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Picking the Best Cabins on the Caribbean Princess

A deck-by-deck analysis of the Caribbean Princess's best and worst cabins.

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Caribbean Princess Best & Worst Staterooms: Summary
Best Cabins on the Caribbean Princess are staterooms on Decks 9, 10, 11, and 12.
Cabins to be wary of on the Caribbean Princess are staterooms on Decks 5, 6, 8, and 14.

Deck-by-Deck Breakdown of the Best and Worst Cabins on the Caribbean Princess

Deck 5 -- Plaza Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Warning ***
Several cabins on this deck with potential problems.

While some of the inside and outside cabins on Deck 5 of the Caribbean Princess are located beneath the forward stage area, the rest of the staterooms are under public venues that are not likely to be much of a noise concern.

  • Port side, P206 and P208 are across from the self serve laundry. Heat and noise from the laundry area could be an issue when this facility is busy.
  • Forward on Plaza Deck of the Caribbean Princess, exterior staterooms P202- P238 port side and P201- P237 starboard are under the lower level of the theater. Noise generated from this area could occur during performances, and from staff prep work and tidying up before and after shows. Interior cabins in this area which will be most affected by the theater are P212- P228, P249- P257, and P215- P227.
  • Inside staterooms P232- P244, P259- P265, and P231- P243 are beneath Churchchill's Lounge. Noise from this venue could be an issue late in the evening.
  • Port side, P242 and P246 and starboard staterooms P241 and P245 are beneath public bathrooms. Noise -such as water rushing through pipes- could be an issue when these restrooms are busy.
  • Port side, P302- P320 are beneath Crown Grill. Noise while this restaurant is open, as well as before and after opening hours when staff are busy, could be an issue.
  • Starboard, P301- P335 are located under Fiesta Deck cabins. Noise from public venues above will be buffered by these Fiesta Deck accommodations, so P301- P335 are considered to be well situated.

Deck 6 -- Fiesta Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Warning ***
Several cabins on this deck with potential problems.

Fiesta Deck of the Caribbean Princess has seven Window Suites port side. These are located in a relatively quiet area of this deck, but there could be noise from the casino located directly above.

  • The Window Suites on Deck 6 of the Caribbean Princess, F301- F315, typically have 341 sq. ft. of living quarters but have no balcony.
  • F301 is next to a public bathroom, and has a public bathroom above it. Noise when these restrooms are busy could be problematic.
  • F315 is wheelchair accessible.
  • F305- F315 are beneath the casino on the Promenade Deck of the Caribbean Princess. Noise could be an issue until very late at night.

Deck 8 -- Emerald Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Warning ***
Several cabins on this deck with potential problems.

Along this entire deck, you should be aware that the Promenade Deck of the Caribbean Princess is right beneath your cabin. Noise could drift up from the theater, and lounges and bars which include the main lounge. Some of these venues feature live music and have dance floors, so there is a likelihood of after hours noise concerns. Also, Princess does offer good bargains for staterooms with obstructed views, and the windows in these exterior cabins do provide ambient light. However, if you are looking for a clear view of the ocean, you may want to confirm your preference when reserving a cabin on this deck!

  • On the Caribbean Princess Deck 8, there are several cabins above the upper level of the theater but none are located directly above the stage. These are exterior cabins E202- E228 port side and E201- E229 starboard. There could be noise generated from rehearsals, performances, and before and after shows when staff are either preparing for a show or cleaning up after one. Noise from the theater is not likely to be much of an after hours concern.
  • E302 and E304 port side and E301- E303 starboard are beneath public bathrooms. Noise could be an issue when these restrooms are busy.
  • There are few interior staterooms located on Deck 8 of the Caribbean, and we suggest that you look for an inside cabin on another, higher deck to avoid noise issues.
  • Least recommended inside cabin is E712 because it is right next to an elevator and could have noise issues.
  • On Deck 8 of the Caribbean Princess, cabins E308- E734 port side and E301- E735 starboard are above the casino, and lounges and bars including the aft main lounge. All of these venues have the potential for generating noise into the wee hours! Again, if you are light sleeper, you may prefer to find a cabin elsewhere on the ship, bring earplugs, or invest in a wave machine (a sound device available at a specialty retailer like Brookstone -- produces pleasant sounds that can wipe out the unpleasant sounds).
  • E301- E304 are wheelchair accessible.
  • There are several cabins with potentially obstructed views (E120- E702 port side and E121- E717 starboard). Again, if a view of the ocean is important to you we suggest this is clarified when you reserve a stateroom on Deck 8 of the Caribbean Princess!
  • Port side through aft, E720- E734, and starboard through aft E721- E735 starboard are above Club Fusion. Noise until very late at night could be an issue in these cabins. There are two Vista Suites in these areas- E732 and E733. If you are looking for an aft Vista Suite, you will probably be much happier on a higher deck.
  • Several of the worst cabins onboard the Caribbean Princess are on the Emerald Deck. While we are not suggesting the cabins on this deck should be completely avoided, there are staterooms on other decks that will be more quiet.

