MS Royal Crown


Cruise line
River Cruises

23 nights / 24 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam
12 Sep, 2017 - 06 Oct, 2017

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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 2017

The below listed MS Royal Crown cruise prices on 2017 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.

Itinerary ports
Budapest cruise port

02 September 2017 10 nights / 11 days, one-way from Budapest to Bucharest
Prices starting
from $4342
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02 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
04 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
05 Sep     Kalocsa, Hungary   
06 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
07 Sep     Osijek, Croatia   
08 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
09 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
10 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
11 Sep     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
12 Sep     Ruse, Bulgaria   
13 Sep      Arriving in Bucharest, Romania   
Bucharest cruise port

12 September 2017 23 nights / 24 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $9592
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12 Sep      Departing from Bucharest, Romania   
14 Sep     Tulcea, Romania   
15 Sep     Constanta, Romania   
16 Sep     Veliko Turnovo, Arbanasi, Bulgaria   
17 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
18 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
19 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
20 Sep     Kalocsa, Hungary   
21 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
22 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
23 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
24 Sep - 25 Sep     Vienna, Austria (Overnight)   
25 Sep     Melk, Austria   
26 Sep     Passau, Germany   
27 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
28 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
29 Sep     Bamberg, Germany   
30 Sep     Wurzburg, Germany   
01 Oct     Wertheim, Germany   
01 Oct     Miltenberg, Germany   
02 Oct     Mainz, Germany   
03 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
03 Oct     Koblenz, Germany   
04 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
05 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland   
06 Oct      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   
Amsterdam cruise port

05 October 2017 11 nights / 12 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Regensburg
Prices starting
from $1738
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05 Oct      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
07 Oct - 08 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland (Overnight)   
08 Oct     Amsterdam, Holland   
09 Oct     Cologne, Germany   
10 Oct     Koblenz, Germany   
10 Oct     Boppard, Germany   
11 Oct     Rudesheim, Germany   
12 Oct     Miltenberg, Germany   
13 Oct     Wurzburg, Germany   
14 Oct     Rothenberg, Germany   
15 Oct     Bamberg, Germany   
16 Oct     Nuremberg, Germany   
17 Oct      Arriving in Regensburg, Germany