Marella Discovery 2 deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Marella Discovery 2 deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2022-2023-2024 valid floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Marella Cruises deckplan pdf (printable version).
Each of the Marella Discovery 2 cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Marella Discovery 2 staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
Marella Discovery 2 (1995-built as "Legend of the Seas", fka "TUI Discovery 2", last refurbished in 2017 May) is one of the Vision-class Royal Caribbean cruise ships - together with the sistership Splendour OTS (now Marella Discovery) and also Enchantment OTS, Grandeur OTS, Rhapsody OTS, Vision OTS. In Spring 2017, the vessel joined Marella Cruises' fleet, just like the sister-ship Splendour. Marella's fleet will be additionally enlarged by the old TUI Cruises ships Mein Schiff 1 (as Marella Explorer / since 2018) and Mein Schiff 2 (Marella Explorer 2 / since 2019).
Legend of the Seas / TUI Discovery 2 / Marella Discovery 2 cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 915 staterooms for 1832 passengers (max capacity is 2198 guests) served by 730 crew/staff. The boat has 11 decks (10 passenger-accessible, 5 with cabins), 8 restaurants, 8 lounges and bars, 2 swimming pools, 4 Jacuzzis (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 9 elevators. Of all onboard dining venues, 4 serve breakfast, 7 serve lunch, 7 serve dinner and 2 are at a fee (additional surcharge pp) with a variety of themed cuisine specialties.
Note: CruiseMapper's Marella Discovery 2 deck plan page also shows the decks of the Royal Caribbean's Legend of the Seas.
Legend Of The Seas deck plan changes 2013 refurbishment review
The ship's last Royal Caribbean drydock refurbishment was in 2013 (January-February) done in Singapore. The project was among industry's most expensive ones - at the immense cost of USD 50 million. The list of deck plan changes after the refit included
- 13 new cruise cabins were added (decks 7 and 8).
- All Deck 6 cabins (previously in Oceanview categories) were upgraded/outfitted with balconies.
- All passenger cabins were upgraded with flat TVs and decors were changed. All cabins and public areas were renovated – new decors, carpeting, soft furnishings.
- The ship’s Wi-Fi coverage was also upgraded (bow to stern).
- Digital Wayfinders (multilingual LCD touch-screen displays) were installed throughout most passenger lift areas. They provide passengers with information on scheduled events, promotions, deck plans, dining menus and times, ship map directions.
- On Lido Deck 9 two new lounges were added – “Concierge Club” and “Diamond Club”. The complimentary “Park Cafe” (bistro-style restaurant) was added to the Solarium (indoor pool area).
- Dining options were expanded with new restaurants – the “Chef’s Table” (gourmet dining room, part of the MDR on Promenade Deck 5) and the Deck 11’s “Chops Grille” (steakhouse & seafood) and the “Izumi” (Asian/Japanese cuisine). The Viking Crown Lounge (deck 11) was extensively renovated but decreased in size making space for these two new restaurants there.
- The Royal Caribbean’s Nursery room was added on Sports Deck 10.
- New “Centrum” entertainment program now offers aerial acrobatic spectacles.
- On deck 4 was added the “R Bar” (retro 1960s themed).
- The RCI’s poolside huge movie screen was installed on the pool deck 9 (Lido).
The 2017 drydock for the "Legend Of The Seas - TUI Discovery 2" ship transformation was done in Cadiz Spain (April-May 2017).
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