Maybe it’s because I was staying alone, or maybe it’s because I’m used to cramped New York City apartments …
Let’s take a look around the stateroom.
The Infinite Veranda is currently available on Celebrity’s Edge series, which includes the cruise line’s Apex and Edge ships.
The cruise line’s upcoming Celebrity Beyond, which will debut in 2022, will also have the Infinite Veranda staterooms.
Let’s start with the furthest end of the room and work our way up to the entry door.
Up first, the veranda, which is comprised of floor-to-ceiling windows that provided ample natural light during our sunny days out at sea.
This focal point wall of windows was the only source of natural light, and kept the stateroom from feeling small and cramped.
There was also a control pad by the veranda that allows guests to open the windows for some fresh sea breeze.
Its blinds can also be controlled using another touchpad closer to the entrance of the room.
This second touchpad doubles as the stateroom’s control center to adjust features like the lights and temperature, but all of these amenities could have also be changed through the Celebrity Cruises app.
But back to the veranda. Its two lounge chairs and small table created a sanctuary-like space, a peaceful getaway from the ship’s crowds. If I didn’t have a packed schedule, I would have loved to lounge here in the morning light with a cup of coffee.
In my stateroom, the living room served as a divider between the veranda and bed.
This leisure space had a couch, a long table, and a desk in front of a full-length mirror.
There was also a charging station with a variety of outlets hidden inside a white box, creating a more organized charging port without any tangled wires.
The desk wasn’t giant, but it provided just enough space for a quick work-from-anywhere session.
Next up, the “bedroom,” which had a wall-mounted television and a comfortable king-sized bed.
The bed was lined with Celebrity’s proprietary “exhale” bedding line, which includes a cashmere mattress and a soft bedding set.
I often miss my own bed when I’m traveling, but this bed was so comfortable, I forgot about my own plush mattress and stack of pillows at home.
Maybe it was the exhaustion from traveling, but every night, I fell asleep within five minutes of laying my head down on the plush pillows.
The closet was right next to the bed, and separated the living space from the bathroom.
There wasn’t much room between the closet and the edge of the bed, but because I was traveling alone, this wasn’t an issue.
Inside, there was an umbrella, a laundry bag, a safe, another full-length mirror, some hangers, and cotton bathrobes.
The closet was small, but definitely provided enough storage space for a short trip.
Now, the bathroom, which was just around the corner.
Honestly, I was expecting a small, cramped bathroom where I could touch both walls without fully extending my arms (I’m looking at you, tiny New York apartments).
Instead, I was pleasantly surprised to find a sink that was unnecessarily large, more shelves than I could have filled, and a modern shower.
The refillable shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and body wash containers also quelled some of the eco-anxiety I often feel when I forget my personal products at home and have to rely on the small, disposable toiletries instead.
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