Accommodation

There are many different accommodation types available on board NorthLink ships, all designed with your comfort in mind.

All cabins have en-suite facilities (including a shower, sink, toilet, soap, shower gel, towels and a hairdryer) and a television. Other details are listed below.

Premium Outside 2-berth cabin
Premium Outside 2-berth cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Premium Outside 2-berth cabin

  • Twin beds.
  • Sea view.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
  • Shortbread and mineral waters.
  • 2 complimentary drinks vouchers and complimentary draught carbonated drinks and hot drinks.
  • Complimentary hot filled roll or continental breakfast in the morning.
  • Access to Magnus’ Lounge.
Executive 2-berth Outside cabin
Executive 2-berth Outside cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Executive 2-berth Outside cabin

  • Upper and lower bunks.
  • Sea view.
  • Work desk.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
  • Shortbread and mineral waters.
  • 2 complimentary drinks vouchers and complimentary draught carbonated drinks and hot drinks.
  • Complimentary hot filled roll or continental breakfast in the morning.
  • Access to Magnus’ Lounge.
Outside 2-berth cabin
Outside 2-berth cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Outside 2-berth cabin

  • Twin beds.
  • Sea view.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
Outside 3-berth cabin
Outside 3-berth cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Outside 3-berth cabin

  • Two lower fixed berths and one pull down bunk, accessed by a ladder.
  • Sea view.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
Inside 2-berth cabin
Inside 2-berth cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Inside 2-berth cabin

  • Some Inside 2-berth cabins have twin beds and some have upper and lower bunks.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
  • Please note, the cabin price is discounted due to their location where there is a little more ship engine noise and vibration.
Inside 4-berth cabin
Inside 4-berth cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Inside 4-berth cabin

  • Two lower fixed berths and two pull down bunks, accessed by a ladder.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 2-berth)
Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 2-berth) photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 2-berth)

  • Twin beds.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Vinyl floor coverings.
  • A water bowl (on request) and a dog treat.
  • Please bring your own bedding for your pet.
  • There is a £15 supplement for each pet – only one animal can be booked online. Please pay for additional animals at the port.

Pet-friendly cabin (Premium Outside 2-berth cabin)

  • Twin beds.
  • Sea view.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
  • Shortbread and mineral waters.
  • 2 complimentary drinks vouchers and complimentary draught carbonated drinks and hot drinks.
  • Complimentary hot filled roll or continental breakfast in the morning.
  • Access to Magnus’ Lounge.
  • Vinyl floor coverings.
  • A water bowl (on request) and a dog treat.
  • Please bring your own bedding for your pet.
  • There is a £15 supplement for each pet – only one animal can be booked online. Please pay for additional animals at the port.
Pet-friendly cabin (Outside 2-berth)
Pet-friendly cabin (Outside 2-berth) photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Pet-friendly cabin (Outside 2-berth)

  • Twin beds.
  • Television.
  • Sea view.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Vinyl floor coverings.
  • A water bowl (on request) and a dog treat.
  • Please bring your own bedding for your pet.
  • There is a £15 supplement for each pet – only one animal can be booked online. Please pay for additional animals at the port.
Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 4-berth)
Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 4-berth) photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Pet-friendly cabin (Inside 4-berth)

  • Two lower fixed berths and two pull down bunks, accessed by a ladder.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Vinyl floor coverings.
  • A water bowl (on request) and a dog treat.
  • Please bring your own bedding for your pet.
  • There is a £15 supplement for each pet – only one animal can be booked online. Please pay for additional animals at the port.
Accessible Inside cabin
Accessible Inside cabin photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Accessible Inside cabin (sleeps 3)

  • Two lower fixed berths and one pull down bunk, accessed by a ladder.
  • More spacious.
  • Easy access doors.
  • Toilet and shower facilities with assistance alarms.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 3)
Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 3) photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 3)

  • Two lower fixed berths and one pull down bunk, accessed by a ladder.
  • More spacious.
  • Easy access doors.
  • Bed hoist.
  • Toilet and shower facilities with assistance alarms.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
Premium Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 2)
Premium Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 2) photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Premium Accessible Inside cabin with Hoist (sleeps 2)

  • Twin beds.
  • More spacious.
  • Easy access doors.
  • Bed hoist.
  • Toilet and shower facilities with assistance alarms.
  • Television.
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities.
Sleeping pods on board ships to Orkney and Shetland
Sleeping pods on board ships to Orkney and Shetland photo © Copyright Colin Keldie

Sleeping Pods

  • Adjustable reclining seat.
  • Large table.
  • Adjustable lighting.
  • USB socket.
  • Blanket.
  • Pillow.
  • Eye mask.
  • Token for shower.
Reclining seats
Reclining seats photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Reclining seats

Passengers who are travelling without accommodation can reserve reclining chairs when making their booking reservation.

Carry cots
Carry cots photo © Copyright Stephen Mercer Productions

Carry cots

Parents can reserve a large cots, small cots, Moses baskets (pictured above), and bed rails for babies and very young children, free of charge. The option during a booking to reserve these will appear if infants are booked on a journey.

Cots can fit in cabins between the twin beds (only one cot per cabin will be able to fit), but parents can also book a cot when travelling without a cabin. Please note – parents must provide their own blankets for baby.

Showers

For those who are not travelling in a cabin, there are also shower facilities available on board. Tokens for showers can be bought, and towels can be hired at the ship’s reception.

Header image: Enjoying a comfortable cabin on board the ferry to Orkney and Shetland photo © Copyright Billy Fox