June.

2. Is there anyway into the water by steps with railing and not just ladders??

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Originally posted by Mike45LC
If I remember correctly, the roof over that pool is retractable. So on a warm weather cruise, it is open air and on Alaska, it is covered.


This is what I thought too, but on our recent California coastal cruise (30°C weather) they didn't open the roof at all. I was surprised, as we have even had the roof open in Alaska (on HAL) when the weather was warm.


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A couple questions about pool!!

1. Is the water heated? Going to be in Alaska end of May/beginning of June.

2. Is there anyway into the water by steps with railing and not just ladders??


#2 No, the only entrance into the water in the covered pool is the ladders. The pool w/steps is the Terrace Pool on deck 12 aft & possibly the Lap Pool on #15 forward (spa area). I always check out steps vs. ladders since I have mobility issues.


#1 However, when I was on the Ruby in Alaska this year (May 20-17), it was warm enough the first & last days (to/from) Seattle to use the aft pool which was somewhat heated.


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Originally posted by chickadee1
A couple questions about pool!!

1. Is the water heated? Going to be in Alaska end of May/beginning of June
I don't think so. We were on the Grand (sister ship to the Star) in October. Grandsons wanted to swim but the water was too cold for even the kids to get in. They opted for the spa, which is right there next to the pool.
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All of the pools were heated on our recent trip.


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