MS Royal Crown

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MS Royal Crown Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Royal Crown

Year built 1996  /  Age : 21
Flag state Germany
Speed 12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 2721 gt
Passengers 45 - 90
Crew 30
Decks 3
Cabins 45
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2010
Former names River Cloud

Review of MS Royal Crown

MS Royal Crown operates on Danube River cruises exclusively, with itineraries offering departures from Vienna and Budapest. This elegant river cruise ship combines the charm of the 1930s with comfort and service of a 4-star vessel. The riverboat is privately owned and chartered by various cruise companies, including Noble Caledonia, Hebridean Island Cruises, Voyages of Discovery.

MS Royal Crown features spacious teak decks, cozy public rooms and elegant staterooms with rosewood, marble and mahogany, together with specially designed furniture and rich fabrics, all blending together to create this unique river boat. 

Built in 1996 (originally named "River Cloud") and extensively refurbished in 2010, the 90-passenger Royal Crown was designed for sailing along the rivers flowing through Europe's heart. The expensive materials and exquisite furniture give the ship her unique atmosphere. Onboard facilities include a lounge with panoramic views, restaurant with open seating, library, boutique and fitness area. Breakfast is served buffet style, while lunch is a salad buffet with hot served choices. Dinner is a served 4-course meal. In addition, beer, house wine and soft drinks are included at both dinner and lunch.

Outside there is a lido bar, large sun deck, putting green and chessboard. The air-conditioning system ensures comfortable temperatures inside the ship. Two powerful engines propel ms Royal Crown up to a speed of 12 knots. During the voyage, guests have the opportunity to visit the officers and captain in the Bridge and learn more about navigating. No doctor is available onboard. Smoking is limited to ship's Sun deck.

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The following table shows an exemplary "Black Sea River Cruise" itinerary (as ports sequence and dates). The route covers the entire distance between Holland and Romania.

21 May Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
22 May      Amsterdam, Holland   
23 May      Cologne, Germany   
24 May      Koblenz, Germany   
24 May      Rudesheim, Germany   
25 May      Mainz, Germany   
26 May      Miltenberg, Germany   
26 May      Wertheim, Germany   
27 May      Wurzburg, Germany   
28 May      Bamberg, Germany   
29 May      Nuremberg, Germany   
30 May      Regensburg, Germany   
31 May      Passau, Germany   
01 Jun      Melk, Austria   
02-03 Jun      Vienna, Austria (Overnight)   
03 Jun      Vienna, Austria   
04 Jun      Bratislava, Slovakia   
05 Jun      Budapest, Hungary   
06 Jun      Kalocsa, Hungary   
07 Jun      Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
08 Jun      Belgrade, Serbia   
09 Jun      Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
10 Jun      Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria
11 Jun      Constanta, Romania   
12 Jun      Tulcea, Romania   
13 Jun Arriving in Bucharest, Romania

The "23 nights / 24 days voyage is themed  "from Amsterdam to Bucharest", with prices starting from around USD 9,600 per person (double occupancy rates). The reverse itinerary (Black Sea to Holland) is usually break down to the following segments - Bucharest to Budapest, Budapest to Nuremberg, and Nuremberg to Amsterdam. Often, the disembarkation ports (Nuremberg, Budapest, Vienna) are overnights.

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MS Royal Crown Itineraries 2018

The below listed MS Royal Crown cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

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Itinerary ports
Amsterdam cruise port

20 May 2018 14 nights / 15 days, round-trip Grand River Voyage - Amsterdam to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $8985
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20 May      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
22 May     Amsterdam, Holland   
23 May     Amsterdam, Holland   
24 May     Lemmer, Holland   
25 May     Enkhuizen, Holland   
26 May     Alkmaar, Holland   
26 May     Hoorn, Holland   
27 May     Haarlem, Holland   
27 May     Zaandam, Holland   
28 May     Amsterdam, Holland   
29 May     The Hague, Holland   
30 May     Delft, Holland   
31 May     Veere, Holland   
01 Jun     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
02 Jun     Ghent, Belgium   
03 Jun     Utrecht, Holland   
04 Jun      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Amsterdam cruise port

20 May 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Land of Waterways and Windmills
Prices starting
from $4882
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20 May      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
22 May     Amsterdam, Holland   
23 May     Amsterdam, Holland   
24 May     Lemmer, Holland   
25 May     Enkhuizen, Holland   
26 May     Alkmaar, Holland   
26 May     Hoorn, Holland   
27 May     Haarlem, Holland   
27 May     Zaandam, Holland   
28 May      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Amsterdam cruise port

27 May 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Grand River Voyage - Amsterdam to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4838
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27 May      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
29 May     The Hague, Holland   
30 May     Delft, Holland   
31 May     Veere, Holland   
01 Jun     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
02 Jun     Ghent, Belgium   
03 Jun     Utrecht, Holland   
04 Jun      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

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Regensburg cruise port

13 July 2018 21 nights / 22 days, one-way from Regensburg to Basel
Prices starting
from $13470
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13 Jul      Departing from Regensburg, Germany   
15 Jul     Kelheim, Germany   
16 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
18 Jul     Rothenberg, Germany   
19 Jul     Miltenberg, Germany   
20 Jul     Mainz, Germany   
21 Jul     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
21 Jul     Koblenz, Germany   
22 Jul     Cochem, Germany   
23 Jul     Bernkastel-Kues, Germany   
24 Jul - 25 Jul     Trier, Germany (Overnight)   
25 Jul     Trier, Germany   
26 Jul     Traben-Trarbach, Germany   
27 Jul     Alken, Germany   
28 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
29 Jul     Heidelberg, Germany   
30 Jul     Speyer, Germany   
31 Jul     Baden-Baden, Germany   
01 Aug     Strasbourg, France   
02 Aug     Breisach am Rhein, Germany   
03 Aug - 04 Aug     Basel, Switzerland (Overnight)   
04 Aug      Arriving in Basel, Switzerland   

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Regensburg cruise port

13 July 2018 11 nights / 12 days, one-way from Regensburg to Trier
Prices starting
from $7838
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13 Jul      Departing from Regensburg, Germany   
15 Jul     Kelheim, Germany   
16 Jul     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Jul     Bamberg, Germany   
18 Jul     Rothenberg, Germany   
19 Jul     Miltenberg, Germany   
20 Jul     Mainz, Germany   
21 Jul     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
21 Jul     Koblenz, Germany   
22 Jul     Cochem, Germany   
23 Jul     Bernkastel-Kues, Germany   
24 Jul - 25 Jul     Trier, Germany (Overnight)   
25 Jul      Arriving in Trier, Germany   

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Traben-Trarbach cruise port

24 July 2018 10 nights / 11 days, one-way from Trier to Basel
Prices starting
from $7125
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24 Jul      Departing from Trier, Germany   
26 Jul     Traben-Trarbach, Germany   
27 Jul     Alken, Germany   
28 Jul     Rudesheim, Germany   
29 Jul     Heidelberg, Germany   
30 Jul     Speyer, Germany   
31 Jul     Baden-Baden, Germany   
01 Aug     Strasbourg, France   
02 Aug     Breisach am Rhein, Germany   
03 Aug - 04 Aug     Basel, Switzerland (Overnight)   
04 Aug      Arriving in Basel, Switzerland   

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