Overview of Norwegian Cruise Line cabins – what you need to know

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) offers staterooms and staterooms for every type of traveler on board, from ultra luxury to spaces perfect for solo cruisers.

Norwegian Cruise Line offers up to seven different cabin types, these categories include; The Haven, Club Balcony Suites, Spa Staterooms, Balcony Staterooms, Oceanview Staterooms, Inside Staterooms and Studio Staterooms.

Each type of Norwegian Cruise Line cabin is equipped with unique amenities and features designed to enhance the passenger experience on board.


Studio cabins are a relatively rare commodity in the cruise industry. Norwegian Cruise Line offers this type of cabin for solo travelers who wish to board a cruise alone.

Each studio has a double bed, a bathroom part of the bedroom which includes a walk-in shower, sink, dressing table and toilet. Each studio also contains a television, a small desk, and a virtual porthole screen that allows guests to view the view from outside the ship and virtually enjoy the ocean view.

(New studio cabin onboard Norwegian Prima)

Studio cabins contain all the amenities a solo traveler might need on their trip, all in a cozy and comfortable 100 square feet of space. These rooms are often offered at a special price, and Norwegian Cruise Line also frequently runs special sales on these rooms. Be sure to check the “Cruise Deals” section of the Norwegian Cruise Line website.

Exclusive to solo travelers booked in a studio cabin, access to the private studio lounge. The Studio Lounge was designed by Norwegian Cruise Line specifically for passengers traveling alone so they can have a place to meet and interact with other solo passengers on board. The lounge is equipped with a food and beverage station. The lounge can also host special events for solo travelers.

Interior cabins

NCL describes its interior cabins as “lively style and intelligent sophistication”.

family indoors

The family interior cabins are equipped with two beds which can be configured as a queen bed or separated into two separate beds. In addition, these rooms can accommodate families or a group of travelers, as each family cabin inside is equipped with two pullman beds. This means that up to four passengers can comfortably sleep in the Family Inside cabin category.

(Inside cabin on Norwegian Prima)

On the inside

These rooms are often the most affordable cabin type for average cruisers. Inside cabins on NCL’s ships are primarily designed to comfortably accommodate two guests. These rooms are equipped with their own bathroom, a closet, a television and a small office area. Inside staterooms are approximately 135-160 square feet.

Ocean view cabins

“These elegant staterooms offer beautiful amenities and unobstructed ocean views,” Norwegian Cruise Line says of its Oceanview staterooms.

Ocean View Family

These staterooms offer all the amenities of NCL’s Inside Staterooms, but feature windows that give passengers a view of the ocean, whether it’s in the morning when getting ready for the day or in the evening when they’re falling asleep. Family rooms with ocean views can accommodate up to five people. In addition, most cabins in this category are located near the children’s areas on board.

Ocean view

All ocean view staterooms are equipped with all standard NCL inside stateroom amenities, including a bathroom with a walk-in shower, television, small desk, and closet. Ocean view staterooms are typically between 235 and 370 square feet. It is important to note that the windows in these ocean view cabins do not open.

Staterooms with balcony

“Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto your own private balcony. Sleek and sophisticated amenities enhance these modern rooms,” Norwegian Cruise Line says of its balcony staterooms.

Family balcony

Designed to give families plenty of space when traveling, these rooms measure between 216 and 426 square feet and can accommodate up to four people.


Balcony staterooms offer passengers their own space to enjoy unparalleled views. These rooms have two beds that can be configured as a queen or separated. Each room has a balcony with two chairs and a small table, a sofa area with a small desk, a closet, a bathroom with a walk-in shower and a television.

Large Balcony

These larger balcony staterooms are 331 square feet and come with all the amenities of the regular balcony stateroom. These rooms offer larger balconies for guests to enjoy ocean views while sailing along their cruise.

Spa cabins

(Spa Cabin at The Haven)

Norwegian Cruise Line offers a unique type of stateroom called Spa Staterooms. “The Haven Spa Suite, Spa Club Balcony and Spa Balcony offer a more relaxing spa experience at sea with easy access to the spa and fitness center,” says Norwegian Cruise Line about this category of cabin. All spa cabins provide passengers with complimentary access to the thermal suite onboard NCL ships. These rooms feature relaxing spa-themed decor in each room.

