A manageably-sized ship designed for navigation among the Polynesian lagoons, the m/s Paul Gauguin features seven decks and eight categories of cabin, all with sea views and all perfect for enjoying memorable moments onboard.
Facts and figures about the ship
Length: 156 m
Width: 22 m
Draught: 5,15 m
Tonnage: 19 200 tonnes
Passenger capacity: 332
Top speed: 18 knots
Crew members: 217
Propulsion: electric diesel
Passenger decks: 7
Built in 1998 at the Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
Outside suites and cabins:
166, of which 70% have a private balcony
Completely renovated in January 2012 in Brisbane, Australia
Seven decks for your enjoyment
Spacious and designed to allow the light to enhance every part of the ship, decks 3 to 9 are wholly dedicated to your wellbeing on board. The cosy feel of the cabins and suites contrast with the liveliness of the shared spaces.
The cabins with portholes (F category), pharmacy and medical room can be found on deck 3.
Aside from the cabins with port windows (E category), this is where you'll find the excursions and diving offices, reception, library and the marina for easy access to water-based activities.
Deck 5 is all about elegance and living the good life on board. Taste the sophisticated cuisine and signature menus of the Michelin-starred chef Jean-Pierre Vigato at L’Étoile restaurant or enjoy evening entertainment at the casino, piano bar and grand salon. There are also computers with wifi (optional) available for use at the internet café.
Deck 6 is the perfect place for a stroll during days at sea and relaxing on board. It features La Véranda restaurant, the spa, fitness room, library and the Fare Tahiti museum. It also has cabins with a balcony (D category)
Deck 7 is exclusively reserved for accommodation, and comprises of the two Armateur suites (OS category), a veranda cabin with shower (B category), 5 veranda suites (A category) and also 63 cabins with balcony (C category).
Enjoy a spot of relaxation by the pool and bar, sip an expertly-prepared drink among friends while enjoying the live music at La Palette bar, and savour a meal on the terraces of the Grill. Two grand suites (GS category) and 16 veranda cabins (B category) are located at the prow of the ship.
Lounge around in the solarium and enjoy refreshments at Bar du Soleil.
166 luxury cabins and suites
Ranging from 19 to 50m2, every cabin and suite on the m/s Paul Gauguin features sea views, with most also having balconies.
The cabins and suites are decorated with fine materials and details, including precious wood, intricate engravings and tikis. The decor celebrates Polynesian culture and plays a part in making your trip so unique.
A queen size 160cm bed (apart from some cabins that have 2 single beds, and others that can accommodate 3 people)
Safe and minibar
Flat-screen television, CD/DVD player and phone
110V/220V electrical sockets
Huge marble bathroom with large bath (apart from 7 cabins that only have showers)
24-hour cabin service
Courtesy cotton bathrobes and slippers
Luxury toiletry items and hair-drye
The little touches
A basket of fresh fruit when you arrive in your cabin
A floral arrangement - an inherent element of Polynesian culture - spreads subtle exotic fragrance notes through your cabin
Your daily programme and a press review on your TV
The cabins in detail:
30m² cabin, 18m² balcony and veranda, bath and separate shower, free Wi-fi internet access, dressing area and butler service included.
42m² cabin, 7m² veranda, bath, free Wi-Fi internet access, dressing area and butler service included.
30m² cabin, 18m² veranda and balcony, free Wifi internet access, butler service included.
Suites 801 and 802
28m² suite, 5m² veranda and butler service included.
Suites 7004 and 709 to 711
23m² cabin, 5m² veranda and butler service included.
Cabin 7003 and 803 to 818
713 à 762 (cabine 20m² - balcon 3m²)
763 (17m² cabin – 7m² balcony)
764 (17,5m² cabin – 7m² balcony)
765 (20,5m² cabin – 7m² balcony)
766 (20m² cabin – 6,5m² balcony)
767 (21m² cabin – 7m² balcony)
Cabin 7006 (with shower), cabins 702 to 708 and 713 to 762, cabins 763 to 767 (with shower)
*Cabins ending in 6 or 8 (apart from 7006 and 766) can accommodate a third guest
20m² cabin, 3m² balcony.
Cabins 601 to 626
19m² cabin - Cabin 415 (21m²) is accessible to guests using wheelchairs.
Cabins 401 to 440
*Cabins ending in 5, 6 or 8 (apart from 415) can accommodate a third guest.
19m² cabin with external views
Cabins 302 to 328
*Cabins ending in 5, 6 or 8 can accommodate a third guest.