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Old 03-07-2012, 10:04 PM   #1
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Can Dream/Fantasy category 8A sleep 5?

I've been looking into Dream and Fantasy cruises for our family of 5. It says that category 8 sleeps 3-5, but I can never get category 8A availability when i punch in all 5 of my family. It does appear though if I price out the room for 4. What's the deal?

Has anyone ever stayed in 8A?

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Not sure what date you are looking for, but it is very possible that the few rooms that sleep 5 are booked already, or if it is less than a year out the lifeboat station is getting close to capacity so they are limiting the number of people in that area who can stay in each of the available rooms that are left.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:35 PM   #3
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I have been looking for late 2013, and have looked on both ships, on practically every cruise in every month. 8A just isn't showing up for 5 people.
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8A does not sleep 5. In fact about half of them only sleep 3. Also they do not have a split bath.
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8A does not sleep 5. In fact about half of them only sleep 3. Also they do not have a split bath.
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is there a list some where about which of the Cat. 8 on the Dream/Fantasy sleep 5, 4, or just 3?

I can see that being very helpful.
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There are no 8A staterooms that sleep five. Some of them only sleep three, the rest sleep 4. None of them have a split bath, and four staterooms in this category are handicapped-accessible staterooms; another two were designed as handicapped accessible but are not sold as such.

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5018 (HA-designed; no tub) - no pole/no wall (big open room), no split bath, no privacy curtain, sleeps 4
5020 - "mini-suite" w/wall divider, no split bath, sleeps 3
5022 - "mini-suite" w/wall divider, no split bath, sleeps 3

5518 (HA-designed; no tub) - no pole/no wall (big open room), no split bath, no privacy curtain, sleeps 4
5520 - "mini-suite" w/wall divider, no split bath, sleeps 3
5522 - "mini-suite" w/wall divider, no split bath, sleeps 3

Deck 6
6012 (HA) - no pole, no split bath, no privacy curtain
6014 (HA) - pole in center, no spilt bath
6016 - pole in center, no spilt bath, no privacy curtain, sleeps 4

6510 (HA) - no pole, no split bath, no privacy curtain
6512 (HA) - pole in center, no spilt bath
6514 - pole in center, no spilt bath, no privacy curtain, sleeps 4
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8B-8D have rooms that sleep five, I think about 21-23 rooms total and they do book early but at the 75 day mark you might find some being released.
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