Cabin, Ruby Princess

The place you pick on the ship is up to you. However, depending on the sailing you take, it is where you will stay for the next 7, 10, 15, or more days. It would be best if you chose wisely.

We got

A balcony cabin up on deck 11. I wanted to get one on deck 8. However, my wife wanted to get one on a higher deck. So we went higher up. Since we started cruising, we have had an inside cabin several times. However, it would be best if you went balcony. It is well worth it. You don’t have to fight for a space on the deck. Plus, you can sit there all day, and no one will complain.

The only issue with a balcony is that you can only see one side of the ship. If you want to see what is on the other side, you must go elsewhere.


Or I picked a cabin on the starboard side of the ship. It is B625. It has a standard balcony. I wish it were deluxe, with just a bit more room, but it is what it is.

Here is what the room looked like.

It was located mid-aft- not quite the aft, but not quite midship. You could quickly walk to the aft stairs and elevators, and it was almost as quick to walk to the midship stairs/elevators.


Since this was built in 2008, it didn’t have what was needed. But here is the breakdown of the plugs in the room.


One plug is for a razor or an electric toothbrush charging.

The main room

There are two plugs by the lamps.

However, there are European plugs, so you must get a different one if you are from the USA. That is where this comes in handy.

The only issue is that you will have to unplug the lamp.

The desk area has two USA plugs.

It is nice to have something like this.

On one side of the room, it has one US plug, and this is where this will come in handy.

However, I let my in-laws use this. I used something else to power all my tech up.

That is about it for the power in the room.


This was comfortable, but it hurt my back. I think all beds will hurt my back no matter what. The pillows were just pillows. I do miss a better pillow at home. It was a queen. A step down from the king.


This cabin and many others on deck 11 had some issues. Our toilet overflowed within 15 minutes of entering the room.

The AC didn’t work. We fixed that, but I am unsure if it worked because my wife liked to have the door open to the sea.

The fridge was hot as heck.

They had many people on deck 11 with AC issues and toilet overflowing. It just came out of the dry dock. Was that the issue? I don’t know, but it was annoying as heck.


Being on a 16-day cruise, this cabin was OK. Perfect for two people. I wouldn’t say I like to do this with four people. Especially my kids that would drive me up the wall. However, it did have some issues. But the room steward did a good job. Hats off to him.


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