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Old June 15th, 2013, 12:16 PM
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Can someone tell me how much bigger the balcony in a mini suite is on the breakaway compaired to a mini suite with large balcony? Just wondering if the mini suite with large balcony is more like the jewel was in a mini suite. It looks like the balconies now are so much smaller! Has anyone already stayed on the breakaway large balcony yet>? Thanks
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Old June 15th, 2013, 02:34 PM
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If you have a look at this photo of the Breakaway you can see the mini suite with large balcony M6 on deck 8 (at the bottom - front) then the large balcony B6 cabins on deck 9 (directly above those M6 balconies) then the smaller standard balconies above those. A really good photo for comparing balcony sizes.

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Old June 15th, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Great photo. Thanks for sharing.
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Old June 15th, 2013, 05:09 PM
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We recently booked an M6 mini for Oct 20. When I spoke to NCL I was told the normal mini suite balcony was about 35 sq ft and the M6 balcony was 117 sq ft. I just hope they were telling the truth.
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Old June 17th, 2013, 12:19 PM
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Default mini suite balcony

Thanks for replies! I don't understand why NCL did that to the balconies.. sooooo much smaller.. I can't believe we have to pay more money for a larger balcony. Talk about trying to make money on everything! All in all i've always been happy with my ncl cruises however not getting the balcony space i was used to on other ncl ships might make me feel a little differently as i spend alot of time on my balcony..
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Old June 17th, 2013, 04:05 PM
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If you have a look at this photo of the Breakaway you can see the mini suite with large balcony M6 on deck 8 (at the bottom - front) then the large balcony B6 cabins on deck 9 (directly above those M6 balconies) then the smaller standard balconies above those. A really good photo for comparing balcony sizes.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotogra...n/photostream/
Great photo - thanks for posting. Now I know exactly where 8732 is and what it looks like. We will be 2 down from the guy in the blue shirt for the 12/29 sailing and loving every extra inch of that large balcony.
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Old June 17th, 2013, 05:03 PM
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Wondering if you can get some additional furniture on those large balconies.

Two little chairs and a very small table seem kind of lost on those balconies. How about a lounger or two or a footstool .... or both?
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Just back from Breakaway. We had a BA toward the front and those minisuites and even the other deck above them (9?) had huge balconies. Wished I had paid more attention when I booked and gotten the deck 9 balcony cabin instead!

I agree it looks silly with the tiny furniture. They could've sprung for loungers on those larger balconies for sure!

I have to say the balcony cabin's balcony wasn't as small as I thought it was going to be. We fit on it just fine. Just wish one of the chairs had a reclinable back.
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Just back from Breakaway. We had a BA toward the front and those minisuites and even the other deck above them (9?) had huge balconies. Wished I had paid more attention when I booked and gotten the deck 9 balcony cabin instead!

I agree it looks silly with the tiny furniture. They could've sprung for loungers on those larger balconies for sure!

I have to say the balcony cabin's balcony wasn't as small as I thought it was going to be. We fit on it just fine. Just wish one of the chairs had a reclinable back.

Mizlorinj- I am considering those larger B6's on deck 9..also the Mini suites forward deck 8 with the huge balconies...did you feel alot of movement up there, and what cabin# were you in? Also, did it look like those cabins on decks 8 & 9 were pretty worthwhile if you want a decent balcony size? Thanks!

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Old June 20th, 2013, 11:28 AM
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Mizlorinj- I am considering those larger B6's on deck 9..also the Mini suites forward deck 8 with the huge balconies...did you feel alot of movement up there, and what cabin# were you in? Also, did it look like those cabins on decks 8 & 9 were pretty worthwhile if you want a decent balcony size? Thanks!

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Yes you will feel more motion farther forward. I don't mind that though, and we only felt motion after we left Bermuda due to the swells.

I guess this was the only place to fit the larger balconies on this ship. You are also right under the bridge.

We were in a BA on deck 11--not one of these far forward large balcony cabins--but we could clearly see them and had balcony envy! I have to say our balcony seemed to be the same size as we've had on Gem and Jewel--it wasn't as small as I thought it would be. Not large by any means though.
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Can anyone tell me what the mini suite on the 12th deck M2 looks like? I'd love to see photo's, we just got upgraded from 10th floor balcony to this and I'm super excited.
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