Deck 9 -- Dolphin Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Favorite Deck ***
Highly rated by our cruise experts!

On the Caribbean Princess, Dolphin Deck staterooms have the advantage of cabin decks above and beneath, so there's a buffer zone from the noise generated from public areas. These accommodations are going to be more quiet than those on the lower decks! All of the exterior cabins on Dolphin Deck have balconies, but we do caution you that these balconies are not covered, and you can be seen from decks above.

  • Forward on Dolphin Deck of the Caribbean Princess, Family Balcony Suites D105 and D106 boast up to 335 sq. ft. of interior space and have 92 sq. ft. balconies. However, given their forward location on Deck 9 of the Caribbean , be prepared for a rather windy view (unless there's a tailwind). Family cabins are in short supply and are very popular given their attractive sleeping arrangements. They sell out very quickly, so, it is best to book early to get a family cabin.
  • D118, D120, D116, D117, D119, and D123 are nearby a staff area. Noise could this be a problem in these staterooms.
  • There are 29 interior cabins on this deck, and this is a great location for some of them. If you are interested in an inside cabin, we do suggest considering one on Deck 9 because these will be quieter than those you can find on lower decks of the Caribbean Princess. Least recommended are D712 and D711 because these inside cabins are right next to elevators and will likely have resulting noise issues.
  • There are several mini-suites with balconies from which to choose on Deck 9 of the Caribbean Princess (D110- D732 port side and D109- D733 starboard). These have 277 sq. ft. of interior space and 46 sq. ft. balconies. D732, according to guest reviews, has no bath tub, has two beds that can not be pushed together without obstructing the sitting area, and has a side entrance that reduces cabin space.
  • D720 and D721, Interior Staterooms, share walls with the self serve laundry. Noise, and heat, could be problematic in these cabins.
  • D722 and D725 are across from the self serve laundry on Deck 9 of the Caribbean Princess. Noise and heat could be issues in these staterooms when this facility is busy.
  • D722 and D733 will have larger than standard balconies for their category.
  • Aft, Vista Suites D736 and D737 each have on average 383 sq. ft. living space and over-sized balconies. They are the largest suites on Deck 9 of the Caribbean Princess, and have that beautiful (and less breezy) aft view of the ocean.
  • Outside cabins with balconies (D734 and D735) are right next to the Vista Suites on Deck 9, and will have that same highly sought after view of the ocean.

Deck 10 -- Caribe Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Favorite Deck ***
Highly rated by our cruise experts!

The Caribe Deck of the Caribbean Princess is clearly one of the best decks for a stateroom or suite. Its location between two cabin decks provides a sound buffer from public areas, which is always desirable. Each of the balconies for balcony staterooms on Caribe Deck are 81 sq. ft., and are partially covered. It should be noted that the uncovered portions on these balconies can be viewed by guests on balconies above. Some of the best cabins are on Caribe Deck of the Caribbean Princess!

  • Of the inside cabins on Caribe Deck of the Caribbean Princess Deck 10, C106 and C312 are the most spacious.
  • Forward, exterior cabins with balconies, C301- C304, are wheelchair accessible.
  • Past guests in inside cabin 208 have indicated noise issues from the theater below.
  • Interior stateroom C312 is wheelchair accessible.
  • Interior Staterooms C536 and C537 share walls with a staff area, so noise could be an issue in these cabins.
  • There are 2 Penthouse Suites on Deck 10 of the Caribbean Princess. These are C748 and C749. Each has over 329 sq. ft. of living space and an over-sized balcony.
  • Aft, Vista Suites Suites C750 and C751 are spacious (379 sq. ft.), have large balconies, and afford great views of the ocean.
  • Also aft on Caribe Deck of the Caribbean Princess, two outside balcony staterooms, C752 and C753, located beside the Premium Suites have wonderful (and less breezy) ocean views. These two balcony staterooms have larger than standard balconies that are curved.

Deck 11 -- Baja Deck

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Highly rated by our cruise experts!

Staterooms on Baja Deck on the Caribbean Princess also have the benefit of cabins above and beneath that provide a buffer from the noises public areas can generate. All of the exterior staterooms on Deck 11 are cabins with balconies!

  • In our opinion, the best situated staterooms on Deck 11 of the Caribbean Princess are port side staterooms B206- B250, B314- B418, B510- B530, and B714- B738, and starboard cabins B205- B255, B315- B419, B509- B531, and B715- B739.
  • On Deck 11 of the Caribbean Princess, outside exterior cabins B301- B304 are wheelchair accessible.
  • V612 and B611 are across the hall from the self service laundry area. Noise and heat could be issues in these cabins when the laundry facility is busy.
  • Inside cabins B711 and B712 are the two staterooms not recommended. These are by elevators and could have noise concerns. Also, there have been guest complaints about serious noise issues in B536.
  • Of all the balcony staterooms on the Baja Deck of the Caribbean Princess, B748- B756 and B757- B749 command a (least breezy) great aft view. However, vent noises and odors could be an issue on the balconies of B752- B757.

