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Disney Cruise Line Stateroom Categories Explained

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Front, back, top, bottom, left, right, somewhere in the middle? There are so many choices when choosing your stateroom (like a hotel room, but on water) on a Disney Cruise. No worries though, I explain all of the various categories and help you choose the best stateroom for your family’s magical vacation!

As of right now, there are 4 Disney ships in their fleet. The Dream and Fantasy are sister ships with the same layout and the Magic and Wonder are sister ships with the same layout. When selecting a cruise itinerary, you want to make sure you know which ship you will be sailing on because the stateroom categories are different.

There are 2 main things you have to consider when choosing a stateroom: what type of stateroom do you want (floor plan) and where on the ship do you want to be (category). The Dream and Fantasy have 9 floor plans and 28 room categories. The Magic & Wonder have 10 floor plans and 22 room categories. That’s a lot! I have broken it down into 4 easy steps to pick your perfect stateroom!

Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy Deck Plans

DCL Dream & Fantasy Deck Plans

Disney Magic and Disney Wonder Deck Plans

DCL Magic & Wonder deck plans

4 steps to choosing your stateroom:

Determine how many people are in your party. This decides what type of room you need. When you go online to look at availability, select the total number of adults and children (with their ages) the rooms will be filtered down to the ones that will fit your party size.

Dream & Fantasy: If you have 1, 2, 3, or 4 people in your party you have free access to all rooms and categories on the ship. If you have 5 people, you can choose from 5 floor plans on the ships. If you have more than 5 on the Dream & Fantasy you will need 2 staterooms.

Magic & Wonder: If you have 1, 2 or 3 people in your party you can choose between all room floor plans and categories on the ships. If you have 4 people you can choose from 9 floor plans. 5 people, you can choose between 5 floor plans and there are 2 floor plans that can sleep up to 7!

Choose 1 of 4 floor plans. Do you want a room with a view?

1.     Inside: no windows (however, the Fantasy and Dream have Magical Portholes; a LED TV screen over the bed with real-time views of outside)

DCL Magical Porthole

2.     Oceanview: Dream & Fantasy: 1 or 2 large portholes, Magic & Wonder: 1 large porthole or 2 smaller portholes

3.     Verandah: There are 3 types of verandahs (balconies):

  •  The  standard verandah  features an open-air balcony skirted by an acrylic wall, allowing for a full view of the horizon even while seated.
  • The  whitewall verandah  offers open-air lounging with a solid wall from the deck to the railing. Most of these staterooms are located in the back (aft) portion of the ship.
  • The  navigator’s verandah  is enclosed for greater privacy while still affording a stunning view and sea breezes through a large, open-air porthole above the railing.
  • Verandahs differ by size and style depending on the ship and stateroom type, and the view on some verandahs may be obstructed.
  • On connecting verandah staterooms, the partitions can be opened to create an even more spacious balcony.

Disney Cruise Line Veranda

  • Concierge: Personalized assistance in planning every cruise detail, including:

Pre-reserve many of your onboard activities and services online, up to 120 days prior to your sail date.

  • Port Adventures
  • Reservations for  Palo or Remy , spa treatments or nursery stays
  • Dining room seating requests
  • Special occasions and celebrations
  • Any other special requests, from pre-arrival to post-cruise

Shipboard Services

  • Priority check-in and boarding at a dedicated check-in station
  • Private welcome reception
  • Exclusive access to dedicated areas on the ship, including the Concierge Lounge and sun deck via a private entrance.
  • Down Duvets
  • Choose from pillow options including hypoallergenic, feather and therapeutic memory foam
  • Personal robe and slippers
  • Access to the media library in the Concierge Lounge
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet service (length of cruise)

Room preferences to consider:

What specific stateroom type do you want?

  • Suite: Royal, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedrooms
  • Deluxe family: sleeps 5
  • Deluxe: split bathroom
  • Standard: single bathroom
  • Guaranteed: Disney will select for you your stateroom and guarantee that it will be in the category chosen or a higher category. This is a restricted-fare category.
  • Wheelchair accessible

Where on the ship do you want to be? Forward (front), midship, or aft (back)

DCL Ship locations

Do you get seasick? There are different theories to this, but generally, if you get sea sick you will want a stateroom with a verandah so you can breathe in fresh air or a room with a porthole. Focusing on the line where the sky meets the sea can help alleviate nausea. Also, having a stateroom in the middle of the ship helps with the rocking feeling.

Are you on a budget? The higher the deck the more expensive the stateroom is. Also, the closer you are to mid ship the more expensive the room is. You will also pay more to see the ocean. Inside staterooms with no windows on a lower deck either near the front (forward) or back (aft) are the least expensive.

Pick your room

DCL Pick your stateroom

In this step, you actually get to choose your specific room number. You can also select staterooms that adjoin if you are going with another stateroom. If the room connects, you will see an arrow next to the room number. The direction the arrow is going in is the room it connects to. You can still select one of these rooms even if you are not traveling with another party, you just don’t want to unlock the door 🙂

Do you want to be next to the elevators? The elevators midship are generally busier and therefore are louder, but on the other hand, you also have close access to the stairwell & elevators to get to other decks quickly.

When you have made your selection, you will be given a category #. For example, it will look like this: (Category 04E).

You’re done, celebrate!

But what does that number and letter mean?

If you want to dig in deeper to the room categories and find out what the number and letter means, you can keep on reading. I am giving you fair warning, there is a lot of information below.  For planning purposes, my suggestion is to print out the list below and make notes or cross off which ones do not fit your needs.

Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy Category Specifics

These are the larger ships in Disney’s fleet with 1,250 staterooms each. There are 14 decks (or levels); 9 have staterooms on them, with 28 categories and 9 room layouts! 

9 Stateroom Layouts on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy

1. concierge royal suite with verandah.

  • Category R: There are only 2 of this type of room on each ship. Both are on deck 12 at the very front of the ship (forward). One is on the left (port) the other is on the right (starboard).
  • 1,781 square feet, including the verandah
  • One master bedroom with queen size bed
  • One wall pull-down double bed
  • One wall pull-down single bed in the living room
  • Two bathrooms with rain shower
  • Whirlpool tub
  • Living room
  • Dining salon
  • Walk-in closets

2. Concierge 1-bedroom suite with Verandah

  • Category T: There are 19 of these type rooms on each ship. They are located on decks 11 and 12 near the front of the ship (forward). Located on both sides of the ship. 1 is wheelchair accessible.
  • 622 square feet including verandah
  • One bedroom with queen size bed
  • Living area with double convertible sofa
  • Private Verandah

3. Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • Category V: There are 20 of these types of rooms on each ship. They are located on decks 11 and 12 near the front of the ship (forward). Located on both sides of the ship. 1 is wheelchair accessible.
  • 306 square feet including verandah
  • Queen size bed
  • Double convertible sofa
  • Upper berth pull-down bed
  • Full bath with round tub and shower
  • Additional half bath

4. Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • 04 A has 128 staterooms with 64 on deck 9 and 64 on deck 10. All are located midship to back (aft).
  • 04 B has 62 staterooms all on deck 8. All are located midship to back (aft). 4 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 04 C has 64 staterooms all on deck 7. All are located midship to back (aft).
  • 04 D has 63 staterooms all on deck 6. All are located midship to back (aft). 2 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 04 E has 44 staterooms all on deck 5. All are located near the front (forward) or back (aft). 1 is wheelchair accessible.
  • 299 square feet including verandah
  • Single convertible sofa
  • Wall pull-down bed (in most)
  • Upper berth pull-down bed (in some)
  • Split bath with round tub (in most) and shower

5. Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • There are a total of 3 categories each broken down: 05 (A-E), 06 (A & B), & 07 (A)
  • 05 A has 168 staterooms on deck 9 & 10. All are located midship to the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 05 B has 78 staterooms all on deck 8. All are located midship to the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 05 C has 82 staterooms all on deck 7. All are located midship to the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 05 D has 88 staterooms all on deck 6. All are located midship to the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 05 E has 29 staterooms on deck 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10. All are located at the very back (aft). All have white wall verandahs. 2 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 06 A has 10 staterooms on decks 8 & 9. All are located back (aft). All have white wall verandahs.
  • 06 B has 20 staterooms on decks 5, 6, & 7. All are located back (aft). All have white wall verandahs.
  • 07 A is a Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Navigator’s Verandah. There are 24 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9. Mainly in the front (forward) or back (aft)
  • 246 square feet including verandah
  • Upper berth pull-down bed (if sleeping 4)
  • Split bath with tub and shower

6. Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom

  • 08 A has 12 staterooms located on decks 5 & 6 in the front (forward). The shapes of these rooms are squarer versus rectangular and each stateroom has 2 large portholes! 1 is wheelchair accessible.
  • 08 B has 22 staterooms located on deck 9, either in the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 08 C has 44 staterooms located on decks 7 & 8, either in the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 08 D has 30 staterooms located on decks 7 & 8, either in the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 241 square feet
  • Split bath with round tub and shower (in most)

7. Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

  • 09 A has 10 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, 7, & 8 all either in the front (forward) or back (aft). 4 are wheelchair accessible.
  • Things to keep in mind when booking this category: the main lobby atrium is the deck above and the tender lobby is the deck below, so it might be noisy
  • 09 C has 10 staterooms located on decks 7 & 8 at the very front (forward) of the ship. 2 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 09 D has 11 staterooms located on decks 6, 7, & 8 all at the very front (forward) of the ship. 3 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 204 square feet

8.    Deluxe Inside Stateroom

  • Category 10 A has 19 staterooms sporadically located on decks 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9

9.    Standard Inside Stateroom

  • 11 A has 64 staterooms located on decks 8, 9, & 10. There are some located front (forward), midship, and back (aft)
  • 11 B has 40 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, & 7. Most are located near the front (forward) and back (aft) of the ship.
  • 169 square feet
  • Bath with tub and shower

Disney Magic & Disney Wonder Specifics

These are the smaller ships in Disney’s fleet with 875 staterooms each. There are 11 decks (or levels); 6 have staterooms on them, with 22 categories and 10 room layouts!

10 Stateroom Layouts on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder

1.    concierge royal suite with verandah.

  • Category R: There are only 2 of this type of room on each ship. Both are on deck 8 at the mid to front of the ship (forward). The one on the left (port) is the Walter E. Disney Suite and the other, on the right (starboard) is the Roy O. Disney Suite.
  • 1,029 square feet, including the verandah
  • Two bedrooms with queen size bed the other has two twin beds and two pull-down upper berths
  • Two and a half bathrooms with whirlpool tubs
  • Media library with wall pull-down bed

2.    Concierge 2-bedroom suite with Verandah

  • Category S: There are 2 of these type rooms on each ship. They are located on deck 8 near the front of the ship (forward). One on each side (port and starboard).
  • 945 square feet including verandah
  • Living area with convertible sofa
  • Two and a half bathrooms

3.    Concierge 1-bedroom suite with Verandah

  • Category T: There are 18 of these type rooms on each ship. They are located throughout deck 8. 4 are wheelchair accessible
  • 614 square feet including verandah
  • Two bathrooms

4.    Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • Category V: There are 10 of these types of rooms on each ship. They are located on deck 8 throughout.
  • 304 square feet including verandah
  • Pull-down upper berth bed (in most)
  • Privacy divider

5.    Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • 04 A has 32 staterooms on deck 8. All are located midship to back (aft).
  • 04 B has 32 staterooms all on deck 8. Located front (forward) and back (aft).
  • 04 E has 6 staterooms all on deck 8. All are located near back (aft). 1 is wheelchair accessible.
  • Wall pull-down bed
  • Pull-down upper berth (in most)
  • Private verandah

6.    Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

  • This floor plan is broken down into 2 categories 05 (A-C) & 06 (A)
  • 05 A has 58 staterooms on deck 7. All are located midship
  • 05 B has 106 staterooms: 46 are on deck 7 in the front (forward) or back (aft) and 60 are on deck 6 all located midship.
  • 05 C has 56 staterooms 46 are on deck 6 in the front (forward) or back (aft) and 10 are on deck 5 all located near the back (aft).
  • 06 A has 32 staterooms on decks 5,6, & 7. All are located back (aft). 6 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 268 square feet including verandah

7.    Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Navigator’s Verandah

  • Category 07 A has 30 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, & 7 all in the back (aft) of the ship.
  • Enclosed private verandah with limited views

8.    Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

  • 09 A has 58 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, & 7 in the front (forward). 2 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 09 B has 66 staterooms located on deck 2, all are mid-deck.
  • 09 C has 80 staterooms located on decks 2, either in the front (forward) or back (aft).
  • 09 D has 25 staterooms located on decks 1, all are mid-deck to the front (forward) and on the left (port side). All rooms in this category have 2 small portholes.

9.    Deluxe Inside Stateroom

  • 10 A has 19 staterooms located on decks 5, 6, & 7. All are located in the front (forward) of the ship. 1 on deck 7 is wheelchair accessible.
  • 10 B has 48 staterooms located on deck 2. Mainly midship.
  • 10 C has 17 staterooms located on deck 1. All are mid-deck to the front (forward) and on the left (port side).
  • 214 square feet
  • Upper berth pull-down bed (in some) Privacy divider

10.  Standard Inside Stateroom

  • 11 A has 66 staterooms located on decks 6 & 7. There are some located front (forward), midship, and back (aft). 2 are wheelchair accessible.
  • 11 B has 81 staterooms located on decks 6 & 7. All are located near the front (forward) or back (aft) of the ship.
  • 11 C has 37 staterooms located on deck 2 & 3. All on deck 2 are located near the front (forward) of the ship and those on deck 3 are located in the back (aft).
  • 184 square feet

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Types of Disney Cruise Rooms

When you begin planning your Disney Cruise , beside choosing the date & destination of your cruise, you will need to decide on a Disney Cruise Stateroom. There are four different categories of Disney Cruise rooms (and 10 types of Staterooms) to choose from.

For first time cruisers, it can be hard to understand the differences in the rooms. You will want to make sure you are aware of the diffences in each type so that you make sure you have enough space for those you are traveling with.

Types of Disney Cruise Staterooms

While all Disney Cruise rooms are a bit different based on category & type, you will be able to find that they do have many things in common.

Interior Room on Disney magic

Interior Stateroom (Disney Cruise Room for 4)

This means that you will have no view of the ocean.

It is the smallest & most affordable of the Disney Cruise staterooms.

Standard interior rooms do not have the split bathrooms that exterior staterooms have.

Magic Port Hole on Disney Dream & Fantasy

Interior staterooms on the Disney Dream & Fantasy have a virtual porthole which is really cool!

One of the benefits (besides price) is that interior rooms usually do not have as much sway as other rooms because of where they are located on the ship.

Another perk is that you will no light to wake you in the morning, so you can sleep in as long as you would like without having any natural sunlight letting you know it is morning.

Disney Dream Room with a View

Oceanview Stateroom (Disney Cruise Room for 4)

With this type of stateroom, you will have a view of the ocean, but the window will not open.

There is usually a window seat area so that you can sit & enjoy the view. There are curtains for you to close when you need to have less light or need to get some sleep.

If you tend to get sea sick, having a view of the water may help curtail the symptoms as it is said to help your brain deal with balancing the equilibrium.

Veranda Room on Disney Wonder

Verandah Stateroom (Disney Cruise Room for 4)

Not only will you have a view of the ocean, you will get a small seating area outside of the stateroom.  

We always like this room because of the “extra” outdoor square footage.

Each room has a door that can be propped open to let in fresh air.

Another perk to having a veranda room is that you can place your wet swimwear out to dry.

Family Deluxe Verandah Stateroom (Disney Cruise Room for 5)

These rooms are a bit larger and give you extra seating!

 If you choose this room, you will find that it not only features a couch (that turns into a bed), but also has a chair. The extra seating is a nice addition.

Concierge Stateroom on Disney Dream

Concierge Stateroom (Disney Cruise Room for 6 or 7)

Talk about luxurious. These fancy Disney Cruise line staterooms have a separate bedroom area, private balcony and have their own private lounge area that is packed with cold water and snacks.

