Marella Explorer deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Marella Explorer deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Marella Cruises deckplan pdf (printable version).
Each of the Marella Explorer 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 Marella Explorer staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
Marella Explorer (built 1996, formerly Celebrity Galaxy, Mein Schiff 1, TUI Explorer, last refurbished in 2018) was the oldest TUI Cruises ship of the Century-class. The vessel was followed by Mein Schiff 2 (Celebrity Mercury, Marella Explorer 2 since 2019) and Celebrity Century. In 2017, the ship was sold to Thomson (Marella Cruises) under the name “TUI Explorer” and later renamed to "Marella Explorer". The shipowner and operator TUI Cruises is an RCCL subsidiary line – a German joint venture capital cruise company of TUI AG (German travel corporation) and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) - world’s second biggest passenger shipping company (after Carnival).
Marella Explorer cruise ship deck plan has a total of 962 cabins for 1924 passengers (max capacity is 2681 guests) served by 900 crew/staff. The ship has 13 passenger accessible decks, 10 restaurants / bistros, 10 bars , 3 lounges, 2 swimming pools (plus 1 for kids), 3 jacuzzies, 10 elevators.
Complimentary dining options on Mein Schiff 1 (included in all TUI cruise deals) were Anckelmannsplatz, Atlantik Klassik, La Vela, Cliff 24, GOSCH Sylt. At additional charge were the restaurants Blaue Welt, Surf & Turf, Richards.
Marella Explorer 2018 refurbishment review
The liner entered drydock in Cadiz Spain (Navantia shipyard, April 20 through May 13). The 4-week project was managed by Trimline Ltd / Southampton-based cruise ship interior outfitting company).
During the refit the vessel received new carpeting (45 km2 / 17 ml), new data cables (over 60 km / 37 ml), 650 wi-fi access points. A total of 35 venues and public areas.were reconstructed and refurnished.
Among the new venues installed during the reconstruction were the Flagship Bar, Disco Club, Indigo (entertainment complex), Champneys Spa (first at sea). The new spa has a Finnish sauna (with floor-ceiling windows), full-service Thermal Suite, Treatment Suites (with showers and their own saunas). Spa cabanas were added to the adults-only The Veranda (Deck 14).
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