Azamara Journey deck 5 plan

Deck layout and review

Review of Azamara Journey deck 5

  • Cabaret Lounge & Bar is the ships’ theater (main show lounge, capacity 450 seats) with low ceiling, stadium seating (stepped floors), large dance floor and stage for live evening entertainment (band music-, classic piano-, singing-dancing- and cabaret-style performances, also stand-up comedians, magicians, ventriloquists). On some nights here are also shown movies. The ship has its own troupe of 6 performers (singers and dancers), some of them also hosting daily trivia games and dance classes. The theater also serves the line’s enrichment program. Here is hosted the signature “AzAmazing Evening” – Azamara Journey itinerary-related destination lectures with media presentations, plus special-themed lectures (on history, politics, art, etc) by guest speakers. Each evening the theater lounge offers ballroom dancing, followed by 2 show productions (early at 8 pm, and late at 10 pm). After that it transforms into disco nightclub. During the day, here are hosted various pre-scheduled onboard activities (trivia games, bingo, dance classes, arts-crafts workshops, lectures, seminars).
  • Public Restrooms
  • Casino Luxe is a small lounge with 4 gambling tables (3-card poker, roulette, 2x Blackjack) and slot machines (incl video poker /1 cent, 5 cents, 25 cents, 1 dollar; max slot bets $5). The staff provides free of charge gambling lessons. At the ship casino are regularly hosted slot- and Blackjack tournaments. The Casino lounge is served with drinks and light snacks by the Spirits Bar (sports bar).
  • Spirits Bar (aka Casino Bar) is located outside the Casino. This is a sports bar furnished with comfortable armchairs and tables, and large-size LED screens showing live sporting events (channels ESPN-ESPN2). The bar menu offers a selection of international beers, also wines (by the glass) and cocktails. The bar hosts daily scheduled activities (trivia contests, seminars). In late evenings, Spirits Bar transforms into Club Luxe – nightclub offering live music performances by a resident musician (solo piano or guitar).
  • Promenade deck (open-air areas)
  • Photo Shop (in the hallway /starboard) provides professional photo-video services by the ship’s photographers and sells duty-free priced equipment and photo accessories. At the photo gallery passengers can use touchscreen monitors to browse and purchase photos.
  • The Shop (“The Journey Shop”) is a duty-free priced convenience store selling liquor, tobaccos, sundries, toiletries , perfumes, sunglasses, casual and swim wear, Swarovski jewelry, Azamara Club logo merchandise, special occasion gifts.
  • “Indulgences” is a luxury boutique shop selling at duty-free prices designer jewelry and name-brand watches.
  • Mosaic Cafe (open between 7 am – 1 am) is a patisserie / specialty coffee bar with a separate tea kiosk. Specialty coffees cost extra, but the light snacks here are complimentary – fresh mini pastries, finger sandwiches, scones, fine chocolates. The bar also sells liquors and serves Afternoon Tea. Daily are hosted cards-playing and trivia games. Here passengers can get information about the “Wine Cellar” (wine tasting dinner events at Prime C). In the evening, Mosaic Cafe transforms into the Mosaic@Night (nightclub with live music).
  • Discoveries Lounge & Bar (starboard Martini Bar /specialty cocktails)
  • Discoveries Restaurant (aft location) is the ship’s Main Dining Room (MDR) with waiter service and plenty of 2-seat tables (max table capacity is 8-seats). The MDR restaurant is complimentary and open-seating (no reservations are required) for Breakfast (7 – 9:30 am), 4-course Lunch (12 noon – 2:30 pm, on seadays only) and 4-course Dinner(6:30 – 9:30 pm). Discoveries Dining Room also serves Afternoon Tea (between 4-5 pm, on seadays only). Note: Depending on cruise itinerary (ports arrival times), MDR times may slightly vary. Breakfast menu includes deli meats, egg station (made-to-order eggs and omelettes), pancakes, waffles, French toast, fresh fruits, selection of cereals, breads, pastries. Lunch menu (on seadays only) offers appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, plus a daily burger special. Among the lunch menu items are shrimp (with crab cake stuffing), nicoise salad (with tuna), mixed greens salad, stir-fries, BBQ-grilled salmon, gelato ice cream, sorbets. Afternoon Tea service (on seadays only) offers 3-tiered trays (finger sandwiches, cookies, petit fours) and filled scones. Dinner menu offers appetizers, salads (incl a daily special), soups, pastas, entrees (incl healthy and vegetarian dishes), separate dessert menu (with beverages). At dinner are always offered some 10+ classic items, including steak (NY strip loin), fish (sauteed salmon filet), grilled chicken breasts, shrimp cocktail, escargots, chilled soup, Caesar salad. A separate dinner dessert menu offers creme brulee, cheesecake, gelato ice cream, sugar-free items, drinks.