This extra space is great for big families who aren’t easily confined to one small room.

The private lounge gives you a quiet space to get away (without having to be far from your own stateroom).

Inside your desk on Disney Cruise

What You’ll Find in Disney Cruise Staterooms:

  • Split bathrooms (in most staterooms) and privacy curtain between bed & bunks
  • Throw Blanket
  • FREE H20 Plus toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner & lotion)
  • Post Cards & Note paper
  • A refrigerator
  • A hairdryer
  • Housekeeping services twice a day (morning; typically before lunch & evening turn down service)

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*When trying to determine which Disney Cruise fits in your budget, you may find that there is only a small price difference between the inside cabins and those with a balcony on the Disney Dream, Fantasy & Wish ships while a much larger price difference between that on the Magic & Wonder regardless of number of nights or destination.

This is because there are far less balcony rooms on the Magic and Wonder, causing them to be more expensive.

Have you been on a Disney Cruise? What Stateroom Type is your favorite?

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Best Staterooms on a Disney Cruise

Disney Cruise Lines are perfect for families looking to enjoy quality time together. But with so many different categories and subcategories, how do you know which stateroom is right for you? Let’s investigate how to select the best staterooms on a Disney cruise for your family vacation.

Not familiar with the term “stateroom”?  Disney Cruise Line refers to the individual passenger rooms on its cruise ships as “staterooms.”  You might have heard these previously referred to elsewhere as “ cabins .”

The Disney Cruise Line offers four main types of staterooms: Concierge (the most expensive ), Veranda, Oceanview, and Inside (the least expensive). In each category and within each ship, there are different options (subcategories). Category 1 is typically the most costly, followed by Category 2, etc. Category 11 is the least expensive. Within each category, subcategory A is typically more expensive than subcategory B, and so on.

The amenities and size of the room usually correspond to the price, with Category 1 being the biggest and best while Category 11 has the smallest rooms with the fewest features.

Within each numbered category, the letter subcategories typically designate more preferable locations on the ship’s deck plan (rather than differences in stateroom amenities).  For example, a 4A stateroom might be in a better location than a 4C stateroom, but the interiors of both staterooms will be virtually identical. Note that some Concierge staterooms are an exception to this rule; Category 1A is a drastically different stateroom versus Category 1B.

Generally speaking, rooms located on higher decks or the middle of each deck plan (known as midship or mid ) are considered more preferable than lower decks or staterooms that are forward (front of the ship) or aft (rear of the ship). Which side of the ship the room is on (port side or starboard side) generally does not factor into stateroom category.

Also note that some stateroom categories cater to different travel parties. Some staterooms might only sleep up to a family of four , whereas others can hold five or more.

Please note that this guide does not include accessible suites , which offer the same level of convenience and comfort to guests with disabilities. For questions about accessible suites or any of the below-listed rooms, please get in touch with The Vacationeer .

Their team of experienced Disney travel agents will help you find the best itineraries at the lowest price, and there’s never an additional charge for their services.

Now, let’s look at the best staterooms on a Disney Cruise ship .

Concierge Staterooms (Most Expensive Main Category)

DCL Concierge Wish Tower Suite

The stunning Concierge Wish Tower Suite stateroom on the Disney Wish | Image © Disney

The Concierge category offers the most luxurious – and expensive – accommodations on Disney Cruise Line. Each room has a large private verandah and premium amenities and services.

The Concierge Wish Tower Suite and the Concierge Royal Suite are the ship’s most spacious and lavishly appointed rooms. Additionally, the Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite is a more modestly priced option that still offers an incredible experience. For families, the Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom provides plenty of space and convenient access to all of the ship’s family-friendly amenities.

Concierge-level staterooms in categories 1, 2, and 3 include additional perks , such as access to priority seating for excursions and events and exclusive access to the Concierge Lounge, where you can relax with complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries or enjoy evening hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

Here’s a breakdown of the categories found in the Concierge category.

Category 1A – Concierge Wish Tower Suite (Disney Wish cruise ship only)

The Wish Tower Suite on Deck 14 and 15 is the Disney Cruise Line’s most luxurious room. It has two bedrooms, a space for children with two bunk beds, and a library that can convert into two more rooms. Aside from the four full bathrooms and the half-bath off the living room, the suite has floor-to-ceiling windows on both decks, providing a great view of the ship from the suite.

Eight guests can stay in this 1,966 sq. ft. suite. It has a wow factor like no other!

Recommendation :  The Concierge Wish Tower Suite is the perfect choice for families or groups who have the money to spend and won’t settle for anything less than the best. Nothing out-competes the luxury of this stateroom.  It truly is the best stateroom on a Disney Cruise.

DCL Concierge Wish Tower Suite Exterior

The location of the Concierge Wish Tower Suite | Image © Disney

Category 1A – Concierge Royal Suite w/ Verandah (Disney Dream, Fantasy, Magic, & Wonder cruise ships)

The Concierge Royal Suite with Verandah stateroom is the largest and most luxurious suite offered on Disney’s Dream, Fantasy, Magic, and Wonder. The Magic and Wonder ships can accommodate up to 7 guests, and the Dream and Fantasy ships can accommodate up to 5 guests.

The suite features a living area with a formal dining table and sitting area and a massive verandah with a private hot tub on the Dream and Fantasy ships. The decor in these suites is luxurious and tasteful, making it the perfect choice for those looking for the ultimate in luxury and comfort.

Recommendation :  This is the Crème de la Crème of staterooms on the Disney Dream, Fantasy, Magic, and Wonder cruise ships. If roominess and luxury are what you’re after, and you have the money to spend, then Concierge Royal Suite with Verandah is a great choice. 

Category 1B – Concierge 2-Story Royal Suite w/ Verandah (Disney Wish)

The Concierge 2-Story Royal Suite with Verandah on the Disney Wish cruise ship is a luxurious and spacious stateroom that spans two decks (decks 12 and 13). The Suite features a spiral staircase, two large bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a large dining and living area, and two large verandahs with a private hot tub.

This stateroom is an impressive 1,759 sq. ft and can comfortably sleep six guests,

Recommendation:  The 2-Story Royal Suite is another fantastic offering from the new Disney Wish. Perfect for families and groups of six who want to be treated like kings and queens. 

Category 1B – Concierge 2-Bedroom Suite w/ Verandah (Disney Magic & Wonder)

Disney Cruise Line’s Concierge 2-Bedroom Suite with Verandah features two separate bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, and a spacious sitting area.  The total area is 945 sq. ft., including the verandah, and can accommodate up to seven people. A large verandah is perfect for enjoying the views or relaxing. It is an impressive suite, perfect for a large group or family!

This stateroom is only available on Disney Magic and Disney Wonder .

Recommendation:   An excellent choice for families who want plenty of luxury and space. Choose the starboard (right) side if you sail to Castaway Cay because you will have better views of Disney’s private island when docked. 

Category 1C – 1-Story Royal Suites w/ Verandah (Disney Wish)

With a classic elegance inspired by Sleeping Beauty, the Disney Wish’s 1-Story Royal Suites with Verandah are perfect for families and groups of up to 6. There are two bedrooms, a living room and dining room, three full bathrooms, and an impressive 1,507 square feet of living space. The wet bar is perfect for entertaining, and the large private verandah with a whirlpool tub is the ideal place to relax.

Recommendation :  These beautiful and family-friendly staterooms will make your cruise vacation unforgettable.

Category 2A and 2B – Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite w/ Verandah (All Disney Cruise Ships)

Disney cruises offer a 1-Bedroom Suite with Verandah for those looking for a little extra space and privacy on their vacation. The suite sleeps up to 5 people and features a separate bedroom, two bathrooms, a living room, and a wet bar.  The main bathroom has double sinks, a rain-style shower, and a whirlpool tub. A large walk-in closet provides plenty of space for storing your belongings.

The main difference between Categories 2A and 2B is location. Magic and Wonder’s 2A suites have a slightly different layout with a longer verandah. Dream and Fantasy’s 2A suites are located between the two connecting Royal Suites and the ship’s front center. The 2A suites of the Disney Wish are located on deck 12 and have a deeper verandah than the 2B suites.

Recommendation:  This is an excellent option if you only need one bedroom but still want plenty of roominess and class. 

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A Concierge One-Bedroom Suite on the Disney Fantasy | Image © Disney

Category 3A and 3B – Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom w/ Verandah (Disney Dream, Fantasy, Magic, & Wonder)

The Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah on Disney cruises is a luxurious private room that sleeps up to five people. This room is complete with a private verandah with beautiful sea views and an abundance of warm woods and custom fabrics.

The stateroom features a queen-sized bed, a convertible sofa, a Pullman bunk bed, and a spacious bathroom with a shower, TV, and a safe. There are just over 300 square feet of living space. Additionally, families have concierge-level guests access to a private lounge and priority boarding.

Recommendation:   Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom is excellent for families that want the luxury and perks of a Concierge-level stateroom but don’t need all the bells and whistles (and expense) of the Category 1 and 2 staterooms. 

Category 3B – Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom (Disney Wish)

The Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom on Disney Wish offers stunning sea views through floor-to-ceiling windows.

A king bed, a single convertible sofa, and an upper-berth single pull-down bed make up this room, which can accommodate up to five guests. There is also a wall pull-down bed in rooms that sleep five. The 357-square-foot room provides plenty of space for the whole family to relax.

Guests staying in a Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom also have access to special concierge services, including priority boarding and seating at shows and restaurant reservations. If you’re looking for a truly magical experience, book a stay in one of these Little Mermaid-themed spaces.

Recommendation :  These are fun and family-oriented staterooms on Disney’s newest cruise ship. This is a good option if you want a Concierge-level room at a relatively affordable price.

Verandah (Balcony) Staterooms

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A stateroom verandah onboard the Disney Magic | Image © Disney

Verandah staterooms are Disney’s most spacious non-concierge accommodations, each with its own balcony outside the ship where you can enjoy the fresh air while watching the ocean go by.

Category four, five, six, and seven are verandah staterooms. Some rooms in this category offer partial views, but all provide a comfortable and relaxing space.

Category 4 – Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom w/ Verandah (All Disney Cruise Ships)

The Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah on Disney cruises is the largest stateroom on the ships that are not concierge suites. Roughly 300 sq ft, it sleeps up to 5 and is the only single-room option for a family of 5 on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder. The Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah is also the most frequently booked option for families of 5 on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy .

All of these factors considered it’s no wonder that this room type is one of the most popular among families cruising with Disney.

Recommendation : The Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom is perfect for families of four or five who value roominess and want to enjoy the ocean breeze from the verandah . 

Category 5 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah (All Disney Cruise Ships)

The Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah on Disney cruises is a fantastic choice for your family cruise. With enough space to comfortably sleep 3-4 guests and an unobstructed verandah, this room type is perfect for enjoying the beautiful view.

Magic and Wonder’s cabins are 268 sq ft, while Dream, Fantasy, and Wish are 248 sq ft. The Deluxe Oceanview Staterooms with Verandah come with a queen bed, a sleeper sofa, and a pull-out berth (if sleeping four). This room type also features a sitting area, plenty of closet space, and a private verandah to enjoy the view without leaving your stateroom.

Recommendation :   Among the regular-sized verandah cabins, these are the most common and the most frequently booked for families with four or fewer members. They are an excellent choice!

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A Category 5 stateroom on the Disney Dream | Image © Disney

Category 6 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah – Undersized, Obstructed View, or White Wall  (All Disney Cruise Ships)

Category 6 staterooms are located near the back of the ship’s upper deck. Accommodations are nearly identical to those found in Category 5 but have either an undersized, obstructed, or white wall verandah. Those who book a Category 6 cabin on the Magic and Wonder will have full white wall railings, while on the Dream and Fantasy, the white wall only extends halfway up the railing.

All of these staterooms sleep at least three, and many sleep 4.

Recommendation :  Because these rooms are nearly identical to Category 5 rooms, they are a terrific way to save money on your Disney cruise . We recommend the Dream and Fantasy 6B staterooms because of their stunning views, and Disney Magic and Wonder’s Category 6 staterooms on Deck 6 have more verandah space, as do 5650 and 5150.

Category 7 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Navigator’s Verandah (All Disney Cruise Ships)

Navigator verandahs on Disney Magic and Disney Wonder feature mostly enclosed balconies with a viewing window cut out. In contrast, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Wish have a minimally obstructed view from the verandah.

Recommendation:  The rooms in Category 7 are nearly identical to those in Category 5 and 6, so they are a good way to save on a Disney cruise if you don’t mind having a partial view. We believe these are the best values in the verandah category, particularly on the Dream, Fantasy, and Wish.

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Not only will they arrange every part of your cruise, but they’ll provide a generous onboard credit you can use towards purchases while you’re on the ship.  There’s never any obligation to book, and there’s no additional charge to use their planning services!

If it’s your first time cruising with Disney , working with The Vacationeer really is the best way to go!

Oceanview (Porthole) Staterooms

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The giant porthole featured in some oceanview staterooms on the Disney Dream | Image © Disney

The Oceanview category of staterooms (Category 8 and 9) features rooms with scenic vistas through genuine porthole windows. The Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom is perfect for families, while the Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom provides a more intimate setting.

Category 8 – Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom (Disney Dream, Fantasy, & Wish)

Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Wish to offer a truly luxurious cruise experience with their Category 8 Deluxe Family Oceanview Staterooms.

These staterooms are much larger than the standard size (around 240 sq ft), sleeping between 3 and 5 people comfortably. In addition, they feature unique round tub-showers (see the video above for Category 4) and large portholes with seating, making them the perfect place to relax and take in the breathtaking views. The exceptions to this are the 8As, which are similar to suites with two large portholes and plenty of space. Families and groups can enjoy Category 8A even more since many have a divider between the bed and seating area. None of them will disappoint.

Recommendation :  Families looking for affordability and comfort will find the Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom is the right choice.

Category 9 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom (All Disney Cruise Ships)

The Category 9 Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom sleeps 3 or 4 people and is the same size as the category 10’s with a similar layout and features. The Disney Dream and Fantasy Rooms are 204 sq ft, 214 on Disney Magic and Wonder, and 218 sq ft on Disney Wish. Most rooms have a porthole on one of the walls. On the Magic and Wonder ships, the 9D staterooms on deck 1 have two small portholes instead of one large porthole.

A, B, C, and D designations represent Disney’s assessment of the location and view of the room. In Dream, Fantasy, and Wish, the 9C and 9D staterooms typically have obstructed views and are usually located in the front of the vessel.

Recommendation :  If you prefer to save money over having a porthole in your room, opt for Category 10. 

Inside Staterooms (Least Expensive Main Category)

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An Inside Stateroom on the Disney Wish | Image © Disney

The Inside category features Disney Cruise Line’s base accommodations, with no window (no exterior view) but still featuring a nautical motif. The Deluxe Inside Stateroom is slightly larger than the Standard Inside Stateroom and provides additional storage space and a sitting area.

Category 10 –Deluxe Inside Stateroom (Disney Dream, Fantasy, Magic, & Wonder)

Rooms in Category 10 are almost identical to those in Category 9, except for being unable to see the outside. These staterooms also have more square footage than those in Category 11.

The Disney Dream/Fantasy Deluxe Inside Staterooms are 204 sq ft, and the Disney Magic/Wonder rooms are 214 sq ft. They can accommodate 3 or 4 people.

Disney Wish does not have a Deluxe Inside category.

Virtual portholes on the Disney Dream and Fantasy ships allow passengers to see what is happening outside (along with a bit of Disney magic thrown in).

There are also a select few unnamed staterooms on the Magic/Wonder ships known in some circles as “secret porthole” staterooms — they actually have porthole windows but Disney decided not to classify them as oceanview rooms because lifeboats or other architectural elements obstruct the views.

Deluxe Inside Staterooms have a split bathroom, with one half having a sink and a shower, and the other half having a toilet and a sink. A, B, and C subcategories are assigned according to their locations, with A subcategories on upper decks or closer to midship, while C subcategories are on lower decks.

