Marella Explorer 2 deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Marella Explorer 2 deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Marella Cruises deckplan pdf (printable version).
Each of the Marella Explorer 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 Explorer 2 staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
Marella Explorer 2 (built 1995 as Celebrity Century, last refurbished in 2017) was the oldest ship in Celebrity Cruises fleet. The vessel is now part of Marella Cruises (TUI's UK brand) and belongs to the Century-class - with sisterships Marella Explorer (built as "Celebrity Galaxy", fka "Mein Schiff 1") and Mein Schiff Herz (built as Celebrity Mercury, fka Mein Schiff 2). In 2015, Royal Caribbean (RCCL, shipowner) established in China a new joint venture company (SkySea Cruise Line) together with Ctrip International Ltd. The new brand started operations with the newly refurbished Celebrity Century, operating in China (until 2018) under the name “SkySea Golden Era”.
Marella Explorer 2 cruise ship deck plan has a total of 907 staterooms for 1814 passengers (max capacity is 2177 guests), served by 860 crew/staff. The ship has 12 passenger decks (out of 15, 10 cabin decks), 6 restaurants (including 1 specialty), 15 lounges and bars, 2 swimming pools, 4 jacuzzies, 9 elevators.
SkySea Golden Era 2017 refurbishment review
On November 16, 2017, SkySea Cruises announced the completion of ship's drydock refurbishment (October 25 through November 11) done at COSCO shipyard (Zhoushan, China). For this renovation project, SkySea partnered with CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation) and G-Art (interior design and renovations).
- The dry-dock included routine maintenance works, as well as adding 2 new conference halls (meeting rooms) ond decks 7 and 12.
- "SkySea Board Room" (Deck 7) has max capacity 50 seats.
- "SkySea Conference Room" (Deck 12) has capacity 100 seats.
- Grand Restaurant was renovated with a new Chinese theme.
- A new beauty salon was opened via partnership with PhiSkin. Ship's retail shops were expanded. A new pharmacy was added as a retail offering.
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