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Old February 26th, 2009, 09:34 AM
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Can anyone advise/describe the size difference between a regular oceanview window and a port hole window?

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The regular window will be much larger and lighter than just a port hole. I've seen some that are fairly large and others that are a big square.
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Old February 26th, 2009, 01:36 PM
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Thanks!

I learned from Carnival that a "porthole oceanview" is two 17-inch portholes.
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Portholes arent very big. If you want a nice view go for the oceanview!
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Better yet get a balcony.

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A porthole is not the way to go. Oceanview is alot bigger and more scenic. If you can afford a balcony, go for it!
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Here is a picture of a room with portholes on the Elation.

http://www.cruiserewards.com/carniva...-cabins-5a.htm
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One and sometimes two people can sit in the oceanview window sill.
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Oceanview windows are also great for storage. Because of our sons' ages (4 & 7), we still don't feel comfortable with a balcony.

But I will tell you that the Spa Level rooms on the Conquest have floor to ceiling windows that are spectacular! Loved it and the little alcove for a table and 2 chairs.
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A porthole is not the way to go. Oceanview is alot bigger and more scenic. If you can afford a balcony, go for it!
Or, you might notice that you are allowed to leave your room and walk about the ship, which has huge windows and acres of open deck space as well as interesting people and lots of things to do.
My ideal accommodation would be a closet, a shower, and permission to sleep on deck.
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I agree with previous poster. My wife and I spent most of our time on deck, or at an activity or show. Walking on the top deck at night is awesome!
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