The Gangway (narrow passage) is used for crew and passenger embarkation/disembarkation. It leads to an Entrance Hall, where is the Reception Desk and the Lobby. The lobby has panoramic floor-ceiling windows, a seating area, an Internet Cafe corner (4 computers, 1 printer) and the Video Games Arcade (starboard).
The Reception offers 24-hour guest assistance and information, and also serves the Hurtigruten tours and expedition program (booking, planning, information).
Next to the Arcade is the Kids Playroom (doubles as nursery, with babysitting services).
With forward location is the Main Lounge, also hosting daily multimedia presentations and professional lectures by expert scientists and wildlife experts.
The Bistro (midship-portside location) sells light snacks and drinks (24-hour open).
A small shop sells Hutigruten logoed merchandise, hand-made Norwegian souvenirs, toys, special occasion gifts.
The aft-located Restaurant is the ship’s dining room, with large floor-ceiling windows and a buffet station and a self-service station for coffee-tea-juice. The Galley / Kitchen is adjacent to the Restaurant. The Restaurant offers buffet-style Breakfast (bacon, eggs, sausages, cold meats, cheeses, seafood, breads, cereals, fruits, porridge) and Lunch (salads, soups, hot/cold meats, seafood, vegetables, desserts). Dinner is 2-seating and waiter served (with a 3-course menu, featuring Scandinavian food specialties). Wine by the bottle is also offered at extra cost. Hurtigruten has a wine package available for purchasing at the Reception.