View Full Version : Cat 9 #2118 or Cat 10#5024
03-23-2005, 03:33 AM
WHich would you book?
The Cat. 10 will save us about $200 but don't know about the obstructed view (is it bad) and I read about a light outside alll night. However, I like the thought of being on Deck 5 as opposed to Deck 2.
The Cat. 9 is on Dave's list of noisy staterooms.
03-23-2005, 05:45 AM
I've stayed in neither, however, everyone raves about the secret porthole rooms (SPR). The curtains are blackout style, so if you close them, even if there's a light outside, it shouldn't be a problem...bring a close pin to make sure they stay closed and you should be good to go. There's a website that has pics of the SPRs so can see for yourself what the views look like. If you PM me I'll give you the link.
03-23-2005, 07:34 AM
The SPH are great rooms!!! We were booked in 5024 & that one has the "worst" obstructed view. When I looked in the doorway from the hall I could see blue water!!! :) If we get the chance to book one of those again we would jump on it. :)
03-23-2005, 08:43 AM
We stayed in 2114 last Dec. and loved it. I would take the SPH stateroom for the savings....that alone makes it worth it.
That said, we loved the location,size and great big porthole of our stateroom. If I had known about the SPH at the time of booking, I would have tied to book them. I'm a sucker for savings.....I'd spend the extra $ on pictures and excursions.
03-23-2005, 09:35 AM
For $200 less, take the SPH......
03-23-2005, 09:55 AM
If you have kids and will be utilizing the clubs, take the SPH, it's down the hall from the clubs.
03-23-2005, 05:05 PM
Thanks for your opinions!
We booked 5024!!!!
03-23-2005, 06:09 PM
Good Move .... :goodvibes
03-23-2005, 06:25 PM
The SPH are great rooms!!! We were booked in 5020 & that one has the "worst" obstructed view. When I looked in the doorway from the hall I could see blue water!!! :) If we get the chance to book one of those again we would jump on it. :) We just returned from the Western and had 5020. 5020 & 5520 are actually the least obstructed of the SPH rooms (just a railing blocking the view).
We loved the room and the location...deck 5 is so convenient to everything.
03-23-2005, 09:31 PM
Sorry, I meant that we were booked in 5024 with the two canisters in the window...first door from the hallway. :)
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