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What Makes a Fred Olsen Borealis Cabin Special?
Fred Olsen Borealis is a luxurious cruise ship that offers a unique experience for its passengers. From the spacious cabins to the luxurious amenities, there is something for everyone on board. But what makes the Fred Olsen Borealis cabin so special? Let’s take a closer look at what makes this cruise ship stand out from the rest.
The cabins on board the Fred Olsen Borealis are some of the most spacious and comfortable cabins you’ll find on any cruise ship. Each cabin is designed with comfort in mind, with plenty of room to move around and relax. The cabins also feature modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, and even mini-bars. Plus, each cabin has its own private balcony so you can enjoy the stunning views of the ocean while you relax in your own private space.
The Fred Olsen Borealis also offers a wide range of luxurious amenities for its passengers to enjoy. From fine dining restaurants to relaxing spa treatments, there is something for everyone onboard this luxurious cruise ship. There are also plenty of activities and entertainment options available, such as live music performances, movie screenings, and even a casino. Plus, there are plenty of shops onboard where you can purchase souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home.
The Fred Olsen Borealis also offers its passengers unforgettable experiences that they won’t find anywhere else. From excursions to exotic destinations to private dinners in elegant settings, there are plenty of ways to make your time onboard this luxury cruise ship truly special. Plus, with its friendly staff and attentive service, you can be sure that your time onboard will be nothing short of extraordinary.
Overall, the Fred Olsen Borealis cabin is one of the most luxurious cabins available on any cruise ship today. With its spacious cabins and luxurious amenities, it provides an unforgettable experience for all its passengers. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or an exciting adventure, the Fred Olsen Borealis has something for everyone onboard.
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2-Room Sky Suite
B4 category Suite (number 10736 / on Deck 10) is handicap/wheelchair-accessible.
Family Seaview Suite
Conservatory mini suite, layout (floor plan).
Deluxe Balcony Cabin
EA category Deluxe Balcony cabins numbers 10423-10427-10433-10437 / all on Deck 10) are handicap/wheelchair-accessible.
Standard Balcony Cabin
The following numbers Standard Balcony cabins are handicap/wheelchair-accessible.
- category GC (8330-8332, 15301-15302-15303-15304-15305-15306-15307-15308)
- category GA (11514-11516-11518-11520-12514-12516-12518-12520)
- category GB (12622-12623-12624-12625-12626-12627-12628-12629)
Smaller Balcony Cabin
LB category Seaview cabins numbers 4522-4528-4534-4538 / all on Deck 4) are handicap/wheelchair-accessible.
Larger Inside Cabin
Standard Inside Cabin
The following numbers Standard Interior cabins are handicap/wheelchair-accessible.
- category PC (8327-8331-9326-9327-9330-9331-15322-15323-15326-15327-16326-16327-16330-16331)
- category PF (9222-9223-9228-9229)
- category PB (10327-10331)
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Iona cabins review
PO Iona cruise ship cabins are 4 main types (suite, balcony, sea view/oceanview/outside, interior, single), divided into 12 categories and 32 grades. The liner has a total of 2614 passenger staterooms and max capacity 6264 (5204 lower berths).
Staterooms include 121 Suites, 1496 Balcony, 174 Oceanviews/Seaviews, 819 Interior cabins. P&O Iona has a total of 32 studios (single-occupancy cabins) and 55 wheelchair-accessible/handicap cabins (for disabled passengers). Most cabins are sized between 135-170 ft2 (13-16 m2).
Excepting the Suites, all cabin balconies are very small - sized just 20 ft2 (2 m2). Cabin balconies in the forward section can be overlooked by the Navigation Bridge (Wheelhouse).
The boat has 8 laundrettes (self-service laundry rooms for passengers) located midship on decks 4-5-9-10-11-12-14-15.