Recommendation : Deluxe Inside Cabins/Staterooms are an excellent option for couples or families of 3 or 4 on a budget. 

Category 11 – Standard Inside Stateroom (All Disney Cruise Ships)

Standard Inside Staterooms are typically the cheapest rooms available on Disney Cruise Line .

Standard Inside Staterooms sleep three, and some sleep four.  They’re smaller than other staterooms, but the amenities are the same. The Disney Magic and Wonder rooms are 184 square feet, while the Dream Fantasy and Wish rooms are 169 square feet.

There’s no split bathroom in a Standard Inside Stateroom. The Disney Dream and Fantasy ships feature a Magical Porthole with real-time views, but the other ships do not have exterior views.

Disney divides the rooms into categories A, B, and C based on attractiveness. Category 11A rooms are found on upper decks and near the ship’s middle, while 11B rooms are on lower decks.

Recommendation:  The Standard Inside Statement is a small and cheap option, so you shouldn’t expect too much from it. However, this DCL room offers more space than you would get on other (non-Disney) cruise ships of the same class. It allows couples and small families the opportunity to enjoy a Disney cruise at a reasonable price.

As always seems to be the case, the best option for you may not be the best option for another family.

Ask yourself the question: “what’s most important to me?”  Is it having a balcony? Is it experiencing concierge level service in a suite? Is it having additional beds for kids? Is it saving money and just making sure you’re onboard the ship?

Answering those questions, then reviewing deck plans, photos, reviews, and our guide/tips above will help you decide what’s best for you.

No matter your room type, you’re sure to have a magical experience aboard a Disney Cruise ship.

Thanks for reading our Best Staterooms on a Disney Cruise article.  Happy cruising (and don’t forget your passport)!

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How to choose the best Disney Cruise Stateroom for you

By Alisha Molen

Have you decided which Disney Cruise you want to take? Great!

Once you have decided which Disney cruise itinerary is right for you, here is the next step:

Select the perfect stateroom!

Your Disney Cruise stateroom will be your home away from home for a few days and nights. It is also an important factor in the overall cost of your cruise.

What You Should Know about Disney Cruise Staterooms

Disney Cruise Line staterooms are tailored especially to families.

From split bathrooms, to bathtubs, to beds that pop out of the ceiling, to extra storage space and more, Disney has thought of everything!

In fact, their standard cabins are about 25% bigger than standard cabins on other cruise lines. Don’t get me wrong, they are still much smaller than a hotel room, but bigger than the cruise industry average.

Whatever your budget and taste, Disney Cruise Line has accommodations for every traveller. Stateroom options range from cozy and comfortable to grand and luxurious.

What Comes Standard in Every Stateroom?

First, it’s good to know what comes standard in every Disney Cruise Line stateroom:

  • A queen bed (not two twins pushed together)
  • Seating area
  • Desk area with chair and dedicated lighting
  • Privacy curtains that separate sleeping and seating areas
  • Storage: 2 closets, under bed storage space, dresser drawers
  • Hooks for towels
  • Hangers (if you need more, ask your stateroom host/hostess)
  • A mini refrigerator
  • A hairdryer
  • Television (satellite) and in-room movies
  • Full length mirror
  • In-room safes for wallets, passports, phones etc
  • Electrical outlets
  • “Wave Phones” that allow you to call and text both onboard and at Castaway Cay
  • H20 Plus -branded shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion and soap
  • Housekeeping services twice a day—Morning cleaning and nightly turndown service
  • Life jackets for each person
  • Blackout curtains (staterooms with exterior windows)
  • Split bathrooms (in most staterooms)
  • Bathtubs (in most staterooms)

About those Bathtubs

I love the fact that Disney Cruise Line has a bathtub in almost every stateroom! (Accessible rooms have roll-in showers instead of tubs.)

This is not the norm for most cruise lines.

With little kids a tub is kind of a must so it’s nice Disney thought of it all. Naturally they aren’t as big as your tub at home but they should do the trick for your kiddos.

For adults? I’d probably stick with the shower.

What is Not Included in Your Stateroom

Now that we covered what is in the stateroom, here are some items that are not included :

  • Coffeemaker
  • Ironing board

The Four Kinds of Disney Cruise Stateroom

The staterooms on Disney Cruise Line ships can be broken down into four types:

Within each of these 4 stateroom types, there are a number of “ categories ” available.

These “categories” indicate a variance within that room type such as standard or deluxe , a type of verandah, or the location - by deck or area of the ship (forward, midship, or aft).

What Do These Category Numbers Mean?

When it’s time to reserve a cabin, you’ll notice each Disney Cruise stateroom has a “category” and “number” assigned to it.

Example: 5A - Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

These can be confusing until you learn these simple rules:

1) The higher the “number”, the less expensive the stateroom

Staterooms start at category 11 (inside staterooms) and descend to category 4 (verandah staterooms). The Concierge is the most expensive and doesn’t start with a number at all.

This is handy to know because if you compare a Category 7 stateroom with a Category 6, you know at a glance that the 7 is less expensive.

2) The “letter” indicates a location on the ship

For example, 9B is a mid-ship oceanview stateroom while 9C is forward-ship oceanview stateroom. Same floor plan, just maybe on a different deck or different part of the ship.  

If there are multiple sub-categories available within a category - such as 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D - then “A” will be the most expensive and most desirable and “D” the least expensive. Of course, “most desirable” is completely subjective so take it with a grain of salt and the price difference between the subcategories is fairly minimal.

How Many Guests Can Sleep in a Stateroom?

Most regular staterooms sleeps 3-4 with a handful that sleep 5. There are also Concierge staterooms that can sleep up to 7. If you have 5+ guests in your party, check out Bonus Tip #1 below.  

How to Choose Your Stateroom

Here are our recommended steps for picking the best stateroom for your voyage:

Now...Find Your Stateroom by Ship

Here's a stateroom guide by ship: >> Disney Magic & Disney Wonder Stateroom Guide >> Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy Stateroom Guide >> Disney Wish Stateroom Guide

BONUS TIPS FOR SELECTING A STATEROOM

1) big family consider connecting staterooms.

If your group has more than 4 guests, you'll have a couple of different options for staterooms.

  • A Family Oceanview stateroom or a Suite (sleeps 5 to 7 guests)
  • Two connecting staterooms (sleeps up to 8 guests)

Connecting staterooms are two rooms that have a door between the adjoining wall.

You can leave the door always open to keep an eye on the little ones in the other room, or close it for privacy. It’s kinda like having your own little two-bedroom suite but for less moo-lah.

Which brings me to my next point...

Many times, getting two connecting staterooms is cheaper than one Family Oceanview stateroom or Suite. Crunch the numbers and see what will work best for your family.

NOTE: Just remember that you must have at least one adult booked in each stateroom.

How many connecting staterooms are on each ship?

There are 137 connecting staterooms on both the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder.

On both the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, there are over 500 connecting staterooms.

How do you know which rooms connect?

When selecting a stateroom, look for the little “doors” that open in between the cabins. If there are doors on the adjoining wall, that means it’s a connecting room.

For example, in the photo below, cabins 7064 and 7066 connect.

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2) View of Beach at Castaway Cay

Want a view of the beach when in dock at Castaway Cay ? 

Book a room on the starboard (right) side of the ship.

Disney ships will usually back into Castaway Cay’s dock, so the port (left) side cabins will face the dock and the tram area while the starboard (right) side cabins will face the beaches on Castaway Cay.

Just know, this is not a guarantee.

Sometimes there are conditions that will require docking in the opposite direction.

3) If You’re On the Fence About a Verandah

First things first...let's start with this question:

What is a verandah?

A verandah stateroom on a Disney Cruise Line ship is simply a room with a balcony attached.

It is a wonderful experience to stand on your verandah and breathe in the fresh ocean air.

A DCL verandah also offers extra visibility when at port or sailing through a particularly scenic area.

If you’re debating whether to add the additional expense of a verandah (instead of an oceanview) cabin, here are some points to consider in favor of a verandah:

  • Verandahs are more valuable on cruises where there is a lot of scenery. Alaska, Panama, and Mediterranean itineraries, for example.
  • If you have a young child that will require a lot of naps in your stateroom, having a verandah gives the parent a place to escape to look at the view, read a book, and enjoy some room service while you wait with the little one.

4) To Avoid Noise, Have Staterooms All Around You

By booking a stateroom that has other cabins above, below and to all sides, you're able to insulate yourself from any possible ship noise (laundry, sundecks, engine, restaurants, theatres, etc).  

5) Request a Crib When You Book

You can request a crib for your baby when you book your cruise. If you have already booked your cruise, go to My Reservations to make your request.

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Stateroom Categories: Explained

It’s just as simple as booking a stateroom, right? As you start to shop for your next cruise, options abound and seriously confuse. Let’s make some sense of ‘all that is stateroom’ on Disney Cruise Line.

There are four general stateroom categories : Concierge, Oceanview with Verandah, Oceanview and Inside . Within each category and within each ship, there are different options to choose from.

Inside (Categories: 10, 11)

  • Located on the Interior of the ship
  • No exterior views *Dream/Fantasy “Magic Portholes”
  • 169-204 sqft

Oceanview (Categories: 8, 9)

  • One large or two small portholes
  • Exterior/ocean views
  • 204-241 sqft

Verandah (Categories: 4, 5, 6, 7)

  • Private balconies
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • 246-299 sqft

Concierge (Categories: V, T, S, R)

  • Suites with balconies
  • Some with separate living/sleeping areas
  • 306-1781 sq ft
  • Concierge services

There are now  six stateroom types : Standard, Deluxe, Deluxe Family, Deluxe Family Concierge, 1- or 2- Bedroom Suites, Royal Suite. Your family size and space preferences typically play a major role in selecting stateroom type. Listed below are the stateroom type differentiators:

Standard (Inside Category: 11)

  • Traditional bathroom

Deluxe (Inside Category: 10, Oceanview Category: 9, Verandah Category: 5, 6, 7)

Deluxe Family (Oceanview Category: 8, Verandah Category: 4)

  • Sleep up to 5

Deluxe Family Concierge (Concierge Category: V)

  • Concierge service

1- or 2- Bedroom Suites (Concierge Categories: S, T)

  • Split living/sleeping
  • Large balconies

Royal Suite (Concierge Category: R)

  • Each ship has 2
  • Luxurious, spacious
  • Large balcony with private whirlpool tub (Dream and Fantasy)

What’s the difference between a Category 4A and 4E? The letters A, B, C, D, and E generally distinguish where on the ship the staterooms are located, with the letter A being the most desired location, for example, midship on a higher deck.

Navigator Verandah’s Category 7A

The Magic and Wonder category 7A staterooms only sleep 3

The Fantasy and Dream category 7A’s sleep 3-4

But what about this Category 8A on the Dream & Fantasy? There are 12 of these rooms on each ship. These are different as they are larger than the average Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom, have a split room set-up BUT no split bath .

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Just to keep things interesting, there are a small number of very specific stateroom categories boasting distinct features:

Obstructed/Limited Ocean Views: These rooms have portholes with – you guessed it – partially obstructed views. These rooms are less expensive than their unobstructed-viewed counterparts. Found: Oceanview Category 9C and 9D on the Disney Dream/Fantasy

Oversized Verandah Rooms: Extra balcony space and people rave about these staterooms in our Facebook group discussions. Found: Verandah Category 4E and 5E on the Disney Dream/Fantasy

Navigator’s Verandah: Enclosed verandah with open air porthole. Found: Verandah Category 7A

Whitewall Verandah: The verandah has a solid white wall from deck to railing instead of the standard clear view throughout. Found: Verandah Category 5E, 6A, 6B

Booking with Restrictions? We Got You

IGT = Inside Stateroom with Restrictions OGT = Outside Stateroom with restrictions VGT = Guaranteed Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

When booking these restricted-fare category staterooms, please note the following:

  • New bookings only. Existing reservations cannot be modified to these new categories.
  • You are reserving a stateroom within the selected stateroom type: Inside, Oceanview or Verandah*.
  • Disney Cruise Line will assign your specific stateroom at a later time, based on remaining availability.
  • Specific stateroom requests will not be accommodated.
  • Full payment is required at the time of booking for all Guests and is non-refundable.
  • Sail date and stateroom category changes are not permitted.
  • The stateroom offer cannot be combined with any other discounted or promotional offer.
  • Full legal names of all Guests are required at time of booking and no name changes are allowed.

* Most Verandah staterooms include a private verandah with a clear plexiglass wall; some may include a solid white wall depending upon location. A limited number of Oceanview and Verandah staterooms may include a partially obstructed view.

Selecting “Choose Guaranty” guarantees the ship, sailing date and rate. A Category XXX stateroom will be assigned by the time documents are received. Selecting “Choose Guaranty” does not guarantee the stateroom will be on a particular deck or, for multiple staterooms, that the staterooms will be located near each other.

GTY reservations have no restrictions as it is a normal booking. Same rules apply as they do to any booking that has an assigned stateroom.

**Also note that you can be assigned an accessible stateroom without a split bath.

Official DCL link:  https://disneycruise.disney.go.com/faq/staterooms/stateroom-categories/

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Disney Cruise Rooms: How to Choose the Perfect Stateroom

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Suppose you’re considering a Disney Cruise for your next family vacation. In that case, you’ve probably clicked around a bit on Disney Cruise Line’s website to find the perfect ship and route that aligns with when you want to go on the ultimate Disney vacation.

Perhaps you’ve made it to stateroom selection, and now you’re stuck. What to choose? Choices can be intimidating and confusing, especially when you’re making decisions about high-dollar vacations, and yes, Disney Cruises are among the most expensive cruise vacations out there. How do you decide what’s the best stateroom – or staterooms – for your travel party? Do you go cheap and put the savings into another part of your vacation, or do you play that YOLO card and splurge on the most expensive?

Only you can decide how much money you’re willing to part with, but hopefully, I can make the decision-making process a little easier by breaking down the different Disney Cruise staterooms.

I’ve sailed on four of the five Disney Cruise Line vessels : The Disney Magic , the Disney Wonder , the Disney Dream , and the new  Disney Wish . My family is booked on the Disney Fantasy  for spring break 2024, bringing us to what’s known in Disney Cruise Line circles as a Grand Slam.

We’ve booked a variety of cabins, from the least expensive inside stateroom to a concierge 1-bedroom suite. I prefer concierge – because of course I do – but our budget doesn’t allow us to drop that kind of money every time we go on a cruise. I’ve found something to love about all the Disney Cruise Line staterooms we’ve stayed in, so let’s take a dive into the different room types.

About the 10 Different Categories of Staterooms

Disney uses numeric categories to classify their staterooms. It can be confusing for newbies who read cruise stateroom reviews to try and decipher what “Category 1A or Category 7 means. I’ll provide a brief key below for reference:

  • 1A – Royal Suite
  • 1B – Concierge 2-bedroom Suite With Verandah
  • 2A or 2B (there’s some variation between ships) – Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite With Verandah
  • 3A – Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah
  • 4 – Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah
  • 5 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah
  • 6 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah (Undersized, Obstructed View, or White Wall)
  • 7 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom With Navigator’s Verandah
  • 8- Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom
  • 9 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom
  • 10 – Deluxe Inside Stateroom
  • 11 – Standard Inside Staterooms

Essentially, the lower the category number, the more expensive the stateroom. When you’re on the Disney Cruise website browsing rooms, you’ll see the square footage listed, which includes the bathroom space as well as the verandah.

Concierge Rooms

Concierge rooms are not only nicer, more spacious rooms with more amenities but there are also extended services that go along with the extra room. Concierge services include shoreside services, such as assistance with booking shore excursions and onboard activities. Concierge guests also get an early booking window to get their first pick of activities and coveted extras like cabanas at Castaway Cay.

