MS nickoVISION Review and Specifications
Specifications of MS nickoVISION
|Year built||2018 new ship|
|Builder||Vahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||12 m / 39 ft|
|Decks with cabins||3|
Review of MS nickoVISION
MS nickoVISION cruise ship was built in 2018 in Sremska Mitrovica (Serbia). The riverboat is owned by Scylla AG (based in Baar, Switzerland) and operated under charter by Stuttgart-based cruisetour company Nicko Tours. MS nickoVISION cruises on Danube River, with departures from Frankfurt, Passau and Budapest.
MS nickoVISION ship has a total of 110 cabins for 220 passengers. All cabins are outside, equally-sized (14 m2 / 150 ft2) and equipped with 1 double bed (convertible to 2 twins), bedside tables, wall-mounted reading lamps, large mirror, wardrobe, writing desk with chair, en-suite bathroom (shower, WC, wash basin), hairdryer, flat TV (satellite reception), phone (intercom / onboard only), individually controlled air-conditioning.
Main Deck cabins are with 1 non-opening window (quarter-height) located near the ceiling. All Middle and Upper deck cabins are French Balcony statrooms with floor-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a railing (false balcony).
MS nickoVISION ship has all 3 Restaurants - Dining Room (Middle Deck forward), Specialty Restaurant (Main Deck forward) and Mario's Grill (Upper Deck aft). Dining Room and Mario's Grill (steakhouse) are with floor-ceiling windows. The Specialty Restaurant has non-opening windows (quarter-height, located near the ceiling).
Dining Room restaurant is with single-seating capacity and open seating arrangement, while the other two require reservations. Dining Room menu includes both local dishes (itinerary-based on visited countries) and international cuisine specialties. The Specialty Restaurant also offers themed buffets.
On Middle Deck is the Lobby area with Reception Desk (24-hour guest services and assistance), Tour Office (Cruise Director, excursions information and booking), Gift Shop. One Lift (passenger elevator) connects all cabin decks, Two staircases connect all decks. The ship has no Hair Salon,
Midship on Main Deck is the wellness complex, consisting of Fitness (small Gym Room), Sauna, Spa (Massage Room, Relax Room with relaxation beds).
Sun Deck has retractable Awnings (shaded seating areas with 4-seat tables and chairs, full bar service) and aft-located deckgames area (Putting Green / Mini-Golf) and heated Swimming Pool with shower and loungers. The sunbathing area is furnished with sunloungers and deckchairs.
The fore-located on Upper Deck Bar Lounge (Panorama) has floor-ceiling windows, comfortable seating (2-seat sofas and chairs), dance floor, grand piano (live performances by resident pianist) and is served by its own Bar. Onboard entertainment includes daily live music performances, cooking demonstrations, quiz games, bingo, crew show, themed dance nights, enrichment lectures and media presentations (related to the cruisetour itinerary's destinations, ports, excursions). The Lounge and the Dining Room are with open-floor design (connected with sweeping staircase).
The cruise company offers optional shore excursions (not included in cruisetour fares) in each of the visited ports. Land tours include sightseeing tours, city walks, cycling tours, bus travel to nearby tourist destinations. On all guided shore excursions are provided complimentary portable audio headsets.
MS nickoVISION river cruise deals are inclusive of all onboard meals (breakfast buffet, waiter-served lunch and dinner, afternoon coffee with cake, midnight snacks), Welcome Cocktail party, Welcome Dinner, Gala Dinner, onboard entertainment, ship tour, port taxes. Cruisetour deals don't include flights, transfers, excursions, insurance, gratuities, beverages, personal expenses.
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