L'Austral cabins and suites

L'Austral staterooms review, floor plans, photos

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L'Austral cabins and suites review at CruiseMapper provides detailed information on cruise accommodations, including floor plans, photos, room types and categories, cabin sizes, furniture details and included by Compagnie du Ponant en-suite amenities and services.

The L'Austral cruise ship cabins page is conveniently interlinked with its deck plans showing deck layouts combined with a legend and review of all onboard venues.

Owners Suite

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral Owners Suite  floor plan
Max passengers: 4
Staterooms number: 1
Cabin size: 485 ft2 / 45 m2
Balcony size: 95 ft2 / 9 m2
Location (on decks): forward-portside on deck 6-Mahe
Type (categories): (SA) Owners Suite

Prestige Suite

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral Prestige Suite  floor plan
Max passengers: 4
Staterooms number: 20
Cabin size: 400 ft2 / 37 m2 (2 connecting cabins)
Balcony size: 90 ft2 / 8 m2 (2 connecting balconies)
Location (on decks): 5-Bengale, 6-Mahe
Type (categories): (PS5, PS6) Prestige Suites / modular connected staterooms

Deluxe Suite

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral Deluxe Suite  floor plan
Max passengers: 2
Staterooms number: 3
Cabin size: 290 ft2 / 27 m2
Balcony size: 55 ft2 / 5 m2
Location (on decks): forward on deck 6-Mahe
Type (categories): (DS6) Deluxe Suite

(Balcony) Prestige Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral (Balcony) Prestige Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers: 2
Staterooms number: 92
Cabin size: 205 ft2 / 19 m2
Balcony size: 45 ft2 / 4 m2
Location (on decks): PR4 (4-Chandernagor), PR5 (5-Bengale), PR6 (6-Mahe)
Type (categories): (PR4, PR5, PR6) Prestige Stateroom / balcony cabins

(Balcony) Deluxe Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral (Balcony) Deluxe Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers: 2
Staterooms number: 28
Cabin size: 200 ft2 / 19 m2
Balcony size: 45 ft2 / 4 m2
Location (on decks): midship on deck 3-Calicut
Type (categories): (DEL) Deluxe Stateroom / balcony cabin

(Oceanview) Superior Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

L'Austral (Oceanview) Superior Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers: 3
Staterooms number: 8
Cabin size: 225 ft2 / 21 m2
Balcony size: none
Location (on decks): forward on deck 3-Calicut
Type (categories): (SP3) Superior Stateroom / Oceanview cabin

L'Austral cabins review

All of the MS L’Austral cabins are with forward location, while all public rooms are located aft. The passenger accommodations section is accessible via one staircase (aft) and only one elevator (forward). The ship’s passenger capacity may vary greatly, since many of the staterooms are interconnecting and create suites. L’Austral’s total number of staterooms is 4 suites and 128 cabins. The standard cabin configuration includes 24 suite accommodations and 88 rooms. Wheelchair accessible cabins are only 3 (one on each deck 3-4-5, location near the elevator). The number of all cabin categories is 9.

Follows the review of Ponant Cruises L’Austral staterooms as furniture, amenities and complimentary services:

  • All L’Austral cabins (regardless of category) have: king bed or convertible twin beds (bed tables, luxury mattress/bedding sets, silk cushions), bathroom (sink, shower, separate WC, terry bathrobes, luxury bath products), lounge/sitting area (long vanity desk, stationery, round table, armchair, mini-bar), dressing room (ample wardrobe/drawer space), flat TV (with movies on demand), hairdryer, iPod station, Wi-Fi Internet, personal safe, satellite direct-dial phone, power outlets (110/220), individual air conditioning.
  • 24-hour room service (complimentary) is also available for guests in all categories staterooms. Room-service menu offers fastfood items (incl burgers and fries, steaks, salads – all free of charge). Bottled water on shore excursions is also complimentary.
  • Luxury bath products in suites are by Sothys, in standard cabins are by L’Occitane.
  • Excepting the only one Owner Suite, all cabin categories feature bathrooms with a sliding panel in the shower room, revealing a glass wall for unobstructed seaviews.
  • The largest stateroom is the Owner’s Suite (on deck 6). This is a two-room accommodation with: bedroom (king bed, TV), master bathroom (Balneo bathtub, dual-sink vanity, separate WC and shower), guest bathroom (WC, sink), lounge area (double sofa bed, TV), dining area (4-seat dining table), private balcony (dual access).
  • Prestige Suites are also two-room accommodations, and have: 2 bathrooms (each with separate WC/sink, one with shower, master bathroom has bathtub), 2 dressing rooms, 2 TVs, 2 mini-bars. The lounge room has double sofa bed. This cabin type is actually 2 connecting Prestige balcony cabins (on Decks 4 & 5 only) with a double-width veranda.
  • Deluxe Suites’ bathrooms also feature separate bathtub/sink, WC and shower.
  • Prestige and Deluxe cabins are the same and differ only by deck location/price.
  • With the exception of Superior cabins (with Picture Window), all the L’Austral ship’s staterooms have private verandas with luxury lounge furniture (small table with 2 rattan chairs).
  • Superior staterooms are furnished with wardrobe, single sofa bed, dressing table.
  • Cabin categories with complimentary butler-service (included in L’Austral cruise fares) are: SA-Owner Suite, DS6-Deluxe Suite, and also both categories Prestige Suites (PS5 and PS6).
  • In-room babysitting is available upon request.

You can see all the furniture details on Compagnie du Ponant L’Austral cabin plans in the above table.

Since 2015, Compagnie du Ponant L’Austral cruise ship ticket prices are also “Open Bar” inclusive (of all beverages). This means unlimited and complimentary drinks served on the ship throughout the voyage. The list of included / free drinks has fine wines and champagnes, spirits, bottled water, all non-alcoholic drinks (also coffee), plus the mini-bar beverages in cabins.

Until summer 2015, Ponant cruise deals used to be all-inclusive (with drinks included) for the US market only. Ponant’s Europe-UK deals were inclusive of beverages served only with meals (fine wines and soft drinks). There was an optional all-inclusive alcohol package at GBP 210 PP per week.

L'Austral cabin and suite plans are property of Compagnie du Ponant . All floor plans are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.