Vintage Brochure - Typical Staterooms And What They Cost - 1938
Some Typical Staterooms and their costs for transatlantic voyages onboard the Ocean Liners of the United States Lines or the American Merchant Line one-class ships.
(All rates quoted are for one-way "off-season" passage to British ports. Staterooms are on the Manhattan and Washington unless otherwise stated.)
$227. This luxurious outside room on "A" deck measures 16' 7" x 11' 8". With it, a sizeable foyer where your trunks can be kept out of the way—a tiled bath with built-in tub. Similar rooms with shower for $214.
$105. Here's one of the comon the "American One Class" ships. Every room is on the promenade deck. And for only five or ten dollars more, you get a private shower or bath.
$196. Just ten dollars above minimum for this handsome "B" deck room with private shower and toilet. Twin beds, three easy chairs, large wardrobes — and still plenty of "elbow room."
$127. Three people live comfortably in this large Tourist outside room its spaciousness avoids "crowding." Bed lamps, thick carpets, triple-view mirrors — every detail shows the thoughtful planning that adds so much to your comfort.
$147. Here's a large, airy outside Cabin Class room on the President Harding and President Roosevelt—a real"buy" for the money. Twin beds, night table, full-length ward-robes and look at the size of the dresser.
$95. This typical 3rd Class Cabin offers every comfort you could wish for. Hot and cold running water, real Simmons beds with Beautyrest mattresses, wardrobes, and an up-to-the-minute ventilation system.
Brochure Courtesy of Pat Tiffany 2012