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Without knowing the specific category, it can be one of two possibilities. The cabins furthest forward on Decks 8 and 9 (and maybe 10) have slightly deeper balconies, but they have solid steel sides, as opposed to the railings on other balconies. Toward midship, rooms on Deck 8 & 9 look down on the port/starboard gangway steps when they are retracted, so your view down is obstructed. All of them have unrestricted straight out 180 degree views.

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As Larry says the obstructions are truly minimal on Serenity and they really aren’t obstructions you see looking out your window and in some cases you need to look downwards to see the obstruction 

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This is an example of what Larry and Terry are speaking of.  

 

If you are above this area in a deck 8 room and look down you will see the gangway when you are not in port.  There is one on each side so the room on both sides in this areas would see this for those who look down from their room.  As mentioned it would not impact the view.  IMHO there is good value to one of these rooms as you are paying slightly less than a nearby room but the actual room is the same.  I would have no concerns with this at all.

 

Keith

 

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1 hour ago, gabelle said:

What is the obstruction with the cabins toward the stern on deck 8:  Cabins 8124 to 8137?  On ship diagrams, they appear to have a deeper balcony.

 

 

They do, but they have solid steel balcony panels rather than the open railings of other balcony rooms. Obstructed in the sense you cannot see down easily unless you are standing at the rail. Not really that big a deal for most people. The extra depth is only about 18 inches.

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6 hours ago, gabelle said:

What is the obstruction with the cabins toward the stern on deck 8:  Cabins 8124 to 8137?  On ship diagrams, they appear to have a deeper balcony.

 

They look like this.  It is a solid wall.  You can still see if you look out but would need to stand to look down.

 

For those who don't mind being very far back or very far forward on the ship they area also good values IMHO.

 

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On 11/14/2019 at 10:14 PM, gabelle said:

What is the obstruction with the cabins toward the stern on deck 8:  Cabins 8124 to 8137?  On ship diagrams, they appear to have a deeper balcony.

 

Some of those cabins (the ones at and just behind the aft stairway) are above 2 things, an apparatus that I think slides along on a rail for washing the deck 5 and 6 windows, and then the life rafts that don't go high enough to cause an obstruction but on each side there are 2 cranes that do come into the view from some balconies:

 

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That would appear to be about 8122-8135.

 

I very seldom book verandah cabins and do not really get much first hand view of what those cabins are like.  If people will send me photos I'll find a way to incorporate the information into the site.

 

Roy

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