The Spa Haven Suite with Balcony

This luxurious room located in The Haven Resort aboard select NCL ships, features a king-size bed, personal whirlpool tub, relaxing spa decor, large walk-in closet, a large desk and a balcony with deck chair. These rooms are between 430 and 433 square feet.

Spa Club Suite with Balcony

These relaxing spa-themed suites feature oversized waterfall showers and are located adjacent to the Mandara Spa on board NCL ships. This room type is 249 square feet.

Spa balcony

The most affordable of the spa cabins, the spa cabin with balcony has a sofa area, a balcony with table and chairs, a closet and a desk area. This room type is approximately 218-234 square feet.

Club Suite with Balcony

“Sublime and spacious suites ideal for the two of you or the whole family. Savor luxurious touches and breathtaking private views,” Norwegian Cruise Line says of its Club Balcony Suites.

Most of these cabins are located amidships, making them perfect for people who want to experience as little ship movement as possible. Due to their location, these venues are close to all the action aboard NCL ships. These rooms are equipped with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed, which allows them to accommodate up to four people. Each room has a private balcony and measures approximately 249 to 361 square feet.

Le Havre

(Example of a The Haven cabin type)

The Haven is a unique area aboard select Norwegian Cruise Line ships. The Haven offers exclusive and private luxury amenities for guests staying in these room types. “Hidden at the top of the ship, The Haven offers our most luxurious and well-appointed accommodations, along with a 24-hour butler, concierge service and a private sundeck,” NCL says of The Haven.

All passengers staying in The Haven Rooms have access to private areas of the ship including The Haven Lounge, The Haven Restaurant, The Haven Fitness Center and The Haven Courtyard and Deck. This exclusive area of ​​NCL ships is like its own ship within a ship.

Included with your stay at The Haven, guests will enjoy the following exclusive perks and amenities:

  • Skip the regular queues and be personally escorted on and off the NCL ship to both dock and port-of-call destinations.
  • 24-hour certified butler. This member of staff will help guests with almost everything, from unpacking their suitcases to serving champagne.
  • Concierge services to help guests book meals, entertainment, shore excursions, etc.
  • Yard Attendant in The Haven Courtyard and Sundeck areas to attend to all guest needs.
  • Evening turndown service in cabins.
  • Priority when booking specialty restaurants and onboard entertainment.
  • Shipwide mobile phone (available on select NCL ships).
  • Platinum cabin key card.
  • Minibar and luxury coffee machine in the cabin.
  • Special Haven menus in restaurants.
  • Invitations to exclusive cocktail parties (with ship’s officers).
  • Fine linens, feather duvets on cabin beds and access to a choice of pillows.
  • Fluffy bathrobes and slippers in the cabin.
  • Luxury bathroom products in the cabin bathroom.

(The Haven Lounge)

The Haven Deluxe Owner’s Suite with Balcony

The most spacious and luxurious staterooms aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship are found in this stateroom category. These rooms measure an impressive 1,459 square feet and can accommodate up to 6 people. These spacious rooms have a full living room, large bedrooms with several closets, a bathroom with bathtub and a large balcony with several lounge chairs.

The Haven Two-Bedroom Family Villa with Balcony

These rooms offer a luxurious experience for families or large groups of people. This type of room is equipped with a bedroom with a king-size bed, a second bedroom with a double sofa bed, a living area, a bathroom with a bathtub and a balcony with a chair. long. This room type is approximately 622 square feet.

The Haven Penthouse with Balcony

This room type outside of The Haven has luxurious amenities, including a king-size bed, a double sofa bed, two bathrooms, a large living room and a large balcony with lounge chairs.


Norwegian Cruise Line offers a wide variety of cruise cabins to its passengers. NCL cabins vary in price and amenities. Every guest considering cruise travel with Norwegian Cruise Line will be able to find a cabin that suits their wants and needs. NCL caters to all groups of travelers, from families to solo adventurers.

Not all room types offered by Norwegian Cruise Line are found on all ships. Once you’ve decided which Norwegian Cruise Line ship to board for your next voyage, carefully review the cabin options, you’re sure to find an option that suits your needs.

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