Review of American Melody deck 4 (Lounge)
The fore-located Lounge is the ship's main lounge with floor-ceiling windows and glass-roof cover. It also serves as the ship's show lounge with a central stage and ample comfortable seating area full of comfy chairs and plush sofas. Here are served warm cookies starting at 10 am. The complimentary Afternoon Tea service (with fresh pastries) is at 3:30 pm. The free-drinks cocktail hour is at 5:30 pm. Root beer and ice cream are passed around during the evening show. The evening entertainment includes one show (beginning at 8:15 pm) lasting about 1 hour. The show program could be a live concert, solo performances, music tribute, themed music, movie trivia. The large space for the evening shows is in the room's center. Furniture is daily rearranged (sometimes 2 or 3 times a day) to suit the themed entertainment. This is also the place for the American Cruise Lines' enrichment program, consisting of differently-themed lectures (history, food and wine, literature, etc). Also hosted here are recognition presentations and American Song cruise itineraries and tours-related multimedia presentations and port talks.
The aft-located Lounge features wicker furniture, floor-ceiling windows, glass-roof cover, and direct access to an open-air terrace (lower sundeck area). Throughout the day, there are served beverages, snacks, freshly-baked cookies, and pastries. Lounge's floor-ceiling glass doors open to a Lower Sun Deck furnished with padded loungers and deck chairs. The lounge bar serves water, soda, and light snacks throughout the day. A Complimentary Afternoon Tea service is offered between 3:30-4:30 pm. In the evening, there is a complimentary cocktail hour.
Lower Sun Deck is also directly accessible via stairs from Deck 5.
Exercise room (midship-starboard) is the ship's indoor Gym - fitness facility equipped with free weights, workout benches, Kinesis One station, treadmills, exercise bikes.
Cruise cabins from 402 to 420, all of which are Balcony staterooms in categories AAM, SB-Single Balcony (midship-portside), plus three VS-Veranda Suites and one OS-Owner's Suite.