Concierge guests also get access to the ship’s Concierge Lounge. Lounge perks include private sundecks, near round-the-clock access to nibbles, bottled sodas, bottled water, juices, and specialty coffees, and an open bar in the evenings.

Disney Cruise Rooms - Boy at snack buffet concierge lounge Disney Dream.

Concierge Royal Suite

Each ship has at least one Royal Suite. These luxe accommodations sleep six and have separate living areas and dining areas, and private hot tubs. The newest Royal Suites on the Disney Wish  are Sleeping Beauty-themed. If you want the highest of high-end and are prepared to pay the price, these suites are the ultimate experience on board a Disney Cruise.

I recommend booking with a travel agent who can help you navigate the availability of these suites. Since they’re in limited numbers, they tend to book up fast, so if you’ve got your heart set on staying in a Royal Suite, a travel agent has a better view of availability across the fleet.

One and Two-Bedroom Suites

These suites offer space to spread out at a more affordable price than the Royal Suite, although affordable is a relative term when it comes to concierge staterooms.

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My family and I stayed in a one-bedroom suite on the Disney Dream,  and we enjoyed the extra space and privacy. The king-sized bed had pocket doors that separated our sleeping space from the rest of the room, and we had two full baths, one with an oversized bathtub. Our kids slept on a pullout couch and a Murphy bed in the living room.

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Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah

The Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah is the least expensive concierge room. The room is very similar to a non-concierge oceanview stateroom with a verandah and is essentially a category 4 or 5 stateroom with concierge room decor and amenities and access to concierge services, such as the lounge and pre-arrival assistance. If you want the white glove VIP service but don’t need a bunch of extra room, this is the way to go.

Oceanview Staterooms

If you want to see the water from your stateroom, Oceanview is the stateroom for you. There are several categories to choose from here. The big decision to make is whether or not you want a balcony, AKA verandah. If you decide to go with a verandah, there are some nuances regarding views so if unobstructed ocean views are a must, make sure you’re reading carefully when you book or specifying exactly what you want when you talk to your travel agent.

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Deluxe Family Oceanview Staterooms and Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

When it comes to Disney Cruise Line staterooms, the word “family” is going to mean a larger room that sleeps more people.

Think of the oceanview as the middle-of-the-road choice between a room with a verandah and an inside room. The rooms have porthole windows where you can see outside and get that natural light. The oceanview stateroom is more money than the inside staterooms but not as costly as the verandah or concierge rooms, so, if you want to land somewhere between those two options, this can be a good choice.

The oceanview stateroom may also be a good compromise for parents of young children. Sometimes parents have the worry that their little ones are going to try and climb the balcony and fall overboard, so the oceanview sans balcony eliminates that situation.

The verandah staterooms do have high locks on the doors to the balcony, though, so it’s easy for parents to manage, safety-wise.

The balconies are about 45 square feet – not huge, but large enough for three to four people to comfortably stand on to look out. There are two chairs and a small table, quite comfortable to sit in and enjoy a drink or your morning coffee.

Oceanview Staterooms With Verandah

As you can see from the list above, there are many variations and multiple categories listed for rooms with a private verandah. The difference between the verandahs in Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah and Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom With Verandah is going to be the size of the stateroom and the number of people it can sleep, five versus four people. Categories 4 and 5 have the same type of unobstructed verandah.

When you get into categories 6, 7, and 8 on Disney Cruise ships, you get smaller verandahs, potential obstructions, or a white wall verandah. Most of the verandahs are acrylic, where you can see ocean views even while seated. A Navigator’s Verandah is a mostly enclosed verandah that has a large, circular hole for viewing. The smaller or obstructed view verandahs will be priced lower than categories 4 and 5. The differences are very minor, so if you have an opportunity to save or your selection of verandah rooms is limited, consider how much time you’ll spend on the verandah and decide from there.

Inside Staterooms

Inside staterooms are the cheapest staterooms. Depending on availability, you’ll be able to choose from a standard inside stateroom and a deluxe inside stateroom.

Inside staterooms are exactly that – inside. There’s no porthole window or balcony to let in the natural light or ocean breezes.

Disney Cruise Rooms - Deluxe Inside Stateroom bathroom Disney Magic.

Deluxe Inside Stateroom Vs. Standard Inside Stateroom

The big difference between standard and deluxe is that the deluxe has a split bathroom. The split bathroom means a toilet and vanity separate from the shower and second sink. It’s a great feature and allows someone to be in the shower without holding someone up if they need to use the toilet. The extra square footage in the deluxe – about 50 feet – is all the split bathroom.

We stayed in a deluxe inside stateroom on the Disney Magic . We initially booked the standard inside stateroom, but Disney upgraded us shortly before we left for the port, and we appreciated the extra space in the bathroom. Otherwise, I thought the inside cabin was just fine. I thought I would miss the verandah but didn’t. The dark cabin was great for sleeping. Also, many of the inside staterooms are on the lower decks. When we were in an inside stateroom on Deck 2, catching the stairs and bypassing the crowded elevators was easy.

Inside staterooms on the Disney Fantasy  and Disney Dream have a virtual porthole, which is a digital screen that shows real-time views of the ship’s exterior with the occasional visit from a Disney character. You can turn off the virtual porthole if you choose.

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Standard In-Room Amenities

The Inside and Oceanview staterooms are all very similar, and the main differences between the stateroom categories are verandahs and split bathrooms versus single bathrooms. Regarding the available beds and storage space, there’s not much difference between non-concierge rooms.

The rooms typically sleep four, with a few sleeping five, so larger families or groups may want to consider adjoining cabins if not comfortable splitting up. When you enter the room, you’ll see a queen bed, a couch, a coffee table, and a combination desk/storage unit. There’s a curtain divider guests can use to close the bed off from the rest of the stateroom.

The couch converts into a bed, and there’s an additional bed housed in the ceiling. The stateroom attendant will convert the couch into a bed and handle the pull-down bed during nightly turndown service. Although the quarters are pretty close, this setup does well for a family of four, with the kids sleeping on the bunk beds and the parents sleeping on the queen bed. The curtain provides a small amount of privacy.

Staterooms have a small flatscreen TV that’s mounted on a swivel so they can be positioned to be seen from the bed or the couch. Although no one goes on a cruise to watch TV, there are a variety of channels that include information about the ship’s route and activities as well as Disney programming and news.

Bathroom Amenities

In addition to towels and soap, standard DCL bathroom amenities include shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion, and soap. Concierge staterooms have elevated toiletries. The Disney Wish  provides bathrobes as part of the standard stateroom amenities but on the other ships, they’re only for concierge guests.

Storage Space

Storage space in a Disney Cruise Line stateroom is adequate but tight. If you have four people in a cabin, storage space is more at a premium, but unless you’re big over-packers, everyone has enough space to store their belongings.

There’s a bit of closet space – if you have a lot of hanging garments, I recommend travel hangers – and storage cubbies and drawers in the bathroom and the main part of the cabin. The under-bed area has room for suitcase storage.

Best Advice When Choosing Staterooms

Budget is going to be most people’s driving factor when choosing a stateroom. Depending on the length of the cruise, there’s usually a several thousand dollar difference between an inside stateroom and the cheapest concierge stateroom.

Cruise ships are so filled with activities and other things to do, and guests aren’t meant to spend a ton of time in their stateroom, so don’t think you’ll be shortchanging your experience if you book an inside stateroom. If you have a larger budget and prioritize that extra level of elevated service, concierge is a fun splurge.

I also recommend you look at a deck plan before you lock in a stateroom to see where you’ll be in relation to everything else on the ship. If your cabin is directly below the sun deck, you might be woken early by the sounds of the deck crew setting up the chairs for the day. If your cabin is near the elevators, you might hear lots of foot traffic, although the upside is that being near the elevators means it’s faster and easier to get around the ship.

Midship staterooms on a high deck are generally the most stable, so this might be a necessary choice if you’re prone to seasickness.

Travel Agents Can Be Excellent Advisors

When it comes to choosing a stateroom, a travel agent can be a great resource, especially if you’re a first-time cruiser. They’re familiar with the ships, deck plans, and what the passengers want and need, even when the passengers may not fully know.

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Disney Cruise Room Types And Categories Explained

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One of the toughest choices you’ll have to make early on when planning a cruise is choosing your room location and category.  You must decide on your preferred stateroom location.  Upper deck or lower deck, forward vs aft, near certain activity locations or off in a secluded location, near an elevator; there are plenty of options. And then there is choosing your room ‘type’.  Inside, outside, veranda, or if you want to splurge… concierge . If that is not overwhelming enough each type, has sub-categories. And of course, every choice you make will affect your Disney Cruise price.

This article will attempt to simplify, or at least explain, all the options.

Disney Cruise stateroom definitions

Inside staterooms – outside stateroom.

The typical Disney Cruise deck with staterooms will have 2 corridors running the length of the ship.  Each corridor will have a row of inside staterooms and a row of outside cabins for a total of 4 rows of staterooms. Not every deck is filled with staterooms.  Some decks will only have staterooms forward or aft and occasionally only have staterooms port or starboard.  And of course, some decks are filled will non-stateroom rooms.

Here is a typical deck layout

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Disney Cruise Stateroom Categories

Disney does not make it easy.  Disney Cruise staterooms are categorized with a number and a letter…the exception being concierge rooms which are categorized with a letter and a letter.

The number corresponds to the room type…with the lower number being the most desirable (meaning expensive) room.

Category Numbers

The letter part of the stateroom category is not as straight forward or consistent.  They range from A-E.  In general, they refer to how desirable the location is.  The stateroom on the upper decks tend to be the most desirable as well as the decks in the middle of the ship. 

So on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy a category of 5A would be a Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah on Deck 10… the highest deck with non-concierge staterooms and a 2B is a Standard Inside Stateroom on Deck 2.

There are 3 types of portholes in staterooms without verandahs… 2 real and one not so real.  All non-verandah oceanview rooms have either 1 large or 2 portholes (smaller on the lower decks).  On the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy all the inside staterooms have ‘Magic’ portholes… a virtual porthole displaying ocean scenes… with an occasional Disney character swimming by.

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There are 3 major types of Verandahs.

  • The  standard verandah  features an open-air balcony skirted by an acrylic wall, allowing for a full view of the horizon even while seated.
  • The  whitewall verandah  offers open-air lounging with a solid wall from the deck to the railing. Most of these staterooms are located in the aft portion of the ship.
  • The  navigator’s verandah  is enclosed for greater privacy while still affording a stunning view and sea breezes through a large, open-air porthole above the railing

Verandahs differ in size and style depending on which ship your are on and location and some verandahs have obstructed views. On connecting verandah staterooms, the partitions can be opened to create an even bigger balcony.

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Sleeping Arrangements

The typical stateroom on a Disney Cruise ship sleeps 3-4 people.  There will always be a queen-sized bed and the couch converts to a single bed.  For the rooms that sleep 4 there will be a ‘bunk bed’ that folds down from the ceiling over the couch bed.  There will be a few family deluxe rooms that holds a 5 th person.  That bed will fold down from the wall.

Concierge and suite rooms can sleep up to 7 with 1-2 queen beds and a variety of configuration of couch, bunk, wall beds. Some of these rooms have split living spaces and the largest has 1781 square feet.

All these different configurations seem complicated and space consuming.  Do not worry.  You stateroom host will expand all the beds and make them in the evening while you are at dinner and in the morning turn it back into a regular room.

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Split Bathrooms

One of the most unique things about Disney Cruise ships are the split bathrooms.  A split bathroom is where the a bathtub and sink is in one room and the toilet and a sink are in another room. Standard inside staterooms have a traditional bathroom while almost every other stateroom has a split bathroom.

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The Disney Dream Staterooms: What to Expect

Posted on Published: 08/10/2023

Before I went on my first cruise (which was a complimentary media event onboard the Disney Fantasy), I had always thought that cruise staterooms were tiny. While they are definitely smaller than most traditional hotel rooms, my family of four can always manage okay in one stateroom – even when on board for seven days. I have found the Disney Cruise Line staterooms to be fairly generous, with lots of storage space.

If you are headed on the Disney Dream (or its sister ship, the Disney Fantasy ), here’s some information about the Disney Dream staterooms.

Verandahs on the Disney Dream

All About The Disney Dream Staterooms

Disney dream stateroom categories.

With letters and numbers, it can be confusing to decipher the various categories on the Disney Cruise Line. Categories are dependent on quite a few things – the location of the stateroom, the size of the stateroom, and the verandah type (obstructed view, standard, etc).

There are several different stateroom types, including Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah, Deluxe Family Stateroom with Verandah, Inside Stateroom (Standard and Deluxe), Oceanview Stateroom, and Concierge Rooms. (These are the same room types as the Disney Fantasy ).

While we don’t tend to spend too much time in the room, I do prefer to get a stateroom with a verandah. It’s nice to have that extra space, and I love sitting outside at various times during the day. Concierge rooms are definitely a splurge but come with some great benefits.

Pulled out Murphy bed on the Disney Dream

For those who have five in their family, or who prefer a bit more space, the Disney Dream offers slightly larger family staterooms that offer a pull-out Murphy bed in addition to the bunk beds. In the photo above, you’ll see what the Murphy bed looks like when it is open. It’s a single wall pull-down bed that opens in front of the verandah door. This is called a Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah, but you’ll want to make sure the room you book includes the pull-down bed.

Many people ask me, “What is the best deck location for a Disney Dream stateroom?”. I find that it really depends. While we enjoyed a room on the 10th deck because it was just one staircase away from Cabanas and the activities of the pool deck, it was more decks away from the lower level activities, like the Oceaneer Club/Lab, and Walt Disney World Theater. Higher decks may have better views, but ultimately, we try to choose a broader room category and don’t worry as much about the deck level.

I do, however, prefer midship, because that’s the most central location. However, I’ve also had forward and aft rooms, and it really isn’t a big deal to walk from one end of the ship to another. 

Depending on the size of your party, you may also choose to book adjoining staterooms. In addition to an adjoining door in the rooms, you can also ask your stateroom attendant to open up your verandahs (if your room includes them). When I travel with my friends, we get adjoining rooms, open the verandahs, and end up spending so much time outside. You can see how this looks in the photo at the very top of this page.

King bed on the Disney Dream

Disney Dream Stateroom Amenities

A Disney Dream stateroom contains plenty of space for your family’s belongings for a week. We typically store our clothes in the drawers, shelves, and closets, and then put our empty suitcases under the bed. You’ll also find a large chest that can be used as a coffee table and also opens to store items. There’s a small refrigerator as well as a hairdryer, a television, and a regular phone.

Bunk beds on the Disney Dream

If your room includes bunk beds, your stateroom attendant will open them up in the evenings. Typically, the attendant will talk to you when you arrive and will find out if this is something you’ll need. My kids used to fight over the top bunk, but now that they are older, they fight over the bottom one. If you are only traveling with one child, they can just use the bottom bed. When the stateroom attendant cleans the room during the day, they will put the upper berth of the bunk bed back up until the evening.

Sink and toilet

Bathrooms in the Disney Dream staterooms are split into two sections (in most cases – some rooms don’t offer this split bathroom). The first one, closest to the external door, includes the toilet and a small sink. There are also a few shelves that can be used to store toiletries.

Bathtub

Adjacent to that is a small room with a shower and another sink. That one also has some small shelves to hold toiletries. I love having the split bathroom because then two people in our family can get ready at the same time with a little maneuvering.

Booking a concierge room? These come with some additional benefits, including the ability to book your activities earlier than most guests. This can be especially beneficial if you are looking for a cabana at Castaway Cay.

Other benefits include an onboard concierge, a private sundeck, a welcome reception, and priority tendering. The rooms also have some additional luxurious touches, including down duvets, robes, and limited complimentary WiFi.

Disney Dream stateroom

One negative to the rooms is the lack of adequate outlets. There are a few scattered around the room, but with a bunch of devices and Apple Watches to recharge at night, it becomes a balancing act of plugging and unplugging things. Power strips aren’t allowed, so you have to get creative. On our last cruise, I noticed that the alarm clock had two USB outlets, which we ended up using.

