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Iona
First launched
2020
First launched
Passengers
5200
Passengers
Ports Visited
25
Ports visited
Cruises from $114 per day
$114
From Price per day

Iona Cruises

This new ship, at 183,900 GT and with up to 5200 passengers, will be an attraction in itself. MS Iona will be the first cruise ship built for the British market to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), to make her more environmentally friendly.

P&O’s emphasis is on food, drink and entertainment – UK-style. Don't expect climbing walls, bumper cars or waterslides, but do expect celebrity chefs, revue-style shows, and plenty of bars and pubs. At the centre of the ship is the Grand Atrium, with three-storey high glass walls, grand staircase, gallery and overhead walkways. The ship also has a 670m long lanai deck (that is, some cabins open to the walkway) with a covered promenade, and outdoor restaurants.

On deck 18 is a giant clear SkyDome, covering one of four entertainment spaces on the ship. It is two decks above a daytime pool, and night-time retractable stage featuring aerial performances, projections onto the roof and immersive shows. The ship will feature more than 4,000 pieces of art, the majority hailing from the UK.

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2020
Number of decks: 16
Tonnage: 183900
Cabins: 600
Passengers: 5200
Number of crew: 1800
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Iona

    MS Iona has 17 restaurants, including 8 specialty restaurants, and 12 bars. There are four main dining rooms, and a first for the fleet – all dining is Freetime Dining, guests choosing just where, with whom and when for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Specialty dining, for a cover charge, is available in Sindhu for Indian cuisine by Atul Kochhar, Brodies for the best of British, Keel & Cow steakhouse cum gastropub, The Epicurean with British-Mediterranean specialties, the Beach House for dinner grills and seafood. On the Lido Deck you’ll enjoy buffet meals in a classy setting at Horizon.

    Near the pool take a Grab and Go snack, burgers and gourmet pizzas from the SkyDome Pizzeria & Grill, and classic fish and chips. The Quays Piazza on the Promenade Deck is a self-service food-market style venue, where guests can dine casually and try a range of foods – from Asian street food to classic American diner fare.

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  • Bars

    Bar on the Iona

    The Limelight Club offers dinner and a show. The Glass House offers cheese, charcuterie, wines, along with good conversation. There’s even a gin distillery and outlet onboard. Aside the Atrium dance floor is Vistas Café patisserie for cakes, coffee and conversation.

    Emerald Bar is one of 12 bars. Sip on a cocktail with friends before dinner, or end your evening in this elegant bar.

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  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Iona

    In the two-storey Headliners Theatre, with its stunning LED backdrop, take in West End style shows, and comedians you can really have a laugh with. The SkyDome is the place for relaxation – an English park in summer, and the pool covered at night becomes an entertainment venue, showcasing spectacular aerialist performances and playing host to party nights under the stars. Ocean Studios is where guests can take it easy and watch a range of films, from cinema classics to recent blockbusters, in this boutique-style cinema complex offering four screens. The music in 710 Club adults-only venue ranges from Rat Pack style to classic and modern jazz, rock songs, and acoustic covers.)

  • Activities

    Activities on the Iona

    Of the ship’s 16 whirlpools and 4 swimming pools, there are two whirlpools under the dome. Promenade Deck jogging, sports court and golf nets)

  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • Afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes & pastries daily
    • All main meals on-board
    • Alternative dining (extra charge)
    • Bridge director on select cruises
    • Coffee, tea, milk & hot snacks
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • Family programs (Aurora, Oceana, Oriana & Ventura)
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 yrs) exept Arcadia, Adonia, Orianna
    • Open/anytime or traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Shuttle buses at specified ports
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Health and Safety

    The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for P&O Cruises UK and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations.

    Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases. For further information, visit our Travel Advisory page

Destination & Ports

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Cabins

All cabins feature natural colours and soft furnishings creating a homely atmosphere. There are tea and coffee-making facilities (with biscuits provided daily), a well-stocked fridge, in-cabin TV with a host of channels, and a bathroom with soft cotton towels and quality toiletries. Cabin selections are: Inside (large and standard), Sea View (decks 4 and 5, with portholes), 26 Single cabins both inside and balcony, three types of Balcony cabins, and three types of Suites. All cabins have shower only apart from some of the suites. There are 22 wheelchair cabins.

For families many cabins have a third and fourth bed (sofa or pull-down with ladder), and there are inter-connecting cabins. Sixteen of the largest Suites have forward or aft as well as side views of the seascape. All the Suites have separate lounge and bedroom areas, segregated dressing area, suite services such as butler and in-suite dining. Balcony cabins allow for outdoor dining using the Room Service menu. The Conservatory Mini-suite cabins are a new feature with Iona. Bi-fold glass doors open to the balcony.)

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  • Inside

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    Cabin Types

    OA, PA, PB, PD, PC, PE, PF, SZ

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    The clever design of these cabin types maximises storage options and all cabins boast the personal touches that create a stylish and homely atmosphere - including tea and coffee-making facilities (with tasty biscuits provided daily), a well-stocked fridge, in-cabin TV with a host of channels to choose from, and a bathroom boasting soft cotton towels and quality toiletries courtesy of The White Company.

  • Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    LF, LC, LB

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    The clever design of these cabin types maximises storage options and all cabins boast the personal touches that create a stylish and homely atmosphere - including tea and coffee-making facilities (with tasty biscuits provided daily), a well-stocked fridge, in-cabin TV with a host of channels to choose from, and a bathroom boasting soft cotton towels and quality toiletries courtesy of The White Company.

  • Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    EA, EB, ED, EE, EF, GA, GB, GC, GD, GE, QZ, GF, GZ

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    There are four options to choose from – Deluxe (the most spacious), Balcony, Single and Standard Balcony – all of which offer an extended private space in which to relax and unwind. From enjoying a cup of tea in the morning to watching the sun set with a drink, guests can relax in their own private area. Balcony cabins also allow greater flexibility for outdoor dining using the Room Service menu. For larger groups and families, the internal spaces have been skilfully designed to include attractive built-in drop-down bunk beds and flexible sleeping arrangements that maximise space and seating by day and provide comfortable bedding by night.

  • Suite

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    Cabin Types

    BA, B6, B5, B4, CV, CW, CY, CZ

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    Aft and Forward Suites are always special, giving guests the ultimate experience of relaxation in their own boutique-hotel haven. A luxurious space is created as the doors of interconnecting rooms open fully to create a larger, brighter studio ambience.The furniture and material selection is focused on guest relaxation and comfort: light tones create the additional spacious experience. Furniture, including sofas, ottomans and lounge chairs, is upholstered in sands, beiges and off-whites. In the spacious bathroom, the double sink units set in stunning black marble are a striking focal point, surrounded by elegant white marble walls and floor tiling. No Balcony in these suites.As with all suites, guests benefit from the clever configuration of different interior zones with separate lounge and bedroom areas, segregated dressing areas and spacious en suite bathrooms. Personal Butler and a range of in-suite dining options.

Deck Plans for Iona

Legend

  • All adapted cabins have a shower only, with the exception of Suites/Mini-suites which have standard bath and separate shower.
  • Balconies visible from Promenade Deck
  • Cabin has no balcony
  • Cabin has one additional bed (sofa bed)
  • Cabin has two additional beds, one in the form of a single sofa bed and one in the form of a pull-down bed
  • Cabins have obstructed view
  • Cabins with inter-connecting doors
  • Steel fronted balcony

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