2-Room Sky Suites are located either aft and forward and designed as boutique-hotel rooms. They consist of interconnecting rooms whose doors can be fully opened to create a larger lounge space. The furniture is contemporary and comfort and includes a sofa, ottoman chairs, lounge chairs, soft furnishings and accessories (cushions, premium twill throws, LED lighting/ceiling and wall-mounted lamps). These Suites (categories B4-B5-B6) have spacious bathrooms with double sink vanities, black marble tops, white marble walls and floors, whirlpool bathtubs. All suites feature separate lounge-bedroom areas, designated dressing areas, large step-out balconies and exclusive services (personal Butler, in-cabin dining, priority services).
Conservatory Mini-Suite is a new cabin concept featuring a separate, conservatory-style room designed as cabin extension. Located between the cabin and the balcony, this separate room is furnished with an L-shaped sofa to create a distinctive lounge space. Via sliding glass-doors, this "small room" can be closed off for more privacy (parties, celebrations, conversations). Via other glass-doors (bi-folds), the room can be opened out fully onto the cabin's step-out balcony, providing a cool and shaded indoor space for relaxation.
Balcony staterooms are in 3 main categories (Deluxe, Standard, Smaller) plus Single Balcony. Many are with interconnecting doors, making them a perfect choice for families and small groups. Balcony cabins also allow outdoor dining via cruise ship's Room Service menu.
For larger families and groups, balcony cabins are fitted with built-in bunks (fold-out, pull-down beds). On decks 10-11-12-14-15 there are forward-facing cabins with larger (steel-fronted) balconies overlooking the ship's bow. Due to their location and larger-sized verandas, these staterooms (categories EE-Deluxe, GE-Standard) are among the premium cabin grades. Single Balcony cabins (category QZ) are located aft on decks 9-11-14. They are smaller-sized double cabins but can be booked without a single supplement.
P&O UK's Iona liner has interior staterooms on all cabin decks. Single Inside cabins (category SZ) are standard-sized double cabins but can be booked by solo travelling passengers without paying a single supplement.
All staterooms have Queen-size beds (convertible to two twins/single beds), bedside cabinets, wall-mounted reading lamps, seating area (sofabed/2-seater couch with a modern dining-coffee table), mirrored vanity table/writing desk with chair, mirrored wardrobe (large closet with sliding doors, hangers, drawers, electronic safe box), direct-dial phone, smart HDTV (infotainment system, Internet, on-demand-movies, Room Service ordering, booking/reservations), hairdryer, round-shaped (porthole-like) mirrors for decoration, en suite bathroom (WC-toilet, single-sink vanity, shower).
All pull-down bunk beds are accessible via a ladder. All cabin balconies are furnished with 2 deck chairs and a small table. All cabin bathrooms are with shower-WC configurations. 2-Room Suites (categories B4, B5, B6) additionally have bathtubs. All Suites receive bathrobes and slippers.
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Cabins on P&O Iona
Before booking any cruise it is worth considering the type of cabin you would like, especially if the ship is new to you. There’s a cabin to suit everyone on Iona. If you are travelling alone, P&O Iona has a range of solo cabins from which to choose. If you are going to spend most of your time on deck or like a value option, then an inside cabin might be a good choice for you. If you must have daylight, or a view of the ocean, then consider a Sea View Cabin . For a little bit more luxury and the benefit of your own outdoor space to breathe in the ozone, then a Balcony Cabin is a must. However, if money is no object and only the best will do - or you want to indulge yourself or a loved one for a special occasion- then check out the Suite options. Iona has a cabin with your name on it - its just deciding which one that is the difficult bit. Hopefully this article will make it easier to make up your mind. When you have decided on the type and grade/category of cabin you want, don’t forget to check out Iona’s deck plans to select the best position to suit your needs.
How many cabins does P&O Iona have?
P&O Iona has 2,614 cabins onboard.
How Many Passengers can Iona Accommodate?
P&O Iona has a maximum capacity for 5,200 guests .
What types of Cabins are onboard Iona?
The contemporary accommodation on P&O Iona is divided into four main types of cabin - Inside, Sea View (Oceanview/Outside), Balcony, Suite - which are further divided into 12 categories and 32 grades. All have touch-less entry.
