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Old March 30th, 2011, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Chuck Palm View Post
David are on the April 16th, thirteen night sailing of the Eclipse on her repositioning transatlantic voyage. We are celebrating 27 years together and would like tips about the ship such as must do restaurants, bars, and activities. Things to avoid would be helpful as well. We have many ät sea¨ days and want to experience this ship to the fullest.

We have booked an aft-facing ¨sunset view¨category balcony on deck 8.

So I guess we may not be allowed to use the ¨Blu¨restauramt eventhough the cost of our cabin was a few dollars more than that of the äqua class¨cabins. Is that true?

Hmmmmmmmm? We are just curious about any random thoughts others may have that may add to our cruise experience. Thanks in advance.:razz::razz:
Hi CP,

We were in cabin 8351 (SV) and it was great. You will get a little bit more motion, but it's wonderful to watch the wake as you cruise along. Do watch where you sit, as a little ash can fly off the stacks and land on your balcony; just depends on the wind direction.
In addition, there is very little "over hang" so you will get more sun than the average veranda -- my wife loved sitting in the sun out there!
No Aqua class with these cabins; we've done AQ on the Solstice and it's great having a change of pace, but the MDR is fine.
All the alternative restaurants are wonderful. Qsine is fun, but very, very filling (avoid the meat ball tray -- Yum, but too much food). Muranos is very upscale, but worth it. Love the Tuscan Grill. Make sure you eat a lunch or two at the Bistro on Five -- we always eat there on embarkation day and avoid the rush in the buffet.
During one at sea day there will be a "Brunch" in the MDR -- not to be missed!

Let us know if you have additional questions.

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