To learn more about the Disney Dream staterooms, see their website .

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Disney Dream verandahs overlooking Castaway Cay

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If you’re in the process of booking a Disney Cruise Line Vacation , it can be confusing to find the best Disney Cruise rooms for your time on board. That’s why we have created this guide to help you find the best Disney Cruise staterooms for your cruise vacation. Knowing how many people a stateroom can accommodate will be your priority considering the size of your party. But if you have never been on a cruise before, space in your stateroom is an amenity. So something else to take into consideration is the square footage of your Disney Cruise cabins . We cover all this and more down below so keep reading if you want to find the best fit of  Disney Cruise rooms  for you and your family. 

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Types of Disney Cruise Cabins Overview

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Choosing the  D isney Cruise best rooms that are the best fit for your family can make or break your time at sea. There is nothing worse for a vacation than having a room too small to enjoy and make feel like your own. Especially if it’s a multi-day cruise! On the Disney Cruise Line , guests have a choice of 4 major room categories to choose from. All of these come in different sizes, sleep a different amount of guests, and have designated floors you’ll stay on. While all D isney Cruise Line staterooms  are designed for comfort, some are more comfortable than others and may be worth the extra expense. Before we dive into the best Disney Cruise rooms, let’s go over some basic knowledge that you’ll need to start planning your perfect Disney Cruise cabin.

What is a Disney Cruise Stateroom?

  • The D isney Cruise Line staterooms  will be the rooms you sleep in on board the ship. They are also referred to as cabins or rooms. But for most of the planning process and time on the ship, you will know it as a stateroom. So no matter what stateroom category you choose, your Disney Cruise Line staterooms are your home away from home while on the ship. 

What is the Best Level to Stay on a Disney Cruise?

  • No matter if it’s the  best deck on Disney Wish , or any other deck on a ship in the DCL fleet, the best deck to stay on is two decks below any of the restaurants. This is typically decks 8 and 9 on most of the ships. This is typically because the restaurants that are open for breakfast start setting up before the sun rises and you can hear chairs and tables slamming on the floor, or rather your ceiling. But staying on decks 8 and 9 offers easy access to upper decks where pools and recreation are. While also just a quick trip away from lower deck theaters and the main atrium. 

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What are the Best Disney Cruise Staterooms?

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To discover which is truly the best of the D isney Cruise rooms , we have to cover what kind of staterooms are available to pick from. As we said earlier, there are 4 major categories of staterooms to choose from when sailing with Disney . There is the Concierge level which is the most expensive but is home the the luxury Disney Cruise suites . Then there is the Verandah staterooms which are more commonly known as the Disney Cruise room with balcony. The last two are the Oceanview and Inside staterooms. These bottom two tiers are the smallest staterooms but they’re also the best rooms on Disney Cruise to sail on a budget. 

All of the Best Disney Cruise Line Staterooms

  • Concierge Stateroom
  • Verandah Stateroom
  • Oceanview Stateroom
  • Inside Stateroom

No matter what category room you decide to stay in, you will be surrounded by the magic of Disney at sea. Each room is highly themed, well decorated, and makes use of the space it’s given. The  best room on Disney Cruise can be any room if you plan and know what you’re getting into. That’s why we have broken down every single stateroom available on all 5 Disney Cruise Line ships for you to compare what are the best Disney Cruise rooms for your vacation.

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Concierge Staterooms

Concierge wish tower suite.

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Ships : Disney Wish (& Disney Treasure 2024 )

Size : 1,966 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 8 Guests

Price : $30,000+

Important to Know : This first-of-its-kind accommodation, perched high in the funnel above the upper decks makes it top of the list for  best rooms on Disney Wish . Featuring décor inspired by the movie Moana, the sprawling room takes up decks 14 and 15 and is accessed via a private elevator on decks 10 and 12. Guests staying in one of the best staterooms on Disney Wish  can relax in the double-height living room which features a spectacular chandelier and floor-to-ceiling glass windows—ideal for taking in sweeping ocean views.

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Concierge Royal Suite with Verandah

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Ships : Disney Dream, Fantasy, Magic, & Wonder

Size : 1,029 – 1,781 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 5 – 7 Guests

Price : $20,600+

Important to Know : This sophisticated art deco stateroom incorporates original artwork, vintage Disney hallmarks, and lavish marble-and-granite bathrooms to take your cruise to superlative new heights. Every Concierge Suite also includes a private verandah, affording Guests sweeping ocean views and bracing sea breezes. This D isney Cruise room is a great option for large travel parties or families looking to have space and enjoy private amenities.  This room also is home to 2 bathrooms, including a main with double sinks, a rain-style shower, and a whirlpool tub.

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1-Story Royal Suites with Verandah

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Ships : Disney Wish

Size : 1,507 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 6 Guests

Price : $20,000+

Important to Know : Only available on the Disney Wish , guests can escape to sprawling quarters boasting extravagant details and first-class amenities inspired by the classic elegance of  Sleeping Beauty.  The plush furnishings in a soft, dreamlike palette of blue and gold are inspired by Aurora’s time in the castle. There are also dark, rich wood tones and stone accents evoking her life as Briar Rose. With 2 main bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, including 2 main bathrooms with double sinks and a Guest bathroom with a shower, there is no shortage of space in this  D isney Cruise stateroom. 

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Concierge 2-Story Royal Suite with Verandah

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Size : 1,759 sq. ft.

Price : $22,979+

Important to Know : This is another Disney Wish exclusive stateroom where you can enjoy the extravagant details and first-class amenities inspired by the classic elegance of  Sleeping Beauty.  The largest difference that separates this  best verandah room on Disney Wish from the others is that this room is split between two decks by a spiral staircase leading up to the sleeping area. Another notable trait of this room is the floor-to-ceiling windows for guests to look out and enjoy the sights of the ocean as they sail the seas.

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Concierge 2-bedroom Suite with Verandah

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Ships : Disney Magic & Wonder

Size : 945 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 7 Guests

Price : $12,000+

Important to Know : Exclusive to the very first ships in Disney’s fleet , this 2 bedroom suite is one of the grandest Di sney Magic rooms . A lavish retreat for up to 7 Guests, these spacious quarters feature deluxe amenities and signature Concierge services. Concierge 2-bedroom Suites with Verandah are classified as Category 01B and are located on Deck 8, Forward. Guests can relax and feel at home in a palatial 2-bedroom suite adorned with original artwork, vintage Disney hallmarks, warm wood finishes with inlaid details, tasteful furnishings, and lavish marble-and-granite bathrooms.

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Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite with Verandah

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Ships : All Disney Cruise Ships

Size :  608 – 622 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 5 Guests

Price : $9,179

Important to Know : This first-class level of D isney Cruise rooms with a balcony can be found on every ship. However, on the brand new Disney Wish, this cabin comes with an extended verandah which makes it that much more luxurious. While this Concierge level room is the smallest available option, it comes with the title of most affordable Concierge tier stateroom. This is a great option for guests who want to save money while still sailing in style.

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Verandah Staterooms

Family deluxe verandah stateroom.

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Size : 299 – 304 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 4 – 5 Guests

Price : $3,000+

Important to Know : Entering the next class of rooms onboard the Disney Cruise Line , the Verandah rooms are the most popular option. Its reasonable price point, access to the ship’s amenities, and private balcony make it the go-to room for many guests. On every ship, this is a serene setting to unwind in while at sea, this room type offers generous square footage and a private place to admire the view. The extra square footage can come in handy for larger families or families with more than two little ones.

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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

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Size : 246 – 268 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 3 – 4 Guests

Important to Know : While available on all ships, the Deluxe Oceanview Verandah room is one of the best  D isney Dream cruise rooms . Like the Family Verandah, it hosts enough space for you to feel comfortable while also allowing you a private space on the side of the ship to enjoy the views and fresh sea air. Making it the perfect room to watch the sunrise, bask in ocean breezes and, enjoy your morning coffee or an evening nightcap.

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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah – Undersized, Obstructed View, or White Wall

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Important to Know : While not much changes about These  D isney Cruise staterooms , the private balcony for these rooms can vary quite a bit. While you will still have patio furniture and a great view of the ocean, it might be reduced in size or impeded in some way. However, some cruises say it’s a great way to save a couple of bucks while still enjoying everything there is to have in a Verandah room.

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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Navigator’s Verandah

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Price : $2,700+

Important to Know : The least expensive D isney Cruise room with a balcony , the Navigator’s Verandah is a smaller and more enclosed private verandah for you to enjoy. Like the obstructed or undersized verandah, nothing will change about the room itself. I loved my experience with the Navigator’s Verandah as it gave me more privacy when using the balcony. It also adds a sense of security since the only open space is the round port hole. My favorite aspect of this room is that it is less expensive and also has less wind making it easier to enjoy a meal on the balcony.

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Oceanview Staterooms

Deluxe family oceanview stateroom.

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Ships : Disney Dream, Fantasy, & Wish

Size : 237 – 241 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 3 – 5 Guests

Price : $2,900+

Important to Know : Boasting more square footage than a Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom, these spacious quarters feature one large porthole as your outlook to the sea. Depending on what room you receive and on what ship, you may even have two port holes in one room! While you can sometimes find these rooms on higher decks like 8 and 9, they are mostly located lower on the ship. The majority of these rooms are located on decks 5 and 6. These D isney Cruise cabins  are ideal for families who don’t need the private verandah. The rooms are essentially the same without the balcony!

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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

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Size : 204 – 218 sq. ft

Price : $2,800+

Important to Know : With the same square footage as a Deluxe Inside Stateroom, this room type includes a delightful porthole window. Be dazzled by incredible sunrises and stunning sunsets through 1 or 2 portholes, all from the plush comfort of your room. If you’re looking to go on a Disney Cruise for a discount , you’ll find comfort in the Oceanview Stateroom. This room is ideal for guests who are just using their room as a place to sleep and want to fully enjoy everything the ship has to offer. While also providing natural light and still breathtaking ocean views.

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Interior Staterooms

Deluxe inside stateroom.

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Size : 204 – 214 sq. ft.

Sleeps : 3 – 4

Important to Know : Available on every ship except the Disney Wish, the Deluxe Family Inside Stateroom is ideal for guests looking to use their room simply as a place to sleep and store their belongings. While this room is by no means a  luxury Disney Cruise suite , it still is donned with incredible fabrics and comfortable bedding. On Disney Dream and Fantasy, these rooms also have “Magic Portholes”. These are LED screens in the shape of a circle showing the “ocean” outside. If you keep an eye out, you’ll see some of your favorite Disney Characters float (or swim) by!

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Standard Inside Stateroom

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Size : 169 – 184 sq. ft.

Important to Know : The smallest of all staterooms, the Standard Inside Staterooms are the best  D isney Cruise rooms  to stay in if you’re cruising on a budget. Although small, it is the perfect size for someone sailing by themselves or with one other person. Personally, even though it technically can sleep up to 4 guests, I wouldn’t recommend this room for anyone traveling with more than 2 people total. The space, while designed usefully, is small and can feel very cramped when getting ready for dinners or other events your sailing might have.

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Best Disney Cruise Rooms FAQ

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Q: Which is the Best Deck to stay on a Disney Wish Cruise Ship?

A: If you’re not staying in a Concierge-level stateroom, the best deck to stay on Disney Wish  is deck 9. On this deck, you will be only 2 decks below the main dining areas and pools. You could stay on deck 10 which is directly below the main amenity deck 11. But book your room with caution! If you stay directly under high-traffic areas, there is a chance you can hear people running around or the Crew Members preparing the restaurants at odd hours. 

Q: Which side of the Disney Cruise Ship to stay on?

A: This is up to you! There is no “bad side” of a Disney ship nor does it change the price you pay. The biggest difference in what side of the ship you stay on is what view you want to have while docked at ports of call. If you want the potential to see beaches and other ships, I recommend booking a room on the starboard (right) side of the ship. But if you’d like to be able to watch people running to the ship at the very last minute, a room on the port (left) side will be best for you.

Q: What is the Best Part of the Ship to stay on Disney Wish?

A: For all cruisers, but especially if it’s your first time sailing or you are prone to seasickness, the best location on Disney Cruise ship is to stay in mid or the middle of the ship. This is where you will feel less of the ship’s movement and more stability as you sail to your destinations. However, I have stayed in both the Mid and Aft (back) of the ship and had a better experience in the back!

Q: What is the most Luxurious Stateroom in Disney  Cruise Ship?

A: By far the most luxurious stateroom on a Disney ship is the Tower Suite on the Disney Wish and soon-to-sail Disney Treasure. This stateroom is a first of its kind and is a full two-deck room in the ship’s forward tunnel. On the Disney Wish, the room is themed to the animated film Moana . While on the soon-to-sail Disney Treasure, it is going to be EPCOT-themed! This will mark the first room themed after one of the Disney Theme Parks! We can’t wait to see this new ship and all it has to offer so make sure to check back for more updates!

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A Complete Guide to Disney Dream Cruise Ship Rooms

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There are plenty of ways to have your perfect Disney vacation.

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The atrium of the Disney Dream

For some, it might be heading to Disney World. For others, Disneyland is the ticket. But if your perfect Disney vacation includes traveling to different destinations and hanging poolside — then setting sail with the Disney Cruise Line might be for you! We recently sailed on the Disney Dream and have been bringing you reviews , and if you’re thinking about sailing on this ship you’re in luck! We’re taking a look at all the different categories of staterooms on the Disney Dream to help you plan your trip!

There are four different types of staterooms on Disney Cruise Line ships, including the Disney Dream. Those are Concierge, Oceanview with Verandah, Oceanview, and Inside . Each room category comes at a different price point, and each category is equipped with different features and amenities. Let’s see what might be best for your trip!

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As the name might imply, the Concierge Suites feature the most luxurious and spacious accommodations on the Disney Dream. They can sleep parties of 5 to 7 guests and all feature verandahs for a bit of breathing room. Not only that, but you’ll also have the personal attention of a dedicated Concierge Service when you stay in one of the suites.

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In addition to the suites, there are also Concierge Family Oceanview Staterooms with Verandahs . These aren’t quite as spacious as the suites, but they are roomier than normal staterooms and come with the same Concierge Services — including Pre-Arrival Services. You’ll also have access to the Concierge Lounge, with complimentary food and nonalcoholic drinks.

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Concierge Suites and Staterooms come with priority check-in and a dedicated check-in station — plus there will be a private welcome session. Depending on where you’re sailing and how many nights your cruise is, a Concierge Suite or Room on the Disney Dream could cost you more. For example, a summer 2022 3-night Bahamian cruise was  $5,128 , but a 5-night Western Caribbean cruise was  $9,142.

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That’s quite a big price tag, but Concierge Level rooms come with the most luxurious amenities onboard the Dream, and you can’t beat the private lounges, sun deck, and dedicated staff. You’ll just have to decide if that’s worth the cost!

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Oceanview with verandah.

There are two types of Oceanview Staterooms, but only one category features verandahs or balconies. These rooms are pretty spacious, though they are only one room technically unlike the Concierge Suites. Oceanview Verandah rooms sleep 3 to 5 guests depending on the type of room.

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Not only do you get a view to the ocean or outside world with these rooms, but you also have the added benefit of a decently sized verandah perfect for a glass of wine after putting the kids to bed or a warm cup of coffee in the morning. Though these rooms are spacious, they don’t come with the Concierge Services or dedicated check-in features. But, Oceanview Staterooms with Verandahs are the second most expensive type of room on the Disney Dream.

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Like most staterooms, the price for these rooms is entirely dependent upon where you’re sailing and how long your cruise will be. A 3-night cruise on the Disney Dream can start at around $1,459 , but a longer cruise could be priced more like  $4,051.

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Oceanview Staterooms are pretty much identical to the Oceanview Staterooms with Verandahs, though they can be smaller (and obviously also don’t have verandahs!). Instead of a balcony, there is a porthole with “stunning ocean views” for guests to enjoy.

