MS Spitsbergen

Hurtigruten Ltd
Former Names:  Atlantida

MS Spitsbergen is Hurtigruten's latest ship which has been adapted to be environmentally friendly and suitable for polar waters. She will operate as an Expedition Ship with a full expedition team and educational programme onboard  Spitsbergen passengers tend to be 50+ and European and some Americans. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 34.8 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.9 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 34.8 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.9 passengers.
Size Small
Rating
Built 2009
Refit 2016
Tonnage 7025
Passengers (Min/Max) 202/202
Crew 70
Officers Norwegian
CABINS
Total  102
The cabins are comfortable but compact typically with one berth and a sofa bed. They have limited facilities. Bathrooms are small with a shower and WC. 
Balcony  8
Ocean View  72
Inside  22
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins  
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  0/0
This ship is ideal for those who want to unwind, and features a fitness room, male and female solarium and male and female sauna , a massage room/solarium and two jacuzzis on the sun deck.
Jacuzzis  2
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
RESTAURANTS
Food onboard is Norwegian. All inclusive meals are served in the one restaurant. Breakfast is buffet style and lunch is the famous "Cold Table" while dinner is a set 3 course menu with no choice. There are 2 cafes serving snacks and drinks (paid for). Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
 ENTERTAINMENT
Spitsbergen has several lounges. Relaxation, sightseeing and expert lecturers giving daily talks on topics such as biology, history, geology, and the eras of human exploration.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
DRESS CODE
Dress is normally informal on this line but many passengers choose smart casual clothing for dinner rather than formal.
TIPPING
All tips are included in your price.
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 2
Wheelchair access is acceptable. The facilities for disabled passengers are few but there are wheelchair adapted cabins.
Lifts 2
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Acceptable. There are no special arrangements for children although they are welcome. 

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