Robes in Cabins

On Princess, there is a box to check when you fill out your online information as to whether or not you want a robe - no extra charge. Do other lines charge for this!?

I always check the box because I do not pack a robe and after the last Room Evacuation, I was glad to have it. (I saw so many people running around in very odd pjs that I wished they had a robeWink)

Is a robe something you want and/or request?

63 Answers

I very rarely use the cabin robe except after a shower and sometimes we find only one in our cabin. I have never experienced an emergency order to leave my cabin in the middle of the night. If I did I would don a cover-up sundress that I wear when going to the pool. I probably would not show up in my PJs. I have never purchased a robe since I live in FL and most robes are too heavy down here.

I always use the robe. I love it. I sit on the balcony in the morning with coffee and a bagel and just chill out in it. That's if I wear anything at all.

Yes, the key word is DIRTY. It is wasteful and disrespectful, IMO, to toss CLEAN items on the floor. And if you don't trust the company to give you a clean robe, why should you trust the towels, silverware, or even the dishes your food is served on?

Of course, mistakes can be made anywhere so I don't begrudge anyone checking. On my RCL Freedom OTS cruise this past week, our robes were delivered to the room neatly folded with the belt tied around the bundle. I had no doubt it was freshly laundered.

I see your point. However, would you trust a pair of laundered boxer shorts left by the previous passenger?

just saying.

Clothing left by a previous passenger is evidence the room has not been cleaned properly. That's a different story entirely.

I like robes Happy but not outside of the cabin

A little off topic, but not much:

We were on a Carnival cruise once where people in our group at breakfast had to leave before their food was served. We had all been sat and ordered, but the food was taking forever to arrive, and they they had an excursion to get too. After they left, one of the servers started taking the silverware and glassware from our table, where they had sat, to place on another table he was preparing. We immediately notified the head waiter, who did correct the situation. But what if we had not said anything? Was this a one time mistake, or just one time they were caught?

So, you take a cruise, and your robes came neatly folded and tied. Well, what does that have to do with a robe hanging in a closet ? Hardly the same now is it ? If your profile of one cruise is correct, then, IMHO, you don't know of which you speak. Trust the company to give a clean robe ? All the lines have been cutting back everywhere. Curious, what category cabin did you have that you got a nice folded robe ? A suite of some sort ? So, if you think I was wasteful and disrespectful ( to whom I wonder ), too bad. For all I know someone wore that robe out of the shower three weeks ago and hung it up in the closet. The steward never knew so he left it there. Or, maybe all cabins get fresh robes each week. I have no way of knowing, so, I toss it down and ask for a new one. The steward doesn't care, he doesn't wash them. And he gets tipped to bring us fresh towels, etc.

Okay. You take your chances on getting a clean robe and I'll ask for replacements or place them on the floor to get them. You're happy with what you get and I'll be happy with getting them replaced.

Well of course you are entitled to your opinion. I didn't think that needed to be said.

But I will ask again, why do you trust the towels?

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