MS Polarlys

Hurtigruten Ltd Cruise List
Former Names:  None

Polarlys is a modern coastal ship offering well appointed public areas, panorama lounges and is ideal for those wanting to cruise the natural beauty of the Norwegian coast. Remember that it is also a working ship and car ferry.  Polarlys passengers tend to be 50+ and European and some Americans. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 25.1 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 6.8 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 16.3 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 10.5 passengers.
Size Small
Rating Standard
Built 1996
Refit 0
Tonnage 12000
Passengers (Min/Max) 479/737
Crew 70
Officers Norwegian
Total  226
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  0
Ocean View  205
Inside  21
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  0/0
There are no sports or exercise facilities on this vessel.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Limited
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 no choice 3 course menu. There is also a cafe serving snacks, drinks (extra charge) 24 hrs. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
Relaxation and sightseeing are the entertainments onboard but there are occasional bands during the summer and informal lectures in winter in conference rooms and an observation lounge.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library No
Casino No
Dress is normally informal on this line but many passengers choose smart casual clothing for dinner rather than formal.
All tips are included in your price.
Wheelchair cabins 3
Wheelchair access is acceptable. The facilities for disabled passengers are few but there are wheelchair adapted cabins.
Lifts 2
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no special arrangements for children (except a playroom) although they are welcome. 

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