The breakdown of the cabins within each type is as follows: 811 Inside cabins, 174 Sea View Cabins, 1496 Balcony cabins. 95 Conservatory Mini-suites, and 24 Suites. For solo travellers, Iona has 22 Single cabins and there are also 2 Family cabins.. If you require an accessible Cabin, there are 55 in various categories.
You can check out deck plans here or directly on P&O Cruises Website.
Are there Single Cabins on P&O Iona?
There are 22 single/solo cabins on Iona across various grades.
Single Cabins on Iona
P&O Iona Inside Cabin Image Credit: P&O Cruises/Richmond-International
The single and standard inside cabins are comfortable and spacious, measuring approximately 101-213 sq ft. Perfect if you are planning to spend most of your time on deck, or want a more economical way to travel. The accommodation is similar in layout to the Seaview cabins just without a window.
Note: Single cabins are available across different categories. Fast facts: Max Occupancy: :2
Number of Cabins : SZ (20), QZ (12)
Cabin size: QZ Balcony (150 sq ft), SZ Interior (135 sq ft)
Balcony size : QZ (20 sq ft))
Location : Decks: QZ (9, 11, 14), SZ (5, 9, 12)
Category ::(QZ) Single Balcony Cabin, (SZ) Single Inside Cabin
Bathroom with shower
Tea and coffee making facilities
Standard Inside Cabin on Iona
Max Occupancy : 4
Number of Cabins : 777
Cabin size : 135 Sq ft
Balcony size : No Balcony
Location : Decks 4, 5, 8 (Promenade), 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16-Lido, 17
Category : PA, PB, PC, PD, PE, PF, SZ Single Standard Inside / Interior Staterooms
Accessible Cabins : PC 8327-8331-9326-9327-9330-9331-15322-15323-15326-15327-16326-16327-16330-16331 BF 9222-9223-9228-9229 PB 10327 - 10331
Larger Inside Cabins on Iona
Fast Facts: Max Occupancy : 4
Number of Cabins : 42
Cabin size : 190 Sq ft
Balcony size: No Balcony
Location : Decks 4, 5, 9, 11, 14
Category : (OA) Larger Inside/Interior Cabin
King size bed (convertible)
Sea View Cabins on Iona
P&O Iona Inside/Outside Cabin (similar layout) Image: P&O Cruises/Richmond-International
If you want a room with a view but don’t need outside space, Iook no further than Iona’s well designed and spacious Sea View cabins. Measuring between 210-307 sq ft, they represent a great value option, with all those little extras you need. Similar in layout to their Inside counterparts; however they benefit from a window.
Fact Check: Max Occupancy : 4
Number of Cabins : 174
Cabin size : 210 sq ft
Location : Decks 4, 5
Category : LB, LC, LF Seaview/Standard Outside
Accessible Cabins : LB 4522-4528-4534-4538 (Deck 4)
Deluxe Balcony (Veranda) Cabins on Iona
P&O Iona Deluxe Balcony Suite. Image: P&O Cruises / Richmond-International
I love a balcony cabin - I leave the sliding door open at night and drift off to the sound and smell of the ocean. They are perfect if you prefer your own personal outside space to sit and watch the sunrise/sunset or to enjoy an alfresco breakfast without getting out of your pjs. The spacious Balcony cabins on P&O Iona have plenty of interior/exterior space, measuring approximately 107-300 sq ft and are beautifully decorated with contemporary styling.
Number of Cabins : 120
Balcony size : 20 sq ft
Location : Deck 8 (Promenade), 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15
Category : EA, EB, ED, EE, EF Deluxe Balcony Staterooms
Accessible Cabins : EA category Deluxe Balcony cabins numbers 10423-10427-10433-10437 (Deck 10)
Standard Balcony Cabin on Iona
P&O Balcony Cabin Image: P&O Cruises/Richmond-International
Number of Cabins : 1334
Cabin size : 170 sq ft
Location : Deck 5, 8 (Promenade), 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 (Lido), 17
Category : GA, GB, GC, GD, GE, GF Standard Balcony Staterooms
Accessible Cabins : category GC ( 8330-8332 , 15301-15302-15303-15304-15305-15306-15307-15308) ; category GA (11514-11516-11518-11520-12514-12516-12518-12520); category GB (12622-12623-12624-12625-12626-12627-12628-12629)
Smaller Balcony Cabin
Cabin size: 150 sq ft
Balcony size :20 sq ft
Location : Decks 8 (Promenade), 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 (Lido), 17
Category : GZ-Guaranteed, QZ-Single Smaller Balcony Staterooms
Family Seaview Suite
Fact check: max occupancy : 4 guests.
