MV Columbus 2

Hapag-Lloyd Kreufahrten Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Insignia, R2

Columbus 2 is an elegant refurbished ship that features superb décor in the grand public rooms and offers luxury cruising in an elegant yet casual environment. Over sixty percent of the rooms have outside balconies.  Columbus 2 passengers tend to be Mixed Ages and Mainly German. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 43.9 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 1.7 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 36.7 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.1 passengers.
Size Medium
Built 1998
Refit 2003
Tonnage 30277
Passengers (Min/Max) 690/824
Crew 400
Officers European
Total  345
Standard grade cabins are quite compact but well equipped with good storage space. Balcony cabins are larger. All cabins are nicely decorated and bathrooms are compact but well fitted. 
Balcony  242
Ocean View  85
Inside  28
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  1/0
There is plenty of sunbathing space on the Lido deck surrounding the pool and two Jacuzzis and above this there is a jogging track and golf nets. The aft Oceania Spa area has a Thalassotherapy pool and offers a good range of treatments.
Jacuzzis  3
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  No
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Good
Open seating formal dining is offered in The Grand Dining Room, Toscana and the Polo Grill. Buffet style dining is provided in the Terrace Café (Tapas on the Terrace at night) with indoor and outdoor seating. Both food and service is of a high standard. Main Dining Rooms  3
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
Entertainment is provided in the Regatta Lounge where there is a stage and dance floor although this tends to be low key. It is also the lecture venue.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino Yes
Casual and comfortable during the day. Evenings range from smart casual (shirt & trousers) to informal (jacket and tie for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
All tips are included in your price.
Wheelchair cabins 3
Wheelchair access is good. There are 3 designated inside cabins for wheelchairs.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 4
The rating for children is Unsuitable. This ship has no facilities for children. 

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