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Louis Aura
50% of cruisers loved it
Why Go?
  • Short, reasonably priced, port-intensive itineraries
  • Fleet is a diverse collection of small to mid-sized ships
  • Sails the Greek Isles, Cyprus and the Mediterranean
  • Cruises attract a wide spectrum of passengers
  • Family run and operated
  • Plenty of live music in bars and lounges
  • May lack flash, but all the basics are there

Louis Aura Overview

The 15,781-ton, 895-passenger Louis Aura (previously known as Orient Queen), sails 10-night Eastern Mediterranean cruises, specifically Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. The ship has 355 cabins with en suite bathrooms, TV, radio, air conditioning. A restaurant, buffet, 2 lounges, 4 bars, casino, mini-golf, 2 pools, sauna, gym, medical clinic, spa and massage room, beauty salon, hair salon, internet area and shops.

Louis Aura Member Reviews 10 Reviews
   Don't Sail on Louis Cruise Lines
October 2013

In mid-October, 2013, we took a 4-day cruise of the Greek Islands (Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini) and Ephesus, Turkey on Louis Cruise Lines Olympia (formerly Orient Queen). We have cruised previously (a Russian ice-breaker in ...continue

   Louis Awesome
September 2013

I can't believe I was on the same ship as some of the people who have posted reviews below.

The Louis Aura is not the ship for you if you want a large, modern, facility-filled ship. Its a small, old, ship, but what it lacks in pizazz and ...continue

   Louse cruises
September 2013

Our superior cabin turned out to be an inferior porthole and bunk job with towels you could shoot peas through and shagged out linen. It was as clean as the very nice cabin attendants could make it. The whole ship was a backpackers ship, and we ...continue

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Ship Stats
Launched: 1968
Decks: 11
Tonnage: 15,781
Passengers: 912
Registry: Panama
CDC Score: Not yet inspected
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