Ambition

Extensively refitted in 2023, Ambition ensures the utmost comfort and spaciousness for up to 1,200 passengers. Her 680 cabins offer a variety of accommodations, including 125 cabins with balconies and 113 luxurious suites boasting up to 62 square meters of living space.

Whichever category of cabin you choose, you can expect a range of impressive amenities, air-conditioning, ensuite facilities, ample storage, and a generous space.

Guests are spoiled for choice with the range of restaurants, bars and specialty dining venues catering to everything from light, poolside bites to gala dinners with the captain. Specialty. To unwind, kick back in the timeless Cavern lounge, serving up live cabaret, gameshows and light entertainment, or head for a cocktail at the stylish Clifton Lounge.

Check out the exciting lineup of rotating entertainment at The Palladium, where you’ll find song, dance, and comedy with the Ambassador Theatre Company.

  • Occupancy 1200
  • Tonnage 41,123 tons
  • Length 709 ft (216.00 m)
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Deck Plans

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Deck 14 - Exploration
Deck 12 - Sun
Deck 11 - Lido
Deck 10 - Ambassador
Deck 9 - Consulate
Deck 8 - Ambition
Deck 7 - Boat
Deck 6 - Promenade
Deck 5 - Reception
Deck 4 - Aloe

Life on Board Ambition

The Ambassador Ambition offers a high-quality yet non-pretentious and friendly experience that caters exclusively to adult guests (18 years and over).

dining

Choose between seven dining options, from casual style buffet cuisine at Borough Market to high-end occasion dining at The Chef’s Table.

  • Buckingham Restaurant
  • Holyrood Restaurant
  • Borough Market
  • Lupino’s
  • Saffron
  • Chef’s Table
  • Alfresco Grill

Bars & Lounges

  • Cavern
  • Clifton Lounge
  • Pool Bar
  • Consulate Bar
  • The Angel Bar
  • Pendennis
  • Purple Turtle Wine Bar

Facilities

Sit back and unwind at Green Sea Spa, shop for duty-free items at the Shopping Galleria, or simply soak up the sun beside Ambition’s swimming pool – discover the many leisure facilities she has on board.

  • 10 Conference Room
  • Aces & Eights
  • Brontë’s Library
  • Shopping Galleria
  • Fitness Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Green Sea Spa

entertainment

Catch one of the Ambassador Theatre Company’s electrifying shows at The Palladium, make new friends over arts-and-crafts workshops at Grafton Street, and don’t miss the comedy performances and ABBA Party at the Cavern.

  • The Palladium
  • Grafton Street

Cabins & Suites

Ambition’s 680 cabins and suites are spread across six decks, providing accommodation to suit a variety of travel styles. Travel in the luxury of your own spacious suite with a private balcony and lounge area, or embrace a solo voyage with one of her single cabins.

De Luxe Suite (DS)

Our 6 spacious De-Luxe Suites are located aft on Ambition Deck 8 and Boat Deck 7 affording fine ocean views. They all have a double bed that can easily be converted to a twin bed configuration and all have a double sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest.

All suites comprise a walk-in wardrobe and a separate lounge area, a second flat-screen television in the bedroom, a mini bar, and a balcony hot tub.

They all offer standard cabin facilities as well as ensuite facilities with a shower plus a mini bar, and an espresso coffee machine as well as all the suite benefits,

De Luxe Suite occupants can take advantage of a separate check-in waiting area and easy departure with a private disembarkation waiting area.

Premium Suite (PS)

There are 13 spacious Premium Suites located aft from Sun Deck 12 to Boat Deck 7. They have a double bed and most of the cabins can easily be converted to a twin bed configuration, and all have a double sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest. 8 of these suites also comprise a separate bedroom with a single bed.

With the exception of two larger 23sqm balcony suites 12119 & 12120, all the other cabins comprise a walk-in wardrobe and all cabins have a lounge area.

They all offer standard cabin facilities as well as ensuite facilities with a shower plus a mini bar, and an espresso coffee machine as well as all the suite benefits. Cabins 12101 and 12102 also have a bathtub.

Premium Suite occupants can take advantage of a separate check-in waiting area and easy departure with a private disembarkation waiting area.

