Another major cruise line adds solo cabins for the first time — and they have balconies

Jul 19, 2021

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Oceania Cruises’ newest ship, Vista, will be the first in the line’s fleet to offer solo accommodations for passengers traveling by themselves.

The luxury vessel will include six 270-square-foot cabins for one, dubbed Concierge Level Veranda Staterooms, as part of its lineup of all-balcony digs. (Yes, that means every single stateroom on the ship has its own veranda.)

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All cabins on Oceania Cruises’ Vista have balconies, including this Concierge Level Solo Veranda Stateroom. (Photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises)

Described by the line as “spacious and airy yet cozy,” the solo cabins each include an ultra-luxurious Tranquility memory foam bed, a seating area that overlooks a private balcony, ample storage space and access to Oceania‘s Concierge Level amenities.

Among the added Concierge perks are free laundry service, room service from the dining room menu, exclusive keycard-only access to the dedicated Concierge Lounge, priority embarkation, a complimentary bottle of Champagne and other extras.

There’s no information available yet on what pricing might look like for solo cabins, but itinerary information will be released for viewing starting Sept. 9, 2021, with bookings for Vista’s inaugural season opening for sale on Sept. 15.

Example of Oceania Cruises’ Concierge Lounge (Photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises)

Other cabin types include standard 291-square-foot balconies, Concierge Level balconies with special access to Concierge perks, and a variety of suites, such as Penthouse (440 square feet with dual sinks), Oceania (at least 1,000 square feet with oversized balcony, butler and access to suites-only Executive Lounge), Vista (at least 1,450 square feet with 180-degree views, in-cabin dining room and bar areas, porcelain soaking tub, butler and access to Executive Lounge) and Owner’s Suites (details not yet available).

Earlier this year, Oceania revealed that Vista will retain the line’s hallmark touches, including the Grand Staircase and Grand Lounge, Martinis martini bar, Aquamar Spa, Horizons observation lounge, a tranquil pool area and a casino with an accompanying bar.

The vessel, set to join the Oceania fleet in 2023, marks the line’s first new construction in more than a decade. It will be the brand’s seventh ship and the first of two in the new 1,200-passenger Allura Class. The second vessel, which doesn’t yet have a name, is scheduled to debut in 2025.

Featured photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises.

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