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Typically, Oceanview Staterooms sleep 3 to 4 guests and occasionally these rooms feature two large portholes ! You’ll find a queen bed, sleeper sofa, and sometimes an upper-berth pulldown bed . Keep in mind that depending on which stateroom and which deck you’re in, you might have an obstructed porthole view.

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If you don’t need the access to outside via the verandah, this could be a good option if you’re trying to save a little bit of money . You still get ocean views and natural light, and these rooms can be decently roomy if you don’t plan on spending too much time in them. An Oceanview Stateroom summer 2022 3-night Bahamian cruise on the Disney Dream started at  $1,387,  but the same room type started at  $4,562  on a 5-night Western Caribbean cruise, depending on which month you sailed.

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If having a balcony or ocean view isn’t important to you, an Inside Stateroom might be just the thing . These rooms are located on the interior of the ship, meaning they have no outside walls or windows — and no natural light . There are “Magical Portholes” that offer real-time views of the sea. Plus, you never know who or what might float by like your favorite Disney character or a pirate ship.

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Inside Staterooms on the Disney Dream sleep 3 to 4 guests , and feature a queen bed, sleeper sofa, or upper-berth pulldown bed . These are the smallest rooms on the ship, so even though they technically can sleep up to four, they’re not all that roomy if you plan on spending a lot of time in your room.

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For those adventurous types or travelers who just want a place to rest their head and don’t care how big the room is, an Inside Stateroom definitely offers the most bang for your buck. Larger families or those who need just a bit of personal space might not be that comfortable in these rooms . These are the least expensive rooms on the Disney Dream — an Interior Stateroom summer 2022 3-night Bahamian cruise started at $1,357 and a 5-night Western Caribbean cruise Interior Stateroom began at  $4,332  depending on the month.

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Keep in mind that with all these stateroom categories, there are even more different types of rooms including Deluxe, Family, and Handicap Accessible . What’s best for one family or travel group might not be what’s best for you — so make sure you take all these factors into account when planning your cruise on the Disney Dream!

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Staterooms Oceanview Staterooms Verandah Staterooms

Disney Cruise Lines Suites

Disney Cruise Line staterooms are designed for the whole family.  Enjoy staterooms that combine the classic elegance of a bygone era with the amenities and conveniences to make your stay unforgettable.  Everyone will appreciate the beauty of the stateroom that is always mingled with a bit of magic.

Disney Cruise Line Inside Staterooms

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Category 11A, 11B, 11C- Standard Inside Stateroom

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Queen-size bed or two twin beds and single convertible sofa, privacy divider, bath (Sleeps 3, some sleeps 4 with an upper berth pull-down bed) 184 sq. ft. Located on Decks 5, 6 and 7 and 2, no connecting rooms. 11C, located on Deck 2, sleeps only 3. Features a “magical” porthole with real-time views.

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Category 10A – Deluxe Inside Stateroom

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Queen-size bed or two twin beds and a single convertible sofa, privacy divider, split bath (sleeps 3, some sleeps 4) 214 sq. ft. Located on Decks 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, some connecting rooms. Lower decks offer convenient access to restaurants and nightclubs. Upper decks have more commanding views.

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Disney Cruise Line Oceanview Staterooms

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Category 8A, 8B, 8C & 8D – Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom

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Queen-size bed or two twin beds and single convertible sofa, and a pull down bed, privacy divider, bath (Sleeps 3, 4, or 5) 241 sq. ft., located on Decks 5, 7, and 9 some connecting rooms. These rooms are larger than most, and feature 1 or 2 porthole windows. Rooms on lower decks are closest to the restaurants and nightclubs. Upper decks have more expansive views. Relax in classic maritime style within an environment that offers generous room to spread out and unwind. Watch television and first-run movies in a seating area that includes a handsomely upholstered couch and a sleek and sturdy desk. When it’s time for sleep, a luxurious bed awaits, shielded from the activities in other parts of the room by a convenient privacy curtain. These sumptuous private quarters are decked from ceiling to floor in fine-looking furnishings that will please any sea-farer.

Category 8 – Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

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Queen-size bed or two twin beds and single convertible sofa, privacy divider, bath (Sleeps 3, some sleeps 4) 214 sq. ft., located on Decks 2, 5, 6, 7 and 8, some connecting rooms.

Disney Cruise Line Verandah Staterooms

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Category 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E, 6A, 6B, & 7A – Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

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Queen-size bed or two twin beds and a single convertible sofa, may have a pull-down bed, privacy divider, split bath (sleeps 3) 246 sq. ft. Located on Decks 5-10, some connecting rooms. Decks 7-10 afford the most expansive views as upper decks. Larger verandahs are in category 5E on Decks 6-10. With adjoining rooms the partition between verandahs can be removed. Guests should contact their stateroom host for the removal of a verandah partition.

Category 4A-E: Deluxe Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

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Located on decks 5-10, (deck 5 category 4E having the largest verandahs), these rooms have more sqaure footage than the Deluxe Family Oceanview Staterooms. This room type sleeps 4-5 people except for category 4E which sleeps 3-4. Room size is about 299 square feet including the verandah. Rooms have a queen bed, sleeper sofa, wall pull-down bed, and sometimes an upper-berth pull-down bed.

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Category T – 1 Bedroom Suite with Verandah

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Queen-size bed, living area with double convertible sofa, wall pull-down bed, two bathrooms, walk-in closet, wet bar, VCR, verandah, Concierge Service (sleeps 4, some sleeps 5) 622 sq. ft. Located on Decks 11-12, some connecting rooms.

Category S – 2 Bedroom Suite with Verandah

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Two bedrooms with Queen-size bed, two and a half bathrooms, whirlpool tub, living area with convertible sofa, walk-in closet, wet bar, VCR, private verandah, Concierge Service (sleeps 7) 945 sq. ft. Located on Deck 8.

Category R – Walter E. Disney Suite & Roy O. Disney Suite

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Two bedrooms, one with queen-sized bed, one with two twin beds and two pull-down upper berths. Media library with wall pull-down bed, two and a half bathrooms, whirlpool tub, walk-in closets, living room, dining salon, pantry, wet bar, TV, VCR, private verandah. Concierge service. (Sleeps five.) 1,781 sq. ft. located on Deck 8.

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How do I choose a Disney Cruise?

A Disney Cruise vacation can be a big investment, but it can also be one of the best vacations you’ve ever taken! Choosing a Disney Cruise should be fun, not stressful! The first things to consider are your budget, where you want to go and how long you’d like to be gone. Once you decide these things, it’s a little easier to start narrowing down your options.  If you feel overwhelmed by the process of choosing a cruise, feel free to contact a Disney Travel agent who can help you book and plan everything to make your life easier. 

Decide on a Budget for your Disney Cruise 

First decide on a budget for your Disney Cruise. This will likely be one of the biggest determining factors when choosing your Disney Cruise. Keep in mind when setting a budget that there are other costs included that are outside of your cruise fare. Travel insurance, cruise ship gratuities, transportation to and from the port , excursions , alcohol, WiFi and other expenses should all be taken into consideration when deciding on a budget. 

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Choosing a destination for your disney cruise  .

Next is the fun part! Decide where you’d like to go! This may seem like a more difficult question than it is. But we recommend asking yourself, why a cruise? Are you more interested in staying on the boat? Or are you more of an adventurer who wants to explore? Are you a bit of both? If you’re mostly intrigued by staying on the boat, then sometimes a simple Bahamas cruise may be your best bet. You can usually find a good deal on these cruises and many people don’t spend a ton of time at the Bahamas port.  Or if you’re able to cruise out of New York City , there is a Bermuda itinerary a couple times of year that sails to and from Bermuda, with mostly sea days and only one or two days at port on a 5–6-night cruise. 

There are plenty of destinations to choose from. And a good place to start is to figure out what you want to do on your cruise. Some itineraries are best for relaxing and others for exploring and adventure.

Olaf at Castaway Cay

Decide how long you want your Disney Cruise to be

Along with deciding a destination, choosing a length of your trip goes hand in hand. Some itineraries are only offered for specific lengths of time. For example, it takes a long time to get to the Virgin Islands, so if you want to cruise there, be ready for about a weeklong cruise. Other destinations like Baja Mexico from San Diego or the Bahamas from either Port Canaveral or Miami, are both shorter trips so you can easily find shorter cruises for these. A transatlantic cruise with Disney Cruise Line will almost always be close to 2 weeks, and Alaska cruises are never shorter than 5 nights. You get the point. 

The length of the trip may determine the destination. Or it may be the other way around. We personally love the longer cruises; but we know some people may not have that much time off of work or school, or just don’t want to be gone that long. 

Disney Cruise Fantasy Lobby

How to choose which ship to sail in with Disney Cruise Line

If your main goal is just to sail, then you’re in luck! You can choose from pretty much any ship you want to sail on.  If you’re sailing so that you can go somewhere and experience a destination, then you will be bound to whatever ship is taking you there. Sometimes there are a few different ships to choose from for each itinerary. But many of them have specific routes that they take, and that may be your only choice.  You can read our guide to the Disney Cruise ships here . 

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Comparing Staterooms on a Disney Cruise 

Now that you’ve selected a cruise, it’s time to pick a room! Your budget may determine what kind of room you are able to get on the cruise you’ve chosen. But if you’re not bound to a specific budget, there are several categories to choose from. Inside, Oceanview, Verandah and Concierge are all types of rooms to consider. The rooms on a Disney Cruise are generally called staterooms or cabins. 

Inside Staterooms

Inside rooms tend to be a little smaller. And on some ships, they have what’s called a magical porthole. This is essentially a digital “window” that looks out into the “ocean” Sometimes you can spot characters through the magical porthole, so this can be a fun one for kids. 

Oceanview Staterooms

Oceanview Rooms typically come in two sizes, and can come with either one or two portholes. Usually, the staterooms on the lowest levels, generally deck 1, will have two small portholes. And rooms higher up have one large porthole. We definitely recommend the large porthole if your budget allows, as the smaller portholes are not as scenic. The larger portholes are also nice because they’re big enough that you can sit in them too! Here’s an example of a Disney Cruise Oceanview Stateroom: Disney Wonder Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom 2510.

Verandah Staterooms

Verandah rooms come in several different styles. A Navigator’s Verandah is a closed-in balcony, with a large open porthole. These have benefits as well as drawbacks. They’re usually the cheapest verandah staterooms and can be nice if you’re traveling somewhere rainy or cold. But they also have an obstructed view since you can only see out of the porthole. 

A white wall verandah has a white “wall” along the bottom of the balcony up to the railing. You usually need to stand to see the full horizon in these types of rooms, but they are slightly cheaper than full verandahs.  A full verandah has a clear “wall” from the floor to the railing so you can fully see out even when inside your stateroom. Here’s an example of a Disney Verandah Stateroom: Disney Wish Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah 6162.

Concierge Staterooms

Concierge rooms are full verandahs that also come with concierge planning services. This is the ultimate luxury experience for Disney Cruisers and is also the most expensive. If it’s not clear on the room description, feel free to Google the exact stateroom, as there are many websites that have catalogs of stateroom photos. 

How to Choose a Deck on a Disney Cruise 

After you’ve decided what kind of room you’d like to stay in during your Disney Cruise, next you’ll need to decide which deck. Again, this is something that could be determined by your budget. But if not, then you get to pick! There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a deck. Will you be spending a lot of your time by the pool on the upper deck? Then you may want to be closer to the top.  Are you planning to do mostly indoor activities, like kids’ clubs, trivias or activities like towel folding? Then likely the middle decks (2-6) are a good fit for you. 

Another thing to keep in mind when choosing a deck is looking at what will be below and above you. If you are an early to bed type, you’ll likely want to steer clear of anything directly above or below the lounges onboard. And if you’re sensitive to the little voices of children, you may not want to avoid being directly above or below the kids’ clubs as some children are dropped off quite early. If you’re a light sleeper, you might want to avoid being on deck 2 or lower at the aft, because on port days, the engine can be quite noisy when docking. There are other things to consider, but these are some the most prominent things that could disrupt your vacation, so keep them in mind! 

Comparing Aft, Mid and Forward on a Disney Cruise

Another determining factor for choosing a stateroom is where exactly on the boat you want to be. You’ll feel the most movement on the Forward of the ship. If you’re prone to seasickness, you may want to avoid the front of the ship. And again, if you want to be close to something specific, like the elevators, you’ll want to take a look at the deck plans before selecting your room. Most of the ships, with the Disney Wish excluded, have elevators at the aft, forward and right at midship. So, if this is something you need or want, check the deck plans first. 

For reference, aft refers to the back of the ship (think afterward), midship is the middle and forward is the front of the ship. Easy, right?!

Comparing Port Side and Starboard Side 

Just more fancy ship lingo, Port side refers to the left side of the ship when facing toward the front and Starboard refers to the right side. Neither one is technically better than the other. And this is especially true if you’re on an inside room. But if you’ve spent the extra money on a Verandah or even an Oceanview, you may prefer one over the other. Every itinerary will be different, but most of the time , Port side faces the port at which you’re docked. Which means it’s usually the less pretty side of the ship. This is another instance where google can be your best friend! So many people have so many opinions that they love sharing online, that you’re sure to find reviews of which side of the ship is better for specific itineraries. 

Sail Away Party on Disney Cruise

How to choose a Disney Cruise Stateroom if you get seasick

How do you know if you’ll be one of the unlucky ones to get seasick? Well, unfortunately, you usually don’t. It’s why we always recommend packing something for seasickness just in case .  But if you tend to get motion sickness, then it’s very possible you’ll get a similar reaction at sea. Some people adjust to it and get their sea legs over time; but if you’re concerned about seasickness, there are a few choices you can make regarding your room selection that can help. 

Generally, the middle of the ship will feel the least amount of movement. But it’s also the most expensive area to stay on a Disney Cruise. The aft is also a good choice for those prone to motion sickness but try to stay away from the very back of the ship. Also choose something on the lower deck. It really depends on the ship and the itinerary but generally anywhere deck 5 and lower should be pretty safe. The lower, the better. It’s also a good idea to book something with a window, like an Oceanview Stateroom or a Verandah. It may sound like strange suggestion, but trust me, your brain will appreciate the visual feedback from the window, which should help make you less motion sick. 

Hopefully this post has helped you decide how to choose a Disney Cruise itinerary and stateroom! It can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never sailed with Disney Cruise Line before, but it’s well worth it! 

How to Choose a Disney Itinerary and Room with Disney Cruise Line

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About Disney Cruise Line cruises

Disney cruise line prices, disney cruise line loyalty program: castaway club, what is the best disney cruise line ship.

Disney has a massive global footprint across its theme parks, films and merchandise. And it doesn’t stop there. Among its many offerings is the Disney Cruise Line, whose fleet of five ships sails all over the world.

Family-friendly but with adults-only areas, Disney cruises offer some of the most comprehensive cruise options around. Let’s break down everything there is to know about the Disney Cruise Line, including pricing, destinations and its loyalty program.

You can always expect some magic from Disney, and there is no exception when sailing on Disney Cruise Line. Although its fleet is small, it offers a high-end, family-friendly experience for guests. Here’s a quick overview of Disney Cruise Line’s key features.

Cabin types: Disney Cruise Line offers all the usual cabin types, including inside, oceanview, verandah and concierge-level rooms . Disney Cruise Line’s cabins are larger than average and designed for families, with split bathrooms and privacy curtains. Their largest rooms can accommodate up to seven guests. 

Main U.S. routes: Disney has several departure points from within the United States, including options from San Diego, New York City, Miami, and Galveston, Texas. However, its most frequent departures are from Port Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida, to the Bahamas and the Caribbean or from Vancouver, British Columbia to Alaska.

Loyalty program: Disney Cruise Line offers the Castaway Club to repeat guests. It has four membership levels — Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pearl. The first level is earned by completing a single cruise. 

