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Stateroom Guide: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

By - Updated November 2020


So, you’ve decided you’ll be sailing on either the Disney Dream or the Disney Fantasy.

Now, it’s time to decide which stateroom is right for you.

First things first though…

Did you review our primer on How to Choose a Disney Cruise Stateroom?

In that guide, I explain:

  • The four different kinds of staterooms available on a Disney Cruise
  • What comes standard in every Disney Cruise stateroom
  • What is NOT included in your stateroom
  • What do these strange category numbers mean for each stateroom?
  • How many guests can sleep in a stateroom
  • And lastly...our recommended method for selecting a stateroom

If you haven’t read it yet, I strongly recommend you read that guide first, as that will give you the background information you need about Disney Cruise staterooms.

Ready to go forward?

Awesome...you’re now ready to evaluate the various stateroom options available on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy cruise ships.

 

Inside staterooms are the most budget-friendly options onboard the Dream and the Fantasy.

They are usually the smallest staterooms and do not offer a window or balcony to the outside.

However, you get something pretty cool that oceanview and verandah staterooms don't have: Magical Portholes!

Magical Portholes

All inside staterooms on both the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy have Magical Portholes that show a real-time view of the outside just as if you did have a porthole.

If you have a starboard stateroom, you get the actual, current starboard view displayed on your Magical Porthole (LCD flat-screen monitor) Pretty nifty if you ask me!

Oh, and make sure to watch for little surprises that might float by.

And when you are ready for bed, just flip a switch to turn it off.

Two Variations of Inside Staterooms

There are two variations of Inside Staterooms: Standard and Deluxe.

One important difference between these variations is the bathroom configuration:

The Standard Inside staterooms offer a full bath while Deluxe Inside provide a split bath.

A full bath is where the tub/shower, toilet, and sink are all in one room.

A split bathroom means there are basically two bathrooms which is so helpful when multiple people are getting ready. One has a toilet and a sink, and the other has a tub/shower and a sink. 

Below are more details about the “Standard” and “Deluxe” variations of Inside Staterooms and how they differ:

 
Standard Inside Staterooms: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetViewBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3 to 4169Magical Porthole with real-time viewsFull bathroom with vanity, sink, shower and tubQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Upper berth pull-down bed
(not offered in cabins that sleep 3)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces11A - Deck 8, 9, 10
11B - Deck 5, 6, 7
11C* - Deck 2
*Accessible cabins are offered
Standard Inside Stateroom Images

Deluxe Inside Staterooms: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetViewBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3 to 4204Magical PortholeSplit bathQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Upper berth pull-down bed
(not offered in cabins that sleep 3)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces10A - Deck 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Deluxe Inside Stateroom Images

Oceanview Staterooms

Oceanview Staterooms found on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy are called "Deluxe Oceanview" and "Deluxe Family Oceanview".

The difference?

Deluxe Family Oceanview rooms are slightly bigger in square footage and can sleep up to 5 guests.

All Oceanview cabins are very similar to the Deluxe Inside Staterooms, except they offer a real porthole with a view outside of the ship.

Here are the specifications:

 
Deluxe Oceanview Staterooms: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetViewBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3 to 4204One or two large porthole windowsSplit bath, except in accessible staterooms where a full bath is offeredQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Upper berth pull-down bed
(not offered in cabins that sleep 3)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces9A* - Deck 5, 6, 7, 8
(1 or 2 porthole windows)
9B - Deck 2
(1 porthole)
9C* - Deck 7, 8
(1 obstructed porthole)
9D* - Deck 6, 7, 8
(1 obstructed porthole with limited ocean views)

*Accessible cabins are offered
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom Images

Deluxe Family Oceanview Staterooms: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetViewBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3 to 5241One or two large porthole windowsSplit bath, except in accessible staterooms and category 8A cabinsQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Wall pull-down bed
(in most)
Upper berth pull-down bed
(in some)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces8A* - Deck 5, 6
(2 large portholes)
8B - Deck 9
(1 large porthole)
8C - Deck 7, 8
(1 large porthole)
8D - Deck 5, 6
(1 large porthole)

