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Old May 24th, 2009, 11:40 PM
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2nd time on a cruise. First time we had an inside cabin. Just booked a balcony for sailing on Splendor. They said the back of the ship is better and we are on the port side. I broke my leg last year and cannot walk too far. Do you think I should try to get another cabin towards the middle of the ship. Also, any advice on what to bring to keep balcony door ajar.
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If you are at the back of the Splendor, the rear elevator will take you almost directly to the buffet on the Lido deck by going up to deck 9 and the Gold Pearl Dining room is down on either 3 or 4 depending on where your table is located.

So to go to eat, it will be a short walk if you are at the rear of the ship.

Just in case you are looking at an aft cabin, STAY AWAY from cabins 6456 and 6491 as they are directly above the El Morocco lounge that plays late night rock music and it will make things vibrate in your room.

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Thanks for that info. Is there two dining rooms. Black pearl and gold pearl? and is there two types of supper clubs, where you would pay more for a gourmet meal. Do you recommend these supper clubs?
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Yes, there are 2 main dining rooms. The Gold Pearl is at the rear and the Black Pearl is more mid ship.

There is only one gourmet supper club, the Pinnacle, which we enjoyed very much on my DW's birthday.

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I don't see why you would want to keep the balcony door ajar.

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I like to keep the balcony door open to here the ocean - very relaxing
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I like to keep the balcony door open to here the ocean - very relaxing
Well one thing to keep in mind is that its wastefull of AC and if some dumb person throws a lit cigarette over and it gets blown back in there could be a fire hazzard.

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Yes, there are 2 main dining rooms. The Gold Pearl is at the rear and the Black Pearl is more mid ship.
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As of two weeks ago, both dining rooms were traditional.

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Hmmm traditional ?? your time?? someting new in Carnival?? would anyone know if that also pertains to the Glory??
I do not see anything on the web site??
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