Superior Junior Suite (SJS)

There are 46 Superior Junior Suites located on Sun Deck 12 and Ambassador Deck 10. They have a double bed, and the majority of cabins can easily be converted to a twin bed configuration and most include a sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest.

They all offer standard cabin facilities as well as ensuite facilities with a shower and cabins on Ambassador Deck 10 also have a bathtub while cabins on Sun Deck 10 have a dressing room. All cabins have a mini bar.

Junior Suite (JS)

There are 38 Superior Junior Suites located on Ambassador Deck 10. They have a double bed that can easily be converted to a twin bed configuration and most include a sofa bed that can accommodate a third and/or fourth guest.

They all offer standard cabin facilities as well as ensuite facilities with a shower and a bathtub and all cabins have a mini bar.

In addition, 10 Junior Suites (JSS) on Ambassador Deck 10 have been assigned for sole occupancy extending the range of solo traveller options.

Junior Suite Single (JSS)

Located on Ambassador Deck 10, there are 10 Junior Suite Single cabins with a sitting area, private balcony, and a shower or bathtub. They have twin beds, and the majority can be converted to double bed.

Premium Balcony (16)

In addition to the 113 de-luxe cabins with balconies, there are 12 Premium Balcony cabins located aft and affording fines views on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9. They have a double bed that can easily be converted to a twin bed configuration, and they all have a sofa bed that can accommodate a third guest.

They all offer standard cabin facilities as well as ensuite facilities with a shower.

Premium Ocean View (12)

Located mid ship on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 68 Premium Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view, and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Premium Single Ocean View (12S)

Located on Consulate Deck 9, there are 18 Premium Single Ocean View Cabins with a picture window ocean view that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Superior Plus Ocean View (11)

Located on Consulate Deck 9, there are 57 Superior Plus Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can be converted to a double bed.

Superior Twin Ocean View

Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 49 Superior Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Superior Single Ocean View

Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 13 Superior Single Ocean View Cabins with a picture window ocean view that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Standard Plus Twin Ocean View

Located on Ambition Deck 8, there are 58 Standard Plus Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Twin Ocean View (7)

Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 34 Standard Ocean View Twin Cabins with a picture window ocean view and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Twin Ocean View (6)

Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 39 Standard Ocean View Twin Cabins cabins with partially/fully obstructed views and the majority can be converted to a double bed.

Standard Single Ocean View (6S)

Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 13 Standard Single Ocean View Cabins with partially/fully obstructed views and have a single bed.

Outside Guarantee

What is an Outside Cabin Guarantee?

These are our Entry Level Fares – Simply offering a guaranteed outside cabin (cats 6C-8) as standard, perfect for those who don’t mind where their cabin will be on the ship.

These great value fares give guests the freedom to customise with chargeable optional extras at any time ahead of their Ambassador cruise.*

*Cabin numbers are automatically allocated 72 hours prior to sailing and no cabin upgrades will be offered. The evening dinner sitting and table size will be assigned and confirmed once on board. For full terms and conditions please see our Booking Conditions.

Outside Single Guarantee

What is an Outside Cabin Guarantee?

These are our Entry Level Fares – Simply offering a guaranteed outside cabin (cats 6C-8) as standard, perfect for those who don’t mind where their cabin will be on the ship.

These great value fares give guests the freedom to customise with chargeable optional extras at any time ahead of their Ambassador cruise.*

*Cabin numbers are automatically allocated 72 hours prior to sailing and no cabin upgrades will be offered. The evening dinner sitting and table size will be assigned and confirmed once on board. For full terms and conditions please see our Booking Conditions.

Premium Twin Inner (4)

Located on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 57 Premium Twin Inner Cabins, and they can all be converted to a double bed. Some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Premium Single Inner (5S)

Located on Ambassador Deck 10 and Consulate Deck 9, there are 18 Premium Single Inner Cabins that have been allocated for single occupancy use.

Superior Twin Inner (3)

Located on Consulate Deck 9 and Ambition Deck 8, there are 95 Superior Twin Inner Cabins. They can all be converted to a double bed and most have a third and/or fourth upper berth. 9052 and 9051 are equipped for guests with specific mobility limitations and their companions.

