Azamara Quest (Azamara Club Cruises)

Overview

Azamara Quest is one of two identical ships belonging to Azamara Club Cruises. Originally built as R Seven in 2000 for now defunct Renaissance Cruises. Later, she spent a portion of her time with Pullmantur (2003-2007) – a Royal Caribbean sister brand (like Azamara Club Cruises) before transferring over to her current status as Azamara Quest in 2007.

Azamara Quest offers a small boutique-hotel like cruise experience. With a higher than average crew:passenger ratio she offers more attention to detail on service, excursions, dining and also due to the size of the ship – smaller ports that can’t be visited by the larger cruise ships.



She doesn’t generally homeport in any region. Instead, she moves around the world to different regions throughout the year and runs longer than average cruises from them (14-28 days) – as most of the costs in a cruise are included in the fares, combined with the aforementioned crew ratio and ports – she appeals to the luxury or well-travelled cruise passenger, usually without children.

Trivia

In 2015, the Azamara Quest and her sister ship were used by television presenter and biologist Nigel Marven for his documentary/travel program “Cruise Ship Adventures with Nigel Marven”, during which Nigel showed areas with outstanding wildlife that can be visited in popular cruise destinations.

Azamara Quest at sea

Azamara Quest at sea

Ship info

Cruise LineAzamara Club Cruises
Ship classR
Ships in class
Tonnage30,277
Passengers686
Staterooms338
Crew408
Ship Length181 m (593.83 ft)
Ship Beam25.46 m (83.5 ft)
Ship Draft5.8 m (19 ft)
No. of decks11
Elevators4
Service Speed18 knots
Onboard CurrencyUSD
Registry PortValletta, Malta
Home PortWorldwide
ShipyardSTX Shipyard (France)
Build Date1999
Build Cost$150 million USD
Entered Service2000 (2007 for Azamara Club Cruises)
Last refit2016
Next refit2020
IMO Number9210218
Call Sign9HOM8
StatusIn Service

 


Ship deck plans

Azamara Quest Deck Plans April 2016

Azamara Quest Deck Plans April 2016