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Best Aft Haven Suites(H6) on Breakaway-Plus class

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Which floors have the best/biggest H6’s on the Breakaway-Plus class ships? Specifically on the Joy. I’ve seen threads on here listing them in size order for the Breakaway ships, but have seen any for the Breakaway-Pluses. 

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Now that the Raptors-Bucks game/series is over...:classic_wacko:

 

The Haven Aft-facing suites come in 2 configurations for the BA & BA Plus ships. Either the bedroom is near the balcony (Configuration A) or the master bathroom is near the balcony (Configuration B).

 

First, decide on your preferred bedroom/master bathroom configuration.

 

With Configuration A, the bedroom (larger) is near the balcony and there is a 2nd access door to the balcony in the bedroom.

With Configuration B, the master bathroom (larger) is near the balcony and has a view of the ocean and balcony but no 2nd access door to the balcony. 

 

Configuration A doesn't have natural light in the master bathroom.

Configuration B doesn't have natural light in the bedroom.

 

On Breakaway and Getaway, Configuration A is on decks 11 and 14.

On Breakaway and Getaway, Configuration B is on decks 9, 10, 12, and 13.

 

On Escape/Joy/Bliss/Encore, Configuration A is on decks 9, 10, 12, 13, and 15

On Escape/Joy/Bliss/Encore, Configuration B is on decks 11 and 14. (opposite of BA/GA)

 

All H6 living rooms are basically the same no matter which ship (BA/GA/Escape/Joy/Bliss/Encore) other than mirror image between port and starboard and decor details. Tiny details (such as a support pole on certain deck 15 balconies) are insignificant.

 

The balconies are all roughly the same width but differ in depth.

 

On BA/GA, the size order is 9, 12, 11, 10, 14, 13 from deepest to least deep.

On Escape/Joy/Bliss/Encore, the size order is 9, 12, 15, 14, 11, 10, 13 from deepest to least deep.

 

(Yes, I copy/paste because I'm too lazy to type the whole thing :classic_wink:)

Edited by Two Wheels Only

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Two Wheels, this info was so helpful when I chose my aft facing Haven suite for my Breakaway cruise . I found your post when I was researching,  glad this thread gave me the reminder to say THANKS! 

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We just got off the Bliss, room 14880 (H6, Config. B).  I loved all the light in the bathroom, the layout was ideal, and I loved the size of our room and balcony.  HOWEVER.  The window washing platform sits just off the balcony and it will obstruct your view for certain things.  It certainly did not ruin our vacay but I was quite frustrated when we were in Glacier Bay looking at Marjorie Glacier.  We eventually got a good angle to take photos but this ugly device blocked a lot of shots.  From what I can tell, the other H6 on 14 has the same issue. 

 

 

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We just returned from Joy yesterday and we were in 9372.   It was perfect.  We had really great weather and loved the balcony!  You have Cagneys right below and cabins above.  I thought it would seem like a long haul to the Haven but it really wasn't that bad.   We would either take stairs down to deck 8 and go to forward elevator up to 17 or take back elevators up to 17 and cut across outside.  In inclement weather the first option would be your best bet. 

 

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22 minutes ago, Sand_Sun_Sea73 said:

We just returned from Joy yesterday and we were in 9372.   It was perfect.  We had really great weather and loved the balcony!  You have Cagneys right below and cabins above.  I thought it would seem like a long haul to the Haven but it really wasn't that bad.   We would either take stairs down to deck 8 and go to forward elevator up to 17 or take back elevators up to 17 and cut across outside.  In inclement weather the first option would be your best bet. 

 

This is exactly what we are considering, an H6 on the Joy in Alaska. Are you posting a review? How much time did you spend on the balcony vs the observation lounge? Does it matter which side of the ship you’re on for this particular itinerary?

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1 hour ago, trimom30 said:

We eventually got a good angle to take photos but this ugly device blocked a lot of shots.

 

It seems that Escape has the equipment issue on deck 15 while the newer ships have it on deck 14. Something that I had never considered.

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Thanks for the info! We booked a deck 9 H6 on the Encore for a summer 2020 cruise. 

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On 5/26/2019 at 6:51 PM, Sand_Sun_Sea73 said:

We just returned from Joy yesterday and we were in 9372.   It was perfect.  We had really great weather and loved the balcony!  You have Cagneys right below and cabins above.  I thought it would seem like a long haul to the Haven but it really wasn't that bad.   We would either take stairs down to deck 8 and go to forward elevator up to 17 or take back elevators up to 17 and cut across outside.  In inclement weather the first option would be your best bet. 

 

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I was in this room for the May 25th sailing. I always book a H6 on decks 9 or 12. I spent lots of time on this balcony daily. 

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For you ladies out there who utilize the vanity area, and want good light; I booked the H6 on deck 12 (9 wasn't available) as the bedroom opens up to the balcony, and with the mirror having some mobility, I will be able to have actual light on my face.  It was a hard call between the two renditions.  Thank you to all of you for the input and information.

 

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