For instance, in one guest cabin, the nightstands are round, capped with black marble and standing on chrome pillars. In the master stateroom, they slant up and out from tiny bases, culminating in a raised glass top. In another guest cabin, they are inverted pyramids atop chrome rectangles. Yet all fulfill the purpose of holding your nightly needs: a trashy novel, a glass of something soothing, perhaps a telephone. Fun in their function, they set the Ocean Alexander 98 apart.