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MS Magellan

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Former Names:  Grand Holiday, Holiday

The flagship of the CMV fleet, Magellan combines comfortable surroundings and friendly service with stylish entertainment and good cuisine. Magellan is the perfect choice for those looking for a greater range of on board facilities at a good price.  Magellan passengers tend to be 45+ and British. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 36.8 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 1.9 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 36.8 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 1.9 passengers.
Size Medium
Built 1985
Refit 2010
Tonnage 46052
Passengers (Min/Max) 1250/1250
Crew 660
Officers British & International
Total  726
Cabins are spacious and practical with good storage. Bathrooms feature good sized showers and toiletries are provided. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  449
Inside  277
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  2/0
The ship has a nautica spa, including a gym, aerobics, massage, health treatments and a beauty salon. The pools are on the lido deck but they are quite small in size and the Jacuzzis provide ocean views from the stern.
Jacuzzis  3
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Good
The two main dining rooms (Waldorf and Kensington) are colourful and vibrant. Food is good, plentiful and service is friendly. The Lido Grill provides buffet meals and becomes the Seaview Bistro at night. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  4
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
The open deck space is good. The show lounge is multi-tiered with some pillars and presents lively entertainment. There is a cabaret room wih live music and comedy, a jazz bar, classics bar, disco and casino.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino Yes
Casual and comfortable during the day. More elegant clothing may be worn in the evening.
All gratuities on Astor cruises are included in the fare. On Magellan and Marco Polo: £5 per passenger night is automatically charged to your shipboard account (£4ppn for cruises over 16 nights).
Wheelchair cabins 15
Wheelchair access is acceptable.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 8
The rating for children is Unsuitable. This is an adult-only ship. 

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