Oceania Insignia deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Oceania Insignia deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Oceania Cruises deckplan pdf (printable version).
Each of the Oceania Insignia 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 Oceania Insignia staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.
Oceania Insignia (built 1998 as "R One", last refurbished in 2016, OceaniaNEXT refurbishment 2018 December) is the first (and currently the oldest) among the R-class Oceania ships - together with ms Nautica (R Five), ms Regatta (R Two) and ms Sirena (R Four). In other companies fleets, Insignia ship is sister to Pacific Princess (R Three), Azamara Journey (R Six), Azamara Quest (R Seven) and Azamara Pursuit (R Eight).
The Insignia cruise ship's service history started in 1998 when she was launched and operated by the line Renaissance Cruises until 2003 under the name "R One". Renamed "ms Insignia", she sailed for the Oceania Cruises from 2004 to 2012, when she was leased for 2 years to the Hapag-Lloyd cruise line. The ship was operated by HP in the period 2012-2014 under the name "ms Columbus 2".
MS Insignia cruise ship deck plan has a total of 349 staterooms for 698 passengers (max capacity is 803 guests), served by 400 crew/staff. The ship has 9 passenger decks, 4 restaurants, 11 lounges and bars, 1 pool, 3 jacuzzies (1 Spa), 4 elevators, no self-service laundry facilities (laundromats).
Oceania Cruises Insignia is an "affordable luxury" cruise vessel. She features decks and cabin verandas with finest quality teak and custom made stone and tiles. Among the Insignia ship's best amenities are the new quality china (by Villeroy&Boch), silver flatware (by Christofle) and crystal (by Riedel), and also an impressive contemporary and traditional artworks collection on display throughout the ship.
Oceania Insignia deck plan changes 2018 refurbishment review
Insignia ship's OceaniaNEXT refurbishment 2018 (November 18 - December 6) in Freeport Bahamas will result in the following changes:
- New public spaces include open-floor design Lobby with Reception Hall (lower level) and Upper Hall (2nd level). They are connected via Grand Staircase (decorated with railings and balustrades) and feature a large crystal chandelier (with hanging pieces of hand-painted glass).
- Grand Dining Room (aft on Deck 5) will receive new premium dining furniture (leather chairs with metallic bronze threading) and new crystal chandelier.
- Martinis (piano bar lounge on Deck 5) will be redesigned, new silver-white marble bar top and walnut panelling will be added.
- All staterooms will be completely overhauled (redesigned and re-furnished) and upgraded with custom-made furniture, polished wood, stone finishes, designer accessories, smart HDTVs (interactive / infotainment system with movies-on-demand and Internet), USB ports, LED lighting.
- All cabin bathrooms will be overhauled and receive new tiling, surfaces and fixtures, designer accessories, vanities and glass shower enclosures.
- Penthouse-Vista-Owner suite bathrooms will be enlarged and upgraded with Carrara marble, onyx and polished granite tops.
The list of deckplan changes after ship's 2016 drydock refurbishment (April 24-May 8) in Marseille France included:
- All passenger cabins received new decors, new furnishings and luxury fabrics.
- All cabin bathrooms were upgraded with over-sized showers. Owner and Vista suite bathrooms received new vanities (made of onyx and granite).
- Penthouse Suites were remodelled like on Marina-Riviera ships.
- "Horizons" bar lounge (Deck 10) received new colours and furnishings.
- All lounges were renovated with new carpeting, chairs, premium fabrics and upholstery.
- "Martinis" bar lounge (Deck 5) and Lido Pool area (Deck 9) received new furnishings.
- Ship's Spa complex (Deck 9) was remodelled with 2 new steam rooms, while locker rooms were re-decorated with new custom-made tiles and mosaics.
- Terrace Cafe (buffet on Deck 9 aft) was redecorated, and Terrace Grill station was added (similar to Marina-Riviera ships).
- Grand Bar (Deck 5) received Barista coffee machines and the amenities was upgraded with complimentary illy coffees and gourmet desserts.
- New deck games (Deck 11) include Shuffleboard and 9-hole Mini-Golf putting green.
- Oceania ships refurbishment 2016 project (for Insignia, Nautica, Regatta) cost the company USD 50 million.
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