MS Lofoten

MS Lofoten - our old-time favourite - was launched in Oslo in 1964. The ship´s classic maritime style and informal atmosphere inspires genuine nostalgia in her passengers. The ship is named after the Lofoten archipelago, which lies just north of the Arctic Circle. Famous for their dramatic scenery, the islands are often described as `nature´s masterpiece’. With its unique lounges and panoramic decks, MS Lofoten is inimitable in its own right. Get ready for a classic Hurtigruten experience onboard this beauty! End of an Era with MS Lofoten The upcoming 2020 season is your last chance to experience MS Lofoten’s evocative 1960s atmosphere on our famous 12-day, 34-port voyage along the Norwegian coast. In December 2020, after 55 years faithfully sailing the Norwegian coast every day and every season, MS Lofoten will stop her daily service between Bergen and Kirkenes. Affectionately known as ‘The Old Lady of the Sea’, she is the most classic ship in our family and a glorious testament to the golden age of ocean liners. We invite you to come and be a part of her historic, final scheduled sailings, before she sets off on the next stage of her seafaring life. In a class of her own The highlight of MS Lofoten is her authenticity. Much of the ship’s original décor has been lovingly restored and maintained, such as wood-panelled interiors, various brass fittings, original art, and porthole windows. She boasts comfortable lounges, generous panorama decks, and simple, cosy cabins. All add to her charm as a firm favourite for past guests. Her long-standing years of service mean she is also officially protected as a key part of Norway’s maritime heritage, and rightly so. Like-minded passengers The smallest ship in our fleet carrying an average of 100 passengers, MS Lofoten attracts discerning travellers who prefer an intimate atmosphere and an authentic experience. The ship’s size and nostalgia for vintage sailings of the 1960s make it easy to meet and make friends with fellow passengers who will likely share your appreciation for her timeless beauty. Delicious suppers Guests on MS Lofoten always rave about the Coastal Kitchen concept on board, especially the delicious four-course dinners inspired by the menus from the 1960s. Expect lavish buffets of prawns, crab, mussels, salmon, cod, and Arctic char, each delivered fresh from local suppliers at ports we visit during the voyage. In the style of a grand hotel, customary sherries or aperitifs are enjoyed before dinner, and for an extra touch, our crew don traditional uniforms to serve the food from silver platters. Special features: Special programme that enhances the classic Hurtigruten experience and spirit of the 1960s Special four-course dinners Additional activities especially designed for voyages on MS Lofoten Two sun decks Panorama lounge Café-bar including a lounge in the aft Shop Extra lounge at the front Restaurant


Launch Date01/01/2003
Passenger Capacity400
Total Crew40

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the middle deck have separate berths, and limited or no view. 9 - 10 m2 Limited view Bathroom 1 bed/1 couch

Polar Outside

These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle and upper decks have separate berths. 9 - 13 m2 Window Bathroom

Polar Inside

These comfortable, standard inside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have upper and lower berths (bunk beds), one of which converts into a sofa. 6 - 8 m2 No window Bathroom 1 bed/1 couch

Polar Outside

These comfortable, outside cabins for up to two people on the lower or upper deck have upper and lower berths. On the lower decks, the cabins have portholes for windows. 6 - 11 m2 Limited view Bathroom Bunk beds

Polar Inside

Relax in these standard inside. These cabins have wash basins inside - shared bathroom and wc can be found in the hallway 3 - 9 m2

Polar Inside

Some of these standard inside cabins for up to two people on the middle or lower decks have berths on the floor, while others have upper and lower berths. The cabins have wash basins inside, and a shared bathroom/WC in the hallway. 3 - 9 m2 No window Bunk beds

Boat Deck

Saloon Deck

A Deck

B Deck

Deck C

Other Shops, Conference Facilities

Entertainment Panorama Lounge

MS Lofoten

MS Lofoten


Cafe & Shop

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