Review of Viking Emerald deck 5 (Observation)
Promenade Deck (open deck promenade wrapping around the Emerald Lounge & Bar).
Observation Lounge & Bar area has large floor-ceiling panoramic windows, comfortable seating, and its own lounge bar. Entertainment options here are multimedia lectures and watching movies (drop-down screen). Depending on the visited regions along the Viking Emerald itinerary, this lounge also hosts an extensive enrichment program with Chinese culture- and history related lectures, Chinese language basics (keywords, popular phrases), multimedia presentations and discussions (themes such as “Great Wall”, “Terra Cotta Warriors”, museums, etc). Special activities here are the tastings of local delicacies, Eastern European wines, cheeses, etc.
Internet Cafe (24-hour open, complimentary)
Boutique Shop (portside location) has an extensive selection of Chinese souvenirs and various gift items).
Tailor Services Room – the ship’s own tailor creates custom-made fashion clothes, such as silk jackets and night dresses, in less than 1 day.
Coffee Station (starboard location, 24-hour open, complimentary snacks, and specialty coffees and teas corner)
Observation Deck cabins from 501 to 516, all of which Deluxe Suites (category AA).