Number of Cabins : 2
Cabin size : 330 sq ft
Balcony : No Balcony
Location : Deck 8 (Promenade)
Category : BA Seaview Family Suite/Window Suite
Conservatory Mini Suite on Iona
P&O Iona Conservatory Mini Suite Bedroom Image: P&O Cruises
P&O Iona Conservatory Mini-Suite. Image: P&O Cruises
Number of Cabins : 95
Cabin size : 255 sq ft Balcony size :20 sq ft
Location : Decks 8 (Promenade) 9
Category : CV, CW, CY, CZ - Conservatory Mini Suite with Balcony
A first for P&O Cruises and a perfect addition to the innovative flagship P&O Iona. These signature Conservatory Mini-Suites are generously appointed with bright living space and benefit from a luxuriously furnished balcony. There are a generous number of these suites onboard and worth splashing out on. Please see below for caution regarding Conservatory Mini-Suites on Deck 8.
Conservatory Mini-Suite is a new cabin concept featuring a separate, conservatory-style room designed as a cabin extension. Located between the cabin and the balcony, there is a separate room which is furnished with a cool L-shaped sofa to create a distinctive lounge space. This little room can be closed off via sliding glass-doors, for more privacy. More bi-fold glass-doors allow the room to be opened out fully onto the cabin's step-out balcony,
Balcony with furniture
Bathroom with shower over bath or shower only
Dual sink vanity unit
Lounge with L-shaped sofa
P&O Iona’s 2-Room Sky Suite
P&O Iona 2-Room Sky Suite. Image: P&O Cruises
Max occupancy : 4
Number of Cabins : 24
Cabin size : 400 Sq ft
Balcony size : 110 Sq ft
Location : Decks 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15
Categories : B4, B5, B6 Two-Room Suite with Balcony
Accessible Suite : B4 category Suite no. 10736 on Deck 10
There are 24 two-room Sky Suites onboard P&O Iona should you really want to push the boat out for a special occasion. These fabulously decadent yet contemporary suites are luxuriously appointed. With a maximum occupancy of 4, the 2-room Sky Suites measure approximately 400sq ft, with a balcony of 110 sq ft. A generous size but they obviously come with a price tag to match.
The 2-room Sky Suites are located either aft or forward and designed just like your favourite boutique-hotel rooms. They have interconnecting rooms which can be fully opened to create a larger living space. The contemporary furnishings include a comfortable sofa, ottoman chairs, lounge chairs, and lots of cosy accessories such as cushions, and throws, Sky Suites have spacious luxurious bathrooms with double sink vanity units topped with black marble complementing the white marble walls and floors. For added luxury you can expect a wonderful whirlpool bathtub. All suites feature separate living/sleeping areas, dressing area, and large balconies. At this level you can expect exclusive services such as a personal Butler, in-cabin dining, priority access to various services.
Are There Accessible Cabins on P&O Iona?
Iona Accessible Cabin Bathroom Image: P&O’ Cruises
There are 55 accessible Cabins across most grades on Iona:
Single Inside Accessible Cabins: PC 8327-8331-9326-9327-9330-9331-15322-15323-15326-15327-16326-16327-16330-16331 BF 9222-9223-9228-9229 PB 10327 - 10331
Seaview Accessible Cabins : LB 4522-4528-4534-4538 (Deck 4)
Accessible Standard Balcony Cabins : category GC ( 8330-8332 , 15301-15302-15303-15304-15305-15306-15307-15308) ; category GA (11514-11516-11518-11520-12514-12516-12518-12520); category GB (12622-12623-12624-12625-12626-12627-12628-12629)
Accessible Sky Suite: B4 category Suite no. 10736 on Deck 10
Which Cabins to Avoid on P&O Iona
As can be seen above, all cabins are very well appointed on Iona, but as with any ship, some are less desirable dependent on your personal preferences.
