MV Marco Polo

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Former Names:  Aleksandr Pushkin

Marco Polo is a comfortable ship with a classic profile and an ice strengthened hull. There are a wide range of spacious public rooms with tasteful décor. Marco Polo is a child-free ship (over 16s only).  Marco Polo passengers tend to be 45+ and British. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 27.6 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 27.6 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.2 passengers.
Size Small
Built 1966
Refit 1993
Tonnage 22080
Passengers (Min/Max) 800/800
Crew 356
Officers International
Total  425
The cabin sizes vary but are adequate with wooden mirrored closets. The deluxe suites have a separate living area,mini bar,17/19" flat Screen TV,complimentary cabin breakfast & complimentary towelling bathrobes & slippers,marble bathrooms,walk in closets. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  294
Inside  131
Single  15
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  1/0
Spa & Fitness Centre, offers a range of exercise machines & sauna. Also swimming pool, dance class, hair styling, manicure, pedicure & massages and treatments. Also coastal trips & wildlife watching, jakkalo, quoits, golf, shuffleboard and table tennis.
Jacuzzis  3
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
The Waldorf Restaurant is an extremely pleasant restaurant. The food is well presented, of good quality and service is attentive. Alternative buffet dining is available in Marco's which also provides breakfast and lunch also outdoors. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
Entertainment is provided in the theatre style Marco Polo Lounge with a variety of exciting shows. Late night cabarets, Captain's Club and Scott's bar with resident pianist. In addition the ship has a card room, lectures and an internet café.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Casual and comfortable during the day. More elegant clothing may be worn in the evening.
All gratuities on Astor cruises are included in the fare. On Columbus, Magellan and Marco Polo: £7 per passenger night is automatically charged to your shipboard account (£6ppn for cruises over 16 nights).
Wheelchair cabins 2
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. The facilities for disabled passengers are few and certain ship areas have difficult access areas.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 4
The rating for children is Unsuitable. Child-free ship (over 16s only). 

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