Standard Plus Twin Inner (2)

Located on Boat Deck 8, there are 44 Standard Plus Twin Inner Cabins. They can be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Twin Inner

Located on Boat Deck 7, there are 20 Standard Twin Inner Cabins. They can all be converted to a double bed, and some have a third and/or fourth upper berth.

Standard Single Inner (1S)

Located on Boat Deck 7, there are six Standard Single Inner Cabins that have been allocated for single occupancy use and have a single bed.

Inside Single Guarantee

What is an Inside Cabin Guarantee?

These are our Entry Level Fares – Simply offering a guaranteed inside cabin (cats 1-4) as standard, perfect for those who don’t mind where their cabin will be on the ship.

These great value fares give guests the freedom to customise with chargeable optional extras at any time ahead of their Ambassador cruise.*

*Cabin numbers are automatically allocated 72 hours prior to sailing and no cabin upgrades will be offered. The evening dinner sitting and table size will be assigned and confirmed once on board. For full terms and conditions please see our Booking Conditions.

Inside Guarantee

What is an Inside Cabin Guarantee?

These are our Entry Level Fares – Simply offering a guaranteed inside cabin (cats 1-4) as standard, perfect for those who don’t mind where their cabin will be on the ship.

These great value fares give guests the freedom to customise with chargeable optional extras at any time ahead of their Ambassador cruise.*

*Cabin numbers are automatically allocated 72 hours prior to sailing and no cabin upgrades will be offered. The evening dinner sitting and table size will be assigned and confirmed once on board. For full terms and conditions please see our Booking Conditions.

Ambition FAQs

How many passengers does Ambition carry?

1,200

Are tips expected on Ambition?

Ambassador Cruise Line operates an automatic service charge and gratuity system which is added to your onboard account.

Are there formal nights on Ambition?

There are generally two ‘formal’ or gala nights on board Ambition every 7-12 nights. On these occasions, many gentlemen wear dinner jackets, although a lounge suit is quite acceptable. Ladies on these occasions have a chance to dress up and often opt for evening or cocktail dresses. Please note that jeans, T-Shirts, shorts and open neck shirts are not permitted in the main restaurant on these evenings.

Length of cruise : No. of formal nights

2-5 : 1
6-20 : 2
21 : 41 : 3
Over 42 : 5

What is the dress code on Ambition?

During the day, most guests on board Ambition opt for casual, comfortable clothing. For each evening on board, the Daily Programme will suggest a mode of dress that suits that particular evening’s event.

On evenings proposed as ‘smart’, a suit or smart jacket and trousers (with or without a tie) is suggested for men, and a cocktail dress or trouser suit for women.

On formal evenings, men are requested to wear a lounge suit, with many opting for dinner jackets, while women have the chance to dress up in evening wear such as a cocktail dress. Please note that jeans, T-Shirts, shorts and open neck shirts are not permitted in the main restaurant on Formal or Gala evenings.

A ‘casual’ recommendation means the choice of dress is left entirely to you, and often covers evenings spent in port or when a special event such as a deck party is scheduled.

How many decks does Ambition have?

10

What class of ship is Ambition?

Residential/ hotel ship (ocean liner)

Is Ambition adult only?

All guests on board Ambition must be at least 18 years at the time of sailing, with the exception of any advertised multi-generational cruises.

What are the cabin grades on Ambition?

Ambition has 21 twin and single cabin categories to suit a wide range of preferences:

Inner Cabins

Standard Twin (Inner), Standard Plus Twin (Inner), Superior Single (Inner), Superior Twin (Inner), Premium Twin (Inner)

Outside Cabins

Standard Single, Superior Single, Premium Ocean View, Standard Twin Ocean View, Standard Plus Twin Ocean View, Superior Twin Ocean View, Superior Plus Twin Ocean View, Premium Single

Balcony Cabins

Premium Balcony, Superior Plus Single Balcony

Suites

Junior Suite, Superior Junior Suite, Premium Suite, De Luxe Suite

When was Ambition refurbished?

2023

Can I take alcohol on Ambition?

It is strictly prohibited to bring alcohol on board at embarkation. Any alcohol purchased on shore during the cruise should be handed to Security on rejoining the ship. This will be returned on disembarkation.

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