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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Why are many balcony cabins smaller?

A repeat cruise client Amy asked “why was our balcony cabin smaller than the ocean view room we had on last year’s cruise? Both ships were in the same class.”

According to a cruise line exec: “When you build a balcony cabin you have to take 30 plus square feet away from somewhere else, that’s way the space inside the balcony room’s are smaller.