Review of MS Aleksandr Benua deck 4 (Boat-Dining)
(forward location) Romantika Restaurant / Dining Room
(aft location) Concert Hall is the ship's Theater that doubles as Conference Hall / Cinema / Dance Lounge / Disco Nightclub, and is served by its own Bar. Theater Lounge also serves the cruise company's enrichment program. Here are hosted lectures and media presentations themed on Russia's history and culture. Port talks (by professional tour guides) provide itinerary information (visited ports, shore excursions, and tours). Here are also held traditional tea ceremonies, Russian language lessons, music classes, art and craft activities (including nesting doll/matryoshka painting classes), blini and vodka tastings, live shows, and musical performances (classical and Russian folk music, concerts), nightly disco (DJ).
The aft-located Solarium is the ship's Sun Deck with outdoor seating (loungers, deckchairs, tables with folding chairs).
Cruise cabins from 401 to 414, all of which are Outside staterooms in categories Junior Suite, Deluxe Double, and Twin (Standard Double).
Promenade Deck (wraparound outdoor area with chairs)
(Deck 5) The fore-located Navigation Bridge (called "Wheelhouse" on riverboats) is passenger-accessible only during the organized "Bridge Tour". The adjacent Captain's Suite and officers' quarters are inaccessible to passengers.