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Adventures Afloat: The Spying Game from the Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A Queen Mary 2 Voyage

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Program #14569RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 32 total, 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Low Salt; Vegetarian; Gluten Free.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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New York Marriott Downtown: New York, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.

Contact info:
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 121-238-5490 x0
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/

Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Write to Adventures Afloat at Road Scholar in Boston or email afloatops@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Queen Mary II: Queen Mary II, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 011-874-3235 x76210 0000 0-0-0 000 000000
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Cambridge City Hotel: Cambridge, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 1:00 PM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Aug 14 — Aug 26, 2013 waitlist only  

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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