How do you find the temperature in the public areas on cruise ships?

Recently, one poster mentioned that the public areas were freezing.  I have found that to be true in some areas of ships.  Other areas are too hot.  It must be hard to regulate the same temperature throughout with doors opening all the time.  I bring extra sweaters with me just in case.  Do the varying temperatures on a ship bother you?

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Never had any problems with the temperature in any part of the ship. Cannot really understand the comment that somebody wrote that the "public areas were freezing".I find this difficult to believe.

Up until the next cruise, to Alaska, I have cruised to areas that are warm. Hawaii, Panama, Bermuda. I live in Northern Alberta and I like to go someplace warm on holidays. The temperature onboard does not bother me, if it is on the cool side, I can always step outside to the promenade deck or topside to see the sun. We do keep our stateroom quite cool so we can sleep. Interesting thought though, never really considered it would be an issue.

I always take a jacket, as I'm cold natured! My daughter laughs at me for wearing a jacket in southern FL in July!

Never had a problem

I just bring a sweater especially at night that I can slip on if it gets cool. Friends that I travel with get cold easily and always complain about draft areas of the ship.

I am not sure that it is an issue. I take a sweater with me especially at night when cruising. I travel with people who are always cold and they feel it when the A/C comes on.

I am usually on the cold side anyway, so I usually just wear a jacket.

Temperature is one of the many things that meet the definition of "You can't please everybody", so the fact I find it cold doesn't bother me in the least.

Some ships are kept kind of cool. For health reasons it is safer to keep public areas cool, less bacteria multiplying in the air. I always take long sleeve shirts and a sweater or zipper hoodie for evenings on ships.

My husband is so cold in the theaters in Florida that it is almost a torture for him to go and see a movie.

I've pretty much quit going to theaters for that reason. Plus, it ends up being cheaper just to buy the DVD.

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