Review of Asuka 2 deck 6 (Plaza-Lounge-Casino-Shops)
Aft/stern-facing Sports Area (open-air sundeck) with Table Tennis (portside/2x ping-pong tables) and Golf Driving Range (starboard/2x golf swing practice cages).
Club 2100 (aft bar lounge) has a large central stage/dance floor and plenty of comfortable seating (plush armchairs and cocktail tables).
Mariner's Club (starboard) is a premium bar lounge (with leather couches and armchairs, serves a selection of top-brand alcohol) adjacent to the Smoking Lounge (Cigar Room, which also houses an Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Crafts).
Portside are lined three adjacent venues - Compass Room (meeting room), Card Room (with several 4-seat tables for playing cards and board games), and the Library (with a large collection of books and magazines).
Midship are located four boutique shops selling duty-free merchandise - the portside stores Le Bleu (perfumes, cosmetics, skincare and beauty products) and FLAP-FLAP (casual clothing, accessories, travel essentials), and the starboard stores Pegasus (fashion clothes, bags, leather goods) and La Stella (jewelry, watches). La Stella also has a space dedicated to the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Crafts.
The Bistro (portside) is a patisserie/cafe for casual dining, with 4-seat glass tables and bar seats. Here are served a selection of sweets, pastries and specialty coffees/teas, sandwiches, salads.
Monte Carlo Casino (served by Club Stars Bar) is adjacent to the Mahjong Salon (gaming room with eight 4-seat tables for playing). The Casino has a roulette table, as well as poker tables and plenty of slot machines.
Galaxy Lounge is the main show lounge with a large stage for grand-scale productions, including dance shows, musical concerts, theatrical pieces, magician and comedy acts, fashion displays.
The midship Hollywood Theatre is a large Cinema with amphitheater seating and a large stage. The venue also hosts daily activities like media presentations, conferences, lectures, bingo and trivia games.
Plaza Deck also houses the Cruise Sales Office (midship-portside).
A total of 9x lifts/passenger elevators (3x aft, 3x midship, 3x forward) interconnect all cabin decks, as well as Plaza Deck (6) and Lido Deck (11).