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Stena Embla

Operated by Stena Line on the Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead route

Built in 2020 and with a capacity of 927 Passengers, Stena Embla operates daily sailings on the route from Belfast to Liverpool. On board, you'll discover a wide range of environments to relax and enjoy yourself.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

Upgrade, for a supplement, to the Hygge Recline lounge or Stena Plus Lounge and make your journey even more comfortable, enjoying magnificent sea views

Onboard Food and Drink

Stena Embla features a wide range of bars and cafes. For passengers requiring a restaurant menu, Barista Coffee House and Met Bar and Grill serve a selection of hot food or a wide range of sandwiches, rolls, baps and light refreshments.

Onboard Shopping

The shop offers passengers the chance to buy gifts and souvenirs for friends and family. In addition, you can pick up some great deals in fragrances, fashion and electrical goods.

Travelling with Children

There is a large play area for kids with films, games, and toys to keep them entertained and a large amusement arcade for the entire family.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Stena Embla guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Stena Embla Reviews

4.7
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100% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.8
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  • Punctuality:5.0
  • Cleanliness:4.7
  • "Relaxing "

    A pleasant journey, calm conditions and helpful staff 

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    Reviewed by Marc who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Trip to Ireland "

    We crossed both ways and the crew we're very helpful friendly and welcoming

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    Reviewed by Jacqueline Cassell who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Customer Service at Direct Ferries"

    I would recommend Stena Line 100%. I wouldn’t recommend Direct Ferries - customer service is basically non existent! There was an issue with our booking and there was no way of contacting DF directly. When they responded it was a straight sorry we won’t help. Rang Stena line who dealt with it immediately and without any problem.  Book direct with Stena line not DF. 

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    Reviewed by Dawn who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Good journeys "

    Outward and homeward sailings were great, helped by very calm weather! We found the ship to be very clean with lots of room. The cabin coming home was spotless and comfortable.

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Liverpool to Belfast Ferry"

    The journey was very pleasant. All the staff were welcoming and helpful and the onboard facilities were very good

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    Reviewed by Andy Sheppard who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Always great "

    Never disappointed by staff or facilities 

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    Reviewed by Charlie who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Great trip"

    A really efficient crossing both ways, punctiual and easy

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    Reviewed by Ian who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Best experience "

    We booked delux suite as we were traveling with our 1 year daughter. The cabin was amazingly well equipped with tea coffee towels clean sheets toiletries. It was no less than a hotel. The view was nice too.

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    Reviewed by Hafsah who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Excellent crossing"

    My recent return crossing from Belfast was excellent. Everything from the checking in to disembarking was flawless. and the ship was very clean.

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    Reviewed by Patrick William who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Ireland trip "

    Lovely ship, very friendly helpful staff, Ship needs free water facilities, at £2.20 a bottle on an 8 hour trip can be quite expensive

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    Reviewed by Johnjames who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Beautiful and relaxing ferry"

    Not sure why I have not taken the ferry before. It was fast, efficient and on time embarking/disembarking. The ferry was extremely clean and very quiet. I had booked into the recliner lounge which was very quiet, cosy and perfect for doing work. However, there was not really any need as the rest of the book had ample space and was comfortable and quiet too. Definately will travel this way again even thou it took longer than a flight for the same route.

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    Reviewed by Lucinda who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Thumbs up for Stena Line"

    Our 8 hr day trip was really good, our cabin on the trip home  was comfortable  and clean  , Excellent all round !!

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    Reviewed by Adrianne who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Smooth sailing"

    I have had to travel on this route a few times this year after my father passed away. I have had a pleasant trip each time. And thankfully the weather has been ok meaning the crossings have been smooth. Thank you 

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    Reviewed by Lisa who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Excellent service"

    We had excellent service on both our journeys . Would recommend it to anyone

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    Reviewed by Robert who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Great trip"

    Getting on off the boat was painless. All staff very helpful. Took a cabin. Clean and had shower gel with lovely towels. Bed comfy. Food a little pricy.

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    Reviewed by Grace who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Get your booking right first time."

    The shipping line was excellent, but Direct Ferries not so much, tried to alter booking, but couldn't alter and no phone contact made it impossible to make a required change, after several attempts managed but the wanted a further full price payment to accept the change.

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    Reviewed by Lindsay who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Travel to go on holiday "

    Excellent service. Phoned to check we would arrive on time. Also parked us near lifts for wheelchair access.

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    Reviewed by Sylvia who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Excellent Service"

    From arriving and the staff having all our documentation ready, due number plate recognition, this seemed to be a professional company. We were not disappointed. Cabin for return journey was excellent. Only slight problem was that most of the active facilities closed within a short time of sailing.

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    Reviewed by Anthony who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Organise and clean"

    Always on time. No problem with embarking or disembarking. Facilities are nice and clean. Will definitely recommend

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    Reviewed by Marie who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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  • "Very nice "

    Good service

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    Reviewed by Abdelhamid who travelled with Stena Line on Stena Embla

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