Review of Mariner Of The Seas deck 3 (Studio B-Cabins)
The Royal Theater (balcony level 2 of 3)
Center Ice Rink (Studio B) is an ice-skating stadium (2-tiered show lounge) with capacity 760 seats. This is a multipurpose complex with daily activities (ice-skating, ice games, hockey, cooking demonstrations, adult scavenger hunts) and a live RCI original production show (professional ice show) in the evening. Studio B is complimentary – equipment is provided and no reservations are needed. Tickets are free, but have to be obtained in advance. During the day, the ice rink operates with 45-min sessions (max 50 guests per session). During drydock refurbishment 2018, here was added the glow-in-the-dark laser tag gaming room. Friends and family members can team up and play the "Battle for Planet Z" game.
RCTV (radio-communications-television-video, Internet) is a control center also producing the Royal Caribbean video channel programming. The channel is part of the interactive TV system in all cruise accommodations. It plays videos from onboard-recorded shows, contests, special events (parties, parades, etc), movies, current itinerary/cruise excursions related RCI videos. The RCTV room has a window for passengers to see the ship’s media control area with monitors and other equipment.
Focus (Art Gallery / Photo Gallery & Shop) provides photo and video services by the ship’s professional photographers. The Gallery has displayed both guest-made and professional photos (available for purchasing) and a photo kiosk. The Shop sells duty-free equipment (cameras, accessories, memory cards, etc). At the Art Gallery are displayed artworks available for purchasing at discount prices (allegedly cheaper than at land galleries). Art auctions are occasionally held at the Lotus Lounge (show lounge on promenaded deck 5).
Rhapsody In Blue Restaurant is an aft-located complimentary Dining Room (menu, capacity 735 seats) serving Breakfast (between 7-9.30 am), Brasserie 30 Lunch (12-2 pm / on seadays only) and Dinner (with 2 fixed seatings - at 6 or 8:30 pm). Here is also served DreamWorks Characters Breakfast (at surcharge, reservations are required).
Cruise cabins from 3240 to 3728, of which Inside (category 6V) and Oceanview staterooms (categories 1N, 2N, 3N and 8N with round-shaped porthole windows).
Note: On Deck 3 was located Dragons Lair's lower level (the ship’s disco nightclub with capacity 240 seats/ on 2 decks). The upper level was redesigned as VIP Casino Lounge. Each level is served by its own bar. Among the features are a large dance floor, DJ programming (nightly), themed dance nights, disco parties.