The Superfast VII along with her sister ship Superfast VIII is among the largest and most luxurious ships in the Stena Line fleet and features a level of quality, comfort and service never before seen on the Irish Sea. The Superfast VII provides the best ferry experience on the Irish Sea with numerous facilities including a Nordic Spa, the ‘POD Lounge’, a chill out Living Room, ‘Taste’ dining, free Wi-Fi, free movies, Curious George for the kids and the exclusive Stena Plus Lounge.
Due to the short crossing, cabin accommodation is not available on the Superfast VII however reserved seating is available in the Stena Plus Lounge. Stena Plus offers a range of comfortable leather seating including sofas and sofa chairs on two levels, so you can find the area which is just right for you.
In addition to seating, passengers who travel in the luxurious Stena Plus lounge can enjoy waiter service and choose from a premium menu which includes a range of speciality seafood dishes and old favourites. So you can simply relax in your seats and order meals at your leisure.
The all new quick food experience ‘TASTE’ serves a great selection of fresh and tasty meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s something to suit all tastes and complimentary refills on tea and coffee while in the Barista Coffee House and Bar you can savour a range of Italian Coffee or a tempting snack.
In the Superfast VII shop you’ll find a range of gifts, jewellery and fragrances with prices on average 40% cheaper than the UK high street.
Chill out in the onboard ‘Living Room’ – your lounge at sea! Enjoy complimentary magazines and all the latest news on 70” plasma TV screens.
Visit the ‘Pure Nordic Spa’ for a dip in the Jacuzzi or sauna to ensure you arrive rejuvenated and revived (only available to Stena Plus customers).
In the new concept POD lounge you’ll find an interactive zone with all the latest in technology including iPads, Xboxes and surf stations and a futuristic living digital display on the floor. You’ll also enjoy free Wi-Fi in the lounge and throughout the vessel.
If that isn’t enough to keep you occupied during your trip then sit back, relax and enjoy one of the free movies!
The Stena Superfast VII features a Curious George™ themed play area with soft play corner providing a safe and fun environment for children. In addition to the soft play area, there is a children’s cinema and an interactive zone with touch screen technology meaning there's lots to keep young ones occupied.
Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Superfast VII 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.
99% of our customers recommended this ship
"Very enjoyable first trip to Ireland with Stena Line"
From booking, to the embarkation and dis-embarking all aspects of the voyage was enjoyable.
Reviewed 16 October 2016 by Drew who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Helpful staff. Reliable timekeeping. Pleasant journey. Always better than flying. However always find their website difficult to use and end up using direct ferries site. It should not be this way.
Reviewed 15 October 2016 by William who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"A Fine Start"
I arrived early for departure and was very happy with the speed and efficiency of the service. The crossing was smooth and the seating in the Stena Plus Lounge was very comfortable. Access to my car for disembarkation was trouble free and all in all I was totally satisfied with my experience on the Stena Superfast VII ferry.
Reviewed 14 October 2016 by David who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"Short and sweet "
After a long drive, it was a welcome break to be able to unwind in the room and have a short nap. Not that the babies allowed it, but great to lie down in bed for 2 h. Staff was very helpful and made the whole thing very straight forward.
Reviewed 13 October 2016 by Victor who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"On my way home."
The trip was smooth and very comfortable. The staff of the sailing team provided excellent service. I have used the 1130 sailing many times and always enjoyed the experience.
Reviewed 11 October 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Staff were pleasant and helpful. Nice smooth crossing in comfortable, clean surroundings.
Reviewed 08 October 2016 by Stanley who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
I was travelling to meet my husband who works in Belfast. I was a foot passenger. It was an amazing experience. It was like clock work.. everything was totally on time. I sat at the window with a glass of wine. Will do it again very soon
Reviewed 02 October 2016 by Susan who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Well from start to finish this was a great crossing, staff could not do enough for you from the loading to the ships crew fantastic. Will sail with Stenna again no problem!! Thank you Stenna Line
Reviewed 02 October 2016 by Madeleine who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
I missed my ferry and they were really helpful put me on the next one. Great staff and nice ferry with lots to do. Would recommend
Reviewed 02 October 2016 by Isobel who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
problem free journey the ship had ample room and was very comfortable crossing was very smooth hardly knew we were moving.
Reviewed 25 September 2016 by Tony who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Fantastic service and trips enjoyable nice lounges to sit in and great coffee from the Barista lounge 😀
Reviewed 16 September 2016 by Janette who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
If you want to take the ferry, there's no better way than Stena line.
Reviewed 15 September 2016 by Corbin who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
I was on board from Belfast and for a while, we were cruising along. Then, once we saw land, we stopped and about 15-30 minutes went by before we heard the announcement of 'one engine has stopped'. We are working on the issue but we cannot dock. Needless to say, 1 hour after our original arrival, we made it off the ferry. I was glad that I only needed to drive to Glasgow from the terminal.
Reviewed 15 September 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"Stena Line Cairnryan/Belfast"
Hassle free sailing from Cairnryan to Belfast and return. Easy booking on board process, embarked and sailed on time, very smooth and pleasant sailing and very comfortable facilities on board. Children enjoyed the on board play area in particular.
Reviewed 08 September 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Enjoyed the relaxing ambience of the Plus lounge along with the plentiful supply of drinks and snacks - a bit like being on a cruise. This was a far more relaxed and comfortable way to travel than flying. Good smooth crossings.
Reviewed 05 September 2016 by Ian who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"A Good Service"
Quick and easy boarding and off-loading. Travelling by car with Stena to Ireland is made efficient and no problem, even for a 'mature' single female. These ships are reasonably stable . I just wish they would go a wee bit faster! Friendly, helpful staff.
Reviewed 01 September 2016 by Julia who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
First time taking the car to Scotland from Belfast. Will continue this in the future. Straight forward embarking and disembarking onto ferry. Staff helpful and friendly and really enjoyed the live music on return journey.
Reviewed 31 August 2016 by Kevin who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
Impressed by the free on-board facilities to help keep children amused i.e. cinema, soft play. One thing I'd encourage Stena Line to be more stringent with is lorry drivers (and other drivers) starting their engines to soon before disembarking as it was horrible walking aside those carrying small children to get to our car.
Reviewed 30 August 2016 by Steven who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"Good journey "
Booked cabin going over and was pleasantly surprised how nice and comfortable it was. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Although delayed coming home by a coach arriving late the journey was good.
Reviewed 27 August 2016 by Dean who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII
"Comfort All The Way! "
After a 2hour drive to Belfast and a 4 hour drive once off the boat we needed to have rest and we definitely got it! A relaxing Stenna lounge helped immensely, with complimentary drinks and nibbles, comfortable chairs, newspapers and T.V! Helpful staff topped it off. Would recommend to everyone!
Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Marie who travelled with Stena Line on Superfast VII