ms Adonia Cruise Ship Profile

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Ship News

2 Passengers Assaulted in Barbados

Posted March 19, 2013

On the 18 March 2013, two of the ships passengers were shot in Bridgetown, Barbados, on her 2013 world cruise. P&O Cruises confirmed two of its passengers from the Adonia, which left Southampton on 8 January, believed to be a man in his 70s and a woman in her 50s were taken to hospital after the incident. The ship's staff and medical team also provided support.

Engine Room Fire

Posted June 18, 2011

At approximately 8:10 pm local time on June 18th, an engine room fire broke out aboard Royal Princess, as the ship was departing Port Said, Egypt. Fire teams were deployed, and passengers were mustered to their emergency stations. No injuries reported. The impact of the fire was extensive and the ship was moved to a shipyard for repairs.  The ship was eventually sold to P&O Cruises and renamed Adonia.

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CDC Sanitation Ratings

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From Southampton sailing

Fjords - Baltic cruises

European cruises

Asian cruises to Singapore and Dubai

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Deck Plan

Sky Deck

Golf practice cage, Shuffleboard

Sun Deck

Sorrento, Ocean Grill, The Library, The Crow's Nest

Lido Deck

The Conservatory, Lido Café, Crystal Pool and Bar, Gym, Spa, Card room, Salon, Steam rooms

A Deck

Inside cabins, Balcony cabins, Suites

B Deck

Inside cabins, Balcony cabins, Suites

C Deck

Outside cabins with obstructed views, Balcony cabins, Suites

Promenade Deck

Pacific dining room, Raffles, Mayfair, Anderson's, Photo Gallery, Curzon Lounge

D Deck

Passenger staterooms, Explorers, Reception area

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ships > P&O > Adonia



 P&O Cruises Adonia

Exclusively for adults and the smallest of P&O's seven ships, Adonia carries just 710 passengers allowing her to explore ports the larger ships of today are unable to visit. 75% of her staterooms feature a balcony.

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Launched: 2001,  Renaissance Cruises R8; 2003, Swan's Hellenic's Minerva II; 2007, Princess Cruises' Royal Princess, 2011, P&O's Adonia

Registry: Bermuda


GRT: 30,300

Length: 590 ft. (180m)

Draught: 19 ft. (5.9m)

Passengers: 710

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Standard Amenities

Daily steward service, TV, radio and telephone, hairdryer, refrigerator and safe, tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning, picture window* (outside cabins) or picture mirror* (inside cabins), vanity/writing desk and chair, wardrobe and drawer space.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 165 sq. ft.
Outside 165 sq. ft.
Balcony 214 sq. ft. including balcony
Suite 753 sq. ft. including balcony
Penthouse Suite 930 sq. ft. including balcony


Additional Suite amenities:

• Two lower beds convertible to a king-size bed 
• Bathroom with shower over full-size whirlpool bath and WC 
• Separate guest WC 
• Iron, ironing board and trouser press 
• Lounge area with sofa, table and chairs
• Additional TV DVD player 
• Mini stereo
• Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors leading to balcony with table and chairs, steamers and footstool

Special touches for suite guests: Butler service (inclusive but optional), Mineral water on arrival, Luxurious premier pamper pack, Coffee machine, Bathrobe and slippers, Magazine and newspaper selection, Atlas and binoculars, Fruit basket, flowers, champagne and chocolates on arrival, Daily canapés.

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Dining Venues

$=Specialty dining, surcharge applies

Pacific Dining Room

Main dining serving delicious eats with impeccable service.

Sorrento ($)

Fine Italian dining restaurant serving classic dishes like leek risotto with taleggio cheese.

Ocean Grill ($)

Inspired by Chef Marco Pierre White, Ocean Grille offers aged steaks and other al fresco dishes expected to a high class grill restaurant.

Conservatory & Bar

Casual buffet-style restaurant offering freshly prepared dishes throughout the day. Eat inside or outside.

Lido Café

An on-deck casual eatery offering hamburgers, fish 'n' chips, and fresh pizza.

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Notable Rooms


Enjoy fresh coffee and tea in the daytime or evening cocktails in the hub of Adonia.


A stunning shipboard space with a gorgeous painted ceiling, a full-size fire place, and a collection of books to intereset anyone.

The Crow's Nest

Enjoy a panoramic views of the seas in a relaxing, pre- or post- dinner lounge with live music.

Curzon Lounge

West End performers light up the stage in the evening in the intimate Curzon lounge.

Card Room

Dark wood furniture and baize covered tables create the perfect card playing atmosphere. During the day large windows let in lots of natural light, and in the evening heavy curtains create an intimate atmosphere perfect for the high drama of the cards.

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