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Ship: Star Princess


Class: Grand


Deck: Dolphin

Stateroom: # D117


Category : IE


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Starboard, Bow


Connects With Cabin #


Accessible: No


Quiet: Mostly, only sounds were loud children in the hall if right in front of our doorway. You could hear some engine noise when approaching piers at ports but it was for a very short period of time.


Balcony Size: n/a


View: none


Privacy Issues: None


Wind: None


Soot: None


Problems: The room was not cleaned very well, but otherwise was as expected.


Comments: I was really worried about this room as we were booked into this room for a family vacation without any chance for feedback. We were traveling with our teenage daughter, so basically three full sized adults. I had read lots of negative reviews about these 4 person interior rooms. We found the size of the room to be much better than expected. We kept the beds in bunks and used the bunk on the far wall as the third bed (the closest one remained closed). If all four bunks were in use I could see this room feeling a lot more cramped. We had plenty of storage for three. Four would be harder for sure. Doable but pack light. We used a clear hanging pocket storage over the back of the bathroom door. I think that helped keep the bathroom less cluttered.



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Ship - Star Princess




Deck - Emerald (deck 8)


Stateroom # - E715


Category - OV (obstructed view)


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern - starboard


Connects With Cabin # - na


Accessible - no


Quiet - yes


Balcony Size - na


View - obstructed by scaffolding and metal walkways


Privacy Issues - none


Wind - na


Soot - na


Problems - - none


Comments[ - Cabin was located middle-aft and was the last obstructed view cabin on starboard side. Cabin was priced with the inside cabins, so less than a guaranteed ocean view, we thought it a good price overall. Description from door to window: short “hallway” with pretty good sized dressing area on right side between bathroom door and large, open closet. Easy to get dressed there, more open than by bed. Bathroom was adequately sized, good water pressure with dreaded lightweight shower curtain. In dressing area, along the side wall was a stack of open shelves, including cabin safe. Safe held iPad phones wallets but would not have held even a small laptop. Plenty of hangers and steward brought pre-requested bathrobe the morning after boarding.Cabin space was tight, with bed configured as a queen, there was about 18” between bed and back of closet wall. When one of us wished to pass by the foot of the bed, the other had to stand alongside the bed. Mattresses were replaced in dry dock, about 6 months before our cruise. Very comfortable if a little soft for my taste. Spouse said it was perfect. Good bedding - 3 flat white sheets with duvet between top 2. Pillows okay (4).

Large TV (flatscreen) on high shelf clearly designed for old style tv - edge protruded into walk zone. Only watched daily POD programming info but seemed good quality. Single small shelf area below tv and above small cabinet that held mini fridge, which easily held our case of water and a couple wine bottles. Shelf held small tray for a couple glasses and ice bucket. Small barrel chair under exterior window - too small for most men, I’d estimate, best designed for small-medium sized woman. Small writing desk with drawers - enough for travel guides, patters, small electronics. Small nightstand on each side of bed - open shelf and 2 drawers. Table lights had USB. Window was nice and large and provided good views even with the metal ladders etc for accessing the lifeboats. Only negative was there was too much metal for our GPS tracker to map our route, which really was a prime motivator for booking this room.

Very port and sight intensive trip (northbound Alaska IP) so the somewhat cramped quarters were fine - we truly only “slept and showered” there!


Would book again for right price as long as we didn’t want to track and map our route.:cool:

Edited by ColdCruise
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Ship Star Princess


Deck Emerald

Cabin # E419


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Starboard Midship

Connects With Cabin # None

Accessible No

Quiet Yes, even though near elevators

Balcony Size n/a

View obstructed, but only 20%

Privacy Issues none

Wind n/a

Soot n/a

Problems dated decor

Comments overall, recommended cabin

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Ship Emerald Princess


Class Grand


Deck 15 - Lido


Stateroom # L107 Cancun Suite


Category S5 Balcony Suite


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Starboard side forward


Connects With Cabin # none


Accessible no


Quiet No! Beneath the fitness center, which the treadmills are open from 8Am until 8PM


Balcony Size approx. 210 square feet, about 42' X 5'


View Partially obstructed by the bridge at the forward end of the balcony


Privacy Issues Bridge could possibly see into the bedroom at night, but during the day the reflective material over the window prevents that. The observation platform over the bridge appears to be permanently closed off to guest access, so no one can see onto the balcony from there. Passengers on the fitness center deck above can partially see down on the balcony.


Wind Very windy when the ship is under full speed. The balcony furniture needs to be tied down and secured during the windy days and nights. The cabin steward had ours tied down most of the time.


Soot None


Problems Noise from the above fitness center makes the room terribly noisy during the use of the treadmill time of 8AM to 8PM.Views from the balcony are great when looking straight out, but partially blocked when looking forward.


Comments Very large suite. Some of the amenities included

fresh flowers in each room including the bathroom, deluxe canapes, free access to a DVD library (room steward will get them for you), balcony furniture, full hot breakfast room service menus, as well as upgraded room service lunch and dinner items and upgraded bathroom amenities. Complimentary services include, use of the Lotus Spa Thermal Suite, Internet Cafe web access, laundry and dry cleaning, as well as a one time complimentary use of the mini bar.

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Star Princess




Stateroom # B748

Category Grand Suite

Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern Stern

Connects With Cabin #

Accessible yes

Quiet Very

Balcony Size Huge....half of the back of the ship

View Amazing

Privacy Issues On the port side of the balconey, people can look down on you from the Terrace Pool area.

Wind Not much

Soot Didn't notice any

Problems None


An amazing amount of space. Beautiful cabin with a huge shower, bath tub. walk in closet, so many amenities to mention. Only problem we had was we hated to leave the cabin it was so nice.

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Ship - Royal Princess




Deck - 14 Riviera


Stateroom #R515


Category Mini-Suite


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern - Starboard


Connects With Cabin #none


Accessible no


Quiet yes


Balcony Size - normal for Royal class


View starboard side, unobstructed


Privacy Issues none


Wind none


Soot none


Problems none



very nice; full size sofa (pull out), coffee table, chair, 2 TV's, full bathroom with tub and lots of grab bars; no problem getting in and out of tub

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Ship: Caribbean Princess


Class: Club Class


Deck: Dolphin


Stateroom :#504


Category: Mini Suite


Port/Starboard/Bow/Stern: Port side


Connects With Cabin # :N/A


Accessible: No


Quiet: Yes


Balcony Size: Not sure of measurements held two deck chairs, and table,foot rests


View: Unobstructed and fabulous


Privacy Issues: Above can see you


Wind: Windy


Soot: None


Problems: None



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