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Aurora is a traditional British cruise ship that is newly built and well equipped. The focal point is the five deck high atrium leading to a wide variety of facilities. Children and families are well provided.  Aurora passengers tend to be Older outside of summer holidays and Mainly British. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 40.6 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 39 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.3 passengers.
Size Large
Rating
Built 2000
Refit 2009
Tonnage 76000
Passengers (Min/Max) 1870/1950
Crew 850
Officers British
CABINS
Total  939
The cabins are of a reasonable size and are well equipped with twin convertible to queen size beds, TVs, refrigerators, aircon, and safes. More than 40% of all cabins have a balcony. 
Balcony  410
Ocean View  245
Inside  284
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  2/1
Sports facilities include golf simulator, golf driving nets, gym, sports court, basketball and volleyball. One of the three outdoor pools has a magradome cover. Treatment therapies are offered at the Oasis spa which has a sauna and steam room.
Jacuzzis  5
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Good
RESTAURANTS
The Egyptian designed Alexandria (aft) and Moorish designed Medina (midships) are the principal restaurants. The 24 hour bistro style Café Bordeaux is also available for informal dining and The Orangery for breakfast and lunch. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
 ENTERTAINMENT
There is plenty of open deck space for sunbathers and a wraparound promenade deck. The main entertainment lounges are on one level and provide west end style shows and cabaret. The Curzon Theatre doubles as a cinema and the Playhouse lives up to its name.  Show Lounges 2
Cinema Yes
Library Yes
Casino Yes
DRESS CODE
Casual and comfortable during the day. Evenings range from smart casual (shirt & trousers) to informal (jacket and tie for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
TIPPING
£5.50 per person aged 12 and over will be added to passengers' on board accounts and is shared amongst the waiting staff and cabin stewards.
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 22
Wheelchair access is very good.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 10
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Good. There is a fully supervised children's and teens clubs offering discos, parties, competitions, games arcade, computers and outdoor pool with games. 

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