What are Amtrak Roomettes like?

What are Amtrak Roomettes like?

What are Amtrak Roomettes like?

Each brightly lit roomette has huge double-decker windows and sleeps up to two people. The lower level chairs collapse into a comfortable bed, and there's a drop-down bed directly above them. Both are complete with their own bed linens, pillows, temperature controls, lights, bed-side storage nooks and beautiful views.

Can you sleep in an Amtrak roomette?

Amtrak's Sleeping Car (often called "Sleeper Car") accommodations provide overnight travelers the choice of a roomette, bedroom, bedroom suite (two adjoining bedrooms) that can accommodate one to four people, and Accessible bedrooms. In a roomette, daytime seating converts to beds at night.

Do Amtrak Roomettes have toilets?

All sleeper cars have a shower room and bathroom. Additionally, if you are traveling on a train that is just one level (Viewliner), your roomette will have the added perks of a sink, toilet, high ceilings and extra windows.

What is included in Amtrak roomette?


  • Two comfortable seats by day.
  • Upper and lower berths by night.
  • Fresh towels and linens.
  • Access to a private restroom and shower in your car.

How big is a roomette on an Amtrak train?

Equipped with a landscape window in every room, our roomettes are perfect for the solo traveler or a couple of adventurers. Each room has two comfy seats, two beds, outlets and a fold-down table. The dimensions of each roomette are 3’6’ X 6’6 and have room for two adults — a great cozy option for first time riders.

Is it good to travel in a roomette on a train?

For the price, I’d travel in a roomette again — the seats are comfortable, the cabin is quiet and pleasant-smelling, the included meals are ample and edible, and it’s nice to lie flat while sleeping. The area near Glacier National Park is beautiful. This being said, a roomette — or Amtrak train travel in the US — isn’t for everyone.

What do you need to know about Amtrak Viewliner sleeping cars?

These private accommodations contain everything you need for a day of watching the country roll by and births for sleeping at night, plus storage for your gear. Viewliner Sleeping Cars have roomettes, bedrooms, and an accessible room for special needs passengers.

What to expect in a room on Amtrak?

From safety protocols and eating to passing the time without Wi-Fi, here’s what you can expect when booking a private room on Amtrak.

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