Deck 12 -- Aloha Deck

***CruiseAdvice.org Favorite Deck ***
Highly rated by our cruise experts!

While the majority of the accommodations on Aloha Deck are outside balcony staterooms and inside cabins, aft on this deck of the Caribbean Princess is the most luxurious suite all. Given that this is where the high rentĀ district is located, this is also where the best cabin stewards are assigned. Once again, a stateroom or suite on this deck has that advantage of cabins below and above, making this a more quiet location on the Caribbean Princess. Some of the best cabins onboard the Caribbean Princess are generally on the Aloha Deck.

  • A202, A204, A203, A201, and A312 share walls with a staff area. Noise could be an issue in these staterooms.
  • Outside exterior cabins A301- A304 are wheelchair accessible.
  • Interior stateroom A312 is wheelchair accessible.
  • Port side and starboard, all exterior staterooms have balconies on Deck 12 of the Caribbean Princess.
  • A746 and A747 have larger than standard balconies.
  • In our opinion, the best located balcony staterooms on Deck 12 of the Caribbean Princess are port side cabins A206- A250, A310- A418, A510- A530, A614- A622, and A714- A742, and starboard cabins A205- A251, A317- A419, A509- A531, A615- A623, and A715- A743.
  • Aft, the three luxury suites are the most spacious of accommodations on Deck 12 of the Caribbean Princess and have a beautiful view of the ocean. The Grand Suite, A750, boasts 613 interior sq. ft. and a 117 sq. ft. balcony. The Owners Suite (A753) and the Penthouse Suite (A751) each have 329 sq. ft. with a 166 sq. ft. balcony. It should be noted, however, that odor and noise from the aft vent could be problematic in A750 and A751.

Deck 14 -- Riviera Deck

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Several cabins on this deck with potential problems.

Except for staterooms located forward on this deck, the majority of cabins on the Riviera Deck of the Caribbean Princess are under the Lido Deck pools, bar, and casual eateries. 

  • In the forward section of the Caribbean Princess, R202- R308 port side, R201- R307 starboard, and interior cabins R204- R256 and R217- R257 have staterooms above and beneath that will buffer noise from public venues.
  • The best located cabins on Riviera Deck are R206- R250 port side, R205- R251 starboard, and interior staterooms R208- R252 and R217- R253. All of these accommodations are in the forward section of the Caribbean Princess, and are not too close to heavily trafficked areas (elevators and stairwells). 
  • Outside cabins with balconies R301- R304 are wheelchair accessible on the Riviera Deck of the Caribbean Princess.
  • Interior stateroom R312 is wheelchair accessible.
  • R610 and R609 are across from the self service laundry on the Caribbean Princess. Consequently, there could be issues from both noise and heat when the laundry facility is busy.
  • Interior staterooms R711 and R712 are next to elevators and could have noise issues on Deck 14 of the Caribbean Princess.
  • Exterior cabins R314- R524 port side and R311- R525 starboard, as well as interior cabins R316- R344, R315- R407, R507, R508, R514, and R515 are under the Lido pool area where noise could be a concern at night. Staff clean this area after hours, so you could hear the scraping of deck chairs as these are moved around in that process.
  • Twelve Penthouse Suites (R402- R412 and R401- R417) are located mid ship on Deck 14 of the Caribbean Princess. Each boasts 536 sq. ft. of interior space!
  • Aft, cabins R602- R742 port side and R601- R743 starboard, and interior cabins R712- R744 and R711- R745 are underneath the Lido Food Court areas, and could have after hours cleaning noises on Deck 14 of the Caribbean Princess.
  • Aft, outside staterooms R748, R750, R747, and R749 are nearby the pool. While these cabins do not have balconies, they have decks around them and a great view of the ocean on Deck 14 of the Caribbean Princess!

Deck 15 -- Lido Deck

Lido Deck features cabins in the most forward area of this deck on the Caribbean Princess. While many of these cabins are not beneath noisy areas in the spa, we do recommend careful planning if you are looking for accommodations on this deck.

  • Forward, Premium Suites L106 and L107 are the most spacious accommodations on Deck 15 of the Caribbean. Each has a very spacious balcony, but we advise that views from either are probably going to be a bit windy unless there's a tailwind! Also, the balconies for these suites can be viewed from the bridge platform.
  • Between the Premium Suites, Ocean View Staterooms L104, L102, L101, and L103 have a great ocean vista. Of these, L104 is oddly shaped and larger than standard.
  • Cabins that are not recommended on Lido Deck of the Caribbean Princess are starboard balcony staterooms L201- L223. These cabins are all directly beneath the fitness center, so noise from early in the morning until the fitness center closes at night could be problematic.
  • L202 and L201 have solid metal railings on the balcony that hinder views of the ocean.
  • L248 and L252 are wheelchair accessible.
  • Balcony staterooms L311 and L312 are closest to the pool area. Finding a cabin farther forward on Deck 15 of the Caribbean Princess might prevent any issues with noise.

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