American Melody deck 4 plan (Cabins-Lido-Bridge)

Deck layout and review

Review of American Melody deck 4 (Cabins-Lido-Bridge)

The fore-located Navigation Bridge (called "Pilothouse" or "Wheelhouse" on riverboats) is passenger-accessible. Along with passenger cabins, here are also the Captain's Suite and officers' quarters (adjacent to the pilothouse).

The midship-starboard High Note Lounge serves the American Cruise Lines "Eagle Society" loyalty program and hosts various club activities, member discussions, trivia games.

The aft-located Sky Lounge is an indoor venue with premium furniture, floor-ceiling and wall-to-wall windows (allowing 270-degree views), glass-roof cover (SkyLight) and direct access to an open-air Terrace (Ellipse Cafe). Throughout the day, there are served beverages, snacks, freshly-baked cookies, pastries, beverages. Sky Lounge's opening glass doors allow it to expand by including the furnished Terrace/Ellipse Cafe. Throughout the day, the Cafe's Bar serves complimentary water, soda, light snacks. Complimentary Afternoon Tea service is available between 3:30-4:30 pm. In the evening, there is a cocktail hour with free drinks.

American Cruise Lines Modern Riverboat (Sky Lounge)

Ellipse Cafe is an alfresco dining venue directly accessed from the Sky Lounge, as well as (via outdoor stairs) from decks 3 and 5. The Ellipse Cafe (aka Back Porch Cafe/Lido) has plenty of outdoor seating - padded deckchairs, 2-seater sofas, 4-seat tables.

American Cruise Lines Modern Riverboat (sundeck)

Cruise cabins from 404 to 426, all of which are Balcony staterooms in categories GS-Grand Suite (forward, 650 ft2 / 60 m2), VS-Veranda Suite (midship, 405 ft2 / 38 m2) and SB-Single Balcony (midship-starboard, 250 ft2 / 23 m2).

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