Claustrophobia and Interior Cabins

Hi everyone! I'm new to cruising, and I've been shopping around for cruises the past few days. Money is a bit tight so I was thinking of going with an interior cabin. The only problem is, I can get a little claustrophobic in tight spaces. Does anyone have any advice for dealing with an interior cabin, or should I avoid it entirely? Thanks!

27 Answers

Put the TV on to Bridge Cam with the sound off. At least you know what is going on outside and if it is daylight.

Fabulous photo. Almost feels like I'm there ... soon.

I will second that:

Be careful for that one sitting on the rail ... would not want to see a man over board ... that would be a terrible waste of a nice glass of wine Wink

I've done interior cabins twice. I was fine both times. I liked the darkness and being able to sleep better. I wasn't in the cabin too much so not an issue.

I prefer balcony of course, but can't always afford it. Many times I've done window. The two times I did interior was because I wanted to keep the price down.

First cruise was an inside. I discover I am partial to scenery and skyline. The next two were inside and on a minimal budget year, we stayed in an obstructed view room. All other cruises have been balconies. I do regret getting a balcony on a 5 day and did not enjoying it because the weather was not kind we even bypassed tendering do to rough seas..... We generally cruise between Feb 15, and May 5.

We were 3 in a room, tight space! I have attached a video of our cruise to Ensenada

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