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Old August 7th, 2013, 04:21 PM
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I've booked a suite for my wife and I and two adult children. Would I be better off having a King bed or two twins? Wondering if the King is just two twins pulled together...The web site asked me to choose- Would like best set-up for the four of us, knowing that someone is using trimble or pull out bed, etc...
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Did you book the ocean suite or grand suite? I only ask because the sofa in the ocean suite is a single as to the grand suite is a full size. If I were you I would go with two twins for more options as to who gets to sleep where, and yes the king is just two twins pulled together.
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I agree with Robin. Since you will be sharing the suite with two grown kids then having the two twins will make it a little easier.

As Robin said: If you are in a Grand Suite then the couch will only fit one person. If you are in an Owners suite it will fit two.

Beware: Pullout couches aren't known for "comfort". I would take the rollaway bed any day.

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Your agent will be able to tell you exactly what your particular suite has in it concerning the type of beds.

As others have stated, it really depends on the suite you've selected since some will have twin beds pushed together, while others will have one big bed.

I would assume since you said it 'asked you to choose' that it's probably twin beds and that you booked it online, which is not normally a good thing to do because if you have any problems, you're on your own.

But having two twins pushed together is not necessarily a bad thing and can be quite comfortable - depends on how new the mattresses are, but that can be said about the bigger beds as well.

Should you or your children not find the beds comfortable, simply as your cabin steward for a 'topper'. Most of the time this will be an egg-crate style foam pad, but can be a memory foam pad that they'll put on top of the bed making it more comfortable. We've done this on several occasions and it makes a big difference.

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I believe they did away with the toppers or at least it's what I read. It was my turn on our last cruise for the convertible sleeper so I picked up an egg cushion to bring on the ship with me, I'm a problem sleeper but I was fine with it.
Ocean suite is the single sofa, grand suite Is the full size.
By the way what ship is it as things may vary depending the ship.
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Not aware that Carnival did away with them - may be something new. Then again it really wouldn't surprise me!

But I hear what you're saying; if I could take my memory foam topper with me, I'd be a very happy camper! We often do take our memory foam pillows as alot of times the pillows absolutely suck!!

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Did you book the ocean suite or grand suite? I only ask because the sofa in the ocean suite is a single as to the grand suite is a full size. If I were you I would go with two twins for more options as to who gets to sleep where, and yes the king is just two twins pulled together.
It is a Grand Suite on the Imagination- Thanks so much for all the responses. I'm sure we'll be tight inside cabin, especially with my 6'4" son
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We always have three adults in either the ocean or grand suit. The grand suite is bigger than the OS so I think you will be fine. Have a great cruise!
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