5 Services Offered on Largest Floating Library at Ksh50

The Logos Hope ship arrives at the Port of Mombasa on Monday, August 21, 2023.
The Logos Hope ship arrives at the Port of Mombasa on Monday, August 21, 2023.

The MV Logos Hope, which arrived in Kenya on Friday, August 22, stands as the world's largest floating library, boasting a wealth of amenities that combine to provide passengers with luxury and comfort.

Distinguishing itself from mass-market cruise ships, the MV Logos Hope offers a personalized experience and an intimate atmosphere, hosting hundreds of passengers on board.

The experience aboard the MV Logos Hope is epitomized by spacious staterooms with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, such as plush bedding, marble bathrooms, and large windows with ocean views.

MV Logos Hope elevates the onboard experience with dining restaurants featuring daily-changing menus prepared by dedicated chefs. 

Passengers can also enjoy a diverse array of activities and entertainment options, including designated reading areas, live musical performances, theater productions, and dance classes. 

The vessel promises a special cruise for those seeking indulgence and an escape from daily life. 

Notably, the MV Logos Hope, offers a special rate of Ksh50 for Kenyans seeking to immerse themselves in books at sea.

Nonetheless, at the Ksh50 price, Kenyans can only stay in the vessel for five hours.

1. Luxurious Reading Areas

Inside the dinning area aboard the Logos Hope ship
Inside the dinning area aboard the Logos Hope ship.
The Logos Hope

In the ship, Kenyans will enjoy an array of over 5,000 books in a variety of languages, as well as other amenities such as an international café, visitors deck, and welcome area.

The ship's mission is to promote peace, understanding, and goodwill through the sharing of knowledge. MV Logos Hope offers a comfortable and relaxing environment for reading and learning.

The ship has a spacious library with comfortable seating, and the books are well-organised and easy to find. There is also a café on board where you can get refreshments while you read.

2. Luxurious Photography Site

Kenyans have been invited to take advantage of MV Logos Hope's bridge area, which is the control centre of the ship. It offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

Visitors can get great shots of the ship's captain and crew at work, as well as the scenery.

MV Logo's sundeck is also a great place to relax and soak up the sun. It's also a good spot for taking photos of the ship's hull, and view the other ships at sea.

The spa area provides a relaxing setting ideal for photography, while the dining room serves as an ideal space for enjoying meals and welcoming Kenyan guests.

Another nice site is the pool deck, which is a lively and fun place to take photos. However, visitors need permission to record photos due to privacy.

3. Theaters Centres  

The MV Logos Hope has some 1,150-seat theater that hosts a variety of performances.

These performances include; broadway shows, concerts, and comedy acts. Visitors can also spend time watching documentaries and other forms of content on the screens.

4. Videography
Kenyans visiting MV Logos Hope are encouraged to seek assistance from the ship's crew when recording videos to ensure safety and prevent inconveniences. 

Given the crowded environment and various objects on the ship, it's crucial for visitors to exercise caution and avoid obstructing others or knocking things over. 

Additionally, it's important to stay away from the ship's edge, especially when it's in motion, as this can be hazardous. 

When filming from elevated positions, using a safety harness is strongly recommended to mitigate the risk of falls due to unstable footing.

Inside the Book Fair section inside the ship
Inside the Book Fair section inside the ship.
The Logos Hope

5. Luxurious Dining Area
MV Logos Hope boasts multiple dining areas, including one on the top deck that offers breathtaking views of the surroundings.

The spaces are well designed and illuminated by large windows that invite natural light. Guests will find elegantly set tables adorned with exquisite china, crystal, and silverware.

The dining chairs are comfortable, while soft and romantic lighting enhances the overall ambiance, creating a serene and enjoyable atmosphere.

The menu itself offers a diverse selection of dishes, complemented by wines and champagne.