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Le Boreal - Cabins on Compagnie du Ponant Cruise Ship

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Overview of Le Boreal Cabins and Accommodations
View of Percé Rock from Le Boreal

This terrific early morning view of Percé Rock in Quebec was captured from my balcony cabin on the Le Boreal cruise ship of Compagnie du Ponant.

View of Percé Rock from Le Boreal (c) Linda Garrison
Views like this one from Le Boreal are why I love having a private balcony with my cruise ship cabin. What a marvelous way to start the day! This early morning picture was taken from a fascinating voyage on the Compagnie du Ponant ship on a Boston to Montreal fall cruise. This is the view I had upon opening my drapes upon awakening--the famous Percé Rock at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec. Le Boreal was preparing to drop anchor, and we had this wonderful rock to admire all day.

For those not familiar with Compagnie du Ponant, it is the only French cruise line, operating five small ships on worldwide voyages. Le Boreal was launched in 2010 and carries 164 guests in its 132 cabins and suites. The ship is sleek and resembles a large yacht, and there's definitely a French ambiance, although Le Boreal's cruises are bilingual. The ship is gorgeous, and people ashore (and on other ships) will certainly admire the ship's appearance.

Facts on Le Boreal Cabins
Le Boreal's cabins and suites are in six categories:

  • Owner's Suite - 484 square feet, with a 97 square foot balcony - 1 suite on deck 6
  • Deluxe Suite - 290 square feet, with a 54 square foot balcony - 3 suites on deck 6
  • Prestige Suite - 398 square feet, with an 86 square foot balcony - up to 20 suites on decks 5 and 6
  • Prestige Stateroom - 200 square feet with a 43 square foot balcony - up to 92 staterooms on decks 4, 5, and 6
  • Deluxe Stateroom - 200 square feet with a 43 square foot balcony - 28 staterooms on deck 3
  • Superior Stateroom - 226 square feet and no balcony - 8 staterooms on deck 3. These cabins have a sofa under a large window rather than a balcony.
Since 40 of the Prestige level staterooms can be ingeniously combined into 20 suites, the ship has a flexible capacity ranging from 112 cabins and suites up to 132 cabins and suites.

The three levels of suites have a separate tub and shower; all other accommodations have a shower. The Owner's and Prestige suites have two toilets. All cabins and suites have the following amenities:

  • Individually-controlled air conditioning
  • King-sized bed that can be converted into two twin beds
  • Minibar
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Desk with stationery
  • Ipod docking station
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath robes
  • Direct line telephone
  • Both 110 and 220 voltage plugs
  • French luxury bath products
  • 24-hour room service
  • WiFi Internet service

The next five pages feature photos of a Prestige Stateroom, which is identical in size and configuration to the Deluxe Staterooms on deck 3 and to the sleeping area section of the Prestige suites.

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