What Is an Amtrak Roomette?

What Is an Amtrak Roomette?
Amtrak is a corporation owned by the U.S. federal government that provides passenger train service within the continental United States. An Amtrak roomette is one of the sleeping quarters on an Amtrak train.


An Amtrak roomette has reclining seats on both sides of a window that convert into a bed. An upper berth unfolds from the wall to provide an upper bed with its own window.


An Amtrak roomette has a sink, toilet and a table that folds down. It also has electrical outlets, climate control and individual reading lights.


Amtrak roomette accommodations provide meals, towels and fresh linen for two people. It also includes bottled water, newspapers and coffee service.


An Amtrak roomette is able to accommodate up to two people and two suitcases.


The dimensions of the entire Amtrak roomette are 3 ft. 6 in. by 6 ft. 8 in. The dimensions of the lower berth are 2 ft. 4 in. by 6 ft. 6 in. The dimensions of the upper berth are 2 ft. 4 in. by 6 ft. 2 in.

Article Written By Allan Robinson

Allan Robinson holds a bachelor's degree with majors in biology and mathematics. He has written numerous health articles for sites such as eHow and LIVESTRONG. Robinson also has 15 years experience as a software engineer and has extensive accreditations in software engineering.

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