MS Vesteralen

Hurtigruten Ltd Cruise List
Former Names:  None

Vesteralen is an older coastal ship but offers 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.  Vesteralen passengers tend to be 50+ and European and some Americans. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 19.8 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 5.7 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 11.2 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 10.2 passengers.
Size Very Small
Rating Budget
Built 1983
Refit 1995
Tonnage 6261
Passengers (Min/Max) 316/560
Crew 55
Officers Norwegian
CABINS
Total  148
The cabins are comfortable but compact, some with one berth and a sofa bed but most having upper and lower berths. They have limited facilities. Bathrooms are small with a shower and WC. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  101
Inside  47
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  0/0
There are few facilities onboard apart from observation lounges and a reasonable amount of deck space.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
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 no choice 3 course menu. There is also a cafe serving snacks, drinks (extra charge) 24 hrs. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
 ENTERTAINMENT
Relaxation and sightseeing are the entertainments onboard but there are occasional bands during the summer and informal lectures in winter.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library No
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 1
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. The facilities for disabled passengers are few but there is one wheelchair adapted cabin.
Lifts 1
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Acceptable. There are no special arrangements for children although they are welcome. 

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