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Deciding on an ncl cruise to Alaska next year. It leaves from Seattle (round trip). Can't decide on port or starboard side. We want a balcony midship. I've read so many different comments on this. Thanks for any help
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If you look on the Alaska board (perhaps you did, given your statement "I have read so many comments on it") you will see dozens of threads on the topic. And you will get the same info- many, many differing points of view. So nothing new here.

The fact is, there is no right or wrong answer.
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I would not worry about what side you are on.

I put more emphasis on where on the deck the room is located but not side.

I have sailed Alaska many times.

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It's a rouns trip. What you don't see going up, you can see coming back. EM
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