» Learn more: Disney Cruise Review — Mickey at Sea Gets an A+

Disney Cruise Line destinations

Although Disney currently operates only five ships, the cruise line still manages to cover most of the world. Here are the locations you can currently sail on a Disney cruise:

New Zealand.

Pacific Coast. 

Panama Canal.

South Pacific. 

Transatlantic. 

Cruises are available in a variety of lengths, from three nights up to 15 nights.

Disney cruises tend to be more expensive than the average cruise. Currently, for example, the cheapest cruise departing from Port Canaveral is a three-night trip to the Bahamas, which costs $1,958 for two guests.

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And you’ll pay more to take a "special occasion" Disney cruise. The same three-night Bahamas cruise sailing during Disney's Silver Anniversary at Sea starts at $2,345 for two guests.

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When it comes to timing, standard logic applies. The high season will cost more, especially during holidays and the summer break.

The cheapest rate we found — the previously-mentioned $1,958 — is for a cruise in late January, a time when those with school-aged children might have trouble getting away. Meanwhile, the most expensive period for this cruise takes place over the Christmas holiday and rings in at $3,737 for an inside stateroom.

For all destinations, if you’d like to save money, avoid peak periods and search all available dates to find the lowest rates . This is true even on less popular cruises, such as those sailing up to Alaska .

room types on disney cruise

The cheapest cost for two guests to Alaska from Vancouver is $2,983 in mid-September, while the same cruise will cost you $4,607 if you sail over the Fourth of July holiday.

One-way positioning cruises — that is, those that end in a different location from where they started — are often much cheaper per night than standard round-trip cruises.

What’s included

Disney cruises are more inclusive than most cruises. You don’t, for example, need to pay extra for soft drinks on a Disney cruise like you would on Norwegian Cruise Line . You’re also entitled to complimentary room service 24/7, unlike on Virgin Voyages, where you'll be charged a $5 fee for each delivery.

Here are more inclusions you can expect.

Live, high-quality entertainment.

Large staterooms (designed for parties of up to three guests).

Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay (on most Bahamas and Caribbean cruises).

Upscale restaurants, quick-service dining, poolside snacks and room service.

Adults-only lounges and pool areas.

Waterslides (on some ships).

» Learn more: How much does a Disney cruise cost?

Disney isn’t known for its loyalty programs. For example, there is no frequent traveler program associated with staying at one of its resorts or frequenting its parks. However, Disney Cruise Line rewards repeat customers with various benefits, including a complimentary specialty dinner, free photo downloads and an exclusive terminal check-in area.

Castaway Club levels

The Castaway Club levels are Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pearl.

How to earn : Sail on one cruise.

Best benefits : Book cruises one day before the general public, online activity planning 90 days before sailing, check in 33 days early, exclusive terminal check-in.

How to earn : Sail on five to nine cruises.

Best benefits : Book cruises two days before the general public, online activity planning 105 days before sailing, check in 35 days early, onboard reception, special discounts. 

How to earn : Sail on 10 to 24 cruises.

Best benefits : Book cruises three days before the general public, online activity planning 120 days before sailing, check in 38 days early, complimentary specialty dinner.

How to earn : Sail on 25+ cruises. 

Best benefits : Book cruises four days before the general public, online activity planning 123 days before sailing, check in 40 days early, complimentary unlimited digital photo package. 

» Learn more: Which is cheaper, Disney World or a Disney cruise?

The Disney Wish is the newest Disney Cruise Line ship and certainly its best. It just launched in the summer of 2022. Among its many amenities, guests can find the first-ever Disney attraction at sea. It’s a 760-foot water slide filled with show scenes, lighting, music and more that touches down into a lazy river.

The Disney Wish also has dedicated areas themed for "Frozen," the Marvel Universe and "Star Wars."

In addition, the Disney Wish has all the regular amenities you’d expect on a Disney cruise, including live entertainment, pools and spacious staterooms.

Disney Cruise Line does not offer free Wi-Fi. Instead, it has three levels of packages from which to choose:

Stay Connected: $10 per day for the entire cruise or $12 per day for a 24-hour period.

Basic Surf: $20 per day for the entire cruise or $24 per day for a 24-hour period.

Premium Surf: $30 per day for the entire cruise or $36 per day for a 24-hour period.

These packages are available on the Disney Wish, Disney Magic, Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream. The Disney Wonder still operates on the old data-usage Wi-Fi packages.

Most of your daily expenses, including your food and non-alcoholic beverages, are included when sailing on a Disney cruise. However, if you’d like specialty drinks or alcohol, you’ll need to pay extra. Gratuities are not included, and Disney Cruise Line's recommended tip is a minimum of $14.50 per guest, per night.

Disney Cruise Line doesn’t offer the standard drink package other cruise lines offer. Drink packages allow you to pay a flat-rate price and drink as much alcohol as you’d like.

Instead, you’ll either pay per drink or purchase bundled quantities onboard. It’s also possible to purchase a specialty beer mug at the pub onboard, which can then be refilled across the ship. Much like Disney’s popcorn buckets, your beer mugs entitle you to cheaper refills on all your beer.

In the past, Disney Cruise Line required that you be vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 before sailing, but this is no longer the case. Guests departing from the United States are not required to do either, though the cruise line highly encourages you to get vaccinated before sailing.

Most of your daily expenses, including your food and non-alcoholic beverages, are included when sailing on a Disney cruise. However, if you’d like specialty drinks or alcohol, you’ll need to pay extra. Gratuities are not included, and

Disney Cruise Line's recommended tip

is a minimum of $14.50 per guest, per night.

(Top photo courtesy of Disney Cruise Line)

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Disney Treasure cabins and suites

Disney treasure staterooms review, floor plans, photos.

Disney Treasure cabins and suites review at CruiseMapper provides detailed information on cruise accommodations , including floor plans, photos, room types and categories, cabin sizes, furniture details and included by Disney Cruise Line en-suite amenities and services.

The Disney Treasure cruise ship cabins page is conveniently interlinked with its deck plans showing deck layouts combined with a legend and review of all onboard venues.

Tomorrow Tower Suite

In mid-May 2021 DCL introduced the "Tower Suite" - the fleet's/industry's first-of-its-kind loft suite positioned in the forward funnel/smokestack.

DCL cruise ship Disney Treasure (Tomorrow Tower Suite)

Disney Treasure ship's Tower Suite is sized 1965 ft2 (183 m2) and with interior design inspired by Walt Disney World Resort's EPCOT Theme Park.

The Tomorrow Tower Suite accommodates up to 8 passengers and features 2x master bedrooms, 4x full bathrooms, 1x half-bath (powder room), 5x smart HDTVs, USB-charging stations, 8-seat dining table, under-counter refrigerator, pantry (dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee machine), library room (converting to a bedroom), kids' room (with built-in bunkbeds).

The living room (on the lower level) is flanked by an open dining area, a pantry, and a bar, all offering unique views across the ship's upper decks through a 2-story window wall.

The master bedrooms are both on the Penthouse's upper level and have walk-in closets, King-size double beds with premium mattresses, floor-ceiling windows (overlooking the living area below). The main bathrooms each have rain-head showers, double-sink vanities, spa bathtubs.

The Duplex Penthouse's piece de resistance is a hand-crafted porcelain sculpture coming alive. When passengers enter the room, they find the statue pulsing in hues of green amid soft chimes recalling the movie's soundtrack, revealing as the heart of Te Fiti. Tower Suite's magical experience also includes special lighting and sound effects to provide a one-of-a-kind greeting.

Tomorrow Tower Suite is designed with Disney-style iconography and custom-made artworks and ornaments, and materials. The predominant color patterns are gold, bronze, chrome, and navy blue. The kids' room features a sparkling constellation pattern lighting up the ceiling.

The loft suite's guests enjoy royal service from a dedicated concierge team, an array of curated experiences, a selection of daily treats, private elevator access. Treasure Tower Suite's amenities include premium bedding (plush Frette duvets, Frette 100% cotton linens), a deluxe pillow menu (feather-, therapeutic- and memory-foam hypoallergenic pillows), Frette robes, top-quality bath towels, motorized sheer shades and curtains, a wet-bar (fully stocked with bottled water and sodas), complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, VIP access to the Concierge Lounge and an exclusive Sundeck (with 2 Jacuzzis, a Bar, a children's wading pool, premium padded lounge furniture, a dedicated pool deck host service.

Disney Treasure Tomorrow Tower Suite photo

Concierge Royal Suites

Layout (floor plan).

Concierge Royal Suites are with 2x bedrooms (King-size double beds, walk-in closets, electronic safes), 3x full bathrooms (2x with double-sink vanities, 1x with bathtub and rainshower), 1x half-bath (shower), step-out balcony (with Jacuzzi/whirlpool hot tub), living room (double sofabed/3-seater couch), dining room (6-seat table), pantry (wet bar, wine cooler), 3x HDTVs (43-inch), USB-charging stations, motorized curtains.

Two-Story Royal Suites are Loft Suites (on 2 levels/decks 13-14) connected via a spiral staircase.

2-STORY ROYAL SUITES (Category 1B/named "Bagheera" and "Raja") have a living room with a double sofabed, a dining area (6-seat table), pantry, a large terrace/private sundeck (with a Jacuzzi/whirlpool, 6-seat dining table, 2x sun loungers and 2x deckchairs with low tables), 2x bedrooms (each with a King-size bed), 3x full bathrooms (2x main with double sinks plus 1x guest bathroom with shower). Of the main bathrooms, one has a bathtub (with a rain shower) while the other is without bathtub and has a walk-in rain shower.

1-STORY ROYAL SUITES (Category 1C) have a living room with a double sofabed, a dining area (6-seat table), pantry, a large terrace/private sundeck (with a Jacuzzi/whirlpool, 6-seat dining table, 2x sun loungers and 4x deckchairs with low tables), 2x bedrooms (with King-size beds), 3x full bathrooms (2x main with double sinks, 1x guest bath with shower). One main bathroom is with a bathtub and a rain shower, the other main bathroom has only a walk-in rain shower.

Disney Treasure Concierge Royal Suites photo

Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite

One-Bedroom Suites are with an outdoor terrace (patio furniture), bedroom (King-size bed/non-convertible), living room (double sofabed, Murphy bed), 2x full bathrooms (double-sink vanities, rain-head showers, bathtub), wet bar, walk-in closet, 2x HDTVs (43-inch).

Disney Treasure Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite photo

Concierge Family Balcony Cabin

Family Verandah cabins are with step-out balconies, a King-size bed (non-convertible), single sofabed, upper bunk bed, Murphy bed, full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Concierge Family Balcony Cabin photo

Concierge Family Oceanview Cabin

Family Oceanview cabins are with floor-ceiling windows (unobstructed bow views), King-size double bed (non-convertible), single sofabed, upper bunk bed, Murphy bed, full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Concierge Family Oceanview Cabin photo

Deluxe Family Balcony Cabin

Deluxe Family Verandah cabins are with step-out balconies, Queen-size double bed (non-convertible), single sofabed, upper bunk bed, Murphy bed, full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Deluxe Family Balcony Cabin photo

Deluxe Family Oceanview Cabin

Deluxe Family Oceanview cabins are with floor-ceiling window, Queen-size double bed (non-convertible), single sofabed, upper bunk bed, Murphy bed, full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Deluxe Family Oceanview Cabin photo

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

Aka "Agrabah Staterooms", Deluxe Verandah cabins are with step-out balconies, Queen-size bed (convertible to twins), single sofabed, upper bunk bed (quads), full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Deluxe Balcony Cabin photo

Deluxe Oceanview Cabin

Deluxe Oceanview cabins are with a round-shaped window (large Porthole/non-opening), Queen-size bed (convertible to twins), single sofabed, upper bunk bed or Murphy bed (in quads), full bathroom (shower-bathtub), split bathroom (washbasin-toilet).

Disney Treasure Deluxe Oceanview Cabin photo

Standard Interior Cabin

Standard Interior cabins are without windows and have a Queen-size bed (convertible to twins), single sofabed, upper bunk bed (in quads), full bathroom (washbasin-shower-bathtub-toilet).

Disney Treasure Standard Interior Cabin photo

Disney Treasure cabins review

MS Disney Treasure ship has 1256 staterooms, most of which are the midship-located Balconies. All cabins and suites are well planned and equipped with the cruise industry's latest amenities.

Of all passenger accommodations, ~90% (1133) are outside and in two types - verandah (948, or ~70%), and oceanview (185, or ~20%). Inside cabins are 123 (~10%). The top-tier accommodations are in the categories Concierge Suites (12x, all themed after "The Lion King" movie/2019), Royal Suites (4x) and the Tomorrow Tower Suite (1x). A total of 451 staterooms are specifically designed for families, having interconnecting doors.

Like on all DCL ships, passenger staterooms on Disney Treasure by sizes are ranked among the industry's largest standard cabins, designed to easily accommodate four people. Cabins are with ample storage space, lounge/living area and split bathrooms (1 room with shower-bathtub-sink-WC, and separate toilet-sink). Beds on are raised to allow underbed storage for 2 medium-sized suitcases. Each cabin has as standard amenities 2 mirrored vanities with chairs, 22-inch smart HDTV (satellite reception, infotainment system), iPod docking station, 2 rechargeable "Wave Phones" (for shipwide use).

Cabin grades include three "Guaranteed" categories: VGT-Balcony, OGT-Oceanview, IGT-Inside. Royal Suites are two types (1-story, and 2-story/Duplex) and feature a separate living room, wet bar, kitchenette (small cooking/dining area), media library, outdoor/balcony Jacuzzi. The two duplex Royal Suites are differently themed/decorated and named "Rajah" and "Bagheera".

Handicap staterooms (wheelchair-accessible cabins) are 35 total and in the following categories:

  • 1C (1-Story Royal Suite) room #10166
  • 2B (1-Bedroom Suite) room #13510
  • 3A (Concierge Family Verandah) room #13028
  • 3B (Concierge Family Oceanview) room #11504
  • 4C (Deluxe Family Verandah) rooms #6106-6108-7106-7108-7602-7604-8104-8106-8602-8604
  • 5C (Deluxe Verandah) rooms #6026-6200-6524-7196-7198-7692-7694
  • 5B (Deluxe Verandah) rooms #8190-8194-8688-8692-9180-9680-9682
  • 8C (Deluxe Family Oceanview) rooms #7510-7512
  • 9B (Deluxe Oceanview) room#2062
  • 9D (Deluxe Oceanview) rooms#6006-6504
  • 11C (Standard Inside) room#2559
  • 11A (Standard Inside) room#9175

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All standard cabins have Queen-size double bed (convertible to twin beds, wooden frames), wall-mounted reading lamps and bedside cabinets, ample under-bed storage space (for suitcases), Posturepedic Sealy mattresses, deluxe bedding sets (Frette Egyptian cotton linens/100%), spacious wardrobe (full-length mirror), full bathroom (glass door, single-sink vanity, bathtub, WC-toilet, glass shower, hairdryer, premium bath towels), H20+ spa products (by the brand "H2O Plus" / shampoo, conditioner, moisturizing body butter), living area separated by a curtain (with double sofabed, mirrored vanity table/desk with chair, built-in drawer dresser), 43-inch smart HDTV (infotainment system), USB-charging ports, refrigerator/drawer mini-bar, electronic safe box and lifejackets (in the closet), direct-dial phone (voice mail), LED-lighted full mirror, individual air-conditioning.

Most staterooms are quads and furnished with double beds (convertible), single sofabeds, 1x upper bunk or 1x Murphy bed (wall bed/pull-down bed). "Family cabins" are with King-size beds (non-convertible), single sofabeds and bunk beds (Pullman) and accommodate up to 5 passengers. A heavy curtain divides the living/sleeping areas.

