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HAL & Seabourn Named Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute

posted April 22, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think-tank. The company secured its spot on the list by implementing and maintaining business practices and initiatives that are instrumental to company success and benefit the community. Read more...

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Itinerary

South America, Northern Europe and Canada/New England Itineraries. For a complete list of Seabourn Sojourn itineraries, go here.

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CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2011 Rating 97 (Jan)
2011 Rating 100 (Sep)
2012 Rating 98 (Feb)
2012 Rating 98 (May)
2012 Rating 90 (Oct)
2012 Rating 100 (Oct)
2014 Rating 97 (Jan)

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Deck Plan

Deck 11

Sun Terrace (forward)

Deck 10

Observation Bar, Passenger Suites (forward), Spa Terrace and Jacuzzi (aft)

Deck 9

Bridge, Passenger Suites (forward), Sky Bar (midship), Gym and Fitness Studio, Spa, Spa Pool and sunning area

Deck 8

Passenger Suites (forward), Man Pool Deck with 2 Jacuzzis and entertainment stage, Restaurant 2 (midship), The Colonnade (aft)

Deck 7

Passenger Suites, Card Room, The Collection (midship), The Boutique, Seabourn Shop, Seabourn Square (aft)

Deck 6

Jacuzzi whirlpool, Passenger suites (foward), Passenger suites (midship), Grand Salon (aft)

Deck 5

Passenger Suites (forward), meeting rooms (midship), Casino, The Club, Pool and sunning area (aft)

Deck 4

Passenger Suites (forward), The Restaurant (midship)

Deck 3

Medical Facility

Deck 2

Pool and sun deck area

Seabourn Odyssey Deck Plan (PDF)

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Notable Features

Grand Salon

Main showroom accommodates all guests. Lectures, cooking demonstrations, movies and other gatherings are held here in the daytime. In the evenings, live music, vocal production shows, cabaret performances, comedy, and classical recitals. (Deck 6 Aft)

Sky Bar

Overlooking the sun deck and whirlpool spas, the Sky bar is a popular gathering spot both day and night, where Sky Grill dinners are occasionally served. (Deck 9 Midships)

Seabourn Square

Seabourn’s innovative “living room” replaces the conventional reception lobby with a welcoming lounge filled with comfortable sofas, easy chairs and cocktail tables.   European Konditorei-style coffee bar serving specialty coffees, drinks, sandwiches, pastries and gelati. An open deck terrace is located aft of the Square. (Deck 7 Aft)

The Club

The liveliest lounge on board is the scene of daily afternoon tea service. It is a popular spot for pre-dinner drinks and dancing to live music. After dinner, the dancing music continues, and later a DJ spins dance music until late at night. Another terrace of open deck aft of The Club boasts a plunge pool and two small whirlpool spas. (Deck 5 Aft)

The Spa at Seabourn

The largest spa facility on any luxury cruise ship, with six treatment rooms, a thermal area featuring a large hydro-pool, dry float, sauna and steam rooms, a full-service salon, well-equipped gym and a motion studio featuring a Kinesis Wall and Thai massage area. (Deck 9 Aft)

Observation Bar

The panoramic Observation Bar on Deck 10 offers forward views over the sea.

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Outdoor Features

Sun Terrace

36 double sun beds arrayed for enjoying sunshine by day and stars and moon by night. (Deck 11 Forward)

The Retreat

A multi-use plaza with two shuffleboard courts and a 9-hole contoured golf putting green. (Deck 11)

Forward Whirlpool Spa

A single large whirlpool spa is located on the open deck all the way forward on Deck 6.

Spa Terrace

The upper level of The Spa at Seabourn contains a private Spa Villa and a breezy outdoor relaxation cabana for use by Spa patrons, as well as a small whirlpool spa. (Deck 10 Aft)

Pool Patio

A expansive open deck surrounding a swimming pool and a pair of large whirlpool spas. Sun loungers and cabanas are arrayed in a mix of sun and shade. A stage provides occasional live music for dancing. (Deck 8 Midships)

The Marina

On select, warm-water cruises, the captain will anchor and deploy a water sports Marina, inviting guests to enjoy board sailing, water-skiing, kayaking, banana boat rides and pedal boating right from the ship. A steel-mesh enclosure allows safe swimming in the sea. (Deck 3 Aft)

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Seabourn Sojourn

seabourn sojourn cruise ship photo courtesy Seabourn

The second of Seabourn’s new class of ships, Seabourn Sojourn, was built at T. Mariotti yard in Genoa. Her debut was on June 6, 2010 in the middle of the River Thames in London. Seabourn Sojourn’s godmother was the English fashion icon and actress Twiggy.

Like her sisters, Seabourn Sojourn enchants her guests with an array of public areas scaled to encourage a relaxed sociability. One of the most unusual features of Seabourn Sojourn and her sisters is Seabourn Square, an ingenious “living room” that replaces the traditional cruise ship lobby with a welcoming lounge filled with easy chairs, sofas and cocktail tables. An enclave in its center houses knowledgeable concierges discreetly seated at individual desks, ready to handle all sorts of business or give advice and information. The ship’s shops are conveniently located just off the Square and it has its own open terrace aft.

A variety of open terraces are scattered over seven decks, offering places to gather with a few friends or spend an isolated hour with a book.

