Review of Fred Olsen Borealis deck 4 (Lobby)
The Showroom at Sea (capacity 557 seats, level 1 of 2) is the ship’s theater and main show lounge, also serving the Holland America Line’s onboard enrichment program (via a new partnership with BBC Earth). The theater offers as entertainment daily bingo games, lectures, media presentations. In the evenings, here are presented live band music, large-scale show productions and concerts, performances by comedians, magicians, illusionists.
Photo Gallery & Shop (photo-video services, equipment, accessories)
Purser Office (onboard credit, money services)
Ship’s Shore Excursions Desk (booking, information, planning), and Front Office (Reception/Guest Services Desk – assistance, information, reservations /bookings)
Art Gallery (exhibitions, purchases, art auctions; level 1 of 2)
Wine Tasting Bar & Gourmet Shops (wine sampling and purchasing)
Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Centre (capacity 124-seats cinema and cooking shows venue; offers culinary classes in demonstration kitchens/via partnership with “Food & Wine Magazine”; also used for religious services)
Pinnacle Grill (capacity 88 seats steakhouse and seafood restaurant, reservations-only lunch and dinner, at surcharge PP, free for guests under 12 yo, 1/2 adult charge for teens). Via partnership with the “Le Cirque” French restaurant in NYC, once per cruise, this venue transforms into “An Evening at le Cirque” – higher surcharge PP, fine wine list charge, “Le Cirque” menu)
La Fontaine Restaurant (aft Dining Room, capacity 684 seats, of which 380 on deck 4 and 304 on deck 5; open seating for Breakfast and Lunch, Dinner is with 2 fixed seatings- at 5:45 or 8 pm (on deck 4) or “Any Time” dining between 5:15-9 pm (upper level on deck 5); lower level 1 of 2).