Explorations is a multi-function venue. It combines a
traditional library (above) with an Internet café (left), listening
stations where guests can relax while listening to audio books
(below left), games and jigsaw puzzles (below) as well as a
specialty coffee and pastry bar (see Dining)
Rotterdam's main shopping area is the Signature Shops
located just across from Mix on Deck 5. These offer
everything from duty free items to fashion and jewelry.
Above left: The former Queens Room has been transformed into the Digital Workshop where guests can
take classes in computers and things digital.
Above right: In the wine tasting room, guests can sample and buy inter alia wines developed by HAL .
Left: The Hudson Room is often used fro
bridge and card games.
Above: The Art Gallery.
Right: The Photo Gallery.
Rotterdam has a large area located at the top of the ship
dedicated to young passengers. Club HAL is for
children 3 -12 and has age-specific supervised activities
as well as computers and arcade games.
The Loft (left) is a place for passengers 13 to 17 to
The Oasis (below) is an outdoor area designed for
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The Merabella boutique, also
on Deck 5 has a high-end
jewelry collection (left).