About TransOcean Cruises
The brand TransOcean Cruises belongs to South Quay Travel & Leisure Ltd.. The ships of the fleet are characterized by their small size. Passengers young at heart appreciate the combination of a classic cruise and extraordinary ports.
The ship was built in 1987 and modernized completely in 2010. It is a small and clear ship. Apart from the staterooms there are a wellness area, a hospital, an ironing room and the reception apart at the lower decks. The focus of the life aboard is on the Promenade deck. The main restaurant, bar and show lounge are located on this deck. A maximum of 578 passengers is hosted by Astor.
- Built in: 1987
- Renovation: 2010
- Home port: Nassau
- Length: 176.5 metres
- Tonnage: 21,000 GT
- Speed: 16.5 knots
- Passenger decks: 7
- Passengers: 578
- Crew: 282
- Language: German
- Currency: Euro
- Internet: internet café and wi-fi available with surcharge
- Smoking: permitted in designated areas outside and in Captain's Club
All staterooms are equipped with air condition, mini bar, safe, radio and tv. The furnishing is practical. The size depends on the category and varies between approx. 13 sqm and approx. 59 sqm. For the guests who booked a suite a priority check-in, a culinary surprise, fresh flowers, room service from 6 am to 12 am as well as bath robes and slippers are included.
Atmosphere on board of Astor
Astor welcomes you with a familiar and relaxed atmosphere. The ship's facilites fit to the young hearted guests. Passengers get to know fellow travellers quickly and a feeling like in a small neighbourhood developes.
The main restaurant aboard is the Waldorf Restaurant with à-la-carte service. Several course menus are served for lunch and dinner. In the evening there are two seatings. In the buffet restaurant Übersee Club you can choose the time and table on your own and relax the informal dress code. The dishes are international and inspired by the travelled destination. In addition to the main meals coffee and cake are offered in the afternoon as well as a snack for midnight.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
The entertainment program covers lectures, readings and various shows in the Astor Lounge. Besides that, there are a card room, a library, an art galery and an internet café. Wellness lovers should visit the Caribic deck with its sauna, indoor pool, hair dresser and beauty saloon. Massages and further wellness treatments can be booked for a surcharge. The fitness center is located at the Bridge deck. To complete the sports offer there are a running track and a big outside area at the Sun deck.
Astor is a small and comfortable ship which fits perfectly to its target group. Voyages with Astor are recommended for young hearted guests who like to discover extraordinary ports.