Deck 4 layout starts with the ship’s Library (portside) named after Knut Hamsun – a prominent Norwegian author and a Nobel Prize laureate (in Literature, 1920). The library has a selection of books in English, some board games and offers panoramic views from floor-ceiling windows.
Next are the two lecture halls (both located portside) – “Rosa” and “Benoni”. They host multimedia presentations and expert lectures by scientists and wildlife experts, also business-, large group- and private meetings, conferences at sea, etc.
Sirilund Club Lounge & Bar area (starboard) has comfortable seating area and offers panoramic floor-ceiling window views.
Information Desk is for booking Hurtigruten tours/shore excursions, among which are dog sledding, bus tours to small towns (embarkation in the next port along the Nordlys itinerary), “Northern Lights” and “North Cape”” themed excursions.
“Aurora Cafe” is a 24-hours open cafeteria with a la carte menu for snacks, hot meals, beverages. The Aurora Cafe serves mainly local passengers, who use the Nordlys ship as port-to-port ferry boat.
The Shop (portside) sells mostly Norwegian souvenirs and gifts, with some Hutigruten logo merchandise.
Next are the Video Games Arcade, Kids Playroom (with adjacent nursery /babysitting services) and the Internet Cafe (with 4 Internet computers and 1 printer).
St Jernesalen Restaurant is the ship’s dining room (capacity 240 seats, nonsmoking) with floor-ceiling windows, buffet station and the adjacent Galley / Kitchen. The St Jernesalen dining room offers buffet-style Breakfast (incl bacon, eggs, sausages, cold meats, selection of cheeses, seafood, breads, also cereals, fruits, porridge, self-service station for coffee-tea-juice) and Lunch (incl salads and soups, hot/cold meats, pate, seafood, vegetables, desserts). The 2-seating Dinner is waiter served (with 3-course menu /Scandinavian-Norwegian specialties). Wine by the bottle costs extra (wine package available for purchasing at the reception).