Review of MS Carissima deck 3 (Upper)
The boat's Lounge & Bar is an indoor observation lounge with round-shaped windows and 180-degree scenery views. The Observation Lounge’s best features are its own bar (with stools) and dance floor. The furniture consists of comfortable sofas and chairs combined with small 3-seats tables. Entertainment options here are professionally presented lectures, watching movies (on a drop-down screen from the ceiling), themed dance nights and culinary tastings of local delicacies, wines, cheeses, liquors, etc. Depending on the regions and ports along the MS Schwentine itinerary, this lounge also hosts the ship’s enrichment program with land tours-, culinary-, culture- and history related lectures and multimedia presentations. Other activities here are grand piano live performances by a resident pianist, folk musical, and dance performances by local entertainers along the itinerary, cooking demonstrations, foreign language basics, etc.
The deck and a half high Atrium has the ship’s Reception (guest services desk – information, assistance), Land Excursions & Tours Director Desk (daily program’s activities information), complimentary Tea & Coffee corner (24-hour) and Public Restrooms.
Elevator access to the Middle Deck’s Restaurant.
The Boutique Shop sells a selection of itinerary related souvenirs and gifts, postcards, convenience goods.
The Library offers ample seating area and 100+ books in different languages (mostly in English and German). It also has magazines, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles, and popular board games.
The Solarium area (aft starboard location) is with round-shaped windows, tanning bed, small Spa Whirlpool and Sauna Room (upon reservation).
Upper Deck cabins from 300 to 329, all of which are the Deluxe A category. All cruise cabins here are 1/2-deck higher, and separate from the public areas. Each of the cabins 306, 307, 308, and 309 has a bathtub along with its shower. These are connecting staterooms which can be combined into all 4 optional Suites on the Schwentine ship.