Our Ship - Akademik Ioffe
Akademik Ioffe Ship Specifications Registered Name: Akademik Ioffe Built: 1989, Finland Length: 117m Breadth/Beam 18.3m Draft: 6m Power: 5000hp diesel Max Speed: 14.5 knots Staff & Crew: 65 Passengers 95 (max)
One Ocean Suite Located on Deck 5 - this is the premier cabin on the ship and features a queen size double berth. The sleeping quarters are separate from the lounge area. With upgraded bed and bathroom linens, and writing desk. There is also a TV/DVD player, IPod dock/alarm clock and speaker system in the main lounge room. Bathroom facilities are private and there is a bathtub. Additional features and amenities include a fridge/mini bar, a hairdryer; a coffee & tea maker, a toiletry & vanity kit, luxury bathrobes for all occupants, an arrival gift basket with fruit and snacks and bottle of wine. We also include a set of quality Bushnell binoculars for you to use while onboard and a souvenir Antarctica wildlife reference book for you to keep. Shackleton Suites These cabins are located on Deck 4 and 5. All have one double berth, as well as a sofa bed, separate sleeping quarters, a writing desk and chair, TV/DVD Player, and an IPod Dock and alarm clock. Facilities are private. Additional features and amenities: Upgraded bed linens and doonas, CD player/mini stereo system with connection for an Ipod player, mini bar/ice bucket, hairdryer; coffee/tea maker, toiletry kit, vanity kit, luxury cotton bathrobes, an arrival gift basket with snacks and a bottle of wine, a pair of binoculars to use while onboard and a souvenir reference book for you to keep. There are five Shackleton Suites aboard Akademik Ioffe.
Superb dining options The exciting schedule of onshore excursions, zodiac cruises and onboard activities are guaranteed to work up a serious appetite. Although we are operating at the bottom of the world, we provide an exceptional variety of healthy, tasty meals, prepared by our team of professional Canadian and European chefs. Breakfasts, typically, are buffet style. Lunches offer a great choice of light meals - as well as more substantial options for those who are hungry - and each evening there is a hearty three-course meal offering both variety and choice. There’s also an excellent wine list featuring a range of Argentine and international wines. You can get a cup of tea or coffee at any time of the day or night and we always offer afternoon tea with cakes and biscuits. Guests with dietary restrictions or special meal requirements are also well catered for on our voyages. 14
Superior Cabins There are 10 Superior cabins, all located on Deck 6 - the same level as the ship’s bridge. These cabins feature two lower berths, a sofa, a writing desk and chair and lots of storage space. Facilities are private and all cabins have a window. Additional features and amenities: toiletry kit; hairdryer; coffee/tea maker; vanity kit; upgraded bed linens and doonas, bathrobes. Twin Cabins - Private Facilities These cabins are located on Deck 4 and 5. All cabins have two lower berths, a writing desk/chair and ample storage. Facilities are private and all cabins have a window. Additional features and amenities include: a toiletry kit, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, bathrobe. Twin Cabin - Semi-Private Facilities Located on Deck 4, the Twin Semi-Private cabins are our lead-in twin cabin category. These cabins have two lower berths, a writing desk and ample storage. Facilities are semi-private (with a bathroom shared with the cabin next door). All cabins have a window which opens. Additional features and amenities include: a toiletry kit, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, bathrobes. Triple Cabin - Shared Facilities Located on Deck 3 these cabins have upper and lower beds in a bunk scenario and a sofa that converts to a comfortable bed with a full inner sprung mattress. Facilities are shared and the toilet and bathroom is right accross the coridor. There is a washbasin in the cabin, as well as a writing desk and chair and ample storage space. These cabins have a porthole. Bathrobes are provided for all occupants. NOTE: One triple cabin is reserved for male guests and the other for female guests. (or for groups of three who book at the same time). Travelling Alone? No problem - many One Ocean clients do! We offer to match you up with a fellow expeditioner of the same gender in the same cabin type. It’s a system that works well and saves you having to pay a single supplement. If we can’t match you up with someone, you’ll have sole use of the cabin at no extra cost. We won’t force you to pay extra. Some guests however prefer to have exclusive use of a cabin. In this case, a single supplement does apply, which is 1.5 times the cabin price. Ask us for details.
Published on May 2, 2011
Published on May 2, 2011
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