We just booked our first cruise on the Sapphire with a mini suite on the Dolphin deck. Could someone tell me what they thought of the balcony being totally open and how it felt. Did it have a great veiw. We are right in the middle of the ship so we think thats a good idea....any thoughts or input would be appreciated. Thanks
Never been on the Sapphire but had a mini-suite on the Grand with a totally uncovered balcony. We had no problem with it. It was nice - nothing but the wide open sky above us. If anyone is above and looking down at you, just smile and wave!
Jan we had a mini-suite Dolphin deck on the Golden. We had no problems with the open balcony. Actually it was really fun at sail-away, you turn around wave and salute with a drink to your fellow shipmates. We never felt uncomfortable being out there in the am in our bathrobes enjoying our coffee and pastries, or sitting out there enjoying a cocktail, it could however pose a wee bit of a problem if you like to sunbathe "au naturale"
Jan, we are in the same situation as you, we are on the Diamond on the Dolphin deck. I was a little concerned as web are going to alaska but other posters have said it is really not a problem. I cannot wait to go, enjoy your cruise.
I hope my cigar smoke won't offend any of the other pax when I'm on the balcony of my mini suite (Dolphin Deck) on the Golden sipping my cognac. I truly enjoy watching the sea roll by from my balcony while I'm relaxing and enjoyiong a nice cigar and a drink.
Great Jan! I know I had soem worries too but they were dispelled in a heartbeat. My one concern was a place to get some shade, but I found other than one point in the day, you could always move the chair about to get in the shade.
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