Oceanview vs Balcony vs Inside Cabin

Hi Guys,

I have been on a few cruises and only ever had a balcony room. We sit outside a little but not enough to really spend the extra money for the room I think. I wouldnt mind trying a different room as it is a lot less expensive at times. If anyone has tried different rooms please comment on your experience. Thanks in advance!Happy

27 Answers

Not too much experience here, but to save money, Inside is where it's at. Really, you're there to shower and change and sleep. So, awake time, maybe an hour? Inside rooms you get the best sleep too. Totally dark.

You're doing just fine. Don't let anybody especially on board imply anything about having an inside. whether its budgetary or just being honest about what you "need" in a cabin to begin with. One of the most interesting conversations we ever had was with a retired professor and his wife. So well travelled, that by comparison we felt like newbies. They ALWAYS booked an inside. they could afford anything they wanted, but could've written exactly what you posted...CRUISE ON!

Thank you! I will cruise on as long as my wallet allows me to do so! Happy Friday!

i created several videos and quick glance of our balcony suite on carnival Splendor. Feel free to check out our experience


I've done all the above and love the balcony but o. v. is really ok. Interior was not so pleasant to me. Certainly a matter of taste and what you can afford.

Thanks everyone for all the responses on this. We booked an Ocean view room and will update when we get back. As I said before we have been on a few cruises but all were Balcony. We do enjoy having breakfast outside and like to sit out before bed at times but really don't think we will miss it that much. Lets see ...


look forward to hearing about it

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