Ohh I couldn't resist either, I just paid the upgrade from Oceanview to Balcony... I just went to the Cruise Personalizer page and I have already been assigned my cabin which is R730 in Riviera Deck, I´m excited but I need some advice and opinions about this Deck... are the balconies covered, I think the Riviera is below the Lido Deck, would that mean noise?
OCTOBER 3, 2008
Lucky you for your transatlantic cruise. that is definately in my future plans. The balcony cabin on riviera is coveted by many cruisers. I booked a similar cabin on the sister ship, Ruby Princess for dec. and yes the balcony is covered.
The location is right near a door leading out to the terrace pool and a few stairs up is Outrigger & Cafe Caribe/Horizon Ct. This area is a wonderful place to hang out & relax plus it's usually a quieter atmosphere.
As far as noise on lido above you I don't think you have anything to worry about. As I said this area on the ship is less occupied.