Review of MS nickoSPIRIT deck 2 (Middle-Lobby-Restaurant)
Middle Deck houses the riverboat's Restaurant (complimentary dining room with full seating capacity), the adjacent Galley (kitchen and storage rooms) and Lobby Hall (Reception Desk, Tours Desk/Cruise Director's Office). Reception Desk provides 24-hour guest services and assistance. Tour Office is where the ship's Cruise Director can be found, and also provides excursions information and booking services.
The midship Atrium is with a transparent glass ceiling and grand staircase. Sliding doors (portside and starboard) open to smoking-allowed areas. Middle Deck 2 is the boarding deck with two ship entrances (for passenger embarkation-debarkation).
The Restaurant is with waiter service and open-seating arangements. Breakfast and Lunch are buffet-style, Dinners are 3-course and waiter-served. The Dining Room is spacious and with floor-ceiling windows, mainly 2-seat and 4-seats tables. Amenities include luxury table linens, quality china, cutlery, glassware. Menu options include hot and cold appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, fresh-baked cookies and desserts.
Passengers are allowed to tour the Galley and see the food preparation process.
Aft are located crew-only areas, including the ship's Laundry Room.
Middle Deck cabins from 201 to 234, all of which are Outside Staterooms with French Balcony (a large window slide-opening to a false balcony). Cabin categories are MD (2-Bett Mitteldeck), MV (MD - 2-Bett Mitteldeck-vorn/forward) and MX (MD - 2-Bett Mitteldeck-achtern/aft).
One Lift (passenger elevator) interconnects all cabin decks.