Cabins on Deck 5
Unlike most of the balcony cabins on Iona, these Standard Balcony cabins on Deck 5 are enclosed or “sheltered balconies” set within the metal hull of the ship. These balconies tend to be more shady than others and the interior seems darker as a result. The balconies themselves are very small and narrow, being just the depth of a deck chair. There is no sliding balcony door on these cabins, being replaced by a heavy outward-opening door. Due to the proximity to the waterline, these cabins have storm doors which are closed by the crew during inclement weather, meaning you lose the use of the balcony space.
Of course, being so close to the water you are well-placed for watching wildlife and getting the wonderful sounds of the ocean - so if this is a priority then don’t be deterred.
Cabins on Deck 8
If I was being picky, I would say Deck 8 (Promenade Deck) would not be my own first choice. There are some smaller balcony cabins (Standard and Deluxe) and some of the new Conservatory Mini-suites on this deck. The cabins themselves have the same facilities as their counterparts on other decks. The downside (in my opinion) of these cabins is that they all back on to the wraparound promenade deck, so their balconies are more like terraces and do not provide a sea view unless you are standing. This is because the promenade walkway, and then a glass barrier stands between the cabins and the sea. These cabins lack privacy as guests can potentially see all as they stroll past (particularly if they are taller), especially at night with the cabin lights on if you forget to pull the curtains. Also at some points along Deck 8 there is seating immediately in front of some balconies, and three infinity whirlpools obstruct the view of others, So as well as partially obstructing the view, it could be quite noisy. Cabins affected are 8309-8312 and 8322-8330.
I’m also concerned that the balcony door is a potential access point from the deck, worth bearing in mind if, like me, you prefer to leave the balcony doors open to hear the ocean at night.
Of course, on the plus side these cabins are in a great position for accessing public areas such as the bars and restaurants. Some of them (at the narrowest point) have extra large balconies (terraces) so would be perfect for families.
Other cabins to avoid if you prefer complete privacy are those situated directly under the bridge, which are overlooked. If you enjoy peace and quiet perhaps avoid cabins directly under the pool deck or Horizon restaurant or above the nightclub or theatre.
Does P&O Iona Cabins have Fridges?
Yes you will find a fridge in your cabin on Iona.
Does P&O Iona Cabins Have Tea & Coffee Making Facilities?
You will find a tray with kettle, two mugs, teabags, coffee and milk. You can also have your morning cuppa delivered to your cabin!
What Plug Sockets are on P&O Iona?
You will find standard UK sockets for three-pin plugs just like at home so there is no need to bring adapters, although you may find a multi-socket handy if you have multiple appliances.
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Iona Deluxe Balcony Cabins
By Alan & Giselle , August 15, 2021 in P&O Cruises ( UK )
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Does anybody have an pictures and reviews of the deluxe balcony cabins on Iona please.
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This is a forward facing deluxe balcony cabin found on YouTube. I would imagine the interiors of the other deluxes will be the same size but with varying bed and sofa placements.
Looks similar in most respects to our ‘ordinary’ 5 deck balcony cabin. Our bed (not the sofa) was by the balcony. Possibly our cabin was wider! Seems like the same design/module has been used throughout.
40 minutes ago, Simonthesailor said: Looks similar in most respects to our ‘ordinary’ 5 deck balcony cabin. Our bed (not the sofa) was by the balcony. Possibly our cabin was wider! Seems like the same design/module has been used throughout.
The deluxe cabins are longer with more room between the bed and wardrobe and between bed and settee
4 minutes ago, Gettingwarmer said: The deluxe cabins are longer with more room between the bed and wardrobe and between bed and settee
Yes the comments under the video say there’s a fair bit of extra space either side of the bed and sofa.
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