Paul Gauguin ship stats

  • Price:

    $$$$
  • Size:

    S
  • Total Passengers:

    332
  • Total Crew:

    206
  • Passenger to Crew Ratio:

    1.61
  • Built:

    Jan 1997
  • Refurbished:

    Feb 2012
  • Number of Decks:

    7
  • Total Cabins:

    0
  • Cabin Categories:

    8
  • Gross Tonnage:

    19,200
  • Length:

    513
  • Beam:

    71

Paul Gauguin overview

Sailing on seven-night voyages from Tahiti, the Paul Gauguin is an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of Polynesia. With American attention to luxury and comfort and a French flair for casual sophistication, the ship radiates warmth, informality, and openness. Here, the constraints of formal wear, tuxedos, and ties are forgotten and the only dress code is relaxation. Excellent wines from France, California, and other vineyard-dotted domains flow freely at lunch and dinner in three restaurants. There is a specially designed, retractable watersports platform, where guests may conveniently launch a kayak, try a little waterskiing, or set out for a scuba diving expedition.

Paul Gauguin ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.6
  • Children's Programs 1.7
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.5
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.1
  • Entertainment 3.8
  • Food and Dining 4.8
  • Onboard Activities 4.0
  • Service and Staff 4.8
  • Ship Quality 4.6

Paul Gauguin cabins

8 cabin categories.

Oceanview Cabin

Oceanview

5.0
(3 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 200 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $644/night
Balcony Cabin

Balcony

5.0
(12 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 260 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $855/night
Suite Cabin

Suite

5.0
(2 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 492 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $1298/night

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Paul Gauguin dining

L''Etoile

L''Etoile

5.0
(3 Reviews)
La Veranda

La Veranda

5.0
(3 Reviews)
Room Service

Room Service

5.0
(2 Reviews)
Le Grill

Le Grill

4.5
(2 Reviews)

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46 Paul Gauguin Reviews

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Enjoyable, though Expensive by vrob

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

Paul Gauguin is upscale but lesser in quality than Regent, Silver Seas, Crystal and other upper end cruise lines. The ship really is too small and too old. It is a great way to visit some of the outlying Tahitian islands, but is grossly overpriced. Would not recommend this cruise unless one could book a balcony cabin for about 1/3 less (i..e., $3-4k/person). It simply isn't worth more.

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Really enjoyed the whole cruise, excellent time by 20braddock

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple

This was a great cruise and a memorable experience. I'll recommend to almost anyone. Love the location, the people, the ship and the activities.

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Excellent Service/Tired Ship by DrTaras

Sail date: / Traveled as: Large Group

PS: This review site has problems with using Google Chrome so I use Microsoft Edge instead. Word to tech support.

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29 Paul Gauguin tips

bymm8875
Oct 07, 2016

Must do... everything except the excursions was included & that is such a plus!!

Xrayjudy
Jul 03, 2013

Don't be afraid to book a lower category room . Size is all the same Unless you want a suite.

kseegs
Aug 12, 2015

Make sure you are on the first tender to the private motu at Taha'a to make sure you get a chaise lounge int he front row and have the full day to enjoy the island!

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