Review of Viking Astrild deck 2 (Upper)
Astrild’s Aquavit Terrace is a bow location lounge with panoramic floor-ceiling retractable glass walls separating the indoor and outdoor seating areas. This venue also offers Breakfast, Cafe Lunch, and Dinner al fresco casual dining, with Buffet (indoor) and Grills (outdoor) complimentary food stations.
Viking Lounge & Bar (observation lounge with dance floor and own bar). Has floor-ceiling glass doors, self-service coffee makers (24-hour, latte, cappuccino). Entertainment options here are live grand piano performances by a resident pianist and cocktail hour (nightly), live band folk music or classical music dancing (on themed nights), cooking classes and demonstrations, watching movies (on a drop-down screen). Depending on the visited port cities and towns along the Viking Astrild itinerary, this lounge features land tours-, culture- and history-related lectures, and multimedia presentations. Special activities here are the tastings (local delicacies, wines, cheeses, liqueurs, etc).
Viking Astrild ship’s Atrium Lobby has Reception (guest services desk – information, assistance), Land Excursions & Tours Director Desk (daily program’s activities information), Tea & Coffee corner (open 24-hour; complimentary fruit basket, sparkling water, pastries, cookies), Public Restrooms, live flowers garden by the Atrium staircase.
Boutique Shop in the Astrild Atrium sells magazines, gifts and souvenirs, convenience goods.
The library has a comfortable seating area, 80+ books in different languages, magazines, playing cards, and board games), 2 Internet computers.
Cruise cabins from 200 to 237, of which 2x Veranda Suite (category AA, portside), 14x French Balcony (location portside, of those 5x category C, and 9x category D), and Balcony cabins (all with starboard location, of which 8x Veranda cat B, and 11x veranda cat A). The total number of cabins on the Upper Deck is 35.