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|Cabin size:||1670 ft2 / 155 m2|
|Balcony size:||1345 ft2 / 125 m2|
|Location (on decks):||aft on deck 8|
|Type (categories):||(OR) OWNER’S RESIDENCE|
The OWNER’S RESIDENCE has total size 280 m2 / 3015 ft2, including 155 m2 (indoor) and 125 m2 (outdoor).
|Cabin size:||605-795 ft2 / 56-74 m2|
|Balcony size:||150-805 ft2 / 14-75 m2|
|Location (on decks):||6-7-8-9-10|
|Type (categories):||(RS1, RS2, RS3, RS4) RESIDENCE|
The OCEAN RESIDENCES are sized between 70-149 m2 (755-1605 ft2) including 56-74 m2 (indoor) and 14-75 m2 (outdoor).
Category CO-Cove/RS1 cabins (10x total/decks 7-8-9-10, deck 6) are sized, respectively, 70-80 m2 (755-860 ft2) including 56 m2 (605 ft2) indoor plus balcony (14-24 m2 / 150-260 ft2).
Category RR-Retreat/RS2 cabins (6x total/decks 8-9, deck 7) are sized, respectively, 77-81 m2 (830-870 ft2) including 63 m2 (680 ft2) indoor plus balcony (14-18 m2 / 150-195 ft2).
Category SR-Serenity/RS3 cabins (4x total/deck 7, deck 9) are sized, respectively, 113-126 m2 (1215-1355 ft2) including 60 m2 (645 ft2) indoor plus balcony (55-65 m2 / 570-710 ft2).
Category CR-Cocoon/RS4 cabins (2x total/deck 6) are sized 149 m2 (1605 ft2) including 74 m2 (795 ft2) indoor plus balcony (75 m2 / 805 ft2).
|Cabin size:||365-505 ft2 / 34-47 m2|
|Balcony size:||95-225 ft2 / 9-21 m2|
|Location (on decks):||PH1 (7-8-9), PH2 (9-10), PPH & GPH (6-7-8-9-10)|
|Type (categories):||(PH1, PH2) PENTHOUSE, (PPH) PREMIER PENTHOUSE, (GPH) GRAND PENTHOUSE|
The OCEAN PENTHOUSES are sized between 43-68 m2 (465-730 ft2) including 34-47 m2 (indoor) and 9-21 m2 (outdoor).
Category PH1-STANDARD Penthouses (7x total cabins on decks 7-8-9) are sized 43 m2 (465 ft2) including 34 m2 (365 ft2) indoor plus balcony (9 m2 / 95 ft2). Category PH1 cabins (deck 6) are sized 48 m2 (515 ft2) including 34 m2 indoor plus larger balcony (14 m2 / 150 ft2).
Category DP-DELUXE Penthouses/PH2 (8x total cabins on decks 9-10) are sized 48 m2 (515 ft2) including 38 m2 (410 ft2) indoor plus balcony (10 m2 / 110 ft2).
Category PPH-PREMIER Penthouses (42x total cabins on decks 8-9-10, deck 6, deck 7) are sized, respectively, 52-53-61 m2 (560-570-655 ft2) including 42-43-43 m2 (450-465-465 ft2) indoor plus balcony (10-10-18 m2 / 110-110-195 ft2).
Category GPH-GRAND Penthouses (10x total cabins on decks 7-8-9-10, deck 6) are sized, respectively, 60-68 m2 (645-730 ft2) including 47 m2 (505 ft2) indoor plus balcony (13-21 m2 / 140-225 ft2).
Ocean Grand Terrace Suite
|Cabin size:||300 ft2 / 28 m2|
|Balcony size:||120 ft2 / 11 m2|
|Location (on decks):||6-7|
|Type (categories):||(GTS) GRAND TERRACE SUITE|
The OCEAN GRAND TERRACE SUITES are sized 39 m2 (720 ft2) including 28 m2 (indoor) and 11 m2 (outdoor).
Ocean Terrace Suite
|Cabin size:||300 ft2 / 28 m2|
|Balcony size:||75 ft2 / 7 m2|
|Location (on decks):||6-7-8-9-10|
|Type (categories):||(OT1, OT2, OT3, OT4) OCEAN TERRACE SUITE|
The OCEAN TERRACE SUITES are standard balcony cabins sized 35 m2 (375 ft2) including 28 m2 (indoor) and 7 m2 (outdoor).
