The German cruise ship MS Deutschland will become a floating hotel for the duration of the 2012 Olympics.

MS Deutschland

Docked in West India Docks in Canary Wharf, the MS Deutschland will become the hub for the German Olympic team and a hospitality centre for VIPs.
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The Art Deco Deutschland will be charging up to £4,366 per person for a three-night stay during the Olympics.

MS Deutschland is famous in Germany as the cruise ship featuring in TV show ‘Das Traumschiff’ (The Dream Ship) – a German TV series inspired by US show The Love Boat.

Murray Walker’s favourite
As we revealed recently in Cruise International, the MS Deutschland is a favourite of Formula One motorsport legend Murray Walker. Although – as he points out – “Deutschland is a lovely ship but nearly all the passengers are German and I prefer to be among British people because I can converse with them more easily.”
Read our full interview with Murray Walker and his wife here

New Cruise Terminal for the Olympics
London is getting a new cruise terminal for the 2012 Olympics at Enderby Wharf in Greenwich, as part of a major development plan which includes a 251-room hotel and 770 new homes. Read about Enderby Wharf here