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#1
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Joined Dec 2016
Wanting to go on a cruise to Cuba...does the Paradise have balcony cabins other than the suites? Going to be disappointed if not! Can't afford a suite. And please give me your opinions of the Paradise
#2
Tampa area
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Joined Feb 2006
Only grand suites. Very expensive.
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#3
west palm beach fl
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There have been rumors about balconies being added at her dry dock in Feb, hopefully the Cuba cruises continue
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#4
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Joined Nov 2002
Go after the drydock next year which is supposed to be finished the end of March. I have strong hunch that balconies will be added like they did to a few other Fantasy class ships and will be done to the Elation this year.

I have no absolute knowledge of this but just looking at the length of the drydock and what is happening with the Elation.
#5
Tampa area, FL
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Joined Nov 2010
No regular balconies aboard the Paradise!
We love the convenience of sailing out of Tampa where we live on the Paradise and have had a blast on New year's Eve cruises especially.
But, the Paradise is SOOOO boring: no balconies, no steakhouse, no upgraded dining like Guy's, no Alchemy. The worst is the lack of balconies -- ugh.
I can hardly wait till the Miracle (?) comes in February 2018!
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#6
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Joined Dec 2015
Guys and Blue Iguana and Alchemy Bar will be added in dry dock. I saw this information on a website. Although there is no official word on balconies, if you are booking after drydock some of the OV rooms are not available for booking. Maybe balconies will be going there????
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#7
Coastal GA USA
21,791 Posts
Joined Nov 2007
It was reported here yesterday that you can book balcony gty now on Paradise.
Thread from yesterday:

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2534369

And another:
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2534222

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