MSC Explora 3 cabins review
MSC Explora III staterooms (461 total) are all outside, balconied and in Suite categories (advertised as OCEAN FRONT SUITES). Each cabin is fitted with floor-ceiling windows slide-opening to a step-out balcony. Cabin sizes start at 35 m2 (375 ft2), making the accommodations some of the biggest in the luxury ship travel industry.
For Explora Journeys' cabin designs were contracted two architectural and interior design studios - De Jorio Design International (Genoa Italy) and Nenmar (London UK).
Cabin types include OWNER'S RESIDENCE (1), OCEAN RESIDENCES (22), OCEAN PENTHOUSES (67), and the majority are the OCEAN SUITES/RESIDENCES (371, including 70x GRAND). The ship has a total of 82 interconnecting cabins (family suites) designed for families and small-group travelers.
All suite terraces are private and with a dining area and comfortable seating (daybeds).
Explora 3's standard cabin amenities (provided complimentary in all staterooms regardless of cabin category) include a step-out balcony (accessed via floor-ceiling sliding glass doors), lounge area (2-seater sofa, glass-top coffee/dining table, armchairs), refrigerated mini-bar (daily replenished according to the passengers' preferences), Espresso machine (bio-degradable pods), tea-making facilities (kettle and teapot, complimentary selection of brand coffees and teas), electronic safe box (suitable for tablets and laptops), mirrored vanity table/writing desk, smart UHDTV (satellite reception, infotainment system, Internet, on-demand movies), sleeping area (Queen-sized bed convertible to twin beds, down duvets, 4x pillows/premium pillow menu, bedside wireless chargers), walk-in closet (spacious wardrobe with hangers and drawers), personal binoculars (for the voyage), refillable water bottle (complimentary for each passenger), en suite bathroom (heated floor, wall-hung toilet, walk-in shower, plush bathrobes and slippers, premium brand bath toiletries, Dyson Supersonic hairdryer, single-sink vanity, LED-lighted mirror).
Wheelchair-accessible cabins (ADA-certified suites) are with larger doors and bathrooms with bathtubs.
24-hour room service is also provided complimentary.
Most staterooms are with double capacity (two adults), but some are triple (accommodating two adults and a child).
OCEAN PENTHOUSES and OCEAN RESIDENCES are with separate living and sleeping areas, 4-6-seat dining tables, plenty of lights, contemporary furniture, original artworks. OCEAN RESIDENCES' terraces are fitted with an outdoor Jacuzzi/whirlpool, 4-seat dining table and padded sun loungers.
"MSC Yacht Club" 24-hour butler services are provided complimentary to all OCEAN RESIDENCES and OCEAN PENTHOUSES. Butler services packing and unpacking, pressing and laundering assistance, room service, itinerary and land transportation planning, special event planning, reservations assistance (onboard and ashore).
The OWNER'S RESIDENCE features a Living Room with a fireplace and a double sofabed, Dining Room (8-seat table), Guest Toilet, Powder Room, butler pantry, large bedroom ((King-sized bed, low table with 2x armchairs), Dressing Room, Steam Room, marble bathroom (double-sink vanity, bathtub, separate shower room). OWNER RESIDENCE's aft-facing wraparound terrace covers the ship's full width and is fitted with an infinity whirlpool (rectangular, glass-walled), outdoor shower, 2x double daybeds, 4x padded sun loungers, dining area (4-seat table), lounge area (1x low table, 4x armchairs). The balcony is accessed via four doors.
MSC Explora Journeys deals are inclusive of accommodation, shipboard food (dining at 9 venues plus room service), unlimited beverages (including fine wines, premium liquors, brand coffees and teas, soft drinks), complimentary cabin mini-bar drinks and snacks, access to the wellness facilities (Spa, Fitness, training programs), tips/onboard gratuities, free unlimited Wi-Fi (throughout), Welcome Aboard Gifts (flowers, mini chocolates, bottle of champagne), premium shuttle bus services (port to downtown), 24-hour concierge services, twice-daily housekeeping services (including evening turndown service), shoeshine service.
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