Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > General Cruise Chat Questions > General Cruise Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-20-2007, 09:20 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1
What cruise lines offer rooms that can sleep a family of 5? 2 adults, 13 yo, 11 yo and 7yo.
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-20-2007, 11:42 AM
Jim C.'s Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: DFW, Texas
Posts: 5,115
Not many unless you want to book a suite. Regardless of the fact that with kids that young you could probably fit in a four person room, the bookign computers won't allow it.

So you can do the suite thing or depending on the cruise line and pricing, just book two connecting cabins. I'd call Carnival and RCCL and ask what they can do for you.
================================================== ==========
Carnival Cruise Lines:
28 cruises

NCL Dream October 2006,
RCCL Mariner OTS June 2007, RCCL Liberty OTS 2016
Celebrity Silhouette 2013
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-20-2007, 02:35 PM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 6,043
I have booked a family of five on the Carnival Triumph in an outside cabin. They brought in a roll away for the fifth person. The cabin steward would put the roll away during the day and set it up in the evening. The Coast Guard regulates how many 3/4/5 passengers can be booked on each sailing. So depending on how many rooms are already booked with 3/4/5 at the time you book you may or may not be able to get it. You may want to check the difference of booking two rooms which would allow you more space.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 02-20-2007, 03:20 PM
Dave's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 18,001
We initially were booked 3 into a double room for the upcoming Holiday cruise - with the rollaway for the 3rd bed.
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 02-21-2007, 08:07 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 332
If you are set on one cabin rather than two adjoining ones, you can fit five in Celebrity Mercury's family ocean view cabins, located, for example at the back of the Panorama Deck. There is the usual king type bed, a sofa bed that opens and a pull down upper berth. You cannot book one cabin over the internet with five, but you can with your TA or with Celebrity direct. I am not sure if any other ships in the Celebrity fleet have this configuration in their family ocean view cabins. I think they are about 210 sq. feet. However, I do not think the difference in cost between that and two adjoining cabins is very large, and you would have much more space and two bathrooms with the adjoining cabin configuration. Hope this helps.
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 02-21-2007, 08:12 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 332
As a PS to what I just posted, I meant connecting (not merely adjoining) cabins, which have a door from one to the other which can be kept opened, much as connecting hotel rooms. I know that the older Royal Caribbean ships, such as Monarch of the Sea (very nicely refurnished) have many connecting cabins.
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 03-01-2007, 04:15 PM
rescue911chick's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Florida!!
Posts: 131
I booked 5 people in the cheapest interior room on Carnival Victory. You just have to ask which ships will allow a roll away bed. (We got bumped to ocean view) It wasn't cramped at all for us! (Sensation will also allow 5 people)
Sovereign of the Seas, Royal Caribbean 11-17-03
Fascination, CCL 2-14-05
Fantasy, CCL 2-05-06
Elation, CCL 9-24-06
Carnival Victory, CCL 1-28-07
Sovereign of the Seas, Royal Caribbean, 9-24-07
Closed Thread

bed, carnival, cruise, fit, oceanview, people, roll, room, ship, ships, sleep, victory

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
families sweetsheila Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 6 07-08-2010 03:34 AM
good excursions for families? rl2knot1 Carnival Cruise Line 2 02-18-2010 07:26 AM
RCL Families over Thanksgiving JoePen Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 1 10-31-2009 01:33 PM
snuba for families bardar Caribbean Port Chat 1 10-08-2006 09:32 AM
Belize tours for families aussiedad Caribbean Port Chat 6 10-03-2005 08:55 AM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:20 AM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2