Both the name and the interior design of this modern expedition ship are inspired by the spectacular Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). The art, décor and colours employed aboard this ship are all inspired by the northern lights. The delicate aesthetic creates a distinct and unique on-board ambience. Passengers are invited to relax after a long day experiencing Hurtigruten´s various excursions and activities in comfy reclining chairs in the one of the ship’s lounges. Refurbishment in 2019 In May 2019 MS Nordlys was refurbished. All cabins got a makeover, while new cabin grades were added. The upgrade saw a number of new features being added to the ship: All staterooms and suites are fully upgraded to match Hurtigruten’s new standards. On deck 6, a number of cabins were merged into larger suites, some with large bay windows and spectacular views. In addition to a full makeover, the aft-facing Torget main restaurant has large deck-to-ceiling windows. The brand-new Activity Center will act as the on-board headquarter for Hurtigruten’s Expedition Team. Kysten Fine Dining - serving innovative dishes based on high quality, local produce such as ultra-fresh seafood - is slightly different from other Hurtigruten ships, and also be open for a la carte lunch. The gym on deck 7 is bigger, the sauna upgraded and two aft-facing outdoor hot tubs are added. Two new lecture halls have been added on deck 4, together with the open Kompass information and shopping area, where guests can enjoy exclusive offers on outdoor clothing and other items. On deck 7, the informal and hugely popular Hurtigruten venue Multe Bakery is now open- serving freshly baked cakes and pastries, smørbrød (open sandwiches with generous amounts of topping), smoothies, a large assortment of local ice cream with homemade toppings, premium coffee, organic herbal tea, and premium juice. The forward-facing Explorer Lounge and Panorama Bar offers a unique atmosphere and the best views on the ship – with front-row seats for enjoying the Northern Lights, Midnight Sun, wildlife and nature as it passes by. Expedition team on board MS Nordlys has her own on-board Expedition Team that serves as a university at sea. Interesting lectures, presentations and activities inside as well as out on the sun deck of the ship make this an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters we sail in. The Expedition Team will host a lecture and presentation programme and evening gatherings daily. Out on deck you may participate in live points of interest to learn more about the nature, culture and other phenomena we encounter along the coast. In addition, the Expedition Team will introduce you to the uniquely Norwegian notion of `friluftsliv´, and encourage you take part in `friluftsliv´ hikes and activities during the journey. The dedicated Expedition Team has one mission: to enhance your experience by engaging you and interpreting the nature, wildlife, and culture you encounter during the voyage. Read more about our Expedition Teams here. Special features: Expedition Team Outdoor explorer deck Large panorama and observation lounges with great views Bar Shop Restaurant Separate à la carte option restaurant Fitness room and sauna Wi-Fi Lift Conference room Car deck
These comfortable cabins for up to two people on the middle/upper decks have bathrooms with shower and WC. 8 - 12 m2 Window Bathroom
Arctic superior cabin on upper decks for 2 people, with double bed, full view and TV. 8 - 13 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
Suite on upper decks for up to 4 people, with a double bed (and sofa beds), full view, sofa, fridge and TV. 28 - 30 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
Arctic superior cabin on upper deck for 2 people, with double bed, full view and TV. 8 - 13 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
Refurbished outside cabin on upper deck for 2 people. The cabin comes with a double bed, TV, and has a limited view. 5 - 13 m2 Limited view Bathroom TV Double bed
Wheelchair accessible rooms for up to two people on top deck. This spacious cabin has a wider door, accessible WC and double bed. 15 - 20 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
These comfortable, outside cabins are on all decks. The cabins offer separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, or upper and lower berths. The cabins may have portholes, with limited or no view.
These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper decks have a bathroom with shower and WC, and separate beds, one of which doubles as a sofa. 8 - 12 m2 Window Bathroom
Refurbished suite on upper deck for 4 people, with a double bed (and sofa beds), fridge and TV. The cabin has a bay window with full view. 15 - 20 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle decks have separate beds and bathrooms with shower and WC. 8 - 12 m2 Window Bathroom
Refurbished outside cabin on middle decks for 2 people. The cabin comes with a double bed, full view and TV. 7 - 13 m2 Window Bathroom TV Double bed
Expedition Mini suite
Mini suite on upper deck for up to 4 people. The suite comes with a double bed and sofa bed, full view, fridge and TV. Please note that we have wheelchair accessible cabins within this category, please contact us to book one of these cabins. 15 - 20 m2 Bathroom TV Double bed
These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the lower deck have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower and WC. The cabins have portholes, some with limited or no view. 8 - 12 m2 Porthole Bathroom 1 bed/1 couch
Unspecified cabin for up to 3 travellers. These comfortable, unspecified outside cabins for up to three people on all decks have double beds, separate beds (one of which is a sofa bed) or upper and lower berths. All have bathrooms with shower/WC.
Arctic Superior Cabin
Unspecified Arctic Superior cabin Our Arctic Superior cabins all have private facilities, and double beds.
Unspecified wheelchair accessible cabin for 2 people Wheelchair accessible room for up to two people with wider door, accessible WC and adjusted bed.
These comfortable outside cabins for up to two people on the upper deck have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower and WC. The cabins have limited or no view. 8 - 12 m2 Limited view Bathroom TV 1 bed/1 couch
These standard outside cabins for up to three people on the middle decks have separate beds and bathrooms with shower and WC. 8 - 12 m2 Window Bathroom
Fitness Fitness Room, Sauna
Other Lift, Shops
Recreational Library, Conference Room
Food and Drink Cafe, A la carte restaurant, Bar, Restaurant
Entertainment Panorama Lounge, Expedition Team, Wi-Fi, Children's Play Area, Observation Lounge