Columbus deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

Columbus deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by CMV (Cruise and Maritime Voyages) deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the Columbus cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Columbus staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

MV Columbus (built 1988 as “FairMajesty”, last refurbished in 2017) was the smallest and oldest among P and O Australia cruise ships. Pacific Pearl cruise ship was previously operated under the name Star Princess (between 1989 and 1997, link to the 2001 launched ship) as part of the Princess Cruises fleet. In early February 2016 was officially announced that Pacific Pearl will leave P&O’s fleet in 2017 to join CMV (Cruise And Maritime Voyages) as "MV Columbus".

Columbus cruise ship deck plan has a total of 773 staterooms for 1546 passengers (max capacity is 1855 guests) served by 700 crew/staff, 11 passenger decks (out of 13) with 4 restaurants, 8 bars, 2 swimming pools, 2 jacuzzies, 12 elevators.

CMV Columbus ship features 150 single cabins. These staterooms are designed for solo travellers and available for booking with 25% supplement on equivalent cabin category double occupancy  prices.

Note: On the Columbus ship, self-service launderettes (passenger use laundry/ironing facilities) are located on decks: 6-Main and 10-Upper. Laundry services on board are not complimentary /included in the fares. Smoking on the ship is permitted only at designated outdoor public areas.

CMV Columbus 2017 refurbishment review

During the ship's 3-week drydock refurbisment (May 13   -June 5, 2017, done in Rotterdam Holland at DSR / Damen shipyard) the Pacific Pearl vessel was transfromed into the New Columbus. The list of modification works and changes done to the ship before entering the CMV's fleet, included:

  • Repainting was done to the hull and superstructure. New livery and the new shipowner's (CMV) logos and markings were added.
  • Redesigned were the existing youth areas / converted to adult facilities. This added the new "Columbus Lounge" (Observation Lounge & Library / aft on deck 14) and the new "Trumps & Aces" (kids area / aft on deck 11).
  • Most of Pacific Pearl's other venues were renamed, redesigned and extensively refurbished.
  • Columbus is CMV's first vessel to offer "Whittard of Chelsea" (UK brand) specialty tea and chocolate beverages, plus gift collections on sale at the onboard shop.
  • Technical maintenance works included main diesel engines, ship's propulsion units (thrusters, generators, propellers were polished), pipelines and valves (some were modified or renewed), tender boats, lifeboats, davits (crane devices), fuel and water tanks (repair and cleaning).

Pacific Pearl ship's last refurbishment 2015 review

During Pacific Pearl's last drydock refurbishment (in August 2015, done in Sydney NSW) was installed PYO AU's signature P&O Edge Adventure Park. The outdoor facility serves 15 open-air activities on the top deck, including surfboard simulator, bungee trampoline, walk the plank, flying fox. Another new feature was the Pandora outlet (selling top Australian brand jewelry).

  • The ship’s decor was changed after the refit, with new furniture, fresh colour palettes and artworks for the Atrium, Mix bar, Orient bar, Connexions bar, Luna restaurant.
  • The Plantation buffet restaurant was redesigned.
  • General renovation works were done to all public areas and all cruise cabins (including new carpeting), also to the Spa / wellness complex, The Dome (disco nightclub) and the Waterfront restaurant.
  • The Orient bar received 2 grand pianos.

Deck layouts

  • Deck 02 - Caribbean-Spa

    Columbus Deck 02 - Caribbean-Spa
  • Deck 04 - Pacific

    Columbus Deck 04 - Pacific
  • Deck 05 - Reception-Lobby

    Columbus Deck 05 - Reception-Lobby
  • Deck 06 - Main

    Columbus Deck 06 - Main
  • Deck 07 - Promenade

    Columbus Deck 07 - Promenade
  • Deck 08 - Columbus

    Columbus Deck 08 - Columbus
  • Deck 09 - Boat

    Columbus Deck 09 - Boat
  • Deck 10 - Upper

    Columbus Deck 10 - Upper
  • Deck 11 - Navigator

    Columbus Deck 11 - Navigator
  • Deck 12 - Lido-Pool-Bridge

    Columbus Deck 12 - Lido-Pool-Bridge
  • Deck 14 - Sun

    Columbus Deck 14 - Sun
  • Deck 15 - Pacific Pearl deck 2

    Columbus Deck 15 - Pacific Pearl deck 2
  • Deck 16 - Pacific Pearl deck 4

    Columbus Deck 16 - Pacific Pearl deck 4
  • Deck 17 - Pacific Pearl deck 5

    Columbus Deck 17 - Pacific Pearl deck 5
  • Deck 18 - Pacific Pearl deck 6

    Columbus Deck 18 - Pacific Pearl deck 6
  • Deck 19 - Pacific Pearl deck 7

    Columbus Deck 19 - Pacific Pearl deck 7
  • Deck 20 - Pacific Pearl deck 8

    Columbus Deck 20 - Pacific Pearl deck 8
  • Deck 21 - Pacific Pearl deck 9

    Columbus Deck 21 - Pacific Pearl deck 9
  • Deck 22 - Pacific Pearl deck 10

    Columbus Deck 22 - Pacific Pearl deck 10
  • Deck 23 - Pacific Pearl deck 11

    Columbus Deck 23 - Pacific Pearl deck 11
  • Deck 24 - Pacific Pearl deck 12

    Columbus Deck 24 - Pacific Pearl deck 12
  • Deck 25 - Pacific Pearl deck 14

    Columbus Deck 25 - Pacific Pearl deck 14

Columbus deck plans are property of CMV (Cruise and Maritime Voyages). All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.