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MS Polarlys

Built in 1996 and lovingly refurbished in 2016, this now modern and spacious Hurtigruten cruise liner offers once in a lifetime voyages around the spectacular Norwegian coastline. With its arctic inspired, yet warm and welcoming interior, a cruise experience on board MS Polarlys aims to educate, inspire, and entertain – all while providing an unmatched level of customer service.

Dine in one of three luxury restaurants after a day of whale watching. Enjoy a refreshing ice cream from the onboard ice cream bar after hours in the forests and fjords. Submerge yourself in a hot tub under the Northern Lights and arctic air. On board the MS Polarlys, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of Norwegian nature and culture, do as much or as little as you like. One thing is guaranteed – there is nothing quite like a cruise on board the stylish and sophisticated MS Polarlys.

  • Occupancy 619
  • Tonnage 11,341 tons
  • Length 404 ft (123.00 m)
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Deck Plans

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Deck 7
Deck 6
Deck 5
Deck 4
Deck 3
Deck 2

Life on Board MS Polarlys

Following her extravagant 2016 refurbishment, life on board MS Polarlys is modern, stylish, and comfortable. With three unique restaurants to choose from, endless high-end facilities and an array of Norwegian entertainment you won’t find anywhere else, MS Polarlys offers an incredible cruising experience for all ages.

dining

Indulge yourself in delicious and authentic Norwegian cuisine in one of three on board restaurants or treat yourself to a freshly made ice cream at the ice cream bar. With locally sourced wild seafood and decks filled with the smell of freshly baked bread, you won’t find arctic dining quite this exquisite anywhere else.

  • Kysten Arctic Fine Dining
  • Torget Main Dining
  • Multe Bakery and Ice Cream Bar
  • Brygga Bistro

Bars and Lounges

  • Explorer Lounge & Bar
  • Relaxation Lounge

Facilities

The recently renovated MS Polarlys offers a wide range of on board facilities for all ages as you cruise between the pretty ports of the Norwegian coastline. From fast, on board Wi-Fi, accessible lifts to carry you between decks, a knowledgeable Coastal Experience Team to outdoor hot tubs and steamy saunas – MS Polarlys truly has it all.

  • Coastal Experience Team
  • Refurbished in 2016
  • Three restaurants
  • Multe bakery and ice cream bar
  • Explorer bar lounge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sauna
  • Fitness room
  • Lift
  • Conference room
  • Car deck
  • Hot tubs

entertainment

The MS Polarlys doesn’t just keep you busy when you’re adventuring ashore – with plenty of on-board entertainment and once in a lifetime experiences to own as well, you’re truly in for a treat.

  • Hikes
  • Experience Nature
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Midnight Sun in Summer
  • Whale Watching
  • Coastal Experience Team Talks
  • Arctic Wildlife
  • Bar
  • Lectures

Cabins & Suites

Make yourself comfortable with a hot cup of tea or coffee on those chilly arctic days. With a variety of authentic and disabled accessible cabins to choose from providing awesome amenities for your comfort, you’ll feel the hospitable Norwegian warmth straight away.

Expedition Suite | Suite on upper deck

These elegant suites on the upper deck have one or two rooms and a seating area. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and a great view.

Expedition Suite | Mini suite on upper deck

These comfortable suites for up to two people on the upper deck have double beds, and most have sofa groups as well. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and great view.

Expedition Suite | Mini suite on upper decks

These comfortable suites for up to four people on the upper deck have double beds, and most have sofa groups as well. The suites also have a TV, Wi-Fi, and great view. 

Arctic Superior | Upper deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, newly refurbished cabins for up to two people on the upper deck have double beds.

Arctic Superior | Upper deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper decks have bunk beds.

Polar Outside | Middle deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the middle/lower decks have bathroom∘ with shower/WC, and single beds, one of which converts into a sofa

Polar Outside | Middle deck for up to 3 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to three people on the middle/upper decks have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa

Polar Outside | Middle deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the middle/lower decks have bathroom with shower/WC and double beds.

Polar Outside | Middle deck for up to 3 travellers

These standard outside cabins for up to three people on the middle decks have bunk beds and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Polar Outside | Middle deck for 2 travellers

These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle decks have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Polar Outside | Middle deck for 2 travellers

These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle decks have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC.

Polar Outside | Lower deck for up to 3 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk∘ beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The cabins have portholes, some with limited or no view.

Polar Outside | Lower deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The cabins have portholes, some with limited or no view.

Polar Outside | Upper deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to three people on the upper or middle decks have bathrooms∘ with shower/WC, and bunk beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The third bed is an upper berth. The cabins have limited or no view.

Polar Outside | Wheelchair accessible cabins for 2 travellers

Wheelchair accessible cabins for 2 travellers.

Polar Outside | Upper deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper or middle decks have bathrooms with shower/WC, and double beds. The cabins have limited or no view.

Polar Inside | Upper deck for up to 3 travellers

These superior inside cabins for up to three people on the upper deck are newly refurbished and have bathrooms∘ with shower/WC. The cabins have TV and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa. The third bed is an upper berth.

Polar Inside | Lower deck for 1 traveller

These comfortable, standard inside cabins for one person on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa.

Polar Inside | Lower deck for 2 travellers

These comfortable, standard inside∘ cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have bathrooms with shower/WC, and separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa.

MS Polarlys FAQ's

What happens if I get sick on board?

In the event of a medical emergency, there is a hospital located on Deck 2.

If I’m travelling alone, will I have to share a cabin with other passengers?

No, you will have a cabin all to yourself if you are travelling alone. Polar Inside cabins on board MS Polarlys offer one-person rooms.

Will I have to share a toilet and shower with other passengers?

No, each cabin is equipped with its own WC and shower facilities.

Will I be able to see the Northern Lights on board MS Polarlys?

Yes, the Northern Lights usually appear in the winter months between October-March. The further north you go, the more likely you are to see them.

Are pets allowed on this cruise?

No, pets are not permitted on board MS Polarlys.

Is Wi-Fi available on board?

Yes, for a small fee, all guests are able to access fast, on board Wi-Fi facilities.

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Sat – Sun: 11am – 7pm

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