Seabourn Sojourn offers six whirlpools and two swimming pools, including the Pool Patio, with a pair of large whirlpool spas and a “beach” style pool, a casual Patio Grill and the Patio Bar. On the sun deck above sits the popular open-air Sky Bar. High atop Deck 11 is a Sun Terrace with 36 tiered, double sun beds. Just aft of that is The Retreat, with shuffleboard courts and a nine-hole putting green. The panoramic Observation Bar on Deck 10 offers forward views over the sea. The Club is a lively spot for dancing before and after dinner, while the larger Grand Salon is used for dancing as well as lectures, production vocal shows, cabaret performances and classical recitals.

Specifications

Launched: 2010

Refurbished:

GRT: 32,000

Length: 650 ft.

Draft: 21 ft.

Speed: 19 Knots

Passengers: 450

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Accommodations

Special needs passengers

Stateroom Amenities

All accommodations are ocean-view suites of 277 square feet or more, many with balconies. Suites have a stocked bar, flat-screen TV and DVD player and Bose Wave stereo CD player. Guests may enjoy dinner served, course-by-course, in the privacy of their suites.

Suite amenities include complimentary champagne upon arrival, 24-hour room service, personalized stationery, fruit basket replenished daily, fluffy terry-cloth robes, Eqyptian Cotton linens, a fluffy duvet, fine soaps by Hermés, Bijan and L'Occitane, Pure PamperingSM Aromatherapy by Molton Brown, nightly turndown service, daily newspaper, World Atlas, clock/barometer/thermometer and umbrella.

Here, you can recharge in preparation for your next onshore adventure. Your personal stewardess will be happy to see that your every need is taken care of promptly, from chilled champagne on ice and fresh fruit and flowers in your room to canapés and fresh baked pastries to welcome you home from a day ashore.

Wintergarden Suites

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The Grand Wintergarden Suite, the largest of any Seabourn suite, offers 1,182 square feet of indoor space plus two verandas.

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The two bedroom, two bathroom suite features a glass-enclosed solarium with tub and daybed, as well as a whirlpool, dining for six, two bars and three flat-screen televisions.

Signature Suites

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Located all the way forward on Deck 7, these two beauties have inside space of 907 square feet (84 square meters) and a breathtaking wrap-around veranda of 353 square feet (33 square meters) overlooking the bow. The separate bedroom and pantry/bar are plusses, as are the guest bath, the whirlpool tub in the master bath, a dining table for up to six and the two flat-screen TVs. But the real kicker is the forward view from the curve of windows. Connecting an adjoining V4 suite at the back turns these into a Grand Signature Suite of 1,207 sq. ft.

Five Owner's Suites

760 to 1,062 square feet  including veranda (71 - 99 square meters). No photo available.

Owner’s Suites feature full length window and glass door to private veranda, dining for four, separate bedroom, guest bath, two flat-screen TVs, pantry with wet bar, convertible sofa for one and whirlpool bath. Complimentary internet/Wi-Fi service.

Penthouse Suite

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There are 22 of these on Sojourn, located on Decks 6, 9 and 10. They are half as large as the Veranda Suites, 436 square feet (40.6 square meters) inside space, and a veranda of 98 square feet (9.1 square meters) In addition to the complete Seabourn suite setup, these also have a dining table that can seat four, a separate bedroom and they have two flat-screen interactive TVs.

Veranda Suite

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The most plentiful type of suite on Seabourn Sojourn is the Veranda Suite, categories V1 through V6. These are located on Decks 5 to 9, and have an inside space measuring 300 square feet (27.7 sq m) plus a private veranda of 65 square feet (6.1 sq m). Among the thoughtful touches that they share with all Seabourn Sojourn suites are Molton Brown Therapies Range bathroom amenities, plush robes and slippers, a hair dryer, a personal safe, a world atlas, book of short stories and an umbrella.

Seabourn Suite

The minimum category accommodation on board is still a spacious ocean-view suite with 295 square feet (27.5 sq m) of space and a five-foot picture window. There are just eight in category A, all the way forward on Deck 4. Because of the shape of Sojourn’s hull, the first few are slightly smaller, (271 to 283 square feet). There are 18 Category A1 suites, all with the picture window, but further amidships on Deck 4. Like all Sojourn’s suites, they feature walk-in closets, comfortable seating area, dining table for two, one queen-size or twin beds, a fully-stocked bar and refrigerator, writing desk with personalized stationery, a makeup vanity, interactive flat-screen TV with music and movies on demand and a granite bathroom with separate tub and shower.

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Dining Venues

Passengers on Sojourn will savor five-star, all-inclusive dining in four restaurants from the fine-dining Restaurant with menus crafted by Charlie Palmer to the casual, open-air Patio Grill or choose course-by-course dining from the comfort of their suite.

The Restaurant

The ship’s main dining venue is an elegant room capable of seating all guests. Breakfasts, luncheons and dinners are served in an open-seating style, inviting guests to dine where, when and with whom they wish at every meal. During extended dinner hours, guests can order from The Restaurant menu and have their meal served by a waiter in their suite. (Deck 3 Midships)

Patio Grill

The Patio Grill offers casual poolside dining featuring grilled specialties, salads and sides for lunch and dinner, and freshly baked pizzas throughout the afternoon.

The Colonade

Indoor/outdoor restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in an open kitchen. Each evening has a different theme, offering guest an ever changing culinary experience.

Restaurant 2

An intimate alternative dining venue serving innovative small-pates tasting menus for dinners nightly. Reservations are required due to limited capacity, but there is no extra charge. (Deck 8 Midships)

In-Suite Service

If you're in the mood for a late night pizza or just some fresh crudités in your suite, the Sojourn offers an extensive room service menu around the clock. During dinner hours, you can choose to have dinner served course by course in your suite, complete with fine linens and personal service.

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