*Accessible cabins are offered

Room Notes:

  • Categories 8B, 8C, 8D have round tubs with rainfall shower heads
  • The following staterooms feature a bathroom with a shower only - no tub:
    • 5018, 5518, 6012, 6510 and 6512
  • Category 8A staterooms have a different configuration than most rooms. They seem bigger and have 2 large portholes but they do not have a split bathroom. Also, 8A staterooms do not have a privacy curtain but instead have a…
    • Privacy wall divider in rooms 5020, 5022, 5520 and 5522, or a
    • Vertical pole in rooms 6014, 6016, 6512 and 6514
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom Images

Verandah Staterooms

If you want to be able to sit outside on a private open-air balcony, then a Verandah Stateroom is the way to go.

There are 3 kinds of verandahs:

Standard Verandah. Features an open-air balcony skirted by an acrylic wall, offering a full view of the horizon even while seated. (Found in Categories 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D. Category 5E have oversized verandahs, facing off back of the ship)

Disney Magic & Disney Wonder (Standard Verandah)

Standard Verandah - Img: Disney Cruise Line

Whitewall Verandah. Provides open-air lounging with a solid wall from the deck to the railing. Most of these staterooms are located in the aft of the ship. (Found in Category 6A, 6B)

Whitewall Verandah - Img: Disney Cruise Line

Navigator's Verandah. Enclosed for greater privacy, while still delivering a stunning view and sea breezes through a large, open-air porthole above the railing. (Found in Category 7A)

Disney Magic & Disney Wonder Navigator's Verandah

Navigator's Verandah - Img: Disney Cruise Line

About Connecting Verandah Staterooms

On most connecting verandah staterooms, the outside partitions can be opened to create an even more spacious balcony with access between rooms. Contact your stateroom host to unlock the partitions.

Two Variations of Verandah Staterooms

There are two variations of Verandah Staterooms: Deluxe and Deluxe Family.

The difference? Deluxe Family offers a little more square footage and can sleep up to 5 (instead of only 4).

Below are more details about the “Deluxe” and “Deluxe Family” variations of Verandah Staterooms and how they differ:

 
Deluxe Oceanview Staterooms with Verandah: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3 to 4246Split bath, except in accessible staterooms where a full bath is offeredQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Upper berth pull-down bed
(not offered in cabins that sleep 3)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces5A - Deck 9, 10
5B - Deck 8
5C - Deck 7
5D - Deck 6
5E* - Deck 6, ,7, 8, 9, 10
(oversized verandah, some with whitewall)
6A - Deck 8, 9
6B - Deck 5, 6, 7
(whitewall verandah)
7A - Deck 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
(navigator's verandah)

*Accessible cabins are offered
About Connecting Verandah Staterooms

On most connecting verandah staterooms, the outside partitions can be opened to create an even more spacious balcony with access between rooms. Contact your stateroom host to unlock the partitions.

 
Deluxe Oceanview with Verandah Stateroom Images

Deluxe Family Oceanview Staterooms with Verandah: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
4 to 5
except Category 4e which sleep 3-4
299Split bath, except in accessible staterooms where a full bath is offeredQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Wall pull-down bed
(in most)
Upper berth pull-down bed
(in some)
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces4A - Deck 9, 10
4B* - Deck 8
4C - Deck 7
4D* - Deck 6
4E* - Deck 5
(oversized verandah)

*Accessible cabins are offered
Room Notes
  • Categories 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D have round tubs with rainfall shower heads
  • Category 4E can only sleep 3 to 4 guests and has an oversized verandah that is about 2.5 times bigger than the standard verandah.
  • Category 4 staterooms have standard verandahs with clear Plexiglas walls.
 
