• Help Ukrainian Families in Need: World Central Kitchen Donation Match
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

MS Roald Amundsen Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
56 reviews

Roald Amundsen - lovely ship, poorly run.

Review for MS Roald Amundsen to the Arctic
User Avatar
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Rating by category

Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Aug 2019

The Roald Amundsen is a brand new ship of a very high standard, but there are issues with how it is run.

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go to Greenland and this seemed to be a good itinerary. We were excited by the thought of a new ship, and thought there were a couple of cruises before ours, so that any teething issues would be sorted out.

This proved not to be the case. The expedition crew seemed not to have worked out that dealing with 500 passengers was totally different from 200. The sound system didn't work properly so that briefings were difficult. There is no area on the boat to brief everyone, even when split into two groups.

Cabin Review

Cabin Artic Superior

Excellent cabin.

NB - the balcony side is steel, so that you cannot see the sea from in bed.

18 Helpful Votes
previous reviewnext review

Find an MS Roald Amundsen Cruise from $72,977

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.