All Suite passengers enjoy the following perks (bonus amenities and services): Disney-themed artworks, marble-top bathrooms (upgraded bath products, robes/slippers), luxury mattresses and bedding sets (including feather duvets, pillow menu), daily in-cabin dining (canapes, fresh fruits), console gaming table, 2 large HDTVs, BlueRay/DVD /CD player (with media library), board games, priority services (check-in, DCL cruise itinerary ports of call tendering), access to exclusive areas (Concierge Lounge and sun deck), free Internet, pre-dinner cocktails. Suite passengers also enjoy concierge services: (DCL cruise shore excursions booking, specialty dining-nursery-spa reservations, special requests, private parties/celebrations planning and assistance, in-room dining (all main restaurants menus).

  • Royal Suites have a master bedroom (plus hidden in the wall double pull-down and single pull-down bed), master bathroom (dual sinks, closet, whirlpool bathtub), large living room, dining area (pantry, wet bar), guest bathroom (shower, sink, WC), floor-ceiling windows, wrap-around private balcony (whirlpool bathtub).
  • 1-Bedroom Suites have a master bedroom/bathroom, living room (double sofa bed /convertible), dining room, guest bathroom, expanded balcony.

Concierge Suites and Concierge Family Cabins offer direct access to the ship's concierge-served facilities (1 small lounge, private sundeck area with chairs, free food and drinks). Most 1-Bedroom Suites are with connecting doors, Queen bed (convertible to twins), sitting/lounge area with double sofabed, 1 pull-down bed (in the living room), walk-in closet, 2 bathrooms (one with a whirlpool hot tub).

All balcony staterooms feature a private step-out veranda accessed via sliding glass doors (kid-proof locks), plexiglass railings, outdoor deck furniture (2 chairs, 1 small table). Categories 6A-6B have wall balconies, while categories 5A-5B-5C are plexiglass. Family Verandahs are with concierge service and have a Queen-size bed (or 2 twin beds), a hidden bunk bed, a larger living area (convertible sofabed), split bathroom. Category 4E cabins are with expanded balconies (twice bigger than standard balconies) but are open to views from above.

Most Oceanview staterooms have a Large Round Window (Porthole/non-opening). Of those, categories 9C-9D are with obstructed views (due to lifeboats). Family Oceanview (category 3B) is the largest.

DCL's innovative Inside Cabin features (industry's first) "Magical Portholes" - large, round-shaped LCD screens (positioned above the beds) projecting real-time outside views which are provided by ship's cameras. Veranda Cabin's balcony is fitted with 2 deckchairs and a low table.

New cabin themes

Agrabah Staterooms are among the cheapest and are Aladdin-themed.

The two-story Rajah Royal Suites (named after the tiger living in Princess Jasmine's palace/Aladin movie) feature artistic furnishings (turquoise-gold-purple color scheme) and they decors are Marocco-themed (paintings, vases, camel figurines, peacock feathers, jewels).

The two-story Bagheera Royal Suites are themed after Disney's movie "The Jungle Book" (1967).

Note: The ship's duplex apartments are with two floors interconnected via a spiral staircase

In mid-May 2021 DCL introduced the "Tower Suite" - the fleet's (and the industry's) second-of-its-kind loft suite integrated into the forward funnel/smokestack.

The unique accommodation is sized 1965 ft2 (183 m2) and its interior design (on the Disney Treasure ship) is inspired by Walt Disney World Resort's EPCOT Theme Park. The color scheme is gold, bronze, chrome and navy blue.

The Tomorrow Tower Suite accommodates up to 8 passengers and features 2x master bedrooms, 4x full bathrooms, half-bath (powder room), library (converting to a bedroom), kids' room (with built-in bunkbeds). The living room (on the lower level) is flanked by an open dining area, a pantry, and a bar, all offering unique views across the ship's upper decks through a 2-story window wall.

The master bedrooms are both on the Penthouse's upper level and have walk-in closets, King-size double beds, floor-ceiling windows (overlooking the living area below). The main bathrooms each have rain-head showers, double-sink vanities, spa bathtubs.

The Tower Suite's magical experience includes dynamic art pieces, special lighting and sound effects (providing a one-of-a-kind greeting), futuristic (molten metal and glass) accents.

Tomorrow Tower Suite is designed with Disney-style iconography, custom-made artworks and ornaments, and materials themed on Moana's Oceania world. The predominant color patterns are soft white and calm blue. The film-inspired interior decorations also include a custom-made canvas piece with Moana sailing on the sea, dimensional props (Moana's village), and a sculpture composed of shiny objects (interpretation of the collector crab Tamatoa's dazzling collection). The kids' room features a sparkling constellation pattern lighting up the ceiling.

The "Category 1A" loft suite's guests can expect royal service from a dedicated concierge team, an array of curated experiences, a selection of daily treats, private elevator access. Treasure Tower Suite's amenities include premium bedding (plush Frette duvets, top-quality cotton linens), a deluxe pillow menu (feather-, therapeutic- and memory-foam hypoallergenic pillows), terry robes and bath towels, motorized sheer shades and curtains, a wet-bar (fully stocked with bottled water and sodas), complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, VIP access to the Concierge Lounge and an exclusive Sundeck (with 2 Jacuzzis, a Bar, a children's wading pool, premium padded lounge furniture, a dedicated pool deck host service.

Disney Treasure cabin and suite plans are property of Disney Cruise Line . All floor plans are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.

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Which is cheaper: Disney World or a Disney cruise?

( NerdWallet ) – A Disney Cruise certainly isn't cheap, especially compared with other cruise operators. But what about compared with other types of Disney vacations?

For many travelers, a Disney cruise actually comes out cheaper than a trip to Walt Disney World.

To better understand Disney Cruise Line versus Disney World costs, NerdWallet analyzed prices for two people sharing one room across three price tiers: Value, Moderate or Deluxe.

Disney World trip costs included four categories:

  • Park tickets (and add-ons, such as Genie+ ).
  • On-property hotel room rates.
  • Food at park restaurants.
  • Add-on activities, such as spa treatments and tours.

Cruise prices are mostly all-inclusive, so the analysis only included:

  • Base rates (including taxes and fees).
  • Add-on activities.

Read more about NerdWallet's methodology at the end of this article .

Here's a closer look at the data on Disney Cruise Line versus Disney World costs.

Disney Cruise Line vs. Disney World: An overall cost comparison

While the data doesn't definitively determine whether one is cheaper every time, there are some clear trends.

For longer trips (e.g., seven nights), cruises are always cheaper. Cruises are also a better deal for Deluxe-style trips with larger or fancier rooms, plus activities like spa services.

Here are the average prices across each trip type:

What's included in a Disney Cruise?

While Disney Cruises have a relatively high base cost, you won't pay much more once onboard. Cruises include:

A room for two, plus taxes and port fees: Stateroom prices assume double occupancy, so solo travelers owe the same as a couple. They also include taxes and port fees, which vary by location but typically amount to about 15% of stateroom costs. Cramming more than two people in each room incurs an additional cost.

On Disney's newest ship, the Disney Wish, the lowest-cost, inside staterooms include a queen bed, convertible sofa bed, pull-down bed and bathroom, plus a mini refrigerator and TV.

All meals (except some upgraded choices): Food is free, except for a few upscale restaurants, alcohol and upgraded options. You can eat as much as you want from the onboard restaurants or order complimentary room service (available 24 hours a day).

Soft drinks are included at meals and at certain outposts like the teens-only lounge - but cost extra at bars and lounges. Alcohol is always extra, though Disney lets you bring alcohol onboard in limited quantities.

Most entertainment and activities: Once onboard, you're free to attend Broadway-quality shows, jump in the pools, hit the gym, visit the nightclubs and meet characters roaming about.

What's not included in a Disney Cruise?

There are a few extra costs you'll almost certainly encounter onboard. Extra costs include:

Gratuities: While not required, they're recommended. Disney suggests $14.50 per person, per night (about $100 extra per person on a seven-night cruise). Disney automatically adds an 18% gratuity for some optional add-ons, such as spa services and alcohol.

Transportation to the ship: You're on your own to arrive at the port, though Disney can help coordinate shuttles (for an extra fee, of course). Note that NerdWallet didn’t include transportation expenses to Disney World in its analysis.

Avoidable extras

Disney might try to sell passengers upgrades and add-ons, but you can have a delightful cruise even if you skip them:

Port adventures: Upon docking, you're free to explore on your own, which is theoretically free. Or, you can pay Disney to chauffeur you around through organized excursions. Some are affordable, like bike rentals (typically under $20). Others cost more, like tours of historical sites and guided scuba dives. Some run many thousands of dollars, like a seaplane ride through Misty Fjords National Monument offered on some Alaska cruises.

Wi-Fi: Internet access costs extra. Prices vary by itinerary, though it's rare to find free Wi-Fi on any cruise .

Some onboard entertainment and activities: You might pay extra for a princess tea party, personal training or a golf simulator.

What costs should you account for on a Disney World trip?

At Disney World, you generally pay for food and entertainment à la carte. While most experiences are included once inside the park, you're still paying for a ticket to get inside and the food at restaurants while you're there.

So with that, here are some costs you should expect to encounter at Disney World, broken down by service level:

Disney World ticket prices

Disney World ticket prices vary by park and date. An average Magic Kingdom ticket (typically the most expensive park) costs $160 for one-day tickets, though prices drop the longer you stay. NerdWallet found that the average five-day, one-park-per-day ticket price was $643, which breaks down to $129 per day.

Disney sells additional add-ons like Park Hopper tickets that let you visit multiple parks each day or access to Lightning Lane entrances , which are priority queues for certain attractions.

Disney World hotels

There are more than 30 Disney-owned hotels at Disney World. According to Disney price tracking site Touring Plans, rooms run as low as $128 per night at the affordable Disney All-Star properties.

Disney World food costs

Comparing Disney World versus Disney Cruise Line food is tricky, considering cruises are all-you-can-eat. Disney World has buffets and restaurants with à la carte meals and snacks.

Folks with lighter appetites (or who pack snacks) might find Disney World more worth it than a cruise. But cruises can offer significant savings for those who take advantage of the all-you-can-eat meals.

Other activities

Across both cruises and Disney World, you could stay entertained without opening your wallet (yes, there is plenty of free stuff to do at Disney World outside the theme parks ). But it's more realistic to assume someone spending a week at either would pay for extra activities, like spa services, snorkel rentals, mini golf or cruise Wi-Fi.

Depending on the length of the trip and price tier, NerdWallet's sample budgets accounted for additional entertainment line items:

In general, cruisers should budget more for add-on activities than Disney World vacationers. However, even the most frugal travelers are likely to pay a bit more for add-ons during a weeklong Disney World trip.

The bottom line

Don't write off a cruise simply because the upfront cost is far higher than a Disney hotel room. A cruise is more than a place to sleep - it's food and entertainment, too. When budgeting for a Disney World trip, budget for theme park tickets, food and all the other incidental costs that go along with it.

Both trips are growing in popularity. In 2022, Disney saw a 51% increase in occupied hotel room nights across all its resorts and a 32% increase in passenger cruise days, according to its Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Financial Report - suggesting that interest in theme parks is rising faster than cruises.

But for vacationers seeking any sort of Disney fix - especially for a week or longer who prefer more luxurious accommodations - cruising might be cheaper than going to Disney World.

Methodology

NerdWallet analyzed more than 75 cruise prices, 200 ticket prices and 550 hotel room rates at Disney-owned hotels, and prices for more than 100 additional activities and restaurant menu items.

NerdWallet broke trips into one-night, three-night and seven-night trips, and also categorized trips into three price tiers: Value, Moderate and Deluxe (the same classification that Disney World uses for its hotels).

NerdWallet's trip costs start once you're on resort property or onboard the cruise, and therefore don't account for parking, airfare or driving costs. Here's what's included in each price tier:

From there, NerdWallet used average costs to build sample trip budgets.

Additional Disney World notes:

  • Trips assume three meals per day and overnight stays at a Disney-owned hotel.
  • Three-night hotel room rates are based on Friday night check-in, which is generally more expensive than weekday check-ins. All hotel room rates are based on check-in dates that correspond with cruise departure dates.
  • Because Walt Disney World ticket prices vary by park, two-day ticket prices (used to estimate prices for a three-day trip) were based on Magic Kingdom and Epcot. 

Additional Disney Cruise notes:

  • Because Disney Cruise Line doesn’t offer discounted single-occupancy fares, all overall costs are based on two travelers (with hotel prices also assuming double occupancy).
  • NerdWallet's cruise analysis considered departures from Port Canaveral, Florida, which is about an hour’s drive from Walt Disney World.
  • NerdWallet analyzed cruises sailing through The Bahamas, though prices vary widely by destination.
  • NerdWallet analyzed journeys on the two ships: the Disney Fantasy and the Disney Wish.

These budgets should be used to estimate rather than determine your own Disney trip costs. For instance, you might spend less if you pack your own snacks, or you might spend more if you spring for miscellaneous costs (e.g. taxis, Mickey-shaped balloons or PhotoPass).

Sam Kemmis and Carissa Rawson contributed to this report.

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Which is cheaper: Disney World or a Disney cruise?

Disney Cruise Line offers first glimpse at new ship planned for 2025

Gene Sloan

Disney Cruise Line fans, get ready to sail on ... Disney Destiny.

That'll be the name of the third vessel in the line's new Triton Class of ships, Disney revealed Wednesday.

The 144,000-ton vessel will be a sister to the 20-month-old Disney Wish and the soon-to-debut Disney Treasure — the line's first new ships in more than a decade.

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Disney also is planning a fourth new ship called Disney Adventure to debut in 2025. The brand bought that vessel partially finished from another company that went out of business and is finishing it with Disney touches.

Together, the development and launch of the four new ships marks the biggest expansion in Disney Cruise Line's 26-year history. Until the debut of Disney Wish, the line operated just four vessels.

A ship of heroes and villains

In addition to announcing a name for the third Triton Class ship, Disney on Wednesday revealed that the vessel will have a "heroes and villains" theme that "draws on the legacy of beloved Disney stories, characters and theme park attractions."

In a press announcement, Disney said the ship's designers were "inspired by the dynamic duality of every great Disney story, where opposing forces of light and dark drive characters to rise to their purpose."

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The press announcement offered few details of the venues that would be on the ship but said passengers would "encounter heroes and villains alike" from such well-known Disney animation films as "The Lion King," "Hercules" and "One Hundred and One Dalmatians."

So maybe we'll be seeing Simba and Scar in some form on the vessel, and no doubt Cruella de Vil.

Disney on Wednesday also unveiled the first renderings of the exterior of the new ship and the filigree artwork that passengers will see on its bow. Filigree artwork on the bow is a tradition for all Disney cruise ships.

The illustration on the bow will depict Minnie Mouse "striking a valiant pose in a heroic ensemble, her cape waving majestically in the sea breeze as she boldly leads guests toward their vacation destinies," the line said.

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"The Disney Destiny will celebrate our most legendary Disney stories and characters, bringing them to life in new and exciting ways exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests," Sharon Siskie, the line's senior vice president and general manager, said in a statement accompanying the announcement.

"As we continue to expand our fleet, the Disney Destiny will further strengthen our position as a leader in family cruising as we offer even more ways for families to experience Disney magic and world-class service at sea," Siskie added.

The announcements came as the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, which is building the vessel, held a keel-laying ceremony to mark the official start of its construction.

The Triton Class ships have been designed with 1,258 cabins that can hold 2,508 passengers at double occupancy. With every pulldown bunk and pullout sofa filled, their total capacity rises to 4,000 passengers.

Disney Destiny is not yet open for bookings, and the date for its maiden voyage has not yet been set.

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Once you’ve chosen an itinerary, our “Select Your Stateroom” guide will lead you through the steps of reserving up to 4 staterooms for you and your travel party.

You’ll be asked to select from Inside, Oceanview, Verandah or Concierge staterooms. Within each of these categories, you can choose different styles by viewing representative photographs. Then tell us where on the ship you want your stateroom located: Aft, Midship or Forward. Finally, you can pick a specific location from our locator map.

If you need to book 5 or more staterooms, you can make multiple reservations, contact your travel agent or call Disney Cruise Line for assistance at (800) 951-3532. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.

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