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Old 09-18-2013, 12:46 PM   #1
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Oversized Verandah - Back of the Ship View

I'm looking into booking a 3 night cruise on the Dream. How are the rooms that have an "oversized verandah with possible whitewalls"? It looks like the rooms available are located at the back of the ship. Is there any pros or cons to this location/view?
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:07 PM   #2
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We stayed in cabin 9174 and absolutely LOVED it. Large veranda w/lounge, 2 chairs and a small table. My DD slept on the lounge under the stars one night - the highlight of her trip! :-)
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Aren't those rooms handicapped accessible rooms? Or are they just listed as family verandah rooms?
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We are going on the dream on 10/17 and have one of those rooms. I have ALWAYS wanted a balcony at the back of the ship. I have heard form a few folks that some ash from the smoke stacks can end up on the balcony (doesn't seem to matter which floor). This is far from a uniform complaint so must be due to wind direction, at least to some degree.
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:35 PM   #5
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We had 10160 on the Dream and 9172 on the Fantasy and loved those verandahs. It was wonderful to have the full view and watch as we backed into Castaway Cay. We had two loungers, 2 chairs and a table and still had room on the verandah. The view as we were sailing was very relaxing too.
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Can anyone tell me what is the price category for these rooms?
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Can anyone tell me what is the price category for these rooms?
They're 5Es...we will be enjoying one in a little over a week. We really felt that the pros far outweighed any possible cons and decided that this is the category we wanted to book
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:33 PM   #8
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A couple of these cabins are HA, but most don't seem to be, based on the deck plans I've reviewed.
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We were in 9670 on the Dream .. It was huuuuuuuge and had a huuuuuuuge balcony too!!!

Not a HA room per se, but it had the makings of one .. No step into bathroom or out onto balcony, a wet room and a really cool handle in the wardrobe that pulled the whole rail down (great for short people like me as well as those in wheelchairs!)

It didn't have handles in the wet room, or a door bell and auto opener outside the stateroom. Fantastic room though and definitely not classed as HA.
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We were in 10162 on the Dream a few weeks ago and it was awesome!
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how are these rooms in terms of bedding? ceiling drop bunk? Murphy? sofabed?
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:17 PM   #12
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how are these rooms in terms of bedding? ceiling drop bunk? Murphy? sofabed?
10160 and 9172 have the ceiling drop bunk and sofabed.

We didn't hear any noise from Cabanas and did not have any issues with soot on either of the verandahs.
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:57 PM   #13
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We had 6192 on the dream. Loved it.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:18 PM   #14
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This thread is so exciting to me - we've booked connecting 5E rooms for our BTBs in Jan. I had no idea the verandas were that big!
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:43 PM   #15
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This is our fourth cruise and first with an aft cabin. We have 9674 and can't wait to find out for ourselves what all the hoopla is all about. I think it will be lovely watching the water trail behind us.
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