Deluxe Family Oceanview with Verandah Stateroom Images

Concierge Staterooms

If you’re looking for a splurge to make your Disney Cruise even more magical, take a peek at the Concierge Staterooms.

These lavish cabins are a dream!

On top of the extra room in these suites, you’ll get access to extra amenities, such as:

  • Down duvets
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Elemis spa products
  • Complimentary WiFi service (up to 100mb)
  • Dedicated Concierge team
  • Access to the Concierge Lounge and Sundeck
  • The earliest check-in, giving the ability to begin booking reservations 120 days prior to sail date

Talk about luxury!

Here’s what the different cabins include:

 
Concierge Family Oceanview Staterooms with Verandah: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
5306Split bath, except in accessible roomsQueen bed
Double sleeper sofa
Upper berth pull-down bed
Can be connected to Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite or Concierge Royal Suite
Has sitting area with couch, TV and desk as well as a privacy curtain between the sleeping and sitting spaces
V* - Deck 11, 12 Forward
* Accessible rooms available
Concierge Family Oceanview Verandah Images

Concierge 1-Bedroom Suites with Verandah: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
56222 bathrooms, including master w/ double sinks, rain-style shower & whirlpool tub (except in accessible room - roll-in shower)Queen bed
Double sleeper sofa
Wall pull-down single bed in living room
Can be connected to Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah or the Concierge Royal Suites with Verandah
Full living room
Walk-in closet
Wet bar stocked with water & soda
Separate bedroom
T* - Deck 11, 12 Forward
*Accessible rooms available
Concierge 1-Bedroom Suites Verandah Images

Concierge Royal Suites with Verandah: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
51,7812 bathrooms, include master with double sinks, rain-style shower & whirlpool tub1 room with Queen bed
1 room with 2 single beds
Wall pull-down double bed in living room
Wall pull-down single bed in living room
Can be connected to Concierge 1-Bedroom Suite with Verandah or Concierge Family Oceanview Stateroom
Open dining salon with pantry and wet bar
Full living room
Whirlpool tub on verandah
Walk-in closet
Separate bedrooom
Living room
R - Deck 12 Forward
No accessible options
Concierge Royal Suites Verandah Images

Secret Staterooms

Have you heard about Disney’s “Secret Staterooms"?

So why is it a secret?

Well, because you get a higher category cabin for the price of a lesser category cabin.

Basically, you get more for your money on these unadvertised staterooms.

Yes! I love Disney secrets and I love saving money even more!  

Secret Verandah Staterooms

Both the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy have 24 secret verandah staterooms that are priced as Category 7 but are really Category 5 and 6.

Most of these rooms have a standard verandah but some sort of partially obstructed view because of an overhand that cuts off some of your view. Some views are less obstructed than others.

But listen up...

If you want one of these Secret Verandah staterooms, you better plan on booking early as these cabins have become very popular.

In the chart below I have listed the staterooms in order of least to most obstructed views.   

 
Secret Verandah Staterooms: Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

SleepsSquare FeetBathBedsGood to KnowCategories
3268Split bathQueen bed
Single sleeper sofa
Cabins are prices as Category 7A navigator's verandah but really has verandah with overhang obstructed view7A - Deck 6, 7
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

Staterooms:
In order of least to most obstructed views
8022
8164
8520
8662
7022
7170
7520
7668
9012
9152
9164
9512
9652
9664
6178
6678
7182
7680
8176
8674
5024
5524
Rooms to Avoid?

I haven't stayed in these rooms but from what I've read you might want to steer clear of 5024 and 5524.

The extended verandah of the cabin next door blocks your view and provides neighbors with a clear view into your stateroom from their verandah.

See video tour of Disney Dream 5524 here.

Triangular Verandah

There are two more 7A staterooms that don’t have an obstruction, but have a smaller (they call it undersized) triangular verandah. These are staterooms 5188 & 5688. Chairs do not fit on the verandah but there is a bench to sit on and enjoy the view.

 

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