The Grand Suite is the best lodging that the most acclaimed cruise ship in the world has to offer.
If you are royalty, make more money than Midas, or have some kind of special relationship with the owner’s of Hapag-Lloyd (might we suggest blackmail?), you may be lucky enough to stay in one of two 915-square-foot super staterooms aboard the Europa. An expansive room with two entrances to the wraparound balcony, a small desk beneath a television, a pair of sitting areas, one with a sofa and coffee table, the other with four chairs around a dinner table, is connected to the self-contained, master bedroom. There is a hallway that joins the large living room and the entrance, off of which sits the cavernous bathroom and a small bar area.
King-sized comfort in every way awaits you in the bedroom of the grand suite. The bed is enormous, but that doesn’t stop the room from also having a desk and chair, a walk-in closet, and storage areas.
Of course this bathroom has a bidet. Really, why wouldn’t it? There is a huge counter top with a pair of sinks, a large whirlpool tub, and a shower stall for all your grooming needs. This one room is about the size of an entire inside cabin on another cruise ship.
You could hold a conference in the living room of the Grand Suite. Bring the whole main dining room back to this suite for a late night soiree. There are two seating areas, one on either side, you may need a phone to contact your friends at the table if you are on the sofa. There two entrances to the balcony that wraps around the entirety of this suite. You very literally could not see someone relaxing on the same private balcony as you.
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