MS Marco Polo Cruise Review, Photographs and Deck Plan 2016

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MS Marco Polo

Post 2014 Deck Plan

The magnificent MS Marco Polo is seen here in 2015 whilst she celebrated her 50th.anniversary!

Photograph provided by & CMV

Introduction:

If you arrived at this page via one of the search engines and you wish to read about the Marco Polo. Tou will have noted that this is Page two and it contains the ships Deck Plan. I suggest that you first view Page One that contains full details on the ship as well as a Cruise review by Mr. John Happs, when he and his wife Hazel undertook a cruise to Iceland in June 2016. There are countless photographs by him, as well as others!

In regard to the Deck Plan below, I will commence with a General Layout of the decks and a listing of the ships Cabin Categories. Then I will place the two lower decks, being Caribic Deck 4 and Baltic Deck 5 on the right hand side of the page and then continue to the left and slowly upwards to Navigator Deck, being Deck 11. Below the Deck Plan there is a selection of the ships accommodations, complete with photographs and description of 9 of the 14 grades she has on offer.

 

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Accommodations

The Marco Polo has a range of considerable range of accommodations, in fact there are in total 14 grades, and below I will show these from the value for money lowest grade, being a Category 1 Grade inside cabin available on Caribic (4) and Baltic (5) decks. The best available are of course the Deluxe Suites, which are located in a prime position on the Columbus Deck (10).

Cat-1 - Inside Standard Cabins:

Average size 110 sq ft/10.21 sqm. Located on Caribic and Baltic decks, these smaller have two lower beds, a bathroom with shower and WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

Cat-3 - Inside Superior Cabins:

Most cabins are located throughout Pacific Deck but there are six slightly smaller cabins situated on Amundsen Deck and they all comprise two lower beds, a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Average size 126 sq ft/11.71 sqm.

Cat-4 – Inside Premium Cabins:

The most spacious inner cabins can be found on the Pacific (7), Amundsen (9) & Columbus (10) Decks and they comprise of two lower beds, however the majority of cabins in this grade may also accommodate a third or a fourth passenger in additional upper Pullman berths. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins 631 and 655 on Amundsen Deck are specifically equipped for wheelchair passengers with mobility limitations and their companions. Average size 158 sq ft/14.70 sqm.

Cat-6 - Ocean View Standard Cabins:

Situated on the Caribic and Baltic Decks, these cabins have twin lower beds and most benefit from ocean views through two portholes. They have a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Average size 119 sq ft/11.08 sqm.

Cat-11 - Ocean View Superior Plus Cabins:

There are six cabins situated forward on Amundsen Deck whilst the remainder of the Superior Plus accommodation is located in the forward and after sections of Pacific Deck. They have one window and a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Average size 139 sq ft/12.91 sqm.

Cat-12 - Ocean View Premium Cabins:

These spacious premium cabins are primarily located in the amidships section of Pacific Deck and here most twin bed cabins (except 432 & 433) can convert to a Queen Size bed. Cabins 549, 605 and 606 have double beds only and cannot be converted to twins. There are also two forward cabins on Amundsen Deck and three forward cabins on Columbus Deck. The remaining cabins of this grade are on Navigator, the highest passenger deck, but have views partially obstructed by the lifeboats. Each cabin has a large window, in many cases two; as well as a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Average size 161 sq ft/15.02 sqm.

Cat-DL - Ocean View Deluxe Cabins:

There are eight Deluxe cabins, two of which are situated on Pacific (twin bedded) and six located on Navigator Deck (Queen Size bed). They benefit from large windows and comprise an integral sitting area, a bathroom with bath, shower & WC, a refrigerator, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins on Navigator Deck (pictured) have partially obstructed views. Average size 213 sq ft/19.81 sqm.

Cat-JS - Ocean View Junior Suite:

There are just four Junior Suites; two each on the Pacific & the Navigator decks. These delightful cabins have twin beds, which can convert to Queen Size, an integral sitting area, a marble bathroom with bath, shower and WC, a refrigerator, walk-in wardrobe and plenty of drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. All four Junior Suites have windows although cabins 811 and 812 have views partially obstructed by the lifeboats. Average size 253 sq ft/23.50 sqm.

Cat-DS - Ocean View Deluxe Suite:

Pamper yourself with one of our two impressive Deluxe Suites that offer stylish accommodation and provide an elegant retreat in a prime position on the Columbus Deck. The bedroom offers a King size bed, a walk-in wardrobe, ample storage space and a mirrored dressing table, whilst the marble bathroom has a bath, shower and WC. In the separate living room there is comfortable seating, a TV and a DVD and other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Choose between the Mandarin Suite (706) on the port side or the Dynasty Suite (703) on the starboard side of Columbus Deck. Average size 484 sq ft/44.96 sqm.

Should you wish to view other grades of accommodations I suggest you click HERE and visit the CMV Cabin Description Page!

 

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